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Posted on July 04, 2014
By Summer

It's 2014 and the sales game has changed drastically. Welcome to the age of social selling.

For sales people, this means cold calling is not as effective anymore.

Based on a study conducted by GE Capital Retail Bank here's why you've got to change the way you sell:

  • 81% of people look at products online before making a purchase
  • 60% of consumers start their research with a search engine before heading to a specific website
  • 79% of shoppers feel empowered by technology because it provides access to information

According to a recent report by Pardot, 72% of buyers who plan to purchase a business product begin their research with a Google search. Besides Google, B2B buyers also use personal networks (15.5%)  and LinkedIn (2.5%).

To maximize success, you've got to get with the times to drum up new business.

Here is a collection of some of the most recent and best infographics related to the social selling industry. Get out there and generate some leads using social media!