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Demand Creation Planning Template

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Systematically build an integrated demand generation plan, through a managed and repeatable process, which will build a pipeline of marketing qualified leads for Sales to consistently meet or exceed their targets.

What You Get?

  • This editable marketing presentation is specific to demand creation and includes 27 professionally designed PowerPoint slides.
  • A proven strategic marketing planning process for marketing and sales to build an optimized qualified sales pipeline.
  • Marketing strategy examples for demand generation that span basic marketing strategies to promotional strategies that have been developed, tested and used with Fortune 1000 companies, start-ups and taught at the executive MBA level.

Download the Demand Creation Planning Template now and leverage the marketing campaign template to build an integrated demand creation programs that maximize the ROI on marketing spend.


Demand Creation Planning Template

This marketing strategy example has been created specifically to show how sales and marketing strategy should align to achieve a common goal – revenue generation. This example is summarized in a marketing presentation explicitly designed for generating qualified demand.

The demand creation planning template outlines how to design, develop and execute an effective demand creation strategy that will guide flawless tactical execution. By following the demand creation planning process, one can develop an integrated demand generation plan that consistently builds a pipeline of qualified opportunities for Sales to meet or exceed their revenue targets.

Specifically, the demand creation planning template walks through the marketing strategies and marketing tactics required to build a successful demand generation plan. Key sections in the editable marketing presentation PowerPoint include:

Sales and Marketing Strategy

The demand creation planning process outlines how the sales and marketing teams can collaborate to create a demand creation plan based on sales targets that are reversed-engineered to build a pipeline of opportunity at each stage of the sales funnel.

Promotion Strategies

Demand creation strategies are summarized to determine whether it is most appropriate to chase the target market, co-create content with existing thought leaders, create compelling content that draws customers and prospects in or catch web visitors and reach out to them before they self-identify.

Strategic Marketing Planning Process

Marketing templates are provided for revenue contribution by distribution channel, marketing and sales funnel conversion metrics and a model for the lead-time to closed/won deals.

Marketing Analysis

Examples are included on estimating the market opportunity, projecting revenue by quarter and product, documenting objectives and strategies, and identifying key market segments.

Marketing Campaign Template

This template includes the campaign elements,, the framework for the content to be presented throughout the customer buying process, demand creation vehicles, an integrated campaign timeline and a messaging outline.

The marketing PowerPoint template facilitates the building of an integrated demand generation plan that fully synchronizes the marketing and sales strategy, resulting in a consistent and sustained pipeline of qualified marketing leads.

Download the Demand Creation Planning Template today

Create an integrated, holistic, sustained and effective plan to generate qualified leads in your target markets with a high propensity to purchase.

9 reviews for Demand Creation Planning Template

  1. Charles Black

    The Demand Creation Planning Template does a good job of breaking down the roles and responsibilities between sales and marketing, identifying owners with clear terminology.

  2. Flo Jameson

    This PowerPoint presentation saved me so much time in building my own demand creation plan. As a result, I had time to think as oppose to scrambling to throw some slides together. The result was a presentation that allowed me to effectively communicate to my audience. Director, Demand Creation, F1000

  3. Mike B

    The template goes into detail about reverse engineering quote into qualified leads so it is easy to calculate ROI. Director, Global Programs

  4. Kaylee

    The Marketing & Sales Funnel slide was very useful for us. We modified the terms but focusing on conversion ratios has helped us make adjustments to our demand generation and lead management processes. Director, Demand Generation

  5. Samantha

    One of the PowerPoint slides that was helpful for our team is the lead to closed won timeline. The mentality in our company is that lead generation can be turned on one month and that closed deals would happen the next quarter. This slide helped us have a rational discussion on the topic and to set expectations appropriately. Senior Marketing Programs Manager

  6. Mark Lee

    The demand creation strategy PowerPoint made us stop and think through our strategy. We always had a strategy but did not think about the 4 strategies available to us. Director, Global Programs

  7. Steven Carter

    The process of building an integrated demand creation plan is clearly laid out and easy to follow. – Senior Manager of Marketing Programs.

  8. Sara

    The integrated campaign timeline PowerPoint helped us really think through what should be done, before, during and after each campaign. We are usually don’t have time to breathe and always playing catch-up. Thinking through each campaign has actually made the process go smoother and the campaigns more effective. Field Marketing Manager

  9. Larry Marlowe

    One of the PowerPoint slides that was helpful for our team is the lead to closed won timeline. The mentality in our company is that lead generation can be turned on one month and that closed deals would happen the next quarter. This slide helped us have a rational discussion on the topic and to set expectations appropriately. Senior Marketing Programs Manager

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