The marketer’s job today is to attract and engage using multiple media channels, from billboards to SMS geo-texting and every kind of digital or mobile strategy in between. Here’s how you can use the latest version of the industry-leading model, Sirius Demand Generation, to reach those discerning B2B buyers most likely to want to… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Demand Generation
In last week’s blog, I talked about the customer lifecycle, and how savvy management of your existing customer relationships can be a primary growth driver. This week, I drill down to look at two powerful techniques for nurturing and expanding the value of your company’s existing customers: cross selling and upselling.
With so many digital marketing agencies clamoring for your business and offering, in theory, the same type of services, how do you judge the quality of the services and their ability to execute? When choosing a digital marketing agency, here’s how to tell whether one is truly a cut above the rest.
While the old mantra “if you fail to prepare, prepare to fail” may hold true for all aspects of marketing, it is particularly applicable in creating online content. Perhaps more specifically, “preparing logically for your audience” (although that just doesn’t have the same ring, does it?). That subtle definition is extremely important, and unfortunately,… Read more »
Channel marketing has emerged as a vital B2B marketing strategy. Those companies effectively employing this tactic have seen increased flexibility and attractiveness to a wider scope of partners – naturally resulting in greater profits. However, channel marketing can be quite challenging to those not versed in the process. Also, larger organizations will typically have… Read more »
Account based marketing, also called smarketing, or sales marketing, is one of the biggest trends in B2B marketing in 2016. Essentially, it is a marketing strategy designed to target specific accounts (or companies), that are essentially prime business targets. Through personalized marketing campaigns, marketing and sales teams are able to reach, influence and convert target accounts.
Lead generation is one of the most important and one of the most difficult aspects of marketing. Many companies and marketers using the same tired tactics are receiving very little return for the effort and/or investment. By studying the current digital landscape and the campaigns that have experienced real success, however, we’ve been able to… Read more »
Content marketing is about creating and distributing dynamics material, driving the prominence of your site and brand as well as encouraging profitable customer action. To do this, your content needs to address the customer’s pain points. Once it’s published, it must promote itself, snowballing in terms of exposure and impact. Content shock is a myth. There… Read more »
The term ‘channel partner program’ is often met with confusion or misunderstanding. What does that really mean and how does an organization create a channel partner program that really works? A channel partner program is a business strategy that vendors use to encourage value-added resellers, managed service providers, consultants, system integrators, equipment manufacturers, or independent… Read more »
It’s easy enough for businesses to look back over past sales figures and see why pipeline shortfalls occurred. What is far more difficult is tracking efforts in real time in order to make corrections that will solve problems before they seriously impact earnings and undermine annual sales projections. The key to adjusting performance strategies… Read more »