In-person marketing can be extremely effective when a well-thought sales plan is put in place. However, focusing on the human aspect during trade shows is where some exhibitors fall short – don’t let that be you! Before speaking successfully to a group of qualified buyers, it is important to know a few things about them first. Here is a list of must-knows about trade show attendees that will keep your trade show staff on their toes and your marketing plan set on a track toward success.
Category: Lead Generation and Management
If you have not yet noticed, leads are becoming harder to obtain with the ever-growing amount of competition in each industry and the amount of marketing avenues companies now have at their fingertips to try and reach their prospects. Here is how you can use SEO to drive lead generation and boost your trade show marketing efforts.
With lead generation being a top priority for trade show marketers, that makes lead follow-ups equally as important. However, without a solid follow-up system in place, a lead that took so much effort to obtain becomes nearly pointless. Whether your method simply needs more structure, or if you need to start following up altogether, we have 3 tips on creating a follow-up plan that provides greater results.
With so much potential to interact with and win over buyers, the value of a trade show is quite powerful if a business has a strong plan for lead generation and well thought out follow-ups. For a few breakthrough tips on following up with your leads, we cover the benefits that come from lead generation through virtual trade shows.
Are you getting ready to attend a trade show (or several shows) later this year? If so, there’s a lot of great technology out there these days that can help you maximize your experience and gather as many leads as possible. Read on to learn about some of the best trade show lead capture approaches you can take while attending events in 2020.
How can you prove that there is value in all the money spent during a trade show and how does that stack up to e-mail, content and pay per click marketing? We answer this important question in this blog post and give you some important considerations when calculating the value of your trade show or event.
You put a lot of planning and expense into your trade show presence, so it’s vital to make sure that your event leads are properly captured and nurtured. Effective lead management involves a combination of technology and process management — all to ensure that the right data is collected, all leads are effectively scored and routed and that a follow-up plan is used to guide your prospects through each step of the customer journey.
There are a thousand ways to draw people into your booth; games, giveaways, handing out candy and playing a cool video to name a few. The problems arise when booth staffers don’t know how to capitalize on a busy booth. Check out these tips on how to take advantage of your booth promotions.
Lead generation is the #1 goal for 85-90% of trade show exhibitors. But if your booth staff is doing no more than scanning badges or gathering business cards, they’re mostly just generating cold prospects. To ensure you’re providing valuable, actionable leads to the sales team, follow these tips.
Much of today’s trade show marketing focuses on lead generation. But large sales to strategic B2B accounts typically aren’t decided by a single lead – they are more often determined by a larger buying team, and each member of that team has unique needs that need to be addressed. This has given rise to what’s called “account based marketing” (or ABM). But what does it mean? Find out here!