Sat.Jun 01, 2019 - Fri.Jun 07, 2019

Top Sales Prospecting Tips That Will Get You Hot Leads

Lead Liaison

A successful sale is but the last piece of the puzzle that is the sales process. To achieve this crucial goal, you need to ensure that the various steps leading up to it are completed in an efficient and effective manner.

The 3 Step B2B Marketing Exec’s Guide To Improving ROI and Slaying The CFO Dragon

LeadCrunch

Remember all of the books and articles that tell you how the Marketing Executive’s relationship with the CFO shouldn’t be contentious? Remember how they tell you that telling a story about marketing strategy and painting a clear picture will help the CFO be patient and understanding?

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How Can You Be a Thought Leader If You’re Following Everyone Else?

Content4Demand

Every B2B brand wants to be viewed as a leader on the trending topics affecting its industry. But does it really make a difference? What exactly is thought leadership? And can you be a leader when you’re simply following the crowd?

Using Content Lead Scoring to Link Content Marketing and Sales

Marketing Insider Group

This scenario is a familiar, and probably a daily, occurrence if you live in a big city: You’re walking down the block, headed to work or out to lunch, or maybe zig-zagging your way through a two-way crowd, and you see someone standing smack dab in the middle of it all, and they happen to […].

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

How to Use Instagram to Drive Traffic to Your B2B Website

Webbiquity

Guest post by Natasha Ponomaroff. A lot of B2B marketers make the mistake of thinking their brand has no place on Instagram.

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Marketers Continue to Explore Use Cases for Big Data

Modern Marketing

The use of data has always played a role in helping to map out new digital marketing campaigns. What has changed now, however, is the increasing robustness of the tools and technologies used to analyze that data.

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2019 State of B2B Content Consumption and Demand Report for Marketers

Marketing Insider Group

by David Fortino, SVP of Product & Audience at Netline Optimize buyer engagement with 1st party content consumption data Every year, we dig into our vast repository of content consumption data.

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SEO Tool Bake-Off: Serpstat vs. SEMrush

Webbiquity

Sponsored post. There lots of SEO tool suites available to help marketing and SEO pros more effectively manage their search optimization efforts and analyze competitors. But two of the most popular SEO tools are Serpstat and SEMRush.

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5 Essential Questions to Ask Before Running a Facebook Ad Campaign

KoMarketing Associates

When it comes to social media advertising, Facebook is currently the top platform. With a 26% YoY Q1 growth in revenue last year, Facebook Advertising is more popular than it has ever been.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Can Retailers Obtain New Leads with Visual Search?

Modern Marketing

In the world of commerce, the use of visual and voice searches is increasing. Over the last several months, voice and visual queries have surged , particularly over the last holiday shopping season.

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How to Build a Successful Agency-Client Relationship

Marketing Insider Group

There are many aspects to building a successful agency. Juggling different projects and deadlines, managing multiple teams, and being pro-active with your own marketing efforts are all essential to success.

Financial Services Industry on the Path to Marketing Maturity with Marketing Automation

Act-On

More financial services marketers than ever before are using marketing automation to improve their campaigns and ROI, but are they doing enough to keep pace? Corporate

51% of Marketers Are Now Using CDPs to Make the Most of Their Data

KoMarketing Associates

In an effort to harness data and provide a more personalized, memorable experience to customers, new research shows that companies are turning to customer data platforms (CDP) or at least have plans to do so in the near future.

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.

The Entrepreneur Interview Series #15: Adam Hempenstall, Better Proposals

Webbiquity

Proposal writing is the bane of every consultant, sales rep, freelancer, and account manager who has to produce them. It’s tedious, takes time away from billable activities or prospecting, and offers no guarantee of any return on the effort.

10 Content Promotion Tools You Need To Consider

Marketing Insider Group

As any content marketer knows, creating high-quality, engaging content is actually only one part of the puzzle. To achieve success with content marketing, you also need to master content promotion. Remember – if nobody sees your content, it doesn’t matter how good it is.

Accountability: Ensuring Positive Business Outcomes

Modern Marketing

In the era of Modern Marketing, most marketers are equipped with the technology needed to act on customer insights and deliver tailored, multi-touch experiences.

Marketers Continue to Struggle with Organic Search and Social Media Obstacles

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers continue to turn to organic search and social media to achieve their top objectives. However, it’s not without obstacles along the way.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

3 Challenges of Creating Content on a Large Scale

RockContent

Overlapping deadlines, inbox inundation, and to-do lists that grow wildly as soon as one box is ticked off. Sound familiar? If you’re responsible for creating content within a large organization, these scenarios may be par for the course.

How Employee Activation Delivers Higher Awareness and Better Talent

Marketing Insider Group

Employee activation may be the secret ingredient that’s missing from your organization. To run a successful business you need more from your employees than the bare minimum.

Help! Save Your B2B Marketers From These Three Traps

LeadCrunch

There is one inescapable reality for the modern B2B marketer: overwhelm.

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What's Next for the Customer Data Platform Industry?

Customer Experience Matrix

Customer success platform Gainsight recently released a Customer Data Platform module for its system. This followed Freshworks’ acquisition of Natero , another customer success platform that builds a unified customer database. Totango, another customer success platform, also positions itself as CDP.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

5 Outbound Calling Best Practices

Smashmouth Marketing

Dialing the phone all day is a task. I have one guy who calls it panning for gold. He'll say he just swished the phone 20 times, found 4 shiny objects and none were gold. Then an hour later he'll yell "Eureka!" when he does successfully set an appointment.

What’s the Question Behind the Question: Search Intent Optimization

Marketing Insider Group

In a previous article on understanding search intent, we explored search engine optimization and keywords. At the early stages of search engine optimization, the focus was on researching keywords that are the most competitive and drawing traffic to our sites.

Segmentation for Winning in the Market

Measure Up Marketing

In today’s environment, your prospective and existing customers typically have multiple choices to meet their needs. Therefore, business success often boils down to effective market segmentation, identification, and sizing.

Break Down Silos at Your Enterprise with an Iterative Collaborative Planning Environment

Hive9

A strong marketing plan isn’t just about marketing. It needs to combine other planning processes from other departments that are involved with marketing in any shape, way, or form.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.