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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 5 Problems That AI and High-Tech Kill in Logistics

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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.

The Challenge of B2B Personalization

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Since the beginning of the year, I’ve had 147 conversations with B2B marketing leaders. These aren’t sales calls. I’m not pitching anything. They’re conversations about the issues that are top of mind for these professionals.

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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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.

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.

How Elvis Re-Branded Las Vegas

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A lot happened in 1969 – the moon landing, Woodstock, the grisly Manson murders, the Stonewall uprising, etc. Perhaps less noteworthy, yet highly significant for a city known for entertainment, was Elvis Presley’s comeback 50 years ago at the International Hotel in Las Vegas.

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Looking Glass Factory: Is it AR for the Rest of Us?

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I recently had dinner with Shawn Frayne , founder and CEO of Looking Glass Factory , a startup with offices in Brooklyn and Hong Kong. He’s the sort of entrepreneur who is Hell bent on changing the world or at least the Immersive Technology portion of it.

Six Tips To Avoiding A Blogging Burnout

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What are you doing right now? Well, ok, you’re Googling ideas on how to push through your writer’s block. Or, you’ve stumbled across this article by accident. In that case, you should stash it for later.

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How Social Media Is Directly Affecting Your Mental Health

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Are Facebook and Instagram changing our mental health? Do we look at the world and the people in it differently than we did before? Do we interact with them differently? If you’ve asked yourself these questions, you’re not alone.

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.

What’s up with B2B Marketing in Argentina

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I was teaching B2B digital marketing to master’s degree students at San Andres University in Buenos Aires again this summer. The students were pretty enthusiastic about the concepts and tactics I shared. So, I decided to look into what’s going on in B2B marketing in Argentina.

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.

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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How Technology Makes Entrepreneurship Easier Than Ever Before

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Launching a company is not all about having a killer business idea. There are numerous complex and time-consuming aspects that you will need to consider, such as bookkeeping, logistics, legal regulations, and loads of paperwork.

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 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.

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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Introducing Human-Augmented AI

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For more than 60 years, proponents of artificial intelligence have been divided—often acrimoniously—into two camps: autonomy vs. augmentation.

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Can You Do Personalization Without MarTech? Would You Want To?

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Is martech marketing? Can you market without it? Do mature marketing organizations need to be including martech? In a recent blog post we mentioned that 67% of B2B companies doing personalization are either entirely or mostly using manual processes for content personalization.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

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.

5 Ways Your Sales Funnel Is Failing You

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Effective sales funnels are the most engaging—and effective—ways to increase your business. But, if your putting in a lot of effort and feel you can get more return, you’re not alone. Many businesses struggle with lead generation, qualifying leads and converting them to sales.

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Wednesday Wisdom: Why Brand Strategy is a Must-Have for Consultants, Freelancers, and Solopreneurs

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Brand development is as important for a one-person operation as it is for a multi-million dollar corporation. In this week’s installment of Wednesday Wisdom, Consultants Collective senior consultant Douglas Spencer explores how brand strategy can be key to elevating your business.

7 Best Practices for Marketing Video Production

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For many, video production is not their main job. They’re not confident that they know what they’re getting into, so they avoid it altogether. However, video is a powerful marketing tool, and it should be a staple in product launches, trade shows, web pages and more.

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.

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.

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?)

Zucked: When Algorithms Replace Ethics

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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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A Branding Paradox: Build But Don’t Dominate

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Marketers are encouraged to maximize the awareness, trial and usage of their brands. They also know that a brand is more than just a fanciful name.

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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

The Move from Closed Innovation to Truly Open Innovation in Three Phases

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Did you know that the Big Mac sauce recipe was once lost ? In the 1980s after McDonalds had reformulated the sauce recipe, an executive wanted to cash in on nostalgia value and bring the original recipe back… except it was gone.

SearchChat Podcast: Your Customers are Begging for (Better) Personalization

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In today’s episode of SearchChat, Steve Zakur and I tackle the TopRank blog and what skills B2B content marketers need to have. How do you take those people coming in the front door, the first interaction on your site, and engage them so it’s not the last page they look at?

Encouraging Engagement Over Time

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Rarely does B2B digital marketing convert prospects on the first point of contact. That means success will require engagement over time. . Building the required relationship is not always easy.

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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The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

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