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The Power of Instagram in Email Marketing

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Since October 2010, Instagram has seen massive growth in its user base. Conversely, email marketing drives loyal inbox readers to follow Instagram — strengthening the omnichannel business-to-consumer relationship. In the first two months after release, Instagram hit 1 million users. Two years later Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion. Increasing Email Engagement.

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5 Simple Marketing Automation Tips to Improve Conversion

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You are more interested in active and engaged contacts that contribute to business results. If the last time a record interacted with you was in 2010 than it is probably safe to remove it. But in the end, isn't it all about conversion? Marketing automation is definitely not a set-it and forget-it type of program, but often it’s the small things that make all the difference.

New 2015 Marketing Budget Benchmarks

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The findings also indicate that marketers are more likely to be increasing overall budgets for the year ahead than at any time since the launch of our first Marketing Budgets Report in 2010, during the height of the economic crisis. We hope it provides useful insight into the health of your marketing business. Benchmarks Modern Marketing in Action

Ok CMOs the Time Has Come To Do This, Finally

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It’s happened in other domains — business and IT, for example — and now it’s Marketing’s turn to drop the “digital” moniker. This is not 2005 or even 2010 anymore. Know the old expression "resistance is futile?" The "this" I am referring to is. And I could not agree with Simon more. It Starts at the Top. " Guess what?

The 4 Mary Meeker Slides Every Marketer Should See

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by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Every year, entrepreneurs, investors and businesses wait for analysis from Mary Meeker. Mobile accounted for 4% of Internet traffic in 2010. The 4 Mary Meeker Slides Every Marketer Should See is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing. Who is Meeker? There’s Huge Money to be Made in Mobile Ads.

What is the ROI on Delight?

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Clearly this restaurant didn’t need to drum up business, but my experience and the story I tell transformed from grumpy to delighted. : When Eloqua first started the Topliners Community in 2010 there was no guarantee that customers would adopt, share, and contribute. is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing.

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Is YouTube Replacing the Printed Manual? [CHART]

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by Andrew Stivelman | Tweet this In June of 2010, the nielsenwire published statistics on how much time people spend using social networks and blogs on a monthly basis. In April 2010 alone, visitors to YouTube accounted for 53% of world’s internet user population, spending an average of 110 minutes a month. So, how does this relate to documentation?

10 Fast Facts About Facebook

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What’s intriguing about this is that Facebook doesn’t serve ads on its mobile platforms and says a mass of users abandoning desktop access for mobile access would be a risk factor for its business. Between 2009 and 20120 revenue grew 154% and grew 88% between 2010 and 2011. In 2009 it was 98% and 2010 it was 95%.) 10 Fast Facts About Facebook is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this We all knew the day was coming. Now it’s here. Here they are in all their glory. Social Has Gone Mobile.

Social Business Q&A: 10 Questions with Augie Ray

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His perspective was business first – never social for the sake of social. What’s the difference between social media and social business? I view social media as a medium, and in this medium you can do a variety of things–service, business intelligence, marketing, commerce, etc. My definition of social business is that it is a new form of business–new products, services and business models enabled by social behaviors and technology and the widespread availability of individual data. Maybe it inspires, or perhaps it irritates.

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Why Your Emails Have 5 Seconds to Load on Mobile [CHART]

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Around one-third of email accessed in 2010 was done using a mobile device, according to comScore. Why Your Emails Have 5 Seconds to Load on Mobile [CHART] is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing. And as you can imagine, that number is going up. Don’t have a panic attack. Are you testing on mobile devices?

4 Fast Integrative Benefits From the New Eloqua AppCloud in Topliners

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A little backstory into its humble beginnings: The Eloqua AppCloud launched back in June 2010, with about two-dozen apps. 4 Fast Integrative Benefits From the New Eloqua AppCloud in Topliners is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing. by Eloqua | Tweet this Centralization is a good thing! Score! Ask a question. Tell a story.

Proof Event Marketing Isn’t Going Anywhere

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The Association of Business Information & Media Companies, which tracks B2B media spending, provided the chart below in it’s latest report. In the first half of 2010 less than $5.2 Proof Event Marketing Isn’t Going Anywhere is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing. One of the first things to go, many thought, was events.

What Were the Biggest B2B Marketing Disruptions of 2011?

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Some sense of confidence and coherence began to return to the market in 2010, as practitioners started to acclimatise to the new world, embracing things like social media and marketing automation, but the Euro zone crisis of the autumn has once more thrown things into doubt. When you factor in the tighter and tighter integration of all the Google properties it becomes imperative for every business to know the landscape and adapt their web tactics. is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing. Do you agree with their picks?

