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Holidays 2019 Newsletter

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Achieve up to 99% Salesforce adoption, Improve your Data Completeness by 75% or more. Reduce Cost of Sales by at least 20%, Achieve 95% revenue forecasting accuracy, Increase your sales win rates by 10-15%. Do you know how much it would cost you to realize these benefits in your organization? And how quickly you could recover the investment? Find out here with our 1-minute calculator.

Blog #6.3: Merits of Story Telling and Introduction to Predictive Narrative

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Series 6 – The Rise of Narrative Story Telling for Enhancing Sales Human Performance. Before we dive further into the merits of narrative storytelling, let’s review a few key points: 1.) Sales Productivity of B2B Sales professionals is plummeting and some futurists are now warning that B2B Sales professionals will die out in less than 30 years; 2.) Data patterns are everywhere – inside and outside the CRM systems that sales professionals use; 3.)

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Blog #6.2: Narrative Storytelling Enhances Sales Performance

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Series 6 – The Rise of Narrative Story Telling for Enhancing Sales Human Performance. B2B Sales productivity has hit an all time low in performance, and has dropped by 15% over the last ten years, now running on an average of in field productive face-to-face customer time at roughly 30% (Accenture, 2016).

Why AI will solve Attention Deficit Disorder in Sales Professionals

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Our Distracted, Always-On Reality. In a recent Time-Warner Study, “ Digital Natives ” (Millennials in their twenties who grew up with digital) switched media venues 27 times per non-working hour. That’s roughly 13 times in 30 minutes or the time it takes to watch one episode of The Office. “Digital immigrants,” who grew up with old-school technology and adapted to digital, switched media venues 17 times per non-working hour.

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The Complete Guide to SaaS Revenue Modeling

In today’s climate, it’s more important than ever for SaaS companies to build rock-solid financial models on which they can operate and make key business decisions. The teams at SaaSOptics and Burkland have teamed up to create a comprehensive guide to the most difficult aspect of financial modeling: revenue forecasting.

Blog #7.2: AI and Trust are Key to Evolutionary Success

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Series 7 – The Rise of AI: The Perfect World or The Perfect Storm? Our last blog focused on the growth of AI and the explosion of Big Data. This blog will focus on the importance of developing Trust and Transparency in designing, developing and implementing AI products and service solutions, and will identify Innovative AI companies to watch. AI and Trust are Key to Evolutionary Success.

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Blog #6.4: Narrative Storytelling for Sales – The Conclusion

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Series 6 – The Rise of Narrative Story Telling for Enhancing Sales Human Performance. We are working with our clients closely to explore how narrative story telling approaches can help improve the use and adoption of their investments in CRM Technologies, which continue to disappoint companies globally, despite what vendors are marketing. Forrester Research has found that 49% of CRM Projects fail. And according to CSO Insights, less than 40% have full-scale end-user adoption.

Blog #6.1: The Roots of Storytelling for Sales

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Series 6 – The Rise of Narrative Story Telling for Enhancing Sales Human Performance. In this eBook, we will examine Narrative Story Telling for Enhancing the Human Performance of Sales Professionals. The content has been organized into four sections: Section 1.0 – The Roots of Story Telling: explores the ancient roots of story telling, and discusses the significance of stories in developing a quality culture, where best practices are the norm.

Blog #5: Why Cognitive Technologies will Transform our World as we know It

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Earlier in October, I defined Cognitive Technologies and provided an introduction to the different approaches of Cognitive, a market growing by 65% CAGR according to IDC. In June 2016, the WhiteHouse published a formal request for information , or RFI , about the possibilities and risks of AI. IBM ran with this consideration and published Preparing for the Future of AI.

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Blog #4: Deep Learning: The Rise of Cognitive Science Technology

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. Understanding Cognitive Science Technology. Cognitive Computing is a highly technical and mathematical field. At a simple level, the idea of a computer that thinks like a human is appealing. At a technical level, the idea that a computer system consumes data and information of all types and performs calculations on what it is ingesting can raise a lot of questions especially when the computer is predicting outcomes for humans to “act upon.”.

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How to Drive Revenue Through Retention Marketing & Sales Enablement

Speaker: Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy

In a pandemic, it’s more important than ever to focus on retaining and expanding current customers. So, how can sales and marketing support the retention effort? Join Ruth Stevens as she dives into this fast-paced session and reviews the 7 key strategies for current customer marketing, to enable sales and expand customer value.

Blog #3: Global Leaders: On the Innovation Edge

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Blog #2 discussed the history of predictive analytics from the perspective of Artificial Intelligence, and traced leadership from both classical philosophers like: Aristotle, Euclid, in ancient times to covering more modern times, profiling British mathematician Alan Turing. His provocative innovation question posed at a 1956 conference: “ Can machines think?”,

Blog #2: A Closer Look at Artificial Intelligence

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THE HISTORY AND ROOTS OF PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS. Blog #1 discussed the history of predictive analytics going back to 1689 with Lloyds of London, insurance company. Predictive approaches, irrespective of the computing science and machine learning underpinnings, have been here for over 337 years. Blog #2 will define predictive analytics methods in more detail and in particular, I will explore the relevance and history of artificial intelligence.

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7 Key Stats That Point to the Future of Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

I just read that in the year 2100, Nigeria will be the 2nd most populous country. And that by 2100, populations will plunge a lot across what we call the “developed world” (hate that term – it’s so condescending isn’t it?).

