Technology Sales & Marketing - Party Like its 1999?

The ROI Guy

Technology Sales & Marketing - Party Like its 1999? A Q&A with me on latest IT sales and marketing metrics, trends and best practices Is 2006 shaping up to be a good year for IT spending growth? in 2006, with annual growth in software sales leading the way at 7.0%. Annual growth in hardware sales and services are less, but still healthy at 6.0%. Do the latest increases in IT spending mean good things for IT Sales and Marketing executives?

The Ultimate List of YouTube Channels for Sales Professionals


With just the click of a mouse and a quick Google search, today’s sales reps have a whole host of resources right at their fingertips—resources that help them streamline and simplify activities like prospect research, sales outreach, and professional development. 2. Sales Hacker.

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6 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Inbound Lead Follow-Up

Sales Hacker

When inbound sales and marketing works, it’s great. It’s easy, it scales well, but by definition it puts a lot of the process out of your hands. They don’t offer an omnichannel experience in terms of the lead follow-up process. Start with a Sales & Marketing SLA.

The Advanced Guide to Inside Sales: Strategy, KPIs, and Tools for Success

Sales Hacker

Inside sales jobs are growing at a staggering rate, and it’s not hard to see why. Most companies offer uncapped commissions for their inside sales positions. Almost any lifestyle you can imagine for yourself is possible with an inside sales role. Why inside sales?

The Ultimate Guide to Sales Strategy

Hubspot Sales

Every sales team needs sales strategies, and a strong sales strategy plan builds the foundation for a cohesive, successful sales team and organization. Most strategies involve a detailed plan of best practices and processes set out by management. Sales Activities.

Creating Value with Social Selling


When I first began evangelizing the concept of social selling in 2006, salespeople and their managers often gave me the side eye when I suggested that changes in buyer behavior meant sellers would need to evolve their sales approach and that social media would play an integral role in selling.

15 best cold calling books to take your sales team to new levels

Most successful sales reps have a wealth of experience with cold calling. Occasionally though, you need to go back to the drawing board and find out the gaps in your selling process. We’ve already introduced you to amazing sales books. Best cold calling books with sales tactics.

PODCAST 58: Evolution of Scaling a Business and Shaping the Future of Modern Organization w/ Jake Dunlap

Sales Hacker

This week on the Sales Hacker podcast, we speak with Jake Dunlap , Founder and CEO of Skaled. Skaled is a modern sales-consulting firm that helps companies implement best in class sales and marketing processes and technology. Why we need sales development.

PowerViews with Bob Thompson: Evolving from RPM 1.0 to RPM 2.0


Bob has three decades of experience in sales, technical support, consulting, research, and online community development. Sales Quotas & Optimistic Expectations for Quicker Economic Recovery. The Role of Revenue Performance Management in Marketing and Sales Alignment.

Five Reasons You May Not Be Spending Enough on Content Marketing

The ROI Guy

Fueled by a wealth of on-line resources and social networks, buyers have seized control of the buying cycle, engaging with sales representatives later and later, and further elongating sales cycles. Sales teams are being engaged later and later in the sales cycle.

Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: IDC: Economic Buyers, Digital Overload.

The ROI Guy

Thursday, November 04, 2010 IDC: Economic Buyers, Digital Overload and Sales Enablement Define Marketing for 2011 I just had the pleasure of presenting a webinar with Randy Perry, VP Business Value at IDC. The End of Sales as we Know It? The Forgotten Sales Profess.

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