Customer-Centric Message Maps Engage More Customers | One Good Idea

Vision Edge Marketing

Diana and I have had conversations with several customers on the topic of messaging. In each conversation, the business leader said they were having difficulty engaging the right customers. Messaging Confusion Drives Customers to Your Competitors.

B2B Marketers Still Prioritizing Customer Experience & Engagement

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers continue to target multiple key objectives, new research indicates that customer engagement and experience remain at the top of the list. B2B Marketers and Content Amplification. Customer Experience Industry News B2B Marketing customer experience

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The Perfect Customer Marketer Job Description

Influitive

Customer marketing is on the rise. According to Koyne Marketing’s 2017 State of Customer Marketing Report, 93% of organizations agree that customer marketing is important or very important to their revenue, and more than two-thirds are planning to boost their investment in customer marketing over the next year.

82% of Marketers Shifting Focus Toward Content and Customer Experiences

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers look to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, new research suggests that they are focusing on refining the customer experience. In turn, most respondents (62%) claimed that they will require a 360-degree, data-driven view of their customers.

Customer-Centric Websites: Successful Strategies to Engage B2B Buyers

Speaker: Kellie de Leon, Vice President of Marketing & Strategy, The Mx Group

Chances are, you’re under the gun to convert more leads from your website. To increase conversion, your site needs high-quality content, user-friendly navigation paths, and calls to action that appeal to your target customers. But how do you go about this? And wouldn’t it be great to see some real-world examples from B2B companies that are doing it successfully? Kellie de Leon, VP of marketing and strategy at B2B agency The Mx Group, works with marketers every day to help them create and execute customer-centric strategies and content that increase web engagement and conversion. In this webinar, she'll discuss how to make your website more customer-centric.

Report: Marketers Still Challenged to Strategize Around Customer Experience

KoMarketing Associates

B2B marketers have primarily focused on improving the customer experience (CX) in the past. Other obstacles include building/strengthening customer relationships in a digital world, and leveraging data to inform more efficient and optimized marketing programs.

Only 49% of Marketers ‘Very Confident’ in the Quality of Customer Data

KoMarketing Associates

As more marketers look to personalize the customer experience (CX), new research suggests that they are struggling with harnessing the data they need to do so successfully. Overall, marketers are struggling the most with inaccurate customer data (39%).

3 Ways to Reduce Customer Churn with Content Marketing

DivvyHQ

No one is immune to customer churn. Content Marketing Tips & How-Tos analytics churn collaboration content customer churn customer experience customer feedback customer retention customer service customer support data loyalty onboarding user experience

Is the Customer Really the Focus of Your Organization?

Vision Edge Marketing

Nearly every organization we speak with believes they’re customer-centric. Work by MarketCulture Strategies , found that “a strong customer-obsessed culture is the single most important driver of future business performance.” Finding a Customer Focus.

Introducing the Customer-Powered Enterprise—A New Model For Unlocking Growth Through Your Customers

Influitive

It’s been five years since Influitive published the Advocate Marketing Playbook. Since then, it’s been downloaded over 5,700 times. Hundreds of companies followed those proven plays to achieve success in developing powerful advocate programs. But another interesting evolution happened. We witnessed amazing creativity and innovation as individuals at these companies took the principles of advocate.

Empathy: Your Lead Generation Superpower

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO & Founder of markempa

Today’s sales and marketing environment is a paradox. There has never been more marketing channels to reach potential customers. That's why we need to go beyond rational-logic based marketing to understand how our customers feel.

Why Growth Marketing Without Customer Marketing is a Bad Decision

Influitive

This article originally appeared in the Demand Gen Report’s 2021 State of Growth Marketing Report. — Growth Hacking (aka Growth Marketing) was coined in 2010 by Sean Ellis and further popularized in Andrew Chen’s 2013 blog post: Growth Hacker is the New VP Marketing.

Customer Experience Email Marketing Tips

SendX

Customer experience affects not only initial interactions but also contributes vitally to the retention of customers. What Is Customer Experience? Customer experience is the feeling or perspective your customers are left with after an interaction with your brand.

Meet The New Rising Star In B2B Marketing: The Customer Marketer

Influitive

When it costs 6X more to attract a new customer than it does to keep an existing one, does it still make sense for marketers to focus mainly on generating new leads, rather than nurturing current customers? As more and more companies turn their focus away from short-lived marketing campaigns, and towards building ongoing.

