5 Ways to Expand Lead Nurturing Beyond the Inbox
JUNE 8, 2016
Paid Social Media – all three leading B2B social media channels (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook) offer variations on “custom audience” programs that enable you to upload lists of customers, prospects, or target accounts and deliver ads exclusively to that audience, or so-called “lookalike” prospects that meet the same criteria. That’s not because email is going away any time soon.
7 Steps to a Successful Account-Based Marketing (ABM) Strategy
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
– Paid social advertising on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, via “custom audiences”. Account-Based Marketing (ABM) is certainly the hot topic in B2B circles these days, but like other trends, ABM can encompass a whole range of activity – from something as simple as an email drip campaign to a more comprehensive, sustained, integrated program that incorporates multiple channels.
10 Ways to Generate More Leads from Your Business Blog
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
If you’re not generating leads – as in: a lot of leads – from your company’s blog, you’re missing out on what is perhaps not only your best opportunity to convert organic Web traffic into actionable, measurable sales inquiries, but also the best way to actually show real ROI from your social media investment. Here are 10 proven ways to generate more leads from your blog. No problem.
Infographic: 17 Tips for Generating Leads from Social PPC Advertising
DECEMBER 23, 2014
Before you get started, check out this infographic (adapted from an earlier post ) for handy tips on how to make the most from advertising on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. Is it best to start with CPM, or CPC? Looking to include social media advertising as part of your demand generation mix in the new year? Which social media platform makes most sense for your business?
Content Methodology: A Best Practices Report
Methodology: A Best. contently.com by Rebecca Lieb and Joe Lazauskas 2Content Methodology: A Best Practices Report I. MICHAEL MARGOLIS 4Content Methodology: A Best Practices Report Create the most effective. Definition optimizeconnectcreate 5Content Methodology: A Best Practices Report II. 6Content Methodology: A Best Practices Report II. Content. Definition II.
Checklist: 5 Ways to Minimize Webinar No-Shows
JUNE 26, 2013
Anecdotally, our experience is that the difference in lead quality between Webinar registrants who show up on the day, and those who don’t, can be minimal at best. These are guidelines, so by all means experiment to find the precise timing and intervals that work best for your audience. LinkedIn used to have an “events” feature but shut it down in 2012. First, a question.
A Really Useful B2B Marketing Benchmark Report from Optify
FEBRUARY 4, 2013
Is this because paid search is becoming ineffective as a lead generation vehicle, or is it (as I suspect) because so many companies attempt paid search without a full understanding of basic SEM best practices? You see a lot of so-called “benchmark reports” in B2B marketing circles, and most of them are, well: complete rubbish.
Salesforce “State of Marketing” Report: Better Happy Than Good
MAY 3, 2016
The report covers a wide range of trends and topics, but focuses on the best practices most common amongst “high-performing” marketing teams. In other words, if you’re extremely satisfied with your marketing outcomes, independent of what those outcomes are or the metrics employed, you’re labeled one of the best. You can download a copy of the report here (registration required.).
8 Things Your CEO Can Write About On His/Her Blog
JUNE 20, 2011
Best Practices – strategies, tips and techniques for improving results, ROI, efficiency, productivity, value, etc. question you’ve heard from a customer or potential customer, or a question you see online (good online sources for questions are LinkedIn , Focus.com , and Quora.) Launching a CEO blog but the boss isn’t sure what to write about? good place to be controversial. 2.
Content Marketing 2016: Staffing, Measurement, and Effectiveness
latest trends, and the ones with the best reputations. where to source the best freelancers. Organic Paid 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM PINTEREST SNAPCHAT EMAIL EMAIL FACEBOOK TWITTER LINKEDIN OUTBRAIN/PINTEREST INSTAGRAM TABOOLA PAID AND ORGANIC CONTENT. In a bit of an upset, Twitter conquered LinkedIn in. analysis, LinkedIn is a more worthwhile channel for.
How to Answer a Question: 5 Tips for Making the Most of LinkedIn
FEBRUARY 22, 2010
One of the biggest clients of my 15+ year agency career was won as a direct result of a question to which I responded on LinkedIn , the popular business networking site. LinkedIn now boasts more than 60 million registered users , but far fewer than that number are active members in group discussions and in LinkedIn’s “Answers” section. line best practices: [link].
Top 10 Posts on B2B Lead Gen for 2010
DECEMBER 6, 2010
Eloqua’s “Juan Eloqua” Campaign: Email Creative at Its Best. 6. How to Answer a Question: 5 Tips for Making the Most of LinkedIn. Without further ado, here are the top 10 most popular blog posts from our blog, “ The Point ” in 2010 (as measured by page views). Comments after the fold. 1. 26 Must-Have Negative Keywords for B2B PPC Campaigns. 2. Help Our Client Choose a Logo (Poll). 8.
