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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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Lead Generation Check list – Part 6: A Multi-modal lead generation approach

This is the sixth in an eight-part series I’m calling the ‘Lead Generation Checklist.’ I wanted to provide a checklist that helps organizations optimize their lead generation process. My first post was on the mindset we should have – one that involves “pulling” not pushing; in the second installment, was on how to drive sales […]

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Lead Generation Check list – Part 3: Develop your Ideal Customer Profile

I’ve started an eight-part series I’m calling the ‘Lead Generation Checklist.’ Each post in the series addresses a step that in my experience helps improve lead generation efforts. The first installment discussed changing your mindset to focus on conversations not campaigns. In Step Two, I discussed how to align sales and marketing as one team. […]

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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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Lead Nurturing is Walking the Buying Path with Your Customers

Are you doing lead nurturing to help your customers walk their buying path? A recent study of B-to-B buyers shows that sales people who become trusted advisors and understand the needs of economic buyers are 69% more likely to come away with a sale! That’s why forming a plan for lead nurturing is such an […]

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Building targeted lists for B2B Lead Generation Programs

Would you buy this business card? Why? Because when you buy a list of names for account-based marketing you are buying business cards on a list. But there is no such thing as buying the perfect list, especially if you have a complex sale. A study by John Coe and the Sales & Marketing Institute […]

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Velocity of Lead Follow-Up Is Critical To Winning the Complex Sale

Many things with lead generation seem easier than they are.  Take sales lead follow-up for example, research shows that sales people do not fully pursue around 70% of leads generated by marketing. That amounts to literally billions of wasted marketing dollars. The speed of lead follow-up is a major contributor to this problem. KnowledgeStorm and […]

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