7 Ways to Improve Your Lead Management Process

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The importance of lead generation is ingrained in the mind of every modern marketer— the more high-quality leads you bring in, the better. But, as the buyer’s journey becomes increasingly multifaceted, it’s now clear that lead generation is just one piece of the marketing puzzle. In order to convert leads into paying customers, you must have a comprehensive lead management process in place. What is lead management? Score your leads.

A Guide to Marketing Automation

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Without getting too much into the nitty-gritty complexities of it, marketing automation campaigns send specific content (that you’ve programmed) to leads based on certain behaviors and data. For instance, is lead generation a priority? Prioritize Data Hygiene.

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7 Ways Dirty Data is Hurting Your Bottom Line

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Using dirty data to fuel your business initiatives is akin to putting the wrong type of fuel in your car. Consider these statistics ( source ): 40% of business objectives fail due to inaccurate data. Bad data costs U.S. These numbers may catch your attention— but statistics alone don’t explain how and why dirty data hurts your bottom line. Without additional context, it’s easy to see why some companies continue to neglect data hygiene.

CRM Contact Data Quality: Impact on Sales & Marketing Results

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CRM data quality is a critical variable in ensuring a strong ROI for your investment in a CRM system. Judging by this lack of out-of-the-box support, you would think that data is expected to be miraculously keyed into CRMs perfectly without the possibility of decay.

Did Somebody Ask About Data Quality?

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A few years back, I attended a three-hour “vendor shoot out” between two CRM vendors hosted by an IT services firm. The consultants ran through a series of standard CRM processes including lead management, dashboards, record customization by the site admin, and Outlook integration. Yet, at no point did I hear a discussion of data quality, data hygiene, contact verification, field standardization, or company and contact enrichment.

Avoid these 10 Marketing Automation Rookie Mistakes

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You need to have a highly empirical, data-hungry mind to enjoy working within its parameters and to unlock its true potential. Take your company’s lead scoring strategy. If you don’t define your lead scoring strategy correctly up front, or if you don’t know how to wash your data and improve your data hygiene, it will negatively impact the leads you pass to sales or advance to nurturing campaigns. Lead Scoring.

Marketing Automation Trends for 2010

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Several new vendors appeared on the market, many existing vendors experienced rapid growth, and Marketing Automation as a term gained popularity among B2B marketers. I have asked many of the vendors, consultants and thought leaders to give their opinion. Renewed focus on data quality. Manager, Inbound Marketing, Marketo. The vast majority of leads generated on a website never have a meaningful conversation with a sales rep.

Top 47 B2B Marketing Posts - Hot Topics Ning and Facebook - July 2010

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A Simple B2B Marketing Framework - Everything Technology Marketing , July 10, 2010 We often discuss in this blog how B2B marketing is becoming more complex, and how to manage this complexity. At least one time per day, every day for three years, someone emails us at Junta42 or submits a project looking for a content vendor wondering how much content marketing (both print and web content) should cost them. Yes, corporate blogs are an excellent resource for Lead generation.

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