July, 2020

You’ve Built A Great Brand Voice. Here’s How to Maintain It.

Acrolinx

If your brand was a person what would it say, and how would it say it? It’s no secret that good branding builds businesses that last, but what … Continue reading "You’ve Built A Great Brand Voice. Here’s How to Maintain It.". The post You’ve Built A Great Brand Voice. Here’s How to Maintain It. appeared first on Acrolinx. Blog Content Marketing

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The When, Where, How and Why of B2B Social Selling

Oktopost

Don’t call it social selling. Using social media to network has been a concept around since Reid Hoffman founded LinkedIn in 2002.

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Why and how you should organize your curated content

Scoop.it

You already know the impact curated content can have on your business. From marketing efforts to employee advocacy and hiring, content curation is a company’s superpower across the board. But curated content is only useful if you can navigate your way through it. Think about it. Would a talented fashion stylist do their job well if they couldn’t find the piece of clothing they needed in a wardrobe?

7 Key Stats That Point to the Future of Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

I just read that in the year 2100, Nigeria will be the 2nd most populous country. And that by 2100, populations will plunge a lot across what we call the “developed world” (hate that term – it’s so condescending isn’t it?).

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How to Drive Revenue Through Retention Marketing & Sales Enablement

Speaker: Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy

In a pandemic, it’s more important than ever to focus on retaining and expanding current customers. So, how can sales and marketing support the retention effort? Join Ruth Stevens as she dives into this fast-paced session and reviews the 7 key strategies for current customer marketing, to enable sales and expand customer value.

LinkedIn for Business: 4 Ways B2B Marketers Can Reach Their Target Audience

KoMarketing Associates

I recently wrote about 5 ways B2B marketers can optimize their LinkedIn advertising, including tips around ad copy, creative, targeting, and utilizing specific types of campaigns.

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How to Create a COVID-era Event Marketing Plan

Webbiquity

Guest post by Lexie Lu. As event professionals know, even the best-planned gathering can fall flat without the right marketing. Image credit: cottonbro from Pexels.

6 Ways to Help Your B2B Salesforce Go Digital in the Age of Social Distancing

Schubert B2B

The coronavirus, and the social distancing that has accompanied it, has had a devastating impact on businesses all across the world. For B2B salesforces, it has robbed them of the strongest tool in their arsenal — the face-to-face meeting. .

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5 Easy Ways to Have Your Corporate Blog Drive Measurable Demand

The Point

Even as demand generation activity begins to pick up, most marketing budgets right now remain tight, and so B2B companies are looking for creative, low-cost ways to drive demand. One of the areas we recommend consistently to our clients is to do more with the corporate blog.

3 Content Marketing ROI Areas Every Marketer Should Watch

Marketing Insider Group

In an omnichannel world, drawing the line from specific content initiatives to dollars earned can be tricky.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Report: Facebook Remains Dominant Among B2B Social Media Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers turn to social media to reach out to customers and prospects, new research suggests that Facebook still reigns supreme as a go-to channel.

How companies use video content on social media

RockContent

Let’s suppose you have a successful Digital Marketing strategy, and everything is well and good. But how is your video marketing performance? If you haven’t already made substantial investments in video content for social media platforms, then it’s about time to get started.

10 Top AI-Based Tools for Marketing and Sales

Webbiquity

There’s a lot of excitement and new technology developing around artificial intelligence (AI) and marketing. There is also a bit of nervousness and some dangerous myths. Here’s what you need to know, along with several tools that can help you enhance your marketing efforts with AI today.

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10 Examples Of Email Newsletter Design [with Tips to Improve your Email Campaigns]

SendX

If you are an entrepreneur, I can take a pretty good guess at one of your most common frustrations… effectively reaching your customers. In today’s business world, everyone pretty much relies on digital channels for shopping, communication, entertainment, and education. And this can only mean one thing: Looking for creative ways to reach customers and market products and services within the expansive digital space.

The Revenue Leader's Guide to Prospecting

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

Sales & Marketing departments that work together guarantee higher acquisition, better nurturing, and more effective sales. Join Christopher Ryan for this insightful webinar, presenting the wide funnel lead nurturing model. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get your teams working together and your revenue performance optimized.

How to Win at Content Marketing During a Pandemic

B2B PR Sense

Unprecedented times. Uncertain times. Disastrous times. All terms used to describe the current pandemic. But what does that mean for your content marketing, thought leadership and personal branding strategies? Can you continue your content marketing during a pandemic? And how can you not just "get by" but excel with your content marketing strategy during this time? Let's answer these and other questions. Why Your Content Marketing Shouldn't Grind to a Halt. Content is still in high demand.

