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TOPO Sales Summit April 7-8, Join Me

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The information and networking that will flow at this conference, is unprecedented in our industry. I'll be attending the TOPO Sales Summit on April 7-8 in San Francisco. If you are a sales, sales development, sales operations, sales enablement, or even marketing leader, you should attend.

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Lead Generation Tips - Take 3 Hour Lunches

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The report details such information as the right time of day to call, the best day of the week, how the response time to a lead impacts conversion, etc. There were days in my lead gen life where I could have easily left for lunch and not come back for four hours.

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Lead Gen Tips from Yogi Berra

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During the session, we connected with the Chief Information Security Officer of an extremely large pharmaceutical company.

Inbound Marketing Gurus -- Where's All The Outbound Marketing Goodness?

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NetProspex's NetProspex Blog - The verified contact list-building behometh's blog is filled with far more than information on data. There's a lot of information in this blog, so make sure you take the time to peruse the several years' worth of articles. RainToday's RainMakerBlog - The folks from RainToday have been offering some great information and ways to improve sales reps, much of which can translate to your outbound marketing teams.

Smashmouth Review - LeadLander - Who's Really Visiting Your Site?

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Nice to know someone there is sharing our information. He shared with me "LeadLander was designed to turn traditional web analytics statistics that benefit marketing staff into reports that benefit sales staff, by providing specific information about the companies and people visiting web sites. Schon continues, "In contrast, LeadLander is used by thousands of sales people, because LeadLander gives them specific, relevant information about their leads and prospects.

ActiveConversion Product Review: Demand Gen Intelligence

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The information is easy to read and easy to understand, and a click of the mouse allows you to dive deeper into the graphically represented reports.

Jive Talkin for B2B Marketing & Sales Demand Gen Experts

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In the enterprise, we are flooded with internal and external data -- nuggets of information that we find valuable or our colleagues find valuable and that we need to know in order to do a stellar job. Today at Enterprise 2.0

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

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an information technology research and advisory company. Richard: Sure, there are a range of benefits to blogging that inform all phases of what we at Gartner call the marketing activity cycle. You're able to make more informed decisions.

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

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an information technology research and advisory company. Richard: Sure, there are a range of benefits to blogging that inform all phases of what we at Gartner call the marketing activity cycle. You’re able to make more informed decisions.

Lead Generation Tip - Take 3 Hour Lunches

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The report details such information as the right time of day to call, the best day of the week, how the response time to a lead impacts conversion, etc. There were days in my lead gen life where I could have easily left for lunch and not come back for four hours.

Lead Generation Tip - Take 3 Hour Lunches

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The report details such information as the right time of day to call, the best day of the week, how the response time to a lead impacts conversion, etc. There were days in my lead gen life where I could have easily left for lunch and not come back for four hours.

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B2B Sales Leads from Data Services - Smashmouth Review

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Jigsaw - is a leading provider of business information and data services that uniquely leverages user-generated content contributed by its global business-to-business community of 900,000 members.

B2B Sales Leads from Data Services - Smashmouth Review

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Jigsaw - is a leading provider of business information and data services that uniquely leverages user-generated content contributed by its global business-to-business community of 900,000 members.

Sales 2.0 Conference - Interview with David Thompson of Genius.com

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The panel on “Customer Engagement Strategies” will highlight how Information Builders and others are aligning their sales and marketing departments for greater revenue success. With he upcoming Sales 2.0

Sales 2.0 Conference - Interview with David Thompson of Genius.com

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The panel on “Customer Engagement Strategies” will highlight how Information Builders and others are aligning their sales and marketing departments for greater revenue success. With he upcoming Sales 2.0

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Lead Generation - Marketo's Definitive Guide To Lead Nurturing

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It's filled with useful information, starting with the basics and then working to the advanced. I just reviewed Marketo 's recently released Definitive Guide to Lead Nurturing. Don't let the vendor logo fool you, this is a document that is a must read for all demand generation professionals.

Lead Generation - Marketo's Definitive Guide To Lead Nurturing

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It's filled with useful information, starting with the basics and then working to the advanced. I just reviewed Marketo 's recently released Definitive Guide to Lead Nurturing. Don't let the vendor logo fool you, this is a document that is a must read for all demand generation professionals.

Web Leads - Pounce, Pause, Nurture or Wait?

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So the results of my informal survey were confirming our gut. A few weeks ago I published a product review of LeadLander. Since then we've had a great experience using it. For what it touts itself to be, it does a great job.

Web Leads - Pounce, Pause, Nurture or Wait?

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So the results of my informal survey were confirming our gut. A few weeks ago I published a product review of LeadLander. Since then we've had a great experience using it. For what it touts itself to be, it does a great job.

Smashmouth Review - Genius.com Accelerates The Close Part 1

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The typical decision maker is bombarded with marketing contacts each day, yet they are still finding information on their own, they are educating themselves on industry sites, blogs, twitter and your website and emails.

Genius.com Accelerates The Close Part 1 - Smashmouth Product Review

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The typical decision maker is bombarded with marketing contacts each day, yet they are still finding information on their own, they are educating themselves on industry sites, blogs, twitter and your website and emails.

Genius.com Accelerates The Close Part 1 - Smashmouth Review

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The typical decision maker is bombarded with marketing contacts each day, yet they are still finding information on their own, they are educating themselves on industry sites, blogs, twitter and your website and emails.

