10 Sales Statistics You May Have Missed

Date: November 21, 2016

Author: Raphael Verma

  • Sales Related
10 Sales Statistics You May Have Missed


Working and developing as a salesperson is an ongoing process and experience. No matter how long you’ve been in sales, there’s always something new you can learn. In a previous post I shared with you “50 Sales Tips and Quotes For the Aspiring Salesperson” and this time I would like share with you 10 sales statistics that you may have missed.


Let’s get started.


  1. If you engage with leads online within 5 minutes, you are 9 times more likely to convert them
  1. Studies show that Thursday is the best day to prospect and Tuesday is the worst
  1. Top salespeople spend about 6 hours a week working with Linkedin
  1. The average salesperson makes about 8 calls per hour and prospects for about 6 hours to book just one meeting
  1. Email marketing has about twice as much ROI when compared to cold calling, networking or trade shows
  1. People are more likely to remember a story rather than a statistic and usually remember the last 5 minutes of a presentation the best
  1. A decision maker on average is ready to discuss sales after 6 days after processing all the relevant information regarding a product/service
  1. You can raise conversion rates by 300% if you send 3 or more good and relevant text messages after the first contact with a prospect
  1. 75% of online buyers would like to receive from 2 to 4 phone calls before a company gives up and moves on
  1. 64% of online buyers say that the first company to call them has an advantage over other companies


I hope you learned something from reading this post and will use the information to improve your sales game. For topics regarding future posts, please leave a comment below. Have a great sales day!

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