When it comes to successfully managing and improving your marketing and sales results, the very first step before measuring anything is to establish a marketing funnel blueprint. After all, according to a quote by H. James Harrington, “Measurement is the first step that leads to control and eventually to improvement.” Continue reading
Many business owners and marketers see lead generation as an impossible task and often because so much is at stake. After all, the health of your business depends on those leads as they are the metric you rely on. More leads mean more sales.
The epitome of a successful marketing and lead generation campaign is achieving 100% conversion rate but let’s be honest, that’s more of a pipedream. On average, 75% of leads don’t convert into sales due to a poor lead nurturing process. The good news is, there are really good proven strategies that can dramatically boost your rates with minimal effort. Continue reading
With the digital world growing exponentially, it’s not surprising that more than 40% of the world’s population uses the Internet in one way or another. In the right hands, finding potential customers in such a large online pool is a major advantage for any business. Effective lead generation results in a successful marketing campaign. Continue reading
Before we go on to talk about what Marketing Automation is, let’s just clear up what Marketing Automation is not.
- It’s not a great way to produce mass generated generic messages to your whole contact list
- It’s not a system that allows you to press one button and it does everything for you
- It’s not a quick way to reduce your headcount in the marketing department
Automation, in this context does not mean ‘no work’ or ‘no input needed’. Continue reading