Article by Johanna Rivard

  • 10 Steps for Effectively Reaching Out to B2B Leads [Infographic]

    When you’re in the business-to-business (B2B) industry, getting sales outreach right is just as crucial as the process of closing a sale itself. Without both ends of an active sales funnel, your business becomes dormant – that is, if you don’t reach out to leads, you won’t be able to make any new sales. By

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  • 9 Costly Mistakes Businesses Make on LinkedIn

    The numbers are in. LinkedIn appeals to 41% of B2B marketers as their main social media network and is where 80% of B2B leads are generated. The number one professional social network is also the channel where 43% of marketers have sourced their customers. What’s more, about 50% of LinkedIn users are more likely to

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  • 8 Words That Boost Cold Calling Conversion Rates

    The strategy of cold calling to sell products and services has been around for decades. Along the way, sales professionals have developed various proven tactics to convince their audience of the value of what they’re selling. You, as the salesperson, hold the power of information. By educating your buyers about the products and services you

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  • 7 Tips for Better LinkedIn Leads

    When it comes to generating B2B leads on social media, LinkedIn is way ahead of the competition. No other social site gathers the volume of like-minded executives, professionals, and business owners in one platform in quite the same way LinkedIn does. LinkedIn offers a number of marketing tools that you can use to drive more

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  • How to Prioritize Your Best B2B Leads

    No offense, but most of your B2B leads most likely won’t convert into sales. Some might not be ready to buy, some you could lose to competition, while some might have needs that your solutions don’t exactly fit. As B2B marketers, you need to assess which of your prospects have the attributes and behaviors that

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  • The Unwritten Rules of Email Marketing [Infographic]

    If you’ve been keeping track of your marketing channel return rates, you might notice that your biggest ROI comes from – surprise – email marketing. Based on statistics, email is the main driver of leads and revenue for B2B marketers at 73 percent and 63 percent, respectively. Furthermore, email as a platform is said to

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  • Which Content Syndication Networks Are Right for You?

    If you’re not already syndicating your content in one way or another, you really should be. The online world is a big and cluttered place, so it isn’t reasonable to think that you can limit the distribution of your content solely to your own blog. It’s always a good idea to get your blog posts

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  • 8 Principles of High-Converting Landing Pages

    Landing pages are distinct, standalone pages on your website that serve as a tool to convert your visitors into leads. What distinguishes them from other pages is that they drive user action via a lead-capture form. In exchange, users gain access to exclusive content or marketing offers. In other words, your landing page is a

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  • 7 Ways to Get Creative with Email Subject Lines

    Email is still king in digital marketing, but with all the marketing emails, personal, and work messages that people get in their inbox, it’s hard for any brand to stand out. There’s nothing more frustrating than creating a great email campaign only to get abysmal email open rates. Did you know that a third of

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  • What Channels Are You Using For B2B Lead Generation?

    It’s crucial for marketers nowadays to adopt multichannel strategies and be where their customers are. However, not all lead generation channels are created equally, and businesses need to focus on what works specifically for them to increase efficiency and maximize returns. Every business has specific dynamics and unique requirements in terms of their sales and

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