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24
Jun 2020

Building a Company Based on the Inner Athlete

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Whether we were on a team requiring competent levels of motor skills, strength, power, speed, agility, balance, coordination, and endurance, or in a company or club where we work together, and make a personal sacrifice for the collective benefit of our friends or colleagues there are common themes to the success of the team. SquadLocker founder and CEO Gary Goldberg lives these values, encourages them within SquadLocker, but also in his daily life. He and our host, Susan Finch both admit they were probably tied for last place for being chosen to be on teams as they were growing up. But, there are so many ways our children can learn the value of a good mentor, coach, and team experience that will set them up to be the one EVERYONE is vying for them. 

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22
Jun 2020

Lead Conversion is a Process: Your Process Can Make a 100% Difference in Sales

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Marketing knows that lead conversion is a process. The lead conversion process you choose, says Nicolas Vandenberghe  CEO and Founder of Chili Piper, will make you a winner or loser. This program is for marketing management.

Choose the right lead conversion process and you’re a winner. Choose wrongly and no one wins.

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11
Jun 2020

Transforming Your Organization into a Revenue Marketing Powerhouse

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This month's Revenue Rebel joining the podcast is Shannon Dougall, Head of Marketing at DevFacto and she's giving listeners insights on revenue marketing, organizational alignment, and more. Listen in as Shannon shares:

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19
May 2020

How Often Do You Need to Record a Podcast?

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Podcasts continue to grow as a popular B2B media. The question is, What should my podcast frequency be to gain the largest audience?  This program answers the question that new and seasoned podcasters most often ask.

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28
Apr 2020

How Social Dynamic Selling Boosts B2B Sales

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We know 1-to-1 selling has a low yield. Hear how Rylee Meek’s Social Dynamic Selling process sold $88 MM for his clients. This show is for B2B and B2C sales and marketing managers.

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21
Apr 2020

Speed to Lead – 10 Surprising Facts About Sales Lead Response Time

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Every marketer should know that sales lead response time is vitally important. Nicolas Vandenberghe tells us how it impacts revenue.  This episode is for revenue managers that need every advantage to increase sales and get the most from each marketing dollar spent.

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6
Apr 2020

How Fractional CMOs are Changing the Game for B2B

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Chief Marketing Officers’ average tenure continues to fall to approximately 3.5 years as the importance of the position has correspondingly increased.  Whether this turn-over can be attributed to career changes in a difficult labor market or impatience of CEOs, the demand for CMOs’ continues to grow. Add with the substantial complexity of the CMO’s job because of new technology offers and a corresponding shortage of skilled marketers, the end result is that many companies are falling behind in the marketing race. With the pressure for marketers to “out-market their competitors” has brought the demand for fractional or interim CMOs to fill vacancies in a critical job. 

To answer this need we interviewed Art Saxby, CEO of the largest Executive-as-a-Service firm providing outsourced Chief Marketing Officer services (fractional, interim, special project, and coaching). With over 100 hundred clients in any given month employing fractional and interim CMOs with Chief Outsiders national talent ranks, we asked Art about his company and the role of his CMO growth strategists.

  1. Who uses fractional CMOs?
  2. How does a company choose the CMO of their business?
  3. Do you place full-time or just fractional CMOs?
  4. I have heard that a fractional CMO costs no more than the employee cost (all in). Is this true?
  5. How long does it take to get a CMO on the job?
  6. What is the typical length of the engagement?
  7. Does the fractional CMO typically have experience in the industry for the company that hires them or is this even necessary?
  8. Are these fractional CMOs employees of Chief Outsiders?
  9. If a company likes the fractional CMO, can they hire them away from Chief Outsiders?
  10. What does a typical CMO cost for the hiring company?

About Art Saxby

Art Saxby is the founder and CEO of the country’s largest strategic growth implementation company focused on mid-size businesses. His firm, Chief Outsiders is an Executive-as-a-Service firm providing outsourced Chief Marketing Officer services (fractional, interim, special project, and coaching). 

