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4 Ways Demand Generation Marketing Is Like Football

Modern B2B Marketing

Before I lose those of you who are not football fans, I want you to reread the entire opening paragraph with a revised first sentence: “They say the toughest position in a high growth company is the demand generation quarterback.”. Demand Generation b2b Consumer

The Evolution of Demand Generation In 2015

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Heidi Bullock Demand generation is a vital aspect of any marketing organization. With the New Year, I’d like to share the big trends I see for 2015—starting with a growing and continual focus on demand generation. Demand Generation b2b Consumer

The Most Common Demand Generation Mistakes That Sabotage Your Success

Modern B2B Marketing

When it comes to demand generation, even the most seasoned B2B marketers have fallen into this trap and sabotaged their success without knowing it. Let’s take a look at three big mistakes that demand generation marketers make and how you can avoid them: 1.

Back to Basics: Tips and Tricks for Demand Generation Success

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Mary Kate Francis If you’re a B2B marketer, you’re probably familiar with demand generation in one way or another. Maybe you’ve been working in demand generation for several years or you collaborate with the team on cross-channels campaigns.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

The first generation of digital natives expects to be able to complete most of their selection process. And they expect an optimized customer experience from end to end. preference, lead generation) isn't new, just more intense. or current customer is. B2B Marketing.

Insights from the Marketo Summit

ANNUITAS

I have just returned from the Marketo Marketing Summit in San Francisco this week where I joined 7,000 other registered attendees from what I believe is now one of the premier B2B (and B2C) marketing events of the year. It’s All About The Customer – And Marketing Must Respond. In the opening keynote by Phil Fernandez and throughout the conference, Marketo made mention of their study with The Economist where marketers ranked their top three priorities, which were.

More is Not Always More: Be Wary of the Volume Game in B2B Demand Generation

Modern B2B Marketing

Historically in B2B demand generation, more has been better too. This is a very important concept to understand in marketing, especially for demand generation. Some buyers will make better customers and are more ideal for your business. Demand Generation b2b

9 Ideas (and 1 Big Lesson) from the Marketo Social Marketing Roadshow

The Point

Last week I attended (and was a presenter at) the Seattle edition of Marketo’s 2012 Social Marketing Rockstar Tour , a roving conference/seminar series being held this summer in cities nationwide. Perhaps, but definitely worth investigating if it’s not part of your current demand gen mix.

[Report] What Does Demand Generation Mean to You?

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Raymond Coppinger Today, B2B marketers have many core objectives – brand building, customer communications, multi-channel coordination…the list goes on. Notable Demand Generation Statistics. But 74% answered “No” when asked whether they could forecast future demand.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

The first generation of digital natives expects to be able to complete most of their selection process. And they expect an optimized customer experience from end to end. preference, lead generation) isn't new, just more intense. or current customer is. B2B Marketing.

The B2B Lead Generation-Demand Generation Book “Hall of Fame”

NuSpark

B2B lead generation and lead management is a complicated process that can’t be detailed all in one book. It’s easier said than done which is why firms like mine exist, to implement proper lead generation tactics that build revenue. General B2B Marketing & Lead Generation.

Does Creative Still Matter in B2B Marketing?

The Point

At Marketo’s Marketing Nation Summit last month in San Francisco, there was much talk about the shifting function of marketing towards a more strategic, data-driven role within the modern corporation.

A Demand Generation Primer by DemandCon Presenters Lesson 2

Savvy B2B Marketing

On Monday we ran the first post in this series clearing up the misconceptions between Demand Generation and Lead Generation. Is your organization struggling with Demand Generation strategies? What are common demand generation mistakes marketers make?

12 Marketo Summit 2017 Sessions You Should Attend

bizible

A case study in operating marketing like sales, from CMO planning to demand generation. Marketo categorizes their sessions based on topic and we can see that Marketing Trends is a major focus. Who Marketo Summit Is For. We hope you meet you at Marketo Summit!

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

The first generation of digital natives expects to be able to complete most of their selection process. And they expect an optimized customer experience from end to end. preference, lead generation) isn't new, just more intense. or current customer is. B2B Marketing.

ANNUITAS Named Finalist for Marketo Revvie Award

ANNUITAS

ANNUITAS Named Finalist for Marketo Revvie Award. ANNUITAS ®, a demand generation strategy and change management firm, has been named a finalist for a Marketo Revvie Award in the Digital Services Partner of the Year Category. Presented by Marketo, the leading marketing software and solutions provider, the Revvie Awards program recognizes companies that effectively use Marketo to attract and engage customers.

How To Decide Whether Marketo RCA Is Right For You

bizible

Advanced marketing automation systems like Marketo offer some form of attribution but it can be difficult to understand exactly how it compares to other attribution solutions like Bizible. Marketo RCA)? Marketo Revenue Cycle Analytics (RCA) Reporting Capabilities.

Accelerating the Pace of Inbound Leads: An Interview with Paul Albright of Captora

The Point

Paul Albright boasts a 30-year track record of success in Silicon Valley, including executive roles at companies such as Marketo, SuccessFactors, NetApp, and Informatica. How to add brains and reach to our customer’s beautiful/brand-centric websites.

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In Defense of Unsolicited Email

The Point

Over at marketing automation firm Marketo , CEO Phil Fernandez just wrote a full-throated rant against the evils of unsolicited email and purchased email lists used indiscriminately: “How does anyone think that these are sensible emails to send to the CEO of a fast-growing public company?

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Sirius Decisions Thinks Websites Will Generate 71% of All B2B Sales Leads by 2015. I Disagree.

