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  • FEARLESS COMPETITOR  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011
    [Forrester] Can Find New Customers help my business?
    Editor’s Note: Forrester Research found 3 out of 4 companies that invested in lead management software (Eloqua, Marketo, Silverpop, Manticore, etc.) B2B Lead Generation | Can Find New Customers help my business? Can we help YOUR business? Let’s find out. Jeff Ogden, President of Find New Customers. Find New Customers can help you.
  • 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?
  • SAZBEAN  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2012
    [Forrester] Top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of February 11, 2012
    Principles For Mobile Marketing Success (The Forrester Blog). Here are the top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of February 11, 2012…  . How to Handle Criticism: a Practical Guide (ProBlogger). An Easy Way to Decrease Your Unsubscribe Rate (ProBlogger). Is Content More Important than Conversation?
  • SAZBEAN  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2011
    [Forrester] Top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of December 24, 2011
    Forrester Blogs). Here are the top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of December 24, 2011… Remembering Email (Tech Crunch). Social Media: Spotting the fakes (Jim’s Marketing Blog). What’s the right social cocktail for you? GigaOM). How to Use Images in Your Blog Posts (Pro Blogger). All Facebook).
  • SAZBEAN  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2011
    [Forrester] Top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of August 28, 2011
    What makes a community successful?  (The Forrester Blog). Here are the top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of August 28, 2011… Four Lessons From the Social Business Trenches  (Marketing Profs). Review of Social Media Judo  (Small Business Trends). How Are People Using Twitter? Mashable!). Sysomos).
  • SAZBEAN  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2014
    [Forrester] Internet Marketing Strategy Articles for the Week of February 10, 2014
    Econsultancy) How Personalized Retargeting Can Optimize Your B2B Ads (Marketo) Data-driven customer experience is tough to copy (Econsultancy) B-to-B Ecommerce: Big Opportunity, with Obstacles (Practical eCommerce) Does It Still Make Sense For Companies to Blog? Marketing
  • B2B MARKETING INSIDER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014
    [Forrester] Marketing Leadership: 5 Steps To Learning Agility
    Following that conference, I  covered research  released at the show from Forrester and the Business Marketing Association that presented evidence that it is a good time to be in marketing, despite all these challenges: 88% of respondents said their peers turn to them more often for data and insight needed to strategize and plan. Strategy
  • SALES PROSPECTING PERSPECTIVES  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
    [Forrester] Inside Sales Reps: Why Everything IS in Your Control
    Forrest Gump traveled across the country on foot and ran through a big pile of “It”… It happens. I use Facebook. So do you. Your dog, or one of your friend’s dogs, probably has its own account. I don’t really know why I keep using it. Does anyone really know, though? My favorites are the self-pity posts. work in sales and you probably do too.
  • MARKETING INTERACTIONS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2011
    [Forrester] These B2B Leads Suck! Really?
    Forrester). How many times has a sales team told a marketing team that the leads they source for them suck? My guess is that this has happened more times than we want to count. And, many of those times it was for good reason. This is evidenced by: Cherry picking and leaving the rest to sit unattended. CSO Insights). CSO Insights).
  • IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2015
    [Forrester] 4 Must Haves For Developing a Mobile Marketing Strategy
    Forrester Research describes the intersection between mobile and the physical world a top priority. Over the past few years we’ve seen a major shift in mobile. The mobile channel is transforming all facets of how we do business. This rush is creating more urgency for marketers to be systematic about their mobile strategy.
  • FEARLESS COMPETITOR  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011
    [Forrester] The “Who is Best?” Buying Phase
    Gartner, Forrester, industry experts, etc. Lead Generation Companies | The “Who is Best?&# Buying Phase. If you’ve read the highly acclaimed white paper, How to Find New Customers , you’re already familiar with the customer buying process in there. Over the past few weeks, we’ve shared the buying process with you.
  • B2B MARKETING INSIDER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2013
    [Forrester] Why Marketing Innovation Fails
    Those are the findings of a recent Forrester report, covered by MediaPost. Why does marketing innovation fail? With all the changes in the content and consumer landscape brought on by digital, social and mobile technology, you would think that innovation in marketing is a foregone conclusion. Let me know what you think in the comments below.
  • ANNUITAS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012
    [Forrester] In Defense of the Funnel
    The last 12-18 months have proved to be a rough time for the proverbial “sales funnel”.  At the 2011, DemandCon conference, Forrester analyst Jeff Ernst declared in his keynote that “the funnel is dead.” Needless to say this was fuel for quite a bit of conversation in the days that followed.  The point here is well taken.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014
    [Forrester] 23 Outstanding Social PR Guides
    Forrester #CMO REPORT: Embracing Digital and Delivering Brand Experience by #SocialPR Chat. As noted in several of the posts highlighted below, the PR professional has changed considerably over the past few years. The audiences, topics, tools, and tactics employed in PR have evolved. Image credit: PRNews. Are they still important for SEO?
