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5 Common Lead Generation Mistakes to Avoid

Lead Generation is a key priority for B2B businesses and it has got harder over the years with buyers keen to do their own research on the internet, social media and third parties before engaging with your sales team.

In order to help you generate more leads, we've produced a list of common mistakes that you should always try to avoid.

Topics: B2B Lead Generation

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

6 Steps to Improving Lead Generation ROI

You can spend a considerable amount of time thinking about lead generation with a strong emphasis on the generation part – and many companies do. Unfortunately with such a focus on generating leads, when are you going to spend the time actually thinking about converting those leads into sales?

The cold, bottom line is sales form the success of a business so generating leads for the sake of generating leads doesn’t create revenue. You need to shift your focus to how you can make the most of your leads and, in turn, maximise the opportunity and conversion to a sale.

Topics: B2B Lead Generation

5 Ways Buyer Personas Can Boost your B2B Inbound Marketing Strategy

How well do you know your customers? What are their greatest business challenges? What drives them? What challenges do they face on a daily basis?

If you do not know the answers to these questions, it is time you did some research.

The buyer personas you use as the foundation of your marketing efforts – i.e. the fictionalised representations of your ideal customers – should answer all of these questions, and you should know your customer inside out before they have even initiated contact with you.

Topics: Content Marketing Inbound Marketing B2B Lead Generation

4 Steps for Driving Lead Generation with Inbound Marketing

Remember when marketing was a matter of contacting enough people, no matter how intrusively, or whether they were in your target audience, hoping that eventually some leads would come rolling in? Unfortunately for some marketers, the modern buyer is a lot more intelligent, and these once common practice marketing techniques will no longer cut it.

The buyer is constantly changing. Their journey and behaviour is influenced by advances in technology, cultural trends and rising demand for and availability of products and services. As a result, the way we do marketing has had to adapt as well.

Topics: Inbound Marketing B2B Lead Generation