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THE Marketer's Guide on Launching an Affiliate Email Campaign

SendX

Affiliate marketing is familiar to most people who spend part of their lives online. It’s the basic term for digital marketers, while affiliate programs have probably targeted every casual Internet surfer. Whenever you come across messages like “this post contains affiliate links” or hear a YouTube blogger encouraging the audience to click the link in the video description, affiliate marketing campaigns have reached their objectives.

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Does the AIDA Model Hold Water for Sales in 2024?

Marketing Insider Group

Understanding sales and marketing frameworks is crucial for success as you grow your company. One such model, the AIDA Model, or Attention, Interest, Desire, and Action, continues guiding marketers as it has for over a century. Image Source But as we stride into 2024, does this classic model still hold water? With digital transformation reshaping consumer behavior and the emergence of new marketing channels , it’s essential to reassess traditional methods.

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Best Days to Cold Call in 2024: Data From 1.4 Million Sales Calls

Zoominfo

You’ve got a killer product, a clear value prop, loads of customer proof and an airtight list of good-fit prospects. Calling these leads should be a breeze — so why aren’t you connecting? Like it or not, even the most well-prepared sales rep can crash and burn by simply timing their cold calls wrong. Thankfully, there are data-driven insights that improve cold calling outcomes if you apply them.

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The Marketing Book Podcast: “Blue Goldfish 2.0” by Stan Phelps

The Forward Observer

Blue Goldfish 2.0: 8 Ways to Leverage AI and Data for Customer Loyalty & Marketing Innovation by Stan Phelps and Chuck Gallagher About the Book In an era where AI transforms the landscape of customer engagement, Blue Goldfish 2.0 emerges as the essential guide for businesses aiming to lead through innovation. This updated second edition shines a spotlight on the power of AI, data, and analytics, featuring over 400 case studies that exemplify how companies are elevating the customer experienc

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Maximize Your B2B Lead Generation Results!

Need higher-quality leads for your target market? If so, we can help! Aggregage is the publisher of B2B Marketing Zone and 100+ other B2B publications across many industries. Our proven marketing programs deliver top-notch leads from senior buyers! Why choose Aggregage? Comprehensive Reach: Quickly target buyers across a range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, pro services, supply chain, technology and more.

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Campaign Automation Explained: Simplify Your Marketing Efforts

ClickDimensions

Campaign automation is a customer journey builder inside the ClickDimensions product, designed to help businesses set up dynamic paths for contacts or leads to follow based on the actions they have taken. For instance, automation could be set up once a customer fills in a Contact Us form, subscribes to a newsletter or downloads a piece of content. The journeys are designed to nurture leads (eventually into customers) through emails and other forms of communication potentially from sales teams th

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Can Marketing Agencies Create Content for Any Industry?

Marketing Insider Group

Marketing agencies are a vital resource as businesses compete for attention in a nearly endless online landscape. They’re responsible for brand engagement and messaging, which can make or break companies in this modern digital age. However, an important question remains: Can marketing agencies tailor their content for any industry? Answering that question involves taking a deep dive into content creation and its purpose.

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CMO Circle: Tom Wentworth’s Unconventional Approach to Long-Term Marketing Success

CMSWire

Discover Tom Wentworth’s outside-the-box approach to marketing and running a full-fledged news organization at Recorded Future. Continue reading.

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AI Is Killing Traditional Organic Search Engine Optimization for Your Company

Square 2 Marketing

We’ve all heard that artificial intelligence is coming to take our jobs. It’s already here helping us write speeches, send emails and optimize our websites. When it comes to search engine optimization, AI has already changed our browsing experience, and you should be changing how you think about using traditional SEO to help your business get found.

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APIs are “very important” to martech buyers today, but they’ll be crucial for the coming wave of AI agents

chiefmartech

Take a guess at filling in the blank here: __ is to AI Agents as Data is to AI Models The answer, as you likely surmised from my headline, is APIs. Let’s discuss why… Data is the differentiation in AI models For the past year and a half, the hyper hype cycle of AI madness has agreed on only one clear truth: data will be your most strategic asset in the Age of AI.

