Incentra Insights

Is Your Sales Incentive Plan So Yesterday?

Posted by David Chittock on Jun 8, 2018 10:00:00 AM

What Happened to My Sales Incentive Plan?

So your sales incentive plan is just not producing the great results you used to get. Tweaking and updating it is just not getting the job done. Unfortunately, it’s not the time for a simple upgrade. It’s time for a whole new approach; an entirely new strategy that can transform your sales culture into one that can win in today’s multichannel sales environment.

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Topics: Sales Incentives, sales incentive plans

Sales Incentive Plans – Easier Than You Think!

Posted by David Chittock on May 2, 2017 9:27:14 AM

A Changing Environment

Many Sales Managers dread the thought that each year they need to create a new sales incentive plan.  This task can be even more daunting in the light of current dramatic changes in sales roles and processes.  As we discussed in a recent blog, subject matter experts are swiftly becoming key contributors to successful sales efforts.  Changing buying patterns and more informed customers are truly impacting sales processes and the ways we compensate sales performance.  So how does a manager begin to plan?  Where do you start?

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Topics: Sales Incentives, sales incentive plans

Reward Sales Results or Sales Behaviors – What Works?

Posted by David Chittock on Jul 7, 2014 12:22:00 PM

Why Results Aren’t the Only Measure

It’s no secret that sales incentive programs based solely on sales results usually follow the 20/60/20 rule.  This means that 20% of the sales force is actively engaged, 60% are muddling along and 20% are actively disengaged.  How can a sales manager achieve the 100/100 rule.

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Topics: Sales Incentives, sales incentive plans, sales behaviors