The Impact of Poor Data Quality on Sales and Marketing

Sales Benchmark Index

Data is becoming a core component of every business. As a result, the quality of the data being gathered, stored, and consumed is becoming increasingly important. We have all seen the impact that poor data quality can have on a.

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Data Science and Sales Operations: Driving Greater Predictability Together in Uncertain Times

Sales Benchmark Index

For Sales Operations leaders on a calendar year, we are rapidly approaching annual planning season. As if it wasn’t difficult enough to identify where your organization’s growth will be derived from next year while trying to forecast the back-half of.

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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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The Data Will Bring Us Together: Relationship Therapy with Sales and Marketing

DiscoverOrg Sales

The process of sales and marketing alignment is so fraught with assumptions, misunderstandings, and disagreement that we think both departments need a relationship therapy session! Marketing has certain data needs. Sales uses a CRM … but the marketing automation system might not integrate. Marketing says their leads are qualified – but Sales doesn’t trust them. Sales and Marketing may have different data needs, but there’s a lot of overlap.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Transitioning to Data-Driven Marketing & Sales

Sales Benchmark Index

Today’s interview is a special one, we have two guests on SBI TV – a marketing leader and sales leader – you’ll learn they’ve teamed up to tackle data siloes and make data-driven decisions. Corporate Strategy Marketing Strategy Sales Strategy Video 2019 planning b2b dave peranich sbi podcast sbi tv

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Are Your Marketing Campaigns Agile Enough?

Sales Benchmark Index

Many CEOs often ask us while planning for 2020, “what’s the secret marketing sauce? What’s worked for your other clients when it comes to the marketing mix? What isn’t working?” ” And as most CMOs can agree, there’s no such thing.

How to Shape Your Sales Motions Using a Data-Driven Framework

Sales Benchmark Index

As you continually work on fine-tuning your sales organization, how can you best ensure that every prospect interaction contributes to a cohesive customer narrative that, ultimately, maximizes your sales? Through our work helping leading companies grow their revenue year after.

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A Proven Planning Framework From Market-Leading CEOs

Sales Benchmark Index

Over the past several months, SBI’s latest research has unpacked how market-leading CEOs have responded to market disruption and how they approach planning for 2021.

A Primer on GDPR and Marketing Data Protection Best Practices

DiscoverOrg Sales

May 25, 2018 is a date on the minds of many sales and marketing professionals: the day the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect. DiscoverOrg is a data processor, and we believe our customers are also data processors. This brief primer provides practical tips to help sales and marketing teams be ready and able to meet the changing regulations while leveraging a sales and marketing intelligence solution like DiscoverOrg.

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Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

Optimize Your Data Strategy to Never Miss Another Sale

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Make Better Data-driven Marketing Decisions

Pointclear

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? In response to this dilemma, I wrote an article for TMCnet’s Customer Magazine entitled, “How to Get Your Head Around Data-Driven Marketing.” Marketing Strategy Big Data

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

DiscoverOrg Sales

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. The reality is that most sales and marketing automation tools and CRMs use data from a variety of sources: usually a combination of (1) purchased third-party data, (2) user-generated data from form-fills, and (3) information that is manually entered in-house. The overall data includes data from DiscoverOrg.

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How to Make Marketing Scientific

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Data-Driven Marketing 101

This eBook highlights how data-driven strategies empower marketing campaigns through personalization tactics.

The Winning Strategies of UC&C Market Leaders

Sales Benchmark Index

However, how are market leaders positioning themselves to be set. With the global shift to working from home, UC&C companies have witnessed a record amount of demand for their tools and services to carry on productivity away from the office.

Data Decay & Your B2B Database

Zoominfo

When it comes to data, this process is considerably speedier. Data decay happens naturally (and often) due to how regularly people change jobs, titles, companies and beyond. Dirty data impacts all areas of an organization, making it critical to regularly clean your data.

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Leading a Legacy Company to Accelerate in Any Market Condition

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Legacy companies have been able to withstand nearly every possible economic condition over several decades, and yet even they have had to persevere through new challenges seen this year. However, companies like Hexagon PPM have not been around for over 50.

