Did you know it’s a proven fact organizations that effectively align their sales and marketing teams win big? According to a report by Aberdeen, organizations that successfully aligned their sales and marketing teams experienced an average of 20% growth in annual revenue.
Lead gen is a never ending task for B2B marketers. In order to grow your revenue, you need to find a large number of qualified leads. But that’s not enough. You also need to have a strategy in place to quickly move them through your sales funnel from lead to customer. Continue reading
Aligning sales and marketing should be one of your organization’s top priorities. These two teams may not always agree, but they need to work toward common goals. In fact, when both departments communicate effectively, they can generate more leads and increase revenue. Still not convinced? Continue reading
Webinars are a great way to provide thought leadership and educational content in a visual way to your audience. Oftentimes, webinars are presented on a specific date at a certain time and are recorded for those who couldn’t attend. They’re a great strategy for lead generation and branding, as well as positioning your company as an industry expert. Continue reading
Email marketing campaigns are an essential component of any marketing strategy. They’re a way to communicate with your contacts, build relationships with prospects, collect important data, and help increase marketing ROI. In fact, for every $1 spent on email marketing, $44.25 is the average return (source: Experian). To execute a successful email marketing campaign, it’s crucial to pay close attention to your target audience and the message you’re sending. A “batch and blast” approach only leads to your recipients deleting your messages. Continue reading
What’s the difference between demand generation and lead generation? If you don’t know, you’re not alone. Many B2B marketers recognize the value of both, and incorporate them into the same campaigns. However, in order to see results, you need to separate the two and have them work together in sequence. Continue reading
Shorter Lead Forms = Higher Conversion Rates
Have you ever started to fill out a lead form, but got to the point where it was too long and you either gave up or put in fake information? Most visitors are the same way, which can have a severe impact on your marketing campaigns and the bottom line. According to a recent study by Marketo, reducing the number of fields on lead forms from nine to five improved conversion rates by 34%. Additionally:
- Short (5 fields) conversion = 13.4%
- Medium (7 fields) conversion = 12%
- Long (9 fields) conversion = 10%
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