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TOPO Sales Summit April 7-8, Join Me

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I blog on it when I want to have some fun but try to do guest posts as much as I can. We decided to write an opus and put it in the blog instead of an eBook. Anyone who mentions this blog post gets a huge hug. I'll be attending the TOPO Sales Summit on April 7-8 in San Francisco.

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@HubSpot Eliminates 2 Billion Cold Calls (from #Inbound13)

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It took me 2 minutes to correct their missing title, see that her colleague talked to us at the SiriusDecisions conference in May, add her LinkedIn url to her profile, note that we''re connected by 8 people, and she visited 5 blog articles today.

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Fantasy Football Builds Stronger Inside Sales Teams

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We read Fantasy blogs; we also read B2B sales and marketing blogs. My good buddy and best man, Dave, has been commissioner of the same Fantasy Football league for over 12 years and a few years ago asked if I was interested in taking one of the empty slots.

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Sales Ready Leads: Quality vs. Quantity

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We wrote a blog post Third Party Vendors for Lead Qualification on this very topic. The topic of Quality vs. Quantity in demand gen has been a constant debate.

Event Marketing Works, but ONLY if Vendors Add Value

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Tweet and blog , record videos , post your slides on slideshare. I've recently been on the conference circuit, speaking and tweeting whatever sales and marketing goodness I can find. One topic that came up at each conference was the quality of the content presented by the various speakers. Some sessions were brilliant; some were nothing more than veiled commercials. The key as an attendee is to be able to pull the brilliant content out of the commercials.

Appointment Setting, Blogging and Lead Nurturing - Interview on Marketo's Blog

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Just a quick post to point readers to an interview of me on Marketo 's blog, Demand Generation and Social Media: Thought Leadership with Mike Damphousse of Green Leads. I noticed you use Twitter frequently and have an active blog.

Appointment Setting, Blogging and Lead Nurturing - Interview on Marketo's Blog

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Just a quick post to point readers to an interview of me on Marketo 's blog, Demand Generation and Social Media: Thought Leadership with Mike Damphousse of Green Leads. I noticed you use Twitter frequently and have an active blog.

Inbound Lead Generation: Improving Your B2B Sales and Marketing Blogs

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What about your B2B sales and marketing blog, though? Here are three ways, as we head into the second half of 2010, that you can improve your B2B sales and marketing blog: Revisit your blog's goals - When you first started writing your blog, you had a goal in mind.

Live Blogging Sales 2.0 Event With Twitter - INTENSE Experience

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Luckily I don't have to write more about the experience tonight, because Jep Castelein of the Leadsloth blog did a quick video interview with me after the event. I survived the first day of doing live twitter coverage of the Sales 2.0 event in San Francisco.

Live Blogging Sales 2.0 Event With Twitter - INTENSE Experience

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Luckily I don't have to write more about the experience tonight, because Jep Castelein of the Leadsloth blog did a quick video interview with me after the event. I survived the first day of doing live twitter coverage of the Sales 2.0 event in San Francisco.

3 Great B2B Demand Gen Articles from Last Week

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A guest post on AG Salesworks' Sales Prospecting Perspectives blog provided an interesting comparison to inside sales reps and detectives. David Siteman Garland, author and entrepreneur from The Rise to the Top website, wrote a guest post over at inbound marketing evangelist HubSpot's blog.

Be a B2B Tweeter, Not a B2B Twit

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It’s one thing to tweet about something you’ve done or your most recent blog entry, but it’s another if someone else does it for you. Sometimes I think George Lucas just didn’t “get it” when he made the Star Wars prequels.

Jive Talkin for B2B Marketing & Sales Demand Gen Experts

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Roll all these feeds, files, emails, tweets, micro-blogs, discussions, and public buzz into a cockpit-like environment and you have Jive What Matters , an enterprise class portal into this sea of social information that keeps us operating in real time. Today at Enterprise 2.0

B2B Marketing and Sales Books: What's On Your Summer Reading List?

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Inbound Marketing : Get Found Using Google, Social Media, and Blogs - Written by the founders of HubSpot, Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah, Inbound Marketing delivers on its promise to get your organization found. The Catcher in the Rye. Moby Dick. Pride and Prejudice. The Grapes of Wrath.

B2B Appointment Setting Experts Getting LOST?

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Now I'll give you that it probably wasn't the best use of four hours of my life, but I've enjoyed the show so much over its six seasons that I just wanted to take the final episode in as much as I could, and for Smashmouth, that means inspiring a blog article.

Lead Generation Tip - Make Your Social Media Presence Known

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Comment on a few relevant articles Hubspot Dashboard - finds daily chores for me to do around blogging, keywords, search rankings, etc. A while back, I read an article by Chris Brogan that discussed 19 chores we could each do daily to help us maintain an online presence.

Lead Gen Experts Should Take "Campaign" Out of Their Vocabulary

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Remain committed to the effort - Most common example here is when a marketer gets gung-ho to start blogging to boost inbound marketing and then stops publishing regularly.

5 Tips For @chrisbrogan's New Marketing Experience, aka: Inbound Marketing Summit

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Live tweet or live blog from the event and include the Hashtag in all posts. If you aren't at the event, follow it on Twitter and the live blogs (links will be on Twitter). Next week I'll be speaking at Chris Brogan's New Marketing Experience in San Francisco.

