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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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Channel Enablement Definition - What is Channel Enablement?

Channel Enablement Definition – What is Channel Enablement?

Matt Ellis
Written by Matt Ellis October 19, 2018

Channel Enablement Definition A channel enablement definition is: utilizing resources to ensure that channel sellers have all the tools they need to be successful—and that the organization can track the success of their efforts— to increase operational efficiency and improve alignment. What is channel enablement exactly? Channel enablement has emerged as a leading concern for…

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product marketing strategy

Product Marketing Strategy is Enhanced by Sales Enablement

Matt Ellis
Written by Matt Ellis September 13, 2018

Product marketers are often akin to chefs in the kitchen. They’re going from preparing the vegetables, to checking on the boiling water, to searing the meat, to finishing the side dishes, to finally plating the food. Then they start all over again. This is all to say that product marketers are responsible for a lot…

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marketing-enablement

A No Nonsense Blog About Marketing Enablement

Matt Ellis
Written by Matt Ellis April 27, 2018

Alright listen up. It’s time to get real. We’re getting down to business here. This is a no-nonsense blog. We’re talking marketing enablement and strictly marketing enablement. If you start talking about anything else you’re outta here! Let’s keep it clean and marketing enablement-focused. No horsing around, no roughhousing, and absolutely no monkey business whatsoever.…

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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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Sales Enablement Definition

How Does Your Organization Define Sales Enablement?

Alli Brann
Written by Alli Brann January 11, 2018

Webster’s Dictionary defines sales enablement as… wait a minute, this opening doesn’t work for two reasons: Any writer worth their salt knows this is a cliché opening to any piece of writing Sales enablement isn’t defined in the dictionary At Seismic, we have a pretty good idea of what the phrase means to us, but…

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Content Analytics

The 2 Necessary Sales Content Analytics

Matt Ellis
Written by Matt Ellis December 26, 2017

Sales needs content to do their jobs. Long gone are the days of door-to-door selling. That might have been a good way to hawk some vacuums or encyclopedia sets, but it’s not too effective for global salesforces nowadays. Instead of hitting the streets of Mayberry, sellers now have to provide their buyers with effective content…

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