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?

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

Ambal's Amusings

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 ? Edwards Enterprise Software (now a division of Oracle Corporation). What was your "Aha" moment in 2009?

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Marketbright's Campaign Flows Work Well for Serena Software

Customer Experience Matrix

Summary: Serena Software is pleased with Marketbright's Visio-style interface for complex campaigns. The real work is in designing the campaigns, not setting them up in the software. Second of three posts on demand generation interfaces.)

Entiera Offers Consumer Marketing Automation Software as a Service

Customer Experience Matrix

This makes them sound more like a “hosted” vendor than “Software-as-a-Service” (SaaS), per the distinction in my July 25 post. Tasks cannot be assigned to specific individuals, although this should be added by the end of 2009. Custom reports are built in Jaspersoft open source software. Kxen statistical software is integrated for end-user predictive modeling and scoring.

Three Options for Measuring Software Ease of Use

Customer Experience Matrix

Tags: software usability measurement marketing automation lead management software selection demand generation

Act-On Software Does List-Based Demand Generation

Customer Experience Matrix

If you look at the Web site of Act-On Software , you’ll see a typical set of demand generation features: email marketing, demand generation (equated with landing pages and forms), lead nurturing, Website visitor tracking, channel (partner) marketing, and lead scoring.

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Best of 2009 (So Far): Social Media Marketing, Part 4

WebMarketCentral

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?

5 Secrets of Creating Successful Marketing One-Sheets

B2B Marketing Traction

When I was in sales and marketing in the software industry our ad agency account rep told me that people read letters and ads in a “Z” format. Tweet.

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My List of Demand Generation Vendors, and Who They Sell To

Customer Experience Matrix

Tags: demand generation marketing automation software selection demand generation

Hot B2B Marketing Content May 2009

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals from May 2009. How to Use Twitter for Business - WebMarketCentral , May 6, 2009. Buzz Marketing for Technology , May 28, 2009. Marketing Interactions , May 12, 2009. 5 Important Ways Sales can help Marketing - Modern B2B Marketing , May 26, 2009. ZoomInfo, Chris Abraham and Me - A Social Media Case Study - WebMarketCentral , May 26, 2009. Marketing Interactions , May 14, 2009.

Hot B2B Marketing Content May 2009

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals from May 2009. How to Use Twitter for Business - WebMarketCentral , May 6, 2009. Buzz Marketing for Technology , May 28, 2009. Marketing Interactions , May 12, 2009. 5 Important Ways Sales can help Marketing - Modern B2B Marketing , May 26, 2009. ZoomInfo, Chris Abraham and Me - A Social Media Case Study - WebMarketCentral , May 26, 2009. Marketing Interactions , May 14, 2009.

QlikView Is Champion In Aberdeen AXIS (But Is This Graph Necessary?)

Customer Experience Matrix

So part of me was pleased to learn that it had been listed as a—indeed, the only—“champion” in an Aberdeen Group AXIS report on BI/Performance Management software. As someone who has been evaluating software for many years, I fully appreciate the appeal of these sorts of matrices.

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if you're gonna copy, make it right

The Effective Marketer

He uses examples like 37Signals, Copyblogger, FogCreek Software, Zappos, and make a good case for trying to think for yourself instead of just following what others are saying.

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Best of 2009 (So Far): Cool Web Tools, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

Find them all and others here in the first set of the best cool web tools for 2009. CRM Diagnostic Customer relationship management (CRM) systems have become ubiquitous, yet many—perhaps even most—implementations fail to take full advantage of the software's capabilities in one or more areas.

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Lyzasoft: Independence for Analysts and Maybe Some Light on Shadow IT

Customer Experience Matrix

The only reason I’m not being more definite is I did see a lot of pauses, most accompanied by 100% CPU utilization, and occasional spikes in memory usage that I could only resolve by closing the software and, once or twice, by rebooting.

The Networker's Dream

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 at 7:00 pm and is filed under Online Marketing , productivity , Social Media. 2 Responses to The Networker’s Dream Darren says: November 5, 2009 at 12:28 am Daniel, thanks for this post.

Magic Quadrant or Magic Numbers? A Judge Will Decide. « The.

The Effective Marketer

Software vendors like to boast when they are placed in a specific position on Gartner’s famous Magic Quadrant report. This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 at 12:30 pm and is filed under Marketing Planning , Marketing Strategy.

The Fun Theory: How to Change Behavior

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 8:00 am and is filed under Communication , Marketing Strategy , Social Media.

The Enemy of Productivity

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 at 8:15 am and is filed under Communication , Marketing Management , productivity.

