Whiteboard Wednesday: 5 Steps to a Killer Sales Demo


How many times have you run an awesome demo that didn’t close? Today, I’m going to show you how to run demos that convert into closed deals. We’ll talk about the five stages of a good demo, and what to do and not to do, at each stage. tive Sales Demo.

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Product Demos

The Effective Marketer

My newest post on Medium covers what you may consider the seven deadly sins of product demos. We have all seen how online demos for B2B SaaS products can become terrible hour-long sessions that don’t lead to any interesting conclusion and it might be time to re-evaluate how your own sales reps are handling their own demos. The full article is here: https://medium.com/@danielkuperman/product-demos-that-dont-suck-46b33317d8f4#.yrgg4z958.

Marketing Speaker Demo Video – Mac McIntosh

Sales Lead Insights

The post Marketing Speaker Demo Video – Mac McIntosh appeared first on Sales Lead Insights. Normally I don’t directly promote my own services in this blog. I hope you don’t mind, but this time I’m making an exception. I promise to deliver more business-to-business marketing how-to information starting with my next blog post. Thanks. – Mac Do you need an engaging and effective marketing speaker for your next meeting or […].

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Best Practices for Selling to Government Agencies

explaining or move straight to a demo. demo, focus on the big picture. Best Practices for Selling to. Government Agencies WWW.MARKETJOY.COM Contact: +1 484-302-0110. hello@marketjoy.com The US government spends over $235 billion on. goods and services each year.

Marketing Speaker Demo Video – Mac McIntosh

Sales Lead Insights

The post Marketing Speaker Demo Video – Mac McIntosh appeared first on Sales Lead Insights. Normally I don’t directly promote my own services in this blog. I hope you don’t mind, but this time I’m making an exception. I promise to deliver more business-to-business marketing how-to information starting with my next blog post. Thanks. – Mac Do you need an engaging and effective marketing speaker for your next meeting or […].

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Being Prepared in a Marketing Automation Demo

Lead Liaison

This is the first post in the series What Questions to Ask in a Marketing Automation Demo. . You’ve spent some time researching different marketing automation tools and now you’re finally ready to move on to the demo stage. Questions play a huge role in demos. Request a Demo!

Does a Demo Ever Make Sense as a Demand Generation Offer?

The Point

Anecdotally, I’ve been noticing a minor trend in technology marketing circles of late – namely, that a high percentage of demand generation campaigns seem to be presenting a product demo as the primary offer. Worse yet, I fear the condition (let’s call it “demo-itis”) may be contagious.

Being Prepared in a Marketing Automation Demo: Finding a Partner

Lead Liaison

This is the second post in the series Being Prepared in a Marketing Automation Demo. . One of the most important questions you can ask in a marketing automation demo is, “What processes does your company have in place to make our relationship feel more like what it should be: a partnership?”

No I Do Not Want To See Your Demo


Then, they ask if I have time for a 30-minute demo. In response to this segment of the speech, one of the attendees (who is in sales) emailed me and asked, “ What would your suggestion be on how we fill top of the funnel (tofu) if we do not suggest a demo?

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

to demo / MQL; MQL to opportunity; and opportunity to sale. 1How B2B Marketing. is Changing in 2018 Insights on Priorities, Tactics, and Challenges. from SMB Marketing Leaders Brought to you by 2Introduction This study examined priorities, challenges, and trends for B2B marketers.

No, I Do Not Want To See Your Demo

Marketing Insider Group

The post No, I Do Not Want To See Your Demo appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. A few weeks ago I had the privilege and opportunity to deliver the closing keynote for the B2B Summit in London.

HG Data Wins Salesforce Demo Jam Competition

HG Data

Every month, Salesforce sponsors a fun head-to-head competition between 4-6 partner vendors, who each get 3 minutes to present a live demo of their app. Watch the Demo Jam Below to See the Demo for Yourself.

3 Crucial Tips for Promoting Live Product Demos

The Point

Let’s face it; a live product demo is a tough sell. As an unvarnished display of your product’s capabilities, a product demo is only ever going to appeal to prospects at the latter stages of the selling cycle. Sell the demo, not the product. Treat the demo like an event.

Experience 3D Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality Demos at EXHIBITORLIVE! 2017


Create authentic AR and VR experiences that are relevant to real-world B2B environments.

Kaon Demos Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality at VRARA Boston Event


Kaon President and CEO Gavin Finn and CTO and Founder Joshua Smith provided demos of the industry-leading Kaon AR® and Kaon VR® for the enterprise. To see what attendees experienced during the Kaon VR® demo, check out this video from Dell EMC at Cisco Live. Click here to schedule a demo!

Dreamforce 2018 sings Conversica’s praises again! First place Demo Jam title retained with AI gospel choir performance.


For the second year in a row, Conversica picked up the 1st place award at the Dreamforce Demo Jam. ” View a video of Conversica’s award-winning preacher and AI gospel choir Demo Jam performance at Dreamforce 2018 below. Dreamforce 18 Demo Jam.

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How To Create A Winning Demo Video For Your B2B Website


It’s also a great symbol for what your website’s demo video should be. A great demo video is the front door of your website. At Bizible, we recently created a demo video and learned a lot in the process. When Do You Need To Update Your Demo Video?

Video Marketing How-To: Creating Effective Demo Videos


This week we’re going to talk about product demo videos – how to create one that’s engaging, informative, and drives conversions! First off, I want to take a minute and discuss the difference between an explainer video, and a demo video.

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How to Win a Salesforce Demo Jam Event

HG Data

Needless to say, when our marketing team approached me to participate in Salesforce’s “ Apps and More ” Demo Jam I was ecstatic. Salesforce Demo Jams are product demo competitions where four to six vendors get to demonstrate their product live for three minutes.

