Webbiquity

Trending Sources

Seven Ways to Humanize B2B Marketing

Webbiquity

HubSpot , Marketo , Eloqua , Pardot , Genoo , etc.). While B2C and B2B marketing practices are distinct in many ways, they both ultimately involve making your message resonate with people—meaning emotions a significant role. The notion that business buyers are dispassionate and coldly rational is overstated. Certainly, practicality plays a large role in B2B procurement. Here are seven ideas.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity

Senior Director of Marketing at marketing automation software provider Marketo, Maria writes for several marketing blogs, and is a frequent contributor to Marketo’s award winning blog, Modern B2B Marketing. A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. ” True, and important, which is why this year’s #Nifty50 is focused on the technology field.

33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity

” 5 CEO-Worthy Metrics for Demonstrating Inbound Marketing Success by Marketo B2B Marketing Blog. Content marketing represents the most fundamental and widespread rethinking of marketing practices in decades. Content marketing turns the dominant paradigm of the last half-century—interruption-based mass marketing—on its head. Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics. ’ Yawn.

12 (of the) Best Content Marketing Infographics of 2013

Webbiquity

This infographic from Marketo shows the most common content marketing tactics by the share of businesses using them (e.g., Content marketing is more than just text of course,  and infographics have become one of the most popular non-text formats. How do infographics fit with other content marketing tactics? What are the best practices for creating effective infographics?

Evangelizing a Content Marketing Program

in CMI’s recent survey: ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY14 LEAD GENERATION Through the use of marketing automa- tion software such as Marketo and Sales- force, one can easily track and attribute. ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY1 The Ultimate Content Strategist. Playbook No. 1: Evangelizing Content and Setting Yourself Up for Success Copyright © 2015 Contently.

The 14 Best Marketing Automation Tools

Webbiquity

Here are 14 of the best marketing automation tools based on their popularity with reviewers. 1) Marketo. Best suited (like Marketo) for large enterprises. Marketing automation software tools can be very helpful in making lead nurturing and sales acceleration efforts more effective—even if the category is badly misnamed. Marketing can’t be automated.) Google Review Count: 93,900.

Tools 40

21 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Guides

Webbiquity

by Marketo Blog. Writing to those “who say that Facebook is not an effective lead generation tool for B2B, I will tell them that they need a new strategy,” Jason Miller reveals how Marketo generates leads on Facebook and summarizes the experience with four helpful recommendations, among them: “Wittiness is terribly underrated. Many (most?) Hell Yes!

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity

Doug Kessler provides brief reviews of nine marketing products/tools for B2B professionals, such as EPiServer (web content management for the.Net platform), Reevoo (a social commerce platform for brands and retailers) and Marketo ( marketing automation software ). Innovation is alive and well in the development of cool free and low-cost web-based tools and apps. Back up your Gmail account?

Tools 114

22 Noteworthy Content Marketing Guides and Tips

Webbiquity

31 Content Marketing Ideas that Will Revolutionize Your Business by Marketo Content Marketing Blog. Content marketing is a hot topic. According to Google Trends , searches for “content marketing” have increased 150% in the past two years. 90% of companies now use content marketing , and collectively they will spent $135 million on digital marketing content this year. by HubSpot.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

social media, data analytics and adwords; and companies such as Marketo and Hubspot. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. The first generation of digital natives expects to be able to complete most of their selection process. through their own research, without talking to sales—until late in the journey. They expect content to be relevant, easy to find, and mobile- friendly.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity

Senior Director of Marketing at marketing automation software provider Marketo, Maria writes for several marketing blogs, and is a frequent contributor to Marketo’s award winning blog, Modern B2B Marketing. A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. ” True, and important, which is why this year’s #Nifty50 is focused on the technology field.

20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012

Webbiquity

Optimizing Twitter for Lead Generation by Marketo B2B Marketing and Sales Blog. As the fourth-largest social network, and the fastest growing in 2012 , Twitter has emerged as a serious platform for business professionals to share breaking news, promote thought-leadership content, and engage with customers, prospects, peers and industry influencers. Spend your time more productively there?

What Does B2B Social Media Success Look Like?

Webbiquity

Recently, that’s begun to change a bit as blogs like TopRank and Marketo have highlighted b2b social media success stories. Social Media Marketing b2b social media success blogging Marketo social media case studies social media marketing tactics social media metrics TopRank Twitter video YouTubeUntil recently, most social media case studies have focused on consumer brands.

Seven of the Best Guides to Marketing with Pinterest of 2012

Webbiquity

B2B Marketing & Pinterest: 5 Tips for Becoming the Ultimate Pinner by Marketo B2B Marketing and Sales Blog. 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. Does it really help with SEO?

