Success with Account Based Sales Development is directly related to your ability to align all of your customer-facing teams in a coordinated strategy. If you want to shorten cycle time, close more deals, and provide a better experience for the buyer, you must get this piece right first.
While Account Based Marketing (ABM) is based on the same account-focused principles as enterprise sales, it is actually small and mid-size businesses that have been contributing ABM’s rise in popularity.
Jon Miller, CEO of Engagio, recently joined a panel of Account Based Marketing experts, including Anand Kulkarni of LeadGenius, Andre Yee of Triblio, and Dave Rigotti of Bizible, to discuss what ABM is, and what ABM is not.
“If you want to do effective ABM, you have to combine outbound with inbound," says Andre Yee, CEO of Triblio, in the video interview about ABM.
In this whiteboard video, J. Ryan Williams, VP of Sales at LeadGenius, offers a high-level overview of how the B2B selling process maps to the B2B buying process.
Today, in addition to having their entire inbox annotated automatically by LeadGenius, customers that use LeadGenius’ outreach tool will receive real-time alerts when prospects respond positively or negatively to an outbound email.
In this video interview, Don Otvos, VP of Sales Operations at Datahug, discusses solutions for common obstacles with startup sales operations.
Sales Operations as a Coalition of The Willing | Julie Sokley, VP of Global Sales Operations at Autodesk [Video]
Leading a “coalition of the willing” is tough enough when your organization is not in a time of fundamental transformation. But that’s exactly what Julie Sokley faces as the VP of Global Sales Operations at Autodesk. As Autodesk transitions to the cloud and a more subscription-based model, the sales operations hurdles Julie must overcome include winning hearts and minds in a time of rapid change, restructuring compensation plans, software integrations, and implementing social selling -- just to name a few.
Take a look at how a few industry experts describe ABM. Notice what’s different, and more importantly, notice what’s the same. You’ll see that while they’re certainly distinct in some respects, they actually point towards a definition that’s more universal than not.
“Sales operations is about painting a picture of where the business is going long-term, and how that vision translates back to the organization in terms of success.”