June 05, 2015 09:40 AM
Have you heard of influencer marketing? It’s a valuable part of any content and social media strategy. It can also help you deliver powerful, credible content for sales enablement.
For B2B companies, an influencer is an expert or thought leader that has – you guessed it – influence over the buyers in your particular market. Developing relationships (and content) with these folks can help you in a lot of ways.
Few understand the power of influencer marketing as much as...
June 02, 2015 09:38 AM
The following post is a brief excerpt from the free eBook, Sales Enablement for Dummies.
Sales enablement is a complex issue. It requires systems that empower both reps and managers. But, most important, it needs to free up salespeople to do what they do best: Sell!
Here are five features that you should look for when you’re searching for a sales enablement solution:
#1. CRM Integration
The ability to deliver the content, training and analytics sales teams need to sell more effecti...
May 26, 2015 09:24 AM
For years now, inbound marketers have trumpeted stats stating that the majority of the B2B buyer’s journey is complete before a customer ever speaks with a salesperson. But a recent SiriusDecisions study argues that sales interactions with reps still have the greatest impact on buying decisions.
In my recap of SiriusDecisions Summit 2015, I noted that a key takeaway from the event was that it’s finally time to retire old stats like “67% of the buyer’s journey is d...
May 18, 2015 11:52 AM
The 10th annual SiriusDecisions Summit has come and gone, and this year’s event had a little bit of everything: great sessions, green ties – even some Magic.
As usual, the Summit proved to be a top event for those seeking ideas to increase sales productivity and better enable their sales teams.
From B2B studies and frameworks to sales strategies and content ideas, there was certainly a lot to take in. So before you relive some of the week’s most interesting (and entertai...
May 05, 2015 08:37 AM
SiriusDecisions Summit 2015 is just around the corner, and as in past years, sales enablement is bound to be a hot topic throughout the week.
So which sessions should you circle on your agenda this year? If you’re headed to Nashville and looking to get your “enablement” on, here are three you might want to check out.
(In between these sessions, be sure to swing by the Brainshark booth! You can meet our executive team, get a look at the Brainshark Sales Accelerator for ...