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Agile Marketing in B2B

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Buyer interest and trends can change in the blink of an eye, in particular as social and other media drive the news. Internal reviews and multiple approvals have to be adhered to, and design and layout of messages, and distribution via Web, e-mail and social media, consume big chunks time. Agile marketing increasingly is being recognized as a powerful key to content effectiveness.

Storytelling Gone Wild: The Key to Creating Viral Content

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This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar  series, this time on the topic of Storytelling Gone Wild: The Key to Creating Viral Content. Behavioral Targeting Content Marketing Emotion Social Media Viral Connecting with Emotion Emotional Marketing Reach vs Impact Story telling StoryTelling Viral content

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Where does Google+ fit into your B2B Marketing plans? [infographic]

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After all, it’s not every day that a social media website goes to great lengths to make your business more visible, but that’s exactly what you’ll get from Google’s services. In addition, you’ll be able to take advantage of all the tools associated with Google’s social media service, including Google Hangouts. Have you made Google Plus a part of your marketing strategy yet?

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4 Stages of a Thought Leadership Maturity Model

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Traditional format for thought leadership has been the white paper but in this era of digital and social that isn’t enough. Interaction with SME’s in social media improves the ability to communicate key thought leadership ideas. Here is a great piece on the maturity of a company’s Thought Leadership program by ITSMA. Enjoy!

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B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

social advertising on LinkedIn, programmatic networks like Choozle) that. Paul Gillin, B2B Social Media Strategist, Senior Trainer, Profitecture www.[link] Another good example is Top Rank’s Social Media Marketing Management. how you can solve their burning problem. • E – Engage Meaningfully via Social Media. more true, apparently, than in social media. Look for.

3 Ways Social Media can Boost Sales Success

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Facebook Lead Generation Lead Nurturing People Sales Social Business Intelligence Social Media Social Networking Strategy Thought Leadership Twitter. Social media provides great way to connect with potential buyers. Social media provides the sales person a platform for sharing value, which builds reputation and affinity for the seller. So here are 3 reasons why ….

Your Marketing Strategy Needs to Keep Pace with Digital Culture

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If you can’t make every single interaction and experience customers have with your brand a positive, engaging and intuitive one—whether it’s in-store, online, mobile, social or email—you should expect to say goodbye to them relatively quickly. Posted in Innovation. And it’s often what keeps customers happy and coming back year and after. Take, for example, a global footwear brand. Not much.

10 Reasons Brands Fail to Convert Facebook Fans into Paying Customers

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Posted in Commerce Facebook Interactive Marketing Sales Social Media Social Networking Strategy. As excited as marketers may get about shiny new objects— especially social media objects—they‘re often reluctant to spend money on developing new efforts for them. And even fewer put a strategy in place to convert this highly active audience into highly engaged website visitors.

The Social-Shake-Up: A New Breed of Marketer is Coming

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All the tools of the trade – text analytics, social media analysis, Website personalization, community analytics, computational advertising and online testing, among other things – were used for re-elect the President of the United States. So I suggest the best way to prepare for this is to join me in attending the  The Social-Shake-Up  Conference. So what does a CDO do?

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

social advertising on LinkedIn, programmatic networks like Choozle) that. Paul Gillin, B2B Social Media Strategist, Senior Trainer, Profitecture www.[link] Another good example is Top Rank’s Social Media Marketing Management. how you can solve their burning problem. • E – Engage Meaningfully via Social Media. more true, apparently, than in social media. Look for.

3 Secrets To Having A Two-Way Conversation With Your Brand’s Customers Online

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No matter where you look, brands are all trying to crack the code of having a two-way conversation with their customers wherever they are – be it in-store, online, on a smartphone, on a tablet or on social media. In this “Age of the Digital Customer,” everything consumers like and don’t like is being tracked socially on places such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Why CMOs Should Stop Being Addicted to Pay-per-Click Ads

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Posted in Advertising Behavioral Targeting Conversion Optimization Customer Experience Interactive Marketing Lead Generation Online Advertising Online Testing Testing. Back in 2001, when Google AdWords was just launched, I remember the day that my first pay-per-click (PPC) campaign yielded the first batch of leads for the company I was working for. Since then, a lot has changed in the PPC world.

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How Does Social Listening Change the Way You Do Business (and Create ROI)?

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This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar  series, this time on the topic of How Does Social Listening Change the Way You Do Business (and Create ROI)? We discussed a ton of ideas on how to capture ROI or create impact using social media! Can’t get to ROI?

