It’s not every day you come across a revolutionary new way to get sales. But today is one of those days. It’s time to take a closer look at what we call Sales for the Social Enterprise.  We’ve been sharing a vision for how companies can transform into Social Enterprises, but today we’re going a step further and providing you with tools to add the social arrow to your sales quiver and make 2012 a banner year.       

Listen for LeadsWhat’s in it for you? Your customers are spending more and more time on Twitter, Facebook, and the rest of the social web researching and discussing your products, features, and preferences – imagine how much more productive you could be if you always knew what they “Liked”? What if you could collaborate with your colleagues in a secure enterprise social network and put the power of your entire organization to work for you? And think about all your tired old ways to get leads – what if you could get more leads just by listening to what’s happening on social networks.   

Collaborate to CloseA few great companies are going down this road. Companies like Caterpillar are having productive conversations with prospects and customers on the social web.They’re getting more insight into what’s important before the competition has a chance to pick up the phone. And NBCUniversal is collaborating across their global organization, sharing documents, posting questions, giving answers – and getting deals done faster.

Whether it’s Twitter or Facebook, or anywhere else on the social web, it’s time you and your customers were on the same page. It’s time to get started with sales for the social enterprise at