About Chief Outsiders

Chief Outsiders supports growing or struggling companies by adding a market-focused senior executive to their leadership teams when the cost or complexity of full-time executive hires does not make sense. All 75+ CMOs at the firm have held positions of VP of Marketing at one or more major operating companies. The company has been recognized for its high growth by Inc magazine, being a recipient of the Inc 5000 award 6 years running, and was recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the nation’s top 25 small businesses that put purpose over profits.

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SLMA Radio is hosted by James Obermayer of Funnel Media Group which is a program on the Funnel Radio Channel.  Funnel Media Group is the sponsor of SLMA Radio

Funnel Media Group, LLC   

19
Mar 2020

How to Become Unforgettable with Jeanne Bliss

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Jeanne Bliss is a leadership and customer experience strategic advisor and keynote speaker who helps the worlds' most beloved companies become unforgettable; earning growth and admiration through their elevated business practices and the humanity of their people.

In this episode, Jeanne shares how true customer experience transformation can and should lead to companies and brands becoming unforgettable.

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Revenue Rebels is hosted by Rhoan Morgan of DemandLab which is a program on the Funnel Radio Channel.  DemandLab is the sponsor of Revenue Rebels

DemandLab   Funnel Radio Podcast Channel by the Funnel Media Group, LLC

24
Feb 2020

How to Create the Most Valuable Content that Contributes to Sales

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Content starved marketing departments are constantly searching for content of whatever ilk to feed the ravenous public, be they prospects or customers.  Salespeople are frustrated by content deliveries that don’t exactly pertain to the prospects need and is therefore useless.  Even if the right content is created this month, it is often out of date within a short period of time and no one is pleased.  In this program, Bethany Fagan, Content Marketing Manager at PandaDoc discusses how to satisfy both sales and the prospects with content that contributes the most to sales.

 

 

5
Feb 2020

Why Segmentation is Vital for a Go to Market Plan – Rebecca Kaufmann Podcast  

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This month on Revenue Rebels, Rhoan Morgan sits down with Rebecca Kaufman, Director, Strategic Marketing at Phreesia to discuss the importance of segmentation in marketing. 

You wouldn’t market to the CEO of a Fortune 100 company in the same way you’d market to an SMB marketing director. Why market to your customer and prospect audiences in the same way? When you prioritize segmentation, you enable your company to target the right audience with the right message at the right time, while delivering a superior experience. Some of the items discussed are:

  • How to target personas
  • Tools for segmentation strategy
  • Why data is one of a company’s biggest investments
  • Why all company marketing plans start with good data
  • How Phreesia uses segmentation in building a go-to-market plan
  • Why Phreesia uses segmentation to develop marketing campaigns and content

Revenue Rebels is hosted by Rhoan Morgan, CEO of DemandLab the host sponsor.  

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Hear the best of Rhoan Morgan here.

 

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Revenue Rebels is hosted by Rhoan Morgan of DemandLab which is a program on the Funnel Radio Channel.  DemandLab is the sponsor of Revenue Rebels

DemandLab   Funnel Radio Podcast Channel by the Funnel Media Group, LLC

31
Jan 2020

How Sales Lead Management Software is Breaking from CRM

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It was just a matter of time before CRM Software took another hit with the breakoff of Sales Lead Management as a separate platform. This program is offered as a replay from CRM Radio’s show of January 23, 2020, where CRM Host Paul Petersen and Sales Lead Management Association founder, Jim Obermayer, discuss the modern definition of Sales Lead Management, how some companies are separating themselves from being defined as just CRM solutions and what salespeople expect from marketing and sales management. 

They discuss the crowded fields of CRM, Marketing Automation, ABM, and the resurrected field of sales lead management.  Obermayer is also the President of the Funnel Media Group an internet radio and podcast production agency for B2B companies.  Jim is also the founder of the Sales Lead Management Association

Paul Petersen is the Vice President and General Manager for GoldMine CRM and is the host of CRM Radio.

The original program on CRM Radio is found here: Follow My Lead – Insights for 20/20 Lead Management

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CRM Radio is hosted by Paul Petersen of Goldmine CRM by Ivanti which is a program on the Funnel Radio Channel.  GoldMine is the sponsor of CRM Radio.

