People often tell me that they’re finding it trickier than ever to reach their preferred companies. Thanks to online content overload, it’s so easy to get lost in the noise these days. It can be disheartening to see campaigns you’ve spent lots of time and energy on underperform — especially when the same methods worked well in the past. But luckily, it doesn’t have to be this way.
Account-based marketing (ABM) can bring you higher returns. But how do you get started? Riaz Kanani, CEO Radiate B2B, takes us through the three ABM strategies you really need to know.
Yesterday was B2B Marketing’s annual ABM conference here in London, UK. An annual gathering of over 500 B2B marketers discussing account based marketing (ABM). I presented on getting started with abm technology platforms. There is always plenty of healthy debate on the topic not least because of how broad account based marketing is.
That leads to plenty of opinions that are built on top of different foundations.
With account based advertising increasing its own reach into the UK and European markets, what is it? Why is adoption increasing?
GDPR is the new EU-wide regulation rolling out on 25th May 2018 but so much of the content available online is vague and difficult to understand. You can only collect and use personal information if you have done so according to one of several different options. Some are not available to companies, one, consent is black and white and requires explicit consent whilst another, legitimate interests means deciding yourself whether you have a suitable reason to be able to collect or use personal information.
Which channels do you naturally think about when you’re crafting your Account Based Marketing strategy? Do you focus only on channels that can deliver personal messages on a one-to-one basis? Or do you broaden your palette to include the fast-growing opportunities of Account Based Advertising (ABA)?