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...]

Should You Invest In Digital or Traditional Advertising for Generating Sales?

Everyone loves digital advertising for its tracking capability vs traditional advertising. It’s easier to prove digital marketing ROI vs traditional advertising because digital makes the invisible buyer visible. But is this focus on clicks causing … [Read more...]