  • B2B MARKETING INSIDER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2013
    [Forrester] The Most Important Marketing Metrics
    Recently, Lattice Engines and former Eloqua and Forrester CMO, Brian Kardin posted on this site about his own real-time marketing dashboard. What marketing metrics do you use to run your business? Are they the same as the metrics you report to your CEO? It is not the creatives who will delivering reports to the C-Suite. Read that again!).
  • DIGITAL B2B MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2013
    [Forrester] B2B Marketing’s Measurement Problem
    The image is Forrester’s reimagined sales funnel. No one makes a million dollar decision based on one white paper, one email or one Google search. The buying process may take 12 to 18 months. 20 different people may be involved in the decision. Peers, consultants and analysts will provide their input. Sweeping up late stage contacts.
  • SAZBEAN  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2013
    [Forrester] Top Internet Marketing Strategy Links for the Week of October 7th, 2013
    Advertising Age) Seven Simple Tips for Improving Your B2B Lead Nurturing (Econsultancy) Where in the Customer Life Cycle Do Your Audiences Use Social Media? Best Of News & Notes
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
    [Forrester] Social Customer Support: AT&T is doing it Right!
    It pays to provide Support with Social Media In a recent Forrester Report on “Customer Experience Pays Off. I have been an avid iPhone user almost since the day it came out. just had to have one and it killed me that it took a week to get one when it first hit the market. So I decided to give it a try. Bravo AT&T! Email this to a friend?
  • FEARLESS COMPETITOR  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2011
    [Forrester] Lead Nurturing Overview
    Check out what Forrester wrote about lead nurturing. 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.
  • IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2014
    [Forrester] John Legend Coming to Interact 2014
    Shar VanBoskirk, VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research. John Legend has revealed several personas during his award-winning career. Singer/Songwriter. Musician. Producer. Philanthropist. Entrepreneur. To quote music industry pioneer Quincy Jones, the nine-time Grammy winner is simply “a genius.” The fun begins now. Columbia).
  • ANNUITAS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013
    [Forrester] You Don’t Know the Buyer, JACK!
    Yet, according to Forrester , only 14% of marketers align compelling content with buyers’ journeys. If Si Robertson , one of the the “Duck Commanders” on A&E’s hit show “Duck Dynasty” , were to assess today’s B2B Marketer on how well they know their buyer, I can imagine he’s sum it up by saying, “Hey! You don’t know the buyer JACK”!
  • SAZBEAN  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012
    [Forrester] How to Tailor Lead Nurturing Content to Suit Individual Personas
    According to Forrester Research, companies that excel at lead nurturing generate 50% more sales ready leads at a 33% lower cost. If this is the case, then why are only 49% of marketers taking advantage of lead nurturing tools , as evident by Loopfuse’s Marketing Automation Study? News & Notes
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2011
    [Forrester] 11 Must-Subscribe Marketing News Blogs and Websites
    The Forrester Blog - Market Insights ( Subscribe via RSS ): Geared toward market research, this Forrester blog features a roll-up of posts from analysts serving market insights professionals. 4. The savviest marketers are constantly staying on top of the latest trends and news in marketing. Are you one of them? Connect with HubSpot
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011
    [Forrester] Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]
    found a graphic created by Zach Hofer-Shall from Forrester that was similar in concept so I adapted it for this report. They are the “Leaders in Social Intelligence&# – according to Forrester.  looked at dozens of dashboards, and reams of reports. Disclaimer – these are my opinions formed by my conversations with these firms).
  • B2B MARKETING INSIDER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2013
    [Forrester] The Expanding Role Of B2B Marketing
    Kathy joined Forrester VP-Principal Analyst Laura Ramos in presenting the results of their latest survey of more than a hundred senior B2B Marketers. Two years ago I wrote that Change is Coming To B2B Marketing. And it was straining traditional marketing strategy. 79% reported feeling confident in their ability to navigate change. Strategy
  • SALES LEAD INSIGHTS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2010
    [Forrester] Increasing B2B Lead Management ROI: 4 Key Performance Indicators
    The Forrester research study and white paper about sales lead management , commissioned by Silverpop , reports that when it comes to increasing the ROI from B2B sales lead management, there are four key performance indicators (KPIs) that pay off in more qualified leads and sales. Lead scoring. Content. Nurture early-stage buyers.
  • TOM PISELLO  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 2010
    [Forrester] Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: Basic Content Marketing Trumps Social.
