Process Optimization

The Importance of Efficient Processes in Revenue Growth

You can read lots of articles and white papers about the various technology options – CRM, marketing automation, sales enablement etc., but in my experience, unless you get the processes right, even the best people and technology will just help you fail faster and more expensively. This is why we always recommend that our clients start with […]

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Revenue Growth Mindset

Put Your Company and Yourself in the Right Mindset for Revenue Growth

When it comes to driving revenue growth, just as tactics follow strategy, proper action follows the right mindset. And the right mindset starts by replacing “I’ll try” with “outcome-based” marketing and sales. As the person responsible for hitting the revenue target, you simply cannot accept statements like: I’ll try to find you the information you […]

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B2B Revenue Model

7 Tips for Implementing a New B2B Revenue Model

I write a lot about the importance of choosing the right B2B revenue model, including my most recent post, Does Your B2B Revenue Model Need an Overhaul or a Tune-up? However, while selecting the most effective way to generate revenue (at a reasonable price) is important – how you implement that revenue model is crucial. […]

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B2B Guarantee

The Power Of A Guarantee In Driving B2B Revenue

To guarantee or not to guarantee, that is the question. In my experience, the benefits of a performance guarantee usually outweigh the disadvantages. A guarantee promises a measurable improvement for a client — for example, the amount of cost savings or increase in B2B revenue that will be achieved by using your product or service. […]

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Business Innovation

The B2B Innovation Imperative

In his excellent article titled, An Open Letter to CEOs, Alex Osterwalder, co-founder of @Strategyzer, reported, “A recent McKinsey study shows that 80% of your CEO peers think that their current business model is at risk. The research also shows that a mere 6% of your executives are satisfied with the innovation process in your […]

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Marketing automation technology

Marketing Automation Technology: Fast Growing Industry but not Always Fast Growing Results

I just read a thought-provoking report titled: Forrester Data: Marketing Automation Technology Forecast, 2017 to 2023. Having worked in the CRM industry, including co-founding a marketing automation (MA) software company, the trajectory (and complexity) of the industry has been fascinating to witness. The below graphic from Martech, will give you an idea of the enormity […]

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