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.
Hiring for sales positions can be tough, especially for new sales managers. After all, you're trying to find someone who can be very persuasive, without being persuaded they can help you make more sales if they're just likeable, but can't close deals.
AdAge has released its Agency of the Year A-List, and by our math, the top 10 agencies represent a combined total of more than $20 billion in client media spend. Winmo subscribers already have access to the contact information for more than 1,100 employees in those agencies, which boast a total...
Testimonials can be a powerful tool to help you sell. Social proof - having people who have used your product acting as its cheerleaders - can make a big difference in whether prospects are more or less likely to take your calls.
If there's one trait the most successful sales professionals share, it's that they know how to reach decision makers. This infographic reveals some highly effective tactics to avoid repeatedly running into the gatekeeper for senior level decision makers.
List Partners Inc. (LPI), a global business development firm, is answering the demand for localized ad sales intelligence with the launch of Localead – a B2B prospecting resource designed exclusively for regionally focused media sales professionals.
It’s difficult to talk about the best way to create an advertising contact list without talking about the dark days before truly great sales enablement tools hit the market. While it was a best practice 20 years ago, the worst way you can create a lead-generating marketing list in the 21st...
In December we asked you to share your "Winmo wins" stories with us -- to tell us about how Winmo helped you find or win a piece of business in 2016.
Indifference is how you lose customers and prospects. When customers stop caring whether they get a service or product from you or someone else, that’s a sure sign that they don’t trust you anymore, and trust is essential to customer retention and growth.
Ignore what Boyz II Men said, when you reach the end of the road, the smart thing to do is to let go. After making honest efforts to contact someone in your target organization, the time has come to cut bait and move on...but how should you do it?
With over $21 billion spent on sponsorship last year in North America – everyone in the event space wants to know how to get more and/or better sponsorships. Developing new partnerships is not an easy task, but if you have a game plan in place – and the right sales and prospecting tools – you’ll...