Remember the famous tagline for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups? “Two great tastes that taste great together.” Whether or not you happen to be a peanut butter-and-chocolate fan, content and demand-gen definitely go great together. But to drive qualified leads, you need to combine the two
You’ve implemented your shiny new marketing automation (Marketo, Pardot, HubSpot, or some similar tool). As part of the demand-gen effort, you’ve built personas for the purchasers and influencers involved in your buyer’s journey. You’ve created lead-generation campaigns and assets to capture and incubate leads.
Marketing automation holds a lot of potential; every marketer knows that. Expected results include a significant improvement in qualified leads and conversion to sales, as well as better customer retention and increased ability to identify and capitalize on new opportunities from existing customers.
Many marketing leaders,