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Getting sales enablement right to increase results

Sales enablement is intended to help raise performance, but a lot of efforts have backfired due to departmental silos. And now there’s growing gap between what salespeople need and what they’re getting to improve performance. For example, Corporate Visions recently surveyed 500 B2B marketers and sales professionals that 20% of organization content creators “just do […]

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Why customer advocacy should be at the heart of your marketing

Are you connecting with and empowering your customer advocates? If not, you should. Here’s why. Customer advocacy marketing programs help you increase revenue by improving customer acquisition and retention (and they’re also your best source of leads). How? Because you’re helping to motivate happy customers to speak about you positively to others. And delighted customers […]

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How to Attract B2B Buyers with Amazing Content

Content marketing is booming. According to the 2017 B2B Content Marketing Trends, 39% of companies are increasing investment in content marketing. And yet most companies are not creating effective content.  Want proof? Two of the leaders in B2B funnel benchmarking, SiriusDecisions and Forrester, will tell you that inquiry-to-closed-won conversion ratios are often below two percent […]

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How customer-hero stories help you connect better

Do you focus on capturing product stories or customer-hero stories? The answer can make a huge difference in your sales and marketing results. Let me explain. Despite all the time, money, resources spent on improving sales productivity, just 13% of sales people produce 87% of revenue in a typical organization according to the Sales Benchmark Index. […]

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Stuck on words: how can marketing connect with customers better?

How can marketers better connect with people we hope will become our customers? Over the past year, I’ve been researching why there’s such a disconnect between marketing and customers so I can understand how to bridge that gap. Why? Because right now, the trust gap between marketers and customers has never been bigger. For example, […]

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Why purpose matters to marketing: growth, revenue, and profit

Does your purpose currently impact your marketing, revenue growth, and profit? If not, it should. Here’s why: According to research, curated by Mack Fogelson, consider the following: 73% of people care about the company, not just the product when making a purchase. (BBMG) 50% of purchases are made because of word-of-mouth (Brains on Fire) 85% […]

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10 Most Popular B2B Lead Generation Blog Posts of 2016

The year 2016 is quickly coming to an end and the holiday season is a time for reflection and preparation. To help you prepare to have a great 2017, I’ve compiled a list of the top ten most popular and shared posts on the B2B Lead Generation Blog, chosen by readers just like you. You […]

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4 Ways You Can Humanize Marketing and Build Relationships

We need to stop treating our customers like objects with our marketing and treat them like people. Be human first by recognizing their humanity. So how do you humanize marketing? Let me explain. I don’t know about you, but I’ve become weary of all the “personalized” emails that I’m receiving lately. It’s not that they’re all bad […]

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How Empathy Will Grow Your Sales and Marketing Pipeline

Marketing isn’t something you do to people; it’s something you do with people. You might be wondering: why am I saying this? A problem with marketing (and sales) is that we get clinical and treat our customers as objects to convert rather than people who need help. Our thinking can get off track in thinking […]

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Why Empathetic Marketing Matters and 7 Steps to Achieve It

Today’s sales and marketing environment is a paradox: There have never been more opportunities to reach customers; yet reaching them has never been more challenging. Read on to learn more about why empathetic marketing matters and seven steps you can use to achieve it.

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