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A helpful guide for changing sales comp. plans

Approximately 70%+ of your sales team should be achieving quota yet 67% of all salespeople do not achieve this. In this blog post, we discuss the right time to review your compensation plan and the potential pitfalls and benefits of doing so.

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Alexander Green
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Sales roles and their impact on commission structure

Many businesses struggle to strike a balance between company requirements and compensation needs. In this blog, we take a look at how structuring your comp plan by sales role can help align your sales team to your business objectives.

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Alexander Green
Sales
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Is cash or bookings based compensation better for my sales team?

Payment timing for commission payout can be complex and tricky to get right. We explain the different considerations when deciding the right pay philosophy for your sales team.

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Alexander Green
Sales
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The 5 principles of great compensation plan design

Compensation programs allow for consistent and predictable budgeting and planning and of course, assist with reaching your revenue goals. But how do you create the perfect balance of structure, generosity, motivation, transparency and fiscal responsibility into your comp plans?

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Alexander Green
Sales
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Sales Targets: The road to success

In the world of B2B SaaS, effective goal setting is a great habit to develop and is essential for any SaaS sales team. In this blog we take a deeper dive into sales targets and why your sales organisation cannot succeed without them.

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Alexander Green
Sales
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Incentive Fundamentals - When to use Commissions vs Bonuses

In our previous blog, we looked at OTE and why it is important. Now we take a deep dive into sales incentives and which ones will be the most beneficial for driving the right kinds of behaviours in your sales team.

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Alexander Green
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Why founders should care about OTE

If you are considering the best way to structure or re-structure your commission plan, then OTE is an essential place to start.

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Alexander Green
Sales
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The best sales commission plans all have one thing in common

According to Harvard Business Review using multiple accelerators in your sales commission plan can result in a 17% increase in sales.

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Alexander Green
Sales
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The quick guide to clawbacks in sales commission plans

If you run a sales team and sell subscription licences, you’ve probably heard of or used clawbacks in your commission plans.

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Alexander Green
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Sales incentives are broken — here’s how we plan to fix them

$800 billion a year is spent on sales compensation in the US alone — yet it’s still being managed by spreadsheets or clunky legacy software.

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Alexander Green

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