Thanksgiving 2017: Time for a Gratitude Adjustment

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Rockefeller psychological research robots Steve Bannon Thanksgiving Thanksgiving 2017Millions of us check the news each morning. We start our days with a quick update on the top stories, whether on our phones, laptops, TV, or radio. Focusing on current headlines (rather than on what really matters ), it’s easy to feel there isn’t a lot to be thankful for right now. Image Credit: Sarah Pflug.

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Five Surprising Findings from the 2017 Marketing Strategy Report

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CoSchedule, a top content planning and research tool vendor, just released its State of Marketing Strategy Report 2017 , based on a survey of nearly 1,600 marketing professionals. There are other surprises as well in the State of Marketing Strategy Report 2017. Many of the findings were enlightening through not terribly surprising. But a few stood out as…unexpected.

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Link Building and Mobile SEO in 2017

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What does link building really mean in 2017? Link building tactics to avoid in 2017. These are just three examples of tactics to avoid in 2017. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) link building 2017 mobile SEO tips Molly Jones Polaris Agency SEo tactics to avoidGuest post by Molly Jones. Link building is one of the best ways to both increase your website’s authority (which helps with SEO) and get your brand more widely recognized within your niche.

Four Predictions About the State of SEO in 2017

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As we reflect on the major events in the world of SEO in 2016, web marketers need to evaluate how the changes will impact the SEO strategy through the rest of 2017. The biggest news in 2017 has so far been the Penguin 4.0 Specialist SEO agency Digital Next has seen the impact first hand and share their predictions for the future of SEO in 2017. Contrary to what many are claiming, guest blogging will not die in 2017. Guest post by Nathan Elly.

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How to Prepare Contact & Account for an Account-Based Marketing Strategy

Among B2B communities, 2017 brought upon several new concepts, trends and technologies… But perhaps none captured more attention than the re-emergence of account-based marketing as a viable growth strategy

Our Favorite Articles & Blog Posts of 2017

KoMarketing Associates

The State of Paid Social 2017. Digital in 2017: A Global Overview. Do Links Still Matter for SEO in 2017. Let us know your favorite content from 2017! Keeping on top of changes and trends in our industry is one of the most important tasks we can do for our clients and professional selves. Luckily for us, we work in an industry where there is lots of great content and smart people creating it.

Top 10 Content Marketing Articles of 2017

Marketing Insider Group

Content marketing – the art of attracting customers to your brand because your content is that good – has really come into its own in 2017. The post Top 10 Content Marketing Articles of 2017 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. No longer viewed as ‘just a blog,’ content is being created, curated and delivered in creative, innovative and engaging ways through dozens of platforms, from brilliant videos to inspiring live […].

KoMarketing Year In Review: Top Posts & Milestones from 2017

KoMarketing Associates

A post shared by KoMarketing (@komarketing) on Dec 18, 2017 at 4:06pm PST. What a year 2017 has been. KoMarketing’s Top 10 Posts of 2017. It has been an incredible team effort in generating over 200 content marketing assets throughout 2017. Here is a look back at our 10 most popular posts specifically written in 2017: The B2B Marketer’s Essential Guide to WeChat Official Accounts. 30 SEO Best Practices for B2B Organizations in 2017.

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The Best Event Marketing Ideas From 2017

Marketing Insider Group

The post The Best Event Marketing Ideas From 2017 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. With marketers competing to provide a more worthwhile customer experience, content marketing is increasingly shifting from content consumption to content experiencing. Blog articles, email newsletters, social media and downloadables like eBooks and white papers may still be the backbone for most brands’ content strategies but there’s no escaping the fact that consumers want more. Not more ‘stuff.’

The Value Of B2B Branded Communities In 2017

Influitive

Measuring the value of branded communities has always been difficult. Community managers are often forced to fall back on the savings they generate for customer support teams, rather than reporting on the revenue they generate for the company. Even worse, these communities consistently fail to live up to expectations on both sides of the screen.

Seven Things Marketers Need to Know About Lead Generation

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

December 6, 2017 11 AM PST, 2 PM EST, 7 PM GMTLead generation is the process of attracting and converting strangers and prospects into someone who has indicated interest in your company's product or service. One of the biggest responsibilities and challenges for marketers is generating leads.

What Steve Jobs Can Teach Us about Marketing in 2017

Act-On

Marketing Strategy marketing in 2017 marketing strategy steve jobsSteve Jobs didn’t look good on paper. He wasn’t an engineer; he didn’t have an MBA. In fact, he had no college degree at all. Yet, at age 21 the brilliant and unknown inventor partnered with friend Steve Wozniak to start Apple Inc. Funds were limited, so Jobs sold his Volkswagen bus and Wozniak sold his beloved scientific calculator. They were officially in business — operating in part out of the Jobs’ family garage.

