How Dialer Software Boosts Sales Performance

Velocify

For sales organizations, adding dialer software to a sales automation solution is tremendously valuable. It is important to note that these improvements show added value to users who were already reaping the benefits of Lead360’s intelligent sales automation software.

Marketing Automation Software that Delivers the Most Data Wins!

Pointclear

James Obermayer, Executive Director and CEO of the Sales Lead Management Association and President of Sales Leakage Consulting is a regular guest blogger with ViewPoint. Software programs that explain the most data, verified by the most evidence, are better than those that do not. CRM properly applied, in conjunction with marketing automation software, explains the most data on marketing performance and gives more evidence than any other combination of software.

Four Tips to Tune Your Sales Process in 2013

Velocify

The Ultimate Contact Strategy provides a ready-to-use road map to rev up your sales process in 2013. And if history repeats, Sales leaders are undoubtedly spending a significant amount of time strategizing on how they’ll hit a bigger number in 2013.

Surf’s Up! Riding the Pipeline to the Shores of Success

The Pipeline

This might come across as mind-blowing, but here’s the secret to better sales: It’s not about getting tons of leads into your pipeline. Direct leads into the appropriate funnel. Know What a Lead Looks Like. No, “everyone” doesn’t qualify as a lead.

How Hosting Contests on Your Twitter Feed can Improve Sales

The Pipeline

In particular, hosting contests on your Twitter feed can increase your sales, not only in the short-term but also by promoting relationships with customers and generating leads. Generate Leads. The more valuable the prize, the more people will enter and the more leads you will have.

Solving The E-Mail Black Hole

The Pipeline

To solve this problem, ContactMonkey ’s developers created the software, which was recently launched. For “warm leads”, you can figure out the best time to follow up. By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca.

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Infographic: How to use SMS to win love, leads, revenue

Velocify

As it turns out, nurturing a lead is surprisingly similar to nurturing a personal relationship. The post Infographic: How to use SMS to win love, leads, revenue appeared first on Leads360 Blog.

Inbound Marketing’s Top 4 Newest Insights

Sales Benchmark Index

Kathy is the CMO of an emerging software company. She has been trying to reduce her cost per lead, but have not been able to get below $360 per qualified lead. I reminded Kathy that she’s not focused enough on Lead Management.

A Career in Inside Sales – Survey Says Yes

Score More Sales

Recently a paper came out called Inside Sales Market Size 2013 – published by the InsideSales.com Research Division with Ben Warner who ran and challenged the data. million inside sales reps in the United States in 2013.

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Your 2014 Marketing Budget Roadmap

Sales Benchmark Index

As a marketing leader, the CEO is going to measure your 2014 success in three ways: Leads – Number of Sales Qualified Leads delivered to Sales. They all struggle to produce sufficient content in enough quantity and quality to enable lead generation efforts.

Determining the right number of sales leads for reps and vice versa

Velocify

Leads360 shares its formula for optimizing the sales leads-to-rep ratio. So we put our resident sales scientists to the test, mining millions of sales calls to build out a formula for one of the most common questions we get asked from sales managers.

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Study: Think duplicate leads are all bad? Think again.

Velocify

New Leads360 study identifies several characteristics of duplicate leads that show a higher likelihood of conversion than average. Among lead generators and sales teams alike, there’s often confusion or disagreement about duplicate leads and how to best handle them.

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Seth Godin Speaks and Marketers Listen

Score More Sales

The annual HubSpot INBOUND conference started as a great get-together for fans of the inbound marketing software platform a few years back and has grown now to being one of the biggest and best marketing conferences out there. Show up to lead.

Promoted to VP of Marketing: The Year 1 Roadmap

Sales Benchmark Index

There are four fundamental steps to developing and executing your Year 1 marketing strategy: Develop a Lead Generation Strategy. Design Process & Manage People. Build Lead Gen Infrastructure. DEVELOP A LEAD GENERATION STRATEGY. DESIGN PROCESS & MANAGE PEOPLE.

Inside Sales Power Tip 113 – Energy

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Lucy works for a software-as-a-service company. Remote professional selling requires a certain level of energy and enthusiasm that conveys confidence in yourself, your company, and your services or products. It is a fine line between enough and not too much.

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Social Selling Power Tools – Interview with Kyle Porter of SalesLoft

Score More Sales

Recently I had the pleasure to interview Kyle Porter, co-founder and CEO of SalesLoft , a sales intelligence software company. Kyle and I first met when he came to Boston for B2B Camp Boston last year.

Rant: It Doesn't Take a Genius to Spot a Goat in a Flock of Sheep

Pointclear

James Obermayer, Executive Director and CEO of the Sales Lead Management Association and President of Sales Leakage Consulting is a regular guest blogger with ViewPoint. Or it’s the manager who doesn’t enforce sales lead follow-up, probably on his or her way out the door.

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Stitch the Sales and Marketing Organization Together

Sales Benchmark Index

Stitch the sales and marketing organizations together by making data meaningful via a robust sales performance management system. The importance of Marketing has drastically increased with the rise of inbound marketing and Lead Generation.

Thank you for voting for me!

