The Telltale 8% Drop In Content Marketing Effectiveness

Tony Zambito

When the Dow tumbled in 2008, the largest single-day drop in the history of the Dow occurred on September 29, 2008. As much as 80% say, “Vendors give me too much material to sort through”. Use Buyer Personas To Understand How To Help Buyers Achieve Their Goals.

Event Marketing Leads Plummet Due To Coronavirus Cancelations

Smashmouth Marketing

One of the most respected VCs out there, Sequoia, just released a memo to its portfolio companies comparing this year’s impact on business to be similar to 2008.

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My Journey from What If to What’s Next


It was 2008 when small home-sharing start-up Airbnb came on the scene. In 2013, Forrester released a Forrester Wave report (aka Forrester’s evaluation of vendors in a software, hardware or services market) in the Identity and Access Management space for the cloud. This year, identity in the cloud was merged with access management, which includes all large IT vendors: Oracle, IBM, Microsoft and CA Technologies.).

The Tech Giant’s Guide to Effective Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

A LinkedIn report found that 78% of IT buyers need information and guidance to make decisions about their IT environment, and 67% are more likely to make a purchase from a vendor who educates them at each stage of the decision process.

SalesPredict Offers Highly Automated, Highly Flexible Predictive Modeling

Customer Experience Matrix

SalesPredict is a perfect example: a small vendor with a powerful system that just launched earlier this year. Back in, say, 2008, a product like this would be big news. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote that “predictive everywhere” is one of major trends in data-driven marketing.

Content Auditing and Mapping it to the Industrial Buy Cycle

Industrial Marketing Today

They are: Buyer Personas – deep insights on the people who buy your products and services Buying Process – the steps buyers go through to acquire your products and services Buyer personas go a lot deeper than just demographics. Read The Anatomy of a Great Web Persona by Brian Massey.

3 Lessons on How to Use Video to Drive Business Value


My co-founder and I launched the agency in 2008 to help clients solve their business challenges through creative thinking, storytelling, and video. In 2013, we looked into software vendors who could give us comprehensive metrics.

2 Zero Risk Predictions for 2017


There’s an article I recalled from 2008 in Psychology Today which asserts, if our behavior (as humans) is completely predictable, then it makes it easier for other people to take advantage of us.

Crunchy, salty, nutritious news & views on B2B marketing for technology companies | Velocity - the B2B marketing acceleration agency for technology companies

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We’ve been working with the company and its CMO… Read more… Stan Woods | April 29th, 2009 | one comment Web personas and Mind Maps Like most good digital agencies, we’ve been exploring web personas for a while and we’ve found them to be a critical aid to great site design. … Read more… Doug Kessler | December 23rd, 2008 | 3 comments Papa’s got a brand new bag, maaan.

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ClickInsights: How can B2B marketers use content effectively for demand generation?

Ambal's Amusings

Eccolo Media 2008 B2B Technology Collateral Survey. Eccolo Media 2008 B2B Technology Collateral Survey. Her clients who are technology vendors and venture firms leverage her strategic marketing and go-to-market expertise. in January 2008.

Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: IT Budgets into 2011 - Robbing Peter to.

The ROI Guy

This continues a trend Gartner has observed since 2008 as larger IT organizations started reducing their resource requirements through consolidation, waste elimination and other measures. White Papers are Influence Kings, But Need Persona.

Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: How TCO is a common sense sales and.

The ROI Guy

IT budgets for 2009 are contracting even further from the modest forecasts for 2008, which are being trimmed even as this is being written. Vendors of technology are competing not only with each other for new spending, but with the entrenched operating costs of the status quo.


Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: Value Selling Tools and the Buying Lifecycle

The ROI Guy

The assessment tool has been available since 2008 and is generating more than 600 analyses per month, driving significant evolution of Microsoft’s relationship with clients, and empowering significant partner marketing campaigns. White Papers are Influence Kings, But Need Persona.

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