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Digital Sales Activity: finding buyers too late in their journey
Monday, 11 Oct, 2010
Digital Sales Activity: finding buyers too late in their journey

Digital sales approaches are faulty: they drip content with no clear…

Content Marketing: is it helping you buy me?
Monday, 4 Oct, 2010
Content Marketing: is it helping you buy me?

‘Turn prospects into buyers with content marketing.’ ‘Create opt-in permission to deliver content through email using the…

The new relationship between sales and marketing: it’s harder for the sales folks
Monday, 27 Sep, 2010
The new relationship between sales and marketing: it’s harder for the sales folks

Historically, sellers have been the one touching the buyer as marketers developed the brand awareness and hopefully brought buyers in – to be aware of the brand and trust it (or have some sort of mental relationship with it).
Marketing has never been hands-on the way that sellers were when they made cold calls or went to client sites […]

Buyers want a shorter buying decision cycle
Monday, 20 Sep, 2010
Buyers want a shorter buying decision cycle

Why do you think buyers take so long to decide? Do you really think they want to take that long?
Think of a decision you had to make with one of your teammates, or a family member.
What was the difference between what you wanted to happen, and the others wanted to have happen?
Where did you all […]

Sellers can’t understand the buyer’s decision process
Monday, 13 Sep, 2010
Sellers can’t understand the buyer’s decision process

How do you and your spouse/partner figure out where to vacation?
When you have a need for a new car, how do you and your family choose it?
When your work unit (team, company) wants a new training program, how do you go about choosing if/when/why to have one, and with whom you’ll study?
AT THE START, NO ONE […]

Focusing on selling a solution limits possibility
Friday, 3 Sep, 2010
Focusing on selling a solution limits possibility

Do you know what your prospect needs to buy? Really?
Do you believe that because you can see their problem, and your solution fits, and they seem to be a prospect, that you know the best solution?
I have a story to share.
Years ago I was training a telemarketing group in a call center making calls on behalf of […]