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Fuel Your ‘Everyone Sells’ Culture Through Employee Advocacy

by Marc Brown  |  August 15, 2018

The typical fault in the thinking of many leaders, including marketing leaders, is that the sales team will drive sales. They put a lot of energy into hiring the best...

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Gartner Publishes the Magic Quadrant Sales Force Automation, 2018

by Tad Travis  |  July 9, 2018

Gartner is pleased to release the newest installment of the annual Sales Force Automation Magic Quadrant.  This year the Magic Quadrant covers 15 vendors. Within this group, Gartner finds a wide...

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Evolving With Your Customers

by Hank Barnes  |  June 26, 2018

Recently, many of my posts have related to helping your customers buy and, by extension, selling the way your customers want to buy.   In response to one of those, Eric...

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Leading Sales Enablement: Why Two Are Better Than One

by Marc Brown  |  June 10, 2018

I often talk with individuals who want sole ownership of a strategic project within their organization. They want to do everything they can to set themselves up for success, to...

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Selecting Your Sales Enablement Tool

by Marc Brown  |  May 24, 2018

A majority of B2C and B2B organizations have dedicated staff and programs for sales enablement. But CSO Insights research shows that despite increased investment, many organizations still aren’t seeing optimal...

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Measuring the Effectiveness of Sales Enablement

by Marc Brown  |  April 20, 2018

As I mentioned in my ‘Marketing’s Essential Role in Sales Enablement’ blog, marketing should be actively measuring sales enablement effectiveness with sales. These metrics provide critical insights to management about what...

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Marketing's Essential Role in Sales Enablement

by Marc Brown  |  April 17, 2018

Are you one of the many companies striving to launch marketing campaigns, sales promotions, or products and not seeing the expected results? You are not alone. In this blog, I...

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The One Thing to Always Do When Mentioned in Analyst Research

by Hank Barnes  |  January 16, 2018

A primary goal of most, if not all, analyst relations programs is to get products, services, and/or companies mentioned, or featured, in analyst reports.  Whether it is a use case...

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