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When The SALT Group, a company that provides operating costs and expense reduction services, needed a solution that could double sales, cut costs in half and standardize and improve their call center, they looked to VanillaSoft’s platform to achieve these daunting tasks within three to five years. VanillaSoft is a sales engagement platform that is designed to help speed up the sales cycle with optimized workflow capabilities and enhanced data management and cadence automation.
As buyers continue to expect more relevant, contextual engagement earlier on in the buying journey from vendors, B2B organizations are digging even deeper into buyer data to ensure they can meet expectations. This includes leveraging intent data alongside other behavioral analytics to provide hyper-personalized messaging and content that resonates with audiences and highlights the brand’s authenticity.
In our digital age, having the right resources is pivotal to success. But as more tools and trends pop up left and right, it can be overwhelming to cut through the clutter and find what works best for your company. That’s why #bii19 is here to help.
From July 15-19, Demand Gen Report will host its Buyer Insights & Intelligence Series (#bii19), a week-long virtual event designed to provide sales and marketing practitioners with insights on the latest strategies, tools and technology used by today’s top B2B companies to achieve their goals.
Sales enablement is only the first step towards sales success. B2B companies must also ensure that their sales teams are using and fully engaged with the content and tools provided to them. In an interview with Demand Gen Report, David Hood, President and CEO of VanillaSoft, a sales software and engagement platform provider, shared his thoughts on the sales engagement space, as well as how companies can promote change management from within.
There are countless numbers of sales strategy books on bookshelves and sales coaches at every tradeshow, preaching to the masses the right way to find success while selling. It’s gotten to the point where many practices have been so engrained into sales training that it is considered doctrine — when in reality, it varies from buyer to buyer.
To create the perfect demand plan for 2019, B2B organizations must identify what channels, content and other tactics work best at different stages of the buying journey based on the company’s business objectives, buyer demands and expectations. In-depth analysis of past campaigns, and the results generated from them, ultimately position marketers to better map out their go-to-market strategy for next year.
The role of Sales Development Representatives (SDRs) has shifted from the cold-calling days of the past into a multi-channel juggling act. Successful SDRs are able to deliver personalized experiences across channels and leave prospects with a favorable, first impression of their organization. B2B brands such as Terminus, EverString and Dynamic Signal are leveraging SDRs to humanize their marketing efforts and drive customized conversations across new channels, such as video. The results speak for themselves with some companies seeing as much as a 215% increase in response rate.