How to build a sales pipeline and improve sales revenue?

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A good sales pipeline strategy is key for a better sales revenue. The more visibility and control you have on your sales pipeline, the more sales revenue you’ll achieve.

Does your sales pipeline seem unlikely to produce a favourable outcome?

What seems to be dismaying in the challenging business landscape, particularly for the sales organizations, is forecasting the future sales revenue. Therefore, it is essential for your business to have a robust sales strategy or pipeline that influence successful sales.

This points to the need for building an effective sales pipeline: a process that describes how a potential customer is engaged throughout a sales process. A sales pipeline provides an overview of how your agents interact with prospects at each stage, and the steps they have taken to nurture the lead, and ultimately close the sale.

Since a sales pipeline tracks all sales opportunities, it becomes easier for managers to estimate the number of sales that will be successfully closed in a given time frame. The activities in the sales pipeline is visually portrayed in the CRM (Customer Relationship Management).

You can build an effective sales pipeline with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales solution.

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Building a robust sales pipeline based on the analysis of your customer data and sales trends helps you stay ahead in the sales curve.

Here are the steps for building a sales pipeline

  1. Define your sales cycle stages
  2. Identify the number of opportunities and target accounts
  3. Common characteristics of opportunities
  4. Build a sales process or alter your existing process around
  5. Enrich sales pipeline with more leads
  6. Deploy a sales solution to keep your sales pipeline strong

Define your sales cycle stages

A sales cycle covers various stages needed to close a deal, from connecting with a lead who shows interest in your product to scheduling a meeting to discuss problems customer faces, educating customer about your product’s features using videos and content, signing the contract and closing the deal.

You must design these stages in line with your prospect’s buying journey. Probably, you might have a better sales cycle, but reviewing and replacing sales stages over time helps you strengthen your sales pipeline.

Identify the number of opportunities and target accounts

Discuss together with the sales team and identify how much time they spend contacting with leads and how many people are working on proposals. This will help to get an idea of prospects and companies you could sell your products to.

Moreover, this helps your sales team and managers to identify and predict which opportunities are likely to become customers. You need to know the percentage of opportunities at each stage so you can predict the conversion rate per stage.

By assigning the percentage of prospects who are likely to buy your products to each stage, it is possible to estimate revenue.

Common characteristics of opportunities

Next step is to find the common characteristics of each opportunity at each stage. It includes the actions (sending email ) your sales team has taken and the responses from the prospects (agreeing for the meeting or a demo). This data will help you refine your sales goals and sales processes.

Build a sales process or alter your existing process around

Once everything including your customer data and sales stages is set, it is time to build a strong sales process. When you are to create a new sales process, you need to define activities that are required at each stage. You can create a robust sales process based on the activities defined in the sales stages. With focus on the activities, you will have control over your sales process and can generate more revenue.

A good sales process helps you close deals successfully, and it provides a good framework that you can follow for each sales process.

Enrich sales pipeline with more leads

You need to constantly empower your sales pipeline with leads. You can follow the defined sales process or alter to match your business. Whenever needed update your sales pipeline and ensure your pipeline is evolving with more prospects.

Deploy a sales solution to keep your sales pipeline strong

Empower your sales pipeline with enterprise-grade Business Application, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales. Dynamics 365 Sales has a personalized workspace for pipeline management which allows your sales team to efficiently manage, execute on their opportunities, and take actions from their work space. Moreover, the new workspace allows them to keep their pipeline healthy.

Microsoft Dynamics Sales, created specifically to help small and medium enterprise to improve their sales process and performance empowers your sales team to take actions and close deals faster – all by building strong relationships with your customers.

To get the most out of your sales process using D365 Sales, team up with the leading Microsoft Dynamics 365 Partner.

The best way to implement Dynamics 365 Sales for your business is to depend on the reliable and experienced Microsoft Gold Certified Partners. They provide you expert guidance on sales solution and other Microsoft Dynamics 365 Solutions such as Dynamics 365 Customer Service, Dynamics 365 Customer Insights, Dynamics 365 Sales and Marketing, and more.

If your business is in the Middle East or any Asian countries like Pakistan or India, rely on the expertise of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Partners in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Jordan, Germany, Canada, Pakistan, and India.

 

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