How Does Event Marketing Increase Lead Generation and Revenue?

Many companies spend upwards of 45% of their sales and marketing budget on event marketing and that number is increasing, not decreasing despite the popularity of digital marketing. There’s absolutely no doubt in my mind of the power of attending, holding, speaking at, displaying at, and sponsoring events. The vast majority of our clients’ most valuable leads continue to come through personal introductions – many of which at events. What is Event Marketing? Event marketing is

Presentation: How to Supercharge Your Event

I’ve been a longtime fan of Hugh McLeod and his art at gapingvoid for many, many years. Hugh recently published this presentation on supercharging your event. Too many event marketers believe that marketing ends once the event begins. In this day of search and social media, though, supercharging your event with the right offerings and opportunities will push the success of your event – and subsequent events for months and years to come. When I

Honest Expectations Bring Customer Satisfaction

For the last few years I’ve worked in high-stress startup technology environments. Two issues that really grind on a startup are the lack of realistic expectations in the marketing and sales process as well as the drive for new features needed for prospects. The combination of these two hazards can cripple your company if you don’t balance them against making progress with the clients who have already put their trust in you. Pushing feature after