KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES | THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013
[Analytics] 10 of the Best B2B Facebook Pages
Why It’s Good : The Oracle Business Analytics page (ranked #9, yes there are 3 B2B pages in the top 10!) Its Business Intelligence page has 1,600 likes, focusing on big data analytics for companies. 'Facebook has emerged as a marketing channel that’s been adopted by countless individuals and brands alike. Enjoy! Honeywell.
WEBBIQUITY | MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011
[Analytics] Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010
20 ways to increase the number of your followers on Twitter by Web SEO Analytics. 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pamorama. 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. How can I get more retweets?
SAVVY B2B MARKETING | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
[Analytics] 4 Website Best Practices (and a Tip!) You Can’t Afford to Ignore
” Then watch the analytics to see how effective it is. I write copy for a lot of websites, and like all of you, I also visit a lot of websites. So you can imagine I can’t help but notice good ones, bad ones and ones that need to just shut down and start over from scratch. What makes a GREAT website? It’s not rocket science.
SOCIAL MEDIA B2B | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
[Analytics] 14 Tweetable B2B Social Media Marketing Statistics
Metrics and Analytics. Statistics are popular with B2B marketers, since they can be used for so many things. Here are some recent stats that can help your cause with your social media adoption, or to use in your next presentation. We have also made these stats easy to share with your network by including a tweet button next to each one.
CONVERSIONATION | SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2012
[Analytics] Defining Social Business: a Call for Clarity and Collaboration
Today, by combining social networking tools—internally and externally—with sophisticated analytic capabilities, companies are transforming their business processes, building stronger relationships among their employees, customers and business partners and making better decisions, faster. Yes, you are right: social business is a buzzword.
BIZNOLOGY | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2015
[Analytics] Does your marketing automation use machine learning?
They are creating offers targeted to their key segments and they are using analytics to choose the winners and their roadmap for 2015 shows how they integrate MAT (that’s cool-talk for marketing automation) with their CRM system (that’s cool-talk for, uh, a CRM system). 'I’ve been in this game for a long time.
SYNECORE | THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015
[Analytics] 2015: The Year of Personalized Content
For companies looking to personalize their content, data and analytics are an integral part of the process. 'Companies across all industries are increasing their online presence. As a result, competition for consumer attention is growing as well. One-size-fits all content strategy is a thing of the past. The Process of Personalizing Content.
DIGITAL B2B MARKETING | TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2011
[Analytics] Can We Save Twitter From Ourselves?
am a digital and B2B marketer with a background in online media and analytics. Twitter is not a communication channel, it is a platform that allows each of us to create and evolve our own custom communication channel. If Twitter is not working for communication, it is not a problem with Twitter. What Will Normal Be? Your Turn.
CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MATRIX | TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014
[Analytics] Matching Marketing Technology to Business Strategy: A Starting Framework
'As you may know, I’m working with Scott Brinker of Chief Martech blog fame and Third Door Media on the MarTech marketing technology conference set for August 19-20 in Boston.* Scott was flatteringly enthusiastic and – I totally should have seen this coming – came back two weeks later with the suggestion that I present such a framework. Fair enough.
BLOG MY CALLS | THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013
[Analytics] Must-Have Characteristics of Successful Marketers
Analytics, call tracking and web analytics, are required to be a successful marketer today. We have a CRM, a Google Analytics account, a CMS, a marketing automation solution, a call tracking tool (can you guess which one?), '- Curiosity - Marketers must be curious. Why does this landing page do better than that landing page?
INBLURBS | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2012
[Analytics] 3 Reasons why to outsource Social Media and Inbound marketing for your Restaurant
By hiring marketing experts who use the latest social media marketing and analytical tools for analysis, companies need not worry about the fast changing marketing trends and strategies. All successful businesses have one thing in common, they have great marketing and they care about their customers and restaurants are no exemption.
HINGE MARKETING | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014
[Analytics] Hinge’s Fab Five: April 2014
Big data and analytics are hot topics and engaging talking points in today’s professional circles, but regarding the data, how big is too big? This post’s seemingly simple solutions are derived from four straightforward questions that every executive should ask themselves as well as their analytics team. Enjoy! Greatly.
MODERN B2B MARKETING | MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2015
[Analytics] 3 Musts for Every Marketer’s To-Do List When Investing in Marketing Automation
It’s given the power of systems and analytics that were once the domain of business giants to all the little guys out there just trying to have a successful business and a happy life. 'Author: Justin Gray Well, hello there. Welcome to another blog about marketing automation. So you’re really coming in at a really good time. Close rate.
