Grow Sales with the Lead Generation “Machine”

Posted by Bill Kiefaber • August 25, 2021

Many companies suffer from unpredictable sales. And, as sales begin to slow, management invariably begins to focus on the bottom of the sales funnel. But the fact is, they’re looking in the wrong place. Problems at the bottom of the funnel almost always start at the top with poor quality leads, unpredictable lead flow, or… Read More


Future of Marketing and Sales: Facilitating and Monetizing Conversations – Part 3

Posted by Bill Kiefaber • May 27, 2021

Networking is an important business activity. It provides opportunities for meeting prospective clients, exchanging information and gaining technical tips. If you choose one area to focus on to impact the growth of your business it should be networking. Doing excellent work is expected today, but it will no longer keep you in business. You must… Read More

Future of Marketing and Sales: Facilitating and Monetizing Conversations – Part 3

Future of Marketing and Sales: Facilitating and Monetizing Conversations – Part 2

Posted by Bill Kiefaber • May 1, 2021

Challenges with marketing, prospecting, and selling are common to most companies. The ability to get prospects to make a decision to buy your products is vital to the success of your company. Many companies will invest in multiple marketing channels, sales training and other leadership training as the answer to the problem. However, they are… Read More

Future of Marketing and Sales: Facilitating and Monetizing Conversations – Part 2

Future of Marketing and Sales: Facilitating and Monetizing Conversations – Part 1

Posted by Bill Kiefaber • March 17, 2021

I have spent a few decades working with a wide range of businesses, from Fortune 500s to startups. My entire career has been focused on understanding the needs of business-to-business (B2B) audiences and finding effective ways to reach them and stimulate them to engage with my clients. At Marketing Works, we have helped implement all… Read More

Future of Marketing and Sales: Facilitating and Monetizing Conversations – Part 1

COVID-19 Is No Excuse for Poor Customer Service

Posted by Bill Kiefaber • May 21, 2020

It makes sense that during a global pandemic, companies are facing increasingly difficult challenges. However, while it is understandable that not everything can go perfectly, there is one section of your business that will make or break you in a time like this: customer service. How you communicate with your customers right now will determine… Read More


How to be a Responsive, Responsible and Reliable Resource

Posted by Bill Kiefaber • April 10, 2020

During this unprecedented time, it’s understandable that business disruptions, lack of focus, anxiety and even technology overloads are wreaking havoc with even the best client/vendor relationships. While we do want in all cases, to be empathetic and extend grace to those we rely on, there is also an opportunity for you and your business to… Read More


4 Steps to Communicating in Times of Crisis

Posted by Bill Kiefaber • March 19, 2020

Given the current situation we are all facing due to COVID-19, the feeling of uncertainty is more prevalent than ever. With events being cancelled daily, travel restrictions being put in place, and laws restricting congregation, we are all unsure about what will happen next. However, there are a couple of things that we do know… Read More


Three Ways to Drive Business Growth

Posted by Bill Kiefaber • October 15, 2018

Every quarter Marketing Works explores insights that help businesses meet their goals. We make it a priority to stay on top of the marketing trends that allow us to continue to learn and share potential opportunities. Here is a look at the insights we uncovered this quarter. Insight #1: Long-form content still has a place… Read More