Author Archives: Lauren Barber

About Lauren Barber

Lauren is the Marketing Content Manager at ZoomInfo. Prior to ZoomInfo she worked in social media, content creation, and email marketing on the agency side.

For the Love of Marketing – A Guide to Date Night [Infographic]

Are you looking for a date this Valentine’s Day or to have the perfect night with your significant other? Need to find a special place for dinner with your girlfriend, boyfriend, husband, or wife? It’s simpler than you think. All you need to do is apply your marketing skills and you’ll end up having the best Valentine’s Day to date!

Check out the infographic below to learn more:
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Sales is a Love Affair: How to Target, Engage & Score [infographic]

Successful sales professionals know exactly who to target, how to engage them, and how to close the deal. They build deep connections by holding relevant conversations and sending targeted content, developing a trusting, loving relationship.

Did you know?

  • Only 20% of sales people add value to buyer conversations
  • Leads who are nurtured with targeted content produce a 20% increase in sales opportunities
  • Relevant emails drive 18x more revenue than broadcast emails

Check out the infographic below for the steps on how to successfully target, engage, and score with your leads and prospects:

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4 Ways to Ensure Your Marketing Team is Generating Higher Quality, Sales Ready Leads

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At most companies, marketing teams will generate a lot of leads into the top of the funnel and send them over to the sales team for follow up and prospecting, hoping a percentage of them will turn into opportunities and customers. However, if you’re overflowing the top of your funnel with leads, you’re likely overwhelming your sales team with a lot of low quality contacts which end up being a waste of their time, causing them to lose trust in the marketing team. Read More

How Data-Driven Marketing Drives Growth [infographic]

How Data-Driven Marketing Drives Growth

You’ve probably heard the hype about data-driven marketing lately. And if you haven’t, you will in the near future. Organizations that practice data-driven marketing report 3x increase in revenue than those who don’t. They’re also 5x more likely to retain customers. Read More

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5 Key Takeaways from SiriusDecisions Technology Exchange #SDTechX

Last week, SiriusDecisions held their first Technology Exchange event in San Francisco. With more than 500 attendees and 31 sponsors, the energy was extremely high. The passionate experts made us all feel empowered to go forth and change sales and marketing for the better. Anything seems possible after learning new approaches and amplified abilities, which is why we put together a list of the top 5 key takeaways for you to print out and hang up at your desk. Read More

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Top 8 Marketing Trends that Define 2016

marketing-trendsMarketers are always looking into the future trying to predict the next big trend. Naturally, marketers are always thinking about how they can make their campaign the next big thing. It’s in our blood. As 2015 comes to an end, it’s important to stay ahead of the curve and make sure you’re ready for 2016. Below are the top 8 trends that are going to have the biggest impact on the future of marketing (some are even impacting marketing now). Read More

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Steps to Creating Buyer Persona Profiles [infographic]

The Importance of Buyer Personas

Buyer personas are defined as profiles of your best customers. In order to determine who to target and the best way to speak to these people, you need to identify your buyer personas. Uncovering the characteristics of your best buyers is critical for developing targeted content, product development, sales follow up, and anything related to customer acquisition and retention. In fact: Read More

How Data Empowers Sales & Marketing Alignment

Did you know it’s a proven fact organizations that effectively align their sales and marketing teams win big? According to a report by Aberdeen, organizations that successfully aligned their sales and marketing teams experienced an average of 20% growth in annual revenue.

ZoomInfo and Salesfusion recently partnered for a webinar to discuss how data empowers sales and marketing alignment. Watch the webinar below.

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Top 10 Tips for Executing Successful Webinars

Webinars are a great way to provide thought leadership and educational content in a visual way to your audience. Oftentimes, webinars are presented on a specific date at a certain time and are recorded for those who couldn’t attend. They’re a great strategy for lead generation and branding, as well as positioning your company as an industry expert. Read More