A Very Cloudy Year: How the Cloud Drove Apps, Mobile & Social

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by Joe Payne | Tweet this If I had to name the most disruptive force on business this year, I’d tell you the advent of cloud computing. The birth of the SaaS industry changed the way we approach business. Businesses could access solutions, data and upgrades from anywhere at any time. 20 million Facebook apps are installed each day, Twitter handles a billion tweets every week and of the more than 100 million users on LinkedIn, 80% have influence on internal business decisions. Yeah, I know, cloud computing started long before 2011. Consider the stats.

How to Beat the S&P 500

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Businesses Posting Big Losses.” Of that number, a subset of companies that are implementing Revenue Performance Management practices outpaced the S&P 500 by 78% in 2010. Because so many sales opportunities start out as ‘clicks,’ it is helpful to know what those clicks are worth to the business and set targets appropriately. Customer Confidence Rocked.” Markets Sluggish.”.

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Do “Green” Companies Grow Faster? [CHART]

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As a proxy for reputation we took the top 100 “green” companies as ranked by a comprehensive 2011 Newsweek study and compared their cumulative growth from 2005 – 2010 against the cumulative growth of the S&P 500 for the same period. CHART] is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing.

10 Fast Facts About Groupon

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The company saw more than 2,000% increase in revenue between fiscal 2009 and 2010. million in 2010 and $102.7 In May of 2010, Groupon bought the European company CityDeal, which immediately added 1.9 As a result, the company now generates more business internationally (53.8% Groupon does business in 43 countries. million in online marketing in 2010.

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What End-of-Year Purchasing Behavior Means to B2B Marketing & Sales Reps [Chart]

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But, what does the year end mean for business? As you can see, there is a spike of activity in both 2009 and 2010 right around the end of the year. It looks like people have budgets to spend near the end of the year, and it’s time to resume researching business purchases. We see a massive dip in Q1 2010, with a recovery in Q3 of the same year. Not a chance!

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10 Fast Facts About Pandora

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Pandora’s business is currently all about music. Pandora’s revenue for the 2010 fiscal year was $55.2 As of October 31 2010, the company had accumulated $83.9 of revenue in fiscal 2010 and 7.4% In 2010 the company amassed three billion thumbs. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this. Will the future be streamed? That’s the underlying question behind Pandora Media ‘s prospectus. The popular music-streaming company just filed its intention to go public with the Securities & Exchange Commission. There’s A Pandora Listener Born Every Second. The Hours. Reddit.

10 Fast Facts About HomeAway

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million in 2010 and $52 million in first three months of 2011. in 2010 and 76.7% In 2010, 91.1% between the end of 2008 and the end of 2010. Squarely situated in the vacation rental market, HomeAway’s business is subject to seasonal cycles. The company’s listings renewal rate was around 76% in 2010 and the first quarter of the year. Enjoy! Revenue Rising.

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What is Dreamforce? #DF11

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While Dreamforce serves as a platform for the new product announcements from salesforce, it’s also hosts networking opportunities, tons of sessions on a wide range of industry topics, keynotes from political, cultural and business leaders, and a massive exhibit floor. At Dreamforce 2010, 40% of attendees were Directors or higher. But you may be asking, “What is Dreamforce?”. Facebook.

Leave The Flip-Flops: A SXSW Survival Kit

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Let me take you back to SXSW 2010. That goes doubly for all the businesses whose modest WiFi is in high demand. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this. You see it every year at South By Southwest, and it breaks your heart. Teeming masses flooding the streets of Austin whose early smiles shift to a zombie-like bewilderment by their third day in town. Dress for Warm Weather. Don't worry.

The Revenue Performance Management Bandwagon

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On a sunny morning in Vienna, VA in March 2010, Revenue Performance Management (RPM) was born. A few weeks later, we boldly declared our audacious RPM goals: Establish RPM as the next major business priority for executives. Re-position Eloqua as the business and thought leader of RPM. by Brian Kardon | Tweet this. Following is a post from our internal blog. We thought the world might like to read it as well. All part of our commitment to transparency. Rosanoff: “Mr. Edison, please tell me what laboratory rules you want me to observe.&#. Imitation is easy. Right?

10 Fast Facts About Zynga

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From 2008 to 2010, Zynga’s adjusted EBITDA increased from $4.5 million in 2010 to $112.3 Not only does the company say that a loss in Facebook’s user base would have negative repercussions on its business, but it’s also dependent on Facebook’s moods. For instance, in 2010 Facebook changed the policies for how application developers could use its communication channels. Zynga’s Chief Business Officer, Owen Van Natta is a general partner of that firm. As our 4 th of July gift to you, we deliver 10 Fast Facts About Zynga. Read it, and then go fire up the BBQ!

Best of 2010 – 13 Twitter Tips for Increasing Engagement


2010 in Review! original on increasing engagement posted October 18, 2010) A major frustration for people trying out Twitter for the first time is figuring out how to get anyone to respond. Ask People to Follow You – Include your Twitter name on your blog, email signature, business card, etc. While it’s ok to post your blog posts to Twitter, etc., Don’t spam!

