Forrester: B2B Companies Score Low in Marketing Best Practices

The Point

Earlier this year, Forrester Research conducted a detailed survey of more than 150 B2B marketing decision-makers with the intent of benchmarking the maturity of B2B marketing best practices, focused on revenue marketing and marketing automation. I asked Lori Wizdo, Forrester Vice President and Principal Analyst, to provide her thoughts on what the survey results say about how where most B2B marketers fall on the revenue marketing maturity curve.

Forrester B2C commerce suites: What made the winners stand out

ClickZ

Forrester evaluated and scored the top 11 B2C commerce suites in late 2018 in their Forrester Wave report. SAP’s full-featured suite has a 50/50 revenue split between B2B and B2C clients, and “is equally adept at both,” Forrester writes.

Forrester: Advocate Marketing Is Critical To B2B Success

Influitive

That’s what Forrester Vice President and Principal Analyst Laura Ramos has found in a new report, Advocate Marketing Creates B2B Customer Relationships That Last A Lifetime. .

4 Key Marketing Technology Takeaways From A Forrester Wave

Modern Marketing

report entitled “The Forrester Wave™: Lead-To-Revenue Management Platform Vendors, Q1 2014.”. Here are our 4 takeaways from the Forrester report around driving change and progress in technology adoption, as well as some added tips: 1.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

Gartner, Forrester, Aberdeen) 2 Sales tech (e.g., 1How B2B Marketing. is Changing in 2018 Insights on Priorities, Tactics, and Challenges. from SMB Marketing Leaders Brought to you by 2Introduction This study examined priorities, challenges, and trends for B2B marketers.

Act-On’s a Leader in the Forrester Wave™ and What That Means to You

Act-On

So, with that said, we were pretty excited to see Act-On Software named a Leader among lead-to-revenue management (L2RM) platform vendors in the Forrester Research, Inc., report: The Forrester Wave™: Lead-to-Revenue Management Platform Vendors, Q4 2016. “… What Act-On might miss in depth, it reaches in breadth,” writes author Lori Wizdo, Principal Analyst for Forrester Research in the report. The Forrester Wave™ research process is rigorous, objective, and transparent.

Forrester Report: Customer Goodwill Is An Untapped Marketing Goldmine

Influitive

Analysts at Forrester and Gartner have outlined how advocate marketing strategies can spark B2B growth by increasing leads, brand awareness, and customer retention. The post Forrester Report: Customer Goodwill Is An Untapped Marketing Goldmine appeared first on Influitive.

Forrester’s Laura Ramos Offers 5 Ways to Align Sales & Marketing in Upcoming Webinar

Sales Intelligence View

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Forrester thinks Content Marketing Isn’t Working – They’re Half Right

The Point

Over at Forrester Research, Vice President Laura Ramos recently talked to Advertising Age (“ Marketers Still Struggling to Get Results from Content Marketing “) about what she perceives as a general lack of return from the investment so many companies are making in content marketing.

Oracle Attains Highest Score for Current Offering and Strategy Categories in The Forrester.

Modern Marketing

Forrester Research recently evaluated 6 top Marketing Automation Platforms in The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Automation Platforms, Q4 2018 and we’re exceptionally pleased to share that Oracle is a leader in their assessment.

How to Use Video Throughout the Buyer's Journey

Speaker: Zach Basner, Director of Video Training and Strategy, IMPACT

Sales Enablement Takeaways from Forrester’s Forum

Sales Intelligence View

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Open Lounge: Forrester’s Mary Shea Talks ABM, Millennials, and the Changing B2B Buyer

Sales Intelligence View

Mary Shea, PhD, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, shared her wealth and depth of B2B sales and marketing knowledge with Open Lounge today, explaining how organizations can cope while everything around them is changing. Events Thought Leadership 2016 df16 Dreamforce forrester forrester alignment forrester b2b forrester dreamforce forrester marketing forrester millennials forrester sales mary shea mary shea forrester mary shea research Open Lounge

Death of a Salesman? Forrester says Yes.

The ROI Guy

At the Forrester’s Sales Enablement Forum last week, a study by Andy Hoar, Principal Analyst at Forrester was revealed showcasing this 22% expected decline over the next five years. A Forrester survey of 250 B2B Buyers reveals that it’s not just B2C purchases that have moved online.

Master the Art of Marketing Attribution with Forrester

QuanticMind

New Forrester Report: “Customer-Obsessed Marketing Demands Unified Management”. Not surprisingly, around 45 percent of CMOs and other marketing decision makers indicate that measuring results is a major challenge, according to Forrester.

Forrester Report: The Birth Of The B2B Consumer

PathFactory

According to recent Forrester Research, 73% of millennials in the workforce are already involved in purchasing decisions for their firms and that millennials will comprise 44% of the total US workforce by 2025¹. To learn more, read the complimentary Forrester report here. ¹

Forrester: The Accelerating Death of the B2B Sales Rep

The ROI Guy

Now, two years on, the forecast from Forrester is even gloomier, with faster than anticipated disintermediation. Alinean Consultative selling Death of a B2B Sales Rep Diagnostic Assessment Forrester interactive content Pisello ROI Calculator Sales Enablement Value Marketing Value Selling

A Peek Inside Forrester’s New Report On How Brands Can Win At Post-Sale Marketing

Influitive

Forrester’s new report explores. The post A Peek Inside Forrester’s New Report On How Brands Can Win At Post-Sale Marketing appeared first on Influitive. If you love something—be it a Netflix series or a great new tapas bar—what’s the first thing you do? You tell everyone, especially the people most likely to find it interesting. B2B brands and products are no different. But is your entire company doing enough to make your customers’ voices heard?

