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5 #Bii19 Sessions On My Can’t-Miss List

In our digital age, having the right resources is pivotal to success. But as more tools and trends pop up left and right, it can be overwhelming to cut through the clutter and find what works best for your company. That’s why #bii19 is here to help.

From July 15-19, Demand Gen Report will host its Buyer Insights & Intelligence Series (#bii19), a week-long virtual event designed to provide sales and marketing practitioners with insights on the latest strategies, tools and technology used by today’s top B2B companies to achieve their goals.

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Data, Strategic And Operational Skill Sets In High Demand As B2B Marketing Teams Pivot To Achieve Goals

B2B marketing leaders looking to grow their teams realize that they must adapt to meet the needs of their buyers — as well as exceed business goals. Research from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) shows that roughly 80% of marketing executives say they need to restructure marketing to better support the business, while 29% believe the need for change is urgent.

SDR Roles Extending To Human Connection For Marketing, Delivery Of Personalized Experiences

The role of Sales Development Representatives (SDRs) has shifted from the cold-calling days of the past into a multi-channel juggling act. Successful SDRs are able to deliver personalized experiences across channels and leave prospects with a favorable, first impression of their organization. B2B brands such as Terminus, EverString and Dynamic Signal are leveraging SDRs to humanize their marketing efforts and drive customized conversations across new channels, such as video. The results speak for themselves with some companies seeing as much as a 215% increase in response rate.

The 2018 State Of Video Marketing

2017 may have been dubbed the "year of video marketing," but video has yet to reach its full potential. In 2018 and beyond, B2B marketers are and will be taking greater steps to deliver authentic and just downright cool video content that engages buyers on a human level.

This special report will dive into new trends in video and share how B2B companies are humanizing their brands by creating unique video experiences for customers, prospects and even general audiences, including:

  • How new social media capabilities, such as Instagram's IGTV, and a rise in LinkedIn videos are also proving to make an impact
  • on video marketing efforts, and how companies such as Mack Trucks and even individual marketers are putting them to good use;
  • How blending videos into webinars can generate greater engagement from viewers; and
  • The four stages of creating trustworthy and authentic videos.

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Rise Of Millennial Buyers Pushes Marketers To Reevaluate Traditional Tactics

Millennials have long been disparaged and dismissed as “lazy and self-centered.” But marketers can no longer afford to overlook Millennials, who now comprise the largest generation in the workforce, according to the Pew Research Center, and are positioned to influence B2B purchasing decisions, according to insight from Forrester and LinkedIn. Progressive B2B companies, such as Oracle + Bronto and The Pedowitz Group, are rethinking their marketing strategies to include mobile-friendly, highly-visual content that caters to Millennial preferences.

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