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How to Master Cross-Channel Engagement with Your Account-Based Marketing Strategy HOW TO MASTER CROSS-CHANNEL ENGAGEMENT WITH YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY

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Jul 17, 2019

Todays marketers have a very specific goal: maximize revenue by delivering rich, meaningful experiences that turn prospects into customers and customers into lifelong advocates. Shifting from lead-based marketing only strategies to combined lead and account-based marketing (ABM) strategies has helpe...

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THE ROLE OF SALES WITHIN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGIES THE ROLE OF SALES WITHIN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGIES

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Jul 16, 2019

ABM takes the traditional lead-based model and flips it on its head. Rather than targeting as many people as possible and having a sales team try and find the needle in a large haystack, this process starts first by identifying high-value clients the company would like to have a very specific focus ...

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How to craft a sales strategy to suit Account Based Marketing HOW TO CRAFT A SALES STRATEGY TO SUIT ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Jul 16, 2019

Account based marketing has become really famous with B2B brands of late, and it requires a change in the entire marketing process to have a successful ABM strategy up and running. This is something a lot of brands face problems with. Many of them are not prepared to enter the supremely competitive ...

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Big Fish Key Elements of Account Based Marketing BIG FISH KEY ELEMENTS OF ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Jul 15, 2019

Nearly every sales team has a list of potential customers they’d love to win over. They’re the top prospects your organization dreams of working with, but sales can’t close the deal until you get your business noticed and set up that first meeting. So, the sales team turns to the m...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical new way customers engage and buy today by collecti...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent data that can show you where the account is in th...

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10 Steps to Drive Results with B2B ABM 10 STEPS TO DRIVE RESULTS WITH B2B ABM

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Jul 15, 2019

Although its been around for quite a while, Account-Based Marketing (ABM) seems to be the new holy grail for B2B marketers and for good reason. Fueled by advances in data analytics and marketing automation, a well-designed and executed ABM campaign can speed up your sales cycle and dramatically incr...

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Account-Based Marketing: A Look at What ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING: A LOOK AT WHAT'S NEXT

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Jul 12, 2019

You worked hard to perfect your content marketing strategy to attract businesses that need your product or service. However, this does not always act as a great filter. This is where account-based marketing comes into the picture. Over the past few years, ABM has grown in popularity. Why? Because bu...

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A Day in the Life of an ABM Marketer A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ABM MARKETER

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Jul 11, 2019

Marketing is changing faster than ever before. I remember like it was yesterday when Jon Miller left Marketo, the company he founded to lead the marketing automation revolution. He left to start Engagio, and built the company on a vision in which revenue teams were accounts-based. This vision was ca...

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Contact Discovery: Using Paid Media for Your Account-Based Marketing Strategy CONTACT DISCOVERY: USING PAID MEDIA FOR YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY

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Jul 10, 2019

Offering high-quality products and services to your customers is table stakes for any company to survive. But its hardly the be-all and end-all of business success. In todays digital era of transformation, the experiences your organization provides are equally important. As a reminder, people buy ex...

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Hitting Your Target: Why Account-Based Marketing and Influencers Are the Perfect Match HITTING YOUR TARGET: WHY ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND INFLUENCERS ARE THE PERFECT MATCH

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Jul 10, 2019

The same philosophy is at play with account-based marketing (ABM). Everyone knows its important to bolster a business pipeline just as its smart to save money but lacking clear direction can be a hindrance. This is especially true at a time where B2B prospects crave personalization and tailored expe...

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How to Revive Your ABM Strategy HOW TO REVIVE YOUR ABM STRATEGY

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Jul 10, 2019

Even if your Account-Based Marketing (ABM) strategy has been producing results, you may have recently noticed a decrease in conversions or a blip in your revenue stream. These are signals that indicate it’s time to revisit that ABM strategy and see what needs to be revised to reflect changes i...

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How to Create Account-Based Marketing Identities HOW TO CREATE ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING IDENTITIES

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Jul 10, 2019

To counter this, 86 percent of companies are using targeted account strategies, and over 90 percent of B2B marketers say account-based marketing is important or very important. Then 60 percent of the B2B companies not using it are planning to do so in the near future.

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5 Steps for Creating an Account-Based Marketing Strategy 5 STEPS FOR CREATING AN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY

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Jul 10, 2019

ABM can work in tandem with your existing inbound or lead-based strategy, and improve your outbound prospecting efficiency. In fact, ABM can enhance your inbound strategy and help you begin a smarter, scalable outbound sales practice. In this article, we’ll provide the framework to an effectiv...

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The 10 Best Tools To Fuel Your Account-Based Marketing Strategy THE 10 BEST TOOLS TO FUEL YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY

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Jul 09, 2019

Account-based marketing is a rage these days. Be it the smaller organization or the industry giants, everyone is talking and trying to implement the strategy for targeted growth. However, choosing the right tool for getting started with ABM is a big challenge in itself.  Should you switch to an...

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What You Should Know About Email Personalization in ABM Strategies WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT EMAIL PERSONALIZATION IN ABM STRATEGIES

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Jul 09, 2019

Account-based marketing takes the traditional marketing model of advertising to as many potential customers as possible and turns it on its head my only focusing marketing efforts to communicating with pre-established accounts. Instapagedescribes it saying, Traditionally, marketing strategies today ...

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5 Tips For an Effective Account-Based Marketing Strategy 5 TIPS FOR AN EFFECTIVE ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY

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Jul 08, 2019

85% of marketers who have used it and measured their results after, report that they were able to achieve better ROI for those campaigns than they did for their usual marketing activities. That does not mean that finesse is not a factor in its success. While anyone can use ABM to drive their profits...

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How to Take Action on ABM Account Data HOW TO TAKE ACTION ON ABM ACCOUNT DATA

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Jul 08, 2019

Intent signals are signals that are triggered by a prospective buyer’s web behavior that indicates they might be in the market for a specific product or service. Capturing buyer intent data is an invaluable asset in your marketing arsenal; knowing your target accounts are in-market for your pr...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless customer experience they enjoy as consumers. Second, th...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected value. However, the subscription-based business mode...

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How Account-Based and Inbound Marketing Work Together? HOW ACCOUNT-BASED AND INBOUND MARKETING WORK TOGETHER?

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Jul 07, 2019

Inbound marketing was once the crown jewel of all the marketing initiatives you could run, but times are finally changing. Setting up and perfecting an ABM program is the second greatest priority for B2B marketers in general right now, and that puts it many steps ahead of the inbound programs we now...

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B2B marketers move to ABM - but don B2B MARKETERS MOVE TO ABM - BUT DON'T FORGET WE ARE IN THE YEAR OF THE PODCAST!

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Jul 04, 2019

If 80% of you revenues comes from just 20% of your customers, then your business should be working on focusing on those customer relationships and building those up - which is why account-based marketing is essential. Changes in business-to-business relationships are also driving account-based marke...

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How this SaaS company used account-based marketing to go upmarket HOW THIS SAAS COMPANY USED ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING TO GO UPMARKET

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Jul 03, 2019

Investment in an account-based marketing (ABM) strategy and tech is enabling digital intelligence platform vendor, FullStory, to attract and boost new enterprise-grade client engagement by upwards of 75 per cent. FullStory is a US-based digital intelligence platform provider. In the early days, the ...

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The next phase of account-based marketing (ABM): Business ecosystems THE NEXT PHASE OF ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING (ABM): BUSINESS ECOSYSTEMS

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Jul 03, 2019

Whats new about business ecosystems today are the categories that now require this kind of cooperative and competitive drive in order to move forward. Following in the footsteps of established categories, a business ecosystem is now emerging in the relatively new technology category of account-based...

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Optimizing Lead Nurturing for Senior Living Communities OPTIMIZING LEAD NURTURING FOR SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITIES

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Jul 03, 2019

Lead nurturing is an incredibly important part of your inbound marketing strategy. This is especially true when it comes to marketing senior living communities. Inbound marketing can have powerful results for senior living communities. In order to achieve those results, you need to implement a robus...

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Google Ads and Account-Based Marketing: Everything You Need to Know GOOGLE ADS AND ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Jul 02, 2019

Account-based marketing involves marketing directly to specific key businesses that you know you woud like to work with as clients, and then targeting each one individually with personalized-for-that-business campaigns designed to appeal to them. Its typically used by B2B businesses. This may sound ...

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Why you should care about account-based marketing WHY YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Jul 01, 2019

Marketing teams everywhere look for the best possible marketing strategy to work with, and account-based marketing (ABM) is a strategy in which the marketing team treats the customer like its own market. It helps you to win bigger deals while transforming customer relationships at the same time. You...

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Find Your Ideal Customer with Account Insights and Profiling FIND YOUR IDEAL CUSTOMER WITH ACCOUNT INSIGHTS AND PROFILING

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Jun 30, 2019

That’s why forward-thinking marketers are prioritizing account-based marketing-determining together with sales which accounts to target, why they should be targeted, and when they should be targeted. In fact, 87% of companies report a higher return on investment when adding account-based marke...

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6 Practical Steps to Build, Execute and Scale Smarter ABM 6 PRACTICAL STEPS TO BUILD, EXECUTE AND SCALE SMARTER ABM

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Jun 30, 2019

It’s hard to argue against the promises of account-based marketing. Focusing your marketing efforts on ideal accounts that are actively in the market for your products and services seems like a recipe for success in any industry. But the truth is that many ABM programs fail to achieve measurab...

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Account-Based Marketing Belongs in Your Marketing Plan: Here’s Why ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING BELONGS IN YOUR MARKETING PLAN: HERE’S WHY

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Jun 30, 2019

The savvy B2B marketer uses a diverse, multi-pronged approach to attract prospects and drive existing clients to purchase again. But one strategy – account-based marketing – outperforms the rest in today’s marketplace. In fact, SiriusDecisions reports that 93% of B2B marketing lead...

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What Do All Successful ABM Programs Have in Common? WHAT DO ALL SUCCESSFUL ABM PROGRAMS HAVE IN COMMON?

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Jun 28, 2019

There is no shortage of best practices based on theoretical ideals when it comes to ABM. But every organization has unique circumstances and needs and it has become increasingly clear that there is no perfect approach that applies universally.

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How Brands can Win With Account-Based Marketing HOW BRANDS CAN WIN WITH ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Jun 27, 2019

At Mediafly, we enhance how brands engage with prospective buyers through our sales enablement technology. Similar to our customers, we experience the challenges of engaging with a changing, ever more sophisticated and demanding B2B buyer. We needed a new way to engage with today’s B2B buyer s...

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8 Critical Factors to Consider Before Diving into Account-Based Marketing 8 CRITICAL FACTORS TO CONSIDER BEFORE DIVING INTO ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Jun 27, 2019

Back in the day, only established enterprises were able to acquire the technology and services needed to run a successful ABM campaign because it was too expensive.   These days, account-based marketing (ABM) is gaining momentum, especially among B2B startups. Over 70% of B2B businesses ha...

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Your Secret Weapon to Scaling: Account-Based Everything YOUR SECRET WEAPON TO SCALING: ACCOUNT-BASED EVERYTHING

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Jun 27, 2019

For B2B companies, the journey to identifying the right targets for your product and earning their attention can be tricky. A “spray and pray” approach to lead generation isn’t effective and certainly doesn’t deliver a great return on your marketing investment. You realize th...

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Top 4 Account-Based Selling Mistakes to Avoid TOP 4 ACCOUNT-BASED SELLING MISTAKES TO AVOID

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Jun 27, 2019

Account-based selling (ABS) approaches are increasingly common. Most B2B sales organizations put an account-based strategy in place at some point. Account-based selling can be really effective.  It ensures reps are targeting the best accounts, which either marketing or sales leadership has iden...

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ABM & Ecommerce: How The Two Are Changing Business Right Now ABM & ECOMMERCE: HOW THE TWO ARE CHANGING BUSINESS RIGHT NOW

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Jun 27, 2019

Standard broad-range marketing tends to leave a disconnect between the marketing team (tasked with driving initial interest) and the sales team (tasked with turning that interest into conversions). ABM, or account-based marketing, allows for perfect alignment between the two, all while using the ric...

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Account-Based Marketing | Find Your Ideal Customer ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING | FIND YOUR IDEAL CUSTOMER

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Jun 26, 2019

The digital revolution has raised customer expectations massively. People want much more than just a product they crave a complete experience. The success of your marketing campaign no longer depends on the number of leads you generate. It rests on your ability to maximize your customers’ expe...

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Salesforce Exec Shares 4 Steps To A Successful ABM Strategy During ABM Revealed SALESFORCE EXEC SHARES 4 STEPS TO A SUCCESSFUL ABM STRATEGY DURING ABM REVEALED

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Jun 26, 2019

Rolling out an ABM campaign is no small task, but research from Demand Gen Report shows that potential payoffs are big. More than half of B2B organizations say ABM has improved marketing and sales alignment, 46% say it has resulted in a more efficient use of marketing resources and 33% say it has st...

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6 Core Components of an ABM Strategy 6 CORE COMPONENTS OF AN ABM STRATEGY

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Jun 26, 2019

As a result, marketers have started taking a nontraditional approach to reach consumers through account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. (You can read our ultimate guide to account-based marketing for a complete rundown.) Simply put, instead of using marketing tactics to target consumers in a blank...

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Advanced ABM Strategies for Segmenting Target Accounts ADVANCED ABM STRATEGIES FOR SEGMENTING TARGET ACCOUNTS

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Jun 25, 2019

If you are just starting out with account-based marketing, you may not yet be using any sophisticated methods for segmenting and targeting your ideal customers. Maybe you have built out your TAM and ICPand you’ve identified the big fish you want to pursue. But as you run your first few ABM pil...

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ABM Has Become Table Stakes for Creating Epic B2B Customer Experiences ABM HAS BECOME TABLE STAKES FOR CREATING EPIC B2B CUSTOMER EXPERIENCES

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Jun 24, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM) is not a new strategy, and you’ve most likely heard of it before. But in recent years, ABM has seen a huge rise in popularity. Account-based marketing spend is expected to increase by 41% in 2019, according to the 2019 Account Based Benchmark Report by Topo.

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ABM 101: Intro to Account-Based Marketing ABM 101: INTRO TO ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Jun 24, 2019

Account-based marketing, or ABM, continues to be a trending topic among B2B marketers across the industry. It’s not a new term, but many companies are still figuring out how to incorporate ABM strategies into their marketing efforts. In some ways, ABM is the opposite of traditional B2B marketi...

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How to Optimize Your Conversion Funnel, from ToFu to BoFu HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR CONVERSION FUNNEL, FROM TOFU TO BOFU

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Jun 24, 2019

No matter who your customer is or what you’re selling, it’s more likely than not that your customer will have to go through several steps before choosing to buy your product or service. Think about your own shopping habits: you don’t just buy the first thing you see. The first thin...

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21 Ways to Triple Your B2B E-Commerce Conversions 21 WAYS TO TRIPLE YOUR B2B E-COMMERCE CONVERSIONS

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Jun 24, 2019

It takes thoughtful work to scale an e-commerce store. I’m sure you’ve had a few growing pains of your own getting to the point where you are today. However, you’re reading this because you may not be content with where your conversions are at this precise moment. You may not even ...

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Could the Breadcrumb Technique Help Boost Your Landing Page Conversions? COULD THE BREADCRUMB TECHNIQUE HELP BOOST YOUR LANDING PAGE CONVERSIONS?

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Jun 24, 2019

We’ve all heard the term “less is more”. And we’ve been told this applies for landing pages too. I.e. your forms should be short and only ask for only the bare minimum of required information if you want to convert. As an example, one of the main questions someone typically h...

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9 Account Based Marketing Tactics That Helped Thomson Reuters Achieve a 95% Win Rate 9 ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING TACTICS THAT HELPED THOMSON REUTERS ACHIEVE A 95% WIN RATE

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Jun 21, 2019

When you become the established leader of your industry, the name of the revenue game can often change from acquisition and demand to renewals and expansions. And, if your deal sizes are in the millions, focusing on retaining and expanding within your key accounts matters more than winning potential...

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What are the Benefits of Account-Based Marketing? WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING?

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Jun 21, 2019

ABM is perhaps one of the most efficient ways to align sales and marketing. This is primarily due to the fact that the marketer running an ABM program operates with a mindset very similar to sales thinking in terms of accounts and how to target them, bring them to the table, and generate revenue fro...

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10 steps to ABM success 10 STEPS TO ABM SUCCESS

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Jun 20, 2019

Account-Based Marketing is an incredibly efficient and effective strategy that is driving substantially greater return on investment for B2B marketers – if it’s done right.  In fact, according to a 2018 ABM Benchmark Study by the ABM Leadership Alliance and ITSMA, 99 percent of mark...

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How to Determine the ROI of Account-Based Marketing HOW TO DETERMINE THE ROI OF ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Jun 19, 2019

When it comes to marketing and sales, the more precise and specific you can get with every customer, the better. Customers want to feel important and recognized by brands, and it is exactly why strategies like personalization are so effective. Account-based marketing (ABM) is when you target prospec...

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ABM: How To Compete When Everyone Has The Same Strategy ABM: HOW TO COMPETE WHEN EVERYONE HAS THE SAME STRATEGY

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Jun 19, 2019

Lately, I’m hearing a lot of anxiety around the concept of competitive differentiation, both in articulating the characteristics of a firm that key competitors aren’t talking about and having a strategy to promote these characteristics that will entice customers to buy. Account-based mar...

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New ABM Essentials Helps B2B Marketers Further Customer Experience Management NEW ABM ESSENTIALS HELPS B2B MARKETERS FURTHER CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MANAGEMENT

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Jun 18, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM) works. Its a proven revenue strategy for B2B marketers: 91% of practitioners report that ABM accounts have higher ROI than their control group. So, if it is not yet, ABM should be one of your cornerstone B2B marketing strategies to improve win rates and increase deal si...

