Would a prospect scoring tool be useful?

PChalasani
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There are tools out there that do "lead scoring" based on how your prospects interacted with your websites, emails, etc. But some HubSpot users have been telling us that a bigger problem for them is: when they import say hundreds or thousands of brand new prospects into their HubSpot, they want a way to score these prospects based on how well their profile fits their past customers. In other words, a type of Prospect Fit Score. These fresh prospects have no interaction history, so the scoring would have to be based on firmographic and other attributes.

We are building a Prospect Scoring tool. I wanted to ask this community if such a tool would be useful, or what tools people already use to do this.

 

Thanks.

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DavidDennison
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This would be tremendously helpful, however, the practical implementation would involve a LOT.

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PChalasani
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@DavidDennison  yes we had already built a lot of the infrastructure and core modeling techniques for this. We have a first version that some HubSpot users are testing out: we look at the universe of companies in a HubSpot account, and based on firmographic attributes, our AI model learns how to distinguish companies that become a Customer (based on lifecyclestage) vs those that did not. This model can then score any newly added companies as to their chance of becoming a customer -- we call this the "ICP Fit score" or Prospecting Fit Score. Initial feedback has been very positive.

DavidDennison
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Ooooo that sounds great indeed! Sent you a personal message!

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niknik
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This could be very interesting indeed. How would these prospects be scored though - what attributes and information on the prospects will be taken into account, in order to establish a valuable and actionable prospect scoring result? You already mentioned "firmographic and other", but have you thought about this further already, what would be evaluated in more detail?

PChalasani
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Thanks for the feedback. Yes we are initially looking at firmographic attributes. I go into a bit more detail in the reply to @DavidDennison 

Happy to have you or others try out our scoring, if there is interest. It is a very easy process: You connect your HubSpot to our app, and it then scans your companies, builds a model based on companies that were created more than 6 months ago, then scores your recent companies, and pushes the scores back into your HubSpot.