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Marketing Strategy: 3 steps to help optimize website user experience

Learn three steps to optimize your web experience and to get more leads by getting feedback from prospects and customers.. This is the most valuable insight you’ll ever receive because it gives you a direct window into how you serve your customers.

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B2B Sales and Marketing: How a staffing company gained 242 qualified leads in just three months in a new market

Opening a new division in a new city for any company can be a challenge, especially with lead generation. TERRA Staffing Group, having a strong reputation in Seattle, found itself in new territory when it opened offices in Portland, Ore. By hiring a lead generation company, more prospects were interested due to their teleprospecting efforts.

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Lead Generation: Balancing lead quality and lead quantity

Lead generation is somewhat like a tightrope act. Generate too many leads, and the rope between Sales and Marketing breaks. If you don’t generate enough that turn into sales, your ROI plummets.

Read on to learn how Debbie Pryer, Program Manager, Siemens Healthcare, approached revitalizing Siemen’s lead generation program by finding the right balance of lead quality and quantity.

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The Domino Theory of B2B Content Marketing

Too often, marketers think of content marketing as only text and graphics. But, content marketing is the entire customer experience across your customer-facing brand touchpoints. In this blog post, learn about how the “domino theory” of content marketing is a perfect metaphor for engaging prospects, not just within the buying cycle, but across the lifecycle of a customer.

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3 Important Lessons for Lead Generation and Life

People look to Brian Carroll, Executive Director of Revenue Optimization, MECLABS, as an expert at lead generation because he wrote a book and speaks about it. But even he is constantly learning and constantly discovering how much more he has to learn. Read on for three important lessons for lead gen that Brian has discovered from his experiences in 2013.

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How B2B marketers can get fresh ideas from B2C

Learn how to get B2B inspiration insights and tactics from your B2C marketing peers that you can use to aid your lead generation and demand generation efforts with 2 examples. When it comes to digital marketing, regardless of whether you’re selling to people who are purchasing something for their workplace or themselves, you’re still selling to people.

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Sales and Marketing: The technology behind CRM

For a complex sale, CRM technology can make the difference between a customer moving up through the marketing-sales funnel to completely falling out. Many companies use more than one vendor for their CRM needs, as sometimes Marketing and Sales can require different specific needs. See how marketing automation technologies may offer some companies another option if they are working with multiple CRM software pieces.

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3 Steps that Helped Skyline Exhibits Increase New Product Sales by 18%

During the economic downturn, most companies were scaling back and avoiding risk, Skyline Exhibits, a global trade show exhibit company, decided to go the opposite direction and invest in innovation. It was a smart move, considering that Skyline: Became the smallest company ever to win the Product Development and Management Association’s prestigious Outstanding Corporate Innovator […]

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Lead Generation: Phone calls turn first-time webinar into million-dollar leads

What’s a marketer to do when leadership dismisses marketing and insists that a superior product will sell itself? Follow the lead of Jeremy Scully and take a high-stakes gamble: Put your reputation on the line to prove marketing’s value. Scully, the Business Development Manager for Planisware, a leading provider of project and portfolio management solutions, […]

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Lead Nurturing based on personality and behavior, not job title

In my most recent research project, the MarketingSherpa 2012 Executive Guide to Marketing Personnel, we identified key behavioral and motivational differences between marketing specialists. Much of what we learned applies beyond HR and can improve your lead nurturing and sales efforts. The key to navigating your way to a sales-ready lead is navigating through individual […]

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How to Get the CEO to Support Your Next Marketing Plan

Do you feel you have the full support of your CEO for your marketing plan? I caught up with with a colleague who coaches marketers. He has a lot of experience to offer but he often feels like his hands are tied. He voiced his frustration to me: “Nearly everyone I talked to say they […]

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