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marketing-automation

How Marketing Automation Can Make Your Business Smarter (and Richer)

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Perhaps you keep hearing about the benefits of marketing automation, and how much of a lifesaver it can be for small businesses? You’re curious but skeptical. Can marketing automation really be that great? I may be a little biased on the subject since I help firms incorporate automation software into their existing sales and marketing processes, but I […]

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16 Bad Sales Habits Customers Want You to Stop

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What would your customers tell you about your sales people’s worst habits? Here are 16 bad sales habits that creep into conversations with customers. I came across this in an interesting book this week – a revised version of Marshall Goldsmith‘s best-selling leadership book specifically addressing the changing issues of sales: What Got You Here […]

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3 Ways to Connect to Your Customers’ Buying Journey

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Do you know where your online readers are in your typical customers’ buying journey? Inbound or content marketing on a business blog or website works to attract potential customers but it depends on how well you connect to customers at the right time with the right words that inspire action. Just as it’s important to […]

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Buyer Personas – How to Develop for Better Marketing

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Understanding who your customers are and what motivates them to buy means better marketing and more sales. It may seem silly, but actually outlining a sketch of who your ideal customer is can be beneficial in this situation. To learn more of what a buyer persona is check out this Wikipedia definition. Here are some suggestions for […]