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CONTENT TYPE: Master Class Lesson | TOPIC: Demand Generation
For more than a decade, marketers have thrown around the term "data-driven." But what does that even mean? It's not just being a report monkey, nor is it simply iterating specific tactics based on last month's lag indicators. Kenda Macdonald breaks it all down in this quick and dirty lesson.
The buyer's mind isn't a mystery. (It's true! There's research!) This lesson on buyer psychology covers what's happening in the buyer's brain during their purchase journey. Because once you understand how consumers think and what increases reward activation, you can start formulating an evidence-based demand generation approach.
If you want to succeed at demand generation automation, you can't just tackle a little awareness here and a smidge of deal closing there. In this lesson, you'll learn a framework for planning the entire purchase journey, touching the four components of life cycle marketing—attract, engage, sell, and wow. Get ready to maximize customer lifetime value (CLV).
If you think of progressive profiling as gathering new demographic data collected using signup forms, you're only partially correct. This lesson covers how to use modern, effective progressive profiling rooted in psychographics, not just demographics, so you're tracking how your consumers speak to you through their behavior.
Content is the lifeblood of your demand gen automation program. But odds are there are things you're not getting right. Learn why content is so important to demand generation automation, how to use it to move consumers through the awareness stages, and which content programs work the best for each life cycle marketing phase.
Demand generation marketers aren't just responsible for generating leads and warming them to marketing qualified lead (MQL) status—they're always thinking of conversions. Sales campaigns are structured communications designed to get people to purchase. Learn how to qualify and move customers through the sales pipeline using this campaign type.
This "Put it to Work" session takes you into the nuts and bolts of creating messages that work and getting your campaigns running with perfect timing toward your destination—conversions. While this lesson walks you through the process using Hubspot, you do not need to use Hubspot as your automation platform to benefit from this lesson; most MAPs work similarly. (This lesson includes templates listed under "Supplementary Resources.")
CONTENT TYPE: Chart | TOPIC: Demand Generation
Many B2B sellers say the COVID-19 pandemic has made it more difficult to close deals because buyers have put decisions on hold and/or reprioritized, according to recent research from Showpad.
CONTENT TYPE: PRO Webinar | TOPIC: Content
Join Kenda Macdonald to learn how to plan and create strategic Nurture Campaigns that generate real results. Part of our Working Webinar Summer series: One part workbook. One part webinar. 100% hands-on learning.
CONTENT TYPE: Friday Forum | TOPIC: Demand Generation
As a marketer, you're always trying to improve both the quality and quantity of leads for your sales team. And even though there are more channels, platforms, and content formats than ever before, it probably seems harder than ever to create true connection with customers and prospects. It's time to up your demand-gen game. Sponsored by Adobe.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Marketing Strategy
Your shiny new product doesn't have to be ready to go before you start to market it. In fact, it's best to begin your strategy while the product is still in development to ensure you have an audience to sell to. Find out more in this article.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Email
When Apple rolls out its improved Hide My Email feature this fall, marketers will have to decide whether it's still worth accepting the "fake" relay addresses it generates. How big a problem will this be for your lead-gen forms and email list? Here's what you need to know.
Join behavioral psychology and marketing automation expert Kenda Macdonald to learn how to build Sales Campaigns and Sales Pipelines that get your prospects to open and convert. Part of our Working Webinar Summer series: One part workbook. One part webinar. 100% hands-on learning.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Content
The use of video in content marketing is becoming increasingly vital to B2B businesses. Create the best possible videos to boost your sales by using these five tips.
The relationship between Sales and Marketing at most B2B companies has often been dysfunctional, even though coordinating the efforts of the two departments can have a big impact on the company's bottom line.
CONTENT TYPE: Sponsored Webinar | TOPIC: Content
The ability to create and use video in a way that drives leads and generates revenue is a top skill for today's marketers. And it's most effective when video is integrated into your marketing and content culture—because that allows you to authentically connect with prospects and customers consistently, and at scale. Sponsored by Vidyard.
Join Kenda Macdonald for Welcome Campaigns, part of our Working Webinar Summer series. One part workbook. One part webinar. 100% hands-on learning. In this webinar, you'll discover how to create a welcome campaign strategy, and how to implement the campaign in your marketing automation.
CONTENT TYPE: Sponsored Article | TOPIC: Account-Based Marketing
Video can play a unique role in account-based marketing. There aren't many other tactics that make you stand out from the crowd, drive engagement, and result in useful analytics all at once. See how to use video for ABM.
Join Kenda Macdonald for List Building, part of our Working Webinar Summer series. One part workbook. One part webinar. 100% hands-on learning to help you build a healthy, engaged list.
CONTENT TYPE: Chart | TOPIC: Marketing Strategy
B2B marketers say creating effective content and collecting quality data are the two biggest challenges they face when trying to execute their lead generation strategies, according to recent research from Wpromote and Ascend2.
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