[Lisa Cramer] Today, leads flow to marketing from ever-increasing online sources—email campaigns, the company website, Google AdWords and Google searches, webinars, online advertising, blogs and virtual trade shows—as well as from traditional marketing activities such as print ads, direct mail, trade shows and networking. This sheer volume of leads, or “suspects,” can be overwhelming.
[Lisa Cramer] Because the Internet has changed buying behavior forever, companies must enhance sales and marketing processes to be “first in mind” with prospects and customers.
[Lisa Cramer] If your sales team loves your ABC lead-ranking system because it really works, good for you. Stop reading and get back to generating leads. However, if your hot-warm-whatever system is leaving the sales team cold, there is a better way.