Sat.Feb 04, 2023 - Fri.Feb 10, 2023

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The Perplexing Power of Process & Methodology in Complex B2B Sales

Mike Kunkle

“As in other studies we’ve done, this year’s enablement study found that sales process and sales methodology adoption rates above 75% resulted in above-average gains for revenue plan attainment, quota attainment, and win rates, with a big boost at adoption rates greater than 90%.”

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Mental Health In Sales With Jeff Riseley

The SAMA Podcast

Sales 88
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5 Proven Strategies for Boosting Your Team's Sales and Unlocking Their Full Potential

The Center for Sales Strategy

As a sales manager, you play a crucial role in driving results and maximizing the potential of your team. But managing a team is no easy task - it requires a balance of setting clear goals, providing ongoing training and support, and effectively communicating with your team.

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Ladies Leadership Coalition: Really Know Your Customers With Betsy Westhafer

The Congruity Group

Nicole Glenn, CEO of Candor Expedite interviews Betsy Westhafer, CEO of The Congruity Group, on Ladies Leadership Coalition podcast.

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Contact vs. Company Intent Signal Data

Intent signal data comes in two types: either companies or individuals signaling interest in products like yours. Which kind of data delivers more advantages to B2B marketers? It depends. Get this infographic to learn about the advantages of intent-based leads and how you can most effectively use both types of data.

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Best Startup CRM: Launch Your Business with Insightly

Insightly

When you launch a startup you must give careful consideration to the tools you will use. Your cash burn rate will keep you up at night. You want to have everything you need to conduct your business without wasting valuable resources on something you don’t need.

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How to Change Negative Workplace Culture: 6 Actionable Suggestions

CMOE

What impression would your workplace give to a newly hired team member? What would they notice the first time they walked through the front door or sat at their desk? The workplace culture is the organization’s character or personality.

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The Impact of a Cranfield Apprenticeship - Part 1

Cranfield Executive Development

National Apprenticeship Week ASDA Case Study Part 1 - Colleagues, Customers and Communities leadership apprenticeship article

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Why do businesses need marketing funnels?

Apptivo

Introduction 2. The Key Stages of the Buyer’s Journey 3. What is marketing funnel 4. How to create a marketing funnel 5. Why do businesses need marketing funnel 6. Footnotes You’ve probably heard a lot of people refer to the sales funnel or the marketing funnel.

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Agency mergers and acquisitions, with Mark Sainthill

Account Management Skills

Welcome to Episode 80. My guest is Mark Sainthill, an agency M&A expert.

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5 Ways to Ensure the Agility of Your Organization

Customer Think

“Agility is principally about mindset, not practices.” – Jim Highsmith, co-author of The Agile Manifesto Today’s business environment is roiling with uncertainty.

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Intent Signal Data 101

Intent signal data helps B2B marketers engage with buyers sooner in the sales cycle. But there are many confusing terms used to describe intent data. Read this infographic to better understand three common areas of confusion.

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Marketing Attribution Made Simple

Sales Outcomes

B2B business leaders, more than ever, are demanding to understand Marketing’s ROI and sales impact better. One path to better understanding marketing ROI is to expand the conversation to include marketing attribution. What’s the impact of events, digital marketing, or advertising?

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What is Sales Automation? Strategies & Examples

Apptivo

Balancing the tasks 2. What is Sales automation? Importance of sales automation in today’s business environment 4. Strategies for sales automation 5.

CRM 52
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Why hybrid account managers struggle to grow accounts

Account Management Skills

There’s an account growth problem for agencies with hybrid account managers. When I say ‘hybrid’ I mean, you are responsible for account growth but you’re also responsible for delivering projects. My upcoming seminar with David C Baker in March 2023 explores this in depth.

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How to Better Manage Multiple Social Media Accounts at The Same Time

Customer Think

Need to post on Instagram today? Or focus on Twitter? As a business owner or marketer, you likely have to manage multiple social media accounts simultaneously for marketing purposes.

Media 52
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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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Classifying Customers in B2B Sales: ABC Analysis and Then?

QYMATIX

Joachim Meyn has many years of experience in B2B sales and customer management. In this article, he shares his expertise on “modern customer classification” Classifying customers and potential customers is always a topic for heated discussions. Mostly, there is an agreement that sales teams can only look after some customers and potential customers with the same intensity.

