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ABM Account Selection & Marketing Program Commitments to Sales

ABM Account Selection & Marketing Program Commitments to Sales

January 19, 2018 by

In my first two blog posts on Building an ABM Framework, I shared how we organized and executed on our plan for the account-based marketing program at Evergage. In this post, I want to home in on how we outlined exactly what the sales team is getting when they select an account for the ABM program and how we solidified our list of target accounts together. I want to help answer the questions: “h […]

The Future of Personalization: 2018 Predictions

The Future of Personalization: 2018 Predictions

January 2, 2018 by

Consumer expectations are constantly evolving. As people engage with companies across industries, their expectations for what constitutes a good customer experience continue to change. But one thing is clear: they expect the experience to be relevant and helpful. They want the companies they engage with to understand them as individuals and provide them with the right content, products, promotions […]

Demand Gen & ABM Marketers: What to Read to Prepare for Personalization in 2018

Demand Gen & ABM Marketers: What to Read to Prepare for Personalization in 2018

December 19, 2017 by

We’ve almost reached the end of 2017! You’ve probably spent this past month scrambling to finish out 2017 strong and wrap up your 2018 plans. To save you some time, we’ve assembled our most important blog posts from 2017 specifically for demand gen marketers. With this knowledge under your belt, in just 30 minutes you’ll be prepared to hit the ground running with your personalization strat […]

ABM Tips for Marketers: Q&A with Joe Chernov, CMO of InsightSquared

ABM Tips for Marketers: Q&A with Joe Chernov, CMO of InsightSquared

October 31, 2017 by

If you’re in the early stages of bringing account-based marketing (ABM) to your organization, it can seem overwhelming. As a concept, it makes a lot of sense. You spend your limited resources targeting those accounts that are most likely to receive significant value from your product or solution. But it can get tricky when you start rolling out your own strategy. You need to get internal buy-in […]

Marketing and Business Development: An ABM Love Story

Marketing and Business Development: An ABM Love Story

October 17, 2017 by

There’s often debate on whether or not Business Development Representatives (BDRs), or Lead Development Reps, should report into the sales or marketing department. Regardless of where they sit, it doesn’t change the fact that they need to be closely aligned to both sales and marketing. BDRs have a tough job, and it’s important to recognize how much influence these teams have on target accoun […]

Building an ABM Framework: The 5 P’s to Success (Part 2)

Building an ABM Framework: The 5 P’s to Success (Part 2)

September 19, 2017 by

As the first full-time account-based marketing (ABM) practitioner at Evergage, I spent a lot of time developing our own ABM framework. While each company’s approach to ABM will vary depending on their market and their needs, I wanted to share the approach that worked for us — which I’m referring to as the 5 P’s of building an ABM framework. I described the first two P’s in my post last […]

Building an ABM Framework: The 5 P’s to Success (Part 1)

Building an ABM Framework: The 5 P’s to Success (Part 1)

September 12, 2017 by

When it comes to account-based marketing (ABM), there is a lot of content you could consult. In fact, if you look up “account-based marketing” on Google, the search will generate over thirty-one million results. With this much information on ABM floating around, it can be hard to figure out where to begin. While it is true that, organizationally, each company will approach ABM differently, bui […]

Avoid Personalization “Point Solution” Headaches with Evergage

Avoid Personalization “Point Solution” Headaches with Evergage

July 25, 2017 by

As a marketer, do you often feel that you spend more time wrangling marketing technology than actually doing your job? That may be due to the overwhelming number of technology choices available to marketers now — a number that seems to be growing by the day. Scott Brinker’s yearly marketing technology graphic this year included 5,831 solutions — up from 3,874 last year and 1,800 in 2015. Mos […]

How to Create Account-Specific Website Experiences in Evergage

How to Create Account-Specific Website Experiences in Evergage

June 16, 2017 by

Over the past few years, we’ve been working to align our marketing and sales teams to target specific accounts as part of an account-based marketing (ABM) strategy. Last year we implemented industry ABM experiences on our site, and early this year we turned our attention to named account ABM. Last week we published a blog post explaining each of those types of ABM strategies which included examp […]

Personalization Ideas for Each of the 3 Account-Based Marketing Strategy Types

Personalization Ideas for Each of the 3 Account-Based Marketing Strategy Types

June 8, 2017 by

Account-Based Marketing (ABM) has exploded in popularity within the last few years. According to SiriusDecisions, ABM is a strategic approach that focuses on aligning demand creation programs and messaging against a set of defined accounts and goals in a way that is relevant and valuable to those accounts. Marketers are recognizing that need to focus on specific accounts. According to recent resea […]

B2B Marketers: Why Your Website Is Like a Bad Conversation at a Trade Show Booth

B2B Marketers: Why Your Website Is Like a Bad Conversation at a Trade Show Booth

May 30, 2017 by

B2B marketers have greater challenges than their e-commerce counterparts when it comes to figuring out the optimal online experience. While e-commerce marketers have been striving to make their websites match their in-store experiences, most B2B marketers don’t have the benefit of such a parallel. But the online experience is critical to get right. SiriusDecisions has reported that 67% of the bu […]

Firmographic Data to Drive Account-Based Marketing Initiatives

Firmographic Data to Drive Account-Based Marketing Initiatives

May 16, 2017 by

If you’re a B2B marketer focused on account-based marketing or demand generation strategies for your company, we have some exciting news for you. Evergage B2B Detect now includes rich firmographic data from more than 35 million companies! Originally introduced more than two years ago, B2B Detect enables marketers to deliver truly personalized experiences by targeting visitors based on their com […]

Don’t Miss These 5 Sessions at the SiriusDecisions 2017 Summit

Don’t Miss These 5 Sessions at the SiriusDecisions 2017 Summit

May 10, 2017 by

Are you headed to SiriusDecisions 2017 Summit in Las Vegas next week? I’ll be there with several Evergage colleagues, and we can’t wait!  While you’re doing some research to figure out which shows you’ll see and what restaurants to try, don’t forget to think about which Summit sessions you’ll attend. As usual, there is a great selection of speakers and content lined up for the event, […]