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6 Tips to Develop a 2017 Marketing Plan That Rocks

September 28, 2016  |  Posted in Blog  |  By Abbi Havens
Many of you have likely already begun to plan for 2017 (if not, you might want to get started). As we rapidly approach the new year, it’s time to really get down to business. In addition to actually finishing a tube of chapstick before you lose it, add developing a killer 2017 Marketing Plan to the top of your New Year’s ... Read more
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Five Signs your Company has an Information Hoarding Problem

September 27, 2016  |  Posted in Blog, Social Learning  |  By Mary Demenjon @marydem11
Unfortunately, this isn’t a blog about a TV show where houses are packed full of stuff. But the show does serve as a great analogy. In that show, people store things in their house they have collected over the years. Eventually these objects accumulate and with limited space, things get out of control. It becomes too difficult to find what you’re ... Read more
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4 Talent Management Best Practices in the Age of Job-Hopping

September 22, 2016  |  Posted in Blog  |  By Abbi Havens
There’s no denying we live in the age of job hopping. One third of all new hires quit their jobs within six months. 33 percent of employees decide whether or not they will stay with a company within their first week. 35 percent of employees look for a new job if they do not receive a pay increase within their ... Read more
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Working Out Loud: What it is, How to Start

September 20, 2016  |  Posted in Blog, Customer Support, Sales Enablement, Social Learning  |  By Bloomfire
You may not be familiar with the term working out loud, but chances are you already use the principles behind the concept in your personal life: narration and social collaboration. Whether you’re a foodie posting your Sunday brunch on instagram, or a travel junkie posting a video of you frolicking with a baby elephant on Facebook, you know how to ... Read more
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5 tips to curate your Partner Portal to enable your channel sales teams

September 16, 2016  |  Posted in Blog  |  By Abbi Havens
The principle is pretty simple: The sooner channel partners can get their hands on all the information they need to sell a company’s product or service, the sooner they can make meaningful revenue contributions to the company. Partner portals can provide a great window into the resources partners need – whether they’re new channel partners coming in with little knowledge ... Read more
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Why Digital Transformation is a Fundamental Change, Not Surface Level

September 13, 2016  |  Posted in Blog  |  By Abbi Havens
We live in the age of the digital workplace, and companies are investing heavily in digital solutions to keep up with the times. Unfortunately, many organizations seem to think that merely purchasing a digital solution is the final step of undergoing a digital transformation…It’s not.   When you buy a DIY perm kit (which we highly recommend you don’t), you don’t ... Read more
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Top Three Things Your IT Director Wants You To Know Before You Pick A Sales Enablement Solution

September 9, 2016  |  Posted in Blog  |  By Lori Mankin @lorimankin87
Sometimes it seems like your IT Director is from Mars and you’re from Venus. After months of trying to find the software to align your sales and marketing teams you’ve finally discovered the best sales enablement platform. It meets all the criteria you’ve been looking for and you’re excited to purchase it, only for your progress to come to a ... Read more
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How to Create a FAQ Page that Will Win Over Customers and Prospects

September 7, 2016  |  Posted in Blog, Wiki  |  By Bloomfire
We all know that we would do anything within our power short of sacrificing our first born if it means avoiding a long, irritating phone call. Visiting the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page is often customers and prospects’ first move when they encounter a problem and want to resolve it independently, or have a question about a product or service. So, ... Read more
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Bloomfire Expands Presence in Europe

September 7, 2016  |  Posted in Blog, News  |  By Abbi Havens
Company extends their technical infrastructure in Europe to meet market demand for the company’s leading knowledge sharing platform Bloomfire, the leading knowledge sharing software company, has established their  technical infrastructure in Europe. This action is in response to the rapidly increasing demand for the company’s knowledge sharing platform throughout the European markets. The improvements allow Bloomfire to meet data residency laws ... Read more
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6 Ideas To Inspire Your Next Blog

August 31, 2016  |  Posted in Blog  |  By Abbi Havens
So, you’ve been tasked with writing a blog. There are two types of people in this world, and you might just be a blog person; your heart jumps for joy as you sneak subtle puns within the lines of a dry essay on Net Promoter Scores. You revel in the thought of searching through dozens of pages of stock photography, ... Read more
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