Definition of Sales Motion

A company's strategy on how to sell their product or service. This includes the decision between using a salesforce or a self-serve sales process, which is where the buyer can buy the company's product without ever interacting with a sales rep from the company.

Example: The startup was trying to figure out the right sales motion to quickly grow revenue for the company without needing to spend a lot of money to get there.

Variations: sales play

Usage of "Sales Motion" by Country

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"Sales Motion" is in the top 30% most popular words looked up on this site.

"Sales Motion" is used in the workplace during meetings or emails.

The definition for "Sales Motion" was last updated in 2023.

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Business English Quiz

Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?

   (A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
   (B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
   (C) When a person has available time on their calendar to meet with you.
   (D) When a person does not have any time to meet with you.

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Word of the Day

Date: 07/15/2024

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.

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"Sales Motion." Dictionary, Accessed 07/15/2024.