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5 Awesome Ways Account-Based Marketing Drives B2B Sales 5 AWESOME WAYS ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING DRIVES B2B SALES

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Jun 18, 2019

It may sound like yet another new-ish catchphrase thats being overused on LinkedIn, yet account-based marketing (ABM) has been around since businesses began selling to other businesses. If yours is one of those companies that owes its beginnings to one major customer on which you concentrated the li...

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How to Segment & Tier Target Accounts for Your Active ABM Programs HOW TO SEGMENT & TIER TARGET ACCOUNTS FOR YOUR ACTIVE ABM PROGRAMS

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Jun 18, 2019

How do you decide which accounts you should pursue right now, and which can rest for a couple of quarters? Whats the most efficient way to structure your ABM programs so you can maximize results without leaving money on the table? Whether you run your ABM programs on a quarterly basis or you run dyn...

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How To Reach B2B Decision Makers With Account-Based Marketing HOW TO REACH B2B DECISION MAKERS WITH ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Jun 18, 2019

The concept of account-based marketing (ABM) seems obvious: prioritize and customize your marketing for the most promising potential customers. After all, what business to business (B2B) sales organization doesn’t have a list of whale accounts it would love to land? The challenge is getting de...

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Paintmaker PPG’s Digital Transformation Ripples Around The World PAINTMAKER PPG’S DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION RIPPLES AROUND THE WORLD

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Jun 17, 2019

Like its home city of Pittsburgh, PPG has seen many changes over its 135-year history. Originally a glass manufacturer, PPG transitioned the core of its business to paints and specialty coatings that are used on everything from driverless cars to the posts on NHL goals. But the latest change may be ...

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How to Measure ABM Successq HOW TO MEASURE ABM SUCCESSQ

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Jun 17, 2019

So your company is moving forward with account-based marketing (ABM), and you’re planning to launch your first set of campaigns. Exciting! But I bet you’re a little overwhelmed with all the ideas your team has in store. You’re talking about running ads alongside web personalization...

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ADDING AN ACCOUNT-BASED LENS TO SOCIAL MEDIA ADDING AN ACCOUNT-BASED LENS TO SOCIAL MEDIA

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Jun 14, 2019

As the leaders in Account-Based Marketing (ABM), its only natural that our approach extends to social media. Over the years, we have continued to develop and evolve our social media strategy into an Account-Based Social approach, where we use social media to reach our target accounts and influence t...

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The Secret to ABM: Balancing Technology with the Human Touch THE SECRET TO ABM: BALANCING TECHNOLOGY WITH THE HUMAN TOUCH

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Jun 13, 2019

Account Based Marketing is a go-to-market strategy that coordinates personalized marketing and sales efforts to land and expand target accounts. An array of technology solutions now empower companies to use this methodology to increase reveue.

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B2B Demand Gen: The Next Evolution of 5 Tried-And-True Tactics B2B DEMAND GEN: THE NEXT EVOLUTION OF 5 TRIED-AND-TRUE TACTICS

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Jun 13, 2019

B2B demand gen used to be easier than B2C. Because, lets face it, so much B2B marketing was deadly boring. A cool concept, a little creative design, or a dash of humor were like water in the desert. Now, though, it’s the norm for B2B marketing to be every bit as visually and emotionally compel...

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4 Advantages of Using Buyer Intent Data in ABM 4 ADVANTAGES OF USING BUYER INTENT DATA IN ABM

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Jun 13, 2019

What advantages can intent data bring to B2B campaigns, and how can intent enhance account-based marketing? Reaching customers at the perfect moment in their purchasing journey is the nirvana of Account-Based Marketing. Knowing where a potential client is in their buying journey - and engaging with ...

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Adopting and account-based marketing (ABM) strategy ADOPTING AND ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING (ABM) STRATEGY

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Jun 13, 2019

When you are looking for a marketing strategy that allows your business to create higher profitability and sustainable growth for the client accounts that are your highest priority, account-based marketing could be the one for you. B2B marketers use a marketing strategy that is high volume most of t...

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Together, Adobe and Marketo are Accelerating Account-Based Experiences TOGETHER, ADOBE AND MARKETO ARE ACCELERATING ACCOUNT-BASED EXPERIENCES

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Jun 12, 2019

It’s simple: If you don’t have insight into what works, it’s virtually impossible to replicate your success or to dodge missteps in your marketing campaigns. It sounds fairly straightforward. But the notion of delivering truly customer-driven experiences presents an inevitable chal...

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Harnessing B2B Buyer Intent Signals In ABM HARNESSING B2B BUYER INTENT SIGNALS IN ABM

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Jun 12, 2019

B2B marketing teams strive to derive actionable insights from the vast amounts of data they collect to generate viable sales opportunities through buyer intent signals. They must have a strong definition of their ideal customer profiles, their target market segments, brand identity, buyer’s jo...

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How to Scale Your Account Based Marketing Efforts Faster HOW TO SCALE YOUR ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING EFFORTS FASTER

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Jun 12, 2019

There’s no double that ABM is hot amongst B2B marketers. Everyone is talking about it. After all, who doesn’t want larger deals, better close rates, and more loyal customers? I know there are a few definitions out there for Account Based Marketing, but we define it as a go-to-market stra...

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Martech connects the dots between ABM and advocacy MARTECH CONNECTS THE DOTS BETWEEN ABM AND ADVOCACY

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Jun 11, 2019

I had a great time meeting with Bob Samuels from TechConnectr to talk shop about B2B, covering all facets of account-based marketing, from strategy to implementation. We dug into ways ABM has evolved and discussed how customer advocacy is key to successful marketing for the technology industry.

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How Aprimo is building a better target customer strike-rate through ABM HOW APRIMO IS BUILDING A BETTER TARGET CUSTOMER STRIKE-RATE THROUGH ABM

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Jun 11, 2019

Aligning sales and marketing teams and securing executive buy-in are arguably the hardest parts of adopting an account-based marketing strategy, Aprimo’s global demand generation and ABM marketing leader says. Uran Kabashi took the lead on rolling out Aprimo’s ABM strategy 18 months ago....

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Why Sales Enablement is key to Unlocking a Successful ABM strategy WHY SALES ENABLEMENT IS KEY TO UNLOCKING A SUCCESSFUL ABM STRATEGY

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Jun 11, 2019

Account Based Marketing connects inbound and outbound marketing with sales to create demand in target accounts. These coordinated ABM campaigns engage and convert target accounts at every stage of the purchase journey. Depending on your starting point, one of your first tasks while conducting an ABM...

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How to Implement an Account Based Marketing Approach HOW TO IMPLEMENT AN ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING APPROACH

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Jun 11, 2019

A marketing strategy that once made sense only for big companies targeting even bigger accounts, account based marketing has recently become all the rage among both large and small marketing teams focused on demand generation.

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ABM to align sales & marketing and drive results ABM TO ALIGN SALES & MARKETING AND DRIVE RESULTS

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Jun 11, 2019

B2B marketers have traditionally focused their marketing efforts on high-velocity, low-value deals and not enough on major accounts. ABM is built on processes that flip the focus from generating leads to courting companies you want to do business with. To drive real results these processes include: ...

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What Marketing Operations Needs to Know About ABM WHAT MARKETING OPERATIONS NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT ABM

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Jun 10, 2019

Marketing operations is vital for the future of marketing, working diligently behind the scenes to build the foundations for success in a digital, data-powered world. As with all emerging fields, marketing ops professionals have a big charter, and not necessarily a lot of resources to turn to.

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Evaluating Your Account-Based Landscape: How to Identify Your Total Addressable Market & Ideal Customer Profile EVALUATING YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED LANDSCAPE: HOW TO IDENTIFY YOUR TOTAL ADDRESSABLE MARKET & IDEAL CUSTOMER PROFILE

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Jun 10, 2019

Whether you know it or not, you are in an account intelligence arms race. Tomorrows winning B2B companies will be the ones that are able to centralize intelligence from multiple sources at an account level and be able to take action quickly across their sales and marketing channels. Right now, your ...

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Why Inbound Marketers Should Harness the Power of ABM WHY INBOUND MARKETERS SHOULD HARNESS THE POWER OF ABM

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Jun 10, 2019

A lot has changed in the realm of B2B marketing with the introduction of Account-Based Marketing. Some marketers are asking themselves whether they should invest more heavily in an ABM strategy, wondering if they should switch to ABM from a more established inbound approach.

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5 Amazing Benefits of Account-Based Marketing for Your Business 5 AMAZING BENEFITS OF ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Jun 10, 2019

Looking to grow your business through the right marketing? Find out about the amazing benefits of account-based marketing for your business with our guide. Over half of companies invest more than 30 percent of their marketing budgets on account-based marketing now.

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Why Digital Marketing KPIs Keep Your Demand Generation Campaign Relevant WHY DIGITAL MARKETING KPIS KEEP YOUR DEMAND GENERATION CAMPAIGN RELEVANT

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Jun 07, 2019

You tell your boss you think spending money in a new marketing channel will produce a strong return. She gives you the go-ahead, so you launch the campaign. But after it’s up and running, your boss asks, So, what did that marketing program get us?

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How Do You Build an ABM Coalition at Your Organization? HOW DO YOU BUILD AN ABM COALITION AT YOUR ORGANIZATION?

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Jun 07, 2019

There’s something magical about a collection of individuals working together to become more than the sum of their parts. From legendary sports teams to the most innovative businesses, building these types of teams is what everyone strives for. A team built the right way can overcome impossible...

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How to Scale Your Account Based Marketing Efforts Faster HOW TO SCALE YOUR ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING EFFORTS FASTER

blog article

Jun 06, 2019

There’s no double that Account Based Marketing (ABM) is hot amongst B2B marketers. Everyone is talking about it. After all, who doesn’t want larger deals, better close rates, and more loyal customers? I know there are a few definitions out there for Account Based Marketing, but we define...

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ABM Strategy for Niche Audiences ABM STRATEGY FOR NICHE AUDIENCES

blog article

Jun 06, 2019

Getting a prospect to commit to a deal is challenging enough. What if your prospect is not just one person, but a team of people who all have some say or influence in a purchasing decision? That’s exactly where an ABM strategy offers advantages. Some people think ABM, or account-based marketin...

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7 ABM Mistakes Marketers Should Avoid 7 ABM MISTAKES MARKETERS SHOULD AVOID

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Jun 04, 2019

Here at Integrate, we make daily connections with marketers at varying stages of ABM maturity. Some of our customers are all-in, running impressive programs that hum along, and others are just getting started with ABM.

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Account-based Marketing for B2B ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING FOR B2B

blog article

Jun 04, 2019

In recent years, marketers would cast a wide net. The idea was to attract as many leads as possible in order to land a few keepers. Account-based marketing changes this model. Published content-blogs, ebooks, infographics, etc.-covered topics meant to attract anyone and everyone. The more traffic th...

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What Is Demand Generation? + 10 Demand Gen Tactics & Examples WHAT IS DEMAND GENERATION? + 10 DEMAND GEN TACTICS & EXAMPLES

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Jun 03, 2019

Demand generation is the base for creating a buzz around your product or service, and it will largely determine whether your goods are a hot commodity or stale within your industry.

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How Customer Success Teams Can Use ABM to Reduce Churn and Increase Expansion Revenue HOW CUSTOMER SUCCESS TEAMS CAN USE ABM TO REDUCE CHURN AND INCREASE EXPANSION REVENUE

blog article

Jun 03, 2019

ABM isn’t just for demand generation and, frankly, demand generation shouldn’t just be about new logo acquisition. Account-based marketing has the potential to act as a solution for a couple of key factors in SaaS performance: customer retention and churn.

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6 Benefits of Account Based Marketing Strategy 6 BENEFITS OF ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING STRATEGY

blog article

Jun 03, 2019

Account based marketing strategy is defined as a tactical approach to a business marketing that relies on account awareness where a company, organization, or a business considers and communicates with an individual prospect as a market of one.

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Beyond the screen: how immersive experiences will change gaming BEYOND THE SCREEN: HOW IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES WILL CHANGE GAMING

blog article

Jun 02, 2019

The proliferation of gaming has transformed the psychographic and demographic makeup of the gaming community. Shedding the stereotype once attached to gamers as solitary outliers, the “casual gamer,” represents a newly emerged market segment.  Meeting their need is Google’s St...

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SAP Partner Sees Positive Demand Gen Growth with Digital Marketing Advisory Service SAP PARTNER SEES POSITIVE DEMAND GEN GROWTH WITH DIGITAL MARKETING ADVISORY SERVICE

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May 31, 2019

Creating an effective digital marketing strategy can have many challenges even for the pros. And, some partners are finding that their demand gen efforts are positively growing after they learned how to put their strategy in motion. For Signum Solutions, an SAP gold-level partner focused SAP Busines...

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Ways to Boost ABM Success: Expert Advice WAYS TO BOOST ABM SUCCESS: EXPERT ADVICE

blog article

May 31, 2019

There’s a reason account-based marketing is exploding in popularity within the B2B world, and it isn’t because it’s the newest shiny-object bandwagon to jump on. It’s because ABM is the solution to making B2B marketing more effective than ever before.

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Why a B2B Account-Based Marketing Strategy Must Be a Priority WHY A B2B ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY MUST BE A PRIORITY

blog article

May 29, 2019

Let’s face it, marketing resources-whether part of a large or small team-only have a certain amount of bandwidth each month to build or strengthen their brands, generate leads or demand, enhance their customer experiences, or to reach all of these goals. For many, the ultimate goal is to help ...

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How To Do ABM At Scale Without Killing Your Team HOW TO DO ABM AT SCALE WITHOUT KILLING YOUR TEAM

blog article

May 29, 2019

ABM isn’t really about accounts. There, I said it. Yes, we sell to companies. But we market to people. Conversion only happens if we educate and enable the real live humans behind our target accounts. The same humans who enjoy frictionless, personalized experiences in their daily consumer live...

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The Top 5 ABM Tactics to Try in 2019 THE TOP 5 ABM TACTICS TO TRY IN 2019

blog article

May 29, 2019

ITSMA first coined the term account-based marketing in 2004 but its only really started to gain traction in the past few years. During this time, ABM has gone from being a buzzword to a proven marketing strategy.

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I Do Outbound Sales And This Is How I Use Drift And Conversational ABM To Talk To My Biggest Target Accounts I DO OUTBOUND SALES AND THIS IS HOW I USE DRIFT AND CONVERSATIONAL ABM TO TALK TO MY BIGGEST TARGET ACCOUNTS

blog article

May 28, 2019

Hey there, I’m Scott. I’m a business development manager at Drift, working closely with our outbound sales team to generate new business for the company. Which means I’m using Drift every day to sell Drift to other companies. Yes, I’m in the product constantly. But my job als...

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When to build ABM into your content strategy WHEN TO BUILD ABM INTO YOUR CONTENT STRATEGY

blog article

May 28, 2019

In the real world, all B2B marketers are constrained by their budget. Most respond to this challenge by focusing their efforts on their most important audiences and designing generalist campaigns to engage all these primary stakeholders at once. Account‐based marketing is different. Marketers that p...

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AI for ABM and Personalized Messaging AI FOR ABM AND PERSONALIZED MESSAGING

blog article

May 28, 2019

In today’s digital world, every consumer action leaves a trail of data points. Marketers can leverage that data to create one-to-one messages for every stage of the customer journey. Identifying the unique needs of your buyers is the most important part of creating messages relevant to their i...

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10 Account Based Marketing Blogs to Follow 2019 10 ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING BLOGS TO FOLLOW 2019

blog article

May 27, 2019

Account Based Marketing is gaining rapid popularity in B2B business marketers. Applying account-based marketing requires professional expertise and constant knowledge upgrades. With a rapidly changing marketing environment, experts often need reliable guidance and news sources. We bring you a list o...

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How does content strategy fit with account-based marketing (ABM)? HOW DOES CONTENT STRATEGY FIT WITH ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING (ABM)?

blog article

May 24, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM) is getting a lot of interest from marketers in B2B as a strategy that radically upends and refocuses the way that businesses approach marketing outreach. Essentially, account-based marketing as the name implies focuses marketers’ efforts on the accounts that matte...

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Turn Your Data Points Into A Data Picture With Account Scorecard TURN YOUR DATA POINTS INTO A DATA PICTURE WITH ACCOUNT SCORECARD

blog article

May 23, 2019

Here’s the problem you know there are dozens of touch points between your marketing campaigns and every buying center that ultimately closes business with your company. Sometimes hundreds. But between click-through rates, opens, web visits, and a whole mysterious black box of offline stuff, it...

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Follow The ABM Road Map To Recruit The Right Channel Partners FOLLOW THE ABM ROAD MAP TO RECRUIT THE RIGHT CHANNEL PARTNERS

blog article

May 23, 2019

As the artificial distinction between account-based marketing (ABM) programs and everything else we do in B2B continues to dissolve, more firms are realizing that they can leverage the same account-centric strategies, tactics, and technologies to improve the performance of every aspect of their busi...

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How to Run ABM on a Small Budget: Lessons from Parks & Rec HOW TO RUN ABM ON A SMALL BUDGET: LESSONS FROM PARKS & REC

blog article

May 23, 2019

I have a confession to make. Almost 10 years after the first episode of Parks and Recreation aired, I finally started watching the award-winning series, and although I’ve only binged into season four, I can already tell you that you can learn a lot from Leslie Knope about running ABM-or any ta...

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The Why? Behind the Demandbase ABM Ecosystem THE WHY? BEHIND THE DEMANDBASE ABM ECOSYSTEM

blog article

May 22, 2019

If you’re thinking what is this Demandbase ABM Ecosystem and why should I care? you’ve come to the right place. Put simply, the Demandbase ABM Ecosystem is a collection of software solutions that integrate with and complement the Demandbase Platform. Why should you care?

