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Funnel Radio Line-up Nov 1

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Starting at 9am Pacific: Partick Morriessy welcomes John Kresia, VP Marketing at Hortonworks to talk about innovation and owning your category. Darryl Praill joins Rhoan Morgan on Revenue Rebels to cover the 4 steps to accelerating company growth. On Sales Enablement Radio, host, Ralph Grimse and his guest, Chris Day discuss crushing yoru quota using situational awareness. Matt Heinz topic is:Sales Objection Handling from the Master: Insights from Best Seller Jeb Blount. John Asher's guest is Brian Beveridge - Aligning Sales and Marketing Strategy and Execution to Optimize Growth. Amy Franko launched her book 10/30 - The Modern Seller. It opened to the Number 1 spot on Amazon for new books in the business category. She and Susan Finch cover what it means to be a Modern Seller on Rooted in Revenue.


20181101-tweet-altify-kreisa9am Pacific: Predictable Revenue Radio with host, Patrick Morrisey by Altify @PatMorrissey

Guest: John Kreisa, VP Marketing at Hortonworks @marked_man
Topic: Going from Technology Innovation to Owning a Category

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Live Nov 1 from Dublin, Ireland and San Jose, CA: How do you go from innovative new technology to building and owning a category? That’s the question will dig into with John Kreisa, VP Marketing at Hortonworks – one of the fastest growing tech companies in history. We’re going to talk about the ins and out, challenges and difficulties of creating and scaling a category


20181101-tweet-rr-morgan-praill10:30 am - Revenue Rebels by DemandLab with host, Rhoan Morgan @demandlab

Guest: Darryl Praill, VP Marketing, VanillaSoft @ohpinion8ed @vanillasoft
Topic: 4 Steps to Accelerating Company Growth

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Revenue Rebels spotlights rule-breaking marketing and sales leaders who are accelerating business growth with a fanatically customer-centric approach and this month we’re featuring Darryl Praill, Chief Marketing Officer at VanillaSoft.

Since joining the VanillaSoft team a year ago, Darryl has transformed the sales and marketing process and increased lead flow by launching an inbound marketing strategy and an aggressive digital marketing program supported by a strong sales and marketing stack. If you’re a marketing leader ready to elevate your company, tune in to this episode to hear Darryl’s 4-step approach to accomplish this and more.


 

Brevet-tweet-grimse-day11:00 am - Sales Enablement Radio by the Brevet Group with host, Ralph Grimse @thebrevetgroup

Guest: Chris Day @christopherlday
Topic: Crushing Your Quota Using Situational Awareness

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Our conversation is with Chris Day, inside sales leader at Bazaarvoice. We explore how to using situational awareness and pattern matching helps ramp new sellers faster and improves sales coaching and enablement. His team is crushing it, check it out!


Tweets-instream-images-800x600-blount11:30 am - Sales Pipeline Radio with host, Matt Heinz @heinzmarketing

Guest: Jeb Blout @SalesGravy
Topic: Sales Objection Handling from the Master: Insights from Best Seller Jeb Blount

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20181101-asher-Brian-Beveridge12:00 pm - Asher Sales Sense by Asher Sales Strategy with host, John Asher @asherstrategies

Guest: Brian Beveridge
Topic: Aligning Sales and Marketing Strategy and Execution to Optimize Growth


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 One of the most difficult and enduring challenges business leaders face is misalignment of sales and marketing. And Brian Beveridge knows how to fix this. Even if you have winning talent and winning solutions, if you can’t get your sales and marketing strategy and execution working seamlessly you’re missing out on money.  While these challenges vary some between Enterprise and SMB markets, there are key steps business leaders can take to make substantial impact toward revenue growth. With decades of experience in this arena, Brian has key recommendations for how you can have immediate results to boost sales and crush your competition. Tune in to “Asher Sales Sense” November 1 at 3PM Eastern on asherstrategiesradio.com to hear John Asher talk with Brian Beveridge of Beveridge Consulting about “Aligning Sales and Marketing Strategy and Execution to Optimize Growth.


Tweet-rooted-modern-seller12:30 pm - Rooted in Revenue with host, Susan Finch @susanfinchweb

Guest: Amy Franko, Author, Speaker
Topic: The Modern Seller and Why You Need to Become One. 

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Today's guest is Amy Franko, author of The Modern Seller. (available on Kindle or hardcopy). Some of the points we cover in this interview include big points taken directly from her book. 


Funnel Radio Line-up October 18

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We have expanded to 6 shows weekly. Four different lineups. Today's shows include: Predictable Revenue Radio by Altify, Ready, Set, Grow! by Vision Edge Marketing, Sales Enablement Radio by The Brevet Group, Sales Pipeline Radio by Heinz Marketing, ASHER Sales Sense by Asher Sales Strategies and finally, Rooted in Revenue by Susan Finch Solutions. Listen live starting at 9am Pac. https://goo.gl/8qj6uR

Visit any of the shows below to catch up on replays before they air live or listen to the full line up.


