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Peter Ostrow

Peter Ostrow is Vice President and Group Director of the Aberdeen Group, a leading provider of fact-based research focused on the global technology-driven value chain. Peter is an author, speaker, and a nationally recognized expert in Sales Effectiveness.

Sales Process

By: Peter Ostrow
December 11th, 2013

If the sales training you provide to your sales team does not include guidance regarding social media, consider these facts based on Aberdeen's Social Selling research:

Sales Process | Call Planning

By: Peter Ostrow
October 11th, 2013

Louis Pasteur’s famous quote, “Chance favors the prepared mind,” was intended to guide a better scientific method, but is equally appropriate to the art and science of professional selling. Preparing field sales representatives, account managers, or even inside reps, for sales calls, represents one of the most challenging tasks faced by sales leaders. All too often, unfortunately, the training provided to sales professionals before they are released into the fray of sales calls focuses too aggressively on the features of their products, rather than on how to effectively prepare to converse with their prospects and customers.