So It’s Your First Day as the CMO...

First days can be stressful. Especially if you’ve just been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer. Extending far beyond traditional marketing tactics, today’s CMO shoulders vast and complex responsibilities that now...
February 19, 2019
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5 min read

Yes, Gender is a Factor in B2B Buying Decisions: Selling to Men and to Women

Are there differences selling to men and women in a B2B sales process? That was the question we set out to discover. My husband and I are avid remodelers, which...
January 15, 2019
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3 min read

[VIDEO] Whiteboard Wednesday: Email Verification and Email Delivery

Welcome to another Whiteboard Wednesday! I’m Brad Owen, CEO and Owner of Neverbounce – and I’m happy to be here today with DiscoverOrg, to talk about email deliverability! Let’s jump...
December 12, 2018
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Whiteboard Wednesday: 5 Steps to a Killer Sales Demo

Hey, everyone! I’m Monica Stewart from Skaled: A modern sales-consulting firm that helps increase the efficiency and effectiveness of sales organizations through the use of sales technology. Welcome to another...
October 10, 2018
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6 min read

2018 B2B Email subject lines: What’s Hot, What’s Not

Should you be putting more thought into your email subject lines? Hell, yes. Do you have time to read through a million examples of email subject lines to find best?...
August 28, 2018
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How to Time Your Sales Outreach with Opportunity Data

“Let’s be real here,” says Brandon Battey, our Manager of Sales Development. “No sales team can touch every single account in their addressable market at once. In fact, you’re usually...
July 31, 2018
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What 15K Demos per Year Taught Us About Converting Inbound Sales Leads

The fastest way to find our lead-quality sweet spot is to agree on lead Fit. These are firmographic and demographic identifiers - like industry, company size, and individual title - that we know our sales team can convert effectively. Once we identified what makes a lead a “good fit,” we addressed lead qualification.
June 13, 2018
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6 min read

How to use Intent Data (Without Creeping Out Your Prospect)

“Hello, Kathy. It sounds like you’re struggling with email deliverability …” Stop. Put the phone down. How would you feel if your phone rang and the stranger at the other end said, “I know where you live, your dog’s name ... and what you’re doing right now. Should you be giving Fido more treats? He could lose a couple of pounds.”
May 8, 2018
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6 min read

How to Create a Sales Territory Plan with a Buyer-Centric Approach

Understanding your Total Addressable Market (TAM) will help determine if a new region or vertical needs to be part of your sales territory plan. New General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is a great example of a location-bounded sea change. Market shifts like this present new growth segments for your sales team to target.
April 19, 2018
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5 min read
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