    Frugalnomics in Full Effect: Forrester and Gartner. Forrester: Understand and Drive Outcomes for Sales. Forrester announces Sales Enablement Conference fo. Forrester and IDC think Sales Enablement is a Big. Lack of ROI Measures Threatens Marketing Budgets Strong IT Spending Growth Predictions from Forrest.
  • ANNUITAS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2014
    [Forrester] Four Keys Areas Where the CMO Must Lead
    Forrester released a report this year that showed that 96% of CMOs either agree or strongly agree that “the breadth of skills needed to succeed in marketing has increased dramatically”.  I have been to many conferences and read many marketing articles about having marketing get a seat at the table. Alignment With Their Peers. Skill Training.
  • LEADER NETWORKS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2013
    [Forrester] Avoid Online Customer Community Failure!
    recent Forrester report ( Understand Communication Channel Needs To Craft Your Customer Service Strategy , March 2013) states “Online communities and Twitter have seen increases in usage rates in the past three years. Failure. It’s not a word anyone likes. Yet it is common occurrence with innovation projects. Not all communities are doomed.
  • SAVVY B2B MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2010
    [Forrester] Savvy Week in Review - January 8
    Advertising Comes Last? - by @tdefren Todd Defren gives a 60-second overview of a new chart from Forrester that breaks media down into three core categories: owned, paid, and earned. Looking for ways to kick-start 2010? The posts below should get your brain humming. Interesting and worthy of discussion. Try asking for email subscriptions.
  • INSIGHTIQ BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012
    [Forrester] QR Codes: Why Marketers Shouldn't Slow Down
    But according to Forrester , the 5% of Americans using QR codes yields only about 14 million consumers, and these early adopters tend to be young, male and affluent. Earlier this month, AdAge published an article suggesting QR codes have not taken off with consumers , claiming that only 5% of Americans have actually used them.
  • INSIGHTIQ BLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
    [Forrester] ESPN's John Kosner: "You are what your record says you are"
    So check out a bit, a byte of how "total time" is dominating ESPN's record as part of Kosner's Forrester Consumer Forum keynote, then let me know what you think. Or perhaps more importantly, you are what you say you are. And And that is, a digital powerhouse that captures more male fans 18-34 than 39 basic cable networks. In
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2010
    [Forrester] The Perfect Storm in Customer Service
    It pays to provide Support with Social Media In a recent Forrester Report on “Customer Experience Pays Off. Customers have been adopting Social Media for the last few years and I think it is fair to say that we Social Media has gone mainstream especially after last year. But the back side of those objectives is where the perfect storm lives!
  • TOM PISELLO  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2010
    [Forrester] Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: Sales Enablement Effectiveness?
    According to Forrester, companies are spending worldwide, on average, 19% of their SG&A costs, some $135,262 per quota-carrying salesperson, in sales support-related activities. 08, 2010 3) IDC Executive Tele Briefing on Sales & Marketing Strategies for 2010 4) Uncovering The Hidden Costs Of Sales Support, Forrester Research, Inc.,
  • VIEWPOINT  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
    [Forrester] PowerViews with Jeff Ernst: Marketing & Sales Must Work Together
    In this second episode of PowerViews, I have the pleasure of talking with Jeff Ernst who provides advisory services to CMO and marketing leadership professionals as Principal Analyst at Forrester Research. Jeff joined Forrester after spending 20 years in sales and marketing. Jeff Ernst's research at Forrester. Stay Tuned
  • MI6 MARKETING AGENCY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2010
    [Forrester] The Mi6 Tweekly: Week of October 11, 2010
    Social Technographics Profile, Sep 2010 update (Source: @forrester). Below are selected tweets that were sent out by Chris Herbert, Founder of Mi6 through his @B2Bspecialist twitter account and his @mi6agency twitter account. Our goal is to provide you with a weekly overview of tweets that feature information you can use and act on. Monday.
  • TOM PISELLO  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2010
    [Forrester] Content Marketing and the Forgotten Sales Professional
    Frugalnomics in Full Effect: Forrester and Gartner. Forrester: Understand and Drive Outcomes for Sales. Forrester announces Sales Enablement Conference fo. Forrester and IDC think Sales Enablement is a Big. One of the most important, but often forgotten consumers of content marketing programs are sales professionals.