SALES PROSPECTING PERSPECTIVES | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2012
[Analytics] 5 Things To Focus On When Call Shadowing Inside Sales Reps
Your process, analytics, reporting and your overall data quality will suffer if it’s not properly being updated and handled. Within every company that is sales driven resides a varying amount of Business Development Reps that will come and go as the years pass. Don’t let them rely on data unless they know it’s good data.
BLOG MY CALLS | TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
[Analytics] Are You Paying Too Much for Call Tracking?
The purpose of this blog post is not to convince you that LogMyCalls can provide superior analytics for a lower cost (which we probably can), nor is it an attempt to throw your current call tracking provider under the bus. Even with Conversation Analytics , LogMyCalls is still among the cheapest call tracking providers. That''s silly.
DIGITAL B2B MARKETING | THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2012
[Analytics] 42 B2B Marketing Acronyms and Abbreviations
GA : Google Analytics. Some days B2B marketing discussions seem more like a reading of alphabet soup. With lines like “we need SME commitment before developing DDMs for the ABM program”, it is no wonder marketers often struggle to communicate internally. If so, add it to the comments (and please define it!), F500 : Fortune 500.
DIGITAL BODY LANGUAGE | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2009
[Analytics] Winners of the 2009 Markie Awards
Congratulations to the winners, to the finalists, and to all the marketers who created great campaigns, deepened their alignment with sales, or achieved new heights in their analytics. It was a great night last night in San Francisco with the Markies awards gala being the show highlight at Eloqua Experience.
EMAGINE B2B BLOG | TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010
[Analytics] 5 free tools that will buttress your online marketing
Ever on the lookout for useful goodies, Maria Pergolino has posted another batch on the Modern B2B Marketing blog… Most online marketers use Google Analytics to gauge the effectiveness of individual web pages or blog posts based on bounce rate, page views or visits.
GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS | MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2010
[Analytics] Is this the final answer to social media measurement?
Experience — I can say from my corporate days that SAS has a superb reputation in the analytical space and has expert resources that small competitors simply cannot match. Putting the SAS computer power and analytical experience to the test in the social media market will produce incredibly powerful, breakthrough insights.
SYNECORE | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014
[Analytics] Smarketing: The Guide To Lead Conversion!
Run analytics on every aspect of your business, including lead opportunites that were both successful and unsuccessful to look back on to improve both sales and marketing’s overall process in the future. 'Merging sales and marketing teams is kind of like wearing polka dots and plaid. They just don’t go. Closed-Loop Reporting. Follow The Data.
VERTICAL RESPONSE | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015
[Analytics] 8 Must-Dos for Pinning to Your Business Pinterest Account
Measure pin success with analytics : Pinterest drives more traffic than Twitter, LinkedIn and Reddit combined, but do you know how much traffic your site gets from it ? Pinterest analytics can tell you. Watch this primer video and read this post to learn more about Pinterest analytics. Cool right? business. All rights reserved.
SALES PROSPECTING PERSPECTIVES | TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2014
[Analytics] 6 Email Prospecting Tools Every Inside Sales Rep Should Be Using
Over the years, Yesware has also expanded to offer the possibility for email reminders, custom email templates, and analytics and reports on sales team inbox activity including email opens and response rates. 'As an inside sales rep, your call plans most likely include effective email prospecting strategies. Streak - A CRM in Your Inbox.
WEBBIQUITY | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012
[Analytics] Seven of the Best Guides to Marketing with Pinterest of 2012
While consumer brand marketers are embracing Pinterest enthusiastically, many B2B marketers are still in a quandary about the visual sharing site. On one hand, it’s highly engaging, rapidly growing, and has more than 11 million users. So, is Pinterest worthwhile for business marketing? Does it really help with SEO?
B2B LEAD BLOG | TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2013
[Analytics] What is Hubspot? Marketing Automation Software Series
robust layer of analytics that helps you understand what works and what doesn’t. 'Today’s guest post introduces to marketing automation with @HubSpot, courtesy of Jeffrey Russo. . As a result, the world is quickly becoming a place where the only way to reach new customers is to do it on their terms, by creating marketing people love.
MARKETING LEADERSHIP COUNCIL | TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
[Analytics] 4 Lies Marketers Tell Themselves
Marketing’s a complicated business, and, as such, it’s easy to tell ourselves lies – whether we know it or not. We talk to marketers every day, and here are some of the biggest, most persuasive whoppers in the bunch. Got more? Let us know in comments! 1) Our customers want to be engaged, and we want to engage them. Got more lies?
IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE | FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2012
[Analytics] New Report Shows UK Marketers Need Focus On Building Pipeline
While 89% of these top-performing companies are using reporting and analytics through marketing automation , compared to 68% of UK firms. by Sylvia Jensen | Tweet this First, the good news: UK marketers recognize the value of measuring. Most are even doing some form of measurement. Even fewer are tracking it.
EARNEST ABOUT B2B | MONDAY, JANUARY 5, 2015
[Analytics] You have a new match! Online dating tips for the B2B inbound marketer
But over time, however, be sure to use data and analytics tools such as Google Analytics , or methods such as surveys or A/B testing , to refine those assumptions. 'Back on the market or going to market? Hot tips from Earnest! That’s a huge number of people using the Internet as means of looking for a partner (or a bit of ‘fun’).
SAZBEAN | SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012
[Analytics] Top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of June 9, 2012
Making the Most of Social Media Analytics (ReadWriteWeb). Using Google Analytics to Meaure Social Media Effectiveness (Practical eCommerce). Here are the top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of June 9, 2012… How to Be a Guru: 6 Paths to Blogging Stardom (ProBlogger). Who is Using Twitter and Why?
MODERN B2B MARKETING | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013
[Analytics] Marketing Automation 101
There is so much you can do with the platform including email marketing , lead management, lead generation,social marketing, analytics, and resource management. Analytics : You’ll also have access to web analytics to see your website traffic, your search engine optimization (SEO), and ROI analytics. Create a plan.
CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MATRIX | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2011
[Analytics] Social Media Features in Marketing Automation Systems: Who Does What?
Social media is arguably overhyped as a marketing trend: it gets well under 10% of marketing budgets (different surveys have figures from 3% to 8%) and results are questionable (it was rated the least effective content marketing tactic in a recent MarketingProfs study ). But social is clearly growing fast and has great potential.
CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MATRIX | THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2011
[Analytics] Oracle Integrates On Demand Marketing with On Demand CRM
Oracle’s new Marketing system supports this with a separate analytical database, which is essential for advanced revenue reporting such as time-series analysis. Summary: Oracle has integrated marketing automation with its on-demand CRM product. Will competitors do the same? wonder if they had cake?
BIZNOLOGY | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014
[Analytics] How much content is enough for effective content marketing?
You can poll your audience, you can interview a representative sampling and, best of all, you can track their response to and engagement with the different kinds of content you create via various analytics packages. '(Photo credit: Wikipedia). How often should I blog? Do I really need to post to Twitter every hour? Size Does Matter.
DIGITAL B2B MARKETING | TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2011
[Analytics] Three Ways to Break Down Barriers to Strategic Planning in B2B Marketing
am a digital and B2B marketer with a background in online media and analytics. B2B marketers often face internal obstacles to strategic planning. Strategic planning has to begin by addressing these barriers. As long as these issues are not addressed, your company is not ready for strategic planning. Sell the Value. Assign an Owner. Your Turn.
BIZNOLOGY | THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
[Analytics] A sustainable process for optimized content marketing and brand publishing
Start getting these marketing stakeholders involved in the editorial process by creating an editorial board consisting of them as well as content producers and any analytic stakeholders or other agency representatives you deem necessary. Utilize analytics, SEO, PPC, buyer persona, and email data. It’s a common challenge.
GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
[Analytics] Three reasons social media marketing favors small businesses
For example, I sat through a Forrester presentation on new social web marketing analytics and their ideas on measurement took resources that were way out of reach of the small business owner, meaning … most of us. The conversations, research, presentations, and case studies focused entirely on large corporations. Coca-Cola. Pie chart!
VIEWPOINT | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2012
[Analytics] PowerViews with Bob Kelly: Redesigning Sales Process Basics
2013 Changes: Social Media, Mobile, Analytics & Productivity. More pervasive role for analytics, data and information. I am pleased to have as my guest today Bob Kelly, the Chairman of The Sales Management Association. Bob earned his MBA from Emory University and his BA from Washington and Lee University. and another 10% in Canada.
MODERN B2B MARKETING | TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2013
[Analytics] Marketo’s Take on Salesforce.com’s ExactTarget Acquisition
And this in turn requires a new kind of technology solution – one that helps them to create relationship-building dialogs across fragmented channels, one that helps them think holistically about the entire range of responsibilities of the modern marketing professional, and one that is powered by deep insight and analytics. Customer support.
