Part 1: B2B Customer Support Transformation Imperatives

Team Support

As we enter 2021 the strategic role of B2B Support must be aligned (or realigned) with overall corporate strategies. B2B Customer Support Customer Success

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Guest Blog: Why cross-team collaboration is essential for B2B customer support teams

ShepHyken

Johnson who writes about the importance of cross-team collaboration when providing B2B customer support. . Simply put, B2B support is significantly different than B2C support. A stand-alone customer support group can’t handle 100% of the issues they receive in the B2B industry. With more B2B companies choosing support software technology as their “hub” for all customer communication, it’s important to determine what departments need access and why.

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5 Keys to Writing a Successful B2B Telemarketing Script

Quality Contact Solutions

Recently I was asked what the key was to create a robust B2B Telemarketing Script. I will share with you five of the top things to remember when working to create a successful B2B telemarketing script. The post 5 Keys to Writing a Successful B2B Telemarketing Script appeared first on.

Mitchell: Excellence in the B2B Customer Experience

NICE inContact

As anyone knows who’s ever filed an insurance claim or been hurt in an accident or at work, it can be a long and frustrating process, with a lot steps and back-and-forth. Or it used to be. In recent years, though, technology has made a huge difference, streamlining the whole process.

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Our Top Takeaways From This Year’s B2B Marketing Exchange

Influitive

Last week, Scottsdale, Arizona was abuzz with more than 1300 B2B marketers eager to get inspired by some of the industry’s best and brightest. This year’s B2B Marketing Exchange did not disappoint! The event featured some great keynotes and workshops spanning topics including, how B2B brands can harness the power of fandoms, how to connect. The post Our Top Takeaways From This Year’s B2B Marketing Exchange appeared first on Influitive.

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5 Keys to Writing a Successful B2B Telemarketing Script

Quality Contact Solutions

Recently I was asked what the key was to create a robust B2B Telemarketing Script. I will share with you five of the top things to remember when working to create a successful B2B telemarketing script. The post 5 Keys to Writing a Successful B2B Telemarketing Script appeared first on.

5 Referral Program Ideas For Driving More B2B Leads

Influitive

Do you feel awkward asking customers for referrals? You shouldn’t. According to SalesStaff, 91% of satisfied customers say they’d give referrals. Yet, on average, only 29% of customers do. It’s likely because you haven’t asked them. Or, at least, not in the right way. Barraging customers with emails asking for referrals isn’t going to.

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A Tale of Two B2B Customer Support Departments, Chapter 1

Team Support

Mister Jack Johnson works in a B2B customer support department where his team exists in a silo. Emily’s cloud -based B2B customer support software solution allows her full visibility into the status and history of tickets, anytime, anywhere.

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Customer Experience: What B2B Can Learn from B2C

Marley Wagner

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Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

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5 trends in B2B customer experience management

Lumoa

Find out what are 5 leading trends in B2B customer experience management in 2019. Understand the influence of customer feedback on B2B operations. Drive your business-to-business operations to customer success and advocacy. RSS generated with FetchRss

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B2B Customer Experience: All Hands on Deck

Call Center Weekly

And as the B2B vs B2C playing field has leveled, buyers expect consumer centric experiences across the board. And here’s the thing – as a B2B event marketer, I still apply this advice. Kathryn Frankson is a B2B event sales and marketing professional at UBM. Consumers have the power, everyone is an influencer and consistently delivering exceptional customer experience is critical to event success.

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A Tale of Two B2B Customer Support Departments, Chapter 2

Team Support

And it's how we began our story of two B2B customer support departments. Emily and her B2B customer support team use a B2B customer support software. B2B Customer Support sentiment analysis team collaboration reduce churn

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The Secret To Delighting B2B Customers In 30 Seconds This Holiday Season

Influitive

Making your customers feel special is necessary for building stronger relationships and increasing advocacy. And that doesn’t come just from building moments of delight into your product (although that’s important). We’re talking about taking time out of your day to make the real people behind your “logos” feel known and appreciated—which we did this holiday.

