The B2B Database Maintenance Glossary

b2b databaseThere’s no way around it, bad data impacts every aspect of a business—from lead generation, to marketing, to customer relationships, to cold calling, to revenue. After all, if you can’t reach your prospects or customers, your message, offer, and product no longer matter. Consider this (source): Continue reading “The B2B Database Maintenance Glossary”

3 Expert Opinions on Sales and Marketing Alignment

sales and marketing alignmentOnce upon a time, a marketer set out to generate leads through an array of marketing campaigns. They gave it their all, working with their team to perfect content, solidify market segments and determine the most effective advertising channels so the highest qualified leads could be collected for the sales team. Leads came in, deals were closed, bells were rung, and they all lived happily ever after…

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4 Ways Technology Can Improve Diversity Hiring

Diversity initiatives are rarely the number one concern of businesses, and LinkedIn’s 2015 Global Recruiting Trends report demonstrates this perfectly. In fact, only 9% of small companies prioritize diversity recruiting. Large companies fare slightly better with 15% of them making diversity a priority. However, it’s also worth noting that diversity was not mentioned at all in LinkedIn’s 2016 Global Recruiting Trends report. Continue reading “4 Ways Technology Can Improve Diversity Hiring”

The Definitive Guide to Implementing a New Marketing Automation Platform

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We recently reported that, while marketing professionals understand marketing automation can streamline essential processes, many do not leverage these systems to their full advantage. In fact, only 14% of B2B marketers report their use of marketing automation as “good” or better (source). Continue reading “The Definitive Guide to Implementing a New Marketing Automation Platform”

4 Ways to Reset Your B2B Lead Generation Program

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Have you ever spent months planning a lead generation campaign, only to be disappointed by its results? We’ve all been there. In fact, generating high-quality leads is the biggest challenge for B2B marketers (source).

Even the best B2B lead generation programs fall flat sometimes—regardless of planning, strategy, and effort. If you’re struggling to generate leads, it’s time to take it back to the basics and reset your lead generation strategy for success.

Let’s start at the beginning.

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How to Get More Value From Your B2B Data Purchase

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Data is a big investment—if you research vendors and invest intelligently, it can have a dramatic impact on your company’s financial success and growth; but if you’re not smart about your purchase, bad data quickly becomes a costly mistake.

Don’t let your data come back to bite you. Check out our tips for getting the most out of your purchase.

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The Marketer’s Guide to B2B Blogging Success [Infographic]

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In a world where content is still king, B2B businesses who blog are seeing the most success. Here’s why—consistent blogging has a huge impact on lead generation, web presence, brand awareness, customer relationships, and ultimately revenue.

If you’re not prioritizing your B2B blog, there’s a good chance you’re not reaching important prospects, driving traffic to your website, or communicating with your customers effectively. Check out the infographic below to learn everything there is to know about B2B blogging.

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6 Common B2B Sales Problems and How to Avoid Them

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There are so many factors that can stand in the way of exceptional B2B sales performance—poor leadership, lack of organization, no sales process—the list goes on. While some of these problems are easily recognizable, some of the most common obstacles that stand in the way of your success are hard to identify.

Today, we explore some of the more common sales problems—problems you might not even know you’re facing. Continue reading to learn how you can improve your performance today!

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on B2B Marketing

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Over the last several months, artificial intelligence (AI) has taken the business world by storm. From industry events, to blog posts, B2B professionals can’t stop talking about this trending topic and its potential to revolutionize marketing. But, does AI live up to all the hype? Or is it just another martech fad?

In today’s post, we’ll take a further look into the concept of AI and see how this new technology can have a real impact on your marketing strategy.

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