B2B Marketing Plan

Lead Qualification; Does PANDA Outstrip BANT in the Long Run? – B2B Marketing Article

52% of marketers say they provide salespeople with their best quality leads, while salespeople rank marketing-sourced leads last. (HubSpot, 2017) Now’s the time to scrutinize your lead qualification methodology and understand what a ‘quality lead’ really looks like from both a marketing and sales perspective. Read on to discover how to transform your conversion rates and get your sales team back onboard. Reading time: 3 minutes Commonly, BANT qualification methodology has been used by sales to define what constitutes a…

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How to Develop B2B Buyer Personas – B2B Marketing Article

What do Customer Experience Cassie, Recruitment Rhonda, and Procurement Pete have in common? They’re almost-real (or semi-fictional) representations of a business’s target audience. They’re the archetypes of the decision-makers you’re trying to influence. They’re the people you’re trying to sell to. Buyer personas (also referred to as marketing personas) are built on a framework of research (primary and secondary), and data and cover your buyers’: Demographics Job role Goals and challenges Values and fears   Why Are Buyer Personas Important?…

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How To Create A Marketing Plan For B2B Businesses In 2019 – B2B Marketing Article

Let’s start with a definition: What exactly is a marketing plan? It’s the detailed sequence of tactics and activity that achieves your marketing strategy. It’s how you go from strategy to action. It’s what tells your team what to do and in what sequence, when they arrive at work each day. So it’s important!

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The B2B Decision Making Unit (DMU); The Real Faces of Persuasion – B2B Marketing Article

Reading time: 4 minutes We kicked off our new B2B Marketing Mini Series on Segmentation with an article exploring 5 common pitfalls many Account based marketing (ABM) strategies fall down (read full article here). One main obstacle identified was the neglect to factor all the different members of the decision making unit (DMU) into your B2B marketing segmentation strategy. The Harvard Business Review estimates that “the number of people involved in B2B solutions purchases has climbed from an average of…

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