July, 2021

Six Reasons Marketers Can Stop Relying on Spreadsheets

Hive9

Useful but impractical, handy but unwieldy, and trusty but untrustworthy, spreadsheets can be a polarizing tool for marketing management. On the one hand, most marketing leaders have always used spreadsheets—it’s understandably what they’re accustomed to using, so why rock the boat?

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10 Tough Questions to Evaluate Your Target Account List

The Point

In a far-gone era, when demand generation was “direct marketing,” it was often said that for any campaign to be successful, the list was paramount. Do everything else right (message, offer, creative, etc.), the experts told us, and, if you’re sending to the wrong people, it’s all for nought.

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7 Tips For Aligning Your Sales and Marketing Strategy

Outreach

Every company wants to support initiatives that attract satisfied and loyal customers to the brand, but many struggle with the alignment of their sales and marketing strategy.

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How to Grow Your Business with Voice of the Customer

SendX

Imagine you’re a consumer on the hunt for a new pair of sneakers. You’ve done some Google searching and scrolled through your favorite brands on Instagram. You’ve even added an item to your cart on a handful of websites, but haven’t yet pulled the trigger.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Landing Pages for Industrial Lead Generation

Industrial Marketing Today

The importance of landing pages for industrial lead generation cannot be overstated. That’s where conversions happen—visitors turn into leads. Landing pages are where your visitors first land from a marketing campaign or a social.

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The Resurgence of AR and VR Content in a Post-Pandemic World

Marketing Insider Group

When people hear the terms augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) their minds tend to think futuristically. But the truth is, AR and VR content is here — and it’s not even new.

9 Essential Skills for SaaS Growth Marketers

Tomorrow People

As product marketing grows and business needs evolve, companies are pursuing a new multiskilled breed: the growth marketer. Marketers and the marketing skill set are always evolving as the business landscape changes, new technologies emerge, and customer expectations shift.

12 Fascinating Facts About Global Internet Use in 2021

Webbiquity

Two-thirds of all the people on earth own a mobile phone. 60% have Internet access. And 54% (4.2 billion) are active social media users. Those are just a few of the findings from the just-released Digital 2021 Global Overview Report , compiled by We Are Social and Hootsuite.

7 Ways Email Marketing Can Help You Double Your SEO Results

SendX

Marketers often prioritize their website and link-building strategy to improve SEO results. However, email is an equally important channel for generating authentic traffic for SEO purposes, boosting engagement, and improving revenues.

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

B2B Marketers Still Prioritizing Customer Experience & Engagement

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers continue to target multiple key objectives, new research indicates that customer engagement and experience remain at the top of the list.

How to use APIs to update and enrich your data

Zoominfo

Data decays over time—phone numbers change, companies shift locations, or people move jobs. Data changes, and stale data is expensive. It is estimated that, on average, organizations lose $15 million each year due to bad data.

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10 Podcasts That Will Foster Innovation and Growth in Marketers

Marketing Insider Group

Marketers rely on creativity as much as they do data sets. What happens, then, when you’re a marketer whose marketing juices have dried up? Or whose leadership skills seem to have lost their edge?

How to Optimize and Manage Qualified Leads

Darryl Praill

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

Talking About Climate Change: The Power of Storytelling

Biznology

Stories have incredible power. They shape our feelings, our thoughts, how we perceive the world and are perceived in the world. And sometimes they keep us stuck in a rut, blind to new facts and fresh potential. I was struck by the power of stories when I interviewed Hunter Lovins recently.

7 Ways Email Marketing Can Help You Double Your SEO Results

SendX

Marketers often prioritize their website and link-building strategy to improve SEO results. However, email is an equally important channel for generating authentic traffic for SEO purposes, boosting engagement, and improving revenues.

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B2B Marketers Now Use Facebook More Than Any Other Social Network

KoMarketing Associates

B2B marketers use a wide range of social media platforms these days to reach out to their prospects and customers. Now, new research indicates that the one they use most often also tops the list of most important platforms among social media marketers.

Introducing the New Chorus App for Zoom Meetings

Zoominfo

It’s well-known at this point that salespeople are busy. Research has even shown that they spend just over a third of their time actually selling.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

5 Consumer Behavior Trends Marketers Are Watching in 2021

Marketing Insider Group

In a year where just about nothing was predictable, consumers actually were. Clear consumer behavior trends have emerged over the past several months, even as circumstances have changed.

The Importance of JTBD: How to Use a JTBD Template to Improve Your Business

Webbiquity

Guest post by Nadica Metuleva. JTBD refers to “Jobs-to-be-done,” a useful framework that helps you understand the needs and demands of your customers.

Key Components of a Product-Led Growth Strategy

Tomorrow People

The essential principles driving product-focused strategies at leading B2B SaaS companies. Product-Led Growth: A Winning Strategy.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Hosting Your Email

SendX

Email is something that has become so common we hardly think about it anymore. Yet many things about these services matter, especially in a business context. Since it’s part of your brand, should you host your email?

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Only 46% of Marketers are ‘Somewhat Satisfied’ With Their CX Performance

KoMarketing Associates

Although marketers are becoming more aware of the importance of the customer experience (CX), new research indicates that many are still struggling with the performance and outcomes of their investments in this area.

Hiring After COVID-19: Post-Pandemic Trends to Watch

Zoominfo

The US economy is finally coming up for air. States that imposed lockdowns for the COVID-19 pandemic started lifting restrictions on businesses and public spaces in May 2021, and many major cities have reopened. However, as the New York Times observes, “it’s a weird moment for the US economy.”.

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The Insider Guide to Increasing Your Email Subscribers

Marketing Insider Group

It’s 2021, so it’s a fair bet we all know that email marketing is important. Even more important? Increasing email subscribers. Brands with large subscriber lists ultimately see more marketing ROI and convert more paying customers. Let’s talk about how you can build yours. Quick Takeaways.

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Why Some B2B Tech Companies Fail at Marketing [guest post]

Sword and the Script

Note: the following is a guest post by Jackie Hermes of Accelity; her bio follows at the bottom. If you are interested in contributing please read these guidelines. . Some B2B tech companies, especially in early stages, are eager to make a splash in their respective markets.

The #1 Reason Why Sales Coaching is Critical to Your 2022 Sales Success

Speaker: Tim Hughes, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Leadership Associates

Join Tim Hughes, Author of Social Selling – Influencing Buyers and Changemakers and Co-Founder/CEO of Digital Leadership Associates, as he details how investing in sales coaching will teach your team how to navigate social media and therefore create greater sales success.

What is Revenue Operations? Plus Answers to Other RevOps Questions

InsightSquared

What is Revenue Operations? Plus Answers to Other RevOps Questions. We’re in the midst of a RevOps revolution. In fact, according to Gartner , by 2025, 75% of the highest growth companies in the world will deploy a revenue operations (RevOps) model.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Hosting Your Email

SendX

Email is something that has become so common we hardly think about it anymore. Yet many things about these services matter, especially in a business context. Since it’s part of your brand, should you host your email?

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69% of Marketers Primarily Use Email for Lead Nurturing

KoMarketing Associates

Lead nurturing is a critical part of marketers’ strategies, and new research indicates that email is continuing to help them in their efforts to attract customers and prospects.