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Lead Generation Tips – How Ending Trends Should Not End Marketing

FIFA 2014. Germany wins. The end. That’s pretty much what you can expect following the conclusion of the month-long sporting event. It’s like one big party. No matter how big or how fun the whole thing was, eventually the crowd goes away and it’s time to pack up.

 

This is actually a sticky situation in B2B lead generation. No matter how long or how complicated your sales process, this kind of excitement is still the key to attracting potential clients. That’s why you ride on trends like the World Cup. There is a major struggle to be in the biggest conversation because that’s where you think your target market is found. So once the party’s over, it seems like the game’s over too.

 

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Appointment Setting Tips – Let B2B Prospects Create Their Menu

Creating good buyer expertise is a common objective for marketers, including B2B ones. So in the process of appointment setting, you’re essentially trying to get your customer in a real buying mood. (Yes, we all know it gets more complicated than that but don’t forget simplicity is also another marketing objective.)

 

There are a lot of movies showing business meetings happening in gourmet restaurants or jazz bars. But business clichés aside, those are still legitimate examples of creating good buying experience. What’s more important however is that those experiences are created indirectly by the prospects.

 

Simply put they’re making the menu.

 

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Lead Generation Tips – Make Sense on All Accounts

Everyone (including B2B marketers) has been trying to tie in their content strategies around the 2014 FIFA World Cup. But while there’s no shortage of those ideas, one other aspect of the World Cup should tell you that your lead generation strategy needs to make sense on all accounts.

 

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Telemarketing to Increase Your Connection to Community

The boom of the internet has not only increased the human capacity to communicate and express. It has also created its own, unique space that is purely created from that expression. Forums. Social networks. Online communities. It’s not surprising why telemarketing doesn’t seem to have achieved much in comparison.

 

Regardless, it’s also all the more reason why you can’t just throw your telemarketing stuff away. In age when communication itself creates spaces and communities, you’ll need all the tools to keep increasing your capacity to connect.

 

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Sales Lead Generation Tips – Big Fish and Little Fish

Summer might be looking sweet for vacation goers but it’s a battlefield in the box office. Edge of Tomorrow and Maleficent were neck in neck but it seems to both that The Fault in Our Stars is currently dominating. And all the while, Transformers 4 and How to Train Your Dragon 2 have yet to make their entrance.

 

Still, the shocking and fast-paced competition should really come to no surprise for anyone in the marketing business. Even the most successful sales lead generation campaigns can find themselves in a similar situation: One minute you’re on top, but then there’s always a bigger fish.

 

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