@chrisbrogan's New Marketing Experience, aka Inbound Marketing Summit: 5 Tips

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Live tweet or live blog from the event and include the Hashtag in all posts. If you aren't at the event, follow it on Twitter and the live blogs (links will be on Twitter). Next week I'll be speaking at Chris Brogan's New Marketing Experience in San Francisco.

Appointment Setting Vendors Can Reduce Carbon Footprint

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Last week's blog post sparked another discussion at a client meeting. Green Leads will be making these carbon offset purchases through CarbonFund.org and will post a chart on our blog to track the impact we've made over time.

Lead Gen Tip for Q2: Face Time

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In a previous blog article, I shared poll results showing C Level prospects being more than willing to take their first introductory appointment by phone. Measuring the effectiveness of lead gen programs is always at the top of a demand gen expert's list of priorities.

Marketing Strategy of Going Negative -- Does Mudslinging Pay Off?

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A week after the election, the topic surfaced again after reading a recent article on HubSpot's blog, Are You Unwittingly Making This Disastrous Sales Mistake? Negative blog posts/comments that create controversy also create traffic.

Demand Gen's State of The Union Address - If Obama Were a Marketing/Sales Exec

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The client opened up the market with an aggressive appointment setting campaign and and an inbound lead gen effort of whitepapers, blogs and webinars.

B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 - Reflections

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I recently was asked to participate in Ambal Balakrishnan's ( @ambal ) ebook, to be published at year'd end and then available from her blog, Connect the Docs. Leads per marketing event (blogs, tweets, whitepapers)?

Lead Generation Tips: Business Card Data Entry For Free | Dreamforce Special

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you subscribe to our B2B Blog: Smashmouth Sales & Marketing. How many business cards do you have laying around in one of the current states? On your desktop in a pile 2. Wrapped in a rubber band 3. In a ziplock bag 4. Distributed in the inside pockets of four blazers 5.

Hubspot Product Review: Inbound Marketing Methodology, Not Just a Product

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We focused first on content and blogging and then decided to dig deeper into SEO best practices. About 18 months ago, Green Leads embarked on an aggressive plan to increase our inbound marketing activity.

The Dreaded 404 Page Load Error - Use It!

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Tags: blogs tech marketing tips greenleads

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MarketingSherpa Marketing Summit, Richard Fouts of Gartner talks Social Media and Communications

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Mike: Blogging seems to be the communications platform of the future. In fact, our new site's press section will basically be a blog. Our focus with blogging, though, is to spread prolific content about demand gen and appointment setting.

MarketingSherpa Marketing Summit, Richard Fouts of Gartner talks Social Media and Communications

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Mike: Blogging seems to be the communications platform of the future. In fact, our new site's press section will basically be a blog. Our focus with blogging, though, is to spread prolific content about demand gen and appointment setting.

Voicemail Debate - To Leave One or Not - POLL

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Take the Poll , then spread the word by Copying and Pasting the following on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn Update, Your Blog: RT @damphoux Contribute to VOICEMAIL Debate.

Voicemail Debate - To Leave One or Not - POLL

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Take the Poll , then spread the word by Copying and Pasting the following on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn Update, Your Blog: RT @damphoux Contribute to VOICEMAIL Debate.

Outbound Marketing Hits Hubspot and Fast Company

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Smash mouth Marketing has two guest post blog articles this week, writing about Outbound Marketing, Inbound Marketing and Tony Soprano.

Outbound Marketing Hits Hubspot and Fast Company

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Smash mouth Marketing has two guest post blog articles this week, writing about Outbound Marketing, Inbound Marketing and Tony Soprano.

Thought Leader With A Value-Added Opinion

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Just got an interview published on Craig Rosenberg's funnelholic blog. Check out his blog and you’ll believe me. Tags: interviews blogs demand socialmedia marketing appointments I'll share the intro here, and you can get the rest of the article on the site.

Inbound Marketing, The Uber List for Outbound Marketers

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Before discovering this particular flavor, we had invested a year or so working on SEO, blogging, social media, and link building. Inbound leads come from whitepaper downloads, free trials, blog subscriptions, you name it.

Inbound Marketing, The Über List for Outbound Marketers

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Before discovering this particular flavor, we had invested a year or so working on SEO, blogging, social media, and link building. Inbound leads come from whitepaper downloads, free trials, blog subscriptions, you name it.

Lead Generation Tips - Make your Social Media Presence Known

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Hubspot Dashboard - finds daily chores for me to do around blogging, keywords, search rankings, etc. Fast Company Blog - share an article. Smashmouth Marketing Blog - write an article.

Lead Generation Tip - Make your Social Media Presence Known

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Hubspot Dashboard - finds daily chores for me to do around blogging, keywords, search rankings, etc. Fast Company Blog - share an article. Smashmouth Marketing Blog - write an article.

Inbound Marketing, The Über List for Outbound Marketers

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Before discovering this particular flavor, we had invested a year or so working on SEO, blogging, social media and link building. Inbound leads come from whitepaper downloads, free trials, blog subscriptions, you name it.

Sales 2.0 Conference - Top 20 Tweets

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Sales_Machine : I've been blogging the Sales 2.0 Ok, so of the top 20 posts, I've got a few myself. Well, I did do a big part of the tweeting, and darn it -- I think it was good stuff. nedelsha : RT @annekeseley : All Sales 2.0