The State of the Blogosphere 2010
DECEMBER 13, 2010
The State of the Blogosphere 2010 Since 2004, Technorati has published its annual State of the Blogosphere report. In 2009 and 2010, we saw microblogs and tumblelogs such as Posterous and Tumblr gain in prominence and universality.
Top 20 CRM Blogs of 2009
B2B Lead Generation Blog
JANUARY 29, 2010
Read Forecasting Clouds' Top 20 CRM Blogs of 2009 Forecasting Clouds ranked the top 20 CRM blogs based on their content, readability and frequency of posting. I'm honored to have been included on the list. As I read over the list of blogs, I discovered some new ones worth reading along with a number of bloggers I already follow. Here's a partial list of the CRM blogs on their list: PGreenblog and CRM: The Conversation – Paul Greenberg. Beagle Consulting Blog – Denis Pombriant.
Best Email Marketing Tips, Tactics and Metrics of 2010
FEBRUARY 21, 2011
3 items that should be in your 2010 email budget by BtoB Magazine. 2009 Email Marketing Metrics Benchmark Study by XDXY eMarketing Tips. While social media is the flashy show horse of online marketing, email remains the solid workhorse.
The Top 3 Priorities for 2010 Marketing Budgets
NOVEMBER 2, 2009
About | Advertise | Submissions | Write for Us CrowdsourcedFRD Home Advertising Branding Design PR SEO-SEM Social Media Strategy More testchannel AdROCK eBooks Educational Facebook Guest Posts Twitter The Top 3 Priorities for 2010 Marketing Budgets November 2nd, 2009 | By guestblogger By Tom Pick | Online Marketing Executive | KC Associates With a lingering recession, the U.S.
It's Budget Season - B2B Marketing Budget Trends for 2011
Everything Technology Marketing
OCTOBER 22, 2010
IDC Reports Slow Growth of B2B Tech Marketing Budgets On the same topic, IDC reports in the “2010 Tech Marketing Benchmark” study that technology marketing budgets are up 3.7% this year over 2009.
55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. According to a HubSpot study, 71% of marketers viewed Twitter as a useful marketing tool last year, up from just 39% in 2009.
Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010
JANUARY 12, 2011
We’ve seen these before—meaningless, over-used goobledygook buzzwords in press releases—but here Adam Sherk provides an updated list for 2010, topped by “leading, “unique, “solution and “innovator and proceeding through “customer-centric, “outside the box and “peak performance. Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far).
The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today
OCTOBER 31, 2010
The 39 Social Media Tools I'll Use Today – [link] [link] Martin Walsh Nice example of the complexity of digital marketing measurement in 2010! 'The
what's your marketing approach?
The Effective Marketer
JULY 29, 2009
This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 at 8:29 pm and is filed under Communication , Marketing Management , Marketing Strategy. The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking What’s Your Marketing Approach? An interesting post by Steve Johnson talks about marketing not being a list, but rather an approach to solving customers problems and helping buyers to buy.
Top-7 Challenges for B2B Marketers
Everything Technology Marketing
OCTOBER 18, 2010
According to MarketingSherpa , the top challenges for B2B marketers are becoming, well, more challenging.
36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010
JANUARY 10, 2011
It started 2010 with roughly 350 million users and is now on its way to 600 million. 35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far). Best Facebook Marketing Tips and Guides of 2009.
Marketing Automation Trends for 2010
JANUARY 12, 2010
2009 was the year in which Marketing Automation really took off. In this post I want to focus on the trends in Marketing Automation for 2010. In 2010 you’ll start to hear about marketing methods. At Marketbright, we believe Agile Marketing will emerge as a popular methodology so marketing professionals can adapt and survive in 2010. Manticore Technology wishes you a full-funnel in 2010. Marketers over 2010 will get much savvier about doing this, however.
12 Social Media Tools for B2B Pre-Event Marketing
DECEMBER 1, 2010
Kristina Goodrich says: December 1, 2010 at 12:12 am Thank you, Adam!
Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Battles Social Good Jobs Social Media News Twitter Facebook Foursquare YouTube MySpace Google Microsoft Humor & Culture Now Trending : Nokia N8 Shipments Begin May 17, 2009 Ben Parr View Comments HOW TO: Get the Most Out of Twitter #Hashtags email share email share Do you like this story?
Want to Engage Senior Executives? Think Mobile. | B2Bbloggers.com.
MAY 26, 2010
May 26th, 2010 | By Jeff Wilson It’s the question that has dogged B2B marketers since the beginning of time, how can we get time with senior executives in large enterprise companies? Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2.
Best Google AdWords Tips and Tactics of 2010
JANUARY 28, 2011
According to recent research from eConsultancy, “Paid search consumes the largest portion of online lead generation budgets, accounting for 28% of spending (in 2010), up from 22% in 2009.
5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing
NOVEMBER 4, 2010
Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : Skype Group Video Calling Comes to Mac November 4, 2010 Erica Swallow View Comments 5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing email share email share Do you like this story?
5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing
NOVEMBER 8, 2010
Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : 3 Tips for Maximizing Engagement With Facebook “Likes and Shares November 4, 2010 Erica Swallow View Comments 5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing email share email share Do you like this story?
B2B Social Media Strategy: 5 Steps to Gaining Executive Buy-in.
JUNE 10, 2010
And according to Morgan Stanley, social media users surpassed email users in July of 2009 but social media usage surpassed email in November of 2007 (based on time spent). Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2.
What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing
NOVEMBER 2, 2010
Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : Facebook Status Updates Tell the Story of Romance Gone Awry [INFOGRAPHIC] October 28, 2010 Ben Parr View Comments What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing email share email share Do you like this story?
CSO Insights Lead Generation Report Summary
MI6 Marketing Agency
OCTOBER 19, 2010
The 2010 CSO Insights Lead Optimization Report is a key research piece we used in our recent Mi6 Briefing: Marketing, Lead Generation and Selling to CIOs. Many of the questions in the survey were aimed at discovering what has changed from 2009. Key 2010 Objectives.
Best of 2009: Social Media Marketing, Part 1
JANUARY 10, 2010
Another noteworthy post from this publication is Facebook is a Personal CRM for Baby Boomers , in which Daniel Flamberg reports on an Accenture study showing that in early 2009, “boomers posted a 59 percent increase in use of social networks; a rate of adoption 30 times faster than any other age group. 11 Reasons You Can’t Ignore Social Media in 2009 by Digital Labz. 7 Social Media Predictions for 2009 by Search Engine Watch.
Website Makeovers: 3 Things Buyers Want on Your Website
DECEMBER 28, 2010
(This post originally ran on July 15, 2009) With a new year approaching, businesses are looking for ways to improve revenue. Turning the website into your #1 salesperson is a good idea. Found this excellent post by Vickie Sullivan at … Continue reading → Fearless Competitor lead generation Management best practices Marketing marketing campaigns marketing sales
Content is king (in 2011), again
DECEMBER 27, 2010
(Originally published on August 6, 2009) And if you enjoy Fearless Competitor, we also hope you’ll visit the B2B Sales Lounge, the blog we also write on behalf of the Find New Customers client, OneSource. FastCompany had a great post Content is … Continue reading → Content marketing Demand Generation lead generation Lead Nurturing Lead Scoring Management best practices Manufacturing Sales Marketing marketing campaigns Sales-Marketing Alignment
Top 10 Posts on Social Media B2B in 2010
Social Media B2B
DECEMBER 23, 2010
2010 has been a great year for SocialMediaB2B.com and we wanted to thank everyone for their support of this site by tweeting, re-tweeting, commenting and linking to their favorite posts. Since older posts have an advantage in this popularity contest, not only are there more posts from the first half of the year, but four of this year’s most popular posts were published in 2009. We still have a bit more planned for 2010, but we are looking forward to a great 2011.
