Did you know the average response rate for sales voicemails is only 4.8%? (Source: InsideSales). Those aren’t great odds, and as a sales rep, your success depends on your ability to get prospects to respond to you. Additionally, 90% of first time voicemails are never returned (source: RingLead). So how are you supposed to hit your quota and increase revenue if you can’t get prospects to return your call? Continue reading
There’s nothing more frustrating than taking the time to develop an entire email campaign, only to have it die in your contacts’ inboxes, unopened. Worse yet is when they do open, but take no action. No click throughs, no forwards – nothing. But before you go ripping out your hair in frustration, here are four methods marketers can use to help increase open rates and encourage readers to forward the message on to others. Continue reading
In an effort to identify the most effective marketing techniques, many organizations insist on implementing the latest industry trends. However, as a data-driven company, we believe it’s important to stick with what works. There’s no need to abandon older methods, as long as they still deliver significant results. Continue reading
Most companies that invest in content marketing know it’s important to have a blog, but they don’t always know how to choose the right blog topics. The right type of content can generate leads for your organization and attract more loyal customers. The wrong topics risk branding you as out of touch, or uninformed. Continue reading
The following blog post was written by Molly MacDonald, Managing Editor at InsightSquared.
In a recent report conducted by Salesforce and the Sales Management Association, 63% of executives said their organizations were ineffective at managing their sales pipelines. For companies who fall in that 63%, this is a huge missed opportunity. Continue reading
In today’s marketplace it is vital to understand your competitors and your company’s positioning. With this information B2B marketers can make informed decisions about marketing strategy, such as who to target and how to determine the best approach. All of this must align in order for your company to differentiate itself from the competition. It is essential to understand your brand, so what is the best approach? Continue reading
Aligning sales and marketing should be one of your organization’s top priorities. These two teams may not always agree, but they need to work toward common goals. In fact, when both departments communicate effectively, they can generate more leads and increase revenue. Still not convinced? Continue reading
What do you know about social selling? Most sales reps haven’t received any formal training in this area. However, utilizing social media can help your team generate more leads, interact with prospects, and speed up the sales cycle. Continue reading
Webinars are a great way to provide thought leadership and educational content in a visual way to your audience. Oftentimes, webinars are presented on a specific date at a certain time and are recorded for those who couldn’t attend. They’re a great strategy for lead generation and branding, as well as positioning your company as an industry expert. Continue reading
As a marketer, targeted landing pages with lead generation forms are your best friend. They let you capture information on people who are interested in your products and services – the people that are your most likely buyers.
So, how do you design a targeted landing page and a form that your prospects will fill out so you can move them further into your sales funnel?