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Cracking the Code: Turning Intent Data into Go-to-Market Success

Speaker: Steven Bryerton, SVP of Sales at ZoomInfo & Robin Izsak-Tseng, VP of Revenue Marketing at G2

Join Steven Bryerton, SVP of Sales at ZoomInfo, and Robin Izsak-Tseng, VP of Revenue Marketing at G2 in this webinar where you're guaranteed to walk away with a fresh understanding of and a new perspective on intent data! Turn your go-to-market motions around with intent data! Instead of searching for ways to showcase your products, reach out to the customers that are searching for your solutions — then build your messaging around their needs to set you apart from the competition. 🚀 With

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Will you ever trust a B2B tech vendor?

Martech

Trust in business is not quite the same as trust in our personal lives. I think everyone recognizes that. You’ll never trust Salesforce or HubSpot the way you trust your family or your best friend, and I think the people at those companies would whole-heartedly agree on that point. When it comes to trust, the best a B2B tech vendor can hope for is to be where IBM stood when someone coined the phrase, “No one ever got fired for buying IBM.

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How Connected TV Advertising Can Transform Your Marketing Strategy

Marketing Insider Group

Many individuals in today’s society have become accustomed to getting everything on-demand. This includes TV shows, live broadcasts, movies, and other similar types of entertainment. Gone are the days when consumers were trapped by the limits of pre-programmed, linear TV. Now, streaming has allowed households to cut out cable—or never connect with it at all.

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AI and the art of meaningful conversation

Oktopost

Ruth Zive, CMO of LivePerson stops by the Radically Transparent podcast to reveal an unexpected truth: the most powerful tools in business are not advanced AI technology or sophisticated algorithms. It’s the simple act of conversation. Listen to the podcast: Watch the live recording: Or subscribe on Spotify , Apple Podcasts , or YouTube. Episode Summary Conversations captivate us.

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How To Market Your Marketing To Marketers [New Research]

Content Marketing Institute

Marketers are a tough crowd. On one hand, they appreciate brands that offer extensive thought leadership. On the other hand, they know every content and marketing tactic in the book. New research offers insights (and a peek inside your peers’ opinions).

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WorkCast's Ultimate Webinar Handbook 2024

Elevate your webinar game with WorkCast's Ultimate Webinar Handbook! Packed with insights from our seasoned webinar experts, this comprehensive guide is your go-to resource for mastering the art of B2B webinars. Learn the fundamentals, from defining webinars to exploring their benefits and diverse use cases. Discover the key elements of running a successful webinar, avoiding common mistakes, and making your sessions more engaging.

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7 ideas explaining why the B2B SaaS sector is sluggish right now

Sword and the Script | B2B

Too many B2B SaaS companies went after ‘bad fit customers’ under a mandate of ‘growth at all costs’ – along with these other trends – is the cliff notes on what’s thwarting sales and marketing in the tech sector In the years following the dot-com bubble, I had the good fortune of representing a $180 million venture capital (VC) fund (they are much bigger now).

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AI is a game changer, but not generative AI

Martech

The generative AI arms race may be over before most people know it’s begun. Take the case of genAI as an assistant, helping users find their way around their dashboards, their messaging apps, their datasets, summarizing documents and chats and answering questions posed in natural language. Everybody’s doing it This week at PegaWorld I heard a lot about Pega’s Knowledge Buddy, an assistant trained on an organization’s own data and also plugged into an LLM, in this case Ope

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Acrolinx’s Latest Generative AI Capabilities

Acrolinx

Learn about Acrolinx's latest generative AI features which are making content creation and governance even easier for the enterprise. The post Acrolinx’s Latest Generative AI Capabilities appeared first on Acrolinx.

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Email Scrubbing: How to Clean Your Email List & Skyrocket Conversions

Optinmonster

If you’ve grown your email subscriber list to a number you’re proud of, it can be painful to purposely reduce that number through email scrubbing. However, maintaining a clean email list, free of incorrect addresses and lapsed subscribers, is an essential part of successful email marketing. In my 15 years of sending promotional emails , I’ve seen just how important it is to clean your list regularly.

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Are Your Impact Comms Resonating With Stakeholders?

