Tom Keefe — February 26, 2020 Selecting target accounts can be stressful. You worked hard to build trust across your Sales team, and now comes a project that could ruin that hard-won trust if you don’t execute it perfectly. Guess what? It is not (and never will be) perfect. This activity can’t be done in … Continue reading No High-Level Fluff: 7 Steps to Build the Best Target Account Model
Jeff Previte — February 1, 2020 Marketing is responsible for lead generation, but casting a wide net for attracting visitors you want to convert can hurt lead quality. Many companies are getting more targeted in creating content to capture leads, applying an account-based marketing approach. What Is Account-Based Marketing (ABM)? The main difference account-based marketing … Continue reading How to Use Account-Based Marketing to Drive Revenue (+ Examples & Softwares)
Wolfram van Wezel — January 3, 2020 With more and more companies implementing ABM and heralding their successes—everything from increased revenue and more significant deals to increased customer retention rates—it’s only natural to want to join the party. After all, according to ITSMA, 87% of B2B marketers report higher ROI using ABM strategies. That said, … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why ABM Fails and How to Avoid Them
Sixty-four percent plan to increase ABM staff next year, study finds. Amy Gesenhues on December 11, 2019 Account-based marketing tactics are set to account for a growing share of marketing budgets in 2020. Nearly three-quarters (73%) of marketers who are using account-based marketing (ABM) tactics plan to increase their ABM budgets in the coming year, … Continue reading 73% of marketers plan to increase ABM budgets in 2020
Joint customers will be able to integrate 6sense account insights with Drift’s personalized conversation capabilities for improve account-based marketing. Jennifer Cannon on November 22, 2019 Account-based orchestration platform 6sense announced a partnership with Drift to provide a new integration between 6sense’s Company Graph and Drift’s Intel feature. The connection will provide curated company-level website visitor … Continue reading 6sense and Drift partner to enhance ABM processes, help users identify high-value prospects
Baillie Ward — November 6, 2019 I love email. I mean, really. One of my favorite parts of my morning routine is when I grab my first cup of coffee and start clicking through my emails – even the ones in the notorious Promotions tab. Are most of them useless? Sure. But for every 15 … Continue reading How Will the Next Generation of Email Influence ABM?
Kate Athmer — October 15, 2019 According to a recent report from TOPO, more than 80% of B2B organizations are operating account-based marketing (ABM) programs. It’s clear ABM is no longer a buzzword, but central to the success of B2B marketing engines. And a major key to ABM success is knowing which accounts you should … Continue reading 6 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM With Intent Data
Veronica Green-Gott — October 10, 2019 ABM, or account-based marketing, is an extremely useful tool for IT consultants. If inbound marketing is represented by a magnet, sucking in leads through content, ABM is more like ax-throwing. You identify a target, throw your ax, hit the bullseye, and land a sale. While they both rely on … Continue reading How to Coordinate an ABM Campaign for IT Consultants
Account-based strategies and know-how have moved from nice-to-have to critical skills for B2B professionals. Scott Vaughan on August 19, 2019 Account-based Marketing is one of the most discussed strategies in conferences rooms and at conferences. Sales and marketing research and advisory firm TOPO released a report to the B2B community last quarter that stated emphatically: … Continue reading ABM goes mainstream: What have we learned and what’s next?
Jess Burns — August 12, 2019 — August 12, 2019 Embracing account-based marketing means focusing less on the traditional marketer’s favorite key metric—leads. While lead gen has a place in ABM, your goal is to shift away from stuffing the top of the funnel to focusing only on those accounts that have a high chance … Continue reading The 5 Most Critical Metrics for Account-Based Marketing