Why a Hybrid Demand Generation Model is More Important than Ever

The Point

The current crisis reinforces why most B2B companies are best suited for a hybrid demand generation model that combines both ABM and more traditional, funnel-based tactics. Maintain ABM campaigns and continue to generate awareness and engagement at identified target accounts.

In Defense of Demand Generation in the Age of ABM

The Point

Much has been made of the argument that Account-Based Marketing (ABM) gained traction so quickly in B2B marketing primarily because traditional, funnel-based demand generation has stopped working. Yes, many companies are seeing lower returns from traditional demand gen.

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Executive Insights: World-Class Demand Generation and Corporate Social Responsibility Converge at Televerde

Marketing Insider Group

Probably the most significant is the importance of strategic demand generation and the value of great B2B marketing , supported by data- and insights-driven decision making. Truly a “lead generation machine”! I have learned quite a bit in my nearly 30+ year marketing career.

Why Demand Generation Should Be Perpetual

ANNUITAS

This is the second year that ANNUITAS has conducted its Enterprise B2B Demand Generation Survey with the goal of gaining better insights into the approach that enterprise organizations take to demand generation. Strategic demand generation also seeks to educate buyers.

GDPR & Demand Generation: What Your Team Needs To Know

Speaker: David Crane, Head of Content & Thought Leadership, Integrate

Much of what we’ve seen in B2B marketing publications, martech vendor blogs and from word-of-mouth borders on fear-mongering.

The State of Demand Generation

The Effective Marketer

There are over 20 presentations available, ranging from Social CRM and Lead Generation, to Case Studies and Sales Enablement. A must-watch presentation, though, is the keynote address “ The State of Demand Creation “, by Tony Jaros , SVP Research for SiriusDecisions.

Make Content Syndication the Core of Your 2H Demand Generation Plan

PureB2B

Here’s why it should be the foundation of your 2H: Inbound lead generation challenges are on the rise: On average, inbound lead traffic to B2B technology companies’ websites has declined by more than 40% since 2010. B2B Content Syndication PureB2B Demand Generation Marketing

Make Content Syndication the Core of Your 2H Demand Generation Plan

PureB2B

Here’s why it should be the foundation of your 2H: Inbound lead generation challenges are on the rise: On average, inbound lead traffic to B2B technology companies’ websites has declined by more than 40% since 2010. B2B Content Syndication PureB2B Demand Generation Marketing

Connecting the Dots Between Social Media & Demand Generation

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Today’s blog post comes courtesy of Carmen Hill, of Babcock & Jenkins, an Eloqua partner and B2B marketing integrated agency focused on demand generation and pipeline acceleration. Early Stage: Drive traffic to demand gen content via social media.

3 Demand Generation Trends to Watch in 2019

ANNUITAS

Adobe announced that consumer demand for personalized content reached an all-time high in 2018, a theme that underscored some of the most prominent trends of the year. Yet only a third of respondents reported having integrated their ABM strategy with their demand generation strategy, a missed opportunity to align common objectives and create an even greater impact. The post 3 Demand Generation Trends to Watch in 2019 appeared first on Annuitas.

How to do Account-Based Marketing for Demand Generation in 2020

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Both demand generation and account-based marketing (ABM) are as old as marketing itself: after all, somewhere around 90 percent of marketing is generating demand. And what is the best way to execute ABM for demand generation in 2020?

Five 2015 B2B Demand Generation and Content Marketing Resolutions

ANNUITAS

Marketers will again be challenged to keep pace with these advancements and will need to do more in order to connect with their buyers and show demonstrable ROI as a result of their Demand Generation and Content Marketing Strategies. As we kick-off 2015, here are some key areas that B2B marketing leaders should focus on in order to ensure they have maximum results from their Demand Generation and better align with their buyers: Move from Campaigns to Programs-.