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Using Hashtags as Strategic Objects

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The mobile marketing platform  smartsy , for example, is using their engagement marketing features and visual recognition functionality to help transform products and campaign assets into #objects, which act as focal points for easily creating and distributing user generated content within the platform as well as across channels, including social media. Posted in Hashtags Twitter.

The Missing Link Between Media and Marketing

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It’s apparent that there’s a missing vital component in the quest to modernize marketing. Today’s marketing organizations are aggressively modernizing, automating and adding more digitally centered marketing tactics as they focus on their mandate to discover prospects and create new customers. To Integration between the two is a critical missing link.

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B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

social advertising on LinkedIn, programmatic networks like Choozle) that. Paul Gillin, B2B Social Media Strategist, Senior Trainer, Profitecture www.[link] Another good example is Top Rank’s Social Media Marketing Management. how you can solve their burning problem. • E – Engage Meaningfully via Social Media. more true, apparently, than in social media. Look for.

From Community to Commerce: Making the ROI Connection

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This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar  series, this time on the topic of From Community to Commerce: Making the ROI Connection. We discussed a ton of ideas on how to capture ROI in social media! Match your CRM data with social data to start building out a clearer picture of your audience and be more relevant to them.

Make Your CFO a Social Media Fan

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Social media definitely pays off, but you’ve got to focus on the approach not the tools. Social Media has hit the mainstream these days but the big concern on every product marketer’s mind has been how to justify the ROI?  Social media definitely pays off, but you’ve got to focus on the approach not the tools. FOUND the ROI of Social Media for B2B Marketers! Users.

6 Tips for Turning Big Data into Great Customer Experiences

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Social attributes. Posted in Behavioral Targeting Business Intelligence Conversion Optimization Customer Experience Enterprise 2.0 Interactive Marketing Online Testing Strategy. The phenomenon of big data certainly comes with big promise. After all, having terabytes of data on customer history and behavior is certainly better than trying to extrapolate from just a few data points. By far.

10 Ecommerce Predictions for 2013

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Posted in Behavioral Targeting Customer Experience eCommerce Mobile Social Media. Everything from age, geography and life stage, incorporating social profiles (e.g., So a completely seamless ecommerce experience no matter where they are —at their desktops, on their smartphones and tablets, or on social pages and sites—is a must-have. You’ll be forgiven if you.

4 Lessons from Responsive Design for CMOs

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Posted in Advertising Content Marketing Conversion Optimization Customer Experience Design Innovation Interactive Marketing Internet Optimization Web Design. Responsive design brings a variety of benefits – both for brand marketers and the consumers interacting with content across multiple devices. Rule #1: Don’t Become Complacent. Rule #2: Always Be Refining. touch, swipe).

Social Business Intelligence: Wisdom from the Outside-In

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Social Business Intelligence is all about wisdom – the wisdom to listen, to interpret, and to act authentically and from the outside-in, displaying fidelity to the expressed wants and needs of the billion-plus consumers who offer opinions online. Social Business Intelligence works in real-time and leverages powerful technology to offer you the outside-in view. 

There is NO Passive Marketing with Social!

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Not so with Social Media.  With Social, there is no passive tense.  Social media allows the marketer to jump into the fray and to CREATE outcomes instead of being a victim. Related posts: Social Intelligence adds value throughout the Stage Gate Process Social data is becoming increasingly important in the new. Well “hope” isn’t a strategy.

Social Intelligence adds value throughout the Stage Gate Process

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Social data is becoming increasingly important in the new product development processes of many companies. In particular, manufacturers are tapping into social conversations as they explore new product ideas in order to learn what consumers are interested in and talking about. These applications of social media analytics only scratch the surface though.

Social Listening: Harness Marketing Insights from Consumer Conversations

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This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar  series, this time on the topic of Social Listening: Harness Marketing Insights from Consumer Conversations. We discussed tips and tricks for finding and utilizing Social Listening in your organization! This webinar was sponsored by Brandwatch.

Leading Companies for Customer Service, On and Off Social

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Recently I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar  series, this time on the topic of Leading Companies for Customer Service, On and Off Social. We discussed a ton of ideas on how customer services on and off of social need to scale. Focus on the core program and get that right before scaling to social media.

Don’t Blame Facebook: 10 Reasons Low Conversion Rates Are YOUR Fault

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Posted in Advertising Applications Branding Content Marketing Customer Experience Facebook Inbound Marketing Listening Personalization Social Media. As excited as marketers may get about shiny new objects— especially social media objects—they‘re often reluctant to spend the time and money to truly develop new efforts for them. You’re not alone. Sticking to stand-alone metrics.

