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FIR B2B: We’re Pleased and Excited to Tell You What People Don’t Know About Social Media

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download. We examine three different articles that touch on various B2B marketing aspects in this podcast. The first one from Digiday and documents what the BBC went through to establish its fifth content vertical it calls Future.

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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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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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Tech Tips to Improve Your Client Communications Strategy

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Quality and effortless communication is the nerve center of retaining loyal clients. However, with the rapid tech evolution, your clients’ demands have changed. Quarterly in-person meetings or phone calls are not enough to keep them satisfied.

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How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

4 Metrics Every Business Should Be Monitoring

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Each area of your business has key markers that will help you see if you need to give more attention to one segment of your business than another. As your business grows, you’ll easily be able to spot weaknesses and fix them before they become catastrophes. There are about 30.2

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?)

Innovation Security in the Age of Hacking

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In September 2016, Verizon was in talks with Yahoo! about their anticipated acquisition when Yahoo! was obliged to announce that it had been the victim of the biggest data breach in history (that we know of) in 2014.

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4 Automation Tools to Save You Time

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While a backlog of emails can ignite stress, have no fear—you are not alone. Email automation platforms are key to sustain a growing business. Today, email automation tools are designed to simplify the email process and help you save much-needed time.

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6 Ways Big Data Is Improving the Customer Experience

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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.

The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

Account-Based Marketing is a strategy, not a solution.

Tips for Protecting Your Internet Privacy on Social Media Apps

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Social media platforms are gigantic. More than half of the population has an account on some of the popular social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

The 1H B2B Marketing Restrospective

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The second quarter is behind us which also signals the end of the half. So what’s next? Here in the US we’re taking vacations to recharge. No matter how much disconnecting we do, in those quiet moments we’re reflecting.

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How to Turn Anonymous Website Visitors into Leads

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Collecting information about website visitors, a standard practice in B2B marketing, is now becoming available to consumer marketers. I recently had a chat with Karl Van Delden , who heads product management at Stirista.

You Have More Employee Advocates Than You Think

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The following is a sponsored article from our partner, GaggleAMP. A common excuse to pursue an employee advocacy strategy is that people don’t think their employees want to be part of an employee advocacy program, but that’s just not the case. In fact, you have more employee advocates than you think.

7 Marketing and Sales Strategies to Grow Your Revenue Fast

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Many companies have the core marketing and sales elements to take their revenue to the next level, but are still missing out on some key opportunities. Join Christopher Ryan, CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners and writer of the recent book "The Expert’s B2B Revenue Growth Playbook," to discover seven steps that you can immediately take to grow your company’s revenue quickly and consistently!

Three Powerful Ways to Market Your E-commerce Business

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There are times that customers aren’t easy to engage. It takes various marketing strategies and persistence to reach your audience and boost sales. Doing the opposite – flooding customers with assertive marketing — overwhelms and even annoys them. It’s estimated there will be 1.92

6 Business Growth Trends That Will Dominate 2020

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As the year nears its end with 2020 just around the corner, now is the time that business professionals start assessing which trends will help them grow their enterprises in the coming year. Here are six business trends for 2020 that are standouts. Insights-Driven Marketing.

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Five Ways it Pays to Caption Your Videos

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If you’ve never given much thought to video captions, you’re not alone. I, for one, hadn’t, other than being a little shocked at the remarkable (but far-from-perfect) accuracy of YouTube’s machine-generated captions.

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Forget AI expertise. You need domain expertise to succeed.

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At the heart of all great businesses are domain experts who are excellent at execution. Regardless of whether the business remains highly analog (increasingly rare in today’s marketplace) or is the latest emerging digital start-up domain expertise and execution wins over technology disruption alone.

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A Crash Course in B2B Email Creative

Speaker: Howard Sewell, President, Spear Marketing Group

Too often, email campaigns are seen as something that "just anyone" on your team can put together. But in today's attention economy, strong creative can be the defining factor that gets your email to stand out in the inbox. Join Howard Sewell of Spear Marketing Group, a leading B2B agency, as he uses real-world examples to highlight tips, techniques and key principles that can make or break your campaigns.

6 Social Media Mistakes That Can Dramatically Hurt Your Sales

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The benefits of using various social media platforms to market your business are plentiful, with quite a few channels to choose from, and a large captive audience just waiting to view your content. However, it’s never as easy as most people assume.

What is Key to Successfully Working Remotely?

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A mere decade ago, working remotely was so hip that there wasn’t a worker who would reject working from the comfort of his or her home. However, today’s labor market brought to the surface all the downsides of working remotely.

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The Diversity and Inclusion Conundrum: An Endless Journey?