  • MARKETING INTERACTIONS  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 29, 2010
    [Forrester] Tech Buyers Find Salespeople Lacking
    This reality is evidenced by findings in Forrester Research's Technology Buyer Insight Study: Are Salespeople Prepared for Executive Conversations? There's a growing divide between buyer expectations and sales conversations. " [emphasis mine]. The research points to some key factors that contribute to this result.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2012
    [Forrester] Personalizing With Purpose
    While the majority of organizations appreciate the value of personalization (Forrester Research notes that organizations have wanted to personalize their Web marketing for the past 15 years), only a small minority have actually followed through. Posted in CRM eCommerce Personalization. Moreover, this year Cyber Monday sales alone hit $1.98
  • B2B MARKETING INSIDER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2013
    [Forrester] The 20 Best Marketing Conferences In 2013
    Forrester Forum for Marketing Leadership  April 18-19 in Los Angeles, CA. One of my first orders of business in any new year is to figure out which conferences I will attend as part of my personal development plan. With that in mind, I asked my social media connections “what are the best marketing conferences?”. Photo Source. Strategy
  • SAZBEAN  |  MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2013
    [Forrester] Managing Marketing Content Across the Customer Lifecycle
    Forrester defines the customer lifecycle as follows: “The customers’  relationship with a brand as they continue to discover new options, explore  their needs, make purchases, and engage with the product experience and their  peers.” Content delivered in the right channel at  the wrong time can be a wasted touchpoint.
  • MARKETING ACTION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2013
    [Forrester] B2B Social Marketing: ALL Decision-Makers Use Social for Work
    According to Forrester Research ’s B2B Social Technographics® numbers, fully 100 percent of business decision-makers use social media for work purposes. Forrester analyst Zachary Reiss-Davis points out several key factors in his blog post, “ In Business Everybody Uses Social Media for Work; the Question Is How ?”
  • FEARLESS COMPETITOR  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011
    [Forrester] Lead Nurturing Fundamentals – How to do lead nurturing
    Check out what Forrester wrote about lead nurturing. 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.
  • CRIMSON MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2014
    [Forrester] Online Video is The Future of Content Marketing
    million, so say Forrester’s researchers. “By 2017, video will account for 69% of all consumer internet traffic, according to Cisco.” ” Does this mean you could be watching articles instead of reading them? It’s a very real possibility. The future of content marketing lies in the video.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013
    [Forrester] Can CMOs Master The Customer Experience For Hispanic Shoppers?
    As Walgreens CMO Graham Atkinson stated so profoundly at the Forrester Customer Experience Forum East in New York City last month: “Omni-channel is an experience strategy,  not  a fulfillment strategy.” To put that in simple terms, customers don’t think in channels; they think about the experience as a whole. According to the  U.S. by 2050.
  • KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014
    [Forrester] 10 B2B Marketing Infographics Outlining Strategies & Tactics for the New Year
    In 2012, Forrester indicated that buyers could be up to 90 percent through their buyer’s journey before even reaching out to a vendor. Earlier this week a colleague forwarded along Bizo’s latest infographic in partnership with Eloqua , highlighting the B2B buyer’s journey from discovery through sales completion. Hope you enjoy!
  • CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MATRIX   |  FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012
    [Forrester] Survey of Surveys: Budgets and Process are Main Barriers to Marketing Technology Success
    Winterberry and Forrester were specifically about online marketing, Gleanster and Marketing Sherpa were B2B surveys, and IBM and the two CMO Council studies were of general marketers. I recently gave a Web presentation comprised almost entirely of slides from different surveys. But I didn’t look carefully at how they compare.
  • MODERN B2B MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013
    [Forrester] Get More Email Opens and Clicks Using Behavioral Targeting
    When David Daniels, founder of the Relevancy Group, was an analyst at Jupiter Research (acquired by Forrester Research in 2008), he reported that targeting emails based on Web click-stream data increased open rates by more than 50%, and increased conversion rates by more than 350%.  . Examples of Behavioral Targeting . Social. Website: .
  • BUYEROLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2011
    [Forrester] The Importance of Buyer Personas to Lead-to-Revenue Management
    When looking at lead-to revenue management models, as recently put forth by Marketo and Forrester , they offer promising perspectives on shifting the focus from the quantity of leads to actual revenue generation.  Image by nicolasnova via Flickr. Every story has to have a beginning. 
  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014
    [Forrester] The CMO's Guide to Marketing Org Structures [SlideShare]
    We received generous contributions from top executives at Forrester Research, ZenDesk, Atlassian, GitHub, and Rue La La, as well as Jascha and HubSpot CMO Mike Volpe. The old playbook is broken, consumers are in control, and technology has enabled more marketing innovation and accountability than ever before. Inbound Marketing
  • B2B LEAD GENERATION BLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2013
    [Forrester] Sales and Marketing: The technology behind CRM
    Now, according to Forrester analyst Lori Wizdo , two-thirds to 90% of the buying cycle is completed before a B2B buyer ever speaks with a sales rep. Tweet Customer relationship management (CRM) is defined a number of different ways. The first technology that comes to mind is CRM software, such as Salesforce.com or Microsoft Dynamics.
