August, 2021

B2B Senior Leadership: It’s Time to Face the Truth About Sales and Marketing

Biznology

The yawning gulf between sales and marketing is a fact of life in B2B companies. We all know this. We struggle to meld the cultures. We talk about the need for “alignment.”

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How New Email Privacy Rules Will Affect You – And 5 Ways to Prepare

Higher Logic

The post How New Email Privacy Rules Will Affect You – And 5 Ways to Prepare appeared first on Higher Logic. New email privacy rules are coming from Apple. Learn what’s changing and how you can prepare.

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The Experts Recommend: 5 Best Video Editing Platforms for B2B Marketers

Marketing Envy

Video marketing has been steadily rising in popularity for both B2C and B2B tech marketing.

The State of Marketing Operations or Can’t Find a Better Martech

chiefmartech

The good folks at BrandMaker recently released a study of CMOs and their perceptions of The State of Marketing Operations.

Buyer Intent Data Guide: How to Find Prospects Already Looking to Buy

Collecting and understanding buyer intent is a must for any marketer or salesperson looking for a higher success rate in reaching active buyers. Throughout this eBook, we’ll explore how to monetize intent data, where it's sourced from (and which sources you should be wary of), as well as how to best utilize it within your outbound campaigns in order to drive more pipeline each month.

The Industrial Buyer’s Journey—What Manufacturing Marketers Need to Know

Industrial Marketing Today

The Industrial buyer’s journey can be complex and typically involves a committee of decision-makers. Sometimes the sales cycles may be as long as 12 to 18 months, for example, custom-engineered systems. Of course, not all industrial sales take that long.

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7 Simple Ways Chatbots Convert Leads on Your B2B Website

Zoominfo

As a marketer, you know how to get your audience’s attention. You create engaging content and people click on your offers. But what do you do with the clicks you generate? How do you get visitors’ attention and start a productive sales conversation?

How to Set Business and Marketing Goals Amidst Uncertainty

Marketing Insider Group

We’ve all learned over the past year that uncertainty can arrive at any time and make massive impacts on markets, companies, and consumer behaviors. Was your business prepared? If you’re still here reading this article, it’s likely that you’ve survived what’s been a really tough year (congrats!)

Marketing Budgets Made Up Only 6.4% of Total Revenue in 2021

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers reflect on how their budgets have changed over the past year, new research indicates that the global Covid-19 pandemic may have had a larger impact than previously thought.

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Why is Pinterest a Great Social Media Channel for Your Business?

Webbiquity

Guest post by Lisa Sicard. According to Social Media Today , “ The days of organic reach on social media might be disappearing, but that’s not the case for Pinterest.

The Definitive B2B Sales Playbook: Proven Path to $ Multi-Million Revenues

Sales is at the forefront of revenue growth, and so organizations with highly streamlined sales operations consistently outperform competition. How do you create a path to success and fast-track your way to multi million dollar revenues? Read the eBook.

How to Make Your Business More Attractive to Investors

Biznology

Securing funding for a scale-up phase of a business is potentially more complex than securing funding as a startup. The risks and rewards are likely to be higher and there may, or may not, be evidence to support your assertions.

Powerful 10 Email Blast Marketing Tips in 2021 That Never Let You Down

SendX

Email marketing is a deadbeat marketing method. Do you think that too? If yes, you are missing out on a great opportunity to grow your sales, revenue, and reach. In fact, a survey conducted among 372 marketers worldwide showed that an average email marketing ROI is 38:1.

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How Much Time Do You Spend Thinking About the Future?

Vision Edge Marketing

You probably recognize by now that we’re big fans of Peter Drucker. We consider him the father of modern management. One of his quotes is particularly pertinent to this post on the subject of strategy and the future. Drucker said, “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”.

4 Calls-to-Action Proven to Increase Lead Generation

Marketing Insider Group

Calls-to-Action (CTAs) are everything in B2B marketing. They direct your audiences’ next step in the buyer’s journey and determine the success of your campaign.

