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Need an Edge? Do A Content Marketing Competitive Analysis

Act-On

“Business is competitive.” No kidding, right? And so is marketing. Content marketing, in particular, is ferociously competitive. Just consider the graphic below. It shows how many pieces of content are created every minute of every single day. That’s what your content is competing with.

Overcoming the Challenge of Marketing to Busy Engineers

Industrial Marketing Today

Engineers from different fields probably make up a large part of your target audience if you are a manufacturer, distributor or an engineering company. As an industrial marketer, you know it is a challenge marketing to engineers.

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All about earned media micro-influencer marketing and more on the Through the Noise podcast

Biznology

I was recently invited to be a second-time guest on the Through the Noise podcast. This time, I was relaxed and open and playful and in more of a silly mood than a self-promotional shilly mood.

The path to content success: Crushing self doubt

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

By Mark Schaefer. By any measure, Antonio Centeno is a success and an inspiration. He has a multi-million-dollar business. A beautiful family. More than a million followers on YouTube. That’s why it was so surprising to me to learn that at times he feels like a fraud. Antonio Centeno.

7 Inspiring B2B Marketing Campaigns

Must-See Examples of Marketing Success That You Can Replicate.

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The Character Count Guide for Blog Posts, Videos, Tweets & More

Hubspot

When it comes to writing text for your blog and social media posts, many marketers wonder, "But what's the character limit?" It's never a simple question -- sometimes, it's answered by parameters established by certain channels. And on other occasions, it's more a question of what's ideal.

Live from Marketing Nation Summit: The Engagement Economy, Buyer Empowerment, and Authenticity

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Ellen Gomes As 6500+ marketers descended on Moscone in San Francisco, it could only mean one thing. Marketing Nation Summit has arrived.

Global Marketing Anatomy: It Takes a Delicate Design to Make Content Shine

Content Standard

While your responsibilities might only pertain to stateside matters, there’s still something so sweet about working in a worldwide organization, knowing your products can bring a smile to someone of the other side of the planet, all without a huge global marketing output.

5 Signs the Gap Between Sales and Marketing is Closing

bizible

The celebrated co-founder of HP, David Packard, once said: “marketing is too important to be left to the marketing department.” Many marketers will jump immediately from their seats and label this as an utter blasphemy. Nonetheless, the truth is that Packard is right (up to a certain extent).

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B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

25 B2B marketing thought leaders answer the question "What do you expect to B2B marketers to be doing more of or differently in 2016?" The results are amazing insights around content marketing, achieving business results, alignment, employee advocacy, new technologies, customer experience and more.

8 How-To Videos We Love (and Why)

Hubspot

Have you ever learned how to do something with the help of an internet search? The answer is most likely a resounding “yes.” Most recently, I taught myself how to fold a fitted sheet with a helpful video from homemaker extraordinaire and friend of Snoop Dogg Martha Stewart.

Justin Trudeau Talks Innovation in Canadian Technology at Vidyard

Vidyard

Today, Vidyard was honoured to welcome Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to our office for a tour of our space, a demo of our technology, and a fireside chat with our team.

Email Marketing and the Reality About ISP Mediation

Modern Marketing

Many years ago, part of being a true email deliverability expert was less about what you know and much more about who you know. If you had clients experiencing issues like blocking, bulking, etc.

From 2016 to 2017, 5X more marketing automation vendors were added than removed

chiefmartech

tl;dr — From 2016 to 2017, the marketing automation category of the marketing technology landscape grew yet again, by 36% , from 156 vendors to 212. If you predicted it was going to consolidate in the past six years, sorry, you were wrong. Marketing automation remains a bellwether of martech.

Customer Success and Marketing Alignment: The Key to Unlocking Customer Advocacy

Most B2B companies say the customer experience is a priority, but their teams are not prepared or coordinated enough to make this a reality.

Is an MBA Worth the Money?

Hubspot

Here on the HubSpot Marketing Blog, I haven’t exactly made it a secret that I went to business school. It was an experience that provided two years’ worth of fodder, lessons learned, and other actionables that I like to share here.

