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How I Learned the Hard Way Not to Associate My Company With Buzzwords

Hubspot

"Ladder -- a growth hacking company" had a nice ring to it when I started my company a few years ago.

Price Matching Pros and Cons for Online Retailers

Webbiquity

Guest post by Alex Walker. Every business or product needs a unique value proposition, something that sets their brand or product apart from the rest and attracts a particular segment of the market.

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5 MarTech Trends That Will Evolve Marketing In 2018

Marketing Insider Group

If you want to know what will shape marketing in 2018, just look where marketing technology is heading. Today, technology is much more than a dynamic arm of marketing – a sea of thousands of tools and resources for marketers to pick and choose from and add to their bag of tricks. Martech, the merging […]. The post 5 MarTech Trends That Will Evolve Marketing In 2018 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

Emerging Types of Innovative Digital Content

Content Standard

Just like that super old box of cereal in the back of your cupboard, your brand’s digital content can grow stale over time. You know the story: After honing your content marketing strategy, content production starts to run on autopilot.

The Marketing Landscape: Where Data and Content Merge

Understand the importance of good data and good content and how they work together to help your marketing efforts.

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The Introvert's Guide to Nailing a Job Interview [Infographic]

Hubspot

When people see the word "introvert," they often think of qualities that don't actually describe introverted people at all. Quiet." Even "antisocial.". But how we have grown to think of introverts has strayed far from realities.

The Rise of the Journalistic Email Newsletter: A New Way to Reach Your Niche Audience

Content Standard

One of the greatest advantages of digital marketing is the sheer volume of the overall online audience. But for most brands, this value has nothing to do with the ability to reach millions and even billions of people.

Top Two of Three Sales Barriers for 2018 are Business Value Challenges

The ROI Guy

Sales still lacks the ability to effectively communicate and quantify business value, this according to new research from consultancy Sales Mastery.

Things I do to optimize for Google search engine discoverability

Biznology

I am sure most of these show me as superstitious, but I always makes sure I do these few things before hitting the Publish button in Biznology ‘s WordPress compose window. I do them anyway because I assume that while it may not help, it can’t hurt. In my magic realism world, Google spiders, bots, and algos appreciate every little bit of extra data, description, and definition they can.

Make No Mistake: How Worst-Practices Derail Successful ABM Efforts

This Quick Study Slide Show from Node identifies the common mistakes of ABM executions and offers practical advice to help teams avoid them.

How to Generate Leads with Webinars

Modern B2B Marketing

Any marketing and sales professional knows that most buyers don’t make a purchase decision right away. As WebAttract co-founder Mike Agron puts it: “77% or more of today’s B2B buyers will research you before they even want to speak with you. In B2B, most people are on a journey to get more educated.”

Facebook + Automation = Success

Lead Liaison

With over 1 billion active Facebook users, it’s considered the ‘go to’ platform for social media marketers. Many social media experts have ploughed time and effort into building a great audience, have lots of engagement, and have suddenly seen this drop.

10 Women CMOs to Keynote Your Next Event

Type A Communications

January 9, 2018 by Carla Johnson CES received a backlash when it announced the roster of keynotes that was barren of female representation. Kristin Lemkau, CMO JPMorgan Chase responded with a list of 22 “amazing women innovators in tech and media who would slay any keynote anywhere.”

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The one thing everybody forgets about Gartner’s hype cycle, even in martech

chiefmartech

The Gartner hype cycle is one of the more brilliant insights ever uncovered in the history of technology. I rank it right up there with Moore’s Law and Christensen’s model of disruptive innovation from below. Gartner’s hype cycle describe a 5-stage pattern that almost all new technologies follow: A technology trigger introduces new possibilities — things like AI, chatbots, AR/VR, blockchain, etc.

7 Common Marketing Mistakes and strategies to avoid them

This white paper addresses the 7 most common challenges marketers hit when marketing products, solutions, or services and offers proven advice on how to avoid these missteps and improve the success of your marketing efforts.

Video Storytelling Secrets From an Award-Winning Series

Content Marketing Institute

Visa commissioned research in 2015 that uncovered an idea so wholly new that it gained widespread attention, even landing a front-page spot in The New York Times. It showed women were choosing to travel solo in historic numbers.

B2B IRL: A Scalable Content Marketing Strategy to Drive Long-Lasting Results

Heinz Marketing

By Joshua Baez , Marketing Consultant at Heinz Marketing. To say that the B2B landscape has changed dramatically over the last decade would be an understatement.

