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Improving the Buyer/Seller Relationship: Recap of the B2B Sales Show Podcast with Ed Calnan and John Boucher

Improving the Buyer/Seller Relationship: Recap of the B2B Sales Show Podcast with Ed Calnan and John Boucher

Stephanie Jackman
Written by Stephanie Jackman June 18, 2019

Fifty-seven percent of the information buyers need they gather on their own before they’re even in touch with a salesperson, meaning it’s more important than ever for salespeople to be sharp, prepared, and add new value. Sellers are not only wasting time, but annoying buyers, by pushing content and messages on them that are irrelevant…

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Sales Effectiveness, Sales Enablement
Overcoming the Telecom Hurdle: Building on a Legacy Through Digital Transformation (Upcoming Webinar)

Overcoming the Telecom Hurdle: Building on a Legacy Through Digital Transformation (Upcoming Webinar)

Jonathan Hinz
Written by Jonathan Hinz June 17, 2019

The B2B telecom industry is unique. On one hand, it provides a service that enables the use of one of the business world’s most indispensable commodities – the telephone. As mobile data consumption continues to accelerate YoY, growth of the B2B market is expected to be four times greater than that of the consumer market…

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Telecommunications, Digital transformation
3 Ways to Make the Modern Buyer Love You

3 Ways to Make the Modern Buyer Love You

Dan Burtan
Written by Dan Burtan June 12, 2019

Prior to the rise of technology, B2B sellers were behind the wheel. In the old days of selling, buyers relied on sellers to provide the information they needed to make a purchasing decision. Now, the computer firepower carried in buyers’ pockets can connect them to mountains of product information in a matter of seconds. Today’s…

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All Industries, Buyer Engagement, Buyer's Journey, Sales Effectiveness
Sales Enablement Doesn’t Have to be Difficult for Financial Services Firms – Here’s Why and How to Implement

Sales Enablement Doesn’t Have to be Difficult for Financial Services Firms – Here’s Why and How to Implement

Alyssa Drury
Written by Alyssa Drury June 11, 2019

Implementing a sales enablement solution doesn’t have to be hard. The key to ensuring that the process is quick and easy is working with a partner who will guide you along the way and do the heavy lifting. In addition, it is always a good idea to look for a vendor that you can grow with. The most successful firms engage with a partner that has allowed them to start small in terms of capability without limiting their growth trajectory. In doing so, you can futureproof your digital transformation by bringing on technology that will scale along with you.

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Asset Management, Digital transformation
Seismic Named a WealthManagement.com Industry Award Finalist Four Years in a Row

Seismic Named a WealthManagement.com Industry Award Finalist Four Years in a Row

Stephanie Jackman
Written by Stephanie Jackman June 10, 2019

Having the tools to tailor communication and offerings to customers based on their likes, dislikes, and other attributes, like life stage and location, is no longer a nice-to-have, it’s a must-have. This goes for almost any industry, whether B2B or B2C, including wealth management. In the wealth management space, customization has become table stakes as…

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Wealth Management, Digital transformation, Seismic News
3 Mistakes to Avoid When Building an Enablement Strategy

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Building an Enablement Strategy

Tamrah Buhr
Written by Tamrah Buhr June 6, 2019

Implementing an enablement strategy is one of the most effective ways you can transform your sales and marketing teams. For example, organizations that have a defined sales enablement program have seen a 350% increase in content usage, 275% boost in conversions and 65% more revenue generated by new reps. However, not all strategies are created…

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All Industries, Sales Enablement
Pitch Perfect: How Sales Enablement Can Optimize  Your Bank’s Competitive Differentiation Strategy

Pitch Perfect: How Sales Enablement Can Optimize Your Bank’s Competitive Differentiation Strategy

Shaalin Parekh
Written by Shaalin Parekh June 3, 2019

It’s no secret that B2B banking is becoming increasingly commoditized. These days, small- and medium-sized companies are using far more banks than even just a few years ago: according to Gartner’s 2016 Study: “A New Basis for Competitive Advantage,” 53 percent of companies use four or more financial providers. Meanwhile, Fintech competition is also ramping…

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Banking, Buyer Engagement, Digital transformation, Sales Enablement
“Competitiveness and passion:” What Makes Seismic VP Nadia Rashid Tick

“Competitiveness and passion:” What Makes Seismic VP Nadia Rashid Tick

Matt Lieberson
Written by Matt Lieberson May 29, 2019

Based on Nadia Rashid’s long life in sales, selling a wide variety of products ranging from oil and gas to marketing technology, you would assume that she was always full of passion for selling. But she actually came into sales, as she puts it, “by accident.” “I didn’t grow up aspiring to be in sales,”…

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All Industries, Seismic News
The Sales Enablement Chronicles: Insights from the Inside (Q+A Interview, Part 2)

The Sales Enablement Chronicles: Insights from the Inside (Q+A Interview, Part 2)

Jess Cody
Written by Jess Cody May 28, 2019

In case you missed it, here is part 1 of the Sales Enablement Chronicles interview. For this edition of The Sales Enablement Chronicles: Insights from the Inside, I interviewed John Chinello, Director of Global Sales Enablement at Tealium. John has held a variety of sales enablement positions at RE/MAX, Cars.com, Verve and now Tealium. He…

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All Industries
10 Tips for Sales and Marketing Content Alignment

10 Tips for Sales and Marketing Content Alignment

Dan Burtan
Written by Dan Burtan May 24, 2019

When organizations think of sales and marketing alignment, they often focus on demand generation. As content continues to grow as a critical component in successful selling, organizations must now take steps to align around content as well. Because buyers are savvier and more educated, they expect salespeople to present them with content that is relevant…

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All Industries, Buyer Engagement, Buyer's Journey, Content Analytics