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The Future of Marketing and the Changing Role of the CMO

Marketing Insider Group

According to a recent report by Forrester, 88% of organizations agree that the role of the CMO has changed in the last couple of years, and will continue to change over the next two years.

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Have Concerns About Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers?

Industrial Marketing Today

Conversations about inbound marketing for manufacturers invariably leads to several questions and/or concerns. I do spend quite a bit of time educating my prospects and clients about inbound marketing. I’ve published several articles on inbound and industrial content marketing in the past. Just do a search here or select it from the Categories to find … Have Concerns About Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers? Read More » The post Have Concerns About Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers?

How to Save Money on Your Next Marketing Event

Marketing Insider Group

Running a marketing event can be a highly effective way to promote your brand, engage with your customers, and generate new leads. Event marketing can offer an impressive ROI, but only if you don’t overspend on the event itself. You don’t need a huge budget to run a successful event.

Content Promotion Strategies: How to Supercharge Your Content

B2B PR Sense

There's no doubt that content marketing is a powerful strategy. But what happens when the content you create doesn't get the attention you want? That's where content promotion strategies can help.

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

15 Actionable Takeaways from #MozCon 2019

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers of all stripes gathered at The Conference Center at Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington this week to discuss the emerging search landscape, exchange successes and challenges, strategize how to invest for the future and more.

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Managing Your Marketing Budget with Limited Funds

Act-On

Don’t let a small marketing budget hold you back! These tips will help you do more with less when it comes to your marketing efforts. Account-Based Marketing Demand & Lead Generation Marketing Automation Web

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5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Demand Generation Efforts

Marketing Insider Group

After countless conversations with demand generation marketers, it is apparent they are being held to the fire for “better leads” that convert higher and show more signs of being in marker.

Why Videos Are Important for Your Content Marketing Strategy

Modern Marketing

Visual content is taking over the web. First it was photos and GIFs, and now it’s video. According to some estimates, video will account for as much as 80% of all web traffic by 2019.

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Report: B2B Marketers Expect Content to Help Them Boost Sales and Convert Customers

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers focus on creating more content, new research shows that they expect to drive business with the assets they are developing, ultimately improving their bottom line.

6 Steps to Building Predictable Lead Flow and Revenue

Achieving predictable lead flow and revenue depends on monitoring sales history and developing a robust, flexible lead development process. Download this eBook for 6 clear steps you can take to build that process today.

Eight Ways to Improve Attendee Engagement at Events

Webbiquity

Guest post by Ryan Farquharson. Attracting attendees is a tough job for event professionals. Between juggling exhibitions equipment for hire , selecting and working with the venue, managing stakeholders, and sponsor prospecting, a lot that goes into putting an event in order.

3 Personalization Pro Tips for Savvy Insurance Marketers

Act-On

Insurers have a ton of useful data at their fingertips. Here’s how to convert that data into personalized marketing campaigns (and increased revenue). Financial Services Industry Marketing Automation

How to Find More Qualified Sales Prospects and Stop Chasing Your Tail

The Forward Observer

Not all sales prospects are created equal, and the better you’re able to quickly spot the differences, your prospecting and sales efforts will become more efficient and pay greater dividends. T uesdays with Chad.

Report: Marketers are Failing to Tap Into The Potential of First-Party Data

KoMarketing Associates

New research suggests that marketers now have easy access to first-party data, but they are not yet tapping into all of its potential.

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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.

Use B2B Marketing for Sales Lead Generation: It Really is Cost-Effective

Sales Lead Insights

What’s a more cost-effective way of making a business-to-business sale? Saving the one-to-one sales calls until the end. Most of the fastest-growing companies I know don’t rely solely on one-to-one sales contacts to grow their business.

Best Practices for Email Marketing Automation

Act-On

Follow these tips and techniques to ensure your emails get delivered, opened, and read for ultimate engagement and ROI. Email

Intent Data in your Marketing Funnel: The Challenges and Strategies

Marketing Insider Group

Technology has changed the way consumers behave, requiring companies to overhaul their sales and marketing strategies. Clients and prospects do not only expect premium products and services, they expect an outstanding customer experience throughout the whole process.

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Zucked: When Algorithms Replace Ethics

Biznology

I am about halfway through Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe by Roger McNamee. It’s going slow because what I am learning makes me so angry, sad or alarmed about my #1 destination on the Web.

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4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

The quality of a customer care strategy can make or break a company, but simply resolving a customer service issue or complaint is no longer enough. Learn the 4 steps that address the major points you need to consider when building a customer care roadmap.

Report: 46% of B2B Buyers Turn to Colleagues/Peers to Research Purchases

KoMarketing Associates

B2B buyers continue to do their own research before making a purchase decision, and new research shows that colleagues and peers are playing a more important role in the process.

How to Build a Better ABM Strategy

Reachforce

Are you aware that 45 percent of marketers are doubling their ROI using account-based marketing? account based marketing

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22 Digital Marketing Trends You Can No Longer Ignore in 2019 & Beyond

Single Grain

NOW UPDATED! This post was expanded and updated with new digital marketing trends as of July 2019. Enjoy! Marketing has changed more in the last five years than in the last 50, and the rapid progress doesn’t show any signs of slowing down.

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5 Ways for Content Marketers to Avoid Shiny Object Syndrome

Marketing Insider Group

Are you a magpie when it comes to marketing? Do you excitedly collect every new software tool and try out every new SEO hack as soon as you hear about it? If so, you may be suffering from “shiny object syndrome”.

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!

What Is Your Mobile Strategy Missing?

Modern Marketing

Mobile marketing is a key component of your overall marketing strategy because mobile is often preferred by business professionals for research and interaction, according to the Boston Consulting Group.

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Making Memories: Creating Content People Remember (MozCon 2019)

KoMarketing Associates

Last year at MozCon, I talked about how as content marketers, we need to grow up and we need to be more accountable. And while we haven’t exactly solved all of our problems, we are seeing some positive results.

AI is the wrong name but the right idea

Biznology

Many people have only recently become acquainted with the concept of Artificial Intelligence (AI), but the term was first coined 55 years ago this month at the Dartmouth conference. The name AI has never sat well with me, partly because calling computers “artificial” seems strange. (I

Developing Content for Account-Based Marketing: 5 Tips for Success

Reachforce

How essential is content for your account-based marketing strategy? On one end, we have 78 percent of B2B marketers reporting better marketing success when using higher-quality content. account based marketing

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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