The Real Role of Marketing in Sales

Pipeliner

Clearly the traditional view of Marketing–simply being a lead generation engine, focused at the top of funnel–no longer holds true. Marketing has a rapidly evolving role that takes it much deeper into the buying process than ever before.

The B2B Marketer’s Holy Grail for Customer Marketing

Sales Benchmark Index

Joining us for today’s show is Jennifer Arnold, a marketing executive who knows a thing or two about generating revenue. Today’s topic is customer marketing and how to grow revenues from existing customers.

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Should a Marketing Leader Tell the CEO Everything?

Sales Benchmark Index

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Online Marketing Automation

Salesfusion

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The Playbook for Account-Based Marketing (ABM)

Account-Based Marketing is a Strategy, Not a Solution | Get this step-by-step playbook to implement an ABM strategy that fits your company’s objectives and resources

Inbound vs. Outbound Marketing

Salesfusion

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Marketing Automation Choices

Salesfusion

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7 Tips For Automating Your Email Marketing

Fill the Funnel

Email marketing is an area of marketing in which automation is completely essential. You simply can’t do email marketing effectively without some version of an autoresponder program, which automates subscriptions, list organization and message broadcasts.

Dead Is Dead (in Sales and Marketing)

Pipeliner

Outbound marketing is dead. Many say that even marketing as a whole is dead. The post Dead Is Dead (in Sales and Marketing) appeared first on Pipeliner CRM Blog. Have you noticed how many things are dead these days? Cold calling is dead.

Dead Is Dead (in Sales and Marketing)

Pipeliner

Outbound marketing is dead. Many say that even marketing as a whole is dead. The post Dead Is Dead (in Sales and Marketing) appeared first on Pipeliner CRM Blog. Have you noticed how many things are dead these days? Cold calling is dead.

I Have 13,000 LinkedIn Connections Now Justifies Bad Marketing

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Bad marketing is rampant on LinkedIn. ” His comeback response once again reflected he is clueless about marketing: Correct. Plain and simple this type of email marketing is bad marketing. Unfortunately social media has only worsened the problem of bad marketing. The first phase of any sales process is marketing.

Missing the Obvious in B2B Marketing Actions

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Sometimes the simplest B2B marketing actions deliver the best results. Unfortunately, these are usually the most obvious and ignored even with the plethora of marketing, selling and overall sales advice. Marketing B2B marketing B2B marketing actions marketing actions

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Why Content Marketing Fails

Sales Benchmark Index

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Why Field Marketing is Sale’s Best Friend

Sales Benchmark Index

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How To Align Sales & Marketing For Quota Attainment

Pipeliner

In the traditional days of commerce, sales and marketing were two separate departments with separate objectives. The marketing department was responsible for gathering intelligence, creating products, and generating brand awareness through advertising & public relations. The post How To Align Sales & Marketing For Quota Attainment appeared first on Pipeliner CRM Blog. Sales Effectiveness sales & marketing

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Aligning Sales and Marketing: 4 Major Benefits

Pipeliner

In today’s business environment, Sales and Marketing are often divorced. Marketing says that Sales isn’t taking advantage of the leads they have, and is wasting them. Sales, on the other hand, is grumbling that the leads Marketing provides just don’t convert into opportunities. With a permanent communication block on the subject, there are leads falling into a “black hole” between sales and marketing. 3: Marketing Supports Sales Strategies.

Marketing and Sales Alignment: Creating a “Sales Marketing Group”

Pipeliner

In our recent series on Marketing and Sales Alignment, we’ve discussed many ways in which Marketing and Sales can work as a cohesive unit, instead of in traditional isolation and (often) conflict.

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Nurture Marketing Defined

Salesfusion

Have you heard the term ‘nurture marketing’ lately and thought, ‘isn’t all marketing supposed to be about nurturing relationships?’ …Well, you aren’t wrong but, the term nurture marketing does refer to a specific piece of technology within marketing automation. (If

How B2B Marketing Automation Produces Dependable Lead Generation Results

Pipeliner

Based on a recent study by Regalix, the top three goals for B2B marketing automation are improving lead quality, improving lead nurturing and increasing lead generation. Yet, most marketers understand how difficult it can be to […].

