Industrial Marketing, Lead Generation and Sales: It’s Complicated

Industrial Marketing Today

Remember this rom-com from 2009? Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.]. Content Marketing Industrial Marketing Sales Strategies Analytics Industrial sales Industrial sales strategies Measurement and tracking Despite the critics giving it mixed reviews, it went on to gross $219.1 million worldwide. A hit movie for sure. Sometimes I feel the same way [.]. This is only a content summary. Please click on the headline to read the full article.

TriComB2B: Smart. Strategic. Technical. - Technically Focused B2B Marketing Agency - formerly TriCom Marketing & Communications

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We are distinctive due to our technical aptitude , industry knowledge and business acumen. Resolving Your Biggest Agency Issues At TriComB2B our staff comes from industry not just from agencies. Our industry experience, technical savvy and true understanding of your market sets us apart from other B2B marketing firms. more » News / Press Releases TriComB2B Named as 2009 Best Places to Work Winner.

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Case study: Creating social media benefits in a regulated industry

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“In 2009 everybody I knew was experimenting with Facebook but I mostly did it for fun,” he said. ” Twitter — “I have had a Twitter account since 2009 but I am only starting to learn to use this effectively now.

Is social media effective for B2B lead generation?

Sales Lead Insights

A side note: To learn more about how the B2B sales industry is leveraging social media, software and the Internet, consider attending Sales 2.0 I’m probably biased, but I believe the primary objective of business-to-business marketing is driving sales of the company’s products and services.

Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers

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Q: What advice would you give to a company that needs to increase online lead generation, but doesnt think blogging is right for its industry? posted on Monday, June 29, 2009 at 10:02 AM by Jack Leblond Jack - thanks for the comment.

Sacramento marketing consulting company | B2B marketing consulting specialists | Business Communications Group

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Gia McNutt , CEO, SOS "Business Communications Group came strongly recommended by those in its industry. Home News Contact Services Marketing ROI Case Studies Company B2B Resources Blog Business to business marketing to accelerate your sales Business Communications Group is the only Sacramento marketing consulting company specializing in business to business (B2B) marketing services.

5 tips to build more relevant and engaging lead nurturing emails

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Industry vertical: Industry information will more than likely tell you what pains your prospects are experiencing, while company size will give you a hint as to the resources they have available to tackle these challenges. A recent MarketingSherpa survey of email recipients found that 58% of those who stop reading, disengage, or unsubscribe after cite "lack of relevance" as a key factor.

Interviews and Content Marketing - Ambal Balakrishnan

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

Some other bits of background about Ambal: Ambal’s book “Content Marketing Tweets: Bite sized tips on creating compelling content your customers and prospects will love&# will be published in late 2009. In ClickInsights Expert Interview Series we feature top notch industry experts and thought leaders and get their insights, opinions and predictions. We also ask for their suggestions on recommended reading resources to keep abreast with latest trends in their industry.

Email Autoresponders 2.0 in B2B Marketing

Anything Goes Marketing

I've found that autorepsonders can have open rates that can achieve greater that 80% open rates and clickthrough rates in the 20-30% range which blow industry averages out of the ball park.

Enterprise Crowdsourcing blasts off as social media growth industry

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Several platforms were revamped, relaunched, or finally “released” in 2009. Client adoption was also slow until 2009 when the first surge in market demand occurred. Last year, the number of completed microtasks increased 496% over 2009. Guest post by David Bratvold.

B2B and the tourism industry: A strong digital strategy can make the difference

Integrated B2B

After experiencing a dramatic slump in 2009, the global tourism industry is steadily regaining momentum. percent, the tourism industry is estimated to be worth USD 1.15 For the tourism industry a strong B2B online presence plays a vital role in marketing a particular destination. How important is online presence for the B2B tourism industry? The post B2B and the tourism industry: A strong digital strategy can make the difference appeared first on IntegratedB2B.

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

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So click here to find out whether they changed my mind… Read more… Stan Woods | June 16th, 2009 | one comment The Content Marketing Workbook It’s here. Read more… Doug Kessler | June 11th, 2009 | 3 comments Choose your patients carefully The most respected surgeons in the world have the best survival rates. We… Read more… Neil Stoneman | May 8th, 2009 | 4 comments Why we steal from our clients.

