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How to Use B2B Marketing to Propel Rapid Sales Growth

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Some good advice: create an end-to-end process for driving revenue instead of applying separate marketing and sales models. And, remember that tightly integrated sales and marketing organizations always produce far better results.

As marketers, when it comes to our business lives, our raison d’être (primary reason for existence) is not to just do cool marketing stuff, but rather to support the revenue goals and overall objectives of the business. You can best accomplish this by adopting a revenue model and practicing proven sales growth strategies.

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How to Use B2B Marketing to Propel Rapid Sales Growth

  1. 1. How to Use B2B Marketing to Propel Rapid Sales Growth Christopher Ryan info@fusionmarketingpartners.com
  2. 2. Achieving Rapid Sales Growth Heidi Melin, CMO of Plex Systems, addresses how CMO’s of high growth companies can achieve rapid scale. The following two points she makes are extremely valuable: – The quantity of contacts in your database is not as important as the quality. – Instead of a separate marketing and sales process, you need a combined revenue model to propel sales growth.
  3. 3. Proven Sales Growth Strategies Important tips to remember: • Create an end-to-end process for driving revenue. • Tightly integrating your sales and marketing models always produce greater results.
  4. 4. 6 Ideas to Quickly Ramp Awareness, Leads and Revenue 1. Find one or more strategic partners that already have a strong presence in your target marketplace. 2. Drop the timid approach. Rapid sales growth requires aggressive planning and execution. Stealth marketing delivers mediocre results. Read the blog post here!
  5. 5. 6 Ideas to Quickly Ramp Awareness, Leads and Revenue, Cont’d 3. Cut through the promotional clutter with a compelling offer. This is especially important if you are in an industry with large and well-known competitors. 4. Incentivize sales reps in exactly the way you want them to behave. As the expression goes, salespeople tend to be somewhat coin-operated, so align their rewards accordingly.
  6. 6. 6 Ideas to Quickly Ramp Awareness, Leads and Revenue, Cont’d 5. Minimize risks and work with B2B marketers (internal or external) who have a strong batting average with demand generation in your specific industry. 6. Even if you expect to build your business with pull marketing techniques, you can bridge the gap with push marketing to fill your lead and revenue funnel. Pay-per-click and/or content syndication are excellent strategies to accomplish this.
  7. 7. Accomplishing the Goal • As marketers, when it comes to our business lives, our raison d’être (primary reason for existence) is not to just do cool marketing stuff, but rather to support the revenue goals and overall objectives of the business. • You can best accomplish this by adopting a revenue model and practicing proven sales growth strategies.
  8. 8. Remember To achieve rapid sales growth you need to: – Take steps to improve the quality of contacts in your database - not just the quantity of contacts. – Tightly integrate your sales and marketing models. Implement the 6 ideas that will quickly ramp up your awareness, leads and revenue. 1. Identify strategic partners. 2. Be aggressive in your planning and execution. 3. Work with B2B marketers that have success in your industry. 4. Use pull and push marketing techniques to fill your lead funnel. 5. Cut through promotional clutter with a compelling offer. 6. Incentivize sales reps in the way you want them to behave. To read the complete blog post click here! www.fusionmarketingpartners.com

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