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In today’s Wednesday Wisdom feature, Consultants Collective member consultant, John Clemons discusses diversity and inclusion with fellow Consultants Collective member consultant Rich Goldberg and Ben Hasan, SVP and chief culture, diversity and inclusion officer at Walmart. Part I.

From Shareholder to Stakeholder – A New Corporate Purpose and Brand Identity

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A huge, fundamental change on “the purpose of a corporation” was announced by The Business Roundtable on August 19 which basically re-defines the role of business in society.

5 Imperatives of a Rockstar ABM Program

Speaker: Danny Nail, Sr. Director, Head of Global Account Based Marketing, SAP

Want to get started with ABM, but not sure where to begin? It's all about understanding: understanding your customers, understanding on an organizational level what your definitions, approaches, and ideal outcomes are, and having the understanding - and support - of your stakeholders. Join Danny Nail, Head of Global Account Based Marketing at SAP and SAP Marketer of the Year, as he explains five concrete steps your organization can take to achieve ABM excellence.

Voice Engine Optimization’s Growing Importance

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While VEO — voice engine optimization — isn’t critical yet for most B2B businesses, it’s importance is clearly growing, even for those firms that aren’t currently feeling its impact. To date, VEO is directly mostly on location-based or time-dependent products and services.

4 Ways Your Contact Center Can Create an Amazing Customer Experience

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Business leaders can ensure positive and memorable consumer engagement by optimizing call center performance. Savvy executives enhance call center performance by taking advantage of the latest inbound technology and best practices.

4 Quick and Easy Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses

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Utilizing all the security tools available will make any small business a small fortress. But how do you leverage them for the greatest effect without burning through a small business budget? Small businesses should encrypt everything they have to truly stay safe.

How Millennial Skepticism Will Shape Brands In The Future

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Millennials and Generation Z are becoming increasingly unsettled about their lives, their careers and the world around them. Their trust in traditional institutions (e.g.

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Customer-Centric Websites: Successful Strategies to Engage B2B Buyers

Speaker: Kellie de Leon, Vice President of Marketing & Strategy, The Mx Group

Chances are, you’re under the gun to convert more leads from your website. To increase conversion, your site needs high-quality content, user-friendly navigation paths, and calls to action that appeal to your target customers. But how do you go about this? And wouldn’t it be great to see some real-world examples from B2B companies that are doing it successfully? Kellie de Leon, VP of marketing and strategy at B2B agency The Mx Group, works with marketers every day to help them create and execute customer-centric strategies and content that increase web engagement and conversion. In this webinar, she'll discuss how to make your website more customer-centric.

SearchChat Podcast: Making Companies More Human with guest Mark Schaefer

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In this week’s episode of SearchChat, we interview Mark Schaefer, co-host of Marketing Companion Podcast, on what it means to make companies more human. What does he reveal? That the needs and expectations of our customers are seriously far off from where companies think they are.

Gamification is a Big Boost to Employee Advocacy

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The following is a sponsored article from our partner, GaggleAMP. Employee advocacy has many benefits to any organization, no matter the size or industry, but gamification makes these programs even more effective.

5 Best Practices to Protect Your Business from Data Leaks

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Nowadays, there is no telling where the next cyber-attack might come from. Worse yet, the next one might even cripple your business, ruin your brand’s reputation, and drive your customers away for good.

5 Steps to Building a Great eCommerce CRM: A Definitive Guide

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The use of CRM solutions for maintaining relationships with customers is a longstanding trend. As when it comes to online retails, customer data management is an essential part of any e-commerce platform.

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.

Making the Most of Your Meta Descriptions for SEO

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If you’ve ever tried to sell a house, you know how critical curb appeal is to that effort. First impressions count for a lot. That’s just as true for the house’s interior. What does this have to do with SEO?

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What Will Your Personal AI Look Like?

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We’ve arrived at another cultural assimilation – the point at which a new concept or technology becomes absorbed into the social fabric as something that’s new and interesting and soon to be taken for granted.

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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6 Essential Elements of Every Successful App

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Businesses spend billions of dollars on apps. According to BuildFire, smartphone users spend 90% of their time on apps as opposed to web browsers. The proliferation of smartphones isn’t slowing down. Nor is the profusion of app developers, IDEs, and frameworks.

Building Your Demand Gen Team for ABM

Speaker: Jessica Cross, Manager of Demand Generation, Rollworks

The benefits of using account-based marketing in your Demand Generation team are considerable: by getting as many engaged, qualified accounts as possible, your conversion rate will be higher and you'll find that Marketing and Sales are (gasp!) more aligned. Sounds great, doesn't it? But how do you even find the resources to make it happen? Join Jessica Cross, Manager of Demand Generation at Rollworks, as she explains how to build your Demand Generation team to best carry out ABM - even if your team is small. In fact, her own team only has 3 people!