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Agencies Confirm Clients Still Want Help with Strategy

Agencies Confirm Clients Still Want Help with Strategy

In the past marketers have turned to agencies for advertising and content creation, but a growing number are looking for agencies to assist in strategy, even more so since the pandemic. In fact, a recent survey [download page] from Stirista shows that marketing...

B2B Marketers Deal with Range of Measurement Challenges

B2B Marketers Deal with Range of Measurement Challenges

Being able to prove marketing performance and impact is critical, yet only about 1 in 7 (15% of) B2B marketing executives rate their company’s current ability to do so as excellent. This is according to a report [download page] from Demand Gen Report, which found that...

9 in 10 Demand Gen Marketers Believe Online Event Fatigue is Real

9 in 10 Demand Gen Marketers Believe Online Event Fatigue is Real

In 2020, B2B marketers who had once relied on face-to-face events had to look elsewhere to build pipeline — and for 8 in 10 (78%), online events were a tactic they used to fill the gap, making it by far the most common approach, per the latest State of Demand Gen...

CMOs Expected to be CX Champions

CMOs Expected to be CX Champions

With more customers opting to go multi-channel, customer experience (CX) has become a top priority for businesses. And, while the debate continues as to where the responsibility for CX lies, many leaders are looking to marketing to make sure their business is...

Majority of B2B Buyers Say Their Purchase Timelines Have Increased

Majority of B2B Buyers Say Their Purchase Timelines Have Increased

While one-third of B2B executives report that the current environment has caused their organization to escalate some purchases due to changing business needs, that doesn’t seem to have sped up the buying process overall. A recent report [download page] from Demand Gen...

2 in 3 B2B Marketers to Up Their MarTech Spend

2 in 3 B2B Marketers to Up Their MarTech Spend

More than two-thirds (68% of) B2B marketers expect their digital marketing budgets to rise in the year ahead, with 1 in 4 (26%) expecting their budgets to increase significantly. These figures come from Wpromote's latest report [download page] on the State of B2B...

Here’s How COVID Impacted ABM Efforts

Here’s How COVID Impacted ABM Efforts

Marketers have benefited from the use of ABM for some time now. However, the pandemic has had an impact on ABM and marketing, in general. Recent data provided by Market Resource Partners (MRP) shows that about three-quarters (77.1%) of marketers have seen the pace of...

Here’s What B2B Content Works at Each Stage of the Funnel

Here’s What B2B Content Works at Each Stage of the Funnel

When it comes to reaching new prospects at the top of the funnel, blogs, infographics and videos are more apt than other content types. Indeed, 72% of B2B tech marketers and demand gen decision-makers surveyed for a report [download page] from Activate Marketing...

Most Demand Gen Marketers Hit Their KPIs in 2020

Most Demand Gen Marketers Hit Their KPIs in 2020

Despite 2020 being a year of crisis, B2B Demand Gen marketers have shown exceptional results over the past year. Only 1 in 4 (26%) changed their levels of activity or KPIs in response to the pandemic — and of these, 86% met or exceeded their original or adjusted KPIs....

B2B Buyers Say These Vendor Behaviors Are Immediate Deal-Killers

B2B Buyers Say These Vendor Behaviors Are Immediate Deal-Killers

Providing buyers with misinformation is one of the biggest deal killers for B2B buyers. So says LinkedIn’s most recent State of Sales report [download page]. Nearly half (48%) of the 800 B2B buyers surveyed from the US and Canada say they wouldn’t buy from a...

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