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Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)


Read on to learn how social media is changing PR, how pitching bloggers is different from traditional media outreach, how to optimize press releases for search and online distribution, which tools should be in your social PR toolbox and more here in some of the best articles and blog posts on social PR of 2010 so far. Amy Howell makes the case that “social media DOES NOT REPLACE traditional PR and marketing, but IT IS A WAY TO LEVERAGE what already works&# through a series of pro and cons of applying social media stragies in a traditional business environment. Like what?

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Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business


Though business use of social media is rapidly increasing, many executives remain skeptical of its value. A more recent study reported by Forbes stated that while “60% (of small businesses surveyed) credit social media with positively impacting their businesses…(only) 36% have attracted new business as a result of their social media efforts.&#. Digg this!

The State of the Blogosphere 2010

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Brian Solis Home Articles Business – Marketing PR 2.0 – New Communications Social Media Speaking Books Appearances About The State of the Blogosphere 2010 December 13, 2010 View Comments The question we ask ourselves when examining the state of the blogosphere is whether or not the cup is half full or half empty? If drinking from the glass, it is then half empty.

The Best B2B Marketing Ideas of 2010

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The Best B2B Marketing Ideas of 2010 A guest post by Jeff Ogden , president of Find New Customers Although companies like Marketo, Eloqua and Kinaxis have produced terrific written content in blogs, e-books, etc., 19 , 2010, the marketing take-away I shared was “Think Different.&# You Don’t Know Jack (About Online Marketing) This campaign, by the marketing automation software company, Marketo, used the game developers at Jellyvision to create a fun and interesting way to test business knowledge. 19, 2010. Those are a few of the favorites we found in 2010.

Best Email Marketing Tips, Tactics and Metrics of 2010


3 items that should be in your 2010 email budget by BtoB Magazine. Email Marketing Benchmarks for Small Business by MailChimp. 5 Ways To Combine Social Media And E-Mail Marketing To Double Your Online Impact by Business Insider. While social media is the flashy show horse of online marketing, email remains the solid workhorse. Avoid mistakes that will cost you readers? Karen J.

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)


While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. 71% of business users now say Twitter is a useful tool, up from 59% a year ago. So what are the best ways to use Twitter for business? Twitter: The 7 Rules of Business Engagement by Smedio.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010


LinkedIn is firmly ensconced among the “big 3″ social networks for marketing and business purposes, and though its base of 80 million members is far smaller than the 600 million users of Facebook, its impact in B2B marketing is larger. So how can you get the most out of this business-oriented social network? Ten Ways for Small Businesses to Use LinkedIn by OPEN Forum.

6 Tips for Understanding the B2B Business Decision-Making Process.


A content marketing communications strategy that recognizes this as every business buyer’s position can make the difference between an engaged prospect or an unsubscribe, a loyal customer or a lost sale. The decision-making process for purchasing business software, for example, is longer and more complex than that which involves an individual consumer and an impulse buy. Why buy?

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010


How do social media marketing strategies in small businesses differ from those in larger enterprises? Americans spent nearly a quarter of their time online on social networking sites and blogs in 2010, up from 15.8 More than 700,000 local businesses have active Pages on Facebook. At its current rate, Twitter will process almost 10 billion tweets in 2010. And much more.

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Can Find New Customers help my business?

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To learn if your business can benefit from Find New Customers, we have just 3 questions. Do you sell products … Continue reading → Business relationships Buying Process Content marketing Demand Generation lead generation Lead Nurturing Lead Scoring Leadership Leadership Lessons Sales-Marketing AlignmentSomeone asked on Twitter “Aren’t most of Find New Customers clients in tech?&# Yes, but that is where we started.

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The Best Email Subject Line For Teleprospecting I've Seen Yet.

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I do have an interest in seeing a demo of your application and its reports, but I have been quite busy. The best email subject line I've seen in my career came through my Inbox this week. Brad G, one of our inside sales reps shared an email he had received from a prospect praising his persistence in prospecting him. We call it "polite persistence" here at AG and I was very proud that the prospect not only responded to Brad, but took the time to compliment his approach and work ethic. Love to see that. It read " Attention: Jim - Final Follow up". or "do I know Pete"? Brilliant!!

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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)


Despite the widespread use of the phrase “social media marketing,&# marketing is not the only business use of social media, as John Jantsch reminds us. Here he outlines five ways that sales can use these tools as well, from social CRM to teaching prospects how to solve business issues. Possibly inspired by Social Media is Simpler Than You Think , John Jantsch explores five ways to use social media for common business tasks such as prospect follow-up and market research. 6 Reasons You’re Not Rocking Social Media by Small Business Trends. by Kuno Creative. s, 50?s,

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