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

DiscoverOrg Sales

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. The last thing you want is to spin cycles on bad data until your sales and marketing teams wear out. In the same manner, many sales intelligence data providers claim to have high levels of accuracy. Setting up the A/B data test. Get Started with Free Data.

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How You Can Triple Your Results With a More Personalized, Empathetic Approach

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO and Founder of markempa

Marketing and sales feel pretty tricky right now. What worked before now feels out of touch, but have you made plans for how you'll continue to move forward? You've likely tried everything: expert recommendations, best practices, the latest tools, and automation. But your results are falling short. Here's the thing: All the automation tools, best practices, data analytics won't help get better results now until you master empathizing with your customers. In this webinar, you'll learn how to go beyond rational-logic based sales/marketing and adjust your sales enablement strategy to better understand how buyers feel so that you can connect and help them on their journey.

[VIDEO] How to Evaluate a Data Provider

DiscoverOrg Sales

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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ZoomInfo, Data Privacy, and You

Zoominfo

Companies are increasingly facing pressure from regulators and consumers alike to address data privacy concerns and tighten collection data collection processes. It wasn’t until recently was the general population aware of personal data collection for business purposes.

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SBI Advisory Board Learnings From Market-Leading CEOs

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As part of our advisory program, SBI recently held a virtual meeting comprised of an intimate group of market-leading B2B CEOs (public and private with market caps from $1B to 10B) to discuss current market challenges and opportunities for achieving.

How a Sales and Marketing Leader Makes Meaningful Connections with Self-Serve Customers

Sales Benchmark Index

With more independent and educated customers, where do sales and marketing fit into this new model? With more and more possibilities available to the online consumer, the desire for self-serve options does not seem to be subsiding anytime soon.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

What Is Data Enrichment?

Hubspot Sales

What pops into your head when I say the words data hygiene ? Anyway, data hygiene is an oddly-named yet important part of maintaining a strong database. Without accurate information that you obtain legally about real consumers, your data is meaningless. Data Enrichment Tools.

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How to Optimize ROI From Revenue Marketing in 5 Steps

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Let’s face it – Don Draper and the Mad Men era didn’t do marketing many favors. Don Draper was a terrible boss and would have made a horrendous CMO. Even if you could get past his heavy drinking, the long.

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How to Building a Data-Driven Marketing Plan for 2018

DiscoverOrg Sales

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. Have you made your 2018 marketing plan yet? First, marketers must understand and accept that buyers control the journey to your product. Demographic data: role and responsibilities.

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

DiscoverOrg Sales

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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Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

How a Sales and Marketing Leader Deploys AI for an Exceptional Customer Experience

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How has your company adapted to the new demands of the market? In a virtual world, Customer Experience has definitively been at the forefront of the digital revolution. Many have been turning to AI and automation for an optimized experience.

Your Guide to Choosing a B2B Data Provider

Zoominfo

Many B2B data providers claim to have the “best” data. But have you ever stopped to think about where these companies get their data and what makes it better than the rest? Today we’re looking at three major B2B data sources and discussing the pros and cons of working with each.

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How a Business Services CEO Seizes Market Opportunities

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Over the last 6 months, there have only been an elite few known as “Accelerators” — those companies that have thrived in a recessionary environment. One such company is CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society. By expediting the growth.

What is Intent Data? The Predictive Sales Trifecta

DiscoverOrg Sales

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. The good news : Organizations that are able to collect and make sense of online data – namely, behavioral signals – can reach buyers much earlier in the process, guiding the decision-making process before a competitor even knows their prospect is interested. What is Intent data?

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Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers. In particular, the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role has created a new standard in marketing and has become a vital component of an organization’s success.

An Independent Review of DiscoverOrg’s Data Accuracy Claims

DiscoverOrg Sales

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 Top 5 Things to Consider When Marketing Overseas.

[VIDEO] The Cost of Bad Data

DiscoverOrg Sales

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. So, if you have 50,000 contacts with bad data and each of those contacts cost you $11, you just wasted $550,000 AND you missed out on all of the deals that your competitors got to first.

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

DiscoverOrg Sales

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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Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. The primary takeaway? Forrester found only 1.2% of companies achieved a score indicating maturity in data management practices. However, organizations are fighting back - and winning.