December 3, 2019
Migrating to a new marketing automation system requires proper planning and orchestration, especially if you’re at a very large global company and have a tight timeframe. Since Naomi Liu and her team at EFI just successfully completed their major move to Marketo, I invited Naomi onto the podcast to reflect on the project and to celebrate the successful completion of it. Listen as she shares how she got into marketing operations, the process behind the migration, advice for anyone thinking about moving to a new system, and her initiatives for 2020.
November 26, 2019
Account-based marketing has become synonymous with B2B marketing these days. That’s why Sangram Vajre’s latest book is titled, “ABM is B2B”. In this episode, Sangram and I highlight why companies need to be doing ABM, we dive into Sangram’s ‘TEAM framework’, and we also have a little fun in the form of Family Feud-styled ABM trivia questions.
November 19, 2019
Joe Paone joins this episode of DemandGen Radio to talk about the demand generation strategy he’s built at Splunk. From planning and budgeting to choosing tech and implementing programs, Joe shares how he keeps his demand generation efforts running like a well-oiled machine. Tune in as we share how to properly budget and identify gaps in your demand gen strategy, whether or not marketing’s performance should be tied to revenue, and more.
November 12, 2019
It’s been proven that when you’re happy, you have a better life, you live longer and healthier, and you even earn more money. But often times, many of us struggle to find happiness.
Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo is an expert psychologist known for her work around helping people find happiness and, in this episode, she shares how increasing the amount of happiness we have can transform our lives. Listen as Dr. E dives into the psychology of being happy, how to develop the skills required for building and maintaining happiness, and how to find passion and purpose in life.
November 5, 2019
Sheena Christensen joins the podcast to talk about her journey into her role as Marketing Manager and the initiatives she is focusing on at SGK. Being one of five members on the marketing team at an organization of 7,000 people, Sheena must operate as efficiently as possible when it comes to producing content, executing email campaigns, and driving strategy. Listen as she shares what it’s like being on a lean marketing team, how she depends on DemandGen, and what her top marketing priorities are.
October 29, 2019
Erich Ziegler managed a $320 million marketing budget when he worked for Netflix. Needing to optimize that budget and ensure it was being placed into the right demand gen channels, Erich came up with a concept he calls ‘Flex Marketing’ - a model for adjusting marketing spend to support top-performing channels. Since then, Erich has successfully applied this model at both B2C and B2B companies, including his current company, CircleCI. Listen as Erich and I dive into this model and how it works, the importance the proving ROI in marketing, and more.
October 22, 2019
Danielle Wiley, CEO of Sway Group, joins this episode to talk about influencer marketing and how brands are using it to generate more demand for their products and services. Listen as Danielle and I dive into how influencer marketing works, why more and more companies in the B2B space are adopting it, and how you can win over customers with the power of story-telling.
October 15, 2019
Vidyard just released their annual Video in Business Benchmark Report which reveals the top trends taking place in video marketing as well as secrets for successfully leveraging video. In this episode, Tyler Lessard joins to share some of his video marketing expertise and to cover some of the findings from the report. Tune in as we talk about how to build a video content strategy, why video is such an effective channel, and where to find the resources needed to help you get started with video.
October 8, 2019
Being a marketer at a startup can be challenging, but it can also be extremely rewarding and fulfilling. Ian Brown, Director of Marketing at Turbo Systems, has worked at companies of all sizes, from global corporations to very early-stage startups. In this episode, Ian talks about some of the companies he's helped build from the ground up and shares his view on whether or not marketers should work for a startup at some point in their careers. Listen as Ian covers what it’s like running marketing at a startup, how marketing is perceived at a startup vs. a large company, and how startup experience can set you up for long-term success as a marketer.
September 29, 2019
Marketers have an array of pain points and challenges that they turn to DemandGen for help with. And as VP of Sales, Rob Bonham is on the frontlines of uncovering and solving those problems. In this episode, Rob returns to share what he’s seeing in the market and what marketers are struggling with most these days. Tune in as we talk about everything from ABM and digital transformation, to sales and marketing alignment and sales’ involvement in the martech stack.