The B2B Sales Rep’s Guide to the Perfect Product Demo


Product demos are anxiety-inducing for even the most experienced B2B sales reps. After all, a product demo is a critical part of the sales process. Think about it, a prospect uses the demo to learn whether or not your service is right for their needs.

Are You Creating Demo Videos? Here’s Why You Should Be!


A carefully crafted demo video can speed up the sales cycle, save your sales engineering team hours, and help weed out unqualified leads–inevitably giving your sales pipeline better velocity and improved accuracy. Are you already using a video-first approach when it comes to demos?

How We Significantly Improved the Conversion Rate of Our Demo Request Lead Form


The argument over whether or not to gate content is a hotly debated issue in the world of demand generation. Gating your content refers to the practice of requiring visitors to provide you with personal information before they can access your content.

How to Deliver the Perfect Sales Demo


I’ve listened in on a lot of sales demos. What I uncovered was an entire methodology that hasn’t necessarily been written about -- that of a proactive, interactive demo. Here are some pro tips I came away with for delivering demos that will wow your prospects.

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10 Secrets to Delivering a Great Product Demo

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Alexandra Nation Ah, my first software demo–I remember it like it was yesterday (it was four years ago). If you’re in a client-facing role and looking to improve your demo and presentation skills, this blog post is for you. When you deliver your demo, pause early and often.

See How Technographics Can Help You Close and Convert Faster in 3-Minute Live Demo?

HG Data

Register for this month’s Salesforce Demo Jam competition on April 19 for a quick, unscripted, live demo of how you can use HG Data Technographics in Salesforce to improve your sales and marketing outreach. What is a Demo Jam?

4 Tactics for Better Cold Sales Emails—Because No, Prospects Don’t Want a Demo


The post 4 Tactics for Better Cold Sales Emails—Because No, Prospects Don’t Want a Demo appeared first on Kapost Content Marketing Blog. “Hi marketer, this is someone you’ve never spoken to, calling to interrupt your busy day by spewing a generic sales pitch about a product you’ve never heard of. Did I catch you at a good time?” ” Who in their right mind would actually answer, “Yes, let’s chat!” to such an unwelcome intrusion ?

From Chemo to Demo: How My Stage 4 Cancer Diagnosis Helped Me Become a Better, Stronger Salesperson


In October 2010, I got the news that no healthy 24 year old wants to hear: I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Hodgkin's Lymphoma Nodular Sclerosis. To put it in simply: I had cancer. The doctor found a tennis ball sized mass in the corner of my chest that left no room for misinterpretation.

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Artificial Intelligence in Sales: What It Is, How to Use It and Companies to Demo


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What You Can do TODAY to Build Sales Pipeline This Quarter


When leads come in from a web form, the demo and the deal should be a slam dunk, right? Revive demo no-shows. All of those case studies and personalized emails you sent, and this lead didn’t even bother to show up for the demo.

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Sales Engineers: How To Sleep Through The Demo And Still Win The Deal


As a sales consultant, help your reps and be bold—think differently—and try sleeping through a demo. Not every customer needs a full-fledged demo. While your customer watches your pre-recorded custom demo, you could be anywhere, like focusing on more important demos. Which begs the question, if this works (it does), then why do we give everyone big, full-length demos anyway? And here are a few ways to use it: 4 types of micro-demo video content.

5 Insider Tips to Get a Demo That’s Actually Useful

Modern B2B Marketing

Some of my colleagues have written excellent guides on how to get started but I’d like to focus this post on the product demo, which is a critical part of any evaluation of technology. For the demo, think of your situation today.

7 ways to annoy webinar video watchers


I’ve sat in on many webinars and on-demand demo s. This applies to software demos. I’ve seen many demos that have tried to show me how easy it is to use the interface without showing me interesting data or other examples to use it on.

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If It’s Truly Easy-To-Use, Let Sales Do the Demo

Modern B2B Marketing

Salespeople are often used to having others do the demos, but a qualified sales lead will quickly recognise that if a “techie&# has to do a demo, those “easy-to-use” marketing messages may not hold true. The “trial demo&# is a critical step.

The Benefits and Challenges of B2B SaaS Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Here are some other areas where virtual products or SaaS marketing has perks: Online Demos. When you have a virtual product, it’s much easier to do online demos or walk-throughs for clients because the product itself is online, so users can actually experience it in real time, instead of imagining what it’s like physically (like you would for a virtual tour of an office building, for example). This makes setting up live demos easy and painless on both ends.

The Six Best Screen Capture Tools


Screen captures are an effective format for software demos or screen callouts as well as demonstration any on-screen work sequence. Screen capture apps can be a simple yet valuable addition to any content marketer’s toolbox.

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5 Exceptionally Important Tips for Sales Engineers Creating Pre-Recorded Demo Videos


In fact, if they are talking to you, it might be because you have tucked away some crucial information – such as pricing or a product demo – behind your walled sales garden. It’s time to set free the demo, and let it live within the liberating winds of the cloud.

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The Conversica AI Sales Assistant – Why?


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The Marketing Genius of Curious George: How Demos Impact Your Business

Bulldog Solutions

Not able to satisfy my Curious George-like curiosity any other way, I did some research to find out what companies are reporting from their use of free samples, product demos and the like. Here are some key takeaways: Demos can help set accurate expectations about your product or service. . While it’s nice to see a mass of responses to a demo or free trial offer, the hope is that those responders turn into real revenue. I know way too much about Curious George.

It’s Show Time! 6 Sales Demo Tips from Stage Performers

Modern B2B Marketing

” Sales demos are like shows, with salespeople as the main cast. Dramatic pauses build suspense into your demo and interrupt the flow of conversation, making what you’re saying difficult to tune-out. You can use this same principle in your demos to great effect.