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  • B2B LEAD GENERATION BLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
    [Forrester] The More B2B Marketing Changes, the More It Stays the Same
    Here's a good recap about the Cisco Velocity event by Peter O'Neill at Forrester, " Cisco Continues To Accelerate Its Partners’ Marketing I’m back from presenting at the Cisco Partner Velocity Conference in Barcelona; the experience was every bit as meaningful and memorable as I thought it would be. It was a great experience for all of us.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2010
    [Forrester] Customer Service is the New Marketing
    It pays to provide Support with Social Media In a recent Forrester Report on “Customer Experience Pays Off. Zappos was founded in 1999 and sold to Amazon for $1.2 Billion Dollars just barely over ten years later. Zappos is powered by its customer service and was built on the premise of WOWing each and every customer. Tweet This! Digg this!
  • KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Forrester] 12 Examples of B2B Companies Managing Impactful Twitter Profiles
    Forrester. Twitter Profile:  @Forrester. Why It’s Notable : Forrester is well-known  as one of the premier sources of pragmatic and forward-thinking advice to global leaders in business and technology through research and analysis. Nowadays, Twitter, its tweets, and hashtags seem to be everywhere around us. Enjoy! . 1.
  • KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
    [Forrester] B2B Budgeting for 2015: 10 Key Marketing Research Reports & Guides
    Forrester’s New B2B Buyer. This year, Intershop commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct global research on B2B end-user buyers. With the end of year fast approaching, many organizations are taking a good look at budgets and priorities for the new year. Software Solutions Used. We’ve been covering industry news  (i.e.,
  • FATHOM  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
    [Forrester] The Top Revenue-Driving SEO Strategies for E-Commerce
    And Forrester projects that the e-commerce market as a whole will increase to $279 billion in 2015.… It’s not easy to be a search-engine marketer anymore. To complicate matters, organic traffic and revenue from that traffic are increasingly at risk of penalties and increasing competition. commerce/B2C SEO iPhone 5
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014
    [Forrester] 11 reasons SEO is a science; 14 reasons it’s an art
    If your brand has a website, more people are likely to come to it from search engines than anyplace else according to  Forrester. That SEO is a science because it operates according to mathematical laws that are statistical reliable and predictive of human behavior. #1 reason people come to your website (source:  Forrester ). You do.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 2010
    [Forrester] Social Customer Support delivers Strong ROI
    Not only that but a recent Forrester study showed that customers actually prefer a better customer experience compared to everyday low prices, and moreover great customer experiences drive positive word of mouth (WOM). Related posts: It pays to provide Support with Social Media In a recent Forrester Report on “Customer Experience Pays Off.
  • SYNECORE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2014
    [Forrester] Forget Facebook & Twitter: Time to Start Marketing on Pinterest & Instagram?
    For those looking for social engagement data, the kind that makes even the stodgiest of C-suite execs see the value of social media, data from the aforementioned Forrester report relates how engagement rates on Instagram are 58X higher than Facebook and 120X higher than Twitter. Social Media Marketing: Either Or vs And And.
  • HUBSPOT  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2011
    [Forrester] 25 Jaw-Dropping Marketing Automation Stats [Data]
    Source: Forrester Research) Tweet This! 9.) 47% of B2B marketers say they either close fewer than 4% of all marketing-generated leads, or they don't even know this metric. Source: Forrester Research) Tweet This! Source: Forrester Research) Tweet This! Source: Forrester Research) Tweet This! Tweet This! Tweet This!
  • FEARLESS COMPETITOR  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011
    [Forrester] How to Nurture Sales Leads
    According to a recent study by Forrester Research “only 5% of companies follow a streamlined lead-nurturing process in which every customer contact is orchestrated.&#. Check out what Forrester wrote about lead nurturing. B2B Lead Generation | Lead Nurturing. Few companies do it at all, and very, very few do it well.
  • INSIGHTIQ BLOG  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012
    [Forrester] Upcoming Webinar - Top Trends in Customer Intelligence
    I hope you will join me and Fatemeh Khatibloo , Senior Analyst at Forrester Research on February 28th at 1pm ET, for an informative webinar to introduce Fatemeh's newest research on Customer Intelligence (CI) Services. hope you'll join us for this exciting event. Expect a lively discussion and some great insights you won't want to miss.
  • E-STORM  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014
    [Forrester] The Executive Guide to Programmatic Media Buying – Programmatic Simplified
    For example a recent survey by ANA/Forrester shows that 41% of marketers don’t understand […]. Even though programmatic buying has been an industry buzzword for over 5 years, I have a feeling that many marketers are not completely clear on what this ‘new’ way of media buying is and what it really means for their business.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
    [Forrester] 27 surprising facts about salespeople who are Social Selling
    50%-70% of the buying process happens before salespeople get involved (source:  Forrester ). Social Selling is the use of social media to interact directly with prospects, to answer questions and offer thoughtful content until the prospect is ready to buy. Social selling is not hard selling. In fact, it’s the opposite. It’s not a buzzword.
  • IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2014
    [Forrester] How Marketers Can Decipher the Data Deluge
    Marketers are inundated with a flood of data about customer engagement based on device, time, channel — the list goes on. While marketers say that making data-driven decisions is a priority, many companies fail to center their overall strategy around data as a way to drive business growth. In fact, according to a report by the U.S.
  • CMO ESSENTIALS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015
    [Forrester] Creating Content is a Waste of Time – Until You’ve Mapped the Buyer Journey [Part 1: Define The Buying Journey]
    Both Gartner and Forrester predict that by 2020, more than 80% of the buying process will occur without any direct human-to-human interaction. This is the first in a series of three articles on a timely topic as marketers tackle synchronizing content and channels. Content needs context, and that context is the customer’s buying journey.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010
    [Forrester] B2B Marketing needs to Curate a Vibrant Community
    Getting a customer is not the end goal it’s the middle In a recent speech by Josh Bernoff of Forrester Research. If you ask the members of my leadership team – they will tell you I keep talking about how I think we have B2B Marketing backward. Let me explain …. But what if we focused on those buyers who have already purchased from us?
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2010
    [Forrester] FOUND the ROI of Social Media for B2B Marketers!
    Don’t take my word for it, a recent Forrester study showed that customers actually prefer a better customer experience compared to everyday low prices and that they would actually be willing to pay an average of 10% more to a company that provided a superior customer experience. Enter Social Customer Support …. Email this to a friend?
  • SAVVY B2B MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2011
    [Forrester] Savvy Toolkit - Take a B2B Demand Gen Survey
    One of the Keynote presenters, Jeff Ernst - Principal Analyst at Forrester Research is conducting a survey of marketers and will present his findings at the conference. You may have noticed on the home page of our blog is a little badge advertising that I am a speaker at the upcoming DemandCon conference.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2008
    [Forrester] C Level Tweeters
    The following is a list of confirmed C Level Executives that are using Twitter. If you have names that should be added to this list, please post them using the comments feature at the bottom of this post and I’ll get it included ASAP - please send me - full name, title, agency/firm, and Twitter URL.
  • NUSPARK  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
    [Forrester] The Statistics of Lead Nurturing for B2B
    Here’s some statistics: Forrester Research Report. You know what lead nurturing is… Here’s my definition.  Lead Nurturing is the process of communicating to a lead on an ongoing basis in order to educate, inform, continue to qualify and build a relationship until the lead is sales-ready.  Sirius Decisions. CSO Insights. DemandGen Report.
  • NUSPARK  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
    [Forrester] The Statistics of Lead Nurturing for B2B
    Here’s some statistics: Forrester Research Report. You know what lead nurturing is… Here’s my definition.  Lead Nurturing is the process of communicating to a lead on an ongoing basis in order to educate, inform, continue to qualify and build a relationship until the lead is sales-ready.  Sirius Decisions. CSO Insights. DemandGen Report.
  • IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
    [Forrester] Why Content is the New Sales Call
    When Forrester Forrester Study that showed on average customers are 70%+ through the sales cycle prior to engaging a vendor, they were basically announcing a shift of massive proportion that affects nearly every company. • 10.4 Pieces of Information in the Buyer’s Journey Prior to Purchase. Content Is The New Sales Call.
  • FEARLESS COMPETITOR  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2011
    [Forrester] The Pathetic State of B2B Demand Generation
    Marketo shared this post of Jeff Ernst of Forrester on Facebook. By Jeff Ernst of Forrester Research. Jeff Ernst, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research. It was so damning, I had to share it here. Thanks to Marketo for bringing it to our attention and to Jeff for his brutal candor. Senior executives need to wake up. generation.
  • MARKETING INTERACTIONS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014
    [Forrester] B2B Marketers Must Stay In the Game to Prove Business Impact
    I was reading an interview with Laura Ramos , VP and Principal Analyst with Forrester, and a couple of things she said caught my eye: “The ideal model for understanding how B2B buyers buy is a life cycle, not a funnel.”. The question that came up for me (and has for some time) is: Why is there a distinct handoff? There shouldn’t be a pause.
  • FEARLESS COMPETITOR  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011
    [Forrester] 7 Keys to Successful Lead Nurturing
    According to Forrester Research, companies that excel at lead nurturing are able to generate 50% more sales-ready leads at 33% lower cost per lead. Lead nurturing is the process of sharing valuable content (to them) with prospective customers until they are ready to buy and trust you. Look for more in this series in future months.
