How Content marketing helped SAP to generate 1,000 plus leads. Know the power of content marketing and content strategy. Buckle up to generate 7X ROI*. According to CMI, around 42% of the B2B marketers think content marketing is an effective way to attract more leads and 69% think content is the best way to direct mailing and PR.
Account Based Marketing, traces its roots in 1990’s, when B2B and B2C companies started noticing the need for personalized marketing. Back then too, customers were craving for personalized buying experience. Looking at the need, the era began with its implementation. The evergreen mantra for personalized marketing is ‘Advertising’.
It creates a bigger wave when you say, “we generated 10,000 leads last week” rather than, “We got 100 leads last week”. But does this really make sense?! On paper it might sound great, but out of these 10,000 leads how many got converted? Is it what you are thinking, the more the leads the more the conversions? However, this is not always true.
We know that email marketing is an important tool to have in your arsenal. Even though the internet and its users have evolved considerably over the past couple of decades, email marketing has remained the workhorse of all marketing teams across various industries. The efficacy of email marketing has not diminished, regardless of changing trends and the advent of social media.
What is Telemarketing? Telemarketing, also called as inside sales, is a modus operandi of direct marketing. In this method a sales person solicits prospective customers to purchase products or services. This is done over the phone or through web conferencing appointment planned and scheduled during the call.
Demand Generation for B2B marketers are a set of strategies that are designed to drive awareness and interest in your product/services. B2B marketers often use lead generation and demand generation interchangeably, which is misleading. While B2B lead generation is focused on generating quality leads (which are likely to convert into buyers quickly) for the business.
Webinars are a proven tool to generate leads for any B2B business - that is the common notion. Right? That is, in fact, right. 73% of marketing and sales leaders surveyed by InsideSales.com indicated that hosting webinars is one of the best ways to generate leads. Not just any leads, quality leads. Getting that minimum ROI from webinar is all about following best practices that have been proven to drive results for others.
Demand Generation is an expensive affair, no doubt! You need to spend on the right human resource, latest tools and trends in demand the generation marketing to fetch the desired results. But, what if you are budget constraint? or a start-up wanting to make their mark without having to splurge? It is difficult, no doubt but it is NOT impossible. There are ways and means for zero cost demand generation marketing.
Often, marketers wonder, whether or not to engage in content syndication. To answer this, we have to look at the evolution of content syndication. But before that, let’s understand what is content syndication in terms of digital marketing. It is a tactic where you re-publish existing content on third party websites that have a following larger than yours. Think about publications like Entrepreneur, Huffington Post, New York Times etc. Content Syndication, in other words, provide legs to your content.
The B2B marketing today is done using Social Media Marketing, Search Engine Marketing, Content Marketing, Digital Marketing and Mobile Marketing. Most marketing gurus are predicting Marketing Automation to be the future of B2B Marketing. Marketers, the world over, are embracing digital and email marketing with great fervor because of the great results they promise.
Seinfeld “is” a brilliant TV show. But, did you know that most of its earnings comes from syndication deals? According to CNBC, "Seinfeld's" broadcast earnings were impressive, but as of last year the show had earned even more—$3.1 billion, according to the Financial Times -in syndication deals. Why do I talk about TV shows here? Because, according to us, this is a mandatory example of a successful syndication that drove crazy results.
Let’s get one thing straight - not every lead generation technique works for buyers in different stages of a sales funnel. That is exactly why mapping lead generation to your sales funnel is an essential part of the strategy. While you may see gazillion posts on lead generation techniques, this one is slightly different. In this post, we will be discussing the number one mistake that marketers make in lead generation and one of the few marketing tactics that show results almost immediately.
Creating well-performing B2B lead generation strategies is a challenge, especially, the one which serve you high-quality leads on a sizzling platter and convert them into customers through inbound marketing. How to do B2B lead generation? How to set up a B2B lead generation strategy? What are the different lead generation methods? Which tactic is most effective of all? Your business website, says a study by Marketo.
Online marketing has taken advertising and marketing out of the doldrums of the traditional rampant mass marketing “hit-or-miss” technique and into a more targeted customer-centric experience. It has given marketers a unique ability to segment the market more effectively thus creating opportunities for them to market only to their desired demographic. The best part of online marketing is that it is intrinsically capable of measuring everything, all the time.
It is the end of October already and holidays are arriving fast. For us marketers, it is the time to dig ourselves into work and create attractive demand generation campaign for the holidays. It is the time all businesses and brands are invested in the heaviest marketing campaigns. Everywhere you go, online or offline, you can spot promotional displays, cheery commercials, and limited offers.
According to Hubspot “Demand generation is the marketing system and engine that bridges the gap with your company’s sales and revenue operations. It may include multiple touch points, from blogging, to email list creation, to social media promotion — all inbound marketing tactics that are part of a company’s overall demand generation strategy.”