GoldMine CRM   Funnel Radio Podcast Channel by the Funnel Media Group, LLC

14
Jan 2020

What You Don’t Teach in Sales Training That Guarantees Failure

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When sales reps are hired, they are often tested for sales skills and personality traits. References are checked, previous employers called, they are trained on the products and considered ready to sell. Yet, the number one skill is overlooked: the ability to engage. There is seldom, if ever, engagement training.

Because they did well in the interview, the sales manager oddly enough assumes the new sales representative has the ability to engage with the most important tool they have, the telephone; that’s where the wheels come off the sales cart. It can take a company six to nine months before they realize the rep may know the product, but can’t get a conversation going with a prospect. 

In this program, host, Mari Anne Vanella, author and CEO of The Vanella Group tackles the little thought-out point of failure for most organizations: The Physiology of Engagement and how to train sales reps to succeed. Yes, she admits, its part art and a lot of process for reps to have a peer level conversation, but it can be done.  She covers:

  • Why calling skills are over-looked in sales training.
  • How to make a peer-level call
  • Why it’s easy to start call in an apologetic (bad manner)
  • Why reps have to be taught granular calling skills and adhere to a work structure to be a success
  • Why the art of conversation can be teachable

 Listen and learn.  

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The Vanella Group   Funnel Radio Podcast Channel by the Funnel Media Group, LLC

Outstanding Outbound is hosted by MariAnne Vanella of The Vanella Group which is a program on the Funnel Radio Channel. The Vanella Group is the sponsor of Outstanding Outbound

31
Dec 2019

How to Build an Invincible Brand

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Brand invincibility isn’t something that happens instantaneously. It takes a culture that values crisis management on which this month’s guest is an expert. Melissa Agnes is a leading authority on crisis preparedness, reputation management, and brand protection. She sits down with host Rhoan Morgan, to discuss how companies can build an invincible brand that can withstand crisis in all forms.

Here is the link to the free guide Melissa mentions in this episode: https://melissaagnes.com/crisis-ready-formula-for-responding-to-emotional-relatability/

About Rhoan's guest:

Melissa Agnes, Crisis Management Advisor and Keynote Speaker, Agnes Day
 
Author of Crisis Ready: Building an Invincible Brand in an Uncertain World, Melissa Agnes is a leading authority on crisis preparedness, reputation management, and brand protection. Agnes is a coveted speaker, commentator, and advisor to some of today's leading organizations faced with the greatest risks.
12
Dec 2019

Why a “Failure to Communicate” Is a First Step to Going Out of Business

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Knowledge, open communications, as well as procrastination are highly linked to business performance. Having hands-on and personal real-time knowledge of what’s going on in your business is a challenge; having the confidence and willingness to do something about what you’ve learned is another. In this radio program/podcast, we explore why business executives procrastinate in fixing the sales and marketing fundamentals necessary for growth. We’ll also explore the role authentic conversations have in reducing barriers to growth and performance.

Our Guest Matt McKnight

Matt is the President and Founder of McKnight Advisors LLC, a Sales Xceleration Partner.  His firm helps customers launch, expand or improve their sales operations to accelerate revenue growth.  With a 30-year history of sales leadership, Matt has extensive experience and success in start-up, private and public companies.  His company’s approach is based on accountability, transparency, integrity and trust focusing on the people, process and strategy to achieve sustained growth for its customers.

Matt McKnight can be reached at 847.867.5963 and at mmcknight@salesxceleration.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-mcknight-2463121/

Sales Xceleration Background (www.salesxceleration.com)

With over 100 Advisors across North America, Sales Xceleration provides outsourced sales consultants to small businesses and mid-sized corporations that want to drive revenue growth.  In 2019, Inc. magazine announced that Sales Xceleration is No. 2353 on its Annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. 

The Host: Mark Coronna

Mark is an Area Managing Partner & CMO for Chief Outsiders. Mark is a globally experienced executive with a track record of consistent growth, turnaround and repositioning expertise across multiple industries.  He uses digital marketing to transform go-to-market programs and his passion is to help leadership teams accelerate revenues and profits.

