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10 Marketing trends to watch for 2017

Biznology

As the end of the year approaches, it is time to look back on the year in marketing and analyze the trends we should expect to see in the coming new year. Here are 10 of the marketing trends to watch for 2017. One of the trends that will carry over from 2016 is that marketers are getting better at content marketing. Social analytics. Content marketing getting better.

Four marketing mega trends nobody’s talking about

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Here’s a view of some of the underlying shifts, the marketing mega trends, you need be considering in 2017: 1. These trends will be forcing dramatic change: Information density — You have undoubtedly seen the dizzying statistics about the amount of content flooding the web. The social media dead-end — Facebook, LinkedIn and the others don’t want links any more.

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Four steps to stay on top of social media trends

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How can a busy marketer possibly keep up with these social media trends? I’m here to tell you that it’s not impossible and that it shouldn’t take a large chunk out of your schedule, either. Strategies to Keep on Top of Social Media Trends Own an iOS (Apple mobile) device. Strategies to Keep on Top of Social Media Trends. - Own an iOS (Apple mobile) device. Much

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B2B Marketing: Know the Trends, Pick the Right Strategy

Great B2B Marketing

What key tactics best fit our Marketing Strategy? In fact we work closely with the management teams of numerous B2B product and services companies to build and help execute a marketing strategy that fits their industry and their sales model. Knowing the most effective tactics can help you refine or enhance your strategy. B2B Lead Generation Trends – Changes in Priorities.

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B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

Trends for 2016 Edited by Tom Pick and Tony Karrer 25 Thought Leaders Weigh In 0 Executive Summary B2B marketing practices are in the midst of profound change, driven by three powerful trends: • Changing expectations of buyers: as Baby Boomers retire and Millennials move into and up within the ranks of B2B enterprises, buying. more true, apparently, than in social media.

B2B Marketing Trends 2016-2020: Social Media Breakfast Wrap

Webbiquity

What trends will drive B2B marketing over the next three to four years? Those were among the key questions I had the opportunity to address in a recent presentation at the Social Media Breakfast – Minneapolis St. The initial product of that research was the eBook, B2B Marketing Trends for 2016: 25 Thought Leaders Weigh In , previously summarized here.

10 Digital Trends to Inspire Your 2017 B2B Content Marketing Strategy

KoMarketing Associates

With 2017 less than two months away, it’s time to start thinking about your 2017 B2B content marketing strategy and how to get the most out of your efforts. With this in mind, we’ve pulled together a list of ten digital marketing trends that should be considered by all when thinking about next year’s content strategy. 1. Social Media Is Critical for Content Promotion.

The Biggest Content Marketing Trends in 2017

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Creation of a real content marketing strategy. In almost every keynote speech I give, I ask the audience members whether their organizations have a documented content marketing strategy. In answer to this, Content Marketing World offers a specific workshop solely on how to create a documented content marketing strategy. Content strategy (pipes and process). Snapchat.

Why “rich content” is central to your social media strategy

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Today I’m going to explain that not all content is created equal … that there is a certain kind of content you MUST have in your marketing strategy. This was long before “influence marketing” was a thing and I called this new trendsocial scoring.” Every organization active on the social web needs at least one source of “rich content:”.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

Trends for 2016 Edited by Tom Pick and Tony Karrer 25 Thought Leaders Weigh In 0 Executive Summary B2B marketing practices are in the midst of profound change, driven by three powerful trends: • Changing expectations of buyers: as Baby Boomers retire and Millennials move into and up within the ranks of B2B enterprises, buying. more true, apparently, than in social media.

Five 2015 digital marketing trends for your consideration

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Here are some views of possible 2015 digital marketing trends that have my wheels turning. 1) The implications of Content Shock. Who will step forward and claim “The world’s safest online store (or credit card or social media platform)?” ” Or, will that just put the target on your back for hackers? 3) Social media consolidation. Here are 7 clues.

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A 6-step plan to determine your social media strategy

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6 Questions to Lead You to a Social Media Strategy from Mark Schaefer. Some time ago, I wrote one of the blog posts I am most proud of, describing a six-step process that will lead you to a social media strategy. This valuable content that can be helping thousands of people is now buried in the social media dust bin of “old posts.” Really.

Infusing SEO Into Your Content Marketing Strategy

B2B Marketing Insider

When content marketing strategies are infused with subtle layers of SEO and keyword targeting, the potential to realize greater […]. The post Infusing SEO Into Your Content Marketing Strategy appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Most search marketers would agree that content marketing is an essential cog in the wheel of SEO.

