TinderBox Launches State of Sales Report to Identify Top Sales Benchmarks

New Report Provides Critical Sales Information in a Single Resource

INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 12, 2016) – TinderBox, a leader in sales productivity technologies, launched its 2016 State of Sales report today, identifying the top metrics, benchmarks and industry data sales executives need to plan a successful 2016.

Featuring information from Bridge Group, InsideSales.com, OpenView Partners, the Sales Management Association and more, the TinderBox 2016 State of Sales report identifies key data across three critical areas – team, growth and performance.

“Every company needs to benchmark sales performance, but finding accurate information can be a challenge, especially for high-growth organizations,” said David Kerr, TinderBox chief operating officer. “We created the TinderBox 2016 State of Sales report to make it easy for sales leaders to quickly find the industry benchmark data they need.”

Top metrics include:

  • 47 percent of sales leaders making the shift from field sales to inside sales;
  • High-performing sales programs average a 5.7 month onboarding time; and
  • At best-in-class companies, 86 percent of reps hit quota.

The TinderBox 2016 State of Sales is available free online here.

The launch of TinderBox’s 2016 State of Sales follows the announcement of the expansion of its sales productivity platform, which introduced new tools to streamline workflow and approvals across sales, marketing and legal teams.

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