Are Social Links the Answer to Lagging Email Response?
OCTOBER 21, 2009
Bebo , LinkedIn and Delicious all performed well. * the average click-through rate on social links is 0.5% (sounds low, but remember: these are clicks over-and-above the click-through rate your email would generate anyway) which Silverpop claims is far higher than CTRs on more standard “Forward-to-a-Friend” links. Test multiple icons ( Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn ) vs. All-in-one icons ( AddThis ). And keep testing until you find what works best for your specific audience. conversely, and as Silverpop acknowledges, social sharing is a relatively new phenomenon.
20 Expert LinkedIn Guides
JULY 7, 2014
LinkedIn has made dramatic changes to its platform over the past 18 months, making what was a rather plain but effective business networking tool into a content-rich, visually dynamic, more interactive professionally-focused social network. Guides to Using LinkedIn for Career or Networking. Boost Your Brand’s Visibility With LinkedIn’s New Profile Features by Sprout Social.
Staffing and Launching Your Content Marketing Program
from the best practices we learned from our own. ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY11 A clear sense of identity is what categorizes the best. The late, great David Carr put it best when he said, “Creating. we’ve found putting our readers first is the best way to. ROI Best practices for tying content to business results. All rights reserved. So was I.
Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011
MARCH 21, 2012
While B2C marketers focus on Facebook, LinkedIn is consistently cited as the top social network for B2B marketing. Part of the reasoning is that while Facebook is good for sharing coupons, promoting events, and showcasing corporate culture to potential employees, LinkedIn is powerful at generating web traffic and leads. What’s the best way to start and grow a LinkedIn group?
28 (of the) Best LinkedIn Marketing Guides of 2014
JANUARY 20, 2015
As noted in several of the posts highlighted below, LinkedIn is no longer just a hangout for job-seeking professionals, who largely abandon it in between job searches. What’s more, as reported here previously , LinkedIn is the top social network for B2B marketing; 83% of marketers say they prefer to use LinkedIn for distributing B2B content. Image credit: Cox Business.
LinkedIn Sponsored Updates: The Best B2B Social Advertising Option Yet?
Digital B2B Marketing
JULY 1, 2013
If so, LinkedIn’s new Sponsored Updates may just change your mind. Up until now, advertising on LinkedIn was just advertising. With great targeting options, LinkedIn was compelling, but advertising opportunities didn’t fit the increasingly social framework of LinkedIn. Social Advertising, With LinkedIn Targeting. Fills the Mobile Gap. Your Turn.
10 Ways to Misbehave on LinkedIn
MAY 31, 2016
But LinkedIn in is a different story. 1. Tis the season, but I beg you not to spread – or smear – political opinions on LinkedIn. Pretty much anywhere else on the web appears to be fair game (especially Twitter), but leave LinkedIn alone. LinkedIn is not Facebook. wonder if the experts might have responded differently if the negative post had been published on LinkedIn.
Definitive Guide to Planning a New Content Initiative
That’s the best. THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE 18 Never Run Out of Ideas: Exercises & Best Practices Start With a Good Base When starting a new content initiative, we always recommend that marketers brainstorm. Marketing Institute, said it best… “Our goal is to create the least amount of content. LinkedIn post is enough to make daily deposits in your audience’s “trust bank”.
26 Outstanding LinkedIn Tips and Tactics
MARCH 27, 2013
Indisputably the largest business-oriented social network, LinkedIn has emerged as a crucial site for professional networking, B2B marketing, hiring and job seeking. LinkedIn now boasts more than 200 million members across 200 countries, and adds two new members every second; what’s more, 35% of LinkedIn members use the site daily. LinkedIn can help by iMedia Connection.
8 Great LinkedIn Groups for B2B Marketers
JUNE 29, 2016
It is no secret that LinkedIn is a valuable social media platform for B2B marketers. According to a recent report released by Regalix, 91 percent of respondents said that LinkedIn was the most effective channel in terms of helping them reach their target audience. eMarketing Association Network. Inbound Marketers – For Marketing Professionals. Google Analytics. Future trends.
7 Tips to Supercharge Your Content on LinkedIn Pulse
JUNE 16, 2016
It’s also probably no surprise that a huge majority of marketers (about 94 percent ) are using LinkedIn for content marketing and promotion … but not all of them are doing it effectively. Content marketing superstars such as Jay Baer, Joe Pulizzi, and Lee Odden all leveraged LinkedIn to build their multimillion-dollar companies. Master LinkedIn Pulse: 7 Tips for Success.
