Sales prospecting—a common source of misery for most sales reps—is a critical aspect of selling for nearly all businesses. Whether you’re brand new to sales or just looking for a refresher, today’s post will take you back to the basics of sales prospecting. Continue reading “6 Best Practices to Improve Your B2B Sales Prospecting”
If you’re a fan of the content we publish, there’s good news! We have more. Over the last few months our writers have been collaborating with other B2B organizations to create articles, guides, and blog posts.
In our first blog post round up we covered data-driven public relations, customer-centric business strategies, content marketing, social media, and much more. Continue reading “B2B Blog Post Round Up: Buyer Personas, User-Generated Content, and More!”
It’s common knowledge that working in sales is hard. Yet—what most people don’t understand is the extent to which sales pressure can negatively impact an organization.
Consider this: a recent survey ranked ‘sales account manager’ as one of the most stressful jobs in the US, with 73 percent of respondents rating the role as “highly stressful.” (source) Continue reading “12 Ways to Handle Sales Pressure”
In a recent blog post we shared the top 25 Must-Tweet Moments from the 2017 Growth Acceleration Summit. And, while we covered some great territory, we have even more great takeaways to share with you.
Keep reading for 16 more insights straight from the speakers of the 2017 Growth Acceleration Summit.
On September 13th and 14th we held the second annual Growth Acceleration Summit in Boston, MA. The best and brightest in the B2B world came together to give talks, facilitate workshops, and network.
All in all, it was a great success! For those who weren’t able to attend, we compiled the top 25 must-tweet moments. Check it out:
If you’re a fan of the content we publish, there’s good news! We have more. Over the last few months our writers have been collaborating with other B2B organizations to create articles, guides, and blog posts. Continue reading “B2B Blog Post Round Up: PR, Customer Service, and More”
Growth hacking—though, not a new concept, has swept the business world in recent months. The term refers to the use of experimentation and creativity as a means to ignite a company’s growth. Growth hackers skip the big-budget production of conventional marketing in favor of low-cost alternatives that grow and engage their user base. Continue reading “The B2B Marketer’s Guide to Growth Hacking”
Sales and marketing alignment—it’s a topic we’ve covered countless times. And, as hard as we try to move on to different subject matter, alignment continues to be an area that many businesses struggle with. In fact, according to a recent study, 90% of marketers say that lack of sales and marketing alignment keeps them from reaching their marketing objectives (source). Continue reading “5 Different Sales and Marketing Alignment Tips”
In 2011 we answered five questions about the B2B recruiting landscape. Today, we revisit the same questions to determine how the industry has evolved. Let’s take a look. Continue reading “B2B Recruiting: A Q&A”
Sales reps often refer to receptionists, assistants, and phone operators as gatekeepers—and for good reason. These professionals have the job of screening calls, deciding what’s important, and ultimately, who gets through to their boss—the decision maker. Continue reading “The B2B Sales Rep’s Guide to Getting Past Gatekeepers”