Sales 2.0 Panelist Anneke Seley Talks about Social Media

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But here are two ideas: Personalize your LinkedIn profile to include information that is interesting and valuable to your prospects and customers, such as customer projects that are generating measurable results with your offering. This Thursday is the Sales 2.0

Sales 2.0 Panelist Anneke Seley Talks about Social Media

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But here are two ideas: Personalize your LinkedIn profile to include information that is interesting and valuable to your prospects and customers, such as customer projects that are generating measurable results with your offering. This Thursday is the Sales 2.0

Poker Equity and Marketing II - Lead Equity Explained

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But how should we incorporate this information into the management of a demand gen program? Ok, fair warning. If you are here for a two paragraph good marketing tip, you're in the wrong place. I'm deviating from my normal article style and getting down to some math. Geek Time!

Poker Equity and Marketing II - Lead Equity Explained

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But how should we incorporate this information into the management of a demand gen program? Ok, fair warning. If you are here for a two paragraph good marketing tip, you're in the wrong place. I'm deviating from my normal article style and getting down to some math. Geek Time!

Does the Younger Generation Listen to Green Issues?

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If they can draw the same conclusions I did with the same information, then maybe I accomplished something. So back in November I posted a couple articles about Apples and Oranges and how the industrialized US agriculture market has warped our natural foods.

Does the Younger Generation Listen to Green Issues?

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If they can draw the same conclusions I did with the same information, then maybe I accomplished something. So back in November I posted a couple articles about Apples and Oranges and how the industrialized US agriculture market has warped our natural foods.

Lead Gen 2.0 - Social Media & Search Alone Won't Attract C-Level Buyers

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Don't just throw your logo out and send a promotion, use Whitepapers, use Webinars, publish an informative blog, bring value. Great place to use twitter to share valuable information or LinkedIn Answers. Research those markets and aggregate the information so you can target them.

Lead Gen 2.0 - Social Media & Search Alone Won't Attract C-Level Buyers

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Don't just throw your logo out and send a promotion, use Whitepapers, use Webinars, publish an informative blog, bring value. Great place to use twitter to share valuable information or LinkedIn Answers. Research those markets and aggregate the information so you can target them.

Pam O'Neal on How Companies of All Sizes Can Start a Social Media Marketing Program

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The conversation was extrememly informative, not just for One Hen, but for myself as well. They scan interesting topical information, present it to us for one of us to respond and even take responses by cell phone (voice that is).

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Pam O'Neal on How Companies of All Sizes Can Start a Social Media Marketing Program

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The conversation was extrememly informative, not just for One Hen, but for myself as well. They scan interesting topical information, present it to us for one of us to respond and even take responses by cell phone (voice that is).

Getting Things Done (GTD) - Don't Slip

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There is plenty of information online, a great place to start is the Lifehacker interview with Merlin Mann, the author of 43 Folders blog. PostSecret , reminded me of a post I've been wanting to write. How do I stay on top of what needs to be done for the company, the house, my family, for?

Getting Things Done (GTD) - Don't Slip

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There is plenty of information online, a great place to start is the Lifehacker interview with Merlin Mann, the author of 43 Folders blog.

Inside Sales Trends: Then and Now.What's Your Big Idea?

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Having read their Sales Tips Blog for quite some time, it was very informative to listen to co-founder, Steve Richard present his tips on how to become a power cold calling machine. This week I presented at the AA-ISP Leadership Summit in Minneapolis. It kicked off two days of great sessions, discussion and networking. Thanks to everyone who attended and supported the effort. It was great to meet everyone and share our Big Ideas.

Focus.com is Creating Knowledge and Content and Running First Class Webinars

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The site is a community destination for business leaders to find and produce industry information, research, whitepapers and webinars. I've been participating with Focus.com as one of their contributing Focus Experts. The content value is huge, and the knowledge generated is phenomenal and growing daily. If content syndication and webinars are part of your demand gen mix, you should explore Focus in more detail. What's' behind the curtain?

B2B University: Top 15 Tweets

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Great networking and information sharing. Today's B2B University, sponsored by Silverpop, was a great turnout. My estimate was 150 or so. Glad to have met everyone I met. If we didn't meet but you wanted to.shoot me a message. During the session (despite the wireless being up and down all afternoon) I collected what I thought were the top 20 tweets from the crowd: Chris_Snell : Rnd.2 Mike @damphoux (sorry!) and I w/ the lovely Trish @bridgegroupinc at the #B2BUniversity [link].

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MarketingProfs Digital Mixer: Top 20 Tweets #mpdm

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Provide information that is worth retweeting. MarketingProfs Digital Mixer kicked off yesterday with some great speakers. I unfortunately was not able to attend, but thanks to our buddy's at Hubspot , I was able to watch the live video stream--and thanks to twitter, I was able to capture tons of great data. Here are my top 20: MattTGrant : Recap of Sesh on Webinars and Lead Gen at. mpdm if you missed it - enjoy - - [link]. MikeBarzacchini : "Viral video (and social media) is.

Inside Sales, SiriusDecisions Sees Increased Acceptance of Inside Sales

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However, after exposure to inside sales reps for the variety of products/solutions they use, many of these customers have come to realize the benefits of having someone readily available with access to and knowledge of all pertinent internal resources and information systems. This past week Joe Galvin of SiriusDecisions released a study titled " The Rapid Rise of Inside Sales."

Inside Sales, SiriusDecisions Sees Increased Acceptance of Inside Sales

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However, after exposure to inside sales reps for the variety of products/solutions they use, many of these customers have come to realize the benefits of having someone readily available with access to and knowledge of all pertinent internal resources and information systems. This past week Joe Galvin of SiriusDecisions released a study titled " The Rapid Rise of Inside Sales."