B2B IDEAS @ WORK | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2011
[Analytics] LinkedIn Company Page Checklist for B2B Marketing
Monitor Traffic and Audience Analytics on LinkedI n - The last tab, analytics, is a rich resource and adds insights and value. Your Company Page on LinkedIn is a powerful way to reach millions of professionals and reveal the human side of your company. Over 100 million professionals are following more than 1.9
KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES | THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014
[Analytics] 10 B2B Marketing Infographics Outlining Strategies & Tactics for the New Year
Publishers of the Social Media Strategies Summit collected 25 Content Marketing Tools for curation, creation, promotion & distribution, as well as analytics & tracking, including brands that use those tools, what’s great about the tools they use. However information overload is a constant challenge to overcome as well.
HUBSPOT | THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015
[Analytics] 8 Mistakes Brands Make With Instagram
According to TOTEMS Analytics , Quest Nutrition grows in follower count by roughly 15k / month. According to TOTEMS Analytics , Taco Bell grows in follower count on Instagram by roughly 6k / month. According to TOTEMS Analytics , MAC Cosmetics grows in follower count on Instagram by roughly 231k / month. Who’s doing it right?
FATHOM | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2013
[Analytics] Lead to Revenue Management Programs: How to Invest and Select the Right Agency Partners (Forrester Report Review)
Data quality – as necessary, modification and assessment of Google Analytics tracking, implementation of data append/enrichment services, removal/cleansing of bad/duplicate/invalid lead information, proper segmentation of old/low quality data. 'This blog post is not targeted to the Seeking Alpha crowd. Governance assessment.
IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014
[Analytics] 10 Must-See Marketing Takeaways From AdExchanger Industry Preview 2014
The shift is a result of the evolution of CRM, marketing automation, cross-channel analytics, and data management. 'by Amanda Batista | Tweet this The start of the New Year in the marketing industry is a particularly exciting time. Formerly “Ad:Tech”, the new conference moniker is less about “ads” and more about Digital Marketing Technology.
WRITTENT | MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
[Analytics] 7 Best Newsletter Builders for Creating Great Newsletters
Social media and Google Analytics integration. GetResponse also includes powerful autoresponder capability, custom landing page and form builders, a strong spam checker, and in-depth reporting and analytics to help you make the most of your email marketing campaigns. Social media and Google Analytics integration. Mailchimp.
SALES PROSPECTING PERSPECTIVES | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2013
[Analytics] Sales Prospecting In The New Year With A Data Scientist
The standard marketing automation program would not provide this insight, but coupled with data science and predictive analytics, companies can take an advanced approach to lead scoring to ensure their marketing automation efforts are targeting the prospects that are most likely to buy. And sadly, less than two-thirds are making quota.
SYNECORE | TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2013
[Analytics] Is Your Website Built for CONVERSION? A 10-Point Checklist
Manage your efforts with marketing automation software; analyze your performance with web analytics. 'In today’s digital economy, your business website must do more than just look good. For those nodding their heads in agreement, here is a 10-point checklist to help ensure your website is built for c-o-n-v-e-r-s-i-o-n. Don’t disappoint.
CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MATRIX | MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2011
[Analytics] New Workbook: Estimating the Cost of Marketing Automation
From an analytical perspective, it’s important not to double-count revenue gains (assuming the same marketing budget) and cost savings (from a lower marketing budget). We released two more vendor selection workbooks last week, both sponsored by Eloqua and available for free on the RaabGuide Web site. The workbook describes how to do this.
CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MATRIX | MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011
[Analytics] [X+1] NexTargeting Conference: Cross-Channel Attribution and Online Ad Scalability Remain Hot Topics
MarketShare and [X+1] announced an alliance last month to combine MarketShare’s cross-channel analytics with [X+1]’s digital targeting. Continuing my adventures in online ad measurement, I attended [X+1] ’s NexTargeting Summit last week. That this mimics the reach and frequency measures used in traditional mass marketing (i.e.,
FIFTH GEAR ANALYTICS | MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
[Analytics] Winning With Customers – B2B Playbook Review
About the Author: George Hollister is a B2B Practice Leader with SIGMA Marketing Group , a marketing analytics agency. George Hollister. m reading a newly published book – “Winning with Customers – A Playbook for B2B” by Keith Pigues and Jerry Alderman. I’m enjoying the many insights, smartly presented, throughout the book.
GREAT B2B MARKETING | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012
[Analytics] The Most Important Number in B2B Marketing
A recent blog post titled Marketing Analytics – Measuring Most What Matters in B2B Marketing , covers this in subject in greater detail. I often write about the importance on numbers in B2B marketing success. But of all the numbers in B2B marketing, there is one that stands far above the others, and that number is ONE.
BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
[Analytics] Why Sustainable Competitive Advantage is so 1990
And it has to do with the fact that on the one hand, the analytics that form the cornerstone of traditional marketing are really changing rapidly. also look forward to seeing her speak about this topic at the upcoming World Business Forum held in New York at Radio City Music Hall on October 7-8. And you should keep doing them.
BLOG MY CALLS | THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014
[Analytics] Q&A with the New LogMyCalls VP of Sales, Karl Clegg
What was your reaction when you learned about the capabilities of Conversation Analytics? Marketing companies and ad agencies are clearly a sweet spot but I can see other areas where LogMyCalls and specifically Conversation Analytics can play a huge part in increasing ROI for both small and large organizations. What do you do for fun?
BLOG MY CALLS | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014
[Analytics] Q1 Phone Lead Score Data: 29% of Calls are 'Great Leads'
The infographic represents aggregate data gathered via our Conversation Analytics platform from millions of call segments we analyzed in Q1. Conversation Analytics uses speech recognition technology and hundreds of thousands of proprietary algorithms to extract actionable data from every phone call. Lead Scoring for Phone Calls.
VOICE-BASED MARKETING | MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
[Analytics] 4 Qualities of Fast-Moving, Change-Making Companies
Marketing is both creative and analytical; inspiring and strategic; it tells a story and it measures results. Therefore it’s important that a company find a way to marry the creative and the analytical. 'When it comes to marketing, John Ellett has seen it all. We’ve summarized the ones that stood out most to us here. Purposeful.
MI6 MARKETING AGENCY | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2011
[Analytics] Mi6 Quick Tip #2
Ensure you are using web analytics software to measure web traffic to see whether Linkedin is referring quality traffic to your site. Using Linkedin To Generate Web Traffic. Looking for a simple way to generate more traffic to your website starting tomorrow? Need ways to promote new content posted on your website? Maybe promote new offers?
WRITING ON THE WEB | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
[Analytics] Blog Like Perez Hilton: 10 Ways to Bring Traffic to Your Blog
Incorporate analytics – and study them. There are so many easy-to-use blogging analytics tools out there. The second-best thing about writing a blog is that you have an opportunity to express your opinions, thoughts, and viewpoints to the rest of the world. Just look at Perez Hilton. Hint : check out WiseStamp !).
EMAGINE B2B BLOG | THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013
[Analytics] eMagine Launches New Websites
Integrichain is in the in the information technology industry, and provides big data analytics for consumer, health and veterinary products. 'eMagine has a large portfolio of website designs, SEO engagements, PPC Campaign Management, Social Media Management and more. eMagine provided a full website redesign and logo update. Neostem.
HUBSPOT | FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013
[Analytics] Facebook Updates Cover Photo Guidelines to Allow Calls-to-Action
of marketers are looking for analysis options, as well as other analytics options, in their social media management tools. While the updated CTA rules don't directly provide analytics, the allowance of CTA copy allows you to include bitly links that you can track and analyze for cover photo engagement. but not suggesting you attend it.
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2013
[Analytics] Manufacturers: Keyword Selection Tips to Help SEO
Review your site’s analytics to see how people are currently getting there. When developing new content whether it’s for your blog or website, one of your goals should be to capitalize as much as possible on maximizing your SEO. recent article by Mike Murray in Content Marketing Institute caught my attention.
SALES PROSPECTING PERSPECTIVES | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2014
[Analytics] A Structured Day in the Life of an Outbound Prospecting Rep
Gareth Goh is the Content Marketing Manager at InsightSquared , writing about sales analytics and Salesforce best practices on their blog. 'Sales Prospecting Perspectives is pleased to bring you a guest blog from Gareth Goh , Content Marketing Manager at InsightSquared. Provide them with the structure they need to really do their jobs well.
SALES INTELLIGENCE VIEW | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2013
[Analytics] A New Generation of Business Intelligence – For the Front Lines
Marketers are fed real-time insights on their web traffic by analytic packages like Google and Adobe Analytics, and intelligence about their leads using platforms like InsideView , Mintigo and Infer. BI has become a required technology for CFOs, COOs and operational management. It’s changed our lives as consumers. 1] [link].
MARKETING ACTION | TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
[Analytics] The Art (and Science) of Forecasting Lead Requirements
'The ability for marketers to forecast the number of new leads to be generated is essential for any analytically driven B2B organization. This methodology can be simple or complicated based on the analytic resources available and the accuracy desired. There are two different methodologies to forecast leads, each with its pros and cons.
