Mastering Executive Engagement: What’s Holding You Back?

Strong relationships with your c-level customers can accelerate change, uncover opportunities, and strengthen your company’s position. What keeps B2Bs from earning those relationships—and realizing their value? We’ve identified 10 common—but surmountable—barriers that hold B2Bs back.

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Customer Advisory Boards

An advisory board is a powerful engine of engagement, insight, and business transformation. Make the most of yours.

A Board Success Factor: Business and Industry Expertise » Advisory Boards: How to Extend the Value »

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Engagement Strategy

Like any good relationship, customer engagement is a long-term, reciprocal effort. When done well, meaningful engagement leads to better business results, faster.

Engage Your Customers to Help You Stop Pitching » Getting to a Customer Engagement Mindset »

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Understanding the C-Suite

Want to improve your standing with your c-suite customers? Deliver what executives want: ideas, inspiration, innovation, influence.

C-Suite Insight: Digital Disruption » Looking to Engage Executives? First, Understand What They Want »

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Build stronger relationships–and better strategies–with c-level customers.

Your customers’ c-suite holds a wealth of knowledge and opportunity. But those leaders can also be your most discerning, toughest-to-reach customers. Farland Group helps you earn their engagement—and turn interactions and insights into new revenue models and markets.

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Farland Group & Advisory Boards

We design, launch, and sustain customer advisory boards with enduring influence—boards that craft the right mix of participants and topics, create constructive conversations for everyone involved, and continuously offer invaluable insight to your organization.

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Make Customers the Center of Your Omnichannel Strategy [Article]

Posted on 01.30.2016 by in Engagement Strategy

[AS SEEN AT MARKETINGPROFS] “Omnichannel is a priority for B2B and B2C. How do executives think about resorting their marketing mix to put the client at the center? Here are tips and actual quotes from the C-suite.”

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What B2B Marketers Could Learn From The B2C Playbook [Article]

Posted on 01.26.2016 by in Engagement Strategy

[AS SEEN IN MARKETING DAILY] Customers continue to expect personalization, whether they’re acting as a consumer or B2B client. At Marketing Daily last week, I shared some thoughts on what B2B companies should learn from B2C.

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Get Inspired: Add Customer Insights to Your Marketing Plan

Posted on 01.25.2016 by in Engagement Strategy

As you build your marketing plan for 2016, make sure you include investment in tapping into customer insights to gain important knowledge and inspiration. Here are three ideas to get started.

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Customer Advisory Boards: A Ticket to Understanding Transformation

Posted on 01.11.2016 by in Customer Advisory Boards

Business transformation and disruption are not new concepts. But our clients’ advisory boards are expressing a new urgency to grapple with them. These boards are helping our clients (and us) understand what leaders believe they need to succeed.

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