  • MARKETING ACTION  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013
    [Forrester] B2B Webinar: Why Customer Retention Matters More Than Acquisition
    According to Forrester Research VP and principal analyst, Laura Ramos, the answer is “not enough” and it’s the focus of a new on-demand webinar hosted by our own CMO, Atri Chatterjee: Marketing Automation – Beyond Customer Acquisition. She follows up by providing a sneak peek at data results from an upcoming and unpublished Forrester report.
  • EMAGINE B2B BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2013
    [Forrester] The Impact of Mobile Technology in B2B Companies
    According to Forrester Research mobile marketing spending will quadruple in  five years, rising from $26 million in 2009 to $106 million in 2014. “Simplicity is actually quite complicated” Today, Apple introduced its newest operating system, iOS7, with a cryptic tag line “Simplicity is actually quite complicated.”
  • THE POINT  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013
    [Forrester] 2 Email Campaigns Show How (and How Not) to “Sell” Content
    Note the sub-head (“Forrester Research, Inc. Two email campaigns that arrived in my inbox recently serve as useful illustrations of how best to promote informational content. One, a white paper offer from sales tax automation company Avalara , is a plodding recitation of facts that does little to grab the reader. Remember these tips: 1.
  • INSIGHTIQ BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
    [Forrester] 3 Steps to Building a Strong Mobile Commerce Foundation
    Forrester reports that 45% of mobile users would use their smartphone to purchase products if they knew their number would be kept private, and 44% claimed they would if mobile payment services were more secure. Endnotes. 1 "Forrester Research Mobile Commerce Forecast, 2011 To 2016 (US)" June 16, 2011. Neilsenwire:" U.S.
  • KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES  |  MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014
    [Forrester] The LinkedIn Publishing Platform Puts Power in the Hands of the B2B Buyer
    As detailed in Forrester’s 2012 post on B2B buyer behavior , B2B buyers are anywhere between two-thirds to 90% of the way through their journey BEFORE they reach out to the vendor. This past month LinkedIn announced they will be opening up the ability for every user to publish their own content on LinkedIn, through individual profiles.
  • MODERN B2B MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
    [Forrester] Journalism and English Degrees Are Not Dead: The Rise of the Content Marketer
    Further, according to Forrester, 70% of a buyer’s evaluation is complete before they reach out to a salesperson.  Author: Stephen Frapart Finals are over.  Graduation is right around the corner.  Families and friends celebrate your awesome achievements.  Woot woot!  Life is good! Then reality sets in.  You’re a Journalism or English major. 
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2012
    [Forrester] Seven Expert Social PR Guides and Tips
    Wendy Marx interviews Brian Kardon, CMO at Lattice Engines and formerly with Eloqua and Forrester Research, about PR and its integration with B2B marketing, social media and lead generation efforts. Public relations (PR) or media relations has long been treated as its own world, separate from marketing. Give them credit. Compliment them.
  • MARKETING ACTION  |  MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2013
    [Forrester] Tactics for Growing Your Email Marketing Lists
    Offline events remain important, which aligns with the data we found when we commissioned a Forrester Consulting study  on how marketers were adapting through the downturn. Today we’re sharing one of Marketing Sherpa ’s excellent charts with you. Please select all that apply.”. The paper covers: Gathering email addresses in the real world.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2013
    [Forrester] 11 (of the) Best SEO Tools and Keyword Research Guides of 2012
    Aaron Wall interviews Duane Forrester of Bing about the search engine’s new SEO tools and product roadmap. Fortunately, there are a large and growing number of tools available to help SEO practitioners adapt and carry on their valiant efforts to help Google bring the most relevant (usually anyway) results to the top.
  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014
    [Forrester] Your Leads Are Annoyed With You: Here's Why [Data]
    Source: Forrester Research ). When your job is to generate and nurture new leads like it is for pretty much every marketer and salesperson, it can be all too easy to think of every new lead as just another number on a waterfall report or just another name on a call list. Probably not. The Stats. Lead Nurturing. Source: InsideSales.com ).
  • MARKETING INTERACTIONS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2012
    [Forrester] Expectations and Experience are the New Competition
    43% of marketers say customers view their content as disjointed or hit and miss - Forrester Research. For years, B2B marketers have been worried about competitors' products and solutions. Online publishing is the new version of one-upping. Competitor A just published a cool infographic, we need one, too!). It will always be needed.
  • FEARLESS COMPETITOR  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2011
    [Forrester] Lead Nurturing Overview
    Check out what Forrester wrote about lead nurturing. 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.
