We are humbled to be recognized for our efforts at Sales Gravy to advance sales as a profession
Augusta, Georgia (PRWEB) August 27, 2012
Top Sales Magazine, an international publication dedicated exclusively to the profession of sales, recently named Jeb Blount, CEO of SalesGravy.com to its 2012 Top 50 Sales and Marketing Influencers list. Included with Blount, who helps companies fill sales jobs, is a who’s who of authors, speakers, and business leaders including bestselling author Jeffrey Gitomer, Gerhard Gschwandtner founder and publisher of SellingPower and SalesForce.com CEO Marc Benioff.
The Top 50 were selected by a team of professional researchers who examined the credentials of 150 candidates. In addition, editors of leading sales websites and publications were polled.
Criteria used to benchmark each individual’s impact within the sales space included:
- Social media presence on LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.
- Quality, regularity and popularity of written work, including books, blog posts, articles, etc.
- Active engagement on recognized resource sites
- A commitment to continually advance selling and marketing best practices
“This was a very rigorous process that included both subjective and objective evaluation,” said Jonathan Farrington, CEO of Top Sales Associates and Publisher of Top Sales Magazine. “We are quite confident that the ‘real movers and shakers’ in our industry have been identified—and duly recognized,” he added.
Blount was recognized for his success in making Sales Gravy the world leader in online sales recruiting. “Frankly I’m humbled to be included with such and amazing group of people,” said Blount. “I am very appreciative of Top Sales Magazine for recognizing the efforts we have made at Sales Gravy to advance sales as a profession.”
Jeb Blount founded Sales Gravy in 2006 and over the past six years, with the help if his team, has grown Sales Gravy into the world’s largest sales talent community. More than 7000 employers use Sales Gravy to source, recruit and hire sales professionals. Blount is also the author of five books including People Follow You and has written more than 100 articles on sales. He speaks to groups across the globe and his sales podcast has been downloaded 6 million times. His 6th book, People Love You: The Real Secret to Delivering Legendary Customer Experiences (2012 John Wiley and Sons) will be in book stores in late 2012.
About SalesGravy: SalesGravy.com helps employers Find Better Salespeople Fast™. Sales Gravy boasts the world’s largest sales talent community and attracts a rich audience of college educated B2B sales professionals and sales leaders. To learn more about how Sales Gravy can help your company source, recruit and hire better salespeople, please visit http://www.salesgravy.com, call 706-986-9330 x108.