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A Simple Lead Management Tip that Grows Sales

Lead Management and Marketing Automation

According to LinkedIn, the perfect sales call is actually multiple encounters: almost 50% of all salespeople never follow up after a call with a prospect! Less than 10% of sales representatives actually keep up with prospects for a third and further encounters, even though these calls actually build connections that can create long-lasting business relationships. The … Continue reading

2018 Sales Success starts with Sales Dashboard Usage

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The sales process is experiencing a paradigm shift away from the tradition of updating strategy and changing every quarter or every month. When sales managers tabulated all of the results of the team’s effort in the past few weeks, the numbers may result in some positive recognition or telling certain team members to step it … Continue reading

Sales Training and CRM Go Hand in Hand for Success

Sales Training ROI grows with CRM

There are plenty of old-school techniques for training your sales team that rely on outdated methods of reaching the customer. In a technologically connected era, sales teams must combine the strengths of in-person sales (if such sales even happen in your industry) with the essential skills of managing client relationships online. Management of businesses need … Continue reading

Email Lead Nurturing by the Numbers: The Secret is In the Math

Email Lead Nurturing by the numbers

Email is not the primary avenue for marketing professionals anymore. What email is, however, is a primary resource for feeding your leads pool with quality and viable potential customers. “Even in 2017, email boasts some of the highest engagement rates of any modern marketing strategy.” Like any tool, half of the job is figuring out how to … Continue reading

Avoiding the #1 Lead Management Mistake

Lead Management Mistakes

Your marketing team can work tirelessly, and your sales team can burn the midnight oil trying to convince people to buy your product, but if you make the #1 Lead Management mistake, much of that effort is immediately lost. This simple mistake can cause lost productivity, loss of revenue, and bad information to feedback into the company … Continue reading

Make 2018 the Year Your Lead Management is a Top Priority

Lead Management - Marketing Priorities for 2018

A new year is a time to make changes, notice what isn’t working and take the time to begin a great habit for the rest of the year. When it comes to marketing, one place that many companies fall short is within lead management. Of course businesses are working hard to get leads for their … Continue reading

The Golden Rules of Lead Response

The golden rule of Lead Response

Developing a campaign that effectively feeds the lead pool is great. Devising an effective SEO strategy that successfully steers traffic toward your business is awesome. Where you go from here, however, that is everything! Regardless of how good your marketing team is at developing new leads or how well your lead generation program is working, improper lead … Continue reading

Is Your CRM Ready for 2018? 5 Features Every CRM Should Have

CRM Features drive customer conversations

If your sales reps aren’t closing sales because they don’t have the customer data they need to personalize their communications, your business could be in trouble.  If your customer service reps don’t have a history of every contact customers have had in front of them, those customers will conclude you don’t care about them, and … Continue reading

Salespeople are the Difference Between Sales Managers that Suck and the Superstars

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The position of sales manager can be extremely rewarding or absolutely awful. While the truth is, much of your success depends on your team of salespeople, sales managers have more control over their success and failure than most might imagine. When things go well, they have a tendency in the sales arena to go very well. The … Continue reading

Process for Reaching 2018 Sales Goals

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It’s the end of the year and already time to begin planning for 2018. Reaching all of your sales goals will be as difficult as always. With continued changes in technology and consumer behavior, sales teams must adapt and learn to win. They must establish a process and adopt new tools. There are a few … Continue reading

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