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Jane Broomfield

Recent Posts by Jane Broomfield:

Inbound marketing for financial services

For the Financial Services sector, the inbound methodology provides a really interesting way of thinking about marketing. It’s about educating and informing. It’s about retention. It is not about overt selling. All of which fits entirely with the ethics, rules and regulations governing the financial services industry.

How does marketing automation help financial services marketing ?

The industry is made up of quite different organisations – for example membership-based networks, client facing advisers and intermediaries. Each have their own marketing needs and ways of going to market.

Whether you are a client-facing financial adviser marketing yourself in a defined geography, targeting particular types of consumer or business, or a network looking to recruit and retain members across the country, your marketing needs can be similar:

Topics: Inbound Marketing Industry Focus - Financial Services

Essential Tips for Using Social Media for Lead Generation

There is no denying that social media plays a critical part in the marketing mix but are you using it for lead generation?

Many marketers do struggle with measuring ROI on social and some businesses still view social media simply as a tool for customer engagement and brand promotion, but it really is much more than that.

Social media can easily be leveraged by B2B marketers for a steady source of leads.  Here are some essential tips to get you started with lead generation for social media:

Topics: Digital Marketing B2B Lead Generation

HubSpot Inbound 2017 Product Announcements

There's a lot of excitement in Boston as some big new product announcements were made yesterday. The HubSpot footprint gets wider and deeper with more automation, new products and lots of integrations....

Here's a quick run-down:

Topics: HubSpot

Lead Capture & Landing Page Registration Forms - How, When and Where

A simple element of inbound marketing is lead capture or registration forms, which should be lovingly positioned on that carefully crafted landing page of yours. You've done the hard graft of developing some valued content, the campaign is waiting on the grid, and all you need now is the mechanism to capture all those juicy leads!

Well, we all know a poorly thought out landing page can significantly reduce your lead conversion ratio, and that also applies to each landing page registration form.

Topics: Sales Enablement B2B Lead Generation HubSpot

Lead Conversion Pitfalls to Avoid!

As a B2B salesperson, generating leads as well as converting qualified leads into paying customers, is your top priority. As the starting point for the journey that many buyers take before they reach you, your website needs to be working to feed you the right leads.

Not having a good, optimised website is a sure-fire way of missing out on leads. But there are other, related aspects that have an impact too.

Here are 8 pitfalls to avoid when reviewing your lead conversion strategy:

Topics: Sales Enablement B2B Lead Generation