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The Art of Content: How Artsy Brought a $64 Billion Industry Into the Digital Age

Contently

Since the company was founded in 2009, its goal has been to break down the exclusivity barrier of the art industry. The industry is still dominated by traditional print magazines, and much of the allure comes from a perceived insider status.

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American Business Media - Research & Marketing

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Bringing the business media opportunity to life for marketers, advertisers and media planners/buyers, each issue contains industry data, research and case studies that document the power and effectiveness of business media as advertising and marketing vehicles.

The Doom Boom: Inside the Surivival Industry's Explosive Growth

Hubspot

So what’s the secret behind this niche industry’s explosive growth? An Industry on the Rise. A lot of [the industry's recent growth] is based on the current culture at any given time," Hogwood told me. The Colony - 2009. 2 ) Education was the lifeblood of this industry.

B2B and the tourism industry: Why mobile is key to successful digital strategy

Integrated B2B

I have already covered the current growth and widening profit margins of the global tourism industry and the need for B2B companies and marketers in this field to develop a strong digital strategy if they want to capture a greater share of the market. For B2B marketers in any industry a common challenge is targeting the key platforms where audiences are most likely to consume information. For marketers and B2B businesses in the tourism industry the answer should not be ignored.

ClickInsights: What was your "Aha" moment in 2009? - Part 1

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I have invited our Panel of White Paper Experts to reflect on 2009 and answer the following question: What was your aha moment in 2009 ? Since I’ve started a Twitter presence in February 2009, I have been able to build a 4000+ following relatively easily.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Lead Generation via Industry Experts

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« Asking for referrals does more than generate leads | Main | Lead generation ROI depends on a good handoff » Lead Generation via Industry Experts Proactively building relationships with industry experts is a powerful way to generate sales leads and positive word of mouth (WOM).

ClickInsights: What was your "Aha" moment in 2009? - Part 2

Ambal's Amusings

I have invited our Panel of B2B Marketing Experts to reflect on 2009 and answer the following question: What was your aha moment in 2009 ? B2B Lead Generation Benchmark Study 2009. What was your "Aha" moment in 2009?

B2B Lead Generation Checklist: 22 Success Tips

Sales Lead Insights

Be relevant (to their job, industry, application, problem, pain, etc.). ? What do I like best about being a B2B lead generation consultant? The fun part is I get to work with some of the best people at the best companies in the business. The rewarding part is I get to see first-hand what works best (and what doesn’t) when it comes to generating, nurturing and identifying the qualified, sales-ready leads that salespeople, reps, resellers and distributors need.

Marketo Sales Insight Expands Salesforce Access to Marketing Data

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This is THE big industry trend right now, so much so that we’re probably due for some clever nay-saying. Summary: Marketo's new Sales Insight ranks prospects for sales people, based on recent Web and email activities. It lets Marketo sell seats to sales departments, which could be more lucrative than selling its core demand generation system. But I expect the sales automation vendors to take the business for themselves.

Good Look at QlikView from a Microstrategy Consultant's Viewpoint

Customer Experience Matrix

That's exactly what I've seen as QlikView's advantage and I think it's fundamentally reshaping the industry. I noticed some visitors this morning from the blog of Microstrategy consultancy Aellament , and found they have published a nice look at QlikView on their blog. It's worth a read, and quite interesting in their appreciation of the advantages that QlikView offers over the product they know best.

Top 5 Lead Management Excuses (with Poll)

The Point

According to a recent industry survey by Demand Gen Report , fewer than 10 percent of marketing executives who responded have automated lead nurturing strategies and processes in place. Furthermore, only 15% of those same respondents planned to deploy or expand their lead management initiatives in 2009.

Calling all Copywriters and Wanna-be-Copywriters to Copywriting Success Summit 2009

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Mike Stelzner is once again pulling together one of his informative online summits - Copywriting Success Summit 2009. We have invited Michael Stelzner, event producer of Copywriting Success Summit 2009 to share his thoughts on copywriting and details of the event he is organizing.

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B2B Search Marketing: 5 Must-Read Tips - Online Marketing Blog

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Search marketing should be a top priority for organizations in any industry. Because sales conversions for B2B organizations are based more on building relationships, content must position that organization as an industry thought leader and a trusted resource.

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Do Psychographics work in B2B Marketing & Sales?

