There are many things that work well in the Webinar invitation below from Salesforce.com, but one of my favorite elements is the smallest: the link at the top left corner that reads: “View on a PDA.” Click and you’re linked to a hosted, plain text, narrow-column version of the same… Read More
Category Archives: Webinars
Poll: How Much Would You Pay For a Turnkey Webinar?
If you’ve ever developed, produced or promoted Webinars, you know they can be very labor-intensive (and stress-inducing) campaigns when managed in-house. Not including the cost of the actual technology (e.g. WebEx, audio) and developing the presentation content itself, how much would you pay for an agency or events company to… Read More
Using Multiple Offers in Lead Nurturing
From LinkedIn: “Regarding offers, I’ve always thought it best to keep to one per tactic, otherwise you’ll lower your offer’s responses because someone will inevitably click on the other offer. But from a ‘lead lifecycle/nurturing’ perspective, it doesn’t really matter whether they respond to your webinar offer or whitepaper offer,… Read More
Are Webinars a Waste of Time?
From LinkedIn: “Are webinars a waste of time? It would be interesting to hear from those of you who run regular B2B webinars about how this technique works for your business in terms of “lead generation” and/or “lead conversion”, and also whether you feel that there are other benefits to… Read More
Oracle Webinar Invitation Needs More Detail, Less Fluff
Most of the discussion these days on how to improve e-mail response centers on technical issues such as deliverability, spam filters, and readability on mobile e-mail clients. It’s easy to forget, therefore, that the true keys to e-mail success are often none of the above, but rather more old-fashioned principles… Read More
Increasing Podcast Response with Veotag
Back in January, Sridhar Ramanathan of the Pacifica Group wrote an interesting post about the pros and cons of using podcasts for B2B marketing. His conclusion: that podcasts shouldn’t take precedence over demand gen priorities such as SEM, but are nonetheless “… a very low cost way for you to… Read More
5 Mistakes to Avoid on Your Next Webinar Invitation
This Webinar invitation from IBrix, a developer of software-based file-serving solutions, arrived in my inbox recently. Alas, it reads more like an abstract for a thesis presentation than a compelling sales event. Here are the all-too-common pitfalls the invitation so painfully illustrates: 1. Don’t place speaker photos and gratuitous clip-art… Read More