In addition to our Sunday App of the Week feature, we also summarize some of our favorite B2B sales & marketing posts from around the Web each week. We’ll miss a ton of great stuff, so if you found something you think is worth sharing please add it to the comments below.
In the meantime, here’s some of what we’re reading:
7 content marketing tools to improve your productivity
Getting a great content strategy in place and then delivering on that strategy takes a good amount of time and effort. Here are some great tools to help stay productive. Good stuff, Ian Cleary.
How to use comments to start conversations with prospects
Successful sales do not happen based on one phone call that took 5 minutes. They succeed because a relationship was built. Great tips, Koka Sexton.
8 bad sales habits to break this year
Some of our worst behaviors don’t seem that bad on the surface, but really they are wreaking havoc under the radar. Great reminder to make great sales habits, Emma Snider.
15 habits of an ineffective networker: What not to do at your next event
If you find yourself doing any of these 15 habits, it’s time to change your networking habits. Don’t focus on you, focus on meeting new people and expanding your network. Great tips, Monica Guzman.
How office temperature affects productivity [infographic]
Temperature affects people very differently. While some employees are perfectly comfortable, others might be frozen. Don’t let temperature ruin your office productivity! Thanks, Lindsay Kolowich.
Why it’s so hard to fill sales jobs
Sales are kind of like the backbone of the company. No matter how great your product is, no one will use it if people aren’t selling it. So, why is it so hard to fill these shoes? Good stuff, Lauren Weber.
7 ways to add a call to action to your online content
When developing new content, most people have a goal in mind. Do you want blog comments or asset downloads? Either way, a strong call to action will help increase the odds of meeting your goal. Great tips, Marie Ennis-O’Connor.
50 leadership classics to start reading right now
Effective leadership is developed over time, not something that you achieve right away. It takes time to develop as you change throughout life. These 50 books can help you become the respected business leader you want to be. Good stuff, Sandler Sales.
8 ads with subliminal messages you’ve probably missed
Advertisers work their magic to create some of the best ads, and sadly some of the worst things we’ll ever see. Here are some fun ones. Thanks, Aly Schweigert.