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Seriously, Chill on the Cold Calling

A long time ago, in a world that’s now far, far away, I sold newspaper advertising for a living. I did a lot of cold calling. I’d hop in my car, drive to a retailer I’d scouted, walk in the

Sales Alignment: Put Theory Into Practice

“Sales alignment” began as an interesting concept. For its critics, that’s all it remains. Skeptics may say that a lot of the theory and frameworks for alignment are either a) academic, written for students with little real life application, or b)

Sales and Marketing Alignment vs. Integration, Part 3: Accountability

Rachel Rosin of Act-On Software recently moderated a webinar conversation between Bill Golder, principal and CEO of Slingshot Growth Partners, and Jay Hidalgo, renowned sales, marketing and business coach. Their three-part conversation covered the challenges to marketing and sales and

Get it in Writing: The Benefits of a Sales and Marketing SLA

Service level agreements (SLAs) between sales and marketing are a critical part of ensuring the efficient creation, development, and flow of leads. However, establishing and enforcing SLAs can be a huge challenge for many organizations. We recently spoke with Sam

Sales and Marketing Alignment vs. Integration, Part 2: Driving Change

Rachel Rosin of Act-On Software recently moderated a webinar conversation between Bill Golder, principal and CEO of Slingshot Growth Partners, and Jay Hidalgo, renowned sales, marketing and business coach. Their three-part conversation covered the challenges to marketing and sales and

Sales and Marketing Alignment vs. Integration, Part 1: Challenges

Rachel Rosin of Act-On Software recently moderated a webinar conversation between Bill Golder, principal and CEO of Slingshot Growth Partners, and Jay Hidalgo, renowned sales, marketing and business coach. Their three-part conversation covered the challenges to marketing and sales and

8 Ways to Get More Value from Your Next Trade Show

Trade shows can be valuable investments that get your brand in front of hundreds – and sometimes thousands – of prospects. In fact, according to the Content Marketing Institute, 76% of best-in-class B2B marketers rate in-person events as one of