B2B PPC Optimization: Thought Leadership with Terry Whalen of CPC Search
Modern B2B Marketing
JULY 23, 2009
How is B2B PPC campaign management different from B2C? It’s relatively easy to measure revenue via Google AdWords using a ‘purchase’ conversion tag that passes through dynamic revenue variables to AdWords reporting. But for B2B, we are typically only measuring a lead submission via AdWords, and all leads are not created equal. The value of a lead can be all over the map, because some leads are high-quality and some are low-quality. Editor's note: For example, using Salesforce for Google AdWords.)
Marketing Automation Catching On Fire
The Effective Marketer
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
That points to the evolving nature of the market, and the key functions of lead nurturing, scoring, and automated triggers becoming part of email marketing and other marketing solutions. This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 at 9:00 am and is filed under Email Marketing , Marketing Automation , Marketing Management , Marketing Planning , Marketing Strategy , Online Marketing , Uncategorized. A Marketing Automation Timeline So let’s take a look at the marketing automation companies in play today (mostly US based in this case) and when they were founded.
Demandbase: A New Twist In The Lead Management Automation Market
JULY 31, 2009
Home Forrester Research « I was recently briefed by | Main | Going Corporate » August 26, 2008 Demandbase: A New Twist In The Lead Management Automation Market [Posted by Laura Ramos ] In a recent survey of over 2100 IT professionals who buy or recommend telecom and networking solutions, we found buyers turn to peers and colleagues first, followed by vendor, industry trade, or professional Web sites, to inform their purchase decisions. The lead management automation market, about which I blogged previously , continues to attract new players at a rapid rate.
Inbound Marketing & Marketing Automation
JUNE 23, 2009
Many digital marketers are using marketing automation tools to automate lead nurturing. But if you want to expand your business, you also need to continuously add new leads to your database. Traditional lead sources are tradeshows or lead programs with magazines. Those are definitely useful, but the number of leads is low and the cost per lead is high. It may be attractive to shift more budget to generating leads via your company’s website. But Inbound Marketing focuses primarily on organic search, not pay-per-click (like AdWords).