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B2B Sales Teams Number One Complaint (And What To Do About It)

The Center for Sales Strategy

It's a common complaint from B2B sales reps nowadays. "I spend all day making cold calls, and I'm getting very little to show for my efforts. Getting the first appointment is harder than ever. If I could just get my foot in the door." Traditional prospecting approaches like cold calling have become less and less effective over the years.

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10 Tips for B2B Marketers to Get Ahead in 2024

SBI Growth

To help marketing leaders maintain their competitive advantage in 2024, SBI has compiled 10 key predictions for what B2B marketing will look like in the year ahead. The marketing landscape is ever evolving, and it could take market leaders considerable effort to keep up with every shift and development.

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B2B Enterprises and the Rise of Customer-Centricity Software


The B2B enterprise landscape has undergone a significant transformation over the years, with organizations placing a heightened emphasis on their customers. The digital […] The post B2B Enterprises and the Rise of Customer-Centricity Software appeared first on Revegy.

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B2B Book Club Selection (August 2022)

Account Manager Tips

B2B Book Club Selection (August 2022) A monthly selection of handpicked business books specifically to help key account managers get better results for their clients, companies and careers. Every month inside The KAM Club , members vote for a book of the month.

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The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them.

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What is B2B Sales?


One of the most critical types of transactions is business-to-business (B2B) sales. B2B sales refer to the selling of goods or services from one company to another. In this section, we will explore the concept of B2B sales and discuss its significance in driving corporate growth.

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B2B Wholesale Future Trends 2024


Across B2B wholesale future trends 2024, you’ll see a few key themes: technology, personalisation and change. Some are accelerations of global movements, while others are specific to the B2B space. Adopting e-commerce & mobile interfaces This is all about making the buying experience more intuitive for B2B customers.

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. Get started today.

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Buyer’s Checklist: How to Evaluate a B2B Contact Data Provider

Key tactics for assessing the completeness, coverage, and consistency of B2B data. After reading, you’ll gain insight into the following components: How to develop a framework for analyzing a vendor’s contact and account data. Critical integrations that fit directly into your sales processes and workflows.

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Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow-up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. However, investing in new technology isn’t always easy, and commonly, it’s difficult to show the ROI of data quality efforts.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot.

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization.

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Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. Those implementing a B2B sales and marketing intelligence solution reported that they have realized 35% more leads in their pipeline and 45% higher-quality leads leading to higher revenue and growth.

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

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Best Practices for Marketing Database Cleanse

ZoomInfo has produced this eBook to help marketing leaders understand best practices around cost and value when it comes to choosing a B2B contact data provider. Download the eBook to get the most out of your database cleanse and find an appropriate vendor for your B2B marketing objectives. Database Audits.