This year, 48% of marketers plan to increase their inbound marketing spending – the third year in a row that inbound budgets are increasing at a near 50% pace. This shift is happening for good reason. Inbound marketing consistently delivers 54% more leads into the funnel at a lower cost compared to traditional tactics.
Contrary to belief, inbound is not just for small business. Larger organizations such as Salesforce, NEC, Thermo Fisher, and Tufts have implemented inbound marketing to improve demand generation, ROI, and lead quality. And during in this webinar, we're going show you how they did it.
Inbound marketing is about…Building trust, not skepticismBeing loved, not ignoredOut-smarting, not out-spending#IMenterprise
48% of marketers plan toincrease inbound spending.#IMenterprise
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN TODAY:1. Enterprise marketing & branding in the inbound age2. Components of a best-in-class inbound strategy3. Hiring and organizing a team of inbound marketers4. Real-life case studies of inbound success5. Live Q&A#IMenterprise
Owned Media AttractsEarned Media.#IMenterprise
Where Does Inbound Fit In?Type Definition Examples The Role Benefits ChallengesOwned Media Channel abrand controlsWebsiteMobileBlogTwitterBuild for longer-termrelationships with existingand potential customersand earn mediaControlSost efficiencyLongevityVersatilityTakes to scalePaid Media Brand pays toleveragechannelPaid searchAdsSponsorshipsTo get immediate, short-term results from an under-utilized channelImmediacyScaleControlClutterDeclining responseratesPoor credibilityEarned Media Whencustomersbecome thechannelWord ofMouthBuzzListen and respond - oftenthe result of well-executedand well-coordinatedowned and paid mediaMost credibleTransparentNo controlScaleHard to measureCredit: Forrester Research
Thought Leadership isthe New Advertising.#IMenterprise
CustomerOffer Landing Page CTAsWebsite Blog Email Paid Press Co-Marketing Video SlideShare Mobile#IMenterprise
How Effective Enterprise Marketers Increase RevenueCreate blog content, search engine optimize (SEO)your content, and promote it on social media sites.Place calls-to-action throughout your website, blog, socialaccounts and email to drive visitors to landing pages with forms.Send leads targeted, automated emails to drive them along yourbuying cycle. Provide your sales team with lead intelligence so theycan make more effective sales calls.Analyze the success of your marketing campaigns, and determinewhich areas need further optimizations for future success.AnalyzeGetCustomersGet TrafficGet Leads#IMenterprise
HubSpot’s Marketing TeamTop of FunnelMiddle ofFunnelProduct Mktg Brand & BuzzResults / Metrics• Website visitors• New contactsgeneratedActivity• Blog articles• Ebooks & webinars• Social engagement• Other contentResults / Metrics• Revenue pipeline $• Sales goal %Activity• Lead nurturing• Lead scoring• Sales coordinationResults / Metrics• Sales test scores• % sales sellingvarious features• User testingActivity• Product content• Sales and otherproduct trainingResults / Metrics• Event attendanceand survey feedback• PR hits, brand trafficActivity• Events• PR pitches• Videos & graphics
The Marketing SLALead Type Lead ValueWebinar $.07eBook $.05Free Trial $.45Demo Request $.95Owner Ollie Leads(1-100 Employees)Lead Type Lead ValueWebinar $.35eBook $.45Free Trial $2.10Demo Request $2.75Marketing Mary Leads(100-2,000 Employees)#IMenterprise