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Top 20 CRM Blogs of 2009

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As I read over the list of blogs, I discovered some new ones worth reading along with a number of bloggers I already follow. Read Forecasting Clouds' Top 20 CRM Blogs of 2009 Forecasting Clouds ranked the top 20 CRM blogs based on their content, readability and frequency of posting. I'm honored to have been included on the list. Here's a partial list of the CRM blogs on their list: PGreenblog and CRM: The Conversation – Paul Greenberg. Beagle Consulting Blog – Denis Pombriant. Brent’s Social CRM Blog - Brent Leary. Think Customers: the 1 to 1. Jeremy Nedelka. Carfi.

B2B Marketing Zone launched

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The community features content from other B2B marketing bloggers I enjoy such as Ardath Albee ( Marketing Interactions ), Paul Dunay ( Buzz Marketing for Technology ) and Jon Miller ( Modern B2B Marketing ) as well many others. A new B2B marketing community that I am participating in was just launched. The B2B Marketing Zone is a marketing community site that was launched as collaborative effort between Tom Pick and Tony Karrer. If you’re looking for insights from other experts in B2B marketing I recommend you check it out

101 actionable tips from leading business bloggers

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I was recently asked for some of my best tips on lead generation to include in “101 Tips from 50 Small Business Bloggers.” Check it out and then share the wealth:  “101 Tips from 50 Small Business Bloggers The blog appeared in Open Forum’s Idea Hub, a virtual ‘trading post’ of ideas and insights from industry experts and business owners. The response was so overwhelming I wanted to share it with you.  It was a pleasure to be able to share, and I appreciate the opportunity.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Off-Topic: On Selling Ideas in 1776

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« Podcast: Interview with MarketingSherpas Anne Holland | Main | Early Stage Leads are too important for Sales People Alone » Off-Topic: On Selling Ideas in 1776 Fellow blogger Tom Pick, over at the The WebMarketCentral Blog tagged me to write something off topic, interesting, seasonal and non-work related this week. In the past, Ive written about giving away ideas.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Sales Leads Via RSS via Salesforce.com

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RSS is still bleeding edge especially for non-bloggers. Bloggers over-hype RSS. RSS is still bleeding edge especially for non-bloggers. Bloggers over-hype RSS. B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book. Critical Success Factor #9 Effectiveness 8 Critical Success Factors for Lead Generation 2.0

B2B Lead Generation Blog: State of the Art Lead Tracking

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IT Must Help Marketing and Sales Collaborate with Lead Generation Fellow blogger, Jim Berkowitz and his CRM Mastery E-Journal provides excellent insight into the lead tracking issue. IT Must Help Marketing and Sales Collaborate with Lead Generation Fellow blogger, Jim Berkowitz and his CRM Mastery E-Journal provides excellent insight into the lead tracking issue.

2009 Big List of B2B Marketing and Sales Blogs

Proteus B2B Marketing Blog

With all the micro-blogging, I’ve often wondered whether the number of bloggers who actually create original, substantial content is decreasing. Don’t get me wrong, you can create meaningful thought in 140 characters, but it’s a lot easier to write 140 characters (no matter how well crafted) than it is to consistently create original content for [.].

Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers

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My real challenge was getting my staff to warm to the concept of being a blogger. That was the voice of many of my bloggers at one time or another. Posted by Magdalena Georgieva on Mon, Jun 29, 2009 @ 07:40 AM COMMENTS Been searching for an answer.everyone (nearly) agrees that blogs are a great way to bring eyes to your pages. Bottom line, the bloggers are the experts.

Social Media for Busy Business Bloggers

Writing on the Web

Twitter processed more than one billion tweets in December 2009 and averages almost 40 million tweets per day. internet page views occurred at one of the top social networking sites in December 2009, up from 13.8% a year before. With the onslaught of social media in the last 10 years, the ever constant question is, what can it do for my business and my business blog? Over 25% of U.S.

Savvy Toolkit - MLT Creative's eBook on Guest Bloggers

Savvy B2B Marketing

Savvy B2B loves Guest Bloggers! Since our launch in April 2009 we have featured over 40 different guest bloggers. Later in the week we will be sharing a "best of" from the guest bloggers we have had the pleasure of working with. But for today's toolkit we wanted to shine a light on MLT Creative's eBook on Guest Bloggers. We hope you enjoy it.