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

social media, data analytics and adwords; and companies such as Marketo and Hubspot. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. The first generation of digital natives expects to be able to complete most of their selection process. through their own research, without talking to sales—until late in the journey. They expect content to be relevant, easy to find, and mobile- friendly.

Marketing Automation Systems are on the Rise

Webbiquity

Systems like Marketo can unify marketing and sales efforts. Marketo can connect with Salesforce and Microsoft Dynamics systems, further simplifying the outreach process. Guest post by Gene Morris. Two common business terms combined describe the an increasingly popular outreach tool: marketing automation. Rather, they provide a way to stay regularly connected to potential clients.

Is Salesforce.com a Player in Marketing Automation Software?

Webbiquity

In this case, we suggest seeking out a best-of-breed vendor, such as Marketo , Eloqua , Genius , Manticore Technology , Genoo or the wide variety of other systems. Guest post by Lauren Carlson. Salesforce.com is the cloud computing darling of customer relationship management (CRM) software. However, CRM is a trifecta. It is made up of sales, service and—wait for it—marketing! Digg this!

Genoo Aims to Shake Up Marketing Automation Market

Webbiquity

Companies evaluating established providers such as Marketo , Eloqua , Silverpop’s B2B Engage and HubSpot would be well-advised to check out a relatively new contender as well— Genoo Marketing Automation. Tags: Marketing Automation and Demand Generation CMS pricing Content Marketing demand generation software Eloqua Genoo marketing automation platform HubSpot landing pages lead scoring marketing automation software Marketo microsites SaaS content management system Salesforce.com Silverpop B2B Engage Share this on del.icio.us. Digg this! Post this on Diigo. Share this on Mixx.

20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity

Maria Pergolino of Marketo reviews five popular tools including CoTweet , a Twitter tool that enable users to track keyword or brand mentions and even assign responses to particular individuals (for example, by product line). Looking for a way to monitor social media activities and results on a tight budget? Cool Web Tools. Social Mention. ** 5 stars. uberVU. Social Website Analyzer.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

social media, data analytics and adwords; and companies such as Marketo and Hubspot. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. The first generation of digital natives expects to be able to complete most of their selection process. through their own research, without talking to sales—until late in the journey. They expect content to be relevant, easy to find, and mobile- friendly.

How to do Lead Nurturing Right

Webbiquity

Marketing automation provider Marketo has just published The Definitive Guide to Lead Nurturing , a white paper that provides real value, covering the lead nurturing process from the basic how and why through ROI measurement. The guide itself is well-researched, clearly written and highly practical. Note: this post was originally published on the WebMarketCentral blog in August 2009.

Content Marketing Trends and Predictions for 2010

Webbiquity

ClickPredictions: Key Content Marketing Trends and Predictions for 2010 , an intriguing ebook just released by Marketo and ClickDocuments , attempts to provide some answers. Tags: Content Marketing b2b marketing Galen De Young Ian Lurie Jon Miller Marketo Michele Linn Mike Stelzner Patsi Krakoff Rebel Brown Stephanie Tilton Steve Woods What does 2010 hold for content marketing?

Book Review: eMarketing Strategies for the Complex Sale

Webbiquity

Marketing automation systems—from vendors like Eloqua , Marketo , Genoo , Manticore and others—are great tools for moving prospective buyers along the path from interest to desire to action. But they’re just that: tools. Without a solid content strategy to support that movement through the marketing and sales cycle, all you’ve got is a nice email system. Digg this! Tweet This!

Manticore VII Marketing Automation and Lead Generation Released

Webbiquity

It competes with vendors such as Marketo , Eloqua , Marketbright and Genoo. Tags: Marketing Automation and Demand Generation AdWords b2b lead generation demand generation software Dreamforce conference Eloqua email delivery and tracking email delivery wizard Genoo Jeff Erramouspe Manticore VII Marketbright marketing automation software marketing automation suite Marketo Nick Walker SaaS marketing automation Salesforce.com Sirrius Decisions Web Analytics The company made the announcement at Salesforce.com’s Dreamforce conference in San Francisco. Share this on del.icio.us.

Insights from the Marketo Summit

ANNUITAS

I have just returned from the Marketo Marketing Summit in San Francisco this week where I joined 7,000 other registered attendees from what I believe is now one of the premier B2B (and B2C) marketing events of the year. In the opening keynote by Phil Fernandez and throughout the conference, Marketo made mention of their study with The Economist where marketers ranked their top three priorities, which were. Blog Content Demand Generation Strategy Marketo Marketo Summit people process technology It’s All About The Customer – And Marketing Must Respond.

