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The Power of Sales Intelligence #1: Data quality and management

Marketing and sales intelligence is more than just data. Think of it like a college textbook: They are are constantly being updated. Why? Because time has an effect on data. Marketing and sales data is no different; it also needs to be constantly refreshed to be accurate.

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The Scariest Thing is What You Don’t See: Your Garbage Sales & Marketing Data is Killing You

"One vendor who uses a 600-person team in India, listed a CEO’s wife as the company’s ‘Head of IT,’ even though she had not worked for the company for more than 30 years. Other contacts they identified as corporate CIOs were, instead, dentists, actors, and aircraft maintenance technicians."

A Women in Sales Month Success Story: “Sales is the Great Equalizer”

It’s not because I am a woman. It’s because I work hard. Your gender doesn’t matter. Your age, and what your degree was in don’t matter. All that matters is: Are you good at your job? Do you like sales?

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Inside Scoop: Learning from Equifax – How Sales Can Act on (and Anticipate) a Data Breach

With the right information in-hand, savvy sales and marketing pros might have seen it coming. Even now, we can find insights to better sell security products in a more timely and helpful way - both in response to Equifax, and in preparation for the next inevitable data security breach.

The Power of Marketing and Sales Intelligence

Sales intelligence. Lead lists. Not sure where to start … or why you should care? You’re in the right place. For many years, sales and marketing teams turned to list providers for prospecting and lead generation. Plagued by incorrect, incomplete, and outdated information, these purchased lists typically led to a lot of time wasted calling

Adventures in Account-Based Marketing

I became interested in target account marketing, which I later learned to call ABM, while tying to efficiently grow a software business. The hypothesis was that if all of our time, energy, and money was spent on a focused sales and marketing effort to convert a list of target enterprise accounts, we could grow our average sales price (ASP) - without breaking the bank.

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All Data is Not Created Equal: Independent Case Study Proves Why Quality Beats Quantity

Even though SalesFolk used 3 times more leads from ZoomInfo, DiscoverOrg email addresses yielded almost 10 times more positive responses.

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5 Mistakes Online Dating Can Teach Sales Prospecting

Prospecting is a lot like online dating, the mistakes online daters make provide great illustrations to help get more leads.

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[VIDEO] How to Get 30% Response Rates with Prospecting Emails

The second prospecting email is even shorter, but I added a new value prop. We find these follow-up messages get 3-4 times the click-through rate that the first message does.

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[STUDY] Bridging the Great B2B Vendor-Buyer Divide

"Salespeople are too pushy." Well, yes, PUSHY is the name of the game. You have to be pushy just to get in the door. But the fact that most buyers still identified this as the primary reason they don’t connect with salespeople (and there’s a lot of supporting evidence) means it's a problem.

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