The Big Sale Illuminati

Episode 11 – Pilot Selling: Avoiding the “Nibble” Strategy

Often sales professionals sell a pilot or test program to a prospect to get “their foot in the door” while buyers mandate a pilot to ''test out the vendor or the proof-of-concept" while minimizing risk.  What sellers may not realize is the pilot may be riskier than waiting or trying harder to get a full deployment or deal. The panel discusses how to avoid pilots or, if necessary, sell better pilot programs that covers their objectives. Pilots can either be the razor’s edge of death to a deal or a great entry door – depends on how you do it.

To learn more about our panelists or to contact them, visit:

Monique de Maio
Founder & CMO, ondemandCMO
https://www.ondemandcmo.com/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/moniquedemaio/

Mark Kennedy
President, Terakeet
https://terakeet.com/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/markkennedydrive/

Tiffany Olson
President, CEO & Board Member
https://www.tiffanyolson.net/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/olsontiffany/

Tom Searcy
Founder & CEO, Hunt Big Sales
https://www.huntbigsales.com/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/tomsearcy/

Creators & Guests

Host
Mark Kennedy
President, Terakeet
Host
Monique de Maio
Founder & CMO, ondemandCMO
Host
Tiffany Olson
President, CEO & Board Member
Host
Tom Searcy
Founder & CEO, Hunt Big Sales

What is The Big Sale Illuminati?

The Big Sale Illuminati is a bi-weekly podcast where some of the best in business discuss what’s worked, what’s working, and what’s failed in selling big sales. The panel of experts include Monique de Maio, Mark Kennedy, Tiffany Olson, and Tom Searcy with occasional guest appearances.