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What is the value of lead generation software and services?

Lead generation software and services are designed to help VARs get better leads and shorten the sales cycle. Learn whether they are worth the time and money.

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Jay Uribe is the co-founder of Mobius Partners, an enterprise VAR based in San Antonio. Listen to the rest of Jay's answers on lead management by downloading our lead management podcast.

 We believe in the combination of [software and services]. We've tried advertising, direct mail, email marketing, educational programs and sponsorships, special events and trade shows. We've done a lot, and without a doubt we've realized that the most successful programs are the ones that enable us to build a relationship with the prospect. What our customers are looking for is a relationship and a value, not somebody that's just going to push out product left and right. The most unsuccessful ones were those where you throw something on the wall and see what sticks and don't really follow up at all. Those don't seem to work for us.

Return to the lead management FAQ guide and read the rest of Jay's expert responses.

This was last published in January 2008

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