5 Interview Questions to Ask Your Next Marketing Automation Hire

How can you sniff out a marketing automation poser vs. a real expert? Here are 5 interview questions to get you started.

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Marketing Attribution – How It’s Done in Salesforce: Part I of III

Marketing attribution is like going to the gym. You scroll through social media and see everyone else talking about it. You’ve read a million blog posts about it. You think,…

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Organization 101: Lessons from an Agile Project Manager

If you are reading this, you have already taken the first step to organizational recovery. I am proud of you. High five. It has been a long road of a…

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Partner Qualification

Introduction to All Things Partners A quick note from LeadMD’s CMO, Andrea Lechner-Becker, before getting into the heart of this article. Raise your hand if you’ve heard someone talking about…

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February 8, 2019

Customer Communication: Ways to Gather and Leverage Their Preferences

Prioritizing Customer Communication For B2B marketers and sellers, it’s sometimes challenging to remember the fundamentals of customer experience. The plethora of articles and how-to guides in B2B marketing often focus…

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February 6, 2019

Customer Scoring: Churn Scores and Upsell Opportunity Identification

Customer Scoring Introduction A few weeks ago, our Chief Strategy Officer, JT Bricker, outlined our framework for customer marketing. Then, I expanded on the Customer Lifecycle process (the second column…

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February 1, 2019

A B2B Marketing Newsletter That Doesn’t Suck?

Last week(ish) I launched a reimagined LeadMD newsletter. It’s targeted toward B2B marketers, but B2C marketers are welcome to join the fun and I don’t think you’ll be disappointed. In this…

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February 1, 2019

How Marketing Salaries and Team Structure Have Changed in the Past Five Years

The discipline of marketing is evolving rapidly. With the shift in technologies that help marketers manage their day-to-day responsibilities in different ways, the expectations for marketers have also shifted. As…

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January 28, 2019

The Cost of Running a Marketing Automation Team

Today, marketing automation is on the tip of every marketers tongue, it is one of the most powerful tools in any B2B marketer’s toolbox. This infographic illustrates those high demand competencies and the costs associated with them. How does your team stack up?

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January 22, 2019

Priorities for Your First 90 Days as CMO

Perhaps you just started as CMO or maybe you’re a marketer who one day wants to be a CMO. Either way, if you’re in marketing, these tips will help create…

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January 15, 2019

Customer Lifecycle Marketing

Customer Marketing Introduction A few weeks ago, our Chief Strategy Officer, JT Bricker, outlined our framework for customer marketing. In this post, a companion piece, I take that overarching strategy…

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January 9, 2019

The Best Entrepreneurial Advice in Driven Podcasts

Talking Entrepreneurship Let’s be honest. The barrier of entry to host a podcast is as low as owning a microphone and having an hour to kill. But any host worth…

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January 9, 2019

Modern Marketing Insights with Katie Martell

On this week’s episode of the Marketing Evangelist Network, host Justin Gray welcomes Katie Martell to the show. As the owner of her own consulting firm, Katie Martell On-Demand, it’d be easy…

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December 26, 2018

Building a Third Party Review Site Strategy

Why Customer Reviews Matter Most marketers have embraced the trust-building necessity of third-party reviews. After all, 92 percent of consumers now read online reviews before making a decision. But stats are…

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December 26, 2018

How Project Management Keeps Customers Happy

Introduction: Project Management Breakdown Imagine a world where anything from major frustrations to minor annoyances go away. Your ride share never makes you wait. You never burn something you’re baking,…

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December 18, 2018

Customer Marketing Framework

Our Customer Marketing Framework The benefits of customer retention and cross-sell/upsell are well-documented. Common principles like the 80/20 rule and how much cheaper it is to retain, rather than gain…

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December 11, 2018

Why You Should Ignore Every 2019 Marketing Trend, Save One

Step Aside ABM, Customer Marketing Coming Through If there was a marketing trend that defined 2018, by god, it was ABM. The B2B space has been riding the Account-Based wave…

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November 28, 2018

Create a Successful Partner On-Boarding Process: A Step-by-Step Guide

When it comes to creating successful partner relationships, a clearly defined, efficient on-boarding process is critical. As Fabian mentioned in his guest post about the people needed to make a…

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November 15, 2018

All About Alliances: How to Build a World-Class Partner Program

Introduction Last month we started our partner marketing theme which will wrap up this month. And I have to say, I’m so excited about this short series of guest posts…

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November 14, 2018

How to Use Marketo’s Web Personalization Tool to Generate Revenue

What is Marketo’s Web Personalization Tool? If you already know this, skip to the next main section. Marketo is a marketing automation tool. They’re attempting to brand themselves as an…

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October 31, 2018

Download: Partner Webinar Template

So, You Wanna Host a Partner Webinar Working with partners to ideate, execute and promote joint content can be a huge revenue-generating activity. In fact, Kim Allen just outlined the…

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October 30, 2018

Bad CMOs Say These 3 Things

The Technology Disconnect When LeadMD started (way back in 2009), the marketing automation world was fresh and dewy-eyed. The implementation of marketing automation platforms lacked structure or best practices; it…

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October 25, 2018

MarTech Mishaps: How to Actually Get Value from Your MarTech Investment

Modern MarTech Fatigue In his article, originally published on MarTech.zone, our CEO, Justin Gray, provides solutions for organization dealing with MarTech fatigue. “We invested in {insert MarTech here}, but aren’t…

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