If you haven’t done so yet, it’s time to establish a revenue or lead-commitment based on your funnel metrics and revenue-growth goals. Then lock these goals in with a service-level agreement between your marketing and sales teams.
From here, clearly define how many marketing-qualified leads must be delivered to the sales team in a given month along with what percentage of those will become sales-qualified, then opportunities, then customers. These metrics will allow you to determine how many account executives will be needed for the sales team when factoring monthly quotas and quota-attainment percentages. It will also help you determine how many visitors and leads the marketing team needs to generate to hit its goals by working backwards from these metrics.
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