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15 Must-Answer Marketing Questions for Revenue Growth

The full list:

1. How much revenue do you need to generate from marketing (or one-funnel approach) efforts by the end of the year or FY?

2. What is the average sale? i.e. Velocity

3. What is your close rate?

4. How many MQLs / SQLs / OPs do you need to generate?

5. How much revenue from existing customers do you need to generate?

6. What verticals show the best traction and velocity?

7. Do you have clear ICP examples (Ideal Customer Profiles?), clearly defined segments, positioning, differentiated POV and value propositions for each market?

8. What customer stories can you leverage?

9. What are tactical campaigns running? What are the success metrics?

10. Do you currently have a GTM playbook strategy defined?11. What is your current MarTech stack, which areas do you want to resolve, and in what order?

12. Do you operate a Sales & Marketing SLA?

13. Where are the friction points that lead to a longer, close journey?

14. How valid (predictable) is the current sales pipeline?

15. What are outbound/inbound conversions, SQL to Opp to close rates?

Get these answers.

Recommendations for taking the next step:

Rank and tackle the most significant obstacles to pipeline growth by focusing on one issue at a time, beginning with the highest priority challenge.

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- What got done?

- What worked?

- What didn’t work?

- How do we know it worked?

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