Introducing the Customer-Powered Enterprise—A New Model For Unlocking Growth Through Your Customers

Influitive

It’s been five years since Influitive published the Advocate Marketing Playbook. Since then, it’s been downloaded over 5,700 times. Hundreds of companies followed those proven plays to achieve success in developing powerful advocate programs. But another interesting evolution happened. We witnessed amazing creativity and innovation as individuals at these companies took the principles of advocate.

The 7 Keys to Creating Successful B2B Marketing Copy

Speaker: Robert Bly, Independent Copywriter and Consultant

Marketers may use the same copy for their B2B and B2C clientele, but these customers should never be treated the same. In this webinar, you will get a clear overview of the 7 key differences between B2B and B2C, so your marketing is more relevant and engaging to business buyers. Join Robert Bly, independent copywriter and consultant, who will walk you through key details of your marketing copy strategy that will make a real difference to your buyers.

What’s a Customer Marketing Summit Without Influitive Customers?

Influitive

Next week, the Product Marketing Alliance will be hosting their first-ever Customer Marketing Summit and Influitive is a proud sponsor of this event. We’re even more proud of the fact that one-third of the event sessions feature Influitive customers.

Report: Marketers Seeing Customers Spend Less Time Reading Emails

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers have relied on email marketing as a way to reach out to their customers for years. Now, new research suggests that they may want to focus on timing their emails more precisely, as customers spend less time reading them.

Four Smart Strategies to Improve Customer Experience and Increase Acquisition

Webbiquity

Every brand strives to meet the ever-changing needs of their customers. How does this customer perceive my brand? What types of strategies should I use to elevate the customer experience? The Growing Importance of Customer Experience (CX). Why Acquire New Customers?

To Improve Customer Experience You Need a Map

Vision Edge Marketing

indicated that their number one priority over the next five years is improving customer experience (CX). Every person can tell when they’ve had a good or bad experience, but what exactly is customer experience? This takes mapping the customer experience.

How You Can Triple Your Results With a More Personalized, Empathetic Approach

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO and Founder of markempa

Marketing and sales feel pretty tricky right now. What worked before now feels out of touch, but have you made plans for how you'll continue to move forward? You've likely tried everything: expert recommendations, best practices, the latest tools, and automation. But your results are falling short. Here's the thing: All the automation tools, best practices, data analytics won't help get better results now until you master empathizing with your customers. In this webinar, you'll learn how to go beyond rational-logic based sales/marketing and adjust your sales enablement strategy to better understand how buyers feel so that you can connect and help them on their journey.

How to Build Trust With Your Customer Marketing Strategy

Marketing Insider Group

Many B2B companies spend a large amount of their marketing budget on customer acquisition. One area companies often neglect to invest in is customer marketing. And many modern marketers know this. What is Customer Marketing? Content Marketing

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Industrial Customer Journey and the Digital Experience

Industrial Marketing Today

Understanding the industrial customer journey is essential to the success of digital marketing with content. Based on my conversations with manufacturers, I sometimes get the impression that it is just a marketing exercise to them.

The Impact of Peer Engagement on The Customer Buying Journey

Vision Edge Marketing

Most business leaders and Marketing and Sales professionals today understand the impact that peer reviews and stories make on the customer bying journey, including the B2B purchase journey. A Hubspot study found that only 3% of people consider salespeople and marketers as trustworthy.

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4 Downsides of Quick and Easy Customer Growth | What’s Your Edge

Vision Edge Marketing

Who wouldn’t want fast and easy customer growth for your business? What Insights from Fast Growing Trees Can Teach Us About Customer Growth . The last thing you want is to start losing customers because some part of your infrastructure is weak. Not all customers are equal.

How to Improve Demand Generation with Empathy

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO & Founder of markempa

The highest priority for B2B marketers is effective demand generation (increasing lead quality and quantity). However, we can get so caught up in our ABM strategies, systems, tools, and investments that we lose sight of building deep empathy for the people in the accounts. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to go beyond rational-logic-based sales/marketing and adjust your strategy to understand better how buyers feel so that you can connect and help more customers buy.

