Lead Management – Enabling Your Sales Team with Technology

Sales Benchmark Index

Traditional CRMs are excellent at optimizing opportunity management, but their lead management functionality is often lacking due to the ad hoc nature of lead management. This results in BRD teams tracking their prospecting activity outside of the system in a.

4 Lessons B2B Marketers Can Learn from B2C Marketers

Zoominfo

The differences between B2B marketing and B2C marketing run deep. Today we’re putting our differences aside because we believe, there’s a lot B2B marketers can learn from their B2C counterparts. B2C brands often rely on the art of storytelling to engage and influence their audience.

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Bad News—Your Expensive Marketing Tech Stack Doesn’t Mean You’re a Digital Innovator

Sales Benchmark Index

So, if you’re like most CMOs, you’re investing a lot of time and energy into your website, marketing automation platform and maybe some tools to provide enhanced. Too often marketing leaders focus their digital initiatives on one thing: lead generation.

Social Media Is a Marketing Tool Not Just for B2C – But Also for B2B By Debbie Laskey, MBA

Increase Sales

However, there are still many companies who have yet to embrace social media as a marketing tool, and their customers are even angrier and dissatisfied – first as a result of the initial problem, and second, because no one on behalf of the company reads their comments and responds in real time.

AI in Marketing: How and Why Your Peers Are Leveraging It

Sales Benchmark Index

These trends gradually evolved over the past decade as more and more businesses jumped on the bandwagon; ultimately paving the way for the next truly revolutionary tool in marketing: Artificial Intelligence (AI). Remember ‘big data’ and ‘advanced analytics’?

Types of Sales Tools That Boost Productivity

Highspot

The answer lies in using the right tools and strategies to improve sales productivity. In this article, we walk you through the different categories of sales productivity tools that can turn your team into a lean, mean, revenue-generating machine. Lead Generation Tools.

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Sales Tips: 3 Things to Know Before Selling to the B2B Market

Customer Centric Selling

In recent years, selling to the B2B market has presented new challenges for companies such as buyers’ growing tendency to vet vendors using online research and the interplay between the B2B and B2C buyer experience. Buyers expect B2C excellence from B2B vendors.

Gatekeeper Best Practices

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Getting Buy-In Before Going Over Price

Mr. Inside Sales

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Metrics—Which One is Most Important?

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Why B2B Sellers & Marketers Need to Add Value to Each Buyer Interaction

Smart Selling Tools

ED: Adobe recently discussed the concept “business-to-everyone” (B2E) in the cloud industry to encapsulate the convergence of the B2B and B2C buying experience. Transformative tools with sales asset analytics offer a clear picture of what’s working and what’s not.

Buyer 101

Demand-Gen Report Interview on Need for New Sales Enablement Tools

The ROI Guy

A Demand-Gen Report interview with Thomas Pisello, The ROI Guy, Chairman & Founder of diagnostic / ROI sales tool provider Alinean Inc. In order to “fight” Frugalnomics and maintain sales effectiveness, sales needs to be armed with a new value-oriented, consultative methodology, training and tools. We help sales teams advance their value selling skills, with a library of value-focused diagnostic tools, value selling training and buyer facilitation methodologies.

Still Thinking B2B? It’s Time for H2H: Human-to-Human Selling

Smart Selling Tools

In short: empowered buyers are in the proverbial driver’s seat, but sellers need to be prepared for that inevitable pit stop, armed with the right tools – both digital and human – to ensure the fastest roadway leads to their door and not the competition’s.

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Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: Social Media ROI a Requirement for 2011

The ROI Guy

Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy This blog is dedicated to the strategies and tools used by solution providers to better prove and improve the value of B2B solutions to frugal buyers - using diagnostic assessments, interactive white papers, ROI calculators and TCO comparisons.

Personalize B2B Mobile Site to Grow Revenues

Score More Sales

There are still some things that differentiate a B2B (business-to-business) transaction from B2C (business to consumer). B2C has been much more adopted and understood – we are learning more about B2B and know at least this: Buyers need a level of trust before buying.

