Resources

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

ZoomInfo

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.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

ZoomInfo

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of this global pandemic. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

ZoomInfo

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

The Ultimate Marketing Efficiency Checklist

ZoomInfo

When times are tough and marketers are asked to do more with the same (or less), we have to make tough choices. However, you might be able to squeeze more value from the tools and processes you’re already using. Here are 7 creative ways marketers can work smarter (not harder) - with the resources you already have!

What We Learned From Our Own Data-Driven ABM Strategy

ZoomInfo

Analysts and professionals alike tend to argue that account based marketing (ABM) is not new. On the surface, this is an accurate statement. However, ABM practitioners have evolved the strategy from development to implementation. So, what does ABM look like in 2022? Instead of wading through a series of vague “how-to kick-start your ABM strategy!” talking points, we thought it would be more helpful to examine an ABM program that ZoomInfo executed.

Catch Them If You Can: The Passive Candidates Edition

ZoomInfo

Hiding behind laptop screens and smartphones, the passive candidate is hard to find and tougher to catch. Yet, with the right tools and mindset, it’s possible to track down this candidate - and many others like them! How? Simple: By thinking like one. To get started on your search, we’ve gathered clues you’ll need to get in the mind of your passive prospects.

The High Cost of a Bad Hire

ZoomInfo

74% of organizations admit to making bad hires every year. Check out this infographic to learn how much these bad hires are costing you!

Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

ZoomInfo

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers. In particular, the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role has created a new standard in marketing and has become a vital component of an organization’s success.

The North Star Playbook

Amplitude

Are you looking for new methods to deepen your understanding of product management? Then look no further than this new resource from Amplitude, and see how the North Star Framework can improve the way you manage your products! Do you want: A greater sense of impact and coherence in your work? A more focused, less reactive way to work? To be data-informed instead of letting the data drive you in circles?

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Just launched! 2020 Customer Education Benchmarks and Trends Report

Skilljar

Based on a survey of more than 250+ external education teams, Skilljar has compiled this report on current trends including budgets, integrations, team structure, and more. In this report, see how companies across a variety of industries are building, optimizing, and measuring their training programs.

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

ZoomInfo

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts. Read on to learn more about how intent data can save salespeople time -- while capturing more qualified leads in the process!

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

ZoomInfo

It's quite a process for marketing teams to develop a long-term data management strategy. It involves finding a data management provider that can append contacts with correct information — in real-time. Not just that, but also ongoing data hygiene efforts to keep the incoming (and existing) information fresh. Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

ZoomInfo

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.

Data-Driven Marketing 101

ZoomInfo

This eBook highlights how data-driven strategies empower marketing campaigns through personalization tactics. Here’s what’s covered: How data-driven marketing drives the customer experience. Understanding marketing strategy & performance. The most challenging obstacles to data-driven marketing success.

Best Practices for Marketing Database Cleanse

ZoomInfo

Finding a vendor to cleanse and optimize your marketing database can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. ZoomInfo has produced this eBook to help marketing leaders understand best practices around cost and value when it comes to choosing a B2B contact data provider. This buyer’s guide will cover: Buying Considerations. Database Audits. Download the eBook to get the most out of your database cleanse and find an appropriate vendor for your B2B marketing objectives.

Best Practices for Accelerating the Sales Process

ZoomInfo

More often than not, sales leaders strive to accelerate their deal cycle, but it’s critical to also consider the opportunity cost. Think about it: with outbound prospecting, requests from management, scheduled demos, and inbound calls, chaos can quickly work its way into your strategy, deeming a “speed wins” selling mentality downright ineffective. The bottom line is that, in B2B sales, speed is useless without control.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

ZoomInfo

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. At its core, data normalization is the process of creating context within your marketing database by grouping similar values into one common value.