  • INSIGHTIQ BLOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011
    [Forrester] 4 Key Steps to Smarter B2B Marketing: Think Like a Database Marketer
    Join me along with Jeff Ernst of Forrester Research, Inc. for We’ve all been there…diligently planning and executing Marketing campaigns to drive new opportunities and, ultimately, increase revenue. for a webinar on June 23, 2011 at 1:00 PM EST. We will discuss the Four Key Steps to Smarter B2B Marketing:   1. Become a content marketer.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013
    [Forrester] 37 reasons that video content is king
    By the percentages:   200% to 300% increase in click-through rate when marketers include video in an e-mail ( Forrester ). Million words is the value of one minute of video according to Dr. James McQuivey of Forrester Research. Image via CrunchBase. ” Here are 37 reasons why. 100% more time is spent on pages with videos on them.
  • SYNECORE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014
    [Forrester] Don’t Blink: Here Comes Ephemeral Marketing!
    You gotta love the fast moving nature of digital marketing. Just when you thought you had the social media playbook down pat, photo sharing app Snapchat coming along to write a new chapter: that of ephemeral marketing (aka temporary social media). If it sounds a bit silly or gimmicky, better think again. Marketing with Snapchat. Follow @chrshorton.
  • SAZBEAN  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 2013
    [Forrester] Top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of June 8, 2013
    Here are the top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of June 2, 2013… 7 Ways to Attract Lots of High Quality Links in the Age of Authority (Duct Tape Marketing) 6 Reasons the Website (vs. Brand Insider) Is Eye Tracking Coming to Google Glass? News & Notes
  • INBOUND SALES NETWORK  |  FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013
    [Forrester] 10 Reasons Why Your Company Needs Better Lead Nurturing
    Source: Forrester Research). Source: Forrester Research). When you ask a young child what they want to be when they grow up they may respond with “Doctor”, “Fireman”, “Pro Athlete”….you you never hear them say, “I want to be a salesman.” Let’s face it, sales is not an easy profession. One of the best ways is through lead nurturing.
  • PUZZLE MARKETER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2013
    [Forrester] The Difference Between SEO & SEM
    Well, yes, because 93% of all online experiences begin with a search engine ( Forrester Research, 2006 ). Originally posted here on USSCO Speaks blog. It’s hard to keep track of all the digital marketing buzzwords that are flying around the internet today. Especially, if those words are thrown into acronyms that further decode their meaning.
  • SAVVY B2B MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2009
    [Forrester] Savvy Week in Review - November 6
    Customer-centricity: Do marketers really get it? - by @forrester via @btobmagazine This comprehensive summary of a new Forrester Research study exposes the disconnect between what B2B marketers claim is their commitment to one-to-one relationships and what they actually do. Is it really November?! Look no further. Here it is.
  • MARKETING INTERACTIONS  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2011
    [Forrester] Frequency: All the time vs. at the right time
    In the Focus roundtable I participated in last week with Lisa Horner, Lauren Goldstein and Craig Rosenberg, Lisa brought up the term "perpetual denamd gen." " This concept is a paradigm shift for B2B marketers that can be a great opportunity or present fierce challenges — sometimes it's a combination of both. " Ugh.  
  • INSIGHTIQ BLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2011
    [Forrester] Numbers That Make Marketers Tremble
    With the desire to create multichannel customer dialogues?  I think Fatemeh Khatibloo, Senior Analyst with Forrester Research, said it best in our recent Webinar, "Intelligence - not data - will be the difference between success and failure.". There are 800 million people on Facebook. 42 hours of content is uploaded to YouTube.  Every minute.
  • FIFTH GEAR ANALYTICS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2010
    [Forrester] 10 Marketing Trends for 2011
    Dave Frankland, in the aforementioned analysis by Forrester, said that “today’s firms are schizophrenic about customer segmentation.”  Kenyon Blunt. Given that disclaimer, here’s what I see as the big issues facing marketers next year: Customer engagement is not a passing fad. And this new step in the sales process is here to stay. Digg this!
  • CLIENT BRIDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2011
    [Forrester] Integrating Email with Search Marketing
    Forrester Research explains the benefits and strategies of integrating email with search, two to the most commonly used interactive channels. Download Forrester Research ReportDoing so provides a simple, low-risk introduction to integrated marketing. Why Integrate Email and Search? 90% of marketers already use these tools.
  • TOM PISELLO  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2010
    [Forrester] Five Reasons You May Not Be Spending Enough on Content Marketing
    Analysts such as Forrester and Gartner are highlighting “consumerization&# of business as a key trend for the next several years, and B2B marketing is one area that will face the ‘consumerization&# change, making content marketing and interactive decision support tools more important than ever before. Death of a Salesman?
