Small Business B2B Digital Marketing Exam! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Customer interviews are a great way to learn about who your customer is. Why is it advised that you record these interviews?

    • A.

      To maintain an archive for later viewing

    • B.

      So that you do not have to take notes during the interview

    • C.

      To pay attention to the specific language that they use

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. To pay attention to the specific language that they use
    Explanation
    Recording customer interviews is advised so that you can pay attention to the specific language that they use. By recording the interviews, you can listen back to the conversations and analyze the exact words and phrases that customers use. This can provide valuable insights into their needs, preferences, and pain points, which can inform your product development or marketing strategies. Additionally, recording interviews allows you to focus on actively listening and engaging with the customer during the conversation, rather than being distracted by taking notes.

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  • 2. 

    Keywords, for search marketing purposes, do not have to be a single word. A keyword can be a phrase or a question.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Keywords in search marketing can indeed be a phrase or a question, not just a single word. This allows advertisers to target specific queries and reach their desired audience more effectively. By using longer phrases or questions as keywords, advertisers can capture more specific search intent and increase the chances of their ads being shown to relevant users.

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  • 3. 

    A completed persona includes the specific problems that this representation of your customer is trying to solve.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A completed persona includes the specific problems that this representation of your customer is trying to solve. This statement is true because a persona is a fictional representation of a target customer, and it is created to understand the needs, goals, and challenges of that customer. By including the specific problems that the persona is trying to solve, it helps in developing products or services that address those problems effectively.

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  • 4. 

    A persona is best described as:

    • A.

      A list of attributes

    • B.

      A demographic profile of an actual, typical customer

    • C.

      A look inside the head of a representative customer

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. A look inside the head of a representative customer
    Explanation
    A persona is best described as a look inside the head of a representative customer. This means that a persona goes beyond just listing attributes or creating a demographic profile. It involves understanding the thoughts, motivations, and behaviors of a typical customer to create a more detailed and comprehensive representation.

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  • 5. 

    It’s important that you collect as much information from your leads as possible up front, on first contact.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Collecting as much information from leads as possible up front, on first contact, is not important. This statement is false. The more information collected from leads on first contact, the better understanding businesses have of their needs and preferences. This helps in tailoring products or services to meet their requirements, improving customer satisfaction, and increasing the likelihood of conversion. Additionally, having comprehensive information from the start saves time and effort in the long run by avoiding multiple follow-ups for missing details.

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  • 6. 

    B2B marketers are currently spending what percentage of their marketing budgets on developing content?

    • A.

      10% and growing

    • B.

      33% and growing

    • C.

      50% and growing

    • D.

      67% and growing

    Correct Answer
    B. 33% and growing
    Explanation
    B2B marketers are currently spending 33% of their marketing budgets on developing content. This indicates that content development is a significant focus for B2B marketers, and they are allocating a considerable portion of their budgets towards it. Additionally, the phrase "and growing" suggests that the percentage may increase further in the future, highlighting the importance of content in B2B marketing strategies.

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  • 7. 

    One of the primary functions of a content development strategy is to let the content consumption patterns show you where a customer is in the buying process.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A content development strategy helps track and analyze the content consumption patterns of customers. By understanding these patterns, businesses can gain insights into where a customer is in the buying process. This information can be used to tailor content and marketing efforts to effectively engage and convert customers at different stages of their journey. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 8. 

    In Module 2, Kim discusses mapping the “conversations” you are having with a prospect to where they are in the buying cycle. Kim explains that there are really only 4 types of conversations. Which of the following is NOT one of those 4 types?

    • A.

      “Benefits” conversations – those that explain the benefits of your solution.

    • B.

      “Trust” conversations- those that build trust in your company’s products and services

    • C.

      “Questions” conversations- those that answer prospect questions

    • D.

      “Emotions” conversations – those that address the emotions a prospect is having at each stage of the buying cycle

    • E.

      “Stay-in-touch” conversations – those that help you stay in touch with prospects with certain offers at certain times

    Correct Answer
    B. “Trust” conversations- those that build trust in your company’s products and services
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Trust" conversations because in the question it is mentioned that there are only 4 types of conversations and "Trust" conversations is not one of them. The other 4 types of conversations mentioned are "Benefits" conversations, "Questions" conversations, "Emotions" conversations, and "Stay-in-touch" conversations.

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  • 9. 

    Developing content pathways begins with ________________.

    • A.

