How Performance Marketing Accelerates B-to-B Prospecting

Biznology

Every time you turn around, a new “performance marketing” opportunity turns up for B-to-B marketers. But there are some potholes to consider. Let’s look at how marketers get value out of this approach to finding new customers. . So marketers need to do the math.

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Martyn Etherington Speaks: the story of a B2B digital marketing turnaround

Biznology

I had the chance recently to catch up with Martyn Etherington , a marketing leader I’ve long admired. In a reflective mood, he was willing to field some questions about his successes there. Where did you direct them to focus their efforts, and why?

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Study: B-to-B Marketers Lagging With Social Media

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Study: B-to-B Marketers Lagging With Social Media. Data shows about 40 percent of b-to-b brands aren’t using social marketing. Of 548 b-to-b marketers surveyed by Eloqua, about 40 percent say they are not yet using social media marketing.

Fresh Insights in Selling to SMBs

Biznology

Despite the attention given to large enterprise marketing, it’s small and medium businesses (SMB) where the bulk of marketing investments go. SMB is where there’s enough volume to do plenty of testing. Here are the nuggets that were most revealing to me.

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Lights, camera, action: Video helps you stay in touch with customers

Biznology

One problem that plagues B-to-B sales and marketing is coming up with relevant, timely messages for nurturing customer relationships. I recently ran across a particularly compelling solution to this problem: Personalized email that links to entertaining, but useful, videos.

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The Changing Rules of B2B Marketing

Paul Gillin

Here is a draft of the first chapter of Social Marketing to the Business Customer by Paul Gillin and Eric Schwartzman. This chapter focuses on drawing the major distinctions between business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) markets and where social marketing has particular value to B2B companies. But to thousands of technology professionals around the world, Hanson is a celebrity. Welcome to the new world of B2B communications.

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The 5 Top Media for Cold Prospecting

ViewPoint

These are the five essential channels you can rely on for generating a steady stream of inquiries that you can then convert to qualified leads, and have a prayer of closing enough sales to meet your revenue quota. That compares to $7 billion spent on direct mail and $4.5

Learn How to Maximize Lead Generation

Reachforce

And if you’re extra lucky, she agrees to an interview drawn from her new book “Maximizing Lead Generation.”. What are the biggest challenges for marketer to generate the number of leads they need currently? You’re going to kill me, but the truthful answer is: It depends.

Who Do You Trust? Industry Analysts Reign Supreme

The ROI Guy

A SiriusDecisions survey recently examined which b-to-b sources are trusted most by buyers during the buying lifecycle, and the results indicate not surprisingly that Industry Analysts and Peers are the most influential and trusted sources of information. The influence of vendors as a trusted source of information has also increased, from only 3.3% of buyers who cited them as a trusted source in 2006 to 8.1% Vendor Brightspot?

Sirius Decisions Summit 2019 Takeaways

Ledger Bennett

We had loads of great conversations, met some fantastic people, and were even able to catch some good sessions.If you weren’t able to attend this year, here are our biggest takeaways. for a high performing team compared to 5.5% Tech Needs To Assist Sales Reps.

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: E-Mail Marketing Relevance Tips And Resources For B2B Lead Generation

B2B Lead Generation

FREE E-Book 8 Critical success factors for lead generation Just tell us where to send your FREE updates Subscribe in a reader Podcast Feed Subscribe via iTunes Recognition Thanks for Reading! E-mail is a one-to-one medium, nothing more, nothing less.

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The End of Marketing as We Know It: Overcoming Buyer Challenges with Interactive Smart Content

The ROI Guy

The past decade has seen an exciting and dramatic increase in new digital marketing channels including Twitter, Facebook, e-mail, search engines, webinars, virtual trade shows and more. How fundamental is the shift from product / solution selling to value selling / marketing?

What Works Now in B2B Lead Generation, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

MarketingSherpa has just released its 2008 B2B Lead Generation Handbook (that's a link to the free executive summary PDF; the complete report will run you a cool $500). About 5% of online marketing spending is dedicated to SEO.

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Digital Natives in Our Midst | Advice and Opinion

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