MODERN B2B MARKETING | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2012
[Analytics] Mega-List of Features in Marketing Automation (That You Won’t Find in CRM)
Workflow-oriented, highly detailed behavioral data, analytical queries. Analytics and Dashboards. They can also provide analytics, so you know how many people have registered, how many attended, and so-on. Analytics. Reporting and analytics are where the art of marketing meets the science of marketing. Pricing.
B2B MARKETING SAVVY | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2009
[Analytics] ReTweeting: Science or Art – Is 120 The New 140?
Even when some research indicates that ~40% Twitter traffic is “pointless babble ( Pear Analytics study ), the potential audience/traffic is large, indeed. Another social media research scientist, Dan Zarrella ( bio here ) pulls apart re-tweet trends and success analytics. So why the fuss to understand RTs? Consumer, etc.)
GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
[Analytics] Social advocacy marketing gains legitimacy
This week, another start-up in the brand advocasy space, Branderati , was acquired by social media marketing/analytics company Sprinklr. This week, another start-up in the brand advocasy space, Branderati, was acquired by social media marketing/analytics company Sprinklr. The conversation has changed. Examples? Examples?
B2B MARKETING SAVVY | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2009
[Analytics] Tools for Business Teams Doing Twitter
Other Popular Posts: Five Analytic Tools Twitter Blurs the Line B2B Twitter Case Study Email The Scoopdog Team. Hootsuite: Trying to be “one size fits all”: analytics package + multi-user management package. Personally, I like analytic options from other tools better. Co-Tweet: In public beta. Welcome!
INBLURBS | FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2012
[Analytics] Who get you more business leads Google+ or Pinterest?
But what are these analytics which led to these decisions? Social Media marketing has influenced the marketing strategies of business organizations online in recent years. Almost all of the niches are now using social media marketing for their business promotion online. Identifying the right Social Media Sites for business.
PAUL GILLIN | TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012
[Analytics] IDC Sees Massive Disruption From Industry’s Platform Shift
The global IT industry is in the middle of an epic platform shift and the rules for survival in a market built on mobility, big data analytics, social business and cloud computing will be very different than those that applied to the previous client/server generation. Frank Gens (photo by Jeff Ballard via Twitter @jballard).
SYNECORE | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2014
[Analytics] A Thanksgiving Prayer for Digital Marketers
Big data, web analytics, mobile, content marketing and social media are the future of marketing but they are also the most difficult skills for which to recruit. 'As we enter another Thanksgiving holiday, we digital marketers have a lot to be thankful for. This presents a challenge for both marketing employers and educators.”. GobbleGobble.
SALES PROSPECTING PERSPECTIVES | MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014
[Analytics] 5 Starting Tips for New Inside Sales Reps
In the same vein as being conversational, remember that you’re not writing an analytical essay or giving an oral report when you’re communicating with a prospect. 'It’s new hire season (at least over here at AG)! We’ve seen several new faces this week, and with college graduations just around the corner, we’ll be seeing even more!
IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE | FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
[Analytics] 6 Ways to Eliminate the Demand Gen Blame Game
Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes courtesy of Frank Donny , founder and CEO of Marseli , a marketing and sales analytics and performance measure software company. 'by contributor | Tweet this. It’s heated, confrontational, and many times happens in front of your peers or executives. No one wins. Everyone loses. Not the marketing system.
IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2011
[Analytics] 3 Ways Marketing Automation is Like an 80?s Movie
Marketing automation enables analytical thinking and data-driven decision making that has never before been available to marketing to this extent, and successful marketers are taking advantage of the ability to add science to art. by Amy Bills | Tweet this Doc Brown , thought leader? After all, was nothing if not a thought leader, right?
IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE | THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 2015
[Analytics] 5 Tips For Marketing Leaders To Bridge Organizational Silos
Esoteric functions like Conversion Rate Optimisation and Behavioural Analytics are specialized skill sets, often not even located in the same country, let alone the same office. 'Marketing used to be easier, wasn't it? You’d have one team doing broadcast and print, and another in the back room doing direct mail. That was about it.
TOMORROW PEOPLE | FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013
[Analytics] Social Media Marketing Tools For B2B Marketers
Real Analytics. 'For some time now, B2B marketers have doggedly measured the number of their Twitter followers or Facebook ‘likes’. But as more B2B companies adopt social media marketing programs, the importance of measuring ROI is taking over, says Liad Guez from Oktopost. This is the problem that we set out to solve in mid 2011.
BIZNOLOGY | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012
[Analytics] Being Honest About Digital Marketing
The discussions range from local to organic search to paid search to social media to display advertising to analytics and all stops in between or beyond. Photo credit: Wikipedia. Over the course of my day I speak to quite a few people about Internet / digital marketing in one capacity or another. For the most part, it’s pointless.