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BERT: Google’s New Algorithm That Promises to Revolutionize SERPs

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Google is already such an intricate part of people’s lives that many of us chat directly with it. Users type “how do I get to the market” or “when does Spring start”, as if they were naturally talking to a person.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

10 Crucial Email Marketing Mistakes (With Tips to Avoid Them)

SendX

“Email marketing is dead!” That’s what some marketers would say. The pace of technology’s innovation as well as the number of resources that are available to marketers today is extraordinary.

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Top 15 E-Commerce Email Marketing Examples

SendX

source: [link] It is undeniable that email is integral to e-commerce success. For one, you can use it to nurture existing customers. You can also use email to recover abandoned carts.

A Guide to Campaign Monitor Pricing

SendX

With email marketing softwares, a lot of variables like the number of subscribers, types of features, and number of emails influence the final bill. So in this guide, we have decoded the pricing structure of Campaign Monitor from plans, discount TL;DR?

74% of Marketers Have Made Changes They Will Keep as a Result of COVID-19

KoMarketing Associates

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly changed the way marketers do business, and new research shows that many intend on keeping these alterations in place as time goes on.

The Revenue Leader's Guide to Prospecting

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Sales & Marketing departments that work together guarantee higher acquisition, better nurturing, and more effective sales. Join Christopher Ryan for this insightful webinar, presenting the wide funnel lead nurturing model. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get your teams working together and your revenue performance optimized.

LinkedIn for Business: 4 Ways B2B Marketers Can Reach Their Target Audience

KoMarketing Associates

I recently wrote about 5 ways B2B marketers can optimize their LinkedIn advertising, including tips around ad copy, creative, targeting, and utilizing specific types of campaigns.

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How to add jQuery scripts to WordPress?

RockContent

WordPress plugins and themes are part of what makes the CMS so popular, as they allow the customization and optimization of the websites hosted on the platform. However, to take full advantage of these elements, it is important to know how to add and use jQuery scripts.

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The Ultimate Guide to Google Analytics for Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Content marketers shouldn’t fear Google Analytics. It’s true it provides a lot of data, which can be overwhelming. But it has some amazing nuggets of wisdom for content teams to leverage.

7 Types of Emails You Need to Use in Your Sales Strategy

SendX

Customers today have a wide range of options for contacting your business. From social media, live chat, phone calls, SMS, and many others. However, email remains the most popular way for customers to interact with brands.

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SaaSOptics SaaS Metrics Template

Download this template that includes calculations, formulas, definitions and a customizable dashboard. The template includes subscription momentum metrics (ARR, customer count, avg. ARR), churn and retention metrics, and customer lifetime value metrics.

How to Quickly Improve Your SEO in 7 Days

Marketing Insider Group

You don’t always need to hire a specialist agency or invest a large part of your budget to improve your SEO. You don’t necessarily need a lot of time either.

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Why Content Marketing Can Deliver Better ROI Than Paid Search

Marketing Insider Group

There are so many directions in which you can take your marketing strategy these days, it can make you dizzy. SEO, PPC, email, social… the list goes on! Of course, most brands will choose a combination of several of these methods.

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Survey: Many Marketers Still Struggling with Revenue Attribution

KoMarketing Associates

Being able to attribute revenue has several benefits for marketers, but new research shows that there are still many barriers in the way to success in this area.

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7 Ideas to Drive Employee Engagement During Difficult Times

Marketing Insider Group

How can your Company Engage Employees During Difficult Times? The COVID-19 crisis has forced millions of employees to work from home, with no immediate end in sight.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Content Marketing Strategy vs. Execution: Finding the Ideal Balance

Marketing Insider Group

Content marketing is a contact sport. Just like any coach, you’re in charge of preparing for the game and carrying out those plans. Such is the life of a content marketer, where you must balance content marketing strategy vs. execution. You can’t “win” at content marketing without a solid strategy.

A/B testing: how to optimize your conversions and generate more results

RockContent

Whenever we discuss the benefits of Digital Marketing , we constantly reiterate that your strategy’s approach is particularly crucial to achieving genuine results.

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Double Your Revenue with Intent Data and Personal ABM

Marketing Insider Group

Bombora, 6sense, and other “intent data” platforms are helping marketing teams evolve ABM where there are less forms, less spam, and less cold calls.

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How Marketers Can Differentiate Their Products Or Service

Marketing Insider Group

In an ambitious marketing world, it is important for businesses to learn how to differentiate their products and services in order to effectively engage and retain customers. Companies are constantly adapting to changes in the market and as a result, they adjust what they sell and how they sell it.

How You Can Triple Your Results With a More Personalized, Empathetic Approach

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO and Founder of markempa

Marketing and sales feel pretty tricky right now. What worked before now feels out of touch, but have you made plans for how you'll continue to move forward? You've likely tried everything: expert recommendations, best practices, the latest tools, and automation. But your results are falling short. Here's the thing: All the automation tools, best practices, data analytics won't help get better results now until you master empathizing with your customers. In this webinar, you'll learn how to go beyond rational-logic based sales/marketing and adjust your sales enablement strategy to better understand how buyers feel so that you can connect and help them on their journey.

Why you need a Content Management System (CMS) for your company?

RockContent

The world has never been so connected. The scenario today includes all kinds of devices, stable and extensive internet connections, and innovative brands trying to leverage all of the aforementioned with their websites and virtual channels. .