Part 3: Top CMOs Share Their Uncuttable Demand Gen Budget Items for 2021
This is part three in our special mini-series revealing the top demand gen budget items mentioned by the marketing leaders who’ve appeared on DGV. Tune in to hear all the budget items our guests couldn’t live without!
No Silver Bullet: A 3-time CMO’s Approach to Demand Gen
Susan discusses the unique challenges and opportunities that come with selling exclusively to government entities. She also expands on her career-long objective to convert leads faster, why she says there is no silver bullet in demand gen, and her philosophy that you have to do everything right.
Owning the SMB Market: $1.3B in ARR with a New Demand Gen Playbook
Jamie shares her secrets on how to dominate the SMB market, why product-led growth is the key to the future of SaaS, the complexities of marketing a large portfolio of digital products, and where B2B marketing is headed in the future.
Five Seconds to Wow Somebody: Two Decades of Demand Gen Secrets
Christelle lays out her approach to category creation and why content and analyst relations play key roles in marketing an emerging category. She also discusses why the CMO’s job is to be a listener, the content value of podcasting, and how to do ABM with food trucks.
Journey to CMO: What I Learned From the World's Greatest SaaS Companies
Naman discusses his journey from some of the world’s most recognizable brands to being a first-time CMO and standing up a new marketing organization. He also shares how he learned to harden messaging frameworks from Marc Benioff and more of the fascinating insights and most successful campaigns from his time at Salesforce and Dropbox.
Make It Memorable: Secrets from a 20 Year Tech Veteran on Tackling Global Expansion
Dave details his strategy for building a growth brand in the B2B space, the unique challenges of being a global company and evaluating international markets, and why it’s your job as a marketer to always make things memorable.
A 4-time Tech CMO’s Secrets to Integrated Demand Gen
Lynne explains why demand gen always needs to be an integrated strategy, how to create a great website experience, why it’s so hard to do personalization well, and why the next phase of the industry is moving from marketing operations to revenue operations.
Esther discusses the balance between the art and science of marketing, what B2B can learn from B2C, and the different motions that fuel high-transaction, high-volume inbound pipeline versus the targeted ABM strategies that drive complex, enterprise-level deals
Marrying Creativity and Data to Become a $51B Business
Rachel details the demand gen strategy that powers the dominant player in the cloud computing space, and shares the intricacies of the most important leadership principles that fuel successful marketing teams from customer obsession, to diving deep, to thinking big, and much more.
The Uncommon Art of Creating B2B Brand Champions and Super Bowl Ads
Joanie discusses how Expensify’s relentless focus on end-user experience turns customers into devoted champions of the product, how they work to cultivate a positive brand experience in every consumer interaction, and the process of launching their massively successful Super Bowl ad campaign.
ROI of Everything: The Playbook of a 4-time Tech CMO
Grant discusses his holistic view of marketing, encompassing the four key levers and how they work together in an integrated marketing framework, as well as why the best strategies are customer-focused, how to be adaptable in applying your playbook, and much more.
Leela dives deep into the key components of her marketing strategy, including how to truly understand and add value for your prospects, put your customers at the forefront of your marketing, optimize your channels and tactics, build community, and much more.
The Demand Gen Strategy for a $4B+ FinTech Disruptor
Vidya discusses the most important elements of setting your strategy for the year, how to keep up with the rapidly changing MarTech landscape, the key elements of her tech stack that she couldn’t live without, and much more.
Part 2: Top 24 CMOs Share Their Uncuttable Demand Gen Budget Items
This is part two in a two-part mini-series revealing the top demand gen budget items mentioned by the marketing leaders we welcomed to the podcast in 2020. Tune in to hear all the budget items our guests couldn’t live without!
Part 1: Top 24 CMOs Share Their Uncuttable Demand Gen Budget Items
This is part one in a two-part mini-series revealing the top demand gen budget items mentioned by the marketing leaders we welcomed to the podcast in 2020. Tune in to hear all the budget items our guests couldn’t live without!
Google Cloud & Google Workspace: Building a Demand Gen Powerhouse for a $13B Division with 6M+ Customers
Sarah discusses the marketing efficiencies and ROI drivers she’s anchored her career around, how to navigate the macro mindset shift that every marketing team goes through, and why being a career catalyst for your customers is the most rewarding impact a B2B marketer can have.
Journey to IPO: Driving Revenue for a Fast-Growing Big Data Pioneer
Suku explains his strategy for driving revenue for the Machine Data Analytics pioneer that went public earlier this year, why the CMO’s primary job is to solve problems, how to never lose sight of marketing’s role in driving revenue, and the importance of having empathy for your customers.
How to Use Storytelling to Drive Unprecedented Market Demand
Kyle shares his demand gen master plan that centers on building a marketing strategy that permeates the entire company and explains why the best brand storytelling attaches you to a narrative of overarching change much larger than the company itself.
Cultivating an Innovative Marketing Strategy for the Digital-First World
Jen dives into the ever-changing landscape of demand gen strategy, highlighting the importance of understanding and adapting to the needs of the moment. She also emphasizes the importance of a tight partnership between sales and marketing and explains how to go about cultivating it.
The Demand Gen Playbook of One of the Top 50 Women in Revenue
Lauren talks about how to hit your numbers in the short term while working to expand the scope of who you’re selling to in the long term. She also discusses how to leverage your executive team to build brand trust, and shares a couple uncuttable budget items that may surprise you
Digital Marketing Strategies that Fuel a $64 Billion Software Giant
Michael expands on the demand gen strategy that he calls “the relentless pursuit of whatever works,” illustrates his audience-action-measurement playbook, discusses the importance of a consistent customer experience, and explains why your channels must reflect your audience.
Predictions for the Future from the Godfather of Marketing Automation
Adam discusses the evolution of demand gen, how the tools and technologies for marketing automation have changed, why the fundamental challenges for marketers remain the same, what he believes is the MarTech battleground of the future, and the software products he’s building to create the single source of truth for enterprise marketers.
Jamie discusses how he approaches demand generation as a means to scale four core engines: inbound pipeline, outbound-sourced BDR pipeline, AE-sourced pipeline, and partnerships. He dives into the death of cold outreach, the right way to make impactful video, how to cultivate a great sales and marketing relationship, and much more.
Demand Gen Trends to Invest in According to a Six-Time CMO
Heidi illustrates her approach to pivoting Workfront’s marketing strategies in response to the paradigm shift that companies are experiencing in 2020, and she explains why you need to be viewing your marketing dollars as an investment, not just an expense.
Udi discusses the synergy between Gong’s demand gen efforts and brand plays, and lays out the content strategy that he uses to drive inbound and outbound motions that have created thousands of MQLs every month for a $2.2B B2B powerhouse.
No Forms. No Spam. No Cold Calls: The Next Generation of Account-Based Sales and Marketing
Latane dives into her techniques for personalized demand gen. She shines a light on the potential customer-acquisition companies miss because of flaws in their system, and how new, innovative ways of interaction with customers is the future of marketing.