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Why is it a Bad Idea to Buy an Email List?


Know why buying email lists to grow your subscriber base does more harm than good, and what alternative strategies you can use to build an email list.

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Build vs Buy Your Customer Data Platform?

Customer Experience Matrix

The build vs buy debate has existed as long as packaged software itself. That discussion, in turn, usually leads to a recommendation that companies build software which will create unique competitive advantage and otherwise buy when a satisfactory option exists. This work is the same whether you’re building or buying.


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How Younger Generations are Disrupting B2B Buying


There’s a seismic shift happening in B2B buying, and it’s being driven by a powerful force — generational change. While the most common point of frustration among all age groups was pricing, younger buyers had greater problems with competence during the buying process and relationships with sales representatives.

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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. Various studies from McKinsey, Gartner, Forrester, Salesforce, and others show increasingly that B2B buyers want seller-free buying experiences. Today, a third to 40% of buyers want a seller-free buying experience.

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Roadblocks to Delivering a Competitive Buying Experience

Today’s buying experience is extremely challenging to navigate––with a plethora of choices, easy access to research, and competing (often contradictory) voices chiming in. Why are buyer-facing teams struggling and what can be done about it? For a buyer-facing team, the struggle is also real.

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Seven Ways B2B Tech Buying Behavior is Changing [Research]


The way B2B technology buyers conduct research make buying decisions is changing. Those are just a few of the findings from B2B Buying Disconnect: Forecasting Radical Changes in Tech Buying Behavior just published by software rating site TrustRadius. Self-service prevails in low-cost, low complexity buying decisions.

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The Impact of Peer Engagement on The Customer Buying Journey

Vision Edge Marketing

This trend has certainly added more twists and turns to the buying process. 84% of B2B buyers are now starting the purchasing process with a referral, and peer recommendations influence more than 90% of all B2B buying decisions. ? Peer Influence and its Effects on the B2B Buying Process. Hence the importance of peer engagement.

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Omnichannel is Multichannel 2.0

The lines between business buying and consumer buying habits are being blurred. A roadmap for those who want to transition from multichannel to omnichannel marketing. Today’s consumers have evolved. In 2022, our offline and online worlds are more integrated than ever before. Today’s buyers expect more and it’s up to you to deliver.

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Outrun Your Competition: Best Practices for Accelerating Sales Processes

Larger buying committees. Longer sales cycles. Slow-moving compliance reviews. Every go-to-market team knows the frustrations that come from a drawn-out sales process. How can you speed it up? By building a modern GTM motion that uses data, automation, and proven best practices to unlock insights, engage customers, and win faster.

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How Intent Data Helps Marketers Convert A-List Accounts

One of the biggest challenges for any B2B marketer is understanding your prospects’ next move — who is most likely to buy and when. Without these insights, marketing campaigns can feel more like guesswork, with high investment and little return. We’re here to tell you there’s a better way.

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5 Essential Pieces of a Prospecting Solution

Steps your buying committee must go through when purchasing a prospecting solution. Using ZoomInfo’s exclusive research, third-party studies, and analyst briefs, this eBook aims to help B2B sales leaders better understand: Different ways prospecting solutions maximize sales productivity and effectiveness.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

This report will examine the main investment areas that marketers are prioritizing to enhance their account-based strategies through a focus on: How practitioners are executing and accelerating blended ABM strategies that put self-service buying journeys at the forefront The areas in which AI shows the greatest promise The continued convergence of (..)

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Maximize Your ABM

Speaker: Jeff Marcoux, VP Product Strategy & Marketing at TTEC

The process of buying new tools along with the massive organizational shift required for ABM can be overwhelming for even the most seasoned marketers. If you are considering implementing account-based marketing, chances are you have also explored technology options. This session will help you start off on the right foot.

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Your Recipe for Inbound Success

Speaker: Jen Spencer, VP Sales and Marketing, SmartBug Media

How to secure organizational buy-in (and cooperation!). Your marketing team may build perfect personas and have excellent research, but if the sales and operations team aren’t aligned, you're missing out on opportunities to move potential buyers to the next stage of the funnel. How to develop benchmarks for your inbound culture.

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Seven Things Marketers Need to Know About Lead Generation

Speaker: Douglas Burdett, Host of The Marketing Book Podcast, Founder/Principal of ARTILLERY

Lead generation has become much more important because the buying process has changed, and marketers need to find new ways to reach buyers and get heard through the noise. One of the biggest responsibilities and challenges for marketers is generating leads.