2018 State of B2B Content Consumption and Demand [Report]: Action-based Insights for B2B Marketers

Marketing Insider Group

Cutting through the noise to deliver valuable data content marketers can use now With the goal of empowering marketers, we compiled a new look at content consumption and demand using our vast and diverse data sets.

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Shifts in B2B Buyer Behavior Support New Priorities for Demand Gen Content

The Point

Demand Gen Report has published the results of this year’s “B2B Buyer’s Survey,” and the trends identified merit close attention for those marketers involved in B2B demand generation and content development.

5 Demand Generation Tips for Start-Ups

The Point

In “ The Startup’s Guide to Demand Generation: From Your First 10 Customers to Your Next 1,000 ,” the two authors cover everything from when to make the first marketing hire, to what marketing technologies to buy first, to how best to leverage marketing data.

Infographic: Top 10 Types of Demand Generation Content

The Point

Choosing the right content offer for a demand generation campaign isn’t simply about aligning that content with a particular buying persona. The infographic below covers some of the most popular forms of B2B demand generation content, and some of the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Developing a Conversational Approach

Speaker: Carlos Hidalgo, CEO & Founder of VisumCx

B2B buyers are more sophisticated than ever before, from the customers’ initial discovery, to the moment they commit to buy. B2B buyers are self-guiding their purchase journey, consuming more content along their purchase path and involving more stakeholders in the final decision.

Key B2B Demand Generation Strategies for 2015

The Point

We discussed what’s new, what’s working, and what’s on the horizon in B2B Demand Generation. What is the first B2B marketing strategy that marketers must consider for 2015? (HS) In our business, demand generation and content marketing are nearly synonymous.

Demand Gen Marketing – Get Customers, Keep Customers

Act-On

Marketing automation shouldn’t be just for generating demand. The same principles and practices for demand gen marketing (segmenting, scoring, and nurturing) have just as much to offer customer marketing; and are especially instrumental in B2B marketing.

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Infographic: 8 Ways to Get B2B Demand Gen Back on Track

The Point

Can technology solve every problem of the modern B2B marketer? Asked to name the two primary barriers to demand generation success, B2B marketers named 1) lack of budget and 2) lack of resources.

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B2B Demand Generation Strategies: 5 Essential Components

Reachforce

No one knows this better than a B2B marketing team. Demand GenerationBusinesses are always on the hunt for new ways to stand out from the competition.

GDPR & Demand Generation: What Your Team Needs To Know

Speaker: David Crane, Head of Content & Thought Leadership, Integrate

Much of what we’ve seen in B2B marketing publications, martech vendor blogs and from word-of-mouth borders on fear-mongering.

B2B Reads: Virtual Body Language and Demand Generation

Heinz Marketing

In addition to our Sunday App of the Week feature, we also summarize some of our favorite B2B sales & marketing posts from around the Web each week. In the meantime, here are some B2B Reads we love: The 7 Toughest Challenges of B2B Demand Generation (And How to Overcome Them). Every B2B marketer faces challenges, but not every B2B demand generation marketer faces the same challenges, even when on the same team. Via, Demand Gen Report.

Which Demand Generation Strategies Work Best for B2B Marketers?

Reachforce

Today’s demand generation marketers are constantly on the hunt for new, effective strategies to build brand awareness, improve online lead generation, and nurture leads and customers across the sales cycle. As a result, demand generation marketers frequently pivot to new strategies […].

Demand more from today’s B2B marketer

Sales Engine

When it comes to B2B marketing—whether it be social media, email marketing, blogs, white papers or attending trade shows—it has to be about lead generation. If you’re B2B, there’s only one place they can buy—and that’s from you.

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How to Do ABM at Scale with Account-Based Demand

bizible

As B2B marketers, we look for frameworks and models to help improve how we run marketing. The answer is Account-Based Demand. Account-Based Demand combines the best of ABM — specificity — and the best of demand generation — scale — in one model to achieve maximum growth potential.