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Hey Drift! You Forgot About Video!

Vidyard

Here at Vidyard we’re big fans of Drift – we use it ourselves, and you have probably seen a hello message from one of our many Vidyard Concierges offering to give you a hand.

5 Ways to Build a Highly-Engaged Email List

B2B Marketing Insider

An email list with relevant, high-quality contacts is a company’s best asset. While there are many online and offline techniques to build an email list, it’s a marketer’s job to ensure that your list remains relevant and up-to-date to reduce database decay.

Separating marketing technology fact from fiction at #MarTech in 2 weeks

chiefmartech

We’re now only two weeks away from the MarTech conference in San Francisco, May 9-11 — the world’s largest independent marketing technology conference designed for senior-level marketers and technologists.

7 B2B Marketing Strategies You Need to Know About

As B2B marketers, we know that our buyers' needs are ever-evolving, but it's not just our buyers that are changing.

6 Business Challenges Every Small Business Struggles With (And How to Fix Them)

Hubspot

In the first few years of business, small companies come up against a lot of different challenges. Some are harder than others to overcome -- and according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics , about 20% of small businesses fail by the end of their first year.

The 16 Best Sites for Free Stock Photos and Videos

Webbiquity

There are lots of great reasons to include images with your blog posts and other marketing content. They add visual appeal. They can help with SEO. Visuals increase views on average by 94%.

The Rise of the APAC Modern CMO

Modern Marketing

I’m always asked by marketers and CMOs across APAC “what is the key for a successful marketing strategy?” ” My response: Put your customer first and create a seamless journey. The aim is to convert them into brand advocates.

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The Benefits of Retargeting for B2B

Act-On

An Interview with Act-On Software Marketers. Imagine being top of mind and front and center with your customers on a regular basis. Sounds good, right? Luckily, new and exciting ways to capture attention online in the world of marketing today are making this “virtually” possible.

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5 Pillars of Marketing Automation Success

Ensure Your B2B Marketing Clients Get the Best Results

How We Grew Our Organic Traffic by 43% Without Publishing a Single New Blog Post

Hubspot

Today I’m going to show you how we boosted our organic traffic by 43% over a 3 month period. The best part is, we did it without publishing any new content, spending any more money on marketing or adding any additional resources to our team.

10 Steps To Energize Your Blog With Advocate-Generated Content

Influitive b2b

Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, wanted to change the way students perceived their brand. The company offers technology, materials and services to help students reach their highest potential… but many college students just saw Pearson as a textbook vendor. “We We needed to build brand affinity,” says Lindsey Erlick, Senior Manager, Student Advocacy & Marketing.

The #1 Mistake that Prospective Marketing Automation Buyers Make

Lead Liaison

We won’t beat around the bush. The number one mistake that prospective marketing automation buyers make is delaying a decision. This results in: Lost opportunity cost for your company.

A Simple Rule for How Brands Should Work with Influencers: Attention Retention

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

By Jay Acunzo, {grow} Community Member. TL;DR—Influencer marketing is a big and growing trend, but few organizations are reaping the biggest possible rewards of the approach. Let’s reset our thinking, so we can improve our results.

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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.

7 Steps to Documenting a Content Marketing Strategy That Works

Hubspot

I already know what you’re thinking. You saw the words content marketing and strategy together in the headline and thought, “Oh, cool, another article telling me how important it is to have and actually write down my strategy -- just what I need.”. Don’t worry, that’s not what this is.

5 Experts Share Their Top Advice for Creating VR Content

Contently

This post originally appeared on Social Media Week. Virtual reality isn’t just for big budgets. Hardware is becoming more accessible, and there are new opportunities for small businesses to create VR content.

CEOs Rank Culture as #1 Priority for Success

Type A Communications

April 25, 2017 by Michelle Smith Culture is front and center for leaders who want to increase performance and strategic alignment in 2017. “Culture is the X-factor,” said Noah Rabinowitz, read more.

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