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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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.

Buyer Intent Data Guide: How to Find Prospects Already Looking to Buy

Collecting and understanding buyer intent is a must for any marketer or salesperson looking for a higher success rate in reaching active buyers. Throughout this eBook, we’ll explore how to monetize intent data, where it's sourced from (and which sources you should be wary of), as well as how to best utilize it within your outbound campaigns in order to drive more pipeline each month.

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.

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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.

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.

The Definitive B2B Sales Playbook: Proven Path to $ Multi-Million Revenues

Sales is at the forefront of revenue growth, and so organizations with highly streamlined sales operations consistently outperform competition. How do you create a path to success and fast-track your way to multi million dollar revenues? Read the eBook.

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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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

The Definitive Guide to Account-Based Experience

ABX is the next evolution of ABM & it’s here to stay. Gifting & direct mail can carry you straight to the hearts of your prospects & customers. Find out how easy it is to create data-driven, personalized experiences at scale with gifting and direct mail.

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.

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.

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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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 Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

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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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.

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.

How to Increase ABM Performance with Empathy

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO & Founder of markempa

The highest priority for B2B marketers is effective demand generation (increasing lead quality and quantity). However, we can get so caught up in our ABM strategies, systems, tools, and investments that we lose sight of building deep empathy for the people in the accounts. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to go beyond rational-logic-based sales/marketing and adjust your strategy to understand better how buyers feel so that you can connect and help more customers buy.

When Reframing Email Marketing Strategies Consider These 7 Tips

SendX

Nearly 250 billion emails are exchanged every day over the internet. Some get high reads and clicks, while some go in the spam and trash. So, you better know how tough the competition is to stay ahead in the digital world and lead with the highest rate of subscribers.

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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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On-Line Events on Twitter: Long-Live the Tweetchat

Marketing Insider Group

By some accounts, the last year has seen digital transformation accelerate by anywhere from 7 to 10 years from where we were in early 2020 at the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Deliver Magic Moments with Direct Mail and Corporate Gifting

Digital fatigue is a thing, no surprise there. The good news: you can break through the noise using a new channel! Find out how to get creative and build rapport with prospects & customers offline with strategic direct mail and corporate gifting.