B2B marketing is dead today, killed by a total lack of innovation, imagination, and style. So, if one is taking a disruptive product to market, what does one do?
Oh, hello there. Welcome to 2019. Have you emerged from your cocoon of holiday warmth? Judging by the leftover cookie crumbs on your face, the answer to that question appears to be “sort of.” No matter, the year is off to a blistering start as it always is in the world of sales and marketing. Perhaps you’re still wrapping up plans for the new year, or maybe you’ve hit the ground running right away. Wherever you are to kick off 2019 there are some trends you need to be aware of to be fully prepared.
For most manufacturing organizations there are many other concerns besides content marketing, and rightfully so. There are product concerns, logistical concerns, operational concerns, research & development concerns, and sales concerns. That’s a lot of concerns. “Concerns” kind of sounds weird now doesn’t it? Did you know that phenomenon is called semantic satiation? Fun fact!
To manage for growth in the software environment, it’s necessary to build in metrics so you can ensure your company is meeting the criteria for startup success. The metrics will vary by role. Here’s an overview of what metrics to look for in three key functional areas — marketing, sales and service — to gauge the health of your company.
So, you're ready to create a webinar featuring your software? Terrific. You've decided on a date and time, and your marketing manager or an industry guru is going to demo all your software's cool features. But getting people to actually attend your webinar is never an easy task.
Three quarters of technology startups do rigorous A/B testing. Adopting A/B testing tools brings statistically significant increases in both the probability of raising initial funding, and the number of funding rounds a company can expect to enjoy over time.
Jamie Gray is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing branding strategies for LOC Software, and he talks with Software Business Growth about how to – and how not to – market to retailers, channel partners, and more.
Robin Powered is a meeting booking system used by companies like Netflix, Kayak, and Sonos to manage reservations of office conference & call rooms. Downloaded on iPads that are mounted outside meeting rooms, Robin helps employees to wrangle last minute rooms, check into pre-scheduled meetings, and avoid double-booking across the team.
Mimeo is an innovative online managed content distribution and printing provider. The company’s global footprint and cloud-based platform provides customers with the simplest way to create, manage, and distribute the content and materials they rely on to do business.
Fundbox is dedicated to helping small businesses grow by giving them access to credit that doesn’t require a personal credit score to get started. It uses cutting-edge technology, data science, and common sense to give small businesses access to previously unattainable financial options.
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