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Optimizing the customer experience has been deemed one of the most exciting opportunities for marketers this year. But that doesn’t make it easy: research from Ascend2 reveals that improving the customer experience (CX) is also one of the most critical challenges to the success of a data-driven personalization strategy.Read More
Events are proving to be effective in both the early and late stages of B2B demand generation. In fact, according to a Demand Gen Report study, in-person events lead the pack among demand gen tactics for B2B marketers.Read More
B2B and B2C companies approach events with different goals in mind, though they do share some primary objectives. Both groups look to drive sales revenue as well as educate customers, prospects and attendees, but B2C companies are more focused than their B2B counterparts on raising brand awareness.Read More
This infographic by NCC illustrates how companies are investing in marketing channels like video, social media, content marketing, search optimization, email marketing, advertising, and technology.Read More
Salespeople are more likely to believe that leads sourced directly from sales are the top source of leads for their organization than leads from marketing. While salespeople surveyed for the report in the aggregate saw the sales organization as the top source of leads, that wasn’t true for all respondents.Read More