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32 Account-based marketing statistics for B2B marketers 32 ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STATISTICS FOR B2B MARKETERS

blog article

May 22, 2019

As marketers, we’ve all been guilty of sending mass marketing messages to prospects and customers. And yet, we know that the more personalized and targeted our campaign are, the better they perform. One way to become more targeted is to use account-based marketing. Not only will it help you be...

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How to Create an Effective B2B Account Based Marketing Framework HOW TO CREATE AN EFFECTIVE B2B ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING FRAMEWORK

blog article

May 21, 2019

Account-based marketing is a personalized, highly specific, and curated marketing strategy that focuses on a business positioning themselves as a solution for a particular company as opposed to simply mass advertising or making an effort to sell to everyone. Some of the benefits of an ABM strategy i...

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Empowering Your ABM Strategy Through Email Integration EMPOWERING YOUR ABM STRATEGY THROUGH EMAIL INTEGRATION

blog article

May 21, 2019

One of the greatest opportunities in ABM today is to integrate the data and messaging of marketings most valuable communication channel, email marketing. So why is it that most B2B marketers ignore the role of email when it comes to ABM? Is it because most ABM platforms ignore email? Quite possibly....

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4 Tactics to Improve your Account-Based Marketing Process 4 TACTICS TO IMPROVE YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING PROCESS

blog article

May 20, 2019

“97% of practice leaders, marketers, and executives said that ABM provided a higher ROI than other methods, with just under 40% saying it’s ‘much higher’” (Alterra Group). Account-based marketing is a strategy that can provide significant benefits to retain and expand e...

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Snapchat 2019: Why simplicity is the way forward for the social media platform SNAPCHAT 2019: WHY SIMPLICITY IS THE WAY FORWARD FOR THE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM

blog article

May 20, 2019

Anyone who’s noticed a drop-off from what was at one point an inexorable rise might be wondering what the future holds for Snapchat in 2019. Seemingly on its way to the same level of status as Facebook and Twitter a year ago, the social media platform experienced a torrid 2018 that has made it...

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Data: The Key to Account-Based Marketing Success DATA: THE KEY TO ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING SUCCESS

blog article

May 20, 2019

Account-based marketing has seen a surge in popularity over recent years. In fact, over 90% of B2B marketers say they recognize the value of ABM as a must-have strategy (source). There’s only one problem, however 60% of marketers also say that the overall health of their data is unreliable (so...

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Six things to do before using predictive analytics to drive ABM SIX THINGS TO DO BEFORE USING PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS TO DRIVE ABM

blog article

May 20, 2019

Naturally, you’re super keen. When you explain it (in layman’s terms) to your boss and your bosses’ boss, they’re excited too. New accounts we don’t know about? Buyers who are in market right now? Three times the response rate? When can we start? What are you waiting fo...

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Leveraging Paid Ads to Support Account-Based Marketing LEVERAGING PAID ADS TO SUPPORT ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

blog article

May 20, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM) is the process of identifying key prospects or target accounts, engaging with them through personalized campaigns, and developing a relationship with them during the sales cycle. ABM proves to be an effective smarketing (Sales+Marketing) strategy because you have the po...

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Got Mazoon? Exploring Oman’s first dairy brand GOT MAZOON? EXPLORING OMAN’S FIRST DAIRY BRAND

blog article

May 19, 2019

Mazoon Dairy is Oman’s first vertically integrated dairy company. We collaborated with Mazoon to position the brand as a disruptive challenger to the market, developing a clean, modern identity as well as robust employee engagement initiatives. In this SMPL Q&A, we speak with Zouheir Zouei...

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How to Use Tech Intelligence to Drive ABM Results HOW TO USE TECH INTELLIGENCE TO DRIVE ABM RESULTS

blog article

May 17, 2019

Account selection is the most critical component to ABM success. That’s why 66% of marketers surveyed by Demand Gen Report indicated that they are using or plan to use tech intelligence (technographics) to select the right accounts for their ABM programs.

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The more you know: How to inform your account-based marketing strategy THE MORE YOU KNOW: HOW TO INFORM YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY

blog article

May 16, 2019

Behind every strong account-based marketing strategy, there is an even stronger research process. Without laying the foundations for your campaign, you are unlikely to see the results you're hoping for. Don't worry though, these useful tips will help you prepare for account-based marketing s...

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What’s Trending in B2B Account Based Marketing WHAT’S TRENDING IN B2B ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

blog article

May 15, 2019

This spring was packed with big events in B2B sales and marketing, from TOPO Summit to Gartner Marketing Symposium, to SiriusDecisions Summit. There were a lot of valuable insights shared between experts, panelists, customers, and peers. So what did the leaders in today’s B2B world have to say...

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The Secret to Successful Education Industry Account-Based Marketing is 8 Digits THE SECRET TO SUCCESSFUL EDUCATION INDUSTRY ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING IS 8 DIGITS

blog article

May 15, 2019

Aligning sales and marketing is integral for any successful business. When sales and marketing resources are focused and then positioned to work hand in hand, personalized marketing messages and a higher level of sales engagement results in an increase in account conversions. ABM changes the sales c...

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How to Segment Your Audience for Demand Generation HOW TO SEGMENT YOUR AUDIENCE FOR DEMAND GENERATION

blog article

May 12, 2019

In the first post in our series on demand generation, we talked about what demand gen is as opposed to what people think it is and then looked at the five aspects of a successful campaign. Now, we’re going to cover one of those areas in detail: audience segmentation. Knowing how to effectively...

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How to Failure-Proof Your Account-Based Marketing Approach HOW TO FAILURE-PROOF YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING APPROACH

blog article

May 08, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM) is a strategy that’s been helping companies in the B2B arena capture and retain new clients in recent years. In fact, 60 percent of businesses that use ABM for at least a year see a revenue boost of at least 10 percent. Nearly a fifth see revenue growth of 30 perc...

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How to Make Account-Based Marketing and Direct Mail Work Together HOW TO MAKE ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND DIRECT MAIL WORK TOGETHER

blog article

May 08, 2019

Seeing the success that many smaller business-to-business (B2B) organizations have had with account-based marketing (ABM), large enterprise B2B companies are working to cash in on ABM, too. But for these larger players, with multiple business lines and product marketing teams, it’s been a lot ...

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Account-Based Marketing: From Theory to Practice ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE

blog article

May 08, 2019

In a recent article, I talked about six steps you can take to set up your own Account-Based Marketing (ABM) program. While it’s good to talk about the concept of ABM, going from theory to action is a big jump. That’s because an ABM strategy is more focused on orchestrated, high-value pro...

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How to Use Google Ads for Account-Based Marketing HOW TO USE GOOGLE ADS FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

blog article

May 06, 2019

Over the last few years, account-based marketing (ABM) has become a big buzzword in the digital marketing industry. A lot of B2B and SaaS companies especially those going after the large and enterprise-level accounts invest heavily in ABM platforms that allow them to target potential prospects with ...

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THE NEXT PHASE OF ABM: INTRODUCING THE DEMANDBASE ABM ECOSYSTEM THE NEXT PHASE OF ABM: INTRODUCING THE DEMANDBASE ABM ECOSYSTEM

blog article

May 06, 2019

Partnering has been a core part of Demandbase’s ethos since our founding over ten years ago. In the early days, partnerships meant integrating our products into the top CMS technologies, marketing automation forms, and some basic chat solutions. Over the years, as the marketing technology land...

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Demand Generation Marketing: A Five-Minute Guide DEMAND GENERATION MARKETING: A FIVE-MINUTE GUIDE

blog article

May 05, 2019

The common misconception is that demand generation is all about creating demand for a product. The clue’s in the name, right? Well, demand generation is actually far more than that. In an industry where creating better brand-to-customer relationships is everything, demand generation is an umbr...

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Amplifying Content to Target More Potential Customers AMPLIFYING CONTENT TO TARGET MORE POTENTIAL CUSTOMERS

blog article

May 02, 2019

As we all know, lead nurture is a great retargeting tactic but seldom used effectively. Because most marketers know what pages their prospects already viewed on their website, they can easily place high-quality leads in a predetermined workflow. This workflow might consist of several emails or piece...

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Account Based Marketing - Is it Right For Your Business? ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING - IS IT RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

blog article

May 01, 2019

When you’re a multinational corporation, the marketing world is your oyster. Want to generate brand awareness? Invest in a few peak time TV ads on ITV for £30k a pop. Or take out a colour double-page spread in The Times for £42,000. If you’re thinking bigger, why not shell ou...

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How To Choose the Right Tool for Account-Based Marketing HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT TOOL FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

blog article

Apr 30, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM) is a highly tactical approach to B2B digital marketing wherein key business accounts are identified, consolidated, and marketed directly. In other words, organizations first pinpoint high-value accounts or prospects. Then, through various channels marketing strategies a...

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Five untold approaches to innovation FIVE UNTOLD APPROACHES TO INNOVATION

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Apr 30, 2019

In recent years, key opinion leaders in the conference circuit and the media have obsessed over the dual topic of innovation and disruption. Though both topics have been consistently covered, their endurance in our collective attention is evidence that no analyses have cracked their success code. Di...

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Achieving Sales and Marketing Alignment during an ABM Campaign ACHIEVING SALES AND MARKETING ALIGNMENT DURING AN ABM CAMPAIGN

blog article

Apr 23, 2019

Nowadays, marketers are bestowing their trust in account-based marketing (ABM). What’s the reason? ABM actually converts! It’s not only me but 87 percent of the marketers who say that ABM produces higher ROI than other traditional marketing strategies. The reasons for the success can be ...

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Elevate Your Account-Based Marketing Strategy to ABM 2.0 ELEVATE YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY TO ABM 2.0

blog article

Apr 22, 2019

Regardless of whether your organization is fully invested in an account-based marketing strategy or still primarily relying on a lead-based approach, you’re likely familiar with what Terminus Chief Evangelist Sangram Vagre calls “ABM 1.0.” In this early iteration of account-based m...

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ABM: Flash In The Pan Or Here To Stay? ABM: FLASH IN THE PAN OR HERE TO STAY?

blog article

Apr 22, 2019

At the SiriusDecisions 2019 Summit on May 5–8 in Austin, Texas, I will join two of my new colleagues from SiriusDecisions, Service Director Matt Senatore and Senior Research Director Bob Peterson, in presenting our POV on the future of account-based marketing (ABM). I have to say that, pr...

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Build an effective ABM strategy BUILD AN EFFECTIVE ABM STRATEGY

blog article

Apr 19, 2019

Account-based marketing is beginning to revolutionize how B2B organizations target and win valuable clients, and 92% of businesses see incorporating ABM into their strategies as a priority. Though this approach generally yields a result and in some instances can boost revenue by over 200%, understan...

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Secure account-based marketing success: 5 top tips SECURE ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING SUCCESS: 5 TOP TIPS

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Apr 17, 2019

Account-based marketing offers organizations everywhere an exciting opportunity to target and win the business of high-value dream clients. This relatively new marketing channel has seen businesses start to achieve revolutionary results, tipping traditional marketing approaches on their head by offe...

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Three ‘must dos’ before launching an ABM campaign THREE ‘MUST DOS’ BEFORE LAUNCHING AN ABM CAMPAIGN

blog article

Apr 17, 2019

Great ABM programs are slick, efficient and high-value. They deliver a lot of bang for a relatively small amount of buck. But you don’t get to this point without a lot of planning. You need to do the hard work up front to make your life easier during execution. Here are our three mus...

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Account-based marketing: an introduction by BBC ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING: AN INTRODUCTION BY BBC

blog article

Apr 16, 2019

ABM is … ABM has been gaining traction within the B2B marketing community for a few years now. There are scores of definitions floating around the internet, but the one most often quoted comes from ITSMA: ABM means treating individual accounts as markets in their own right. You might think th...

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Bridging the Gap Between Lead Gen and ABM with Intent Data BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN LEAD GEN AND ABM WITH INTENT DATA

blog article

Apr 16, 2019

One of the biggest reasons there’s a gap between so many sales and marketing teams is that they’re speaking different languages. You’re looking for any way to improve your lead gen capabilities while sales is trying to win accounts. “Salespeople talk about accounts, they...

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Top Account-Based Marketing Tools In 2019 For Direct Mail, Email Marketing, Paid Advertising And More TOP ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING TOOLS IN 2019 FOR DIRECT MAIL, EMAIL MARKETING, PAID ADVERTISING AND MORE

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Apr 16, 2019

As performance imperatives become clearer and data takes center stage as the priority for marketing and sales teams, hyper-targeted, personalized outreach strategies are becoming more important. Case in point? Account-based marketing is rapidly rising in prominence, with 60% of companies saying...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Account-Based Selling A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO ACCOUNT-BASED SELLING

blog article

Apr 16, 2019

Account-based selling isn’t a new concept– but it’s recently exploded as a common practice in sales and marketing circles. Although many predicted the account-based framework would be nothing more than a short-lived trend, it’s actually proven to be a highly effective sales s...

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5 Content Development Tips for Account Based Marketing 5 CONTENT DEVELOPMENT TIPS FOR ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Apr 12, 2019

Many of the business to business marketing professionals are now executing and implementing an account based marketing strategy.Business 2 Business marketers have now realized that the optimal strategy is not just generating a whole bunch of leads in volume, but the key trick is going towards a more...

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3 Strategies for Reporting ABM Effectiveness to Your Board and C-Suite 3 STRATEGIES FOR REPORTING ABM EFFECTIVENESS TO YOUR BOARD AND C-SUITE

blog article

Apr 11, 2019

If you’ve been running account-based marketing (ABM) programs for some time, or even explored implementing it, you know it requires a sizeable shift in virtually all aspects of marketing. It’s a shift in the way you target accounts, plan campaigns, collaborate with the team, and perhaps ...

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6 PPC Tactics for Account-Based Marketing Campaigns 6 PPC TACTICS FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING CAMPAIGNS

blog article

Apr 10, 2019

PPC campaigns continue to become increasingly well-targeted. More and more companies are using tactics like single-keyword ad groups (SKAGs) and single-product ad groups (SPAGs). While those tactics may have differentiated your campaigns in the past, they no longer do (or won’t soon). One...

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How to Segment Healthcare Audiences for Account-Based Marketing HOW TO SEGMENT HEALTHCARE AUDIENCES FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

blog article

Apr 09, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM) is all about treating your highest-value leads as markets of their own. This approach is especially useful in the healthcare and life sciences (HLS) industry, where marketers must often tailor messaging to individual healthcare professionals (HCPs) as well as members of...

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How Top Sales & Marketing Teams Are Using LinkedIn For Account-Based Marketing HOW TOP SALES & MARKETING TEAMS ARE USING LINKEDIN FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

blog article

Apr 09, 2019

With an ever-increasing usage rate, several top sales and marketing teams are finding success with using LinkedIn to complement increasingly popular outreach techniques such as account-based marketing, or ABM. For most of us, it’s easy to see why.How much time do you spend on LinkedIn?&nb...

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How To Define Your Account-Based Marketing Strategy HOW TO DEFINE YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY

blog article

Apr 08, 2019

While the term, account-based marketing (ABM), has only worked its way into our marketing vocabulary in recent years, the general concepts that define the strategy have been around for a long time. ABM really comes down to a question of how much effort you put towards engaging (and hopefully landing...

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How to Optimise an Account-Based Marketing Campaign with HubSpot HOW TO OPTIMISE AN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING CAMPAIGN WITH HUBSPOT

blog article

Apr 08, 2019

When done correctly, the combination of ABM and inbound works brilliantly as there’s a focus on marketing efforts being relevant, buyer-focussed, personalised and resonates with your audience. Eighty-seven percent of marketers measuring ROI say that ABM outperforms other marketing investments,...

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What Ice Fishing Taught Me About ABM WHAT ICE FISHING TAUGHT ME ABOUT ABM

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Apr 08, 2019

• A couple of weeks ago, I went ice fishing for the first time. Four friends and I planned out how we’d get picked up, eat some food, and sit in a hut on Lake Simcoe for a few hours while we caught some fish and had some laughs. It would be interesting, fun, and we’d catch a ton of ...

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What’s Trending: The Growing Focus on ABM WHAT’S TRENDING: THE GROWING FOCUS ON ABM

blog article

Apr 08, 2019

At its core, account-based marketing is all about focus. Modeled around the concentrated pursuit of key targeted accounts, this approach compels B2B organizations to bring laserlike focus to their messaging, content, and strategies. While marketers are generally getting much better at maximizing ins...

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Why Should ABM Be In Your To-Do List of 2019? WHY SHOULD ABM BE IN YOUR TO-DO LIST OF 2019?

blog article

Apr 07, 2019

ABM is an acronym for account-based marketing. Traditionally, entrepreneurs try to comprehensively cover the marketplace with their product with the help of advertising and other tools to achieve business goals. Account-based marketing (ABM) employs a business strategy which directs marketing resour...

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How to Take a Crawl, Walk, Run Approach to ABM HOW TO TAKE A CRAWL, WALK, RUN APPROACH TO ABM

blog article

Apr 05, 2019

I’ll never forget my first experience surfing – it was the tail end of surfing season in Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica. I was 19, in prime shape, and I thought to myself “how hard could it be? I’ll just rent a board and hit the waves.” With no training but plenty of hu...

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How Does Artificial Intelligence Transform your Account-Based Marketing Tactics? HOW DOES ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TRANSFORM YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING TACTICS?

blog article

Apr 05, 2019

Did you know that 89% of respondents reported a higher ROI from ABM (Account-Based Marketing) than traditional marketing initiatives (ITSMA)? While ABM is a strategy best suited for long term growth and potential, new technology – specifically, AI (Artificial Intelligence) could be the critica...

