Posts Tagged: b2b buying process

4 Keys to Successful B2B Lead Scoring

Use these tips to align sales and marketing and connect with prospects at the right time.

B2B lead scoring models are primarily based on two types of attributes — explicit and implicit. Each can play a key role in industrial marketing and the successful handoff of leads from marketing to the sales team.  Explicit B2B lead scoring is based on demographics and firmographics, such as job titles, industry, company size and… Read more »

7 Types of Sales Collateral All Industrials Need

Your sales team probably uses some of these materials. But do they have them all?

One way to think of content marketing is equipping your prospects with the right information about your products during the right time in their buying journey. You can think of sales collateral in a parallel universe — equipping your sales team with sales content and materials they can use to enrich a prospect’s experience with your… Read more »

How the B2B Buying Process Works

Understand the main stages and the key factors that influence B2B decision making

The B2B buying process usually involves multiple stages over long time periods. In fact, there are purchases that can take a year or more. Unlike B2C buying, business-to-business buying isn’t generally a single-person process. A team of people analyze the potential purchase, and in some cases, a top-level person will be the one to call… Read more »