Surprise: Most B2B Advertising Isn’t Good. Or Is It?

The Point

A recent report by LinkedIn and research agency System1 found that the bulk of B2B advertising is ineffective. I’ve written elsewhere in this space about the sorry state of B2B creative in general, so the headline came as no surprise. Surprise: Most B2B Advertising Isn’t Good.

Best B2B Email Marketing Software for 2021

SendX

What is B2B email marketing? Let's first clarify how B2B is different & similar to B2C. B2B means business-to-business, while b2c means business-to-customer. In B2B communication focuses on information, facts, and profit. Why B2B email marketing?

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Survey: B2B Marketers Working Against Longer Buying Cycle

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers look to fine-tune the way they reach out to customers and prospects, new research suggests that B2B buyers are taking more time to think about potential purchases. This indicates that B2B buyers are taking their time when it comes to evaluating their options.

A B2B Email Pre-Flight Checklist

The Point

Earlier this month I presented a standing-room only session at the B2BMX Conference in Scottsdale on key principles of B2B email creative. A #B2B Email Pre-Flight Checklist Click To Tweet. The post A B2B Email Pre-Flight Checklist appeared first on The Point.

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The Definitive B2B Sales Playbook: Proven Path to $ Multi-Million Revenues

Sales is at the forefront of revenue growth, and so organizations with highly streamlined sales operations consistently outperform competition. How do you create a path to success and fast-track your way to multi million dollar revenues? Read the eBook.

B2B Marketers Still Prioritizing Customer Experience & Engagement

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers continue to target multiple key objectives, new research indicates that customer engagement and experience remain at the top of the list. B2B Marketers and Content Amplification. Customer Experience Industry News B2B Marketing customer experience

Data Decay & Your B2B Database

Zoominfo

Because of this, many organizations are working with a B2B database that is outdated, invalid, or incomplete. Data Decay Could Ruin Your B2B Database. Did you know that 50% of B2B businesses are not confident in the quality of their data? Deep Clean Your B2B Database.

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7 Simple Ways Chatbots Convert Leads on Your B2B Website

Zoominfo

Chatbots in B2B marketing and sales are the perfect lead generation tool for digital activities that lead prospects onto your website. How to Optimize Chatbots for B2B Lead Generation. Time is of the essence in the B2B world. B2B Marketing B2B Sales Chat

Why A Buyer Persona Sales System Is Needed In A New Era Of B2B

Tony Zambito

The past year of 2020 into 2021 will be looked at as one of the more transformative years to hit B2B sales in many a decade. I believe B2B in general and in particular B2B sales will be entering a new era.

5 Nurture Capabilities Every B2B Agency Needs to Ace

SWZD

Nurturing B2B leads today is really about nurturing complex buying collectives. These five must-have capabilities help B2B agencies deliver exponential outcomes for tech marketers.

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7 Key Insights from the "How B2B Marketing is Changing" Report

Speaker: Tom Pick, Independent B2B Digital Marketing Consultant

What are the top priorities, challenges, and trends in B2B marketing as we head into the final stretch of 2018? We conducted in-depth interviews with senior B2B technology marketers to find out. How to balance efforts and spending between the top two priority areas for B2B firms.

ZoomInfo’s 12 Best B2B Tips for Holiday Season

Zoominfo

Which means things shaking up in the B2B world — holiday emails are being blasted, sales deals are being closed, and 2021 recruitment strategies are finishing up. Integrating holiday energy with your B2B efforts typically increases chances of revenue success.

Accelerated Digital Commerce Is Disrupting B2B Sellers And Buyers

Tony Zambito

Putting pressure on B2B Executives to transform their businesses. If B2B companies are not thinking about this, planning for this, and doing something about this – they will bound to be in big trouble. What is at issue for B2B organizations is B2B buyers are advancing at a faster rate.

More Stuff B2B Marketing Needs to Break

Marketing Interactions

Ever since, I’ve been thinking about a few more things that B2B marketers need to break. But, in B2B, it’s not as much about knowing their shoe size as it is understanding their industry, role, and use case. Go Forth and Break B2B Marketing Stuff.

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How To Pinpoint B2B Customer Pain Points

Zoominfo

It goes without saying that B2B consumers look for new products in order to make their lives a bit easier. B2B customer pain points can generally be split into four different categories: Productivity, financial, processes, and support. B2B Marketing Digital Marketing

The 7 Keys to Creating Successful B2B Marketing Copy

Speaker: Robert Bly, Independent Copywriter and Consultant

Marketers may use the same copy for their B2B and B2C clientele, but these customers should never be treated the same. In this webinar, you will get a clear overview of the 7 key differences between B2B and B2C, so your marketing is more relevant and engaging to business buyers. Join Robert Bly, independent copywriter and consultant, who will walk you through key details of your marketing copy strategy that will make a real difference to your buyers.

B2B Advertising: 20 Examples of Terrific B2B Social Media Ads

KoMarketing Associates

B2B advertising has a reputation for being dull, but it doesn’t have to be – especially when you’re advertising on social media. The more relaxed nature of social media platforms gives B2B marketers a valuable opportunity to be more approachable and relatable.

Launching a Winning B2B Content Marketing Strategy

Fusion Marketing Partners

In my fractional CMO practice, I have to recommend content marketing strategies for my B2B clients. Content Marketing B2B content marketing Content marketing thought leadershipThere are times when […].

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Report: Most B2B Event Marketers Focus on Customer Engagement

KoMarketing Associates

Many B2B marketers engage in both hybrid and in-person events to resonate with their target audience. On24 recently published “The Future of Events Report,” and statistics showed that the most important goal for events among B2B marketers is customer engagement (51%).