Mark has authored over 35 articles and four eBooks on topics such as account-based marketing, building compelling value propositions and improving lead generation and qualification using an Intelligent Sales Pipelinetm  (https://contact.chiefoutsiders.com/improving-lead-gen-ebook)

Mark can be reached at mcoronna@chiefoutsiders.com 

612.554.0081

linkedin.com/in/markcoronna

Chief Outsiders Background  www.chiefoutsiders.com

Chief Outsiders is a national firm of 70+ Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) – The CMOs work with businesses on a fractional basis. Each CMO joins the leadership team of their clients to solve growth challenges, provide strategy, implement ABM and revenue pipeline management.  Chief Outsiders was awarded a Forbes magazine Small Giants Award for a top privately held company.

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SLMA Radio is hosted by James Obermayer of Funnel Media Group which is a program on the Funnel Radio Channel.  Funnel Media Group is the sponsor of SLMA Radio

Funnel Media Group, LLC   

27
Nov 2019

Defining Modern PR in a Digital B2B World: Hint it has Changed

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No doubt about it, Public Relations (PR) has changed even more than traditional marketing in the modern digital world.  Of course, marketing prides itself in its IT budget and the tools it uses, and while PR has some of those tools available, the actual function of PR has changed in different and more measurable ways than ever before.

PR is now firmly connected to the word communications. While PR releases are still a part of the function, content creation and a wealth of new earned media have become part of every agency’s offering as a communicator to the marketplace, employees, and investors. Plus, PR has not escaped the need for more in-depth strategic planning and program measurement. Our guest today is Kristin Hege, Founder, and CEO of Convey Communications and she does a deep dive into the exciting new world of PR as a generator of wealth for B2B companies.

About Kristin Hedge

Kristin Hege is the CEO & founder of Convey Communications, a strategic public relations and communications firm founded to serve B2B technology and service-based businesses. Built on Kristin’s deep expertise in helping innovative businesses thrive, Convey Communications puts strategy first before layering on thoughtfully crafted PR, media relations, content and communications strategies. 

Prior to founding Convey, Kristin served in key leadership roles at two previous PR agencies. She also spent time as a VP of marketing, and as a contributing columnist for a well-respected business publication. These roles contributed to her keen understanding of public relations, technology, marketing and business, and the savvy strategic insight she uses to guide clients today. 

Kristin is an Adjunct Professor at Arizona State University where she is currently teaching a course on PR writing. She is a long-standing board member for the Public Relations Society of America’s Phoenix chapter and has become known as a trusted speaker on topics around PR and technology. She is also a board member of Support My Club, a nonprofit that fulfills the needs of local school clubs and teams. 

In addition to all things PR, Kristin is a dedicated wife to her husband, Justin, and mother of two boys, Calvin and Lincoln.  

 

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SLMA Radio is hosted by James Obermayer of Funnel Media Group which is a program on the Funnel Radio Channel.  Funnel Media Group is the sponsor of SLMA Radio

Funnel Media Group, LLC   Funnel Radio Podcast Channel by the Funnel Media Group, LLC

21
Nov 2019

How to Engage Customers and Prospects with Tactile Marketing

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This month’s guest helped create a new category of marketing – Tactile Marketing Automation (TMA) – and is helping marketers learn how to leverage this marketing tactic to engage with customers and prospects on a personalized level while overcoming digital clutter. Join us as Rhoan Morgan talks with Marne Reed, Chief Evangelist, VP Strategic Alliances at PFL.com about direct mail, personas, and more.

About Our Guest

Marne Reed is the Chief Evangelist and a 17-year veteran at PFL. She is an authentic business leader tasked with guiding PFL’s expansion into enterprise software solutions, which includes the creation of a new category called Tactile Marketing Automation (TMA). Not afraid of a good business or personal challenge including raising her 4 boys without the loss of any major body parts. She is passionate about a fine glass of wine and relaxing with her chickens.

