Campaign Strategy

Do You Want Intent Data with That? – B2B Marketing Article

If you could layer third-party intent data into every lead gen program you run, would you do it? In other words, would you only ever want marketing leads from prospects pre-determined to be actively researching your category, solution, use case, etc.? My argument: no, you wouldn’t. I was part of a client conversation recently about the merits of different demand generation channels (paid social, content syndication, email, search, etc.) and this particular marketing exec was quick to reject the idea…

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4 Solutions to Consider When Marketing Leads Don’t Convert – B2B Marketing Article

If your organization is generating plenty of leads but those initial inquiries aren’t converting to sales qualified leads, meetings, or pipeline, a myriad of things could be at fault: 1) sales follow-up may be sub-standard in either cadence, frequency, or message 2) lead nurturing may not be doing enough to educate the prospect , “warm up” the lead, or drive additional engagement, or 3) you could be generating the wrong types of leads altogether, namely either people that simply aren’t…

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5 Most Common Fails in B2B Search Campaigns – B2B Marketing Article

Thanks to Spear Digital Media Director Tim DiSabatino for authoring this week’s post. Because costs per click in B2B search campaigns can often be extremely high when companies compete the for same keywords, Search Engine Marketing (SEM) for B2B advertisers offers its own very unique challenges.  Add in the fact that B2B sales cycles are typically long and complex (meaning that advertisers may not see ROI for weeks or months), and it becomes clear that thriving in today’s SEM landscape…

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