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Hello everyone! I’ve had about 5 years of BD experience in increasingly senior roles and have done a few side projects to enhance BD operation… more

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I am thinking about taking a job at a cybersecurity company as an SDR. I am switching from real estate to tech sales. I know SDR is entry level and I am a little hesitant to take the position because … more

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Alright everyone, if your company is hiring let’s get that referral link or if you know a coming is hiring post it while the market is hot 🔥 happy end of Q3! 🚀

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Resume/job seeking tips for someone looking to transition into tech sales as a SDR/BDR?

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any insights on bdr/sdr base salary in the bay area? tech sales!

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Hi! I’m at my first bdr role in tech, the company is small and I think daily kpi are a bit hard. What do you think about 100 e-mails, 25 conversations on the phone (not calls, conversation), 30 connec… more

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Hi Team,

To those that are working in BDM Strategic Partnerships world, what is the expected salary range?

I am based in California with around 3 years of BD experience.
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Any tips on getting past a google assistant? 💀

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If anyone has any intro email templates they don’t mind sharing I would greatly appreciate it.

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Does anyone here work for ADP. I have an interview with them in a couple days for a SDR role. What are some good questions to ask during an interview

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What does your company use to track kpi

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I have a total of 4 years sales experience, 1 year in life insurance sales and 3 in retail banking (lending, investment referrals, merchant services referrals).

I did well in banking, but i… more

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Do you leave voicemails for cold outreach? And if so, what do you say if they call you back?

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Hi guys. Currently I sell cars and have 3 years of total sales experience with no degree. Looking to get into a BDR or SDR role. Is that doable without a degree and if so what does base salary plus co… more

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Would anybody be willing to share what a good pay range should be for an SDR or BDR role with 2 years tech experience? Graduated from the business school at the University of Michigan if that helps. T… more

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Would anyone be willing to share their resume with me that includes their experience as a bdr? I’m currently looking for a new job and want to make sure mine will stand out! Any tips on which numbers … more

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I’ve been applying for a lot of SDR positions i have a couple of interviews set up for the next 2-3weeks. I have a total of 6 years sales experience whats a good salary range i should be aiming for? W… more

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First time BDR here 3 months into my role and really struggling to book qualified meetings. The BDR that had my territory last was one of the worst performing on the team and since he inherited a new … more

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Interviewing with Gartner for business development manager position. I’m not sure where to start with salary discussion. Does anyone have info on a range for this position? Also interested in informat… more

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Any sources on a day in the life of a bdr or SDR?

Preferably saas or fintech

Thanks

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Assessing whether I’m being compensated fairly after being passed over for pay raise request. Every BD in the US got a raise. 5 years of experience as a BD. I am now the only person managing BD for th… more

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I am looking to get into technical/engineering sales. Does anyone have any recommendations of where to start or places to look at? LinkedIn and other job postings sites are overwhelming and I’ve alway… more

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Currently a BDR looking to transition out of sales completely into some sort of more technical role or coding role. Anyone have any suggestions or doing the same?

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I have sales experience working at a Honda Dealership for about 14 months and made over 100k. I want to get into a BDR/SDR role but I’m not sure if it would be a good transition or how to get my foot … more

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Couldn’t agree more - consistency is king 💪💪

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I’d like to transition from consulting and corporate strategy/dev to sales and business development…

Selling was a part of my experience thus far but I don’t have formal sales credentials.<… more

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I saw this question in another bowl and I wanted to bring here to hear your insights: Is there a “proper time” to move out/get promoted from a SDR/BDR position?

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What did you do before becoming a BDR? For some, it’s their first job out of college, for others, they make the leap from a completely different industry. What did your path look like and what advice … more

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Does anyone know any tech companies (SaaS) currently hiring for a BDR/SDR role?

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Anyone in Ontario, canada?
What are you making yearly? And what kind of sales?
I am currently in product sale and make roughly around 100k a year, with 40k base. I would like to get my ha… more

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Is it possible for someone without a degree or tech experience to get a fully remote entry level SDR or BDR role? If so, how? My sister’s boyfriend was fairly successful at a call center a few years a… more

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What’s the best way to transition into tech sales?

I have 3 years of consulting (2.5 at EY, .5 at boutique) in finance and analytics. I’m struggling on looking for roles because I’m afraid… more

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For the BDRs or AEs out there - what does your manager expect daily/weekly when it comes to activity metrics?

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Just wondering, how many qualified leads is your weekly quota as an Sdr/bdr?

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Unpopular opinion.. when someone hangs up on you, call them back asap! Don’t be fragile or assume the worst. As an SDR, it’s important to get the real answer.

Agree or disagree?

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If you were a staffing agency and recruitment firm owner like myself, how would you get new clients business?

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Top SDRs oftentimes don't sound like traditional salespeople when cold calling. They use a very casual voice tone.

Here are a few tips:

1. Avoid upward inflections at the end… more

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Currently an event coordinator for a company and looking to move into either another event coordinator role or into an SDR or BDR role. Does anyone know of any opportunities?

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The hardest part of being an SDR is not

- prospecting
- sending emails
- making cold calls

It’s the “daily discipline” of doing those things over and over and over more

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What positions can I apply for at other companies with only bdr experience?

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