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Buyer research tells us precisely what buyers want. Employee engagement studies clearly indicate what employees are looking for. The evidence is indisputable... But Sales Managers are mired in reports and forecasts and updates that force them to do just the opposite of what buyers and sales pros need from them. Join me to get the business case for putting people before paperwork on the job.
SiriusDecisions recently introduced the new Demand Unit Waterfall, a process that enables teams to track their lead flow, improve their processes and, ultimately, drive increased revenue and growth. Quality third-party data is a key driver in implementing a successful Demand Unit Waterfall in your organization, but exactly what data should you be looking for and how do you apply it?
In this Webinar we’ll cover
• Enhanced company profile data and how it can help you define and refine your TAM, and inform sales and marketing efforts throughout your demand generation activities
• Using Reverse technographic analysis to uncover your Ideal Customer Profile and identify Active Demand
• A case study from a customer who used technographic data to find the right customers to target and achieve well above average response rates on demand generation campaigns
Presenters for this webinar include John Donlon, Senior Research Director at SiriusDecisions, Barbara Winters, Vice President of Marketing at HG Data, and Zak Pines, Vice President of Marketing at Bedrock Data
Most companies think they have an established channel marketing strategy, but can easily be left behind as soon as the next evolution of marketing hits. Organizations must be prepared to adapt to channel change. In order to stay ahead, it’s important to align your content, goals, and channel marketing program strategy.
Laz Gonzalez, Chief Strategy Officer at Zift Solutions, and Chad Reese, Director, Partner Digital Marketing at Cisco share:
•Disruptive forces in the channel and how to anticipate them
•Integrated marketing programs Cisco is delivering to partners
•Leveraging data and analytics to be more effective with channel partners
•Best practices in content marketing
•ROI expectations when marketing through partners
Kathy Contreras, SiriusDecisions Sr. Research Director for Channel Marketing Strategies, will share best practices to building a market-leading referral partner program. A new data report on the performance of B-to-B referral partner programs will be shared by Trisha Winter, CMO of Amplifinity. Together they will provide guidance on enabling referral partners to drive growth and the expected impact to your business.
What you'll learn:
- Key decision points for building a partner referral program
- Best practices from successful programs
- Performance benchmarks for referral partner programs
On a sales call, knowing about the person and what’s important to him/her is the key to relevance, gaining permission to ask questions, and building a genuine relationship. In this session, award-winning speaker Sam Richter will show you how to find information on people, in ways you never thought possible
HG Data is the best-in-class leader for technology installation information in the world. B2B technology marketers rely on our accurate technographic insights, based on advanced data science, to build better forecasts and precisely target their campaigns at scale, while innovative OEMs use our intelligence to enhance their product offerings.
Zift Solutions and Oracle Marketing Cloud are proud to bring together some of the brightest minds in marketing automation and channel marketing and management (CMM) to discuss how different platforms and practices can work together to help drive revenue for both direct and indirect sales and marketing organizations.
In this webinar, the all-star panel will discuss:
• Why is partner adoption such a problem in the channel, and what can we learn from direct to consumer marketing?
• How does concierge offerings factor into the CMM process and what are some best practices when working with channel organizations?
• What are real, actionable steps you can take when working with channel partners who are less marketing savvy?
• How to support both high touch and low touch channel partners (while keeping your sanity)
• Getting the most out of your unique partner ecosystem including exclusive and non-exclusive partners or dealers
Learn how to align emerging channel technology with proven channel best practices to support program growth, partner engagement and ROI. Channel experts Maria Chien, Service Director, Channel Marketing Strategies for SiriusDecisions, and Laz Gonzalez, Chief Strategy Officer at Zift Solutions, detail:
• The top 5 priorities for channel marketing leaders
• Aligning channel marketing efforts with corporate goals
• Best practices for demand creation, partner enablement and functional development
• How to solve integration challenges undermining channel program success
Stop throwing your profits away! You can make a lot more money by simply discounting less and charging more. Don’t think you can? Just wait—immediately after this revealing presentation you’ll be raising your prices and reaping the rewards!
Most sales people spend a disproportionate time selling to narrow segment of their market, while ignoring or struggling to engage with over 50% of potential buyers. Objective Based Selling presents a different way to look, engage and sell to often ignored segments, leaving money and success on the table.
Sales Managers are often unconscious about collateral damages to the business caused by their current management practices. Many of them cause actual. System Thinking helps to identify the causes for those collateral damages and to take corrective actions.
Sales management experts Mike Weinberg and Steven Rosen are hosting a fireside chat providing their solutions and insights on the most challenging issues facing sales managers.
Expect an action-packed discussion, filled with bold, blunt and powerful sales management insights and stories, that will help you crush your sales numbers.
Forrester Research has said that we are living in the age of the customer, which means the balance of power has shifted to buyers. Buyers can gather a lot of data before talking to a salesperson but salespeople can still capitalize on opportunities to demonstrate credibility and value early in the decision-making process.
