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The Sales Enablement Chronicles: Insights from the Inside (Q+A Interview Part 3)

The Sales Enablement Chronicles: Insights from the Inside (Q+A Interview Part 3)

Jeannine Croteau
Written by Jeannine Croteau October 15, 2019

Interviews with sales enablement industry leaders, sharing best practices, strategies, and words of wisdom. In case you missed it, here are part 1 and part 2 of the Sales Enablement Chronicles interview series. For this edition of The Sales Enablement Chronicles: Insights from the Inside, I interviewed Lindsay Lemieux, Senior Manager, Sales Training at Seismic.…

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All, Sales Enablement, Technology & Data, Technology Stack
Is Your CRM Actually Worth Logging Into?

Is Your CRM Actually Worth Logging Into?

Jake Pieruccini
Written by Jake Pieruccini October 10, 2019

A CRM is a powerful tool and one that’s critical to the success of any business. But that doesn’t mean that you’ll reap all of the benefits it can provide right out of the box. To get the best results, you need to augment your existing CRM system to increase its overall effectiveness and maximize your return on investment. With so many tools on the market to choose from, you need to be careful to select ones that are going to drive the greatest value. As we’ve seen, enhancing your CRM with a sales enablement tool is a great way to do just that by making your sales reps lives easier so that they can focus their energy where it matters most.

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Financial Services, Advisor Enablement, Sales Enablement, Technology & Data
#CustomerSuccessWeek Spotlight: Vol. 2

#CustomerSuccessWeek Spotlight: Vol. 2

Bridget Conrad
Written by Bridget Conrad October 9, 2019

It is officially Customer Service week and Seismic is celebrating those individuals who are committed to our customer’s success. At Seismic, providing our customers with superior service is a top priority which is why we have over 180 members on our Customer Success team dedicated to providing ongoing strategic guidance and support. Who better to…

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Buyer's Journey, Sales Enablement
#CustomerSuccessWeek Spotlight: Celebrating the Individuals Dedicated to our Customer’s Success

#CustomerSuccessWeek Spotlight: Celebrating the Individuals Dedicated to our Customer’s Success

Bridget Conrad
Written by Bridget Conrad October 7, 2019

It is officially Customer Service week and Seismic is celebrating those individuals who are committed to our customer’s success. At Seismic, providing our customers with superior service is a top priority which is why we have over 180 members on our Customer Success team dedicated to providing ongoing strategic guidance and support. Who better to…

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Buyer's Journey, Sales Enablement
We Sorted Through All Those Vendor Grids so That You Don’t Have To

We Sorted Through All Those Vendor Grids so That You Don’t Have To

Jason Fidler
Written by Jason Fidler October 1, 2019

I’ll admit it: We as a marketing and sales technology community (now 7,000 strong!) haven’t historically done the greatest job articulating exactly what it is everyone does. There are old, well known terms that seemingly everyone uses (“pipeline generation!” “sales and marketing alignment!”). At the same time, there are newer terms which seemingly everyone is…

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Sales Enablement, Seismic News
Hyper-Personalized Customer Engagement: Why Account-Based Selling?

Hyper-Personalized Customer Engagement: Why Account-Based Selling?

Amanda Wiesemann
Written by Amanda Wiesemann September 18, 2019

According to The State of Enterprise Sales Enablement 2019, 85 percent of sales and marketing leaders agree that buyers will dismiss a seller in the first interaction if they don’t receive tailored information. Companies are moving towards account-based selling to fill this gap by enhancing the buyer experience in a more effective and efficient manner.…

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Technology, Advisor Enablement, Digital transformation, Sales Effectiveness
5 Ways to Improve Your B2B Customer Experience with Sales Enablement Technology

5 Ways to Improve Your B2B Customer Experience with Sales Enablement Technology

Dan Burtan
Written by Dan Burtan September 9, 2019

Customer experience has long been a priority for B2C companies, but it hasn’t been a focus for B2B organizations until more recently. The B2B selling space is evolving, funnel dynamics are shifting, and buyers are becoming better informed. Perhaps the most significant changes are the shift in the balance of power in the B2B purchase…

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Asset Management, Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Other Industries, Technology, Telecommunications, Wealth Management, Sales Enablement, Technology & Data
5 Strategies to Drive Sales Productivity

5 Strategies to Drive Sales Productivity

Dan Burtan
Written by Dan Burtan September 3, 2019

Almost every company struggles with sales productivity, and this problem is only exacerbated by the rising pressure to meet or exceed increasing revenue targets. Organizations are growing their sales teams and chasing more aggressive sales goals, but they aren’t scaling their processes, best practices, and sales tools at the same rate. As a result, productivity…

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Asset Management, Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Other Industries, Technology, Telecommunications, Wealth Management, Sales Effectiveness, Sales Enablement, Sales Productivity
How to Leverage Sales Efficiency and Sales Effectiveness to Improve Sales Productivity

How to Leverage Sales Efficiency and Sales Effectiveness to Improve Sales Productivity

Dan Burtan
Written by Dan Burtan August 26, 2019

“Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.” – Peter Drucker, father of modern management theory In other words, just because you CAN do something, does that mean you SHOULD? And what SHOULD you be doing anyway? ‘Sales efficiency’ and ‘sales effectiveness’ sound like vague concepts, but they can actually have a…

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Asset Management, Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Other Industries, Technology, Telecommunications, Wealth Management, Sales Effectiveness, Sales Enablement
Competition vs Collaboration - What Drives High-Performing Sales?

Competition vs Collaboration – What Drives High-Performing Sales?

Dan Burtan
Written by Dan Burtan August 13, 2019

Competition is in our nature. We compete against other teams or individuals in sports, we compete with siblings for our parents’ attention, we compete with our peers for the best jobs, we compete with coworkers for a raise or promotion. Sales in particular is known for its dog-eat-dog, quota-oriented nature, which serves to basically position…

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Digital transformation, Sales Effectiveness, Sales Enablement