Online marketing has become a necessity in order to help all businesses succeed. Simply posting a blog every once in a while or updating your social media status when you have time isn’t going to cut it. It takes consistency, patience, and continually evaluating your results to be successful. So, if you have ever asked yourself, “How effective is my digital marketing?” here are some ways you can take a look at your online marketing efforts to determine what is working for your business. (more…)
Hiring an agency can seem a bit daunting if you have not hired one before. This post is a guide for hiring a lead generation agency to manage your lead flow. It is important to know what to expect and what to look for in an agency. So, let’s get started! (more…)
What is a “Good Lead?”
A good lead is someone who is already familiar with who you are as a company, knows what you provide, has need for what you provide, and is ready to purchase. In essence, this is the person who will become a customer today or in the very near future and this is who most sales people would like to talk to. (more…)
Attracting good leads can be an important aspect of growing your business online. So, making all of the necessary efforts to attract them is also very important. In this article, I will go over 5 steps to make sure that your lead generation campaign starts out on the right foot. (more…)
What Are Yesterday’s Sales Tools?
When asked about successful selling today, cold calling is not at the top of the list. However, in the past, it would have easily ranked top. Why the change? Well, today people are extremely turned off by sales people and cold calling. It used to be that having a sales rep walk through the door meant that you were going to learn the newest and greatest gadgets or services that was going to help you to stay competitive and broaden your business. So, in light of that, people were more inclined to take the time to listen to a salesperson give their pitch. (more…)
What Are Lead Indicators?
As technology advances, we are able to evolve and refine the sales process more and more and our sales tools are able to become more sophisticated. Online web traffic has obviously became a more prominent marketing avenue and leads are increasingly converting on our websites. So, it makes sense to segment this online lead flow using lead indicators, but what are lead indicators? Lead indicators are automatic triggers that switch the status of a lead in the CRM, based on their interaction with various parts of your website. (more…)
Introduction to Inbound
Over the last couple of weeks, Blue Phoenix has came out with a series of blog posts geared around sales tools for companies who want to generate warm leads, as well as manage their lead flow better while freeing up their sales team to focus on the sales funnel less and more on the pipeline. This is really about generating inbound leads and nurturing them via content and automated processes until the customer is ready to hear from the sales team. (more…)
Lead generation can be one of your most powerful sales tools, if it generates warm leads. By getting warm leads into the hands of your sales team, you’re moving the ratio of warm clients and ultimately you are moving the sales needle as well. Let’s take a look at what a warm lead is and how you can begin to get warm leads into your business. (more…)