Deploy AI in B2B Sales

CEB IT

AI technology has become a companion for our daily life with one notable exception: The B2B sales organization. B2B sales especially could benefit tremendously from AI support.”. Gartner predicts that by 2020, 30% of all B2B companies will employ some kind of AI to augment at least one of their primary sales processes. AI for sales is still in its infancy, but B2B CIOs should start their path now and adapt as new trends and technologies arise,” Hansen says. “If

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The Future Of B2B Mobile Enterprise Services

Forrester IT

Business-to-business (B2B) ecosystems facilitate the continuous exchange of information and collaboration. B2B ecosystems will play a central role for all businesses because they form the basis for redefining approaches toward innovation, knowledge management, supply-chain optimization, product development, sales, and marketing. Mobility will be a central enabler for these B2B digital ecosystems. Read more Categories: #B2B. B2B customer experience.

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How to Market to B2B Technology Buyers

CEB IT

When it comes to today’s B2B technology buyers, how you market your technology has become as important, if not more so, than what you sell. “As one B2B customer put it, ‘I appreciate a company that is able to create a customized experience to meet the needs of my company.’”

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Forrester's Customer Insights

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The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

Trust Must Be The Foundation Of Your B2B Digital Ecosystem

Forrester IT

As the foundation of your B2B digital ecosystem, trust has a significant impact on your bottom line as: Read more Categories: B2B. B2B CIO culture digital ecosystems identities trust valuesFar from being a soft issue, trust underpins the management of your digital business and digital ecosystems. Trust is one of the most vital elements of any business relationship.

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Putting B2B Personalization In Context

Forrester's Customer Insights

Forrester analyst Jessie Johnson explains how B2B marketing leaders are rethinking the delivery of digital experiences and the path from personalization to contextualization.

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Future of Sales 2025: Data-Driven B2B Selling to Drive Digital Commerce

CEB IT

The Gartner Future of Sales 2025 report reveals that 60% of B2B sales organizations will transition from experience- and intuition-based selling to data-driven selling by 2025.

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Paxafe, which offers visibility into B2B supply chains, raises $2.25M

Venture Beast

AI Big Data Cloud Commerce Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Mobile Transportation VB Home Page B2B business to business category-/Business & Industrial funding daily Paxafe supply chainPaxafe, a business-to-business supply chain visibility solutions provider, announced it has raised $2.25

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Comment créer des tableaux d’évaluation du contenu B2B

Forrester's Customer Insights

Age of the Customer B2B Marketing B2B Research Content Strategy and Operations Europe marketing strategy promotedApprenez à mieux gérer les informations sur la performance de votre contenu et faites émerger les insights nécessaires à sa planification et sa promotion.

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Comment créer des tableaux d’évaluation du contenu B2B

Forrester's Customer Insights

Age of the Customer B2B Marketing B2B Research Content Strategy and Operations Europe marketing strategy promotedApprenez à mieux gérer les informations sur la performance de votre contenu et faites émerger les insights nécessaires à sa planification et sa promotion.

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4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.

Five Ways To Plan For B2B Journey Mapping Success

Forrester's Customer Insights

As advisors to B2B CX and Marketing Leaders in the Forrester Leadership Boards (FLB), we come along on many journey mapping “journeys”. age of the customer B2B B2B marketing customer experience measurement customer journey mapping employee journeyJourney mapping can be an energizing and eye-opening exercise in customer empathy. The most common question we receive from executives is, “How do I ensure the journey mapping process is actionable and aligned […].