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Revenue Rebels is hosted by Rhoan Morgan of DemandLab which is a program on the Funnel Radio Channel.  DemandLab is the sponsor of Revenue Rebels

DemandLab   Funnel Radio Podcast Channel by the Funnel Media Group, LLC

13
Nov 2019

If Marketing Owns the Pipeline is Management of the Sales Department Far Behind?

In recent years marketing has chipped away, usually unintentionally, at various steps of the sales pipeline to aid the salespeople. Most of this is made possible by marketing automation and telemarketing being managed by marketing. I respect, that the sales pipeline ownership has finally shifted from sales to marketing. Marketing in more sophisticated companies probably manages more than 50% of the pipeline steps now and to me, that means ownership has shifted.

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13
Nov 2019

Four + Common Mistakes Sales and Marketing People Make When Selling to IT

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In this episode of SLMA Radio (525th weekly program), guest host Nick Lissette interviews Black Pearl CIO Mike Guggermos.  They discuss the glaring mistakes sales and marketing people from technology companies make in trying to sell to IT. These, Mike says are the mistakes that contribute to lost sales such as:

  • The four questions that make IT managers want to vomit when asked by salespeople
  • Is IT really the roadblock in selling to a company?
  • The biggest mistake a salesperson makes in selling to the IT manager.
  • Why salespeople need to talk outcomes and performance indicators over features
  • Why IT gets measured on financials and not marketing outcomes
  • Why the IT budget doesn’t include IT for marketing
  • How IT organizations are budgeted
  • The conflict between Corporate IT and Marketing IT.
  • When salespeople fail to address the risk of implementation

About Mike Guggermos:

Mike Guggemos is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Black Pearl Mail. Mike brings extensive global experience to the role having served as a senior executive in two F500 firms over the last 25 years. Most recently Mike was the CIO of Insight Enterprises, Inc. where he was responsible for Information Technology as well directly engaging with critical global clients. Prior to Insight, Mr. Guggemos held numerous positions with Motorola, Inc., to include Corporate Vice President, Information Technology where he was responsible for end to end IT architecture, applications, infrastructure, engineering and other IT services.

Linkedin for Mike Guggermos

 About Black Pearl Mail

Founded in 2014, Black Pearl Mail is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) product that helps companies increase their brand awareness and grow revenues. Black Pearl has been engineered to seamlessly integrate with Microsoft's O365 and G-Suite. 

Black Pearl is the perfect accompaniment to any businesses email communications by making it Manageable, Actionable and Insightful. Centralized signature management ensures easy brand consistency and compliance. Banner messaging transforms passive email communication into a value-add digital marketing tool. End-user insights let emails understand when and how recipients are interacting with their email. The company is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, also has a growing R&D hub in Wellington, New Zealand and support office in Zurich. To learn more, please visit www.blackpearlmail.com.

About Our Guest-Host Nick Lissette

Nick Lissette is the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Black Pearl Mail. With almost a decade of experience in business email, Nick also serves as a Director on both the Fiduciary and Advisory Boards. Nick is an ‘entrepreneur’s entrepreneur’ with a keen knack of identifying emerging technologies and markets.   Lissette on Linkedin

You may also like: Six Ways to Make Email Work Smarter for Marketing and Sales

 
23
Oct 2019

The Payoff When Customers are the Center of Everything for Marketing and Sales

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Yep, we’ve heard from pundits in the past few years that the customer is why you are in business, why they are important and what we should do about it. Jocelyn Brown, SVP at Allocadia agrees with that, but she takes it much further in saying that its more than a concept, more than an idea that passes quickly as a conference keynote and disappears. It is a philosophy for doing business for Marketing and Salespeople in the most progressive (and profitable) companies. 

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22
Oct 2019

ABM Use Case: Lessons from the Front and How it’s Impacting Sales Pipelines

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After running multiple ABM programs, we’ll reveal results and the lessons learned along the way in this show. Featuring an interview with Mark Coronna, Partner & CMO at Chief Outsiders and the fractional CMO with Dalsin Industries, and Tom Judge VP of Strategy at Direct Marketing Partners.

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