Updated: Dec 16, 2022
If you are in B2B sales and business development then there are huge benefits to surrounding yourself with experts in the space that can help you take your profession and business to the next level - for free.
Following B2B sales influencers on LinkedIn is a great way to learn new sales strategies, get free advice, find and recruit employees, get motivated, and of course, get more sales - isn't that what we all want?
It sounds easy - but where should you start and who should you follow? Don't worry, Nymblr, has compiled a list of the most trusted and affluent B2B sales influencers to follow on LinkedIn.
Order Logic: Individuals are added to the list based on peer recommendations and in the order received, not based on the number of followers and any personal, demographic, or background info.
List of B2B sales influencers to follow on LinkedIn:
Jen Allen, Co-Founder at Social Social
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/demandjen1/
Why you should follow Jen:
Jen Allen a.k.a. Demand Jen is an expert when it comes to B2B sales and helping companies and salespeople stop losing deals to the status quo, price, or no-decision... or for any reason, really. You can learn a thing or two from her if you've ever lost a deal (we all have).
Check out this post from Jen:
Tom Slocum, Founder of The SD Lab.
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tomslocum/
Why you should follow Tom:
Tom Slocum is an expert when it comes to cold-calling and outbound emails. He's not just talking about how to call or email someone you've never talked to but he will do live cold-calling webinars with other established sales pros and show you what works and doesn't work in the real world of cold calling.
Check out this post from Tom:
Ronen R. Pessar, Chief Growth Officer of Stylo.
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rpessar/
Why you should follow Ronen:
Ronen R. Pessar loves, loves, loves sales and cold-calling! He's a passionate SDR leader and his content and ideas can help you if you are just starting as a Sales Development Representative or if you have years of experience and managing a team of SDRs.
Check out this post from Ronen:
Alexine Mudawar, Cheif Executive Office at Women in Sales Club
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexine-mudawar/
Why you should follow Alexine:
Alexine Mudawar likes purple, and pink, and roses but that's not the only reason why we love following her. She's laser-focused on enabling, empowering, and promoting women within the sales profession. Her tips and content is can help anyone looking to improve their B2B sales game and she's also an advisor to many successful startups like Dooly and Chili Piper.
Check out this post from Alexine:
Will Aitken, Head of Sales Content at Sales Feed.
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/justwillaitken/
Why you should follow Will:
Will Aitken is super funny and his content is original. You know how it feels to lose a deal after months of going back and forth with the "customer" and planning how to spend your commission - it sucks... Will's content is what you need at that moment to make you feel better and shake it off.
Check out this post from Will:
Nate Stoltenow, Chief Revenue Officer at Humble Co.
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/natestoltenow/
Why you should follow Nate:
Nate Stoltenow knows B2B sales and has many years of real experience (too many too personally admit). He will provide you with real tips and insights that work like how to write a cold email that gets results or how to deal with rejection during the sales process.
Check out this post from Nate:
Chris Bogue, Owner at Chris Bogue Communications.
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-bogue/
Why you should follow Chris:
Chris Bogue creates content that helps you create content that drives revenue. He mastered the art of sales videos and coaches and helps other B2B salespeople and CEOs to use video prospecting in their outbound communications effectively.
Check out this post from Chris:
Leslie Venetz, Founder at Sales Team Builder
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leslievenetz/
Why you should follow Leslie:
Leslie loves B2B sales (as you can see in the post below)! When you follow B2B salespeople you should find the ones who are truly passionate about what they do and we believe that Leslie is one of those rare finds. She's an outbound sales and Go To Market expert and her content will help you improve your own B2B sales game without a doubt.
Check out this post from Leslie:
Hannah Ajikawo, Director of Global Partnerships at Sistas in Sales
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hannah-ajikawo/
Why you should follow Hannah:
Hannah Ajikawo is a proven expert B2B sales, partnerships, and Go To Market expert with over 13 years of experience in the global SaaS industry and startup field. She truly loves enabling salespeople to reach their full potential and her content is insightful and inspirational. We believe you'll find her posts to be very valuable in helping you better your B2B sales game.
Check out this post from Hannah:
Marcus Chan, President at Venli Consulting Group
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcuschanmba/
Why you should follow Marcus:
Marcus Chan is "The Man" when it comes to B2B sales and coaching. He's got over 50k followers ( as of December 2022) and he has been featured in numerous outlets like Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. Marcus provides valuable sales advice and has been awarded Top Sales Influencer by Salesforce. You should check out his book "Six Figure Sales Secrets".
Check out this post from Marcus:
This list is growing and we are adding more influencers. Come back later to find more of the best B2B sales influencers to follow on LinkedIn.
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