Eloqua Experience 2010
OCTOBER 20, 2010
It’s the result of 2 years of hard work, and it looks very good. The revamped user interface makes working with Eloqua a lot of fun. Eloqua has more information about this in a blog post. Please let me know if you have any questions, suggestion or remarks: just leave a comment! The big news of this event is the launch of Eloqua 10. They are raving about Eloqua 10.
The State of the Blogosphere 2010
DECEMBER 13, 2010
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? IT really is poor work. The weapon of choice?
Best Email Marketing Tips, Tactics and Metrics of 2010
FEBRUARY 21, 2011
How can you use email marketing most effectively and avoid overloading your recipients with information? Find the answers to those questions and others here in more than two dozen of the best email marketing guides of the past year. 3 items that should be in your 2010 email budget by BtoB Magazine. How can marketers craft email subject lines that work? Karen J.
Evaluating Marketing Automation - 10 Questions To Ask
Digital Body Language
JULY 20, 2010
As a big believer in the economics of smart buyers , I wanted to share ten question areas that are key to dive into when evaluating a marketing automation investment. These questions will differ based on your business and your team, but the following list of ten questions will hopefully get you started. Are we going to ask prospects for every piece of information we need?
Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010
JANUARY 31, 2011
Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. And that leads to questions, like: What are the best ways to attract more (relevant) followers? What types of information are worth sharing, beyond blog posts? How can I get more retweets? Still, lots of good advice.
Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
And on the buying side, a study from the ITSMA revealed that “LinkedIn is used by 58% of the respondents to find information or to talk to colleagues about solutions in the context of a purchase. What the best practices for professional networking, generating sales leads, connecting with potential business partners, sharing content and getting answers to tough business questions?
How Do You Define a Quality Sales Opportunity?
Sales Prospecting Perspectives
MARCH 23, 2010
During my years as an Inside Sales rep, I've always appreciated working with the young hungry territory reps willing to talk to anyone "with a pulse". While I could appreciate that work ethic and the tenacity that hungrier reps displayed, I usually found that passing over anything lukewarm usually resulted in a lead that didn't go anywhere.and generally I was cold calling back into that company months later. On the other side of the coin, I struggled when passing leads to the veteran sales folks who wanted every opportunity completely teed up. Current technology/service in use.
Ten reasons to blog – even if nobody reads it
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
NOVEMBER 7, 2010
Your content keeps working for you month after month! . I use links from blog posts to answer customer questions, as the basis for speeches, newsletter content, and as reading assignments for workshops. . In less than an hour after the earthquake hit Haiti, The Red Cross blog had news of their activities and information on how to donate. There better be. Why not use it?
Measuring the Value of Digital Marketing [#B2Bchat Recap]
MAY 3, 2010
About | Advertise | Submissions | Write for Us CrowdsourcedFRD Home Advertising Branding Content Marketing Lead Gen SEO-SEM Social Media More Strategy Design PR eBooks Educational Facebook Guest Posts Twitter Measuring the Value of Digital Marketing [#B2Bchat Recap] May 3rd, 2010 | By Andrew Spoeth How do B2B marketers tackle the question of marketing campaign value ? Or Does It?
17 Questions On How To Build A Content Marketing Strategy [Q&A]
B2B Marketing Insider
JANUARY 28, 2015
After the webinar, we received dozens of questions. We condensed them into these 17 questions on how to build an effective content marketing strategy and worked across our team to come up with our best answers based on our experience with over 200 brands from around the world. Provide the best answers you can on the questions your customers ask and you will win new customers.
B2B Social Media Marketing -- Does It Work?
DECEMBER 23, 2010
Log in now ClickZ Interactive Marketing Events Search Engine Watch Search Marketing Conferences Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribe to RSS Feeds Free Webcasts Members Area Forums Advertise You are here: SEW Home › Experts › Social Media Marketing › B2B Social Media Marketing -- Does It Work? Real-Time Activity Stream B2B Social Media Marketing -- Does It Work? Kaila Strong | Dec 6, 2010 | 0 Comments Tweet Arguably, social media marketing for B2B companies is one of the most difficult campaigns to run. 2010 All rights reserved. With roughly 2.3
How to Produce and Promote Webinars Successfully [#B2Bchat Recap]
JUNE 22, 2010
We put this question to our #B2Bchat audience in our latest session. Have designated Twitterer, and expert to answer questions. if at the beginning Saying “on this slide Not following up with attendees Not inviting people to submit questions in advance Not leaving enough time for Q&A. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. Offer a short video preview.
78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)
AUGUST 16, 2010
Noting that “Smart and savvy companies have positioned themselves as authoritative experts and trusted sources of information by creating their own content, Gordon Plutsky outlines a six-step process for consistently connecting with prospects through relevant, compelling content. Among these nuggets of fold wisdom: “Be a friend to get a friend, “Plan yer work and work yer plan and “It is just darn right rude to auto DM when Tweeters follow ya’!. 10 Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master In 2010 by the COMMS corner. 5 stars.
