6 B2B Demand Gen Predictions for 2020

The Point

I asked the best subject matter experts I know, my colleagues at Spear Marketing Group , what trends they think will highlight the next 12 months in B2B demand generation. Additionally, we’ll see Account-Based Marketing (ABM) move on a path toward ubiquity, eventually morphing into use case strategies, tactics and best practices analogous to demand generation, inbound marketing, lead generation, and lead nurturing.”. My personal demand gen predictions?

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Why Your Demand Gen Takes The Skill And Patience of a Gardener | What’s Your Edge?

Measure Up Marketing

Demand generation, which we commonly refer to as demand gen, is a fundamental capability of Marketing. 5 key gardening steps for demand generation yield. They changed strategy which in turn impacted tactics, especially demand generation tactics.

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Does Demand Generation Really Generate Demand?

The Point

An insightful comment from CMO Joe Chernov on Twitter: “In B2B, demand generation is typically a misnomer. Marketers capture demand vs. generate it.”. More often, marketing – or, more specifically: demand generation — captures engagement from someone either outright shopping for a product, or, at a minimum, feeling the particular pain that the marketer’s product can solve. Does Demand Generation Really Generate Demand?

Integrating Live Chat into your Demand Marketing Strategy

ANNUITAS

By that I mean, how does chat work with both your engagement channel strategy and Demand Process to strategically meet a prospect where he or she is in the funnel? To succeed, you must integrate chat with Demand Process to orchestrate engagement through the funnel. Demand Marketing

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9 Experts Rethinking Demand Generation

How to strategically target your content and lead generation campaigns to disrupt the status quo and facilitate the sale

What is Demand Marketing?

ANNUITAS

This is particularly true for Demand Marketing, which today finds itself at a crossroads. Answering the question, “What is Demand Marketing,” requires some context – particularly given a substantial shift in its core mission over the past twenty years. What does Demand Marketing mean today? Optimizing demand investments against sales outcomes. But arguably, Demand Marketing is eclipsing them both – and taking over responsibilities that were once claimed by each.

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5 Easy Ways to Have Your Corporate Blog Drive Measurable Demand

The Point

Even as demand generation activity begins to pick up, most marketing budgets right now remain tight, and so B2B companies are looking for creative, low-cost ways to drive demand. 5 Easy Ways to Have Your Corporate Blog Drive Measurable Demand Click To Tweet.

How to Approach Demand Gen in Challenging Times

The Point

Even then, we’re having many conversations on how clients should approach demand generation strategy in the coming weeks. How to Approach Demand Gen in Challenging Times #B2B Click To Tweet. Repurpose the live sessions planned for (now cancelled) trade shows into virtual events and offer them as both live and on-demand Webinars. The post How to Approach Demand Gen in Challenging Times appeared first on The Point.

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Why Demand Generation Requires a Strategic Mindset

Marketing Insider Group

Demand generation is complex. This dynamism is the root of demand gen’s power, as well as the seeds of its downfall. The post Why Demand Generation Requires a Strategic Mindset appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Demand Generation7,000-piece jigsaw puzzle complex. When marketers don’t get the whole puzzle to fit together, the result is a jumbled mess of marketing tactics rather than the masterpiece you get when every piece works in […].

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. However, the speed at which business conditions made a sudden U-turn this spring reinforces the notion – I would argue – that few companies can afford to go “all in” on ABM to the exclusion of a concurrent, more traditional approach to demand gen.

GDPR & Demand Generation: What Your Team Needs To Know

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

Join David Crane, Head of Content & Thought Leadership at Integrate, for this deep-dive webinar and learn: How GDPR will affect demand generation and specific B2B marketing activities.

What is Demand Generation Marketing?

Act-On

The role of demand generation marketing is evolving along with technology, enabling B2B marketers to get better at filling the pipeline with actual opportunities versus just a bunch of leads. Now why is this relevant to the role of demand generation, you may ask? Today’s Demand Gen Marketer is a key cog in your marketing machine, fueling your sales pipeline. As recently as 2012, the demand marketer had to do some manual work to really track a lead through to revenue.

The Anatomy of a Strategic Demand Marketing Plan – Part 1: Intro to Demand Marketing

ANNUITAS

ANNUITAS CEO Adam Needles recently discussed what makes up a Strategic Demand Marketing Plan, one of the main offerings of what we do at ANNUITAS, in this eBook. This week, we start with an intro to Demand Marketing. What is Demand Marketing?

