COVID-19 Update

4 Ways To Optimize Your Business Strategy During Covid-19

With the advent of social distancing and work-from-home policies, the B2B industry has experienced an abrupt — but not unforeseen — digital-only reality. As a result, companies need to shift toward maintaining business operations, inspiring buyer confidence by adapting their strategies to stay relevant in their target markets virtually.

DGR Book Club: How Marketers Can Leverage AI To Tell A Story

COVID-19 has changed the game for everyone in martech. In the age of social distancing, a crucial component of reeling in customers – the in-person event – has been suspended indefinitely. Now more than ever, it is important to reach consumers and prospects over digital channels, whether it be email, digital ads, webinars and more. So, it’s on the B2B marketer to create copy that resonates and incites consumers to…

Clear Your Schedule And Enjoy #B2BMX From The Comfort Of Your Home

Your inbox is probably flooded with virtual event and webinar invitations now that in-person events are on hiatus. I’ve even had conversations with people who said “webinar fatigue” is a real thing, and I couldn’t agree more. However, on the bright side, these virtual events — when done right — are super helpful and provide a great source of inspiration as we navigate through this new reality we’re in.

Watch Now: The Essential Components Of A Cross-Functional ABM Strategy

; Last week, we published a video uncovering the biggest developments in ABM. This week, we’re sharing more ABM insights from Demand Gen Report’s Andrew Gaffney and Andrew Mahr, Chief Customer Officer at Triblio. Recorded live at #B2BMX as part of Triblio’s “Ask an ABM Expert” series, this conversation covers sales activation in a more nuanced way, and why it’s important for marketers to target segments with help from sales…

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…
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