How Marketing Attribution Can Drive Your Marketing Strategy

Marketing Insider Group

These days, there is a huge number of activities that go into the average multichannel marketing strategy and budget. To ensure that you’re spending your time and resources wisely, you must understand what’s working and what isn’t. This is what marketing attribution can help you to figure out.

B2B Advertising: 20 Examples of Terrific B2B Social Media Ads

KoMarketing Associates

B2B advertising has a reputation for being dull, but it doesn’t have to be – especially when you’re advertising on social media. The more relaxed nature of social media platforms gives B2B marketers a valuable opportunity to be more approachable and relatable. It gives marketers room to create more engaging, more distinctive creative… and that usually translates into better return on ad spend.

6 best landing page design examples to inspire your next layout in 2020

RockContent

Need inspiration for your demand generation efforts? SO check out these 6 landing page design examples to convert your leads in 2020. Landing pages are great tools to drive lead conversion.

How You Can Triple Your Results With a More Personalized, Empathetic Approach

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO and Founder of markempa

Marketing and sales feel pretty tricky right now. What worked before now feels out of touch, but have you made plans for how you'll continue to move forward? You've likely tried everything: expert recommendations, best practices, the latest tools, and automation. But your results are falling short. Here's the thing: All the automation tools, best practices, data analytics won't help get better results now until you master empathizing with your customers. In this webinar, you'll learn how to go beyond rational-logic based sales/marketing and adjust your sales enablement strategy to better understand how buyers feel so that you can connect and help them on their journey.

The 16 Best Tools for Online Meetings and Video Calls

Webbiquity

Though online meeting technology may seem rather ho-hum at this point, there are actually some exciting developments in the works. The developers may be sheltering in place, but the applications continue to move forward. Image credit: Chris Montgomery on Unsplash.

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Writing Technical Blog Posts for Engineers and Industrial Professionals

Industrial Marketing Today

Writing technical blog posts is not the most popular topic of discussion for many manufacturers and engineering companies. In my experience, industrial blogging is an underused content marketing tactic for many of these companies. The two most common objections that I hear are: Writing fresh and relevant content regularly for industrial blogging is too consuming.

Key Brainstorming Techniques to Unlock Your B2B Marketing Creativity

Launch Marketing

Brainstorming is a critical part of any creative process, whether you are writing copy or creating your next big product. Once defined as simply a collaboration of ideas, the term has since transformed into any visionary or inventive planning done independently and in groups.

What Marketers Can Learn From “Avatar: The Last Airbender”

Marketing Insider Group

If you’ve been spending some extra time binging shows on Netflix these last few months, you are not alone. In fact the #2 most popular show in July 2020 is an animated series called “Avatar: The Last Airbender.”

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Survey: 83% of Marketers Believe Personalization is a Key Differentiator vs. Competitors

KoMarketing Associates

Some marketers have already discovered the advantages of personalization, but new research shows that many are still lagging, and they are lacking a competitive edge as a result.

How to host a successful virtual event

RockContent

Virtual events are live experiences that have become a growing trend in recent years. Key factors to running a successful virtual event are a good streaming tool, quality infrastructure, and public acceptance. There are several types of virtual events suited to a variety of marketing strategies.

How the Tech Sector Has Adjusted to COVID-19: Five Findings from Research

Webbiquity

Studies early in the pandemic showed the tech sector (along with healthcare) holding up better than most industries in this coronavirus-induced economic slowdown. Is that still the case? And how has the tech industry responded to COVID-driven changes? The latest research from TrustRadius answers reveals some interesting insights. Image credit: engin akyurt on Unsplash.

Why Spreadsheets Still Aren't Great for Marketing Management

Hive9

It’s been nearly five years since we posted a blog denouncing the use of spreadsheets for complex marketing performance management.

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Why Start With Marketing & Sales Alignment

Speaker: Molly Rigatti, Marketing Strategist at SmartBug Media

Before you plan your next sales kickoff or bottom of the funnel marketing campaign or any effort where sales and marketing are both on the hook for performance, you need to check in on your teams. Sales and marketing both oversee a very important part of the pipeline and revenue process for your organization. But that doesn’t mean they should function in silos. When building up your sales enablement program, think about the three “P”s—practicality, productivity, and profit—when defining responsibilities and facilitating communication between your teams.