20181018-altify-bliss9:00 am Pac: Predictable Revenue Radio by Alitfy with host, Patrick Morrissey @PatMorrissey

Guest: Sunny Bliss, Director of Strategic Accounts, New Voice Media @NewVoiceMedia
Topic: Sales Excellence with Exceptional Customer Experiences

https://goo.gl/kxXY8W

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10:30 am Pac:

Ready, Set, Grow! with host, Laura Patterson @lauravm
Guest: Becky Taylor, COO SensorRX

https://goo.gl/12EGLM

 


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11:00 am Pac: Sales Enablement Radio with host, Brian Williams

Guest: Nancy Nardin @sellingtools
Topic: How Technology is Impacting Sales Enablement

https://goo.gl/H7KCps


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11:30 am Pac: Sales Pipeline Radio with Host, Matt Heinz @heinzmarketing

Guest: Laura H Vogel @laurahvogel
Topic: The B2B Event Marketing Gap That Will Make Or Break Your Success

Listen Live or catch some replays >


880x440-asher-kyla-edwards12:00 PAC /3:00 EST:  ASHER Sales Sense with host Kyla O'Connell @asherstrategies

Guest: John Edwards, Exec VP, Communica
Topic: Accelerate Sales by Automating Your Marketing

https://goo.gl/vgEPES


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12:30 pm Pacific: Rooted in Revenue

Host: Susan Finch @susanfinchweb

Topic: B2C Marketing Tips for your local market - Maps, Reviews, Top 10 Lists and Subscriber Journey

https://goo.gl/xoajWk


Top 10 Inspiring Leaders in Lead Gen. Do you Know Them?

These 10 inspiring leaders in Lead Generation understand that measuring the ROI for lead generation campaigns is paramount or their creations have limited meaning.  These inspiring leaders were elected by the membership of the Sales Lead Management Association.

Why it Matters

 "If you can’t measure the ROI from your sales lead management system, lead generation programs are just a form of gambling."

James W. Obermayer 

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The 10 winners in the order of votes received, are:

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C-Level Winners in Inspiring Leaders Election - Do you Know Them?

“These 10 C-level inspiring leaders understand that lead management must be defined before the tools of CRM, marketing automation, business intelligence, and hundreds of software applications can be applied.  These inspiring leaders were elected by the membership of the Sales Lead Management Association.

Why we do it:

"Many thousands of lead generation agencies and millions of marketing departments must manage sales leads properly to gain revenue in a predictable manner. This is why we recognize our inspiring leaders in this annual election."

B2B and B2C C-level Management

Matt Heinz, Heinz Marketing, Inc.
Debbie Schwake, BLM Technologies
Maria Pergolino, Apttus
Kristin Thompson, Speak Serve Grow
Justin Gray, LeadMD
Steven Benson, Badger Maps
Debbie Qaqish, The Pedowitz Group
Jeanne Hopkins, Ipswitch
Bryan Semple, SmartBear Software
Nick Hedges, Velocify by Ellie Mae

Full list of all 40 appear here

James Obermayer, SLMA Founder  said, “Sales Lead Management is the core discipline that when accurately done as a process, considering the needs of prospects and salespeople, and using the dozens of software applications and lead generation agencies available, can make the difference between being a successful company or an also-ran.”  

2016 Winners 

2015 Winners

About the Sales Lead Management Association - The Voice of Sales Lead Management

At the Sales Lead Management Association we believe that defining the sales lead process and managing sales leads manages revenue.  Membership and subscriptions to various publications and broadcasts, as they should be, are free.

For information call Sue Campanale at 360-933-1259.  The Sales Lead Management  Association is a division of the Funnel Media Group, LLC.           


Sales Lead Management Association Announces Election Results for the Leaders in Sales Lead Management

Revenue management is the core value for the industry’s 40 leaders

IStock-459184129Lynden, WA - - December 15, 2017 - - James Obermayer, CEO of the Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA), announced that the results are in from the election for the most inspiring ‘Leaders in Sales Lead Management.’ en inspiring leaders who received the most votes in each of four different categories, were named.

Obermayer said, “Sales Lead Management is the core discipline that when accurately done as a process, considering the needs of prospects and salespeople, and using the dozens of software applications and lead generation agencies available, can make the difference between being a successful company or an also-ran.”

“These 42 inspiring leaders (we had a tie in two categories) understand that lead management must be defined before the tools of CRM, marketing automation, business intelligence, and hundreds of software applications can be applied.  Many thousands of lead generation agencies and millions of marketing departments must manage sales leads properly to gain revenue in a predictable manner. This is why we recognize our inspiring leaders in this annual election.”  A video of the winners’ list is viewable here. 

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See Who Has Been Nominated as an Inspiring Leader

It isn't enough to just be a leader or to think of yourself as a leader (don't we all?).  When others say you are a leader, ah, then you may, just may have arrived as inspiring leader.   

See the Leaders

Albert Einstein said,  “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”  In a leadership sense I read this as meaning that striving for success is an "I" or "Me" project.  To be of value can be achieved as an individual, but even more as a leader.  

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