High-Performance Email Marketing for Attracting and Engaging.

Industrial Marketing Today

Therefore B2B and industrial marketers continue to favor email marketing over other direct marketing channels. WHEN : When on the sales cycle do you expect to engage with your prospects? Today, the customer split is 55/45 in favor of B2B clients Read the full case study on BtoB Online at [link] Case study #2: Driving qualified traffic and growing in-house list using emails with videos links Business challenge: Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp.

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Don’t Underestimate Industrial Marketing’s Contribution to Sales

Industrial Marketing Today

Obviously, those channels have dried up, otherwise we wouldn’t be having a conversation about needing my industrial marketing consultation in the first place. From BtoB LinkedIn group ). I understand that it is not always easy to recognize exactly which marketing strategy generated an actual sales lead, especially in a long sales cycle involving many decision makers as is typical in industrial sales.

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Kicking Off Eloqua Experience Europe With The 5 Tenets of Modern Marketing

Oracle

While the concept of knowing your customer is not new, today’s modern marketers know that there are two dimensions that they have to work on in terms of knowing their customer: The first is typical demographics, the second is the buyer’s Digital Body Language , because actionable behavior is a better predictor of how a prospect is going to buy, as well as the attributes that identify the makeup of that prospect.

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The Disconnect Between B2B Content Marketing and Customer Engagement

Industrial Marketing Today

Also see a very interesting post from Junta42, “Engage and Inspire Employees First, Customers Second.” ) Because of the longer cycles and the complexities of B2B and industrial sales, marketers find it very difficult to associate leads to specific marketing content. As a result, most BtoB marketers tend to credit sales-ready leads to the last marketing touchpoint. This tendency often neglects the other marketing channels that played a role in early stages of the purchase funnel.

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32 Influential B2B Social Media Profiles (People) to Follow on Twitter

KoMarketing Associates

It’s no secret that social media is an important channel of digital marketing. BtoB Online (@btobmagazine) : “The resource for #marketing strategists” Follow BtoB Online at https://twitter.com/btobmagazine. that advance the buying cycle: Founding member @savvy_b2b blog.” For B2B marketers, there are endless opportunities for leveraging social media platforms and strategies.

4 New Marketing Fundamentals Impacting the B2B SEO Professional

KoMarketing Associates

Think about what that means in B2B buying cycles, where multiple individuals are impacting the decision making process. However as discussed in recent BtoB Research Insights piece, “ Defining the Modern Marketer “, key metrics in the evaluation of overall marketing performance must end up focusing most heavily around sales performance and enablement.

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Latest B2B Marketing Trends From SiriusDecisions Summit 09

Anything Goes Marketing

sds09 Channel Marketing jblock : Partners need guidance from their suppliers to run effective multi-touch campaigns. lazgonzalez # sds09 cahidalgo : # sds09 -common definition of a lead expands beyond direct sales and marketing and must also extend to the channel. kdewitte27 : # sds09 trend in channel demand gen strategy: let the partner create his leads and have the vendor support them with the right tools.

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Google Makes Web Analytics Free but will it help your lead generation?

B2B Lead Generation

Recent Posts Learn the New Rules for Selling to Crazy-Busy Prospects BtoB 2010 Lead Generation Guide just published Thoughts on how the human touch impacts marketing performance 5 Steps To Creating A Lead Gen Machine & The Predictable Revenue That CEOs Love 100 Tips for Trade Show Lead Generation LinkedIn B2B Lead Generation Roundtable Group Turns One Lead Generation 2.0 B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book.

B2B Lead Generation: The Best of PowerViews

Pointclear

Each interview is only about 25 – 30 minutes and all are available on our blog and YouTube channel. Tony Jaros, SiriusDecisions Brian Carroll, MECLABS Rich Vancil, IDC Ginger Conlon, DM News (formerly with 1to1 Media) Christopher Hosford, BtoB, The Magazine for Marketing Strategists. Tony Jaros, Sirius Decisions, talked about “Establishing Presence at the Earliest Stages of Buying”. Buying cycles are changing.

Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: IDC: Economic Buyers, Digital Overload.

The ROI Guy

According to IDC, over 90% of IT buyers are economic buyers / economically focused; Technology marketers are focusing more investments on digital channels, and this is good because executives and economic buyers favor on-line research and content. As a result, sales is being invited later into the decision making process, sales cycles are extending and deals are stalling. We call this the “Internet fueled buying cycle.&#

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Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: Predictions for 2011: The End of B2B.

The ROI Guy

At the same time, B2B buyers are taking advantage of the wealth of information available via the Internet and social media to become more empowered, taking charge of the buying cycle. Internet Fueled Buying Cycles on the Rise – In the B2C space, the Internet has fundamentally changed how books, apparel, electronics, music, cars and other goods are bought and sold. Alinean recognized by BtoB Magazine’s as one of To.

ClickInsights: How can B2B marketers use content effectively for demand generation?

Ambal's Amusings

When you create your content strategically, you have the ability to more accurately gauge how far along prospects are in their buying process based on which content they view. By creating valuable content mapped to the needs they have throughout their buying process, you both win. Influence: your prospects are driven to promote this knowledge to others in their organization and drive interest and buy-in for your product or service. They must move the buying process forward.

Top 35 B2B Marketing Posts for May 2010

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

Content SEO , May 18, 2010 Longer sales cycles due to more complex products and services and business purchasing processes often require more information. Craft Content to the Buying Cycle: Stage 4, the Invested Buyer - The Content Factor , May 3, 2010 Have you ever been solicited by a company that you already do business with? BtoB 2010 Lead Generation Guide - B2B Lead Generation Blog , May 24, 2010 BtoB Magazine just published their 2010 Lead Generation Guide.

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Numeric Scoring: The Key To Lead Management Success

delicious b2bmarketing

Three key ones that we look at: profile match, engagement level, and buying cycle position. The third dimension we use is the lead's position in the buying cycle. But, a lead who is looking at pricing and detailed specifications on your site is implicitly telling you that he's farther along in the buying cycle than a lead who is simply downloading a high-level white paper or analyst article.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

I don’t buy that one, as in my experience, Twitter pretty much dies between noon on Friday and early Saturday morning.) Study: 93% of B2B Marketers Use Social Media Marketing by Social Media B2B The always insightful Adam Holden-Bache reports that according to research from BtoB Magazine , “B2B marketers overwhelmingly favor ‘the big 3′ social media channels, with LinkedIn being the most-used channel (72%).

Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: Do White Papers Still Engage? They do if.

The ROI Guy

New digital marketing channels have made it more efficient than ever to broadcast marketing messages to prospects, but are the current strategies effective at connecting with and educating ever more skeptical and frugal buyers ? Using this content, buyers are taking control of the buying cycle from direct / channel sales, making the content that marketing delivers more important than ever in driving shorter sales cycles and increasing the number and value of transactions.

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Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: Leaders indicate Growing Investment in.

The ROI Guy

Friday, September 17, 2010 Leaders indicate Growing Investment in Smart Digital Content The migration of B2B marketing budgets from traditional marketing vehicles toward digital channels continues according to a study by Booz & Co. Todays buyers are challenged, suffering from Information Overload and Frugalnomics, and are changing buying cycles through Internet fueled decisions. Alinean recognized by BtoB Magazine’s as one of To.