John Beveridge

  • 3 Innovative Lead Generation Strategies To Increase Sales

    Is your lead nurturing strategy evolving to keep up with buyer behavior? According to the Oracle Marketing Cloud, 68% of B2B marketers say that increasing sales and conversion rates is the primary objective, yet only 20% consider their lead nurturing efforts highly successful. Like anything else in the world of inbound marketing, the tactics that produce success are constantly evolving.

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  • 3 Fundamental Tips To Focus On Revenue Generation

    Cash is the life blood of all businesses. If you're not generating a positive cash flow, it's just a matter of time before you're out of business. With that said, why is it that so many businesses spend time and energy on tasks that have nothing to do with generating revenue? Many confuse activity with progress. But if you're activity isn't focused productively, it's just a waste of time.

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  • Are You Using Customer Service To Generate Revenue?

    What's the easiest way to generate revenue for the upcoming business year? The Harvard Business Review has the answer: "Depending on which study you believe, and what industry you’re in, acquiring a new customer is anywhere from five to 25 times more expensive than retaining an existing one. It makes sense: you don’t have to spend time and resources going out and finding a ne ...

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  • Predictions For The 2017 Professional Services Business Environment

    This isn't a political post, but it's a prediction of what the election of Donald Trump will mean for professional services businesses in 2017. My main interest in US politics is how it affects small businesses like mine. I'm also a firm believer that a rising tide floats all boats - if we can grow our economy robustly, there will be money for social and other programs that th ...

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  • 3 Easy Ways to Use Technology In Your Technology Company Marketing

    Is your technology company using technology to effectively market and sell your products and services? While many do, it's surprising how many cutting-edge technology companies who rely on outdated sales and marketing tactics to grow. While most software as a services (SaaS) companies are using inbound marketing to drive free trials and nurture them to paying customers, many ...

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  • 3 Inbound Marketing Foundations To Revisit For Annual Growth Planning

    Once again, it's time to turn our attention to finishing the year strong and developing strategies to grow even more next year. Depending on what your analytics tell you, there are different areas of inbound marketing that will require more focus. For example, if you need to get more qualified visitors coming to your website, you may need to put more emphasis on your blogging efforts.

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  • Back To The Future With Account Based Marketing

    Account based marketing is the topic of the day for many sales and marketing teams. For those of us who have been around for a while, the basic idea is not new at all. Account based marketing involves finding a limited number of prospects that really hit your sweet spot and approaching them with personalized outreach. The idea behind account based marketing goes back a long time.

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  • Are Your Inbound Marketing SMART Goals Attainable?

    If you're using SMART goals for your inbound marketing, you're probably in the minority. Many executives we talk to base their inbound marketing strategies on their available budget or even worse, on expectations that aren't based on reality. Any inbound marketing tactic you use can be measured, so it only makes sense to analyze results to optimize your strategy.

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  • Is Your Website Hurting Your Sales? Probably.

    According to HubSpot's new research report, Does Your Website Make The Grade, most websites fail when it comes to performance. HubSpot analyzed over 1 million websites in the areas of performance, mobile optimization, SEO and security and found that the average score was 59 out of 100. That's an F, folks, for fail.

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  • A Radical Way To Make Your Management Consulting Business Better

    Okay, before you think I'm crazy, let me just say that this radical strategy is like the nuclear bomb. You should only use it in the most life-threatening of circumstances. This radical way to make your management consulting business better is to fire your biggest customer. Yes, you heard me right - fire your biggest customer. Does any of this sound familiar? You have a really big customer.

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