  • VIEWPOINT  |  TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015
    [Forrester] The Skinny on Lead Nurturing - 11 Experts Weigh In (part 1 of 2)
    In the same blog he goes on to quote Forrester’s Laura Ramos: In earlier studies, Forrester found that at least half of B2B marketers surveyed did not have well defined L2RM processes or failed to follow the ones they did have in place for activities like lead scoring, nurturing and recycling and management. The impact? Retargeting.
  • B2B LEAD GENERATION BLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
    [Forrester] The More B2B Marketing Changes, the More It Stays the Same
    Here’s a good recap about the Cisco Velocity event by Peter O’Neill at Forrester, “ Cisco Continues To Accelerate Its Partners’ Marketing “ I’m back from presenting at the Cisco Partner Velocity Conference in Barcelona; the experience was every bit as meaningful and memorable as I thought it would be.
  • DIGITAL BODY LANGUAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2008
    [Forrester] The Book: Digital Body Language
    Marketing is undergoing a major shift that has been brought on by the change in the way people find and consume information. As this transition happens, marketing and sales teams must react. With the shift to online from face to face, the ability to see body language and “read the room” has disappeared.
  • SAVVY B2B MARKETING  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012
    [Forrester] Three Tips to Get Manufacturers Started with Social Media
    According to a report by Forrester , roughly 81 percent of B2B companies reported that they used social media in 2011. The Forrester report found that only 30 percent of global manufacturers thought they would increase social media spending in 2012. Create a Blog to Tell Your Story. Start a YouTube Channel to Enrich Content.
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2012
    [Forrester] 30 Thought-Provoking Lead Nurturing Stats You Can't Ignore
    Source: Forrester Research) Tweet This Stat. 4) Research shows that 35-50% of sales go to the vendor that responds first. Source: Forrester Research) Tweet This Stat. Source: Forrester Research) Tweet This Stat. Source: Forrester Research) Tweet This Stat. Sorry, but someone had to break it to you.). Connect with HubSpot
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013
    [Forrester] 21 stats show CMOs leap before they look at ROI
    source: Forrester ). source: Forrester). Photo credit: Wikipedia. The average tenure of a CMO has increased from 23.6 to 43 months since 2004 according to Spencer Stuart. That’s good news. Perhaps, companies are finally appreciating the business impact a CMO has. Does longer tenure put more or less pressure on CMOs?
  • FEARLESS COMPETITOR  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2011
    [Forrester] The “Whom to Choose” Buying Phase
    To engage with buyers at this late buying stage, share 3rd party validation – Forrester Research, Gartner, Customer quotes, etc. B2B Lead Generation | The “Whom to Choose&# Buying Phase. Now we will address the final stage – Whom to Choose. Click the image to download this free and highly acclaimed white paper.
  • ENGAGE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
    [Forrester] 10 Mobile Trends for 2013 (That Brands Need to Embrace)
    Here are 10 tips for embracing mobile from Forrester’s 2013 Mobile Trends For Marketers Report. 1. Forrester mentions a shift from front-end development to back-end development in mobile services. A revolution is upon us. Okay, so maybe that’s a little dramatic, but mobile is evolving and its value is growing with it.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013
    [Forrester] B2B Marketers Should Take Another Look at E-Commerce
    Ease of use is the competitive watchword today, according to Forrester’s recent study “Thrive by Adopting Proven B2C Principles.”. Photo credit: Wikipedia. commerce opportunity is evolving fast, but only 25% of B2B marketers are taking advantage of it, according to a 2012 Oracle study.  Time for another look.  And a seamless experience. 
  • SALES PROSPECTING PERSPECTIVES  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014
    [Forrester] 10 Aligned Lead Nurturing Statistics for B2B Sales and Marketing
    Source: Forrester Research) Tweet This Stat. Many companies aren’t utilizing the full potential of their lead nurturing campaigns. They’re passing all lead nurturing responsibilities to marketing. They’re separating the lead nurturing cycle from the sales funnel. And they’re not aligning their departments for better conversions. Tweet this ).
  • CLIENT BRIDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011
    [Forrester] Five Habits of Adaptive Marketers
    Forrester Research interviewed global marketing leaders with demonstrated success in the digital age. Through these interviews, they identified the following habits: Accept change. Flexibility prepares an organization for the unexpected. Dare the status quo to encourage innovation. Act continuously to avoid indecision.
  • SAZBEAN  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2012
    [Forrester] A Good Social Media Marketing IDEA: Identify, Deliver, Empower, Amplify
    Bernoff, Forrester Research Idea Development SVP and co-author of the bestselling “Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies”, talked success in social media and how to best influence organizational change as the keynote speaker on day two of Covario’s INFLECTIONPoint 2012 conference. And you’ll like it.
  • FIFTH GEAR ANALYTICS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2010
    [Forrester] Customer Engagement: A New Spin on Customer Intimacy
    Customer intimacy has always been a marketing mantra, but it has been the rise of online and user-generated content that has propelled it to a new level.  In fact, Jupiter Research (now part of Forrester), defines social marketing “as the practice of marketing to encourage user engagement by leveraging social media.”. Kenyon Blunt. Digg this!
