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Ten self-marketing tips for undergrads

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I’ve been informally coaching my undergrad business school students on how to prepare for the business world they’ll face in just a year and a half. They have some work experience, usually as interns. When it comes to presenting themselves in a business context, they are pretty green.

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Why Customer Experience Matters Most for B2B Marketers

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The biggest mistake that many companies make in their B2B sales and marketing activities is the way they fragment or silo different touchpoints in the customer journey among disparate functional teams. And, worse, the way they make it difficult for those teams to work together.

How to Choose the Right Social Media Channels for Your Business

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Social media can be one of the most effective digital marketing channels today. Social media enable you to run targeted campaigns with greater control. However, with so many platforms to choose from viz. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.,

What Every Non-Technical Marketer Needs To Know About SEO

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For many businesses, ranking on the first page of Google is a constant uphill battle. Digital marketers are constantly trying to get more exposure and drive traffic to their websites.

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How to Level Up Your Marketing Strategy with Video

Building brand awareness and acquiring customers is never easy, but how can you improve your marketing strategy with limited resources? Vidyard has you covered with their 3-in-1 guide on how to use video across your marketing efforts without breaking the bank.

What is GDPR and Why Does It Matter?

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Even savvy marketers can be forgiven for thinking that GDPR isn’t something they need to worry about – it applies only to EU citizens, right? While that’s technically true, you could be at risk if your website is accessible from EU countries.

Your Marketing is Not Going to Go Viral – And it Doesn’t Matter

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The chances of you being the next Dollar Shave Club guy or Will it Blend mad scientist are slim and none. And Slim just left town …) That doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t apply to your marketing the same ideas that made those campaigns so popular.

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How Marketers Can Use Data to Keep Your Seat at the Table

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There’s major power for automation within marketing, and not everyone is harnessing it. This episode of SearchChat Steve Zakur and I ask: how can CMOs use both automation and data to keep their seat at the table as companies evolve?

Why LinkedIn Video Is a No Brainer for B2B Marketers

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During the recent eTail West conference in Palm Desert, my colleagues and I got into a lively discussion with fellow marketers during happy hour about the rise of LinkedIn video.

Switch the user interface to accelerate growth and leadership

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Lesson for leaders. Advertising looks like an unstoppable force as it drives Google ’s and Facebook ’s dominance, earning them one-fifth of global ad revenues. But advertising has become increasingly disliked as it has been turned into a weaponized platform that tracks and targets every person.

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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.

Employee Advocacy and Executive Social Activation: Better Together

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One of the most common challenges for launching or ramping up a social media employee advocacy program is finding enough suitable content. You don’t want to overwhelm your users or their networks with too much branded or marketing content.

Must-attend B2B marketing conferences for 2019

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It’s encouraging to see a resurgence in the quantity and quality of B2B marketing conferences and trade shows these days. For a while there, I was worried, as event after event went dark.

7 Ways to Prevent a Data Leak in Remote Teams

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The latest Gallup State of the American Workplace report reveals that the number of employees who spend upwards of 80% of their time working remotely is approaching 50%.

Intentional inventing: own the intellectual property that leads the future

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Lesson for leaders. Innovations rule today’s world, so everyone wants to innovate. Innovations are filed for patenting and claimed as property before they are launched. If someone else had your idea first and patented it, you might not be able to use it. But when you create something special, the first intellectual property (IP) step is simple: Describe your idea to a patent researcher and ask the FTO question: “do I have freedom to operate ? ”. If no one has a patent, you win.

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Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Speaker: Claire Beatty, Editorial Director - Asia, MIT Technology Review Insights

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

SearchChat Podcast: Making Data-Driven Marketing More Human

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It’s time for marketers to put humanity back in their marketing practices. Today for SearchChat, Steve Zakur and I discuss first whether you should be worried about government regulation.

Wednesday Wisdom: The Holistic Communicator. Yes, It’s “A Thing”

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In our latest installment of our Wednesday Wisdom series featuring insights from Consultants Collective , we are pleased to share an article by John G. Clemons.

