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Become an ABM champion: How to set and smash your targets


This year’s ABM report provides essential reading for those wanting to gain a realistic and confident view on the typical cost of ABM, how long it takes to hit ROI and the success marketers you’ll see along the way.

You’ll also be treated to practical models, case studies and feedback from over 300 B2B marketers on how to improve your ABM processes.

ROI and metrics timeframes

  • Find out the typical set up costs and costs per account for ABM
  • Discover what proportion of the marketing budget and staff resources are typically allocated to ABM
  • Learn what benefits and success metrics to expect from ABM
  • Find out how to set realistic timeframes for your own success metrics
  • Models include The ABM Value Pyramid and timelines of deliverables.

Find out how these companies used ABM to drive success:

✓ Discover how Atos delivered a 167% increase in new business won over a three year period (against a 50% target)
✓ See how SAP’s ABM programme drove $14.9m of revenue with $500m in pipeline
✓ Plus many other case studies and interviews with ABM practitioners detailing their ABM advice and methods.

Hear from B2B marketers on their thoughts, ambitions and blockers regarding:

  • Ambitions and challenges
  • Skills requirements
  • Which type of ABM practitioners prefer.

This year’s ABM Competency Model has been updated to a new, easy access format, let like previous years, it gives you:​

☛ Analysis of the collective progress seen by B2B marketers in ABM
☛ Ability to locate where practitioners most often come unstuck
☛ Benchmark your own progress against your peers
☛ Spot the areas of ABM you need to apply more effort and attention to.

Find the right tech vendor for you

→ An updated guide to the tech vendors there to support you with your ABM needs
→ Find tech vendors, according to your ABM maturity and needs​.

“In the early days, it’s particularly important not to fall into the trap of using conventional demand generation KPIs for ABM. The value of the pipeline you’re influencing is important, but ABM is not about stuffing things with SQLs. ABM is about building and harnessing stronger relationships across a wider scope of influence within key accounts"

A look inside

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Section 1: Introduction

Executive summary

Section 2: Results of the 2019 ABM census

Case study: How Atos won new business through deal-based marketing

Section 3: Budget and ROI

Section 4: Metrics and when to expect results

Section 5: Running your ABM pilot

Case study: How MOI helped Genesys win business with one-to-one ABM

Section 6: The ABM Competency Model 2019

Section 7: The essential elements

Case study: Breaking down silos. Building scale: MomentumABM for SAP

Section 8: Key takeaways