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skip to main | skip to sidebar The Marketing Mélange A blog on all things Marketing with Strategy & Information Technology focus Blog Archive ▼ 2009 ( 22 ) ▼ June ( 2 ) Strategic Insights from Calculating Lifetime Custo. B2B marketers regularly use demographic data of tangible characteristics such as company size, industry classification, number of employees, etc. I see an over-reliance by B2B marketers on industry classifications (SIC, NAICS, NACE, etc.)

Best of 2009: Social Media Marketing, Part 1

Webbiquity

How can you monitor everything that’s being said about your company, competitors and key industry topics across the social media landscape without spending a fortune on monitoring software? 11 Reasons You Can’t Ignore Social Media in 2009 by Digital Labz. 7 Social Media Predictions for 2009 by Search Engine Watch. “Many free services will become defunct&# —hmm, not yet, but there are still three months of 2009 to to.

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All your best content may now be considered fake news

Biznology

The real bloodbath started in 2009. It’s time for you to really invest in your own personal or professional social platforms. As lines are being drawn, it’s time to make sure all your hard-wrought creative work lives on your own blog or website instead of on someone else’s.

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Industrial Marketers: Is this News Good or Bad?

Sales Lead Insights

According to a recent survey of engineering, technical, manufacturing and industrial professionals: Although the majority expects their companies’ spending to remain flat or down, more than a third (36%) said they expect spending during the second half of 2009 will increase compared to the first half of year. I believe it is good news that more than a third of companies in the industrial sector are expected to increase spending during this second half of 2009.

Content Auditing and Mapping it to the Industrial Buy Cycle

Industrial Marketing Today

What does it really mean to an industrial marketer, especially if you work for or are a small to mid-size manufacturer or engineering company? Industrial giants have deep pockets to create marketing content on a daily basis.

Deconstructing the Four Stages of the Industrial Buy Cycle

Industrial Marketing Today

The problem becomes more acute for the industrial sector because the industrial buy cycle can be a long and complex process that often involves multiple decision makers. an industrial and business-to-business (B2B) marketing communications company in Houston, Texas.

How NOT to pitch a blog | Online Marketing Blog

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Don’t send blanket solicitations to bloggers in the same general industry. For example, a list of competitors that run blogs in your client’s industry. It seems to me the PR industry has a huge opportunity for education on this front. Online Marketing Blog TopRank’s internet marketing blog on the intersection of digital PR, social and search engine marketing.

SEO Industry Has Some Snake Oil, But Also Much Success

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How Trade Publications Can Capitalize on Content Marketing and Social Media

WebMarketCentral

Personally, I believe that trade pubs can continue to play an important role in the distribution of industry-specific, niche content to focused groups of readers due to several advantages they have over other channels.

ReTweeting: Science or Art – Is 120 The New 140?

B2B Marketing Savvy

but certainly the charting should give marketers pause; A trend beginning to appear are marketers tracking their own experiences and building their own benchmarks, by industry target, as to most effective times/days for tweets and re-tweets.

Deconstructing Twitter: Analytics for Reach and Impressions

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Until such time as “new media&# channels like Twitter, Facebook, et al are able to establish industry-blessed benchmark media standards, I fear much of the fuss and buzz will stay experimental to the larger B2B community, at least.

7 Strategies for Using Content to Market Industrial Products

Industrial Marketing Today

However, industrial marketers face a challenge when it comes to producing a steady stream of fresh content to keep their target audience engaged. Tell a story – most industrial marketing content tends to be cut-and-dried with lists of features and benefits.

4 Ways to be a Better B2B Twitterer

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For example, the Top 5 Media Industry Parody Videos : highly germane and frightfully on-target satire of marketing and advertising types (though, warning, some of the language isn't suitable for kids or prudish co-workers).

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Dreamforce 2009: Search Engine Marketing Junkies

Modern B2B Marketing

This panel of B2B search engine marketers at Dreamforce 2009 talked about how to take your search marketing to the next level, including SEM tips and tricks, landing page strategies, Web site analytics, and more.

Social media strategy leaders: Kerry Gallagher

Biznology

Throughout her career, Kerry has worked in social media at not-for-profits, agencies, and in the insurance and finance industries. I graduated from college in 2009 and found myself in a tough economic environment. Banking is even more regulated than the insurance industry.