InsideView

InsideView research reveals critical attitudes among Millennial sales and marketing professionals

Millennial-aged sales and marketing professionals have an even lower opinion of each other’s roles in the enterprise than the current generation, according to research conducted by CRM and marketing intelligence software maker InsideView. In its report, “The State of Sales & Marketing Alignment in 2018: How Leading B2B Companies Drive Growth by Aligning Go-to-Market Teams.” San […]

why businesses succeed

Why Businesses Succeed and Grow in Some Cases — and Why Others Fail

For the great majority of professional services firms, growth is on-again, off-again. It’s often unclear what exactly drives the periods of growth, and it’s even less clear how to trigger similar growth in the future. But there is a smaller group of firms that don’t follow this rule. Unlike their peers, they seem to keep […]

brand positioning

How to Differentiate Your Business: 4 Brand Positioning Options

At the heart of every brand strategy is a firm’s DNA – what makes them different (i.e. their competitive advantage), and how they are positioned in the marketplace. But what if your firm simply doesn’t have any differentiators? This article will explore four options for dealing with this common situation. A. Embrace a new focus […]

Stats Show Millennial Influence and Power in B2B Buying is on the Rise

More than a quarter of Millennials are considered “influencers” in B2B buying, and 13 per cent are now the actual decision-maker, according to research presented at Content Marketing World on Wednesday. Commissioned by SnapApp and conducted by Heinz Marketing, the survey, called The Millennials Are Here!, shows a generational shift where Millennials are involved in […]

employee advocates

Survey: Only 27% Act as Employee Advocates on Social Media

Companies that want their employees to act as their advocates on social media need to have clear policies, a consistent approach and possibly even financial incentives, according to new research. The Marketing Advisory Network report, which was based on a survey of close to 500 professionals this past spring, showed that only 27 per cent […]

14 ways to get more out of your B2B customer surveys

Regularly B2B marketers are tapping into their audience for data that they’ll then use as fodder for any number of marketing strategies. Such data could help inform infographics, blog posts, white papers, webinars, etc. Thanks to surveys, they can produce content that answers questions their readers have, and they’re engaging with buyers to let them know they’re interested […]