Tag: prospecting

Social Selling 101: Using Social Media to Reach B2B Buyers

One of the most surprising changes in the B2B marketplace is how B2B buying decisions are happening and who’s responsible for making them. A study by Google and Millward Brown Digital found that a growing number of B2B decision makers are now aged between 18 and 34 years old. Considering that millennials are the largest social media user demographic, it stands to reason that social selling should be part of your B2B sales and marketing efforts. In fact, more than a third (36%) of B2B sales and marketing decision makers in a 2017 study by Forrester Consulting believe that social selling will become the default way to engage with buyers in the future. Over the years, ... Read more

Key Sales Metrics You Should Track in 2018 – And Those You Should Track in 2021

There are some questions we have for you as we update this blog post and examine what we think are the key sales metrics you should be measuring today in 2021, as compared to 2018, the original date if this blog. What has changed in 3 years in the lead generation process for your company? Do you need to re-examine your business development methods? Do you need to adjust your marketing efforts? Does your sales process need to be tweaked? What processes and efforts are producing the best/most return on investment for your company? What are your conversion rates per ... Read more

The Value of Continuity of Lead Generation Activities in a Challenging Business Environment

We cannot say it enough – especially during today’s business conditions. Do not stop prospecting. Do not stop marketing. Do not stop regular communications with current customers, past customers, and prospects. In other words, let us say it again…DO NOT STOP PROSPECTING! The job of a salesperson is to help customers solve critical business issues. Your company has solutions to your prospects’ pain points. The global crisis we are currently experiencing does not remove their business needs. In fact, it may make a solution more important than ever. Contrary to what some may believe – B2B purchasing and acquisitions do ... Read more

Keep Prospecting Now – Here is Why

We know your company plans on being viable when this global crisis has concluded, therefore you cannot stop prospecting now. This point cannot be stressed enough. You simply cannot stop prospecting. Whether your business expects to see continued sales right now, or your sales will be halted or delayed as a result of the crisis, prospecting becomes even more important during times like these. Each business is different, and we are seeing many companies across multiple industries, worldwide, facing extreme challenges that threaten their viability and survival. As a result, it is imperative you have a plan to reach out ... Read more

Consistency, Persistency, and Prospecting are Key in Tough Economic Times

It is very easy to be reactive rather than proactive during tough economic times when making decisions about your business. In fact, it is human nature to behave in that manner. We are entering a time of uncertainty where extraordinary measures are being taken, globally, to fight an illness that will have a tremendous impact on people, business, and the worldwide economy, both short-term and long-term. When it comes to business, the first thing to be cut always seems to be the marketing budget. The thinking is that we need to cut expenses and marketing is often viewed as an ... Read more