  • SAVVY B2B MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011
    [Forrester] Savvy Week in Review: April 29th
    My Three Takeaways From Intel CMO’s Keynote At Forrester Marketing Forum via @ forrester. Daniel Klein of Forrester shares insights he gleaned from Intel's forward-thinking approach to marketing. Hold up, people. Is it seriously the end of April already?!? What the heck happened? Typical. Crazy. Have a great weekend!
  • LEADSLOTH  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
    [Forrester] Best CRM for Marketing Automation: Salesforce.com, Microsoft or Oracle?
    Forrester recently released a vendor evaluation for midmarket CRM vendors. However, Forrester states that Microsoft Dynamics CRM may actually be a better CRM product. Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and Oracle CRM On Demand are both on-demand solutions, and both are in the Leaders section of the Forrester report. Register now ».
  • SAZBEAN  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2013
    [Forrester] Top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of March 2, 2013
    Search Engine Watch) How to Generate Quality Traffic with Display Advertising  (Search Engine Watch). News & Notes
  • SAZBEAN  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
    [Forrester] What Social Media Does And Doesn’t Do For Business
    Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t look like social networks do a whole  lot to drive sales, according to a recent report by Sucharita Mulpuru at Forrester Research. Retailers of every size are pressured to invest in making money off social  network sites like Facebook  and Twitter. News & Notes
  • CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MATRIX   |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2010
    [Forrester] Ranking B2B Marketing Automation Vendors: How I Built My Scores (part 1)
    These are conceptually quite different from the dimensions used in the Gartner and Forrester reports* , which are designed to illustrate competitive position. The result will be one of those industry landscape charts that analysts seem pretty much obliged to produce. On the other hand, such charts are immensely popular.
  • HUBSPOT  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2015
    [Forrester] 1 Million B2B Sales Jobs Will Vanish by 2020 [New Research]
    This question was the topic of Andy Hoar''s presentation at the 2015 Forrester Sales Enablement Forum. While 91% of B2B buyers in a Forrester survey said they would like to interact with a salesperson on price negotiations, Hoar said he sees "a clear trend toward software and algorithms doing more of that.". Of the 4.5
  • B2B MARKETING INSIDER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2013
    [Forrester] Top 50 B2B Marketing Influencers On Twitter
    ForresterForrester Research, Inc – An independent research company that provides pragmatic advice to global leaders in business and technology. Who are the top B2B Marketing influencers on twitter? Earlier this month, I released the 20 B2B Marketing Blogs you need to read. And I quickly found that no list is perfect.).
  • IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2014
    [Forrester] 5 Tips For Maximizing Your Video Marketing
    picture is worth a thousand words, and according to Dr. James McQuivey of Forrester Research, one minute of video is worth 1.8 Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes courtesy of Daniel Glickman,CMO of emaze. He loves analyzing marketing data and building strategic and tactical plans. Follow Daniel on Twitter @firmflair. million words.
  • SALES PROSPECTING PERSPECTIVES  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014
    [Forrester] Needs-Based Marketing for Executive Buyers Today
    According to a Forrester research, executive buyers today are frustrated by “product-focused” salespeople. It’s no secret that the buyer’s journey has changed. There have been countless articles written in attempts to coach organizations on how to get into the decision-making process earlier and earlier.
  • MARKETING ACTION  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
    [Forrester] 70 New (Really) Marketing Automation Stats
    You can find it in the Q2 2011 Forrester Wave™ report.). Forrester Research, The Forrester Wave™: Lead-To-Revenue Management Platform Vendors, Q1 2014 , Jan 2014 ). Forrester Research, Gauging Your Progress and Success , Dec 2013). Forrester Research, Gauging Your Progress and Success , Dec 2013). It’s from 2009.
  • INSIGHTIQ BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
    [Forrester] Quaero Founder Naras Eechambadi Featured in BtoB Magazine Virtual Roundtable
    Database face-to-face B2B Magazine's expert panel discusses how information integration across all sales and marketing channels has created new opportunities and challenges    Recently, Forrester Research released “The Forrester Wave: U.S. What emerging trends have you seen in this arena?
  • B2B MARKETING INSIDER  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
    [Forrester] The Best Marketing Conferences In 2014
    Forrester Forum For Marketing Leaders. Which marketing conferences are you attending this year? think it’s really important to get out of the office once or twice a year and learn from other marketers. One of my most popular posts this past year was The 20 Best Marketing Conferences of 2013. attended a few. Spoke at a few. VIEWS. EMBED.
