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Cross-Channel Marketing: Take Data From Helpful to Breakthrough

Cross-Channel Marketing: Take Data From Helpful to Breakthrough

As marketers, most of us know that taking an integrated, cross-channel approach is best. But beyond those buzzwords, how can we make sure that the different components of our campaigns reinforce the same message and also that we “learn” from each component, taking each prospect’s response into account to tailor... Read More»

11 Awesome Dreamforce Tips from Salesforce MVPs

11 Awesome Dreamforce Tips from Salesforce MVPs

Salesforce MVPs are an instrumental source of support for our community. They’re our evangelists and are recognized for their leadership, knowledge, and ongoing contributions. These individuals represent the spirit of the community and what it's all about. Salesforce MVPs have been attending Dreamforce for a number of years, and can... Read More»

Benchmarking: A Little Better All the Time

Benchmarking: A Little Better All the Time

For a sales organization, continuous improvement is everyone’s job, every day. Sales leaders rely on benchmarking to identify areas or functions that need to be improved and to measure the improvement that is achieved. Benchmarking sets the bar—it establishes the foundational metrics that quantify current levels of achievement and provide... Read More»

Increasing Revenue One Insight at a Time: There's an App for That — App Mavericks

Increasing Revenue One Insight at a Time: There's an App for That — App Mavericks

Looking for a better way to push information and insights to your sales reps? Good news: SAVO CRM Opportunity Pro sends dynamic coaching tips, marketing, or SME materials to sales reps to help them educate prospects and clients and close deals faster. I recently sat with Daniel West, Executive Vice... Read More»

#DF14Emerging: The Dawn of Wearables in Business

#DF14Emerging: The Dawn of Wearables in Business

Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone for the first time just seven years ago. When he held it up for the world to see, he shared the three main use cases: a touch-screen music player, a next generation phone, and an internet communications device. There were only three sensors on the... Read More»

"The Sales Process Map": A New Salesforce E-Book

"The Sales Process Map": A New Salesforce E-Book

The terms "Sales Funnel" and "Sales Process" are words that nearly any professional would recognize. However, a shocking minority of professionals and businesses actually understand their sales process or have a concept of what it even looks like. With technology adding more channels and changing customer behavior on a daily... Read More»

8-Minute Employee Advocacy

8-Minute Employee Advocacy

Approaching the idea of employee advocacy can be a lot to wrap your mind around. It involves a lot of planning and support to get advocacy off the ground. While the initial set-up requires plenty of forethought, once a program is in place (especially when using an employee advocacy platform),... Read More»

4 Keys to Landing a Career in Recruiting

4 Keys to Landing a Career in Recruiting

You asked; I will answer. The #1 inmail question I receive is: "How do I get into Recruiting?" I'm interested by the volume of millennials targeting a career in recruitment. When I got into it, no one ever really dreamed of becoming a recruiter or went to school for it.... Read More»

Just Show Up.

Just Show Up.

I'm frequently asked what the fastest way is for someone to build a business. It's usually positioned like this: "What would you do if you were starting over today without the contacts and associates you have made over the years?" My answer has remained consistent throughout the years. Just show... Read More»

How to Find Your Hidden Gem at Dreamforce

How to Find Your Hidden Gem at Dreamforce

Remember the last scene of Raiders of the Lost Ark? The one where Army Intelligence agents wheel away the Ark into a giant government warehouse among a countless number of crates? As a Dreamforce attendee, you might feel the same way when searching for your sessions — but don't despair!... Read More»