1377 – Using Failure as Experience with Sales Hive’s Brendan Burnett
In this episode of The Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge talks to Brendan Burnett, CEO and Founder of SalesHive.
Brendan Burnett shares his incredible solution for supporting the entire business sales development cycle. He understood that hiring an inside sales development team is both large and expensive, which explains the concept behind SalesHive.
Brendan highlighted his 6 years of experience in the industry which would be a huge factor in determining what works best in a particular market, including his knowledge of what type of technology (old or new) to consider. Brendan also outlined some key points on how to know when a company is ready to outsource sales systems and development. And when it comes to hiring a sales development representative, Brendan recommends one with years of experience in this specialized field.
Key Points from the Episode:
- Overview of what SalesHive do
- The services and benefits that SalesHive provide
- What is working well in lead generation right now
About Brendan Burnett:
Brendan grew up in Washington, D.C. and graduated from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado. He currently lives in Cabo San Lucas with his wife and one year old son where he enjoys sport fishing and surfing the local surf spots. He is the CEO and owner of SalesHive.com, a sales development outsourcing company that books sales meetings for more than 200+ B2B technology and service companies. Since starting SalesHive in 2016, he has bootstrapped the company to over 300 fully remote employees and grown the company to over $15 Million in annual sales.
SalesHive's mission is to make scaling outbound lead generation services easy and affordable. Founded in 2016, SalesHive has grown from a team of two to now employing hundreds of US-Based sales development reps, while simultaneously building one of the most innovative approaches to modern sales development, all without raising any funding. By combining a highly experienced team and groundbreaking proprietary technology, they’ve booked tens of thousands of meetings for over 200 B2B clients across every major industry.
In addition, SalesHive was built on the premise that modern sales development was flawed, and the companies building outsourced programs were only contributing to that. Their system is to provide a unique approach that delivers real results with the assurance of total transparency, flexible month-to-month contacts, and flat-rate pricing.
06:48 – “There's just an incredible ecosystem behind sales development. It's great, but paralyzing.”
11:51 – “SEO's the gift that keeps on giving. Once you kind of start hitting the top of those Google search results, it can be really fruitful.”
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Links Mentioned in this Episode:
Want to learn more? Check out SalesHive website at https://saleshive.com/
Check out Brendan Burnett on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendanburnett/
Check out SalesHive on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/saleshive/
Check out Bredan Burnett on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/brendanburnett/
Check out SalesHive on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SalesHiveHQ/
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