Digital Marketing Direction (DMD) started working with the industrial manufacturer Meltblown Technologies (MBT) in the spring of 2016. After...
There’s always some trouble explaining why an inbound consultant can be an integral part of your business, but I feel like one of our clients says it best:
“When you are a small business owner with a small team so focused on the day to day you literally don’t have time to do [content development]. Not only that but when you have no clue where to begin, it’s so nice to have a team of experts there to help drive the strategy.” - Derek Yurgaitis, President of Meltblown Technologies
Sales are the lifeline of any business. So it's crucial that your team has the right tools to be successful and that you have the right people in the right seats. Here are ten things to check for to gauge the health of your sales force, processes, and tools. If you recognize any of these, you need to figure out some solutions fast.
With all of our recent talk about sales enablement, a question has to be cropping up: How is sales enablement any different from inbound selling? That's what I'm going to clarify here.
Do your sales representatives have enough information about their prospects to really resonate and solve for them? Do they know different places to look online to locate active buyers? If the answer is no to either of those questions, read on.
Sales has changed, as we know, thanks to the internet. Here in Dallas, Texas I'd say the attitude towards that tends to be middle of the road, just like our spot in the country. Many people prefer to keep some things what's now deemed a little more "old fashioned" by many, but many are also starting to be open to newer ways of doing things, like marketing automation and creating email templates for sales representatives. At DMD, I'd say we're believers in a mix in the old and the new as well. We believe in finding new and better ways to do things, as long as they don't hurt the number one most important thing: relationships.
There are a lot of programs and companies online that have seen the benefit of Hubspot and inbound marketing. These companies—like Pandadoc, Eventbrite, GoToWebinar, and Wistia—make it their business to help you connect and maintain good relationships with your clients. The way in which these programs achieve this goal is by making their content integrated. Hubspot works together with these companies to give you a better and more trackable experience as a business person.