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Hybrid Customer Engagement Strategies for Omnichannel Selling

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes The B2B buying environment has drastically changed over the past few years, so our content and digital collaboration strategies must change with changing buyer expectations. The most important difficulty to overcome is keeping your customer engaged with you throughout their buying process to discover the value your solution offers. To do this, you need to make your content available to them whenever and wherever they are looking for it.  Realign digital marketing strategies to meet buyer expectations If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that sellers have benefited by pivoting to a multi-channel, strategically hybrid environment. With potential buyers wanting to take the reins on their own experience, delivering highly engaging, value-driven content and…

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Why 3D Virtual Demonstrations Help Sellers and Buyers

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Innovative products and solutions benefit from innovative demonstrations. An interactive virtual 3D product demonstration enables your sales team to get prospective buyers interested and engaged with your solution in a way that’s both practical and reliable. It is also an effective way to address the prospect's specific product-related concerns in real-time while acquiring important information from the buyer. Amplify your marketing strategy and your sales through virtual demonstrations Virtual demonstrations allow for interaction that may not exist with the physical product itself. Enhanced access to products can offer differentiated value to buyers and secure or increase deals you may have lost otherwise. Interactive 3D product tours are photo-realistic and animated to mimic the physical product…

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Win More Deals with Sales and Marketing Alignment

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credit: Austin Chan, Unsplash We all have heard the jargon about sales and marketing alignment. It’s one of the latest B2B terms everyone is talking about and writing into objectives. It’s urgent.  But, what does it even mean? Why is it so important? How do marketing and sales leaders find this rainbow unicorn that is sales and marketing alignment? How do you know when you’re there?   What is Sales and Marketing Alignment? “Sales and marketing alignment is a shared system of communication, strategy, and goals that enable marketing and sales to operate as a unified organization. Working together, aligned teams can deliver high-impact marketing activities, boost sales effectiveness, and ultimately grow revenue.”-- Highspot That…

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Lab Design Tool (LDT) Training Videos and FAQ

LDT Training Videos Brief introductory language here... LDT Frequently Asked Questions Do you have a question about the Kaon Interactive Lab Design Tool that you don't see here? Email it to David, the LDT product manager, and he will provide your answer.

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Sales & Marketing Alignment in Today’s 4D Environment

How are you transforming your customer experience in the new digital landscape? The move to “4D” selling, which is digital, dynamic, distributed, and data-driven, has redefined how organizations reach and engage customers. Customers are constantly raising the bar, but sales and marketing teams often fall short in consistently or concisely communicating their value story. Leading organizations are incorporating marketing messages inside immersive storytelling experiences that include 3D Product Tours, calculators, configurators, videos, and much more to engage customers. So how are you connecting the dots across the sales and marketing technology ecosystem to generate more consistent growth and better customer engagements? Join us and a select group of marketing leaders to discuss challenges and gain insights to help you differentiate…

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Sales & Marketing Alignment in Today’s 4D Environment

How are you transforming your customer experience in the new digital landscape? The move to “4D” selling, which is digital, dynamic, distributed, and data-driven, has redefined how organizations reach and engage customers. Customers are constantly raising the bar, but sales and marketing teams often fall short in consistently or concisely communicating their value story. Leading organizations are incorporating marketing messages inside immersive storytelling experiences that include 3D Product Tours, calculators, configurators, videos, and much more to engage customers. So how are you connecting the dots across the sales and marketing technology ecosystem to generate more consistent growth and better customer engagements? Join us and a select group of marketing leaders to discuss challenges and gain insights to help you differentiate…

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Sales & Marketing Alignment in Today’s 4D Environment

How are you transforming your customer experience in the new digital landscape? The move to “4D” selling, which is digital, dynamic, distributed, and data-driven, has redefined how organizations reach and engage customers. Customers are constantly raising the bar, but sales and marketing teams often fall short in consistently or concisely communicating their value story. Leading organizations are incorporating marketing messages inside immersive storytelling experiences that include 3D Product Tours, calculators, configurators, videos, and much more to engage customers. So how are you connecting the dots across the sales and marketing technology ecosystem to generate more consistent growth and better customer engagements? Join us and a select group of marketing leaders to discuss challenges and gain insights to help you differentiate…

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How B2B Sales is Changing Through Virtual Engagement

