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Industrial Marketing for Manufacturers: New Research Findings

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial marketing for manufacturers is a complex process that takes time, expertise and money to produce tangible and repeatable results (aka more quality sales leads). And I’m not talking about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) either.

B2B Marketing: Guide to Success in the Digital Era

KoMarketing Associates

Marketing has changed significantly in the past years. If you think about it, Google didn’t even exist until 1998. Yet, to this day it is one of the most common places we default to when we need to make a purchase, evaluate a company, or answer a question.

4 Business Strategies You May Be Overlooking

Marketing Insider Group

Innovation is the name of the game for businesses in 2019. If companies want to maintain a solid edge over the competition, they need to employ unique strategies and technologies that outpace traditional methods.

How to Leverage Usage Intelligence Data for an Effective Content Strategy

Webbiquity

Guest post by Keith Fenech. Top-performing B2B content marketers put the information needs of their audiences ahead of the company’s sales and promotional message.

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.

PR Trends: How to Empower Your PR with SEO

B2B PR Sense

PR pros have been working for years on new PR trends that will propel their communications strategy forward. Today we're going to focus on one trend that works quite well with digital public relations , yet is often neglected -- SEO.

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5 Ways to Turn Dry Topics Into a Content Marketing Win

Marketing Insider Group

If you work in a fun and exciting industry like travel or entertainment, it’s easy to create engaging content. However, if your industry content covers less exciting topics – let’s say “mining equipment” or “truck parts”, it can be quite a challenge creating content that people actually want to read.

Why You Still Need Infographics for Your Content Marketing

Webbiquity

Guest post by Ronita Mohan. Content marketing has become pretty much…just marketing. Anything you publish online is content. Anything you mail out is content. The information you deliver at live events is content.

Survey: Most Marketers Have Only Been “Somewhat Successful” Using a Data Dashboard Strategy

KoMarketing Associates

More marketers are turning to data dashboards – a tool used to visualize Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) – to better understand the impact of their marketing efforts. However, new research suggests that not all of them are seeing success.

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Direct Marketing Tips: How To Cut Costs And Get Better Response

Sales Lead Insights

I’ve been asked, “How can I cut costs and find a more practical way to get my target market to respond to my direct marketing?” ” First, determine who your best customers are, then target direct marketing efforts at companies and contacts who are similar.

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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.

5 Tips for More Effective Email Preview Text

The Point

Email preview text is that line of copy that appears below the subject line in the recipient’s inbox.

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Content Marketing and Thought Leadership’s Role in Marketing Transformation

Marketing Insider Group

Marketing transformation isn’t just a buzzword. It’s a way to evolve. Marketing has to evolve in order to keep pace with our changing world and shifting customer habits. In any industry, marketers are facing fierce competition and a much more educated buyer.

How to Avoid Failing at Customer-Centric Marketing: It’s All in the Journey

Measure Up Marketing

Being customer-centric as a company and in your Marketing is not optional. Forrester claims we’re in the age of the customer. Others, such as Bob Evans who was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP and the Chief Communications Officer at Oracle, say we’re in the throes of the engagement economy.

Report: Marketers Now Seeing Increased Exposure, Traffic and Leads from Social Media Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers look for new ways to help their businesses stand out from the competition, new research continues to suggest that social media marketing is helping them lead the charge.

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!

The How, When, and Why of Gating Your Content

ScribbleLive

To gate or not to gate? It’s a question that every content marketing team has had to answer at least once—if not hundreds—of times. In a planning meeting for a new content piece, it’s often the first question that comes up: how are we driving traffic to this content?

6 Ways that Subject Line Writing Has Changed

Modern Marketing

Have your subject line writing strategies and tactics kept up with the times? Check and see if you’re accounting for these six changes in subject line writing, going from the oldest to the newest trend: 1. Subject Lines Need to Work with Preview Text.

The Role of Data and Storytelling in Marketing Transformation

Marketing Insider Group

Today’s decision makers don’t want a sales pitch. They want to hear your story and how it aligns with their own. When you tell that story well it gets audiences deeply invested, increasing the value of a product or service substantially.

6 Ways Big Data Is Improving the Customer Experience

Biznology

In 2019 and beyond, the companies and organizations that knowledgeably, ethically and creatively use data will rise above the rest. Businesses have a valuable competitive advantage at their disposal when they know how to use big data.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

Gain exclusive insights on priorities, tactics, and challenges from SMB Marketing Leaders.

B2B Account Based Marketing: Best Practices for 2019 and Beyond

KoMarketing Associates

Everyone loves a big idea. A game-changer. And while a lot of things in marketing can lean towards hype, B2B account based marketing is not one of those things. It reinvents B2B marketing so comprehensively that the effect spills over into other departments.

The Key Benefits of Marketing Automation

Act-On

If you’re considering strengthening your MarTech stack, marketing automation is a powerful tool that can help you attract more prospects and win more deals. Demand and Lead Generation Marketing Automation

Should Brands Still Gate Content? (We Asked the Experts)

Spiralytics

Gated content, freemium offers, content upgrades. Whatever you want to call them, the idea of creating lead magnets and gating them behind a signup form has been a core practice in content marketing for over a decade now. Content Marketing

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Event Marketing Strategy and Timelines For Busy Event Managers

Marketing Insider Group

Let’s say you’ve planned an amazing event. It’s going to be absolutely incredible and it’s the first of its kind – there’s nothing else out there like the event you’re planning. You know it’s going to be a fantastic experience, but nobody else does – yet. This is where event marketing comes in.

Best Practices for Selling to Government Agencies

The US government spends over $235 billion on goods and services each year. Because of this, selling your product or service to a government agency can be a great way to increase profits. A government buyer also offers consistency, at least for the duration of your contract. However, there are key differences between selling to a customer or business and selling to the government. MarketJoy VP of Customer Success, Curtis Bendt, has used his vast experience in sales industry to craft a list of best practices for selling to government agencies to give you a more specific idea of what the process involves. MarketJoy also provides you with several tips on how to increase your chances of success.

The 5 Problems That AI and High-Tech Kill in Logistics

Biznology

Artificial Intelligence is known as a problem-killer for businesses. It’s especially true for logistics with its variety of interconnected business processes and complex tasks. No wonder a lot of companies rely on logistics app development or build custom software to streamline business processes.

Survey: Social Media Marketers May Want to Focus on Facebook to Reach Wider Group of Customers

KoMarketing Associates

Social media marketers know that social networks, such as Facebook, can be indispensable in terms of reaching target audiences. However, new research suggests that certain social networks may be more suitable for resonating with some prospects over others.

3 Strategies to Drive Search Engine Marketing Success

Act-On

If you’re having trouble getting on the first page of Google, follow these simple tips to improve your ranking and generate more site traffic. Corporate Demand and Lead Generation

Content Marketing in a Mobile World

Modern Marketing

As a content creator in my organization, my goals are like those of other B2B companies: Create engaging content. Understand what content is effective (and less so). Increase our volume of visual content. Identify ways to repurpose content. Optimize all our content.

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Paradigm of Strategic Value-Based Discounting for the B2B Industry

Competition has increased to new levels of intensity and organizations have begun to look for new ways to acquire customers. Discounted pricing is a strategic tool, which when used correctly can drive a variety of business goals, from marketing through to sales strategy