7 Ways B2Bers Can Rock Lead Gen Via Social Media

Act-On

You knew that social media is a very affordable lead generation tool, but did you know that it’s rated third in effectiveness after email and your website?

Rethink Marketing: Using Podcast Interviews As a Lead Gen Tactic

Act-On

On the Rethink Marketing podcast, Tom Schwab outlines how podcasts can be a great lead gen tactic, even converting 25 times bettter than a blog. Demand & Lead Generation

Good revenue, bad revenue and lead gen in B2B marketing

TaylorMadeIn KEW

In this last post of the series, I turn my attention to the 3 rd and final of my 3 enduring fallacies of B2B marketing – that the purpose of B2B marketing is lead generation. And not all leads are good leads. Not all leads are created equal either.

5 ABM Lead Gen Myths Hurting Your B2B Strategy

NetLine

Is your ABM approach disconnected from your lead gen goal? The parade for account-based marketing seems to be a never-ending celebration, often leading to misguided trust in whatever strategy most people are doing. Myth: ABM helps you identify only the most relevant leads.

Lead Generation Companies: How to Pick a Right One

Lead Generation Companies: How to Pick a Right One WWW.MARKETJOY.COM Contact: +1 484-302-0110. hello@marketjoy.com Have you ever had a bad experience using a lead. generation company? Now I am not saying that all lead generation. than the number of leads.

Lead Gen: A proposed replacement for BANT

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet According to the MarketingSherpa 2012 Lead Generation Benchmark Report , 24% of marketers ask a timeline-to-purchase question on their lead capture forms. Q: Please select the most important fields that you need to collect from your leads on the lead generation form.

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9 Types of Interactive Content for Innovative Lead Gen

Act-On

Need more leads? Need better leads? Which is just one of the reasons why it’s so excellent for generating conversions – and leads. We’ve written about them as a lead generation tactic before. Bonus tip: You can also use quizzes for lead nurturing, of course.

Is it Fraudulent to Spend Money on Lead Gen Without an ROI?

ViewPoint

Naturally, not every lead gen program will be a success. Lead Generation Marketing ROI

B2B Reads: AIDA, Fraudulent Lead Gen, and Sales & Marketing Secrecy

Heinz Marketing

Copy is only good if it attracts attention, generates interest, and creates conviction, in that order. Is it Fraudulent to Spend Money on Lead Gen Without an ROI? Are You Generating Demand or Just Identifying It? They generate and identify demand. The post B2B Reads: AIDA, Fraudulent Lead Gen, and Sales & Marketing Secrecy appeared first on Heinz Marketing.

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Two-Thirds of B2B Marketers Say Lead Gen is High Priority for 2018

KoMarketing Associates

While email and social media marketing still yield big ROI for B2B marketers, increasing leads and lead gen tactics remain focal points, according to new research. The “2018 B2B Marketing Mix Report” from the SageFrog Marketing Group discovered that the majority of B2B marketers (67 percent) have made generating leads for their sales teams a “high priority” for the coming year. Converting leads into customers (47 percent) is also a “high priority” for 2018.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

The top priorities for B2B marketers this year are generating more high-quality leads and. increasing brand awareness—hardly surprising, as these two objectives lead in studies year-after- year. were cited by respondents more frequently than even lead generation challenges.

Are you using the wrong lead-gen model?

Sales Engine

But the reality of the situation was that the buyer needed us much more than we needed them—and that was the real reason that we were successful at generating new appointments. It’s time to face some hard truths about B2B sales.

3 Newer Types of Content Tactics To Support Lead Gen

Modern Marketing

by contributor | Tweet this Editor’s Note : Today’s post comes courtesy of Josh Haynam , the co-founder of Interact, a platform for creating lead capture quizzes. In an ideal world, your content marketing efforts would yield droves of leads that stream in endlessly.

Research Report: Lead Gen Not as Easy as Marketers Think

The Point

Just look at the sudden influx of companies boasting so-called “predictive analytics” solutions – software that allows marketers to better score leads, acquire new names, target market sectors, and even refine message and content, based on highly sophisticated algorithms.

This One Lead Gen Metric Will Help You Show Marketing ROI

Contently

If you’re hoping that your content is going to directly lead to sales on a consistent basis, you’re going to be sorely disappointed. Per Hubspot, companies that publish content 16 times per month generate 4.5x Then, that piece of content would have 65 leads influenced.

Lead Gen and Engagement: Find your Marketing Sweet Spot

Speaker: Dawn Colossi, CMO, FocusVision

We were measured by the number of leads we generate. Over time, we’ve become much better at measuring conversion rates and lead quality. Where does lead gen and lead quality fit in? How to spend less time and gather higher quality leads.

10 Creative Lead Gen Examples Sourced from Marketing Legends

Unbounce

Lead generation is the number one challenge for marketers today. And it’s only going to get harder now that most Google search results pages have become saturated with promotional lead magnets masquerading as “great” content. Jump to a Creative Lead Gen Example.

Lead Gen Tactics from 4 MarketingSherpa Case Studies

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet Our sister publication, MarketingSherpa, publishes three weekly newsletter case studies, and in the B2B beat in particular, those weekly articles routinely feature a story covering marketers tackling lead generation for the complex sale. For this B2B Lead Roundtable Blog post, I want to offer four of those case studies published over the last couple of years addressing that very topic. Case Study #1 – Local B2B Marketing: 150% boost in lead generation.

