Ah, spring. The birds are singing, the bees are buzzing, and you're driving to the hardware and garden superstore every weekend between now and Memorial Day to get your yard ready for cookout season. But how do you tool up and prepare for growing your agency?
Mirren Live 2017 is in on the horizon, and there's a great line-up of speakers and events to check out from agency search consultants to agencies to big brands and more.
For organizations and events looking to partner with brands, knowing how to find and secure a sponsor can be tricky. Even if your organization sticks with its outreach to brands through the dozen or so contacts it takes to get a meeting, that’s not a relationship you can put in the win column...
Sales -- and prospecting in particular -- can veer wildly from goal-crushing to soul-crushing. It’s not unusual for sales people to have a process of filling their pipeline by prospecting, then closing and writing contracts. But when the contracts are being closed and written, cold-calling and...
If sales was a round of golf, the clubs you have in your bag would be just as important as your skill with them, or your familiarity with the course. Gary Player said, “A good golfer has the determination to win and the patience to wait for the breaks.” He could have been talking about sales.
Every month we look at which brands, agencies or companies have seen the most traffic and then peel back the layers to look at the drivers of that interest. From a prospecting point of view, understanding these triggers can be the difference between reaching out ahead of the rush, and missing...
If you want to be successful pitching your event to corporate sponsorship executives, the first thing you have to understand is that the size of their organization really does matter, because it affects their motivation for working with you.
Ever find yourself in New York City, looking for an agency to drop in on? Our exclusive interative map can get you where you want to go.
The IEG Pivot Sponsorship Conference 2017 is in full swing, and there's a great line-up of speakers and events to check out from sports teams to agencies to financial industry giants and more.
CEO’s are increasingly seeking disruptive growth. Yet, accountability within the C-suite for disruptive growth is fragmented, creating opportunity for the willing CMO and their agencies.
In all this talk about reaching decision makers, it’s easy to think that everyone in a decision making position is alike. While most decisions have some element of risk management or process efficiency involved, they’re not necessarily strategic decisions.
Writing a great cold call email for sales prospecting is a hard craft to master. And like any craft, if you look at the results you're getting, think about how to improve and then hone your skills, you'll get better. Prospecting outreach that fills your pipeline doesn't happen by accident, but...
Every month we look at the most visited company profiles in Winmo and consider the reasons those companies and brands caught our users' attention. This month saw Super Bowl ads, streaming TV and a cosmetics retailer on our collective radars.
If you're in business as an entrepreneur or small business owner, your mailbox is probably full of offers from marketing and business intelligence service providers who want to take your money. The trouble is, how do you know which services are worth the money, and which ones have a free...
In business it’s easy to find software to spend money on - everything from accounting software to applications that help you create business plans. But for the sales and marketing teams, software costs can run into five or six figures, so what software will help you generate sales leads and...
If you're looking for great conferences to spend some Q1-Q2 budget on, or if you're looking for events in the marketing, advertising, media, advertising and technology space, here are a few conferences that are still registering attendees.
Every month we look at the most-visited company profiles in Winmo and consider the reasons those companies and brands caught our users' attention. This month we have a couple of burger chains, catwalk-to-closet fashions, frozen food and a vacation resort.
The Patriots staged an historic come-from-behind victory in the Super Bowl and Lady Ga Ga gave a half-time performance for the ages - and for many of us, part of the joy of watching the big game is in the often-spectacular ads during the broadcast.
Ok, I’ll admit it – I’m the WORST at checking my office voicemail. In fact, I’m the worst at actually answering my phone at work. If you’re a marketing decision maker I’m sure you can relate.
If you’re trying to tie up some new business, databases and tools that serve up contact information can be investments that deliver incredible return on investment. But not if they’re inaccurate.