Top 56 B2B Marketing Posts for September 2010
B2B Marketing Zone Posts
OCTOBER 5, 2010
Best of B2B Marketing for September 2010. Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far) - Webbiquity , September 1, 2010 Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. Social media and the big conversation “fail” - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , September 26, 2010 I am feeling sad and a bit ashamed of myself. Savvy B2B Marketing , September 1, 2010 The other week I had a post on the Content Marketing Institute about how to develop an editorial calendar for content marketing. It’s a fantastic question. Like what?
Top 25 Articles and 8 Topics in B2B Marketing for March 2010
B2B Marketing Zone Posts
APRIL 5, 2010
March 2010. Great stuff in the world of B2B Marketing for March 2010. Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2009 - Webbiquity , March 31, 2010 Whether you need data to back up a proposal for investing in social media marketing for CFO, want to understand which online tactics work best for engaging with customers and prospects, or are just an analytics data junky, you’ll find a treasure trove of key insights and happy hour trivia in this collection of the best articles and blog posts on social media and other marketing research of the past year. Hot Topics.
55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. stage, many new questions arise. Discover the answers to these questions and more here in 55 of the best guides to social media strategies, tactics, tools and statistics of the past year. Adoption soared. 85% of Inc.
33 (of the) Best Marketing Strategy Guides and Insights of 2010
FEBRUARY 14, 2011
Sometimes it’s essential to step back from everyday marketing tactics to ask the bigger questions: not just “ how do we get more people to `like’ us on Facebook? or “what apps should we be adding to our Facebook page? Big Ed’s Top 10 B2B Marketing Trends For 2010 by Marketing-Gimbal. 2010: Social Network Advertising and Marketing Outlook by Brian Solis.
Improve Service with a Customer Touch Point Map
B2B Marketing Traction
NOVEMBER 12, 2010
Open up and ask the question, “How can we do it better?” They will like you more for the effort and you will get information you may not have known before. Recently I worked on a customer touch point map for a department at an educational institution that was founded in 1891. Tweet. It happens all the time. “What’s that?” ” So, be brave.
Where Does Information Disclosure Start and End in Social Media?
JANUARY 15, 2013
The question now that federal securities regulators in the U.S. If social media channels such as Facebook currently don’t make the grade, what exactly constitutes the accepted communications tools for delivering financial information to the public? Technically, Reg FD had nothing do with fair and equitable information disclosure. TOPIC: Information Disclosure, Social Media.
B2B Marketing Metrics That Matter [#B2Bchat Recap] | B2Bbloggers.
AUGUST 27, 2010
About | Advertise | Submissions | Write for Us CrowdsourcedFRD Home Advertising Branding Content Marketing Lead Gen SEO-SEM Social Media More Strategy Design PR eBooks Educational Facebook Guest Posts Twitter Metrics That Matter in B2B Marketing [#B2Bchat Recap] August 27th, 2010 | By Andrew Spoeth Measurement is close to the heart of many marketers, and B2B marketing is no exception.
11 Myths of Social Media Marketing
MAY 24, 2010
This person is answering questions about your products and/or services, responding to or redirecting complaints, sharing interesting content, providing more information…you’ll probably want to be a bit careful about who gets this responsibility. -> 2. This confusion is partly due to some still-common misconceptions about social media marketing. Argh, no! Um, no.
The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today
OCTOBER 31, 2010
I’m working on a Fan Page that will be launching next month). This is one of the plug-ins that doesn’t sync well with Disqus, so it’s not working as well as it used to, pre-Disqus. It works like bit.ly, but incorporates all URL shorteners into the data mix. Honestly Jay, keep up the good work! Lifetime statistics, cross-posting, multiple accounts, etc.
36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010
JANUARY 10, 2011
It started 2010 with roughly 350 million users and is now on its way to 600 million. How can you stand out from the crowd, grow your fan base, get “likers to come back to your page, engage your audience, target your prospects, conduct research, and basically prove to the CFO that all of this work isn’t just a colossal waste of time? Facebook Marketing Tips and Guides.
B2B social media case studies - 3 you can learn from and why they work
NOVEMBER 8, 2010
Communications Conversations Conversations about digital PR strategy Home About Arik Work With Me Around The Web Speaking Contact Subscribe From The Blog 3 B2B social media case studies and why they work Posted by arikhanson on 17. Sep, 2010 in Uncategorized There’s no shortage of social media case study posts online these days. 3 B2B Case Studies and Why They Work [.]
Finding The Time To Tweet or Blog?
B2B Marketing Insider
DECEMBER 9, 2010
Skip to content Home About Michael Brenner Appearances B2B Marketing Insider Michael Brenner's Blog on B2B Marketing Content Marketing Demand Generation Mobile Sales Alignment Search Marketing Social Media Strategy December 9, 2010 9 Subscribe Finding The Time To Tweet or Blog? And so I get this question all the time. Keep up the good work! I check my Twitter lists.
