Lead Generation Specialist

Posted by Karen Hayward on Aug 14, 2009 1:37:00 PM

Tags: Lead Generation, Cost Per Lead

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Lead Generation—What I have learned... the hard way.

Post by guest blogger Karen Hayward, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, CenterBeam.

Lead generation is a significantly more complicated and complex process given the technologies, automation and rising..

Lead Generation Specialist

Posted by Dan McDade on Jul 3, 2009 9:03:00 AM

Tags: Lead Generation, Marketing Strategy, Cost Per Lead

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Truth #6—Best-in-class Prospect Development

Everybody, it seems, wants more high quality leads and this demand is driving marketing buyers toward solutions that just aren't working. Whether attracted to pay-for-performance (what I call pay for failure) or bait..
Lead Generation Specialist

Posted by Dan McDade on Jun 5, 2009 8:22:00 AM

Tags: Lead Generation, Cost Per Lead

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Truth #3—Cost Per Lead Based Marketing Kills Companies

No doubt one of the biggest problems with marketing today is that more and more companies base lead generation buying decisions entirely on cost per lead. Companies of almost any size will spend thousands of dollars on..

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