Necessary Evil: B2B Digital Planning

Sales Benchmark Index

Look across your digital tactics and channels…do your buyers go there? Is their engagement worth the challenges involved in creating these? How do you know?

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Why Your B2B Brand Matters

Sales Benchmark Index

With 20 years of Tech B2B marketing experience, Tiffany is one of the top B2B revenue growth marketers. Marketing Strategy Video 360-degree brand b2b brand b2b marketing brand brand audit brand experience CMO lifesize tiffany nels

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Where Politics & Business Collide: Political Donations of B2B Decision Makers

DiscoverOrg Sales

We’ve taken DiscoverOrg’s available data on political donations and matched it to the prospect’s job and seniority level for a unique way of looking at political affiliation among B2B decision-makers: Based on donations, do political affiliations vary by role and/or seniority level?

9 B2B Sales Closing Techniques You Can Use Today

DiscoverOrg Sales

The post 9 B2B Sales Closing Techniques You Can Use Today appeared first on DiscoverOrg. How-to Sales Strategy B2B Insights B2B Sales B2B Sales Insights Closing techniques Closing Tips Decision Makers Sales Effectiveness sales strategies Sales Success Sales Tips

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7 Must-Have Automated Documents for Sales Success

Are The New Frontier Of B2B Selling. Sales Engagement Platforms Are The New Frontier Of B2B Selling. Source: B2B Billing & Collections Guide: 15 Key Benchmark Survey Takeaways. B2B Billing & Collections Guide: 15 Key Benchmark Survey Takeaways. The 7 must-have automated.

Create an Inspiring B2B Brand

Sales Benchmark Index

Marketing Strategy Video 360-degree brand b2b brand b2b marketing brand brand audit CMOJoining us for today’s show is Simon Mouyal, the Chief Marketing Officer for Medidata. Simon is recognized as one of the top 100 CMO’s in the world and knows how to make the number.

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Building A B2B Sales Force That Works

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Anand Srinivasan The typical B2B sales process goes through four distinct stages. So how do you build such a sales structure for your B2B organization? Building an effective sales force for your B2B organization is not a day’s job and requires a great deal of planning.

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The B2B Marketer’s Holy Grail for Customer Marketing

Sales Benchmark Index

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Missing the Obvious in B2B Marketing Actions

Increase Sales

Sometimes the simplest B2B marketing actions deliver the best results. Not having a phone number, email or even physical address turned off B2B buyers by 44% of those surveyed. Marketing B2B marketing B2B marketing actions marketing actions

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Best B2B Cold Call Telemarketing Sales Appointment Making Setting Tips

Inside Sales Training

Learn the best outbound B2B telemarketing sales appointment setting tips, techniques and strategies for making effective lead generation cold calls over the phone. The post Best B2B Cold Call Telemarketing Sales Appointment Making Setting Tips appeared first on Mr. Inside Sales.

The Importance of B2B Reputation Management

Sales Benchmark Index

Joining us on SBI TV is Greg Clark, the Chief Marketing Officer for Caliber Collision Centers. Greg has built the Caliber brand so that it maps to the complete customer lifecycle. And in today’s show, Greg dives into his secrets to.

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Togetherness: Achieving Sales and Marketing Alignment

Speaker: Jeff Davis, Founder, jd2 Consulting Group

Studies show failure to align sales and marketing teams around the right processes and technologies costs B2B companies 10% or more of revenue per year. In today’s B2B business environment sales and marketing can no longer operate in silos.

9 B2B Sales Closing Techniques You Can Use Today

DiscoverOrg Sales

The post 9 B2B Sales Closing Techniques You Can Use Today appeared first on DiscoverOrg. How-to Sales Strategy B2B Insights B2B Sales B2B Sales Insights Closing techniques Closing Tips Decision Makers Sales Effectiveness sales strategies Sales Success Sales Tips

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Is Your B2B Content Marketing Failing to Contribute to Revenue Growth?

Sales Benchmark Index

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Why Product-Agnostic Content Wins in B2B Marketing

Sales and Marketing Management

In the B2B space, product-agnostic content manifests in a variety of ways. Author: Ryan Gould In the context of content marketing, a product-agnostic approach is one that focuses on your expertise and knowledge around a product, technology or service rather than your brand.