Meet Your 2017 Advocamp Speakers

Influitive

We looked far and wide to find the most in-demand speakers to take the stage this year at Advocamp in San Francisco December 6-8th. Advocamp is a global business gathering focused on one transformational idea: that the future belongs to companies that develop and mobilize advocates. This carefully curated group of 50+ cutting edge speakers consists. Advocamp

Top 5 Content Marketing Trends for 2017

Navigate the Channel

As content marketing becomes more sophisticated and prospects more discerning, let’s take a look at the current trends for 2017. Uncategorized 2017 Content Marketing Trends B2B Content Marketing Trends 2017 Content Marketing TrendsContent marketing trends change often due to advances in technology, search engine preferences and changes in advertising. While the primary goals remain the same, strategies and techniques vary dependent on audience and industry.

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How Data Will Change Marketing in 2017

Modern Marketing

With such a high volume of data available, it comes as no surprise that the information it holds will change how we approach marketing in 2017 and beyond. Data also shows us that there are limitless opportunities to win and maintain customers in 2017 and beyond.

3 Tips For Affiliate Marketers In 2017

Marketing Insider Group

The post 3 Tips For Affiliate Marketers In 2017 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Are you an entrepreneur who is looking for another mode of revenue? Affiliate marketing is one of the oldest methods of making money for online marketers all over the world. The great thing is, it works well because you don’t have to deal with customer service or creating new product ideas. Like anything else, affiliate […].

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Marketers See Improvements in Video Content ROI in 2017

KoMarketing Associates

The “State of Video Marketing 2017” report from Vidyard and Demand Metric discovered that 44 percent of marketers have improved their video marketing ROI this year. As marketers increasingly use video marketing to reach their target audience, they are seeing more success and a greater return on investment. Marketers also appear to be benefiting from utilizing advanced metrics when measuring ROI.

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The Top 10 Digital Marketing Articles of 2017

Marketing Insider Group

Rounding the corner on 2018 – and what will likely be a more sophisticated and competitive digital marketing landscape – it’s time to look back at the highlights of 2017. The post The Top 10 Digital Marketing Articles of 2017 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. There has been a lot of evolution in the past 12 months. User-generated content and a rainbow of influencer strategies have been changing the way brands […].

Major CMO Priority Shift for 2017 Is Audience Centricity

Marketing Insider Group

The post Major CMO Priority Shift for 2017 Is Audience Centricity appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. CMOs have a lot to wrangle within the next two years. Facilitating transformation initiatives – which entails guiding and empowering teams. And, continuing to push for a better alignment of marketing with overall business strategy. Within this matrix of monumental tasks, exists one central, gleaming thread that global CMOs will need to follow if they […].

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Digital marketing directions: key trends driving digital in 2017

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The post Digital marketing directions: key trends driving digital in 2017 appeared first on Biznology. Digital Marketing Market Research Search Marketing Social Media Marketing Webinars 2017 analytics biznology Biznology Webinar brands Business business results Content marketing core trends digital channels Digital marketing digital marketing consultancy e-Commerce local web mobile Web search Social marketing Social web Technology Tim Peter Tim Peter & Associates

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How to Master Social Media Marketing in 2017

Marketing Insider Group

The post How to Master Social Media Marketing in 2017 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social media is a constantly evolving medium. From which sites are trending within your industry to the latest Facebook features and Instagram influencers – let alone the development of completely new social media platforms every time you turn on your laptop. How can modern marketers expect to keep up? The secret is to embrace the […].

2017: The Year of the Data Driven CMO

Modern Marketing

I hope everyone had a great holiday season and I wish nothing but the best for everyone in 2017 and beyond. Apparently the calendar is wrong for this is NOT 2017 but somewhere in the late 80's/early 90's range. If 2017 is in fact to be the Year of the Data Driven CMO then said CMOs must stop using archaic methods to gather and in turn use that data and to do that they need to use the right marketing technology. Happy New Year everyone!

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2017 Budget Friendly Tools and Tips to Organize Your Content

Marketing Insider Group

The post 2017 Budget Friendly Tools and Tips to Organize Your Content appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. It’s no secret that there are hundreds of tools, platforms, and outside resources that can help you improve your content marketing efforts. The challenge is understanding which tools you need, the appropriate time to fight for them, and how well they all play together to help you create quality content on a consistent basis. While […].

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10 B2B Lead Generation Strategies for 2017

Marketing Insider Group

The post 10 B2B Lead Generation Strategies for 2017 appeared first on PureB2B. The post 10 B2B Lead Generation Strategies for 2017 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. We’re well into the New Year, and most companies are revamping their lead generation strategies to meet its demands. In the past, we’ve mentioned that there’s an information overload when it comes to finding the right strategy, and now this is truer than ever.

5 Bold Ideas for Content Strategists in 2017

Marketing Insider Group

The post 5 Bold Ideas for Content Strategists in 2017 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. You’re a high-level thinker. A problem solver. And a communicator worth an audience’s attention. So, you understand why bold ideas matter in content strategy. Without the vision to think bigger and better, companies usually get lost in content shock. People used to vote with their wallets, and now they vote with their time. If you […].

