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Email Marketing Tips for Brick-and-Mortar Stores

SendX

It's no secret that physical stores today are up against significant challenges. With the rise of online shopping, attracting customers to your store and offering them a compelling reason to choose in-person shopping over clicking a button at home requires creativity and strategy. One often overlooked tool that can provide a significant boost to brick-and-mortar businesses is email marketing.

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The Marketing Book Podcast: “The Unsold Mindset” by Colin Coggins and Garrett Brown

The Forward Observer

The Unsold Mindset: Redefining What It Means to Sell by Colin Coggins & Garrett Brown About the Book This Wall Street Journal bestseller is captivating readers of Adam Grant, Dan Pink, and James Clear and has been called “a life-changing book as much about life as it is about selling.” What if the greatest salespeople on the planet are the opposite of who you think they are?

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Better Together: Digital Transformation and Advantageous Excellence

Vision Edge Marketing

The digital transformation has reshaped the business landscape. When coupled with the principles of advantageous excellence (AdvEx), digital transformation becomes a catalyst for continuous improvement, agility, and long-term success. This powerful combination offers unprecedented opportunities for organizations to enhance their processes, innovate their products, create customer value, and quickly adapt to dynamic market conditions.

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Who Are B2B Creators and Why Do They Matter?

Marketing Insider Group

The creator economy has really changed everything. It’s affected what we watch, how we shop, and the paths we choose in our careers. We’ve all seen the impact of YouTube stars and TikTok influencers. But now, there’s something new on the scene: B2B creators. We’re not just talking about any influencers. These are B2B creators, and they’re changing the rules of how businesses talk to their audiences and make choices.

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WorkCast's Ultimate Webinar Handbook 2024

Elevate your webinar game with WorkCast's Ultimate Webinar Handbook! Packed with insights from our seasoned webinar experts, this comprehensive guide is your go-to resource for mastering the art of B2B webinars. Learn the fundamentals, from defining webinars to exploring their benefits and diverse use cases. Discover the key elements of running a successful webinar, avoiding common mistakes, and making your sessions more engaging.

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Maximizing Efficiency with B2B Marketing Automation: Key Strategies

Webbiquity

Guest post by Eduard Klein. Business process automation is, hands down, one of the best technological innovations to come along in decades. Humans have spent way too much time doing repetitive tasks that do not require our expertise. These tasks take time away from the value we could potentially be adding in our business. Image credit: Mikael Blomkvist on Pexels This also applies, of course, to B2B marketing.

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Send in the Clouds: Martech Moves to Cloud Platforms

Customer Experience Matrix

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Last weekend brought the intriguing rumor that Salesforce is in late stage talks to acquire data integration vendor Informatica. This followed the previous week’s rumor that Google-parent Alphabet is consideringan offer for Salesforce-competitor HubSpot , and came the same week as a slew of partnership announcements tied to Snowflake’s Marketing Data Cloud Forum.

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Decoding generative AI: Top LLMs and the app ecosystems they support

Martech

I’ve been writing about marketing tools for over a decade, and some of my earliest published articles were about the new breed of social media monitoring tools. Looking at those pieces today, two insights struck me: The basic approach and strategy of selecting technology tools to help us with marketing tasks hasn’t changed much (the good news). Everything else has changed dramatically (the not-so-good news).

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HARO Has Been Dead for a While

Ahrefs

I know nothing about the new tool. I haven’t tried it. But after trying to use HARO recently, I can’t say I’m surprised or saddened by its death. It’s been a walking corpse for a while.

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10 Profitable Solopreneur Business Ideas Anyone Can Start

CopyBlogger

The drawback of freelancing is that you’re trading your time for money, so you have to raise your prices or. Continue Reading The post 10 Profitable Solopreneur Business Ideas Anyone Can Start appeared first on Copyblogger.

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The Top 3 Tips for Writing Successful White Papers

In the B2B marketing toolkit, white papers can be a powerful option for reaching decision-makers and experts, presenting them with interesting information that improves their perception of your organization's competence and thought leadership. That said, a poorly executed whitepaper will not only be unable to influence your desired audience but will also come with significant costs that other assets won't incur.

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How Email Marketing Platforms Help Authors Sell More Books

SendX

Discoverability is a top challenge for authors these days. Know why the smartest way to overcome that and to sell more books is leveraging email marketing.

