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Mean People Suck In Marketing And What You Can Do About It

Marketing Insider Group

Why does most marketing stink? According to Michael Brenner, “the reason most of the marketing that we do that stinks and doesn’t work is that some executive with a big ego asked us to do it.”. You may be thinking, why not push back? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple.

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5 Tricks for Writing Social Media Headlines That Generate Engagement

Act-On

These tricks will help you write social media snippets that generate engagement and help you attract the customers you want. Social Media Marketing

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Email Open Rates Best Practices

SendX

Think about all the time you spend crafting great content, writing irresistible CTAs and compelling, engaging copy. You want people to read your emails, right?

Personal Branding: What It Is and How to Do It Right

B2B PR Sense

Personal branding puts you in front of your brand instead of behind it. It's not about dressing you up and giving you a script. It is about taking you -- the person you really are -- and showing your audience what you're all about. A personal brand is a relatively new concept.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

Gain exclusive insights on priorities, tactics, and challenges from SMB Marketing Leaders.

60% of Marketers Say Lead Gen Quality Strategy Has Only Been ‘Somewhat Successful’

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers are still generating a generous amount of leads for their organizations, but new research suggests that there is still room for improvement in terms of strategy.

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Five Reasons Why You Absolutely, Positively Need to do Online Brand Monitoring

Webbiquity

You’d never speed down the freeway at night with your headlights turned off. You’d never walk down a busy city street blindfolded. And you’d certainly never talk about your brand or product at a business conference or networking event…while wearing noise-cancelling headphones.

7 B2B Lead Generation Strategies For SaaS Companies

KoMarketing Associates

SaaS marketing is fierce. Companies in this vertical routinely spend 30-50% of their revenue on Sales and Marketing, making them capable of a quality and a quantity of marketing campaigns most other industries never see. SaaS marketers also tend to be intensely data-driven.

Put the Focus on People to Transform Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

So you thought content marketing was all about the content? If you’re focusing your content marketing strategy on the subjects you’ll be covering and the different content formats you plan to create, you’re missing a trick.

How to Perform an SEO Audit in 4 Easy Steps

Act-On

Read this blog to learn how to perform an SEO audit in 4 easy steps and improve your site visibility, traffic, and conversions. Content Marketing Web

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The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

Account-Based Marketing is a strategy, not a solution.

SearchChat Podcast: Making Companies More Human with guest Mark Schaefer

Biznology

In this week’s episode of SearchChat, we interview Mark Schaefer, co-host of Marketing Companion Podcast, on what it means to make companies more human. What does he reveal? That the needs and expectations of our customers are seriously far off from where companies think they are.

Financing Your Cash-Strapped Business – A Guide for Tech Entrepreneurs

Webbiquity

Guest post by Mathew Jade. Running a small business has more than its fair share of risks. Clients can be late in paying. Competition is fierce, and as more and more people start their own businesses or try to make few extra dollars in the gig economy , it just gets tougher.

Report: 44% of Marketers are at a ‘Basic’ Level of Audience Management Maturity

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers have more data than ever before on their target audiences, but new research suggests that many of them are still basic in terms of audience management maturity.

The Biggest Event Trends for 2020

Marketing Insider Group

We’re now into the final quarter of the year, and it’s time to start making plans for the year ahead. 2019 has seen some exciting developments in the events industry and there’s a lot to look forward to over the coming months.

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7 Marketing and Sales Strategies to Grow Your Revenue Fast

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

Many companies have the core marketing and sales elements to take their revenue to the next level, but are still missing out on some key opportunities. Join Christopher Ryan, CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners and writer of the recent book "The Expert’s B2B Revenue Growth Playbook," to discover seven steps that you can immediately take to grow your company’s revenue quickly and consistently!

