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The Four Best Online Education Tools For Business Pros

Webbiquity

Ongoing education has always been essential to staying current on the knowledge and latest practices across professional fields. Fortunately, the range and speed of continuing education tools and resources is greater than ever as well. There are also helpful online sites and tools beyond Lynda.com for continuing professional education and development. Pricing: free.

16 Essential educational resources for the marketing professional

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

It can feel daunting to keep up at times! I’ve compiled a list of resources for self-educators, divided into three sections: General learning, creativity and learning hubs. DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education  by Anya Kamenetz. This is not only a great place to learn, but also a method of disseminating your own content. Udemy.

Content Marketing for Higher Education

Fathom

Here’s a secret you can take back to the board room, Successful content marketing needs two things: 1) Content. 2) Marketing. Digital marketing is a complex field, but content marketing is really as simple as the name implies – It’s taking what your school does best and developing content around these strengths to cultivate interest in your ideal audience.

Where to Get an Education in B2B Content Marketing

Biznology

I recently got my hands on a copy of Joe Pulizzi’s new book, Epic Content Marketing , and I can’t say enough good things about it.  Truth is, as content marketing has exploded in the last couple of years, a jillion books on the subject have come along.  First, it’s your one-stop shop on the entire subject, from strategy and planning, to thorny execution matters like measuring the ROI. 

Content Marketing Playbook: Strategy and Roadmap

ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY1 The Ultimate Content Strategist. Playbook No. 2: Strategy and Roadmap Copyright © 2015 Contently. contently.com By Joe Lazauskas ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY2 I. Conclusion 31 Table of Contents ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY3 In 2008, General Electric CMO Beth Comstock had just.

7 Ideas for Advanced Social Media Education

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Executives are clamoring for the next level of education in this area and so I’ve been wondering … what would an Advanced Social Media Class look like? What new skills and ideas would go into the next level of social media education? Where do we go beyond the basic frameworks and strategies? This is a real, live opportunity and I would love to have your input.

10 Marketing Trends That Should Influence Your Content Strategy

KoMarketing Associates

As a B2B content marketer, staying on top of the latest news and trends that impact my clients and the B2B marketing space as a whole has become a daily part of my life and a critical factor in allowing me to do my job effectively. And at a more micro level, staying on top of the latest trends that could impact content marketing is no small task in itself. That’s pretty low.

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5 Practical Content Marketing Tactics to Educate & Inform Your B2B Audience

KoMarketing Associates

Now comes the part where I’ll draw a parallel between Cinco de Mayo and content marketing…. In the spirit of educating ourselves on the significance of this festive holiday, let’s take a look at 5 practical content marketing tactics you can take to educate and inform your B2B audience ( we are still in the office until 5:00 pm, after all ): Attend In-Person Events.

How To Increase Enrollment: Marketing Attribution For Higher Education

bizible

Educational institutions compete like all other businesses. From revenue to prestige, educational institutions have a variety of goals to reach. Higher Education Recruitment and Enrollment In The Digital Age. The shift in who pays for higher education and the shift in how students seek information. marketing attribution higher educationWhere are they from?

Content Methodology: A Best Practices Report

Content. Practices Report Copyright © 2016 Contently. Why a Content Methodology Is Needed III. Culture of Content: The Foundation. for Content Methodology IV. Components of a Content Methodology V. Create a Content Plan VI. Contents “ If you want to learn. content possible based. the content creation and. Competitive Content.

The “Marketing” Guide for Higher Education Content Marketing

Fathom

So far in the series, Content Marketing for Higher Education, we have covered just what can serve as effective content marketing when looking to promote the great things going on within your university. Getting the content together is only half the battle. So without further ado, an infographic for all of your content marketing for higher education needs.

Why Email is Essential for Your Content Marketing Strategy

It's All About Revenue

Go to any digital marketing event and you’re sure to hear one thing: content marketing is important. Meanwhile as content marketing rises in importance, email marketing has been enjoying a resurgence in utility as the tried and true channel for reaching people where they gather every day: their inbox. Why does content marketing deserve special treatment? Because it works.

