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The rise of the introverted salesperson

MARCUS SHERIDAN | May 25, 2021

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The shift to virtual selling has upended the status quo for many sales teams across the country and around the world. I firmly believe, as I’ve said before, that nearly everything can be sold over video — and in many ways the virtual sales process makes it easier for sales reps to connect with customers and build trust. Still, there has been a great deal of resistance, and some organizations have just tried to wait it out, hoping that once COVID passed, they could go back to normal.

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Every minute of every day, Imagine Communications’ customers create millions of media moments all over the world. Moments that inform, entertain and change the way we experience the world. At Imagine Communications, we develop the technologies that enable our customers to deliver all these moments. Anywhere, anytime, on any device.With more than five decades in broadcast, I guess you could say that media technology is our life. We developed the first broadcast video server to support 1080p. Provided the first HD instant replay for the NFL.

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