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Put the Focus on People to Transform Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

So you thought content marketing was all about the content? If you’re focusing your content marketing strategy on the subjects you’ll be covering and the different content formats you plan to create, you’re missing a trick.

7 B2B Lead Generation Strategies For SaaS Companies

KoMarketing Associates

SaaS marketing is fierce. Companies in this vertical routinely spend 30-50% of their revenue on Sales and Marketing, making them capable of a quality and a quantity of marketing campaigns most other industries never see. SaaS marketers also tend to be intensely data-driven.

Email Open Rates Best Practices

SendX

Think about all the time you spend crafting great content, writing irresistible CTAs and compelling, engaging copy. You want people to read your emails, right?

Do You Want Intent Data with That?

The Point

If you could layer third-party intent data into every lead gen program you run, would you do it? In other words, would you only ever want marketing leads from prospects pre-determined to be actively researching your category, solution, use case, etc.? My argument: no, you wouldn’t. .

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How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

Gain exclusive insights on priorities, tactics, and challenges from SMB Marketing Leaders.

How to Perform an SEO Audit in 4 Easy Steps

Act-On

Read this blog to learn how to perform an SEO audit in 4 easy steps and improve your site visibility, traffic, and conversions. Content Marketing Web

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Report: 44% of Marketers are at a ‘Basic’ Level of Audience Management Maturity

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers have more data than ever before on their target audiences, but new research suggests that many of them are still basic in terms of audience management maturity.

The Biggest Event Trends for 2020

Marketing Insider Group

We’re now into the final quarter of the year, and it’s time to start making plans for the year ahead. 2019 has seen some exciting developments in the events industry and there’s a lot to look forward to over the coming months.

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Product Marketing and Analyst Relations

The Effective Marketer

There isn’t a product marketer who hasn’t worked in some way with analyst relations. Whether helping prepare a briefing, giving one, or helping create a “quadrant” or “wave”, product marketing is a fundamental piece of any A/R strategy. Since I’ve taken many falls and learned along the way how to work with analysts, I wrote a blog post on Medium based on a presentation I recently gave at the Product Marketing World conference.

What Is Account-Based Marketing? 3 Reasons Your Organization Should Leverage This Tactic

Act-On

Account-based marketing can improve your targeted lead generation, nurturing, retention, and upsell efforts to help you win better and bigger opportunities. Multi-Channel Marketing

The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

Account-Based Marketing is a strategy, not a solution.

Financing Your Cash-Strapped Business – A Guide for Tech Entrepreneurs

Webbiquity

Guest post by Mathew Jade. Running a small business has more than its fair share of risks. Clients can be late in paying. Competition is fierce, and as more and more people start their own businesses or try to make few extra dollars in the gig economy , it just gets tougher.

Expert Insight: Why B2B Marketers Still Lack Sophisticated Content Marketing Strategies [Interview]

KoMarketing Associates

Many marketers turn to content marketing to reach out to customers and prospects, but new research suggests that not all of them have mature, sophisticated strategies in place.

How Creative Marketers Can Get What They Need From Data

Marketing Insider Group

Data and creativity have always been siloed, even in our own minds. You’re probably well-acquainted with the idea that our “left brains” are more logic- and data-focused, while our “right brains” house our creativity. The best ideas, however, require input from both hemispheres.

How Marketing Can Prime a Prospect for Sales

Modern Marketing

Nothing irritates salespeople like unqualified leads. Marketers never intend to waste their sales team’s time, but without a conscious effort to source, qualify, and nurture potential buyers, marketers can’t know whether a prospect will buy or flake.

7 Marketing and Sales Strategies to Grow Your Revenue Fast

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Many companies have the core marketing and sales elements to take their revenue to the next level, but are still missing out on some key opportunities. Join Christopher Ryan, CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners and writer of the recent book "The Expert’s B2B Revenue Growth Playbook," to discover seven steps that you can immediately take to grow your company’s revenue quickly and consistently!

