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What a website helps you accomplish defines its tactical value and purpose. An effective and capable site should actively support your sales process and drive its performance. How exactly does one measure this? By focusing on the outcomes with the biggest impact on your business.

Pursue larger and more
demanding accounts

Pursue larger and more demanding accounts

Landing large accounts can be transformative. If you’ve got the bandwidth to support them, they represent the fastest way to grow your top line organically. Unfortunately, larger opportunities are also highly sought-after and thus more discriminating. Added to this, purchasing or hiring decisions tend to be driven by risk-averse decision influencers who prefer to make safe recommendations. Which is why, when it comes to large accounts, it’s not just about making the right pitch or even delivering the best proposal. It’s also very much about inspiring confidence, projecting substance, and establishing credibility early in the sales process.

Experience shorter sales cycles

If it often feels like you’re spinning your wheels with prospects that keep postponing their engagement decision, you’re not alone. This is a common challenge faced by small companies and, in most cases, has nothing to do with the “timing” excuses given by prospects. More often than not, it comes down to a simple lack of conviction. To avoid this, your website needs to anticipate their thought process, prominently showcase key value propositions and differentiators, and preemptively address unspoken concerns. Lengthy sales cycles are a drain on cashflow; we can help you rein them in.

Strengthen pricing power

Margins are key to growth and sustainability. Margins determine the degree to which you can fund expansion ambitions and manage seasonal or cyclical downturns. Raising prices however is easier said than done. Pricing power is largely dependent on the perceived value of your solutions, expertise, and experience; emphasis on “perceived”. This goes to the essence of strategic branding. How effectively your firm is positioned will directly influence the commonly accepted value and perceived competitiveness of its offerings. Underscoring that competitiveness isn’t a function of pricing; but rather one of appraised worth.

Attain higher conversion rates

Whether you’re generating outbound leads proactively or digital marketing inquiries reactively, neither comes at a small price. Proactive prospects visit your site to validate your firm, reactive leads do it to qualify it. In either scenario, the impression they gather from the experience will shape the likelihood of conversion. You have but one opportunity to impress prospects, validate expectations, and drive engagement. If your site isn’t inspiring confidence and building trust, it’s doing exactly the opposite. Stop focusing on reducing business development costs; focus instead on getting the most out of your current lead flow by improving conversion.

Increase up-sell frequency

It’s not about selling more, it’s about selling smarter. It takes more investment and effort to acquire a new client than to leverage the potential of an existing one. Maximizing relationship value means being able to routinely sell higher-margin offerings. In short, upselling needs to be less of an exception and more of a natural progression. To make this happen, clients or prospects can’t merely be interested …they need to be excited. Logic is key, but the role of emotion cannot be underestimated. Your site needs to appeal to their aspirations and positively predispose them to new ideas and recommendations advocating higher margin offerings.

Drive sustainable growth

Landing a sizeable deal makes you feel like you’re on top of the world; but does it really change anything? Your path to growth can’t simply depend on the occasional windfall. Driving sustainable growth requires putting in place the right plan, processes, and tools. It also demands that all three be closely aligned. Your website needs to convincingly articulate your propositions, actively support your sales process, and be the decisive tool that helps you predictably move prospects from generation to engagement. Markinson Satch is ready to help you get there.