The B2B wholesale sales channel is an important sales channel for continued growth. If you’ve been selling B2B or considered selling B2B you know that the B2B sales cycle, the time it takes to close a sale, can take a long time. Sometimes too long. Let’s say you’ve got prospective B2B sales in your pipeline, but they need to close for you to make your sales targets by the end of the month. How do you accelerate the B2B pipeline?
In order to close the B2B pipeline sales faster, you need to speed up the sales process by doing a better job in lead scoring, knowing your target customers’ interests and pain points, and building a relationship through lead nurturing.
Here are the 6 key ways to accelerate closing B2B channel-based pipeline sales: Continue reading
All this marketing technology is nothing without a strategy
With the rise of digital channels and platforms, there are more marketing technology solutions available than ever before, more than 5,000 software solutions available for marketers in 2018.
But all this marketing technology is nothing without a strategy. Ultimately, a marketer’s goal is to increase sales and drive customer retention.
The biggest challenge is aligning new technology with your marketing strategy to connect with the people you want to buy from your company. If you’re a business owner, you need to consider how this technology is going to help drive customer engagement at each stage of the buyer’s journey and customer experience. Adding a new tool isn’t useful unless you know how it will work to drive new revenue.
At the end of the day, regardless of whether you’re in marketing for a business-to-business (B2B) or business-to-consumer (B2C) business, it’s about creating human-to-human (H2H) connections.
Here are six reasons the future of marketing is human-to-human (H2H).
1. Engagement is the new “contact form.”
Less than 1% of leads ever become revenue-generating customers. Continue reading
Sign #1: Decreased Sales Conversions
The conversion results from your email campaigns are starting to decrease, and you’re trying to keep your prospect base from totally burning out. Continue reading
Source: Forbes Magazine
By: Jayson DeMers
There’s an oldie but a goody in copywriting that everyone who is creating content for their business should know: AIDA. It’s a simple formula that’s designed to grab people’s attention and take them through your content to the point that they take action on what they’ve read. It’s a start to finish approach to writing great content.
Much to my surprise, it doesn’t seem to be as widely discussed as you’d expect in the field of content strategy. We can learn a lot about great writing from the art of direct mail copywriting, especially how to engage, persuade, and convert our readers. Here’s a closer look at AIDA, what it is, and how to use it in your content strategy.
What is AIDA?
Let’s start by breaking it down into its fundamental pieces.
A = Attention
I = Interest
D = Desire
A = Action Continue reading