Tag: demand-generation

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    Native Advertising: the apologists miss the point

    The native advertising defenders miss the main point: disguise is deception and tricking customers is a bad idea.

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    9 tips for better sales & marketing dashboards

    Sales & marketing dashboards are the engine room for B2B. Here are 9 ways to improve your marketing dashboards.

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    Great content marketing is a filter not just a magnet

    We marketers work hard to attract prospects. Here’s why you need to actively chase them away, too.

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    The Marketo Revenue Rockstar Tour Review

    I just got back to the desk the day after Marketo’s Revenue Rockstar event in London so I thought I’d file a quick report on it. The event was fantastic. A buzzing, interesting, challenging day…

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    On first impressions and landing pages

    [This article derives from another blog post, called “First Impressions: On landing pages and landing in general“]. Taking the theme “you never get a second chance to make a first impression” to heart, let’s talk…

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    First Impressions: On landing pages and landing in general

    I’m the new guy, freshly landed at Velocity Partners, and this is the new guy post. Taking the theme “you never get a second chance to make a first impression” to heart, let’s talk first…

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    Quick Case: when content goes social

    It’s been about four months since we published the B2B Content Marketing Workbook and we thought we’d report back on how the campaign has worked so far. It was the first time we’ve used social media as a vector for our content marketing and so makes a nice case study.

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    Join us for a Demand Generation Webinar

    Stan Woods will be taking part in what’s shaping up to be an excellent webinar on Innovation in Demand Generation and we thought you, as a loyal Velocity blog reader, might like to drop in (register here). John Watton will top the bill with a short case study on how ShipServ created 75% more sales opportunities without extra budget or headcount.

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    Why ShipServ won a 2009 CRM Market Award

    Once again, ShipServ has ‘scooped’ a marketing award (why are awards always scooped?) — this time the 2009 CRM Market Awards run by CRM Magazine. ShipServ, piloted by CMO John Watton, won a CRM Elite Award given to customer implementations that push new boundaries. The judges recognised ShipServ “for its holistic use of Marketo, Salesforce.com, and social media” — including viral video, eBooks, Twitter and a LinkedIn group (we’re kind of proud of our work on all these).

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    Choose your patients carefully

    The most respected surgeons in the world have the best survival rates. But they don’t have the best survival rates because they’re better surgeons. They have the best survival rates because they choose their patients very, very carefully. Here’s why B2B marketers should do the same thing…

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    Digital Velocity in eight tweets: accelerate your online engagement

    B2B marketing has become almost synonymous with digital marketing. If you’re not getting your story out on the web, you’re probably not getting your story out at all. Now, as social media beds down and Twitter takes off, we thought it would be a good time to summarise all the things we do to help our clients engage with their audiences online.

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    Velocity Xmas B2B Technology Marketing Newsletter: the Gift That Keeps on Giving

    That’s right, deck the halls – it’s the giving time of year. In our bumper edition Xmas B2B marketing newsletter, you’ll find: groovy new white papers, audacious new blog posts, and exciting news about new staff, clients and much, much more. Go grab it NOW!