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Five Essential Pieces of a Prospecting Solution

As organizations chase new revenue targets, B2B sales leaders must examine cutting edge prospecting solutions that proactively help reps identify, connect with, and close qualified buyers faster. This eBook aims to help B2B sales leaders better understand the five essential features your prospecting solution must include.

How To Build A Thriving Online B2B Community, According To Jennifer Susinski From HPE

Influitive

They’ll even drive three hours to a fellow customer’s office just to help them set up the optimal IT environment—all based off interactions in HPE’s online B2B community. The post How To Build A Thriving Online B2B Community, According To Jennifer Susinski From HPE appeared first on Influitive. HPE SimpliVity’s advocates are known to do radical things. For example, take reference calls while on vacation. Or send s’mores to each other’s kids.

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Step-by-Step B2B Tech SEO that Captures your Audience

Genroe

B2B tech SEO is no easy subject. It’s more specific and therefore, a little trickier than your typical to B2B Search Engine Optimisation. The post Step-by-Step B2B Tech SEO that Captures your Audience appeared first on Genroe. B2B - Business to Business PP: B2B MarketingSo understanding the finer details of how your business and your buyer’s persona work together can make the difference between success and failure. So let’s get specific.

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The Power Of B2B Referral Marketing Programs

Influitive

B2B customers tend to be very informed about the products and services they use— more so than in their lives as consumers. A 2015 B2B Buyer’s Survey report found that 75% of buyers rely on social media to research potential vendors. A Guide To Engaging B2B Customers In The Digital Age. Other B2B brands have had success by melding referrals and customer advocacy: Find out how ReadyTalk uses advocate marketing to generate high-quality, fast-closing referral leads.

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Report: Tech Vendor NPS Benchmark, 2017 (B2B)

Experience Matters

B2B CX Benchmarks Bruce Temkin Research CCXP2 Voice of the Customer, Customer Insight, and Understanding CCXP6 Metrics, Measurement, and ROI Customer Connectedness Net Promoter Tech Vendors Temkin Group ResearchWe just published a Temkin Group report, Tech Vendor NPS Benchmark, 2017. The research examines Net Promoter Scores® (NPS®) and the link to loyalty for 58 tech vendors based on feedback from 800 IT decision makers in large North American organizations.

Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. The primary takeaway? Forrester found only 1.2% of companies achieved a score indicating maturity in data management practices. However, organizations are fighting back - and winning.

Mark Hollyoake gains his Doctorate on B2B Trust

Peter Lavers

Sincere congratulations to one of our associates, Mark Hollyoake , for successfully completing and passing his Doctorate, analysing and proving the constituents of business to business (B2B) Trust. He undertook his Doctorate at Southampton University, focusing on Trust as a dynamic within B2B customer and intermediary relationships.

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LinkedIn B2B Lead Generation Best Practices and Case Study

Genroe

In this post I’m going to break down the best way to create a scalable B2B lead generation process using LinkedIn. The post LinkedIn B2B Lead Generation Best Practices and Case Study appeared first on Genroe. B2B Marketing Lead Generation

Part 1: The Strategic Role of B2B Customer Support

Team Support

And while robust product features are important, it is the added benefits of B2B (business-to-business) customer support that can accelerate product use and drive optimal performance to help customers reach their full potential. B2B Customer Support Customer Service Strategy

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Personalizing B2B Customer Service

Global Response

There are clear differences in the B2B vs B2C buying process. The post Personalizing B2B Customer Service appeared first on Global Response. But whether your customer is an individual or an organization, people are people with a complex set of emotions and goals. Global Response Blog Industry

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Part 2: The Strategic Role of B2B Customer Support

Team Support

Now in Part 2, we’ll talk about the evolving role of B2B customer support. B2B Customer Support SaaS customer retention

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Roles and Responsibilities of a Renewal Manager in B2B SaaS

SmartKarrot

Having 5+ years of experience in the fields of sales, customer success, or renewals – or in the B2B SaaS industry is a huge advantage. The post Roles and Responsibilities of a Renewal Manager in B2B SaaS appeared first on SmartKarrot l Comprehensive Customer Success.

