Posts Tagged "sales pipeline"

Sobering Lead Gen Statistics & Effective Remedies by Pat Ryan & Jae-ann Rock

Posted on Oct 13, 2020 in Blog, Meeting/Event Planning, Principles of Success, Training and HR

We know 2020 has been a challenging year on many fronts. But, by focusing on what you CAN control, you can stay on a positive track and regain control over your lead gen & pipeline development process. After all, remaining positive is ESSENTIAL, especially in SALES! So let’s investigate some lead gen statistics and determine what actions you can take TODAY to regain control over your sales pipeline development process. First, according to Hubspot, more than 40% of salespeople recently interviewed say PROSPECTING is the most challenging part of the sales process, followed by closing...

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[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 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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