According to an IDC study, nearly 57% of B2B prospects and customers feel that their sales reps are not prepared for the first meeting. And more than 1/3 of deals are lost due to circumstances within a reps control.
Originally presented at the Arizona Technology Council CEO Summit in August 2013, this presentation takes an in-depth look at the effect of marketing's "always-on" dynamics as a result of the web and social media, and how they've impacted the B2B sales cycle.
Topics include social media, lead generation and lead nurturing, marketing automation, sales enablement, search engine optimization, mobile marketing, and much more. Plus some great statistics from IDC, Google and several other B2B sales and marketing research reports.