New research: Empathy and solving buying problems

B2B Lead Generation

You can read part one here: New research: Boost organic growth from current customers. Brent: The idea that empathy is the core principle of the entire book The Challenger Customer , I admit, is more of a personal opinion based on all of our research.

How B2B Tech Marketing on Twitter is Changing (Research)

Webbiquity

Per recent research , though 77% of B2B marketers say they use Twitter to distribute content, Twitter use is down 8% since 2014. The post How B2B Tech Marketing on Twitter is Changing (Research) appeared first on B2B Marketing Blog | Webbiquity.

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Technology Content Marketing Challenges Revealed [CMI Research]

Marketing Insider Group

The Content Marketing Institute (CMI) released new research relating to technology content marketing. The post Technology Content Marketing Challenges Revealed [CMI Research] appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

How to Conduct PPC Keyword Research Easily

Act-On

Learn how to conduct paid digital advertising keyword research and use those terms to generate more conversions and better demand generation ROI. Demand and Lead Generation Marketing Strategy

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Research Roundup – part 4

Hinge Marketing

Thanks for tuning into Hinge’s Research Roundup. For more research-backed insights, visit hingemarketing.com, connect with me on LinkedIn and follow me on Twitter @John_Tyreman. The post Research Roundup – part 4 appeared first on Hinge Marketing.

How to Make Your Content More Relevant with Original Research

Marketing Insider Group

This bit of data from SurveyMonkey means marketers must up their original research game to help audiences better understand the markets that impact their businesses and the customers they support. Often research is the best way to do that.”. Gust post from by Denise Dubie .

Conducting Market Research with Limited Resources

Act-On

Most businesses can't afford to conceive, coordinate, and conduct in-depth market research, but that doesn't mean you can't harvest valuable data through other means. Here are several methods for collecting useful market research without spending a dime.

Five Expert Guides to SEO Keyword Research

Webbiquity

What other tools and resources are most valuable for keyword research? How can you use keyword research results more strategically? Find those answers and more here in a handful of the best expert SEO keyword research guides of the past year.

How Often Should You Blog? [Blog Post Frequency RESEARCH]

Marketing Insider Group

Blog Post Frequency RESEARCH] appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. In the world of content marketing, the lifeblood of your program is content. Much of that content is in blog form. Blogs help you attract new clients by answering questions and providing insights on their challenges.

3 Mistakes Organizations Make While Developing ABM Programs

While B2B research suggests organizations are thriving through successful ABM programs, getting just one campaign off the ground is more difficult than it seems. From building an account universe to understanding to orchestrating sales and marketing alignment around touchpoint and messaging, there are a number of variables to consider before launching a program.

Keyword Research – It’s Not Just for SEO

Marketing Insider Group

Many businesses utilize keyword research for SEO purposes, trying to ensure they rocket to the top of relevant searches and get themselves in front of their customers. With that said, SEO is not the only reason your business should zero in on high-quality keyword research.

27 Content Distribution Ideas to Promote Primary Research

Hinge Marketing

“How can I use research as marketing content?” Today, about 1 in 5 B2B companies are publishing primary research and using it to reach new audiences, generate leads, and as validation for their services. Contact us to learn more about using research as content.

Research Roundup – part 5

Hinge Marketing

Thanks for tuning into Hinge’s Research Roundup. For more research-backed insights, visit hingemarketing.com, connect with me on LinkedIn and follow me on Twitter @John_Tyreman. The post Research Roundup – part 5 appeared first on Hinge Marketing.

The 17 Best Keyword Research Tools for SEO and SEM

Webbiquity

That’s where keyword research comes in. So once you or your team have developed topic ideas, planned content , and researched those subjects, it’s time to use keyword research tools to find the best phrases to match up searcher intent with your approach to each topic.

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

Research: How Fashion E-Commerce Websites Generate Traffic

SEMrush

To help marketers and business owners save time on research activities and concentrate on their strategic goals, we have collected critical data that can assist them with future marketing decisions. Research Market Research

Say Something New: 10 Ways to Justify Original Research

Marketing Insider Group

The post Say Something New: 10 Ways to Justify Original Research appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. By Michele Linn “I am so tired of having nothing new to say. I feel like we are having the same conversation again and again.”

Nine Lessons in B2B Thought Leadership [Research]

Marketing Insider Group

The post Nine Lessons in B2B Thought Leadership [Research] appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. We surveyed over 200 senior executives at FTSE 350 organisations to better understand how they view and use content marketing.

