I’ve built, managed, or worked with lots of B2B demand gen teams in my career, and I keep seeing (and fixing) the same friction between Marketing and Sales. There’s actually a simple fix to this problem, one that aligns Marketing, Sales, prospects, and even customers. Marketing creates leads – if they’re good, they are the
I chose the Customer Engines name because that’s what I’ve been building and refining for a while now. End-to-end Marketing machines that run 24/7, work anywhere on the globe, and drive maximum revenue at minimum cost. Oh, and make the happiest customers…
While chatting with another marketeer about the challenge of distinguishing between marketing touches and sales leads, something really powerful occurred to me. It’s a way to understand the value of giving information away.
After almost six months of ignoring this blog, I’ve decided to get back in the saddle and start posting about what I’ve learned and some of the interesting stuff I see happening in effective B2B Marketing. Why?
A cautionary tale for Marketers about lead scoring and the importance of talking to Sales. I was leading an eMarketing team that implemented a fairly sophisticated system for capturing online registrations and turning them into near real time leads for Sales. Leads were categorized based (in part) on answers to qualifying questions on the forms.
Hi, I’m Peter Tait. After years of helping companies get better at using the web as part of their Marketing activities, I’ve decided to collect and publish everything I’ve learned about online Marketing and demand generation. If nothing else, it’s an easy way to archive this stuff before I forget it…