Published By: InsideView
Published Date: Aug 17, 2015
Creating alignment between sales and marketing can be a challenge—competing priorities, differing success measures, and even separate terminology.
We had the pleasure of hosting Forrester’s Laura Ramos, Vice President and Principal Analyst Serving B2B Marketing Professionals.
Laura charted the path to successful sales and marketing alignment and share critical steps to strengthen the partnership and increase revenue success. You will learn how sales and marketing can:
· Make revenue generation more efficient and predictable.
· Move from a relationship of open hostility to one of smooth collaboration—ultimately becoming high-performance partners.
· Work together to create lifelong customer engagement—the lifeblood of every successful company.
Published By: InsideView
Published Date: Aug 17, 2015
In most companies, sales and marketing fight each other as much as the competition.
But research shows that companies with tight sales-marketing alignment have 38% higher win rates and generate 208% more revenue.
Tracy Eiler shares her takeaways from the webinar with Forrester’s Laura Ramos, “5 Ways to Get Sales & Marketing Aligned” in this article.
Learn how to start aligning your sales and marketing teams.
Pardot and Salesforce are complementary tools that really reach their full potential when paired together. Not only can these tools improve marketing and sales alignment, they can also provide greater insight into campaign performance, jumpstart lead generation efforts, and positively impact ROI. If you’re thinking about integrating these two systems, it’s important that you understand the benefits this will provide and the steps that will be required for implementation. So, let’s get started!
Published By: Oracle OMC
Published Date: Nov 30, 2017
Lead scoring is an objective ranking of one sales lead against another. This not only helps align the right follow-up to the corresponding inquiry, it also helps marketing and sales professionals identify where each prospect is in the buying process.
The process of defining lead scores improves alignment and collaboration between marketing and sales teams. After all, by jointly establishing an objective definition of a quality lead, sales and marketing can exchange better feedback on the quality of leads being passed to sales. Plus, lead scoring helps ensure that the best leads are followed up on immediately by prioritizing leads according to revenue potential and buyer readiness.
Lead scoring is an objective ranking of one sales lead against another. This helps align the right follow-up to the corresponding inquiry. Learn how lead scoring can improve alignment and collaboration between marketing and sales teams.
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Aug 02, 2016
Download this ebook to learn more about sales and marketing alignment, including:
What is sales and marketing alignment
- The benefits of sales and marketing alignment and why it is important
- How the two departments can define common terms, set common goals, and utilize lead scoring to their advantage
- How to structure your organization to promote alignment
- How to create service-level agreements
Published By: LeadGenius
Published Date: Dec 22, 2016
Sales Velocity is an excellent Marketing-Sales alignment metric, because it combines high-level KPIs from both departments. In this whiteboard video, Lena Shaw, Director of Marketing & Growth at LeadGenius, shows marketing and sales leaders how to use sales velocity.
In this free IDC analyst report, discover why coordinating the activities of marketing and sales—from day one of the revenue cycle—is essential for profitability. Learn how to stop the revenue loss that occurs during a prospect handoff; how to give sales the freedom to target more efficiently, while enabling marketing to build better prospect relationships; and how to choose software that tightens the marketing/sales alignment. Download your copy of this insightful report now.
This free white paper reveals that more than half of all inside salespeople have less than 2 years of experience—with annual turnover close to 50%. You can’t change that, but you can back your team with superior planning. Learn 3 critical factors that can make or break your inside sales effort; the 6 building blocks of an effective sales team; and how formulating a strategic plan can help ensure your team’s success. Download now—and start building a world-class inside sales team.
This guide will help your sales and marketing teams achieve true alignment - and all the benefits that come with it. We'll walk you through seven foundational steps towards this goal, including evaluating your current sales and marketing processes.
Traditionally, sales and marketing haven't always seen eye-to-eye. Our 2015 Sales and Marketing Alignment Survey clearly shows that in order to exceed revenue goals, outdated traditions need to change. In the eBook, we will show you the direct relationship between alignment and revenue performance and how the use of the right technologies will support business success.
Published By: LiveHive
Published Date: Feb 16, 2016
Recent studies have shown that the lack of integration between sales and marketing systems can cause the biggest gap between top sales performers and under-achievers. Yet less than 1 out of 10 B2B companies report good alignment between sales and marketing organizations, according to Sirius Decisions.
Download the white paper “How Top Performing Companies Drive Sales and Marketing Alignment” to learn more about how content personalization, analytics, and process automation can help you build a stronger relationship between sales and marketing.
Marketing automation delivers a multitude of advantages and opportunities, including improved operational efficiencies, reduced costs, marketing and sales alignment, more (and more qualified) leads, and increased revenues.