E-Quip Blog: Proposal Planning Questions
MARCH 18, 2011
Proposal Planning Questions. Ive yet to see an RFP that provided the most important information I needed to write a winning proposal. Organize your proposal precisely as the RFP specifies, provide all the requested information, and make it easy for the client to evaluate your proposal based on the published selection criteria. How will you execute the work? Why not?
Are Your Inside Sales Reps Good Detectives?
Sales Prospecting Perspectives
JULY 23, 2010
It is always difficult to answer the most common question asked of me when I meet new people. “What do you do for work?” ” I always tell people I work as a “Sales and Marketing Consultant.” Part of our responsibility as a Business Development Representative (BDR) is to not only find “quality sales opportunities” but to get marketing information on what is going on in the businesses that we call into. The information we uncover is key to building our clients’ forecasts. Every little bit of information helps.
Best Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Get the answers to these questions and more here in some of the best guides to content marketing of the past year. Stephanie Tilton says a company has developed enough content “when it has created content that answers prospects’ questions at each stage of the buying cycle, then outlines a process for determining exactly what that means in any given organization.
Marketing Automation Trends for 2010
JANUARY 12, 2010
In this post I want to focus on the trends in Marketing Automation for 2010. 1) We’re at a point where we have lot of data about marketing performance, but it’s a big challenge to turn it into actionable information (2) we’re actively tweeting, blogging and using LinkedIn, but how can that be effectively managed, and how can it be measured? (3) In 2010 you’ll start to hear about marketing methods. At Marketbright, we believe Agile Marketing will emerge as a popular methodology so marketing professionals can adapt and survive in 2010. predictions.
Buyer Personas: Where (and How!) to Start | B2Bbloggers.com - B2B.
JULY 7, 2010
to Start July 7th, 2010 | By Jeremy Victor Earlier this year, I wrote a post, Humanize Your Marketing With Buyer Personas , because of what I feel is lacking in a lot of B2B marketing today. So in this post I decided to answer the questions that are most likely top of mind for you when it comes to buyer personas. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. Right? Be honest. Sign up.
How to Calculate Social Marketing ROI
JUNE 24, 2010
They do assume that a company has a rich set of historical data to work with, which is often not the case. Most of these early adopters work for companies with adaptive, change-oriented management. ROI is typically the number one or two most cited concern we hear from the people who work for these companies. The best way to select relevant metrics is to work backwards.
6 Tips for Understanding the B2B Business Decision-Making Process.
APRIL 28, 2010
Therefore, many of the rhetorical tactics and psychological triggers used in consumer marketing also work for B2B marketing, engaging the people who visit our websites, read our content, and use our products in their professional roles. At work here is both the rational and the emotional brain. It helps organize information and sets expectations with the reader. Why buy?
Want to Engage Senior Executives? Think Mobile. | B2Bbloggers.com.
MAY 26, 2010
May 26th, 2010 | By Jeff Wilson It’s the question that has dogged B2B marketers since the beginning of time, how can we get time with senior executives in large enterprise companies? James Torr, associate director at Ipsos MediaCT said: “The Business Elite in America is clearly embracing technology for both work and in their private lives. Think Mobile. Agree? Disagree?
Exclusive Interview With SAP's Director Of Social Media - Michael.
AUGUST 24, 2010
So we wanted to take a position of openness and put that passion and feedback to work for them and for SAP. When investigating social media tactics, we identified the Facebook application as an optimal tool to create awareness for Crystal solutions and to provide a fun, personal business intelligence user experience without forcing users to do significant setup or data connection work.
5 Things You Shouldn’t Expect from Marketing Automation
Digital Body Language
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
Before you implement a marketing automation program, you should map how your customers move through every stage of the buying cycle and become aware of their questions and concerns throughout each stage. If your marketing automation program sends your buyers information that is off-target, they will ignore your messages. Define buyer personas. Create interesting and relevant content.
7 Social Media And Content Marketing Articles You May Have Missed
OCTOBER 13, 2010
Each one of us had to submit a poll question and provide our analysis. The poll question I submitted last week was: Which statement best describes your business’ current approach to social media? To vote for me (thanks in advance if you do), you’ll need to be subscribed to the newsletter and respond to the SmartPulse poll question on Monday, October 18 th. Sign up.
35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far)
AUGUST 26, 2010
Whether you’re anxious to get started marketing on Facebook, already there but looking for better results, or not sure if Facebook is right for your company (despite the eye-popping audience numbers), you’ll find guidance here in some of the best posts on Facebook marketing so far in 2010: tips, tactics and best practices for building Facebook pages, growing your fan (or “like ) base, advertising, optimizing for search, using Facebook apps and tools, and more, from experts like Mari Smith, Lisa Barone, Ching Ya, John Haydon, Brian Carter, Marty Weintraub and Shel Holtz.