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All Online Digital Roads Lead to Google Plus

Biznology

With that caveat, Google’s closing in on its goal of being federated across all of its properties, so be acutely aware. So, I am running full speed into the arms of Big Data to the extent that I recently gave up my Apple iPhone 5 , a superior device, as my primary mobile device in favor of the new LG Google Nexus 5, a terribly-flawed-but-Google-integrated smart phone. Rejoice!

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Microsoft buys LinkedIn: the largest martech acquisition in history?

chiefmartech

This is the largest acqusition in Microsoft’s history — over three times the size of its acqusition of Skype for $8.5 billion in 2011 — and one of the largest in the history of the digital age (we’ll graciously look past that whole AOL acquiring TimeWarner fiasco ). I’d also claim that it’s the largest marketing technology acqusition ever. billion.

Insight24 - YouTube for B2B Podcasts and Video?

WebMarketCentral

With content in over 30 business and technology categories, Insight24 has been called " YouTube for B2B podcasts, webcasts etc." It's an interesting model, and one likely to work well for ON24, provided they are able to lock in high-quality syndication partners. but the better analogy might be that it's KnowledgeStorm for online audio and video.

9 Ways to Recycle Your Blog Posts Into Other Content Formats

Hubspot

Squeeze every last drip out of the work you have done by repurposing your blog content in different forms. Email newsletters are a great way to stay in touch with your avid blog readers. But if you show up in their inbox with a short snippet from your most recent blog post and an easy-to-find link, it increases the traffic back to that post. Quite the opposite. Bonus Tip.

Top 10 B2B Inbound Marketing Predictions for 2015

KEO Marketing

Mobile’s rapid explosion will continue this year, and this will in turn fuel significant focus on local. Mobile and local go hand in hand, as people who conduct research on their mobile devices want to then take action right away by interacting with a business in their area. There’s been a clear shift in LinkedIn’s positioning overall. Now, it is just the opposite.

Why is customer-centric marketing still more talk than action?

Reputation to Revenue

Michael Shrage’s recent Harvard Business Review post, Great Customers Inspire Great Innovations , got me thinking: Why, amid so much evidence of the power of customer-centric business, are so many companies still mired in inside-out operations? Busicom, a scientific calculator company, for example, commissioned Intel [in 1969] to design a chipset for its new programmable calculators.

How Lack of Marketing Content Can Derail Your Website Redesign Project

Industrial Marketing Today

Home Marketing Matters About Contact B2B Marketing Store Company Website How Lack of Marketing Content Can Derail Your Website Redesign Project by Achinta Mitra on June 3, 2010 in Content Marketing , Industrial Websites , Search Engine Optimization (SEO) , Website Design & Development What comes first – site content or site design? If so, you know the frustration. We can do it ourselves.

Making sense of it all – Part 1: the consumer

B2B Marketing Online

Wasn’t it nice in the days before social networking, before intelligent spam filters and privacy concerns? people in your bought list. Everything was so much simpler then, there was even the slight possibility that someone might open your email and take a look because they didn’t have 500 emails sitting permanently in. Okay, I’m being facetious, but there’s no denying that our job as marketers have got more difficult in the last few years, and it’s going to get worse. In this digital world we have more information than we could possibly ever want. Which is it?