  • B2B MARKETING INSIDER  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2012
    [Forrester] Inbound Marketing Leads Costs Less
    Forrester: CMO Mandate: Adapt or Perish. Recently I had a conversation with a fellow marketer who challenged the notion that inbound leads costs less. They pointed to the high cost per lead of some paid search (PPC) campaigns as evidence. So in this post, I will make my best attempt to show that inbound leads do indeed cost less.
  • SAZBEAN  |  SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2013
    [Forrester] Top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of May 12, 2013
    Here are the top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of May 12, 2013… Social Media Marketing: Dell reveals how it turns thousands of brand detractors into fans (B2B Lead Roundtable Blog) What Should Lead Your Online Marketing Strategy: SEO or Content Marketing? News & Notes
  • MI6 MARKETING AGENCY  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011
    [Forrester] 7/4/11: Top Posts This Week
    My Three Takeaways From Intel CMO’s Keynote At Forrester Marketing Forum. Source: Forrester’s Daniel Klein) | Read the annotated post here. 4. Helping Unlock the Marketing Puzzle. Each week Chris Herbert, through his Twitter feed shares charts, infographics and articles that he’s read and annotated. All non-spam comments will be added.
  • TOM PISELLO  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2010
    [Forrester] Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: Virtualization Software Cost Overruns at.
    Frugalnomics in Full Effect: Forrester and Gartner. Forrester: Understand and Drive Outcomes for Sales. Forrester announces Sales Enablement Conference fo. Forrester and IDC think Sales Enablement is a Big. Lack of ROI Measures Threatens Marketing Budgets Strong IT Spending Growth Predictions from Forrest.
  • SAVVY B2B MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012
    [Forrester] Week in Review - Nov 30th
    The Forrest Gump Guide to Attracting Readers and Becoming a Legend by @PushingSocial. Here in the states, the turkey is behind us and we're moving into full swing on all manner of holiday, winter, and end-of-year insanity. Here are this weeks top picks for your enjoyment. Have a great weekend and we'll see you on Monday!
  • PAUL GILLIN  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2011
    [Forrester] Facebook Can Work for B2B Marketers, But You Gotta Know the Rules
    Something as simple as asking people what they plan to do for the weekend can create interaction. * I’m personally not a big fan of tracking page likes as a measure of success, particularly since Forrester has estimated that less than 15% of people who click that button ever return. SAP plays inline videos. Conversation Equation. Share.
  • IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014
    [Forrester] 5 Marketing Takeaways From Dreamforce 2014
    We’re in the age of the customer – “Power to the Consumer” - George Colony from Forrester Research said in his session, “technology is moving the power from institutions to customers.” The Salesforce.com hosted event provided face-to-face opportunities to hear industry visionaries and world leaders.
  • MODERN B2B MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2011
    [Forrester] 5 Amazing Infographics to Guide Your Online B2B Marketing
    The graphic also illustrates a 2010 Forrester Research study that found B2B investments in interactive media will explode in the next few years, with dollars spent specifically in social media growing from $11 million in 2009 to a projected $54 in 2014. 2. The State Of B2B Social Media Marketing. The Noob Guide To Online Marketing.
  • MARKETING ACTION  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015
    [Forrester] Lead Nurturing Basics: How to Nurture the B2B Buyer’s Journey in 5 Steps
    In fact, according to Forrester Research, prospects wait until they are 65% to 90% of the way through their journey before approaching a vendor. B2B buyers are becoming more like B2C consumers in the way they shop and buy products and solutions. This shift in buying behavior is transforming B2B marketing. Taking the Leads. Lead Score. Action.
  • LEAD VIEWS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
    [Forrester] The Giants in the Marketing Technology Landscape
    Suresh Vittal and Joe Stanhope from Forrester in a recent  blog post on this acquisition commented, that Unica’s purchase reinforces IBM’s assertion that they are committing to marketing solutions and the CMO. Now let us look at Adobe, who just added Day Software in July this year along with their last year’s Omniture acquisition.
  • TOM PISELLO  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2010
    [Forrester] Do you deliver more Customer Bottom-line Impact than the Competition?
    Frugalnomics in Full Effect: Forrester and Gartner. Forrester: Understand and Drive Outcomes for Sales. Forrester announces Sales Enablement Conference fo. Forrester and IDC think Sales Enablement is a Big. Lack of ROI Measures Threatens Marketing Budgets Strong IT Spending Growth Predictions from Forrest.
  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
    [Forrester] Google's Pending Algorithm Update to Penalize Over-Optimized Content
    Marketers, business owners, and SEOs could also take a cue from Bing's Duane Forrester, who was also on the panel and addressed the attendee's question after Matt Cutts' initial response. Forrester asked. "If they do, they will amplify this. What Cutts Revealed About the New Algorithm Update. Make a site that's useful.
