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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

SalesChoice

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

SalesChoice

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

SalesChoice

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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100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

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

SalesChoice

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

SalesChoice

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

SalesChoice

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

SalesChoice

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

SalesChoice

. 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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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

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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The Beginners' Guide To Email Tagging That Can Help Boost Engagement

SendX

Let's assume that you are the owner of a clothing store with branches in different cities. This month you are launching a new line of skirts & blouses but only in the city of New York. To generate awareness about this new line, you want to send an email to your subscribers.

How Manufacturing Content Marketers Can Reduce Stress on Engineers

Industrial Marketing Today

Manufacturing content marketers can really help reduce the stress on engineers. I’m not being facetious or trying to be clever with my headline. Don’t believe me? Let me explain how. First, let me give credit where credit is due. I’ve used three resources for citations in this post.

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

Top 10 Email List Management Software for a More Engaged List

SendX

Email list management is how you handle the contacts in your list. Just having a list of email addresses is under-utilizing the power of tools available to segment your list, send targeted messages, improve deliverability, and grow your list. email list management

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7 Ultimate Company Newsletter Ideas To Engage Employees

SendX

Do you get any response from the employees when you send a newsletter? Newsletters

Email Marketing: Best Practices for Every Stage of the SaaS Customer Journey

SendX

Email is a huge part of any marketing strategy. Even with the rise of other channels, email marketing still delivers an incredible 4,200% ROI

10 Uncomfortable ABM Realities

Howard J. Sewell

ABM may be revolutionizing B2B marketing but it won't solve every challenge. Learn the ABM realities marketers face when planning their first initiative

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A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

The Essay by Martin Luther King, Jr. That Lives Large In Jazz

Tony Zambito

King spoke to the significance of jazz in culture. In 1964, Martin Luther King, Jr. penned an essay concerning the significance of jazz. The essay was written at the request of the organizers of the 1964 Berlin Jazz Festival.

How To Meet Buyers’ Goals in an Era of Uncertainty

Tony Zambito

To Accelerate Growth in Uncertain Times, Leaders Need Insights on How Buyers’ Goals are Changing. We have entered a pronounced Era of Uncertainty. The past year has bedeviled both suppliers and buyers in the world of commerce. What was once dependable is no longer.

Manufacturing Content Marketing—The Year It Was and Looking Forward

Industrial Marketing Today

I just received an advance copy of Manufacturing Content Marketing Benchmark, Budgets, and Trends (Thanks, Amanda!) published by the Content Marketing Institute (CMI).

How to Create Email Campaigns That Generate Word of Mouth

SendX

Table of Contents. Introduction. The Numbers Are In Your Favor! Your Email Campaign Launchpad. Launch Your Email Campaign on Your Site. Launch Your Campaign on People’s Platforms. Launch With Your Existing List. Free Storage: How Dropbox Doubled Its User Base Quarterly. Mixing and Matching.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

37+ Best Mailchimp Newsletter Examples & Newsletter Templates [2021]

SendX

We all have this sensation… you need to launch an email campaign. You want something well designed, well crafted in order to impress the people that will open your message. Besides the message content, you think that looking professional is a must as well

Industrial Blogging Requires Commitment and Perseverance

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial blogging is an important and integral part of manufacturing content marketing. Yet, I’ve found that many manufacturers and engineering companies are not willing to invest the time and resources for industrial blogging.

ActiveCampaign Pricing - Know their Pricing Plans, Discounts, and Refund Policy [2020]

SendX

If you haven’t heard it yet, let me tell you that there are 450+ email marketing software in the world. Some are free and do the same work my pigeon can do. Some are so expensive that the bills can look like your phone number. Here's a bit more on how email marketing pricing is done. Stay hopeful.

Best Email Marketing Campaigns

SendX

As marketers, we need a daily dose of inspiration to deliver value to our customers and get the ROI on email marketing efforts for our business.

The #1 Reason Why Sales Coaching is Critical to Your 2022 Sales Success

Speaker: Tim Hughes, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Leadership Associates

Join Tim Hughes, Author of Social Selling – Influencing Buyers and Changemakers and Co-Founder/CEO of Digital Leadership Associates, as he details how investing in sales coaching will teach your team how to navigate social media and therefore create greater sales success.

The Industrial Buyer’s Journey—What Manufacturing Marketers Need to Know

Industrial Marketing Today

The Industrial buyer’s journey can be complex and typically involves a committee of decision-makers. Sometimes the sales cycles may be as long as 12 to 18 months, for example, custom-engineered systems. Of course, not all industrial sales take that long.

The Problem With Not Knowing Your Buyers

Tony Zambito

Lack of insights about buyers creates an inability to solve problems. Over the last twenty years, since founding the concept of buyer personas, I have worked with many leaders. Leaders that are responsible for their overall business, marketing, or sales functions.

9 Tips for a More Effective Email Newsletter

Howard J. Sewell

The humble email newsletter is still a key marketing channel for many B2B companies. Discover 9 tips for newsletter success

Landing Pages for Industrial Lead Generation

Industrial Marketing Today

The importance of landing pages for industrial lead generation cannot be overstated. That’s where conversions happen—visitors turn into leads. Landing pages are where your visitors first land from a marketing campaign or a social.

How Sales Enablement is Supporting Social Selling in 2022

Speaker: Brynne Tillman CEO | LinkedIn Whisperer at Social Sales Link

In this 1-hour session, Brynne Tillman from Social Sales Link will teach you why Sales Enablement teams should own Social Selling

Understanding a Divergent World of Buyer Mindsets and Decisions

Tony Zambito

Regional one size fits all approach can hinder global growth with buyers. The ability to implement and execute global growth strategies has become one of the most important jobs of leaders. A common approach is to apply strategies to different geographic regions of the world.

Buyers Are Facing New Endemic Realities

Tony Zambito

4 Buyer Challenges Can Be Endemic For A Decade. For the past two years, we have been living in a state of an enduring COVID-19 pandemic. New variants have disrupted countries, economies, markets, and industries. Some detrimentally. Business buyers have had to navigate new and mounting challenges.

8 Surprising B2B Use Cases for Chatbots

The Point

If you ask most B2B marketers how they use chat platforms like Drift , the immediate answer would most likely be: converting Web visitors. And indeed, increasing Web engagement and Web conversion rates is still a primary use case for chatbots in a B2B context.

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Are You Future Intelligent?

Tony Zambito

Leaders will need to develop skills to translate AI into intelligence that shapes the future. Anticipate, readiness, preparedness, forward-looking, foresee, envision, and predict. Powerful words with a common thread in leadership.

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