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Why You Need a B2B Sales Content Strategy

Avitage

If you sell the way you did 10 years ago, you don’t need a sales content strategy. There’s little strategy required to tell people about your company, products, features — just don’t forget those benefit statements! The right content addresses every key buyer decision point throughout the customer engagement process.

What’s new in content marketing?

Biznology

Content marketing is the technique of generating and distributing valuable and relevant content in order to attract, educate, and obtain a target audience with the goal of driving profits via customer action. According to LinkedIn Technology Marketing Company, 72 percent of marketers have a content strategy in place. Automated Content. Niche Content.

Staffing and Launching Your Content Marketing Program

ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY1 The Ultimate Content Strategist. Playbook No. 3: Staffing and Launching Your Content Marketing Program Copyright © 2015 Contently. contently.com By Joe Lazauskas ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY2 I. Staffing Your Content Team 24 VI. Pros, Cons, and Costs of the Top 10 Content Distribution.

Demystifying Content Strategy: Key Takeaways From Intelligent Content Conference 2016

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With all the complex content problems marketers face, our way forward sometimes seems mysterious. Content strategy holds promise for demystifying the things that we can’t always picture; it helps us understand how those things will get us there. Famous fictional detectives were the stars of the Intelligent Content Conference 2016 – Bringing Meaning to the Mystery – posters.

Higher Education and Beyond: A Changing World for Marketers

Modern B2B Marketing

Marketers can learn about a lot more than just textbook knowledge from higher education. Marketing For higher education in particular, 58% of admissions directors had not met their goal of filling fall classes by the May 1 deadline this year, according to Inside Higher Ed. Rise of digital education. Ready to start implementing these strategies? What does this mean?

5 Insightful B2B Content Marketing Strategy Videos

KoMarketing Associates

Content is king, and the king is everywhere we turn on the web. Today’s internet has become a competitive gauntlet for content marketers that have high hopes of having their content appear on the screen (or desk) of a decision-maker, hoping to increase brand awareness or even lead to a future sale. The New Three R’s of Content Management. Enjoy!

B2B Marketing Strategy: Inform and Educate

Great B2B Marketing

David Meerman Scott, a prominent author and speaker in marketing and leadership, recently posted a blog entry with some valuable information on how companies ought to be reshaping their web strategy. The title of the article was Educate and Inform Instead of Interrupt and Sell. Scott was definitely speaking my language in this article and he had a number of salient points about successful marketing strategy. Using your web channels to hype your products and services is usually not the most effective marketing strategy. This is a winning strategy for B2B marketing.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

They expect content to be relevant, easy to find, and mobile- friendly. B2B marketers are expected to use that data, in combination with new tools for content. relevant and carefully targeted) content. Collaborate with industry influencers: marketers must creatively build advocacy and content amplification outside the company as well. Engage and educate them.

5 CMOs On Crafting Your Content Marketing Strategy

B2B Marketing Insider

There’s a lot of noise out there about best practices for marketers trying to optimize their marketing strategy. Marketers have figured out that the idea of content marketing works,” says  Nick Stein, senior vice president of marketing at  Vision Critical. “If Consumers are looking at us – marketers – to provide education and address their pain points.”. Nick Stein.

Content Marketing: Goals, Issues, Strategies

NuSpark

I’ve been thinking about all this content marketing we’ve been exposed to lately.  Social media has forced us to write as much content as possible in order to drive website traffic (what CEO’s want to see).  SEO has forced us to write as much content as possible to drive backlinks and increase search visibility. . Words persuade and convince; they also inform and educate

The Four Pillars of Content Strategy

Crimson Marketing

Having a content strategy isn’t just about developing good content. You need to be able to see the value of your content efforts. When thinking about content strategy, you should consider four main pillars: Space – What space do you want to own? You want to provide thought leadership , insights, ideas and education. Pillar #1: Space.

Rise of the CMO in Higher Education

Fathom

” The marketing industry, not unlike the education industry, is abuzz these days with notions of revolutionary change and visions for a radically different future. Today’s visionary education marketers  recognize the need to grow their schools and sell like any other exemplary business. The post Rise of the CMO in Higher Education appeared first on Fathom.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

They expect content to be relevant, easy to find, and mobile- friendly. B2B marketers are expected to use that data, in combination with new tools for content. relevant and carefully targeted) content. Collaborate with industry influencers: marketers must creatively build advocacy and content amplification outside the company as well. Engage and educate them.