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The Countdown To B2B Summit APAC 2021: Keynote Presentations

Forrester's Customer Insights

This year’s B2B Summit APAC will be our biggest and boldest yet, with keynote presentations as well as track sessions, practitioner presentations and awards, a sponsor marketplace, and tons of virtual networking opportunities. Age of the Customer Asia Pacific B2B Marketing B2B Research

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The Countdown To B2B Summit APAC 2021: Track Presentations

Forrester's Customer Insights

If you missed my first blog where I outlined what to expect from our keynote presentations at B2B Summit APAC 2021, click here. Age of the Customer Asia Pacific B2B Marketing B2B Research

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Buyer Insights: Findings From The 2021 B2B Buying Survey

Forrester's Customer Insights

Forrester’s fifth B2B Summit APAC will be held in Singapore on 14 and 15 September 2021 through a live virtual experience. It will provide best practice research developed to address the unique challenges APAC B2B marketers face in these challenging and evolving times we live and work in.

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Moneyball For B2B Sales: The Insights-Driven Sales System

Forrester's Customer Insights

Age of the Customer B2B Research Chief Sales Officer Sales Sales Operations Sales Productivity Sales Strategy promotedJust as using a scientific approach boosted the fortunes of major league baseball teams, so should sales teams use data and analytics to lift productivity and performance.

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Solving the Content Data Dilemma: How to Build B2B Content Measurement Dashboards

Forrester's Customer Insights

Dealing with B2B content data dilemmas? Age of the Customer B2B Marketing B2B Research Content Strategy and Operations Europe marketing strategy promotedLearn how to build content measurement dashboards to achieve better insights in our latest blog post.

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Mobile Highly Relevant to B2B Customers

Perficient - Digital Transformation

We commonly think that B2B customers don’t really need mobile. After all, most B2B sales are highly driven by actual sales people, with web sites supporting them through content like white papers, product information, etc. B2B customers are also thought to be desk-bound, mainly accessing your B2B content through traditional desktop browsers. Recently, however, we see more and more evidence that B2B customers are equally likely to be mobile users.

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Value Proposition for your B2B Brand

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Value Proposition for your B2B Brand - Information Technology Blog. In this article, we have collected tips, strategies, and recommendations that will help you build your B2B brand for maximum benefit and value proposition.

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Predictions 2021: B2B Marketers Build Digital Pathways To Distanced Businesses

Forrester's Customer Insights

The events of 2020 changed how B2B marketers engage with buyers. Age of the Customer B2B Marketing predictionLook for the transformation to continue in 2021.

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Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow-up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

Putting Forrester’s B2B Revenue Waterfall Into Action: Six Tips For Laser-Focused Targeting

Forrester's Customer Insights

Account-Based Marketing (ABM) Age of the Customer B2B Marketing B2B Research marketing measurement & optimization Marketing Operations Sales Sales Operations Sales Technology and Services

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Four Common Strategy Mistakes B2B Marketing Leaders Make

Forrester's Customer Insights

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Modern B2B Buyers Expect To Be Treated As Partners, Not Targets

Forrester's Customer Insights

To navigate successfully through the cataclysmic changes in B2B buying behaviors accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic, your organization will need to […]. B2B marketing B2B B2B buyer insights B2B Marketing

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Are You Ready To Step Up To B2B Marketing’s New Destiny?

Forrester's Customer Insights

As forces converge to drive B2B marketing to a higher purpose, marketing leaders must evolve from brand stewards, lead generation machines, and sales supporters in order to fulfill it. Age of the Customer B2B Marketing Chief Marketing Officer marketing strategy promoted

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Happy B2B “Contentukkah”: Spinning The Editorial Dreidel

Forrester's Customer Insights

In the eighth post in Forrester’s 12 days of Christmas blog series, we offer the eight B2B content best practices of “Contentukkah,” the annual holiday commemorating well-written assets. B2B Marketing Content Strategy and Operations Demand and Account-Based Marketing SiriusDecisions Research

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2020 B2B Marketing Practices That You Should Keep (Or Adopt) In 2021

Forrester's Customer Insights

Eager as B2B marketers may be to turn the page on 2020, there were clear positives amid the challenges. Age of the Customer B2B Marketing Chief Marketing Officer SiriusDecisions Research

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B2B Marketing Should Organize Around The Customer In 2020

Forrester's Customer Insights

The theme of Forrester’s “Predictions 2020: B2B Marketing And Sales” report was “accelerating response to the great expectations for the B2B buying experience.” age of the customer B2B marketing organizational design B2B B2B Marketing Predictions 2020The report made five unique calls; one of them was mine: The number of organizations with audience-based structures will more than double. Since we published the report late last year, I’ve had […].