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6 Trends Highlighted at Social Media Marketing World

It's All About Revenue

by Lauren Harper | Tweet this Last week’s  Social Media Marketing World  conference was a dream for any social marketer. Not only were some of the biggest names in social marketing there to present (Jay Baer, Chris Brogan, Mari Smith, Mark Schaefer, to name a few), but there was content to cover pretty much any social related topic one could ask for.

Mobile Marketing Trends for 2016

It's All About Revenue

Top 10 mobile marketing trends for 2016. Five Mobile Marketing Trends for Emerging Markets in 2016. While 2016 begins, it is time to outline the trends to look for this year. SMS Marketing: An Often Forgotten Goldmine In A Good Mobile Strategy. Most of our time and effort is spent on the most visible channels: search ads, display ads, SEO, social, email and content.

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B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

Trends for 2016 Edited by Tom Pick and Tony Karrer 25 Thought Leaders Weigh In 0 Executive Summary B2B marketing practices are in the midst of profound change, driven by three powerful trends: • Changing expectations of buyers: as Baby Boomers retire and Millennials move into and up within the ranks of B2B enterprises, buying. more true, apparently, than in social media.

Industry Leaders Weigh in on Upcoming Marketing Trends for 2017 and Beyond

Act-On

If you’ve ever wondered whether marketing trends are cyclical, look no further than ABM — a sales strategy introduced more than a decade ago that has seen new and vibrant life in the last year, as countless marketers and sales managers have sought to take a more holistic view of the accounts in their pipeline. So, we asked press, analysts and other industry influencers, “What’s a retro concept, throwback idea, or disruptive strategy that will make headway with marketers in 2017? That customer feedback can then inform your marketing strategy.

The Biggest Mobile Marketing Trends of 2016

It's All About Revenue

Top Mobile Marketing Trends for 2016. With mobile devices an ever-present fixture of modern life, keeping up on mobile marketing trends is more important than ever. The buzz continues to be about how mobile marketing is where every marketing strategy needs to be in order to truly impact and engage the target audience. This go round it's all about mobile marketing.

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73 Experts Reveal B2B Marketing Trends to Leverage in 2017

SnapApp

As 2016 draws to a close, it's time to look forward and see  what B2B marketing trends will shape the road into 2017. While account based marketing, interactive content , personalization, native advertising, and automation are just some of the hot trends that look set to continue into the new year, there are some new kids on the block. Strategy. Employee Social Media Advocacy.

Digital Marketing Strategy, Trends & Predictions for 2013

Fathom

Before heading out of the office for a few days I tapped into the digital marketing experts at Fathom to determine … Continue reading → The post Digital Marketing Strategy, Trends & Predictions for 2013 appeared first on Fathom. 2012 is winding down and Fathom is ready for another exciting year helping our clients prosper in digital marketing.

Social media trends that are colliding in 2013

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There is nothing more fun than thinking about how tech trends and humanity are colliding and there is no better time to write about it than the beginning of a new year. There are lots of things to be excited about, but here are a few of the trends that I see colliding in 2013 and what might happen when they do … The optimized self. New trend: The optimized self.

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Social media strategy leaders: Tory Starr

Biznology

Last month, I launched a new series here on Biznology , interviewing leaders in social media strategy. This month we speak with Tory Starr , Director of Social Media at WGBH. Her work with WGBH, the Boston-area PBS affiliate and their largest prime-time producer, includes social media consulting and support for the station’s television and radio productions. INSPIRATION.

The Top Five Crowdsourcing Mega-trends

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Ever since then, I have been looking for an opportunity to bring more information on this trend to {grow}. I’m fortunate today to have an expert on the subject, David Bratvold, provide a guest post: If you’re not yet familiar with crowdsourcing, it’s a new work process that involves getting a crowd of people to help with a task typically performed by one employee or contractor. 

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30+ Statistics Designed To Guide B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy in the New Year

KoMarketing Associates

While we realize that successful B2B marketing programs leverage a combination of investments, social media needs to remain in a part of that mix. More importantly, as detailed in my presentation for Supply Chain Management teams this past October, social media is an increasingly important tool for defining marketing ROI. Social Media Strategy and Budgeting. source ).

5 B2B data trends

Biznology

This has lead to 5 significant trends in B2B database marketing. Now for the payoff of these trends – Selling More BY Spending Less! The result will be to answer the measurability and accountability question of “what did we get for our money?”   A data-driven marketing and sales strategy will answer the question like never before. The new world of B2B data! Big Data.

6 Strategic Trends Highlighted at Social Media Marketing World

It's All About Revenue

Social Media Marketing World is back for the third time in San Diego this week. Many of the big names in the social media space are here including Guy Kawasaki , Chris Brogan , Mari Smith , and more. It’s important to realize that this same thing can happen with our own social marketing. Some other social trends that Stelzner highlighted are: 4.

