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In this detailed and informative article, Johannes Hoech provides the key to effective digital lead generation. There’s a story that small- to mid-sized startup CEOs love to tell about the early days of their business: The story of the CEO, alone with nothing but a laptop and a phone, dialing lead after lead after lead until, finally, enough business is inked for the company to start growing legs. Chances are you’ve worked for – or perhaps even been – that…
Johannes Hoech provides a path to faster revenue growth. If you want to know how your marketing and demand gen teams performed last quarter, you’re in luck. There’s a slew of marketing and revenue analytics tools geared at measuring historical lead generation and conversion rates and attributing past revenue to lead sources. But if you’re the CEO of a small to medium-sized tech startup, your true objective is to minimize your time to future revenue – and last quarter’s metrics…
Johannes Hoech explains what companies can do to be more confident in their ability to hit their numbers. In a perfect world, your company would hit its revenue projection every time. In a good-enough world, you’d hit it at least most of the time. Unfortunately, the current reality may not reflect either of those scenarios. Small Business Trends reports that in 2018, 46% of sales reps missed their quotas. According to Forbes, the previous year it was even higher, at…
In this evergreen post from Johannes Hoech, he shares nine tips for startups to get traction with analysts. Once technology startups close their first few enterprise deals and increase revenue to millions of dollars, they often want the analyst community to recognize their innovations and give them their rightful standing in the marketplace. However, few companies know how to engage analysts effectively, are unclear on whether they should even strive to gain analyst recognition, and if they do participate, are…
Johannes Hoech shares a post that identifies five key components of a strong marketing message. Digital marketing techniques, like “Account-Based Marketing,” for example, heavily depend on high-quality content that can draw a crowd. Now, to stand out from all the other marketing content from organizations trying to get attention also requires offering compelling thought leadership content with a differentiated point of view that highlights your advantages, but without degenerating into a sales pitch. Prospects typically start their “customer journey” by…
  From Johannes Hoech’s company blog, an article that shares the facts and stats on how the pandemic has affected B2B marketing teams and what they can do about it.  For B2B marketers in 2021, a new mandate has become clear: Evolve or perish. As marketing leaders steer their ships through the turbulence of COVID-19, they’re encountering the sobering reality that there will be no return to business as usual, even after they get to calmer waters. Marketing teams may…
  Johannes Hoech shares a practical post and instructional video that explains how to grow more lead generation enquiries with less budget using LinkedIn tools.  As a follow on to MarqetU’s recent blogs on low-cost lead generation approaches for B2B companies to re-start their sales pipelines, MarqetU’s CEO Johannes Hoech recorded this 7 minute instructional video below on how to use LinkedIn Navigator and 4 companion extensions to generate highly targeted leads. The 4 extensions useful for leveraging LinkedIn Navigator’s…
  Johannes Hoech shares a post on how to use video effectively in your digital marketing strategy. Videos help businesses get 66% more qualified leads according to Renderforest. According to HubSpot, you may be able to increase conversion rates by over 80% if you add a video on your landing page. If you’re looking for an easy-to-execute approach to producing videos as part of your digital marketing strategy in 2020 and 2021, here are practical ideas that fit your startup’s…
Umbrex is pleased to welcome Johannes Hoech with MarqetU. Johannes is a C-level Silicon Valley executive experienced in “Growth Architecting”, i.e. all aspects of state-of-the-art pipeline generation and revenue management. Expert analyst and motivational leader with strong skills in general management, strategy, product management, and customer success, as well. 25+ years of experience leading technology startups through early stage, high growth, and turnaround phases. Having managed organizations ranging in size from a 3-person start-up to a 400-person business, Johannes drives…