      Your Goal: What do you want leads to do?

    • B.

      Trust: How can you establish trust at the outset of a prospect relationship?

    • C.

      Content Audit: What content do you have ready to share?

    • D.

      Budget: The prospect budget determines everything that follows

    Correct Answer
    A. Your Goal: What do you want leads to do?
  • 10. 

    Assigning “points” as leads take action that indicate enhanced interest is called ____________.

    • A.

      DVOA (Determined Value over Average)

    • B.

      Lead scoring

    • C.

      Lead counting

    • D.

      Lead tracking

    Correct Answer
    B. Lead scoring
    Explanation
    Lead scoring is the process of assigning points to leads based on their actions and behavior, indicating their level of interest and likelihood of becoming a customer. This allows businesses to prioritize and focus on leads that are more likely to convert, saving time and resources. By analyzing various factors such as website visits, email opens, and form submissions, lead scoring helps identify the most qualified leads and enables targeted and personalized marketing efforts.

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  • 11. 

    Free Consultations are often not very effective at trying to acquire new leads.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Free consultations are often not very effective at acquiring new leads because they attract a lot of people who are not genuinely interested in the product or service being offered. Many individuals may take advantage of the free consultation without any intention of making a purchase. This leads to a high number of unqualified leads, wasting the time and resources of the business. Additionally, offering free consultations can devalue the product or service, as it may give the impression that it is not worth paying for.

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  • 12. 

    There is little to no benefit to making the same lead-capturing offer in multiple ways in multiple locations.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Making the same lead-capturing offer in multiple ways and multiple locations can actually be beneficial. It increases the chances of reaching a wider audience and capturing more leads. By presenting the offer in different formats or locations, it caters to different preferences and increases the likelihood of engagement. It also allows for testing and optimizing different approaches to see which ones are more effective. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 13. 

    You’ve created a lead generation campaign that has produced a high number of leads. That seems like a good thing, but which of the following is most likely to turn this good thing into a bad thing?

    • A.

      Failure to repeat whatever worked to get those leads

    • B.

      Failure to analyze why this tactic worked

    • C.

      Failure to follow up with those leads

    • D.

      Failure to convert those leads into sales

    Correct Answer
    C. Failure to follow up with those leads
    Explanation
    Failure to follow up with leads can turn a high number of leads into a bad thing. Even though generating a high number of leads is positive, not following up with them can result in missed opportunities and potential customers going to competitors. Following up with leads is crucial to nurture relationships, provide additional information, address any concerns, and ultimately convert leads into sales. Without proper follow-up, the potential of the lead generation campaign will not be fully realized.

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  • 14. 

    Email has one of the highest ROI’s of any tactic. For every dollar you spend on email marketing, a recent DMA study shows that you get _________dollars in return on investment.

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      Ten

    • C.

      Twenty

    • D.

      Forty

    Correct Answer
    D. Forty
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Forty". According to a recent DMA study, for every dollar spent on email marketing, a return on investment of forty dollars is obtained. This indicates that email marketing is a highly effective tactic with a high ROI, making it a valuable investment for businesses.

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  • 15. 

    Sending the same email to your entire list continues to be the most effective method of email marketing.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Sending the same email to your entire list is not the most effective method of email marketing because different individuals have different preferences, needs, and interests. Personalization and segmentation are key in email marketing to ensure that the content resonates with the recipients and increases engagement. By tailoring the emails to specific segments of the list, marketers can deliver more relevant and targeted messages, resulting in higher open rates, click-through rates, and conversions.

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  • 16. 

    How are blogs and email discussed as working together?

    • A.

      Having a blog means that you can pull from that blog to easily create an email newsletter

    • B.

      Including your email address on your blog allows your blog readers to easily communicate with you

    • C.

      Including a link to your blog in every email you send will draw more readers to your blog

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Having a blog means that you can pull from that blog to easily create an email newsletter
    Explanation
    Blogs and email can work together by allowing bloggers to easily create email newsletters by pulling content from their blog. This integration enables bloggers to repurpose their blog content and share it with their email subscribers in a more organized and visually appealing format. By sending out regular newsletters, bloggers can keep their audience engaged and informed about new blog posts, updates, and other relevant information. This approach helps to maintain a strong connection with readers and drive traffic back to the blog.

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  • 17. 

    Which of the following is true about behavioral segmentation of your email list?

    • A.

      It’s more sophisticated than segmenting by demographics

    • B.

