15 Expert Opinions About Business Data

In modern business, data is a hot commodity. Everywhere we look there’s talk of data-driven sales, data-driven marketing, predictive learning, data hygiene, and so on. But, there’s a reason for all this talk. Data is a critical component of business success—no matter the industry, the size of the business, or how the business operates.

Everyone needs data to compete in our modern business landscape—and we have the quotes to prove it! Continue reading “15 Expert Opinions About Business Data”

42 Tweets from the 2018 Growth Acceleration Summit

2018 Growth Acceleration SummitOn June 18th, 2018 ZoomInfo held the 3rd annual Growth Acceleration Summit—a premier B2B sales and marketing conference that allows the best and brightest in the industry to network, learn, and enjoy the city of Boston.

This year’s professional event featured industry legends, experts, and best-selling authors like Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Jay Baer, Grant Cardone, Neil Patel, and Michael Brenner. Attendees learned about a variety of topics, listened to never-before-heard stories, and walked away with the most actionable, ground-breaking tips on team alignment and productivity. Continue reading “42 Tweets from the 2018 Growth Acceleration Summit”

The Attendee’s Guide to B2B Event Preparation

b2b event preparationIndustry trade shows and professional events are an excellent way to learn new skills, network with others, and revive your creativity. But, these events can also be overwhelming—with multiple tracks, different sessions to choose from, and long days filled with non-stop activities. Because most industry events come with a cost—time away from your desk, budget, travel, etc.—attendees must be sure they’re prepared ahead of time.

So, if you’re planning to attend a work event in the near future, keep reading. Today we teach you everything there is to know about B2B event preparation—so you can get the most out of your next trade show or industry event. Let’s get into it! Continue reading “The Attendee’s Guide to B2B Event Preparation”

Public Relations & B2B SEO Best Practices

b2b seo best practicesAs our world becomes increasingly digital, lines between business concentrations have blurred. Marketing bleeds into social media. Social media bleeds into customer relations. Customer relations bleeds into branding—and so on and so forth.

But, two marketing initiatives that aren’t often integrated are search engine optimization (SEO) and public relations (PR). However, these two initiatives must be intertwined in order for a company to compete in today’s marketplace.   Continue reading “Public Relations & B2B SEO Best Practices”

Our 5 Favorite Blog Posts From Neil Patel

neil patelDigital marketing expert, Neil Patel, is a favorite here at ZoomInfo—and for good reason! Neil is a New York Times best-selling author, a leading online influencer, and he’s earned recognition from Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and Entrepreneur Magazine among many other leading publications.

On top of that, Neil was named a Top 100 Entrepreneur under the age of 30 by President Obama and a Top 100 Entrepreneur under the age of 35 by the United Nations. Neil’s agency was founded in 2017 but already has six offices, 46 employees, and 1.1 million monthly blog readers. We could continue, but instead, we’ll let you see why Neil is so great for yourself! Continue reading “Our 5 Favorite Blog Posts From Neil Patel”

The Definitive Guide to Lead Qualification Marketing

lead qualification marketingIn marketing, it’s common knowledge that lead quality is generally more important than lead quantity. And yet, marketing lead qualification remains a sticking point for many organizations. In fact, 61% of B2B marketers send all leads directly to sales, but only 27% are sales qualified (source).

This statistic highlights a huge discrepancy. As a marketer, how do you know if a lead is truly ready to buy? And, how can you generate more high-quality leads for your sales team? We say the solution to your lead generation problems lies within your lead qualification process. Continue reading “The Definitive Guide to Lead Qualification Marketing”

May 2018 B2B Blog Post Round-Up

may b2b blog post round upWelcome back to our B2B Blog Post Round-Up series—these monthly blog posts published by ZoomInfo highlight some of the great work our writers have contributed to outside publications.

Today’s post is our 9th installment in the series and includes blog posts about passive candidate recruitment,  data-driven e-commerce, sales metrics, account-based selling, and more! Check it out and let us know what kind of content you’d like to see in upcoming round-ups.

Let’s get into it! Continue reading “May 2018 B2B Blog Post Round-Up”

Contact Data Hygiene and the Future of Branding

Branding. If you’ve worked in business for any period of time, you likely hear this term thrown around a few times a day. But branding is a fluid, subjective concept that we don’t always take the time to quantify—a must in today’s competitive business landscape.

Today, we explain the importance of a data-driven branding strategy and why contact data hygiene is the key to branding success. Let’s get into it. Continue reading “Contact Data Hygiene and the Future of Branding”