DemandCon: Why Storytelling Drives Demand Generation [Video]
It's All About Revenue
MAY 18, 2011
Ernst, a Principal Analyst at Forrester Research , who spends the majority of his time talking to CMOs, dedicated his entire presentation at DemandCon today dispelling what he considers common myths of marketing. As an example of this, Ernst pointed to Salesforce.com. LinkedIn. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this. They care about why you bothered to build it, package it and sell it.
Gamification of the Sales Process
Sales Intelligence View
JULY 20, 2011
According to Forrester, gamers span just about every demographic. Leads generated by online/personal social activities. facebook gamification jigsaw linkedin Microsoft Dynamics netsuite oracle rainmaker Sales Sales Data Sales Intelligence sales process sales productivity salesforce.com Social CRM social media SugarCRM twitter unlocked winnerWhat is Gamification? Spiffs.
Top 50 B2B Marketing Influencers On Twitter
B2B Marketing Insider
JANUARY 24, 2013
Forrester – Forrester Research, Inc – An independent research company that provides pragmatic advice to global leaders in business and technology. Marketingcloud – Marketing Cloud – An extension of SalesForce.com, an integrated way of utilizing SalesForce in the Cloud. 20+ years in B2B direct marketing, demand gen, and lead management. Powerful.
Facebook Can Work for B2B Marketers, But You Gotta Know the Rules
AUGUST 4, 2011
In a survey of marketers conducted by BtoB magazine last year , Facebook was ranked last in usefulness among the top five social networks, trailing blogs, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter, in that order. Buddy Media uses it to capture leads , as does e-mail marketing provider Infusionsoft. Salesforce.com leverages Facebook to drive attendance to its many events. million likes*.
The Revenue Performance Management Bandwagon
It's All About Revenue
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
Salesforce.com created the cloud computing category. In 2008, we began to have conversations with our customers that went well beyond the familiar language of campaigns, lead scoring and lead nurturing. We hosted webinars on RPM with Forrester Research. The bandwagon now includes: analysts firms like Forrester and Gartner, who have begun to speak and write about RPM-related topics; bloggers who are writing about it; and clients who are speaking about it in videos, case studies and webinars. LinkedIn. by Brian Kardon | Tweet this. Rosanoff: “Mr.
Marketing Automation Catching On Fire
The Effective Marketer
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
That points to the evolving nature of the market, and the key functions of lead nurturing, scoring, and automated triggers becoming part of email marketing and other marketing solutions. Marketing Automation Software Guide published a B2B Marketing Automation market map that shows a few other players I ignored for the timeline above, like SAP and Oracle because although they do have marketing automation capabilities it is not their core business (and I don’t agree with tagging Salesforce.com as a marketing automation solution). What do you think ? Very helpful article.
The Sales Game Has Changed: Here's How to Adapt
APRIL 3, 2012
Technology adoption among consumers has picked up pace; marketers have changed their lead generation and engagement tactics to shift towards a less interruptive, more invitational focus; and sales professionals have had to adapt their sales methods to communicate with a consumer who has gotten better at dodging their calls. How the Sales Game Has Changed. The result? The result? The result?
Top 32 B2B Marketing Posts and Hot Topics of Social Media Forecast
B2B Marketing Zone Posts
MAY 3, 2010
HP, P&G) to the channel… The Difference Between B2B Leads and Personas - Marketing Interactions , April 17, 2010 B2B marketers have relied on lead definitions to define their marketing programs for years. The biggest disconnect for companies is that a marketer’s definition of a lead can often be quite different than how sales defines what they need to accept a lead as qualified for follow-up. wrote an eight part series on building an effective lead generation program a while back. Could Facebook become a Lead Nurturing platform?
Online Marketing News in 2009: The Year’s Hottest Events
Modern B2B Marketing
DECEMBER 15, 2009
Linkedin and Twitter integrate. Salesforce.com announces Chatter, social computing for enterprise companies. LinkedIn to Launch Pay for Whitepaper Downloads. Forrester Predicts Huge Growth for Social Media Marketing. Study: More than 19% of leads are rejected as faulty. Tags: Modern B2B Marketing Bing Facebook Google LinkedIn marketing automation marketing news online marketing news Salesforce.com search marketing news Technorati Twitter Yahoo YouTube Here is our 2009 year in review. December 2009 Online Marketing News. Big M&A Month-.
Getting More Out of Each Click with "Post-Click Marketing"
DECEMBER 8, 2008
The challenge, then, is to maximize marketing productivity-to get more leads out of the same number of clicks. lead automation management vendors. They aren't so much "lead generation" as they are "lead extraction" services. The bottom line is, with pressure to generate more leads with flat budgets, these services are likely to get increased interest.
Top 60 B2B Marketing Posts and Hottest Topics November 2010
B2B Marketing Zone Posts
DECEMBER 1, 2010
Social Media in B2B Marketing - Survey Results - Everything Technology Marketing , November 16, 2010 The B2B Technology Marketing Community on LinkedIn conducted a survey earlier this year to explore the rapidly changing landscape of social media in the context of B2B marketing. Reasons B2B Companies Should Use Linkedin Company Pages, Plus 4 Examples and 4 Tips to Get Started - Modern B2B Marketing , November 3, 2010 Have you seen the changes to the LinkedIn Company Pages? It’s a great place for businesses to make relevant LinkedIn users aware of their brand. blogs.