      It’s not very widely adopted by email marketers

    • C.

      It’s based on segmenting your list based on previous behaviors, such as opening email or clicking on a link within an email

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Behavioral segmentation of an email list is more sophisticated than segmenting by demographics because it takes into account the actions and behaviors of subscribers rather than just their basic characteristics. It is not very widely adopted by email marketers, possibly due to its complexity or lack of understanding. This segmentation method involves segmenting the email list based on previous behaviors, such as opening emails or clicking on links within emails. Therefore, all of the given statements are true about behavioral segmentation of an email list.

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  • 18. 

    Email subject lines?

    • A.

      Shorter subject lines are better

    • B.

      Longer subject lines are better

    • C.

      Studies conflict on whether shorter subject lines or longer subject lines are better

    Correct Answer
    C. Studies conflict on whether shorter subject lines or longer subject lines are better
    Explanation
    The answer states that studies conflict on whether shorter subject lines or longer subject lines are better. This implies that there is no clear consensus or agreement among studies regarding the optimal length of email subject lines. Different studies may have different findings or conclusions, leading to conflicting opinions on the matter.

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  • 19. 

    A popular metric used by marketers is the email open rate.  Why is this the most unreliable metric in email marketing?

    • A.

      Emails only count as “opened” if images are viewed, but emails can often be read without viewing the images.

    • B.

      Whether an email is opened or not shouldn’t matter. It’s whether it’s clicked through and what happens beyond that click that’s important.

    • C.

      It’s too simple. It’s challenging to learn from and improve upon something as unreliable as an open rate.

    • D.

      All of the above combine to explain why email open rate is not a useful metric.

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above combine to explain why email open rate is not a useful metric.
    Explanation
    The email open rate is considered the most unreliable metric in email marketing because it only counts emails as "opened" if images are viewed, even though emails can be read without viewing the images. Additionally, whether an email is opened or not is not as important as whether it is clicked through and what actions are taken after that. Moreover, the open rate is a simplistic metric that is difficult to learn from and improve upon, making it an unreliable measure of success. Therefore, all of these reasons combined explain why the email open rate is not a useful metric.

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  • 20. 

    Lead nurturing is the process of sending a series of _______________ emails to the prospect to move the prospect closer to becoming a sale.

    • A.

      Automated

    • B.

      Action-specified triggered

    • C.

      Personalized

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above". Lead nurturing involves sending a series of automated emails, action-specified triggered emails, and personalized emails to the prospect. These emails are designed to engage and educate the prospect, building a relationship and moving them closer to making a purchase. Using a combination of these email types allows for a more comprehensive and effective lead nurturing strategy.

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  • 21. 

    Kim recommends that lead nurturing emails be sent from _____________.

    • A.

      A “Do Not Reply” automated account

    • B.

      The owner or salesperson assigned to follow up with that lead

    • C.

      The marketing manager or whichever account marketing emails are sent

    • D.

      Any of the above is fine, as long as each email comes from the same address.

    Correct Answer
    B. The owner or salesperson assigned to follow up with that lead
    Explanation
    Lead nurturing emails should be sent from the owner or salesperson assigned to follow up with that lead. This is because sending emails from a personal account adds a personal touch and increases the chances of building a relationship with the lead. It also creates a sense of trust and credibility as the lead knows they are communicating with a specific person who is responsible for their inquiries or needs. This approach allows for better engagement and a higher likelihood of converting the lead into a customer.

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  • 22. 

    While nurturing a lead, it’s a good idea to send variations of the same email multiple times in certain cases.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Sending variations of the same email multiple times while nurturing a lead can be beneficial for several reasons. Firstly, it allows for a higher chance of the recipient actually opening and reading the email, as different subject lines or content may catch their attention. Additionally, repetition can help reinforce the message and make it more memorable. It also provides an opportunity to test different approaches and see which one resonates best with the lead. Overall, sending variations of the same email multiple times can increase the effectiveness of lead nurturing efforts.

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  • 23. 

    Comprehensive lead tracking is imperative because:

    • A.

      It allows automated triggering

    • B.

      It allows for meaningful segmenting

    • C.

      It enables lead scoring

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Comprehensive lead tracking is essential because it allows for automated triggering, which means that certain actions can be automatically initiated based on specific lead behaviors or characteristics. It also enables meaningful segmenting, which helps to categorize leads into different groups based on their interests, demographics, or other criteria. Additionally, lead tracking enables lead scoring, which is a system used to rank and prioritize leads based on their potential value or likelihood to convert. Therefore, all of these reasons make comprehensive lead tracking imperative.

