The CMO Guide to Data: Why Your Marketing Database Is Broken, and How to Fix It

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Technology has fundamentally changed the role of Marketing. What was once seen largely as an art, has increasingly become less about fancy pictures, and more about deploying revenue generating messaging to the masses. The rise of radio and television made.

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What is Intent Data? The Predictive Sales Trifecta

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Marketers can expand their reach by buying leads from some content publishers or advertising on some third-party sites, but budget and accessibility to third-party sites can limit reach. What is Intent data? What is Intent data ? With intent data, you do.

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The Coming Customer Data Tsunami: 3 Predictions for 2019

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“Big data” is very 2012. But big data has historically referred to gobs of behavioral data. As customers , we got used to the big-data treatment – fast. B2B big data wasn’t quite there. Here are some data predictions we’re looking forward to.

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A Look Back and Ahead at the Evolution of B2B Data: Year in Review

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But I love the concept of data-driven customer engagement. As CEO of DiscoverOrg, I have some strong opinions about data. Here’s what shook up the B2B data world in 2018 – and what I think that means for our industry in 2019. I hate the word AI.

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7 Must-Have Automated Documents for Sales Success

Data is often stored in disparate, siloed systems, forcing users to scour. multiple sources for the data they want and copy and paste into their document. Sales teams, in particular, waste precious time and resources on repetitive tasks and manual data. Share the (data) wealth.

Make Better Data-driven Marketing Decisions

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Earlier this year, the 2015 edition of the Marketing Technology Landscape Supergraphic was released and—are you ready for this? 1,876 marketing technology vendors were represented across 43 categories. Amidst this overwhelming landscape of marketing technology, what’s a marketer to do?

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

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Data is no different. The problem with data is that it changes slowly over time, decaying, typically at minimum, 30% per year. Data decay happens similarly to how motor oil ages in your engine. That’s how ABSD is scaled, in part—and it is critically dependent upon data quality.

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What is Intent Data? The Predictive Sales Trifecta

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Marketers can expand their reach by buying leads from some content publishers or advertising on some third-party sites, but budget and accessibility to third-party sites can limit reach. What is Intent data? What is Intent data ? With intent data, you do.

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Cold Email, Warm Leads: Where Does Good Data Come From?

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We’ve seen lists with a 40% bounce rate ( yes, really ), and many others around 15% … but few people in sales and marketing rely on lists alone. Our squeaky-clean data is in a league of its own, but we wanted to see how it stacked up in real life, which can be hard to quantify.

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How to Building a Data-Driven Marketing Plan for 2018

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Our latest eBook shows you how to navigate your book of business, craft a well-calculated marketing plan, add more places of interest on the map, and direct potential customers to inroads back to your company. The marketing plan lays the groundwork for your team to go forth and execute.

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In the Race to Win More Customers, Sales Needs Digital Transformation

into how Salesforce users manage contracts and data, are. and email, using marketing automation, employing CRM and ERP, are now requirements for any business — table stakes to remain. volumes of data created by the first layers of digitization. processes, communications and data.

How to Make Marketing Scientific

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[VIDEO] How to Evaluate a Data Provider

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Of course, that’s our job, the job of sales and marketing – to help educate our markets, to cast a bigger and better vision of our solutions. With that in mind – today I’m going to give you some inside baseball thoughts, on how a data provider thinks you should evaluate a data provider. The first one attempts to evaluate the quality of the data and the second method attempts to evaluate the quantity of the data. Get Started with Free Data.

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[VIDEO] Whiteboard Wednesday: Increase Retention in Sales – with Data (Steve Waters)

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I want to talk about how to improve morale on the team over time by enabling them with great data and helping sales leaders invest in their team’s success. Bad data: a silent killer of sales morale. A silent killer on the sales floor is going to be bad data.

How to Spot Buying Signals – with Intent Data @DiscoverOrg

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How to Spot Buying Signals – with Intent Data. Intent Data is information about buying signals: That is, event or behavioral data that statistically suggests a purchase will happen soon. What is Intent Data? Intent Data lets salespeople get in the door sooner.

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All Data is Not Created Equal: Independent Case Study Proves Why Quality Beats Quantity

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For years, sales and marketing teams have been spending money to buy lead generation tools and contact data to grow their email marketing database. ZoomInfo had been SalesFolk’s data provider for years. But bounce rates were often high, and the accuracy of the data varied.

How Salespeople Can Better Prioritize Using Purchase Intent Data

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John: TechTarget’s data and insight products for sales called Priority Engine and Qualified Sales Opportunities are built on proprietary knowledge of enterprise purchase intentions and the specific people involved in them within accounts.

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Pitch Perfect: Selling to the Chief Marketing Officer

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What does it TAKE to sell to the Chief Marketing Officer? Jill began this task by talking to Heidi Bullock , Chief Marketing Officer at Engagio , formerly GVP of Global Marketing for Marketo. Read it: 7 Quick Wins for Marketing + Sales Alignment. Intent data.

An Independent Review of DiscoverOrg’s Data Accuracy Claims

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When sales intelligence data is inaccurate, incomplete, or outdated, the rabbit hole for a sales person can be very deep —and no one knows better than Steve W. Contact data is a very important priority to my clients,” he says. What prompted his interest in DiscoverOrg’s data accuracy? There are many different data sources,” Martin says. We were discussing which contact data provider provides the best results for outreach campaigns.”. A Good Data Believer. “I’ve

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The CMO’s Guide to International Marketing

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The Power of Sales Intelligence #1: Data quality and management

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Time to plan your next marketing campaign, or start prospecting into your top accounts! You’ve been in sales and marketing long enough to know it’s never quite that easy. Marketing and sales intelligence is different : It’s more than just data. Because time has an effect on data. Marketing and sales data is no different; it also needs to be constantly refreshed to be accurate. How do you measure data quality? Timeliness : Is the data fresh?