  • INSIGHTIQ BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2012
    [Forrester] Data Privacy and Personal IDentity Management (PIDM)
    Forrester analyst Fatemeh Khatibloo has some interesting views on the evolution of this relative to Personal IDentity Management (PIDM). It’s becoming more and more apparent to consumers when their behavior and personal information is being used.  Can you identify any other good examples
  • MODERN B2B MARKETING  |  SUNDAY, MAY 16, 2010
    [Forrester] 5 B2B Social Media Success Stories
    The Facebook fan page of Forrester Research is a constant source of interaction for its fans. 3. Forrester Research. Forrester Research is another shining star in the world of B2B social media, which seems natural since part of its business is to follow the latest social media trends and predict the growth of the social web.
  • B2B LEAD BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012
    [Forrester] The Care and Feeding of Your Marketing Automation Engine
    Not long ago I found a piece of research from Forrester regarding marketing automation best practices and one nugget caught my attention.
  • SAZBEAN  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014
    [Forrester] Internet Marketing Strategy Articles for the Week of March 31, 2014
    Why Every Marketer Should Use Google Plus (Forrester). Here are the top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of March 31, 2014…. The cost of bad data: stats (eConsultancy). THE NEW BUZZWORD THAT IS 100 PERCENT B T (Social Media Explorer). What is search jacking and how can it hurt your brand? grow}). How the Inc.
  • THE FORWARD OBSERVER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014
    [Forrester] 20 Stunning Inbound Marketing Statistics
    Forrester Research) Tweet this! Artillery B2B Marketing Blog > The Forward Observer Looking for some inbound marketing statistics that will blow you away? Here are 20 to get you inspired. That''s not the case with inbound marketing. Far from it. Inbound marketing is a proven methodology that is gaining widespread acceptance. Blogging. 6.)
  • MI6 MARKETING AGENCY  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2011
    [Forrester] Our Favourite Posts, Week of August 15th
    peek inside Forrester’s enterprise social rollout. Source: Forrester) | Read the annotated post here. 2. Helping Unlock the Marketing Puzzle. Each week Chris Herbert, through his Twitter feed shares charts, infographics and articles that he’s read and annotated. Here’s the posts he read, annotated and shared last week.
  • B2B MARKETING INSIDER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2014
    [Forrester] The Secret To A Better Customer Experience
    SAP recently commissioned  a new paper with Forrester called Delivering New Levels Of Personalization In Consumer Engagement   in order to highlight the importance of personalization. More than 70% of the executives Forrester interviewed believed that personalization was of strategic importance to their business. Better conversions.
  • B2B MARKETING INSIDER  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
    [Forrester] Digital Marketing – What Are The Top Goals And Challenges?
    Just ahead of the conference, MarketingCharts.com previewed this research from ExactTarget , conducted by Forrester and uncovered that “meeting the expectations of the always-connected customer” was the biggest challenge. Last week I attended the ExactTarget Connections conference with nearly 10,000 other digital marketers.
  • FEARLESS COMPETITOR  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2011
    [Forrester] The Simple Guide to Lead Nurturing
    Forrester estimates that as few as 1 in 20 companies are doing a decent job of lead nurturing – so simple is good. B2B Demand Generation | Lead Nurturing. created a nice overview of lead nurturing and posted it to Slideshare. Slideshare is a great place to post as it lets you put in keywords and links. The presentation is below.
  • CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MATRIX   |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
    [Forrester] Hard Data to Justify Your Marketing Automation Investment
    It includes five pages of properly sourced industry statistics from Aberdeen , Forrester , Gartner and SiriusDecisions. Eloqua “ The Business Case for Integrated Demand Generation ” offers data from Forrester, CSO Insights and several Eloqua clients. Summary: So you want some hard numbers to prove the value of marketing automation?
  • MI6 MARKETING AGENCY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
    [Forrester] Canadian Companies Use of Social Media
    Consider using Forrester’s POST framework. Here’s a post on Forrester’s POST method entitled: Strategies for Tapping the Groundswell. The Mi6 Chart of the Day is a new blog series where we feature a chart each weekday that we think is relevant and of interest to our readers. Some Thoughts to Consider. Questions and Conversation.
  • MARKETING INTERACTIONS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014
    [Forrester] Curiosity and Context: Keys to Engagement for B2B Buyers
    Even Forrester says so. Many B2B marketers have jumped on the bandwagon about answering their buyers and customers' questions. Campaigns are dead. Curiosity and Context are the fuel for engagement. And in B2B, you're going for the long-term - not the one-off. Consistency and longevity critical. So what drives engagement? Curiosity.
  • INSIGHTIQ BLOG  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012
    [Forrester] Zero-Segment Marketing: The Path to Customer-Centricity and Exceptional Marketing Results
    As Forrester Research puts it, “Legacy segmentation models are no longer relevant to the way customers interact with brands — especially as the number of customer touchpoints exponentially increases, creating a non-linear view of the customer.” 1. The more pressing question is how ? Traditional Segmentation Hits a Wall.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 2010
    [Forrester] Getting a customer is not the end goal it’s the middle
    In a recent speech by Josh Bernoff of Forrester Research at the ITSMA Marketing Leadership forum it occurred to me that customer acquisition is no longer an “end state” for marketers its somewhere in the middle. Let me explain …. would argue (and so did Josh) that the real work comes on Day 2 of the customers purchase. Tweet This! Digg this!
