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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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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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Who should own lead generation for a complex sale?

Who should own B2B lead generation: sales, marketing or both? You might be thinking, “isn’t the answer obvious?” It’s not. Let me explain. I hear the same problem over and over. Sales and marketing aren’t doing a great job of executing lead generation because they both believe it’s the others job. And you know what? […]

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How to Improve Lead Routing to Skyrocket Sales Results

Have you intentionally managed and optimized your sales lead routing and assignment process? If not, you could be leaking sales, marketing ROI and not realize it. Let me explain. LeadData’s new report, The State of Lead Management, based on a survey of 527 B2B sellers and marketers found an average 25.5 % of marketing-generated leads […]

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Fast Growth Marketing: From 0 to 500,000 Users

How can you drive fast growth with marketing? In this interview, you’ll hear from Jim Fowler, founder of Owler on what he’s learned to grow fast. Owler – a free competitive intelligence platform – went from 0 to over 500,000 users. And they’re on pace to exceed a million users by the end this year. […]

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5 Ways to Immediately Boost Account Based Marketing (ABM)

What are the 5 ways you can immediately improve your account-based marketing (ABM) and selling? Listen or read the transcript from Brian Carroll’s interview with CRMRadio.today to Learn what you can immediately do to improve now.

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15 Tips to Generate More Leads in 2015 (Part 3, featuring tips 11-15)

Today’s B2B Lead Roundtable Blog features the final Part 3 of a three-part series on 15 tips that will help you generate more valuable leads in 2015. This group of tips includes ideas on messaging, lead nurturing, Marketing and Sales alignment and some bonus material to help invigorate your organization.

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Lead nurturing via email series and content marketing

Today’s B2B Lead Roundtable Blog post features a dive into a MarketingSherpa case study on an inaugural lead nurturing program at a B2B company with an emphasis on providing quality content to a high level, C-suite audience.

Read on to find out what the company did during this campaign and the results the marketing team was able to achieve.

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Best B2B Lead Posts in 2014: Lead generation, lead nurturing and content marketing

This year, we shared several strategies and tactics for achieving leads in the complex B2B sale. Read on for the most shared posts of 2014 to help you customize your B2B strategy for 2015.

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