Account-Based Events: Secrets to Success

Lattice

Events are a tried and tested technique to build relationships with customers and prospects. Learn what our team discovered by applying a more personalized marketing strategy to our events, turning them into account-based events that align tightly with our overall ABM strategy

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How Long Does It Take to Rank in Google?

Webbiquity

Guest post by Ashley Phillips. There is no single, definitive answer about the length of time it takes an average website page to rank on Google. There are simply far too many variables at play when it comes to Google rankings to provide any one-size-fits-all answer to that question.

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37.6% of Marketers Now Believe ‘Significantly’ in Voice Assistance as Marketing Channel

KoMarketing Associates

As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to rise in importance among marketers, new research suggests that more are focusing on voice assistants as a marketing channel. Voicebot.ai

Why Marketing Should Lead Your Digital Transformation

Marketing Insider Group

We are living in a digital world. As a famous fictional alien group powered by technology might say: “Resistance is futile!” Like it or not, technology will continue to be an increasingly important aspect of running a modern business.

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4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

The quality of a customer care strategy can make or break a company, but simply resolving a customer service issue or complaint is no longer enough. Learn the 4 steps that address the major points you need to consider when building a customer care roadmap.

A/B Testing Pitfalls: How Marketers Can Avoid Costly Mistakes

Modern Marketing

Because it gives you a way to determine whether your marketing audience prefers version A of something or version B, A/B testing is powerful. And increasingly it’s easy to do.

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How to streamline your campaign execution

Aaron Raddon

Campaign execution is where the best laid plans often break down. Here's why it happens and how to fix it

The Content Marketing Intern’s Syllabus

Contently

When I started as an editorial intern at Contently, the first thing I realized was that I had a lot to learn about content marketing. In college, I majored in mass communication with a media studies concentration.

How to Run Meetings That Don’t Waste Your Team’s Time

Biznology

Why is it that we value productivity in every facet of our businesses, but we waste so much time in meetings? It’s especially frustrating when you realize that meetings can take up as much as a third of the average manager’s time. 47% of workers say the top time-waster in their workplace is meetings. In a survey of senior executives, 71% reported their meetings were not productive.

A Crash Course in B2B Email Creative

Speaker: Howard Sewell, President, Spear Marketing Group

Too often, email campaigns are seen as something that "just anyone" on your team can put together. But in today's attention economy, strong creative can be the defining factor that gets your email to stand out in the inbox. Join Howard Sewell of Spear Marketing Group, a leading B2B agency, as he uses real-world examples to highlight tips, techniques and key principles that can make or break your campaigns.

To Reach Today’s Buyer You Have To Market Your Culture (Not Your Product)

Marketing Insider Group

The attitudes and motivations of today’s consumers are a world apart from previous generations. While it used to be enough to have a great product and a solid marketing plan in place to achieve success, these days it’s more about how your brand is seen to the world.

Brands Ignore Emojis at Their Own Risk

Modern Marketing

For many brands and small business owners, it might be tempting to dismiss emojis as frivolous, capricious and even a little un-businesslike. But here’s the thing: brands and business ignore emojis at their own risk.

Advice for the New Sales Ops Leader

InsightSquared

Originally posted on SOPSA.org. Can you Identify? During the last two months, I have had the opportunity to speak with nearly 200 sales operations leaders from all over the globe.

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Follow These 5 Steps to Start Building Your Content Strategy

Contently

Imagine you’re planning a road trip. You’re excited for the adventure ahead, but you’re also nervous because there’s so much to consider. Luckily, we live in a world where information can be accessed with a simple click of a button.

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5 Imperatives of a Rockstar ABM Program

Speaker: Danny Nail, Sr. Director, Head of Global Account Based Marketing, SAP

Want to get started with ABM, but not sure where to begin? It's all about understanding: understanding your customers, understanding on an organizational level what your definitions, approaches, and ideal outcomes are, and having the understanding - and support - of your stakeholders. Join Danny Nail, Head of Global Account Based Marketing at SAP and SAP Marketer of the Year, as he explains five concrete steps your organization can take to achieve ABM excellence.