How to Align Your Sales and Marketing Teams Around Revenue Growth

We all know that when sales and marketing teams are aligned around the common goal of revenue growth, they are able to act as a cohesive unit and work in lock-step. But for many B2B sales and marketing teams, this dream isn’t our reality. So what’s a B2B marketer on a quest for sales sand…

How to Arm Your Sales Team with the Power of Marketing Automation

The ability to build personalized customer journeys at scale has become table stakes for brands today. Customers simply expect it. In fact, 65% of B2B buyers are likely to switch brands if a company does not personalize communications to them (Salesforce, Fourth Annual “State of Marketing” report). Personalization is a powerful tool for today’s marketers,…

The Four P’s of Product Enablement (Part 2)

B2B marketers are always thinking about how to educate and empower their sales teams. In Part 1 of this series, we introduced the concept of the “Four P’s of Product Enablement” and talked about the first two P’s: Positioning and Pitch. Positioning in regards to product enablement simply means turning your external product marketing message…

The Four P’s of Product Enablement (Part 1)

Many (many) years ago, I walked into my first Marketing 101 class. I distinctly remember my professor saying that the entire goal of the course was to ensure we could always remember and recite the “4 P’s of Marketing.” I guess it worked because to this day, I still think about Product, Place, Price, and…

Getting Started with Sales Enablement

B2B Marketers know that we need to work more closely with our sales teams if we’re going to have a chance at keeping up the kaleidoscopic demands of our buyers. Our prospects and clients make up our target audience, and we get so (rightly) focused on marketing to them that we don’t always realize that…

How to Think Like Sales as a Marketer

The power of Salesforce Engage comes from the mutually beneficial relationship cultivated between Marketing and Sales AND from placing effective, relevant marketing collateral in the hands of your sales people. But what if your organization, like many, struggles with this relationship or knowing what type of content your sales people need? Never fear! In this…