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Is Your Sales and Marketing Tech Stack Weighing You Down?

By Matt Pilon, Content Specialist Sales and marketing software has become table stakes for B2B companies, big and small, over the past two decades. Today, 85% of B2B marketers use a customer relationship management system (CRM), such as Salesforce, and 57% use a marketing automation platform, like...

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How to Create a Great Thank You Email after a Webinar

By Ross Lancaster, Content Specialist B2B professionals who once relied on in-person sales and marketing were forced to go fully digital for long periods when the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in early 2020. One effect of that digital shift that continues in 2021 despite the return of some in-person...

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Are Trade Shows the Ultimate Marketing and Sales Tool? No, They’re Just One Piece of the Puzzle

By Ross Lancaster, Content Specialist In B2B sales and marketing, trade shows have long been considered an ideal way to generate new leads and gain new business. Trade shows, regardless of industry or sales cycle length, allow companies to speak about and demonstrate their products and services,...

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What is a Good Marketing Research Process?

By Nicky Cappella, Content Specialist What is a marketing research process? The information-gathering, strategy, and planning phase before a marketing campaign is implemented is known as the marketing research process. It is the critical time when a marketing team defines the issue at hand, takes...

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Key Skills for a B2B Marketing Career

Skilled B2B marketers are in high demand, but the critical skills needed to perform as a competitive marketer change continuously. A study by Monster found that 82% of global respondents planned to hire in 2021. With the increasing availability of data, marketers have to evolve how they plan and...

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B2B Sales Middle of the Funnel Content Checklist

B2B companies use terms such as "sales funnel," "buyer's journey," or "buyer's lifecycle" to discuss how a potential client goes from a prospect (or someone who knows nothing about the B2B company) to someone who purchases the product or service. No matter which term you use, content plays a...

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Marketers Should Make Content Interesting, Not Sales-Focused

Content marketing is an efficient method for businesses to engage new prospects, nurture leads, and upsell clients. To create effective content, your business must speak directly to a buyer's needs and pain points and include SEO best practices to increase the likelihood the content will rank well...

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Do Webinars Work for B2B?

Webinars can be a great tactic to grow both sales and marketing campaigns. A business leader can use webinars at the top of the funnel to talk about industry challenges or in the middle of the funnel to shine a spotlight on the benefits the service or marketed product offers. 63% of B2B Marketers...

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Content Marketing Strategy for Software Companies

By Ross Lancaster, Content Specialist Content marketing can be a powerful lead generation tool for software brands. A strong content strategy can help software businesses talk to potential buyers effectively and help convert leads to sales. Software companies may be hesitant to develop a complete...

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5 Reasons Why Sales and Marketing Alignment is Essential for B2B Growth Companies

By Emily Ferron, Content Director “Sales and marketing alignment” is a buzzy term, thanks in part to attention-grabbing statistics like these: Aligning sales and marketing can generate up to 208% more marketing revenue. Aligned sales and marketing teams can improve customer retention by 36% and...

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