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Building a bridge between product marketing and sales

Building a bridge between product marketing and sales

Sales Enablement Collective

September 23, 2020

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  2. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. Confidential – Oracle Restricted 2 Building

    a Bridge Between Marketing and Sales Brenda Vinta Harris Senior Global Sales Enablement Oracle Sales and Partner Academy September 17, 2019
  3. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. Safe Harbor Statement The following is

    intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for Oracle’s products remains at the sole discretion of Oracle. 3 Confidential – Oracle Restricted
  4. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. Program Agenda What is Sales Enablement

    Key differences: Marketing and Sales Enablement Content Understand sales teams needs Techniques for delivering engaging content 1 2 3 4 4 Confidential – Oracle Restricted
  5. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. What is Sales Enablement A brief

    history 5 Confidential – Oracle Restricted
  6. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. 6 History of Sales Enablement Confidential

    – Oracle Restricted 2010s Scientific Selling Tomorrows Sales Enablement 1930s Written Sales Advice Traveling Salesman 1940s-60s 1980s Sales Methodology 1990s Information at a Click of a Button 2000s New Sales Technology
  7. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. $70b US companies spend annually on

    training and an average of $1459 per sales person 7 Confidential – Oracle Restricted Harvard Business review
  8. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. Confidential – Oracle Restricted 8 Sales

  9. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. Product Marketing and Sales Key content

    differences 9 Confidential – Oracle Restricted
  10. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. Understand Content Differences Sales Enablement How

    to Position Product/Service • On Demand Learning • Solution Overview • Sales Plays • Instructor Lead Product Development Product/Service Feature Function • Solution Overview Decks • Customer Success Deck • Competitive Intelligence • Product Roadmap Product Marketing Corporate Messaging • Sales Plays • Battle Cards • Elevator Pitch • Customer Presentations
  11. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. Understand Sales Team Needs Confidential –

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  12. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. Learning Journey Confidential – Oracle Restricted

    12 Overview # of LPs % Consumed Product # of LPs % Consumed Industry # of LPs % Consumed Pillar By Industry # of LPs % Consumed Messaging # of LPs % Consumed Sales Play Packs # of LPs % Consumed Webcasts # of LPs # Of attendees # of replays Introduction to What You Sell Know what you sell And the industry in which you sell And how to best understand that in the context of what you sell So you can take that message to your customer And be equipped to execute the play While staying connected with what is NEW
  13. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. When First two months of each

    quarter. (determine for your organization) Confidential – Oracle Restricted 13 Sales Enablement Community Why The mission of the Sales Enablement community is to collaborate across lines of business to provide modern, effective and timely product and solution training to our sales and presales organizations. Objectives Define and coordinate product/solution training. Determine gaps, overlap, inefficiencies. Review training deliverables. Identify SME’s to advise during training content build. Who Engage Product Marketing, Business Development, Sales, Pre-Sales, Product Development.
  14. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. Development Techniques Make you content engaging

    Confidential – Oracle Restricted 14
  15. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. Keeping Content Engaging with Video Confidential

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  16. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. How to Get There E-Learning •

    Content Blueprint – Outline of topic in Learning Plan – Learning objectives – Assessment question • Detailed storyboard • Development tool Confidential – Oracle Restricted 16
  17. Copyright © 2019, Oracle. 17 Confidential – Oracle Restricted

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