B2B Tech Field Marketers Must Adapt To Remain Relevant
New Challenges Emerge As Field And Marketing Definitions Change
February 8, 2010
Why Read This Report
Field marketers in the technology industry are challenged as their corporate colleagues introduce more marketing automation and increasingly leverage the digital marketing opportunity for business-to-business (B2B) communications. The more traditional field marketer role of being a local subject matter expert, sometimes known as the local product champion, is diminishing. Additionally, the Web tends to promote a global strategy with little consideration of international differences in technology adoptions and culture. With this background, field marketing professionals, responsible for specific territories, need to ensure that their territory is addressed appropriately by their corporate colleagues, as well as ensure that they are not disintermediated by these shifts. Successful field marketers will re-define their role for the new decade to become even more empowered to influence company sales growth.
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Tools And Templates
Models and Calculators
- Field Marketing Is 13% Of Tech Vendors' Marketing Spend
- Marketing Shifts To Digital Channels
Vendor Selection Aids
- The Social Technographics Of B2B Technology Buyers
Also in Collection: Global Tech Marketers' 2010 Priorities
Organizing For B2B Tech Community Marketing
February 3, 2010 | Laura Ramos
Do B2B Tech Marketers Localize As They Globalize?
February 18, 2010 | Jennifer Belissent, Ph.D.
Table of Contents
- The Relevance Of Tech Vendor Field Marketing Is Changing
- A Field Marketer Wears Many Hats
- Time To Re-Engineer Field Marketing For 2010 And Beyond
WHAT IT MEANS
- A New Role For Field Marketing
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