Posts Tagged "prospecting"

[5 Steps] Account-Based Marketing when Targeting Training & HR

Posted on Sep 21, 2020 in Blog, Principles of Success, Training and HR

If you’re not yet using Account-Based Marketing in your B2B outreach, it is certainly worth investigating… As a matter of fact, ABM can have a huge positive impact on your company’s bottom line as evidenced by the following. Of companies using an ABM strategy: 87% report that ABM outperforms every other marketing investment (Source: ITSMA) 91% increased their average deal size, and 25% of respondents saw increases of > 50% revenue per deal. (Source: SiriusDecisions) The average annual contract value increased by > 170% (Source: ABM Leadership Alliance) Account-Based...

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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 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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How to Avoid the Costly Bad Data Trap by Jae-ann Rock

Posted on Feb 17, 2020 in Blog, Meeting/Event Planning, Training and HR

Here’s a question for you: What’s the real cost of using poor data sources in your business? Everyone marketing and selling to corporate training and HR is looking for a silver bullet to reach qualified decision makers.  While there is no one right way to market to this sector, one thing is clear – you must avoid the “bad data trap” if you are to achieve success when selling to these markets. Exhausting your time trying to manage poor data while marketing your products and services can cause immense setbacks to your business. Using “inexpensive” lists with inaccurate information will...

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