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Exclusive Survey Report: Business Executives’ Content Preferences & Consumption Habits Print E-mail
Tuesday, 08 May 2012 10:34

ccp_survey_capBusiness executives are increasingly wary of sales messaging, as The Content Preferences Survey, conducted by DemandGen Report, found that 75% of respondents encourage solution providers creating content to “curb the sales messaging.” Research findings indicate a need for marketers to reevaluate their content strategies to ensure that prospects understand the value for their business and objectives, rather than resorting to obtrusive, ineffective sales-speak.

To offer recommendations to solution providers creating content, 55% of respondents selected “focus less on product specifications and more on value.” The survey also underscored the importance of “trustworthy” content. When asked how their content consumption habits have changed over the last year, 60% of respondents said they place a higher emphasis on the trustworthiness of the source creating content.

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B2B Companies Expand Inside Sales Teams For Efficient, Relevant Lead Follow-Up Print E-mail
Written by Kim Ann Zimmermann, Senior Managing Editor   
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 12:13

insidesalesfeature imageOver the past few years, many B2B organizations have been growing their inside sales teams, spurred by the better conversion rates and lower costs compared to a traditional sales team.

The most recent Inside Sales Market Size Study, conducted by InsideSales.com, revealed that inside sales is growing 7.5%, compared to field sales at only 0.5%. In addition, more than half of B2B sales reps (53%) sell remotely. Based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, the number of U.S. non-retail inside sales positions is projected to increase by more than 40,000 per year through 2020.

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New ZoomInfo For Salesforce App Offers B2B Data Accuracy Improvements Print E-mail
Thursday, 27 September 2012 15:11


ZoomInfo has announced a partnership with Salesforce.com that allows Salesforce.com users to instantly update data in their accounts, contacts and leads with just-verified information from ZoomInfo’s business profiles.

The new ZoomInfo for Salesforce app adds a panel to users' Salesforce.com accounts, which highlights available data from ZoomInfo that is either more recent than or missing from existing records in Salesforce.com. Additionally, a user can instantly find other contacts at a prospect’s company without ever having to leave Salesforce.com.

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Study: 40% Of Generated Leads Are Invalid, Incomplete Or Duplicated Print E-mail
Monday, 02 February 2015 11:35

Integrate logoOut of the countless number of leads B2B marketers generate every day, an average of 40% of those leads are invalid, incomplete or duplicates. In addition, even the accurate leads may not meet marketers’ criteria. This is one of the many findings in a recent report by Integrate, a cloud-based marketing software provider.

The Data Quality Index report examined the data quality of more than 775,000 leads generated for B2B marketers in the technology industry in 2014. The report aims to highlight the impact unclean databases have on B2B organizations, while also highlighting how B2B marketers can leverage marketing tools to overcome the challenge of collecting accurate, valuable data.

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