Category: Lead Generation

Leveraging Sales Enablement to Drive Growth

Posted In: Lead Generation, Marketing Strategy, Sales, Tech Marketing

I’ve been involved in sales enablement and lead generation since the term was just getting popularized in the B2B tech sector around 2006. And more than ten years later, the definition of what sales enablement actually is has yet to be nailed down. Ask five different sales enablement leaders, and… Read More

Driving Growth with the Right Sales & B2B Marketing Technologies

Posted In: Lead Generation, Marketing Strategy, Tech Marketing

If your sales pipeline is too sparse or you don’t have enough confidence your team will hit revenue targets, you’re not alone. Many sales-focused leaders we work with are challenged by the balancing act of driving their reps to prospect regularly, giving enough attention to high value clients, and balancing… Read More

The Ongoing Quest for Google Page1 – Should B2B Companies Invest in SEO?

Posted In: All, Lead Generation, Marketing 101, Marketing Strategy

Search engine optimization (SEO) can sometimes be viewed by senior executives as a mystery. It’s something all businesses “need” and combines keywords, meta tags, and content to impact where your website and other online channels show up on Google and other search engines. It’s a function of marketing, but one… Read More

Dear John Doe: Tips for Personalized Marketing To Boost Conversion Rates

Posted In: All, Lead Generation, Marketing Strategy, Messaging & Positioning

Marketing automation systems—and really, even the simplest of email marketing platforms—enable a level of “personalization” for outbound email marketing. That “personalization” usually begins and ends (sadly) with inserting the first name of the prospect or customer receiving the email. And even more tragic is often data is not structured or… Read More

5 Mistakes You Might be Making with Google AdWords

Posted In: All, Lead Generation, Marketing 101, Marketing Strategy

As a leader of a B2B startup or small business, you may have considered Google AdWords as an option for lead generation. After all, it’s easy to set up, you only pay when someone clicks, and it’s pretty self-sufficient (not to mention the temping $50 credits Google continues to send… Read More

Repurposing Content: It’s not Just Putting New Lipstick on an Old Pig

Posted In: All, Lead Generation, Marketing Strategy, Social Media & Content Marketing

Content marketing is not just a fad; it’s a proven marketing strategy that not only helps B2B marketers generate leads, but also generates higher quality leads at a lower cost per lead than other marketing tactics. In fact, according to the Content Marketing Institute’s report, “B2B Content Marketing: 2015 Benchmarks,… Read More

Choosing a Marketing Technology to Support Lead Generation at Your B2B Business

Posted In: All, Lead Generation, Marketing Strategy, Most Popular

In the B2B space, many companies find that email marketing is one of the best channels they can leverage to meet their demand generation goals, but choosing an email service provider (ESP) can be an overwhelming task. With so many solutions on the market at various price points with a… Read More

3 Tactics for Growing Your Tech Firm in 2015

Posted In: All, Lead Generation, Marketing Strategy, Most Popular

As the New Year approaches, now is a great time to reflect on your business’ growth over the last year and start making plans for 2015. Whether your goal is to continue on the same trajectory, scale your current efforts, or try something completely new and innovative, there are a… Read More

Should You Celebrate Email Unsubscribes?

Posted In: All, Lead Generation, Marketing 101

Eric Wittlake is a digital and B2B marketer with a background in analytics and online media. Based in Portland, Oregon, he runs the media group at Babcock & Jenkins. To read his original post on email list guides, click here.  Every time someone unsubscribes from my mailing list it stings… Read More

The ROI of Customer Acquisition: Aligning Marketing & Sales

Posted In: All, Lead Generation, Marketing Strategy, Most Popular, Startup Business Operations, Tech Marketing

For most tech-oriented startups and small businesses, customer acquisition is one of the most important goals to a President or CEO, yet so often, time and resources are wasted in the process of building pipeline or moving prospects through the funnel. The biggest factor contributing to this inefficiency is the… Read More