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In this slide show (149 slides!!!), HubSpot reveals sales facts that may surprise you, beginning with the startling fact that 44% of salespeople have a staggering 80% probability of not closing the sale, simply because they typically give up after one follow-up when in fact, 80% of sales require 5 follow-ups (hence the…(Read More)

Sales Leads, Branding, and Social Media Originally published in July 2013 What is a sales lead?┬áThe answer depends on your perspective: a marketing qualified lead is NOT a sales ready lead, or even a sales qualified lead. Unfortunately, many CEOs and Sales Managers often see marketing as an organization (a cost center) designed to…(Read More)

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