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ABM is a structured approach to developing and implementing highly customized marketing campaign to markets of one. Investment in ABM in 2013 was at an all-time high and predicted to grow even more in 2014.
Nearly all B2B solution providers that measure Account Based Marketing (ABM) ROI find that ABM delivers higher ROI than other marketing initiatives. So why then is the number one ABM challenge getting adequate budget to support ABM programs and resources? Why isn’t investing in ABM an easy decision? Even more importantly, what can you do to ensure that your ABM program builds momentum and continues to deliver outstanding results?
This survey report provides detailed data on the most current status of:
ABM adoption stages
Primary ABM objectives and achievements
Key benefits of ABM for sales and customers
Size and growth of the ABM budget
Measuring ABM results
ABM best practices
In addition, you will get ITSMA’s recommendations on how to document and communicate positive ABM outcomes that will help sustain an ABM program and build momentum.
Survey invitations were emailed during October 2013 to ITSMA member and select non-member companies
88 primarily marketers at B2B technology and business services companies completed the survey
ITSMA Analyzed the Data Three Ways
Stage of ABM Adoption
Standardizing & Scaling ABM
Planning, Piloting, & Building ABM
Size of Company (annual revenue)
Less than $500M
$10B or More
Sells products & services