Highly successful business owners understand the importance of the buyer’s journey. Managing and optimizing the process by which a potential buyer becomes a loyal customer is a part of running an efficient sales cycle. We’ve looked before at the utility of a well-defined sales process. However, in...read more
Category: Marketing and Sales
Marketing and Sales in The Google Age
We are now deeply entrenched in the Google Age. First contact is no longer face to face, on the phone or even through a reference. Instead, first contact often happens via an online search. And according to Net Marketshare, out of the 3.5 billion searches that happen...read more
Why Sales Must Drive Marketing Priorities
Which comes first: marketing or sales? It’s an age-old question – almost as old as the chicken and egg quandary. Don’t you have to market to make a sale? Don’t you have to make a sale to know your market? The answer to both may be “yes”....read more
Are You Selling to Your Target Market?
You’ve done all the research and prep-work. You’ve launched your marketing and sales strategy. But the expected sales aren’t pouring in. It’s time to ask yourself “Am I selling to my target market?” Sometimes weeding out what isn’t working gets us back on track. By removing targets...read more