Seven Powerful B2B Lead Generation Processes and Tools

Webbiquity

B2B lead generation tools help marketers more effectively develop new prospective sales opportunities. They can help generate a bigger and better lead pipeline across any business and industry. Q&A websites: This is another place to find potential leads.

Is B2B Lead Generation Really This Difficult?

The Point

Results are in from a recent survey on B2B Lead Generation by the B2B Technology Marketing Community on LinkedIn ( free report download here ), and the numbers tell a disheartening story. No wonder lead quality is such a pressing issue.

How the Halo Effect Drives Lead Generation

B2B Lead Generation

My dad taught me many lessons growing up, and one that stands out as relevant to lead generation went something like this: He said, “Choose your friends carefully because we become like the people we spend most of our time with, and [like it or not] we’re judged by the company we keep.”

How to Boost Your B2B Lead Generation with Content Marketing

B2B PR Sense

A lot of hard work and thought goes into converting someone into a lead -- from an irresistible offer , to an enticing CTA , and a killer landing page. The Relationship Between Lead Gen and B2B Content Marketing. Your content is what starts your lead generation ball rolling.

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.

Lead Generation via Influencers and Experts in 4 Steps

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet Proactively building relationships with influencers and industry experts and is a powerful way to generate leads and positive word of mouth (WOM). You and your company could also be sales lead referral source for them as well.

Sales Lead Generation: Saving Money – Killing Performance

ViewPoint

The point is, not all sales lead generation firms are created equal, just as not all houses are the same. Instead of highly qualified sales leads, our would-be client will end up with the equivalent of 8’ popcorn ceilings. What else, besides labor costs, factor in to the costs of lead generation? Here's a full explanation of cost per lead – a white paper complete with all the math you need to determine how much you should pay for the quality leads you need.

How to Create the Perfect Lead Generation Form [Infographic]

Webbiquity

While these activities serve a number of purposes—establishing thought leadership, expanding brand awareness, improving customer retention— lead generation remains the top goal. To maximize the odds that will happen, you need to build the perfect lead generation form.

Sample Outline for a Lead Generation White Paper

The Point

Dollar for dollar, white papers continue to be some of the most effective offers for most high-technology marketers. Prospects are usually more likely to download or otherwise register for a white paper vs. a Webinar, free trial, etc. because 1) the time commitment is minimal, and 2) white papers are perceived (not always justifiably) as information of value rather than sales collateral.

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People Don’t Read Your White Papers. Who Cares?

The Point

feedback from his team) suggests that no-one reads his company’s white papers and, he concluded, this rendered the entire purpose of content marketing moot. So, does it matter if your white papers or ebooks or case studies are downloaded but not actually consumed?

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18 Ways to Promote Your White Paper for Lead Generation

NuSpark

Well, your firm has written and produced a white paper. A quality white paper can one of the most important content marketing vehicles to generate leads within your internet marketing plan. Your ultimate goals with white papers are typically the following: . .

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B2B Lead Generation Best Practices: 6 PR Methods You Need to Know

B2B PR Sense

Lead generation is the goal of every brand. Let’s look at some PR-based B2B lead generation best practices that can really fire up your conversion strategy. Where Does PR Fit Into Lead Generation? Want to learn how to get more leads with your PR strategy?

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Not All Industrial White Papers Merit Registration

Industrial Marketing Today

White papers are used most frequently for lead generation and nurturing in industrial marketing. Many of these white papers are very technical and require engineers and other domain experts to [.]. Content Marketing Industrial Lead Generation White Paper Marketing Gated industrial lead generation Industrial Marketing lead nurturing Regsitration Ungated White papers

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How to Blow $100,000 on a Lead Generation Campaign

ViewPoint

4,319 contacts who downloaded a white paper but may or may not be in targeted companies or have any need or authority to buy (email addresses, many bogus, no company firmographics and no telephone numbers). Marketing was convinced that sales never effectively followed-up on any leads.

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FMG Suite

How to Generate Leads for Financial Advisors. . Lead generation for financial advisors used to be a tedious endeavor that consumed a lot of valuable time. The Best Lead Generation Tools for Financial Advisors. .

Is Your Lead Generation Strategy Broken?

ViewPoint

A broken lead generation strategy could mean trouble for your sales and marketing team, but not just because of the fundamental misalignment between the two departments. Have marketing and sales decided on a shared definition for a qualified sales lead?

17 Ways to Promote Your White Paper for Lead Generation

NuSpark

You’ve written, designed and produced a white paper. Your objective was likely to establish thought leadership, generate leads and perhaps use it to nurture existing leads until they’re ready to buy. Link to your white paper on your home page. Lead Nurturing.

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Lead Generation: 5 tips to generate leads faster on LinkedIn

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet Wouldn’t it be great if you could just collect hot leads by spending a few minutes a day on LinkedIn? They said it is possible to generate hot leads in a few minutes a day. How IntraLinks Used Social Media to Generate Twice as Many Sales-ready Leads as Any Other Channel.

Six Best Practices for Marketing with White Papers

Webbiquity

documents are called white papers when they are really just extended marketing brochures), properly produced and promoted white papers remain an effective and vital marketing tool—particularly for b2b technology companies. Promote white papers honestly.

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Revenue-Driven Lead Generation: Four Questions Answered

Launch Marketing

Lead generation best practices continue to evolve and reflect changes in consumer expectations. What was once a quest for quantity has shifted to a more selective pursuit of quality leads that ultimately translate to company revenue. Shawna: Leads expect more now.

