Cintell has teamed up with Influitive and Ardath Albee to publish a new eBook on the topic of creating brand advocate personas. It's a new twist on a proving marketing tactic. Download your copy today.
People, it's time to get real about buyer persona research. Buyer persona interviews are the most important - and often the most daunting - part of creating actionable, in-depth personas. The light at the end of the tunnel is critical voice-of-customer insights that help organizations to remove bias, identify the problems faced by their buying audiences, and [...]
Now that you’ve created your buyer personas (congratulations, by the way!), one of the most important things you can do is to make sure they stay relevant and up to date. After all, even the best insights are rendered useless if they’re outdated or incorrect. Consider this. Has your job title changed in the last [...]
5 Things You Should Know about Primary Persona Research (And Why Getting Started is the Hardest Part)
There’s no disputing that customer intelligence is important. According to Pragmatic Marketing, companies with a solid understanding of market and customer needs are more profitable, twice as fast in getting new products to market, and own higher customer satisfaction levels. If we all emphatically agree we should know our customers better… why don’t we? If [...]
Do you ever overhear couples having a fight in public? We've all been there. (Let's be honest, we've all likely been in one of those fights before.) It happens. It's cringeworthy. Dirty laundry is aired, private moments made public, and topics not meant for the glare of the public eye are brought to light. But sometimes we can learn [...]
Primary research is the cornerstone of meaningful customer intelligence. It illuminates the true perspective of your market, giving you the groundwork for solid, actionable buyer personas.But getting to this insight is not easy. There are no short cuts. In fact, the most frequently asked question from Cintell users who don't have buyer personas (or are [...]
Helping companies to understand their buyers has become an industry in and of itself - one that is growing in both size and importance. In 2016 B2B marketers predict that understanding buyers will be their #1 job responsibility - and for good reason. As buyers change, organizations are working to stay on top of shifting [...]
So... what should you include in a buyer persona? Check out the new infographic inspired by our eBook, The Intelligent Guide to Buyer Personas. Note: I used Piktochart to create this gorgeous infographic for free. I can't recommend them highly enough!
There's plenty of fervor around the need for buyer personas; so why do some fail to deliver real value? From where I sit, we have entered a new phase in the evolution of buyer persona maturity in marketing– or maybe this has been the phase we’ve been stuck in ever since the phrase “buyer persona” was first [...]