The 15 Best LinkedIn Pulse Articles On Marketing
B2B Marketing Insider
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
I am always looking for what kind of content works for others and how to emulate those best practices in content marketing. Earlier this year, I took advantage of the opportunity to join the LinkedIn Pulse program. So In the spirit of learning from the best, here are the 15 best LinkedIn Pulse articles on Marketing. Check out my own LinkedIn Pulse articles.
Evangelizing a Content Marketing Program
ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY5 Matthews quickly convinced Marriott he was the best. than ever—from recommendation widgets like Out- brain and Taboola to hyper-targeting on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to emerging experimental options. ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY1 The Ultimate Content Strategist. All rights reserved. Introduction 4 II. That’s why.
10 Examples of Highly Impactful LinkedIn Profiles
MARCH 12, 2015
Last summer I wrote about the importance LinkedIn can be for executing B2B SEO link building. And the first place to start is through your LinkedIn profile. While I detailed several key LinkedIn profile elements that help convey trust, the objective of this post is to provide even more examples through exemplary LinkedIn user profiles found online. Why LinkedIn Again?
Why Your Employees’ LinkedIn Profiles Should Be Part of Your B2B Marketing Strategy
JUNE 14, 2016
We’ve covered the benefits of using LinkedIn for B2B marketing before, but many companies fail to see the benefits of helping employees with their own profiles. This is why it’s important to make sure all employees know the basics of a good LinkedIn profile. Many potential hires or clients search job titles at specific companies on LinkedIn to find the right person to talk to.
Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
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. According to recent research , 32% of B2B marketers use LinkedIn to generate leads, versus just 16% who do so on Facebook. Digg this!
LinkedIn Just Went Into the Publishing Business
Digital B2B Marketing
OCTOBER 23, 2012
A number of publishers and blogs covered the launch of LinkedIn’s new follow feature for 150 thought leaders or influencers over the last few weeks. However, labeling it the ability to follow thought leaders (as LinkedIn did) misses the real point. Since LinkedIn has also been called the best social media site for B2B marketing, this is a change and you should care about.
Content Marketing Playbook: Strategy and Roadmap
stalwarts like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to emerg- ing platforms such as Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr. approach delivers the best results: Target a primary and. ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY1 The Ultimate Content Strategist. Playbook No. 2: Strategy and Roadmap Copyright © 2015 Contently. All rights reserved. Introduction 3 II. Back at GE and in. conference.
5 Big tips to make LinkedIn ads work for you
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
LinkedIn is today’s B2B media powerhouse. If you are a B2B marketer, in nearly any sector, chances are you are paying attention to LinkedIn, as well you should. LinkedIn brings three things that make it stand out from other B2B media companies. According to comScore’s July 2015 rankings, LinkedIn is the 15th largest media property in the US. Scale. Scale.
The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools
JUNE 21, 2016
For most websites, Google+ doesn’t drive the volume of social traffic that Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter do. Complete Google+ analytics reporting, including engagement stats, follower growth, demographic information about your followers, and your best times and topics for posting. But it can still be interesting place to hang out, and it may help with SEO. Pricing: free.
5 Underutilized LinkedIn Features B2B Marketers May Be Missing Out On
JUNE 2, 2015
LinkedIn has been found to be the most effective social media lead generator for B2B marketers, with 60-80% of those surveyed (depending on the study) stating that they have gotten real leads from the platform. Of course, most people using LinkedIn know that there is a robust job search and posting section, but I don’t think many marketing departments are using it to its fullest potential.
What are the best social media platforms for your business?
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
JUNE 1, 2015
Today I would like to introduce a few high level ideas to help you decide where to put your time for the best results for your business. ” This post contains broad generalizations — you still have to use common business sense to determine what fits best for you. OK? And of course, ultimately, LinkedIn still owns the audience. Let’s get started. It does not.
B2B Marketing Trends for 2016
them the best rather than reaching for more eyeballs. social advertising on LinkedIn, programmatic networks like Choozle) that. the workforce around social business best practices. in training to enable their teams to make the best use of these new capabilities. technology will determine the best time and day to deliver the message. B2B Marketing. know which half."
4 Reasons to Publish on a LinkedIn Blog
Writing on the Web
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
Do you know about LinkedIn blogs? And are you blogging yet on LinkedIn ? I’m not yet, but I will be right after I write this blog post! Since early 2014, LinkedIn opened its publishing platform to its 300+ million users. The importance of using a LinkedIn blog is that it will add dimension and help in building a well-documented profile. We forget that sometimes.