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First Year Sales Revenue Success: $500K

What is a good revenue number for a first year sales hire for a mid-level (>$25 million) or small > $5 million) LSP: $500K.  Let’s add several assumptions.  The sales person cannot bring on board recent, previous business.  The LSP does not have a huge marketing effort and there is limited ‘existing’ business that is inherited.  To expect a $1,000,000 in revenue the first year, without the above support is: ‘magical thinking’, arrogant, ignorant…all of the above.