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Q&A-Marketing-Enablement

Marketing Enablement Q&A Series: A Sales Enablement Perspective

Matt Ellis
Written by Matt Ellis April 9, 2018

Matt Cohen is Seismic’s Sales Enablement Manager. He is responsible for ensuring that we follow sales enablement best practices and both our Sales and Marketing teams operate efficiently. We spoke with Matt for our Marketing Enablement blog series. What does marketing enablement mean to you? It’s difficult to define marketing enablement without connecting it to…

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All Industries, Marketing Efficiency, Sales Enablement
Two Asset Management Predictions for 2018

Two Asset Management Predictions for 2018

Alessandra Fagone
Written by Alessandra Fagone April 5, 2018

The Summit for Asset Management (TSAM) wrapped up its London roadshow last month, and based on the conversations and sessions in which I participated discussing client reporting and communications, marketing and sales, data management, risk and performance, and more—it’s clear that the asset management industry is evolving rapidly. A recurring set of trends began to…

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Asset Management, Content Strategy, Technology & Data, Trending Topics
Sales-Enablement-Implementation-Process

The Stages of Purchasing and Implementing a Sales Enablement Solution

Matt Ellis
Written by Matt Ellis March 29, 2018

The decision to purchase and implement a sales enablement platform is not one that should be made lightly. It’s not like you’re buying gum here, you can’t just waltz in and select whatever catches your fancy at that particular moment. Unless you’re the kind of person with very exacting gum standards, then that analogy kind…

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All Industries, Sales Effectiveness, Sales Enablement
Three Proven Ways to Increase the Value of Your Sales Content

Three Proven Ways to Increase the Value of Your Sales Content

John Raguin
Written by John Raguin March 26, 2018

This article was originally published on Smart Selling Tools Blog.  If you’re a reader of Smart Selling Tools, chances are you understand the inherent value in equipping sellers with the materials they need to engage buyers.  But what is that value, exactly? We at Seismic recently partnered with research firm Demand Metric to find out…

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All Industries, Content Strategy, Marketing Performance, Sales Effectiveness
Sales-marketing-alignment

How to Align Global Healthcare Sales and Marketing Teams

Matt Ellis
Written by Matt Ellis March 23, 2018

The Walt Disney Company has a small ride at a small theme park you may have heard of. The general gist of the ride is that the world is a lot smaller than you think and thus you should conduct yourself in a manner so as to create a better tomorrow for all of Earth’s…

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Life Sciences
Content Personalization

The $30 Trillion Reason Your Content Needs To Be Personalized

Alessandra Fagone
Written by Alessandra Fagone March 19, 2018

As the largest generational wealth transfer takes place right now (to the tune of $30 trillion), a new wave of millennial investors are queued up to adjust, re-invest, and transition their money in the manner that suits them. If that’s not daunting enough, consider the fact that a recent study finds that only 8% of…

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Financial Services, Content Strategy, Sales Enablement
2-content-management-best-practices

2 Content Management Best Practices

Matt Ellis
Written by Matt Ellis March 15, 2018

Content, content, everywhere, nor any to send to prospects. So goes the Rime of the Ancient Seller, or something like that. It’s not hard to see the parallels between the ill-fated mariner in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s epic poem and today’s sellers. The mariner, surrounded on all sides by ocean, laments his inability to drink any…

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All Industries, Content Strategy, Marketing Efficiency, Sales Enablement
Four Sales Content ROI Stats and the Elephant in the Room

Four Sales Content ROI Stats and the Elephant in the Room

Deirdre Pelrin
Written by Deirdre Pelrin March 13, 2018

There’s an uncomfortable truth that we need to talk about as marketers. But before we “go there,” we need to talk a bit about all of the time, effort, and spend that goes into a critical business function: the collateral that sales uses in order to sell. We recently collaborated with Demand Metric on research…

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All Industries, Content Strategy, Marketing Performance, Sales Enablement
101 Women We Admire in Sales and Marketing

101 Women We Admire in Sales and Marketing

Deirdre Pelrin
Written by Deirdre Pelrin March 8, 2018

Today is International Women’s Day—a day that one of my personal heroes Leslie Knope (heroes can be fictional characters, right?) thinks is the best day of the year. Here’s proof: Image Courtesy of NBC Okay, so Leslie was referring to Galentine’s Day but I’m sure she’d agree that International Women’s Day is equally awesome and important.…

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All Industries, Trending Topics
ready-for-sales-enabement

Are You Ready For Sales Enablement?

Matt Ellis
Written by Matt Ellis February 28, 2018

Listen, I know you already spend most days checking off items on your to-do list. Are the kids going to make it to practice later? Did I pay the electric bill? Is that important project at work still on-schedule? Did I get everything at the grocery store for dinner? Have I contributed enough to society…

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All Industries, Sales Enablement