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Buyers Hate B2B Content. Here’s How to Fix It.

January 31, 2023

Via: CMSWire

It’s an interesting response when I ask buyer personas what vendor content they seek. The initial reaction is a major eye roll followed by a big sigh. It doesn’t matter if the industry is real estate, banking, manufacturing, higher education […]


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B2B Sales: How To Improve Your Workflow From the Very First Call 

January 27, 2023

Via: B2B News Network

Business-to-business (B2B) sales come with several challenges. To say that the B2B sales process is complex and time-consuming would be an understatement. Unlike business-to-consumer (B2C) sales, the B2B sales cycle involves multiple senior-level decision-makers. The average order value is typically […]


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Amex acquires B2B automation company Nipendo

January 12, 2023

Via: Payments Dive

Card giant American Express said it has agreed to purchase Nipendo, an Israeli business-to-business payments automation company, but didn’t say how much it will pay for the acquisition. Nipendo, headquartered in Netanya, Israel, “will make B2B payments processes much easier […]


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How Rising Fuel Prices are Forcing Logistics Companies to Adjust B2B Deliveries

January 9, 2023

Via: B2B News Network

There was a season when it appeared that businesses could stop worrying about fuel prices; then, the season passed. As recent headlines have reported, gas prices in the US are once again on the rise. While rising gas prices impact […]


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3 Questions B2B Marketers Should Ask About the Dark Funnel in 2023

January 9, 2023

Via: CMSWire

Remember the quote of debatable origins that goes something like this (I’m paraphrasing), “I know half of my advertising works. I just don’t know which half.” The conversation around the “dark funnel” is giving B2B marketing a similar identity crisis. […]


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CMSWire Contributor Q&A With Justin Sharaf: Measuring B2B Marketing Success

November 23, 2022

Via: CMSWire

Human beings have probably been measuring since they were living in caves and their hands, feet and the distance between outstretched arms to assess their world. They knew, even in that distant time, that measurement was critical to managing their […]


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What B2B Buyers Want, and Ways to Align Your Customer Journeys

November 10, 2022

Via: CMSWire

Brands are cracking the code on what buyers want. ABM, RevOps, intent, AI, PLG, and a whole lot of technology is improving sales productivity and the effectiveness of every marketing dollar. Actually, that’s not true. Instead of codes being cracked, […]


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The Secret to B2B Marketing? It’s Just a Game of ‘Yes’ and ‘No’

November 9, 2022

Via: CMSWire

B2B sales are notoriously difficult to close. I’m not talking about the buy-monthly SaaS products you can expense on a corporate credit card — but rather “strategic purchases” such as buying an enterprise application requiring deep integration, or investing in […]


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B2B Commerce in the Opt-In Era

October 24, 2022

Via: B2B News Network

For years, companies have been able to track their users’ website and app activity across other companies’ apps and websites, using the resulting data for advertising purposes or for sharing with data brokers. Last year, Apple launched a highly anticipated […]


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B2B News for Friday, October 21, 2022: Top Five List for Procurement Software, Municipal Services Support Business Acquisition

October 21, 2022

Via: B2B News Network

As supply chains continue to show signs of stress, procurement software has moved to center stage. The Spend Futures Almanac has released its Future Five list of startups to watch. The list includes: Carbmee an enterprise solution that measures carbon […]


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B2B News for Friday, October 14, 2022: Digital Twin Solutions, Trading Regulation Proposed to Manage Transition Risks Due to Climate Change

October 14, 2022

Via: B2B News Network

The partnership will allow real estate and infrastructure owners to streamline the transition of digital deliverables in a more structured and efficient manner. “We believe digital twins will transform the built environment,” said CEO and Co-Founder of Willow, Joshua Ridley. […]


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It’s Time for B2B Marketers to Give Out-of-Home Advertising Another Look 

October 13, 2022

Via: B2B News Network

The B2B landscape is as crowded as ever. However, inflation and economic uncertainty are putting extra pressure on B2B marketers who are grappling with tighter budgets and smaller head counts. However, these challenges also present an opportunity to think outside […]


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How B2B Entrepreneurs Can Keep Retaining Their Top Clients

October 11, 2022

Via: B2B News Network

The global B2B e-commerce market had a value of $6,883 billion in 2021. By 2030, that value is set to reach $33,317 billion. That’s a CAGR of 19.7% between those nine years. This goes to show how rapidly this market […]


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B2B News for Friday, September 23, 2022: Two New Grants for Businesses, New Data Security Tool

September 23, 2022

Via: B2B News Network

The Stacy’s Rise Project has expanded into Canada. Applications opened yesterday and close October 28. Four recipients will receive a $15,000 CA grant and access to a mentorship opportunity with PepsiCo Foods Canada and Frito-Lay leadership. “After a successful U.S. […]


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Visa eyes B2B, remittances for growth

September 21, 2022

Via: Payments Dive

Visa isn’t the only company targeting the gigantic B2B payments and remittances markets for growth. In the B2B arena, there are a host of new entrants, such as Ramp, seeking to provide businesses with new digital tools for moving money. […]


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B2B News for Friday, September 2, 2022: Construction Management Software Activity, Cloud Product Launch

September 2, 2022

Via: B2B News Network

We are heading into the last long weekend of summer. It’s never easy, but disconnecting from work and finding opportunity to connect with nature and community has never been more important. Labour Day is about the rights of workers to […]


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B2B Sales Have Embraced the Shift to Digital

August 29, 2022

Via: CMSWire

B2B sales have gone digital, according to McKinsey. The research firm called B2B digital sales “the next normal,” with more than three-quarters of buyers and sellers saying they prefer digital self-service and remote human engagement over face-to-face interactions. Interestingly, this […]


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Today’s B2B Customers Don’t Want to Talk to You. Is That OK?

August 22, 2022

Via: CMSWire

Over the years, shopping in grocery stores has become an ever more isolated experience. What once involved a friendly chat with a cashier is now all shrill self-service checkouts. Next up, checkout free stores that let you walk out with […]


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Why B2B Marketing’s a Long Game, Not a Hit-and-Run SaaS Play

August 15, 2022

Via: CMSWire

There’s a stat doing the rounds that just 5% of B2B buyers are in the market for your products and services at any one time. That’s according to research carried out for the LinkedIn B2B Institute by the clever people […]


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Making Customer Surveys Count in the B2B, Industrial Worlds

July 29, 2022

Via: CMSWire

If you read my columns here, you’ll note I focus a lot on consumer insights and customer experience (CX) approaches. But guess what? CX and CSAT can be just as important for B2B or industrial sales. Here’s why: When Customer […]