Mon.Feb 27, 2012

Paul Gillin

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Sales Management & The Impact of Social Media

Your Sales Management Guru

Sales Management and the Impact of Social Media. Ken Thoreson. While in the process of writing a future magazine column on the future of sales and social media I interviewed three people and posed several questions in order to get their view points. I thought for this week’s blog I would also introduce you to my current thinking and I would really enjoy hearing your thoughts on the direction of sales and the use of social media.

Lead Scores Too High? Maybe They Need An Expiration Date.

The Point

In the early stages of a recent client engagement, it became apparent that the schema already in place to determine and assign lead scores was, well: broken.

Are you on your customer’s A-List?

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

By Contributing {grow} Columnist “Social Steve” Goldner. Good Golly Miss Molly. I’ve been busy. Between work overload, family health issues, running with the kids schedule and just the general day to day hectic world, I‘ve had no time to be social.

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17 (of the) Best Email Marketing Guides of 2011

Webbiquity

As figures below show, email marketing remains a vital element of modern B2B and B2C marketing programs. More than four out of five internet users check their email first when they go online for business each day, and nearly three-quarters check email six or more times per day.

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7 Inspiring B2B Marketing Campaigns

Must-See Examples of Marketing Success That You Can Replicate.

SEO is Only One Part of an Integrated Marketing Strategy

Biznology

People are constantly using the Internet. Whether they are browsing from a desktop computer, laptop, smart phone, or tablet, the Internet is always “on”. When people are looking for information and researching products and services, they turn to the Internet.

Fueling Your Inbound Marketing Strategy: Staff and Budget

Modern B2B Marketing

by Jon Miller So your company is committed to an inbound marketing strategy; in which kind of resources should a CMO invest on a sustainable basis? Success with inbound marketing will not happen by itself.

20 Fresh Stats About the State of Inbound Marketing in 2012

Hubspot

HubSpot's 2012 State of Inbound Marketing Report is now available! The report is based on a survey conducted in January 2012 of 972 marketing professionals. The study includes data and insights about marketers' costs, budgets, lead quality, and priorities.

SEO FYI: 9 Tips for B2B Website Lead Generation Improvement

MLT Creative

The B2B website home page plays a major role in lead generation and positive return on marketing investment. B2B marketers must drive qualified visitors to the website and convert them to qualified leads with a persuasive call-to-action. Visitors can then access an offer by providing contact information on a landing page. These conversions can then be nurtured with marketing automation and passed on to sales for further follow-up and ultimately converting to new customers.

Customer Success and Marketing Alignment: The Key to Unlocking Customer Advocacy

Most B2B companies say the customer experience is a priority, but their teams are not prepared or coordinated enough to make this a reality.

This is the week that was: Is the world ready for change?

Earnest about B2B

While we are treated to one day of glorious sunshine in London, and share stories from a very Earnest night out; we look back on a week in which all the talk was about the Pinterest craze swooping the internet.

This is the week that was: Is the world ready for change?

Earnest about B2B

While we are treated to one day of glorious sunshine in London, and share stories from a very Earnest night out; we look back on a week in which all the talk was about the Pinterest craze swooping the internet. Amid all the pinning, however, we managed to dig out the best blogs, articles and resources to keep you knowledge thirsty B2B marketers going for another week.