Lights, Camera, Action: Video for Demand Generation

SmartBug Media

Here are six reasons why you need to start using video in your demand generation efforts right now. The modern lifestyle makes it hard to thoroughly read long product descriptions or spend hours researching different vendor options.

A Structured Approach to Demand Generation Analytics

ANNUITAS

One analytics vendor after another is selling you on their ability to analyze and make sense of “any” data. Demand generation leaders know it’s not true, though. So what is the key to better demand generation analytics?

5 Keys to Revenue-Boosting Demand Generation

Marketing Action

In its place, these silo slayers have created a new revenue beast — the demand generation department. Demand generation is revolutionizing how some of the world’s largest companies ramp up their revenue. But demand generation is complicated.

3 Demand Generation Lessons Learned in 2015

ANNUITAS

One of the best things about working as a Demand Generation consultant is that I get to constantly learn new things. This is no slight to the technology vendors. Blog 2015 buyer's perspective Demand Generation Strategy lessons learned

Is it Time to Add Chatbots to Your Demand Generation Engine?

The Point

However, the more I learn about chatbots, the more I get excited about their potential for B2B marketing, and demand generation. But chatbots aren’t going to replace forms any more than Account-Based Marketing (ABM) has replaced funnel-based demand gen.

Demand Generation: Why Marketing Gets it Wrong and Sales Doesn’t Get It At All

ANNUITAS

This kind of thinking, the kind that stops to discuss, “are we a sales or marketing led organization” is one of the key reasons why most organizations struggle with demand generation success today. There is no cold calling in a holistic, buyer-centric Demand Generation Strategy.

Don’t Duct Tape Your Demand Generation Right Now: Adopt a Strategic Approach to Demand Marketing

ANNUITAS

The crisis that’s emerged from the coronavirus pandemic has forced B2B marketing teams to look at their demand programs in a new light, and an ugly truth has emerged. Only 21% said they are aligned with their sales counterparts in developing and measuring demand generation programs.

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Lead Generation or Demand Generation? It’s All Just Content Marketing!

Marketing Insider Group

Last week, Eric Wittlake (@ wittlake ) wrote a great post called Lead Generation is Crippling Demand Generation where he argued that these two marketing activities were working against each other due to the different outcomes each is trying to achieve. Demand Generation

Techniques and tactics for robust demand generation management

NuSpark

. Demand generation is the process marketers employ to make clients want to buy their product or service. This differs from lead generation, which is intended to make people want information about your offering. Demand Generation Tactics and Techniques.

4 Steps for Getting Your 2013 Demand Generation Plan Going

Modern Marketing

I don’t know about you, but I’ll be spending the next few weeks, head down, coming up with a demand generation plan for 2013. Here’s the 4 step plan I’m using to build next year’s a demand generation plan. Perhaps you want to nail down a social demand generation strategy. Some of the things I look at are the performance of channels; what is the impact of a third-party vendor versus social media?

Demand Generation: 20 Ways to Sell Cloud BI Solutions

Unbound B2B

A great strategy is to market your company as a cloud marketer, instead of being just another vendor. Storytelling as a Lead Generation Strategy. Engaging Email Campaigns for Software Lead Generation. Engaging email campaigns should be part of a larger software lead generation strategy to fill the gaps resulting from inbound. Employing the Services of a Lead Generation Service. Lead generation B2B Marketing BI solutions Demand generation

Demand Generation Blogs Continued

LeadSloth

In the spirit of Twitter’s Follow Friday I’d like to finally publish the remaining Demand Generation blogs that I enjoy reading. Earlier I published the Top 10 Demand Generation vendor blogs and the Top 10 Marketing Automation Blogs. This is an leading online magazine for Marketing Automaton, which features vendor information, news articles a job board and more. This blog provides a strategic perspective on the demand generation process.

Perspective on the B2B Demand Generation Benchmark Survey Report

KoMarketing Associates

Last October, KoMarketing Associates announced the launch of research consultancy Software Advice’s B2B Demand Generation Benchmark Survey. Four of the top 10 tactics for generating high quality leads are more traditional (non-digital).

