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Ones to watch at the B2B Summit

Ones to watch at the B2B Summit

B2B Marketing’s B2B Summit, now in its third year, is a completely customisable multi-stream event offering marketers the flexibility to build a personalised itinerary and is taking place on Thursday 18th June. For attendees, choosing which of the 20 in-depth best practice sessions or 15 case studies to attend from across five streams can be difficult. To help you out we’ve highlighted three sessions we believe are a must attend for marketers looking to increase their marketing successe

June 16, 2014 No Comments Full Story

50 shades of pink – why people are at the heart of CleverTouch success

50 shades of pink – why people are at the heart of CleverTouch success

50 people can do some amazing things. Take the Argonauts that left to search for the Golden Fleece, they were 50 heroes, and five years in at over 50 employees CleverTouch Group MD, Adam Sharp, reflects on some of our achievements and what he has learnt since launching the company.  Positioning and not content is everything – but it is ok to refine it. When we started we were all about joined-up-marketing. Now, as we have larger and more ambitious customers, and the Marketing Automation s

June 10, 2014 No Comments Full Story

5 ways to ensure marketing is less of a challenge

5 ways to ensure marketing is less of a challenge

B2B Marketing recently published an infographic by marketing agency FifthRing showing that 85 per cent of marketing executives believe marketing ‘is more challenging than ever’. According to the infographic over half of the marketers asked feel challenged to connect marketing goals with business objectives and almost 70 per cent now have to market to an increased number of territories. So we can see why marketing may feel like more of a challenge than ever. To give marketers a helping

May 30, 2014 No Comments Full Story

What does big data really mean for the pragmatic B2B marketer?

What does big data really mean for the pragmatic B2B marketer?

Big data is very trend and in vogue, but on its own it means nothing to the b2b marketer and is therefore of little use. However, the discipline of data management in the various technologies organisations deploy are fundamental especially as it, along with privacy and governance, is becoming the domain of the marketer and not the IT function. So for marketers to benefit from big data they need to break it down into two simplistic structures: Pre-campaign analysis – this involves the

April 23, 2014 No Comments Full Story

What are the challenges facing marketers and how can technology help?

What are the challenges facing marketers and how can 	technology help?

The mantra of marketers should be to reduce the number of marketing silos – just one piece of advice to come from Adam Sharp, CleverTouch Group MD, at the Technology Marketers Meetup Group. Adam was invited to sit on the panel, which was arranged by BrightTALK and sponsored by Spiceworks alongside John Watton of Adobe, Gavin Scothern of DWA and Jamie Cowper of NokNok Labs. The panel, chaired by Lindley Gooden MD at Green Screen, and audience discussed the challenges facing technology m

April 15, 2014 No Comments Full Story

Are you balancing the four disciplines of b2b marketing 2.0?

Are you balancing the four disciplines of b2b marketing 2.0?

For those of you, like me, who have been in marketing for more than 10 or 15 years you would have witnessed a lot of changes in the industry. The internet, which has become accustomed to everyday life, has probably had the biggest impact and has been the main driver for the evolution of b2b marketing. Before the internet no one really heard from the smaller brands as it was just large companies that could afford lavish advertising budgets, but now the playing field has been levelled. So that sm

April 9, 2014 No Comments Full Story

If 2014 is the year of mobile – make sure your email content is optimised

If 2014 is the year of mobile – make sure your email content is optimised

It’s looking like 2014 really is the ‘year of mobile’, but that’s also what we thought last year and the previous two or three years before that. So what is it that will make 2014 the year mobile finally takes centre stage and why is important for marketers? There have been a few recent announcements that have caught our attention and made us think that 2014 really is the year for mobile: Research from Litmus found that 51 per cent of email is now opened on a mobile device In-Ap

February 5, 2014 No Comments Full Story

Data holds the key to starting your 2014 campaign with a bang

Data holds the key to starting your 2014 campaign with a bang

Many factors contribute to a business' success or failure; however, one resource that can have a dramatic effect on sales and marketing is a company’s contact database. CrowdVu, a spin-out from the CleverTouch Group, understands this and knows that all a true marketer really wants is a database full of highly-targeted, opted-in prospects. Having such a resource enables both sales and marketing teams to contact potential contacts with a high level of accuracy, and therefore increased engag

January 16, 2014 No Comments Full Story

Marketing Automation: the good, the bad and the growing

Marketing Automation: the good, the bad and the growing

In our recent blog post Introducing the hottest star in town we discuss the key benefits and features of Marketing Automation (MA), and how it differs from an email platform. However, once the capabilities of MA have been understood the next important step is choosing the correct vendor for your needs – as detailed in Marketing Automation: the definitive guide This is where we feel that we set ourselves apart from the competition, because, like Switzerland, we pride ourselves on our independ

December 17, 2013 No Comments Full Story

Social intelligence it’s here: now what?

Social intelligence it’s here: now what?

Following its launch, at the beginning of November, we are thrilled to be able to share further details on CrowdVu, the first social intelligence platform.   CrowdVu is one of three products being developed by Gumbyte, a CleverTouch Group spin-out company. It was officially unveiled at the SiriusDecisions summit, on November 5th, following a successful Beta in which 130 clients participated. Through a three-step process of search, enrich and connect, the Software-as-a-Service platform joi

November 27, 2013 No Comments Full Story

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