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Demanding ‘Better’ Sales Leads Doesn’t Change Demand In Your Market

The term better can be so subjective. And as far as sales leads go, even a no-nonsense sales team must concede that the definition of ‘better’ sales leads can’t always be in their control (or in the control of marketers).

 

It’s more likely control remains more strongly in the market itself and what it demands from that sales team’s business.

 

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Underscoring Outsourced Lead Generation Is A Basic Business Tactic

You might think outsourcing’s a dirty word but if you’re not aware of when you’ll finally find yourself in need of it, you’ll be making a very serious yet very avoidable business mistake.

 

As a matter of fact, outsourced lead generation can be a particular example of how the decision is really a basic tactic that needs to be taken seriously, not squeamishly.

 

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Can Sales Leads Self-Replicate?

It sounds like a snake oil salesman’s dream, customers who somehow create more customers without them doing a lick of real work.

 

Lazy as it sounds though, that’s still quite similar to how referral marketing works. Instead of your own marketers generating the sales leads, you rely on the good will of your own customers to do all the pitching.

 

One really uncommon way to look at it though is that you’re actually helping customers with helping each other.

 

Even grouches cooperate at some point.

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Are Old Sales Leads Like Bad Sequels?

With the Golden Globe awards once again recently concluded, it might surprise some people that the winner for Best Animated Film was Dreamwork’s How to Train Your Dragon 2. That’s not to say it was a bad movie but simply because sequels aren’t know for a perfect record for success.

 

Likewise, sales leads are remarkably similar when it comes to how marketers treat them. Despite their long-term benefits, the conventional wisdom dictates the best leads are fresh acquisitions instead of making a sequel out of currently existing clients.

 

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Using Lead Generation to Pass On Vital Expertise

While some businesses sell their products, others thrive in the business of marketing sheer knowledge. Whether it’s financial strategy, infrastructure planning, and even self-help, there’s always a market for raw expertise.

 

But more than products however, expertise can be dangerously subjective and their value is often volatile. As the world once again nears the end of another year, lead generation strategists have to wake up to this reality. It could mean the loss of vital information unless they know how to pitch its value properly to a new generation.

 

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