Why Enabling Buyers To Buy Is The Future Of B2B

Tony Zambito

We are in that moment of hesitation when it comes to the future of how B2B buyers will engage in buying. The coronavirus pandemic has become the fuel of the forthcoming future of the B2B buyer-seller dynamic. This the future of B2B.

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Customer-Centric Websites: Successful Strategies to Engage B2B Buyers

Speaker: Kellie de Leon, Vice President of Marketing & Strategy, The Mx Group

Chances are, you’re under the gun to convert more leads from your website. To increase conversion, your site needs high-quality content, user-friendly navigation paths, and calls to action that appeal to your target customers. But how do you go about this? And wouldn’t it be great to see some real-world examples from B2B companies that are doing it successfully? Kellie de Leon, VP of marketing and strategy at B2B agency The Mx Group, works with marketers every day to help them create and execute customer-centric strategies and content that increase web engagement and conversion. In this webinar, she'll discuss how to make your website more customer-centric.

Why B2B Marketers Should Try CTV Advertising

Biznology

Which is exactly what B2B marketers need: zero waste and clear accountability. Many B2B marketers have historically avoided broadcast advertising, due to the big buys required, and the enormous waste. Stirista ran a B2B CTV campaign for a telecom company targeting SMBs, in May.

Top Sales KPIs for Your B2B Sales Reps

Zoominfo

In this article, you’ll learn about the top sales KPIs for B2B sales reps and the leaders who coach them, and gain a greater understanding of the KPIs that promise to make an impact on your team. Unclear sales goals are costly.

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5 Ways To Develop Your B2B Brand

Zoominfo

But how does this connect to B2B brand development? Why Is B2B Brand Development Important? Yet those of us in the B2B space are also well aware that branding is every bit as important in our industry. The benefits of a well developed B2B brand are far and wide.

Your Guide to Choosing a B2B Data Provider

Zoominfo

Many B2B data providers claim to have the “best” data. Today we’re looking at three major B2B data sources and discussing the pros and cons of working with each. What is B2B Data? B2B data is enterprise-focused information used to improve sales and marketing campaigns.

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Not Too Late: Last-Minute Steps towards GDPR Compliance for B2B Marketers

Speaker: Howard J. Sewell, President, Spear Marketing Group, and Anne Angele, Senior Marketing Automation Specialist, Spear Marketing Group

As you likely know, the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect May 25. Surveys show that most US-based B2B marketers are still woefully unprepared, even though the regulation affects not only any company actively doing business in Europe, but anyone even communicating with European contacts in his/her marketing database. The penalties for non-compliance with GDPR can be severe – in the millions of dollars. Fortunately, there are a few basic steps that B2B marketers can and should make that will get them closer to full compliance.

How To Pinpoint B2B Customer Pain Points

Zoominfo

It goes without saying that B2B consumers look for new products in order to make their lives a bit easier. B2B customer pain points can generally be split into four different categories: Productivity, financial, processes, and support. B2B Marketing Digital Marketing

How B2B Agencies Can Help Tech Marketers Better Understand Buyers

SWZD

How can B2B Agencies help tech marketers best understand their buyers? Blogs B2B agency B2B buying collective B2B Intent Data cloud tech buyers Enterprise tech marketing ICP IT Decision Makers Lead Generation

Misconceptions About B2B Buyer Personas

Marketing Interactions

I’m really tired of seeing people dismiss B2B buyer personas as worthless. Well Built B2B Buyer Personas Provide Answers to Marketing Challenges. I’ve been building B2B buyer personas since 2007 for my clients. That’s the most important part of a B2B buyer persona.

How to be selected in the B2B buying process

Hennie Lievense

How to be selected in the B2B buying process

How to Successfully Modernize Your B2B Industry

To maintain profitable growth, B2B owners must take advantage of all the applicable modern tools. The industries must update their strategies to smoothly run the campaigns without hassle. The actionable tips mentioned here will help you in this area.

How to Choose and Implement a Successful B2B Pricing Strategy

Fusion Marketing Partners

In my March column for CustomerThink, titled “Pricing to Win in B2B: The Mindset to Achieve More Revenue and Profit,” […]. B2B Pricing Pricing Strategy B2B pricing pricing strategy

23% of B2B Marketers Still Developing an Intent Data Strategy

KoMarketing Associates

New research suggests that an increasing number of B2B marketers are utilizing intent data to gain an edge on the competition. B2B Marketing News Industry News B2B Marketing data and analytics digital marketing

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B2B Demand Generation Predictions for 2021

The Point

Will B2B marketing, and demand generation in particular, revert to “normal” once the pandemic subsides and economic recovery kicks in, or are recent trends destined to become staple tactics in the months and years to come? B2B Demand Generation Predictions for 2021 Click To Tweet.

5 B2B e-commerce marketing strategies to drive conversions

Barbara Burgues

5 B2B e-commerce marketing strategies to drive conversions

5 B2B Marketing Trends that You Can't Ignore in 2020

Speaker: Pam Didner, Marketing Consultant, Author and Speaker

Pam Didner, B2B tech marketing consultant, speaker, and author of Effective Sales Enablement and Global Content Marketing, will present the essential marketing trends you need to know in 2020. She'll discuss digital challenges that marketers commonly face and share actionable solutions and templates you can apply to your job in real-time.

Buyer-Enabled Selling: The Next Progression In B2B Sales

Tony Zambito

In modern B2B sales, we are witnessing the story arc of selling progressing from seller-directed to buyer-directed. Causing B2B sales leaders to rethink how their sales organizations engage with buyers. . Such a shift means B2B sales organizations adopt the role of an enabler.