Meeting/Event Planning

30+% Turnover in Training & HR…How Stale is YOUR List? by Jae-ann Rock

Posted on Sep 2, 2020 in Blog, Meeting/Event Planning, Training and HR

High Turnover in Corporate Training & HR means your in-house list data is constantly changing. The fact is, list data grows stale quickly, resulting in wasted time and energy marketing/selling to those contacts. So what factors should you consider to mitigate “stale data”? What is the average “change rate” in corporate training & HR? How quickly does data become stale in the L&D industry? Let’s review a few facts here to help you gauge the depth of the data quality issue… FACT #1: Data quality decays quickly in the Training & HR industries, especially now… Over...

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Ask THESE 5 Questions before Purchasing Another List by Jae-ann Rock

Posted on Aug 10, 2020 in Blog, Meeting/Event Planning, Training and HR

When marketing and selling to Corporate Training and HR, you are always looking for better ways to find quality leads. You might attend trade shows, network via LinkedIn, and/or purchase marketing lists from time-to-time. But – if you are purchasing an INEXPENSIVE list of contacts – you may be inadvertently using THE most expensive way to source quality leads. Although buying an inexpensive list may appear to be a good option to secure lots of prospects for little investment, this is probably the worst way to go about sourcing leads. Why?  Well, that “inexpensive” list you purchased probably...

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How to Build a Comprehensive Prospect Profile (Part 2 of 2) by Pat Ryan

Posted on Jul 13, 2020 in Blog, Meeting/Event Planning, Training and HR

What is the best way to build a comprehensive profile of your prospect? In our last blog post, we covered SPIN selling techniques, a framework used to gather valuable information from your prospects to assist in the sales process. This week, in part two of this topic, we’ll dig deeper by sharing Question Guidelines designed to help you build a more comprehensive prospect profile to improve sales results. Ask your prospects the following questions to help them open up, allowing you to more quickly understand their situation and identify areas of potential need: Question Guidelines When...

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How to Build a Comprehensive Prospect Profile (Part 1 of 2) by Pat Ryan

Posted on Jun 22, 2020 in Blog, Meeting/Event Planning, Training and HR

We know you’re working hard marketing to the world of corporate training & HR – but, how can you improve the sales results of those efforts? First, it’s important to note that some lead generation organizations simply don’t understand the vital role DETAILS play in helping a salesperson determine when, how and IF to follow up with a potential prospect: Is there a project? Who is in charge of that project? What are the business drivers? What are the timelines? Is there a budget? What is it? What other companies are you talking to? Who is the decision maker? Previous negative experiences...

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How to Create Value-Added Marketing Content by Jae-ann Rock

Posted on May 18, 2020 in Blog, Meeting/Event Planning, Principles of Success, Training and HR

In our last article, we presented information about emerging marketing trends during the COVID19 pandemic. One key take away from these trends shows an increased appetite for value-added, marketing style content, versus “salesy” content. So this week, we thought it would be helpful to dive deeper into the topic of value-added content while answering commonly asked questions: How do we create engaging, value-added content? How do we promote our content to the right target audience in our industry? How do we leverage email marketing while minimizing our email opt-outs? The key to...

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Emerging B2B Marketing Trends [during COVID19] by Jae-ann Rock

Posted on May 1, 2020 in Blog, Meeting/Event Planning, Principles of Success, Training and HR

There are important marketing trends emerging as businesses learn to adapt during this age of COVID19. We’ve gathered some of the latest research regarding marketing opportunities and pitfalls with recommendations for how you might best adapt to these ongoing changes.  We encourage you to use this information to be PROACTIVE in formulating more effective and appropriate marketing plans during these tumultuous times. And remember, if we can help in any way, please contact us. We’re here to assist in your Corporate Training, e-Learning & HR outreach as you work hard to keep the wheels of...

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