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Revenue Below Expectations? How To Crack The Code To Revenue Growth

5 Must-Have Elements To Ensure You Exceed Your Revenue Generation Targets

Setting, hitting and then exceeding your revenue goals is more complicated than ever before. The key complicating factor is one you have little control over: your prospects. They’re not sitting in their offices waiting for you to call them anymore. They’re out and about, they’re on their smartphones, they’re actively running their own purchase cycle without you and they’re only bringing you in at the end of that journey.

This makes getting their attention, telling your story and actively engaging in their buyer journey with them a major challenge. This revenue generation strategy challenge requires new thinking, new processes, new tools and new expectations around the behavior of your marketing and sales team. But it’s not all bad news; there’s just as much good news.

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11 Revenue Metrics You Can Use For Sales And Marketing Alignment

Marketing And Sales Are Quickly Becoming Data-Driven, Metrics-Oriented Practices

It looks like sales and marketing alignment is finally becoming a reality. Most of the legacy issues preventing sales and marketing from merging into one single revenue department are dissolving. Today’s CRM systems link elegantly into the marketing platforms, so it’s now easy to track a prospect’s journey from click all the way to close.

The most progressive businesses are hiring chief revenue officers to lead their revenue departments and set clear revenue growth goals. They’re focused on leads, sales opportunities, shorter sales cycles and more new customers. These CROs are smart and they’re intimate with the language of revenue, which is math.

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