B2B Insights

Blog posts and thought leadership from DiscoverOrg on topics relevant to the modern B2B professional in sales, marketing, customer success, staffing and more.

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A New Generation of Marketing Metrics & the ROI of Better Data

B2B marketers are used to making the business case to justify a budget request (and occasionally to justify existence). Forward-thinking metrics for augmented data offerings are an easier sell. Here's the new set of benchmarks that consider long-term consequences on demand generation, MQLs, and sales.

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Unpacking loaded cost of sales intelligence

The Real Cost of List-Building: Buy or Build Your Own?

The real benefit of accurate sales intelligence, regardless of source, is time. Whether you buy a list or create one using in-house resources, sales teams should spend their time selling - not hunting down a phone number because of a transposed number or missing field.

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Blind Intelemark A/B test proves Discoverorg's sales intelligence is more effective than DB Hoovers

Data-Agnostic? See How Data Quality Affects ROI in This A/B Test

After 260+ hours of phone calls, researchers had over 4x more success using DiscoverOrg data—with 15% fewer accounts. Here's the A/B test against one of our top competitors.

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Account-based marketing strategy means hitting the target 95% of the time

An Independent Review of DiscoverOrg’s Data Accuracy Claims

"There’s lots of options,” says sales linguist Steve W. Martin. “It’s easy to pick the wrong data provider, as everyone makes the same claims." So he decided to test us. Here's what happened next:

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Adapting an ABM Approach for Account-Based EVERYTHING

Account-Based Marketing. Account-Based Sales Development. Account-Based Customer Success. What does it all really mean? Are these just buzzwords to describe what we’ve always been doing?

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[VIDEO] How to Evaluate a Data Provider

What are the common pitfalls of evaluating a data provider? Which methods work best? Learn both in this Whiteboard Wednesday video.

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Storytelling in Account-Based Marketing

[VIDEO] The Role of Story in Account-Based Marketing

Storytelling permeates our lives on multiple levels, but is often overlooked as a useful approach to account-based marketing. Great storytelling is essential and effective.

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Why That Bargain Contact List You Bought is a Sales Dead End

If a salesman wanted to sell you a bridge in Brooklyn, you’d recognize the racket almost immediately. Today, it’s a punchline, but once upon a time, people took the offer seriously:

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What Inhibits Sales Team Growth

4 Sales Team Weaknesses that Inhibit Revenue Growth

Evaluating and hiring a winning Sales Team is not unlike the process of evaluating character attributes in a video game.

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