So with the economy in the tank it would seem like a tough time for sales reps. And guess what? It's getting tougher. According to CSO Insights, a Boulder, CO-based research company that tracks the sales and marketing world, small companies are responding to the downturn by leaning even more heavily on their sales teams. But it's unlikely that pressure will have the desired result...
—Amy Barrett, The New Entrepreneur
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