As we close out the year, I thought I’d put the spotlight on some of your (and my) favorite posts.  There’s a little something for everyone. 2015 looks to be the most exciting year yet for sales and marketing solutions and for those who seek to improve their revenue. Thanks for being a loyal reader. Enjoy…

 

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20 Sales & Marketing Vendors to Follow on Twitter @Dreamforce ’14
What do Hillary  Clinton, Bruno Mars, Arianna Huffington, and Eckhart Tolle,  have in common? They’ll all be participating in this year’s Dreamforce 2014 event at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. There is too much for anyone person to keep track of.  You’ll want to keep up on the latest and to help you with that mission, we’re naming the top 20 Twitter handles to follow at Dreamforce.  Read more…

 

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2014’s Not Over, But These #TopMarketingTools Have Already Won
Want to accelerate your revenue marketing with tools that let you identify, prioritize and nurture leads? Perhaps you want tools that deliver rich content that lets you convert more prospects into leads and leads into opportunities. You’ll find them and more in our new Top Marketing Tools of 2014 guide. Read more…

 

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Up-Close with Umberto Milletti, CEO of @InsideView
The most important question I hear from executives today is, “How do I deal with this never-ending onslaught of data?” Ttoday’s decision-makers shouldn’t be looking for more data, or even more analytics to understand that data, they should be looking for more ways to actually put that data to work every day to run their entire business. Read more…

 

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98% of Potential Prospects from this Group are Hiding in Plain Site
Much has been said about the 98% of website visitors who are thought to be anonymous. What if you could “Unmask” them? That’s the premise behind real-time personalization (RTP) software and Marketo’s ebook entitled “Unmask Inbound Visitors.Read more…

 

Prospects arent' sheepShortest Post (but perhaps the most important)

Why (should your prospect) Be Different?
There is great honor in being the first one to do something—the first one to climb a mountain, the first one to conduct an innovative medical procedure, the first one to discover a species or a land mass. For people who run businesses, for people whose decisions determine whether the company merely survives or thrives, for people who truly want to make a difference, to those people, “whether you’re a leader or a follower” matters.  Read more…