10 Most Popular Content Marketing Posts of 2009

Content Marketing Today

In fact, visitors searching our site for the phrase “content marketing” increased by 85% in 2009 over 2008. In 2009, most small businesses do have websites and the term, ‘content marketing,’ has gone from obscure to fashionable. Thanks to everyone for their support in 2009! It’s been a very good year for content marketing. Want to Attract and Retain Great Customers? But now.

what's your marketing approach?

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 at 8:29 pm and is filed under Communication , Marketing Management , Marketing Strategy. Get yours [link] 8 hours ago Good tips for corporate bloggers - "13 Tips for Creating a Top-Ranked Blog" - from @ MarketingProfs [link] 1 day ago Why #MarketingAutomation Projects Fail? The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking What’s Your Marketing Approach? You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 United States License.

The Top 3 Priorities for 2010 Marketing Budgets

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About | Advertise | Submissions | Write for Us CrowdsourcedFRD Home Advertising Branding Design PR SEO-SEM Social Media Strategy More testchannel AdROCK eBooks Educational Facebook Guest Posts Twitter The Top 3 Priorities for 2010 Marketing Budgets November 2nd, 2009 | By guestblogger By Tom Pick | Online Marketing Executive | KC Associates With a lingering recession, the U.S. Keep up with the leading b2b bloggers by subscribing to the B2B Marketing Zone and regularly visiting this new site, BtoBbloggers.com. And second, that funds will be limited and must be spent very carefully.

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Interviews and Content Marketing - Ambal Balakrishnan

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Some other bits of background about Ambal: Ambal’s book “Content Marketing Tweets: Bite sized tips on creating compelling content your customers and prospects will love&# will be published in late 2009. Several of our readers and fellow bloggers have told us they have found great value in the Interviews. ClickInsights Expert Interview Series has served as a fantastic route for me and my team to build great comradeship with fellow bloggers who are key influencers within many fields in marketing. of Penn. She lives with her family in Silicon Valley.

Do you want your customers to be able to reach you?

Junta 42

Every time we update the Junta42 Top 42 Content Marketing Blogs list, one of the jobs is to get the name and email for each blogger.  I mean in this internet age with internet savvy bloggers, finding their contact information should be a cinch.  As I write this I am only about half-way through the list and have yet to find a straight out email address for one blogger. This is a guest post compliments of Junta42's VP of Operations Pam Kozelka.  It's all about being accessible for your customers?  Are you?  Doesn’t sound too tough, right?

Crunchy, salty, nutritious news & views on B2B marketing for technology companies | Velocity - the B2B marketing acceleration agency for technology companies

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So click here to find out whether they changed my mind… Read more… Stan Woods | June 16th, 2009 | one comment The Content Marketing Workbook It’s here. Read more… Doug Kessler | June 11th, 2009 | 3 comments Choose your patients carefully The most respected surgeons in the world have the best survival rates. Here’s why B2B marketers should do the same thing… Read more… Doug Kessler | June 8th, 2009 | no comments Featured post The Content Marketing Workbook It’s here. Come and get it! Come and get it! World&#.  See it here.

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7 Critical Steps to Getting Effective Survey Results

Savvy B2B Marketing

Cobrda, President and Founder of Earthsense as a guest blogger this week. We are very pleased to have Wendy S. She is a veteran of the target marketing industry with 20+ years building innovative data and consulting solutions; a 10 years+ serial entrepreneur. So, you’ve been tasked with finding facts on product usage by your customers. Focus – Brevity and clarity counts.

5 Ways to Repackage Your Best B2B Content

Savvy B2B Marketing

Share quotes from experts: Ambal Balakrishnan routinely features B2B bloggers and experts in her blog ClickDocuments. I think about B2B marketing at the strangest times. Yesterday, it crossed my mind while eating lunch. What does this have to do with B2B marketing? And, you have new readers who may have missed your best stuff. Will it make their job easier?" " If so, go for it.

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The Big Question June 2009: Where is Your Time Spent?

