December, 2019

Marketing Automation Trends and Strategies for Your Firm

Hinge Marketing

There’s a good amount of complexity to work through in understanding marketing automation (MA) for professional services firms— with countless products featuring a constantly-evolving array of capabilities and features.

Why CMOs Need to Make “Being Nicer” Their #1 New Year’s Resolution

Marketing Insider Group

Being a CMO is an increasingly challenging job. In today’s world, marketing has evolved beyond simply advertising and branding to infiltrate all aspects of how a business is run. The role of the CMO has also had to change to keep up with the broadening definition of marketing.

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How Does Treating LinkedIn Like It Was Twitter Impact Results for B2B? [Research]

Webbiquity SMM

The top two social networks for B2B marketers, LinkedIn and Twitter, are different in several important ways. And marketers generally use them differently. LinkedIn is more formal, more professional, more selective, and more about thought leadership and insights.

How Do You Know It’s Time to Bring in a Marketing Expert | What’s Your Edge?

Measure Up Marketing

Do you know when it’s time to bring in an outside Marketing expert? Maybe this story helps illustrate the point. Not very long ago, Mark, my husband, started limping. When I asked him what was wrong, he said his knees were bothering him.

11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.

An Overview of Video Email Marketing and How to Do It

SendX

You are an awesome copywriter. Even if you are not, let's for the sake of this situation agree that you are.

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How to Create Engaging Videos Using Buyer Personas and States of Being

Cintell

Video marketing is officially the top content format B2B marketers used in 2019. And it’s no surprise. People are watching more video across various platforms. While video has become a quintessential component of today’s content marketing strategy , it’s like any other medium.

5 Best Practices When Creating a LinkedIn Company Page

KoMarketing Associates

LinkedIn currently has about 660 million users on their site, according to their about page. It remains the most popular “professional networking” site that students, employers, and professionals use to share information, build work relationships, and find jobs.

5 Steps to Sales and Marketing Alignment for ABM Success

Lattice

Whether “sales isn’t converting enough leads” or marketing is “sending sales junk leads,” chances are that the reality of your sales and marketing misalignment falls somewhere in the middle.

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Every B2B SEO Strategy Needs…

PureB2B

Businesses, along with practically any and all types of transactions, are carried out in the digital world. Navigating through the e-marketplace can be a challenging process but with the right tools and strategies, enterprises can find themselves ahead of the competition.

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5 Key Elements for Building a Successful Data-Driven Product

When selecting data providers, companies must ensure they’re tapping into comprehensive, high-quality streams of fresh information which can be easily integrated into their products in a privacy-compliant manner.

How to Use Content to Nurture Leads and Build Rapport

BOP Design

I’ve tried various automation and software tools to figure out which businesses have visited the Bop Design website, what they viewed, and time on each page. Understanding these user behavior metrics and crafting content as a result is a great way to position our company as a thought leader.

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Lead Generation vs. Demand Generation: Top 6 Strategies Which Work!

Only B2B

We discussed the differences between lead generation and demand generation on the basis of content marketing strategy earlier. This is an extension of the post wherein we focus on different lead generation and demand generation strategies.

7 Reasons Why ABM Fails and How to Avoid Them

Engagio

With more and more companies implementing ABM and heralding their successes—everything from increased revenue and more significant deals to increased customer retention rates—it’s only natural to want to join the party.

What The Google BERT Update Means For SEO

ATAK Interactive

Google BERT marks another major update to the company’s search algorithm in 2019. . The Most Important Update in Five Years . At the end of October 2019, Google announced a Bidirectional Encoder Representations from Transformers update, lovingly referred to as BERT.

The Retailer’s Playbook for Customer Acquisition

This playbook outlines the four phases of program development and illustrates each point with real-world case studies from retailers that have found success.

The Complete Guide to Data Enrichment

Oktopost

When a mission-critical deal is on the line, B2B sales can be more like negotiating a strategic partnership (or romantic relationship) than merely persuading someone to buy a product.

Ask a Content Strategist: When Should I Use Gated Content?

Contently

The default in B2B marketing seems to be to make every “big rock” piece gated content, hidden behind a form. But how do you actually decide when content should be gated and when it shouldn’t? James, San Francisco.

How to Stand Out and Succeed at Content Marketing

Spiralytics

Content Marketing being a huge deal this year is a given. We all know how important content marketing is to rank better, to be more visible in search and social media, to build up authority as a thought leader, to educate and inform both existing and potential customers. Content Marketing

5 Content Resolutions to Consider for 2020

Acrolinx

As 2019 winds down, it’s natural to spend some time thinking about the year that was and the new year that’s upon us. It’s an opportunity for self-reflection, … Continue reading "5 Content Resolutions to Consider for 2020".

Going Beyond Account-Based Marketing: Why ABM-i is the Wave of the Future

Evolve beyond account-based marketing and create a hyper-personalized approach that considers stakeholders as individuals. Learn 8 strategies to use data and technology to create scalable yet personalized ABM programs.

The Key to Survival in a Post-Cookie World

Liveintent

Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar, you ask? Safari and Firefox. Allow me to explain. Safari and Firefox block third-party cookies on their browsers.

Why Email Marketing for Manufacturers is the Cornerstone of Industrial Marketing

Industrial Marketing Today

The original post %Why Email Marketing for Manufacturers is the Cornerstone of Industrial Marketing% by %Achinta Mitra% appeared first on %Industrial Marketing Today%. Email marketing for manufacturers continues to perform well, but there are some serious challenges to overcome.

What is the Most Trusted Social Media Platform in B2B?

Marketing Insider Group

Marketers spend a good portion of their careers trying to get ahead of the curve when it comes to identifying and adopting the latest marketing trends. In fact, it’s probably one of the reasons why you’re here.

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12 Easy Tweaks to Ask for Reviews via Email

SendX

Collecting customers’ reviews is a game-changer for any business looking to boost their revenue and beat the competition. Customers’ feedback may influence your decision-making process and shape the future of your products or services.

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7 Data-Driven Lead Generation Strategies That Drive Growth

Delivering sales-ready leads is a constant challenge for B2B marketers. Check out these 7 strategies to find and target high-value prospects who are ready to buy, and motivate them to act.

Optimize for Search and for Trust

Oracle

On the Fly is our ongoing video series with small bites (two mins or less) of marketing advice and training from marketing experts, delivered while they are on the road, at the airport, or traveling somewhere.

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B2B Cold Email Subject Lines: What’s Hot, What’s Not

Zoominfo

Should you be putting more thought into your cold email subject lines? The answer is yes. Do you have time to read through a million examples of email subject lines to find the best ones? We’ll go ahead and assume the answer is no.

6 B2B Demand Gen Predictions for 2020

The Point

The rate of change in B2B marketing and marketing technology continues to accelerate, and 2020 promises to be no different. I asked the best subject matter experts I know, my colleagues at Spear Marketing Group , what trends they think will highlight the next 12 months in B2B demand generation.

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Three Key Components of an Effective Marketing Calendar

Hive9

When it comes to choosing a new wall calendar for the new year, you’ve got some tough choices in front of you. Lighthouses of New England? Best The Office quotations? Rescued kittens in baskets, perhaps?

What Is the Gemini Effect in B2B Marketing?

Veteran B2B loyalty marketers know that the reward redemption experience in any program is often governed by a strange two-headed phenomenon commonly referred to as The Gemini Effect. Find out more about how to maximize the effectiveness of your customer or channel partner incentive programs from industry leader Reward Paths.