Promotional Products: The Trojan Horse of Sales Prospecting

Do you remember the story of The Trojan Horse? In the story, the Greeks constructed a huge wooden horse and hid a select force of men inside. The Greeks pretended to sail away and the Trojans pulled the horse into their city as a victory trophy. That … [Read more...]

Why Are B2B Marketers Struggling to Engage Targeted Prospects?

This morning I read an interesting research study indicating that 57% of B2B Marketers felt "Getting targeted prospects to engage" was their #1 challenge in generating new leads. Following closely on the heels was "Finding leads that convert" at 55%. … [Read more...]

What’s The Value of a Facebook Like?

The Facebook Like, is often dismissed as little more than a Facebook Marketing vanity metric by many in the social media marketing world. I get it, it's so easy to Like something. It doesn't take a lot of effort, so how valuable is a Facebook Like … [Read more...]

8 Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Happy Anniversary to me. Yep, eight years ago this week (May 1, 2010) I re-entered the world of entrepreneurship by starting Converse Digital with a mere two weeks notice, no money in the bank, no investors, no credit line, a wife, four kids, a big … [Read more...]

Where Experts Say You Should Invest Your Limited Social Selling Time

Social Selling, like most things in life, is a marathon, not a sprint and you should act accordingly. Social Selling Techniques are about making an investment today that will generate sales in the next month, quarter or year. But for companies or … [Read more...]