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What you need to know about Display Campaigns

Everyday, each of us sees them, yet very few of us know much about them. I am talking about display ads (formerly called banner ads), Unlike search ads that rely on someone typing a keyword into a search engine, those running display advertising platforms learned how to show ads to people based on the context [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:54+00:00 September 24th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

Case Study: KLS Financial

KLS Financial had great lead flow prior to engaging with us. Their issue was converting those leads into paying, happy customers. Working together, we mapped their Buyer's Journey, determined the right content, the right messaging, the right nurturing, and the right tools to engage, educate, and close their leads into recurring revenue streams. Listen to [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:54+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Categories: Resource, Videos|

Case Study: Just Fix It

Just Fix It had worked previously with Virtual Causeway on multiple Outbound Marketing campaigns, but they wanted to up-their-game. Together, we implemented an aggressive Inbound Marketing program, combined with Salesforce.com and Pardot for a complete CRM and Marketing Automation solution designed to nurture and convert their leads into paying customers. Listen to Doug Palubiski as [...]

2015-10-01T19:03:54+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Categories: Resource, Videos|

Case Study: Athena Software

Athena Software has a vision to change the world, but they needed a fresh perspective on how to go-to-market. They engaged Virtual Causeway to review their messaging, competitive positioning, Buyer's Journey, content, marketing automation, and sales enablement. From that, a fresh approach was introduced and the rest, as they say, is history. Listen to Dana [...]

2016-07-22T18:43:53+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Categories: Resource, Videos|Tags: |

Business Development Specialist

The Business Development Specialist (BDS) is responsible for acting as a direct extension of our clients’ sales departments by promoting leading edge solutions and technologies to key decision makers. The BDS is an expert in qualifying prospects and booking appointments for our clients’ outside sales team. Looking to take your career to the next level? [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:54+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Career|

Whitepaper: CRM Integration

Without integration, CRM misses the mark. It's a bold statement but, for most organizations, it's true. Whether it be a standalone accounting system, a custom database application, or a collection of spreadsheets with mission critical information, every organization has islands of data. CRM allows for a single version of the truth, but to get to [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:54+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Resource, Whitepapers|

Building a Robust Sales Pipeline

Too often, marketing and sales have been separate and misaligned silos of activity. This has weakened the demand generation process and caused both organizations to lose credibility. The primary responsibility of the sales leader is to drive sales and maintain a robust sales pipeline. The primary job of marketing is to support sales by driving [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:54+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Resource, Whitepapers|

Whitepaper: Bridging the Marketing Gap

Inbound marketing is hot. However, it has not removed the need for outbound tactics — marketing directly to your audience, whether through mail, email or phone continues to have considerable value for both B2B and B2C organizations. Outbound marketing gives companies greater control over the delivery and timing of their message than inbound marketing can. [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:54+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Resource, Whitepapers|

Whitepaper: 4 Low-Cost, High Impact Marketing Strategies

We all get stuck in our routines. That has never been more true then when it comes to traditional sales and marketing programs. However, sometimes, you need to change it up. You need something fresh. Check this article out to learn of four different tactics you may not yet have considered. Download Whitepaper   [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:54+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Resource, Whitepapers|

Webinar: Building a List without Breaking the Bank

Studies have shown it costs, on average, $10 per contact to clean a contact record when you do it in bulk. However, it only costs $1 per contact to clean a contact as it's submitted in real-time. Often, the biggest impediment to having clean data is having the budget necessary for the job. In this [...]

2015-10-01T17:46:16+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Resource, Webinars|

Webinar: Don’t let your Lead Generation Take a Summer Vacation.

For most people, summer is a time of year to slow down and catch up. Buyers are often on vacation and difficult to connect with. At least, that's the belief. Or, perhaps we should say, that's the myth. Join us as we bust this myth and discuss how you can use the summer season to [...]

2015-10-01T17:50:44+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Resource, Webinars|

Webinar: Social Media Advertising – Is it worth it?

