Category Archives: CRM Management

How Good Database Makes Sales Team more Efficient

How a Good Database Makes Your Sales Team More Efficient

By | CRM Management, Database Health, Sales as a Service, Sales Tips | No Comments

As the end of the year approaches, you might be wondering about the overall quality of your database. Companies today are looking to sales enablement technologies, analytics, CRM systems and learning technologies to make their sales teams more effective and more efficient. Businesses are considering cutting-edge tools that will make their team better. Something they often don’t spend enough time on that can make the most significant impact on a sales team’s efficiency is data.
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4 reasons database health is important

Four Reasons Why Database Health is More Important than You Think

By | Content Marketing, CRM Management, Database Health, Digital Marketing, Email Marketing | No Comments

To correctly complete any job, you need the best resources from the start. In sales and marketing, one of those resources is your database. This hub of contacts is vital for lead prioritization, outbound calling, targeted marketing, reporting and analytics, and more.

In short, a “good” database is foundational for success. But “good” means more than just having a large list of names, addresses, and phone numbers. After all, a phone book has that, right?

So, what constitutes the definition of “good” as it relates to a database?

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Six Tips for More Effective Lead Management

By | Act-On, Content Marketing, CRM Management, Lead Generation, Lead Management, Lead Nurturing, Lead Scoring, Sales Tips | No Comments

In sales, a lead is defined as a “potential sales contact.” But what constitutes “potential?”

Depending who you talk to, “potential contact” can be anything from a purchased name in a database to someone who filled out a web form, replied to an email blast, or dropped their card in the fishbowl at a trade show.

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Attention Content Marketers: Is your CRM as Detailed as your Personas?

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As an effective content marketer, you have put the time into understanding the characteristics of your audience.  You’ve developed and validated personas. You or your strategist has created an editorial calendar that will knock clients’ socks off. You’ve produced exceptional content. You’ve written targeted messaging to introduce that content. You’ve got a plan to get it out to the masses.

But are you sure your team can effectively execute on your strategy?

Have you closed the reporting gap?

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CRM in the Marketing World: How CRM can help you create strong marketing campaigns

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Creating strong content is not the ultimate element in Content Marketing. Creating and maintaining effective marketing data to target the best possible audience for your campaign is of equal importance. One of the most important tools in a modern marketer’s tool belt is a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to help you manage this data.

Your CRM is not only your database of record, but it is the place where marketing and sales connect to create actionable data for both the sales and marketing organizations.

Here are different ways that CRM can help you produce a strong campaign:
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