John Golden is author of Winning the Battle for Sales and Social Upheaval: How to Win @ Social Selling and founder and CEO of Focused Revenue Results Inc., which helps small, midmarket, and startup companies with strategy, marketing, and sales. He previously held the roles of president & CEO at Huthwaite and Omega Performance, as well as several other pivotal positions in sales, marketing, and product development—all of which gives him a uniquely expansive view on what it takes to engage successfully with target customers.
Sales transformation is a monster of a journey.
Marketing executives need to connect with their employees via LinkedIn—here's why.
The patience and curiosity of the wolf got me thinking about the changing environment of marketing and selling is requiring marketers and salespeople to a new set of skills.
Personal branding for marketers and salespeople alike is a business imperative.
Avoiding the dreaded Happy Ears syndrome means marketers should only pass over truly sales-ready leads.
Resist the temptation to dismiss marketing and sales fundamentals in the age of quick hits and shortcuts.
Marketers have mere seconds to capture customers' fleeting attention. Do your communications resonate, motivate, and differentiate?
Online networking isn't a shortcut; it's the latest venue where skilled sales and marketing professionals will excel if they're disciplined, patient, and discerning.
Customer-centric B2B marketers create a continuous flow of conversations and interactions with buyers
Marketers must communication with customers based on customers' preferences, not company convenience.
A growing number of marketers are making digital marketing a top-shelf priority.
Think of telemarketing as a long-term activity, built on a solid database marketing approach, and you'll reap its greatest rewards.
Sales attribution is imperative for a company and its growth.