March, 2006

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Florida

Smashmouth Marketing

Spending a week with my parents in Florida. Beach. It's been a long year and although some people would ask me "what are you vacationing from?" I will politely just ignore them and get a tan. The pic is dad taking a nice swing at his own course. Just pics from my phone, so sorry for the quality. Tomorrow is a beach day. Hell, they are all beach days. Let's see who can find the best sea shell for Melissa.

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Customer Referrals and Your Sales and Marketing Department

B2B Lead Generation Blog

for the complex sale you need enthusiastic referrals to help you build your reputation, differentiate yourself, demonstrate your value proposition, shorten your sales cycle, and drive revenue. so how do you ask for referrals

Micromarkets Part 2

WebMarketCentral

A few weeks back, I wrote about the dichotomy of micromarkets and mass markets. On a recommendation from Tom Austin , I just read The Rule of Three -- a book which nicely ties together my musings on how small, focused companies can thrive in the shadow of industry giants.

The Marketing Landscape: Where Data and Content Merge

Understand the importance of good data and good content and how they work together to help your marketing efforts.

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Seth Godins speech on Marketing at Google

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Six time best selling author Seth Godin speaks to Google as part of their Authors@Google series. His talk is 48 minutes long and includes questions and answers from Google employees and hey, it's free. Watch video "All Marketers are

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Podcast Segment 4: Selling to BIG Companies

B2B Lead Generation Blog

segment 4 from my 1-hour live interview with jill konrath, chief sales officer and author of selling to big companies. listen to segment 4: selling to big companies (7:31 min 1.7 what's the best way to get a meeting with someone in

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Podcast Segment 3: Selling to BIG Companies

B2B Lead Generation Blog

segment 3 from my 1-hour live interview with jill konrath, chief sales officer and author of selling to big companies. listen to segment 3: selling to big companies (13:58 min 3.2 why do you hate unique selling propositions

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Podcast Segment 2: Selling to BIG Companies

B2B Lead Generation Blog

segment 2 from my 1-hour live interview with jill konrath, chief sales officer and author of selling to big companies. listen to segment 2: selling to big companies (11:29 min 2.7 what's the proper role of marketing

Make No Mistake: How Worst-Practices Derail Successful ABM Efforts

This Quick Study Slide Show from Node identifies the common mistakes of ABM executions and offers practical advice to help teams avoid them.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Podcast Segment 1: Selling to BIG Companies

B2B Lead Generation Blog

if you're involved in complex sale, be sure to listen to the recording of my live teleseminar with jill konrath, chief sales officer and author of selling to companies. over 93% of the live audience (200 marketers and sellers) strongly

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Consistent Lead Generation Pays Over Long Term

B2B Lead Generation Blog

in many ways, the disiplines of b2b and b2c marketing and lead generation are different. but, scott mason's article in dm news, written primarily for b2c marketers, illustrates an important truth for us all: lead generation isn't just

Web Marketing Tools and Wisdom

WebMarketCentral

Two new resources for Web marketing assistance have recently been added to the Advice page on WebMarketCentral, the Web marketing portal. First, Mike's Marketing Tools guru Michael Wong offers reviews of a large selection of Web marketing tools, including ad tracking software, autoresponders, keyword bid management, email marketing, search engine optimization, and Web site traffic analysis.

The Life of a Consultant

WebMarketCentral

Being a consultant or contractor has its advantages -- flexibility, challenge, constant opportunities to meet new people -- but it also means that you're a perpetual "outsider." My friend Dan Rutman has written a wonderfully witty piece entitled The Contractor's Guide to Corporate Culture that humorously captures the intangibles of fitting in with the company that's providing your temporary revenue. Although Dan is a professional contractor, his observations apply well to consulting also.

Developing a Conversational Approach

Speaker: Carlos Hidalgo, CEO & Founder of VisumCx

B2B buyers are self-guiding their purchase journey, consuming more content along their purchase path and involving more stakeholders in the final decision. Therefore, it is necessary for B2B marketing teams to align to this purchase path and to the buying committees. This is not accomplished by creating more content or sending more communication, the key to success is establishing a conversation with your buyers that engages them in a meaningful dialogue and ultimately converts them to a customer.