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The Difference Between Hunters and Farmers

In both sales and marketing, it is important to match the right personality to the right role. Before deciding on final placements within the company, determine the unique set of skills that each individual on your sales team has.

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The Best Time to Cold Call a Business

In part 1 of this article, we discussed the importance of creating a sense of urgency in sales and how to express that urgency to a prospect. In today’s Advisor, we’ll cover another important topic for getting a positive response from a prospect.

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The Importance of a Follow-Up Call

In part 1 of this article, we talked about how to recover from a bad sales call and how to get back to dialing without being in a negative headspace. In today’s Advisor, we’ll talk about another situation revolving around sales calls—the importance of a follow-up call.

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Social Media Analytics Tools

In yesterday’s Advisor, we shared some of the best social media management tools on the market, keeping pricing in mind for small- and medium-sized businesses. In today’s Advisor, we’ll take a look at additional social media analytics tools that can help you to be smarter and more informed with your social media marketing.

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Understanding Sales Deal Stages

When it comes to sales, the proof is in the pudding. Results can’t be manipulated to suggest one thing or another, and customers can’t be forced into buying products in order for a salesperson to meet set quotas. Either the sale is made, or it isn’t, and the journey towards a signed contract is about […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Marketing Retreat

As summer fades into a distant memory and teams make the shift from vacation mode to planning mode, many marketing teams are thinking about next year’s budget and planning initiatives for the year ahead. An important part of that discussion is structuring your company’s next marketing retreat.

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How AI Is Changing the Future of Marketing

Today’s fast pace of innovation in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) is staggering. At first glance, it sounds like the province of sci-fi books, movies, and television shows. Yet, companies are marketing AI in numerous ways: personal assistants, zippy humanoid robots that complete house chores, self-regulating computers, or digital gadgets that remind us of […]

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Does Your Marketing Team Have These Essential 7 Skills?

Today’s best marketing teams are tech-savvy, multitalented, and capable of producing measurable results. Businesses that have been slow to invest in their marketing teams may not realize it, but the battle for top marketing talent is on among creative agencies, publishers, corporations, and media companies.

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