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How to conduct B2B customer surveys that provide ROI

Lumoa

Conducting B2B customer surveys is for many a struggle. There are two major problems that B2B surveys often experience; not able to collect enough responses and hard to act on the feedback. Learn how to overcome these typical B2B survey problems. Feed generated with FetchRSS

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The Best B2B Marketing Blogs to Follow

Genroe

The post The Best B2B Marketing Blogs to Follow appeared first on Genroe. General PP: B2B MarketingIt’s been a pretty good year for us so far. Our clients are happy because they’re websites are getting more traffic, their emails are getting more engagement and they’re getting more leads. Google’s search algorithm has been through an update and we’ve learned a lot from reading up on what other experts in the marketing […].

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Best Practices for Marketing Database Cleanse

Finding a vendor to cleanse and optimize your marketing database can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. Download the eBook to get the most out of your database cleanse and find an appropriate vendor for your B2B marketing objectives.

Proven Content Marketing Tips to Boost B2B Lead Generation

Genroe

The post Proven Content Marketing Tips to Boost B2B Lead Generation appeared first on Genroe. B2B - Business to Business Best Practices PP: B2B MarketingIn a previous blog post, I talked about different types of content and how to use them. To expand on that, I would like to share my tried and tested tips for planning and executing a content marketing strategy that leads to steady success in lead generation. So let’s jump right in. Make a plan […].

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Part 3: The Strategic Role of B2B Customer Support

Team Support

To learn more about becoming a world-class B2B customer support organization, download the complete researched-based whitepaper, The Strategic Role of Business-to-Business Customer Support. B2B Customer Support SaaS customer retention

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How B2B SaaS Companies Can Gain Real Competitive Advantage through Customer Success

SmartKarrot

In B2B SaaS or any other business per se, the competitive advantage is an attribute that allows a company to outperform its competitors. However, customer success is proving out to be one of the main for the B2B SaaS business model.

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How to Build a Great Digital Marketing Funnel for B2B

Genroe

The post How to Build a Great Digital Marketing Funnel for B2B appeared first on Genroe. B2B - Business to Business Inbound Marketing PP: B2B MarketingThe difference between a Digital Marketing Funnel and a Buyer’s Journey You might assume that a digital marketing funnel and a buyer’s journey are the same thing but that would be falling short on a lot that the marketing funnel can achieve for you. Although they have some similarities, it is critical to have both […].

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Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

Content Marketing Types for use in B2B Lead Generation

Genroe

The post Content Marketing Types for use in B2B Lead Generation appeared first on Genroe. B2B - Business to Business PP: B2B MarketingInspite of its growing popularity, many businesses haven’t quite grasped the concept of inbound marketing. It centres around the idea of teaching and helping prospective clients before trying to close them.

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Rav Dhaliwal on B2B Customer Engagement

inSided

This week we spoke to Rav Dhaliwal to get his unique take on B2B customer engagement. We're really excited to bring you Episode 3 of The inSide Scoop: inSided's podcast bringing you the latest in customer success, customer engagement and user communities. So, grab a cup of coffee and give it a listen. For those who prefer to read rather than listen, you’ll find a transcript of our conversation here too. Saas Trends Customer Success

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The Best B2B Client Expansion Strategy

Totango

Client expansion is the bird-in-the-hand approach to B2B enterprise growth. The best B2B client expansion strategies achieve this by creating more value for customers — value that they will be willing to pay for.

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How Customer Experience Differently Affected B2B and B2C?

OctopusTech

As if you are dealing in B2B your marketing methods are different and when you deal with a customer, the method you used is different. How CX act differently for B2B vs B2C? To learn the CX impact in these two, firstly let to know what are the marketing strategies of B2B and B2C : B2B Marketing: Business-to-Business marketing is where one company target another for its sales. However, in both B2B and B2C the role of good governance is the same. blog B2B B2C

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3 Mistakes Organizations Make While Developing ABM Programs

While B2B research suggests organizations are thriving through successful ABM programs, getting just one campaign off the ground is more difficult than it seems. From building an account universe to understanding to orchestrating sales and marketing alignment around touchpoint and messaging, there are a number of variables to consider before launching a program.