marketing

The Sales Kickoff Blueprint: Learning, Culture, Celebration

Somewhere between the stuffy boardroom of a local Best Western and a weekend of company-sanctioned debauchery in the woods ... is the perfect Sales Kickoff (SKO). Our objectives always fall into three buckets: 1) Loyalty, morale, bond; 2.) improve product knowledge; 3.) improve soft sales skills.

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2018 marketing spend predictions

2018 Top MarTech Trends: Top Pain Points and Spending Priorities for CMOs

Difficulty creating a consistent, multi-channel customer experience was a pain point for 48% of organizations are experiencing pain related to in Q3, 2017. Of those, 35% say they are likely to spend to address this issue. We expect to see this investment occur in 2018 as well.

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How to Build a Data-Driven Marketing Plan for 2018

To further align the marketing and sales departments, include some overlap in the Key Performance Indicators for organization-wide prospecting efforts. Shared goals, such as conversion rates, are a great way to get departments on the same page.

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Marketers re-target leads for better MQLs

Low MQLs? 7 Digital Marketing Tricks to Keep Leads Coming Back for More

Coupons might feel like a B2C move, but the same idea works as a re-marketing tactic for B2B companies as well. How about a free month of service, a free sample, or a limited-time discount? You can add urgency (“This offer expires in 24 hours!”) social proof (“Check out all these 5-star reviews!”), or a time-based discount.

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How to Operationalize Account-Based Marketing

In short, the first rule of account-based marketing is: know your target accounts. The second rule is: know your target accounts.

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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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Are You Trying to Complete the ABM Marathon – Before the ABM 5k?

You could easily spend months doing an in-depth statistical analysis of thousands of data points; but that might actually hamstring your efforts. In the fast-paced environment that surrounds sales and marketing, we must chart progress – not perfection.

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B2B is Dead – Long Live B2P

B2P removes the barriers created by the B2B mentality by placing the emphasis back on what people really care about and the stories that drive us.

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5 things sales wishes marketing knew

5 Things Sales Wish Marketers Knew

Companies that still score success only by the number of leads generated aren’t benchmarking the right data. Marketing needs to work even harder to nurture leads once they’re in the funnel.

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Account-Based Sales Development: 10 Steps to Global Success

If you have one or more global accounts—large companies with a global footprint—it’s important to approach them globally – but this is a tall order for a busy sales department, especially among newer companies where any account-based approach has a learning curve. As described in my new book, Whale Hunting with Global Accounts, global account-based

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