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The Missing Link in B2B Demand Generation

ANNUITAS

Blog Carlos Hidalgo demand process Demand Process Tranformation organizational approach People process technology and content perpetual demand Shar VanBoskirk

8 Key Takeaways from New Survey on B2B Content Preferences

The Point

The team at Demand Gen Report just released their 2018 Content Preferences Survey Report (free download, registration required), yielding fresh insights – and a few surprises – on the types of content today’s B2B buyers prefer, and why.

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The Missing Link in B2B Demand Generation

ANNUITAS

Blog Buyer''s Journey Change Management Demand Generation Strategic Demand Generation As a whole, most marketing leaders have missed the point that in order to adapt to the new buying process, their organizations need to change.

How to Align Content Marketing and Demand Generation Teams

ScribbleLive

Now, I’d like to discuss the relationship between content marketing and demand generation. The two teams generally have the same goals – make things that build awareness, demand, and pipeline. In fact, 85% of B2B content marketers say that their most important goal is lead generation. But, more often than not, content marketing and demand generation teams operate in silos. So, what can content marketers and demand generation do to build and sustain alignment?

7 Creative Demand Gen Tactics to Drive Trade Show Booth Traffic

The Point

Even in this digital age, trade shows are still a core part of many B2B marketers’ 2017 demand generation plans. Direct Mail – sure, it’s more expensive, but guess what: relatively few B2B companies use mail, so there’s less competition.

Top 10 Demand Generation Resolutions for 2014

The Point

It’s a new year, so what better time to get your demand generation strategy “in shape” for improved performance? Blogs have long been the exclusive province of the PR team, but demand generation marketers are starting to realize the potential for blogs to generate leads in a big way.

Which Content, Tactics & Technologies Are Driving Demand Generation ROI?

The Point

A recent survey by content automation company TechValidate and B2B agency Spear Marketing Group provides useful insight into the content, tactics, and technologies proving most valuable for today’s B2B marketers.

Defining demand generation, lead generation, and inbound marketing, and why you need all 3.

NuSpark

Understanding the differences between demand generation, lead generation and inbound marketing is paramount for business leaders to make logical decisions about where best to apply marketing dollars. Demand Generation. B2B Lead to Sale Process Marketing Strategy

Why Demand Generation Should Be Perpetual

ANNUITAS

This is the second year that ANNUITAS has conducted its Enterprise B2B Demand Generation Survey with the goal of gaining better insights into the approach that enterprise organizations take to demand generation. Strategic demand generation also seeks to educate buyers.

The Reactive Demand Generation Strategy

ANNUITAS

This means adhering to a clearly defined Demand Generation Strategy that is buyer-centric and all the things we need it to be to obtain our goals, and then sticking to it. Although more exposure or more of anything is usually better, in the case of demand generation, more isn’t always better.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2018

Act-On

Add something from each one of these eight B2B marketing trends if you want to keep up with (or ace) your competitors. Account-Based Marketing Adaptive Marketing B2B Marketing Demand & Lead Generation Marketing Strategy Personalization Social Media Marketing Video

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B2B Telemarketing — The Secret Weapon to Energize Demand Generation

The Mx Group

What we’ve seen firsthand with many B2B clients is that they can overcome their toughest demand generation challenges, and get better results from their modern marketing efforts like ABM , by leveraging telemarketing. Hear Real-World B2B Telemarketing Success Stories.

Your Top Questions about B2B Telemarketing for Demand Gen

The Mx Group

We recently hosted a webinar with two B2B telemarketing pros: Kerry Cunningham, senior research director with SiriusDecisions, and Kelly Olson, our in-house strategic telemarketing expert. The post Your Top Questions about B2B Telemarketing for Demand Gen appeared first on The Mx Group.

Demand Generation – It’s Not That Easy

ANNUITAS

In reading many of the blogs and listening to some of the webinars and speeches that have been given about Demand Generation one would think that the path to Demand Generation is just a few simple step away. Figure 1: ANNUITAS Demand Process Architecture.

