Tue.Mar 15, 2011

Why Social Media Blogging is Corrupt

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

I met a young blogger the other day who reported to me that one of his posts had been used in the promotional newsletter of one of the A-List bloggers, in fact probably the most famous blogger around.

7 Signs You’re A Social Media Diva

B2B Marketing Insider

You know you’ve seen it. Like rock stars, actors, or sports stars, chillin’ in the VIP section of that exclusive club, getting comp’d bottles of the priciest vodka and champagne. They are roped off from us mere mortals and surrounded by an entourage of beautiful people.

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The Big O – Outcome Selling

The ROI Guy

Today’s buyer is more empowered, skeptical and frugal than ever before, providing a greater than ever challenge to sales professionals, and shaking the very foundations of traditional selling models. At Alinean, we have coined this new B2B challenge as Frugalnomics, indicated by: 1.

MA Monday San Francisco and Other Cities


The next Marketing Automation Monday will be in San Francisco on March 21st. It is organized by Daniel Kuperman and hosted by Brighttalk (501 Folsom Street). It’s going to be the 3rd meetup in San Francisco, and we expect about two dozen Marketing Automation users, who will discuss integration with CRM and several other topics. Register for Marketing Automation Monday in San Francisco, March 21 @ 6pm.

The Content Marketing Pyramid

The Ultimate Framework To Develop & Execute Your Content Marketing Strategy

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Are you policing your domain from spammers?


Image via Wikipedia. Do you know whether your Web site has been attacked by search spammers? Is it possible that you have been infiltrated by someone out fr their own gain at your expense? How would you know it is happening and what would you do about it?

Sales Management Thought Leadership: The “Linchpin” for Business Growth

Your Sales Management Guru

From Webster’s dictionary: Linchpin: “ something that serves to hold together the elements of a situation”. The reason I focus on the role of sales leadership and management is I have found where there is strong sales management there are high performing sales teams, revenue and profit goals are exceeded and organizational culture is robust. This week you have a unique opportunity to move your career ahead and have an impact on your 2011 objectives.

Live From SXSWi: Social Capital & The Hunt For The Magic Metric

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this. If marketers know one thing it’s that social media is huge. But when it comes to measuring impact and influence, most companies are awaiting a magic metric.

3 Strategies to Get More Sales Referrals With LinkedIn


This is a guest blog post written by Patrick O'Malley, former VP of operations for Google's top competitor and a LinkedIn expert. During the second session of Jill Konrath's Sales Productivity Summit , he'll show you that the real power in LinkedIn is in using clever search techniques.

Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

A framework comprising of best practices to consider and red flags to avoid.

Self-efficacy: Motivating Your B2B Audience to Buy

MLT Creative

As both a B2B marketer and behavioral scientist, I am constantly examining individuals’ buying behavior to determine what motivates them to make purchasing decisions.

Leveraging the Pounce Strategy to Increase Sales


This is a blog post written by Mike Damphousse. Mike wears the dual hats of both CEO and CMO for Green Leads , a leader in inbound demand generation and techniques. Green Leads is a HubSpot customer.

Staying Ahead of Google AdWords Ad Copy Best Practices


As Google pay-per-click space becomes more and more competitive and concentrated, Google has provided many ways for advertisers to have their ads stand out, especially if their competitors are dropping the ball. Are you utilizing these features? The majority of … Continue reading → The post Staying Ahead of Google AdWords Ad Copy Best Practices appeared first on Fathom. Paid Advertising/SEM/Display

The Future of Foursquare: Understanding Location-Based Marketing


At SXSW Interactive, Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley and Mashable founder Pete Cashmore took the stage for an interview about the future and evolution of location-based social network Foursquare.

The AdRoll Guide to Account-Based Marketing

Personalize your marketing to convert your highest-value accounts.

Should you lose sleep over Google’s crackdown on content farms?

EMagine B2B Blog

Many believe – rightly or wrongly – that Google’s recent “Farmer” algorithm update was aimed at so-called “content farms”: websites that basically collect and post content developed by others, and provide backlinks to those donating sites. Assuming that was the primary goal, how successful it was is a matter of intensive analysis and debate; you [.]. B2B Web Strategy Search Engine Marketing

Gmail Releases Smart Folders, Email Marketers Be Aware


Gmail, Google's incredibly popular email service, is known for its ability to push the limits of the inbox. Labs Google continues to release interesting new features designed to help email users. It has improved filtering and helped us save time doing standard email-related tasks.

eCommerce Marketing: Google Shopping vs Google Organic Search


Major differences exist between Google Organic Search and Google Shopping Search for your eCommerce website. You have to optimize your website for Google Organic Search and optimize your data feed for Google Shopping in order to rank high in both locations.