The Art Of Asking For A Customer Reference

Influitive

Evaluations are done, sales reps are in closing mode, and all that stands in the way of a killer three months are a few customer references. Asking for a customer reference. The scenario: it’s nearing the end of the quarter, and your sales team is within reach of their number. Panic time? Of course not.

What Does The Future Hold For Customer Marketing? Here’s 11 Predictions for 2017

Influitive

There’s no denying that the importance of customer marketing is growing. The 2017 State of Customer Marketing Report indicates that over the next year, 93% of organizations expect that their customer marketing efforts will take on greater importance, and 62% will increase their staff or budgets in the customer marketing area.

Survey: Connecting with Existing Customers Now ‘Extremely Important’ to Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers look to bounce back from the impact of COVID-19, new research suggests that they will be turning to both existing customers and new prospects to achieve their strategic goals. A Closer Look at the Impact of COVID-19 on Marketing.

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How Rosetta Stone’s Customer Retention Skyrocketed By 58% With A Customer Advocacy Program

Influitive

Going where no company has gone before: finding a scalable way to boost customer retention Rosetta Stone, the leading provider of language-learning software, has been helping learners around the world master new languages for more than 25 years. In addition to learners at home, Rosetta Stone also serves educators and global businesses to help upskill.

The Customer-Powered Enterprise Playbook

Harness the power of customers across every department of your business with this new playbook. It contains 7 strategic guides for various departments of your business, 9 inspiring case studies, and 7 tactical worksheets to get you started.

45% of Marketers Say Customer Data Platforms are ‘Exceeding’ Expectations

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers collect more data than ever before about their target audiences, new research indicates that they are finally seeing success with their customer data platforms (CDPs). The Pitfalls of Marketing Data.

80% of Marketers Believe Their Customers Care About Personalization

KoMarketing Associates

As more marketers turn to customization to provide a more robust customer experience (CX), new research suggests that they are also becoming increasingly aware of the demand for more personalization. Marketing Personalization and the Overall CX.

Revealing the Why Behind Poor Customer Experience

Vision Edge Marketing

A study by Forrester found that companies committed to customer experience (CX) have higher brand awareness, higher average order value, higher customer retention, higher return on spending, and higher customer satisfaction rates. Make Customer Experiences Better With 3X5Why .

How to Ace Customer Acquisition with Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Customer acquisition is the lifeblood of any business. It’s also extremely competitive and more expensive than ever — customer acquisition cost (CAC) has increased more than 60% in just the past six years. The connection between customer acquisition and content.

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

How My Grandfather’s Fishing Wisdom Applies to Customer Acquisition

Vision Edge Marketing

In this episode we’re using a fishing story to illustrate how to ensure Marketing and Sales work together when it comes to customer acquisition. Two Questions Set Up Everything When Regarding New Customer Acquisition. Now we’re deep into the downstream of Marketing.

Supercharging your Community with Customer Advocates

Influitive

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of presenting at CMX Summit 2020, where I explored the convergence of community and customer advocacy. The post Supercharging your Community with Customer Advocates appeared first on Influitive. Advocate Engagement Community Customer Engagement

Gamification Alone Can’t Modernize Customer Communities

Influitive

Customers are hungry for meaningful interactions – both with your brand and with other customers – and community managers need to make the experience simple and painless. The post Gamification Alone Can’t Modernize Customer Communities appeared first on Influitive.

7 Steps For Taking Your Organization From Customer-Centric To Customer-Powered

Influitive

If you work in B2B, then you probably hear the terms “customer-obsessed,” “customer-centric,” and even “customer-powered” used interchangeably on a day-to-day basis. Rather than merely being buzzwords, the increased usage of this kind of language is a sign of how companies are shifting their priorities to focus on the value they bring to their customers.

5 Imperatives of a Rockstar ABM Program

Speaker: Danny Nail, Sr. Director, Head of Global Account Based Marketing, SAP

Want to get started with ABM, but not sure where to begin? It's all about understanding: understanding your customers, understanding on an organizational level what your definitions, approaches, and ideal outcomes are, and having the understanding - and support - of your stakeholders. Join Danny Nail, Head of Global Account Based Marketing at SAP and SAP Marketer of the Year, as he explains five concrete steps your organization can take to achieve ABM excellence.