7 B2B Demand Generation Myths to Guide Your 2019 Strategy

SnapApp

In the same way, if you tried to build a B2B demand generation strategy based on faulty assumptions–or outright myths–you’d probably fail, too. Demand generation marketers, in particular, have a patchwork of myths to work through. Demand generation generates that interest.

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. My brief answer was that the biggest difference was less functionality than the target markets the different vendors pursue. The table below presents a reasonably comprehensive list of demand generation (a.k.a.

Demand Generation and Lead Management Explained

The Effective Marketer

Last week Carlos Hidalgo , CEO of the Annuitas Group , shared on the Software Advice blog a nice video explaining two basic concepts that are often used interchangeably by vendors and even analysts in the Marketing Automation space but should in fact be treated as separate concepts: Demand Generation and Lead Management. Demand Generation vs. Lead Management. According to Carlos, Demand Generation has two goals: Filling the funnel.

4 Ways to Manage Change Management For Successful Demand Generation

Modern Marketing

Carlos is widely recognized for his expertise in strategic integrated marketing, Demand Process, Demand Transformation? As CEO and Principal of ANNUITAS, Carlos drives strategy and leads core practice teams to Transform Demand?

Top-10 Demand Generation Vendor Blogs

LeadSloth

In my previous post I listed the Top-10 Demand Generation blog by marketers and consultants. Today I’ve put together a list of vendor blogs. Most of these vendors blogs really get ‘online marketing’, so they talk about best practices rather then just touting their products, and they post regularly. Reachforce publishes almost daily Lead Generation tips.

Demand Generation Marketing: A Catalyst for Professional Services High Growth

Hinge Marketing

I would recommend demand generation programs and activities. B2B Demand Generation Versus Lead Generation. I am not talking about lead generation—although that effort is very important as well. Demand generation requires more strategy, time, and commitment.

B2B Events – What Does Demand Generation Have to Do with It?

ANNUITAS

Great until you come back to the office and have 200 emails and voice mails from people (vendors) you have not met. The idea behind integrating events into an overall Demand Generation Strategy is something that most marketers believe in. We love events …attending them at least.

Building a Marketing Technology Stack for Your Demand Generation Efforts

NuSpark

Demand generation is about more than just delivering sales-ready leads for products or services. Perhaps a section of your demand generation framework would look something like this: Publish Content – Share Content – Track Conversions – Nurture Leads into Sales Funnel.

More on Web Traffic Rankings for Demand Generation Vendors

Customer Experience Matrix

Last week’s post on Web traffic rankings of demand generation vendors generated a couple of private responses from vendors, pointing out that the Alexa statistics include traffic to operational subdomains for client landing pages and user log-in. But different products work differently*, so figures for some vendors include landing page traffic while figures for other vendors do not.

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The (Almost) Lost Art of Listening in Demand Generation

ANNUITAS

I’m guessing it has something to do with the fact that 76% of B2B enterprise marketers have a content strategy but only 50% say their content aligns to buyer pain points and challenges via ANNUITAS B2B Enterprise Demand Generation Study. Marketers talk. A lot. Well, a lot of us do.

5 Signs to Qualify Your Demand Generation Play

LEADership

Despite all the research, trends analyses and best practice sharing, a majority of B2B marketers struggle to determine what the most effective demand generation plays are. FOUNDATION IS SHAKY : For demand generation strategy to work seamlessly, you need a strong foundation.

Why It Pays To Embrace Demand Generation Marketing

Belkins

Influence marketing , growth hacking marketing, and now…demand generation marketing, what even is that?!’ To make things easier for you, let’s break down the meaning of demand generation marketing and see why you should do it (and why you’re probably doing it right now). What is demand generation marketing? Demand generation marketing is an area of marketing that is specialized in the process of generating demand for services.