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How to Build Effective Sales Compensation Plans for Any Customer Facing Role

Sales Hacker

40,000/150 = $267/SQL. Or rather $250/SQL. As the SDR generates 12 SQLs/mo = $3,000 in commission. This also means that for every deal won at an ACV of ~$30,000 with a 1 in 5 win ratio you thus will have to pay for 5 SQLs = $1,250. . We look to spend $1,250 for 5 SQLs since this is what the business model is.

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Solving the Marketing/Sales Attribution Problem Once and for All

Sales Hacker

Moreover, you must measure lead attribution at the moment it becomes an SQL, rather than waiting for purchase, due to long sales cycles. A sequence about the tradeshow happening in two weeks is only possible if marketing pays for a booth, so if a lead responds to it, marketing deserves credit. It’s tough.

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Marketing Needs to Put Skin in the Game


They also cite that their branding, PR and tradeshow activities are (indirectly) driving sales, for which marketing is not getting credit. They note that when budgets need to be cut, marketing is often the first to have to reduce spend, limiting their ability to make an impact. Approximately 35% need to be sourced by sales.

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Sales Pipeline Radio, Episode 248: Q & A with Kelley Hippler @forrester

Heinz Marketing

I think what most people may, some people may not realize, especially maybe people newer to B2B marketing, B2B sales and marketing, when we think about things like the demand waterfall, even things as simple as the MQL and SQL, those did not exist before SiriusDecisions kind of put a name on them. It’s a common noun in B2B.

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