  • DIGITAL VOICES  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2012
    [Forrester] The U.S. Army Deploys A Mobile Strategy Fit For Your Business
    In fact, Forrester shared that over 65% of firms surveyed throughout North America and Europe planned to offer more mobile solutions in 2011 through 2012 which is a 16% increase from the previous year. Source: Forrester's Forrsights Networks And Telecommunications Survey, Q1 2011. Back in 2010, the U.S. Discuss Distribution.
  • B2B LEAD BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2013
    [Forrester] Funnelnomics: Four Steps to Accelerating Your Marketing and Sales Funnel – Step 2: Filling Your Funnel with Qualified Buyers
    The top 6 pain points of B2B Marketers surveyed by Forrester Research were: Reaching decision-makers. This is the second in a series of blog posts to present a proven method for improving your Funnelnomics by accelerating the conversion of qualified buyers into profitable customer relationships. Retaining customers, developing loyalty.
  • SAVVY B2B MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2012
    [Forrester] Thought Leadership: The Most Misused Term in B2B Marketing?
    Check out this one-hour on-demand webinar presented by DemandGen Report and featuring Jeff Ernst of Forrester Research. Outside of industry jargon, no phrase is thrown around as lightly as "thought leadership" in the technology sector. The discussion usually goes like this: “We want to develop a thought-leadership white paper.”
  • THE FORWARD OBSERVER  |  THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012
    [Forrester] Why B2B Lead Nurturing Can Be The Golden Ticket to Sales Success
    According to Forrester , CSO Insights , Marketo and others, companies that excel at lead nurturing correctly: Generate 50% more sales-ready leads at 33% lower cost per lead. Leads are the lifeblood of any B2B business , and many companies are good at generating them. But is lead nurturing worth it?
  • IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2011
    [Forrester] 5 Reasons Thought Leadership Marketing Matters
    And of those people delivering a big picture talk will be Jeff Ernst , principal analyst at Forrester Research. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this The more than 1,000 sales and marketing pros heading to Eloqua Experience tomorrow are in for an insightful mix of best practices and big picture strategies. He’s shown how social marketing can go big.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2013
    [Forrester] Your Marketing Strategy Needs to Keep Pace with Digital Culture
    It’s Time For CMOs To Tap Into The Power Of Personalization According to Forrester Research, U.S. Posted in Innovation. Basically I tend to think of a company’s culture as the delicate balance among those inexplicable qualities that make your employees do the things they do. Take, for example, a global footwear brand. Not much.
  • SAZBEAN  |  SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2011
    [Forrester] Top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of July 29, 2011
    Promoted Tweets: How Paid Media Fits Into Your Social Media Marketing  (The Forrester Blog). Here are the top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of July 29, 2011… 8 Ways To Recruit Startup Talent Using Social Media  (Mashable!). Infographic: The Social Travel Revolution  (Digital Buzz). Social Times).
  • INSIGHTIQ BLOG  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011
    [Forrester] A Marketing Reflection: Quaero's 2011 Webinar Recap
    Also, as Forrester Research, Inc. In "4 Key Steps to Smarter B2B Marketing: Think Like a Database Marketer," Quaero's Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek presented again, this time with Forrester Research, Inc. Most recently, Quaero's Client Manager Niall Budds joined Forrester Research Inc. Here at Quaero, it's a magical time of the year.
  • IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE  |  MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
    [Forrester] The Global State of the Mobile App and Push Notification Markets
    Co-presented by Joe Pezzillo, Senior Director, Push Operations & Adoption, Oracle Responsys and Thomas Husson, VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc, it was broken into three topics. by Kaila Garrison | Tweet this On May 28, the webinar entitled Push Your Mobile Marketing Strategy Forward was held. Direct sales. Ecommerce.
  • DIGITAL VOICES  |  FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2012
    [Forrester] Search Engine Optimization for Video Content
    According to Dr. James McQuivey of Forrester Research - watching a minute of video is the equivalent of reading 1.8 More and more marketers are realizing the importance of including video content on their websites. million words - and this translates into greater understanding of your product or service and higher conversion rates.
  • SAVVY B2B MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2010
    [Forrester] Buyer Personas: How to Deliver Relevant Content to B2B Buyers
    Take this example from research conducted by Forrester. New research from Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, and demand-generation agency Bulldog Solutions confirms that even high-performing marketers struggle to consistently produce compelling content. One point really caught my eye. Why does this matter?
