marketing

Adventures in Account-Based Marketing

I became interested in target account marketing, which I later learned to call ABM, while tying to efficiently grow a software business. The hypothesis was that if all of our time, energy, and money was spent on a focused sales and marketing effort to convert a list of target enterprise accounts, we could grow our average sales price (ASP) - without breaking the bank.

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Are You Trying to Complete the ABM Marathon – Before the ABM 5k?

You could easily spend months doing an in-depth statistical analysis of thousands of data points; but that might actually hamstring your efforts. In the fast-paced environment that surrounds sales and marketing, we must chart progress – not perfection.

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business to business sales and marketing

B2B is Dead – Long Live B2P

B2P removes the barriers created by the B2B mentality by placing the emphasis back on what people really care about and the stories that drive us.

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5 things sales wishes marketing knew

5 Things Sales Wish Marketers Knew

Companies that still score success only by the number of leads generated aren’t benchmarking the right data. Marketing needs to work even harder to nurture leads once they’re in the funnel.

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accounts-based sales development

Account-Based Sales Development: 10 Steps to Global Success

If you have one or more global accounts—large companies with a global footprint—it’s important to approach them globally – but this is a tall order for a busy sales department, especially among newer companies where any account-based approach has a learning curve. As described in my new book, Whale Hunting with Global Accounts, global account-based

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Boost response rates role-based messages

How to Improve Response Rates with Account-Based Content

In B2B marketing, when you improve response rates, you tend to see better downstream results including: more qualified leads, more pipeline, and more deals won. But how do you achieve higher levels of engagement?

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Don't get caught in a spam trap

How to Avoid the Spam Trap

To make sure you never hit a spam trap, Hubspot suggests only sending to opt-in contacts and to avoid purchasing data from a data provider. That’s a great plan! … unless you want to generate new leads and increase sales:

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Alignment between sales and marketing is a struggle

Want Better Lead Generation? Get Marketing & Sales in Line

Sales enablement really boils down to how marketing can help make sales more successful, and this can be accomplished through a range of program areas including technology, intelligence, content, analytics, training, and demand generation.

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Online Dating Like Email Marketing

8 Lessons From Online Dating For Email Marketers

If you’re not personalizing emails and making them catch the recipient’s eye, then you’ll fare no better than those firing off two-word introductions on dating apps.

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Email Best Practices DiscoverOrg

Why Your 4 Paragraph Email Sucks

In the same way that the 30-second elevator pitch is extremely useful and effective, a concise email helps provide high-level intrigue and presents the speaker as a knowledgeable, wise, and a modern problem-solver.

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