Sun.Feb 12, 2012

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As The World Churns For CMO’s

Tony Zambito

Image via Wikipedia. The good news is that CMO tenure continues to rise.  Spencer Stuart, the executive search consulting firm, in their study released early last year reported that average tenure rose to 42 months.  Up from 35 months two years ago and up from 27 months in 2007.  The bad news is that the CMO position still churns and remains one of the riskiest positions in corporate business. 

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What Should Worry B2B Marketers Most This Year? [CHART]

It's All About Revenue

by Gaea Connary | Tweet this Goals are personal. As marketers we all have different ideas of what we need to accomplish. But when charting out gaps and room for improvement, it’s nice to know what your peers are most concerned about. If you put improving how you manage your contacts or measure marketing effectiveness among your top goals for this year, don’ worry.

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Salespeople Should Never, Ever Do This.

Jill Konrath's Fresh Sales Strategies Blog

When Forbes magazine interviewed me about what salespeople should never do, the five "no-nos" below immediately popped into my mind. But it was so fun thinking about them that I decided to run a NEVER-EVER contest. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn from each other's mistakes. Post your "salespeople should never" advice in the comments section. And make sure you read my thoughts too! _.

Have You Hugged Your Blogger Today?

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Over the past few years I have had the pleasure to get to know many of the great marketing bloggers I admire so much. And it is amazing how similar we are. We seem to thrive on the relentless pace and challenge of producing consistently great content. Most bloggers do the work out of love, passion, and a drive to make a difference … not for money. You did. Thank you.”

150 Content Marketing Tips

Drive traffic—and leads—with these tips for SEO, social media, content optimization, email marketing, and more.

Manufacturers Use Evaluation Kits for Effective Lead Nurturing

Industrial Marketing Today

Lead nurturing plays an important role in industrial lead generation programs because it is rare that an industrial sale is completed on the first call or the first visit to the manufacturer’s website. Forrester, CSO Insights and Marketo reported that lead nurturing produced much better results. Here are some of the significant findings from their research studies: Reduced the number of marketing-generated leads ignored by sales to as low as 25%. Raised win rates on marketing-generated leads by 7% and reduced “no decisions” by 6%. Still not convinced? Some refer to this as “drip marketing.”.

Social Media Camp, February 16, 2012 – Get 25% off here

Fearless Competitor

Read on to see how you can save 25% on your ticket to this event. The B2B Demand Generation and global marketing company  Find New Customers is sponsoring this event in NYC. Jeff Ogden of Find New Customers is also a featured speaker and the host of Mad Marketing TV. And we will host a live Mad Marketing TV episode, interviewing David Meerman Scott. SMAC2012.com.

Executive Toughness

Your Sales Management Guru

Executive Toughness. This week’s blog is a book review:  Executive Toughness: The Mental Training Program to Increase your Leadership Performance by Dr. Jason Selk published by McGraw Hill. Why am I adding this to my blog site?  My objective in addressing sales leadership issues is to provide you ideas, tools and concepts to increase your professionalism. like to read a business book focused on some aspect of my profession, then I will switch to another form of book for personal fun. believe your sales teams and you should have a personal development plan. This section pays for the book!

Sunday Learning | Delivering Happiness – TED Video

Fearless Competitor

At  Find New Customers , we reserve Sundays for learning. Our goal is to empower YOU to come away with new insights and ideas – in just 20 minutes or less. This is a very special Sunday learning episode, because we have a BIG announcement to make. The lady in this video is our upcoming guest on our Mad Marketing TV show ! You can follow her on Twitter at DHMovementCEO. Jenn Lim.

5 Ways to Differentiate Your Company in a Highly Competitive Market – Webinar

Fearless Competitor

5 Ways to Differentiate Your Company in a Highly Competitive Marketplace  (click on title to register for this webinar). Date: February 15, 2012 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST Presented by True Influence (“hand selected” Jeff as speaker for this event.). Overview. With prospects drinking from the fire-hose of content every day, their fingers hover over the Delete key. Some actual case studies.

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