PLANNING FOR ABM? OVERCOME THESE COMMON CHALLENGES

ANNA ELIOT | March 20, 2020

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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 to an elevated level. Making the leap into ABM marketing is highly recommended to improve your marketing ROI, but without proper planning, finding success could become a struggle. The only way to reduce the potential risks associated with virtually any strategy is to develop a comprehensive game plan. Effective planning will result in increased buy-in from upper management, effective training and development, acquisition of the right ABM tools, the accurate collection of data, and ultimately a boost to your strategy success.

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