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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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Asset Management, Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Other Industries, Technology, Telecommunications, Wealth Management, 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, Banking, Wealth Management, Digital transformation
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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Asset Management, Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Other Industries, Technology, Telecommunications, Wealth Management, 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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Asset Management, Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Other Industries, Technology, Telecommunications, Wealth Management, 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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Asset Management, Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Other Industries, Technology, Telecommunications, Wealth Management
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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Asset Management, Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Other Industries, Technology, Telecommunications, Wealth Management, Buyer Engagement, Buyer's Journey, Content Analytics
What is Sales Collateral? Examples of Sales Content for Sales Enablement

What is Sales Collateral? Examples of Sales Content for Sales Enablement

Dan Burtan
Written by Dan Burtan May 16, 2019

The true mark of a working sales enablement strategy is a sales force that constantly maintains meaningful conversations with prospects and customers. It doesn’t matter how many documents the sales enablement team puts out or marketing materials they utilize; The important thing is to provide the sales team with collateral that is relevant and helpful…

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Asset Management, Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Other Industries, Technology, Telecommunications, Wealth Management, Buyer Engagement, Buyer's Journey, Content Strategy
Enablement is a real problem. Why isn't it a real word?

Enablement is a real problem. Why isn’t it a real word?

Matt Lieberson
Written by Matt Lieberson May 3, 2019

Did you know that the word ‘enablement’ is not even recognized by Merriam-Webster, keepers of America’s most prominent dictionary? It’s true – search for enablement on the Merriam-Webster site, and you get this collection of lookalike words: And enablement remains sidelined, even while Merriam-Webster added 640 words to their dictionary just last week. More than 7,000 people…

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Asset Management, Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Other Industries, Technology, Telecommunications, Wealth Management, Sales Enablement, Trending Topics
The Sales Enablement Chronicles: Insights from the Inside (Q+A Interview, Part 1)

The Sales Enablement Chronicles: Insights from the Inside (Q+A Interview, Part 1)

Jess Cody
Written by Jess Cody May 1, 2019

Interviews with sales enablement industry leaders, sharing best practices, strategies, and words of wisdom. For the first post in The Sales Enablement Chronicles: Insight from the Inside series I interviewed Mark Siciliano, Vice President of Sales Productivity & Strategy at Demandbase. Mark has held a variety of positions at Oracle, Marketo, and now Demandbase. He…

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Asset Management, Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Other Industries, Technology, Telecommunications, Wealth Management, Sales Enablement
What Game of Thrones' Night King can Teach You About Sales Effectiveness

What Game of Thrones’ Night King can Teach You About Sales Effectiveness

John Rivers
Written by John Rivers April 18, 2019

(Spoilers Ahead – If you are caught up on Season 7, read on!) Game of Thrones season is upon us, and Winter is finally here, and the Night King is proving to be a dominant force to be reckoned with.  But it’s not simply through his mystical powers that he and his Army of the…

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Asset Management, Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Other Industries, Technology, Wealth Management, Sales Effectiveness