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Your Website Is Your B2B Shop Window

Forrester's Customer Insights

B2B Marketing customer experience digital business digital product management Digital TransformationHow many buyers really use the website? This was a question asked in a recent conversation with a consulting services client. It was asked in response to a critique of the website.

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5 Essential Pieces of a Prospecting Solution

As organizations chase new revenue targets, B2B sales leaders must examine cutting edge prospecting solutions that proactively help reps identify, connect with, and close qualified buyers faster. This eBook aims to help B2B sales leaders better understand the five essential features your prospecting solution must include.

B2B Marketing And Sales: Combat Digital Sameness With Video

Forrester's Customer Insights

Video has incredible power for B2B marketing and sales to deliver lots of information in a small, engaging package. Join me and my colleague Cheri Keith at TechX for our session, “Switched On: Four Must-Have Video Technologies,” to find out how to supercharge your campaigns.

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It’s Time Chatbots And Virtual Assistants Play A Bigger Role In The B2B Buyer Journey

Forrester's Customer Insights

With collective commute times down to zero and face-to-face meetings all but impossible, we’ve seen the B2B buyer journey become an almost exclusively digital experience.

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Welcome to the B2B Marketing Renaissance

Forrester's Customer Insights

A long time ago, Peter Drucker, a man who BusinessWeek once called the father of business management, wrote: Even though this was written a long time ago, it was still a few years before I embarked on my long career as a B2B marketer. B2B B2B marketing

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15 Stats About High-Tech B2B

Perficient - Digital Transformation

CMO.com has an interesting article on some key stats in the B2B world. B2B digital leaders drive five times more revenue growth than their peers. Digital Experience b2b digital marketing marketing trendsBy that we are talking about buying software or using solutions meant for business to business rather than a consumer facing solution. Think campaign management software rather than a shopping cart. I won’t quote every single stat but here are my top three: 2.

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Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. The primary takeaway? Forrester found only 1.2% of companies achieved a score indicating maturity in data management practices. However, organizations are fighting back - and winning.

Introducing the B2B IT Forum

The Investing Edge

To fill this unmet need, we are hosting a new series of meet-ups we call the B2B IT Forum , with the inaugural event taking place on June 26 th. Each B2B IT Forum will focus on a core enterprise IT topic: security, social media, mobility, big data, etc. Events News Ann Halford B2B IT Forum CloudLock ContentRaven Copiun Enterprise IT John Stafford NERD Center Raytheon Staples Webinno As a VC firm focused on technology, it’s no accident we’re located in the heart of Boston.

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Forrester’s B2B Summit Is Here — And With It Comes The Future Of B2B Sales

Forrester's Customer Insights

Learn what successful selling will require in our upcoming B2B Summit North America. Age of the Customer Chief Sales Officer Sales Sales Strategy SiriusDecisions Research

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B2B Digital Advertising Optimization Is Broken. Here’s How To Fix It.

Forrester's Customer Insights

Advertising B2B Research Demand and Account-Based MarketingStop focusing on digital advertising click-through rates and start paying attention to three core results to maximize paid media investments.

The Grand Trine Redux: Achieving More Effective B2B Marketing Post-Pandemic

Forrester's Customer Insights

In her latest blog post for Forrester, Phyllis Davidson shares how three elements are coming together to fuel more effective B2B marketing. B2B Marketing Content Strategy and Operations SiriusDecisions Research Content Strategy

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Buyer’s Checklist: How to Evaluate a B2B Contact Data Provider

Many organizations fail to properly evaluate vendors during the selection process. Download ZoomInfo’s data-driven eBook for guidance on effectively assessing the vendor marketplace. After reading, you’ll gain insight into the following components: