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.”. Does Demand Generation Really Generate Demand?

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.

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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.

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. Good content is what fuels modern demand generation.

Lead Generation Checklist to Get Better Results Now

You spend time, energy, and money to generate demand and get leads. It's how you manage them that makes the difference between success and failure. This checklist gives you an easy way to focus on the most critical tasks to get better results now.

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. My personal demand gen predictions?

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

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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.

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.

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. Today’s Demand Gen Marketer.

9 Experts Rethinking Demand Generation

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

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Demand Generation Efforts

Marketing Insider Group

After countless conversations with demand generation marketers, it is apparent they are being held to the fire for “better leads” that convert higher and show more signs of being in marker. Demand Generation

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! So, what is demand generation?

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.

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. The post How to Approach Demand Gen in Challenging Times appeared first on The Point.

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GDPR & Demand Generation: What Your Team Needs To Know

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

So, how will GDPR affect your various marketing efforts – inbound marketing, events, 3rd-party lead generation, channel partner marketing, sales-enablement and even account-based marketing (ABM) – and what can you do to prepare?

What is Demand Marketing?

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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. How is Demand Marketing evolving?

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6 Components of a Perpetual Demand Generation Program

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What makes Demand Generation perpetual ? One key component (other than a decreased reliance on tactical, campaign-based activities to drive demand) is its adaptability. Developing a “perpetual” demand generation program is no small undertaking.

19 Demand Generating Content Formats That Aren’t a PDF

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The post 19 Demand Generating Content Formats That Aren’t a PDF appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Demand GenerationPDFs have their place. They’re easy to download, send, design, and skim.

Stay The Course With Demand Generation  

Marketing Insider Group

When discussing Demand Generation Strategy you should always look at all options before making a decision. This phrase has no greater meaning then in the Demand Generation World. Do they have a Lead Generation Team? Demand Generation

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.

5 Demand Generation Tips for Start-Ups

The Point

In “ The Startup’s Guide to Demand Generation: From Your First 10 Customers to Your Next 1,000 ,” the two authors cover everything from when to make the first marketing hire, to what marketing technologies to buy first, to how best to leverage marketing data.

Lead Generation vs. Demand Generation: What's The Difference?

SmartBug Media

“How do you understand the difference between lead generation vs demand generation?”. I posed this question to four different friends who work in various spheres of marketing, and here are the responses I got: “Demand generation is part of lead generation.”.

Report: Why Demand Marketers Should Expand their Focus Beyond the Lead

The Point

Today, ABM is a very real and effective way of driving demand, but even its most fervent disciples would acknowledge that, at most companies, ABM co-exists with other strategies rather than having replaced them altogether.

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Which Content, Tactics & Technologies Are Driving Demand Generation ROI?

The Point

More than 200 marketing VPs, directors and managers responded to the survey, which asked respondents to identify the crucial factors in driving demand generation ROI. The post Which Content, Tactics & Technologies Are Driving Demand Generation ROI?

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!

Why Demand Generation Requires More Than Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

I had a conversation with a prospect today about their demand generation challenges. The post Why Demand Generation Requires More Than Marketing appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Demand Generation

From Branding to Demand Generation

Sales Engine

Because we are now in a position to generate consistent, value-added content for our prospects and customers, driving people to our new website is a much easier proposition,” said Traxler.

What Digital Marketers Need to Realize About Demand Generation

Modern Marketing

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. Defining Demand Generation. Demand Generation Feeds on Data.

What is Social Demand Generation?

Modern Marketing

The problem for demand marketers is that few, if any, resources that explain how to use social to build strong, lasting demand generation strategy. The result is the Grande Guide to Social Demand Generation , which we published today and is available for free.

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.

Quality Intent Data Benefiting Demand Generation

PureB2B

Demand generation strategies draw from a number of sources, coming a long way from creating a simple email list. Your company can employ these three methods to improve demand generation strategies: Improve Account List Segmentation.

5 Demand Generation Tips You Need To Know

Marketing Insider Group

With Marketing and Sales on opposite sides of the Grand Canyon (given their mind set and nature), you need a group to bridge the gap, enter Demand Generation. Here are 5 tips to help you create and manage a “Best In Class” Demand Generation Program: 1. Demand Generation

The Critical Ingredients Of Effective Demand Generation

Marketing Insider Group

Demand Generation is one of the most critical components of B2B Marketing. And yet, demand generation skills are rare in B2B Marketers. This post is the latest from my former colleague and demand generation partner Rob Krekstein. Demand Generation

How to Align Content Marketing and Demand Generation Teams

RockContent

Now, I’d like to discuss the relationship between content marketing and demand generation. The two teams generally have the same goals – make things that build awareness, demand, and pipeline. In fact, 85% of B2B content marketers say that their most important goal is lead generation. But, more often than not, content marketing and demand generation teams operate in silos.

5 Common Demand Generation Plan Problems to Avoid

Only B2B

Creating a successful demand generation plan is not easy. The top B2B marketing players are cutting down the complexities of demand generation strategies that cover different marketing targets, channels, and lead sources.

Whisper or Shout? How Lead and Demand Generation Differ

Modern Marketing

If lead generation — the process of creating, maintaining, and monitoring prospect interest — were a spoken conversation, it would be a quiet, one-on-one chat. Generating Demand. How is demand generation done? Generating Leads.