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Read the latest trends and insights in appointment setting, demand generation and high tech inside sales. You are welcome to access the latest blog posts from across BAO, with perspectives for our executives and key industry leaders.

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Your Lead Qualification Questions, Answered

April 3, 2019
Category: Blog Post
Even the largest, most experienced inside sales teams don’t have the time or resources to follow up on every lead. Here are the most common questions we get asked about lead qualification.
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5 Reasons to Outsource Inbound Lead Qualification

Posted by Jessica Pilat March 11, 2019
Category: Blog Post
Inbound marketing is a great strategy that when done well, educates prospects and brings them to you. But, of course, it doesn’t do all the hard work for you.
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A Conversation with BAO’s Founder Suzanne Higgins

March 8, 2019
Category: Blog Post
March 8th is International Women’s Day, and to celebrate, we spent a few minutes speaking with BAO's founder Suzanne Higgins.
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Tags: Inside Sales

Generating Demand in the Mid-Market

February 25, 2019
Category: Blog Post
140. That’s the number of dials it takes to secure a single meeting with a tech decision-maker in the mid-market.
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It’s Time to Start Practicing Responsible Lead Generation

Posted by Jessica Pilat February 13, 2019
Category: Blog Post
Picture it: You have 5,000 leads from your trade show or campaign. Somewhere in there are 135 contacts who have an active initiative and actually want you to call them. But which 135 are they?
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Hiring, Training, and Managing Business Development Representatives: A Data-Driven Approach

January 16, 2019
Category: Trend Reports
Recently BAO and the Predictive Index (PI) teamed up to analyze the world of business development - from hiring to training and everything that goes into the day-to-day management of a business development team.
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Generating Demand in HR Technology

December 12, 2018
Category: Blog Post
174. That’s the number of calls it takes to secure a single meeting with a HR tech decision-maker, a rate 51% higher than for other tech solutions.
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BAO Returns to its Roots - HQ Relocates to Chelmsford, MA

December 7, 2018
Category: Blog Post
"One of the things we're most proud of is that we help to create sales careers.” In November, BAO headquarters relocated from its home of eight years in Andover to new office space in Chelmsford, MA.
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Account Insights Put The MARKET Back in MARKETing

October 29, 2018
Category: Videos
BAO’s Opportunity Identification service delivers your best prospects identified by the exact account insights and buyer signals that matter to your organization.
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Generating Demand in Cybersecurity

October 24, 2018
Category: Blog Post
137. That’s the number of dials it takes to secure a single meeting with a cybersecurity decision-maker. An increasingly crowded market, it’s understandable that the number of calls needed to secure a meeting in cybersecurity is 19% higher than other tech solutions.
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