7 Ways to Grow Your Marketing Database

Grow Your Marketing Database

Marketing databamarketing-databaseses decay rapidly because of how often people change jobs or titles, companies go out of business, or mergers occur. In fact, up to 25% of most B2B database contacts contain critical errors and 62% of organizations rely on marketing and prospect data that’s up to 40% inaccurate (source: Data Decay: Is Your Database Full of Rotten Apples? [infographic]).

As a marketer, it’s your job to generate leads and continue to grow your marketing database. If you don’t already have a strategy in place, here are some you can implement.

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The ABCs of ABM (Account Based Marketing) Webinar

Learn how to focus your efforts on accounts most likely to generate revenue, known as account based marketing (ABM).

Listen to the webinar to discover successful account based marketing strategies and how you can implement them into your own campaigns. The webinar also covers how to:

  • Use data to target key accounts
  • Shorten the sales cycle and expand deal size using real time personalization
  • Boost revenue by aligning sales and marketing efforts

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9 Steps to Leaving the Perfect First Sales Voicemail

The importance of a sales voicemail

You found a highly qualified lead, pick up the phone and dial their phone number, but get their voicemail. Should you hang up the phone and try back later? No. What you should do is leave a voicemail. A voicemail is a great way to introduce yourself and your company and create curiosity around your product or service.

Use the steps below to leave the perfect first sales voicemail

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Marketing Success = Art + Science

art-and-science-of-marketingThe Art and Science of Marketing

In today’s world, marketers need to think like artists if they want to drive results. But to drive results, marketers also need to have a deep understanding of their target market, requiring them to measure and analyze data. This is why you often hear people talking about the art and science of marketing.

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6 Types of Email Addresses to Remove From Your CRM

healthy-databaseWhen was the last time you cleansed and scrubbed your database? If it’s been a while or you don’t actually know, you could be in trouble. The health of your database is not something to ignore. By emailing unengaged, unverified contacts, you’re putting your organization’s Sender Score at risk, which could lead to your IP address being blacklisted.

Check out the types of email addresses you should remove from your CRM immediately:

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5 Ways to Improve Your Sales Performance

improve-sales-performanceAs a sales rep, hearing, “I don’t have time right now,” “Contact me later,” and “I’m not interested,” isn’t uncommon. There are many possible reasons your contacts don’t want to have a conversation with you.

Check out some of the possibilities below to find out how you can keep your leads on the phone and improve your sales performance:

You’re talking to the wrong person at the company


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3 Ways to Get Past the Roadblocks & Generate More Leads

generate-leadsAs a B2B marketer, you know all too well that there are many roadblocks between getting leads into the top of your sales funnel and working them all the way through until they become customers. In order to get past the roadblocks, you need to understand what they are so you can find the right solution and generate more leads.

Generate More Leads at Events & Tradeshows

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5 Deadly Marketing Data Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

ZoomInfo and Webmarketing123 recently held a webinar, “5 Deadly Marketing Data Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them).”

Check out the webinar and learn how to:

  • Deliver accurate reporting with a foolproof data hygiene system
  • Drive more leads with progressive profiling and smart data segmentation
  • Finally tie marketing performance to revenue

You can view the webinar slides below or listen to the recording here.

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Data Segmentation 101

data-segmentationAs a B2B marketer, email campaigns are most likely an important part of your lead generation strategy. Segmenting your data and sending targeted messages to your contacts has proven to work, so why are so many marketers still sending generic email blasts to their entire database? Your contacts have different goals, challenges, and business needs and to run a successful email marketing campaign, you need to send relevant messages to them. Continue reading


#INBOUND14 Takeaways for Marketing Professionals

ZoomInfo had the opportunity to attend Hubspot’s INBOUND 2014 conference in Boston, MA. The team listened to many educational and inspirational sessions throughout the conference and look forward to sharing key takeaways with you over the next few weeks.


Check out a few takeaways for marketing professionals from #INBOUND14:

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