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Commence Corporation Joins SLMA as a Hi-Visibility Sponsor

March 7, 2017 - - Lynden, WA - - The Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA) announced that Commence Corporation has joined the SLMA as a Hi-Visibility Sponsor in 2017-18.  “Commence Corporation,” said James Obermayer, SLMA CEO, “is a leading provider of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions.  Its popularity is driven by the products’ robust functionality, the ability to be used off-line, and its customizability without programmer intervention, which is especially prized by small and mid-sized businesses.   Its functionality rivals enterprise offerings costing thousands more.”  Commence Corporations’ page on the SLMA site, with its RSS feed, can be seen here.    

Larry Caretsky, CEO of Commence Corporation said, “We are pleased to sponsor the Sales Lead Management Association.  The organization provides a wealth of information for businesses looking to enable their sales and marketing organization with the tools, knowledge and skills to improve sales execution.”     

Commence Corporation’s president, Larry Caretsky, has been interviewed on CRM and SLMARadio several times, and has contributed to the SLMA’s 2017 CEO predictions.  

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iContact Joins SLMA as a Hi-Visibility Sponsor

October 11, 2015 - - Bellevue, WA - - The Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA) announced that iContact, an eMarketing company, has become a Hi-Visibility Sponsor for the SLMA.  Jim Obermayer, CEO for the SLMA, said “We recently interviewed iContact’s president, Geoff Alexander on SLMA Radio, and in so doing were intrigued by the inclusive nature of iContact which offers many functions beyond email marketing.  There is CRM, lead scoring, work flow automation land pages, segmentation, and social media posting and monitoring.  Becoming a sponsor for the SLMA was a natural extension of their all-encompassing approach to lead generation and sales lead management.”

  200x200-icontact (2)About iContact

 Since 2003, small and medium businesses worldwide have achieved significant results by turning to iContact’s best-in-class email marketing solutions and knowledgeable team members. Made scalable to serve the needs of high-volume senders, professional marketers, and businesses new to email, iContact’s easy-to-use technology ensures that every customer has what they need – whenever they need it – to succeed. Headquartered in Morrisville, NC, iContact is an award-winning company in the Cision family of brands.

 

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Concept Services Joins the Sales Lead Management Association as a Hi-Visibility Sponsor

TConcept-services-logohe Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA) announced that Concept Services is now a Hi-Visibility Sponsor for the SLMA. 

James Obermayer, SLMA’s CEO, said “Our SLMA members will find that Concept Services believes business development and lead generation are enhanced when separated from out-of-date sales processes. Its model removes previously required cold calls from the sales reps’ tasks. This allows C

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The Vanella Group is a Major 2015-2016 Sponsor For the Sales Lead Management Assn.

Vanella_group_inc_logo The Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA) announced that The Vanella Group is a major sponsor for the association.  “The Vanella Group,” said James Obermayer, SLMA CEO, “has a unique Telesales 2.0™ methodology  that delivers active opportunities and builds pipeline for enterprise technology providers.  They are well respected and recognized in the industry as a key thought leader in sales development and current buyer trends. Their team members are true “conversation artists” engaging at a peer-to-peer level with key stakeholders and identifying real-time intelligence that makes the difference for sales team being in the right place at the right time. We are honored to have them again as a sponsor.”

“The SLMA is one of the main organizations that focuses on effective B2B lead management and educates professionals on how they can be effective to gain the most from their marketing investments. I am 100% behind them and appreciate the work they do to really help organizations step up to an ever evolving buyer profile.” Says The Vanella Group, Inc. CEO, Mari Anne Vanella. She adds “Enterprise sales has become even more complex and competitive, shooting from the hip doesn’t work anymore and precision is needed. The SLMA is a resource professionals can count on to learn what they should be doing today.” 

 About The Vanella Group Inc.

For 15 years, The Vanella Group, Inc. has been delivering tele-based sales development and lead generation services to enterprise technology companies. Implementing a proprietary methodology to identify active sales cycles, Telesales 2.0™, it delivers results 5x above industry standards as reported by the DMA (Direct Marketing Association.)  Customers include HP, Hitachi, SAP, and many other well-known technology firms. Also supported are startups looking for early market development and early customer acquisition.

 About the Sales Lead Management Association

The mission of the Sales Lead Management Association is to help companies become successful in the critical business process of managing sales leads.  The SLMA has 8,258 worldwide members and offers a membership directory, member-to-member discounts, and a website with 280-plus articles from 60 industry authors.

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Validar Joins SLMA as A Hi-Visibility Sponsor

The Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA) announced that Validar, Inc. is a Hi-Visibility Sponsor for the association in 2015.  “Validar’s software and services,” said James Obermayer, SLMA CEO, “provide users with qualified trade show and event leads; this is not possible if users rent the simple systems available from trade show organizers.  We are honored to have them repeat as an SLMA sponsor.”

Validar CEO, Victor Kippes, said “SLMA is a great resource for both networking and content. They definitely have a good understanding of the B2B lead management space, and I find their site and service very valuable.” 

 About Validar:  Turning Corporate Events and Trade Shows into Better Business

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Spear Marketing Group Joins SLMA as a Hi-Visibility Sponsor

James Obermayer, CEO of the Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA) announced that Spear Marketing Group has joined the SLMA as a sponsor for 2015.  Obermayer said “We welcome Spear Marketing Group as an SLMA sponsor on behalf of our 8,450 worldwide members. Spear is an experienced, full-service B2B demand generation agency with an extensive track record of helping  B2B technology companies optimize every stage of the lead lifecycle: lead generation, lead management, and customer marketing.”

 “We’re proud to be a sponsor of the Sales Lead Management Association this year,” commented Howard Sewell, Spear President.  “In our work with clients, we see every day how quickly the right lead management programs, processes, and technology can impact bottom line results.  In a small way, we hope our sponsorship of the work that the SLMA is doing will help continue to spread the word about this important business discipline.”

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Direct Marketing Partners Joins SLMA as Sponsor

200x200-dirmkt-ani5The Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA) CEO James Obermayer announced that Direct Marketing Partners (DMP) has become an important sponsor for the SLMA for 2015.  Obermayer said, ”DMP has been ahead of its time for many years in using its multi-channel call center, marketing automation and sophisticated analytics to increase sales for its clients.  Direct Marketing Partners has been a leader in discussing and championing sales lead management as a way to increase sales in a predicable manner.”

Debra da Costa, President of Direct Marketing Partners said, “The SLMA speaks the same language

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LeadMD Joins SLMA as Sponsor

LeadMD joins a growing list of sponsors for the Sales Lead Management Association 

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The Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA) announced that LeadMD, a marketing automation and CRM consultancy firm, has joined the SLMA as a sponsor for 2015.  James Obermayer, CEO of the association said “We welcome LeadMD as an SLMA sponsor and its significant participation is applauded by our 8,500 worldwide members.  Sales lead management is a skill and a process, and LeadMD is a visionary in building its business around performance-based lead management.” 

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