CommissionCrowd Blog - The Home Of Independent Self-Employed Sales
CommissionCrowd Blog - The Home Of Independent Self-Employed Sales

Welcome to CommissionCrowd's blog: Featuring interesting Independent sales related articles, member interviews, news, tips and featured commission-only sales opportunities.

CommissionCrowd Blog - The Home Of Independent Self-Employed Sales

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Why You'll Never Find Great Self-Employed Sales Professionals on Gumtree or Generic Job Websites

Here at CommissionCrowd we see the same question asked time and time again across a number of forums and business related communities on a daily basis. That question is: “Where can I find self-employed sales people who will work on a commission only basis?” Some of the most common responses come from people who mean well, but have had…

Ryan MattockRyan Mattock

£10m In 24 Months: How To Create a Successful Buying Process For Your Sales Reps

If you regularly follow our blog you will probably know who Paul Atherton is by now. Paul is a leading expert in the world of sales training and coaching and has achieved some rather incredible goals in his career to date. As well as personally achieving sales of over £57M, Paul has trained and mentored more than 5000 top sales agents alo…

Laura McGregorLaura McGregor

Sales Hack: Yesware Email Productivity Tool For Sales Agents

Welcome to the fourth installment of our 'sales hack’ blog series where we report on the best new online productivity tools for the modern day sales professional in the lead up to the launch of the CommissionCrowd sales platform. If you’re one of Google’s half a billion Gmail users and use email to communicate with your prospects on a dai…

Ryan MattockRyan Mattock

Cool Sales Hack: Sales Prospecting in LinkedIn Groups

If you’re like the 259 million (June 2013) users who use LinkedIn each day then you might enjoy this week’s Sales Hack. If you’re not already actively using LinkedIn groups to find relevant connections and conversations then you’re missing a trick. There are 1.4 million groups available and this number increases every day. Groups are a…

Laura McGregorLaura McGregor

Is Social Selling Killing Your Business?

You’ve heard it all before, your friends and family use social media to keep in touch, post funny pictures of the family pet and videos of your baby’s first steps, but being social online should be strictly kept to after business hours for recreation…. right? I mean come on, prospecting for new business is all about picking up the phone…

Ryan MattockRyan Mattock

4.5 Mistakes We Made When Building A Commission-Only Sales Team And How to Avoid Them

I’ve set out to write this post to help companies learn as much as possible about the mistakes we made back when we were first time Principals, recruiting, training, managing and retaining independent sales reps for our sales team. And since we began developing CommissionCrowd we’ve spoken to a lot of freelance sales agents across the gl…

Ryan MattockRyan Mattock