Sales Myth

The Myth of More in Sales

Today, I’m writing specifically to sales leaders, though the myth of more applies to anyone in sales. We are about to start a New Year, and I’m wondering…will your team hit this years’revenue goals or not? If your answer is yes, congratulations! You can stop reading. No. Wait. Read on because there are lessons to […]

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Marketing Operations

The Evolving Role of Marketing Operations

The time seems right to take a moment and reflect on the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role. Only a few years ago, the scope was typically Marketing project management and/or Marketing governance. With the increased pressure on Marketing to measure its value and contribution, Marketing Performance Management (MPM) and be more agile, the role of […]

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help customers

Customers, Looking For Help In Other Places

As sales people, our goal is to become the “go-to” resource for our customers in helping them solve their business problems.  We want to position ourselves as trusted advisors to our customers. But customers aren’t responding, increasingly, they rely on other resources for help in solving their business problems.  CSO Insight’s 2018 Buyer Preferences Survey […]

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Call to action

Perfecting Your Digital Call-To-Action (With Examples!)

Let’s face it, a digital call-to-action is needed if you want your audience to take the next step. Traditional content can certainly have a call-to-action (and often does). However, a digital call-to-action is arguably the most important factor when it comes to your online messaging. Your social media posts, online content, and digital forms must see some action to […]

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Grumpy teen

Are Your Marketing Clients Acting Like Grumpy Teens? Three Reasons Why

Good customer management practices to protect your customer relationships Just like my teenage son can be completely lovable one second and a horror the next, we as marketers and consultants need to steel ourselves for the inevitable “mood swings” among potential people we want to work with and customers we already serve. Good customer relationship […]

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catfished stock imagery

Catfished by Stock Imagery

I’ve watched more episodes of MTV’s Catfish than I’m proud of. I’ve seen enough to know that each episode of Catfish follows the same dramatic formula. A confused young adult, finding themselves duped by an online romance, receives assistance finding out the real identity of their fake companion. Eventually they will meet the imposter in real life […]

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