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Should Sales Enablement Be Responsible For Hiring New Reps?

Jennifer Bullock 5 days ago
At this year’s Forrester B2B Summit, we introduced our Sales Competency Management Framework, which provides a comprehensive look at sales talent management through the lens of attracting, onboarding, and optimizing (ongoing development) sales professionals.
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Buyer Insights: Findings From The 2021 B2B Buying Survey

Paul Dolan 6 days ago
At this year's B2B Summit APAC, gain insights into buyer preferences to help shape the development of global campaigns delivered in region and create locally relevant campaigns.
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Is Your Sales Methodology An Innie Or An Outie?

Eric Zines July 22, 2021
Don’t worry, this is not a discussion about navels; it is an attempt to provide some very basic categorization of sales methodologies based on whether the methodology addresses internal or external interactions.
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Putting Forrester’s B2B Revenue Waterfall Into Action: Six Tips For Laser-Focused Targeting

Alisa Groocock July 22, 2021
Your product demos, content, and delivery channels won't matter if you're pursuing the wrong targets. Learn how the new Waterfall can help you zero in on the most promising opportunities.
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The Glengarry Glen Ross Effect: Why Sales Isn’t Attractive To Recent College Grads

Phil Harrell July 22, 2021
The sales profession has changed — but old stereotypes remain. Sales leaders need to help counter the misperceptions to bring in talent.
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The Countdown To B2B Summit APAC 2021: Track Presentations

Meta Karagianni July 20, 2021
If you missed my first blog where I outlined what to expect from our keynote presentations at B2B Summit APAC 2021, click here. Beyond keynote presentations, B2B Summit APAC, which will take place on 14 and 15 September, is packed with deep dives into a range of different areas to support marketing and sales leaders […]
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The Countdown To B2B Summit APAC 2021: Keynote Presentations

Meta Karagianni July 20, 2021
This year’s B2B Summit APAC will be our biggest and boldest yet, with keynote presentations as well as track sessions, practitioner presentations and awards, a sponsor marketplace, and tons of virtual networking opportunities.
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Your Buyer Is A Group, Not A Person. What Are You Doing About It?

Kerry Cunningham July 8, 2021
Nearly all B2B buying decisions are made by groups. So why are so many marketers still oriented toward leads? Learn why, and see how Forrester's B2B Revenue Waterfall can give you better insights and results.
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Top 143 Social Media Groups For MSPs, VARs, And Tech Channel Professionals

Jay McBain July 8, 2021
The channel is very large, highly diverse, and incredibly decentralized. Channel partners know that to be successful, they need to carve out a niche — whether that be by line of business, by industry (and, increasingly, by subindustry), by size of customer, geographically, technologically, and by business model. These six vectors are not mutually exclusive, […]
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Putting B2B Personalization In Context

Jessie Johnson July 6, 2021
Rather than attempt to control the journey, marketing and sales must meet buyers where they are, anticipate their needs, and enable them to take that next step. Forrester analyst Jessie Johnson explains how B2B marketing leaders are rethinking the delivery of digital experiences and the path from personalization to contextualization.
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Comment créer des tableaux d’évaluation du contenu B2B

Christine Polewarczyk July 6, 2021
Apprenez à mieux gérer les informations sur la performance de votre contenu et faites émerger les insights nécessaires à sa planification et sa promotion.
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Het dilemma van content-data oplossen: Hoe bouw je een B2B-content measurement dashboard

Christine Polewarczyk July 6, 2021
Omgaan met B2B content data dilemma's? Leer hoe u dashboards voor inhoudsmeting bouwt om betere inzichten te krijgen in onze nieuwste blogpost.
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Sales Activity Study

Identify productivity roadblocks for your sales reps and start paving the way to greater efficiency.

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Conversational Interactions And AI: Enhancing The Digital Buying Experience And Closing Gaps In Your Sales Process

Anne Slough July 1, 2021
Organizations that fail to meet buyers’ expectations for personalized omnichannel communications risk losing market share to competitors that do.
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B2B Digital Advertising Optimization Is Broken. Here’s How To Fix It.

John Arnold June 23, 2021
Stop focusing on digital advertising click-through rates and start paying attention to three core results to maximize paid media investments.
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Solving The Content Data Dilemma: How To Build B2B Content Measurement Dashboards

Christine Polewarczyk June 23, 2021
Dealing with B2B content data dilemmas? Learn how to build content measurement dashboards to gain better insights.
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To Formulate Marketing Strategy, Understand Your Business Context

Susan Macke June 17, 2021
B2B marketing strategy development isn't a one-size-fits-all process. To build a marketing strategy that drives business growth, understand these six factors.
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Five Digital Audience Types That Help B2B Marketers Deliver Better Experiences

John Arnold June 7, 2021
Defining specific types of digital audiences allows marketers to plan and deliver more respectful and relevant digital experiences at scale using the available information at the moment of each interaction.
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Strengthen Your Brand

The SiriusDecisions Messaging Nautilus: Corporate Brand helps you build consistent corporate messaging across the organization.

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How To Talk To Executives And Avoid A Boardroom Ambush

Jennifer Rouse June 4, 2021
You rarely get to follow a script when presenting to the board — which is why the best strategy may be not so much to plan as to prepare. Learn four strategies.
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Five Productivity Obstacles Sales Organizations Need To Overcome

Phil Harrell May 26, 2021
Improving reps' productivity is a key priority for many sales leaders. The first step to achieving this is to truly understand the productivity obstacles today’s sales teams face.
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Moneyball For B2B Sales: The Insights-Driven Sales System

Phil Harrell May 21, 2021
Just as using a scientific approach boosted the fortunes of major league baseball teams, so should sales teams use data and analytics to lift productivity and performance.
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