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013
    [Forrester] The Social-Shake-Up: A New Breed of Marketer is Coming
    In this new Age of the Customer (credit to Forrester for naming this one), how well a company uses the readily available information about their customer will determine how successful they are in the marketplace. Posted in Innovation Interactive Marketing Strategy. So what does a CDO do? But we’ve clearly reached a tipping point.
  • IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014
    [Forrester] Marketers Have Gained Their “Seat at the Table,” Now it’s Time to Prove Why They Deserve it
    by Kevin Akeroyd | Tweet this The onus is on us. Piecing back together the now fragmented customer experience requires marketing leaders to ramp up their activities far beyond basic brand awareness and meaningfully engage with customers across all marketing channels. Simply put, modern marketers have to deliver the goods. Marketing Efficiency
  • THE ROI GUY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011
    [Forrester] The Big O – Outcome Selling
    shift to the value outcomes, according to Forrester’s advice, requires that sales professionals and marketers move from the legacy 4Ps of sales and marketing – Product, Place, Promotion and Price, and move to a new mantra of Problem, Pattern, Path and Proof. At Alinean, we have coined this new B2B challenge as Frugalnomics, indicated by: 1.
  • ANNUITAS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015
    [Forrester] Performance Anxiety and the Modern Marketer
    The Business Marketing Association  (BMA) and Forrester Research  released their findings about the expanding role of marketing in B2B organizations. Tie this back to the report findings from BMA and Forrester: if marketers don’t know what to do and feel insecure, how can we find and recruit top talent to join our teams? We can’t.
  • MI6 MARKETING AGENCY  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2010
    [Forrester] The Mi6 Tweekly: Week of October 18, 2010
    Chart: Social Media Participation Stalls (Source: Forrester via/@mi6agency). Chart: Forrester’s Social Technographics Profile Roles Defined (Source: Forrester via/@mi6agency). Our goal is to provide you with a weekly overview of tweets that feature information you can use and act on. Monday. Chart: 85% of U.S. Tuesday.
  • KEO MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015
    [Forrester] Digital Marketing: Spending Up But Confusion Common
    The analysis of the data by Forrester researchers seemed to warn that marketers trying to find their way in the digital landscape these days are susceptible to what you might call the “shiny object” syndrome. Businesses know that digital marketing is increasingly important, and many plan to increase their spending in that area.
  • THE ROI GUY  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012
    [Forrester] Case Study: Concur Travel Management and Expense System Interactive White Paper
    Leveraging a Total Economic Impact (TEI) study and white paper by Forrester, Alinean created an interactive white paper for Concur, so that prospects not only received the TEI study results showing average opportunities and savings, but a customized analysis of their own unique business case for Concur.
  • IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2013
    [Forrester] Expert Q&A: Transform Marketing With A Revenue-Relevant Customer Experience Strategy
    We talked to Peter O’Neill, Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research , where he leads research on B2B demand generation and channel marketing, managing a small group of analysts and working with other analysts who serve CMOs and other marketing leaders. Peter O’Neill: Yes, that is true. But that isn’t so easy to do.
  • B2B MARKETING INSIDER  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011
    [Forrester] B2B Marketers Need To Wake Up and Get Social
    A year ago, Forrester released their  CMO Mandate: Adapt or Perish  where they spoke about the large number of CMOs who are seeking to transform their upended marketing organizations in 2011. Going back to the Forrester report from over a year ago, I really like the 5 calls to action suggested by the author. Answer. Or maybe not.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
    [Forrester] Three reasons social media marketing favors small businesses
    For example, I sat through a Forrester presentation on new social web marketing analytics and their ideas on measurement took resources that were way out of reach of the small business owner, meaning … most of us. The conversations, research, presentations, and case studies focused entirely on large corporations. Coca-Cola. Pie chart! 
  • THE POINT  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2014
    [Forrester] What’s the Big Deal About Predictive Analytics? A Conversation with Brian Kardon
    He previously held top marketing roles at Eloqua, Forrester Research, and Reed Business Information before taking the reins as CMO at Lattice Engines , a pioneer in predictive applications for marketing and sales. Even Salesforce announced their own Analytics cloud. The second is about the technology. We see it all around us.
  • CHRIS KOCH  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2011
    [Forrester] Marketing’s golden opportunity in innovation
    In a blog post this week entitled What CEOs Want from Their CMOs, Forrester’s CEO, George Colony, discusses the mandate for the CMO to keep an eye out for what’s ahead. Innovation is becoming more external to companies and more social. Even funding for innovation is becoming more external and social. Social media management and innovation.
