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What is Lead Scoring for Marketing and What Are the Benefits?

Act-On

Luckily for marketers, lead scoring exists. Lead scoring helps organizations move prospects along their buying journey in a structured, strategic way — which is especially helpful considering how complex buying journeys have become. For marketing and sales teams, that handoff is a potential minefield.

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5 Lead Nurture Campaigns that Build Pipeline and Support ROI

Act-On

We’ve shared our favorite five lead nurturing examples and strategies. The second is figuring out how to make those lead nurturing campaigns work harder. And when we say “known,” we mean they’ve interacted with your brand in the past , so you have their email address (courtesy of your marketing automation platform ).

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Six Proven Strategies to Build Customer Relationships and Brand Loyalty

Webbiquity

According to Gartner , B2B buyers today spend only 5% or 6% of their time with sales reps while comparing multiple suppliers. Gartner also found that when B2B buyers are making purchase decisions, they spend most of their time independently researching the brand online. It enhances your brand’s overall NPS score.

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Lead Generation vs Lead Qualification: The Dynamic Duo of Sales Success

Only B2B

“The only metric that matters in marketing is how many qualified leads you generate every month.” ” – Seth Godin, Marketing Author and Entrepreneur Generating qualified leads is the heart of lead generation and contributes to your bottom line i.e. revenue.

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How to Use Intent Data to Identify Sales-Qualified Leads (SQLs) and Win More Deals  

Only B2B

You got it—Generating sales-qualified leads. According to a Gartner survey, a mere 34% of marketing-qualified leads (MQLs) progress to sales-accepted leads (SALs), and only 47% of these SALs become sales-qualified leads (SQLs) , with just over half culminating in successful deals. But how does it work?

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Revolutionizing Lead Generation with Automated Lead Qualification: A Data-Driven Guide

Only B2B

One of the key aspects of gaining an edge is the efficient management of leads. This is where Automated Lead Qualification steps in as a game-changer. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the intricacies of Automated Lead Qualification, demystifying its key components, benefits, and challenges.

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Ranking B2B Marketing Automation Vendors: How I Built My Scores (part 1)

Customer Experience Matrix

Summary: The first of three posts describing my new scoring system for B2B marketing automation vendors. I’ve finally had time to work up the vendor scores based on the 150+ RFP questions I distributed back in September. Vendor strength will be scored on a separate dimension. But they’re ultimately just my opinion.