Forrester Report: AI Will Enable B2B Marketers To Deliver Customer-Driven Engagement At Scale

PathFactory

That’s the question at the heart of an October 2018 report by Forrester: AI Will Enable B2B Marketers To Deliver Customer-Driven Engagement At Scale. Lattice Engines , a leader in AI, recently scored a Strong Performer Rating in The Forrester New Wave : ABM Platforms, Q2 2018.

Oracle’s Maxymiser Named a Leader in Forrester Wave for Online Testing

Modern Marketing

Today, it’s my pleasure to share that Oracle’s Maxymiser was cited by Forrester Research as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Online Testing Platforms, Q3 2015. Click here to download a copy of the Forrester report at Maxymiser.com.

Oracle Attains Highest Score for Current Offering in The Forrester Wave™: Lead-To-Revenue.

Modern Marketing

Forrester Research recently evaluated 11 lead-to-revenue management (L2RM) platform vendors including Act-On, Adobe, bpm’online, CallidusCloud, HubSpot, IBM, Marketo, Oracle, Right On Interactive, Salesforce, and Salesfusion against 36 criteria.

Lenati Named Top B2B Marketing Agency By Forrester

Valasys

ProKarma’s strategy and design division, Lenati, was recently named the top B2B marketing agency by the B2B Marketing Agencies, North America, Q1 2019 report conducted by Forrester Research Inc.

Oracle’s Maxymiser Named a Leader in Forrester Wave for Online Testing

Modern Marketing

Today, it’s my pleasure to share that Oracle’s Maxymiser was cited by Forrester Research as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Online Testing Platforms, Q3 2015. Click here to download a copy of the Forrester report at Maxymiser.com.

HG Insights Partners with Forrester to Expand Worldwide Technology Adoption Coverage

HG Data

Today we’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Forrester’s Business Technographics Service. The post HG Insights Partners with Forrester to Expand Worldwide Technology Adoption Coverage appeared first on HG Insights.

Oracle Named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Email Marketing Service Providers, Q2 2018

Modern Marketing

” So begins the preamble to this year’s Forrester Wave for Email Marketing Solutions, Q218. That’s why we are the only vendor who has earned the Leader designation in every Forrester Email Wave for the last thirteen years! I trust that few readers have actually reviewed all seven Forrester Waves for Email Marketing since 2005. “Email Marketing: Old salt of your toolkit, and still the most cost-effective promotional channel.”

Forrester Research Names Oracle Marketing Cloud a Leader

Modern Marketing

That’s according to Forrester Research’s newest Enterprise Marketing Software Suite (EMSS) Wave, a market assessment that looks at vendors who compete in the “marketing cloud” landscape.

Forrester Names Oracle Marketing Cloud’s BlueKai Data Management Platform a Leader in the.

Modern Marketing

The Oracle Data Management Platform is proud to be named a “Leader” in the recently released report: The Forrester Wave™: Data Management Platforms, Q2 2017. Click here to learn more and download The Forrester Wave™: Data Management Platforms, Q2 2017. [1]

Lead to Revenue Management Programs: How to Invest and Select the Right Agency Partners (Forrester Report Review)

Fathom

It’s written for companies that are evaluating their investment options in a Lead to Revenue Management (L2RM) strategy , a term first coined by Forrester in 2010, categorizing the marketing processes involved from lead generation to sales close.

B2B Marketing & Sales Insights from Lori Wizdo of Forrester Research

ViewPoint

I had the great the opportunity to interview Lori Wizdo , B2B marketing analyst at Forrester Research. Forrester does a great deal of buyer journey research on sources of influence in a lot of other dimensions: First, buyers do like to talk to vendors early in the process. Lori is a senior analyst with extensive marketing, sales, and operation experience in the information systems and software industries.

?The future of sales enablement is personalization: an exclusive preview of new Forrester study commissioned by Seismic

Seismic

Seismic commissioned Forrester Consulting on a July 2019 study [1]. The full 13-page study will be released on August 20th during a free webinar featuring Forrester Principal Analyst Mary Shea. Sales enablement is having a moment.

A Double Take on the Forrester New Wave: ABM Platforms

6sense

The Forrester New Wave report lists 14 ABM platforms that matter the most and how they stack up. Forrester says: “6sense announced its acquisition of ZenIQ on April 11, 2018. But the more accurate number is… lucky number 13!

Contently Emerges as a Top Choice for B2B Content Marketers in Report by Forrester

Contently

There’s a line in Forrester’s latest report on content marketing platforms, or CMPs for short, that I love. The post Contently Emerges as a Top Choice for B2B Content Marketers in Report by Forrester appeared first on The Content Strategist.

Video Marketing Success Starts with Distribution, says Forrester

Vidyard

Many marketers are underestimating the importance of distribution and treating it as an afterthought, according to a recent Forrester report. Different people are on different platforms for different reasons and Forrester argues that your content must align with this.

Forrester Finds the Future of Video May Not Be Television

Vidyard

Forrester Research has bad news for marketers. Well, thankfully Forrester has some answers on that as well. The post Forrester Finds the Future of Video May Not Be Television appeared first on Vidyard. Remember commercials?

Forrester Research Predicts Account-Based Everything in 2017

Vidyard

According to Forrester Research, a revolution is coming for account-based marketing. Discover why Forrester is predicting skyrocketing usage of account-based marketing in 2017 in their new report Predictions 2017: ABM Boosts B2B Marketing’s Customer Obsession IQ !