Survey: 50% of B2B Marketing Leads with the Highest ROI Now Come from Email

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers hunt for the tactic that will provide them with the most leads, new research suggests that email marketing may be the leading candidate. This is followed by search engine optimization (43%), content marketing (34%) and live events (32%).

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4 Solutions to Consider When Marketing Leads Don’t Convert

The Point

If your organization is generating plenty of leads but those initial inquiries aren’t converting to sales qualified leads, meetings, or pipeline, a myriad of things could be at fault: 1) sales follow-up may be sub-standard in either cadence, frequency, or message. 2) lead nurturing.

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Event Marketing Leads Plummet Due To Coronavirus Cancelations

Smashmouth Marketing

Amid the day to day progression of the coronavirus, companies are seeing one of their major lead generation programs dry up – event marketing. Event marketing had been on the upswing with between 20%-25% of the typical marketing budget being spent on tradeshows, roadshows, etc.

How to Obtain Better B2B Marketing Leads Without Wasting Money

Marketing Insider Group

When it comes to obtaining qualified B2B marketing leads, many B2Bs face an all-too-common challenge: their sales and marketing teams fail to jive. Sales teams often blame marketing for providing them with “lousy” […].

20 Must-Have Marketing Lead Generation Tools

ClearVoice

Businesses of all shapes, sizes, scope, and industries are trying to turbocharge their lead generation efforts. Generating more leads might just require a few changes to your current sales and marketing strategy, however, generating quality leads and at scale is quite another challenge.

Writing effective email copy from an expert in B2B marketing, lead generation and lead nurturing

Sales Lead Insights

Meryl is a professional writer and editor who specializes in online B2B lead generation and lead nurturing. B2B copywriting B2B email B2B Lead Generation B2B lead nurturing B2B marketing Sales lead generation email copywriting

How to Utilize B2B Email Marketing to Scale-up Your Business

SendX

Did you know that, on average, B2B email campaigns have a 47% higher CTR than B2C campaigns? So, if you’ve been waiting for a sign to help you decide whether or not you should use B2B email marketing to boost your business, this might be it.

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31 Tips for Improving Sales and Marketing Lead Generation Alignment

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet More often than not, there seems to be a disconnect between Marketing and Sales. How does your sales team perceive the leads Marketing produces? They complain about lead quality. They complain about lead volume. The say leads, what leads?

Calculate marketing ROI with the Marketing Lead Calculator

Sales Lead Insights

Free B2B sales and marketing interactive spreadsheet. B2B marketing tools

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9 Easy Ways to Get More Leads from Your B2B Blog

Act-On

Subscribers and shares are great, but let's dig into how you can grab more leads from your blog right now. Here are 9 easy ways to get more leads from your B2B blog. B2B Marketing Content Marketing Lead Generation B2B b2b blog lead generation leads

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4 Strategies to Improve the Quality of B2B Marketing Leads

BOP Design

The marketing department is often tasked with more than just maintaining a quality brand reputation. For many organizations, the B2B marketing team is responsible for providing quality inbound leads to the sales team. What Is a Quality Lead?

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It’s their B2B buying process, not yours.

Modern B2B

The post It’s their B2B buying process, not yours. appeared first on Modern | B2B Marketing Agency. B2B Marketing Strategy Digital Marketing Lead Generation B2B Marketing B2B Sales Buyer Insights Buyer Journey Digital Advertising Marketing Leadership

Trends in B2B Email: ABM, Deliverability & Integrated Campaigns

The Point

Recently I was interviewed by the folks at Demand Gen Report as part of an article on current trends in email marketing , an article that you can read online here. DGR) What other channels/tools are companies using to augment their email marketing strategies?

Marketing Leads: Quality Vs. Quantity

Marketing Insider Group

We discussed the great lead quality vs. lead quantity debate. And when quality is required, you need to be able to deliver leads that convert. The debate often goes like this: Sales wants more leads. So marketing sends more. Sales says they want better leads.

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What Percentage of Marketing Leads Should Be Accepted by Sales?

ViewPoint

The biggest disconnect between marketing and sales is the hand-off of marketing qualified leads (MQL’s) to sales and the acceptance of those leads (SAL’s) by sales. My solution to this is having a lead definition agreed upon by marketing and sales, and the establishment of a judicial branch to evaluate leads that are not accepted and passed back to marketing or dead in the funnel. B2B Marketing B2B Sales Sales Leads

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How B2B Brands Can Drive More Leads This Year

Webbiquity

In survey after survey, year after year, lead generation is a top priority for B2B brands. No matter how big or small, B2B businesses can’t survive without new leads. Generating high-quality leads is essential to get more sales and more revenue.

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Writing effective email copy from an expert in B2B marketing, lead generation and lead nurturing

Sales Lead Insights

This is the latest in our ongoing series of tips from some of the experts who provide our sales lead management consulting and training services and our marketing automation and lead-generation agency services. Remember that even in B2B, people make the buying decisions.

Do B2B Marketers Really Lag Behind B2C Marketers?

KoMarketing Associates

B2B marketers get a bad rap. If you do a search for “B2B versus B2C marketing,” you’ll immediately see a bunch of articles about how B2B marketers “lag” behind B2C marketers. Then you’ll find more articles about how “B2B marketing is boring.”

