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10 Best Free (or Cheap) All-in-One Marketing & Sales CRM Platforms

If you’re on the hunt for an all-in-one customer relationship management (CRM) platform but you’re not yet ready to pay up for enterprise software, then you’ll want to keep reading. Maybe you’re not sure exactly what you need from a CRM or you simply don’t have the budget to go all-in at this stage. Whatever […]

10 Ways to Use Twitter for B2B Lead Generation

Did you know Twitter is the most popular social marketing channel for organisations in the UK? According to CMI research, 95% of UK marketers choose Twitter as a content marketing platform for lead generation, beating LinkedIn (92%) and Facebook (74%). If that comes as a surprise, it probably shouldn’t because┬áTwitter has proven itself as one […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Salesforce/Marketo/Hubspot Web Forms

Marketing automation and CRM platforms are great for lead nurturing, but first you’ve got to be able to generate those leads to begin with. This is where your web forms come in and optimising your forms for lead generation will help you unlock the full potential of your customer relationship management (CRM) software. In this […]

10 Best Chatbot Builders in 2018

In the age of personalised marketing, chatbots emerge as one of the few channels that can offer a genuine one-to-one experience between brands and users. Sadly, the hype that surrounded chatbots throughout 2016 and an unfounded focus on human-like conversations detracted from the true potential of chatbots. As far as lead generation tools, chatbots can […]

10 Ways to use Facebook Ads for B2B Lead Generation

LinkedIn is understandably the first social network that comes to mind when most people think about B2B marketing. There’s good reason for this; after all, LinkedIn is built from the ground up for engaging with professionals and there aren’t any social rivals that can really say this. However, any decent B2B marketer will tell you […]

7 Sales Funnel Tools to Capture More Leads & Prospects

According to data from Statista, the biggest challenge for business is in the UK is attracting customers with 80% of business owners citing this as their top concern. It seems British businesses have a lead generation problem but this is nothing new – attracting customers has always been a challenge. The good news is there […]

5 Ways to Get Form Consent Without Killing Conversions

With GDPR now in full effect, you’ve probably noticed the truly awful consent forms and nasty popups doing the rounds – you know, the ones asking you to hand over all your personal details and sell half your soul to continue using a website that clearly doesn’t put user experience high on the list of […]

The Ultimate Guide to Web Form Optimisation

The average web form converts roughly 2.35% of users who click through to a landing. We’re really not fans of that statistic here are Venture harbour because we can tell you a 2.35% conversion rate from any of your lead generation forms is way lower than it should be. We’re not saying the stat is […]

21 Online Marketing AI & Machine Learning Tools You Can Try Today

There’s a lot of hype surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, but there’s no denying the technologies are going to shape the future of marketing. In fact, they’re already powering most of the tools we use today – even if we don’t realise it. Google, Facebook and just about every platform we use to […]

5 Best Email Marketing Tools if You Have a Large Contact List

Email marketing software tends to be priced based on the number of contacts you want to send mails to. Generally speaking, larger enterprise firms are going to have larger contact lists but this isn’t always the case – especially with the range of marketing automation tools available today. Now, it’s more feasible than ever that […]

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