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Recent posts by Stephen Bavister

Why your consultancy's inbound marketing activities aren’t generating the results you want

You’ve bought into inbound marketing for your consultancy, you’ve invested in Hubspot or a similar system to deliver it, and now you want the results it promised. The chances are that you’re doing more activities, but those activities aren’t generating the results you’d hoped for. 

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7 common mistakes consultancy owners make when trying to grow sales

There are many options available to increase sales for your consultancy; it’s not a lack of solutions that are holding you back; the difficulty is choosing the right one at the right time. The chances are that if you’re a consultancy owner, you might recognise some of these mistakes. This post will explain why they happen and how to avoid them.

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Why self obsession is killing your sales pipeline growth

Ultimately what is the job of sales? Is it to hit their sales targets or to help customers buy? Businesses exist to serve their customers and customers don’t buy to help salespeople hit their targets, which means there is a fundamental problem with how sales is currently designed.

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What a “lead” is and why it's important.

If your sales team isn't happy with the leads that are being handed to them by your marketing team, this post is for you. If you've used lead generation services only to be disappointed that you've closed so few deals from them, this is for you. If you're not happy with the quality of leads from your website, read on.

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Why employing another sales person isn’t the answer to hitting your sales targets

Employing a great salesperson is a sure fire way to hit your sales targets - right? Well... there’s a 57% chance that it’s not, but a 43% chance that it is. In this post I’m going to help you look at where you could be going wrong in hitting your sales targets - if you think that employing another sales person is the answer you are looking for, this post might change your perspective.

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