  • B2B MARKETING INSIDER  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015
    [Forrester] The Best Marketing Conferences Of 2015
    Forrester Forum for Marketing Leadership  April 14th in New York. In the last two weeks I’ve had about 10 people ask me “ what are the best marketing conferences? ” It must be that time of year when we start to plan out which marketing events we want to attend. know I missed a few each time. Content Marketing
  • KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013
    [Forrester] 4 New Marketing Fundamentals Impacting the B2B SEO Professional
    In Forrester Senior Analyst Anthony Mullen’s new report, “ Emerging Touchpoints Require A Marketing Mind Shift “, he identifies four fundamentals marketers must realize, in order to succeed in today’s technology and information-rich environment. Value is the Currency. Agents Broker Brand Relationships. Final Thoughts.
  • MI6 MARKETING AGENCY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2010
    [Forrester] Mi6 Briefing #2: Marketing, Lead Generation and Selling to CIOs
    North American/European B2B Social Technographics® Online Survey (Forrester, 2010) [blog post]. Author: Chris Herbert, B2B Specialist & Founder of Mi6. Audience: Senior Executives, Business Owners, Marketing/Sales professionals in High Tech Industry. What this Brief Covered. Presentation. Mi6 briefing – sep 2010 v2. Slide Shift.
  • PR MEETS MARKETING  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 18, 2010
    [Forrester] New Breed of Analysts
    In the end, you knew if you had briefings with Yankee Group, Gartner, Forrester, Jupiter and Meta Group, you had your bases covered. The landscape has drastically changed for analyst relations over the past few years. When I first started PR, there were just a handful of analyst firms with a few independent firms. Embrace of Social Media.
  • CLIENT BRIDGE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
    [Forrester] 4 Persuasive Lead Nurturing Statistics
    Forrester Research report highlights that companies who excel at lead nurturing generate 50% more sales-ready leads at 33% lower cost. Lead nurturing is not a new topic, but most businesses still don't take advantage of this powerful sales and marketing tool. Below are a few statistics that demonstrate the power of lead nurturing.
  • FEARLESS COMPETITOR  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
    [Forrester] The Aprimo Marketing Summit 2011
    Then Lisa Arthur, Chief Marketing Officer, took the stage and talked with some important guests from companies such as Avaya, Bank of America and CapGemini. I had the pleasure of hosting the B2B track, such as this roundtable session with Jeff Pedowitz of the Pedowitz Group , Andre Pino of Forrester and Jonathan Block of SiriusDecisions.
  • HUBSPOT  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2015
    [Forrester] 6 Essential Skills Every CMO Should Have in 2015
    Today’s CMOs will also “step forward and take responsibility for turning the enterprise toward the customer, evolving their role into the engine that fuels customer-centric company growth,” according to Forrester Research. Let’s face it—Chief Marketing Officers have it rough. It is no longer a world of focus groups and market research teams.
  • CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MATRIX   |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2009
    [Forrester] Show Me the Numbers: Hard Data on Internet Use and Media Spend
    Forrester’s just-published The Broad Reach Of Social Technologies contains a table, available in Josh Bernoff’s Groundswell blog , shows that social media “joiners” rose from 25% to 51% of the online population in the past two years, while content “spectators” (which includes blog readers) grow from 48% to 73%. So the jury is still out.
  • IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2014
    [Forrester] Your Timetable For Winning at Content Marketing From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    According to Forrester, 85% of marketers find it hard to connect content marketing to its actual business value. Great content marketing is as much about structure as content - so here’s your personal plan for doing it right. Here’s a plan taking you from post-toast to sofa-time. Catch up on content marketing blogs. 500 views?
  • THE ROI GUY  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013
    [Forrester] Two Thirds Adding More Sales Reps in 2014. Will This Deliver Revenue Growth?
    However, in more complex selling environments, Forrester’s Scott Santucci says it can take much longer, as much as 36 months to achieve effectiveness, particularly for technology / business service sales reps. Revenue growth is a requirement, and the primary strategy Sales Execs are executing to grow in 2014 is to add more sales reps.
  • HUBSPOT  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014
    [Forrester] UX vs. Marketing: Can These Opposites Attract?
    Forrester Research identifies a different set of features that define a successful branded app: Useful. Forrester''s list is utility-centered, and the focus is squarely on serving the needs of the customer. look at two branded apps, one conforming to the HBR features and one to the Forrester features, will make the differences clear.
  • DELICIOUS B2BMARKETING  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2010
    [Forrester] 2010 B2B Marketing Budgets and Mix Trends Research
    Two of my recently published Forrester reports take a deeper look at marketing mix effectiveness and program spending trends. Or you can attend the MarketingProfs Business-to-Business Forum , May 3 through 5, 2010, in Boston, MA, were Forrester will jointly present more on this topic. " in the marketing mix. Not so.
  • B2B MARKETING TRACTION  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2013
    [Forrester] B2B Marketers: Is Your Online Brand Working?
    According to analyst Sheryl Pattek of Forrester Research , by the time Business-to-Business (B2B) buyers engage with you online, they are 60% or more done with their buying process. It’s critical to have a strong presence online to attract buyers and then to engage with impact as they make their decision. How do you get there?
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