By Katie Martell, Cintell The concept of a buyer persona in the business world is nothing new. In fact, it originated in the ’90s in the world of software development. The first user persona, named Cathy, was created by famed developer Alan Cooper. The concept made its way firmly into B2B sales and marketing strategies thanks […]
The Problem: Content is the lifeblood of the sales process, but finding and using the right content for various selling situations can be difficult. As a result, many customer engagements miss the mark. This problem is exacerbated by indirect channel sales models, where partner sales reps handle products from multiple manufacturers and are loosely connected, at best, […]
The Problem: Marketers are designing and implementing campaigns that span across myriad of technologies and communication touch points. However, with these campaigns comes an inundating amount of data regarding overall engagement and success. The Solution: Klipfolio is an online marketing analytics dashboard designed to help companies build user-specific dashboards to monitor analytics throughout their marketing initiatives. The Klipfolio […]
Mobile optimization is no longer a nice to have. Google’s latest algorithm update, in fact, now puts businesses at risk if they are not mobile-friendly. Content and overall web sites will be placed lower on search engine results if they do not comply. How did we get to this point? This infographic, courtesy of Marketo and […]
Twitter has launched an Official Partner Program in an effort to combine industry-leading product and service providers that help business achieve better results on Twitter. The program combines the Twitter Certified Program and the Twitter Marketing Platform Partner Program.
Buyers today have access to a variety of tools and technologies that give them instant access to products, content and information. This customer-driven movement has dramatically changed the ways sales teams engage with prospects and customers. The below infographic, courtesy of LiveHive, walks through the technology revolution, and why new, cutting-edge sales tools are the […]
By creating buyer personas, organizations can get a better understanding of their target customers and create more effective marketing programs. But what exactly makes up an optimal buyer persona? This infographic, courtesy of Cintell and B2B marketing expert Ardath Albee, outlines the 9 key components of buyer personas.