10 Uncomfortable B2B Marketing Realities

Howard J. Sewell

How does marketing theory and thought leadership stack up with the B2B marketing realities most marketers face every day

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Respect the Funnel: Why B2B Marketers Can’t Shortcut the Buyer Journey

Howard J. Sewell

Why B2B campaigns that attempt to short cut the buyer journey are destined to disappoint

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8 Surprising B2B Use Cases for Chatbots

The Point

If you ask most B2B marketers how they use chat platforms like Drift , the immediate answer would most likely be: converting Web visitors. And indeed, increasing Web engagement and Web conversion rates is still a primary use case for chatbots in a B2B context.

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The Average Cost of a B2B Content Asset is $2,791 [Data Analysis] - Sword and the Script

Frank Strong

Content costs soared last year, according to a data study by PathFactory; B2B video content costs the most at $8,448 while blogs cost the least at $1,959; people do actually binge on B2B content

6 Proven B2B Marketing Strategies and How to Use Them

Bold tactics. Innovative ideas. Thriving revenue growth. Behind every great B2B marketing campaign is an amazing story. Learn the strategies behind six winning B2B marketing campaigns — directly from the marketers that made them. Read the stories now!

Four B2B Trends Fueling ABM Adoption

Tav Tepfer, Chief Customer Officer - Jabmo

Let’s look at four B2B marketplace trends, in particular, that are accelerating digital marketing transformation

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3 BIG Reasons Your Business Should Be Actively Seeking Quality Reviews

UpCity

In today's B2B environment, is your business doing everything it can Reviews can make or break a buying decision for many people.

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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?

Guide to Creating a B2B Marketing Funnel in 2022

Online Optimism blog

A B2B marketing funnel can secure your business's scalability, flexibility, and longterm growth. Our guide help prepares companies for 2022

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ReallyB2B at the B2B Marketing Awards 2022

Really B2B

The B2B Marketing Awards are the largest and most prestigious marketing awards in the B2B calendar. Taking place annually, this year’s event was held on November 16 th at the Old Billingsgate in London, where the best and brightest of the B2B marketing industry were out in force.

Intent Signal Data 101

Intent signal data helps B2B marketers engage with buyers sooner in the sales cycle. But there are many confusing terms used to describe intent data. Read this infographic to better understand three common areas of confusion.

Introducing B2B SaaS: Business Solution

Only B2B

Introducing B2B SaaS: Business Solutions. The B2B SaaS market is rising, so it’s obvious why the benefits are difficult to overlook. This guide is for you if you’re new to the B2B SaaS world. What Exactly Is B2B SaaS? What Are B2B SaaS vs. B2C SaaS?

Top B2B conferences for 2022

Biznology

Eager to attend in-person events, B2B marketers may have their hopes dashed again as new variants spread. February 28-March 2, Scottsdale, B2B Marketing Exchange. April 6-7, all virtual, Marketing Profs B2B Forum. April 11-12, Chicago, B2B Online. Mostly B2B.

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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Report: More B2B Marketers Now Reaping the Benefits of Content Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers continue to discover the value of creating and delivering content, new research indicates that they are beginning to see measurable success in this area. B2B Marketing News Industry News B2B Marketing content marketing

New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

Meeting the Needs of the Self-Serve B2B Buyer

The Point

Just when you thought B2B buyer habits couldn’t change more dramatically, along comes the COVID pandemic. As in the consumer space, B2B buyers use a variety of content to research prospective purchases: social media, Google search, review sites.

The 5 Musts of B2B Marketing Funnels

B2B Digital Marketer

Five things every B2B marketing funnel needs to have. By analyzing your B2B sales funnel , you will not only be able to generate more sales, but it also enables you to improve your sales processes, which will enable you to understand your customers better.

B2B Creative for B2C Brands

The Mx Group

B2B Strategy

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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.

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. The results included a few expected areas of consensus but also some surprising divergence of opinions. Content marketing, for example, is widely viewed as the most effective lead generation tactic and area for additional spending in the coming year. But doing it effectively to optimize results is also the top challenge marketers face. Meanwhile, marketers report conflicting views about and are seeking guidance on search engine marketing, live events, and inbound vs. outbound tactics. And there's one promising avenue many marketers may be under-investing in. This webinar not only summarizes the issues raised in the study but also offers guidance from multiple sources on how to address the challenges of today's B2B marketers.

How to improve your B2B website design | Sana Commerce

Whitney Koontz

How to improve your B2B website design

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6 B2B Demand Generation Trends to Watch

The Point

B2B marketers need to rethink digital-first strategies to better engage audiences who not only demand new experiences, but also may be tiring of overused tactics. B2B buyers have increasing leverage and power throughout the buying process.

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How can B2B marketers get the most out of Pardot?

Modern B2B

The post How can B2B marketers get the most out of Pardot? appeared first on Modern | B2B Marketing Agency. All B2B Marketing Strategy Digital Marketing B2B Content Marketing B2B Marketing Data Technology Marketing

Report: B2B Marketers Strategizing to Overcome Google Algorithm Changes

KoMarketing Associates

As Google continues to make changes to its algorithm, new research indicates that B2B marketers are seeing a negative impact on everything from page views to overall revenue. However, many B2B digital marketers are developing solutions to rebound from these challenges.

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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 Sales Dynamics: Leads, Prospects, and Opportunities

Only B2B

The terms leads, prospects, and opportunities are frequently used synchronously in B2B sales, despite the fact that they truly have distinct meanings. We will define each term and go through how they vary in terms of B2B sales in this blog article. Sales b2b lead generation b2b sales

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.

Inside two award-winning B2B campaigns – the B2B Marketing podcast with Really B2B

Really B2B

We recently caught up with Editor of B2B Marketing, David Rowlands to chat about two of our award-winning campaigns from the B2B Marketing Awards 2020. B2B marketing B2B Demand Generation B2B Marketing Awards podcast Marketing Campaign Research & Insight

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.

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.

Report: In-Person B2B Marketing Event Cancelations Continue to Fall

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers continue to rebound from the initial challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, new research suggests that they are finding success with in-person events and exhibitions. The B2B exhibition cancellation rate should decline further.”.

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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.

How to be selected in the B2B buying process

Hennie Lievense

How to be selected in the B2B buying process

GA4 and Google Ads: What B2B Marketers Need to Know

KoMarketing Associates

This is especially important in the B2B industry, where long sales cycles can make it difficult to track the true impact of marketing campaigns. . Learn how KoMarketing can help your B2B organization with its Search Engine Advertising! Are you ready for the move to Google Analytics 4?

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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.

Why Some B2B Tech Companies Fail at Marketing [guest post]

Sword and the Script

Some B2B tech companies, especially in early stages, are eager to make a splash in their respective markets. There are some simple, high-impact things you can do to ensure your B2B tech brand starts making the right impression.

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

Top Mistakes with B2B Event Strategies

B2B Digital Marketer

How to avoid common mistakes and stay ahead in the B2B event marketing game. Taking advantage of B2B events can bring your brand to the attention of your customers. 37:38 – Where should B2B marketers start first with event strategy.

Storytelling in B2B Marketing

Heinz Marketing

Storytelling matters when communicating to the target audience, most especially in the B2B setting where communication tends to be more personal, as businesses focus on building close relationships in order to close more deals. Storytelling in the B2B setting.

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.