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The Fun Theory: How to Change Behavior

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Monday, November 30th, 2009 at 8:00 am and is filed under Communication , Marketing Strategy , Social Media. Get yours [link] 8 hours ago Good tips for corporate bloggers - "13 Tips for Creating a Top-Ranked Blog" - from @ MarketingProfs [link] 1 day ago Why #MarketingAutomation Projects Fail? Some food for thought. United States License.

Is Social Media Wasted on PR Agencies?

The Point

The stated objectives of said plan were: * increase awareness amongst bloggers, influencers and prospects. First, let’s get this out of the way: I know some very smart people in the PR field. Yes, some of my best friends are PR people. But good grief. I’m ready to conclude that many PR agencies don’t really get it when it comes to social media. Either that, or they’re just choosing to frame the discussion in such a way as to greatly limit the potential of their clients’ social media initiatives. Recently I was made privy to a social media plan authored by a client’s PR agency. All true.

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Webinar Presentations That Suck « The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer

This entry was posted on Monday, May 25th, 2009 at 7:43 pm and is filed under Communication , Webinars. Get yours [link] 8 hours ago Good tips for corporate bloggers - "13 Tips for Creating a Top-Ranked Blog" - from @ MarketingProfs [link] 1 day ago Why #MarketingAutomation Projects Fail? Here are five key rules to guide you when preparing your webinar: 1. Practice.

Who are the bloggers?

The Content Factor

Among them: bloggers are far more well educated and wealthy than the population as a whole and 35% of bloggers have a journalistic pedigree in that they worked for a newspaper, magazine or broadcast outlet.What many are saying in terms of the ongoing ying and yang between traditional media andThis interesting report from Technorati, just published in October has some interesting findings.

Eight reasons to monitor social media and a list of tools for doing it

Chris Koch

Furthermore, a vanity search cannot distinguish whether what’s being said about your brand is coming from a blogger with 2000 readers that include your most important customers or from a grad student whose RSS feed goes to his Mom. If you read this blog regularly, you know that I think that monitoring social media is one of four key aspects of a social media engagement strategy. Social media monitoring is a way to figure out what’s being said about your brand and reveals opportunities for engaging in conversations with customers and influencers. Assign a response. Trend the conversation.

Why marketers must become the new publishers

Chris Koch

Marketers need to talk to subject matter experts inside the company, influencers outside the company (analysts, academics, bloggers, journalists), and customers. One of the great trends were seeing at ITSMA is increased automation of the lead process. It’s great because the software acts as a battering ram for alignment between marketing and sales. But this trend has an unintended side effect: it exposes our content development processes (or lack thereof). That metric is going to be critically important as we automate the lead process because nurturing is marketing’s special sauce.

Using Social Media: Part 5 – Blogger Relations

PR Meets Marketing

Blogger Social 2008.  . In this fifth installment, I discuss blogger relations.  . Blogger Outreach”. Bloggers are writing to communicate their distinct perspective on a topic. Bloggers are not journalists : Bloggers write because they are passionate about the topic. It’s about familiarizing yourself with the blogger. Take advantage of it.

Top B2B marketing posts for 2009 (hint: social media)

Chris Koch

Thank you so much for your comments, links, and tweets this year. I’m happy to say that traffic to my blog has quadrupled (I’ve gone from a D-list blogger to a C-list, I think) in 2009 thanks to you. Who says B2B marketers are lagging in social media? If they are out there, they aren’t reading this blog. Of the top ten posts on my blog this year, only one did not involve social media. Though I’m supposed to be an objective researcher, I have to admit bias here. think the social media phenomenon is the most exciting and important thing to hit communications in my lifetime.


Best of 2009: Social Media Marketing, Part 1


Another noteworthy post from this publication is Facebook is a Personal CRM for Baby Boomers , in which Daniel Flamberg reports on an Accenture study showing that in early 2009, “boomers posted a 59 percent increase in use of social networks; a rate of adoption 30 times faster than any other age group.&# She explains how to use tactics like blogger outreach, social networking and social news marketing to create engagement with prospects and move them toward your solutions. 11 Reasons You Can’t Ignore Social Media in 2009 by Digital Labz. by HubSpot. by Dave Fleet.

