Wed.Feb 15, 2012

The Effective Marketer

Social Intelligence adds value throughout the Stage Gate Process

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social data is becoming increasingly important in the new product development processes of many companies. In particular, manufacturers are tapping into social conversations as they explore new product ideas in order to learn what consumers are interested in and talking about.

Blogging 101

Biznology

Image via Wikipedia. Yesterday, I gave a Biznology Webinar called, “Blogging 101,” that covered the basics of starting and maintaining a blog. Are you thinking about writing a blog for your company, but don’t know where to start?

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Facebook and Google Going Big on Online Display Ads

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Feel like you saw more web banners and online ads this past year? You’re not imagining things. ComScore released its U.S. Digital Future in Focus for 2012 on Friday and it showed big brands are pushing online display ads hard.

Twitter Challenge Update: 3 Things I’ve Learned So Far

B2B Memes

Now that I’m halfway through my self-imposed Twitter challenge for February, it’s time for a progress report. My goal is to tweet at least 10 times a day, balancing three types of updates: curatorial, conversational, and promotional. Rather than explain the details here, I refer you to my original post.). So far, I’m more or less meeting the goal. I’ve produced the minimum number of tweets every day so far, though doing so did require a couple of late-night efforts.

Lead Generation Companies: How to Pick a Right One

Have you ever had a bad experience using a lead generation company? If the answer is yes, you are certainly not alone; fortunately, MarketJoy has put together 4 simple questions that you can use to judge your next potential lead gen partner.

The 17 R's of Savvy Mobile Marketing [INFOGRAPHIC]

Hubspot

Do you know what the top three Google searches are for mobile marketing? The first is “mobile marketing,” and the second is “mobile media.” ” But the third most popular Google search about mobile marketing is “What is mobile marketing?”

How Social Media Capitalism Will Affect Your Future Marketing Strategy

Hubspot

We are all living the marketing high life. Today, great inbound marketers can transform their business thanks to "free" traffic and leads from social media and search engines.

The Page View's Uncertain Future

SnapApp

Lewis DVorkin, chief product officer of Forbes Media, recently analyzed a story that became viral success on the company's blog , sharing new insights about the kind of content that is truly "sticky."

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Create a World of Marketing Automation Through Good Content—and Imagination

Modern B2B Marketing

by Kelly Waffle “The way to get started is to quit thinking and begin doing.” These words of wisdom were spoken by Walt Disney who took his own advice and began building a world out of imagination—Disneyland—in 1955 with only 20 attractions.

Eye Tracking in B2B Marketing: Are You Catching Your Customers’ Attention?

MLT Creative

The Research: Eye-tracking studies have found that when most people view websites, they start at the upper left corner and then rush over the prominent images. So if you’re to the right of an image, you may have a better chance of being noticed than if you are to the left of it. The Research in B2B: WhichTestWon.com discusses this in one of its B2B marketing case studies.

7 Cold Calling Tactics You Aren't Using but Should Be

Cold calling isn‘t dead; neither is it on its deathbed. In fact, it’s one of the most effective ways to increase sales and drive revenue. Learn 7 preperation strategies to lessen your stress, and to become a better closer!