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5 Reasons to Gate Lead Nurturing Content

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A client asks: “I notice that you’re recommending we gate our offer content behind landing pages as part of the lead nurturing campaign. If you send the prospect directly to the content (say, a white paper) upon him or her clicking in the email, how confident can you be that the individual is expressing an active interest in your topic? Here’s why: 1.

Do You Need Marketing Automation to Do Lead Nurturing? Sort Of.

The Point

A prospective client asks: “We’re just getting our demand generation programs ramped up, and I’m not sure I’m ready for marketing automation. Do I need it in order to do lead nurturing?”. My answer: “It depends how you define “ lead nurturing ,” but technically: no, you don’t need marketing automation in order to nurture leads. Certainly.

Top 10 Demand Generation Resolutions for 2014

The Point

It’s a new year, so what better time to get your demand generation strategy “in shape” for improved performance? Measuring opens and clicks may tell you something about email performance, but it says nothing about the impact that email campaign had on qualified leads, or opportunities, or revenue. Make content a part of every campaign planning discussion. Test more.

Do Lead Nurturing Campaigns Always Need an Offer?

The Point

In my last post , I talked about creative campaign ideas for when you have no content to offer. Which leads to another question: do certain types of campaigns even need an offer in the first place? Take lead nurturing : is it strictly essential that every lead nurturing touch include a specific, gated, call to action? Or can you get away with a link to content, perhaps content that’s not even your own? have my concerns, however, about extending it to lead nurturing and the email medium. Occasionally? Not so much.”.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

They expect content to be relevant, easy to find, and mobile- friendly. B2B marketers are expected to use that data, in combination with new tools for content. distribution and lead nurturing, to more effectively communicate with prospective buyers at each stage of funnel. relevant and carefully targeted) content. its role beyond lead gen. content.

Lead Nurturing Overview

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B2B Lead Generation | Lead Nurturing. “ Lead nurturing is one of the most important, yet poorly understood aspects of B2B lead generation today.&#. Jeff Ogden, President of the B2B lead generation consultancy Find New Customers. We’re discussing this topic on Sales Lead Management Radio today, so we wish to re-share this article.

Lead Nurturing Overview

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B2B Lead Generation | Lead Nurturing. “Lead nurturing is one of the most important, yet poorly understood aspects of B2B lead generation today.&#. Jeff Ogden, President of the B2B lead generation consultancy Find New Customers. 150% increase in contact-to-lead conversion rate. Check out what Forrester wrote about lead nurturing.

The Awesome Power of Lead Nurturing

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Lead nurturing moves the needle in B2B marketing.” “On average, organizations that nurture their leads experience a 45% lift in lead generation ROI over those organizations that do not.” Here are some of the appearances of sales lead generation expert Jeff Ogden of Find New Customers. The Importance of Lead Nurturing – SalesBuzz Radio (The Brooks Group) (see comments on the show below.). Keys to Successful Lead Nurturing – Webinar with Data.com. Keys to Successful Lead Nurturing.

The Awesome Power of BtoB Lead Nurturing

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Lead nurturing moves the needle in B2B marketing.” “On average, organizations that nurture their leads experience a 45% lift in lead generation ROI over those organizations that do not.” Here are some of the appearances of  sales lead generation expert Jeff Ogden of Find New Customers , talking about lead nurturing. The Importance of Lead Nurturing – SalesBuzz Radio (The Brooks Group) (see comments on the show below.). Keys to Successful Lead Nurturing – Webinar with Data.com.

Lead Nurturing Fundamentals – How to do lead nurturing

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B2B Lead Generation | Lead Nurturing. “ Lead nurturing is one of the most important, yet poorly understood aspects of B2B lead generation today.&#. Jeff Ogden, President of the B2B lead generation consultancy Find New Customers. 150% increase in contact-to-lead conversion rate. Check out what Forrester wrote about lead nurturing.

