One Harvard Business Review report showed that your chances of qualifying new leads drop 400 percent when it takes longer than five minutes to follow up with them.
Smith argues that gated content is no longer as effective as it once was. This is undoubtedly true - but I would argue is also the case with most B2B marketing techniques we use. We are all competing for attention. Yet this is a scarce resource and it is getting harder to cut through the noise. He is in effect arguing for a broader B2B based marketing strategy some of which includes brand exercises which have largely been neglected in a world where measuring the effectiveness of campaigns comes down to KPI’s. Alan