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Account-Based Marketing: A 6-Step Guide to Building Your Plan ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING: A 6-STEP GUIDE TO BUILDING YOUR PLAN

blog article

Apr 04, 2019

In a recent post, I provided an overview of Account-Based Marketing (ABM) as it relates to the education market. I discussed what it is and why ed marketers should consider adding this focused attribution marketing method to their strategy for reaching and engaging schools and districts. Now that yo...

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7 Creative Ways to Personalize Your ABM Strategy 7 CREATIVE WAYS TO PERSONALIZE YOUR ABM STRATEGY

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Apr 04, 2019

It’s perfectly normal to stick to a marketing strategy if it has proven to be successful for your business. However, one of the most effective ways to keep your marketing strategy dynamic is to inject fresh ideas, talking points, tactical approaches, and creative messaging. Account-Based Marke...

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Measuring with the New B2B Funnel MEASURING WITH THE NEW B2B FUNNEL

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Apr 04, 2019

Relationships are one of the underlying principles and key differentiators of account-based marketing (ABM), where the goal is making meaningful connections and progressing opportunities with the right accounts rather than driving lead volume. As such, ABM programs can’t be held up against the...

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Tips For Incorporating Direct Mail Into Your Account-Based Marketing Campaigns TIPS FOR INCORPORATING DIRECT MAIL INTO YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING CAMPAIGNS

blog article

Apr 04, 2019

How many emails do you receive on a daily basis? Probably dozens, if not more. In fact, the average employee will receive around 120 emails every single day. Now, think about how many times you receive something in the mail. I’m willing to bet it’s much less than what’s showing up ...

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How Smart Content Can Enhance Your ABM Strategy HOW SMART CONTENT CAN ENHANCE YOUR ABM STRATEGY

blog article

Apr 04, 2019

On an enterprise level, forget about being broad. The purpose of Account-Based Marketing (ABM) is to shape and mould your campaigns so that you can reel in one mega fish rather than countless smaller ones. To be successful, think about using smart content so you can enhance your ABM strategy.

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ABM Undivided: How to Build Mind-blowing Campaigns ABM UNDIVIDED: HOW TO BUILD MIND-BLOWING CAMPAIGNS

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Apr 03, 2019

When an architect maps out a new building, every detail, right down to the doorknobs, is sketched out on a blueprint. Not only is it convenient to see a design in its entirety, but a complete view also allows hidden obstacles and opportunities to be seen at a glance. I know, I know,  the b...

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What is ABM, and is it Right for You? WHAT IS ABM, AND IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?

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Apr 03, 2019

This blog post is the first in Alyce’s seven-part series on account-based marketing best practices. For this post on ABM basics, we tapped Lisa Ames, VP of marketing at Lucidworks, for her I’ve-been-there insights. Over the years, a “more is more” mindset has been ingrai...

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The Expert Guide to Innovative Demand Generation THE EXPERT GUIDE TO INNOVATIVE DEMAND GENERATION

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Apr 03, 2019

Do you routinely look for ways to drive innovation with your demand generation approach? Or do you feel behind the curve? According to research by Circle Research and B2B Marketing, marketers are evenly split. Half say they’re “old school” while the other half believe their ap...

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5 trends to fuel your account based marketing strategy 5 TRENDS TO FUEL YOUR ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING STRATEGY

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Apr 02, 2019

92% of B2B organizations understand the importance of an account-based marketing strategy. This approach can revolutionize the way you target and win new business, boosting revenue gained by over 200%! However, nothing in marketing stands still. The needs and preferences of potential buyers consiste...

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Improve Your Data, Improve Your Customer Experience: 6 Steps to Reach Data-Driven Marketing Nirvana IMPROVE YOUR DATA, IMPROVE YOUR CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE: 6 STEPS TO REACH DATA-DRIVEN MARKETING NIRVANA

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Apr 02, 2019

Over the past few years, there’s been a huge push for marketers to create a more holistic and seamless customer experience. The ability to create, implement, and then deliver on that experience, however, depends largely on the accuracy and comprehensiveness of the data that’s driving it....

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Effective ABM is Impossible Without Sales and Marketing Alignment (Part 3 of 7) EFFECTIVE ABM IS IMPOSSIBLE WITHOUT SALES AND MARKETING ALIGNMENT (PART 3 OF 7)

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Apr 02, 2019

This blog post is the third in Alyce’s seven-part series on account-based marketing best practices. For this post on ABM metrics, we connected with Marketo’s head of enterprise demand generation and ABM, Dave Rigotti. The notion that sales and marketing should be in alignment is a t...

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So What’s Latest in Demand Generation? SO WHAT’S LATEST IN DEMAND GENERATION?

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Apr 01, 2019

Demand generation refers to the comprehensive programme of marketing and sales enablement initiatives throughout the entire funnel that only occur once there is some demand for your product or service. Lastly, demand generation goes beyond your marketing and sales funnel to address non-visible touch...

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3 Ways Quality Intent Data Improves Your Demand Gen Strategies 3 WAYS QUALITY INTENT DATA IMPROVES YOUR DEMAND GEN STRATEGIES

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Apr 01, 2019

There was a time when mass email blasts were the bread and butter of any great marketing team. You spent significant time and money building up your email list and there seemed to be a direct correlation to the number you sent and the results your email marketing generated. Those days are long gone....

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Defining Your Ideal Customer Profile and Selecting the Right Target Accounts DEFINING YOUR IDEAL CUSTOMER PROFILE AND SELECTING THE RIGHT TARGET ACCOUNTS

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Apr 01, 2019

“Measure twice, cut once” is a great maxim for carpenters. A single imprecise cut can cost you extra time, resources and product quality. By slowing down now, you can move faster later. This principle can also be applied to ABM. Making sure you’re going after the right accounts in ...

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3 Strategies to Kick-Start your ABM Efforts 3 STRATEGIES TO KICK-START YOUR ABM EFFORTS

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Mar 31, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM) is neither a product nor a point solution. Rather, it’s a strategy, a mindset, and ultimately a cultural movement. Done correctly, this culture shift leads to better sales and marketing partnership, and eventually the ability to maximize revenue potential together...

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Putting more RPM in your ABM PUTTING MORE RPM IN YOUR ABM

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Mar 31, 2019

Sales and marketing, marketing and the agency, agency and sales, sales and the customer. These are all symbiotic relationships that take work, effort, care and consideration to maintain. All of the above can also end in a messy split if not managed correctly. But when pushed to their poten...

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Account-based marketing vs traditional inbound approaches ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING VS TRADITIONAL INBOUND APPROACHES

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Mar 31, 2019

Nothing is constant in B2B marketing. The ever-evolving nature of potential buyer desires combined with continual advancements in marketing technology changes how we aim to generate new business opportunities. Account-based marketing has recently gained immeasurable popularity – many now claim...

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4 Types of Inbound Content to Deliver in an ABM Strategy 4 TYPES OF INBOUND CONTENT TO DELIVER IN AN ABM STRATEGY

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Mar 31, 2019

Compared to inbound marketing, account-based marketing (ABM) is a more strategic approach on how you target specific companies as opposed to casting a wider net to capture as much traffic as possible. That means you need to think about the type of companies you want to work with and figure out the t...

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ABM Advice from a Sales Guy? Look, Folks, We’re in This Together! ABM ADVICE FROM A SALES GUY? LOOK, FOLKS, WE’RE IN THIS TOGETHER!

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Mar 29, 2019

Let’s begin with the obvious: Sales guys have to do the best they can with what they’re given. Once we have our assignments, we have to buckle down and go after them. This is why, when asked by marketers for a list of priority accounts, the most pragmatic thing for us to do is provide a ...

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What Makes a Good ABM Marketer? WHAT MAKES A GOOD ABM MARKETER?

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Mar 28, 2019

One of the highest-leveraged activities you can do to build your ABM program and ensure success is hiring the right person to lead your ABM efforts. But the challenge is the ABM marketer is a relatively new role – how do you know what to look for? I’ve written about my thoughts on how to...

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Adobe Enhances Customer Experience Management with Artificial Intelligence Integration into Marketo Engage’s ABM Solution ADOBE ENHANCES CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MANAGEMENT WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE INTEGRATION INTO MARKETO ENGAGE’S ABM SOLUTION

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Mar 28, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM) has proven to be a successful strategy used to reach high-value targets. It is quickly becoming table stakes for B2B brands that want to maximize their revenue potential. In fact, according to ITSMA survey results, 85% of marketers that measured their ROI said their ABM...

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Mastering Account-Based Pipeline Forecasting MASTERING ACCOUNT-BASED PIPELINE FORECASTING

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Mar 28, 2019

Most organizations today struggle with pipeline forecast accuracy. In fact, the average win rate of forecasted deals is just under 47%. And when deals do close, only approximately 48% close as originally forecasted, according to a CSO Insights report. Why the discrepancy? Because most models are bui...

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Beyond the Basics: 5 Account Based Marketing Tactics From the Pros BEYOND THE BASICS: 5 ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING TACTICS FROM THE PROS

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Mar 28, 2019

We’re finally reaching an era when Account Based Marketing has found its footing, and Sales and Marketing teams are more open to making the transition from traditional marketing methods to ABM. While there’s plenty of room for ABM to mature, we’ve seen an incredibly diverse ra...

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Unifying Revenue Teams Across the Pond: How BluJay Bridged the Gap to Create a Comprehensive ABM Strategy UNIFYING REVENUE TEAMS ACROSS THE POND: HOW BLUJAY BRIDGED THE GAP TO CREATE A COMPREHENSIVE ABM STRATEGY

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Mar 28, 2019

At 6sense, we know not every company’s journey to ABM is the same. There are bumps, hiccups, and even screw-ups. More importantly, there’s not one ABM strategy that works for everyone. But done right, ABM can work for anyone. We sat down with Andrea Feldman, Director of Field Market...

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11 B2B DEMAND GENERATION MYTHS YOU THINK ARE TRUE 11 B2B DEMAND GENERATION MYTHS YOU THINK ARE TRUE

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Mar 28, 2019

Imagine this situation. You are offering carrots to tigers and meat to rabbits in a zoo or a forest. Well, the food you provide is nothing but utter waste. You cannot engage a lead just like that. It shows that you are stuck with different b2b demand generation myths. Have you seen the movie &l...

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Get personal: Say hello to account-based marketing in Intercom GET PERSONAL: SAY HELLO TO ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING IN INTERCOM

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Mar 27, 2019

When you work in marketing or sales, you will always have a list of companies you aspire to have as customers. But how do you go about approaching those companies and cutting through the usual noise? That’s where account-based marketing (ABM) comes in. ABM is an approach to marketing and ...

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The New Way Forward In B2B: Account-Based Experience THE NEW WAY FORWARD IN B2B: ACCOUNT-BASED EXPERIENCE

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Mar 27, 2019

Steve Lucas, SVP of Marketo, an Adobe company, on Thursday challenged the thousands of attendees at Adobe Summit—The Digital Experience Conference to make every experience count. “Experience,” he said, “is the line between epic and epic failure.” With that, Adobe CEO Sh...

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5 Pillars of Modern Account Based Marketing in Action 5 PILLARS OF MODERN ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING IN ACTION

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Mar 27, 2019

Account Based Marketing is by no means a new topic to marketing professionals. But the advent of new technologies makes the ABM process potentially more effective – if we know how to integrate the proper tech and mindsets into our strategy. On this episode, Bernie speaks with Sydney Sloan, CMO...

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Measure your ABM efforts with Terminus Advanced Analytics MEASURE YOUR ABM EFFORTS WITH TERMINUS ADVANCED ANALYTICS

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Mar 26, 2019

The word is out – MQLs are all vanity, and serious B2B marketers are ready and willing to measure what matters – impact on real revenue. Today, only 53% of marketers say they have adopted technology to measure account based efforts, yet 86% rate measurement as critical to their efforts. ...

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LinkedIn ABM: 7 Ways To Supercharge Your LinkedIn Account Based Marketing LINKEDIN ABM: 7 WAYS TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR LINKEDIN ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Mar 26, 2019

Did you know that 86% of B2B companies are utilizing an account-based marketing and sales strategy? Furthermore, 41% consider account-based marketing and sales a top B2B priority. LinkedIn Account-Based Marketing (ABM) has proven itself an effective method for marketers to generate high quality lead...

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ABM’s Big Shift: Top Questions Buyers are Asking ABM’S BIG SHIFT: TOP QUESTIONS BUYERS ARE ASKING

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Mar 26, 2019

It’s a new era in B2B buying and selling! ABM is evolving and organizations are scrambling to catch up to the big shift. But what does ABM mean today? It seems like everyone claims to be ABM technology. What does the new ABM landscape look like? You have a lot of questions and we have answers....

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An Account-Based Marketing and Sales Approach AN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND SALES APPROACH

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Mar 22, 2019

Today the business world is extremely volatile, and the sales pattern is always changing its pace. Organizations are on a constant go for adopting new techniques and approaches for keeping up with their competitive edge in the market. The concept of Account Based Marketing (ABM) is old but impo...

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What is ABM, and is it Right for You? (Part 1 of 7) WHAT IS ABM, AND IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU? (PART 1 OF 7)

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Mar 21, 2019

This blog post is the first in Alyce’s seven-part series on account-based marketing best practices. For this post on ABM basics, we tapped Lisa Ames, VP of marketing at Lucidworks, for her I’ve-been-there insights. Over the years, a “more is more” mindset has been ingrained i...

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How to Run Dynamic Account-Based Programs HOW TO RUN DYNAMIC ACCOUNT-BASED PROGRAMS

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Mar 21, 2019

We’re often asked how we structure our account-based programs, and to be honest, it’s been a work in progress. We’ve spent years testing, measuring, and evaluating to continually dial-in our strategy. Eventually, we concluded that everything we do ties back to the TEAM framework. T...

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Planning for ABM? Avoid These Common Challenges PLANNING FOR ABM? AVOID THESE COMMON CHALLENGES

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Mar 20, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM) has gained a firm foothold in the B2B marketing world. According to Information Technology Services Marketing Association, ABM is defined as “treating individual accounts as markets in their own right.” Basically, you as a marketer are taking personalization...

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Engagement-Based Attribution: A Deep Dive into The Most Accurate Way to Assign Value to ABM ENGAGEMENT-BASED ATTRIBUTION: A DEEP DIVE INTO THE MOST ACCURATE WAY TO ASSIGN VALUE TO ABM

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Mar 20, 2019

The problem of Marketing Attribution has been challenging marketers ever since there’s been marketing. We want to be able to measure and evaluate the effectiveness of our marketing investments to business results – and get precise measures of ROI. Of course, we’re never going to ha...

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The Ideal Sales and Marketing Relationship for ABM Success THE IDEAL SALES AND MARKETING RELATIONSHIP FOR ABM SUCCESS

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Mar 20, 2019

Account Based Marketing (ABM) has been a hot topic in the B2B Marketing world within the past year or so. Companies are transitioning from casting a wide net to bring in as many leads as possible to targeting specific, key accounts that fit a predefined criteria.

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How to Provide Context in Content Marketing HOW TO PROVIDE CONTEXT IN CONTENT MARKETING

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Mar 19, 2019

Think about the last time you were searching for a new chicken recipe online. A simple Google search gives you over 900 million results in .45 seconds. If you provide no other context in your search query, such as “barbecue chicken recipes” or “crockpot chicken recipes”, info...

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5 Best Account Based Marketing Practices For 2019 5 BEST ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING PRACTICES FOR 2019

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Mar 18, 2019

Maintaining a good relationship with the customer is the key to a successful business. But pretty much every other marketing or business head failed to do so because of the improper planning and a bad strategy. The successful have a good strategy. First, they target some individual targets who are h...

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Sales and Marketing Alignment with Account Based Scoring SALES AND MARKETING ALIGNMENT WITH ACCOUNT BASED SCORING

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Mar 18, 2019

Sales and marketing alignment is crucial in the era of account based everything.  If your marketing team is investing in account based marketing initiatives but your sales team isn't taking advantage of it, then better alignment can be a big win. TOPO defines account based everything as &qu...

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Account-Based Marketing Reporting: 9 ABM Metrics That Savvy B2B Marketers Really Need to Track ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING REPORTING: 9 ABM METRICS THAT SAVVY B2B MARKETERS REALLY NEED TO TRACK

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Mar 18, 2019

For those in of you in the B2B space, you’ve probably come across the phrase: account-based marketing. This marketing philosophy evangelises highly-targeted, ultra-relevant campaigns to a small group of prospects, rather than the alternative approach of casting your net far and wide in the hop...

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Researched Benefits of Using Account-Based Marketing RESEARCHED BENEFITS OF USING ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Mar 15, 2019

The account-based approach to marketing and sales is cross-disciplinary, yet concentrated, optimizing the entire sales process. So what’s the buzz all about? Is ABM just a trend, or is it really changing the way that we sell for the better? Eric Wittlake, senior marketing analyst at TOPO, note...

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How ABM Fared in 2018 HOW ABM FARED IN 2018

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Mar 15, 2019

In 2018, less than 25% of total survey respondents were confident their ABM programs were effective, while over half of the group of survey respondents with advanced ABM programs were genuinely confident in their programs’ ability to drive revenue! Which begs the question, where do ABM practit...

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An Account-Based Marketing Approach for Selling to Schools AN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING APPROACH FOR SELLING TO SCHOOLS

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Mar 15, 2019

Account Based Marketing (ABM) is generating a lot of buzz, and for good reason.  It’s a direct relationship between sales and marketing.  Looking for an attribution model, marketers?  Here you go! For B2B marketers, demand generation marketing has long been the workhorse of the ...

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High-Performance ABM Starts with a Data Foundation HIGH-PERFORMANCE ABM STARTS WITH A DATA FOUNDATION

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Mar 15, 2019

Among a proliferation of point solutions, what's missing is the ability to collect and normalize data across sales and marketing programs and channels, and to resolve those data against a persistent view of each target account and buying role. Without this, marketing will never connect to measur...