DELICIOUS B2BMARKETING | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013
[Analytics] 26 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2013 | OMI Blog
Bottlenose – Bottlenose provides social media listening and analytics for marketers, including a free search tool for tracking trending news and topics. Google Analytics – If you use Google Analytics, you have a goldmine of data available to you to inform your content marketing efforts. Analytics. Web Analytics.
CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MATRIX | WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
[Analytics] Venntive Adds Communities to Small Business Marketing Automation and CRM
It supports pages, blogs, member sign-in, stores, coupons, advertising, support tickets, and tracking via Google Analytics. There are some additional fees for extra users, Web analytics, SMS messaging, and external data. 'It has taken me some time to form a clear picture of Venntive. They also have simple finances and simple Web sites.
HUBSPOT | SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2014
[Analytics] Don't Miss Out! Catch Up on This Week's Most Shared Content
This post offers a nice little cheat sheet of web traffic terms to help you truly understand what’s what so you can interpret your website analytics correctly and make well-informed decisions about your traffic data. Read this blog post to learn all about this new analytics tool and how it can be used to optimize your Twitter strategy.
VIDYARD | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2013
[Analytics] Why YouTube Alone Isn’t a Complete Video Marketing Strategy
You’ll be able to manage everything from one place with the added insight of video analytics. You can add optional email gates to the start of your videos to generate lead contact information, and you can see exactly which contacts followed through with your CTA with our analytics. My video marketing is kick ass!”
SALES PROSPECTING PERSPECTIVES | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2012
[Analytics] Five Hootsuite Features And Their Benefits
Reports and Analytics – There are personalized reports and statistics, with many different templates to choose from that best fit your needs. Recently I had written a post about the five marketing tools I am most thankful for and I included Hootsuite as one of my five. There is no better way to manage your posts then using the bulk scheduler.
HUBSPOT | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2012
[Analytics] Does Google Think Your Website Is Spam?
Time on Site: Keeping track of time on site using a web analytics tool like Google Analytics is a good way to get insight about whether people like consuming your content. First, track the clickthrough rates of your search listings, which Google Analytics will provide to you if you have Webmaster Tools set up for your website.
HUBSPOT | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2010
[Analytics] 6 Ways Twitter Can Pioneer Online Advertising
Giveaway Analytics - One thing that Twitter is terrible at right now is providing users with analytics about users that actually see and click on tweets. to attempt to get basic analytic information. Currently, only large companies are advertising on Twitter, reportedly spending as much as $100,000 for Promoted Tweets.
VIDYARD | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014
[Analytics] Assembling an Extra Powerful Marketing Team
You need roles spanning creative design, writing, video production, demand generation, social, product, and of course, analytics and forecasting. They should be analytical but creative, love process but think out of the box, pay attention to detail but see the big picture. In fact, it’s actually a lot like Marvel’s X-men. Demando.
IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE | THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2011
[Analytics] 5 Islands On The Revenue Performance Management Journey
Analytics Island. Collect analytics, benchmarks and reports that demonstrate your impact to the bottom line. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this. Is your company on a journey or stubbornly rooted at home? If you’re pursuing a Revenue Performance Management strategy, then you’re definitely on an evolving journey. Sponsorship Isle. Share email.
INBLURBS | FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013
[Analytics] 5 Jobs for Tomorrow’s Customer Service Team
The individual in this role would continually mine for popular topics in call center notes, as well as review Web analytics data to assess which articles in the self-service community garner the most traffic. The post received so much feedback, we decided to revisit the idea this year through the customer service lens.
GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
[Analytics] The crisis in marketing education and what to do about it
These week-long seminars (offered in a variety of formats including online) focus on the hottest topics like digital marketing , social media marketing , and marketing analytics. can count on one hand the number of undergraduate students I have personally met this year who I thought were prepared for an entry level marketing job. Agree?
MODERN B2B MARKETING | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2012
[Analytics] How to Cheat at Inbound Marketing
Well, when you’re prospecting for sales leads by using social analytical search engine optimizationical quantifications of technologicadoodies blah blah blah blah… Let’s face it – you’re busy. Want to know every last detail about how it works? Things like: What is inbound marketing? We’ve got you covered.
THE POINT | THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2015
[Analytics] Key B2B Demand Generation Strategies for 2015
One is predictive analytics. 'Recently I sat down with Amanda Nelson, Director of Marketing at RingLead , a leading provider of cloud-based data solutions that make it easy to analyze, remove, merge and prevent duplicates in Salesforce. We discussed what’s new, what’s working, and what’s on the horizon in B2B Demand Generation. Or both?
