How a Revenue Marketing Strategy Makes the Case for Marketing’s Budget

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In a survey of nearly 200 CMOs taken last year, the following question was asked – in what area of business leadership would you most like your influence to grow? Overwhelmingly, the most common answer was in the area of.

Creating Interlock Between Sales and Marketing

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Joining us on the SBI Podcast is Stephen Thomas, SVP of Global Sales for Armor Cloud Security. Armor is a hybrid cloud security service that integrates advanced analytics, global threat intelligence, and continuous response capabilities into a single platform that bolsters.

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

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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.

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.

Why Start With Marketing & Sales Alignment

Speaker: Molly Rigatti, Marketing Strategist at SmartBug Media

Before you plan your next sales kickoff or bottom of the funnel marketing campaign or any effort where sales and marketing are both on the hook for performance, you need to check in on your teams. Sales and marketing both oversee a very important part of the pipeline and revenue process for your organization. But that doesn’t mean they should function in silos. When building up your sales enablement program, think about the three “P”s—practicality, productivity, and profit—when defining responsibilities and facilitating communication between your teams.

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.

CMOs: Use Your Revenue Marketing Strategy to Drive Sales and Marketing Alignment

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Any gap in alignment between the Sales and Marketing organization will endanger the commercial success of a company. The Revenue Marketing Strategy, when thoughtfully crafted, allows best-in-class marketing organizations to focus their energy on demonstrable revenue generation instead of debating.

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 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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The 4 Pillars of Flawless Marketing and Sales Alignment

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As a native marketer, I’ve only been on the same wavelength with the sales team at one company and was always surprised (not so much anymore) about how marketing and sales teams do not get along well. Does the following sound.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

Revenue Attribution: How Modern CMOs Measure and Communicate Marketing’s Value

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Let’s face it—if you don’t have revenue attribution in place, you’re behind the curve. B2B companies are realizing an average lift of 15 to 18 percent in revenue as a result of implementing closed-loop revenue attribution and optimizing investments across.

The B2B Marketer’s Holy Grail for Customer Marketing

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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. Marketing Strategy Sales Strategy Video ABM Account Based Marketing b2b marketer b2b marketing b2b sales leaders customer marketing definitive guide holy grail of customer marketing jennifer arnold vice president of marketing vp of marketing

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How a Marketing Leader Normalizes Outbound

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As a marketing leader, if you have ever thought about where your next new form of revenue is coming from, the answer is Outbound Marketing. Eric Quanstrom, CMO of Cience, joins us to discuss how Outbound is the new normal.

How a Marketing Leader Leverages Omnichannel

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As marketing leaders, it makes sense to explore multiple channels to reach your target audience. With so many options, it quickly becomes not only expensive but also difficult to manage. How do you decide which channels will be worth the.

How to Drive Revenue Through Retention Marketing & Sales Enablement

Speaker: Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy

In a pandemic, it’s more important than ever to focus on retaining and expanding current customers. So, how can sales and marketing support the retention effort? Join Ruth Stevens as she dives into this fast-paced session and reviews the 7 key strategies for current customer marketing, to enable sales and expand customer value.

Perfect Your Market Entry Strategy

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Joining us on hbspt.cta.load(23541, '39dd4f48-b0ca-486a-9fa5-4e1fb27489aa', {}); is Walt Megura, the Vice President of Emerging Industry Segments and Channels for Ericcson, one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers, with about 40% of.

Insights From Market-Leading CROs on the Next Normal

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To kick off the summer, SBI held a virtual meeting comprised of an intimate group of market-leading B2B Chief Revenue Officers (public and private, $240M to $8B in revenue) as part of their advisory board program. These global CRO’s gathered.

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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.

Reallocate Budget to Strengthen Your Marketing Strategy in Today’s Environment

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CMOs are in the people business. And that’s no different for B2B CMOs. Your customers, your decision-makers, your influencers—they’re all people. And like you, they’re all set with similar worries: How long will my business be disrupted? Which decisions can wait, and.

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.

Establishing Interlock between Marketing, Sales, and Product

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Our guest today is Jamey Heinze, the Chief Marketing Officer at iGrafx. Jamey has a unique background with significant experience in sales for the first 1/3rd of his career, and then product management for nearly a decade, and now as.

How to Sell in Any Market

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There is always something going on in the market that makes selling difficult. However, you can choose to develop strategies and utilize virtual technologies to get in front of your prospects and clients.

How Marketing Helps Sales Win the Must-win Deals

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Our guest on SBI TV is Mike Volpe, the Chief Marketing Officer for Cybereason. Often called the “godfather of inbound marketing” for his work in taking inbound marketing from an idea to a movement. Marketing Strategy Revenue Growth Assessment Video 50% pipeline ABM Account Based Marketing b2b marketing CMO Marketing marketing closes deals marketing helps sales mike volpe pipeline pipeline forecast win deals

Best Practices in Marketing Revenue Attribution

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Joining us on the SBI Podcast is Sarah Kennedy Ellis, the Chief Marketing Officer for Marketo. In today’s show, Sarah details how to apply the discipline of revenue attribution to marketing.

The Revenue Leader's Guide to Prospecting

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Sales & Marketing departments that work together guarantee higher acquisition, better nurturing, and more effective sales. Join Christopher Ryan for this insightful webinar, presenting the wide funnel lead nurturing model. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get your teams working together and your revenue performance optimized.

How You Can Align Marketing and Sales in an ABM World

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Joining us on the is Mike Volpe, the Chief Marketing Officer for Cybereason, the world’s most powerful cybersecurity analytics platforms. Often called the “godfather of inbound marketing” for his work in taking inbound marketing from an idea to a movement.

Benchmarking Marketing Performance for your Portfolio Companies

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If past performance is not indicative of future returns, then why waste marketing dollars by employing tactics that used to work yesterday but will put you out of business today? If marketing is becoming more agile and personalized, how can.

How CEOs Are Evaluating Their GTM Strategy in Changing Market Environments

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It’s 2020, and you are just launching your annual go-to-market strategy. You are feeling good about your plan. You have solid teams around each initiative and feel confident that the timeframes are achievable. You made some big bets, and you.

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 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.

The Market Is Uncertain, But Your Demand Gen Strategy Shouldn’t Be

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There is no doubt that life is going to look a little bit different coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have seen medical professionals turn to telemedicine, elementary school students begin eLearning, and even fine dining restaurants start.

Entering a New Market? Avoid This Common Market Research Pitfall

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Often entering a new market represents a significant growth opportunity for a company. As the CEO setting the strategic vision deciding which markets to pursue and when is one of the most important decisions, you can make. Despite this, far.

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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Marketing Leadership: Top 10 B2B Marketing Articles of 2017

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We segmented our subscribers by marketing leadership. This is a top 10 list of the most viewed articles by Chief Marketing Officers and VP’s of Marketing. How Top CMOs Quantify Marketing Investment with. What’s unique about this top 10 list?

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Could Headless Commerce Help You Win eCommerce Market Share?

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How a Marketing Leader Overcomes Common Outbound Obstacles

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One of the biggest challenges among Marketing Leaders is being able to reach an audience who wants to be engaged successfully. Additionally, trying to remain or gain new customers is a costly investment. Eric Quanstrom, CMO at Cience, joins us in.

The Ultimate Guide to World-Class Product Marketing

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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. Our conversation today is focused on associating product marketing excellence with.

The Most Effective Marketing Starts With the Corporate Strategy

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Even though some of the immediate business impacts of the COVID shutdown has started to abate, one of its more lasting effects has been to throw most enterprise 2020 marketing plans into total disarray. Tradeshows and field marketing events have.

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.