Sales and Marketing Articles

  • Amanda Halle Bates

    How B2B Startups Can Unlock Growth By Establishing Strong Sales and Marketing Alignment

    November 20, 2020

    There is no question that B2B startups are tasked with achieving aggressive revenue goals — and these growth expectations largely fall on Sales and Marketing. Both teams want high quality leads that convert (ideally within an expedited Sales cycle) into closed won revenue. LinkedIn’s research reveals that 87 percent of Sales and Marketing leaders believe that...

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    Going Forward, Account Based Marketing Will Be Even More Powerful. Here’s Why.

    August 7, 2020

    A few years ago, Saatchi & Saatchi introduced us to the tagline, “If it’s got to be clean, it’s got to be Tide.” If ABM were a brand, it’s tagline might be, “If it’s got to be won, it’s got to be ABM.” Whether it’s advantageous for B2B marketers to use strategic practices that place empathy and personalization at the forefront is rhetorical. Of course it is....

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    Is Targeting More Important than Reach for Marketers?

    July 15, 2020

    Years before creating the world’s largest hedge fund, the team at Bridgewater Associates had a big decision to make. They could remain a boutique brokerage, theoretically making it easier to stay focused on what made them successful in the first place. Or they could try to become a legendary institution. “I felt about this fork-in-the-road choice the way I felt...

  • Adobe's ABM Success on LinkedIn

    How Adobe Achieves Alignment and ABM Success with LinkedIn ...

    February 4, 2020

    Two years ago, Adobe faced a scenario that should be familiar to many matrixed organizations with multiple marketing and sales teams:...

  • LeadMD Sales and Marketing Alignment

    Sales & Marketing Alignment: What You Didn’t Know Until Now...

    December 11, 2019

    Editor’s Note: This guest post was contributed by Justin Gray, CEO, LeadMD. I hate ambiguous jargon. It’s lazy, and even worse, it’s...

  • B2B Account-Based Marketing Guide

    Introducing the B2B Jumpstart to Account-Based Marketing...

    October 17, 2019

    ABM: It stands for Account-Based Marketing, and soon it may represent All B2B Marketing. We are well on our way, it seems. LinkedIn...