Resources

Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

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In recent years, cold calling has become synonymous with rejection and failure. In fact, less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, and 63% of sales professionals say it’s what they dislike most about their jobs. However, there is also strong evidence which points to the contrary - 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call.

Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

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64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. The digital age has brought about increased investment in data quality solutions. Businesses are realizing that it isn’t just about the volume of data they have available; it’s about the accuracy of information. However, investing in new technology isn’t always easy, and commonly, it’s difficult to show the ROI of data quality efforts.

5 Essential Pieces of a Prospecting Solution

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Forward thinking sales leaders are starting to prioritize technology initiatives. Is your team focused on building a reliable tech stack for 2020? As organizations chase new revenue targets, B2B sales leaders must examine cutting edge prospecting solutions that proactively help reps identify, connect with, and close qualified buyers faster. Using ZoomInfo’s exclusive research, third-party studies, and analyst briefs, this eBook aims to help B2B sales leaders better understand: Different ways pro

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

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To understand the importance of direct dials, you need to understand connect rates. Often, sales reps who fail to hit the phones hard are left wondering how they missed their quota. While dialing away at targeted prospects, it’s important for them to remember that not all sales outreach is created equal. Take the following stats into consideration: It takes 5 minutes to connect with a prospect via direct dials, but takes 22 minutes using company switchboard numbers.

3 Mistakes Organizations Make While Developing ABM Programs

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The benefits of Account-Based Marketing are clear, so what’s holding B2B professionals back? While B2B research suggests organizations are thriving through successful ABM programs, getting just one campaign off the ground is more difficult than it seems. From building an account universe to understanding to orchestrating sales and marketing alignment around touchpoint and messaging, there are a number of variables to consider before launching a program.

Buyer’s Checklist: How to Evaluate a B2B Contact Data Provider

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Leveraging a data provider to help identify and connect with qualified prospects supports company revenue goals by alleviating common headaches associated with prospecting research and empowers sales productivity. So what’s the problem? Many organizations fail to properly evaluate vendors during the selection process. Download ZoomInfo’s data-driven eBook for guidance on effectively assessing the vendor marketplace.

Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

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Fact: Only 8% of sales and marketing professionals say their data is between 91% - 100% accurate. In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. The primary takeaway? Forrester found “only 1.2% of companies achieved a score indicating maturity in data management practices in the space.".

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

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It’s no secret, only 13% of salespeople are satisfied with their CRM. The promise of a CRM ( customer relationship management ) led organizations to believe each could digitally transform its businesses through tracking touchpoints throughout the buyer’s journey. When used effectively, a CRM can be the lifeblood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity.

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

20 Common Mistakes Made by Inexperienced Project Managers

You’ve read the PMBOK® Guide several times, taken the certification exam for project managers, passed, and you are now a PMP®. So why do you keep making rookie mistakes? This whitepaper shows 20 of the most common mistakes that young or inexperienced project managers make, issues that can cost significant time and money. It's a good starting point for understanding how and why many PMs get themsleves into trouble, and provides guidance on the types of issues that PMs need to understand.

Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

Innovation Systems: Advancing Practices to Create New Value

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As technology transforms the global business landscape, companies need to examine and update their internal processes for innovation to keep pace. Ultimately, organizations will have to improve the velocity of innovation by creating repeatable processes that support ideation, exploration, and incubation, essential to capturing an idea’s full value.

ABM Success Recipe: Mastering the Crawl, Walk, Run Approach

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Shifting to an account-based marketing (ABM) strategy can be both exciting and challenging. Well-implemented ABM motions build engagement with high-value accounts and drive impactful campaigns that resonate with your audience. But where do you begin, and how do you progress from crawling to running? Watch now as Demand Gen experts delve into the essentials of each stage of the ABM process.

The Convergence of Analytics and Generative AI

Data Analytics & Generative AI: Unlocking Potential In the digital age, BPM Links presents a dynamic fusion: Data Analytics and Generative AI. Data Analytics: Decode intricate patterns in datasets, revealing insights that drive decisions. Transform data into a strategic asset, optimizing operations. Generative AI: Unleash AI-driven creativity. Generative AI autonomously produces content, designs, and solutions, infusing innovation into processes.

1st, 2nd, and 3rd Party Intent Data: Which Is Right for You?

How do 1st, 2nd, and 3rd party intent data compare? 1st, 2nd, and 3rd party data each have specific advantages and disadvantages. It comes down to four factors: accuracy, cost, control and quantity. This infographic explains the pros and cons of each and helps you understand which one is best for meeting your business objectives. Intent data can be a great way to fill your pipeline and close more deals.

Maximizing Productivity in the Contact Center

In 2022, businesses recognized the value of optimizing their contact center operations to streamline processes, increase efficiency, and meet the rising expectations of their customers. However, only 10% of customers believe that experiences have significantly improved over the past year, making productivity a non-negotiable metric for success. To empower agents to do more with less, this report highlights the leading pain points that prevent efficiency and establish a framework for maximizing p