Assuming that you have search this and reading it then you are well aware above lead generation and pipeline marketing. The role of digital marketers have evolve from past decades. Marketing are known to using various new digital strategy to gain leads and increase sales. There is nothing wrong in being focus on getting leads, but this is not a full funnel process to business generation.
Lead generation is NOT business generation
Pipeline marketing focusses itself towards the entire flow, right from leads till the entire customer journey. Know why pipeline marketing is better than lead generation.  
  • Lead Generation: Focussed on only lead generation, Top funnel
  • Pipeline Marketing: Focussed on entire customer journey, Full Funnel
  • Lead Generation: Sends low quality leads wasting Sales time
  • Pipeline Marketing: Send highly filtered lead, relevant prospects
  • Lead Generation: Doesn’t consider conversion marketing
  • Pipeline Marketing: Includes conversion marketing in process
  • Lead Generation: Less value for budget
  • Pipeline Marketing: Creates more efficient budget value
lead-generation-vs-pipeline-marketing process Source: Read this article for Real difference between lead generation & pipeline marketing.   

Sahil Shaikh

Digital Marketer

Digital Marketer & Analytics Dashboard Expert at WEQ Technologies. Working on Voice search and SEO, analysing future impact based upon voice search.