Dale Rensing

Applying the Principle of the Fast Fail in the Sales Process

Everyone wants a full pipeline. A full pipeline means more opportunities, and all things being equal, more closed business. But – are all things equal? Is your pipeline stuffed with wheat or chaff? From a marketers point of view, we need to do everything we can to help sales winnow the chaff quickly, consistently and positively. …

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Has Social Media Failed SMB B2B Businesses? Part 2 – How a “killer app” could come to the rescue

In my blog, Has Social Media Failed SMB B2B Businesses? Part 1 – The ROI Problem, I shared an issue we hear a lot – How do small-to-medium (SMB) sized B2B businesses show a dollar-based return on investment (ROI) with social media? Until social platforms mature to the point where these companies can make predictable …

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Has Social Media Failed SMB B2B Businesses? Part 1 – The ROI Problem

We hear this question often: Can you show me the return on investment (ROI) of social media? With so many articles on the internet espousing the need for companies to invest in social media marketing, you’d think the answer would be “yes, and here’s how you do it.” As a matter of fact, if you …

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Four Technology Trends That Will Impact Your Sales and Marketing

Given the push by many companies toward digital transformation, few should be surprised by what’s coming next. Enterprises are gathering as much data as possible regarding business, consumer, and personal activities.  Many are wondering how they can capitalize on this and the more intimate portrait of their customers that it generates. From C-level executives looking …

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Scalable Marketing Models

In my article 6 Reasons to Partner with a Marketing Agency, I discuss how today’s digital transformation touches all business processes – from engineering and services to manufacturing and marketing – affecting not only the product delivery model, but also the Buyer’s Journey. This article delves into the product delivery model (with marketing being the …

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Don’t have it all figured out? That may be when you need us the most.

Imagine you’ve just created a new service for your partners, perhaps a way of helping them work with you more closely to develop and market joint solutions, driving new revenue opportunities for both your companies. Your service aims at helping them define and promote the solution, given that their limited resources are mostly focused on …

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