Marketo Conference: Is Predictive Modeling The Future of Marketing Automation?

Customer Experience Matrix

Marketo held its annual Marketing Nation Summit this week, hosting 4,000+ clients and partners. The event seemed relatively subdued for Marketo – I didn’t spot one costumed character – but the over-all atmosphere was positive. The company made two major product announcements, expanding the reach of Marketo campaigns into mobile apps and display ad retargeting. Those struck me as strategically valuable, helping to secure Marketo’s place at the center of its users’ customer management infrastructure. By that standard, predictive analytics is still far from overcrowded.

Marketo Adds Custom Objects. It's a Big Deal. Trust Me.

Customer Experience Matrix

My first question when Marketo announced its new mobile app connector this week wasn’t, “What cool new things can marketers do?” But one of Marketo’s biggest technical weaknesses has always been an inflexible data model. Sure enough, when I finally connected with Marketo SVP Products and Engineering Steve Sloan, he revealed that the mobile data is being managed through a new custom objects capability – one that Marketo didn’t announce prominently because they felt Marketing Nation attendees wouldn’t be interested. Well, maybe a little.)

Memories of Marketo Summit 2016

Captora

Once again, Marketo Summit was a smashing success! Bravo to Marketo for an awesome event, we are already looking forward to next year! Check out the photo slideshow for more event highlights: Marketo Summit 2016 from Captora. The post Memories of Marketo Summit 2016 appeared first on Captora Blog. ToFu Marketo Summit martech SaaS

Happy 10th Birthday, Marketo!

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Sanjay Dholakia Ten years ago this month, Phil Fernandez, David Morandi, and Jon Miller founded Marketo with one idea: to create a new kind of enterprise software company, one dedicated solely to the needs and mission of today’s marketing professional. Thank you for helping Marketo make the last decade so special. Here’s to the next 10! Modern Marketing b2b Consumer

9 Ideas (and 1 Big Lesson) from the Marketo Social Marketing Roadshow

The Point

Last week I attended (and was a presenter at) the Seattle edition of Marketo’s 2012 Social Marketing Rockstar Tour , a roving conference/seminar series being held this summer in cities nationwide. Marketo bills the event as an opportunity to hear, learn, and share advice on B2B social media marketing strategy. The real opportunity is with the friends and networks of those contacts.

Marketo Conference: Small Changes, Big Picture

Customer Experience Matrix

Marketo wrapped up its three day Marketing Nation conference yesterday, having once more displayed its own marketing prowess by attracting national media attention (see here and here ) with an appearance by Hillary Clinton. But it''s Acxiom, not Marketo, doing the hard part of matching advertising audiences with identified individuals. My main reaction was, what’s new? Fair enough.

ANNUITAS Named Finalist for Marketo Revvie Award

ANNUITAS

ANNUITAS Named Finalist for Marketo Revvie Award. ANNUITAS ®, a demand generation strategy and change management firm, has been named a finalist for a Marketo Revvie Award in the Digital Services Partner of the Year Category. Presented by Marketo, the leading marketing software and solutions provider, the Revvie Awards program recognizes companies that effectively use Marketo to attract and engage customers. Marketo users will vote on finalists and the winners will be announced at the Marketo Marketing Nation Summit 2016 in May.

Marketo Goes to College

Modern B2B Marketing

Today, Marketo announced that they’re standing up for the next generation of marketers. Partnering with Cal Poly’s Orfalea College of Business , Marketo will be helping to prepare undergrads for this new world of marketing. Students will also have access to Marketo’s customer engagement platform to complete their assignments, and to practice the techniques they learn.

Marketo Announces Japan Expansion

Modern B2B Marketing

And in our short history, it sure seems like people want Marketo. First, we heard customers in the UK asking for our technology; in 2011 we took the international plunge and hung the first global Marketo shingle up in Dublin. Needless to say, that shift plays right into Marketo’s hands. Read the full press release on Marketo’s Japanese expansion here.

Marketo Summit 2015: Focusing on Yourself, Focusing on Your Team

ANNUITAS

I was reminded today of my own story of professional growth and development. I ran into an old acquaintance at the Marketo Summit here in San Francisco, and as we were catching up on our old CEO I mentioned how much I will always appreciate the fact that he invested in training and professional development for me, as it was that training which really empowered me to grow and mature as a marketer.

Marketo's Engagement Engine Simplifies Complex Marketing Automation Campaigns

Customer Experience Matrix

But the good folks at Marketo have taken a step in that direction with their latest enhancement, which they call an “engagement program”. The system will go through the content in this order during each execution (which Marketo calls a “cast”), and send each person the first item they have not already received. This is something Marketo might want to reconsider.