Yearly Archives: 2010

Branding Strategies for the Social Media World

Posted November 19th by Matt Smith

At its recent meeting, the Dallas Social Media Breakfast learned about “Harnessing Social Media – Developing and Implementing Effective Brand Strategy” in a presentation delivered by Andrew Fortunato, Former Chief Marketing Officer for the United States Marine Corps. Andrew talked about …

Putting LinkedIn to Work – by Lucinda Ruch and Diana Gats

Posted October 22nd by Matt Smith

LinkedIn experts and business consultants Lucinda and Diana deliver feature packed presentation on getting everything you can from this network tool. View / Download

Putting LinkedIn to Work – Dallas Social Media Breakfast

Posted October 22nd by Matt Smith

The October meeting for Dallas Social Media Breakfast, co-founded by 3forward, was kicked off by guest Bryan Person (SMB founder).  Bryan made the drive from Austin to join us and provided both a history of Social Media Breakfasts’ founding but …

Marketing Automation Isn’t Easy

Posted July 9th by Matt Smith

Marketing Automation Isn’t Easy And Five Other Truths BtoB Marketers Must Accept to Be Successful with Marketing Automation By Amy Bills, Director of Field Marketing, Bulldog Solutions; and Christopher Doran, Vice President of Marketing, Manticore Technology This briefing from Manticore …

How You Sell Matters More Than Ever

Posted July 9th by Matt Smith

Is your selling process a “one trick pony?” 2010 continues to be a tough selling year for many companies.  3forward is seeing strong signals that business activity is increasing but many of the firms still tell us that their sales …

Taming Twitter with Social Media Breakfast Dallas

Posted June 25th by Matt Smith

3forward has been proud to be a part of bringing Social Media Breakfast to Dallas along with our charter partner Andrew Jackson, president of BravoTECH.  Our June meeting featured guest expert and SMB Dallas member Tom Jackson presenting on best …

How To Present a Sales Pipeline to Management

Posted June 18th by Matt Smith

Sales leaders spend a lot of time explaining their sales opportunity pipeline to their peers in company leadership.  But can they do a good job?  Can they quickly focus in on the important components and key values that a “sales …

The Sales Pipeline is No Place For Leads

Posted June 1st by Dan Hudson

Does your sales pipeline measure up? Most sales leaders are obsessed with their sales pipelines. They review them weekly, push their sales teams to keep them accurate, and hope they have enough to make their sales number. The reality is …

State of Facebook for Business by Hubspot

Posted May 21st by Matt Smith

Facebook_for_Business_Executive_Report_by_Hubspot Hubspot consistently provides some of the best content there is on in-bound marketing, social media, and lead generation.  This report helps Facebook novices – or those who have not yet taken the plunge – understand how and why to …

Manage Leads to Pump Up Your Sales Pipeline by Silverpop and Forrester

Posted May 18th by Matt Smith

How Managing Leads Can Pump Up Your Sales Pipeline, by Silverpop and Forrester Why old methods no longer prove successful and what companies should do now to be successful in demand generation and lead management. Silverpop, Engagement and Marketing Solutions …