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Best Time to Post Reels on Instagram in 2024 (Updated)

SocialPilot

Instagram Reels are the most effective way for brands to attract and engage with their target audience. But it takes real effort to create engaging Reels. So, when you create them, make sure you publish them at the best time to post the Reels on Instagram to get maximum visibility and engagement. Do you know what the optimal Reel posting timing is for your brands?

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It’s time to turbocharge our path to email innovation

Martech

Back in 2017, I wrote an article for MarTech, “ Message to email marketers: Show me something different in 2018.” It popped up again while I was preparing a presentation, so I scrolled through to see if anything I advocated back then had become standard practice. The answer is, sadly, not much. Here’s what I was looking for: Stop depending on batch-and-blast.

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Simplify Your Marketing Tech Stack: A Comprehensive Guide

Full Circle Insights

Your tech stack may have redundancies or just not suit your needs. Simplify your marketing tech stack and improve efficiency with this guide.

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21 Advanced ChatGPT Prompts To Take Your Social Media to the Next Level

Upgrade your social media game with our in-depth playbook: "21 advanced ChatGPT prompts for social media managers". These powerful prompts are tailored to supercharge your content creation, strategy development, and results analysis. Say goodbye to writer's block and hello to endless creativity as you effortlessly generate engaging posts, come up with original strategies, and optimize your social media performance - all in a fraction of the time.

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9 Chatbot builders to enhance your customer support

Sprout Social

Chatbots are strategic assets that enhance your customer care and marketing strategies. The technology has come a long way from being simply rules-based to offering features like artificial intelligence (AI) enabled automation and personalized interaction. Integrating chatbots can transform your customer relations by automating responses to common queries and collecting feedback, freeing your team to focus on more complex issues.

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Should Your Brand Shout Its AI and Marketing Plan to the World?

Content Marketing Institute

To use AI or not — it's the question on every marketer's mind. But there's a more practical follow-up: Whether to share the answer. Dove and Brandtech Group tried that approach. Was it the right choice?

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Early stage B2B tech startups don’t invest enough in marketing [peer-reviewed study]

Sword and the Script | B2B

Those companies that are in the early stages of a startup building a product stand to gain “the greatest” valuation benefit from marketing About half (45%) of all B2B technology startups make no effort to market their products. As a business function, marketing does not exist in those companies: “…we find that investments in systematic marketing by early-stage B2B start-ups increase firm valuation, yet more than half of early-stage B2B start-up firms choose not to invest in systematic marketing,

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Adopting consent-based analytics for long-term marketing success

Martech

It’s important to start monitoring consent management as part of your digital analytics strategy. Apart from the EU, various privacy laws in the U.S., Canada, UK, Australia and other regions require notifying users about using cookies at least in your privacy policy or through an opt-out banner if any personal information is being collected. Users are becoming increasingly aware of their privacy rights, opting out of tracking cookies more than ever (call it the fear of being stalked).

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The Resurgence of Direct Mail as a Growth Marketing Strategy

Speaker: Jeff Tarran, COO, Gunderson Direct & Margaret Pepe, Executive Director of Product Management, U.S. Postal Service

Learn the secrets to direct mail success for growth marketers! Industry veterans Jeff Tarran and Margaret Pepe are here to delve into how direct mail has completely evolved in recent years, and has rightfully earned a seat at the table alongside the email and digital marketing plans of SMBs, enterprise companies, and agencies as they look into strategy for 2024 and beyond.

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Consent and transparency need to be top data privacy concerns for marketers

illumin

Data privacy is critical to successful marketing. Effective marketing requires the collection and analysis of user data across digital platforms. Customer data lets marketers impactfully speak to their audience – driving conversions or brand awareness for their clients without annoying their customers. Data can be used to compile lists of potential buyers, track customer behavior through the marketing funnel, and understand the effectiveness of campaigns to adapt them.

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The State of Email Marketers’ Tech Stack

Litmus

The journey of an email from creation to sending takes hours of behind-the-scenes effort. Email marketers need to consider not only crafting, designing, and developing individual emails but also strategy, planning, operations, and deliverability—and of course, coordinating these efforts with the rest of your team. That’s why the MVP of any email marketing team is an integrated marketing tech stack.