LinkedIn Lead Gen Forms: 9 Best Practices for Increasing Conversions

Oktopost

Last week we published a piece on Lead Ads and why B2B marketers should harness them into their campaign strategy. This time, we’re zooming in on LinkedIn Lead Gen Forms, which unlike their predecessor, take a mobile-first approach to help marketers capture more quality leads using pre-filled forms. B2B Marketing B2B Marketing Tips Lead Generation LinkedIn

B2B Lead-Gen: Top tactics for a crisis-proof strategy

B2B Lead Generation

Most lead-generation marketers are not in crisis, but many could use an orderly process to help combat challenges. It can be helpful to have a reliable plan for generating leads when challenges loom (just like it can be helpful to have an evacuation plan before the building is on fire).

Breaking the Lead Gen Stereotypes

Lead Liaison

Besides the expensive traditional channels for generating leads, there is an innovative, often-overlooked approach to filling the top of your sales funnel: formal business referral program. If you follow the above 4 steps, you will have a consistent pipeline with relevant leads.

Oracle Eloqua Update: Fast-Track Lead Gen

Valasys

For the minority who are not aware of what Eloqua is, Eloqua is a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for marketing automation that is offered by Oracle and that manages marketing campaigns and sales lead generation for B2B marketers and organizations.

12 Ways to Boost Your Website’s Lead Generation Performance

Act-On

Check out these 12 proven website lead generation strategies to get more and better leads. Demand & Lead Generation Digital Marketing Forms & Landing Pages Lead Generation lead gen lead generation lead generation strategy website optimization

3 Important Lessons for Lead Gen and Life

B2B Lead Generation

People look to me as an expert at lead generation because I wrote a book and speak about it. This is more complex than standard lead generation – we’re not trying to sell. Learn more about our experience with that here: “ Lead Generation: How using science increased teleprospecting sales handoffs 304%.”. As I continually learn new methods to improve my own lead generation, I understand the process better.

Bridging the Gap Between Lead Gen and ABM with Intent Data

Aberdeen

You’re looking for any way to improve your lead gen capabilities while sales is trying to win accounts. Salespeople talk about accounts, they talk about customers… they don’t talk about leads. It’s the strategy that can replace lead generation and get your team on the same page as sales. With the right approach and the right data , your lead gen engine can play an important role in ABM. The Role of Lead Gen in ABM.

Are you doing webinars for lead gen? You should be.

Biznology

As a marketer, I’m always looking for new ways to engage prospects and drive leads for my sales team. That’s why webinars become interesting as a lead generation tactic. That’s why you see webinars rated as one of the top lead-gen tactics today (source: Placester ).

B2B Marketing: What a 11% drop in conversion taught a live audience about lead gen

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet Recently, we ran a live test for our audience at MarketingSherpa Lead Gen Summit 2013 and as I discovered, this isn’t the easiest thing to do. For example, the design process forced us to examine two important questions: what is a quality lead, and how do we measure it?

The Single Most Important Element for Increasing B2B Lead Gen and Sales

Webbiquity

Marketing Strategy Amazon Supply b2b customer experience b2b lead generation b2b purchasing b2b sales Chief Experience Office complex products consumerization of b2b marketing consumerization of IT David Edelman Elon Musk hyperloopThis post originally appeared on MarketingProfs.

Report: Lead Gen Results Are Helping Content Marketers Measure Success

KoMarketing Associates

discovered that lead generation/nurturing (55 percent) is considered to be the most useful metric for gauging content marketing success. On the opposite end of the spectrum, 46 percent claim lead generation is an important objective, and 55 percent receive useful metrics on this tactic. Marketers are still trying to create the perfect content marketing strategy, and research shows they are using a wide array of metrics to gauge their success.

Thriving in the Pressure Cooker: 5 tips for optimize your time, knowledge for better lead gen

B2B Lead Generation

So it is with generating leads – yet, when the funnel needs to be fed now, we toss in more leads, turn up the pressure, and voila! Master the essentials of lead generation. ( Universal Lead Definition: Why 61% of B2B marketers are wasting resources and how they can stop ).

The Lead Gen Mistakes Marketers Are Making

Kapost

When it comes to lead generation, you may be unknowingly sabotaging your sales pipeline with these seven common lead generation mistakes. However, lead conversions suffer when tactics aren’t anchored into a bigger, long-term and purpose-driven marketing strategy. .

B2B Lead Gen Strategies for 2018

KEO Marketing

Any company today faces the all-important question of how do we generate high quality leads to fill our business pipeline? To answer this question, we can take a variety of approaches.

Crush B2B Lead Gen Goals with LinkedIn Sponsored Content

Lake One

Inbound marketers do their diligence developing buyer personas; cultivating content plans informed by keyword research throughout the buyer’s journey designed to attract and convert B2B leads. Driving B2B leads with content can’t always rely on the grit of our organic and earned efforts.

How to Overcome 3 Painfully Common Lead Gen Mistakes

Contently

Most lead generation training programs start with discovery, one of the most basic tenets of sales. Asking too many questions in a gated form before a prospective partner shows interest in your product is a lead gen mistake—just one of the many that marketers consistently make.

5 ABM Benefits of Synchronizing Programmatic with Lead Gen Campaigns

Integrate

Siloed channels – especially programmatic and lead gen campaigns – create roadblocks that drain resources, decrease conversion rates and deplete ABM program impact. And if you’re only running lead gen campaigns, you’re probably not surrounding the entire buying committee.

Building Your Strategic Lead Generation Portfolio

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet To be successful at lead generation, marketers can’t rely on one specific tactic. A while ago, I created a mind map of lead generation channels for my book Lead Generation for the Complex Sale. Build your lead generation calendar.

B2B Lead Gen: Can you do it cheaper and better inside?

ViewPoint

As a business-to-business marketing or sales leader you have numerous options for lead generation tactics and tools. Conservative: Ignores value of long-term leads produced. B2B Telemarketing Lead Generation B2B Marketing Inside Sales