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. .

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.

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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 Report: Getting Customer Data Management Right

Modern Marketing

In August 2019, Oracle commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate the market maturity of customer data unification.

Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. The primary takeaway? Forrester found only 1.2% of companies achieved a score indicating maturity in data management practices. However, organizations are fighting back - and winning.

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.

Just Released: Forrester's TEI Report

Outreach

Today, with the release of Forrester’s Total Economic Impact (TEI) research report , sales teams don’t have to wonder any longer. A rep who is consistently exceeding her (or his) quota is a lot like a great sales pitch: people want to know more.

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’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.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

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.

Oracle Named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Email Marketing Service Providers, Q2 2020

Modern Marketing

We feel very honored to be named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Email Marketing Services Providers, Q2 2020. According to the Forrester report , “Client references get more than what they pay for.

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

How to Use Video Throughout the Buyer's Journey

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

Forrester Research Group reports that on average 70% of a buyer’s purchasing decision is made before engaging with a sales team. That’s staggering; and it means that we must educate and provide the best answers for our prospects at every stage of their journey. So the question is: will you choose to be an educator in your industry?

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.

Forrester Acquisition ‘The Sirius Way’

Valasys

A definitive agreement was reached between Forrester Research and SiriusDecisions Inc. SiriusDecisions has annual revenue of $87 million and 1,400 client accounts while Forrester has 3,500. About Forrester Research.

Allocadia Named Strong Performer in Forrester Wave

Allocadia

Forrester Wave. Discover the following insights: Why Allocadia has the highest score in money management capabilities Current MRM trends customers should look out for Forrester’s considerations for evaluating Marketing Resource Management (MRM) vendors.

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?

Digital Revenue Leaders: How to Make Sales & Marketing Integration Your 2020 Strategy

Speaker: Jamie Shanks, CEO, Sales for Life

You know the saying – Marketing is from Mars, Sales is from Venus. Each team oversees an important part of the revenue process, yet collaboration between the two is often minimal. But revenue expert Jamie Shanks knows that, if you can successfully align your sales and marketing teams, you'll find that the cooperation between the two quickly becomes a key differentiator for your company.

The Second Forrester New Wave™ On ABM Platform Shows A Maturing Market

Forrester B2B

My just-published “The Forrester New Wave™: ABM Platforms, Q2 2020” report shows that at the landscape level, numerous vendors moved out of or into this space. It’s been two years since we first evaluated the account-based marketing (ABM) platform market — and a LOT has changed.

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

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.

Micro Focus to Share Insight into Why It Has Expanded Its Partnership with Televerde at Forrester SiriusDecisions Virtual Summit

Televerde

Sales and marketing powerhouses Joy King, vice president of Vertica Product Management, Marketing & Education for Micro Focus, and Alicia Rasta, vice president of Strategic Accounts for Televerde, will share the virtual stage at this year’s Forrester SiriusDecisions Virtual Summit.

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.

Increasing Engagement without Increasing Headcount: Forrester's Forthcoming TEI Report

Outreach

Well you’re in luck, because on March 10th, we will be releasing Forrester’s Total Economic Impact (TEI) report , which outlines the ROI that enterprise customers have achieved with Outreach, including a 387% ROI and 3-month payback period.

New Forrester Research: B2B Should Use B2C Customer Loyalty Principles

Influitive

And Forrester’s latest research report, B2B Loyalty, The B2C Way , outlines practical ways B2B marketers can apply B2C principles to deepen relationships and engagement. As Forrester analyst Emily Collins underscores, “B2B companies stand to benefit from three core tenets valued by B2C marketers, which have nothing to do with discounting, and everything to do with building a flexible, customer-obsessed loyalty strategy.”

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.

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.

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.

New Webinar with Forrester: “Content Can’t be King without ABM Personalization”

Triblio

Triblio is excited to be partnering with Forrester for the webinar, “ Content Can’t be King without ABM Personalization ” on Thursday, April 23rd at 2:00 pm ET. The post New Webinar with Forrester: “Content Can’t be King without ABM Personalization” appeared first on Triblio.

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.

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]

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 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.