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Funnel Radio Line Up Sept 21

This week we have a full schedule: David Lewis explains the benefits of analytics. Then Jim Obermayer welcomes Patrick Renvoise to continue the conversation started last week with David Lewis about Neuromarketing. John Bruno of Forrester goes over a recent study of CRM systems, Liz Pearce of Liquid Planner joins Matt Heinz and we wind the day up with Kevin Conklin interviewing Jeff Kaplan of Ipswitch. Listen live staring at 9:30am Pacific:Tweet-todays-funnelradio-lineup-20170921

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Sunday Musings - Gillett and Gotts on Making Your Events More Valuable

Why it's important: 

Forget excuses that the traffic was great and the event (booth) was crowded, did it ultimately produce, or are you pleased to bury the results. 

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If improving event results, not just attendance or traffic, but sales results is your goal, listen while you work to Ian Gotts and Peter Gillett.  Think about your last event and seriously consider if it lived up to your expectations.  

 

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Funnel Radio Lineup Sept. 13, 2017

It's only September, but IT Horror stories are always interesting, especially if you can sigh relief that it hasn't happened to you... yet. Phill Keene drives home what need to know about the imporance of a sales process DEFINITION. You can't follow it, until you define it. David Lewis starts out the day and keeps us going with ideas on neuromarketing principles. Insights from Anthony Iannarino are ALWAYS worth the note taking. Don't miss today.

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9:30 am Pac: DemandGen Radio with David Lewis

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Funnel Radio Line-up Aug 31, 2017

We are excited as always with the line up of guests this week. We kick off with David Lewis, aka DemandGenDave teaching us how to implement lead nurturing program. From there Peter Gillett answers the question, "Why should people LOVE tradeshows?" CRM Radio is a replay of an episode featuring Andrea Lechner-Becker of LeadMD, "How developed is your marketing department?" Great questions to help see what you are doing right and what may need to go on the list of goals for the upcoming quarter and year. Following her is Joshua Baez with Matt Heinz talking about the PERFECT Persona. We end our day with John Stewart and Kevin Conklin talking about What’s up on Network Security in 2018.

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Funnel Radio Line Up: Aug 24, 2017

Never miss an episode of our shows on Funnel Radio. Today's guests include: Lauren Goldstein of ANNUITAS, Zvi Band of Contactually, Andy Crestodina from Orbit Media Studios and Rachel Simone from Ipswitch. Shows start live at 10:30 am Pacific today.

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Can it be true that Lead Conversion is as low as 2% - Brian Carroll

Why its important

"Why are we happy and satisfied with a 98% failure rate (of sales leads). If this were a manufacturing operation and only 2-3% of the raw material turned into products we'd tear it apart to find out how things can be better."

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D.Lewis - Managing Sales is Always Linked to Managing Leads

Why its Important

"Managing leads appears to be solved until it isn't; the result is forecasts flop, sales lag, and sales managers fail.  It can be prevented.”

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It has been proven time and again that you can't manage sales if you can't manage sales leads and yet marketers fail at this time and again.  They buy software and assume it is solved.  They train salespeople and assume it is solved.   It appears to be solved until it isn't; forecast flop,  sales lag and sales managers fail.  It can be prevented.

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