Episode 103: ABM marketing & sales playbooks: Fullfunnel.io & Terminus experience with Jim Gilkey

Sign up to all live workshops and podcasts here: https://lu.ma/fullfunnelJoin me and Jim Gilkey from Terminus sharing: ​- Live examples of the research cascade method​- How marketing and sales should collaborate when running ABM campaign​- Real ABM playbooks and case studiesRESOURCES- Account-based beverages podcast: https://www.accountbasedbeverages.com/- Terminus: https://terminus.com/On-Demand B2B Marketing Courses: https://fullfunnel.io/b2b-marketing-cFull-Funnel Insider - A Marketing Newsletter For B2B Marketers: https://fullfunnel.io/marketing-newslJoin our community for B2B marketers - The Trenches: https://sendfox.com/trenchesUpcoming events: https://lu.ma/fullfunnel/eventsFull-Funnel Marketing Content Hub: https://fullfunnel.io/blogTHE RESEARCH CASCADETo generate revenue from ABM (account-based marketing) campaigns you need to implement the research cascade method. Here is why and how.ABM stands for personalized solutions to companies with a clear need or challenges your product solves.Start with a list of engaged accounts that fit your ICP and passed through qualification criteria.Next, leverage the research cascade method.1. 𝐀𝐜𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡.Collect and analyze all publicly available information about target accounts' key initiatives and strategy.Here are the main sources:- press releases- interviews with chief executives- roadmaps- corporate reports- earning calls2. 𝐁𝐮𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡.Research the buying committee and collect insights about how they might be involved in the key initiatives.Here are several things you need to pay attention to:What's their role and area of responsibility in the stated key initiative or strategy?- KPIs/OKRs- Challenges- Goals3. 𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐦𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠.Start mapping your value proposition with the identified KPIs, goals, and challenges of every buying committee member.Fullfunnel.io example from selling ABM sprints:Marketing: Get a proven process to collaborate with sales and increase marketing-sourced revenue.Sales: Hit revenue targets faster by winning deals with enterprise accounts.4. 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐝 𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬.Write down short (I recommend one-page docs) personalized solutions for every buying committee member.Include:- Context- How exactly your product helps to achieve their goals or solve the challenges- Relevant social proof5. 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐝 𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 (𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐦-𝐮𝐩 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧).Create a multichannel warm-up and activation program with sales.Include:- Social engagement and selling- Personalized ads- Content hubs- Content collaboration- Direct mail swags- Micro-eventsKeep in mind.ABM is not about volume.ABM is about selecting the right accounts that...

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Welcome to the Full-Funnel B2B marketing podcast hosted by Andrei Zinkevich and Vladimir Blagojevic from FullFunnel.io. Every week with B2B marketing professionals we dive deeply into topics as a B2B marketing strategy, full-funnel marketing, demand generation, lead nurturing, sales and marketing alignment, sales and marketing automation, content marketing and account-based marketing (ABM). Our goal is to share proven advice with B2B marketers & foundersof tech companies to increase their sales pipeline, scale revenue, and customer growth.Learn more about full-funnel b2b marketing here: https://fullfunnel.io