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Salesloft CMO Sydney Sloan Discusses New Ways Of Engaging Buyers In Sales Revolution

I had the opportunity to attend Salesloft’s Rainmaker conference in Atlanta, Ga. last week, where leading sales experts took the stage to discuss changing buyer behaviors and how modern reps can adapt to these new expectations. A key theme of the event was the “sales revolution,” which focuses on how sales teams must cater to digital transformation and practice new ways of servicing customers. During the event, I sat down…

Top #KeynoteInks Takeaways From The B2B Marketing Exchange

At this year’s B2B Marketing Exchange, the team at Quarry partnered with Kelly Kingman and the B2B News Network to create beautiful #KeynoteInks of some of the most tweeted moments from the event. Twitter was a buzz with a variety of quotable quips from the event, but Kingman and her team caught some of the best ones and used them as inspiration to create beautiful artwork highlighting some of the…

Top Tweets: #B2BMX 2019 Takeaways In 280 Characters Or Less

More than 1,200 B2B marketing experts and practitioners packed into the Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz. for the 2019 B2B Marketing Exchange. The three-day event, held February 24-26, included over 60 sessions, workshops and case studies designed to helped attendees see B2B marketing through a new lens.

5 Fresh Takeaways That Changed Even My View On Account-Based Strategies

At Demand Gen Report, as well as at our sister publication ABM In Action, we have made it our mission to ensure that we’re providing the latest trends and best practices in the growing realm of account-based strategy. But during a recent webcast we produced with our friends at Engagio, I realized that there is always something to learn when it comes to one of the hottest trends in B2B…

The Company You Keep: 3 Key Factors For Increasing Focus On Customer Retention

Of all the tech company IPOs launched in 2018, including Softbank, Dropbox and Spotify, only one was singled out by investor cheat sheet Seeking Alpha. Eventbrite, it stated, was one of the top IPOs of the past few years. Why? Eventbrite’s customer retention rate. The company kept 97% of its customers during 2017-2018. “I’d say that, over the past five years, retention rates have become more requested by investors and…

3 Misconceptions Of B2B Sales Engagement Dogma

There are countless numbers of sales strategy books on bookshelves and sales coaches at every tradeshow, preaching to the masses the right way to find success while selling. It’s gotten to the point where many practices have been so engrained into sales training that it is considered doctrine — when in reality, it varies from buyer to buyer.

Top B2B Marketers Share Their New Year’s Resolutions

As 2019 kicks off, it's time to reflect on your goals for the New Year and brainstorm how you can meet and exceed them in your personal and professional life.  If you’re looking for some inspiration, check out this collection of resolutions from industry experts, including authors David Meerman Scott and Pam Didner, Jeff Pedowitz of The Pedowitz Group, Masha Finkselstein of Google, Kelvin Gee of Oracle and Michael Brenner of Marketing Insider Group — all of whom will be speaking…

B2BMXperts Share What They Are Thankful For In Their Tech Stacks

  via GIPHY Thanksgiving has come and gone, but there is still a lot to be thankful for as we move into the holiday season and prep for the New Year. Tech stacks, in particular, have been the saving grace for many B2B marketers — positioning them to automate aspects of their buyer’s journey, personalize engagement and scale their teams’ efforts.

Podcast: The Future Of Influencer Marketing Is Influencer Relations

New research from the Altimeter Group shows that 55% of marketers plan to spend more on influencer marketing in 2019. But according to Principal Analyst Brian Solis, marketers must rethink their approach and strategies to influencer marketing in order to be successful. In a conversation with Demand Gen Report, Solis shared what he has named “Influence 2.0,” a new approach that includes building long-term influencer relationships and working with influencers…

SiriusDecisions TechX Preview: Sr. Research Director Gil Canare Shares Event Themes, Challenges For Technology Investment

As the martech landscape continues to grow and more solutions grab marketers’ attention, technology investment has become a crucial topic of conversation for many organizations. In fact, research from SiriusDecisions’ 2018 CMO Study shows that nearly 60% of marketing leaders consider the implementation of new technologies and systems as “the organizational change required to support their companies’ growth strategy over the next two years.”

Pimp My Personalization: New Tactics Go Beyond Traditional, Tired ‘Insert First Name’ Strategies

Mastering personalized marketing is a lot like owning a car — your once shiny, new tools will need an upgrade and a fresh coat of paint every now and then. As marketing technology evolves and B2B companies are able to glean more information than before on current and prospective customers, it might be time to reevaluate your personalized marketing tactics.

Top Marketing Execs Predict Growing Influence For Operations Roles Following Ops-Stars Event

After starting out three years ago as a small satellite event during Dreamforce, the Ops-Stars Conference has quickly grown to attract more than 1,500 attendees, 40 sessions and 26 sponsors. Hosted by LeanData, the event has become the lead forum for B2B executives who are either in an Ops role, looking to hire Ops roles, or those simply looking to optimize how the role functions within their organization.

3 Reasons Why Personalization Falls Short For B2B Marketers

By now, all marketers should know that personalization is an imperative, not an option. Research shows that 88% of marketers believe that their prospects expect a personalized experience, but just 31% think they are actually getting personalization right. So, what is causing this disconnect? In a recent webcast, Elle Woulfe, VP of Marketing at PathFactory, shared three reasons why personalization efforts are falling short for B2B marketers and offered some…
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