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The pipeline or sales funnel is evolving as marketing becomes more aggressive and sophisticated in the creation of not only sales leads, but qualified leads. It only takes a view of sales funnel models to see that marketing has evolved from top of the funnel suppliers to active participants in many stages of the customer journey. The question is, who owns the pipeline? The creators or the closers? Sometimes marketing is assuming both duties. In B2C marketing is called upon to do both, in B2B not so much.
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This is a dynamite report on the most effective follow-up strategies which were analyzed from 63,256 calls. The report lays the ground work on how to improve contact rates, how speed of follow-up affect results, average number of calls to qualify a lead, etc. The guest is Adam Bluemner managing editor for Find Account Software. The study is available here. The host his week is Jim Obermayer.
Adam Bluemner is the Managing Editor for Find Accounting Software. Over the last decade Adam has spoken with thousands of companies, helping them achieve success through intelligent software investment. Adam writes extensively on accounting, ERP, and business management software.
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