The Definitive Guide to Account-Based Experience

ABX is the next evolution of ABM & it’s here to stay. Gifting & direct mail can carry you straight to the hearts of your prospects & customers. Find out how easy it is to create data-driven, personalized experiences at scale with gifting and direct mail.

Report: Marketers Struggling with Both Paid & Organic Search

KoMarketing Associates

Despite the challenges that often come with paid search, new research indicates that marketers are still willing to work with this tactic in order to reap the potential benefits. Merkle recently published its “Digital Marketing Report” for the second quarter of 2021.

How to Improve your Website Conversion Rate through Better UX Design

Webbiquity

Contributed post. Conversion rates are the ultimate measure of business website success. Healthy conversion rates mean higher revenue and sales.

Multi-language video training assets for Atos

Tomorrow People

We delivered clear and engaging video content to educate a semi-internal audience at the digital transformation company. Helping our client to support their partners.

12 Best Transactional Email Examples

SendX

Did you ever have experience with an abandoned cart email or an order confirmation in your inbox? Then you're already familiar with transactional emails. They are automatic emails sent when clients do a particular act: establishing a subscription, making a purchase, or changing the password.

A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

Want Your Business to Grow? You Might Need to Break Some Patterns | What’s Your Edge?

Vision Edge Marketing

All of us rely on patterns, that is a recurrent automated response to help us save time, effort and potentially minimize risk. Sometimes however its necessary to change patterns to grow and improve business performance, that’s the focus of this episode.

What to Look for in a Copywriting Service: The B2B Marketer’s Guide

Marketing Insider Group

A copywriting service can feel like a nice-to-have luxury. Anyone can write content, right? There are so many other important places to allocate your budget. If you’ve gone down this line of thinking you’re not alone, but we’re here to tell you that it’s a trap.

Survey: B2B Marketers Working Against Longer Buying Cycle

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers look to fine-tune the way they reach out to customers and prospects, new research suggests that B2B buyers are taking more time to think about potential purchases.

Five Tips for Creating Landing Pages That Convert

Webbiquity

Guest post by Grace Murphy. The two most common objectives for digital marketing campaigns (and B2B marketing in general) are brand awareness and lead generation.

How to Increase ABM Performance with Empathy

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO & Founder of markempa

The highest priority for B2B marketers is effective demand generation (increasing lead quality and quantity). However, we can get so caught up in our ABM strategies, systems, tools, and investments that we lose sight of building deep empathy for the people in the accounts. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to go beyond rational-logic-based sales/marketing and adjust your strategy to understand better how buyers feel so that you can connect and help more customers buy.

How Video Scripts and Storyboards Work

Biznology

For me, cinema is essentially emotion. It is pieces of film joined together that create an idea, which in turn creates an emotion in the mind of the audience. Not through spoken words, but through the visuals. It’s a visual medium. Alfred Hitchcock.

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Business Development vs. Sales: Getting the Best of Both Worlds

Zoominfo

SaaS, and business in general, is full of terms that sound similar but carry different meanings, the kind of terms that newcomers (and sometimes those who should know better) are prone to trip on. You can add “business development vs. sales” to that long list.

Setting up Your Developer Marketing Team for Success

Influitive

There’s no question that developer marketing and relations requires a unique and multi-faceted strategy just as B2B or B2C customer marketing would. But what strategies and tactics make the most sense to start with and what metrics matter most for measuring success?

How to Refresh Your Brand Without Rebranding

Marketing Insider Group

Metrics and data analysis are all the rage in the marketing world. However, the problem with having too much of a focus on statistical analysis is that it’s easy to slip into certain mindsets. Sales figures, customer behavior, and other nitty-gritty metrics often take center stage.

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Deliver Magic Moments with Direct Mail and Corporate Gifting

Digital fatigue is a thing, no surprise there. The good news: you can break through the noise using a new channel! Find out how to get creative and build rapport with prospects & customers offline with strategic direct mail and corporate gifting.