In this webinar noted analysts and channel experts, Tim Harmon, Managing Director of Nuvello, and Zift’s Chief Strategy Officer Laz Gonzalez, will provide actionable insight and best practices for aligning priorities to capture partner mindshare, drive breakthrough performance and ensure a stronger ROI with PRM (Professional Risk Manager).
Watch live and learn:
- How changes in the channel landscape have created higher demand for PRM
Why B2B channel organizations need PRM even if they already have CRM and/or SFA in place
- Key components and operational processes required to “start smart” with PRM
- Best practices for partner recruitment, onboarding, shortening time-to-revenue and measuring performance with PRM
- Why integration and prioritization matters when it comes to PRM and CMM
Your customers and prospects are busy people. Every week they are inundated with e-mails, phone calls and social media intrusions from companies pitching their solutions. How do you make sure your outreach stands out and leads to further engagement?
The sales and marketing teams who run the most successful cross-sell/up-sell and competitive takeaway campaigns do so my learning all they can about the technology their prospects use to run their business. This allows them to craft highly tailored messages that directly address the pain points prospects are having with their current tech stack, in a language that resonates and encourages follow up.
In this webinar we'll cover:
• Using targeted technographics to identify the right accounts to target for your cross-sell/up-sell and competitive takeaway campaigns, as well as your ABM programs
• Developing messages that are focused on what you know about your prospect’s tech stack
• Examples of what successful targeted messaging looks like
The presenter for this webinar is Mark Godley, the chief revenue officer for HG Data. Mark has held leadership positions at technology companies of all sizes, from pre-revenue to publicly traded. Mark is best known for driving revenue that significantly outpaces industry growth while rejecting the herd mentality.
No prospecting list? You can lose valuable prospecting time just building a list – then finding the elusive decision maker can take even more time. Discover 7 strategies you can use to uncover and build a list of the right decision makers to target your prospecting efforts and get higher response rates.
Sales teams focus on landing the initial deal. Customer retention becomes the responsibility of everyone else in the organization who was not part of that first sale. Discover how to leverage the value of post-sale support teams. Create customer experiences which contribute to customer success and customer retention.
Tablets are a perfect tool for facilitating customer conversations, however many reps are making costly mistakes when presenting content on mobile apps. The result is customer tune-out, confusion, and lost opportunities. Learn best practices for showcasing your products in a way that moves the sale forward!
Per CSO Insights’ 2017 Sales Manager Enablement Report: “Sales enablement is a growing trend, but sales performance is not improving... Clearly, something is missing.”
What’s missing is a logical, aligned, well-executed Systems Approach to Sales.
In this BrightTALK Sales Summit webinar, sales transformation expert Mike Kunkle will share 4 sales systems that can solve 80% or more of your sales enablement challenges and radically transform your company’s sales results.
Join Mike -- where your questions are welcomed and expected -- and learn how you can be a Sales Transformation Hero at your company.
Senior Sales Leaders, Sales Managers and Account Managers will all learn about:
The power of a pro-active account management approach
How to gain access to executive sponsors
Tips to differentiate your company
Three must have account management structures
How to set up client meetings for success
Champions and their role in your achievement
Attracting, landing and growing big accounts is both an art and a science. Many sales people aspire to big deal closer or rainmaker status but only a few get there. This panel dives into the strategies, attitudes, processes and behaviors needed to succeed in this specialized and highly rewarding sales discipline.
Many sales leaders struggle to get their salespeople to successfully use LinkedIn to grow their business. LinkedIn Expert Brynne Tillman and Sales Execution Expert Steven Rosen will share their formulas for success.
This webinar will cover two perspectives to a Crush your sales numbers using LinkedIn;
1. The practical and tactical activities to leveraging LinkedIn and
2. 3 Steps to effectively execute your LinkedIn strategy
Congratulations on your new job! But did you have any idea it would be like this? If you're like most Sales Managers, you're left to your own devices to figure it out. No training, no time to learn, and no room for error. Maybe we can help. Join Deb Calvert and find out how you can be successful as a Sales Manager, even beyond making the numbers.
Decision-makers want to know what you can do for their bottom line. Our tools and insights equip you to speak the language they understand — the language of business. Sellers who speak the language of business outperform those who don't. We can prove it.
With company and industry specific information, we have knowledge that will help you position your product or service in a way that will have clients nodding.
These insights are presented in an easy-to-digest format, highlighting the greatest opportunity for improvement based on historical and industry trends. Soon, you'll be making a case for the value of your solution that can stand up to the toughest buyer's scrutiny.
Are you frustrated with your sales results, even though you have put a lot of time, money and effort, your heart and soul into growing your revenue? Looking to grow your sales, quickly and effectively, but also prevent buyer’s remorse and keep your clients loyal?
This webinar will help you identify new ways (that you can start using right away!) to find, engage, win and keep new clients.
Here's what you will discover:
1.FIND: How to find new clients who are in the market today
2.ENGAGE: How to connect with them instantly and engage into a dialogue
3.WIN: How to remove any resistance and win new clients
4.KEEP: How to prevent buyer’s remorse and keep your clients loyal
Sales enablement is providing the sales organization with what they need to sell more effectively. How is your organization doing that and what do you need to know about the future of sales enablement? Alice Heiman will lead a lively panel discussion on this topic. Please join her, Elinor Stutz, Inspirational Speaker and Educational Trainer at Smooth Sale, Nancy Nardin, Founder of Smart Selling Tools, and Mike Kunkle, VP Sales Transformation Services at Fast Lane as they define sales enablement and discuss its future.