  • TOM PISELLO  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2010
    [Forrester] Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: CIO Priorities for 2011 Indicate.
    Frugalnomics in Full Effect: Forrester and Gartner. Forrester: Understand and Drive Outcomes for Sales. Forrester announces Sales Enablement Conference fo. Forrester and IDC think Sales Enablement is a Big. Frugalnomics, the focus on bottom-line value and cost savings, remains in full effect. Do White Papers Still Engage?
  • INSIGHTIQ BLOG  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011
    [Forrester] ESPN: Maximizing Audience Data to Drive Revenue Growth
    Let's start with key drivers of value and Forrester's recent case study on our joint efforts. We have partnered with ESPN for over four years to build a Fan Relationship Marketing (FRM) capability and culture within the organization.  That's a tidy little sentence with a tremendous amount of team effort behind it.  Easy, right? 
  • TOM PISELLO  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2010
    [Forrester] Accelerate Slow Sales Cycles with More Sales Enablement Investments?
    Frugalnomics in Full Effect: Forrester and Gartner. Forrester: Understand and Drive Outcomes for Sales. Forrester announces Sales Enablement Conference fo. Forrester and IDC think Sales Enablement is a Big. Friday, October 22, 2010 Accelerate Slow Sales Cycles with More Sales Enablement Investments? They do if they are.
  • PAUL GILLIN  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012
    [Forrester] Five Facebook Tips for Small Businesses
    Forrester Research has estimated fewer than 15% of people who click a Like button ever visit the page again. Most small businesses are terrible at marketing in general and online marketing in particular. That’s understandable: The founders are usually more passionate about what they do than about promoting themselves. Tip #5: Measure.
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2015
    [Forrester] 10 Resources to Help You Teach Inbound Marketing
    For instance, you'll find stats such as 53% of US digital marketers plan to prioritize mobile ads in 2015 over social media (Forrester Research) and 40% of women like strawberry flavored alcoholic drinks (Nielsen). Sources for their data includes Deloitte, Nielsen, TechCrunch, and Forrester Research (among others).
  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013
    [Forrester] Louis C.K. Just Made the Only Banner Ad I've Clicked This Year
    And yet again, he figured out how to play a marketer''s game on his own terms using a banner ad, which was spotted by Slate ''s Forrest Wickman. Louis C.K. probably isn''t interested in being known for his marketing prowess, but. he''s kind of nailing it. He did the same when he distributed his special on his own for just $5. It''s just.
  • INDUSTRIAL MARKETING TODAY  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2012
    [Forrester] Manufacturers Use Evaluation Kits for Effective Lead Nurturing
    Forrester, CSO Insights and Marketo reported that lead nurturing produced much better results. 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. Still not convinced?
  • IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2011
    [Forrester] What Was Your Favorite Part of Eloqua Experience?
    Jeff Ernst, of Forrester Research, explains why in this article, “ 5 Reasons You Need Thought Leadership Marketing. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this What was your favorite part of Eloqua Experience 2011? Was it the deep-dive education and best practices? The inspiring keynotes? The  Markie Awards celebration? The networking and fun parties?
  • THE ROI GUY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 2015
    [Forrester] Book Launch: The Frugalnomics Survival Guide
    You’ll have the opportunity to learn directly from leading analysts from SiriusDecisions, Forrester and IDC, and gain lessons from the success and pitfalls of those who have already completed the passage including: ADP, Splunk, Workday and Shoretel. Keep your eye out for the launch site and pre-order opportunity from Amazon.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2015
    [Forrester] 48 Phenomenal SEO Guides, Tips & Tactics
    Keys to Improving Search Rankings with Duane Forrester of Bing by Stone Temple Consulting. Eric Enge talks to Bing’s Duane Forrester about the keys to improving SEO rank on Bing. Link building is somewhat surprisingly at #4 of Forrester’s five top areas. But change is.” Image credit: Stone Temple Consulting.
  • SAVVY B2B MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2009
    [Forrester] Savvy Week in Review - October 16
    PeopleMap: A Real Tool for Sales Enablement? - by @lauraramos Laura Ramos of Forrester explains how salespeople can use PeopleMaps, a tool from 7 Degrees, to prioritize which leads to pursue and mine relationships that can make warm introductions to prospective buyers. Looking for some good reads to close out your week? That’s bad.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2012
    [Forrester] Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2
    SEO Underused, Forrester Report Suggests by MediaPost Search Blog. Laurie Sullivan reports Forrester research discovering that three-quarters of technology vendors have embraced SEO; less than 10% don’t use search optimization at all. We’re all hungry for data. Marketers, we’re told, need to think like publishers.
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