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How to Optimize Your In-App Messaging Strategy

How to Optimize Your In-App Messaging Strategy

August 7, 2019 by

Software marketers spend lots of time and energy finding potential customers, driving them to their sites and encouraging them to convert to leads or free trials and eventually become paying customers. But once a person or account becomes a customer, there may be a steep learning curve. Users will not immediately know everything about your product or service . Ideally, a customer success or suppor […]

CDPs for B2B Marketers: Why They’re Important and How to Use Them

CDPs for B2B Marketers: Why They’re Important and How to Use Them

July 18, 2019 by

With the advent of customer data platforms (CDPs), marketers are finally able to realize their dream of “one version of the truth” — that is, one central location for all customer data and insights. The conversation around CDPs typically focuses on B2C marketing, but the concept of a single profile for each prospect and customer applies to B2B companies as well — as the newly published For […]

Innovations in B2B Marketing: Demand Generation Trends to Watch

Innovations in B2B Marketing: Demand Generation Trends to Watch

June 26, 2019 by

Think for a second about how you conduct research as a business buyer. Would you say it’s dramatically different from the way you conduct research as a consumer? If I were shopping for a new martech solution for the Evergage marketing team to use, for example, I’ll probably either start with a Google search, or I’d go directly to a few vendor sites that were already top-of-mind for me. And i […]

Evergage Named a Strong Performer Among B2B Customer Data Platforms

Evergage Named a Strong Performer Among B2B Customer Data Platforms

June 18, 2019 by

Evergage is excited to announce our inclusion in The Forrester New WaveTM: B2B Customer Data Platforms, Q2 2019 report that was just published today (Forrester login required for download or for purchase). We are particularly pleased to be designated a “Strong Performer” – and were among the 13 top emerging vendors selected for the evaluation. In our opinion, our position is a testament to o […]

What is Customer Segmentation?

What is Customer Segmentation?

June 14, 2019 by

Since I joined the working world years ago, I’ve tailored the way I describe my job to whomever asks me “so what do you do for a living?” If the person asking is in the martech industry, for example, then I get pretty detailed about my role (content marketing) and what Evergage is (a personalization and customer data platform). But if the person asking is an elderly relative at Thanksgiving? […]

6 Ways to Create a Great First Touchpoint Experience

6 Ways to Create a Great First Touchpoint Experience

June 6, 2019 by

We’ve all heard the saying “you never get a second chance to make a good first impression.” But how many companies successfully employ this concept when presenting their brand or products to customers for the first time? Your brand creates expectations for your customer – it defines who you are, how you separate yourself from others, and what value you can offer to your customers. These ex […]

It’s a Conversation: Engaging with B2B Prospects on the Marketing Site

It’s a Conversation: Engaging with B2B Prospects on the Marketing Site

May 17, 2019 by

If you talked only about yourself with every person you met at a party, you’d quickly find that people start moving away from you in search of better, more engaging conversations. The same can be said about your interactions with your customers. They can’t be one-sided and self-serving. Building a relationship requires conversations. From a person’s initial entry point into your funnel and t […]

Why You Shouldn’t “Chat Up” Visitors the Moment They Land on Your Site

Why You Shouldn’t “Chat Up” Visitors the Moment They Land on Your Site

March 14, 2019 by

Located less than 10 miles from Evergage’s headquarters in Somerville, MA, Drift is a local media darling that’s taken the B2B world by storm. The company’s communications and engagement solutions help demand gen-focused businesses drive leads through what it refers to as “conversational marketing.” If you’re not familiar with Drift as a company, perhaps you’ve come across their seem […]

Personalization Defined: What is Personalization?

Personalization Defined: What is Personalization?

March 6, 2019 by

One year for my birthday, one of my closest friends gave me a very special notebook. Not only is a notebook a good gift for me in general, but it was also in my favorite color (red) with a lyric from one of my favorite songs (Arctic Monkeys’ “Fluorescent Adolescent”) on the cover. Talk about a personalized gift! I felt like it was created just for me. It turns out that it was created just fo […]

Innovate Your ABM Program By Treating Active Prospects Like You Know Them

Innovate Your ABM Program By Treating Active Prospects Like You Know Them

March 1, 2019 by

Companies with account-based marketing (ABM) strategies often spend a lot of time thinking about how to tailor their marketing activities to high-value target accounts. They also often employ strategies to treat existing customers in a special way. These two audiences are important to any B2B company, but they don’t include one group that often gets overlooked: prospects that are currently in th […]

B2B Personalization Strategy: Treat the Buyer’s Journey Like a Bingo Card

B2B Personalization Strategy: Treat the Buyer’s Journey Like a Bingo Card

February 12, 2019 by

In a blog post I wrote at the end of last year, I explained how to prioritize your personalization campaign ideas so you can achieve the quickest time to value. This is a good approach to ensure your efforts deliver an ROI, but you’ll also want to think more broadly about the buyer’s journey at the same time. If all of your campaigns are at the top of the funnel, even if they are effective cam […]

The B2B Buyer Journey is Unique for Everyone, so You Need to Personalize

The B2B Buyer Journey is Unique for Everyone, so You Need to Personalize

February 5, 2019 by

Throughout the years, a lot of time has been spent on the concept of “journeys.” Just do a quick Google search for “customer journey” or “buyer’s journey” to see all the different ways marketers have tried to simplify the concept. And while the traditional linear buyer’s journey is useful in helping us broadly understand the different steps involved in a typical purchase decision, […]

Improve Onboarding and Trial Conversion Speed with Personalized Emails

Improve Onboarding and Trial Conversion Speed with Personalized Emails

January 15, 2019 by

In the SaaS world, getting users to understand the value of your platform and adopt it into their daily lives is of utmost importance. When prospects take a free trial, you want them to quickly see how easy your solution is to use and why it is worth the investment. And when new customers sign on, you want to do everything you can to usher them through the onboarding steps that will ensure their s […]

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