A straightforward, research validated structure to enhance performance at any level. This program presents three easily implementable strategies to: set better goals, leverage the science of performance-based skill development, and monitor and course correct any plan of action to achieve maximum productivity.
Designed to give leaders, managers and individuals the tools they need to improve performance—in themselves, their colleagues, and their teams.
When sales is truly enabled, the right sales team consistently achieves maximum success in every performance moment from opening new relationships to closing sales. The enabled sales team has the right message, has demonstrated proficiency in the process, dependably executes on the right recipe and has the right support at their fingertips, To do this effectively key elements of the enablement process, which are typically overlooked, MUST be right.
In this webinar you will learn how to:
Pinpoint prospects more likely to say yes in a shorter time frame to avoid misusing time
Craft messaging which keeps prospects/clients engaged and sales moving forward at every stage
Uncover blind spots which can ruin results even if everything else you do is right.
Tune in to also hear the bonus you get when you get Sales Enablement right. When Business Development is done right, there is no limit to what can be accomplished.
Inbound Marketing, Outbound Selling, Social Selling and Content Marketing: So many options. So little time!
If you have been struggling to find a balance between staid and traditional outbound selling and time-sucking inbound strategies, do I have the panel for you! I will be interviewing three of the world’s foremost experts in Sales, Social Selling and Inbound Marketing. Shawn Karol Sandy, Tamara Schenk and Maxwell Bogner will share their thoughts and tactics on winning strategies they have used to bridge and balance the gap between Inbound and Outbound.
To reach today’s modern buyer, sellers need a mashup of inbound and outbound sales activities. Barb Giamanco will share 7 strategies for using social channels and creative outbound approaches to peak buyer’s interest, attracting them to your salespeople like a magnet. That’s the path to generating more leads and sales conversations!
Are you creating value in every sales call? Value that differentiates you and makes you relevant for every prospect? Value creation drives sales, and only salespeople can drive value creation.
Join this panel discussion to learn specific ways to achieve sales success, crush your quota, and be the sales pro your customers look forward to meeting with. Deb Calvert from People First Productivity Solutions will moderate with guests Lisa Dennis, founder of Knowledgence, Jeffrey Lipsius, author of Selling to the Point, Brian Burns, host of The Brutal Truth about Sales & Selling, and Michael Pici, Director of Sales at HubSpot.
Join us live to post your questions for the panel discussion and to hear from 4 points of view on everything related to value creation in sales.
By supplying your contact information, you authorize the panelists and HubSpot to contact you with more content and/or information about each of its services. You further authorize the moderator to pass your information to HubSpot for these purposes.
Mindfulness is the latest buzzword for improving workplace productivity. But it is rarely taught to the sales department. Can mindfulness be applied for improving salesperson performance? Sales trainer and author Jeffrey Lipsius discovered a way that it can. Join him for a webinar introducing his method for applying mindfulness for selling success.
In Miller Heiman Group’s CSO Insights latest Sales Performance Optimization Study, on average, only 57% of reps make quota. If you could ask a few insightful questions proven to fill your pipeline with quality deals, would that be a good use of your time? Join Janice Mars, Principal and Founder of SalesLatitude and Shawn Sandy, Chief Revenue Officer of The Selling Agency for a fun and action-packed 45 minutes on how to crush your quota and fuel your pipeline.
A strong opening is critical to the success of your presentation today. Learn how to create an “Out of the Box” presentation opening that stands out from the competition and gives your prospect a compelling reason to pay attention.
As a Sales Manager, you can make an even bigger impact when you learn how to cross-apply your selling skills. Needs assessment, proposing solutions and overcoming objections are all a part of sales coaching, too, so you've got a fine foundation to build on. It's simply a matter of shifting your delivery to meet the needs of your new customer (the salesperson!). Join me to find out how to make the shift that will make an even bigger impact on sales.
Technical decision makers intimidate many sellers. As a result, sales and support teams sell themselves short. Learn how to overcome obstacles and cultivate relevant and lucrative relationships that impact customer acquisition and customer retention.
clients’ strategic business tables!
Sales Managers get pulled in many different directions. Some respond by aligning themselves with upper management. Others take on the role of the sellers' champion. Some groups of Sales Managers band together to experience strength in numbers. The truth is, effective Sales Managers learn to represent and satisfy all their constituent groups. By doing so, they bridge the gaps and keep the sales operation running smoothly and in alignment with company goals. In this workshop, we'll identify the tell-tale signs of Sales Managers widening the gap and provide strategies for enabling them to be bridge-builders instead.
Sales Managers manage sales... So who leads salespeople? Sadly, in many sales organizations, the answer is no one. But when a Sales Manager focuses on leading and developing and ennobling sellers, there is a profound impact on employee engagement, retention, sales productivity, customer satisfaction and both top line and bottom line results.