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The Scariest Thing is What You Don’t See: Your Garbage Sales & Marketing Data is Killing You

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It’s marketing versus sales competency. It’s your data. When I founded DiscoverOrg in 2007, delivering quality sales and marketing data was the backbone of what we wanted to build. Eight years later there is something that is absolutely mind bending for me to realize: all – and I really mean all when I say that (with us as the exception) – sales and marketing data providers really suck. Don’t let your data murder your efforts.

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[VIDEO] The Cost of Bad Data

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So, question of the day is: Have you ever wondered just how much money having bad data in your sales and marketing system cost you ? Let’s say you have 100,000 target prospects in your database that you’re trying to sell and market to.

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[VIDEO] The Value of Sales Intelligence vs Data

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There are a lot of sales and marketing data providers out there. Everyone talks about their solution slightly differently – they offer contact data, verified data, sales intelligence , etc. Watch the Video: Data vs Verified Data vs Intelligence.

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Time to Get Your Data and Tech Stack in Shape for 2019

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Time to Get Your Data & Tech Stack in Shape for 2019. As you plan your sales and marketing strategies for next year, have you assessed the state of your data and technology stack? Let’s start by looking at the current state of the market- it’s not pretty.

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Is Your Lead Generation Data Leading You Astray?

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You can do what the data tells you, or you can do what works. Which do you trust more—the lead generation data manufactured by sales technology tools and artificial intelligence, or your intuition, which is generated by years of experience and your emotional intelligence?

Marketing Operations – The Key to Driving Greater Revenue

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Data is everywhere. Marketing leaders are expecting data driven insights and greater ROI from. Channels are exploding. Technology is changing. Executives require more detailed reporting. Intuition and experience are no longer enough. You are living in the “show me” era.

Major New Advances in Applying Market Intelligence to Revenue Growth

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On this episode of SBI TV, Matt and Marc Osofsky, CEO of Aberdeen, demonstrate the importance of Market Intelligence. Why is this important for your company? Many companies are flying blind, and this is especially true with B2B companies. Company leaders.

A Formula for Predictive Intelligence: Fit + Intent + Opportunity Data

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Virtually every business collects and buys data to assist salespersons and marketers do their job more effectively. But sometimes it’s too much data. How can we make sense of it all and zero in on the data that actually matters? Which data points – individually, or together in a “secret sauce” – predict buying behavior in B2B customers? As a data company, we knew there had to be a quantifiable answer: “What prompts someone to make a purchase?”.

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FREE Data & Market Intelligence tools to prepare your sales engagement

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True Love or Bad Data? (Database Dating Advice for the Brokenhearted)

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For too many marketers and sales professionals, the relationship with the database is complicated, unsatisfying, and fails to live up to its potential. To you, we say, dry your eyes: This Valentine’s day, DiscoverOrg’s data relationship advice expert is here to solve your stickiest data dilemmas. Get ready to fall in love with your data all over again. I suspect my data is bad. When the data is good, things are great. Signed, Data Dependent.

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If Data is Not in Your CRM, Does It Exist?

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If data about your customers and prospects isn’t entered into your CRM, does it even exist?”. If you’re like most enterprise sales organizations you’ve invested in processes, tools, personnel, market research….and Data and insights. From every sales and marketing application.

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Scientific Marketing: Stop Guessing and Start Knowing

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Today’s topic is how to make marketing scientific through a marketing operations department. Turn to the marketing operations phase on pages 248 – 251. As a guide to this conversation, download our 10th annual workbook, How to Make Your Number in 2017.

Relationships Rule, but Data Drives Sales, Too

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That’s why I resonated with this post: “ New Research Unveils 5 Trends Shaping the Future of Sales ” by Lynne Zaledonis, VP at SalesCloud, Product Marketing at Salesforce. The post Relationships Rule, but Data Drives Sales, Too appeared first on No More Cold Calling.

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Bad Marketing Strategy is Built on Assumption

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Perhaps you are familiar with the photo of the former CEO of Nokia sobbing with his leadership team as his company was sold to Microsoft for parts. The now infamous headline: “we didn’t do anything wrong.” Well, yes Steve –.

Marketo Append & Clean: Big Changes for a Favorite Data Management Tool

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There are parts of the job that marketers can perform on autopilot, but data management – enriching and cleansing data – has never been been one of them. Significant enhancements to our Marketo connector, including new Append & Clean functionality, give marketers a whole new level of automation accuracy, and control over their database. Cleanse data by overwriting outdated or incorrectly entered data points.

Operationalizing Data and Insights

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Chris Lonnett, vice president of Americas market development and operations at Motorola, recently spoke with SBI to discuss how he carries out his data plan inside an enterprise organization. Often, sales ops teams struggle to derive meaningful insights from data.

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4 Simple Steps To Planning Your Most Effective Marketing Strategy

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6 Best Practices to Build Marketing Operations Muscle

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REVENUE: The Golden Opportunity with Big Data and Content Marketing

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Never before have marketers had so much information about prospects, customers, the competition, and the markets they hope to reach. But say “Big Data” instead of “information,” and marketer smiles will turn upside down in a hurry. Start with the data you have at hand.