While Social Selling gains steam and mindshare with company leaders, very few of them are approaching the subject in a strategic way.
Peter O’Neill of Forrester says it clearly, “Mandating that your sales teams use their social networks to meet sales goals will ultimately backfire! Instead, you must partner with your sales organization and put processes, tools, and content in place that will enable them to tap into their social networks without making dramatic changes to their existing work.”
Despite this, however, there are some glaring facts that many aren’t aware of on the implementation side. So, whether you’re in sales, marketing or enablement, the list below serves as your binoculars so that you enter into the world of Social Selling with more purpose.