Best of ClickDocuments "Connect the Docs" Blog in 2009

Connect the Docs

2009 was the first year of Connect the Docs. A big thank you to all our readers, guest bloggers and interviewees for helping us build Connect the Docs. Enjoy the following collated list of best blog posts from Connect the Docs in 2009. Top 5 Blog Posts. Content Marketing - The Ultimate Cheat Sheet. You and I live in an era when creating and distributing content have become democratized. What is Content Marketing? Why should I care about Content Marketing? Where do I get started? How do I apply “Content Marketing” concepts? The 4P's of Content Marketing. Purpose.

Let the 2009 Trend Lists Grow

PR Meets Marketing

So what do I think will be top trends for 2009? While this will provide immediate cost and time savings by reducing travel and hotel costs, I think that the pendulum will swing back by the end of 2009. Other 2009 Predictions: Peter Himler over at The Flack beat me to a list of 2009 trends. Influential Marketing Blog - 2009 Predictions from the Pros at PSFK.

101 Tips from 50 Small Business Bloggers

Industrial Marketing Today

Home Marketing Matters About Contact B2B Marketing Store Company Website 101 Tips from 50 Small Business Bloggers by Achinta Mitra on September 29, 2009 in Industrial Marketing Blog , Industrial Websites , Social Media Marketing I came across an incredible blog post recently that I think every small business owner should read. Click here to read 101 Tips from 50 Small Business Bloggers. As an entrepreneur your days are probably packed with items that need your immediate attention. As a result, it becomes increasingly difficult to stay on top of things. of Tiecas, Inc.

How Live Blogging Makes You a Better Blogger

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Best New B2B Marketing Blogs – The Blog Tree (Infographic)


The Blog Tree: New Growth cheers about 60 active, insightful blogs launched (or significantly re-engineered) after January 1, 2009.  It’s truly a collection of the freshest voices on the Web.” ” You can find the interactive PDF version of this very cool infographic here or in Joe’s post.It’s great to see some familiar names like Pam Moore The Marketing Nut , Mack Collier , Savvy B2B Marketing and B2B Bloggers on this year’s tree, as well as a lot of new blogs to check out. It’s gratifying to see that Webbiquity sprouted a leaf this time out.

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Follow The Money To The CMO


It began in 2009.  And follow they did.  It started with Adobe’s purchase of web analytics company Omniture in 2009. B2B BloggerHow Tech Companies Are Setting Sights On The Swelling Marketing Budget. Tech companies woke up and saw the growing role of technology in the marketing department – web analytics, marketing automation, social media, digital advertising and digital creation. The CMO’s budget was surging and the CIO’s was receding.  The fit was perfect for Adobe: they now had the software to help marketers both create digital experiences and measure them.

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Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010


Effectively connect with bloggers and other key online influencers in your industry? Social Media Press Releases and Blogger Outreach. The 5 Cs of Blogger Relations by prTini. ** 5 Stars. Noting (very accurately I might add) that “The top bloggers receive hundreds of pitches a day. Even bloggers with less traffic to their site are still being pitched on a regular basis. Among her findings: “While most agencies didn’t link to their social media channels on their website in 2009, 83% included this on their home page in 2010. ‘Loser.

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How NOT to pitch a blog | Online Marketing Blog

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Home About Resources Archives Subscribe Consulting Contact How NOT to pitch a blog 29 Comments | Posted by Lee Odden on Aug 29th, 2007 in Blog Marketing , Blogging , Online Marketing , Online PR In the past I’ve written about blogger relations offering tips on how marketers or PR professionals ought to present their story ideas to bloggers. Pitching bloggers and print journalists are somewhat similar, but in the end, they can be very different things. If you can’t bother to find out the name of the blogger, then your message isn’t really that important.

How Live Blogging Makes You a Better Blogger

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See Bruno Giussani’s Tips for Conference Bloggers. also got value from the PDF that Bruno wrote with blogger Ethan Zuckerman. Tweet. I don’t know about you, but one of the challenges for someone new to blogging is researching and  writing entries without spending tons of time. I’m pretty conscientious about my blog entries. I don’t want to put out only my opinion nor do I want to generate fluffy or light blog entries. want to reference other opinions, videos, blog entries, etc. so that readers get value. Last month I live-blogged at a conference. Or about blogging in general?