Sales

  • Using Fear of Missing Out to Drive More B2B Sales

    Posted On February 08, 2017 by Robert Smith

    Abbreviated “FOMO,” fear of missing out is a tactic used by countless sales people to convert more prospect, faster. The general idea is to pitch your product or service in such a manner that the prospect feels he or she would miss out if they didn't buy it sooner, than later. When presented with an offer, a prospect has one of two options: to buy or not to buy. Using FOMO can encourage prospects to buy your product or service, but only if it's applied correctly. So, how can you use FOMO to drive more sales?

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  • Lead Generation Tip: Increasing Email Response Rates

    Posted On February 06, 2017 by Robert Smith

    Email marketing consistently ranks as one of the most cost-effective lead generation strategies. Unlike traditional advertising methods, you can continue to market to the same prospect for as long as he or she remains subscribed to your newsletter. But if you want to reap the most benefit from your email marketing efforts, you'll need to optimize your campaign for a high response rate.

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  • Using Customer Feedback to Drive Revenue Growth

    Posted On February 03, 2017 by Evan Lamolinara

    Customer feedback is an invaluable tool that B2B companies can use to improve their conversion rates and generate more sales. Unfortunately, it's also something that frequently overlooked. When you're busy finding new prospects, nurturing existing prospects, and conducting the countless other tasks that go into a successful sales operation, it's easy to overlook something as simple as customer feedback. This is a critical mistake, however, that can place your business behind your competitors.

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  • Quick Tips for Driving More B2B Sales Leads into Your Pipeline

    Posted On January 30, 2017 by Robert Smith

    Utilizing a sales funnel is a highly effective way to nurture prospects, capture invaluable data, and generate more revenue. Whether your company sells a product or service (or both), you should implement a sales funnel for these reasons. But if you really want to succeed with your marketing efforts, you'll need to focus on getting more sales leads into the top of your sales funnel, which is something we're going to discuss here.

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  • Lead Generation Metrics that Matter

    Posted On January 23, 2017 by Robert Smith

    If you aren't monitoring key performance indicators (KPI) of your lead generation efforts, you won't be able to optimize it. Unfortunately, many business-to-business (B2B) companies and their respective sales and marketing leaders turn a blind eye to this step, focusing strictly on lagging indicators; likes revenue. While sales is arguably the single most important KPI, there are lead generation metrics that are considered leading indicators that you should focus on monitoring, including the following.

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  • Increase Customer Retention with these 5 Tips

    Posted On January 20, 2017 by Evan Lamolinara

    Statistics show that it costs up to five times more to acquire a new customer than to sell to an existing customer. But if you want to keep and retain your customers, you'll need to make them “loyal.” If there's a competitor who offers the same product or service, perhaps the customer will choose them instead. Creating loyal customers prevent this from happening by encouraging customers to choose your business.

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  • Simple B2B Lead Generation Tips

    Posted On January 18, 2017 by Robert Smith

    Business-to-business (B2B) lead generation requires a different approach than traditional business-to-consumer (B2C). With your target audience being other business owners and professionals, you'll need to adjust your tactics accordingly. The following tips, however, can help you succeed in your B2B lead generation efforts.

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  • Small Businesses and the Importance of Prospect Targeting

    Posted On January 13, 2017 by Evan Lamolinara

    Statistics show that roughly half of all new small businesses fail within their first five years. There are many reasons why small businesses fail, but one of the most common is ineffective sales and marketing strategies. If you want customers to choose your business over your competitors, you need to target the right B2B sales leads with your marketing efforts – and this is where prospect targeting comes into play.

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  • Using Customer Retention to Drive Revenue Growth

    Posted On January 11, 2017 by Robert Smith

    Retaining customers should be a top priority for all businesses. It's a little-known fact that it costs 5-8 times more to attract a new customer than to sell to an existing customer. So if you focus your efforts strictly on attracting new customers, you'll end up spending more money and generating fewer sales. Customer retention, however, can turn these numbers around by driving significant revenue growth for your business.

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  • Aligning Lead Generation Strategies through Account Based Marketing

    Posted On January 09, 2017 by Robert Smith

    The success of account-based sales development relies heavily on alignment with all teams, salespeople, marketing, and other business development functions. Unfortunately, this is an area where many business-to-business companies struggle to acheive true alignment. They work in segmented groups with little-to-no cross-collaboration, restricting their growth. Once you're able to align all of your teams, however, you can work more fluidly as a group to achieve a common goal of more qualified sales leads and faster revenue growth.

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