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Tomorrow People opens NYC Office and appoints US Managing Partner

Tomorrow People

Tomorrow People is happy to announce the opening of a United States office in Manhattan, New York City following the acquisition of notable US clients amid a growing demand for global B2B content marketing programs. Press Release USA

Moving Beyond Vanilla CSR Stories: How Symrise and Investis Brought Sustainability to Life

Content Standard

Brands today are using CSR stories, details about responsible supply chain management, and socially friendly policies to differentiate their position in the marketing—and storytelling is helping them do so in unexpected ways.

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What’s the Twouble with Twitter Marketing?

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

By Mark Schaefer. My very wise friend Jay Baer wrote a thought-provoking post entitled Is Twitter in 2017 even worth the trouble? He points to research citing incredibly low brand engagement rates and suggests that perhaps Twitter has become a marketing afterthought.

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How to Attract B2B Buyers with Killer Content

B2B Marketing Insider

Content marketing is booming. According to the 2017 B2B Content Marketing Trends, 39% of companies are increasing investment in content marketing. And yet most companies are not creating effective content. Want proof? Two of the leaders in B2B funnel benchmarking, SiriusDecisions and Forrester, will tell you that inquiry-to-closed-won conversion ratios are often below two percent […]. The post How to Attract B2B Buyers with Killer Content appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

The AdRoll Guide to Account-Based Marketing

Personalize your marketing to convert your highest-value accounts.

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What Marketers Can Learn from the Experiential Art Craze

Content Standard

For weeks, I tried to score tickets to the experiential art event of the year in Washington, DC. I failed miserably. Released in limited batches once a week, the free tickets to “ Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors ” at the Hirshhorn Museum disappeared in seconds.

Straight talk on being a social media consultant

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

By Mark Schaefer. Nearly every week I mentor some young person who wants to start a career as a social media marketing consultant. I’m happy to help but unfortunately find myself bursting a lot of bubbles of overly high expectations.

What Should Your B2B Blog Post Be About When You Have Nothing New to Say? What Would Mr. Ed Do?

MLT Creative

For anyone not old enough to remember the television show from the sixties, Mr. Ed would never speak unless he has something to say. He probably wouldn’t blog either. That would be a mistake, and I’ll explain why.

How Frequently Should I Publish on Social Media? A HubSpot Experiment

Hubspot

Social media can be an overwhelming place -- even for the experts. Which networks should they use, what should they write, how frequently should they post, and does the time they post really matter?

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.

Storytelling Will Never Work Without This One Thing

Type A Communications

September 14, 2017 by Carla Johnson Twenty years hasn’t faded Jayson Zoller’s memory much. At least when it came to one of his biggest learnings. When Jayson was in college, read more.

The Case for Bylines: Why “Posted by Admin” Does You No Favors

Content Standard

Truth: Many early news sources didn’t include a contributor byline because the anonymity made the newsroom seem bigger than it really was. Presenting readers only a story title before diving in was a way to say, “We have tons of qualified journalists, you wouldn’t even understand.

Creativity vs. productivity: AI to the rescue

Biznology

Throughout my career, I have noticed a tension between creativity and productivity. In my more productive times, I’m checking off items in my to-do list one at a time. For each item, I have a clear understanding of what I need to do. I can simply do it.

5 Ways the Chatbot Has Surpassed The Enterprise Computer From Star Trek

Modern Marketing

If you grew up watching Star Trek, you know about the Enterprise's computer. With the simplest voice command: “Computer”, anyone on the ship could ask a question and get an immediate reply. The answer didn’t come in the form of a computer printout or on a screen.

Stop Killing Your Content: 3 Reasons Your Content Falls Flat

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

Top 8 Mistakes People Make with Marketing Automation

B2B Marketing Insider

There is no definitive ‘right’ way to achieve success through marketing automation, but there certainly are quite a few wrong ways. I’ve compiled a few of the top marketing automation mistakes people make. Make sure you aren’t making any of them! Being inorganic One of the primary dangers of marketing automation is also one […]. The post Top 8 Mistakes People Make with Marketing Automation appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

The Millennials Are Here: Your Move, B2B Marketers

SnapApp

Is Snapchat Marketing in Trouble, or Did the Platform Just Grow Up?