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What is Demand Creation?

The Mx Group

Demand Gen & Lead Management

Are You a Demand Creator or Demand Fulfiller?

Fusion Marketing Partners

Is the primary purpose of your company and its products and/or services to create demand or fulfill demand? demand creator demand fulfillerPerhaps you […].

Developing a Conversational Approach

Speaker: Carlos Hidalgo, CEO & Founder of VisumCx

Join Carlos Hidalgo for a candid and in-depth conversation about: Developing a conversational approach to demand generation. B2B buyers are more sophisticated than ever before, from the customers’ initial discovery, to the moment they commit to buy.

This Year, Tackle These 3 Demand Generation Priorities First

The Point

Sometimes great people, a great product, or pure market demand can cover up all sorts of marketing sins, but more often the clients who succeed consistently at demand generation are those who have their act together. And yes, these new technologies can help fuel success, to be sure, but they can also be a crutch that prevents companies from addressing the very basic, block-and-tackling tasks that form the foundation for demand generation success.

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. A recent video making the rounds on LinkedIn asked: “ Is Demand Generation Losing its Effectiveness ?” (The answer provided was: yes.). Yes, many companies are seeing lower returns from traditional demand gen. More broadly, it’s not that demand generation has stopped working.

Nine Signs Your Demand Marketing S**t Is Broken

ANNUITAS

Said differently, everyone has a demand problem at this point. So how do you figure out what is and isn’t working with your demand marketing? And how can you drive rapid transformation to ensure your demand engine gets back online as soon as possible? Demand Marketing

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Report: 55% of Marketers Have Increased Demand Gen Activity Since the COVID-19 Outbreak

KoMarketing Associates

New research suggests that prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, marketers expected their marketing budgets to grow more than their demand generation budgets. However, statistics now favor demand gen budget growth as the pandemic continues to unfold.

Stream On or Tune Out: Personalize Your Buyer Journey so Audiences Click Next

Speaker: Randy Frisch, Co-Founder, CMO and President, Uberflip

The way we engage with technology has changed—from the way we watch TV (Netflix), to the way we consume music (Spotify), to the way we exercise (Peloton). We have tuned out on old one-dimensional experiences. Your buyer expects each stage of the journey to be curated so they can stream away! Join Randy as he presents an actionable framework for creating experiences that will engage your buyers to stream through more of your content so they don’t tune out.

Account Based Marketing – An Important Aspect Of Demand Generation Channel

Only B2B

It’s efficacy as a marketing strategy has observed it gain traction among businesses in recent times, and managed Demand generation companies very efficiently. Today, in this post we will share how ABM proves an important concept for demand generation funnel. What is Demand Generation?

2020 State of B2B Content Consumption And Demand [Marketing Report]

Marketing Insider Group

With this unparalleled first-party data, we’re proud to announce The 2020 State of B2B Content Consumption and Demand Report. With tools like Audience Explorer and our flagship Consumption and Demand Report, we do what we can to follow through on this promise to help you say, with confidence, #ImADataMarketer. To get your free copy of the 2020 State of B2B Content Consumption and Demand Report, click here.

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How the Halo Effect Drives Demand Generation and Leads

Marketing Insider Group

My dad taught me many lessons growing up, and one that stands out as relevant to demand generation is this: He said, “Choose your friends carefully because [like it or not] you are judged by the company we keep.” The post How the Halo Effect Drives Demand Generation and Leads appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Demand Generation

Industry Leaders Talk Demand Marketing and Digital Demand Transformation

ANNUITAS

Battling Random Acts of Demand Marketing. A recording is now available for the March 2019 Demand Marketing webinar featuring speakers Mika Yamamoto (VP/GM of Marketo, an Adobe Company) and Adam Needles (CEO, ANNUITAS) titled Digital Demand Transformation – Demand Marketing’s Next Step. Traditional, tactical Demand Marketing activities have led to a state where we fail more than we succeed at meaningfully connecting with (and converting) prospects and customers.

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7 Marketing and Sales Strategies to Grow Your Revenue Fast

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Many companies have the core marketing and sales elements to take their revenue to the next level, but are still missing out on some key opportunities. Join Christopher Ryan, CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners and writer of the recent book "The Expert’s B2B Revenue Growth Playbook," to discover seven steps that you can immediately take to grow your company’s revenue quickly and consistently!

