Category: B2B

Insights and Ideas for Business Growth and Success

We recently had a chance to hear the lessons learned from a month-long sales project, whose goal was to help salespeople understand what sets top performers apart from average and bottom performers. The ‘researcher’ listened to hundreds of sales calls, aiming to uncover the factors that contribute to exceptional sales[…]
In a marketplace where products or services seem indistinguishable, capturing the attention of potential customers is challenging to say the least. However, with a strategic approach and a focus on your Unique Value Proposition (UVP), it is possible to differentiate yourself from the competition and attract loyal clients. Below are[…]
Virtually every industry and every profession require a LinkedIn profile in order to land a new position, new clients, or generally to advance professionally. Founders need their profile optimized in order to show investors and strategic partners that they have the experience necessary to launch their startup to success. People[…]
Are we REALLY suggesting a newsletter? Does anyone even check their email anymore? Why are we talking about a hated form of communication? Because, as it turns out, when used properly, newsletters can be very effective. And, there are some situations where a newsletter makes sense for your B2B company.[…]
Part of what makes sales so fun/challenging/exhausting (depending on your point of view) is overcoming objections. Objections are all of the reasons why a lead doesn’t want to buy from you. Sometimes objections are silly, sometimes they are reasonable, and sometimes they offer no explanation and just hang up the[…]
Case studies are something that every B2B business needs to help their salespeople convert leads into customers. Case studies offer a lot of value for very little effort and are one of the few marketing materials that both marketers and salespeople agree are useful. What is a case study? A[…]
We recently consulted a digital marketing business that was doing a great job getting leads, but didn’t know how to convert them. The tips we provided are practical for anyone who does well generating leads, getting meetings, and otherwise getting people into the conversion funnel – but doesn’t know how[…]
Looking for a few general rules to help you improve your business’s marketing strategy? Below are a handful of evergreen tips (meaning they are always relevant) collected from marketing professionals across the web.    Bootstrap your startup’s marketing strategy with these tips   Market your solution’s benefits – not the[…]
Objections. Sales people always need to know how to deal with objections. We will discuss knowing when an objection is more than just an objection and when it’s a sign of a bigger problem with your sales strategy. https://ksw.solutions/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/video.mp4 There are 2 basic categories of objections: Real objections: “We don’t[…]
As a fractional CMO, I work primarily with businesses that are looking to save money where they can. I’m very budget conscious and only propose spending my clients’ money when I can show that it will bring them value or an ROI. The recent increase in AI tools for generating[…]