B2B MARKETING INSIDER | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2012
[Analytics] 6 Steps To Executing A Content Strategy
Use search, social and web analytics to determine your current share of the conversations in your space. Content Strategy is a very confusing topic in business and marketing circles. But exactly how do you execute it once you have defined it, sold it in and been handed the mandate to get it done? Steps To Executing A Content Strategy.
LOOPFUSE | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
[Analytics] Marketing Automation Buyer's Guide to Email Deliverability.
Marketing Automation Buyers Guide to Email Deliverability September 15th, 2010 by Roy Russo Email Deliverability is a hot-topic today as marketers seek to fine-tune their outbound messaging and engage customers with mass email campaigns and lead nurturing programs. If a vendor looks confused when you ask them about these concepts… run!
SAZBEAN | THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012
[Analytics] 5 Integrations That Will Amplify the Power of Your Lead Nurturing
They are so closely tied to landing pages, analytics, social media, etc., To increase the effectiveness and power of your lead nurturing campaigns, there’s no question about it: you need to integrate them with other aspects of your marketing. In fact, it’s actually impossible to run effective lead nurturing campaigns in isolation.
HUBSPOT | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
[Analytics] How Social Media Capitalism Will Affect Your Future Marketing Strategy
Your website and blog are also the only inbound marketing tools through which you have complete control over accessing valuable marketing analytics information. Think about the limited insight you have now into the analytics of your social media channels. Make Analytics Actionable - Looking at visits isn't enough. Take control.
DIGITAL VOICES | TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
[Analytics] Getting Started with Content Marketing Strategy in 5 Easy Steps
Use your content management system , Google Analytics, marketing automation platform, or a combination of all of the above to collect data about what your site visitors are doing, where they click, how long they stay, and how much of that activity is resulting in business outcomes so you can aim for growth. Where do you actually begin?
SAZBEAN | SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2013
[Analytics] Top Internet Marketing Strategy Links for the Week of September 16th, 2013
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SAZBEAN | SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2012
[Analytics] Top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of July 21, 2012
Why Analytics Matter to Small Business (Mashable!). Here are the top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of July 21, 2012… 5 Sleep Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making (And How They’re Hurting Your Blog) (ProBlogger). You, Uncut: Using Video Bloopers to Boost Engagement (ProBlogger). SmallBizTrends).
SAZBEAN | SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2012
[Analytics] Top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of May 5, 2012
Evolving Social Media Analytics: Insights from Marshall Sponder (Socialnomics). Here are the top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of May 5, 2012… 10 ways to get into big trouble in marketing (Portent). How to Fight for More Social Media Resources In Your Company (Convince & Convert). Social Times).
SAZBEAN | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011
[Analytics] 7 B2B Buying Signals Marketers Should Pounce On
With today’s modern analytics and marketing automation tools, marketers can play a bigger role in that ‘middle of the funnel’ conversion path with the power to re-engage interested prospects and tee up their sales teams for success. Inbound marketers are getting even better at attracting visitors to their websites. Well, you can.
SAZBEAN | SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2011
[Analytics] Top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of November 26, 2011
Top Twitter Analytics Tools (ReadWriteWeb). Here are the top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of November 26, 2011… The Secret Ingredient to a Successful Blog (ProBlogger). Social media has evolved into the art of storytelling, and we must all become masters of it. Simply Zesty). Experietia).
SAZBEAN | SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2011
[Analytics] Top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of September 18, 2011
Twitter Releases Web Analytics Tool (Mashable!). Here are the top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of September 18, 2011… If Your Content Has Fleeting Value, It’s Your Own Fault (Future Buzz). Microblogging, Social Networking Still Growing Worldwide (Marketing Profs). Marketing Trenches).
SAZBEAN | SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2011
[Analytics] Top Internet Strategy, Marketing & Technology Links – Week of June 17, 2011
Is social media in danger of analytics overload? Here are the top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of June 17, 2011… Future of media: This is no time for incrementalism (GigaOM). Just How Strange Are Our Social Media Habits? Simply Zesty). 51 New Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed (Mashable).
B2B MARKETING TRACTION | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2011
[Analytics] B2B Marketers to Increase Online Content, but What Kind?
Use a website analytics to track downloads and visits. Now more than ever, online content is the key to attracting and engaging qualified prospects online. But, the biggest challenge B2B Marketers have with content is figuring out what kind engages prospects. Here are some ideas for how to identify what content you should create.