We hope you've had a great week! It's Friday, and today we're sharing what we've been reading online this week! Here are our "best" from around the web.
1. The Top 29 Sales Blogs Every Sales Professional Should Read — Hubspot
As a busy sales professional intent on meeting your objectives, you might wonder if you can afford to consistently read sales blogs. But the real question is: Can you afford not to read sales blogs? Whether you’re a rep, a sales manager, or an executive, your ability to reach your goals grows exponentially when you incorporate others’ wisdom, experiences, and strategies.
Check out Hubspot's top 29 sales blogs - which includes The Center for Sales Strategy's blog!
2. Becoming a Better Presenter: An Interview with Rand Fishkin — Wistia
Getting up on stage in front of hundreds of people? Sounds like the start of many of our nightmares. But for Rand Fishkin, it's just another day at the rodeo. Rand is the founder and former CEO of SEO software startup Moz, host of the ever-popular Whiteboard Friday video series, and a world-class public speaker. Read what he has to about improving his speaking and presentations.
3. The 5 Communication Tactics That Helped Me Become a Better Leader — Inc.
Effective leadership starts with effective communication. From writing emails to giving a company-wide speech, what you say and how you say it will matter. Read these tactics to help become a better leader.
4. How To Lead Projects Even When You're Not The Boss — Hubspot
Learn how one employee's experience leading the company's largest acquisition campaign taught her about leading projects involving multiple teams and many employees throughout a company.
5. Read This Guide if You Want to Optimize Your LinkedIn Sales Profile — LinkedIn
Plenty of LinkedIn profiles look like résumés, with content and messaging that is strictly oriented toward a potential employer or recruiter. But following this all-too-common blueprint won’t help you generate leads or impress potential buyers. Every modern seller should recognize the importance of learning about prospects through the web and social media. But it is equally vital to understand that this dynamic works both ways. Read more.