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Guide to the sales pipeline

Base CRM

Whether you’re a B2B or B2C organization, your sales pipeline requires customization of the stages to match your company’s sales process, analysis of the sales pipeline metrics, and use of the right tools to track and manage your customers and sales team.

The Sales Presentation: Things to Keep in Mind

Mr. Inside Sales

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Four Proven Responses to: “We’re all set”

Mr. Inside Sales

Join Our Next Training: Agenda 7-Week, Comprehensive B2B & B2C Inside Sales Training Program. Many sales reps still have trouble handling the initial resistance statement: “We’re all set,” or “We already have a dealer/supplier/vendor for that.”.

The CMO’s Achilles' Heel

Sales Benchmark Index

Lack of B2B Marketing Passion – Through sheer necessity, B2C marketers often find their way into B2B organizations. Tip: Look for a specific passion for Business to business, understand what they liked/disliked about B2C vs. B2B. B2C Cathy.

5 Reasons Why You Should Add a CRM to Microsoft Outlook

Nimble - Sales

Despite the proliferation of social media, email marketing remains one of the most powerful sales and marketing tools for B2B and B2C organizations. Microsoft Outlook is an email category leader, with than 400 million people using Microsoft Outlook to communicate with customers and prospective buyers. But don’t be fooled into thinking that an email client, […]. The post 5 Reasons Why You Should Add a CRM to Microsoft Outlook appeared first on Nimble Blog. CRM Sales

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Google Helpouts Not Ready for Business to Business Markets

Fill the Funnel

Google’s newest initiative is a tool/service they call Helpouts by Google. It incorporates Google Hangouts, Google Voice Chat, Google Wallet and other Google tools to deliver a service to customers for free or for a fee.

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Continuing Education: The Key to Immediate & Long-Term Success

Mr. Inside Sales

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Death of a Salesman? Forrester says Yes.

The ROI Guy

A Forrester survey of 250 B2B Buyers reveals that it’s not just B2C purchases that have moved online. The best are leveraging sales tools to enable more selling time, be more even more consultative, and better communicate, quantify and deliver value.

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Sell More! New Online Training—Early Bird Pricing!

Mr. Inside Sales

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The Power of Optimism in Sales

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The Harder You Work, The Luckier You’ll Get

Mr. Inside Sales

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One Powerful Way to Learn More About a Prospect

Mr. Inside Sales

It’s one of the most advanced and powerful tools a real closer has in his/her arsenal. Let’s start with the obvious: Sales reps talk too much.

A Gift to Our Readers: MIS Wins 2019 Service Provider Award!

Mr. Inside Sales

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How to Overcome the “I’m not interested” objection

Mr. Inside Sales

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The 5 Secrets to Get Your Email Returned

Mr. Inside Sales

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The Power of Thinking BIG

Mr. Inside Sales

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Rejection in Sales: What to Do About It

Mr. Inside Sales

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Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect

Mr. Inside Sales

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If You Love Sales—Then Pass This On

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New Book will Improve Your Account Managers' Relationships

Understanding the Sales Force

Most of the books that are written about great customer experiences only cite best practices by large, well-known B2C companies like Amazon, Apple, Starbucks, and Zappos. Understanding the Sales Force by Dave Kurlan I wanted to let you know about a new book hitting the shelves today.

Are your Customers Outpacing your Sales Team?

Sales Benchmark Index

On the other hand, B2C organizations have been driving this change among consumers. They bring their B2C experiences to their jobs. Download this tool to keep pace with your customers by utilizing the agile sales approach. Being Outpaced - CRM is purely a micro-management tool.

3 Ways to Overcome Call Reluctance

Mr. Inside Sales

If you’d like to learn even more strategies or get the tools and skills you need to get better selling over the phone, then see our new online training program. Do you or your team suffer from call reluctance ? Would you rather send emails than make calls?

Do This to Develop the Attitude of Top Producers

Mr. Inside Sales

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Just Email Me Something….

Mr. Inside Sales

Join Our Next Training: Agenda 7-Week, Comprehensive B2B & B2C Inside Sales Training Program. What do you say when you get this objection while prospecting ? If you’re like many sales reps, you accept this stall and become a willing participant in the follow up drama that ensues.

Catch & Release: Not a Closing Strategy

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