The Science and Art of Selling

Sales Lead Management Association announced the results of the voting for the Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management in 2013, and yours truly is at the second place of most votes received. The results of the voting for the Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management in 2013 are published. The complete list of the most influential people in sales lead management in 2013 follows.

PowerViews with James Obermayer: Why Don’t Sales Reps Follow Up On Leads? The Real Issue

Pointclear

We’re nearing the last quarter of 2013, and another year of sales will soon be behind us. An important question all sales and marketing departments should be asking themselves is how they can better communicate in order to follow up on leads. Why Don’t Sales Reps Follow Up on Leads?

LinkedIn Celebrates 10 Years with Big Enhancements

Score More Sales

Ongoing use is a big issue in the SaaS marketplace – studies show that people who do not engage with their software-as-a-service don’t renew it. Click here to view the embedded video. They say time flies when you are having fun – especially in sales.

Why getting the right leads to the right reps matters

Velocify

For many sales organizations the goal is to get new leads into the hands of available reps as fast as possible, often without regard for the characteristics of the lead and related selling expertise available on their team.

Marketing Communications Managers Must Know the Sales Quotas!

Pointclear

James Obermayer, Executive Director and CEO of the Sales Lead Management Association and President of Sales Leakage Consulting is a regular guest blogger with ViewPoint. Accountability and results measurement can be done only through sales lead management.

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Sales CRM for Small Businesses with BIG Ambition

Velocify

With Leads360 Express, sales managers will gain more control, visibility and peace of mind. Small business expert Rieva Lesonsky recently wrote that 2013 will be a year that small businesses “go for it” with small business optimism rising.

Inside Sales Power Tip 127 – Share Stories

Score More Sales

That’s why there are dozens of successful lead generation companies all over North America. Make it a good one – like: How one of your clients now has piece of mind for the first time in years since they started using your security software. Start crafting your messages, and contact us if you are a B2B midmarket company and want 30 minutes of time to discuss your story lines to lead with.

Good Reads for B2B Marketing - Advantages of LinkedIn in B2B Marketing

Pointclear

One of the best practices I've seen associated with that is making sure that any customer communications come directly from either their account manager or assigned salesperson. Marketing Automation Software That Delivers the Most Data Wins.

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Non-business hour sales leads are more valuable

Velocify

Leads360 recently published a new study, the Ultimate Contact Strategy, highlighting the importance of sales lead follow-up including prompt response, appropriate persistence, and optimal timing between attempts for both phone and email communication.

Moving mortgage sales from chaos to cohesion

Velocify

For many lenders, getting leads to loan officers in the mortgage sales process is not much different from the chaos that unfolds in the game Hungry Hippos. With mortgage loan origination software, lenders can process loans with increasing efficiency and speed.

Wanna Win? Jump Up the Lead Quantity and Add Nurturing!

Pointclear

James Obermayer, Executive Director and CEO of the Sales Lead Management Association and President of Sales Leakage Consulting is a regular guest blogger with ViewPoint. It’s way ‘old-school’ to try and kick-start sales by dramatically jumping up sales lead quantity, and then rely on the sales channel to deal with it. Instead of getting 25 inquiries and not following up 15 of them, your salespeople will be fed 8-10 qualified leads.

All Real Salespeople Love Sales Leads (but there is a tiny caveat)

Pointclear

James Obermayer, Executive Director and CEO of the Sales Lead Management Association and President of Sales Leakage Consulting is a regular guest blogger with ViewPoint. All real salespeople love sales leads and don’t ever believe anyone who tells you differently. The argument comes when salespeople define a lead. Until SalesForce came along and called every raw name in the database a lead, most of us thought—there are inquiries and there are leads.

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Marketing Blog Marketing Automation | Lead Generation | Email.

Salesfusion

Lead To Revenue. Lead Capture. Internet Lead Capture. Lead Routing. Lead Scoring. Lead Profiles. Lead Scout. Event Management. Campaign Manager. Learning Management. December 12, 2013 by Samantha Stallard. Lead Management.

Guest Post: Successful Lead Generation – One Size Does Not Fit All

Jonathan Farrington

Top performing B2B sales organizations rarely employ just one lead generation tactic. According to recent research, B2B companies are using multiple lead generation tactics including, email marketing, search engine optimization, teleprospecting, inbound marketing, direct mail and trade shows.

SalesFUSION To Promote Marketing and Sales Alignment at Microsoft Convergence

Salesfusion

March 1, 2013 – SalesFUSION™ is the maker of SalesFUSION 360, an integrated sales and marketing demand generation platform. SalesFUSION has been a leading marketing automation platform offering pre-integrated marketing automation for Dynamics CRM since 2009.

Productivity Tips for Sales Teams With iPads and Tablets

Score More Sales

Ashley Furness, CRM Market Analyst at Software Advice recently wrote about this very issue – teams of salespeople have received or will received tablets but do not have clear deployment plans. and one of “20 Women to Watch in Sales Lead Management”.

Is Account-Based Marketing the Holy Grail for Lead Generation Nirvana? [PowerOpinions Part 3]

Pointclear

Is ABM the Holy Grail to lead generation or just another black box solution destined to cost a lot of money, distract marketing and end up getting more bad leads to sales faster than ever before?