What Is Account-Based Marketing? 3 Reasons Your Organization Should Leverage This Tactic

Act-On

Account-based marketing can improve your targeted lead generation, nurturing, retention, and upsell efforts to help you win better and bigger opportunities. Multi-Channel Marketing

Making the Most of Your Meta Descriptions for SEO

Biznology

If you’ve ever tried to sell a house, you know how critical curb appeal is to that effort. First impressions count for a lot. That’s just as true for the house’s interior. What does this have to do with SEO?

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How Long Does It Take to Rank in Google?

Webbiquity

Guest post by Ashley Phillips. There is no single, definitive answer about the length of time it takes an average website page to rank on Google. There are simply far too many variables at play when it comes to Google rankings to provide any one-size-fits-all answer to that question.

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Expert Insight: Why B2B Marketers Still Lack Sophisticated Content Marketing Strategies [Interview]

KoMarketing Associates

Many marketers turn to content marketing to reach out to customers and prospects, but new research suggests that not all of them have mature, sophisticated strategies in place.

4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

The quality of a customer care strategy can make or break a company, but simply resolving a customer service issue or complaint is no longer enough. Learn the 4 steps that address the major points you need to consider when building a customer care roadmap.

How Creative Marketers Can Get What They Need From Data

Marketing Insider Group

Data and creativity have always been siloed, even in our own minds. You’re probably well-acquainted with the idea that our “left brains” are more logic- and data-focused, while our “right brains” house our creativity. The best ideas, however, require input from both hemispheres.

Account-Based Confusion: Enterprise Edition

Modern Marketing

Mark Ogne is the founder and CEO of ABM Consortium. In our first conversation about Account-Based Confusion, “ Don’t Give in to Account-Based Confusion ,” we expanded on ways to simplify the view of what ABM is and how to approach the strategy.

Product Marketing and Analyst Relations

The Effective Marketer

There isn’t a product marketer who hasn’t worked in some way with analyst relations. Whether helping prepare a briefing, giving one, or helping create a “quadrant” or “wave”, product marketing is a fundamental piece of any A/R strategy. Since I’ve taken many falls and learned along the way how to work with analysts, I wrote a blog post on Medium based on a presentation I recently gave at the Product Marketing World conference.

How to Use Alignment to Calibrate Your Marketing

Measure Up Marketing

As you know your car runs smoother and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your Marketing is in alignment with the business.

A Crash Course in B2B Email Creative

Speaker: Howard Sewell, President, Spear Marketing Group

Too often, email campaigns are seen as something that "just anyone" on your team can put together. But in today's attention economy, strong creative can be the defining factor that gets your email to stand out in the inbox. Join Howard Sewell of Spear Marketing Group, a leading B2B agency, as he uses real-world examples to highlight tips, techniques and key principles that can make or break your campaigns.

Account-Based Events: Secrets to Success

Lattice

Events are a tried and tested technique to build relationships with customers and prospects. Learn what our team discovered by applying a more personalized marketing strategy to our events, turning them into account-based events that align tightly with our overall ABM strategy

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Why Marketing Should Lead Your Digital Transformation

Marketing Insider Group

We are living in a digital world. As a famous fictional alien group powered by technology might say: “Resistance is futile!” Like it or not, technology will continue to be an increasingly important aspect of running a modern business.

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How Marketing Can Prime a Prospect for Sales

Modern Marketing

Nothing irritates salespeople like unqualified leads. Marketers never intend to waste their sales team’s time, but without a conscious effort to source, qualify, and nurture potential buyers, marketers can’t know whether a prospect will buy or flake.

How to streamline your campaign execution

Aaron Raddon

Campaign execution is where the best laid plans often break down. Here's why it happens and how to fix it

5 Imperatives of a Rockstar ABM Program

Speaker: Danny Nail, Sr. Director, Head of Global Account Based Marketing, SAP

Want to get started with ABM, but not sure where to begin? It's all about understanding: understanding your customers, understanding on an organizational level what your definitions, approaches, and ideal outcomes are, and having the understanding - and support - of your stakeholders. Join Danny Nail, Head of Global Account Based Marketing at SAP and SAP Marketer of the Year, as he explains five concrete steps your organization can take to achieve ABM excellence.