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Why Filtering is So Important for Lead Generators

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Why Filtering is So Important for Lead Generators

Companies and individuals that work in lead generation are undeniably in a competitive business. With so many advertisers and affiliates working to target audiences across a variety of platforms and devices, it can seem challenging to generate the high-quality leads needed to keep your business successful.

A sophisticated filtration system as part of lead management software can be especially useful to lead gen professionals. In fact, being able to filter your leads is critical if you want your lead generation business to survive and thrive.

Here are a few reasons why sophisticated lead filtering is so important:

1. Optimize Lead Buying and Monetize Decline Traffic

If you are someone who both generates and buys leads, filters can be especially useful because they allow you to control how you manage your inbound leads. If you have certain geographic restrictions like if you primarily work with partners that are based in California and Texas, you can use filters to ensure you’re only getting leads from those states. Filters for those in financial services can be set to restrict such fields as age, credit score, bank account type, and more.

Additionally, lead filtering can offer opportunities for you to quickly learn which of your declined leads you will be able to distribute to a third party, opening up an extra stream of revenue.

2. Lead Filtering Will Make Your Business More Efficient

With the tight constraints of time and resources that are inherent in lead generation, any practices that cut down on wasted energy can have an outsized impact. For example, you can avoid spending time on leads that are unusable with the creation of “Do Not Present Lists.” You can build your own “Do Not Present Lists” by focusing on detailed criteria that may not be part of existing filtration options, such as certain zip codes for localized lead generation. Using these methods will help you focus on only the leads that are most relevant for your business.

3. Custom Filters Help with Specified Targeting

When working with the right lead management software, you can even create customized filters that work for whatever vertical you work in. Not only will these filters allow your business to become more efficient, but they’ll also help you get truly granular with the data you pull from the leads you generate. By getting critical insights into your incoming leads, you can better understand that data with lead analytics from your lead management software.

Analytics will give you insights into the details of the leads that are responding to your campaigns. After extracting reports from your analytics platform, you can use that information to create even more hyper-targeted campaigns that will let you get more leads for your efforts. This all helps you optimize your lead generation funnel and boost your marketing ROI.

Ultimately, filtering is all about creating the best possible sales funnel for the highest quality leads. Doing so with powerful lead management software will give your business the edge needed to stay successful no matter how competitive your industry becomes.

David Gasparyan is the founder and president of Phonexa, a SaaS company that gives businesses all the tools they need to run and optimize their marketing campaigns. With an advanced cloud-based platform that combines multiple technologies under one roof, Phonexa stands as a robust solution for companies looking to make data-driven decisions and optimize their ROI. David has a formal education in marketing and first started working in the digital marketing space over fifteen years ago, at a time when Google was only a search engine, Facebook didn’t exist, and the internet’s full potential had yet to be realized. Seizing on the opportunity of new digital frontiers, David was a leader in the founding of two companies that experienced outstanding growth during his tenure. During this time, he pioneered new methods of lead generation and distribution. He also envisioned and oversaw the creation of revolutionary technology that optimized digital marketing practices. In 2016, David tapped into to his significant experience to found Phonexa—the company that would stake a claim as the only digital marketing platform to offer call tracking, lead distribution, email marketing, and integrated accounting in one intuitive package. He has continued to drive the passion, vision, and growth of the company since that time.

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