Your social media strategy plan: Where do you START?

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Marketing strategy I know this seems so basic but there is no way to have an effective social media marketing strategy if you don’t have a company marketing strategy to begin with … and many companies don’t! Here is a trick to see if you truly have a marketing strategy. This is also an opportunity for education and to promote internal successes. 4.

Marketing Students: Education vs. Application

Synecore

My intention isn’t to knock the educational system. This educational gap I’ve noticed has cultivated in me a passion to discover ways for students to learn applicable marketing skills I didn’t learn during my college years. Let’s dig a little deeper into the educational gap I am ever-so passionate about. For example: How to optimize content with keywords for SEO purposes.

14 Brilliant B2B Marketing Strategy Guides

Webbiquity

Much has been written about how the internet in general, and the explosion of content marketing in particular, has changed the nature of b2b marketing. How should b2b marketers adjust their strategies to keep up with this evolution? Find the answers to those questions and others here in more than a dozen insightful guides to b2b marketing strategy from the past year.

How To Plan And Build A Successful Content Marketing Strategy

B2B Marketing Insider

Billion pieces of content shared. Because of this, brands must leverage content marketing to deliver the useful information necessary to educate and build trust with their audiences. Yesterday I presented to more than 600 attendees of the NewsCred # ThinkContent Webinar: “How To Plan And Build A Successful Content Marketing Strategy.” There are 1.8

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B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

They expect content to be relevant, easy to find, and mobile- friendly. B2B marketers are expected to use that data, in combination with new tools for content. relevant and carefully targeted) content. Collaborate with industry influencers: marketers must creatively build advocacy and content amplification outside the company as well. Engage and educate them.

7 Steps to a Successful Account-Based Marketing (ABM) Strategy

The Point

content-driven – so that it drives engagement and dialogue, vs. a program that attempts to sell a solution or drive meetings exclusively, and finally. • of a sufficient duration , vs. a short-term “one off” approach, so that that success relies less on an accident of timing, and more on a consistent nurturing and education of the targeted list. – Economic Buyer.

Inbound Marketing: How a B2B company used a content marketing strategy to improve customer experience

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Using three simple questions that you can use to structure your own campaigns,  see how Stephen Bruner, Marketing Manager of Vertical Markets, Precor, detailed  how the fitness equipment company successfully navigated an inbound strategy with a complex sale at Email Summit 2015.  . Although the content is from Precor, notice that they are not selling product at this level.

How Educators Learned to Embrace Social Learning by @mnburgess #education #EdChat

Blue Focus Marketing

We are excited to be participating in the upcoming IBM webinar, “ Changing the Learning Culture ,” where Blue Focus Marketing cofounder Cheryl Burgess and I will join Scott Edwards, IBM Product Manager, Smarter Workforce, for a discussion of social employees—focusing on the best training models and strategies for establishing an engaged, sustainable culture. Dr. Paul J.

5 Steps to Implement Content Strategy for Higher Education

Fathom

Let’s face it – content strategy for higher education often gets pushed aside. More tangible marketing tactics, such as paid search campaigns or usability, are prioritized over the long-term goals of content marketing. But content is what creates connections. Content makes students want to enroll. You need relevant content in visible places. And take a look at the effective strategies of colleges and universities who compete with you. 2. Educate your board. While content marketing seems obvious to marketers, the term is still new.

Building Content Marketing Strategy – 10 Steps

B2B Marketing Insider

As we look back on 2012, I think the award for biggest buzzword for the year should go to Content Marketing. Plus, content marketing has been around for a long time, especially in B2B high-tech marketing. In this post I’ll cover why content marketing is so important today and I will provide some practical advice about how to be good at content marketing.

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5 Powerful Techniques To Boost Your Content Marketing

Act-On

Every day, large and small businesses use content marketing to increase their conversions, leads and traffic. Having a powerful content marketing strategy in place can mean all the difference in whether you’re seeing the full potential of your efforts through the amount of conversions you’re turning over. Writing content is easy, writing exceptional quality content is hard.