Sales and Marketing Operations Outsourcing Case Study

Sales and Marketing Operations Outsourcing Case Study

Sales and Marketing Operations Outsourcing

Sales and Marketing Operations Outsourcing

The Challenge

Management Consulting and Industrial Engineering Professional Services firm spun out of Fortune 250 Company and hit $4M in annual revenue within 18 months.   The principals were mired in a cycle where they would sell, service and then need to start pipe from scratch.  Over next 4 years they hired 3 enterprise reps with Rolodex’s and landed one additional deal outside their own network and remained flat at $4M.  Sales cycle for enterprise deals was over 360 days for initial engagement of $20K to $50K, deals then scale to $250K – $500K in year two and $1M plus in year three.  To inject new revenue stream with shorter sales cycle company acquired a smaller practice with entry level solution and sales for that product line also remained flat.

Selling To: Fortune 1000 and Privately Held  Manufacturers’ SVPs and VPs of Supply Chain, Operations, Head of Engineering and Energy Manager

The Solution

  • Sales Consulting and Inside Sales – Scripted,  created content and created an inside sales process for entry level solution.  Took inbound leads from existing telemarketing partner, qualified, engaged and closed.
  • Sales Consulting – Simultaneously worked with client to create a repeatable high velocity sales process, ideal customer profile and collateral for enterprise professional service engagement.
  • Lead Generation Outsourcing – Client migrated telemarketing to Gabriel Sales for enterprise deals as entry level product sales transitioned back to business unit.
  • Digital Content Production and Digital Sales Execution –  Cloned the sales process for Top Producers for enterprise deals with video,  webcasts, blog and success stories.
  • Outsourcing Inside Sales and Marketing Operations – Gabriel Sales took over all lead generation, database management, software implementation and management of  direct marketing efforts to target, engage, qualify and nurture enterprise prospects.
  • Outsourced Sales Staffing – Staff a blended team of lead gen rep, inside rep and senior enterprise sales rep to manage the logistics and close of deals.

The Results

First 180 days

  • 4 entry level new business clients closed from with inside reps eliminating prior sales process which required extensive travel and face to face meetings.
  • Put 6 enterprise deals in the sales pipe.

Second 360 days

  • 3 additional entry-level deals
  • 8 enterprise deals closed
  • Internet Marketing Technologies scoped and implemented and blog launched
  • 4 enterprise deals moved to upsell
  • Sale collateral digitized in webcast, blog, video and customer testimonials
  • Nurturing database of 2000 plus decision makers created and marketing automation implemented.

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