Why Differentiation is Crucial for Content Marketers in 2017

Tomorrow People

50% of B2B content marketers are doing the same or worse than their competitors — and that’s by their own admission. Make sure you’re not one of them…. b2b promotional campaigns

6 Things to Consider When Creating Your 2017 Marketing Plan

Act-On

While the holidays are are in full swing, it’s time to start making some concrete plans for your 2017 marketing team. Here are some guidelines to help you check all the boxes on your marketing plan and knock 2017 out of the park. These questions aren’t going to give you specifics about what your 2017 plan should entail, but it will give you a good grasp on what is attainable, and where your efforts for the coming year should be focused. .

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Why Email Marketing Is Making a Comeback in 2017

Marketing Insider Group

Social media marketing may seem more in style, but email marketing remains the best bet for good ROI, and in 2017 it might just be making a comeback. The post Why Email Marketing Is Making a Comeback in 2017 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. As marketers, there’s a lot of pressure to master the latest trends. While I’m all for innovation and evolving, there’s a risk here of neglecting the tried […].

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2017 State of Pipeline Marketing Report: New Data On How B2B Marketers Drive Growth

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Down-funnel metrics are more important than ever before. In the third annual State of Pipeline Marketing Report, we surveyed about 350 B2B and B2C marketers with sales teams to learn how they drive growth at their organizations. What are they prioritizing? How are they creating their plans and measuring success? The trend is clear: more marketers are using down-funnel metrics, like sales opportunities, pipeline, and revenue as their focal point.

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Comprehensive Guide to Creating the Perfect B2B Website in 2017

Marketing Insider Group

We don’t need to remind you how crucial a company website is in 2017. The post Comprehensive Guide to Creating the Perfect B2B Website in 2017 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Most interactions with your company will happen online and just as in person, first impressions are everything. In fact, 38% of online users will stop engaging with a website entirely if its content or design is unattractive, according to HubSpot. B2B […].

How To Get Heroic At Cannes Lions 2017

Modern Marketing

At Cannes Lion 2017 you can learn all about how to be heroes in marketing. For even more details on ALL things Oracle at Cannes Lion 2017 click here. The word hero or heroic connotes something having to do with something brave or bold and may involve the saving of lives, rescuing puppies or something to that effect. Or if you're of a certain age the word hero conjures up this: Man do I miss those cheesy videos from the 80s. But I digress. Contextually Relevant.

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Top 10 Email Marketing Strategies from 2017 (And 1 for The Future)

Marketing Insider Group

The post Top 10 Email Marketing Strategies from 2017 (And 1 for The Future) appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Email marketing continues to be one of the most effective channels to use to reach out to and stay connected with your customers. While many brands have seen their open rates decline over the past few years, those who have been able to keep up with how email has been changing have reaped the benefits […].

How to Market E-Commerce in 2017

Marketing Insider Group

The post How to Market E-Commerce in 2017 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. We’re three months into the New Year and do you know where your ecommerce marketing stands? Do you have a measurable strategy that is working for your brand? What do the stats and analytics tell you? Here’s a professional checklist to help you stay focused on the essentials that will boost your marketing efforts and […].

5 Trends That Will Shape Content Marketing in 2017

Marketing Insider Group

The post 5 Trends That Will Shape Content Marketing in 2017 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content marketing isn’t just a sideshow anymore. More and bigger companies are relying on it as one of their main marketing forms. No longer is content marketing something a handful of companies do. Instead, it’s become a massive monster that is expected to be worth more than 32 billion dollars by 2018. Of course, that […].

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Report: Marketers Spend Equally on Third-Party Data and Activation Solutions in 2017

KoMarketing Associates

Recently, Winterberry Group conducted its “The State of Data 2017” report to gauge how marketers are allocating their budget toward data and analytics. By the end of 2017, U.S. Marketers are dedicating a large portion of their budgets toward data, but new research shows they are also having to pay for solutions to support their investment, such as data hygiene.

Is Influencer Marketing 2017’s Most Trendy Trend?

Marketing Insider Group

The post Is Influencer Marketing 2017’s Most Trendy Trend? What is the most powerful trend in marketing right now? That would be influencer marketing according to one recent survey which says influencer marketing is providing a 960% return on investment. How has this type of marketing proved to be so wildly successful, so quickly? How many companies are able to mimic these returns or is […]. appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

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Social Media Engagement – 2017’s Surprising Best and Worst Performers

Marketing Insider Group

The post Social Media Engagement – 2017’s Surprising Best and Worst Performers appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Spoiler alert: Facebook is not the most engaging social media channel! Despite its sheer numbers of active users and maturity, this social media network may no longer be the top platform to focus on for your social media marketing strategies. You can probably guess which platform ranks as the most potent channel for engagement. Since […].