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Take your Sales and Marketing Processes to a whole new level

We’re going to help streamline your Sales and Marketing process, every step of the way If you’re a B2B sales and marketing consultant, you’ve probably already got some pretty strong insights into what works and what doesn’t. But you likely also know that poor alignment is one of the most common causes of an underperforming […]

Small business marketing consultants – 4 whys, 4 wheres and 8 hows [video]

Why should you hire small business consultants, where should you find them, and how should you engage them? I’ve got 4 answers to the why, 4 to the where, and 8 on the how. Let’s start with the why.

B2B Sales+Marketing: you end up talking to the person you sound like

Sales training traditionally encourages B2B sales people to “call high” – in fact, it’s hard to keep track of all the articles and publications focused on selling to the C-level (a simple Google search reveals over 100 million hits). “Thought leadership” is no less fashionable amongst the B2B marketing community (over 200 million hits). But […]

Why the Cost of Inaction is so important in B2B Sales

Return on Investment (ROI) projections are often regarded as a critical element of B2B sales proposals, particular for high-value considered purchases. There’s no arguing that they have a role to play – but your sales people would be very unwise to rely on them. In fact, I’ve become convinced that over-reliance on ROI calculations is one of […]

Leveraging templates for corporate identity, consistency, and efficiency

  By Charlotte Mackenzie At align.me, we communicate with many different businesses all around the world and, like everyone else, we like to look professional when we do it. It goes without saying that all written communication should contain well-written content that represents your company well. But how it looks visually is just as important, […]

align.me CEO & Founder, Hugh Macfarlane’s featured keynote at DemandCon now available

Hugh Macfarlane’s featured keynote at DemandCon in May 2011 now available as an interactive video. July 8, 2011, Melbourne, VIC, AU – Hugh Macfarlane, Founder and CEO of align.me and author of The Leaky Funnel, was a featured keynote at DemandCon in May 2011. He then joined Funnel Coach, Charles Besondy, to run a full […]

How exactly do you network for success in B2B marketing?

Hugh Macfarlane, Founder & CEO of align.me, writes… How do you make a conference on b2b marketing and sales pay big dividends? ’Networking opportunities’ are one of the major reasons cited for attendance at conferences, conventions and seminars. B2B marketing companies know that most people never take full advantage of these networking opportunities by actually […]