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2015 Sales & Marketing Survey: Security Industry Sharpens Its Methods

Empowered like never before thanks to the advent of social media, customers wield what security practitioners say is the most powerful marketing determinant — word of mouth. As a result, Security Sales…


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Empowered like never before thanks to the advent of social media, customers wield what security practitioners say is the most powerful marketing determinant — word of mouth. As a result, Security Sales & Integration’s 2015 Sales & Marketing Survey indicates increasing emphasis on targeted and electronic-delivered promotions such as trade shows, networking, the online community and E-mail. June 25, 2015

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