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Artificial Intelligence for B2B Sales & Marketing: Reality vs. Hype in 2018

If it seems like we haven’t realized all the tantalizing, fantastic possibilities we imagine artificial intelligence (AI) to bring, that may be because expectations are high - perhaps unrealistically so. I believe that AI will change the way we do business in the future; however, companies should temper zealous expectations with the following reality check before considering AI investments.

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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."

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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 Plagued by incorrect, incomplete, and outdated information, these purchased lists typically led to a lot of time wasted calling

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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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DiscoverOrg's Triggers predicted Chipotle malware attack

The Inside Scoop: Chipotle’s Big Burrito Breach – Malware with a Side of Chips

Too bad that rodents and food poisoning aren’t even the greatest threats facing Chipotle’s customers. Thousands of unsuspecting diners recently received a free side of cyber terror, thanks to point-of-sale malware. DiscoverOrg’s Triggers alert users to the story, which spans three years

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[5 IDEAS] How Data Fuels Closed-Loop Sales Communication

The manufacturing industry uses a concept, originating in Japan, called "kaizen": It refers to continually measuring and improving a process. As new ideas and processes are implemented, they, too, are measured; each iteration improves the product. Here's how that applies to sales:

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How Data Proliferation Evolves Sales and Marketing

Historically, business relationships revolved more around golf-course deals and long-standing relationships: Good for incumbents, bad for newcomers. That’s changing.

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How Data is Democratizing Growth and Driving Disruption: 15 Lessons from High-Growth Leaders

Rapid growth is a natural expectation for tech start-ups at a time when data is widely available to all businesses, from startup to blue chip. But the availability of data isn't a universal promise of success.

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Myth Busters: 3 Sales Intelligence Assumptions Dispelled

Sales and marketing teams who buy into myths about data providers miss out on serious business value. Most of these myths lump all data providers together, failing to distinguish between bargain contact lists and verified data intelligence: Think Netscape vs. Google Chrome. Or In ‘n’ Out Burger vs. … any other burger.

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