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PPC Pest Control Strategies that attract customers

Go Beyond SEO

Running a pest control business has its challenges. Standing out to attract new customers is hard. PPC Pest Control advertising is a proven strategy that works. PPC Pest Control means you pay for each click on your ad. You can target specific keywords. Your ads reach people looking for pest control services. This increases your online presence and brings in leads more likely to use your services.

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Into the Multiverse: How to Repurpose Content

Square 2 Marketing

You published and shared some new content, and now you’re seeing great engagement and conversion rates exceeding your expectations. Congratulations! The work you put into your content strategy to develop valuable assets is paying off. This great performance means you’ve hit on a topic that’s relevant and important. It’s time to take that value and use it to reach an even broader audience.

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What Regulations Will Impact Sustainability Comms in 2024?

Navigating the waters of sustainability reporting disclosures and regulations can be intimidating, to say the least. With various measures set in motion in 2023 to keep companies accountable, there is a lot in store for brands’ impact communication in the upcoming year. 3BL is kicking off this January with our Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Capricorn Edition by highlighting the impact of: The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Climate disclosure rules The European Commission

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Why the shift from ‘conversions’ to ‘key events’ in GA4 is a game-changer

Martech

The recent shift from “conversions” to “key events” in (GA4) represents a significant change that digital marketers, especially SEO professionals, need to understand and act on. This article explores the implications of this change and insights on how to leverage it to elevate your marketing reporting. Understanding key events in GA4 On March 21, I got an email from a former student who said he’d logged into Google Analytics 4 (GA4) that morning and saw, “Analytics conversions have been rename

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Choosing Marketing KPIs that Matter and Work with Patrick Barbera

Oktopost

Patrick Barbera, Director of Product Marketing at IntelyCare, and named in the Top 100 Product Marketing Influencers by Product Marketing Alliance reveals why picking the right marketing KPIs to track and measure can significantly impact the direction and success of your marketing efforts. Listen to the podcast: Or subscribe on Spotify , Apple Podcasts , or YouTube Watch the live recording: Episode summary Intent data helps you to prioritize accounts by capturing customer activities and gauging

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How to create better social listening queries

Sprout Social

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to be a data analyst to craft social listening queries that drive results. Social listening has always been a powerful tool for brands that know how to wield it effectively. Even just one solid query can give a brand a rich, unbiased view of consumer sentiment. These insights build stronger messaging, campaigns, product lines—the opportunities are endless.

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Anyword Analytics: Your Marketing Command Center – All Copy In One Place

Anyword

Data-driven marketing requires a clear understanding of what resonates with your audience. Our new analytics feature empowers you to do just that, by providing a centralized platform to analyze and optimize your marketing copy across all channels. Unified View of All Your Marketing Channels Efficiency in marketing is largely about visibility and control.

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The AI-Enabled CMO: Practical Tips for Today's B2B Marketers

Speaker: Paul Slack, Vende Digital CEO

On October 11th, understand how to navigate the AI landscape confidently, turning insights into groundbreaking strategies that set you apart. Why attend? You'll learn: Practical applications/Use cases How to find and assess the right AI technology Prioritizing quick wins Mastering prompt engineering Solving marketing challenges efficiently Strategies to launch pilot programs Case studies of B2Bs building smarter businesses with AI Exclusive bonus content: Actionable frameworks to get started qui

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How Top Brands are Accelerating SEO Content Creation with AI

Content Standard

With organic search re-emerging as a cornerstone strategy for CMOs, top brands are harnessing AI to accelerate their search engine optimization (SEO) efforts and bring more efficiency to a traditionally cumbersome and resource-intensive practice. This article explores how AI can streamline the process without sacrificing quality or strategy. What’s driving the renewed focus on organic search?

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The state of GA4, one year after the big migration

Martech

It’s been just over a year since Google Analytics 4 (GA4) replaced Universal Analytics (UA). In March of last year, Google automatically migrated all UA properties to GA4. The changeover was met with much gnashing of teeth, pulling of hair and some justifiable complaints. GA4 is fundamentally different than its predecessor. It measures interactions (“events”), not visits.

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7 Sure Fire Ways to Turn Social Media Followers into Customers

SocialPilot

If content is king, then conversion is queen -John Munsell Think about it. The fundamental aim of any activity performed by a social media marketer on social networks is to gain followers. But is that enough? Not quite. In fact, it is the first step of any social media marketing campaign. What follows is a powerful strategy involving gentle coaxing and convincing to monetize your social connections.