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  MANISH KUMAR
MBA, India
 

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 existing (...)

  Felian Maefair Anne
Student (MBA), Philippines
 

Sales Executive and Business Development Executive

@Thomas Johansson: I think your explanation is sho (...)

  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

@MANISH KUMAR: I would add that Business Developme (...)

  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.

@Bala: I agree because a Business Development Mana (...)

  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. Some (...)

  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

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

  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

@Ricardo Trevizo: Business development is less agg (...)

  Charles Collins
Management Consultant, United States
 

My Job Description

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

 

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