DataFox has launched a tool to help B2B firms synchronize their lead and account-based marketing (ABM) management and reduce tension between sales and marketing teams.
Inbound IQ enables companies to apply ABM to manage their inbound flow and overcome misalignment of pipeline prioritization and reporting challenges, the firm says.
Its Intelligent Forms feature matches email addresses to legitimate company domains, appending the company data, DataFox adds. This allows marketers to validate inbound submissions, it says, which could facilitate better-targeted emails.
In addition, Inbound IQ consists of these features:
“For marketing and sales to be truly aligned, they need to be speaking the same language,” states DataFox co-founder Mike Dorsey. “One of the key handoffs, particularly for inbound marketers, is passing a lead from marketing to sales.”
He adds: “The lead needs to have attributes that sales cares about — namely, detailed account fit characteristics that drive rep behavior.”