‘Give Them Back Something of Value’: How to Start Your Lead Generation Program

Contently

” GE has managed to take brand awareness to the next level, turning its distinct point of view into something that every company wants: leads. But like brand awareness, lead generation requires a comprehensive plan. Taking the lead.

Tactics for Optimal Lead Generation: How to Earn the Trust of B2B Clients

Reachforce

You already know that successful online lead generation often starts with bringing potential customers to a targeted, carefully designed landing page. And why wouldn’t people fill in the form to get your case study video or download a white paper?

The #1 Reason CEOs Should Care About Lead Generation

ViewPoint

I often say that CEO’s don’t care about leads, they only care about revenue. Unfortunately, unless you, as the CEO of your company, start caring about leads you are going to lose revenue and miss your number.

Marketing 101: How to get started in lead generation

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet I was recently reading your blog “ Lead Generation: Who knows the customer better – Marketing or Sales? It’s been really fascinating to me to try and figure all this sales and qualifying a lead thing out. Do you have any advice or books on how to effectively get leads and qualify them and the processes involved in doing so? I’ll focus on some fundamental questions you should answer as you craft your lead gen program. What is a lead?

B2B Lead Generation Using a Business Blog

Industrial Marketing Today

In order to satisfy the demands of the C-suite, the marketing department usually provides easy-to-measure metrics like traffic, page views, time spent and number of leads captured. They want better qualified and sales-ready leads. Do you have or need a lead generating business blog?

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Using White Papers for Lead Generation

B2B Lead Generation

B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book. Critical Success Factor #9 Effectiveness 8 Critical Success Factors for Lead Generation 2.0 Do you qualify leads before sending them to your sales team?

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5 Uses of B2B Marketing Beyond Lead Generation

KoMarketing Associates

We’ve discussed the benefits of B2B content marketing in the past, but the benefits of an overall campaign strategy is more than lead generation.

B2B Lead Generation Ideas: A Full-course Content Planning Dinner

DivvyHQ

The world of B2B lead generation could learn a thing or three from Bourdain. Namely, how to make our products and services more accessible, more human, and more valuable through better content planning and personalization at every step of our digital lead generation campaigns.

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How Landing Pages Can Make or Break Lead Generation Campaigns

Industrial Marketing Today

Your landing page may be the culprit if your lead generation campaign is performing poorly. I realize that successful lead generation depends on many factors but the landing page is where your site traffic and email clicks convert into qualified prospects and leads.

What Is Lead Generation in 2019

Albacross

What is Lead Generation? lead generation ? If you’re a sales rep or a founder of a B2B company, you probably already have at least some experience generating leads. But contrary to popular belief, lead generation isn’t just about cold-calling or ?

Scoping Qualified Prospects for B2B Lead Generation: Shotgun or Laser?

ViewPoint

Which style works best for qualified lead generation and provides a lower cost per lead? The most effective sales people, appropriately nicknamed hunters, are laser-focused on results and seek the most qualified leads from their marketing team.

3 Models for Gating Lead Generation Content on Your Website

The Point

Ask a group of B2B marketers whether their Websites’ lead generation content (white papers, archived Webinars, case studies, videos, etc.) Here are 3 models to consider when making the decision on how to serve up lead generation content on your Website: The “Free for All” Model.

How to write lead generating white papers?

Ambal's Amusings

White papers are powerful sources of lead generation. We asked our panel of white paper experts "What are the top 2 components of a white paper that is most effective to generate leads?" He is also the author of the White Paper Pundit blog.

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Lead Generation: How Lithium Technologies uses webinars to grow its customer database

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet If you’re looking for a consistent way to build a list of highly qualified leads – then you might want to pay closer attention to what Bonnie Thomas, Director of Content Strategy, Lithium Technologies, is doing. Significant percentages of the 1,000-plus people who attend are new leads.

Why Salespeople Hate Most White Paper Leads

The Point

How is it that a quality white paper on a hot topic can still generate bad leads? Even a well-written white paper, by a respected author, on a hot topic of vital interest to your target audience, can still generate leads your salespeople will consider “junk.”

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Align Your Inhouse and Outsourced Lead Generation Process and Get the Most of Your ROI

Unbound B2B

When it comes to lead generation, one question that always plagues marketers is whether to outsource or handle every activity inhouse. There is a mountain of evidence supporting the efficiency and success that comes from working with b2b lead generation services.

Ways to Generate Leads through White Paper Syndication

Valasys

Writing the white papers is both an art & science. Marketers who are experts at creating white papers understand that whitepapers don’t occur overnight. What is White Paper Syndication? Checklist for writing a highly effective whitepaper for lead generation.

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How to select the right lead generation media mix

Biznology

Most B2B lead generation campaigns involve multiple touches via multiple media channels. But how do you decide which media are optimal, and more to the point, how they work together to generate a qualified lead? Lead flow requirements. Qualified leads.

White Papers are Not Dead. They’re on Life Support.

Marketing Craftmanship

The original purpose of white papers as a B2B marketing tactic was to produce objective information, packaged as quasi-academic research, that might validate a company’s or product’s value proposition. White papers jumped the shark when they became paid content. Blue Paper?

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3 Steps To Waltz Your Way To Lead Generation Success

Marketing Insider Group

Are you overwhelmed with all the elaborate moves in the lead generation buyer-seller dance? Generating leads on your website can seem as mysterious as waltzing. Doing so helps guide the lead to informed purchase decision. Demand Generation