9 Ideas (and 1 Big Lesson) from the Marketo Social Marketing Roadshow

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Last week I attended (and was a presenter at) the Seattle edition of Marketo’s 2012 Social Marketing Rockstar Tour , a roving conference/seminar series being held this summer in cities nationwide. Marketo bills the event as an opportunity to hear, learn, and share advice on B2B social media marketing strategy. The hottest new form of graphical social media content is memes.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

They expect content to be relevant, easy to find, and mobile- friendly. B2B marketers are expected to use that data, in combination with new tools for content. distribution and lead nurturing, to more effectively communicate with prospective buyers at each stage of funnel. relevant and carefully targeted) content. its role beyond lead gen. content.

5 Keys to Successful Lead Nurturing

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This is a webinar presented by b2b demand generation expert Jeff Ogden of Find New Customers and sponsored by @datadotcom. The answer: Lead Nurturing. Silverpop and like products from Marketo, Eloqua and others offer wonderful lead nurturing capability, but software alone does not do lead nurturing. Marketing lead-generation lead-nurturing

3 Reasons why lead nurturing and scoring have NOTHING to do with software

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B2B Demand Generation | Lead nurturing and scoring. Want to develop and deploy a world-class lead nurturing and scoring program in your company? Better post a job for someone with experience in the software you use such as Eloqua, Marketo, Silverpop, Act-On, Manticore, Aprimo, etc., That means you need great content in various media. right? WRONG!

Manufacturers Use Evaluation Kits for Effective Lead Nurturing

Industrial Marketing Today

Lead nurturing plays an important role in industrial lead generation programs because it is rare that an industrial sale is completed on the first call or the first visit to the manufacturer’s website. Forrester, CSO Insights and Marketo reported that lead nurturing produced much better results. Here are some of the significant findings from their research studies: Reduced the number of marketing-generated leads ignored by sales to as low as 25%. Raised win rates on marketing-generated leads by 7% and reduced “no decisions” by 6%.

10 Things Your CEO Needs to Know Now about B2B Demand Generation

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10 Things Your CEO Needs to Know Now about B2B Demand Generation. This man badly needs the help of a marketing leader well versed in B2B demand generation, who can  create a program to fill sales funnels with warm leads. Here are Jeff Ogden , the award-winning President of Find New Customers  shares his list of  10 Things Your CEO Need to Know Now about B2B demand generation.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

They expect content to be relevant, easy to find, and mobile- friendly. B2B marketers are expected to use that data, in combination with new tools for content. distribution and lead nurturing, to more effectively communicate with prospective buyers at each stage of funnel. relevant and carefully targeted) content. its role beyond lead gen. content.

Case Study: Segmentation, New Creative Boosts Lead Conversion Rates by 75%

The Point

Sungard AS runs a highly successful demand generation program, an integrated mix of both online and offline campaigns, to generate a consistent flow of leads to the company’s sales force. Spear conducted a thorough audit of the company’s lead nurturing process, and presented a series of recommendations, focused primarily on segmentation, offer strategy, email cadence, and creative.

New Marketing Automation Buyer’s Guide Offers Valuable Advice

The Point

The 44-page guide is based on 400 in-depth reviews and more than 10,000 comparisons performed by Marketing Automation buyers, and provides a very detailed and useful comparison of the leading brands. Marketo announced an open ecosystem platform strategy. • Act-On raised $42 million and appears heading for an IPO. Marketo has done a couple of acquisitions.

B2B Lead Generation without Lead Nurturing is Doomed to Fail

Industrial Marketing Today

Here’s the shocking reality of B2B lead generation – 79% of marketing leads never convert into sales opportunities. B2B marketing and lead generation experts point to a lack of lead nurturing as the primary cause of this poor performance. Why is lead nurturing important? Handing off these semi-qualified and not sales ready leads to sales before adequate lead nurturing only reinforces the impression that “marketing generates crappy leads.”. So, less than 10% of all leads are actually followed up.”.

The Definitive Guide to BtoB Demand Generation – How to Find New Customers

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Buffer Need to craft a best-practices sales lead generation program? Check out the Definitive Guide to BtoB Demand Generation : How to Find New Customers. ” Those definitive guides from Marketo are terrific content, but Find New Customers has our own “definitive guide.” How to Find New Customers.

