Sales and marketing alignment is one of those things you know you should do, but it’s hard to start or keep it going. Here are some reasons why it’s worth the effort, and some proven strategies to get you there.
Posts Categorized: Integrated Marketing
If you’re marketing for B2B today, you know that one tactic alone won’t be the silver bullet. It’s the collection of all campaigns and tactics working together. Successful integrated marketing strategy starts with a committed brand focus, including a differentiated position, a compelling messaging platform with unique messages to critical audiences, and a savvy integrated… Read more »
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.
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 »
Effective channel marketing management (CMM) requires channel teams to have a dedicated program and methodology designed to deliver campaign materials and programs to partners. But it doesn’t stop there. It also needs to foster a collaborative relationship with your partners to encourage and support joint lead generation and sales efforts. To accomplish this, channel teams need a robust and comprehensive… Read more »
By now, most business owners are aware of sales and marketing automation software and how they can streamline the customer acquisition process. However, there’s still a major chasm between the two. Bridging that gap has long proved difficult, but that’s all supposed to change thanks to an emerging new technology: predictive analytics. Chances are that you’ve at least heard… Read more »
Integrated marketing is a very powerful strategy, but simply integrating your marketing, social media, demand generation, web site, etc. is no longer enough. If you want to succeed in today’s fast-paced, digital environment, you not only need to build on the success of your integrated marketing approach but also enhance it with “synchronized” marketing.
The world of B2B marketing is powerful and complex.. Businesses everywhere need products and services, and they turn to other businesses to provide them. Companies that are able to create an integrated B2B marketing program can profit, while the firms that fail to take advantage of the integrated opportunities could be missing out on… Read more »