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2014 B2B Marketing Trends That Work

Pointclear

As a B2B company, it’s paramount that you stay on top of trends so you know which to adopt and which to nix. This is a standout year for B2B marketing. B2B Marketing

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LinkedIn and Effective B2B Marketing Strategies

Increase Sales

LinkedIn closely follows Twitter when it comes to effective B2B marketing strategies according to a survey conducted by Regalix Research. What continues to amaze me is the number of B2B professionals who fail to engage in effective B2B marketing strategies.

B2B Sales Emails that Open Conversations with Executives

Sales and Marketing Management

Author: Sabrina Ferraioli When you try to call business executives, you’re up against some substantial hurdles — gatekeepers, voicemail, caller ID and their not-a-minute-to-spare schedules.

Unmask the Emotional B2B Buyer

Sales Benchmark Index

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Chairs are Dead—and Other B2B Marketing Hogwash

Pointclear

Earlier today I was talking to my wife about the B2B marketplace. I casually said what we do, which is outbound business development for B2B companies, is not old fashioned, it is timeless. These approaches work well in both B2B and consumer marketing, covering the entire length of the lead funnel and the customer journey, respectively.”. In 2015, I wrote this blog for Sales & Marketing Magazine: Dead is Dead (in Sales & Marketing).

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Nine B2B Sales Myths Busted

Score More Sales

The post Nine B2B Sales Myths Busted appeared first on Score More Sales. image courtesy of Docusign. Recently a panel discussed 9 of the top sales myths in business-to-business selling.

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Top B2B Marketing Blogs: Key Ingredients

Pointclear

What makes up the perfect B2B marketing blog? First let’s establish that there are marketing blogs—and then there are B2B marketing blogs. Now that I’ve got you salivating, let’s begin our tasting menu of B2B marketing inspiration.

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The Art of Cold Calling | How to Make B2B Cold Phone Calls for Sales

Inside Sales Training

Learn the art of top B2B cold calling opening scripts, tips, techniques and best practices on how to make effective, successful cold phone calls that really work to get appointment for sales. 5 New Cold Calling Openings. By Mike Brooks, [link].

Think Robots Will Replace B2B Sales Reps?

No More Cold Calling

Have B2B sales reps gone the way of CD players, the Rolodex, and analog radio—replaced by technology that gets the job done faster and better? Some take this to mean that our prospects and clients don’t really need us anymore—that the automation of selling has made B2B sales reps irrelevant.

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How Top B2B Marketing Leaders Engage at QBRs

Sales Benchmark Index

World class B2B marketing organizations actively engage in Quarterly Business Review (QBR) meetings. Article Marketing Strategy b2b marketing QBR Quarterly Business Review sales qbrFor many marketing leaders the sales team’s QBR is an afterthought.

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Summer B2B Sales Challenge Revisited

Score More Sales

There are still a lot of B2B companies who turn away from social tools. We welcome anyone serious about growing B2B sales here at Score More Sales, and we know of many colleagues where you can get amazing inspiration to keep your head in the game this season.

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How B2B Marketers Drive Measurable Revenue Growth?

Sales Benchmark Index

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[STUDY] What Do B2B Buyers Want?

DiscoverOrg Sales

In which departments are B2B buyers more likely to give upstart products a chance? Which selling style do B2B buyers prefer? B2B buyers are not immune to such influence, either – but much less research has been conducted on the influence on B2B buyers and purchase decisions. Martin for a deep dive into the candid thoughts of B2B buyers and what kind of sales experience they prefer. Research goals of the B2B buyer study.

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Personalize B2B Mobile Site to Grow Revenues

Score More Sales

We have run into many B2B websites lately that do not work well on mobile devices. There are still some things that differentiate a B2B (business-to-business) transaction from B2C (business to consumer).

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B2B Sales Ever Changing – Are You

Score More Sales

B2B B2B SalesAfter a very full day at sales summit Accelerate ’16 in Park City, UT, put on by InsideSales.com, there is no question how professional selling is changing through more science and data.