The importance of story-telling in lead nurturing

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Lead Generation Company | The Power of Story-Telling in Lead Nurturing and Scoring. If you listened to the VP of Marketing and co-founder at Marketo , Jon Miller , discuss lead nurturing in a Find New Customers podcast, ( to subscribe to these podcasts for free , click those underlined words.&# )  you heard why it is so important. ’&# Amen, Ardath!

Segmentation, Social Media Drive Lead Nurturing Success for iDirect

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When marketers embark on a formal lead nurturing strategy, opportunities for process improvement can arise in unexpected ways. That was the experience for iDirect , a leading provider of satellite IP communications based in Herndon, Virginia. All this presents real challenges for both demand generation and lead management.

Mark Your Calendar: 5 Keys to Successful Lead Nurturing this week

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This is a webinar on the 19th presented by b2b demand generation expert Jeff Ogden of Find New Customers and sponsored by @datadotcom. “ The biggest bang for the marketing buck comes from lead nurturing.” The answer: Lead Nurturing. Software does not do lead nurturing. Power of lead nurturing in B2B. Register today.

Marketo’s “Secret Sauce” Marketing Approach

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B2B Lead Generation | Learning from the Best. Marketo , sponsor of our white paper, How to Find New Customers , is one of the fastest growing companies on Earth. Marketo recently toured the country hosting Revenue Rock Star events. The President of Find New Customers attended the Marketo event in NYC. Jon Miller. How did they do it? Sophisticated and savvy marketing.

The importance of story-telling in lead nurturing

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B2B Lead Generation | The Power of Story-Telling in Lead Nurturing. If you listened to the VP of Marketing and co-founder at Marketo , Jon Miller, discuss lead nurturing a recent Find New Customers podcast, ( to subscribe to these podcasts for free , click those underlined words.&# )  you heard why it is so important. Look at the girl reading a book.  Could

Should I Remove Offer Content from My Website During a Campaign?

The Point

A client asks: “If we’re planning on using a particular white paper as part of a lead generation campaign, or even for lead nurturing , is it a good idea to remove that same content asset from our main Website? I’m concerned about people bypassing the campaign and just downloading the paper from our site.”.

In Defense of Unsolicited Email

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Over at marketing automation firm Marketo , CEO Phil Fernandez just wrote a full-throated rant against the evils of unsolicited email and purchased email lists used indiscriminately: “How does anyone think that these are sensible emails to send to the CEO of a fast-growing public company? Full disclaimer: my firm, Spear Marketing Group , is a leading Marketo partner.).

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Lead Nurturing—Three Gifts That Keep On Giving

Modern B2B Marketing

Marketing automation provided the lead scoring and lead routing to help us manage our lead process much better.  Lead scoring is still a key reason why many marketers look at marketing automation today. All you need is some valued content, some benefits-oriented emails, and segmented lists.  Where is the downside to lead nurturing

Harness it in YOUR business – the power of B2B demand generation

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B2B Demand Generation | Many need our free B2B lead generation content. Need to learn B2B lead nurturing? Download our totally free and no registration needed cheat sheet, 7 Keys to Successful Lead Nurturing. I was speaking with a good friend at a content marketing company in Boston. We offer them our great free B2B lead generation content.

The Definitive Guide to B2B Demand Generation – How to Find New Customers – is right here and free

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Get the Definitive Guide to B2B Demand Generation| How to Find New Customers right here on this blog, by filling out the form here. “ So much has been written about B2B demand generation, but Ogden makes it simple, which makes How to Find New Customers a must-read ” – The Funnelholic, Craig Rosenberg. Name and email and you are done. Did I mention it’s free?

Content Creators vs. Editors in B2B Marketing Today

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We’ve been helping them with sales lead generation , including  content marketing , lead nurturing , lead scoring and marketing strategy – especially since they are a Marketo client. Content Creators. Content Editors. To have a good marketing department to create sales lead generation programs, you need both. This is why.