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  • 24. 

    If sales and marketing are misaligned, whose job is it to bridge the gap?

    • A.

      Sales

    • B.

      Marketing

    • C.

      CEO

    • D.

      All are equally responsible

    Correct Answer
    B. Marketing
    Explanation
    If sales and marketing are misaligned, it is the job of the marketing department to bridge the gap. Marketing plays a crucial role in understanding customer needs and creating strategies to reach them effectively. By aligning their efforts with the sales team, marketing can ensure that the right message is being communicated to the target audience and that leads are being generated and nurtured properly. This collaboration between sales and marketing is essential for the success of any organization.

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  • 25. 

    Once a lead passes from marketing to sales, it becomes the domain of sales. At this point, marketing should no longer be involved in nurturing that lead.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Once a lead passes from marketing to sales, it does not mean that marketing should no longer be involved in nurturing that lead. In fact, effective lead nurturing often requires collaboration between marketing and sales teams. Marketing can continue to provide valuable content, support, and communication to help move the lead further along the sales funnel. By maintaining involvement, marketing can help ensure a seamless transition and increase the chances of converting the lead into a customer. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 26. 

    2The easiest way for marketing to begin to address any misalignment between marketing and sales is for marketing to ____________.

    • A.

      Offer to help to improve the sales meeting

    • B.

      Lobby for a regularly scheduled sales AND marketing joint meeting

    • C.

      Set the parameters for when a lead is ready for sales

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Offer to help to improve the sales meeting
    Explanation
    Marketing can begin to address any misalignment between marketing and sales by offering to help improve the sales meeting. By actively participating in and contributing to the sales meeting, marketing can gain a better understanding of the sales team's needs and challenges. This collaboration can help bridge the gap between marketing and sales, leading to better alignment and improved overall performance.

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  • 27. 

    According to a survey cited in Module 7, most organizations do not use data-driven marketing.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the answer "True" is that the survey mentioned in Module 7 states that the majority of organizations do not utilize data-driven marketing. This implies that most organizations rely on other marketing strategies or do not prioritize the use of data in their marketing efforts.

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  • 28. 

    There are three “musts” for your metrics and measurements.  Which of the following is NOT one of those “musts”?

    • A.

      Your metrics must be accurate and able to distinguish between devices, such as smartphone vs. laptop.

    • B.

      Your metrics must help you in real-time.

    • C.

      Your metrics must allow you to aggregate data, as well as slice it across leads and activities.

    • D.

      Your metrics must allow you to report success, as well as other results, to management.

    Correct Answer
    A. Your metrics must be accurate and able to distinguish between devices, such as smartphone vs. laptop.
    Explanation
    The given answer is incorrect. The question asks for the metric that is NOT one of the "musts." The other three options mentioned in the question are all "musts" for metrics and measurements. They include: metrics that help in real-time, metrics that allow aggregation and slicing of data, and metrics that allow reporting of success and other results to management.

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  • 29. 

    Some metrics are best used in real time, while others can safely be looked at about once a month. Which of the following is a real-time metric?

    • A.

      Bounce rate

    • B.

      Keyword metrics

    • C.

      Top entry pages

    • D.

      Top exit pages

    Correct Answer
    B. Keyword metrics
    Explanation
    Keyword metrics is a real-time metric because it provides immediate information about the performance and effectiveness of keywords in driving traffic to a website. This metric allows website owners to monitor and analyze the success of their keywords in real-time, enabling them to make necessary adjustments and optimizations promptly. Unlike bounce rate, top entry pages, and top exit pages, which may require longer periods of time to gather sufficient data, keyword metrics can be tracked and evaluated continuously to ensure the ongoing relevance and success of the keywords being used.

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  • 30. 

    If you’re looking at the percentage of, for example, those people who shared your Facebook post after viewing it, 40% is always a higher number than 5%.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because 40% is not always a higher number than 5%. The percentage is a relative measure that represents the proportion of a certain group compared to the whole. In this case, if the total number of people who viewed the Facebook post is significantly higher than the total number of people in another scenario, even if the percentage is lower (e.g., 5%), the actual number of people who shared the post could still be higher than in the scenario with a higher percentage (e.g., 40%). Therefore, the statement is incorrect.

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