Inside sales is gaining much prominence today and it is no more making calls and fixing appointments with the prospective buyers and handing over the meeting to the field sales team. Instead, inside sales carries out all the steps of sales process and is growing faster than the conventional sales models.
Anyone obviously knows that to hit a dart board, he or she has to aim. You need to hit the board to score and if your shot hits the bull’s eye, you become successful. Similarly, a B2B organization should have its sales and marketing personnel aim to appeal to the right audience to drive traffic to increase sales. This is possible only if you could define what the right or target audience is?
The traditional ways of doing business are still in a state of limbo across the world, as we are far from restoring normalcy. If we particularly talk about B2B businesses, which thrive on in-person communications and public events such as trade shows and promotional events, it has been a tough going.
Social media has turned out to be the most important platform for building brand awareness and acquiring new customers and for this reason, most businesses, including micro, medium and small enterprises (MSMEs) spend much money on social channels like YouTube, Facebook and Instagram
With Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) sector contributing significantly to the economic growth of the country, its importance can never be undervalued looking at the employment, manufacturing and export opportunities it offers. Called the “engine of growth”, SMEs in India are about 43 million in number and comprises manufacturing, packaging, food processing, chemicals, infrastructure, service and IT. They contribute about 8 percent of the GDP, while it is about 45 percent and 40 percent of total manufacturing and exports respectively.
The growing popularity of voice search technology like ‘Now’, ‘Alexa’ and ‘Cortana’ of Google, Amazon and Microsoft respectively has a significant influence on search trends, with statistics showing over 20 percent of searches carried out on mobile phones are by using voice.
As the economy restart; generating new business and increasing sales in the high priority. Companies are looking for new ways to develop their business, but they ignore the presales process, which leads to poor conversion despite generating leads through strenuous effort.
Backbone of a thriving business is a healthy relevant database which is optimized and utilized smartly. Often there is lot of focus on data collection but somewhere the team loses focus on strategically utilizing the data to get maximum out of each data point. Is your business growing at the speed at with your database is being collected? This is a great way to check if our database is being is strategically employed to increase your business growth.
As the economy steadily opens up worldwide post COVID-19; the biggest question that corporates face is – when to restart the office functioning and how! While the leader like Bill Gates of Microsoft says, the culture of work from home will continue even after pandemic to a great extend; Sergio Ermotti of UBS group thinks it would be difficult to sustain work from home. Facebook became the most recent proponent for extending remote work during the pandemic.
If you have a business, digital marketing is crucial. Besides having a sustainable online presence, digital marketing helps with attracting valuable clients and customers.