Top 15 Recommended Social Media Books of 2010
DECEMBER 2, 2010
It seems like only yesterday when I was blogging about the top 15 recommended social media books of 2009 , but here we are ending out 2010. My only other rule for placement on the list is that the book had to have been published in 2010.
B2B Mobile Marketing. there's an app for that | B2Bbloggers.com.
MAY 11, 2010
Of course the growth in smartphone sales (up 20% in 2009) is driving the development of apps. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2.
100 Social Media & Content Marketing Predictions - The eBook
DECEMBER 22, 2009
Thanks to our good friends at Zmags , we now have a 75-page eBook covering over 100 social media and content marketing predictions for 2010 from the most influential marketers in the world. Last week we released the 100 content marketing predictions for 2010 , easily our most popular post of the year.
28 Awesome B2B Social Media Statistics
Social Media B2B
AUGUST 4, 2010
This is up from 2009, when 45.0% Forecasts : Annual growth in US B2B online marketing spend is forecast at 8% in 2010 and is set to reach 14% by 2012. billion by 2014 – almost double that estimated for 2009 ($2.3 B2B social media marketing spending will grow from just $11 million in 2009 to $54 million in 2014. of their marketing budgets on social media in February 2010, and B2B services marketers were spending 6.5%. in 2010.
Give Old Spice (and P&G) The Credit It Deserves | B2Bbloggers.com.
JULY 23, 2010
I’m thinking this was dreamed up in late 2008, early 2009. BY: EVAN WEST May 1, 2009 In a few short months, we will see the same come true in B2B marketing. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2.
Translate Features into Benefits if You Want Your Marketing.
Industrial Marketing Today
JULY 6, 2010
2 comments… read them below or add one } DCaledonia July 8, 2010 at 9:10 am I had heard and read a lot about putting benefits above features but wasn’t sure how to do it. Achinta Mitra July 9, 2010 at 10:32 am I’m glad you found my post helpful.
E-Quip Blog: Helping Clients Do More With Less
DECEMBER 20, 2010
Monday, December 20, 2010. ▼ 2010. (52). Top 10 Blog Posts of 2010. ► 2009. (55). Helping Clients Do More With Less. Economic forecasts show improvement in 2011, but its a relative measure.
What a Trifecta of a Year!
Buzz Marketing for Technology
DECEMBER 22, 2010
This just came out on November 16, 2010 according to Amazon.
Five Reasons You May Not Be Spending Enough on Content Marketing
NOVEMBER 29, 2010
Evidence of this shift can be found in IDC’s 2010 Customer Experience Survey. 08, 2010 IDC 2010 Customer Experience Survey (survey of 213 B2B Decision Makers) Uncovering The Hidden Costs Of Sales Support, Forrester Research, Inc.,
What Really Matters in B2B Selling
SEPTEMBER 28, 2010
Steven Woods is the author of Digital Body Language: Deciphering Customer Intentions in an Online World (New Year Publishing, 2009) and chief technology officer for Eloqua, a marketing automation company. A two-question quiz for anyone who manages a business-to-business sales force: Which is the better prospect, a) a potentially ideal customer that's mildly interested in your offerings, or b) a less-than-perfect fit who expresses a lot of interest?
DECEMBER 16, 2009
Do you know what the single biggest indicator of what will be in our marketing plans for 2010 or the next year or the year after? No one seems exactly sure when, but shoelaces became popular sometime in the 20th century to better tighten shoes, replacing buckles and buttons (which were slow and cumbersome). Shoelaces are odd to me. The technology exists today that we can manufacture any type of shoe, dress, casual or sport, without the need for shoelaces.
Do you deliver more Customer Bottom-line Impact than the Competition?
AUGUST 9, 2010
Monday, August 09, 2010 Do you deliver more Customer Bottom-line Impact than the Competition? View my complete profile Links Google News Alinean Corporate Website Personal Website Blog Archive ▼ 2010 (118) ► December (5) Social Media Hierarchy of Needs - Best Practices f.