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Turn B2B Leads to Sales With the Perfect Demo

Connect2Sell

( Editor’s Note: This article about the lead to sales path for B2Bs is guest written by Mike Mai. With more than 10 years of experience in marketing, Mike is now the marketing manager at Retalo.io.

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Marketing Leadership: Top 10 B2B Marketing Articles of 2017

Sales Benchmark Index

Article Marketing Strategy SBI for SMB b2b marketing Chief Marketing Officer CMO growth marketing articles revenue revenue growth sales leader Sales Leadership: Top 10 Revenue Growth Articles of 2017 top 10 top 10 b2b marketing articles top articles top b2b marketing top tenWhat’s unique about this top 10 list? We segmented our subscribers by marketing leadership. This is a top 10 list of the most viewed articles by Chief Marketing Officers and VP’s of Marketing.

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Tale of B2B Mobile Websites – Webinar Platforms

Score More Sales

I have spent some time ranting a bit about how poor many B2B websites are when it comes to utilizing them on a mobile platform, such as a smart phone or tablet. It could have been any B2B product or service. This is a pure B2B need that is being searched on all the time.

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Your Guide to B2B Marketing Campaigns that Generate Revenue

Sales Benchmark Index

Today’s show is a rare opportunity to hear from an entire B2B marketing leadership team on a key topic that will make or break the year for most companies. Sales Strategy Video b2b marketing campaign planning campaign return campaign strategy CMO generate return vp of marketing

Yes, a B2B Sales Experience Can Be Euphoric for Your Buyer

Connect2Sell

B2B sales effectivenessBuyers are looking for a BSB sales experience that's different. They’re looking for much more than a transaction. They're looking for an experience that is rich and meaningful and includes an opportunity for them to contribute. to take from the experience what's going to be useful for them. It needs to be relevant, and it needs to be something that involves an element of the unexpected.

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Is Your B2B Brand a “Me Too” Pretender?

Sales Benchmark Index

Article Marketing Strategy accenture b2b brand b2b marketing brand planning brand strategy fedex ibm joe derosa sap upsAre you building a “me too” brand? Your competitors are making the same claims and promises as you. They are even using the same words.

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Where to Find Women B2B Sales Experts

Score More Sales

Her book came out, I read it, and I wrote a review for my fledgling B2B sales blog. Sales Shebang® is a community of the top female B2B sales experts in the world. 6 are listed as Top 25 B2B Sales Influencers for 2014 by Openview Venture Partners.

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Inventory Clearance B2B Style

The Pipeline

There are some lessons here for B2B sales people as well. As such, applying the concept of inventory clearance could be very beneficial for B2B sellers. By Tibor Shanto – tibor.shanto@sellbetter.ca. This time of year is an interesting time for the retail trade.

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The Role of Your Brand in Driving B2B Revenue

Sales Benchmark Index

Marketing Strategy Video audit b2b brand brainshark brand audit brand planning brand positioning brand strategy Brendan Cournoyer create inspiring brand develop brand strategy marketing leader re-brand rebrand rebranding sales team sales team implementation strategic process

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B2B Mobile Marketing: 15 Ideas You Can Use Today.

Pointclear

Are you interested in learning more about B2B mobile marketing? But if you work in the B2B world, then you might be stuck trying to come up with B2B mobile marketing ideas. B2B Marketing Mobile Marketing

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How Do You Sell to a Millennial B2B Decision-Maker?

Anthony Cole Training

How to Sell selling to millennials how to sell to millennials B2B marketingA Guest Post by Salesloft.com.

B2B strategy, B2C results

Sales and Marketing Management

Teaser: When marketers evolve their tactics and view digital media as a unique marketing function, they start to realize the cross-functional power it can have, its ability to independently impact the brand and the bottom line, and its capacity to deliver B2C results for B2B marketers.

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What Sustainable B2B Model Believes Salespeople Are Unnecessary?

Increase Sales

Believe it or not, there are B2B models once again rearing their ugly heads that believe salespeople are unnecessary. What is prompting the increase in these B2B models is technology and call centers.

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