How to Generate Demand and Win More Deals

Act-On

In this blog, we’ll show you how to create seamless and compelling customer journeys that will help you generate demand and win more deals. Customer Journey Demand and Lead Generation Lead Management Marketing Automation Sales and Marketing Alignment

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What is Social Demand Generation?

Oracle

The problem for demand marketers is that few, if any, resources that explain how to use social to build strong, lasting demand generation strategy. So over several months we interviewed experts like Sandy Carter of IBM and social savvy clients like Sage, compiled research, and identified emerging best practices around social demand generation strategy. The result is the Grande Guide to Social Demand Generation , which we published today and is available for free.

Key B2B Demand Generation Strategies for 2015

The Point

We discussed what’s new, what’s working, and what’s on the horizon in B2B Demand Generation. In our business, demand generation and content marketing are nearly synonymous. Good content is the fuel that feeds demand generation success. HS) One of the great things about being a demand generation marketer is that our business is constantly changing. we see some very exciting new demand gen channels entering the fray.

What Digital Marketers Need to Realize About Demand Generation

Oracle

In the ever-evolving world of B2B marketing , demand generation is the latest concept that's being touted as a way to fuel what’s in the sales funnel — and keep it topped up over the long term. Different from inbound marketing, demand generation can help digital marketers achieve their goals. Defining Demand Generation. Therefore, demand generation can mean many different things, depending on your offering and your audience.

Building Your Demand Gen Team for ABM

Speaker: Jessica Cross, Manager of Demand Generation, Rollworks

The benefits of using account-based marketing in your Demand Generation team are considerable: by getting as many engaged, qualified accounts as possible, your conversion rate will be higher and you'll find that Marketing and Sales are (gasp!) more aligned. Sounds great, doesn't it? But how do you even find the resources to make it happen? Join Jessica Cross, Manager of Demand Generation at Rollworks, as she explains how to build your Demand Generation team to best carry out ABM - even if your team is small. In fact, her own team only has 3 people!

Should I Design My Demand Gen Landing Pages for SEO?

The Point

However, we argued against the move, contending that SEO should never be a factor in designing (or hosting) demand gen landing pages, and that any SEO efforts should focus on the main site exclusively. Here are the top 3 reasons why demand gen landing pages shouldn’t be designed for SEO: 1. Demand gen landing pages are temporary by nature and typically live only for the life span of an ad, a campaign or a specific content asset, and so are of limited SEO value in the long term.

First Party vs. Third Party Intent Data: Which is Best for Demand Generation?

Inbox Insight

With 99% of marketers leveraging intent data to some extent within their marketing strategy, it’s evident that intent data is an invaluable tool for demand generation. Source – Inside Intent Data: Unlocking Demand Generation Results.

Whisper or Shout? How Lead and Demand Generation Differ

Oracle

It’s the verbal equivalent of demand generation , which is how marketers develop and manage buying interest across a broad body of consumers. Generating Demand. To showcase an audience’s need for a certain product, they turn to demand generation. How is demand generation done? The biggest challenge with a demand generation strategy tends to be a low conversion rate. By going broad, demand generators often struggle to reach individual buyers.

Next Generation Growth Marketing: The Evolution Towards Strategic Demand

ANNUITAS

The Growth Marketing movement (aka growth hacking ) – now nearly ten years old – has had a significant and positive impact on the efficacy of demand marketing. Growth Marketing must evolve past optimizing individual tactics and become a discipline of orchestrating the entire marketing, sales and product ecosystem – driving and optimizing enterprise demand – and thus growth. The vision of customer-centric and lifecycle-aware demand marketing remains solid. Demand Marketing

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5 Steps to Video for Demand Gen Success

Speaker: Kaitlin Bowes, Senior Demand Generation Manager at Brightcove

How do you build video campaigns that actively build pipeline, increase your marketing ROI, and make you look like a demand-gen genius? We’ve boiled it down to five key steps. Tune into our webinar on June 26th to find out what we’ve learned through years of building pipeline with video.

Modern Demand Generation, Demystified 

Televerde

This is often the case for many marketers when it comes to demand generation. However, before you freak out and start questioning everything you thought you knew about demand generation, take a deep breath! We’re going to show you how you can execute a demand generation campaign based on what’s working for thousands of companies right now! . Like many concepts in modern B2B marketing, every company has their definition of demand generation.