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March 8, 2020

The Secret to Sales Enabled Marketing Campaigns: RACI

How often have you and your fellow marketers complained about the lack of sales help in your marketing efforts? From help to drive attendance at your events to the usage of your content and collateral, for marketing campaigns to be their most effective, sales participation is critical. Yet, too often marketers silo the strategy, planning and execution of their campaigns outside sales’…

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February 25, 2020

How to Budget for Effective Customer Visits

Sales cycles provide many opportunities to spend money invest. Every industry benefits from investing in the customer relationship (supported by our recent research), but we’ve found the stakes are highest in hypergrowth B2B SaaS companies. In this niche, funding is often the lifeblood of outpacing the competition and growth. If you aren’t investing in your customers, investors won’t invest in…

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December 17, 2019

Post-Event Tactics Make Or Break Event Marketing Success

Event Marketing in the Digital Age If you want to rub elbows with influencers, customers and prospects simultaneously, few marketing channels provide better access than events. Attending and/or sponsoring the right industry event(s) allows your organization rare face time with every member of your buying committee. Unfortunately, over the past few years, event marketing has lost favor with marketers. Instead…

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November 14, 2019

How to Conduct a Go-To-Market Strategy Workshop

Setting the right Go-To-Market (GTM) strategy for your business is not an easy task. In fact, quite the contrary. The process for identifying and implementing the best GTM strategy for your company is pivotal to your success and that isn’t just common sense. Our recent research on sales and marketing alignment found that teams who strategically plan together, increase revenues…

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October 4, 2019

Hiring Guide: How to Hire a Start-Up CMO

Hiring Tips Hiring for a position as critical as c-suite marketing can add stress to even the most experienced leaders. In this article, hosted on venture capital firm OpenView’s blog, Justin Gray provides his tips for hiring the best CMO. Click here to read the full article. Lessons Learned from Other CMOs One of the critical areas he encourages founders…

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September 17, 2019

What Your High School Clique Says About Your Business Communication Style

Your High School Clique Business Communication Style When you think about cliche high school cliques, like jocks or geeks, what do you picture? For me, I immediately go to Saved By the Bell’s AC Slater and Screech, (respectively, of course). But, recently it occurred to us that a lot of departments within organizations act similar to cliques and it’s all…

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