Tag Archives: Sales

Amazon Issues Gloomy Forecast, But Ad Sales Keep Growing

Amazon Issues Gloomy Forecast, But Ad Sales Keep Growing by Sarah Mahoney  @mahoney_sarah, October 28, 2022   Oof. Amazon’s latest financial report sent scary shockwaves through the investor community, partly due to earnings that came in lower than expected and weakening results in its powerful Amazon Web Service division. But the real surprise came from … Continue reading Amazon Issues Gloomy Forecast, But Ad Sales Keep Growing

Drift launches features to support sales teams

Conversational marketing and sales platform Drift looks to help sales teams in a time of turnover and burnout. Kim Davis on October 14, 2022 Amid market volatility, tightening budgets and widely observed burnout and turnover among sales organizations, conversation cloud platform Drift has announced four new features aimed at helping sales achieve pipeline goals. Data … Continue reading Drift launches features to support sales teams

Mobile Targeting For SpudLove Organic Potato Chips Boosts Sales

Mobile Targeting For SpudLove Organic Potato Chips Boosts Sales by Steve Ellwanger , September 23, 2022  There’s very little “white space”—areas of opportunity—in the salty snacks category. The organic potato chip is, however, one of those opportunities. Family-owned and founded in 2019, SpudLove Snacks says it’s the only brand of organic potato chips in the … Continue reading Mobile Targeting For SpudLove Organic Potato Chips Boosts Sales

Salesforce unveils features to boost automation for marketing and sales

Marketers can create and share segments with CDP, enhance them with additional account attributes and activate engagement across channels Constantine von Hoffman on September 16, 2022 Salesforce unveiled an array of new automation features for its marketing, commerce, service and sales offerings this week. Marketing Cloud’s Account Engagement API enhancements are designed to automate personalization … Continue reading Salesforce unveils features to boost automation for marketing and sales

Walnut’s #WeAreProspects Campaign Is Fixing the B2B Sales Process

Walnut’s #WeAreProspects Campaign Is Fixing the B2B Sales Process Deanna Ritchie / 04 Aug 2022   Walnut, the disruptive product demo startup, has designed its buzzworthy Sales Experience Platform to help SaaS sellers seamlessly connect with their prospects. It utilizes personalized, codeless interactive demos that are fully optimized to maximize the B2B sales process. Walnut’s … Continue reading Walnut’s #WeAreProspects Campaign Is Fixing the B2B Sales Process

The dark side of the sales industry: It’s filled with Machiavellians, narcissists, and psychopaths

By Connie Lin August 03, 2022     Narcissism: excessive admiration of oneself. Psychopathy: a mental disorder marked by egocentric and antisocial behavior. Machiavellianism: rooted in the political theory of 16th century Italian philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli, who pioneered the idea that achieving a desired end result is justified by any means necessary—no matter how unscrupulous the … Continue reading The dark side of the sales industry: It’s filled with Machiavellians, narcissists, and psychopaths

Even as retail sales drop, Amazon and Walmart have created thriving ad businesses

By Rob Walker August 01, 2022   Branded is a weekly column devoted to the intersection of marketing, business, design, and culture. Walmart vs. Amazon is one of the great rivalries in business history. And lately the retail giants have found something new to compete over: ad revenue. We don’t normally think of stores as advertising … Continue reading Even as retail sales drop, Amazon and Walmart have created thriving ad businesses

Managing the unpredictable: Getting marketing, sales and operations aligned

Supply chain uncertainty requires marketing, sales and operations to align despite differing goals and incentives. William Terdoslavich on August 2, 2022   Online shopping is like magic to the customer. Click on a few links, and the purchased item appears on your doorstep in a day or two — thanks to the supply chain. For … Continue reading Managing the unpredictable: Getting marketing, sales and operations aligned

Social media platforms see sales boost as pandemic shopping habits take root

Online and hybrid shopping have remained high in the last six months, even though we’re over two years into this pandemic, survey finds. Chris Wood on May 12, 2022 Digital consumers on social media are looking to buy, a new survey of over 7,000 global shoppers conducted by user-generated content company Bazaarvoice has found, suggesting … Continue reading Social media platforms see sales boost as pandemic shopping habits take root