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Facebook content strategy is a time bomb for inbound marketing

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Every time I write a post that takes a slightly contrarian view to the status quo, I get hammered by the entrenched pundits who spin this into “Mark is saying that marketing is dead”…  or social media is dead … Or that kittens are bad. The economics of the social media platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn are also driven by content, but their metrics are different.

9 Trends That Will Upset Your Marketing in 2013

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Batista , a freelance writer, editor and content developer.   As the former Managing Editor of DemandGen Report, Amanda covered the latest technology, trends and development in the marketing automation technology space, as well as the sales and marketing strategies central to demand generation. They say the times are changin’ — so should your modern marketing strategy.

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7 Digital marketing trends to embrace NOW

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Usually bloggers write “trend” posts at the end of the year but at the speed of change in this business, maybe we should make it every six months!  As we hurtle into the second half of 2013, here are the digital trends I seem to be following the most right now. Google Glass is just the first entry into the wearable technology trend. This is not a new trend.

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Beyond Content Shock: The defining trend of 2015 is Content Ignition

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We are certainly a conversational company with passionate fans and we have worked hard to engage and build a social media audience to the point where we have 13,000 fans on Facebook. Customers turning to new social media channels. strategy that worked last year is not good enough today. need to focus on new content distribution strategies. Can you help us? William B.

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Content Marketing Trend: “Micro-Content”

B2B Marketing Insider

Vaynerchuk and his 250-person team have recently shifted their focus to micro-content on social media platforms, as well Vine videos , to spread their clients’ branding messages. In a 2013 interview with Forbes.com, Vaynerchuk stressed the importance of distributing  content on social media sites. “You By NewsCred contributor, Kylie Jane Wakefield. Vine and GrapeStory.

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14 Brilliant B2B Marketing Strategy Guides

Webbiquity

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 Market For the Top Four B2B Business Growth Strategies by g2m Solutions. B2B Marketing Trends That Will Shape Your Strategy by Anders Pink.

How Digital Marketing Trends Have Changed Black Friday

Content Standard

As always, it was the start of an incredibly high-stakes shopping season—and because marketing trends historically showed that performance between Thanksgiving Day and the end of the calendar year could make or break a company’s success for a fiscal year, you probably started prepping your content strategy months in advance—resulting in your success. Content Strategy Marketing

10 Trends That Defined Digital Marketing in 2016

Modern B2B Marketing

Continued learning is critical, and if you’re not taking the time to keep up with industry news and marketing trends, your efforts may fall flat. Read on for 10 trends that propelled the biggest changes in digital marketing this year: 1. Increased Social Search Functionality. However, increased organic traffic is just one benefit of enhanced social search functionality.

6 Trending and Cutting-Edge Digital Marketing Strategies You Need to Know

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Ellen Gomes As digital technology continues to expand and mature, digital advertising strategies are evolving to keep up. From social, to search, to big data, the opportunities for marketers today are endless. In addition to mobile apps, social media networks that are not strictly mobile have made video capabilities available to users and marketers alike. Why so spendy?

5 Content Marketing Trends to Plan Your 2017 Budget

Content Standard

To that end, I spoke with some very knowledgeable people about the top content marketing trends to watch in 2017 that will help you plan your budget. Last Year’s Content Marketing Trends. Last year , we also detailed the top trends to help plan your budget. ” Can live video become a cornerstone of brands’ content strategies? Content Strategy Marketing

47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity

Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close. population now has at least one social networking profile; more than half use two or more social networks. The number of worldwide social media users is projected to grow from 2.1 90% of young adults—ages 18 to 29—use social media (compared to just 35% of those over age 65). 70% of the U.S.

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2016 Cross Channel Marketing Trends

It's All About Revenue

Top 10 Omni-Channel retail trends for 2016. How Macy's CMO Uses Omni-Channel Marketing to Surprise & Delight Shoppers. I sat down with the CMO of Macy's, Martine Reardon, to learn more about her strategy to capture attention in a crowded digital space. It's time once again for The Friday Five , our weekly curated roundup of five stories on one topic.

10 Digital Marketing Trends That Should Influence Your 2016 Content Strategy

KoMarketing Associates

I wrote a post six months ago highlighting ten marketing trends that should influence your content strategy. While it feels like that was published yesterday, we all know today’s digital marketing trends change with the blink of an eye, whether it’s due to a new channel, updates to search algorithms, or any other factors. Leverage social media, online communities, forums, etc.

The art and science of developing an enterprise content strategy

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A few months ago,  Kevin Green  left his job at a marketing agency to become Executive Director of Marketing, Digital Strategy & Innovation for Dell. But how does a company develop a comprehensive content strategy that serves millions of customers and thousands of enterprise-level partners? Content strategy is more about the connection than the content now. Mark: Agree.