How to Develop Great Content that Generates Demand

Modern B2B Marketing

by Dayna Rothman Relevance is the key to creating content for demand generation that impacts lead generation , lead nurturing and lead scoring. Not all prospects are ready for this content or trust your company’s information. According to research firm MarketingSherpa: 82% of prospects say content targeted to their specific industry is more valuable.

The Definitive Guide to Marketing Metrics by Marketo

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B2B Demand Generation | Marketing Metrics. Rock-solid marketing metrics on key measures that drive revenue results, such as (What percentage of marketing source leads closed? You’ll find answers in Marketo’s just released Definitive Guide to Marketing Metrics. If you increase your marketing budget by 10%, how much will profits increase? We congratulate him.

Check out Resources at Find New Customers for great free B2B marketing content

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Arthur also simplified the website and we reorganized the Resources tab to make our great content on BtoB marketing easy to find – for you. What you will find at the Resources tab: How to Find New Customers is perhaps the best white paper ever written on BtoB demand generation,  Originally sponsored by Marketo, and edited by a top sales author, it is quite good and highly recommended to you. Lead Nurturing. Lead Scoring. What do you think about the great FEE content at Find New Customers? Thanks Arthur! Download it and read it today.

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The B2B Lead Generation-Demand Generation Book “Hall of Fame”

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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. Content Marketing.

Courtesy of Netflix: On-Demand Nurturing in the Era of Engagement Marketing

Modern B2B Marketing

Engagement metrics (who is viewing which piece of content and for how long) inform virtually every decision this data-driven company makes—from what type of content it produces or licenses from third parties, to how it personalizes the viewing experience and designs its app to keep you tuned in longer. Now it’s the way a lot of us (whether we admit it or not) consume content.

To Make Marketing Automation Truly Hum, Look Beyond Software

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Last week, Jeff Ogden , President of Find New Customers spent a full day with a client of Marketo. This company was kind enough to demonstrate what they had set up in Marketo – for nurturing, lead scoring, etc.  I was not impressed. The content contained in there was deadly boring. Self Education Find New Customers lead-generation lead-nurturing marketo

Top 10 Tips for Better Email Templates

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lead nurturing) or when you want to segment emails by product line or target audience. 3. Include a placeholder for an offer image – a simple cover image for downloadable content like white papers, a screen shot for videos or demos or free trials, or a speaker photo for online events. 5. Consider carefully what content is “above the fold” – roughly equivalent to what the typical reader will see in his/her preview pane. The success of an email campaign depends on a number of variables, chief amongst them the quality of your list and the attractiveness of the offer.

How to Nurture Contacts Beyond the Inbox

It's All About Revenue

Pete is responsible for social, content and product marketing at Bizo , which specializes in business audience marketing. Marketing automation systems are primarily known for automating email delivery, lead nurturing, database segmentation, and marketing attribution analysis, among other things. Finalists for the award included Marketo, Adobe Campaigns, and Bronto Software.

Marketo’s 1,000th Blog Post: Our Modern Marketing Definition Revisited

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Jon Miller (@jonmiller) This is the 1,000th post to Marketo’s blog.  It seems fitting to commemorate the occasion by revisiting our very first post, “ Modern B2B Marketing Defined ”, and commenting on what’s changed – and what hasn’t – since August 8, 2006. The rise of content marketing. When your content is on target, you don’t need to find customers – they’ll find you.

Emergence of Demand Generation Role Drastically Alters Marketing Landscape

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This article, by the CEO of Marketo , Phil Fernandez is timely. He discusses the growing importance of demand generation in companies today and how that new role is continuing to evolve into a “revenue marketer&# role. We also invite you to learn more about demand generation at this earlier blog post: 3 Superb Ways to Learn B2B demand generation. _. Emergence of Demand Generation Role Drastically Alters Marketing Landscape. by Phil Fernandez, CEO of Marketo. Indeed, this is exactly the structure we have at my company, Marketo.

How to turn a good white paper into a great lead generation piece

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Great content or a great lead generation tool. Do you want a trickle of leads or a flood? To illustrate, let’s look at an example of how to turn a nice white paper into a great lead generation program: Let’s say you hire a company like the B2B lead generation company Find New Customers to write a white paper for you. Quality leads matter.