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The Top 10 B2B Digital Marketing Strategies for 2020

Webbiquity

The past two decades have brought disruptive technological change and radically reshaped B2B marketing practices. Traditional B2B marketing strategies relied heavily on direct and outbound methods. Use Market Research to Understand Your Audience.

Winning B2B Email Campaign Keeps it Simple

The Point

In B2B email marketing , does short copy always win over long? You won’t see or find many shorter B2B emails than the one below from BounceX , a New York-based developer of “behavioral automation tools for digital marketers.”

Tips for Nurturing Marketing Leads

BOP Design

For many B2B marketing professionals, your job isn’t done once a lead is generated or captured via a website form or inbound phone call. There is no ceremonial handing off of leads to sales. After all, a lead isn’t necessarily a closed deal.

Is B2B Lead Generation Really This Difficult?

The Point

Results are in from a recent survey on B2B Lead Generation by the B2B Technology Marketing Community on LinkedIn ( free report download here ), and the numbers tell a disheartening story. Marketing automation has yet to solve the reporting issue.

The 5 Essential Toolsets for Effective B2B Marketing Lead Generation

Integrate

When 160 multi-industry marketing executives were surveyed on how they intended to invest marketing resources, many cited new marketing technology (MarTech) purchases. The 5 Essential Tools for B2B Lead Generation. Tool #1: Marketing Automation.

You Need to Understand These 6 Things About What B2B Buyers Want

Act-On

The more we know, the better we can sell – especially when it comes to knowing what B2B buyers want. That seems to be the underlying premise of marketing right now. It leverages one of the all-time great marketing principles: relevancy. It’s why account-based marketing is so hot.

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Inbound Marketing Leads Costs Less

Marketing Insider Group

Recently I had a conversation with a fellow marketer who challenged the notion that inbound leads costs less. They pointed to the high cost per lead of some paid search (PPC) campaigns as evidence. It’s about lining up marketing efforts more closely to the buying process.

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A list of B2B lead qualification criteria by category

Sales Lead Insights

I was thinking about all the lead qualification criteria I’ve seen used in B2B lead generation programs and started listing them by category. Here’s what I came up with so far: The post A list of B2B lead qualification criteria by category appeared first on Sales Lead Insights.

6 B2B Demand Gen Predictions for 2020

The Point

The rate of change in B2B marketing and marketing technology continues to accelerate, and 2020 promises to be no different. Marketing departments are continuing to invest more in technology and the average number of technologies per marketing department is skyrocketing.

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Two-Thirds of B2B Marketers Say Lead Gen is High Priority for 2018

KoMarketing Associates

While email and social media marketing still yield big ROI for B2B marketers, increasing leads and lead gen tactics remain focal points, according to new research. The “2018 B2B Marketing Mix Report” from the SageFrog Marketing Group discovered that the majority of B2B marketers (67 percent) have made generating leads for their sales teams a “high priority” for the coming year.

Key B2B Demand Generation Strategies for 2015

The Point

Recently I sat down with Amanda Nelson, Director of Marketing at RingLead , a leading provider of cloud-based data solutions that make it easy to analyze, remove, merge and prevent duplicates in Salesforce. In our business, demand generation and content marketing are nearly synonymous.

12 B2B Marketing/Lead Generation Assessments; Is Your Firm Optimized?

NuSpark

Sometimes it’s good to step back and assess your eMarketing and lead generation strategy and tactics. All of our initial engagements begin with a 12-step lead management assessment. After we do our assessments, we put together a detailed strategic plan designed to optimize each specific element of your marketing strategy. Conversion Tactics Marketing Strategy Tactical Services

How to Raise Your Customers from the Dead with 5 Engagement Tactics

Act-On

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Best B2B Lead Posts in 2014: Lead generation, lead nurturing and content marketing

B2B Lead Generation

Read on to find out what B2B Lead Roundtable Blog posts were shared the most as well as the three topics B2B marketers valued most in 2014. Topic #1 — Lead generation is king. Lead generation was a huge topic for 2014 and for good reason.

Why a Hybrid Demand Generation Model is More Important than Ever

The Point

The current crisis reinforces why most B2B companies are best suited for a hybrid demand generation model that combines both ABM and more traditional, funnel-based tactics. ABM was born of a time when (in hindsight) we marketers had it good.

10 Essential Reports and Research for B2B Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

With new online marketing tools, tactics, and channels cropping up daily, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with opportunity. Thankfully, as B2B marketers, we’re able to tap into the wants and needs of B2B consumers via online surveys, research reports, etc.

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The Absolute Guide to B2B Advertising on Quora

Oktopost

Nowhere is this more true than in B2B marketing, where buyers aren’t (as) swept up by trends and viral ads. B2B buyers are increasingly using social media and user generated content to research their major purchases. This presents B2B marketers with a new playground.

Lead Nurturing Basics: How to Nurture the B2B Buyer’s Journey in 5 Steps

Act-On

Wondering what is lead nurturing? Lead nurturing is the process of building relationships with your buyers at every stage of their buying process (and your sales funnel). Ready to start lead nurturing? Find out how to engage your B2B buyers throughout their journey in 5 steps.

If You Write B2B Copy, You Need This Blog Post

The Point

Only AcmePro …” In marketing copy, there’s a fine line between assumptive and presumptuous, and this example crosses that line in leaps and bounds. Adapted from “The High Tech Direct Marketing Handbook”.