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8 Reasons Your Sales Reps are Losing Deals

Dan Burtan
Written by Dan Burtan July 23, 2019

Buyers have taken control of the modern sales cycle, and successful salespeople today know they need to act like trusted advisors with prospects to simplify their decision-making process, understand their needs and behavior, and deliver immediate value, otherwise they will lose the deal. Great sales managers and sales reps won’t just accept that a deal…

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Asset Management, Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Other Industries, Technology, Telecommunications, Wealth Management, Buyer Engagement, Sales Effectiveness, Sales Enablement

How Investment Managers Can Use Technology to Enable a Client-First Approach to Sales

Alyssa Drury
Written by Alyssa Drury July 8, 2019

The investment management industry faces no shortage of challenges. Client expectations are on the rise as they seek the same kinds of highly customized, consultative, and engaging experiences they’re accustomed to in virtually every other aspect of their lives. At the same time, clients are becoming increasingly more sensitive to fees. That sensitivity is putting…

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Asset Management, Wealth Management, Sales Enablement, Technology & Data

How Financial Firms Use Technology to Keep Up with Compliance Changes

Alyssa Drury
Written by Alyssa Drury June 25, 2019

The SEC recently made a substantial change to its Customer Relationship Summary that largely went under the radar: the removal of the word “fiduciary” from mandated language RIAs must use to describe their standard of conduct. This is not to say that RIAs cannot use the term “fiduciary” or are unable to tell clients that…

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Asset Management, Wealth Management, Compliance & Regulatory

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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