While Pay-Per-Click (PPC) is mature, understood, and relatively predictable, advertising in social media is a completely different thing. Some call it the wild wild west. Grandiose claims are made but often the results pale in comparison. What's a person responsible for pipeline to do? Join us as we discuss the pros and the cons of [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:55+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Resource, Webinars|

Webinar: How little can you spend and still get results?

Most marketing programs have grand ambitions and lofty goals, however they're typically grossly underfunded, if they're funded at all. That's the reality of today's lean, mean demand generation machine. In this webinar we discuss how you can make your marketing dollars go farther, create more content, and be delivered faster with fewer hurdles, obstacles, and [...]

2015-10-01T17:57:32+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Resource, Webinars|

Webinar: Pay-Per-Click – Is it still worth it?

Pay-Per-Click (PPC) is an interesting game. Google continually changes the algorithms, hiding much of the data Marketers required to be successful. Other provides such as Bing or Yahoo may not have the audience you're seeking. When social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin provide interesting advertising alternatives, you start to wonder if PPC still [...]

2015-10-01T17:37:29+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Resource, Webinars|

Webinar: How to Fix Your Lists, Grow Your Reach, and Still be Legally Compliant

At the foundation of every great campaign is a killer list. If your lists are holding you back from the success you deserve, then maybe it's time to fix the problem. In this webinar we share some amazing tips and tricks to improving your data without resorting to questionable tactics.

2015-10-01T17:25:01+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Resource, Webinars|

How to Master the Art of Interviewing

An often under-utilized tool in the content creator’s tool-bag is the interview. A good interview shouldn’t be very difficult to produce, and should be engaging and informative. It’s an easy tool to get industry leaders on your site and build your reputation as an industry leader. The only catch is that they have to be [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:55+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Guides, Resource|

How To Be Engaging in Your Presentations

Being able to create a strong, engaging presentation isn’t an easy task. There are a thousand things to consider, from the topic, to the gear you’ll need, to the medium you’ll use to present the topic. The one thing that shouldn’t be a problem is whether or not you’re able to make the presentation engaging; [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:55+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Guides, Resource|Tags: , , |

Creating a Marketing Plan In 10 Easy Steps

Building a marketing plan is a lot like the first time you go to a gym. There’s some apprehension, some indecision, and as a whole you may not be entirely sure what to do. It seems simple enough, and seemingly everyone is doing it, but maybe you just don’t know where to start. That’s what [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:55+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Guides, Resource|Tags: , |

Why start blogging now?

I think of myself as someone usually on the front-end of the technology adoption curve. When I first studied Geoffrey Moore’s “Crossing the Chasm[i]” in business school, I remember completely identifying with those technology Innovators. Or, at the worst, I thought I might be an Early Adopter. Well – here it is – and I [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:55+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

Lead Generation Channels

Lead generation is one of the most important aspects of business development. It helps build your brand, gain awareness and most importantly, gets you that much closer to closing deals. With the rise of social media, marketing automation systems, pay per click advertising – which lead generation channel has the most potential to convert the [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:55+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

My experience with gatekeepers

Working in sales, you are familiar with the gatekeeper. In my experience, I have learned the gatekeeper can be your best friend or your worst enemy. They will let you through to your target contact or bluntly tell you the target contact is not interested. Today, most gatekeepers have absolute power over the phone, e-mail [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:55+00:00 April 24th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

A B2B Marketer’s Word Jumble….Leads vs Deals

A B2B Marketer’s Word Jumble....Leads vs Deals What do leads and deals have in common? Well....same letters, different order? The image of a word jumble comes to mind - remember the word jumble? You would see it in the newspaper? I’m sure you can play it online somewhere....(Note to self – look for an online [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:55+00:00 February 11th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

What should I blog about and does anybody care anymore

Earlier on, Rick wrote a post about WHY we are blogging - the end result - content. Blogs are everywhere! There are literally (figuratively) dogs writing blogs. Not kidding - check it out (Alfies Blog). With the saturation of the blog market - ever get stuck thinking about WHAT to blog about? Here are some [...]

2017-01-18T16:52:55+00:00 January 19th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |