Are you looking for a date this Valentine’s Day? Or maybe you’re looking 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! Continue reading “For the Love of Marketing – A Guide to Date Night [Infographic]”
Successful sales professionals know exactly who to target, how to engage with them, and most importantly, how to close the deal. They build deep connections with their prospects by initiative relevant conversations and sending targeted content. This in turn develops into a trusting relationship.
So just in time for Valentine’s Day-a day spent celebrating relationships, we give you the following infographic: Sales is a Love Affair: How to Target, Engage, and Score.
You spend weeks developing your latest email campaign only to receive terrible results. Your bounce rate was astronomical and barely anyone engaged with the campaign. This is a marketer’s worst nightmare. The likely culprit? A bad email reputation.
The best way to ensure the deliverability of your emails is to maintain a healthy email reputation. Internet service providers (ISPs) constantly come up with new ways to block spam- creating a never ending battle for marketers who just want reach their intended audience and protect their company’s sender reputation. Continue reading “8 Best Practices to Protect Your Email Reputation”
Data decay happens naturally because of how often people change jobs or titles, companies go out of business, and mergers occur. Because of this, many organizations are working with a B2B database that is cluttered with outdated, invalid, or incomplete contacts. Dirty data impacts all areas of an organization, including marketing, lead generation, customer relationships, and finance.
Have you ever started to fill out a lead form, but got to the point where it was too long and you either gave up or put in fake information? Most visitors are the same way, which can have a severe impact on your marketing campaigns and the bottom line. Continue reading “Improve Your Inbound Marketing [infographic]”
Sales professionals have always been focused on closing the deal, and who wouldn’t be with a quota to hit? But since social media and review sites are among the first places prospects visit when looking for a solution to their problem, sales professionals need to shift some of their focus to customer success. This has become a critical part of the sales process now that buyers have the ability to publicly criticize poor service or product quality. Continue reading “3 Ways to Set Prospect Expectations During the Sales Process”
Some might compare selling to a competitive sport, which is hard to disagree with. Sales professionals have monthly quotas to hit, just as athletes are expected to perform well and win. In the business world, sales professionals are under a lot of pressure to perform and sell. If they don’t, they could easily be replaced with someone who can outperform them. Continue reading “The Essential B2B Sales Stack”
When you think of St. Patrick’s Day, you most likely think about getting lucky, pots of gold, leprechauns, and the color green. So how can you apply this to your lead generation campaigns to spice things up and generate more engagement and relevant leads?
- Incorporate data-driven marketing into your overall strategy
- Add green to your campaigns
- Apply digital marketing trends
- Brew up catchy subject lines
- Run “lucky” themed online ads
When leads don’t convert, it can be extremely frustrating. But don’t just throw them at your sales team and expect them to follow up. Use the blueprint below, created by KnowledgeTree, to add untapped value in the bottom of your marketing funnel by:
Figuring out what content your sales team uses at each stage of the buyer’s journey
Making content easily accessible for your sales team
Creating the right content for your sales team
Setting up nurture programs to push leads who haven’t converted yet through the marketing funnel
Aligning sales and marketing
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. Continue reading “How Data-Driven Marketing Drives Growth [infographic]”