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Articles regarding sales compensation and negotiation

Outcomes by Design – Hunter vs. Farmer Sales Compensation Plans

The hunter vs. farmer categorization for sales roles is a crude way to segment the sales function, but it is often a useful distinction, particularly when it comes to comp plan strategy. While new business development roles and existing account management roles both share the goal of generating sales, the roles are fundamentally different and […]

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Question on 100% Commission Plans

We recently responded to the following question on LinkedIn: Sure seems like nobody wants to work for commission only anymore.. selling software … Anybody know why? Its a job. Great question and I agree with the other posters here – this is a rough economy and people know that in many companies, the sales aren’t […]