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ALSO CALLED: IT Lead Generation, IT Leads Generation, Sales Lead Generation, Sales Leads
DEFINITION: A lead, in a marketing context, is a potential sales contact: an individual or organization that expresses an interest in your goods or services. Leads are typically obtained through the referral of an existing customer, or through a direct response to advertising/publicity. A company's marketing department is typically responsible for lead generation. Pursuing and closing leads normally falls to the  … 

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An Introduction to ABM Scoring
sponsored by TechTarget
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to examine common models and insight on what qualification criteria to focus on in determining your own ideal approach to ABM scoring.
Posted: 19 Jul 2019 | Published: 19 Jul 2019

TechTarget

How Inside Sales Wins with "Insider Insights"
sponsored by TechTarget
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to learn about key differences that distinguish the best inside sales organizations from the rest, and find out how 15 enterprise tech companies are using better data to give their sales teams a winning edge.
Posted: 08 Apr 2019 | Published: 08 Apr 2019

TechTarget

Sales Intelligence: 28% More Reps Achieving Annual Quota
sponsored by Salesforce Data.com
WHITE PAPER: This survey-based research examines how sales organizations leverage customer data to improve sales effectiveness.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Salesforce Data.com

Best Practices For Setting Up a Lead Nurturing Program
sponsored by Act-On Software
WHITE PAPER: In this report, Matt Heinz, President of Heinz Marketing and his fellow thought leaders demystify lead nurturing, offering best practices that you can follow when developing your own winning program.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Act-On Software

Best Practices for a Lead Management Strategy
sponsored by Act-On Software
WHITE PAPER: Well-executed, lead management strategies can produce significant savings, reduce time spent in the funnel, and bring sales and marketing into closer concert -- so what constitutes a solid lead management strategy?
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Act-On Software

6 Best Practices for Creating a Content Marketing Strategy
sponsored by Act-On Software
WHITE PAPER: A content marketing strategy doesn't create itself. It's the result of clear intention, careful planning, and focused execution. These six best practices can help you develop and deploy effective strategies for content marketing across all channels and buying cycles.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Act-On Software

Create a Referral Program to Grow Your IT Business
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: The primary mode of growth for most technology provider businesses is by good, old word of mouth.  Yet, many businesses have not established an official referral program to capture as many referrals as possible.  Check out this guide to find the proven best strategies for creating the perfect referral program for your business.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

ConnectWise

The Future of Lead Management: A Step-by-Step Guide
sponsored by LeadLife Solutions
WHITE PAPER: In this insightful resource, explore how to adapt your marketing and sales processes in order to meet the needs of the modern buyer and learn the three most important changes you need to make to increase marketing and sales effectiveness.
Posted: 11 Jul 2013 | Published: 11 Jul 2013

LeadLife Solutions

A Quicker, Simpler Path to Lead Management ROI
sponsored by LeadLife Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Sales organizations are looking to improve lead management, but it's not always easy with constrained budgets, time, and resources. Check out this helpful resource to explore how to design a realistic path to improved lead management so that you can start seeing ROI immediately.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

LeadLife Solutions

11 Steps to Successful Lead Nuturing
sponsored by LeadLife Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Access this insightful resource to discover the 11 steps to a successful lead nurturing program, so that you can maximize sales opportunities and build better customer relationships.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

LeadLife Solutions

7 Steps to Improve Your Conversion Rates Now: The Do’s and Don’ts of Lead Nurturing & Lead Management
sponsored by LeadLife Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Discover best practices to identify your most likely buyers as well as the automated tools you need to accelerate projects throughout the entire buying cycle. Also, learn the seven steps you can take to improve lead progression rates and avoid stalling late in the sales cycle.
Posted: 10 Jul 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

LeadLife Solutions

Are You Ready for Marketing Automation?
sponsored by Marketo
WHITE PAPER: Marketing automation offers many benefits to an organization, but it also requires a certain degree of readiness. Take a look at this checklist to determine if your company is ready to use marketing automation by evaluating your marketing initiatives in 10 key areas.
Posted: 27 Jun 2013 | Published: 27 Jun 2013

Marketo

Using Marketing Automation to Increase Your ROI on CRM
sponsored by Marketo
WHITE PAPER: Many CRM systems lack an effective way to manage leads - that's where marketing automation comes in. In this resource, explore the benefits of a marketing automation tool, and learn how implementing marketing automation can increase your ROI on your CRM system.
Posted: 27 Jun 2013 | Published: 27 Jun 2013

Marketo

The Definitive Guide to Lead Nurturing
sponsored by Marketo
WHITE PAPER: The goal of this guide is to arm B2B marketers with the ultimate resource for lead nurturing, whether you’re just starting to think about lead nurturing in your business or are looking for ways to enhance and optimize your existing programs. Read this definitive guide to learn more.
Posted: 12 Nov 2010 | Published: 12 Nov 2010

Marketo

Three Key Steps to B2B Marketing Optimization
sponsored by Marketo
WHITE PAPER: In B2B marketing, small changes can mean big differences to the success of marketing programs.  But just because you met the plan goals does not mean the program was as successful as it could have been. The secret to getting the most out of your campaigns is to optimize continually - pre-click, post-click, and post-conversion.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 28 Apr 2010

Marketo

Sales Intelligence: The Secret to Sales Nirvana
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn about sales intelligence-- the external sources of information that a company uses to enhance sales force effectiveness. This Aberdeen Group report offers tips from best-in-class companies, including best practices related to data quality, sales force automation, and CRM solutions.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 09 Jan 2009

IBM

Creating Sales Opportunities with Lead Scoring
sponsored by Genius.com
WHITE PAPER: Lead scoring is often touted as the new secret sauce that transforms marketing from art to science. This guide will walk you through the process step-by-step, ensuring you have just what you need to drive continuous lead engagement, satisfy the needs of your salespeople, and play a key role in the generation of revenues.
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 | Published: 07 Oct 2009

Genius.com

Sales 2.0: How Businesses Are Using Online Collaboration to Spark Sales
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines research that reveals how sales and marketing professionals who use collaboration and Sales 2.0 tools gain a competitive advantage over their peers who do not use them.
Posted: 19 Sep 2008 | Published: 19 Sep 2008

Oracle Corporation

Ten Tips for Effective Lead Management
sponsored by Marketo
WHITE PAPER: Learn 10 tips for effective lead management that will enable you to create more educated buyers, help you better understand their needs and ultimately increase revenue.
Posted: 20 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Marketo

Why CRM? The Business Case for Customer Relationship Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are adopting CRM solutions because they understand that having the technology to execute a customer-centric strategy is a business imperative. Learn the strategic value of CRM -- increased revenue, productivity, and customer satisfaction.
Posted: 02 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

Oracle Corporation

CSO Insights Summary Report: The Impact of Sales Process and CRM on Optimizing Sales Effectiveness
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Compare the performance differences between firms with well a defined and CRM supported sales process verses those without optimized sales strategies. Discover the most dramatic areas of performance gain and the impact on sales effectiveness.
Posted: 22 Nov 2006 | Published: 26 Dec 2005

FrontRange Solutions Inc.
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