November, 2019

How to Market to Millennial Business Owners

Matchcraft

Millennials – there is a good chance that you may be one of them. But if you aren’t, we can help you understand what drives millennial business owners and how to sell to them. Millennials – Who are they? According to a report by Futurum Research , there are currently 1.8

3 Outdated Grammar Rules That No Longer Apply

ClearVoice

Do grammar rules ever become outdated? Of course, they do. Three primary examples of errors that no longer matter include ending a sentence with a preposition, splitting an infinitive, and beginning a sentence with a conjunction.

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Why Lyft decided to build their own internal martech platform

chiefmartech

A few months ago, I read a fascinating article published by the Lyft Engineering team on Medium, Building Lyft’s Marketing Automation Platform. While we know there are a lot of homegrown martech systems in the wild, it’s rare for them to be described publicly.

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9 Email Marketing Subject Lines Live From My Email Inbox — And How To Fix Them

Square 2 Marketing

Email Marketing Won’t Work If Your Subject Lines Are Weak. Email marketing is key to connecting with clients and prospects. Email marketing is also important to continuing the conversation with people when they leave your website.

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Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

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?

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Five Innovative Content Marketing Tactics (And Tools) to Embrace in 2020

BuzzSumo

The post Five Innovative Content Marketing Tactics (And Tools) to Embrace in 2020 appeared first on BuzzSumo. Content Marketing Marketing Trends

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

Lead Generation Tactics via the Buyer’s Journey

NuSpark

Let’s begin by defining a lead generation and why you need lead generation strategies for your business to succeed. Lead generation is a process of identifying and attracting potential customers.Without the right strategy in place, it can use up a lot of your time and resources.

Animated PNGs in Email: An Alternative to GIFs?

Litmus

Animated imagery is one of the top email design trends for 2019. Email marketers everywhere are looking to add movement to their campaigns—and the most popular way of doing that is by using the power of animated GIFs.

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2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

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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The 5 Common Mistakes Every Content Marketer Should Know

Content Marketing Institute

Is your brand’s content marketing performance mediocre or worse? Before you investigate a laundry list of reasons, start with these five frequent, overarching mistakes. It could save you time, money, and even customers.

Conversion Rate Optimization Statistics You Need to Know

Optinmonster

Do you feel like your conversion rates are lower than usual? Sometimes seeing the statistics can help you know what works best for your conversion rate optimization strategy.

What Are They Thinking? B2B Prospects and Your Landing Pages

Golden Spiral

The Article in 60 Seconds. Your landing pages are the difference between inbound lead conversion and turning a prospect away to your competition. Website User Experience Design Content Marketing

Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

3 Easy Marketing Data Science Projects to Impress Your CMO

ClearVoice

The majority of in-house marketing teams today consist of several different roles. These roles typically include a designer and developer, a product owner, a content or communications director and a growth hacker, just to name a few examples.

What is Experiential Marketing and How Can B2B Companies Leverage It

Oktopost

Customers today have full control over what, when, why, and how they interact with brands and purchase products. As more companies are producing a proliferation of offers and bland advertising messages, people have become more desensitized and cynical about the general mindless consumerism. .

Why PR tends to get confused with Inbound Marketing

Marketing Envy

Introduction: The PR and Inbound Marketing Marriage. Your B2B marketing toolkit includes inbound marketing and public relations (PR) among other strategies.

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Common Issues Strangling B2B Branding

BOP Design

Your B2B brand is your company’s promise. Every interaction with your customer shapes how they see your company, so make sure all channels are communicating the same thing. This should be an ongoing, strategic and intentional process.

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Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

In recent years, cold calling has become synonymous with rejection and failure. But the numbers aren't that clear; while less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call. What’s the verdict?

A Quick Guide to Bootstrapping Your Digital Marketing Efforts With SEO

Webbiquity

Guest post by Sean Dudayev. Many companies don’t have the budget to launch a full-scale digital marketing campaign. Startups and small businesses have to be clever enough to stay lean and still find ways to scale their business growth.

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2020 Marketing Trends You Need To Know

Marketing Insider Group

As we’re rapidly approaching the end of the year, it’s a great time to look ahead at where we’re going and the marketing trends we’re likely to see more of in 2020.

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5 Critical Components of a Successful Website Design for Manufacturers

Industrial Marketing Today

Creating a successful website design for manufacturers takes careful planning, a deep understanding of how engineers and industrial buyers make decisions and a lot of hard work. These have nothing do with the aesthetics of the site.

Report: 37% of Marketers Waste Marketing Spend as a Result of Poor Data

KoMarketing Associates

Many marketers struggle to harness valuable, accurate data, and new research shows that they are wasting their marketing spend and losing customers as a result.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

SEO No! Common SEO Mistakes and How to Clean Them Up

Act-On

Read this blog to avoid common SEO mistakes and to attract and leverage high-quality web traffic that engages and converts. Content Marketing Web

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How to Upgrade Your PR Strategy for 2020

B2B PR Sense

Say you need surgery. Would you go to a doctor who hasn't updated his techniques for the last 10 or 15 years? Of course not! New and better techniques have since come out and you want someone familiar with those. The same is true with your PR strategy.

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It’s Black Friday Into December for MarTech Tools

Webbiquity

It’s clear from my analytics that this blog has the smartest readers on the planet. You come here for the latest trends and critical insights for B2B digital marketing. You want to be the expert your company or clients turn to. You also need marketing technology (martech) tools.

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What Does Company Culture Have to Do with Marketing?

Marketing Insider Group

All too often, company culture becomes an excuse for not hiring a diverse range of otherwise qualified candidates. In fact, according to HR platform provider Onbordia , over half the nation’s companies use “cultural fit” as a way to exclude rather than include.

The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

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