Warm intros > cold calls
Would you rather:
A) Cold call 100 businesses you know use a specific piece of technology related to your offering.
B) Partner with said technology and receive introductions into the same client list.
My money is on B.
We've moved into a new era, and something tells me I'd see stronger conversions through the whole funnel...
Thanks for contributing to this section of the PhD, Chris Murray.
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