Sunday, September 19, 2010

B2b Marketing survey - Are B2B marketers social?

Having been on both sides of the fence between sales and marketing in my career the survey I ran across just proved what I have seen. B2B marketing is incredible slow in adopting and engaging the client. Much of the perception seems to be - they think they know what the client needs or wants but don't ask. They also have a high aversion to sharing anything that looks like real conversation as compared to prepared marketing fluff. What is your take?

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Survey Reveals that B2B Marketers Struggle with an Evolving Role

Today we unveiled the results of the first annual B2B Marketer Skills Survey, a study that examines the challenges facing marketers and how their position is evolving in the enterprise. This report highlights the evolving role of the B2B marketer; showing greater revenue focus but continued lack of alignment with sales in B2B marketing profession.

Today we unveiled the results of the first annual B2B Marketer Skills Survey, a study that examines the challenges facing marketers and how their position is evolving in the enterprise. This report highlights the evolving role of the B2B marketer; showing greater revenue focus but continued lack of alignment with sales in B2B marketing profession.

The survey validated some long-held beliefs− marketers are challenged to do more with less− and challenged conventional wisdom and hype− are B2B marketers getting on board the social media bandwagon?


I hope you find the overview an interesting and provocative read. For an overview of the results click here.

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