A Guide to Researching Leads Before a Sales Call

Marketing Insider Group

The post A Guide to Researching Leads Before a Sales Call appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Not everyone’s a natural-born salesperson, and for a lot of professionals, the sales call is a daunting task.

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.

Research Shows Larger Companies Have More Cohesive Digital Marketing Strategies

KoMarketing Associates

When it comes to developing a cohesive, effective digital strategy, new research suggests that marketers who come from larger companies may have an easier time doing so.

Research: How Y Combinator Graduates Hacked the Website Traffic Growth

SEMrush

Research of 133 companies and top-performing marketing strategies. Market Research ResearchLearn how Y Combinator March 2018 graduates made it (or not) after the investment. How did they hack the website traffic growth? Which startups revealed the highest potential?

[SEMrush Research]: 15 Content Optimization Practices

SEMrush

The research helps you to take a look at the best practices in the world of content writers, not from the theoretical side, but in how people are actually creating and optimizing their content. Content Marketing Research

9 Things Marketers Need to Know About Original Research in 2019 [New Data] 

BuzzSumo

In BuzzSumo’s Content Trends report, author Steve Rayson found that authoritative content and original research are the two types of content most likely to get links and shares. In the past 12 months, 39% of marketers published original research . Research takes time.

Five Essential Pieces of a Prospecting Solution

As organizations chase new revenue targets, B2B sales leaders must examine cutting edge prospecting solutions that proactively help reps identify, connect with, and close qualified buyers faster. This eBook aims to help B2B sales leaders better understand the five essential features your prospecting solution must include.

13 Best Keyword Research Tools to Boost Your Organic Traffic

Optinmonster

In this guide, we’re sharing our picks for the best keyword research tools to help you boost your traffic. One of the best ways to solve that problem and boost your traffic is with keyword research tools. By including keyword research tools in your content marketing toolbox.

Co-branding with Research: Making Your B2B Content Stand Out

Hinge Marketing

Source: Seismic, Hinge Research Institute. In fact, in the Hinge Research Institute’s 2020 High Growth Study of Professional Services Firms, content creation is the top priority. Source: Hinge Research Institute. Launching with Co-branding with Research.

How to Research like HubSpot’s Research Team

Hubspot

In college, research was always my favorite part of writing papers. But, even though I love research, it's not exactly my forte — and I know I'm not alone. Conducting market research is a necessity for both B2B or B2C companies. Tips from HubSpot Researchers.

AEC Marketing – Research Insights for Uncertain Times

Hinge Marketing

The research is still relevant, even in unpredictable times. Insight 2: High-growth AEC firms conducted considerably more formal research on their target audiences . 33% of these faster growing AEC firms (large, small and in-between) reported conducting formal, structured research on their most important audiences. Interestingly, a lower percentage (26%) of slower-growing firms also reported conducting similar research. AEC Firms conducting structured research.

Your Recipe for Inbound Success

Speaker: Jen Spencer, VP Sales and Marketing, SmartBug Media

Your marketing team may build perfect personas and have excellent research, but if the sales and operations team aren’t aligned, you're missing out on opportunities to move potential buyers to the next stage of the funnel.

Researching New Markets: A 3-Step Guide

SEMrush

Market ResearchA comprehensive guide by SEMrush helps to analyze a new market in three big steps. Based on best practices and functionalities of the brand new Market Explorer tool.

Top 19 Competitive Intelligence Tools for Advanced Market Research

SEMrush

Market ResearchDiscover the competition and reveal strategies and tactics of any industry player with these top 19 competitive intelligence tools, including SEMrush Market Explorer and SEMrush Traffic Analytics.

How to Research like HubSpot’s Research Team

Hubspot

In college, research was always my favorite part of writing papers. But, even though I love research, it's not exactly my forte — and I know I'm not alone. Conducting market research is a necessity for both B2B or B2C companies. Tips from HubSpot Researchers.

What Makes Effective B2B Content Marketing? [Research]

Marketing Insider Group

The research found that there are four key things that the most effective content marketers are doing differently compared to their peers: They understand what successful content marketing looks like. Research] appeared first on B2B Marketing Insider.

Buyer’s Checklist: How to Evaluate a B2B Contact Data Provider

Many organizations fail to properly evaluate vendors during the selection process. Download ZoomInfo’s data-driven eBook for guidance on effectively assessing the vendor marketplace. After reading, you’ll gain insight into the following components:

How to Use SEMrush for Keyword Research

SEMrush

Learn all the ins and outs of keyword research—what terms you need to know, what approaches you can take, and how you can make the most out of SEMrush keyword research toolkit.