Tag Archives: salesforce.com

LinkedIn Sponsored Updates

Why this LinkedIn Ad Works: 2 Key Tips for Success

For many B2B Marketers, advertising on LinkedIn is becoming a demand generation staple. At our agency, we’re seeing great results across a broad swath of clients from LinkedIn Sponsored Updates in particular, at a cost per lead similar to, or sometimes better than, traditional search marketing. In addition to the… Read More

State of Marketing

Salesforce “State of Marketing” Report: Better Happy Than Good

Salesforce has released their “2016 State of Marketing Report”, a massive 70-page tome and the result of surveying nearly 4,000 marketing executives worldwide. The report covers a wide range of trends and topics, but focuses on the best practices most common amongst “high-performing” marketing teams. You can download a copy… Read More

Content Selling: How Sales Can Better Leverage Marketing Content

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Daniel Chalef, CEO of KnowledgeTree, developers of an intriguing new solution, built for both Salesforce.com and mobile (iOS), that enables sales teams to instantly find, surface, and present the ideal content in any selling situation. I talked with Daniel and his… Read More

Radian6 Email Campaign Hits the Mark

There’s a lot to like about the email below received last week from Radian6, makers of social media monitoring tools (and recently acquired by Salesforce.com.) Most notable: not once in the entire copy is the company or product mentioned. This is content marketing, pure and simple. What I like: 1…. Read More

Getting the Most from Salesforce.com: A Conversation with David Taber

Salesforce.com is a dominant player in the CRM category and an integral part of many companies’ lead management, database marketing, and demand generation programs. Yet in my experience marketers often have a love-hate relationship with Salesforce, a tool originally designed for salespeople that now, like it or not, has become… Read More

Take a Sales Guy to Lunch: Bridging the Sales & Marketing Divide

It’s no secret that I am a fervent evangelist for marketing automation, and at our agency we see the real-life benefits every day in the form of clients generating higher conversion rates, more qualified leads, and shorter sales cycles. But marketing automation can also have an impact on a more… Read More