Use Our 7-Steps Marketing Strategy To Turbo Charge Your Lead Generation

In today’s highly competitive business landscape, effective lead generation is crucial for driving sales success.

Sales Directors play a pivotal role in ensuring a steady flow of quality leads to fuel business growth. In this blog post, we will explore seven powerful digital marketing strategies that every Sales Director needs to know. By leveraging these strategies, you can optimise your lead generation efforts, maximise conversions, and achieve remarkable sales results. If you’re trying your best to get in-bound leads but not getting the volume or quality you desire, then it may be time to harness the power of working with Iconic Digital. Take a look at our Marketing Packages For Growing Businesses more information.

Our CEO, Steve Pailthorpe recently ran a webinar on the 7-Steps Marketing Chassis, and you can watch it back here for the full 1-hour workshop for free…

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Let’s look at the 7 Steps in more detail…

Strategy #1: Paid Ads on Google: Driving Proven Cost Per Lead & Cost Per Acquisition

Paid advertising on Google, specifically through Google Ads, is a highly effective strategy for generating quality leads. With Google Ads, you can target specific keywords, demographics, and locations, ensuring your ads reach a relevant audience. By optimising your ads and bidding strategies, you can drive targeted traffic to your website and capture leads that have a higher likelihood of converting. With the ability to track and measure results, Google Ads offers a proven Cost Per Lead (CPL) and Cost Per Acquisition (CPA), allowing you to allocate your marketing budget efficiently. Remarketing and display advertising extensions enable your ads to perform to target a wider audience which will significantly boost the reach of your campaign. Watch the video on Paid Ads, click on the video at the top of the page.

Strategy #2: Search Engine Optimisation (SEO): Driving Massive Traffic for Higher Lead Conversion

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is a fundamental strategy for driving organic traffic to your website. By optimising your website and content for search engines, you can rank higher in search results, attracting highly targeted visitors. Organic traffic has a higher potential for conversion as these visitors actively seek information, products, or services related to your business. By conducting keyword research, optimizing website elements, and creating high-quality content, you can boost your search engine visibility, increase organic traffic, and generate a steady flow of qualified leads.

SEO is constantly evolving and changing, which means its important to stay up to date with the latest changes and engage with a specialist. Watch the video on SEO, click on the video at the top of the page.

Strategy #3: Paid Ads on Meta: Reaching Huge Audiences at a Fraction of the Cost

In addition to Google Ads, consider leveraging paid advertising on Meta such as Facebook or Instagram Ads. These platforms offer access to vast audiences and can be particularly cost-effective compared to other paid channels. While Google dominates the search engine market, platforms like Meta can still reach a significant portion of the online population. By diversifying your paid advertising efforts and including Instagram, Facebook, Messenger, and WhatsApp in your strategy, you can extend your reach, attract more leads, and potentially acquire customers at a lower cost. TikTok ads are also growing in popularity but beware of wasting precious time and money! Always choose the platform where your audience are most likely to watch. For example, CFOs are most likely to be on LinkedIn than TikTok, whereas a Millennial consumer is going to be on YouTube and TikTok.

Strategy #4: Social Media: Growing Audiences, Building Brand Awareness, and Engaging the Market

Social media platforms provide an incredible opportunity to grow your audience, increase brand awareness, and engage with potential leads. By leveraging platforms like Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter, you can target specific demographics, interests, and behaviours to reach your ideal audience. Social media advertising allows for highly targeted campaigns, ensuring your message reaches those most likely to convert. Additionally, by regularly posting engaging content, sharing industry insights, and interacting with your audience, you can establish your brand as an authority in your industry, nurturing leads and driving conversions. Watch the video on Social Media Marketing, click on the video at the top of the page.

Strategy #5: Content Marketing: Harnessing the Power of Blogs, PR, and Video

Content marketing is a versatile and effective strategy for generating traffic and attracting leads. By creating valuable and informative content, such as blog posts, press releases, and videos, you can position your brand as a trusted resource. Blogging allows you to address pain points, answer common questions, and provide valuable insights to your target audience. PR efforts can help you gain media coverage and industry recognition, driving brand visibility and attracting leads. Video content, whether in the form of product demos, tutorials, or testimonials, can engage and captivate your audience, enhancing lead generation efforts. The fact that you’re here reading this blog is evidence that producing a compelling Learning Centre will drive meaningful traffic to your site. Watch the video on Content Marketing, click on the video at the top of the page.

Strategy #6: Marketing Automation: Nurturing Prospects with Targeted Email Campaigns

Marketing automation is a powerful tool for nurturing leads and guiding them through the sales funnel. By utilising email marketing automation platforms, you can create targeted email campaigns that deliver personalised content to your prospects. Automated emails can be triggered based on specific actions or behaviours, such as signing up for a newsletter or downloading a resource, or simply visiting a landing page. These campaigns help to build relationships, deliver relevant information, and keep your brand top-of-mind with potential customers. By segmenting your email list and tailoring your messaging to each segment’s interests and needs, you can effectively nurture prospects, increase engagement, and ultimately drive more leads. Find out more about Email Marketing Automation with our video. Yes you got it…Click on the video at the top of the page.

Strategy #7: Lead Tracking: Identifying Users and Triggering Email Campaigns for Enhanced Lead Generation

Lead tracking is a powerful strategy that enables you to identify users who have shown interest in your products or services. By implementing tracking technologies, such as cookies and reverse IP Lookup, you can track user behaviour on your website and gather valuable insights. This data allows you to understand their preferences, browsing patterns, and engagement levels. With this information, you can segment your audience further and create highly targeted email campaigns. By triggering automated emails based on specific user actions, such as abandoned cart reminders or personalised product recommendations, you can re-engage leads, nurture them through the sales process, and maximise your lead generation efforts. Our Lead Tracking Software scores your prospects based on their level of engagement. Every time the prospect comes back onto your website, we’ll send you an email to let you know to get in touch.

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As a Sales Director, implementing effective digital marketing strategies is key to driving lead generation and achieving sales success. By leveraging the power of our 7-Steps marketing chassis, you can create a comprehensive lead generation ecosystem.

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