Offers

Tips for writing great B2B offers.

Over 70% of White Papers Lack This Essential Marketing Tool

February 4, 2019 by Leave a comment
Over 70% of White Papers Lack This Essential Marketing Tool

Let’s say you’re putting together a white paper to generate leads for your latest offering. You’ve laid out the nagging problem your target market. You’ve pointed out the drawbacks of the well-known solutions. You’ve introduced your new solution and shown how it overcomes those drawbacks and really solves your prospect’s ...

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7 Quick Tips for Generating Leads With Free Information Offers

October 13, 2010 by Leave a comment

I’ve written several times on the value of free information offers (white papers, case studies, tip sheets, etc.) for generating leads. So today, I thought I’d give you seven quick tips on how to use those offers more effectively. Here they are:

1. Select a narrow target audience and focus ...

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Better than Free: The Free-on-Free Offer

September 14, 2010 by Leave a comment

A great way to boost response and effectively generate leads with direct mail and email is with a “double” variation on the free information offer, called the “free-on-free” offer.

The classic example of the “free-on-free” is the e-zine sign-up offer: You offer your prospect a free subscription to your e-zine ...

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Call to Action: Separate the “Ready to Buy” from the “Maybe Later” AND Get a Response from Both

July 13, 2010 by Leave a comment

How do you separate prospects who are “ready to buy” from those who are “just looking”… AND get both to respond to your promotions?

The answer is simple: with a different call to action – or offer – for each group: a hard offer and a soft offer.

In this ...

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13 Ways to Generate Leads with a Sales Letter or Email

May 11, 2010 by Leave a comment

One of the most effective ways to generate leads in B2B is with a brief letter or email offering valuable information to a well-targeted list of prospects.

Here are 13 different ways to use this technique to generate leads for your company.

1. Offer a free white paper or special ...

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How to Double or Even Triple your Lead Generation Campaign Response

April 14, 2010 by Leave a comment

Want to significantly increase your response rate and ROI from your lead generation campaigns?

Use a bait piece.

What’s a “bait piece”, you ask?

A bait piece is any information product you offer for free, as “bait”, to “lure” your prospects into giving you their contact information. It can be ...

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Some “Alternative” Lead Generation Strategies

May 14, 2009 by Leave a comment

As many of you know, I spent a couple of days at the Aerospace 09 Expo in Munich last month. And I came away with an observation I want to share with you today.

On the first day, it seemed obvious that the global recession had had an effect on ...

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