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5 Account-based Marketing Best Practices to Engage More Leads, Drive More Meetings and Unify Sales & Marketing 5 ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING BEST PRACTICES TO ENGAGE MORE LEADS, DRIVE MORE MEETINGS AND UNIFY SALES & MARKETING

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Mar 14, 2019

Account-based marketing started to take off in the mid-to-late 2000s. It caught on because it was different. ABM turned the traditional approach to B2B marketing on its head…literally. Instead of the spray and pray approach, ABM helps you prioritize quality over quantity. Now you can focus on...

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5 Signs B2B Marketers Might Actually Be Leprechauns 5 SIGNS B2B MARKETERS MIGHT ACTUALLY BE LEPRECHAUNS

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Mar 14, 2019

Every St. Patrick’s Day, we deck ourselves out in green and celebrate great Irish traditions like collecting shamrocks and enjoying parades. One of the most familiar faces of St. Paddy’s Day is the leprechaun — a mysterious creature who causes mischief, appreciates solitude, and en...

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4 B2B MARKETING STRATEGIES & TACTICS TO BOOST ANY BUSINESS 4 B2B MARKETING STRATEGIES & TACTICS TO BOOST ANY BUSINESS

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Mar 14, 2019

Building a ranking article in 2019 means knowing how to leverage search rankings. There are plenty of blog writing strategies that will help optimize an article’s wording and structure for more clicks. But what about when it comes to b2b marketing strategies for new content? Marketing a high-r...

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Achieving ABM Success with Real Intent Data: Tips from TechTarget Priority Engine Users ACHIEVING ABM SUCCESS WITH REAL INTENT DATA: TIPS FROM TECHTARGET PRIORITY ENGINE USERS

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Mar 13, 2019

Last week, we hosted our first Boston-area Priority Engine User Group of 2019. At our user group events, customers are invited to share their experiences and learn from one another in a “roundtable” setting. From sharing best practices and success they have achieved to posing questions t...

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How to Choose the Right Level of Personalization For Your ABM Program HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT LEVEL OF PERSONALIZATION FOR YOUR ABM PROGRAM

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Mar 13, 2019

Personalization is crucial for making a human and lasting connection. There’s a reason people enjoy thoughtful gifts over expensive ones. We like knowing that the giver put thought and effort into selecting that gift specifically for us. The same is true with marketing. As a prospect, or ...

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How To Know If Account-Based Marketing Is Right For Your Company HOW TO KNOW IF ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING IS RIGHT FOR YOUR COMPANY

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Mar 13, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM) is taking over B2B companies left and right, and for good reason – it essentially closes the gap between Sales and Marketing, allowing both departments to align their efforts and drive conversions more effectively. But aligning Sales and Marketing requir...

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The 3 Types of ABM – Which is Right for You? THE 3 TYPES OF ABM – WHICH IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

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Mar 12, 2019

One-to-one, one-to-few, one-to-many, programmatic, lite…it’s understandable why account-based marketing can seem daunting at first! But regardless of the ABM terminology being used, the basic principles are the same. Putting more resources into fewer target accounts who are more likely ...

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7 Best B2B Lead Generation Strategies Will Work in 2019 7 BEST B2B LEAD GENERATION STRATEGIES WILL WORK IN 2019

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Mar 12, 2019

Making a website doesn’t mean that the marketing work is over. Making a website means that one has put them in the market, but lead generation strategies define the way from the market to the companies. These business 2 business lead generation strategies make the website more convenient ...

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What Does It Really Mean: Account Based marketing (ABM) WHAT DOES IT REALLY MEAN: ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING (ABM)

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Mar 12, 2019

Two years back, Marketingsherpa reported how SAP created about $27 million in new pipeline opportunities after implementing Account-based marketing or ‘ABM.’ SAP implemented the ABM for their top 10% of the customers who contributed to a third of the revenue in the America region. We kne...

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Turn Your Ideal Customer Profile Into a Target Account List TURN YOUR IDEAL CUSTOMER PROFILE INTO A TARGET ACCOUNT LIST

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Mar 12, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM) continues to grow in popularity, and for some pretty valid reasons. Fifty-two percent of marketers practicing ABM have been using this strategy for less than a year, according to a recent study from ITSMA, but 77 percent of marketers surveyed believe it has driven bette...

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Are You Ready for Account-Based Marketing? ARE YOU READY FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING?

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Mar 12, 2019

In Chapter 1, we discussed the various definitions of account-based marketing, its legacy and evolution as a B2B marketing program, four of its major benefits for any organization, and the fundamental shift in thinking that’s key to understanding account-based marketing. Overall, it was a grea...

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5 Best Practices for Creating Account-Based Marketing Plan 5 BEST PRACTICES FOR CREATING ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING PLAN

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Mar 12, 2019

In the realm of B2B marketing companies experience a lot of pressure. The market has become competitive as never before. Moreover, today with all the different frameworks and marketing automation tools available, it’s hard to know which one will be right for your business. However, for campaig...

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3 WAYS TO PERSONALIZE CONTENT FOR ABM 3 WAYS TO PERSONALIZE CONTENT FOR ABM

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Mar 11, 2019

For most of us, creating content is not a problem. It’s when we’re tasked with creating content for ABM that anxiety sets in. And we’re not alone. According to the results of the Account-Based Marketing Strategy Survey conducted by Ascend2 and Uberflip, personalized content is the ...

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Account Based Marketing the HubSpot Way: Key Takeaways From the Manchester HUG ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING THE HUBSPOT WAY: KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THE MANCHESTER HUG

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Mar 08, 2019

At our most recent HubSpot Users Group event in Manchester, we discussed account based marketing and the new GDPR legislation. We invited Olivia Kirwan, Channel Account Manager at HubSpot, to talk about account based marketing, how you can align both marketing and sales, and how it can be used to im...

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ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING TACTICS TO STAY AHEAD OF THE GAME ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING TACTICS TO STAY AHEAD OF THE GAME

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Mar 08, 2019

ABM -- one of the biggest buzzwords in the digital marketing world. A significant component in the marketing strategy, that took the pillars of marketing to its prime. And it still remains to be a continued success! 2018 was a fantastic year in terms of demand generation and ROI, companies that impl...

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Build a Better ABM Strategy with Clean Marketing Data BUILD A BETTER ABM STRATEGY WITH CLEAN MARKETING DATA

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Mar 08, 2019

We've been talking about the top use cases for your marketing data this month, and one of those is improving your account-based marketing (ABM) strategy. Too many businesses and marketers aren't taking advantage of all of the data they have at their fingertips, and it's costing them. To ...

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ABM Innovation Summit Preview: How AI Can Unleash ABM ABM INNOVATION SUMMIT PREVIEW: HOW AI CAN UNLEASH ABM

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Mar 07, 2019

Business buyers now expect more from B2B marketers than ever before. B2B marketers are well aware of this, and many are already offering personalized experiences to prospects. Still, with fixed resources and manual data analysis, it can sometimes be tough to effectively scale your account-based mark...

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Account-Based Marketing Budgets Demystified: Findings From SiriusDecisions’ Latest Study ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING BUDGETS DEMYSTIFIED: FINDINGS FROM SIRIUSDECISIONS’ LATEST STUDY

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Mar 06, 2019

When I first began my career in account-based marketing (ABM) – long before the term “ABM” was widely used – my manager just handed me a budget and I got on with doing the best I could with it. As b-to-b marketing evolved in the first decade of the 21st century and marketers ...

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Account-Based Marketing: Everything You Need to Know and More ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW AND MORE

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Mar 05, 2019

If you work as a B2B marketer, you’ve probably heard the term “account-based marketing” (or the acronym, ABM) tossed around. But what exactly is account-based marketing, and how do you implement an ABM strategy? Account-based marketing is a B2B strategy that directs personalized sa...

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ALIGNING TECH INVESTMENTS FOR ABM 2.0 ALIGNING TECH INVESTMENTS FOR ABM 2.0

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Mar 05, 2019

It’s year two of your ABM effort, and after several solid pilots – the leadership has recognized your success. Congratulations: the company has bought in. Now, you’re feeling the pressure to scale. You need to level up. If this sounds familiar, then it’s time to strap in. You...

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Advertising Only Works When You Know Who You’re Talking To ADVERTISING ONLY WORKS WHEN YOU KNOW WHO YOU’RE TALKING TO

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Mar 05, 2019

Advertising is easier than ever. With the user-friendly banner-creation tools that are widely accessible today, creating an ad that can reach thousands of people can take less than an hour. This simplicity itself has created a new problem: something so easy to use and access has quickly become overu...

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How RevOps Drives ABM Success HOW REVOPS DRIVES ABM SUCCESS

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Mar 04, 2019

First, the most fundamental question, which is how does RevOps play into ABM in the first place? As Jason said in his interview, the RevOps framework transforms your Sales, Marketing, and Customer Success operations into a single, strategic team. It’s a way of refocusing everyone on the goal o...

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ABM 101: Getting Started With Account-Based Marketing ABM 101: GETTING STARTED WITH ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Mar 04, 2019

If you’ve been keeping up with B2B marketing trends, you know that ABM, or account-based marketing, has become the new standard for strategic communication efforts. In short, it’s a hyper-targeted approach in which an organization engages with carefully selected sales prospects through t...

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Account Based Marketing: Tools, Tips, and Tactics for ABM Success ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING: TOOLS, TIPS, AND TACTICS FOR ABM SUCCESS

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Mar 03, 2019

The age-old conversion funnel has stood the test of time, with minor tweaks along the way. Although this funnel has proven successful, Account-Based Marketing (more simply referred to as ABM marketing) can help provide new ways to drive ROI for B2B businesses. With the advent of new technologies, th...

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The True Story Behind ABM and 5 Steps to Develop Your Own “ABM” Strategy THE TRUE STORY BEHIND ABM AND 5 STEPS TO DEVELOP YOUR OWN “ABM” STRATEGY

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Mar 03, 2019

If you are like me, you probably get 10 emails a week from marketing solution providers trying to get you to engage with them on the “perfect account-based marketing (ABM) strategy.” It can be confusing, and after reading, you may feel like your organization is behind the curve.&nbs...

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Our 5 B2B Demand Generation Strategies For 2019 OUR 5 B2B DEMAND GENERATION STRATEGIES FOR 2019

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Mar 01, 2019

To representing each point in your clients’ voyage, from the minute, they discovered your business or administration to turning into a dependable client lies in driving beyond the typical marketing and sales funnel. This incorporates making decisions to settle on data-driven choices, adjusting...

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Innovate Your ABM Program By Treating Active Prospects Like You Know Them INNOVATE YOUR ABM PROGRAM BY TREATING ACTIVE PROSPECTS LIKE YOU KNOW THEM

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Mar 01, 2019

Companies with account-based marketing (ABM) strategies often spend a lot of time thinking about how to tailor their marketing activities to high-value target accounts. They also often employ strategies to treat existing customers in a special way. These two audiences are important to any B2B compan...

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ABM 101 ABM 101

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Mar 01, 2019

In today’s ever-changing marketing landscape, account-based marketing (ABM) is on the rise. Read on to learn the basics of launching an ABM campaign, and how you can leverage this type of marketing program to your advantage.What is ABM? ABM is a powerful B2B marketing and sales strategy i...

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Metrics and Measurements – What to Track in ABM Campaigns METRICS AND MEASUREMENTS – WHAT TO TRACK IN ABM CAMPAIGNS

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Mar 01, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM), sometimes referred to as key account marketing, is a business-to-business strategy that approaches business marketing by treating individual customer accounts as markets. Account-based marketing aims to build long-term relationships with prospects and customer accounts...

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HOW ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING CAN BOOST SALES ENABLEMENT IN YOUR COMPANY HOW ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING CAN BOOST SALES ENABLEMENT IN YOUR COMPANY

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Mar 01, 2019

Account-Based Marketing, otherwise known as ABM, is the hottest marketing trend of the last couple of years—and for good reason. It’s smart, effective, and weeds out unqualified potential prospects before they even enter the sales funnel. But sales teams tend to be hesitant to change, an...

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Demand Generation and Thought Leadership: Why You Need Both DEMAND GENERATION AND THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: WHY YOU NEED BOTH

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Mar 01, 2019

Demand generation and thought leadership are both terms you need to know if you’re a B2B marketer. But do you actually know what they mean and how they work, or are you using them in a “fake it till you make it” way? We’ve all been there, including me. When I first got into t...

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Understanding and Identifying Opportunities Within ABM Account Lifecycles UNDERSTANDING AND IDENTIFYING OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN ABM ACCOUNT LIFECYCLES

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Feb 28, 2019

After a few years of positive momentum, account-based marketing (ABM) has become an undeniable reality for B2B marketers. In fact, a recent Forrester blog calls for B2B marketers to broadly accept the philosophies, strategies, technologies and tactics bundled under the ABM umbrella. The reason is si...

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Three Ways to Use Content Experiences to Fuel Your Demand Generation Campaigns THREE WAYS TO USE CONTENT EXPERIENCES TO FUEL YOUR DEMAND GENERATION CAMPAIGNS

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Feb 28, 2019

Experiences are what define virtually everything that goes on in our day-to-day lives. An impressive customer service experience at the mall, a negative experience getting stuck in traffic—a good or bad experience can ultimately make or break someone’s day. And as marketers, we’re ...

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Introduction to Pipeline Marketing: The New Age Account Based Marketing INTRODUCTION TO PIPELINE MARKETING: THE NEW AGE ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Feb 27, 2019

As B2B promoting groups keep attempting to affect their organization’s business pipeline and income in quantifiable ways, another center advertising innovation and popular expression — account-based marketing (ABM) — has turned into a best need to comprehend and grasp. Where is you...

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Parchment’s ABM Pilot is Looking to Reach New Heights in 2019 PARCHMENT’S ABM PILOT IS LOOKING TO REACH NEW HEIGHTS IN 2019

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Feb 27, 2019

In this last year, Parchment made its transition from traditional demand gen to ABM, “a much more cost-effective and productive line of attack,” according to Jimmy Montchal, Senior Digital Marketing Manager at Parchment. We’ve loved following Jimmy’s story. First off, him and...

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An Account-Based Marketing Strategy – 4 Reasons It’s Essential in 2019 AN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY – 4 REASONS IT’S ESSENTIAL IN 2019

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Feb 26, 2019

In years gone by, using marketing automation to generate leads was simple. Contacts enter the pipeline, automated emails generate leads for you and they then turn into revenue. However, that just isn’t cutting it anymore so you need to think about making a change to the way you’re doing ...

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What to Expect from Account-based Marketing in 2019 WHAT TO EXPECT FROM ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING IN 2019

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Feb 26, 2019

Most businesses and marketers have heard the term account-based marketing, more in recent times than before. It has become a buzz word in the marketing field, but what is it exactly? In previous times, marketers would aim to reel in as many leads and sales as possible by trying to target them all at...

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When Is the Right Time to Implement ABM? WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO IMPLEMENT ABM?

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Feb 26, 2019

If you’re reading this, you probably already know what ABM is, but just in case a refresher course is needed, ABM stands for account-based marketing, and it’s the newest strategy to successfully market to corporations and/or clients. Account-based marketing is different from normal metho...

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Account Based Marketing (ABM): & Hit Your Targets In 2019 ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING (ABM): & HIT YOUR TARGETS IN 2019

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Feb 25, 2019

2019 is in full swing, and that means it’s an excellent time to refresh your marketing strategy. Make 2019 the year that you give your sales team the upper hand in closing more deals, more often. Account Based Marketing may be just the thing you need to hit your targets — and we’ve...

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ABM Best Practice vs Malpractice ABM BEST PRACTICE VS MALPRACTICE

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Feb 25, 2019

Where's Email in Your ABM Strategy? 59% of B2B Marketers rate email as effective for driving early stage engagement, 81% say it's effective at driving conversions later in the funnel. Email marketing is one of the most widely adopted and effective channels a B2B marketer can use, yet it'...

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2019 WEBINAR BENCHMARKS REPORT | WEBINARS ARE ALIVE AND KICKING 2019 WEBINAR BENCHMARKS REPORT | WEBINARS ARE ALIVE AND KICKING

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Feb 25, 2019

Have you ever wondered what it takes to put together a blockbuster webinar? Just a few critical activities like the webinar marketing plan, webinar promotion plan and scheduling, which if carried out wisely, can make the mark. That’s precisely some quintessential insights into webinar best pra...

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Rethinking the marketing funnel with Consumer Decision Journeys RETHINKING THE MARKETING FUNNEL WITH CONSUMER DECISION JOURNEYS

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Feb 25, 2019

The traditional marketing funnel, starting wide at the top and narrowing down to purchase was appropriate in the past but has become outdated. The way customers shop and interact with brands has changed in the digital age, we see this with our client’s customer journeys. The ‘Consumer De...

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5 Account-Based Marketing Pitfalls to Avoid 5 ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING PITFALLS TO AVOID

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Feb 24, 2019

Account-based marketing can be a treasure trove for marketing and sales teams, which explains why 92 percent of B2B marketers claim that it’s crucial to their success and great for ROI. But account-based marketing isn’t a magic bullet. Marketing and sales teams can’t reap...

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5 Content Marketing Resolutions to Make in 2019 5 CONTENT MARKETING RESOLUTIONS TO MAKE IN 2019

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Feb 24, 2019

A new year is on the horizon, and with it, the desire to be our best selves. While that can mean buying a gym membership or kicking off a juice cleanse, don’t leave your content strategy off your 2019 resolution list. A brand new year is a great time to roll out new initiatives, set annual goa...

