6 Tactics for Turning Trade Show Interactions Into On-Site Sales
MARCH 5, 2012
When you attend a trade show or another live event on behalf of your business, it's important to be able to show the rest of your company that the investment in sending you was worth it. On-site selling can be extremely difficult, so before you attend your next trade show or event, here are six steps you can take to increase your chances of successfully executing on-site sales. Trade shows and other events are very noisy. At trade shows, you really only have about 30 seconds before you lose the attention of the person you're trying to sell to.
Marketing Automation Catching On Fire
The Effective Marketer
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
Marketing Automation Software Guide published a B2B Marketing Automation market map that shows a few other players I ignored for the timeline above, like SAP and Oracle because although they do have marketing automation capabilities it is not their core business (and I don’t agree with tagging Salesforce.com as a marketing automation solution). The marketing automation infographic above (click to enlarge) shows the top players in the MA space that have raised over $1 million dollars. This nascent industry still has lots of growth to do. What do you think ? Nice post!