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Content Marketing for the Multitasking Age

Content Standard

Before you go any further in this article, I want you to count a couple things. First, how many objects are currently within your reach or line of sight that could deliver a marketing message to you?

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It’s time to introduce search engine optimisation topics into your content marketing strategy

Tomorrow People

Why your content marketing strategy should focus on search engine optimisation (SEO) topics — not just keywords — to differentiate your B2B marketing. A great shift is taking place in the world of search engine optimisation (SEO) results.

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Finding your CMO 2.0: 5 Attributes for Longevity in the C-Suite | Traackr

Traackr

In response to Harvard Business Review’s The Trouble with CMOs, Traackr’s CEO divulges five attributes companies should seek in a long-lasting CMO

How to Use Drip Campaigns to Nurture Existing Customers

Modern B2B Marketing

Many marketers understand the power of implementing automated drip campaigns to turn leads into customers by moving them through the sales cycle. Truly successful marketers know the best bang for your marketing buck comes from using drip campaigns to nurture existing customers.

Increase Marketing ROI 10X and Prove It

See how a marketing team demonstrated 10X ROI and increased sales by 35% with marketing automation.

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Top 5 Content Marketing Trends for 2017

Navigate the Channel

Content marketing trends change often due to advances in technology, search engine preferences and changes in advertising. While the primary goals remain the same, strategies and techniques vary dependent on audience and industry.

How to Write Well: 10 Timeless Rules From Legendary Ad Exec David Ogilvy

Hubspot

Writing is easy. Most people can do it. If you’re reading this, you can write. But can you write well ? Does your writing connect with people? Does it engage readers, compelling them down the page? Does your writing inspire action, selling things or services or ideas?

Martech and the modern marketing org (study results)

chiefmartech

At the MarTech conference in Boston earlier this month, we unveiled the winners of The Stackies: Org Edition.

How the Recommendation Engine Explosion is Changing Martech and Content Consumption

Content Standard

The recommendation engine is one of the biggest martech innovations of the last few years, and it’s shaping our entire digital experience. For example, let’s say I visit the Harvard Business Review website and read about manufacturing marketing tactics (as one does).

2017 CMO Survey

The 2017 CMO Survey can provide you with the latest insights into marketplace dynamics, spending, and trends.

Leveraging Predictive Analytics Begins with Deciphering the Data

Reachforce

Sometimes all that marketing data can be a bit too much. Reviewing, extrapolating, and enriching data can quickly become a cumbersome, confusing, and time-consuming affair.

Putting Purpose Over Profit: Marketing Lessons from Purpose-Driven Brands

Marketing Insider Group

Purpose-driven brands such as Google, 3M and Chobani are all in on a little marketing secret. The best way to make money is to not prioritize profits. This is because the only way to become successful – and to sustain that success – is to have something that is unaffected by external forces as the foundation of […]. The post Putting Purpose Over Profit: Marketing Lessons from Purpose-Driven Brands appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

How Mobile Marketing + Email Pack a Punch for Marketers

Modern B2B Marketing

It’s getting far too easy for consumers to ignore marketing messages that they’re not interested in. Even if they are interested, they often miss important communications simply because there is so much noise out there.

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Rise Above Corporate Fear and Face AI Head-On

Modern Marketing

“The man in constant fear is every day condemned.” ” - Publilius Syrus, c. 50 BC. Addressing change and encouraging change are what our Transformation Services team pitches. We don’t create change; we simply help people understand how to deal with it.

The AdRoll Guide to Account-Based Marketing

Personalize your marketing to convert your highest-value accounts.

How Amazon Spun Its Whole Foods Acquisition into a Marketing Opportunity

Content Standard

When Amazon bought Whole Foods earlier this year, it put the entire grocery industry—really, the entire retail industry—on notice. It’s hard to fault Amazon as far as business decisions go: According to Seeking Alpha , the $13.4

Data Quality: The Make or Break Key to Successful Segmentation

Reachforce

By now, you know the positive impact good customer segmentation can have on your marketing efforts.

3 Key Challenges Marketers Face & How to Overcome Them

Modern B2B Marketing

Today’s marketer continues to face steep challenges when it comes to engaging with customers across multiple channels and touchpoints. It takes both smart marketing and the right technology to be able to listen, learn and respond to your customer at speed and with scale.

How Lenovo Boosted Engagement with Movable Ink’s Signals

Modern Marketing

Email marketing personalization is one of the best ways to boost engagement and make your customers happy. With the power to drive 2.5 times higher click-through rates and 6 times more sales, it’s easy to see why so many marketers are putting a personal touch on their campaigns.

