As of 2020, “digital transformation” is a hot topic in corporate America. But “digital transformation” of a salesforce – actual people – is almost an oxymoron. Yes, we can provide sales reps with more software tools but essentially, they are still managing human-to-human interactions to communicate, educate and sell products. Here are the 5 Pillars of Digital Sales Transformation (DST).
A foundational data understanding can ultimately make or break your transition to systematic sales decision making. Here are 9 actionable tasks to help you prepare for digital sales transformation.
Top performing sales enablement programs drive deeper seller resonance and program innovation at a market segment or role level to ensure actionability. Our core building blocks of best-in-class sales enablement programs are essential starting points for Q4 and 2020 planning.
In a previous article, we discussed the rise of ‘platforms-as-a-channel’ and the implications for companies across all industries. While there is a multitude of factors driving the rise of platform marketplaces, the underlying driver that makes it a sticky trend lies with the customer. Customers are looking to streamline and reduce friction in their purchasing processes (whether […]
Brokers are successfully building relationships with small businesses, but they shouldn’t get too comfortable… For individuals buying and managing employer-sponsored benefits at small businesses, the support a broker provides is vital. In most cases, it is even more important than the carrier providing benefits coverage. We surveyed 205 small business owners and HR professionals and found that benefits decision-makers tend […]
As the technology industry landscape continues to shift towards XaaS recurring revenue models, the role of the channel is changing dramatically and forcing a new model for the vendor-partner relationship. While there are clear financial benefits of the recurring revenue transition, the underlying driver is the dramatic increase in customer control over the buying process. […]
Today’s companies are investing millions in marketing and customer analytics to seek out a competitive edge. But realizing ROI on that investment requires behavior change in your sales channels. We’ve seen three common barriers that impede successful…
As tech competition heats up, those that innovate and work faster, better or cheaper, may win, yet while they focus on reinventing or optimizing what they bring to market, businesses that focus on how to position their solutions might be more successful in attracting buyers. In our latest whitepaper, we highlight seven principles of how […]
Our nine requirement guide for financial services companies to build effective and scalable cross-selling programs.
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – February 25, 2019 – MarketBridge was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award in the Sales Training Practice of the Year category and a Gold Stevie® Award in the Incentive, Rewards, or Recognition Provider of the Year at the 13th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service Friday night.