Category: Marketing Strategy


B2B Referral Marketing Programs: Practical Tips for Driving Growth Blog

B2B Referral Marketing Programs: Practical Tips for Driving Growth

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

In the past month alone, I’ve had numerous conversations with CEOs whose firms have still not embraced referral marketing in any programmatic fashion, despite recognizing that many of their best leads and clients have come in this way. Referrals can come directly from firms who’ve experienced your solution—clients, past clients,… Read More
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How to Market a Cyber Security Company

Posted In: Lead Generation, Marketing Strategy, Messaging & Positioning, Sales, Tech Marketing

Any of us marketing and selling cyber security solutions are well-aware of the challenges and opportunities at hand. With threats evolving at a frantic pace, companies of all sizes are deciding where and how to invest in products and services to safeguard their organizations. With such a crowded cyber security… Read More

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

Beyond Lead Gen: 6 Ways CEOs Should Lean on Marketing to Support Growth Objectives

Posted In: All, Marketing Strategy

For growing SMBs, b2b tech marketing plays a critical role in generating demand, utilizing multiple integrated disciplines. Often this is seen as the sole purpose of marketing – filling the pipeline. But the function can (and should) go beyond this to support a myriad of other business goals and objectives… Read More

CEO Roundtable: Market Dynamics Shaping Growth Strategies

Posted In: Marketing Strategy

As part of our day-to-day, our team at Magnetude has the opportunity to engage with a smart and dynamic group of CEOs and other business leaders across our client base, and the entrepreneurial ecosystem.  Every business and industry is unique, but there are more similarities than differences in leadership strategies… Read More
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Planning Your 2017 B2B Marketing Budget? 4 Smart Investments for Growth

Posted In: Early Stage Startups, Marketing Strategy

With only a couple months left in 2016, you’re likely busy planning for next year – forecasting, setting goals, budgeting, and focusing on the strategic plan for 2017 (all while trying to finish out 2016 strong). Whether you are a start-up getting ready to scale up next year or a… Read More

Virtual Reality Startups for SMBs: Why it’s not just for the ‘big guys’

Posted In: Marketing Strategy, Most Popular, Tech Marketing

Virtual reality (VR) startups are expected to grow to a $120 billion industry by 2020. This includes technology and products for augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR). With major players in tech invested in the hardware of VR (Google, Facebook, Samsung, HTC, to name a few), there’s been increased… 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

B2B Channel Marketing: The Forgotten Stepchild

Posted In: Marketing Strategy

For decades, thousands of tech firms have been leveraging channel partners to help drive Sales—with 80% of on-premise software and a rapidly rising 23% of SaaS firms having channel partner programs.  But while the AWS’s of the world have large and robust b2b channel marketing functions, many smaller tech firms… Read More

Assessing Your Firm’s B2B Digital Marketing Campaigns

Posted In: All, Marketing Strategy

For years now, marketing has been evolving at an increasingly accelerated pace, requiring B2B firms to continuously evolve their practices in order to stay relevant and competitive. However, in the last few years in particular, b2b digital marketing campaigns has evolved in unprecedented ways, and the digital marketing skills and… Read More