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Lead Scoring: Tools and Tactics to Convert Customers

Act-On

Now that we’ve covered the basics of lead scoring , and how to build your model , let’s tackle the last topic in our 3-part lead scoring series: lead scoring tools. Lead scoring is a process and a framework, not a tool — but technology makes it possible to implement at scale.

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3 ways to optimize your marketing funnel for driving revenue and leads

Martech

How should marketers approach the daunting task of reining in and improving the marketing funnel? Recently at The MarTech Conference , two marketing leaders discussed this precise task. What they discovered was that marketers need to understand all facets of the funnel and have data ready to make decisions.

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Sales Qualified Lead vs Sales Accepted Lead: Distinguishing Sales-Ready Leads from Potential Sales Leads  

Only B2B

Ah, the never-ending quest for qualified leads! B2B marketers spend countless hours crafting campaigns, social media posts, and targeted ads, all in the name of capturing potential customers. Do all those website visitors and content downloads translate into sales conversations?

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Marketing qualified lead: What is it really?

Rev

And every customer is a “converted” lead. But, not all leads will convert. That’s where marketing qualified leads, or MQLs, come into play. You might be asking, “What exactly is an MQL?” “How How do you identify an MQL?” and “Why do MQLs matter?” So, without further ado, let’s dive in.

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5 Ways to Implement MQL Marketing Tactics

Only B2B

Generating and acquiring leads can be really simple for most businesses. However, getting MQL marketing leads, the ones that are most likely to convert, are far more difficult since it requires you to put in a lot of research and develop a complex funnel. What is MQL Marketing?

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How to fix the broken sales-marketing lead funnel

Martech

You’ve worked hard to turn the engagement from your recent marketing campaign into leads. Once your suspects have become prospects who’ve finally reached the scoring threshold, you toss the leads over the proverbial wall for sales to work. This is because sales prioritized their list over the leads you sent to them.

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The (marketing) funnel isn’t dead

MKT1

“The marketing funnel is dead,” they say. I agree the marketing funnel isn’t exactly funnel shaped–it's sort of an hourglass. So, I still strongly recommend B2B marketing teams map their funnels. I don’t agree. 20% off for paid newsletter subscribers.