Are you considering behavior-based personalization?

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If you are like most marketers, you’ve probably been salivating over personalizing your website for years. It has always seemed like a good idea, but it’s never seemed possible. At first, you thought, “If Amazon can do it, we can do it!”

AI and … Pizza?

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The Italians first invented pizza roughly 1,000 years ago. We can only assume the first developer meeting was scheduled for ten minutes later. Otherwise, whatever did they need the pizza for? Now, seriously, it’s fair of you to ask what in the world pizza has to do with AI and digital strategy.

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.

2019 Themes in Digital Marketing

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This year has started off strong on my end, but we’re also looking ahead towards what’s next.

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Digital marketing requires millennial marketers

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I have been talking to more and more clients lately who are up in arms about these entitled millennials that are so hard to work with. Yeah, the complainers are baby boomers like me, or maybe Gen Xers. How did you know?)

Why AI Has Come a Long Way Since HAL in 2001

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January is a special month in AI history. Because in both the novel and movie 2001: A Space Odyssey , January 12 is when the HAL 9000 sentient computer — (spoiler alert!) the story’s antagonistic artificial intelligence — goes live.

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SearchChat Podcast: How Facebook Got Sent to App Jail

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Facebook is having a terrible week. After experiencing a barrage of trouble over the last few months, they’ve finally crossed a line Apple won’t tolerate. They made available an app that gave themselves a scary amount of access to your device.

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!

Wednesday Wisdom: Human Centered Marketing

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You’re doing SEO wrong: it’s all about authority

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Most people get the theory of SEO: You find the keywords and phrases that compose the search queries of your target audience, and you build content that answers the questions implicit in those queries. But a lot of marketers I talk to are skeptical about how to do it. They did the keyword research.

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Using Online Video to Support Inside Sales

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A client of ours recently mentioned that their inside sales team would be thrilled to have a new video to share every week — but of course “We don’t have the budget for that.”

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How to Build a Content Strategy that Delivers Results

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More than 60% of businesses are investing in content marketing. Content marketing increases your visibility in organic search, engages your audiences, evokes strong emotions, inspires customer loyalty and can improve sales.

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How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

Eight years later, what did we learn from Watson winning Jeopardy?

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If you are a nerd like me, you might remember watching IBM’s Watson playing Jeopardy against legendary champion Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, another very strong player–and Watson ate their lunch.

How Handcrafted SEO Can Generate More Sales

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Search engine optimization is paramount for generating traffic to your site and improving conversion rates. Therefore, many companies have a SEO strategy. But, is it the right SEO strategy? Most businesses go with the flow when it comes to optimization.

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The Importance of Digital and Social Media Governance and Reputation Management: Tips for Getting Started

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Your online reputation abhors a vacuum in Google search

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Cygnus X-1. Before you embark on a costly campaign to repair your first two pages of Google search results after you, your company, your brand, or your product have been slandered or besmirched online, understand that it’s a life sentence.

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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.

Top 15 Online Marketing Tips and Tricks for Small Businesses

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The Internet and social media provide small businesses with a great and accessible set of new tools, technologies and opportunities for success. Small business owners can now be more successful with a little knowledge on how online marketing works and very little budget.

Have you thought your CMS, SEO, and site-hosting strategy through?

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While tools like cPanel can install CMS platforms like Drupal and WordPress into $3.95/month web hosting services with the click of a button, there’s the cheap and easy way and there’s the right way. As they say, measure twice, cut once.

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What We Can Expect From Generation Z – Implications For Branding

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We have heard a lot about Millennials ( i.e., Generation Y), their impact on business, politics and society, and how different their values and practices are. Well, get ready for Generation Z. Their attitudes and actions are even more progressive and even more confounding to marketers.

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Online Reputation Management (ORM) definition and process

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Content marketing is online reputation management. Registering all your brand and personal domain names is online reputation management. Registering, populating, maintaining, and updating all your brand and personal social media and social network sites is online reputation management.

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