Creating Webinars and Product Demos that Help Buyers Self-Educate and Self-Qualify

WARNING: If you are of the mindset that all prospects are leads, you’ll probably disagree with what I’m about to say.   I’m a huge fan of online product demos and webinars because they let me easily self-educate about a product or service I’m … [Read more...]

Aligning Marketing Automation Platforms and Content to Create Leads Sales Can’t Live Without

Today I had the honor of presenting at ContentTech. To a packed room of senior level marketers and a few sales people, we talked about the gulf between Marketing and Sales. Specifically, what causes it and how to fix it. For most marketing teams … [Read more...]

Social Selling: Why Salespeople Should Be Curating Content

Whenever you read about Social Selling, everyone spends a lot of time talking about creating content. It makes sense, because content is at the core of a successful social selling program. But you shouldn't be paying your salespeople to create … [Read more...]

Are You Reaching or Connecting With Your Sales Prospects?

Have you ever received a LinkedIn Cold or Warm Message like the one above? You know, where someone makes a sales ask via LinkedIn's Messaging system either as a first or second touch? Arggg. I hate those. Folks just don't realize that you only get … [Read more...]

Why Gary V’s Best B2B Marketing Strategy for 2019 is WRONG

I read Gary’s missive this week and to be fair, I love the tactic he suggests but hate everything else about his recommendation because if you blindly follow it, you’ll fail. Let me explain. Conversations Become Customers I couldn’t agree more with … [Read more...]