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A Look at Email Deliverability Across Industry Verticals

It's All About Revenue

Being a curious person by nature, I decided to do some data mining—some email deliverability data mining that is. I was interested in looking at different industry verticals and how they perform against some key benchmarks. wondered if there was much difference across different verticals in regards to deliverability. Retail. Health and Wellness. Email Marketing

300+ Campaigns Reveal How Data-Driven Content Can Improve Your Engagement in Every Vertical

B2B Marketing Insider

By Ashley Carlisle, Brand Relationship Strategist at Fractl Some industries and verticals have a much easier time creating engaging content compared to others. Highly regulated verticals like finance won’t usually see viral engagement for a narrow, industry-specific content marketing campaign like a campaign for a travel brand would see, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to […].

Three Things to Think About Before You Develop a Vertical Marketing Strategy

ANNUITAS

I was recently leading a Demand Generation workshop where one of the attendees asked “what approach they should take to develop a vertical or industry aligned marketing strategy.” Besides discussing the need to align strategically to the buyer, we did have a longer conversation where I cautioned against taking a vertical go-to- market approach. Such is the case with many other roles. 

3 Things to Think About Before You Develop a Vertical Marketing Strategy

ANNUITAS

*This post first ran September 25, 2014 via the ANNUITAS blog. I was recently leading a Demand Generation workshop where one of the attendees asked “what approach they should take to develop a vertical or industry aligned marketing strategy.” While many organizations look to implement a vertical strategy, there are some things that should be considered before moving forward with one: 1.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

Sewell, President, Spear Marketing Group www.spearmarketing.com B2B Marketing Trends for 2016 Take Content Marketing to the Next Level 5 Verticalize Content to Create Thought Leadership If they have not done so already, we see three actions that should take. Focus marketing and sales resources within chosen vertical. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. Look for.

What’s Your Appetite for Vertical Marketing? Five Strategic Steps to Going Vertical

Crimson Marketing

How’s Your Appetite for Vertical Marketing? My client Alex recently told me his company was planning to market their flagship product–an analytics and inventory tracking software—into the healthcare vertical industry for tracking the storage, use, and inventory of prescription meds. Going Vertical Is More than Tossing a Few Niche Terms into Your Messaging. Uh-oh. Are you?

Interactive video for sales just got a big boost from Apple

Biznology

This has implications for video design beyond interactive videos—expect to see more vertical format video, for example. In a wide-ranging report, The Future of Video , Feng Li  of London’s Cass Business School  writes that “video is not simply an important part of the online experience. Increasingly, video is the internet.” It’s more like an app. That’s engagement.

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Design thinking

Biznology

Regardless of the industry or the verticals companies or consultancies operated based on, (what does this mean exactly?), Having said that, we can claim that a design-based approach is not industry or vertical-led. In our days, design becomes the cornerstone of digital transformation projects. Batten Briefings 2015). Roger Martin , author of the  Design of Business. Like this post?

Webinar Recap: Managing Effective Territory and Vertical Campaigns

Radius

Earlier this week, I presented a webinar about the best practices when targeting by territories (also called geographies) and verticals (also called industries), including where predictive analytics can be beneficial in creating strong strategies and effective go-to-market. However, there are also challenges when it comes to executing activities according to territory and vertical-organized teams. During my presentation, I walked through the Radius predictive analytics platform, including how to segment according to territories and verticals. Featured B2B Marketing

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

Sewell, President, Spear Marketing Group www.spearmarketing.com B2B Marketing Trends for 2016 Take Content Marketing to the Next Level 5 Verticalize Content to Create Thought Leadership If they have not done so already, we see three actions that should take. Focus marketing and sales resources within chosen vertical. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. Look for.

Making the Most of Vertical Marketing

Marketing Action

It’s common to visit a website and notice that a company advertises that its product is particularly useful for various vertical markets. You really do have to put in the time to gain a deep understanding of the core business need and challenges in the verticals you target, so you can speak to real people about real problems and real solutions through your messaging and strategy.

Marketing Tools for the Makers & Doers of the Manufacturing Industry

Act-On

Marketing Strategy industry solutions industry vertical manufacturing marketing marketing automationBeing an American manufacturing company is no easy feat. Manufacturers today are tasked with staying innovative, creating high-quality products, and keeping costs low to keep work from going overseas. The good news is: the US manufacturing industry is once again on the rise. The result?

Using email effectively in your content marketing

Biznology

service like Mailchimp, Vertical Response, iContact, and others is an absolute must. Content Marketing Email Marketing A/B testing CAN-SPAM Content marketing email marketing iContact Litmus MailChimp Spam subject lines Vertical ResponseEveryone hates email. And yet, most of us find it indispensable. It’s pretty great, except for its overwhelming volume and relentlessness.

Identifying Buyer Profiles: 5 Ways To Segment Your Marketing Audience

It's All About Revenue

Segment by Industry/Vertical ?. While this is an obvious focus for many marketers’ segmentation strategy, it’s important to note that this differs for how you market to verticals for B2B and B2C industries. Marketing automation enables you to finetune and deliver unique vertical messages automatically based on contact data.??B2C Address them personally and specifically. Imagine

Is your SEO content suffering from Useless Box Kit Syndrome?

