As complicated as B2B marketing can be – it’s easy to get caught up in different B2B marketing strategies, channels, campaigns, and tactics. Having a plan is the best way to keep things secure and structured. Whether your plan is meticulous, loose, or a combination of both, having that plan will keep you focused. Depending […]
Let’s talk about some critical B2B marketing metrics. We like to call these key performance indicators (KPIs). Clients are always asking us: “How do you qualify a conversion? What do you consider a conversion?” Today, we’re going to go over 9 B2B marketing KPIs that are best for your business, what these metrics mean, and […]
Key points: CAC, or customer acquisition cost, is the cost of turning a user into a customer through purchasing your product or service. Customer lifetime value (LTV) is a forecast for the total profit attributed to the lifetime of a single customer. The LTV:CAC determines the scalability and sustainability of your marketing and operations growth […]
The proliferation of digital information has created a new buying environment. Most buyers do their own research on companies consider in their buying process before a salesperson joins the equation. Modern buyers prefer to educate themselves about potential suppliers before engaging directly with a salesperson. Forrester highlights this in a study where it was concluded […]
AUSTIN, TEXAS (November 18, 2019) – Directive, a leading enterprise search marketing agency, launched the first database for search marketing, according to CEO and Co-founder Garrett Mehrguth. Pulse organizes data from 25,000+ companies across 50+ industries and 800+ sub-industries. The platform enriches this data with valuable search marketing KPIs such as domain rating, keywords, traffic […]
As a search marketing agency, one of the first things most clients ask us about our services is, “What is the right PPC agency pricing?” It’s a fair question, but one that can be hard to answer right away. Numerous factors go into PPC agency pricing, and quite frankly, there is no perfect PPC pricing […]
When a user searches for a specific person or company in Google, what comes up? Depending on the environment of the search engine results page (SERP), there are different results that may show. For example, Google your company’s name (we will Google Directive as an example). What do you see? Most of the time, you will […]
Blake Emal: Welcome to the Yours in Marketing podcast. On this episode, we speak with Tim Soulo, the Chief Marketing Office and Product Advisor at Ahrefs. This episode of the Yours in Marketing podcast was really special because I was able to speak with Tim Soulo who is the Chief Marketing Officer of Ahrefs. Now if […]
Blake Emal: Here’s what you’re going to get out of this episode. First off, we talk about how to start a career in something you know nothing about. Then, we move on to the dynamics of working at a company versus working for yourself. We also talk about the future of SEO, and here’s a […]
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