Effective B2B Marketing Content That Will Lead to Sales Growth

Effective marketing content leads to increased sales productivity, more revenue, greater marketing effectiveness and stronger alignment between marketing and sales.

Finding Your Ideal Customer: A B2B Guide to the Right Audience

SnapApp

It seems like positioning your brand so that messaging and sales efforts speak directly to the target audience is kind of a no-brainer, right? . You want your ads and sales tools to, well, sell. .

[Video] 6 “Aha” Moments from Mark Schaefer about Influencer Marketing | Traackr

Traackr

Gain insight into the ever-evolving state of marketing from Mark Schaefer. Watch now and learn how to overcome your biggest marketing hurdle

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How To Use Customer Visits To Increase Engagement And Advocacy

Influitive b2b

There are so many ways to identify and nurture advocates that sometimes you might miss the easy wins right under your nose. When your customers are in town for a vacation, conference, or business meeting, why not invite them to visit your office? Customer visits are a great way to deepen relationships with your advocates, as well.

10 Easy Ways to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Content [Infographic]

Hubspot

The most effective marketers have their content strategies firing on four cylinders: Planning. Content creation. Content promotion. Analytics. The list I just presented is the order in which effective content marketing gets done, but it's NOT a priority list. Each tactic is vital.

Stop Killing Your Content: 3 Reasons Your Content Falls Flat

Each year B2B organizations spend more than $5.2 billion on content creation.

Make your email marketing more effective

Biznology

Email marketing is still an important part of just about any digital marketing program. Here are a few tips for making it more effective–and making it work better with your website. Personalize.

4 Tricky Inbound Marketing Mistakes to Watch Out For

Marketing Insider Group

Inbound gets results. 68 percent of inbound marketers believe their organization’s strategy is effective. On the other hand, more than half of outbound-heavy marketers feel their strategy isn’t working. Still, about one-third of those who use inbound are not getting the full impact they want. This could be because there are so many potential mistakes marketers can […]. The post 4 Tricky Inbound Marketing Mistakes to Watch Out For appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketin

Six BIG Productivity Hacks to Get More Content Marketing Done

Webbiquity

The bar keeps getting raised for content marketing. As noted in the recent State of Marketing Strategy Report , producing high-quality content (much less average, run-of-the-mill content) isn’t enough anymore; for content to stand out, it “not only has to be good, it also has to solve a problem for readers—and serve the needs of your company.” ” But you’re busy. Probably busier than you’ve ever been.

Top Data-Driven Marketing Trends We’re Keeping An Eye On

Act-On

Here are the top trends for B2B marketers to consider as they adopt a data-driven marketing strategy. Account-Based Marketing B2B Marketing Reports & Analytics b2b data B2B marketing data data driven marketing

5 Pillars of Marketing Automation Success

Ensure Your B2B Marketing Clients Get the Best Results

Micro-Influencer Marketing is the new Influencer Marketing

Biznology

Every 365-days, Shashi Bellamkonda invites me to guest lecture to his Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies communications class, Social, Mobile and Search Marketing, XCPD-732. Fresh-faced students on a Saturday morning? Yes, please!

How B2B Marketers Create and Promote White Papers That Convert

KoMarketing Associates

Thanks to the internet, there are seemingly endless ways for B2B marketers to reach their audiences. However, choosing the right form of content can be a challenge as a result. According to the “B2B Content Marketing 2018: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America” report, 71 percent of today’s B2B marketers leverage ebooks/white papers for content marketing purposes.

3 Best Strategies for Strengthening Brand Equity

Marketing Insider Group

Back in 2002, PayPal, a money transfer service established 4 years before, was acquired by eBay for $1.5 billion. It’s clear that this innovative concept had a great future at the dawn of the digital revolution, and the price showed its tremendous potential. What we’re talking about here is brand value, and PayPal’s value could […]. The post 3 Best Strategies for Strengthening Brand Equity appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Marketing Strategy brand brand equity Brand Management

Why You Should Leverage LinkedIn Publisher for B2B Content Marketing

Golden Spiral

With 467 million LinkedIn users worldwide, LinkedIn is the key network for B2B sellers to engage prospects and buyers. Its built-in publishing platform provides a unique opportunity to leverage content marketing to drive traffic to your website and generate more leads.

Flip My Funnel - Guide To B2B Account Based Marketing

As modern B2B marketers, we have been lucky enough to witness some of the most dramatic shifts in marketing strategies and technologies.