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Advertising Measurement Best Practices for B2B ADVERTISING MEASUREMENT BEST PRACTICES FOR B2B

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Feb 22, 2019

Marketers don’t always know how to measure the effectiveness of digital ad campaigns. Often, they receive conflicting direction from their leadership — or from the industry — about gauging the success of marketing campaigns. Some industries, like healthcare, and B2B, are transformi...

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Account-based marketing – be clear and research right ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING – BE CLEAR AND RESEARCH RIGHT

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Feb 22, 2019

With B2B marketers continuing to increase their budget allocation to ABM, it’s clear that this activity is here to stay. More than just a flash in the pan, account-based marketing is grounded in logic, hyper-personalisation and proven results – hence its popularity. However, with 3 tiers...

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Facebook to reveal who uploaded users’ information for ad targeting FACEBOOK TO REVEAL WHO UPLOADED USERS’ INFORMATION FOR AD TARGETING

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Feb 22, 2019

Facebook announced yesterday in a post on its Advertiser Hub Page that it plans to start requiring companies to disclose to users who uploaded the contact information that prompted a particular sales pitch. This will enable people to find out how advertisers obtained their data and potentially limit...

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Why Heineken is doing more ad buying in private marketplaces WHY HEINEKEN IS DOING MORE AD BUYING IN PRIVATE MARKETPLACES

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Feb 22, 2019

The advertiser wants more information on how exchanges handle auctions so that it can only bid in the ones it’s most likely to win, a process commonly known as supply-path optimization. Heineken is already making these decisions to a degree through the demand-side platform it buys its programm...

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‘It’s the human cost’: Buyers shrug at YouTube’s latest brand crisis ‘IT’S THE HUMAN COST’: BUYERS SHRUG AT YOUTUBE’S LATEST BRAND CRISIS

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Feb 22, 2019

In a poll conducted by Digiday Research on Thursday, Feb. 21, only 14 percent of 100 buyers said they expect the crisis to have any impact on long-term spending on the platform. Nearly a third of buyers said they expect any cutbacks they make to be temporary. Meanwhile, 37 percent of respondents sai...

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How to Self-Promote Using Social Media Contests HOW TO SELF-PROMOTE USING SOCIAL MEDIA CONTESTS

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Feb 22, 2019

Restaurants and social media marketing go together like peanut butter and jelly. Or white wine and fish, if your tastes run more highbrow. According to the new rules of dining out, pulling out your smartphone to snap a photo of your meal is no longer impolite, and for a sizeable population of social...

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Facebook has been allowing Nazi-based ad targeting FACEBOOK HAS BEEN ALLOWING NAZI-BASED AD TARGETING

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Feb 22, 2019

The newspaper said that it decided to test if the company would allow the sale of ads directed to certain segments of users, after receiving a tip-off from an L.A musician. The artist had noticed that Facebook was suggesting ad targeting to users interested in “National Socialist black metal&r...

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Facebook will show who uploaded your contact info for targeted ads FACEBOOK WILL SHOW WHO UPLOADED YOUR CONTACT INFO FOR TARGETED ADS

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Feb 22, 2019

Facebook has taken some steps to prevent companies from recklessly using your data for targeted ads, but now it might put pressure on them to come clean. As of February 28th, Facebook's "why am I seeing this ad?" button will show who (if anyone) uploaded the contact info that led to a ...

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6 Useful B2B Email Marketing Ideas for B2B marketers 6 USEFUL B2B EMAIL MARKETING IDEAS FOR B2B MARKETERS

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Feb 22, 2019

Let me tell you a story today. It’s a simple conversation between a deer and a rabbit. The point of narrating the story is straightforward- to help you learn a precious lesson relating to the significance of the right communication in B2B email marketing. Okay, let’s get on with it! The ...

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Tap Into Thought Leadership Using Influencer Execs to Make Better ABM Connections TAP INTO THOUGHT LEADERSHIP USING INFLUENCER EXECS TO MAKE BETTER ABM CONNECTIONS

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Feb 22, 2019

We see them everywhere, all the time, and hear about them even more than that. Influencers. These social media-savvy people can convince their massive followings that something is cool, breakthrough, or life-changing, seemingly without even trying. And while you probably have a pretty specific image...

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10 Myths about Account-Based Marketing 10 MYTHS ABOUT ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Feb 22, 2019

Account-based Marketing (ABM) has consistently performed better than other marketing strategies, at least in the case of B2B companies. The ABM campaigns give you an opportunity to adopt a tailored approach when dealing with the target accounts. If your content is persuasive enough, you can hit the ...

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Facebook has been allowing Nazi-based ad targeting FACEBOOK HAS BEEN ALLOWING NAZI-BASED AD TARGETING

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Feb 22, 2019

The Los Angeles Times reports that Facebook allowed its staff to target ads to users who have logged interest in topics such as Goebbels (the Third Reich’s chief propagandist), Himmler (SS leader and architect of the Holocaust), Skrewdriver (a neo-Nazi punk band), and Mengele, (the infamous co...

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3 Approaches to Building and Targeting ABM Campaigns 3 APPROACHES TO BUILDING AND TARGETING ABM CAMPAIGNS

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Feb 21, 2019

Any marketer will tell you effective campaigning starts with a solid list of segmented prospects. But even that can result in a massive number of leads that don’t ever progress beyond that because they don’t represent the best fit for your organization or there’s no intent to make ...

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HOW TO USE ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS HOW TO USE ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS

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Feb 21, 2019

Account-based marketing, also known as ABM, seemed to be nothing more than a buzzword for the longest time. In recent years, B2B and B2C marketers have started to see the real results that it has to offer. With the right techniques and application, account-based marketing has the potential to rapidl...

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Individual accounts as markets in their own right: A peep into the ITSMA definition of ABM INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNTS AS MARKETS IN THEIR OWN RIGHT: A PEEP INTO THE ITSMA DEFINITION OF ABM

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Feb 21, 2019

ITSMA is a community of thought leaders in the area of marketing. They provide a platform where the latest trends and strategies of marketing are discussed and dissected by all concerned stakeholders. ITSMA is an established and widely followed leader for B2B IT Services Marketing for more than two ...

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Is 2019 finally the year to make use of your existing marketing tools? IS 2019 FINALLY THE YEAR TO MAKE USE OF YOUR EXISTING MARKETING TOOLS?

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Feb 21, 2019

This is not an article on predictions - those happen in December. This is an article partially about retrospection, but also about a call to action. As we start the last year of the decade, I’ve been looking back at what has been happening in digital marketing over the last 10 years. Sometimes...

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Fresh Content Marketing Ideas for Your B2B Buyer’s Journey FRESH CONTENT MARKETING IDEAS FOR YOUR B2B BUYER’S JOURNEY

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Feb 21, 2019

The content you create guides the buyer’s journey that your prospects and customers take. That’s why it’s important to tailor content to the stage of the buyer’s journey prospects and customers will be at when they come across a particular piece of content. Marketers have his...

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5 Secrets of Account Based Marketing 5 SECRETS OF ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Feb 21, 2019

There are a lot of ways and methods out there which are used for marketing and for sales by different companies, to get the most number of sales and to have a higher conversion rate from a prospect to a customer. One popular method that is being used quite successfully is the Account-Based Marketing...

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How ABM Improves Marketing ROI in One Step HOW ABM IMPROVES MARKETING ROI IN ONE STEP

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Feb 20, 2019

Your return on marketing investment (ROMI) can be notoriously difficult to pin down. Sure, you can track increases in page visits and time-on-site metrics. But tying those numbers to what really matters—increased sales—can be tricky. The connection becomes a bit clearer with account-base...

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What is Account-Based Marketing or ABM? WHAT IS ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING OR ABM?

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Feb 20, 2019

Let’s say you have a machine gun and are given a target to shoot at. You would do the best you could with it, but end up spraying far too many bullets for too few hits. In its place if you had a revolver or rifle, you would aim at each target and take your shots. This difference between a mach...

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How to Get Started With LinkedIn Account Based Marketing HOW TO GET STARTED WITH LINKEDIN ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Feb 20, 2019

LinkedIn as an advertising platform has developed dramatically over the last five years. The platform regularly continues to add functionality and integrations that B2B marketers love, especially when it comes to Account Based Marketing (ABM). In the guide below, I will go into detail on how how to ...

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How to personalize content for your Account-Based Marketing strategy HOW TO PERSONALIZE CONTENT FOR YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY

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Feb 20, 2019

B2B companies increasingly apply Account-Based Marketing (ABM). Account-Based Marketing offers B2B companies the opportunity to better reach pre-selected companies through personalized marketing and sales. The figures speak for themselves: almost 85% of marketers indicate that ABM delivers a higher ...

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4 B2B Event Marketing Strategies to Focus on in 2019 4 B2B EVENT MARKETING STRATEGIES TO FOCUS ON IN 2019

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Feb 20, 2019

Event marketing is all about letting people know you’re hosting an event and unless you really put in effort into making your event a success (whatever event it may be), creating one with a lack of strategy will lead you nowhere. So why is it important? Events can help you reach your goals, in...

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The State of Content Marketing in 2019 THE STATE OF CONTENT MARKETING IN 2019

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Feb 20, 2019

There's a saying that "content is king." That applies to all industries, not just entertainment, but to any business trying to reach and inform their customers. For advertising to work on a targeted audience, there must be something there that initially draws them in. In the old days o...

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How to Use Content in Account-Based Marketing to Drive Customers Engagement HOW TO USE CONTENT IN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING TO DRIVE CUSTOMERS ENGAGEMENT

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Feb 20, 2019

Producing content has been the number one priority for marketers all over the globe for years. Content marketing is definitely an essential concern for both small and big businesses, and people are aware you can’t go very far without it. It’s clear that everyone who’s trying to bui...

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Working with Your ABM Strategy in Oracle Eloqua WORKING WITH YOUR ABM STRATEGY IN ORACLE ELOQUA

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Feb 20, 2019

In our everyday lives, we buy and use a growing number of add-ons that can improve the way that we work or relax. Whether it is a new and improved lens for a camera or a chrome plug-in, we want to have our new tool up and running after a brief tutorial. I think about the first time someone showed me...

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What the US data protection law will mean for ad tech and marketers WHAT THE US DATA PROTECTION LAW WILL MEAN FOR AD TECH AND MARKETERS

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Feb 19, 2019

We’re at a pivotal time in the marketing industry. It has been nearly a year since GDPR arrived in the EU, but the repercussions are still being digested in Europe and beyond. Meanwhile, on the other side of the Atlantic, a data protection ripple effect has been felt far and wide. It is now mo...

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4 ways marketing can help turbocharge growing sales development teams 4 WAYS MARKETING CAN HELP TURBOCHARGE GROWING SALES DEVELOPMENT TEAMS

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Feb 19, 2019

This article outlines the key growth and challenges inside the sales industry as well as four things you can do to help your Sales Development Representatives succeed now. Specific trends and challenges below have been illustrated by our client practitioners and supported and validated by research f...

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Advancement: Global Account-based Marketing Software Market: Huge Growth Opportunities and Forecast to 2026 ADVANCEMENT: GLOBAL ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING SOFTWARE MARKET: HUGE GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES AND FORECAST TO 2026

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Feb 19, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM) software realigns sales and marketing departments away from overall branding and lead generation strategies by recognizing high-quality target accounts through the execution of a personalized marketing strategy. ABM software provides tools to automate and decrease the e...

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ABM & Marketing Automation Pro-tips for Reaching Known and Unknown Buyers ABM & MARKETING AUTOMATION PRO-TIPS FOR REACHING KNOWN AND UNKNOWN BUYERS

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Feb 19, 2019

This post includes a guest contribution from Jason Semenek, Lead Strategist at Tegrita. His career started in 2000, where he worked to introduce and help integrate Oracle Responsys for a variety of clients. He has worked in a variety of industries as a digital marketing specialist on the consultant ...

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3 Big Content Marketing Trends that Will Dominate in 2019 3 BIG CONTENT MARKETING TRENDS THAT WILL DOMINATE IN 2019

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Feb 18, 2019

To be successful in 2019, having an effective content marketing strategy is a must. According to a study conducted by the Content Marketing Institute, companies seeing the most success with their content marketing efforts allocate 40% of their annual marketing budget to content marketing alone, and ...

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5 Business Development Trends to Expand Your Business 5 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TRENDS TO EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS

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Feb 18, 2019

To take advantage of this trend strategically, and avoid the pitfalls of data collection, take a look at relationship intelligence automation (RIA). RIA automatically keeps track of all client and prospect communications, giving you the insight you need to create high-caliber personalized communicat...

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ABM Supports (But Doesn’t Create) Better Sales-Marketing Alignment ABM SUPPORTS (BUT DOESN’T CREATE) BETTER SALES-MARKETING ALIGNMENT

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Feb 18, 2019

One of the key requirements for successful account-based marketing is coordinated efforts by business functions that have historically operated more or less independently. The need for teamwork routinely involves marketing, business development, and sales, and when ABM is used to expand relationship...

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How brands like Wendy’s and the NFL are marketing on Fortnite HOW BRANDS LIKE WENDY’S AND THE NFL ARE MARKETING ON FORTNITE

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Feb 18, 2019

When about 10 million players watched DJ Marshmello’s live set within Fortnite over Super Bowl weekend, you could almost hear the wheels in the industry’s brains start turning.The event better than any halftime show gave a glimpse into how Fortnite could eventually evolve into a brand-ne...

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Email Marketing Success: Why Use Email Validation API EMAIL MARKETING SUCCESS: WHY USE EMAIL VALIDATION API

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Feb 18, 2019

Marketing campaigns flop miserably when emails fail to reach intended customers or get bounced back off inaccurate addresses. You can tackle this problem at the point of origin where the customer inputs email addresses – by integrating email validation API into opt-in-forms. This could be a re...

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Brands: How dark marketing can improve engagement BRANDS: HOW DARK MARKETING CAN IMPROVE ENGAGEMENT

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Feb 18, 2019

Have you ever noticed that you rarely see social media ads from big brands like Apple or even Google? That is because many big brands have keyed in on targeting, and as such, their ads are shown to only a handful of consumers. It's a strategy called dark marketing and the strategy could prove va...

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How brands like Wendy’s and the NFL are marketing on Fortnite HOW BRANDS LIKE WENDY’S AND THE NFL ARE MARKETING ON FORTNITE

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Feb 18, 2019

When about 10 million players watched DJ Marshmello’s live set within Fortnite over Super Bowl weekend, you could almost hear the wheels in the industry’s brains start turning.The event better than any halftime show gave a glimpse into how Fortnite could eventually evolve into a brand-ne...

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Only 2% of Brands Making Most of Data-Driven Marketing: BCG Digital Maturity Report ONLY 2% OF BRANDS MAKING MOST OF DATA-DRIVEN MARKETING: BCG DIGITAL MATURITY REPORT

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Feb 18, 2019

Businesses that embrace digital transformation and achieve digital maturity benefit from significant and rapid improvements in campaign performance. An independent report from Boston Consulting Group (BCG), has found the use of machine learning in digital marketing can drive quantifiable results fas...

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How brands like Wendy’s and the NFL are marketing on Fortnite HOW BRANDS LIKE WENDY’S AND THE NFL ARE MARKETING ON FORTNITE

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Feb 18, 2019

When about 10 million players watched DJ Marshmello’s live set within Fortnite over Super Bowl weekend, you could almost hear the wheels in the industry’s brains start turning. The event better than any halftime show  gave a glimpse into how Fortnite could eventually evolve into a b...

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5 biggest B2B marketing challenges revealed 5 BIGGEST B2B MARKETING CHALLENGES REVEALED

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Feb 18, 2019

Jonathan Simpson-Dent, CEO EMEA at William Lea Tag, said: “Successful brands are showing the way by utilising digitisation to be able to better manager offline experience in truly integrated marketing campaigns. Working with the right marketing activation partners empowers these brands to enga...

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THE EVOLUTION OF B2B DIGITAL MARKETING IN THE 21ST CENTURY THE EVOLUTION OF B2B DIGITAL MARKETING IN THE 21ST CENTURY

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Feb 18, 2019

When digital marketing first came about, all that mattered was having a web presence. In those earlier days of the internet, marketing was primarily done through outbound means, and the idea of optimization or content marketing hadn’t been developed yet. As technology developed and became more...

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B2B Marketing to Millennials Requires a Different Approach B2B MARKETING TO MILLENNIALS REQUIRES A DIFFERENT APPROACH

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Feb 18, 2019

Millennials – born between 1979 and 1995 – make a big impact on today’s workplace. For one thing, they represent the largest active generation in the workforce. For another, about 73% of Millennials are directly involved in business purchasing decisions. In fact, there’s...

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Why Marketers Must Have Customer Conversations WHY MARKETERS MUST HAVE CUSTOMER CONVERSATIONS

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Feb 17, 2019

Know your audience has become a rallying cry behind the concept of creating compelling buyer and customer experiences and becoming customer-centric companies. But how many B2B marketers can say they truly KNOW their customers? For those of you who know me, you know I spend much of my time talking to...

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Why You Should Be Planning for ABM in 2019 WHY YOU SHOULD BE PLANNING FOR ABM IN 2019

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Feb 17, 2019

Now that Q4 has hit, I’m sure your starting to ask, what lies ahead in 2019? Is account-based marketing part of the plan? If not, consider penciling it into your agenda. In the past few years, analysts, practitioners, and vendors alike have seen ABM not only work but work well. We’ve sum...

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Best Social Media Marketing Tips to Implement Now BEST SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING TIPS TO IMPLEMENT NOW

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Feb 17, 2019

We all have personal accounts on social media networks, nowadays if you don’t have such an account you do not exist, the same is valid for companies, they should have social media presence. This is not just a transitory tendency, social media has lately become a valuable marketing tool and is ...

