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When new business is won your account management team are on the case ready to grow the account.  Initially you might have great expectations of upselling and cross selling, but all too often these hopes fade as delivery and service demands consume your account team’s...

Lead Generation and Lead Nurturing are crucial components in any marketing strategy.  In fact, without a strong capability in both areas your business cannot survive in today’s fierce markets. Looking to generate more leads get in touch now to find out how we can help. The most...

Content marketing is an effective approach for drawing people to your website, but you then need to convert them to leads and close the loop. At some stage, you'll need to pick up the telephone to reach a decision maker, but this is getting increasingly...

In our last telemarketing post we discussed how to design a successful campaign from a somewhat strategic level. This post goes from the conceptual to the actual and you can download our business-development-checklist that outlines what you should have in place BEFORE you launch your telemarketing campaign. Here’s a brief...

Your enquiries and sales are down. You're not getting the traction you used to with your messages. It is probably time to check your focus! When was the last time you questioned your sales and marketing focus and checked your messaging? Companies often start by finding a...

All too often, companies will go through cycles of feast and famine, which can lead to other difficulties for your business. John Bancroft, MD of Incognate, looks at ways to smooth out these cycles.Running one-off, lead generation campaigns with focused propositions in specific market sectors will...

In our first blog on telemarketing we established that within the B2B space telemarketing is NOT seen as the lowest of the low, it gets results and yields a healthy ROI. However, levels of success vary and – at the risk of stating the obvious...

Imagine the scene. It’s 2pm on a Sunday and you’re just about to sit down to lunch. The phone rings – it’s Dave from Acme windows. Your heart sinks and you prepare yourself for a terse ‘no thank-you’. The insincerity of Dave’s ‘how are you...

A marketing department with clear objectives knows what it’s trying to achieve, right? But are your content marketing objectives SMART?Applying the well-known mnemonic isn’t just a gimmick, or box-ticking exercise, it’ll ensure your objectives are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-scaled.Are your content marketing objectives...

Marketing automation can drive lead nurturing at an individual level, but what issues do marketers face? How can you ensure the right level of engagement?...