Image Credit: Foundr Magazine The world in which B2B sales happen is skewing digital. How are you keeping up with this pace of change to offer engaging, collaborative tools to your sales team? This is a challenge for many enterprises that were forced to quickly pivot to virtual sales meetings and implemented the best, albeit not highly effective, tools they could find. Now, collaboration technology and engagement platforms are available. Enterprises, however, should carefully evaluate these technologies for their specific challenges, use cases, users, and audience so that they deliver ROI and impact. "The importance of face-to-face meetings isn’t the face-to-face part. It’s the part where you do things together. It’s the part where a vendor and a customer work…

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Transform Your Sales Cycle with a Digital Buyer Engagement Strategy

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes The B2B buyer demographic is shifting toward millennials and Generation Z. As such, this demographic is highly digital and independent.  Gone are the days of relying on a couple of channels, like email and phone calls, in a linear buyer’s journey. Today’s buyers are on a non-linear problem-solving exploration.  The overwhelming consensus is that a multi-faceted, personalized, mostly touchless approach is required to connect with potential buyers.  Enterprises are starting to act to these trends and continue to innovate how they are reaching and engaging their buyers. “Providing the customer with a set of simple to use, yet powerful digital solutions is critical to keeping a level of engagement with them throughout the entire cycle…

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$1 Trillion in Losses: The Cost of B2B Sales and Marketing Misalignment

Realize Instant ROI from Sales and Marketing Alignment Did you know that only 2% of sales and marketing teams consider their working relationships excellent and that on average sales ignore 80% of the leads and marketing content provided to them? Discussion Topics Why B2B sales teams are not using the content that marketing providesThe true difference between sales enablement and buyer enablementThe science behind creating highly qualified and engaged buyers for salesStrategies and tools that will help sales and marketing align throughout the sales funnel to close more dealsWays to create better sales effectiveness and marketing efficiency

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Sales & Marketing Alignment in Today’s 4D Environment

How are you transforming your customer experience in the new digital landscape? The move to “4D” selling, which is digital, dynamic, distributed, and data-driven, has redefined how organizations reach and engage customers. Customers are constantly raising the bar, but sales and marketing teams often fall short in consistently or concisely communicating their value story. Leading organizations are incorporating marketing messages inside immersive storytelling experiences that include 3D Product Tours, calculators, configurators, videos, and much more to engage customers. So how are you connecting the dots across the sales and marketing technology ecosystem to generate more consistent growth and better customer engagements? Join us and a select group of marketing leaders to discuss challenges and gain insights to help you differentiate…

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Increase Sales Enablement Through Interactive Customer Engagement Platforms

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Customers now more than ever are not engaged with old sales methods and presentations. The simple fact of the matter is that the once tried and true tactics have failed to keep up with the times. In today’s B2B landscape, a potential buyer needs more than an impersonal cold call or PowerPoint. There needs to be a memorable exchange that drives the conversation and piques curiosity.  The old saying used to be “the customer’s always right,” but nowadays it should change to “the customer should always be engaged.”  According to “Why Customer Engagement Platforms Are So Important,” by ZenDesk, a brand can create emotional connections with customers by engaging in the communication channels that are…

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Reach Next-Generation Buyers: A Trade Show Digital Marketing Strategy

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes “What are you doing?”  The salesman at the trade show booth I am visiting asks, perplexed. For the last three minutes, he watched me attempt to tap, zoom, slide, and rotate the product model on the display screen with no success.  I had hoped to avoid talking to a salesperson at all and learn about the product offering myself – until I noticed that the screen I was tapping on had small numbers reading 1/195 on the top left of it.  Unfortunately, I was trying to interact with a 195-page PDF document. Growing up in the age of iPhones, iPads, and Fruit Ninja, I’ve been manipulating screens with my fingers for as long as I…

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Simplify Complex Product Sales to Convey Your Value

Even if you have the best product, you will lose deals if competitors communicate value more clearly. With Kaon's life science product engagement tools, you can create engaging, interactive environments that simplify your solution, helping shorten sales cycles and increase revenue. Kaon partners with life science companies like Thermo Fisher Scientific, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, and BD to help them combine products, solutions, and value stories in a single immersive environment, complete with a game-changing Lab Design Tool. Your market is constantly changing. Your customers spend roughly two-thirds (57%-70%) of their buyer journey not speaking with you, and the expectation is that by 2025, 80% of your sales interaction with customers will take place in the digital channel. This means that…