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Sales and Marketing: The technology behind CRM

For a complex sale, CRM technology can make the difference between a customer moving up through the marketing-sales funnel to completely falling out. Many companies use more than one vendor for their CRM needs, as sometimes Marketing and Sales can require different specific needs. See how marketing automation technologies may offer some companies another option if they are working with multiple CRM software pieces.

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3 Steps that Helped Skyline Exhibits Increase New Product Sales by 18%

During the economic downturn, most companies were scaling back and avoiding risk, Skyline Exhibits, a global trade show exhibit company, decided to go the opposite direction and invest in innovation. It was a smart move, considering that Skyline: Became the smallest company ever to win the Product Development and Management Association’s prestigious Outstanding Corporate Innovator […]

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Lead Generation: Phone calls turn first-time webinar into million-dollar leads

What’s a marketer to do when leadership dismisses marketing and insists that a superior product will sell itself? Follow the lead of Jeremy Scully and take a high-stakes gamble: Put your reputation on the line to prove marketing’s value. Scully, the Business Development Manager for Planisware, a leading provider of project and portfolio management solutions, […]

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Lead Nurturing based on personality and behavior, not job title

In my most recent research project, the MarketingSherpa 2012 Executive Guide to Marketing Personnel, we identified key behavioral and motivational differences between marketing specialists. Much of what we learned applies beyond HR and can improve your lead nurturing and sales efforts. The key to navigating your way to a sales-ready lead is navigating through individual […]

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How to Get the CEO to Support Your Next Marketing Plan

Do you feel you have the full support of your CEO for your marketing plan? I caught up with with a colleague who coaches marketers. He has a lot of experience to offer but he often feels like his hands are tied. He voiced his frustration to me: “Nearly everyone I talked to say they […]

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