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5 Ways B2B SaaS Companies Can Use Triggered Emails

5 Ways B2B SaaS Companies Can Use Triggered Emails

February 2, 2018 by

Email personalization isn’t new to most digital marketers — many have been personalizing their emails for years. In fact, we found that email remains the most personalized channel. However, we often find that many marketers who personalize their emails are only using basic tactics like personalizing the email message or subject line with someone’s name, company, industry, etc. This level of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Real-Time Personalization Augments Marketing Automation

How Real-Time Personalization Augments Marketing Automation

May 25, 2017 by

These days, more and more B2B marketers are incorporating a personalization platform as part of their martech stack. Why? Like consumers, B2B buyers are all unique. As humans, we all respond better to marketing messages when we’re treated as individuals by a company that truly knows us, as opposed to being treated like everyone else. And, as a result of the personalized experiences we receive fr […]

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 […]

Using Evergage for Progressive Profiling

Using Evergage for Progressive Profiling

May 12, 2017 by

Progressive profiling, or the practice of using dynamic and iterative forms to capture additional information about your prospects, isn’t a revolutionary concept for B2B marketers. It’s been a staple of B2B marketing for years. The concept is simple: reduce the number of questions on each lead capture form across a website and build out profiles for individuals, asking different questions each […]

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, […]

Cross-Category, Machine Learning Recommendations

Cross-Category, Machine Learning Recommendations

March 22, 2017 by

Once limited in scope to academic institutions, think tanks and highly technical organizations, the concept of machine learning has thrust itself into the lexicon of those who help facilitate digital customer experiences – marketers, merchandisers and product managers. And rightly so, because the potential implications and benefits are enormous. In training computers to efficiently process unfa […]