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Pipeline Meeting - Marketing Podcast About Sales Harris Kenny at Intro CRM

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    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

A marketing podcast about sales. Hear short interviews published every week. Subscribe to follow the latest trends in revops, demand gen, lead gen, sales enablement, and B2B marketing.

    Switching from Salesforce to HubSpot with Katie Bevilacqua at ConexEd

    Switching from Salesforce to HubSpot with Katie Bevilacqua at ConexEd

    Katie Bevilacqua is the Director of Operations at ConexEd, a higher ed edtech startup that migrated from Salesforce to HubSpot. Her and the team are investing in increasingly sophisticated marketing to take their product to market.
    Laying the right foundation is just the start. Once the finishing migrating from Salesforce to HubSpot, the work began in earnest to see what's working and try new things. 
    We talk about topics like customer journey mapping, lead attribution, and how their B2B marketing efforts are really distinct from what you'd see in a more conventional B2C organization. 
    Jump ahead:

    (00:00) - Intro

    (00:28) - Switching from Salesforce to HubSpot

    (03:11) - Measuring ROI in HubSpot

    (05:04) - Being strategic as a marketer

    (07:02) - Managing longer sales cycles

    (10:25) - Follow Katie Bevilacqua

    (10:38) - Outro
    Find Katie on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katelynbevilacqua/ Find ConexEd online: https://conexed.com/ 

    • 10 min
    How personality can drive sales with Brandon Kim at Crystal

    How personality can drive sales with Brandon Kim at Crystal

    Brandon Kim is the VP of Marketing at Crystal, a powerful personality data platform that sales and marketing teams are using to increase sales. It works by understanding your prospects better, primarily with the DISC assessment. 
    Brandon shares how they believe more personalized communication is the future. Whether that's one-to-one conversations, multi-stakeholder B2B deals, or any number of other use cases for the product.
    Noteworthy topics include Myers-Briggs, DISC, Enneagram, adaptive selling, and how the Crystal LinkedIn extension and free assessment tools can help people get a sense of how the product works.
    Find Brandon on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brandon-kim-39aaa529/Find Crystal online: https://www.crystalknows.com/
    Skip ahead:

    (00:00) - Intro
    (00:28) - What is adaptive selling?
    (01:51) - Personality assessments
    (04:31) - Value for sales
    (05:28) - How Crystal works
    (09:10) - Uses outside of sales
    (10:04) - Applying to ABM
    (12:08) - Follow Brandon Kim
    (12:45) - Outro

    • 12 min
    Enterprise sales strategy with Aaron Mellman at Aiden Technologies

    Enterprise sales strategy with Aaron Mellman at Aiden Technologies

    Aiden Technologies is a fast-growing IT automation platform that serves large enterprise companies. Aaron joins to talk about his enterprise sales and go to market strategy as the first marketing hire.
    Topics include marketing with HubSpot, cold outreach, sales-marketing alignment, and more.
    Aaron also talks in detail about how Aiden's sales team is structured, working with SDRs and sales reps, and sales automation.
    Jump ahead with the following chapter markers:

    (00:00) - Enterprise sales strategy with Aaron Mellman at Aiden Technologies
    (00:28) - Enterprise sales strategy
    (04:17) - Marketing with HubSpot
    (07:00) - Sales-marketing alignment
    (08:07) - Cold outreach
    (12:57) - Positioning
    (14:38) - Follow Aaron Mellman
    (15:26) - Outro
    Find Aaron Mellman on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaronmellman/Learn more about Aiden Technologies: https://www.meetaiden.com/

    • 15 min
    Implementing inbound marketing with Pete DeOlympio at Cleartelligence

    Implementing inbound marketing with Pete DeOlympio at Cleartelligence

    Pete DeOlympio just implemented inbound marketing at a professional services firm with over 100 employees as the first full-time marketing hire. He shares how it's gone and what's next.
    He talks about how he hit the ground running, identified early wins, and is moving forward with more advanced tactics like account-based marketing (ABM) as well as customer storytelling through case studies. 
    Pete also talks about how he works with his counterpart in sales, how channel sales fit into their strategy, and what he did immediately to level up the brand's website and social presence.
    Jump ahead with the following chapter markers:

    (00:00) - Intro
    (00:28) - Getting recruited
    (01:44) - Establishing an inbound function
    (02:16) - What's working in inbound
    (04:05) - Working with sales
    (05:10) - Lead generation
    (06:00) - Account-Based Marketing (ABM)
    (07:22) - Intent-based data
    (08:24) - Steady growth
    (10:03) - Follow Pete DeOlympio
    (11:05) - Outro
    Find Pete DeOlympio on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/petedeolympio/Learn more about Cleartelligence: https://www.cleartelligence.com/

    • 11 min
    Community-led growth marketing with Connie Lund at testRigor

    Community-led growth marketing with Connie Lund at testRigor

    Connie Lund is a marketer who espouses the benefits of community-led growth marketing, driving 4x ROI on campaigns and filling the sales funnel for her sales team.
    She talks about specific webinars, events, and other tactics she has used, and compares/contrasts them with more conventional marketing tactics.
    Connie outlines how B2B marketers can apply these tactics and set their sales teams up for success.
    Jump ahead with the following chapter markers:

    (00:00) - Intro
    (00:28) - Marketing as community building
    (03:16) - Valuable marketing spend
    (04:14) - Sales with PLG
    (06:27) - Community in the sales funnel
    (09:20) - Organic vs SDRs
    (11:09) - Marketing in a silo
    (12:49) - Outro
    Find Connie Lund on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bensenc/Learn more about testRigor: https://testrigor.com/

    • 13 min
    Customer research driving sales with Ryan Paul Gibson at Content Lift

    Customer research driving sales with Ryan Paul Gibson at Content Lift

    Ryan Paul Gibson is the founder of content lift. Ryan explains how customer research can drive sales, how to make the case for marketing budget, and how to do customer research interviews that don't suck.
    He has worn business development hats, works alongside demand gen marketers, and really understands what it's like for organizations that are navigating uncertain times right now.
    Ryan also contextualizes this type of work and shares examples like The Mom Test by entrepreneur and writer Rob Fitzpatrick.
    Jump ahead with the following chapter markers:

    (00:00) - Intro
    (00:28) - De-risking marketing
    (01:27) - Arguing for your budget
    (03:12) - Aligning with sales
    (05:18) - Customer research
    (08:39) - Beyond personas
    (10:39) - Research amidst uncertainty
    (13:16) - Outro
    Find Ryan Paul Gibson on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryan-paul-gibson/Learn more about content lift: https://contentlift.io

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

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21 Ratings

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Actionable advice

I love podcasts that have actionable advice and practical things that you can do to improve your sales, this is definitely one of them, and I highly recommend it

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