Biznology

Lumping your verticals together into one persona: If your company sells to different vertical markets, that means every vertical needs its own persona. Instead, create customer persona documents for every vertical. What are the objections, by vertical, you’ll need to overcome in your content? Your company is blogging on a regular basis. The box looks cool.

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B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

Sewell, President, Spear Marketing Group www.spearmarketing.com B2B Marketing Trends for 2016 Take Content Marketing to the Next Level 5 Verticalize Content to Create Thought Leadership If they have not done so already, we see three actions that should take. Focus marketing and sales resources within chosen vertical. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. Look for.

Creating a Clear Customer Message

Crimson Marketing

Corporate Marketing Other Interesting Topics b2b marketing branding channel marketing marketing concepts marketing message marketing solutions social media verticals A true connection between the customer and company can be easily lost if your customers have a bad experience, you launch the wrong product, or you misdirect an ad placement, among other things. Forbes ).  .

Engineering360 Joins Expanding World of Vertical B2B Communities

Paul Gillin

The world of online B2B news services continues to expand with the introduction of Engineering360 , which owner IHS calls “the world’s largest online destination for engineers.” Formerly known as IHS GlobalSpec, it was relaunched last week with an expanded news and community focused. Their feature stories are mixed with a steady stream of un-bylined news shorts.

How To Create Successful Content in Any Industry: Benchmarks Set by 342 Marketing Campaigns

Hubspot

Average Social Share Benchmarks by Vertical. Setting realistic expectations and understanding the target audience can help content in any vertical meet specific goals, including earning high volumes of links and social shares. While the average campaign received 90 placements and 11,832 social shares, those numbers shifted dramatically when broken down by 15 common content verticals.

Event Marketing Maintenance Release

Vertical Response

Bug Fixes Event Marketing Events bug fixes email marketing event marketing Vertical Response VerticalResponse We wanted to let you know about the latest improvements and fixes to VR Event Marketing. There will be a maintenance release rolling out this week to address a few issues that were affecting customers. This is just an update to keep you informed on all changes; you will not experience any downtime or slow performance from the application during this time. Fixes. Now this will instantly change to “Outside of the US” when attendees register from foreign countries.

Internet of Things – The online guide to the Internet of Things

i-Scoop

Where does ‘it’ come from, how is IoT used in practice, what are the key IoT benefits and challenges, and what can we expect in the future across several vertical markets and from various angles and IoT use cases? What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? From the Consumer Internet of Things to the Industrial […

Verticalizing Internet Marketing

B2B Marketing Confidential

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 Verticalizing Internet Marketing The hottest thing in direct marketing today is targeting individuals online vs. targeting via publishers or content. Verticalizing the internet is a potential solution. Or rather, verticalizing internet users. The internet is already as verticalized as its ever going to be. 200-level verticalizing.

BuzzFeed, The New York Times & The Huffington Post: Which Popular Media Sites Succeed With Certain Audiences? [New Data]

Hubspot

Powerhouse publishers such as The Huffington Post and The New York Times already have large, built-in audiences across a variety of verticals, but it's those publishers' level of engagement that's truly valuable. Which domains have the most engaged audiences in five verticals: women, politics, business/finance, science, and technology? The women’s vertical did incredibly well.

Lead Generation: 2 tips to transform your content marketing

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Shelby explained that one of her first challenges in revamping Adobe’s content marketing was rooted in moving from “one-off” webinars to a strategy that focused on specific targeted verticals. Tweet Content marketing can be an effective tactic for lead generation as customers look to your brand as an authority in the marketplace delivering relevant information that is useful to their needs.

New Data: What Types of Content Perform Best on Social Media?

Hubspot

To figure out how and when to publish content to have a big social media splash, Fractl recently partnered with BuzzStream to analyze 220,000 articles from 11 verticals published during June 2014 to November 2014. The social metrics of content type also varied by vertical, proving that each audience has different preferences and behaviors. In many aspects of life, timing is key.

Target Your B2B Lead Generation Efforts by Vertical and Job Title

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Read Target Your B-to-B Lead-Gen Efforts by Vertical and Job Title. I thought this post by Carolyn Goodman for Target Marketing Magazine was a good reminder of how we can improve our lead-gen results by simply being more targeted with our messaging. know this is a basic idea and many of you do this this already but knowing something and actually doing it are two different things. This article prompted me to make sure that my team and I are doing this consistently because talking or writing about it isn't enough. Hopefully, it will prompt you too. Gather Sales Support Assets.

Think Before Ignoring These 15 Digital Marketing Trends

Crimson Marketing

Vertical video: “ Marketers should consider video that is optimized for the vertical mobile screen. Full-screen, Full-screen, vertically oriented video ads on Snapchat have a 9x higher click-through rate compared with regular horizontal video ads.” User-generated content:  Consumers are creating more and more of their own content (e.g. Blogs:  . Social commerce:  .

