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Dialer Software Forecasts B2B Sales Based on the Weather


Dialer Software Forecasts B2B Sales Based on the Weather

Does the weather affect the chance of getting a prospect on the phone? InsideSales.com CEO and Founder Dave Elkington thought it might and decided to test his theory. InsideSales.com is commonly known for its dialer software, PowerDialer, that has helped customers improve contact rates by up to 65 percent, increase call volumes by up to [...]

InsideSales.com Executives Named Among 50 Most Influential in Sales Lead Management


InsideSales.com Executives Named Among 50 Most Influential in Sales Lead Management

Three executives from InsideSales.com have been named among the 50 Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management by the Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA). Thousands of industry professionals voted to determine the leaders in sales lead management.  InsideSales.com CEO and Founder David Elkington, President and Founder Ken Krogue and VP of Sales Michael Critchfield made [...]

Why Timing Is Everything When Responding to Web Leads


Speed matters when it comes to effectively responding to web leads. InsideSales.com conducted an original research study in 2007 and again in 2012 that found that if a company calls a lead within five minutes of the time the prospect submitted a web form, it is 100 times more likely to get that prospect on [...]

InsideSales.com Lead Generation Research Featured in Online Publications


Research conducted by InsideSales.com’s business intelligence team on the effectiveness of various lead generation methods has been featured in several online publications including: MarketingProfs, CIO.com, eWeek, TMCnet, NetworkWorld.com and Computerworld.com. The study identified 27 specific marketing methods that are being utilized in 2013 and ranked them by which ones were most used and most effective at generating leads [...]

How an Empty iPad Box Can Close Your Highest Margin Sales Leads


Send prospects an empty iPad box as part of a mailing campaign.  Leave a note in the box that says, “We know your time is super valuable, but if you’d be willing to come have a conversation with us to solve XYZ problem that you already have, we’ll hand you the iPad that was in [...]

Cold Calling Tactics for Inside Sales Reps from the Salesforce User Group


The Salesforce Users Group met in the new Adobe building in Lehi, Utah. During the meeting a lot of information was discussed and traded among Salesforce users. One of those things was the secret to turning a 30 second conversation into 3 minutes. Brandt Page, from Launch Leads, shared how to turn a blow off [...]

Power Dialer Proves Natural Selection Right


Technology is speeding ahead at a break neck speed and all too often we forget to look behind and see the ground we’ve covered. The dialer is one of those technological advances, and a subtle one that’s been ignored. The infamous predictive dialer was one of the early dialers around (and sadly still in use) [...]

InsideSales.com and HubSpot: Lead Nurturing and the Half-life of Leads


If you’re in the lead generation or sales space, you know how important lead nurturing can be. It’s how you build your business and create educated, more-likely to buy buyers. One of the biggest misconceptions out in the industry is that a lead nurturing technology alone is going to solve all your problems. That’s only [...]

Inside Sales Reps – 6 Content Pieces Essential for Lead Generation


Have you been struggling with bringing generated leads further down the sales funnel? If you’re wondering what type of content will attract and feed top of funnel leads, we’ve got the list for you. Here are six different types of content, in no particular order, to help bring your prospects further down the funnel and [...]