COVID-19 Update

You Have To Work From Home … Now What? Productivity Tips From The DGR Team

The COVID-19 pandemic has left a majority of the world quarantined at home. Unfortunately, some people are completely out of work, while others are lucky enough to work from home. Since Demand Gen Report is on an online publication — and our parent company, G3 Communications, is a digital marketing firm — the team and I are all working remotely with business as usual. Fun fact about G3 that you…

That’s A Wrap On #B2BMX! Re-Live The Fun With Favorite Quotes & Tidbits From The Event

The entire Demand Gen Report team and I are still on a high from the epic show that was the B2B Marketing Exchange. (I’m currently writing this blog post from the airport as I wait to board my red-eye back to New Jersey.) It’s crazy to think that it’s all over. All the hard work we put into planning the event for a year and putting together a jam-packed agenda…

Merkle & Digital Pi Leadership Share New Details On Merger

B2B marketers today are wrestling with the complexity of integration, according to Michael McLaren, Global CEO of the B2B Group at Merkle. Organizations are thinking beyond individual point solutions, and are looking at how technology, data and content can help develop more holistic experiences. That is why he believes merging with consultancy Digital Pi is a natural fit.

Tackling ABM FAQs With Triblio’s Andrew Mahr

As Triblio’s Chief Customer Officer, Andrew Mahr has worked closely with customers to help them develop successful ABM plays for close to five years. So, who better to host a series of educational videos on the most pressing ABM topics challenging today’s practitioners than Andrew himself?

It’s Time To Get Emotional About B2B Marketing: Insights On Brand From Tom Stein

Anyone who watched the Superbowl ads saw a lot of raw emotion on display. B2B marketing is missing some of that passion, but it really doesn’t have to be bland. Demand Gen Report recently sat down with Tom Stein, Chairman and Chief Client Officer of B2B branding agency Stein IAS, about how to bring some of that consumer sizzle to B2B branding. In this Q&A, Stein discussed the need for…

Mark Your Calendars: An Editor’s Guide To 2020’s Must-Attend B2B Events

I have been covering the B2B marketing and sales space for four years. When I started in January 2016, I was instantly sent to cover my first industry event about a month and a half into my role. “Book your flight, ASAP,” they said. “We’re sending you to Arizona!” Full disclosure: prior to that, I was a beauty editor who covered Fashion Week, not large industry trade shows. To be…

A New Era Of B2B Customer Experience: The Context Marketing Revolution

We’ve entered the Infinite Media Era, and context — not content — is now king. In this era, when standing out in a sea of generic messages across various digital channels is harder than ever, traditional B2B marketing practices will no longer suffice, according to Mathew Sweezey, Marketing Futurist and the Principal for Marketing Insights at Salesforce.

4 Practical Tips To Improve Customer Experiences At Every Interaction

Consumer brands have delivered excellent customer experiences for the past several years, with B2B brands trailing far behind. Today,there is no excuse for B2B brands to offer similar experiences every single time they interact with a customer or prospect. According to customer experience expert and industry keynote speaker Dan Gingiss, it’s vital for all businesses to assess how customers experience their brand at every interaction. Without that assessment, companies are positioned to leave revenue…

3 Lessons Learned For B2B Sales Enablement In The Customer Era

In 2019, the sales enablement platform market tallied $1.1 billion, and that number is projected to climb up to $2.6 billion by 2024. Also, 76% of organizations increased their enablement budget. This trend in sales enablement is indicative of “the customer era,” a time where customers feel more in control and have higher expectations of the customer experience during the buying process.

4 Tactical Tips To Enhancing The Customer Journey

As sales and marketing organizations continue to work towards greater alignment to enhance the B2B buying experience, they are not just working to enhance the ways they engage potential clients, but they are also looking for strategies to better retain current clients. Successful teams can navigate the balance between tracking potential clients and retaining current clients, but companies are still looking for ways to be more customer-centric and serve a…

3 Actionable Tips For Maintaining Happy & Healthy Customer Relationships

Oftentimes, acquiring new customers takes precedence over retaining existing ones. Marketing and sales teams are so focused on content and messaging that will move the buyer along their journey that they tend to use the same formats and strategies for customers who have already sealed the deal. New research from Corporate Visions’ revealed that 62% of the market provides the same messaging in campaigns to new logos as they do…

Interactive Content Lessons From The Rosé Mansion

This blog was originally published on the Content4Demand blog. I’m not going to lie, I’m a sucker for a good Instagrammable moment. I’ll take a snap of my breakfast (no shame), revel in some post-workout pride and venture to the latest pop-up experience promising an “immersive experience.” That’s why the Rosé Mansion has become a go-to for me and my friend, who is a graphic designer turned art teacher. We’re both are passionate about user…

Listen Up! The B2B Marketing Exchange Podcast Is Here

via GIPHY   You’ve probably already heard about Demand Gen Report’s premiere marketing event, the B2B Marketing Exchange, from your peers and colleagues. You might have even attended in the past — or, better yet, are already registered for the 2020 event. But what if I told you that you don’t have to wait until February 2020 to get your yearly dose of #B2BMX content?
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