Optimizing Lead Distribution for Higher Conversion

B2B Lead Generation Blog

In CRMs like Salesforce.com, you can automatically notify sales people when activity has developed in their territory, vertical market or other criteria that you deem to be important. Ideally, you will be able to track leads at any stage in the sales pipeline, as well as by industry vertical, sales person, territory, marketing campaign, lead score and forecasted purchase time frame. Match leads based on product or industry vertical expertise. Tweet The management of sales leads is critical to generating marketing ROI. Sadly, The key is to match readiness of the lead (i.e.,

8 Design Rules to Live by to Take Your Website to the Next Level [Infographic]

Vertical Response

Here are the eight most important rules to follow to get the very best out of your website. © 2015, Vertical Response Blog. The post 8 Design Rules to Live by to Take Your Website to the Next Level [Infographic] appeared first on Vertical Response Blog. Designing a website is a challenge. Even the pros make mistakes. Don’t let this happen to you! All rights reserved.

Smart Marketing: Vertical marketing benefits

Smart Marketing

» Vertical marketing benefits Vertical marketing is a term often used to define a companys marketing approach that concentrates on specific vertical markets, or niches. Vertical marketing benefits a small business because it: Forcesyour small company to focus its marketing efforts. Smart Marketing Jay Lipes blog at the intersection of small business st.

How to Automate Your Account-Based Marketing Strategy

Modern B2B Marketing

For example, your campaign might target multiple criteria such as verticals, sub-verticals, product-fit, employee size, and more. Let’s say an organization wants to target the technology vertical with high-level messaging, but also wants to carve out specific sub-verticals like ‘microprocessor’ or ‘semi-conductor’ manufacturers for heightened focus. Acme Co.,

Mobile Myth Busting: How to Write Great Content for Mobile

ScribbleLive

It means thinking about how the vertical screen changes the way we write and structure content. Users would then scan the content’s left side vertically, forming the stem of the “F” However, this all went out the window with the introduction of mobile screens. Some visual content, like infographics, are less conducive to the vertical screen. Image Source.

6 Ideas to Create More Relevant Lead Nurturing Emails

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Idea #3: Create message based on industry vertical or company size (Hint: Segmentation). Tweet I’m writing this post while attending the ExactTarget Connections 2014 event. I’ve learned a lot from listening to the sessions and speakers here. As I listened to attendees and speakers, I frequently heard the same keywords, such as: Personalization. Segmentation. Customer focus.

5 Common Marketing Challenges Agencies (and Companies) Face

Act-On

Our agency has built a business on marketing in two relatively challenging verticals: B2B healthcare and B2B technology. In our healthcare and technology verticals, we are contacted by a lot of startups with no brand recognition (and sometimes no brand at all!), no big name backing their product, and no foothold in the market whatsoever. Marketing is hard. Right! Let’s get started!

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.  . Who are we speaking to? Each industry will demand unique selling points that will best serve the end user.

7 not-quite-predictions for marketing technology in 2016

chiefmartech

Vertical competition for enterprise marketing tech companies is going to get fierce. Services companies (agencies, systems integrators, and other marketing service providers) will become champions of this approach because it’s a different lever of vertical competition in their favor. #6. Most people suck at accurately predicting the future. I’m one of them. ” (A).

The Convergence of Search, Social and Content Marketing

Sazbean

Arnie Kuenn, President of Vertical Measures and author of the new book, Accelearate! View more presentations from Vertical Measures. Move Your Business Forward through the Convergence of Search, Social & Content Marketing (affiliate link) spoke about search, social and content marketing at the Exploring Social Media webinar (affiliate link) earlier this week. Good stuff, especially some nice techniques for looking for keywords and content for your website (and social networks). Search, Social and Content Marketing: Move Your Business Forward & Accelerate.

Think Beyond Mobile-First and Consider Mobile Experiences Like These Brands

It's All About Revenue

Incentives can take many forms, depending on your vertical and/or the nature of the promotion: Deals/cash value. By tracking coupon redemptions sent via these SMS blasts, Ace was able to determine that the shoppers receiving these SMS experiences drove 6x average cart size vs. what is typically seen in the hardware vertical. Mobile is the only game in town for rich-push and SMS.

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Tradeshows Part 8: Other Things I Know

B2B Marketing Unplugged

If your customers are big players in a particular vertical of interest, you may want to exhibit at that industry’s big event to see if you can get more of the same. It’s very easy to get into a rut with events, particularly if you work in one or two verticals where the same events come and go each year.  If at all possible, I recommend you find one new event, even a small one, to attend as an exhibitor each year. If you’re very vertically focused and have most things covered, maybe try an international event.  Event Planning is a Year-Round Activity. Work the calendar.

Make a Responsive Email Template Work for Your Business [VIDEO]

Vertical Response

If you’d like to check out the email editor for yourself, sign up for a free account today! © 2015, Vertical Response Blog. The post Make a Responsive Email Template Work for Your Business [VIDEO] appeared first on Vertical Response Blog. How do you create a professional-looking email in minutes? Choose any one of our responsive email templates based on purpose or theme.