Account-based Marketing Strategy

Account-based Marketing (ABM) is becoming THE way technology and services companies build their B2B revenues. It is catching on in healthcare and with good reason. Healthcare buying processes are complex, involve many stakeholders and take forever.

The discipline and technology-enabled tactics of an ABM strategy can help any business selling to healthcare organizations improve their win rate, shorten the sales cycle and increase deal sizes. The problem is that implementing ABM successfully is hard. It takes time, experimentation and expertise to master ABM. We can help you get their faster and more successfully with an improved strategy.

Kickstart Your Program With the ABM Playbook

ABM Playbook

The ABM Playbook is healthlaunchpad's proprietary and battle-tested ABM strategy development approach. Over the course of 4-6 weeks, we will work collaborartively wth you and your team to develop your ABM Strategy. The outcome is a clear vision, an aligned tea and a detailed  game plan to get your ABM program moving in the right direction. The playbook includes:

  • Goals
  • Target Account Plan, ICPs and Personas
  • Engagement and content marketing
  • Technology and data selection
  • Sales and marketing process (team alignment)
  • Measurement plan
  • Roadmap including 30/60/90 day plan

This blog post explains the steps in the process in more detail.

Our ABM Process

Target:

Set goals

Ideal Customer Profile definition

Persona development

Target list definition

Intent definition

Data sourcing

Engagement:

Strategic framework

Messaging

Content strategy and planning

Digital strategy and planning

Search audit and strategy

Amplification plan (PR and influencer marketing)

Conversion:

Sales and marketing operating model

Qualification definition

Tactical planning (email, sales aides, webinars, etc)

Optimization:

Measurement

Testing plan

Implement A/B tests

Identify improvements

Implement improvements

Book a call to discuss your ABM Strategy

Our goal in this session is to get to know you, understand  your challenges and provide immediate suggestions.

In this 30-minute call, we will listen to what you are working on and what's stopping you from achieving your goals.  We will give you objective advice and see if we can help.

Blog Posts on ABM Strategy


campaign examples

Three ABM Campaign Examples

In this post, we look at three real-life ABM campaign examples. These are all campaigns that B2B firms have successfully implemented.

ABM Pilot

ABM Pilots: Getting Your ABM Program Moving

One of the biggest challenges in ABM is how to get started. I know many marketers who have considered ABM for several years before getting going. One of the best ways to get moving is to run a simple and short ABM Pilot. In this post, we review three examples of simple ABM campaigns. 

personalization

The Craft of Personalization in ABM – Why, What, and How

One of the main things that makes ABM different is personalization. In this post, we will review why personalization is important, the different uses of personalization, and how to create ABM and ABX campaigns using personalized approaches. We also review how implementing ABM will change your marketing department’s operations.

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