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Lead Segmentation: Enhance Your Email Marketing

Kevin Page
Segmenting leads into targeted lists will allow your organization to be more relevant with your messaging and achieve greater engagement through your email marketing efforts.
Lead Segmentation: Enhance Your Email Marketing

5 Brilliant Best Practices for Lead Nurturing [INFOGRAPHIC]

JasmineHenry
Marketers, the Internet might not be your friend after all. It’s changed the way that consumers shop for products, which means that when they first convert into leads they’re a lot less sales-ready than they used to be. Here are some ways to ensure your lead nurturing isn’t a bust.
5 Brilliant Best Practices for Lead Nurturing [INFOGRAPHIC]

In Social Media, Top of the Funnel is About Lead Introduction – Not Creation

MarcHausman
I’ve been pushing social media for measurable sales outcomes for more than three years. Yet, I recently concluded “lead introduction” rather than generation is a more realistic expectation. Here's why.
In Social Media, Top of the Funnel is About Lead Introduction – Not Creation

How Important Is Real Time Lead Nurturing?

Jenerationy
Every website visitor to a B2B site is treated like a little gold nugget. Yes, some nuggets are more valuable than others and through lead nurturing you can learn about your prospect and take the right approach to keep your brand top-of-mind or guide them down the sales pipeline.
How Important Is Real Time Lead Nurturing?

The Inbound Marketing Guide to Shortening Your Sales Cycle

Kevin Jorgensen
The quarter is over. A great time to reflect on the sales cycle... which I did while doing a little fishing last week. How long is your typical sales cycle? Every sales person knows that there tends to be a direct correlation between the length of your sales cycle and the size of your deal. The bigger the deal the longer and more complex the selling process and the greater the objections you must overcome. But that doesn’t relegate the role of sales person to order taker waiting for a prospect to make up her mind.
The Inbound Marketing Guide to Shortening Your Sales Cycle

Lead Generation: How 64% of Marketers Starve Sales of Opportunity

BrianCarroll1
Lead nurturing is not unlike using a slow cooker. You can start with ingredients that don’t seem promising, but time will produce the delicious outcome for which you’re looking.
Lead Generation: How 64% of Marketers Starve Sales of Opportunity

7 Lessons in Productivity from A Very Productive 2011

FeldmanCreative
My objective is to tell you about the things I’ve done the 353 days before today, which proved to be wise and might help set an agenda for making next year über productive for you too.
7 Lessons in Productivity from A Very Productive 2011

Why ToFu is Just an Appetizer: Sales Funnel Advice

Andrew_Hunt
Spending boatloads of money on marketing and not getting the return you expect? Too many companies are spending large sums of money on filling the Top of Funnel (ToFu) and not focusing enough on the meat of the equation, the Middle of Funnel (MoFu) that drives revenue. Much like the tofu salad at the Venetian or Palazzo in Las Vegas, it is just an appetizer. It’s the MoFu (Middle of the Funnel) that will have your sales team raving and profits soaring.