Category Archives: B2B Engagement

B2B customer journeys that begin at review sites are significantly shorter

When a software review site is the first touch on a customer journey, the length of that journey can be dramatically reduced. Kim Davis on June 29, 2022 The B2B customer journey can be a long one, especially when the purchase of expensive software subscriptions is under consideration. “The average B2B customer journey takes 192 … Continue reading B2B customer journeys that begin at review sites are significantly shorter

How to turn the great buyer resignation into B2B career opportunities

The B2B buying process has gone primarily digital – most B2B sellers and teams have not. Scott Vaughan on June 28, 2022 Marketers play a large, proactive role in the buying-selling process to generate revenue across the entire buyer lifecycle – from generating a new customer, to contract renewal, to solution expansion and cross-sell/upsell. This … Continue reading How to turn the great buyer resignation into B2B career opportunities

The B2B sales process is more effective now than pre-COVID

Explaining the value propositions, use cases and benefits of marketing software and services don’t require a face-to-face interaction. Chris Elwell on March 21, 2022 Congratulations to all you B2B sales and marketing warriors! You’ve made lemonade from COVID lemons by dramatically improving efficiency of your sales process during the pandemic. Three-quarters of B2B sellers say … Continue reading The B2B sales process is more effective now than pre-COVID

Soapbox: Here’s why B2B should get better at episodic storytelling

It’s time for brands to build on others’ success by presenting their own stories as episodes to keep audiences coming back for more. Erin Craft on January 13, 2020 Trends in storytelling generally stem from media and entertainment. Once these early adopters demonstrate success, edgy B2C brands borrow with pride. Then, B2B players catch on … Continue reading Soapbox: Here’s why B2B should get better at episodic storytelling

One In Three B2B Marketers Cite Data As Critical Challenge

One In Three B2B Marketers Cite Data As Critical Challenge by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, Yesterday Dun & Bradstreet has released its fifth annual Data-Driven Marketing and Advertising Outlook, which found that 88% of B2B marketers believe they should focus on the customer experience (CX) similar to their B2C counterparts. One-quarter of respondents feel they lag behind their … Continue reading One In Three B2B Marketers Cite Data As Critical Challenge

Despite buzz, only one-third of B2B businesses are committed to ABM, report says

A majority of B2B companies aren’t confident in the quality of the data they need to drive an ABM program. Robin Kurzer on September 12, 2018   In recent years, account-based marketing (ABM) has been touted as an effective B2B strategy. According to the Information Technology Services Marketing Association, 69 percent of organizations that implement … Continue reading Despite buzz, only one-third of B2B businesses are committed to ABM, report says