B2B Marketing Agencies: How to Choose the Best Fit

BOP Design

Partnering with a marketing agency is a big decision and shouldn’t be taken lightly. The marketing agency you choose will be a trusted brand advocate and tasked with helping you to meet your strategic marketing objectives.

Self-Driving Cars Have Landed at #CES2018, and Marketers Really Need to Pay Attention

Hubspot

Here I am, on my fourth day at CES 2018, and man -- there has been a lot of content on emerging technologies. If I’m being completely honest, it’s been an interesting challenge to figure out which topics would be the most helpful to those of you reading. Emerging trends? Check.

Seven Things Marketers Need to Know About Lead Generation

Speaker: Douglas Burdett, Host of The Marketing Book Podcast, Founder/Principal of ARTILLERY

If you are a marketer who needs to generate more high-quality leads that will turn into sales opportunities and revenue, register now for this special event that will show you how to get started and moving in a profitable direction.

Move from Sales Rep to Trusted Adviser with the Right Discovery Call Preparation

Outreach

Trust is a non-renewable resource, and it may be running out. Look at it from the buyer's perspective. Buyers have a hard time trusting sales reps because they’ve been burnt. The Harvard Business Review found that buyers consider just 18 percent of sales reps to be trusted advisers.

Make your life easier with social media marketing tools and apps

Biznology

It’s 2018! The new year is here and that means it is time for all those New Year’s resolutions. Most people make personal resolutions, but do you make resolutions about your work? One of the most popular work-related resolutions is to work more efficiently and make work easier. If you are a marketer, that is exactly what will happen if you take advantage of some of these social media marketing apps that are designed to help you work efficiently and make things much easier for you.

How to Flaunt Your Website Redesign in 2018

EMagine B2B Blog

The successful launch of a best in class website is the dream of nearly every digital marketer on the planet. And you’ve managed to do just that. It likely feels like you’ve put your heart and soul into your new site.

Study: Teenagers Are Now Facebook’s Kryptonite

Contently

Late last year, I wrote an article for Vice News about whether humans can fall in love with artificial intelligence. Spoiler alert: We can. Normally, I’d link you to the webpage so you can read it to learn more, but in this case, I can’t.

30 Ways to Get Inside the Mind of Your Target Buyer

Trust, support, and transparency: that's what your target buyer really wants. These 30 findings show the path from respect, to relationship, to business win.

Is This The End of Email Marketing? How to Survive the GDPR Regulations [Video]

Hubspot

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Talking Shop Tuesday with Kevin Bobowski: Mid-funnel Marketing

Outreach

Welcome to Talking Shop Tuesday , where we sit down with sales and marketing leaders to learn their tips for achieving #peakexcellence.

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3 Simple Tools for Hiring Great Content Creators in Less Time

Content Marketing Institute

Your team has developed audience personas and knows which topics and keywords resonate with your audience. The content promotion plan is done and the KPIs are set. You begin assigning the content marketing work.

Agile Marketing Examples & Case Studies

Marketing Insider Group

The theory of Agile marketing sounds great. I mean, of course we all want to be more nimble and responsive; nobody is standing in line to be slower and less adaptive to change. But the same questions continually come up: if this is so great, where are the Agile marketing examples? Where can I find […]. The post Agile Marketing Examples & Case Studies appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Agile Marketing

9 Experts Rethinking Demand Generation

How to strategically target your content and lead generation campaigns to disrupt the status quo and facilitate the sale.

How to Make an Emotional Narrative Work For Your Brand

Contently

I want to tell you about the last time I cried. A few months ago, inside a little laboratory in Claremont, California, I was hooked up to a machine that measures your brain activity from an armband.

Data Is Cooler Than You Think. Here's What Marketers Need to Know About It Today.

Hubspot

It's my third day here at CES, and today marks the opening of the 2018 event to the public. Last night marked the end of the event's two major media days, which concluded with a keynote from Intel. To say the least, it was. interesting.

6 Mistakes Ruining Your Charts and Infographics

Content Marketing Institute

Want some tips guaranteed to result in bad charts? Of course you don’t. Yet sometimes we learn best from things gone wrong. That’s why, in this article, I offer some of Content Marketing World speaker Scott Berinato’s advice flipped on its head.

5 Customer Success Secrets to Increase Renewal Rates

Act-On

SaaS companies can increase renewal rates and see predictable growth with a detailed customer success journey map and a game plan for proactive engagement. Customer Marketing

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Increase Marketing ROI 10X and Prove It

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