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Marketing Automation can facilitate the entire buying decision path
Thursday, 23 Jan, 2014
Marketing Automation can facilitate the entire buying decision path

In order to sell more when using marketing automation technology, we need to enter the buyer’s decision path far earlier.

Do you really understand how your buyers buy?
Saturday, 23 Jun, 2012
Do you really understand how your buyers buy?

For decades, salespeople scrunched their faces when I mentioned “how buyers buy”. I heard comments like: “I know what they need.” or “I understand exactly how they buy: price, price, price.”
But sellers only close 7%  of their prospects (and far, far less if using marketing automation).
If you understand how buyers buy, why do you have less than a 40% […]

Sales 2.0: 5 Things You Shouldn’t Expect
Monday, 6 Jul, 2009
Sales 2.0: 5 Things You Shouldn’t Expect

Sales 2.0 is the New New Thing.
I hate to be a contrarian (Oh. Ok. I love it. Why change the habits of a lifetime?) but… it’s not the end-all and be-all that it’s being touted as.
Here’s the good news: Sales 2.0 is good for driving people to you. By simply offering a webinar, a free […]