The Emotion found in Social Data

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Most people who write on social media outlets don’t do so just for the sake of doing it.  That is exactly why Social Media is so special, so different.  Because with Social Media, people become “micro-authors” when and where it matters.  Very likely that means you’ll find them on Social Media. It’s all relative The speed with which social media spreads ideas and.

Integrating Listening Into Your Platform for ROI

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This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar  series, this time on the topic of Way Beyond Listening: Integrating Listening Into Your Platform for ROI. We discussed nine ways companies have found to connect social media to revenue and ROI. Here are nine ways to connect Social Media to Revenue and ultimately ROI.

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Why Sustainable Competitive Advantage is so 1990

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This marketing woman was saying I can’t get interviews.  Or if she got interviews, she didn’t get offers because they want to know about things like search engine optimization, big data, social, and she had never had to learn any of that stuff.  My friend meanwhile was completely outraged because she had arranged for online courses this woman could have taken advantage of, but she didn’t. 

Social Media Marketing and Darwin: Evolution or Irrelevance

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Consumers have evolved even faster with the advent of high-speed Internet-enabled mobile devices and social media. Everyone is clamoring for consumers’ attention, from TV and Web content they’re genuinely interested in, to an onslaught of thoughts and activities of friends and relatives, posted via every social media channel. Army Chief of Staff. The answer: You don’t.

Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]

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After two years at the helm of Avaya’s social media strategy which produced a very strong ROI in the Social Customer Support area, I am happy to say we finally got that strategy institutionalized within the Support organization so I found myself with a rare opportunity to evolve our strategy from brand monitoring and reputation management to something higher order like Social Insights.

How to Make the Zero Moment of Truth Work for You

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Shoppers love to send videos to each other via email, post them to social networks or embed them in their blogs or personal websites, so make sure your videos are easy for customers to share. Try adding a YouTube channel to your social media arsenal. 38% comparison shopped online. 36% checked out the brand/manufacturer’s website. It’s a tall order…but not an impossible one.

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IBM Social Computing Guidelines

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IBM Social Computing Guidelines. Blogs, wikis, social networks, virtual worlds and social media. Since then, many new forms of social media have emerged. The effort has broadened the scope of the existing guidelines to include all forms of social computing. Below are the current and official "IBM Social Computing Guidelines," which continue to evolve as new technologies and social networking tools become available. IBM Social Computing Guidelines: Executive Summary. Be aware of your association with IBM in online social networks.

Can CMOs Master The Customer Experience For Hispanic Shoppers?

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So then I ask myself a simple but very important question: Are CMOS acting like mobile and social “agents” for Hispanic shoppers and giving them exactly what they want (i.e., Successful brands have a holistic approach rather than approaching social media as a stand-alone tactic. Posted in Advertising Behavioral Targeting Communities Mobile Personalization Testing Web Design. by 2050.

How Are Serious Games Reinventing Businesses?

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For example, let’s say you need to make choices on where you’re going to invest your marketing dollars across various social media challenges. Our collaborative games-based approach to making these choices leaves you and your entire team feeling energized because in the game you can explore both ROI and non-ROI factors to selecting your social media investments.

The ROI of Influencer Marketing

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This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar  series, this time on the topic of The ROI of Influencer Marketing. Here are three key takeaways from the webinar: Not all influencers are created equal – Brands should look beyond social metrics into psychographics and contextual intelligence to determine the ideal candidates.

5 Ways B2B Can Learn from B2C Marketers

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Social Intelligence adds value throughout the Stage Gate Process Social data is becoming increasingly important in the new product. Posted in Buying Cycle Conversion Conversion Optimization Customer Customer Experience Personalization Strategy. Business and consumer brands have traditionally approached marketing from two totally different vantage points. There is no exception for B2B.

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What Social Data can Teach You about Audiences

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How to Optimize your Paid Search with Social Media We used to learn about who our audience was. Social Media Data: Time to Embrace it There is not a day that goes by in the. Innovation Listening Social Media Social Networking AP Audience Consumer Tech ESPN Google Millienials Moms NCAA Football USA TodayRelated posts brought to you by Yet Another Related Posts Plugin.

It’s Time For CMOs To Tap Into The Power Of Personalization

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The identity of your customers, their demographic profiles, what types of information they value as well as when and where they are making purchases are all insights that can help you reach the  right  audience at the  right  time with the  right  content – whether it’s in the form of emails, product recommendations or social promotions. Forge meaningful social relationships.