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I Hate Sales: How to Excel When Selling Isn't Your Forte

Hubspot

“I hate sales.” If you find yourself saying this every morning before work, you’re not alone. Salespeople rate their job satisfaction as 2.5 out of 5 stars on average, according to data from Career Explorer. That puts sales in the bottom 5% of careers. Yikes.

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Marketing technology system review – Clean contact data with Cirrom

Red Star Kim

I’ve known David Brady – the serial entrepreneur specialising in professional services marketing technology – for more years than either of us care to acknowledge (but see the articles below if you’re interested).

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Empower Your Agents And Unlock Billions

Customer Think

The Financial Impact Of Ensuring Frontline Autonomy Let’s face it: Customer service — especially the contact center — gets a bad rap. It is usually seen as a cost center — a necessary evil to handle customer questions and complaints.

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Content Creation & Curation: The Missing Link Between Sales & Marketing

Speaker: Pam Didner - B2B and Tech Marketing Consultant

Content plays a vital role in creating a symbiotic –– and successful –– relationship and alignment between your sales and marketing teams. Join Pam Didner to learn how to create and curate great content to support your sales and revenue goals!

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Are your Gen Z Sales Reps Struggling? Rapport Building Will Help.

Sales Readiness Group

Sometimes you learn about important sales problems in unexpected ways. Let me explain. Building Relationships Sales Management Sales Leadership

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5 Way to Determine Fit When Hiring

The Center for Sales Strategy

If you use a validated talent assessment as part of your hiring process, it’s tempting to move forward with a hire if they’re assessment quickly says “recommended.” But recommended doesn’t mean “recommended for hire.” Recommended means “recommended to move forward in the interview process.”

Sales 12
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Feb 06 – Customer Success Jobs

SmartKarrot

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Can We Know When We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know?

Customer Think

Years ago I visited a spa where 4 magnificent macaws stood on individual perches, each with a long, not necessarily heavy, chain around one of its legs. Yet the chains were not attached to anything: if the birds had known what they didn’t know, they could have easily flown away.

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A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

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Best value for the price: Freshworks wins top awards from TrustRadius

Freshworks

In today’s challenging economic climate, business leaders face a complex challenge: cut costs wherever possible, yet continue to invest in areas that drive long-term sustainable growth and profitability.

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Made Up Sales Statistics and Their Contrast to Real Data

Customer Think

A sales consultant who knows that I geek out on sales data read that 84% of salespeople suck because they don't enjoy what they do. A huge percentage of salespeople do actually suck but the actual number is closer to 75%. Is it really becau. Blog Sales Performance

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These are the critical questions to see if your segmentation is effective!

Customer Think

One of our podcast listeners Vijay Patel has a pickle, and many of you probably have the same one. Patel’s company isn’t getting the sales they need, and Patel asked us how we can tell if they are focused on the right segments. Today, we are discuss.

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Set Actionable Goals and Actually Reach Them with The Rule of Three

Customer Think

Source: Pexels As a leader, picking your head up out of the day-to-day to set high level goals is critical for moving your business or team forward. However, the act of setting a goal – one that’s attainable, measurable and has a direct impact on your business – can be daunting.

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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CTO Services: A Catalyst for Product-Based Startup Success in 2023

Customer Think

Source: Pexels The fast-paced and flexible culture of product-based startups is making them the go-to choice for fresh talent entering the workforce. Startups are ever-transforming, with a strong emphasis on digital growth.

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The Customer Experience Management Strategy That Wins, and Helps You Win!

Customer Think

According to Forrester’s US 2022 Customer Experience (CX) Index rankings, “CX quality fell for 19% of brands in 2022—the highest proportion of brands to drop in one year since the survey’s inception.”

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Customer Lifetime Value: The Metric that Helps Build Customer Loyalty

Customer Think

With a recession on the horizon, customers are becoming far more selective with their dollars. Reaching the right people, in the right places, with the right message, is now that much more important.

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Benefits of CX Blockchain Certification for BPO Vendor Procurement

Customer Think

Procuring the services of an outsourced BPO or contact center vendor can be a time-consuming, labor-intensive process, given the ever-expanding vendor landscape and emerging nearshore and offshore regions.

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The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future

The ultimate value proposition is an impactful buying experience that guides people to the best possible decision. But how do you prepare your sales teams to do that? Read "The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future" to find out how to empower your customer-facing teams and thrive in modern selling environments.