The Impact of Poor Data Quality on Sales and Marketing

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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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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

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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. Location data (Marketing loves). Firmographic data.

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Are Your Marketing Campaigns Agile Enough?

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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.

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

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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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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 Make Marketing Scientific

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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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A Primer on GDPR and Marketing Data Protection Best Practices

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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.

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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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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Leveraging Data to Revise GTM Strategy and Coverage

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To adapt to this new normal, COVID-19, you are likely rethinking your go-to-market strategy. Companies need to reallocate go-to-market resources (people, money, and time) in order to capture opportunities in the short-term, as well as. These are truly challenging times.

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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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Data-Driven Marketing 101

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

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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Cat Meme Queen Strikes Again: Bad CRM Data Quality is Even Worse Than You Think

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And YOU get bad CRM data, killing email deliverability, wasting your reps’ time, skewing your analytics, and costing you money. It’s a serious problem for any company who relies on web form-fills or other user-generated data for inbound campaigns. Bad CRM data costs real money.

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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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Bets That Pay Big: What Market-Leading CEOs Do to Beat the Market

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Whether it’s signing off on a new marketing campaign or helping revamp the sales team, it’s tough to. This or That? As CEO, you’re presented with initiatives from your team all the time, and every single one is a top priority.

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!

Stitching Intent Data into Your Sales Strategy

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Today, we’re talking through the buying journey and intent data – from the perspective of my true-life example of buying a sewing machine for my fiancée. Step 2: Vetting the market. This is where buyer Intent Data comes in.

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Data-Driven Content Marketing: How Good Data Drives Great Content

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By this point, it’s probably been drilled into your head that a content marketing campaign is essential to your company’s success. In many ways, content is the bread and butter of the modern marketer. And in this metaphor (bear with us here), data quality acts as […].

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Using Data-Driven Marketing To Your Advantage

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All month long we'll be writing and talking about adapting to shifting markets. And today, I'm going to go over data-driven marketing: what it is and [ ] The post Using Data-Driven Marketing To Your Advantage appeared first on Criteria for Success.

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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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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.

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.

[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.

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.

The CMO’s Guide to International Marketing

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The Top 5 Things to Consider When Marketing Overseas.

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.

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.

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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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.

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 –.

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

How CMOs Are Identifying Shifting Customer Needs

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Why Are We Having a Hard Time Identifying Customer Needs? Just as social media platforms are constantly evolving, so is the way customers wish to interact with your company. Think of your new customer interactions as “TikTok”—it’s quick (less than 15.

Data, Data Everywhere….

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Today’s tools provide sales people and leaders more data than we have ever had before. We have endless pipeline, performance, customer activity, competitive and other data. We have data going back years, enabling us to understand shifts or changes over time. Analytics and AI enable new ways to look at data, and provide, potentially, new insights. Yet despite all this data, we are often unable to figure out what going on or what corrective actions to take.

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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 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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Best Practices for Marketing Database Cleanse

Finding a vendor to cleanse and optimize your marketing database can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. Download the eBook to get the most out of your database cleanse and find an appropriate vendor for your B2B marketing objectives.