The Point

Sirius Decisions wrote an insightful article last week about the acquisition by Marketo of Insightera (a Web personalization platform), and included was the following projection: “By 2015, we expect to see 71 percent of b-to-b organizations’ new inquiries coming via the corporate Web site.”.

MobileIron Harnesses End-User Demand to Drive Mobile IT Sales Leads

The Point

If end users want your product, but their IT department makes the purchase decision, can you leverage that demand to drive IT sales leads? Typically an ad campaign succeeds when it generates a single response.

19 Demand Generating Content Formats That Aren’t a PDF

SnapApp

We pulled together 19 examples of more out-of-the-box content types to spur your imagination as you make plans for future demand-gen activities. So without further ado: 19 marketing examples to get you thinking creatively about your demand-gen content. PDFs have their place.

Campaign Makeover: Simple Changes Increase Email Response by 25 Percent

The Point

I received an email recently from Kevin Payne, Senior Director of Field Marketing at customer service software provider [24]7. Kevin writes: “Below is one of our most successful email campaigns.

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4 Components of Successful Demand Generation Marketing

Modern B2B Marketing

Today B2B marketers have to take a leadership role in lead generation – it’s not good enough to provide names on a list, you’ve got to create a conversation and hopefully, a relationship for success. In other words, you’ve got to generate and manage demand. Customer.

Go Where Your Customers Are – Wise Words from Sweta Patel

Vidyard

Patel, a Demand Generation Consultant and Customer Acquisition Specialist, has worked with brands like Kyocera, WD-40, and Full Circle Insights to build social communities, drive more leads, and ultimately close more deals. Lead generation starts with reviews.

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Data Touches Everything at the Marketo User Summit #MKTGNATION14

ANNUITAS

I’m almost done with the first day here at the Marketo Marketing Nation Summit, and I have noticed a trend, and it centers on data. Be it big data or customer data, behavioral data or firmographic data, people are talking about it — and for good reason. Jenny shared some interesting workflow and data validation scenarios that were laser-focused on addressing the data relationship between records in CRM and Marketo.

How to Reduce Unsubscribes Using Subscription Management

The Point

I’ve written previously in this space about how to reduce unsubscribes by giving prospects and customers the option to update their contact information rather than forcing them to opt out of email entirely.

Oracle Buys Eloqua: Winners and Losers for B2B Marketing Automation

Customer Experience Matrix

Working marketers care more about how this affects the products and services they’ll get as current or potential Eloqua customers. The impact on customer service is likely to be even more negative. Oracle is less customer-focused and generally less nimble (I'm being polite here).

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My List of Demand Generation Vendors, and Who They Sell To

Customer Experience Matrix

One of the audience members at the B2B Marketing University in Boston asked about demand generation systems for small businesses, and how to distinguish among the vendors in general. The table below presents a reasonably comprehensive list of demand generation (a.k.a. The vendors are divided into four categories based on my understanding of their target customers.

Marketo Inspires, Do You Do The Same? Marketo Roadshow 2015

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The Marketo Roadshow is rolling into town on Thursday, July 30th and we’re happy to be there as Silver Sponsors. Roadshows like this one allow for a collection of forward-thinking marketers to gather and talk big ideas and brainstorm on how they can make their customer experiences even better!

Measuring The Success Of Your Demand Generation Efforts

Modern B2B Marketing

by Carol Fox Demand generation is a core component of an evolved lead generation program. The distinction between traditional lead generation and evolved lead generation is that with the latter, leads are qualified before they go to sales.

Marketo Data Tells Us: What Is the Top Conversion Rate by Channel?

Modern B2B Marketing

It’s me, Johnny, with your next blog from the Marketo Institute! It’s a metric that lead generation marketers—from practitioners all the way up to CMOs—are measured on. But the ultimate conversion rate every demand gen marketer is measured on is lead to opportunity.

Emergence of Demand Generation Role Drastically Alters Marketing Landscape

Modern B2B Marketing

by Phil Fernandez Today, the role of demand generation as a discrete and increasingly vital part of the marketing function is well accepted amongst corporations (especially B2B companies). Indeed, this is exactly the structure we have at my company, Marketo.

The 14 Best Marketing Automation Tools

Webbiquity

1) Marketo. An enterprise-grade marketing automation and analytics platform with solutions for lead management, email marketing, consumer marketing, customer base marketing, and mobile marketing. Best suited (like Marketo) for large enterprises.

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How Much Copy Do I Need On My Landing Page?

The Point

Generally speaking, ecommerce landing pages or any campaign requiring credit card information will require that you address all the key questions that any potential customer would likely have, and address any objections that would possibly get in the way.

Measuring the True Impact of Marketing Campaigns: A Conversation with Bonnie Crater

The Point

HS: How are you different from marketing automation vendors like Eloqua or Marketo at addressing this issue? In fact, all of our customers today (with one exception) use both Salesforce and a top marketing automation system.

B2B Marketing Rock Stars: Data Is Driving Modern Buyer Personas

Crimson Marketing

Traditionally, B2B marketers have created buyer personas from customer hunches, not factual customer data. ” – Heidi Bullock, VP of Demand Generation Marketing at Marketo. Source: Demand Gen Report. Corporate Marketing Demand Generation

Marketing Automation 2014 Industry Overview: What the Surveys Tell Us

Customer Experience Matrix

Mintigo’s conclusion across 186,500 B2B companies was that just three percent were using the most common marketing automation systems: Oracle Eloqua , Marketo, HubSpot, and Salesforce.com Pardot. million for Marketo.)

4 Effective Methods to Increase Your Survey Response Rates

Modern B2B Marketing

But creating your survey is just the start—perhaps the biggest hurdle to overcome is actually getting your potential and existing customers to take it. Have you used surveys to generate demand? Demand Generation b2b Consumer