How to Best Leverage B2B Intent Data

The Point

In a world where demand generation , and marketing in general, is more data-driven than ever, one of the hottest topics in B2B circles is intent data. How should the average B2B marketer be looking to leverage intent data in their demand generation mix?

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One Year Later: Following Up on the Demand Unit Waterfall

Televerde

Since welcoming the addition of teleservices to the Demand Unit Waterfall from the SD Summit 2017, we’ve worked with our customers to focus on the alignment between ABM and ABS, and how the Sales Development role has been an integral connector of that relationship.

Shiny Objects, Demand Generation and ABM

ANNUITAS

With #FlipMyFunnel , the San Francisco event only a few weeks behind us, it seems as if Account-Based Marketing (ABM) is now the “shiny new object” that has captivated the attention of B2B marketers. The post Shiny Objects, Demand Generation and ABM appeared first on ANNUITAS.

The Need for a Demand Center

eTrigue

The concept of a “demand center” has emerged at the. The post The Need for a Demand Center appeared first on eTrigue. B2B Marketing Demand Center B2B education B2B marketing Marketing Automation

The Dismal State of B2B Email Creative

The Point

I review B2B email campaigns regularly in this space, and though I’m not one to be sparing in my opinions, I do try to be conscious of the type and size of company responsible for the campaign, with the thought, I suppose, that some marketers just may not know better.

Infographic: Top 10 Reasons to Hire a Full-Service Demand Generation Agency

The Point

But in the right situation, especially given the complexity of today’s modern marketing, the right agency partner can be the key to your company making the most of your demand generation investments.

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B2B Reads: Closing Myths and Foolproof Demand Gen

Heinz Marketing

In addition to our Sunday App of the Week feature, we also summarize some of our favorite B2B sales & marketing posts from around the Web each week. In the meantime, here are some B2B Reads we love: What coaching an eight-year-old girls’ basketball team taught me about marketing. How to Foolproof Your Demand Generation Plan: Dodge These 5 Common Pitfalls. The post B2B Reads: Closing Myths and Foolproof Demand Gen appeared first on Heinz Marketing.

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Report: B2B Buyers Demand Enhanced Engagement from Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B customers demand more from their products and services, they are also seeking enhanced engagement from marketers during the buying process. According to “The State of Engagement” report from Marketo, three out of four B2B customers think brands must have a deep understanding of their needs in order to successfully engage them. B2B Marketers Eye Customer Experience Demands.

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Five 2015 B2B Demand Generation and Content Marketing Resolutions

ANNUITAS

As we start 2015, the one thing that B2B marketers can be assured of is that our market and the approach our buyers take to purchase will continue to change and become all the more sophisticated. Marketers will again be challenged to keep pace with these advancements and will need to do more in order to connect with their buyers and show demonstrable ROI as a result of their Demand Generation and Content Marketing Strategies. Not all Demand Generation content is created as equal.

Where’s My Demand?

6sense

“Where’s my demand?”, For this prospect, and for most marketers, the ‘why’ for most of these questions to understand demand is typically: To determine how to optimize a campaign, message, or tactic that is being used to drive account engagement or deal progression among a group of companies, To measure effectiveness of a given campaign, message or tactic, or. Not really, where do you stop the build-up and tell me where’s my demand?! So, you do know where’s my demand!

Three Things a Demand Strategy is NOT

ANNUITAS

And based on what I see today, most companies are not building a true Demand Strategy. So let’s be clear on what a Demand Strategy is not…. A Demand Strategy does not start with a marketing technology solution. A Demand Strategy is not a list of tactics or a “drip campaign”.

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Stay The Course With Demand Generation  

Marketing Insider Group

When discussing Demand Generation Strategy you should always look at all options before making a decision. This phrase has no greater meaning then in the Demand Generation World. Here are a few things to consider when you are looking for a new Strategic Demand Generation direction.

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