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Marketing Fads that Went Out of Style in 2018 MARKETING FADS THAT WENT OUT OF STYLE IN 2018

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Feb 15, 2019

I would rate this as a pretty accurate first prediction  Snapchat revenue did grow in 2018, but growth slowed to just 43% YoY, down from 104% growth from 2016-2017. According to eMarketer, 28.3% of US marketers in 2018 used Snapchat for marketing purposes, according to our forecasts. For compar...

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Why Your Company Needs An Ideal Customer Profile, And Seven Ways To Leverage It WHY YOUR COMPANY NEEDS AN IDEAL CUSTOMER PROFILE, AND SEVEN WAYS TO LEVERAGE IT

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Feb 15, 2019

As highly targeted marketing becomes more commonplace in business-to-business  marketing strategies, it begs the question: Are you taking the proper steps to ensure absolute sales and marketing alignment with this strategyOften, organizations are so fixated on the end goal -- the annual revenue...

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5 ways to get your c-suite on board with a digital transformation project 5 WAYS TO GET YOUR C-SUITE ON BOARD WITH A DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

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Feb 15, 2019

B2B Marketing’s recent report Adapt or die? Leadership in the era of martech examined the importance of martech for executives involved in business transformation. On the topic of leadership, results revealed that while just under 70% of respondents considered digital transformation a priority...

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The Rundown: Tensions escalate between Amazon and major brands THE RUNDOWN: TENSIONS ESCALATE BETWEEN AMAZON AND MAJOR BRANDS

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Feb 15, 2019

In media buying circles, the big buzz is Energizer. It started with a desktop search for Energizer batteries on Amazon.com that resulted in an ad for Amazon’s own Basics brand batteries so massive that people had to scroll to get to the Energizer product they’d searched for. Then, the ba...

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DATA CAN CHANGE THE WAY YOU THINK ABOUT ABM DATA CAN CHANGE THE WAY YOU THINK ABOUT ABM

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Feb 15, 2019

Once in a while something comes along that changes the way we do things. This happened to me a few years ago when the then World’s nbr. 1 company by Market Capitalization approached Celsius International with a simple brief: tell them who their top 1000 Named Accounts in each European country ...

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Stop circling marketing’s transformation roundabout and enjoy the ride in 2019 STOP CIRCLING MARKETING’S TRANSFORMATION ROUNDABOUT AND ENJOY THE RIDE IN 2019

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Feb 15, 2019

There is much planning and packing to get to this modern marketing paradise – data, technology, metrics, specialists and so much more. They are all very important and my intent here is not to imply that they aren’t. The trouble is that the expectation seems to be this is a straightforwar...

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5 ways to get your c-suite on board with a digital transformation project 5 WAYS TO GET YOUR C-SUITE ON BOARD WITH A DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

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Feb 15, 2019

When we think about c-suite involvement in digital transformation, the first thing to consider is what your programme means for the business in the long term. While many transformation initiatives focus on discrete goals, this is usually – and ideally – just the beginning. An overhaul of...

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How Authenticity Helps You Succeed in ABM HOW AUTHENTICITY HELPS YOU SUCCEED IN ABM

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Feb 14, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM) enables you to do just that by focusing on, and getting to know, a few target accounts better than ever before. Think of it as a grand exercise in putting yourself in someone else’s shoes. Yes, it’s an investment of time, but it provides an undeniable edge o...

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ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND CONTENT MARKETING CAN WORK TOGETHER ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND CONTENT MARKETING CAN WORK TOGETHER

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Feb 14, 2019

There’s a lot of buzz lately about account-based marketing (ABM). That buzz has left some marketers wondering whether or not account-based marketing and content marketing can work together. The answer is yes, of course! Before we start talking about how they go together, let’s define wha...

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The Ultimate Guide to Facebook Messenger Ads THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO FACEBOOK MESSENGER ADS

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Feb 14, 2019

Facebook Messenger Ads are a paid method of promoting your Facebook posts that invite people to open a Facebook Messenger conversation.Ordinary Facebook ads invite people to click and visit your website or landing page. They’re typically expensive, and you won’t gain detailed information...

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The MarTech Fitness Drill 2019: How Much Do You Sweat With Your Marketing Technology THE MARTECH FITNESS DRILL 2019: HOW MUCH DO YOU SWEAT WITH YOUR MARKETING TECHNOLOGY

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Feb 14, 2019

At MarTech Series, we define the MarTech Fitness Drill as, the systematic process of identifying, comparing, analyzing, reviewing, leveraging and recommending one or more Marketing Technologies with an aim to automate, optimize and amplify their marketing reach across all the major marketing and adv...

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What is Meaningful Engagement in Account-Based Marketing and Why Does it Matter? WHAT IS MEANINGFUL ENGAGEMENT IN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND WHY DOES IT MATTER?

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Feb 14, 2019

Traditionally, marketing and sales teams have been focused on the individual  the lead. At the time, a form fill was the most reliable way to alert your sales team that someone was interested in your solution. But now we know that’s a bit short sighted. 

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Your ABM Campaigns Need More Personalization. Here’s Why YOUR ABM CAMPAIGNS NEED MORE PERSONALIZATION. HERE’S WHY

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Feb 14, 2019

Marketing professionals are under tremendous pressure to drive pipeline revenue from account-based marketing (ABM) programs. In fact, according to the DemandGen Report’s 2018 Benchmark Survey, 30% of marketing decision-makers say their primary success metric is revenue pipeline contributions. ...

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9 PREDICTIONS ON THE STATE OF B2B 9 PREDICTIONS ON THE STATE OF B2B

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Feb 13, 2019

From marketing tech to ABM companies, consolidation of these mature markets is inevitable. With announcements like Adobe buying Marketo and the never-ending stream of Bombora partnership (DiscoverOrg, Terminus, Marketo, etc.), the industry is starting to fall into a pattern. Start-ups betting on the...

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Leveraging ABM to enhance established content marketing programs LEVERAGING ABM TO ENHANCE ESTABLISHED CONTENT MARKETING PROGRAMS

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Feb 13, 2019

The Content Marketing Institute’s 2018 Manufacturing Content Marketing report surveyed nearly 2,200 marketing professionals working in manufacturing companies to gauge the maturity and success of the industry’s content marketing efforts. 86% of respondents say they use content marketing,...

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Five AI Solutions Transforming B2B Marketing FIVE AI SOLUTIONS TRANSFORMING B2B MARKETING

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Feb 13, 2019

Megan Wharton is an excellent sales assistant. She’s been at her job only a few months, but she’s easily the best person at qualifying promising leads on her team. Megan has a remarkable knack for chatting with potential customers over email, and knows exactly what to write to get prospe...

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The Results Are In: Data Is King And It’s Delivering Big Wins For Mobile Marketers THE RESULTS ARE IN: DATA IS KING AND IT’S DELIVERING BIG WINS FOR MOBILE MARKETERS

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Feb 13, 2019

Industry analysts and market experts alike have predicted data would play a central role in mobile marketing during 2019. In an effort to better understand its impact, YouAppi, a leading growth marketing platform for premium mobile brands, reached out to more than 540 of the world’s top in-hou...

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What has the attention of marketers for 2019? WHAT HAS THE ATTENTION OF MARKETERS FOR 2019?

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Feb 13, 2019

We can talk about AI and everything it is bringing to marketing and digital experiences, but what are the things most marketers are really thinking about  What do they have to get good at this year so that they can move on to new, innovative tactics

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Best Practices on Developing an Account-Based Marketing Strategy BEST PRACTICES ON DEVELOPING AN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY

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Feb 13, 2019

Instead of casting a wide net to capture an array of varying leads, the focus is placed on quality over quantity. Targets are generally high-yield accounts and are considered a good fit for the business’ products or services. Marketing efforts are thus more personalized to the individual prosp...

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Amazon Begins Data-Based CPG Sampling: Just The Facts AMAZON BEGINS DATA-BASED CPG SAMPLING: JUST THE FACTS

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Feb 13, 2019

Amazon introduced a targeted product sampling program which offers a number of benefits to the ecommerce megastore, including scaling subscribers and increasing the profile of some of their brands. The sampling program relies heavily on the consumer shopping data Amazon collects, creating opportunit...

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Digiday Research: Marketers are under pressure to use data to make investment decisions DIGIDAY RESEARCH: MARKETERS ARE UNDER PRESSURE TO USE DATA TO MAKE INVESTMENT DECISIONS

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Feb 13, 2019

Marketers are under more pressure than ever to show their homework, according to a Digiday survey.
Seventy-seven percent of 212 brand marketers surveyed by Digiday this November said the pressure to connect marketing spend with revenue results has grown in the past year.

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Video Briefing: Amazon and other OTT channel resellers want percentage of revenue, not costs VIDEO BRIEFING: AMAZON AND OTHER OTT CHANNEL RESELLERS WANT PERCENTAGE OF REVENUE, NOT COSTS

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Feb 13, 2019

As we’ve reported extensively, Amazon Prime Video Channels program has become crucial in driving the adoption of subscription streaming video channels from TV networks and digital publishers. A research report from BMO Capital Markets in December estimated that Prime Video Channels will drive ...

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B2B Marketing announces new industry podcast B2B MARKETING ANNOUNCES NEW INDUSTRY PODCAST

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Feb 13, 2019

They revealed the first episode will be released next week and will feature Simon Rusling, partner and head of marketing at Barnett Waddingham; Brian Macreadie, now head of marketing at Addleshaw Goddard; and Gemma Davies, director of global ABM strategy at ServiceNow.

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5 TIPS TO NAIL YOUR VIDEO MARKETING STRATEGY 5 TIPS TO NAIL YOUR VIDEO MARKETING STRATEGY

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Feb 13, 2019

Oftentimes, our social media video marketing efforts are weighed down by our own customers for the lack of thoughtful stories that can touch upon them. These are like run-of-the-mill, telling everything that the target viewers are least interested in knowing. And the heavy budgets we utilize to crea...

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7 STRATEGIES TO INCREASE BRAND VISIBILITY 7 STRATEGIES TO INCREASE BRAND VISIBILITY

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Feb 13, 2019

Every brand out there is trying hard to get itself noticed and grab the attention of a potential customer by employing unique SEO tactics. With the rampant use of digital platforms working on seamless integration globally, it has become the need of the hour to get your brand right up there … ...

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How to Organize Your Content for ABM HOW TO ORGANIZE YOUR CONTENT FOR ABM

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Feb 13, 2019

Embarking on ABM this year? Once you've chosen your target accounts and built out your tiered campaign approach, you're going to want to determine what content you have available to use in your campaigns. Your current content library is likely a mess, so the first step for any marketer taske...

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How to Set Goals for B2B Advertising: 5 Questions to Anders Wallin HOW TO SET GOALS FOR B2B ADVERTISING: 5 QUESTIONS TO ANDERS WALLIN

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Feb 13, 2019

One of the most common questions we get asked, is how to measure the success of a particular marketing activity. This can be a tricky question to answer, as marketing tends to focus on longer-term effects. Particularly in B2B, where long sales cycles are often the rule, while budget owners tend to a...

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ABM. By the people, for the people ABM. BY THE PEOPLE, FOR THE PEOPLE

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Feb 13, 2019

As a marketer, data has become a common language and those who do not understand the basics of data-backed insights and measurement might as well be living in an era when marketing was the Art Department.
 We are told that ABM is all about data. The science and the skill in mining and si...

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Data Management is Critical for Account Based Marketing DATA MANAGEMENT IS CRITICAL FOR ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Feb 13, 2019

Meaningful data management processes provide significant value to your ability to measure and control your ABM program but perhaps the most meaning impact is that you can make it easier for buyers to buy. This sounds funny but is true. When you make your outreach more about target accounts and their...

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8 Tips for More Effective B2B Email Marketing 8 TIPS FOR MORE EFFECTIVE B2B EMAIL MARKETING

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Feb 13, 2019

Email marketing is a compelling way to build relationships with B2B leads. Studies have shown it has the potential to deliver the top ROI in digital marketing. Here’s how to make it more powerful:Include Useful, Informative Content in Emails B2B email marketing shouldn’t focus ...

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Account Based Marketing: Pros and Cons ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING: PROS AND CONS

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Feb 12, 2019

Account Based Marketing (ABM) is here to change the future of the B2B marketing game. However, ABM, like most marketing strategies, has not only pros but also some cons. In our opinion the pros of ABM are definitely far ahead of its cons. But you should definitely take a look and decide yourself, wh...

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The Ultimate Guide to Localizing ABM Advertising Campaigns THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO LOCALIZING ABM ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS

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Feb 12, 2019

Marketing rules have changed a lot during the past years. Brands have changed their strategy, shifting from old school marketing where they would create broad messages for anyone who had ears to listen, to more personalized strategies which proved to be less disturbing and much more effective. Moreo...

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Most trusted B2B brands revealed MOST TRUSTED B2B BRANDS REVEALED

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Feb 12, 2019

Robert Passikoff, president of Brand Keys, said companies looking to guarantee profits can’t do better than loyal customers. “Decision-making has become increasingly emotionally-driven over the past decade. But the addition of increased expectations for brand trust has radically altered ...

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Smarter ABM: SocialChorus Steps out of the Dark Funnel with 6sense SMARTER ABM: SOCIALCHORUS STEPS OUT OF THE DARK FUNNEL WITH 6SENSE

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Feb 12, 2019

At 6sense, we love talking to our customers about their ABM journey, their trials and tribulations, and what led them to the 6sense account-based orchestration platform. Most recently we sat down with SocialChorus, a leading workforce communications platform transforming how workers and organization...

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Multi-region ABM after GDPR? Direct mail is your ticket MULTI-REGION ABM AFTER GDPR? DIRECT MAIL IS YOUR TICKET

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Feb 12, 2019

GDPR was ongoing news in the past year. As marketers, everywhere you turned you heard stories about how companies revamped data-handling processes to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements. Marketers have lots of concerns, like whether GDPR will kill their ability to ...

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What do Basketball and ABM Have in Common? WHAT DO BASKETBALL AND ABM HAVE IN COMMON?

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Feb 12, 2019

Just in time for March Madness, we thought we’d shed some light on the commonalities between basketball and account-based marketing (ABM). Naturally, you wouldn’t equate the sport of basketball with ABM but the two are far more similar than you would think. Teamwork Makes the Dream ...

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How to Use Data to Improve Your Content Marketing Strategy This Year HOW TO USE DATA TO IMPROVE YOUR CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGY THIS YEAR

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Feb 11, 2019

One of the reasons that digital marketing is so powerful is that it relies on so much more than simply pushing company advertisements in consumers' faces. It takes a lot more than your basic ad to entice and keep customers these days, especially those in Gen Y and Gen Z. They want more from a co...

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Markets move fast, so B2B marketing agencies must move faster MARKETS MOVE FAST, SO B2B MARKETING AGENCIES MUST MOVE FASTER

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Feb 11, 2019

They’re sorting their intent monitoring from predictive analytics, social listening from programmatic and marketing automation from the martech stack, while juggling six or seven siloed agencies to manage digital, traditional, social media and ABM to deliver to one brief and one objective &nda...

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GDP, Amazon, commercial radio: 5 killer stats to start your week GDP, AMAZON, COMMERCIAL RADIO: 5 KILLER STATS TO START YOUR WEEK

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Feb 11, 2019

UK GDP growth slowed to 0.2% in the fourth quarter of 2018 as Brexit uncertainty, weakness in the Eurozone and the trade war between the US and China impacted the economy. That was down from relatively strong growth of 0.6% in the third quarter.Services provided the bulk of the growth in the final q...

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Marketing Day: IAB adds DTC leader to board, identity resolution options, cybersecurity for marketers MARKETING DAY: IAB ADDS DTC LEADER TO BOARD, IDENTITY RESOLUTION OPTIONS, CYBERSECURITY FOR MARKETERS

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Feb 11, 2019

Analytics are critical to fuel the success of your marketing investments. Whether you are taking a hard look at your current deployment, or a new deployment is in the works, this non-technical webinar highlights the 5 most common issues that can prevent you from realizing value from your analytics i...

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Shifting Trends for B2B and B2C Marketers: A Look Forward SHIFTING TRENDS FOR B2B AND B2C MARKETERS: A LOOK FORWARD

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Feb 11, 2019

Marketing is constantly changing as the underlying technology for many key marketing functions is innovating and enabling new insights and achievements for global marketers. Although change does not happen overnight, we still expect to see massive shifts in marketing technology in 2019 on both the B...

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3 Steps to a Cleaner B2B Marketing Database 3 STEPS TO A CLEANER B2B MARKETING DATABASE

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Feb 11, 2019

Marketing and sales data is one of the most valuable assets for a B2B marketer; yet for all the talk of data-driven marketing, most B2B companies are in denial about the state of their marketing data. According to reports, an astonishing 94% of B2B companies suspect inaccuracy in their database. Whi...

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5 Key Website Metrics to Monitor for Better B2B Marketing 5 KEY WEBSITE METRICS TO MONITOR FOR BETTER B2B MARKETING

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Feb 11, 2019

Data is the heart of what makes modern scientific marketing scientific. Every visit to your website produces a rich trove of information allowing you to reconstruct the experience of each user. By making inferences based on this data, you can deliver better service. Let’s look at fiv...

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Prediction Series 2019: Interview with Jennifer Toton, VP of Marketing, Rollworks PREDICTION SERIES 2019: INTERVIEW WITH JENNIFER TOTON, VP OF MARKETING, ROLLWORKS

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Feb 09, 2019

Marketing is constantly changing as the underlying technology for many key marketing functions is innovating and enabling new insights and achievements for global marketers. Although change does not happen overnight, we still expect to see massive shifts in Marketing Technology in 2019 on both the B...

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5 Steps To Using Data To Unleash Your Account-Based Marketing Success 5 STEPS TO USING DATA TO UNLEASH YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING SUCCESS

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Feb 08, 2019

The central tenet of ABM is that you choose your customers. It’s the flip side of inbound marketing where clients find and select you, drawn to your business by insightful, relevant content. While inbound marketing casts a wide net, catching everything that swims by, ABM is like spearfishing&n...

