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Sales & Business Development

Business development looks for new applications for the product rather than the regular use.

  Ricardo Trevizo, Director, Mexico

Diference SE versus BD

The difference is that BD is looking for new names in the target target. BD generates new customers to the firm.

  bala, Manager, India

Difference Between Sales and Business Development

My point of view is that a Business Development Executive is superior to a Sales Executive.
A sales executive will think about how to sell products to different customers.
A business development excecutive will think how to develop the business like new product development, extending the business unit, etc.

  Lebona Tsotetsi

Difference Between Sales and Business Development

- Marketing is a demand creation activity
- Sales is a demand realisation activity
- Development is an active initiation activity
- Business is a for-profit commercial activity
Therefore, it is clear that business development involves sales AND marketing in addition to other critical operational activities for the purpose of making a profit, thus it is more complex than sales.

  Thomas Johansson, Manager, Sweden

Business Development versus Sales

A definition that is used in IBM for large deals i (...)

  Omar Khodr, Manager, United Arab Emirates

Business Development Guides Sales

Generally speaking, a business development executi (...)

  S Shyam Prasad, Professor, India

Sales versus Business Development Executives

In fact business happens by A) Need identificatio (...)

  Uditha Liyanage

Sales Executive versus Business Development Executive

Sales Executives focus on today's business and Bus (...)

  S K Bal Palekar, CxO / Board, India

Sales versus Business Development

An underlying concept is "Customer's Buying Journe (...)

  foyez, Manager, Bangladesh

What is Typical for a Business Development Executive

To me.. A business development manager should rela (...)

  MUNI DAVE, Business Consultant, India

Sales versus Business Development

  • A SALES REPRESENTATIVE normally sells (...)

  Felian Maefair Anne, Student (MBA), Philippines

Sales Executive and Business Development Executive

@: I think your explanation is short and simply un (...)

  Isaac Adesanya, HR Consultant

Sales vs Business Development

Both are subset of marketing and are interwoven in (...)

  James Mudzikitiri, Business Consultant, Zimbabwe

Sales Management versus Business Development

@: I would add that Business Development looks at (...)

  shobha H, Student (Other), United Kingdom

Sales versus Business Development

Sales and Business Development are both functions (...)

  Henry Ayoroh, Student (University), Turkey

Sales versus Business Development

Business Development is a systematical means of re (...)

  Laboy, Teacher, Puerto Rico

The Difference between Sales and Business Development.

@: I agree because a Business Development Manager (...)

  amanya, Business School Marketer, Uganda

Business Development is Broader then Sales

Sales are more focused on marketing, their activit (...)

  Tony Reeve, Manager, United Kingdom

Business Development is a Strategic Role

Business Development is a misused label.

  Charles Collins, Management Consultant, United States

Chief Business Development Officer (CBDO) - My Job Description

The role of Chief Business Development Officer (C (...)

  ZAMRY BIN MD ZAIN, Business School Marketer, Malaysia

The Difference Between Sales and Business Development

Sales is working on promoting and selling goods, p (...)

  Jayaram, Business Consultant, India

Business Development versus Sales Development

BD is focused in finding out new products / new ma (...)

  Ishmael Molutsi, Manager, Botswana

Business Development versus Sales Management

I think the former is about creation of opportunit (...)

  Charles Collins, Management Consultant, United States

CBDO - my Job Description

@: Yes this is very close to the role I currently (...)

  Alfred Ocka, CEO, Albania

Sales and Business Development Require Different Thinking

Sales persons need more pragmatic thinking, orient (...)

  Bruno Catherin, Project Manager, France

BD versus Sales

@: Business development is less aggressive than sa (...)

  Charles Collins, Management Consultant, United States

My Job Description

@: Yes, this is very close to my current . (...)

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