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4 Easy Social Selling Tips from a Rep Who Knows

Submitted by: Liz Couchon , Director of Sales Knowledge Management , Brainshark

August 13, 2015 09:14 AM

At Brainshark, we are in the midst of rolling out a full-scale program for social selling. During this project, I’ve been lucky enough to get some help from Bob Hutchinson, one of my colleagues in sales who happens to be an expert on social selling. Here are some of the things he’s taught me about how to be an effective social seller. #1. Don’t be anonymous You can set your LinkedIn security settings to hide your name when you are checking out other people’s profil...

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Using Twitter and Social Selling to Gain Unfair Advantages in the Sales Process

Submitted by: Guest Contributor

July 29, 2015 09:04 AM

This article was submitted by Julio Viskovich, VP of Marketing at rFactr Complex sales involve a number of different people. You will find multiple decision makers, buyers, each having a completely different role and need than the next one. As a sales professional, it is up to you to work within the ranges of expertise and knowledge to present your solution in a compelling manner. This is where social selling helps! Twitter Lists Twitter Lists allow you to filter out all the noise and or...

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Video Marketing Survival Guide: 13 Essentials for Creating Your Next Marketing Video

Submitted by: Ann Lambert , Content & Social Media Marketing Manager, Brainshark

July 07, 2015 09:23 AM

Consider these stats: 80% of senior executives watch more video in 2015 than they did last year 75% of senior executives watch business related videos on a weekly basis 59% of executives would rather watch a video than read an article. There’s no doubt that online video is popular these days. And B2B marketers are adapting their digital marketing strategies accordingly. But for those late to the party, or looking for up-to-date tips on how to navigate the world of B2B ...

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Tags: audio, channels, content marketing, quick tips, social media, technology, video

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21 Buzzworthy Tweets from #SDSummit 2015

Submitted by: Ann Lambert , Content & Social Media Marketing Manager, Brainshark

May 14, 2015 10:56 AM

If you weren’t able to make it to Nashville for the annual SiriusDecisons Summit, you certainly could have stayed up to date on the latest sales and marketing trends, thought leadership, and stats on Twitter. Simply following the #SDSummit hashtag revealed a wealth of information—once you got past all the videos and pictures of the Neon Trees concert from Wednesday night at the Summit, of course. From polls and surveys to quotes and case studies from influential sales and...

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5 Tips from the InsideSales Sales Acceleration Summit

Submitted by: Ann Lambert , Content & Social Media Marketing Manager, Brainshark

May 13, 2015 09:25 AM

Last week, InsideSales hosted a virtual event—the Sales Acceleration Summit—where over eighty of the top sales and marketing influencers shared their methods to increase revenue. There were too many great sessions to choose from, so I couldn’t catch them all (still enjoying watching them on-demand!). Here are the top five tips I gleaned from the event.   #1. Leverage LinkedIn for social selling Dominic Archibald of LinkedIn led How We Sell with LinkedIn at LinkedIn...

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