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:

Sirius Decisions Summit: It’s all about alignment
This past week at the SD Summit in Nashville, Alignment was a hot topic. It can be very complex, but when it works, you’ll reap the benefits. Great points, Jason Stewart.

9 highly reputable resources for compelling marketing stats
Highlighting statistics within your content is a powerful tool. However, not all stats are worth the citation. Good points, Bill Faeth.

How to nurture your pipeline in just 20 minutes a day
Pipeline generation is a constant struggle in sales. Take 20 minutes a day to push aside the usual admin tasks and focus solely on your pipeline. Good stuff, Sean Burke.

Sales motivation I can’t live without
Sales is constantly shifting from highs to lows and back again. To stay motivated and keep your head high, take this sales advice and push on! Great advice, Jill Konrath.

7 techniques for taking criticism better
A lot of people are pretty sensitive to criticism. But, if you miss out on criticism, you’ll never learn and grow. Good stuff, Heather Sinclair.

11 terrific Twitter profile designs for inspiration
We want our Twitter to look good and reflect the right message to our followers. How are you defining yourself in the Twitter space? Great inspiration, Jeff Bullas.

How to use emotions to sell
Salespeople need to be aware of the emotional high notes in every pitch if they want to close. Decision making stems from emotions. Great article, Emma Snider.

15 email newsletter examples we love getting in our inboxes
Setting up a newsletter is easy. Making sure it gets read is not so easy. Here are 15 great newsletter examples we love to read. Good stuff, Carly Stec.

3 ways to tell if job candidates are faking passion
How can you tell if your job candidates are truly passionate and dying for the job? Let’s take a look at how the NFL sifts through the truly genuine and the fakers. Good inside, Ilan Mochari.