Marketing Automation Consultation

Salesfusion

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Click to Download Cheap, Bad Marketing

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If good marketing is to attract attention and to begin to build positive relationships, then bad marketing is just the opposite. One very common bad marketing strategy is to build a list such as Top Salespeople and then have others click on the list to download.

Top 10 Email Marketing Trends for 2015

Salesfusion

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"Marketing is too important to be left to marketers."

Pointclear

It’s funny because it sounds like marketers are too stupid to be in charge of marketing. And, as a marketer, I love laughing at myself and those who do what I do. So, what you get is an over-engineered, low-value deliverable that marketers then have to convince you that you need.

#1 Reason You Need To Automate Your Marketing

Fill the Funnel

Marketing automation is essential for every business. Your primary role is to study your market, and plan and execute business strategies and tactics. You have an entire cast of other employees, financial, legal, marketing and sales people to work with, in addition to your customers.

Building the Modern Field Marketing Organization

Sales Benchmark Index

SBI recently spoke with Tracy Hansen, the Chief Marketing Officer at Renaissance Learning, the world leader in cloud-based assessment, teaching and learning solutions. Tracy has deep field marketing experience and built a new team from scratch that launched this year. Field marketing.

Marketing Automation is More than Email

Salesfusion

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B2B Marketing Communications

Salesfusion

Gartner Group and Forrester Research Group predict record levels in Marketing Automation (MA) spending and exponential growth in the field. The post B2B Marketing Communications appeared first on Marketing Automation | Lead Generation | Email Marketing | Salesfusion.

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Sales and Marketing Automation

Salesfusion

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The Ultimate Guide to World-Class Product Marketing

Sales Benchmark Index

Our show today demonstrates how to increase pipeline attribution, customer loyalty, and customer lifetime value through product marketing. Too often product marketing teams are focused on features and functions.

Leveraging Your CRM to Create Killer Account-Based Marketing

Pipeliner

With relationship building finally climbing to the top of the “priority” pile in B2B marketing, we have a lot to celebrate. The post Leveraging Your CRM to Create Killer Account-Based Marketing appeared first on Pipeliner CRM Blog.

3 Inbound Marketing Tips You Can Try Today

Salesfusion

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Scientific Marketing: Stop Guessing and Start Knowing

Sales Benchmark Index

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.

Inside the Rise of B2B Video Marketing

Salesfusion

A look at what’s fueling the growth of video in B2B marketing and how you can tap into this burgeoning field. What’s the next big thing in B2B content marketing? Why is Video Taking Off in B2B Marketing? How Can You Use Video in Your Marketing Campaigns?

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The Power of Empathy in B2B Sales and Marketing

Pipeliner

The post The Power of Empathy in B2B Sales and Marketing appeared first on Pipeliner CRM Blog. Your B2B sales prospects don’t want to hear about you. They want to hear about themselves. We all do. They don’t necessarily need compliments and platitudes.

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The Best Marketing Automation Software

Salesfusion

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Stop Listening to Sales Experts About Marketing

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Some well known sales experts either discount marketing or actually ignore marketing. Peter Drucker said “Business has two functions: marketing and innovation.”. Marketing opens the increase sales door not your sales skills. The salespeople are the marketing people.

Great Marketing is when…

Mukesh Gupta

I recently read a post by Bernadette Jiwa titled Good Marketing. It was an interesting short post which talks about how good marketing is all about the customer and not about the marketer. That raised a question for me – What is Great marketing ?

10 Things Every Salesperson Needs to Know About Marketing

Pipeliner

The post 10 Things Every Salesperson Needs to Know About Marketing appeared first on Pipeliner CRM Blog. Editor’s Note: Today we welcome Bill Carmody to our blogging community.

10 Things Every Salesperson Needs to Know About Marketing

Pipeliner

The post 10 Things Every Salesperson Needs to Know About Marketing appeared first on Pipeliner CRM Blog. Editor’s Note: Today we welcome Bill Carmody to our blogging community.

Taking Inbound Marketing Beyond Blogs and Tweets

Salesfusion

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