Presenting Effective Charts « The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Sunday, July 12th, 2009 at 8:15 pm and is filed under Communication. The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking Presenting Effective Charts Are your impressive charts effective?

are you paid enough? new salary survey released

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Friday, August 14th, 2009 at 10:57 am and is filed under Hiring , Marketing Planning , Marketing Strategy. The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking Are You Paid Enough?

Market2Lead User Interface: Attention to Detail Pays Off

Customer Experience Matrix

Tags: demand generation marketing automation campaign management software usability sales lead management association market2lead user interface

Silverpop Engage B2B Adds Visual Campaign Builder

Customer Experience Matrix

Tags: marketing automation silverpop engage b2b vtrenz campaign management lead management software usability user interface demand generation

New White Paper and Eloqua Prospect Profiler

Customer Experience Matrix

Tags: marketing-sales integration low cost marketing software demand generation marketing automation lead management

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LucidEra's Failure: More Evidence that Marketers Won't Pay for Measurement

Customer Experience Matrix

When I spoke with them again in October 2008, the number was 50 and it was still at 50 when we spoke in April 2009. For recent evidence along these lines, see the 2009 Marketing ROI and Measurements Study published by Lenskold Group and sponsored by MarketSphere , which found that “6 in 10 firms (59%) indicate having an increased demand for marketing measurements, analysis and reporting in 2009 without the budget necessary for those measurement efforts.”

Kindle Marketing Lessons « The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Friday, May 29th, 2009 at 2:43 pm and is filed under Marketing Planning , Marketing Strategy , Pricing. 4 Responses to Kindle Marketing Lessons Steve Bain says: May 29, 2009 at 11:12 pm The WSJ rather than Amazon is the likely cause of the price increase.

Webinar Presentations That Suck « The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Monday, May 25th, 2009 at 7:43 pm and is filed under Communication , Webinars.

tools of the trade: webinars and online presentations

The Effective Marketer

For example, typical uses of webinar software often fall into one or more of these categories: Online sales demos and presentations : a sales rep shares a PowerPoint presentation and his desktop screen while walking through a product demonstration.

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effective marketer principle 8: say “we” rather than “i”

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Friday, February 6th, 2009 at 10:20 pm and is filed under Communication , Teamwork.

Why Social Media Is Not For Everyone « The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 at 8:47 pm and is filed under Communication , Marketing Strategy , Online Marketing , Social Media. 9 Responses to Why Social Media Is Not For Everyone neoco says: July 22, 2009 at 3:44 am Nice post and very relevant.

effective marketer principle 6: focus on opportunities rather than.

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Sunday, January 18th, 2009 at 9:31 pm and is filed under Communication , Decision Making , Marketing Planning , Marketing Strategy.

effective marketer principle 5: take responsibility for communicating

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Saturday, January 17th, 2009 at 3:26 pm and is filed under Communication , Marketing Management , Teamwork.

free stuff that sells. maybe.

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Saturday, June 13th, 2009 at 7:36 pm and is filed under Communication , Marketing Management , Marketing ROI , Marketing Strategy , Social Media , Uncategorized. Simon Mason says: June 16, 2009 at 12:25 pm Hi Daniel, Interesting post.

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because you can't beat free marketing training

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 at 9:17 pm and is filed under Marketing Strategy , Marketing Training , Online Marketing , Webinars.

marketing action plans

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 6th, 2009 at 10:17 pm and is filed under Marketing Planning , Marketing Strategy.

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Sales Ready Leads: Quality vs. Quantity

Smashmouth Marketing

Director of Marketing at Jive Software shares with us, "With the focus we all have right now on building pipeline that will convert to revenue, quality leads are called for. The topic of Quality vs. Quantity in demand gen has been a constant debate.

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Low Cost Systems for Demand Generation

Customer Experience Matrix

I did publish a real review in July 2009.] Act-On Software : a slightly different take, with strong Webinar support and an option to use its own low-cost sales automation system as an alternative to Salesforce.com Price starts at $499 per month. Tags: demand generation software marketing automation lead management software selection vendor evaluation crm software

how to use social media - lessons from ama digital conference

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Saturday, March 7th, 2009 at 9:32 pm and is filed under Marketing Planning , Marketing Strategy , Social Media , Uncategorized.

copywriting that sells: powerful copy is easier than you think

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Sunday, July 5th, 2009 at 9:43 pm and is filed under Communication , Online Marketing. 4 Responses to Copywriting That Sells: Powerful Copy is Easier than You Think 519studio says: July 6, 2009 at 7:45 am Hi Thanks for the nice information.

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MarketingSherpa Marketing Summit, Emily Salus of CollabNet on Lead Scoring

Smashmouth Marketing

This week is MarketingSherpa's 6th Annual B2B Marketing Summit 2009 in San Francisco, to be repeated two weeks later in Boston. Our first is with Emily Salus of CollabNet, a company that sells application lifecycle management software for distributed development teams.