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...]

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...]

How To Track Dark Social Sales Prospecting Opportunities

How do you track social selling and content marketing success in a world where 65% of all content sharing is invisible to your data analytics software? What does sales prospecting success look like? What social selling KPIs do you track and report? … [Read more...]

Content Marketing Strategy: The Importance of Ecosystem Thinking

Let me show you an example of how this might work, using Chapter 14, of my book, The Invisible Sale, “Creating Text-Based Content.” Chapter 14 easily deconstructs into multiple individual blog posts. One blog post idea is to repurpose the "Talking vs … [Read more...]