Content Standard

It wasn’t long ago that Snap was being hailed as Facebook’s greatest challenger. After turning down its rival’s offer to acquire the company for $3 billion just a few years ago, the company behind Snapchat was valued at more than $40 billion earlier this year.

The Internet Had a Busy Week. Here's What You Missed.

Hubspot

The drama of this week’s Apple event is hardly over. Despite many of the announcements having been leaked in the days leading up to it, the tech world is still positively a-Twitter about what was unveiled, and what will come of it.

5 Pillars of Marketing Automation Success

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Televerde’s Michelle Cirocco Appointed to Advisory Board of Arizona State University’s Center for Services Leadership

Televerde

(September 14, 2017 – Phoenix, AZ) – Televerde , the global demand generation company, today announced its affiliation with the prestigious Arizona. State University Center for Services Leadership (CSL).

B2B content marketing sans budget or bandwidth – hmm!

Exo B2B

You’ve heard a lot about B2B content marketing. You’ve read that it has to be researched, strategized, developed, optimized and promoted. Oh, and why not do an overhaul of company culture while you’re at it, turning internal experts into regular content contributors.

What You Can Learn From My 5 Job Search Mistakes

Modern B2B Marketing

Job searching is never easy. Many people would even say that it’s harder than working. While you’ll likely be on the hunt many times in your career, it doesn’t have to be so laborious.

Fast Talk and Funny Names: How Pharma Marketing Is Working to Repair Brand Trust

Content Standard

Before you continue to read ahead, please note that reading this article about pharma marketing is only a part of a whole therapeutic treatment for your brand, and should only be considered part of a whole treatment plan from your content marketer.

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 Baidu SEO Fundamentals B2B Marketers Need to Know

KoMarketing Associates

As of June 2017, there were 751 million internet users in China and 81.1 percent were search engine users. As one of the most important digital marketing practices, search engine optimization is essential to a B2B company’s success in China’s online marketplace. Baidu continues to dominate the search engine space in China and as such, companies need to know the best practices of Baidu SEO.

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Seven Ways Cohort Analysis Can Optimize Company Performance and Results

Webbiquity

Guest post by Dan Schoenbaum. Businesses are constantly in search of useful tactics that improve their brand’s performance and bottom line. Cohort analysis, often overlooked, is proven to yield insightful information and actionable advice to improve conversion rates, engagement and revenue. Kissmetrics says examining overall results lumps together information from new and old users masking valuable details needed for strategic decision making.

Four Signs Your Event Strategy Is on Fire

Experience Marketing Insights

How strategic planning can set your brand experience ablaze regardless of organization size or industry

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Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to Create Great Landing Pages

Modern B2B Marketing

You don’t see great landing pages often. That’s not because they can’t be made, but because it’s extremely difficult to create them well. There are design rules to follow that keep people from leaving. There are tricks to use to get your button noticed.

Lead Generation Checklist

You spend a lot of time, energy, and money doing lead generation to capture leads but it's how you manage them that makes the difference between success and failure.

GET SH*T DONE: Building Buyer Personas in 3 Steps

Act-On

Get a head start on your marketing education with Act-On GET SH*T DONE eBooks, including how to build buyer personas in 3 steps. List Management Marketing Strategy buyer persona Buyer Personas marketing personas personas

A Closer Look: B2B Account-Based Marketing Tactics & Objectives

KoMarketing Associates

It is no secret that the adoption of account-based marketing (ABM) programs are becoming more of a priority for B2B marketers. As detailed earlier this year, #FlipMyFunnel discovered that over the past 12 months, the percentage of B2B marketers who say they use ABM has increased from 49 percent to 81 percent.

Decentralizing Brand Authenticity: How Giant Companies Get Personal

Content Standard

Americans have a complex relationship with big businesses. Sure, we’ve seen our share of abuses, mishaps, and missteps. We’ve also grow up with iconic brands in our homes, on our clothes, and in our favorite entertainment.

Sales Prospecting Without Social Media Is Like Selling Without a Phone

The Forward Observer

For the sales profession, social media is the most important technological advancement since the telephone. Here's how to get an unfair advantage.

A Content Formula for Complex B2B Organizations

Content Marketing is essential for anyone who wants continued success and growth.