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Lead Generation tips for Tradeshows and Events

Tradeshows and events are still being used consistently by B2B marketers for lead generation. With that in mind, Roger Lewis has some useful tips on how to improve your lead management strategy with from tradeshows. Lewis emphasizes how vital lead capture is to the lead management process. He writes: Without the continuity of using one lead […]

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What IS and ISN’T Lead Nurturing

I talked with a client recently after she had just met with her third new boss in the past year to explain the company’s new lead nurturing process again. The problem was that her boss felt their current integrated marketing campaigns qualified as lead nurturing. We discussed the challenges of communicating what IS and ISN’T […]

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8 Tips for generating high quality leads that sales people love

Ask most executives and marketers what salespeople need to sell in this economy and they will say, “more leads.” So their marketing and lead generation focuses on getting MORE leads to their sales team. But do you know how many of your leads are actually impacting the sales pipeline? We’ve done numerous lead qualification programs […]

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Why cost-per-lead budgets fail and fewer leads are better

A reader asked me to explain why fewer leads are better and why “cost-per-lead” budgets fail. These are two great questions that have the same fundamental answer: quality first then quantity. Why cost-per-lead budgets are irrelevant to sales The truth is that salespeople care very little about the cost of the leads we generate. What […]

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Lead nurturing with a human touch

Marketers must stop viewing lead generation and lead nurturing as a series of campaigns.  It’s a conversation.  We must remember that companies don’t buy.  People inside companies do. Lead generation starts the dialog with the right people within the right companies to find more immediate opportunities. Lead nurturing keeps the conversation going with relevant and […]

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Using Six Sigma to improve Lead Generation peformance

I just got back from speaking at today’s Minnesota Technology Forum where one of the other speakers was from 3M. They are one of the world’s major adopters and proponents of Six Sigma. The question that changed everything The speaker shared how Six Sigma helped 3M improve their sales team’s effectiveness by increasing the quality […]

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