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14 Quick Tips for Kick-Ass Lead Management

Hubspot

Sales wants more, better leads. Marketing wants sales to call all of the leads they're delivering. How do you improve lead management so leads aren't wasted or contacted before they're ready, and both sales and marketing can live together in harmony? With or without a lead management system, you likely still face these types of problems. That's because great lead management is kind of, well.hard. Determine the validity of a lead.

6 Quick Tips to Improve Lead Database Quality

Marketo

Author: Ed King Let’s face it—your lead database is dirty and full of holes. It contains duplicate records, incomplete addresses, and limited segmentation. This poor data makes it difficult to create targeted campaigns and engage your users, which ultimately limits what you can achieve with your marketing automation tool. De-duplicate records. However, if the manual merge process applies a consistent logic–and it should–then that process can be automated.

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5 Reasons Why Marketing and Sales Technology Just Won’t Work

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Several years ago I was on-site with a client discussing their desire to develop and implement a lead management process.    These technologies included a marketing automation platform and a CRM system.    Somewhere in the course of the conversation, one of the marketing folks in the room made the statement, “We have marketing automation, but it just doesn’t work.”    With marketing automation and CRM, it’s not any different. 

Did Somebody Ask About Data Quality?

DealSignal

The consultants ran through a series of standard CRM processes including lead management, dashboards, record customization by the site admin, and Outlook integration. Except for a short discussion on de-duplication of records, you would think that data was miraculously keyed into CRMs perfectly and wasn’t subject to decay. Another gap occurs in lead scoring. If sales reps fail to act on marketing qualified leads, one reason is poor data quality.