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How Sales Intelligence Helps You Close More Deals

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What Is Sales Intelligence , Anyway? Once upon a time, sales prospecting was mostly art and very little science. Reps would research prospects and work their way through lead lists in a largely hit-or-miss fashion. With the rise of digital marketing, everything changed.

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Stop Guessing About Who’s Ready To Buy. Infer Gives You The Answer.

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Today, it’s more difficult to sell than ever before. The sales cycle is longer and it’s a challenge to get the attention of your prospects. Even worse, sales reps struggle to know where leads are in the pipeline and who they should reach out to.

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Why You Need Predictive Lead Scoring Now More Than Ever

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Business has completely changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations are managing disruptions, layoffs and challenges that come with the swift transition to remote work. To keep business going, companies need to focus on their buyers and not let potential leads fall through the cracks.

Everything You Need To Know About Sales Enablement

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What is Sales Enablement? Sales enablement is a collection of practices that equip sales teams with the resources, coaching and support they need to engage buyers and close deals. It’s essential because many markets are filled with competitors vying for a limited customer pool.

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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!

Everything You Need To Know About Sales Enablement

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What is Sales Enablement? Sales enablement is a collection of practices that equip sales teams with the resources, coaching and support they need to engage buyers and close deals. It’s essential because many markets are filled with competitors vying for a limited customer pool.

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CEO Insights: AI-First, the Overhype, and the Last Mile Problem

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AI is hot, I mean really hot. VCs love it, pouring in over $1.5B in just the first half of this year. Consumer companies like Google and Facebook also love AI, with notable apps like Newsfeed, Messenger, Google Photos, Gmail and Search leveraging machine learning to improve their relevance.

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What is Lead Qualification?

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Lead qualification is the process that marketing and sales teams use to screen prospects before sending them to sales reps for further action. In theory, qualified leads are the prospects who are most likely to become customers and who best fit the company’s ideal buyer profile.

5 Ways Predictive Lead Scoring Aligns Your Sales And Marketing Teams

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Learn how to connect the dots between sales and marketing by implementing a predictive lead scoring model that produces qualified leads. Sales and marketing can sometimes feel like oil and water.

Make Your Job Easier With AI For Sales

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Artificial intelligence (AI) has transformed how companies conduct business, with a wide range of intelligent solutions that save time and push productivity ever higher. When it comes to AI for sales and marketing, things have changed so much that “transformed” might be an understatement.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

What Goes Into A Predictive Lead Scoring Model?

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What’s the most important attribute to consider when building a lead scoring model? Well, that depends on who you ask. Every demand gen leader has a different model for scoring their leads, with values and attributes often based on nothing more than gut instinct.

What Goes Into A Predictive Lead Scoring Model?

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What’s the most important attribute to consider when building a lead scoring model? That depends on who you ask. Every demand gen leader has a different lead scoring system.

What Goes Into A Predictive Lead Scoring Model?

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What’s the most important attribute to consider when building a lead scoring model? Well, that depends on who you ask. Every demand gen leader has a different model for scoring their leads, with values and attributes often based on nothing more than gut instinct.

What Is Predictive Lead Scoring And What Can It Do For Me?

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We hear it every day: “I need more pipeline.” ” “My sales reps don’t trust our manual lead scoring system.” ” “My team is overwhelmed and doesn’t know which leads to focus on.” ” “These leads are garbage.”

Lead Generation Checklist to Get Better Results Now

You spend time, energy, and money to generate demand and get leads. It's how you manage them that makes the difference between success and failure. This checklist gives you an easy way to focus on the most critical tasks to get better results now.

What Is Lead Scoring?

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Lead scoring is a method of ranking prospects according to their sales readiness.

What Is Predictive Lead Scoring And What Can It Do For Me?

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We hear it every day: “I need more pipeline.” ” “My sales reps don’t trust our manual lead scoring system.” ” “My team is overwhelmed and doesn’t know which leads to focus on.” ” “These leads are garbage.”

Getting Past The Third-Party Data Hype: Why You Need First-Party Data

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Countless marketers, frustrated by what seems like an onslaught of never-ending demand generation problems, are turning to data for a solution. This, in and of itself, is a great idea.

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Getting Past The Third-Party Data Hype: Why You Need First-Party Data

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Countless marketers, frustrated by what seems like an onslaught of never-ending demand generation problems, are turning to data for a solution. This, in and of itself, is a great idea.

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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.

Applying Predictive Behavior Scoring to Game of Thrones

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A few months back, Airbnb ran a great post about how its trust and safety data scientists build machine learning models to protect users from fraud by predicting bad actors. As the piece illustrated using Game of Thrones, a highly nuanced model is required to determine something like whether someone is “good” or “evil.” But what if people aren’t just born good or evil? What if they change over time?

WalkMe Aligns Go-to-Market Effort with Business Impact

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With more and more world-class marketers joining the predictive revolution, we at Infer want to amplify their knowledge by sharing best practices throughout the community.

When AI and Analytics Drive Business Disruption vs. Hype

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This article was originally published on MarTech Today by Sean Zinsmeister , Senior Director of Product Marketing at Infer.

The Moneyball CEO: Navigating Your Whitespace to Grow Revenue

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Every CEO wants to squeeze more out of their investments in customer acquisition. And that’s particularly true in today’s market. Stock multiples have come down, especially for many business-to-business SaaS companies that are not yet profitable.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

3 Growth Hacks to Boost Revenue Upwards of 10%

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This byline by Infer’s Sean Zinsmeister was originally published on the Salesforce blog. Every sales leader, in every company, is searching for a killer growth angle. We all want to know how to squeeze more out of our pipeline.

5 Ways to Supercharge Sales with Predictive Lead Scoring

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This byline by Infer’s Sean Zinsmeister was originally published on the HubSpot blog. Even if you’re not the “early adopter” type, you’ve probably heard about the rise of predictive analytics for sales.

ShoreTel Infuses Predictive for More Efficient Demand Gen

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Every Infer customer we talk with seems to share a new best practice that can benefit the entire sales and marketing community. Most recently, we explored how 20-year-old ShoreTel is infusing predictive insights into its mature demand generation workflows to drive dramatic efficiency improvements.

Stack & Flow: The Inspiration Behind Our New Sales & Marketing Technology Podcast

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Today, we are excited to announce that we are launching our very own podcast series called Stack & Flow.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

How Social Tables Captures New Revenue Opportunities with Infer

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Social Tables is a cloud-based event management software that helps venues and event planners work more collaboratively together. When the company looked to expand its business last year, the marketing team added more passive channels to drive new inquiries at the top of the funnel.

In Depth: Account-Based Behavior Scoring Enhancements for Infer Glance Sales Intelligence

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Infer’s Glance Sales Intelligence application for Salesforce now includes Account-Based Behavior Scoring so you can see in real-time the individuals within each account who are interested in your offerings.

Guide to Getting Started With Profile Management

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To drive truly data-driven segmentation and other go-to-market strategies, companies are moving past traditional lead scoring strategies and adopting technology that helps them extract more actionable intelligence from their data.

CEO Insights: The AI Overhype

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Yesterday, I wrote about the last mile of AI and building sticky business applications through predictive technology.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

CEO Insights: AI’s Last Mile

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Yesterday, I wrote about the timely topic of artificial intelligence (AI), and what it means to be a technology that’s built to be AI-First, as opposed to AI-Later.

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