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5 ways B2B marketers can champion gender diversity 5 WAYS B2B MARKETERS CAN CHAMPION GENDER DIVERSITY

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Feb 08, 2019

A commitment to tackling gender diversity in an organisation has to go far beyond the remit of the marketing function. Inclusive ad campaigns and more thoughtful imagery in corporate communications barely scratch the surface of diversity: it needs to be a board-level commitment, with action plans, s...

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Navigating the complexity of B2B customer experience to achieve success NAVIGATING THE COMPLEXITY OF B2B CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS

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Feb 08, 2019

There are typically many-to-many points of contact within each client organisation – users, stakeholders and decision makers. Each of these individuals has a different level of influence at a different stage of the sales cycle. The company selling to that organisation is highly likely to have ...

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5 ways B2B marketers can champion gender diversity 5 WAYS B2B MARKETERS CAN CHAMPION GENDER DIVERSITY

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Feb 08, 2019

Gender parity might not be a new topic but its significance in business is rising. From the reaction to high profile brands revealing disappointing gender pay gaps in 2018 to the response to the #MeToo movement, giving more women the opportunity to flourish and succeed in business is finally moving ...

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Preparing the Best Content for ABM Accounts PREPARING THE BEST CONTENT FOR ABM ACCOUNTS

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Feb 08, 2019

An account based marketing (ABM) approach allows marketing and sales to combine their efforts to target the highest-value accounts and create customized content. Some devoted segmenting and analysis make it easy to identify high-value accounts, and different types of data allow for the development o...

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Putting Empathy in Account Based Marketing PUTTING EMPATHY IN ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Feb 08, 2019

I was reminded of this while talking with a VP of Marketing who stopped their account based marketing campaigns to “go deep” in a few segments. The reason? They wanted to focus on building stronger connections with customers on their journey. In our conversation, we talked about how mark...

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How Better B2B Contact Database Can Supercharge Your ABM Campaigns HOW BETTER B2B CONTACT DATABASE CAN SUPERCHARGE YOUR ABM CAMPAIGNS

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Feb 08, 2019

Account Based Marketing is a marketing and sales strategy that emphasizes deep understanding of a selected group of key accounts and makes significant effort to understand their business and need for your solution. In fact, the definition of ABM revolves around marketing to a tightly defined audienc...

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Why Target is focusing its mobile strategy on a single app WHY TARGET IS FOCUSING ITS MOBILE STRATEGY ON A SINGLE APP

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Feb 08, 2019

Target is on a path to consolidate its suite of mobile apps into one, combining mobile shopping, the loyalty program and payments in a single place after experimenting with a litany of separate apps.Over the past decade, the retailer rolled out a number of consumer-facing apps: the Target app, launc...

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Retail Briefing: Hybrid selling on Amazon is gaining traction RETAIL BRIEFING: HYBRID SELLING ON AMAZON IS GAINING TRACTION

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Feb 08, 2019

As Amazon continues to spread its tentacles throughout the retail industry, hybrid selling is piquing more brands’ interest. Amazon vendors that sell through the company’s retail channel are increasingly testing a hybrid selling model maintaining both a wholesale relationship with Amazon...

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3 Ways to Improve Your Account-based Marketing 3 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Feb 07, 2019

Marketing departments have two ways of targeting their promotional efforts: one way is to focus on individual leads (people); the other way is to focus on accounts. The latter, which has come to be known as account-based marketing, seems to be trending up. According to Nathan Isaacs, a senior conten...

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What is Meaningful Engagement in Account-Based Marketing and Why Does it Matter? WHAT IS MEANINGFUL ENGAGEMENT IN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND WHY DOES IT MATTER?

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Feb 07, 2019

The role meaningful engagement plays in your account-based marketing (ABM) campaigns can’t be overstated. In fact, it enables your marketing and sales teams to identify the accounts most likely to close and gives them a personalized buying experience. Additionally, understanding the ways your ...

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The Value of Drip Campaigns in B2B Marketing THE VALUE OF DRIP CAMPAIGNS IN B2B MARKETING

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Feb 06, 2019

A Marketing account-based marketing. Practitioner’s Guide to ABM Email marketing is still a very effective marketing tactic with a relatively low cost and high ROI. Of course, emails are not as sexy as Instagram or as trendy as LinkedIn, but email marketing is powerful, with ROI averaging a st...

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What you can learn about ABM from the tech sector WHAT YOU CAN LEARN ABOUT ABM FROM THE TECH SECTOR

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Feb 06, 2019

This trending marketing tactic, built on collaboration and alignment between an organisation’s marketing and sales teams, focuses on selecting customer prospects that are the ideal or best-fit accounts based on the organisation’s current mission and operations structure.

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What B2B marketers must measure when running an event WHAT B2B MARKETERS MUST MEASURE WHEN RUNNING AN EVENT

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Feb 06, 2019

Considering that more than half (53%) of B2B marketers consider events and tradeshows to be their top spend area, this is worrying. The rise of digital marketing has created vast swathes of data for marketers to break down and analyse, providing granular measurement of how well their marketing is wo...

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Not Any Audience Will Do: Targeted Ads Require Verified Data NOT ANY AUDIENCE WILL DO: TARGETED ADS REQUIRE VERIFIED DATA

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Feb 06, 2019

In B2B marketing and advertising, goals are all about identifying the right audience, the right time to engage them, and the right approach to the engagement.Identifying the right audience is a staggering task unto itself, but intent analysis has evolved and, when executed intelligently, is now a re...

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Organic Social ABM: The Future of Social Media Marketing ORGANIC SOCIAL ABM: THE FUTURE OF SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

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Feb 06, 2019

We create joy with innovation. Innovation is one of those over used words– we are well aware. Despite that, the word itself makes you smile. Innovation is not wanting to stay inside the box. It’s testing and exploring and sometimes it involves a seemingly crazy idea. In this case, organi...

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How to Implement Basic Lead Scoring for B2B Marketing HOW TO IMPLEMENT BASIC LEAD SCORING FOR B2B MARKETING

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Feb 06, 2019

B2B Lead scoring seeks to answer a fundamental business question: “Which activities predict that a lead will become a customer?” The ideal outcome of lead scoring is that sales professionals are enabled to focus on the leads who are most likely to convert. At the same time, marketing exp...

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Retail Briefing: Inside the world of retail arbitrage on Amazon RETAIL BRIEFING: INSIDE THE WORLD OF RETAIL ARBITRAGE ON AMAZON

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Feb 06, 2019

As more brands shift business to the marketplace to push direct sales, Amazon is giving special treatment to the most prominent sellers, those who have brand equity outside of Amazon, an existing customer base and actual marketing budgets. These select brands are invited to participate in special gr...

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As DTC brands open storefronts, Shopify expands along with them AS DTC BRANDS OPEN STOREFRONTS, SHOPIFY EXPANDS ALONG WITH THEM

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Feb 06, 2019

Walk a block in New York’s Soho neighborhood, and you’ll find a storefront for what was formally known as digital brands. Everyone from Warby Parker to Glossier to Casper has set up shop, part of a growing maturation of the direct-to-consumer brand industry to move beyond digital channel...

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‘There are so many egos’: Confessions of an in-house content marketer ‘THERE ARE SO MANY EGOS’: CONFESSIONS OF AN IN-HOUSE CONTENT MARKETER

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Feb 06, 2019

Recruiting the right people is the hardest part of building an in-house team. According to a content marketing director we interviewed in the latest edition of our Confessions series in which we grant anonymity in exchange for candor it’s easy to overlook someone’s personality for the sk...

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What WHAT'S NEXT FOR ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Feb 05, 2019

In one form or another, account-based marketing (ABM) is as old as selling itself. The strategy is straightforward aim sales and marketing resources at a smaller number of better qualified prospects. But does this focus actually work? Research from the Alterra Group suggests it does, with 97% of res...

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Demand Generation Continues to Evolve in 2019 — Are You Ready? DEMAND GENERATION CONTINUES TO EVOLVE IN 2019 — ARE YOU READY?

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Feb 05, 2019

Take a look at the differences in these two definitions of demand generation: Definition 1: Demand generation “is the same type of outbound marketing practices that prospects are getting more adept at shutting out – think unwanted cold calls … email blasts, list buying, TV commerc...

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B2Bs Leverage Programmatic to Target Specific Accounts B2BS LEVERAGE PROGRAMMATIC TO TARGET SPECIFIC ACCOUNTS

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Feb 05, 2019

The main appeal is in the ability to target specific accounts, and the people within those accounts, with ads that tell a story sequentially through the buyer’s journey. For example, a buyer might be served an awareness-type ad, followed by a series of ads that give more detailed information o...

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Why is account-based marketing so important right now? WHY IS ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING SO IMPORTANT RIGHT NOW?

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Feb 05, 2019

If you have the privilege of meeting a B2B salesperson or marketer who came from the pre-internet days, some of the techniques seem woefully inefficient compared to today. One that sticks with me is a former database salesperson who regaled me with tales of having ‘postcode beats’  ...

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Are marketers at a stalemate when it comes to adopting AI? ARE MARKETERS AT A STALEMATE WHEN IT COMES TO ADOPTING AI?

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Feb 05, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a popular topic these days. From Tesla’s self-driving car to fearmonger headlines about personal data loss, it seems to find its way into everyday conversation. Deemed by analysts, vendors, and reporters as the next big thing, it certainly is hard to ignore.

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Bombora Strengthens Triblio’s ABM Platform with B2B Intent Data BOMBORA STRENGTHENS TRIBLIO’S ABM PLATFORM WITH B2B INTENT DATA

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Feb 05, 2019

Over the past year, we have explored partnering with a third-party intent data provider to enhance our award-winning ABM platform. We’re excited to announce our strategic partnership with Bombora, who we consider to be the best-in-class provider in that category. This is a truly exciting partn...

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What Are the Pros and Cons of Account-Based Marketing? (ABM) WHAT ARE THE PROS AND CONS OF ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING? (ABM)

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Feb 05, 2019

Account-based marketing (ABM) is a popular term buzzing around B2B circles these days. But what does ABM really mean? What are its pros and cons? And how do you know if account-based marketing is right for your organization? WordStream defines account-based marketing as a “strategic marketing ...

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The Evolving Role of B2B Demand Generation THE EVOLVING ROLE OF B2B DEMAND GENERATION

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Feb 05, 2019

Demand generation is often defined as a part of marketing that serves to raise awareness or generate an interest in a product or service. In the context of B2B, such a statement is far too simplistic. In truth, demand generation has become more complex as B2B buyer behaviour continues to evolve. As ...

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Brand Marketing is the New Demand Generation BRAND MARKETING IS THE NEW DEMAND GENERATION

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Feb 04, 2019

Meanwhile, building quality pipeline is becoming harder, as is capturing the mindshare of time-starved buyers who are perpetually on the defensive. It is more challenging than ever for marketing leaders and brands to cut through the noise and differentiate themselves from the masses. And Then Some I...

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Successful Social Selling For B2B Marketing & Sales Teams SUCCESSFUL SOCIAL SELLING FOR B2B MARKETING & SALES TEAMS

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Feb 04, 2019

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you sell (or market) some kind of digital product. Likely, that digital project is some kind of cloud technology – whether it’s a cybersecurity tool, advertising solution, software as a service (SaaS) or other cloud product. We’d be w...

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A Brief Guide for Creating a B2B LinkedIn Marketing Strategy A BRIEF GUIDE FOR CREATING A B2B LINKEDIN MARKETING STRATEGY

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Feb 04, 2019

When it comes to B2B social media marketing, LinkedIn is the undisputed king.LinkedIn meets the needs of B2B marketers by centralizing a population of motivated, career-conscious individuals in one place. When they use the LinkedIn network, they’re on the hunt for solutions to their business p...

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The Missing Link to Your Account Based Marketing Strategy: Knowing Which Companies Are on Your Site THE MISSING LINK TO YOUR ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING STRATEGY: KNOWING WHICH COMPANIES ARE ON YOUR SITE

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Feb 04, 2019

When each of your customers is a high-value, enterprise account, all the top-of-funnel content in the world won’t help you convert them. That’s where account-based marketing (ABM) comes into play. But here’s the thing: too many businesses are running headlong into ABM campaigns com...

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Ready for ABM? Then You Might Want to Kill This Marketing Metric (Part 2 of 7) READY FOR ABM? THEN YOU MIGHT WANT TO KILL THIS MARKETING METRIC (PART 2 OF 7)

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Feb 03, 2019

Chances are good that you have personally pulled together a novel’s worth of slides so far throughout your career, full of charts, numbers and lists proving how various marketing activities are moving the needle on a predefined set of objectives and KPIs. And chances are good that the majority...

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How LinkedIn’s Interest Targeting Feature Can Enhance ABM HOW LINKEDIN’S INTEREST TARGETING FEATURE CAN ENHANCE ABM

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Feb 01, 2019

For those considering or adopting highly targeted, account-focussed strategies, this is good news; LinkedIn Interest Targeting is specifically designed to cut through the ‘noise’ of the LinkedIn timeline to deliver timely, relevant and engaging content, based on individual LinkedIn user&...

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5 ABM Benefits of Synchronizing Programmatic with Lead Gen Campaigns 5 ABM BENEFITS OF SYNCHRONIZING PROGRAMMATIC WITH LEAD GEN CAMPAIGNS

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Jan 31, 2019

For B2B marketers, launching a successful ABM campaign comes with unique challenges. And while Gartner states 70% of B2B organizations have or plan to assemble account-based programs this year, ABM strategies often falter due to numerous siloed efforts. Siloed channels – especially programmati...

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“WHY WOULD YOU EVER DO MARKETING UNLESS IT WAS ACCOUNT-BASED?”: CONVERSATIONS WITH OUR PARTNER AGENCIES “WHY WOULD YOU EVER DO MARKETING UNLESS IT WAS ACCOUNT-BASED?”: CONVERSATIONS WITH OUR PARTNER AGENCIES

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Jan 31, 2019

Today’s conversation is with Jill Melchionda, President of April Six, a global B2B marketing agency that works exclusively in the technology sector, and a certified member of the Demandbase partnership program. Jill has spent the majority of her career at advertising and marketing agencies, ru...

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Why ABM is the Future? WHY ABM IS THE FUTURE?

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Jan 31, 2019

ABM is here and changing the marketing game. Here is how and why you need to use it! This is probably not the first article you’ve read about ABM (account based marketing), and it certainly won’t be the last. It’s a hot button topic that many marketing companies are going wild over...

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10 B2B agency and client fails and how to avoid them 10 B2B AGENCY AND CLIENT FAILS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

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Jan 31, 2019

This scenario plays out every day and reflects the ups and downs in client-agency relationships. Before starting my own content marketing collective, 26 Characters, I worked on both sides. 10 years ad agencies, and over 10 years on the client side.

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Does ad targeting play into gender stereotypes? DOES AD TARGETING PLAY INTO GENDER STEREOTYPES?

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Jan 31, 2019

Kantar did find that most ads are balanced, gender-wise. On television, around 67% of ads target both genders equally, while 26% skew female and the remaining 7% skew male. Digitally, 72% are equal, 21% skew female and 7% skew male. In print, 62% of ads are equally targeted while 35% are female-targ...

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5 reasons you should turn down marketing budget (no, this isn 5 REASONS YOU SHOULD TURN DOWN MARKETING BUDGET (NO, THIS ISN'T A JOKE)

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Jan 29, 2019

I know what it’s like when you’re perceived as a discretionary spend or worse still the 'pens and posters' department – getting budget approved can be tough. But I genuinely believe in some instances that signing the purchase order on a big campaign spend is the wrong thing...

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Intent-Driven, Intelligent ABM: 5 Takeaways To Consider INTENT-DRIVEN, INTELLIGENT ABM: 5 TAKEAWAYS TO CONSIDER

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Jan 29, 2019

Leveraging B2B intent data to create truly personalised, buyer behaviour-focussed strategies across sales and marketing is increasingly key for campaigns to resonate today.  Allowing organisations to identify and engage accounts who are in-market for their solution; intent-data driven campaigns...

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6 Artificial Intelligence Tools to Plan Your Next Content Strategy 6 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TOOLS TO PLAN YOUR NEXT CONTENT STRATEGY

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Jan 29, 2019

This post originally appeared on the Marketing Artificial Intelligence Institute's blog. The Marketing AI Institute was created and is powered by PR 20/20.  A lot of people suck at content strategy. Don't worry: We're only human. Content strategy is an art and a science, after all. ...

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How to Use Ego Bait Content to Attract Links & Generate Leads HOW TO USE EGO BAIT CONTENT TO ATTRACT LINKS & GENERATE LEADS

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Jan 29, 2019

Who doesn’t like a little ego boost? When it comes to attracting high-quality links to your website, it may feel like you have tried everything in the book. From mammoth evergreen content to good ol’ cold outreach, if you are running out of ideas (or simply aren’t seeing the result...

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Badvertising: How Big Agencies Are Screwing Big Companies Out of Big Money, And How to Stop It BADVERTISING: HOW BIG AGENCIES ARE SCREWING BIG COMPANIES OUT OF BIG MONEY, AND HOW TO STOP IT

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Jan 28, 2019

The founders of a marketing agency, Metric Digital, have released their new book, Badvertising. Anybody who has been paying attention knows that the marketing agency world has been crumbling under the weight of its own bloated fraud, and Badvertising is an expose on how bad the problem is for a grou...

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How Marketers Can Reach B2B Buyers in 2019 HOW MARKETERS CAN REACH B2B BUYERS IN 2019

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Jan 28, 2019

Marketers first need to understand today’s B2B buyers, who are more empowered, more collaborative in their decision-making habits, and driven by emotion as much as rationality.  Next, marketers need to examine today’s decision-making journey. By understanding the changing expectatio...

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