Could Facebook become a Lead Nurturing platform?
Buzz Marketing for Technology
APRIL 6, 2010
When you think of lead nurturing platforms you typically think of firms like Eloqua, Marketo, Aprimo, LeadLife, Market2Lead, Silverpop, even Salesforce.com is getting into the lead nurturing space. Element #2 – Email – the most critical element of a lead nurturing platform is email. But Facebook? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook. Digg this!
Purchases are fun, but…….they don’t move the business needle
JUNE 19, 2012
Too often we confuse business purchases with what is truly required to generate business results, especially quality sales leads for salespeople. Sales lead generation takes a lot more. Agreed lead definitions – ask your salespeople what information they need to say “Yes, this is a great lead.” Buying a sports car does not make you a great driver.
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. Note: I used publicly available data and wasn’t able to find Eloqua’s Series A, so I deducted based on valuation of their second round. Email Vendor Selection Methodology - Part 2 now online: [link] #emailmarketing #b2bmarketing 2 hours ago I just grabbed @ AppSumo action video, Google AdWords secrets for Free. This nascent industry still has lots of growth to do.
The B2B Lead Generation-Demand Generation Book “Hall of Fame”
JANUARY 21, 2012
Below are a variety of books that I consider the cream of the crop in b2b marketing and lead management. I’ve built my practice utilizing key points made in each book in addition to my own lead generation experiences. I would look forward to discussion on any books you think should be on my “hall of fame” list. General B2B Marketing & Lead Generation. Lead Nurturing.
Marketing Automation Update: Manticore VII Released
NOVEMBER 17, 2009
Although the improved UI is the big change, the new version also adds integration with SalesForce.com for AdWords campaigns and improved lead generation capabilities. It competes with vendors such as Marketo , Eloqua , Marketbright and Genoo. Proper lead nurturing has become critical, which is where marketing automation systems come in. While Manticore relies on its resellers to provide expertise with client-specific issues, the company is also creating a "success framework" that will guide users through the basic steps in lead nurturing.
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. Their main focus has been on nurturing and scoring your existing leads.
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. Alive and Kicking!