Whether your organization is at the start of its sustainability and impact journey or years into it, many brands share a common concern: the uncertainty of whether they are sending stakeholders mixed messages. Creating content that speaks to your audience's “love language” can be a tricky dance. But, worry not! 3BL has put together tips to ensure that your content not only finds its rhythm but also resonates with your target audiences.

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Did GA4 Overpromise and Underdeliver? An In-Depth Analysis

Goodish Agency

The answer is nuanced. While GA4 has introduced innovative features and capabilities that mark a significant step forward in digital analytics, it has also.

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Scrolling Animation Options for B2B Web Design: An Overview

BOP Design

Captivating a website visitor’s attention is done using various design techniques. In this article, we look at specific B2B web design and development techniques that are implemented to draw the visitor’s eye when scrolling down the website page. We’ll explore parallax scrolling, lazy-loading images, and animating-in elements on scroll down a web page.

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How to bridge the gap between creative marketers and marketing analysts

Martech

Data-driven marketing organizations must create a conduit of information between their data teams and creative teams. However, legacy organizational structures, specialty skills and a lack of shared information often hinder this flow. Let’s explore the roots of the divide between creative marketing teams and marketing analysts and uncover practical solutions to bridge this gap.

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Things I’ve Read About Email Marketing That Are Simply Wrong

CMSWire

I think generative AI may be making this problem worse, so here are the truths of how email marketing works. Continue reading.

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The Resurgence of Direct Mail as a Growth Marketing Strategy

Speaker: Jeff Tarran, COO, Gunderson Direct & Margaret Pepe, Executive Director of Product Management, U.S. Postal Service

Learn the secrets to direct mail success for growth marketers! Industry veterans Jeff Tarran and Margaret Pepe are here to delve into how direct mail has completely evolved in recent years, and has rightfully earned a seat at the table alongside the email and digital marketing plans of SMBs, enterprise companies, and agencies as they look into strategy for 2024 and beyond.

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Is It OK for Platforms to Train Their AI With Your Content?

Content Marketing Institute

This past week, people grew outraged over Adobe’s update to service terms for its Creative Cloud, and Meta let UK and European users know their information can be used to develop its AI products. What should marketers make of all this?

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No content? No PPC! 3 Tips for Kick-Ass Inbound Strategy

Envy

Here’s an unpopular opinion you didn’t ask for: content is the lifeblood of any successful B2B PPC campaign. Without quality content, your campaigns fall flat, your audience disengages, and your conversion rates plummet. It’s a grim scenario that no marketer wants to face.

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What is Data Mining? And How B2B Businesses Might Leverage It 

PureB2B

Big data, B2B data, and now data mining all play a significant role in driving growth. Read about what data mining is and how B2B businesses can leverage it.

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Spotlight on the expert: Shama Hyder

Martech

Shama Hyder is OG social media marketing. At the University of Texas, Austin, she wrote her thesis on Twitter — back when it had 2000 users. She was at SXSW’s first-ever event about interactive. At one point in the interview, Shama says social media marketing is one of the few things she’s good at. You don’t have to talk to her long to know that isn’t true.

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How to Improve Email Deliverability and Optimize Each Send

Learn how to optimize email deliverability and drive greater email ROI. What lands your email in the customer’s inbox? Understanding those factors, otherwise known as email deliverability, is critical to getting the most return on your campaign investments. But the “rules” around which factors land you in the spam folder aren’t always easy to keep up with.

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Are You Ready for the B2B Ecommerce Gold Rush?

CMSWire

Could you turn your B2B strategy into an ecommerce powerhouse? Continue reading.

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How Architects Can Use Video Marketing as a Promotional Tool

Navigate the Channel

Using video to help market your architectural firm is intuitive, as the medium puts your process and projects on glorious visual display in a way unmatched by static photos and text-heavy collateral materials. Drone footage, social media video reels, website videos, including how-tos, and video leave behinds at architectural presentations are all ways to enrich your messaging, build awareness and position your business using video.

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It’s Time For A Revenue Process Transformation

Forrester B2B

Buyers are in control of the revenue process — and B2B marketing, sales, and customer success teams need to align their approaches with that reality. Discover the Forrester Opportunity Lifecycle and how it can drive durable, long-term revenue growth.

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