Carla Johnson

Which Type of Employee Are You?

Carla Johnson

May 16, 2019 In 1968, the deputy director for NASA came to George Land with a problem. Land was a general systems scientist who founded a research and consulting institute to study the enhancement of creative performance. The deputy director told Land that they had a lot of smart people working for them, but they needed a way to root. The post Which Type of Employee Are You? appeared first on Carla Johnson. Uncategorized Creativity George Land Innovation Peter Drucker

Is Management the Enemy of Innovation?

Carla Johnson - Innovation

May 2, 2019 by Carla Johnson A couple of weeks ago I spoke at a conference in Stockholm, Sweden about how to bring new ideas into an organization. At the end, a woman in the audience raised her hand and asked a question: What do you do when management kills your great idea? Hands down, when I talk about innovation. The post Is Management the Enemy of Innovation? appeared first on Carla Johnson. Business Creativity Innovation

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How Carcasses, Cats and Critters Sparked Brilliant Innovation

Carla Johnson

April 18, 2019 by Carla Johnson “Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious after awhile. That’s because they were able to synthesize new things.” — Steve Jobs This quote is one of Steve Jobs’s most. The post How Carcasses, Cats and Critters Sparked Brilliant Innovation appeared first on Carla Johnson.

How to Find Insights

Carla Johnson

April 5, 2019 by Carla Johnson Hiero was a tyrant who believe that his goldsmith was cheating him. He didn’t know to prove it – he suspected the goldsmith was swapping out gold with silver – so he hired Archimedes, a local mathematician and engineer, to prove it for him. This was an important assignment. The object in questions. The post How to Find Insights appeared first on Carla Johnson. Uncategorized Creativity Innnovation

Your New Schematic for Next-Level Sales Coaching & Enablement

Speaker: Matthew Hawk, President of B2bTrainers

The term “sales enablement” applies to a dizzying array of best practices and technologies. In addition, there is tremendous competitive pressure not to fall behind. No matter where you are in your current sales enablement strategy, one thing is key: success ultimately rides on the habits of your sales managers & marketers. In this webinar, Matthew Hawk will lay out an in-depth schematic for your next-level sales coaching, demonstrate the key activities that comprise success, and walk you through several examples of sales coaching cadences that apply to all salesforce sizes.

Where Do Case Studies Fit into Your Content Marketing Strategy?

Marketing Insider Group

Case studies help you build a story around your customers, products, and services. You can prove – through brand storytelling – that what you offer consumers works. In 2020, 87% of consumers read local business reviews online. 95% of people say reviews influence their purchasing decisions.

7 Key Stats That Point to the Future of Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

I just read that in the year 2100, Nigeria will be the 2nd most populous country. And that by 2100, populations will plunge a lot across what we call the “developed world” (hate that term – it’s so condescending isn’t it?).

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5 Trends In Digital Marketing That Can Affect Local Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Marketing trends come and go faster than a Nascar driver through a pitstop these days. It’s challenging enough to keep track of them all, let alone decide which ones to implement yourself. Luckily, a few stand out from the rest and can be put to immediate use to grow your business.

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9 Strategies to Boost Your Email Marketing Lead Generation

SendX

Having an active and engaged list of email subscribers is an incredibly valuable asset. Once you’ve gained your readers’ trust, you can have a conversation with them, gather their opinions, continuously get readers on your new content and sell your products and services.

10 Action Words To Write Catchy Subject Lines

SendX

How many unread emails do you have in your inbox? 12000? This is also the case for your subscribers' inbox. They get hundreds of emails everyday but only 5-10 get opened. And the ones that get opened have a catchy, power packed, irresistible subject line.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Why Content is the #1 Ranking Factor and How to Maximize It

Marketing Insider Group

Content is king. You need content. Gotta have that content. You hear people singing the praises of content marketing all the time but, really, why should you care? Why should you bother with the investment anyways?

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LinkedIn for Business: 4 Ways B2B Marketers Can Reach Their Target Audience

KoMarketing Associates

I recently wrote about 5 ways B2B marketers can optimize their LinkedIn advertising, including tips around ad copy, creative, targeting, and utilizing specific types of campaigns.

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Report: Marketers Still Posting More on Facebook Above All Other Platforms

KoMarketing Associates

Although marketers have explored a wide array of social media channels, new research suggests that they are still doing most of their posting on Facebook, above all else.

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Evergreen Content Smarts: How to Create (and Update) Timeless Blog Posts

Marketing Insider Group

If you’re like most content marketers, you want to get the maximum value out of every blog post you create. Evergreen content is a collection of content that is relevant to your target audience for years to come. In other words, evergreen content is timeless.

The Revenue Leader's Guide to Prospecting

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

Sales & Marketing departments that work together guarantee higher acquisition, better nurturing, and more effective sales. Join Christopher Ryan for this insightful webinar, presenting the wide funnel lead nurturing model. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get your teams working together and your revenue performance optimized.

80% of Marketers Say Planning, Budgeting Have Been Impacted by COVID-19

KoMarketing Associates

The COVID-19 pandemic is having an impact on the way marketers do business, and new research shows that its effects are farther reaching than previously thought.

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Report: 69% of Marketers Use Social Media to Develop More Brand Awareness

KoMarketing Associates

Although social media marketing is still challenging for some marketers, new research suggests that it continues to help businesses grow brand awareness.

Is It Really Possible to Create 10x Content Anymore? How?

Marketing Insider Group

Let’s be frank—there is a saturation of content marketing. Almost every brand is producing content, and competition to rank is fierce. However, it’s not all bad news because a lot of content out there is surface level—it’s generic and has no new angle or point of view.

How to Grow Your Email List With Instagram

SendX

Living in the digital era, when more and more people become victims of a data breach, modern users are afraid of sharing their email addresses. In fact, 733 million email addresses were stolen in 2019. Building email lists is getting harder.

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How to Redirect Your Indirect Channels by Enabling the Right People

Speaker: Jay McBain, Principal Analyst – Channels, Partnerships & Ecosystems

We are in the middle of a major transformation of how companies go to market – in fact, 76% of global CEOs feel that their current business models will be unrecognizable in the next 3 years. Join Jay McBain from Forrester as he unpacks these future trends.

How to Integrate Your Unique Value Proposition into Your Content

Marketing Insider Group

Your value proposition (VP) should tell consumers why they should choose to do business with you instead of your competitors. It plays a huge role in converting leads into paying customers. According to IBM, 81% of consumers worldwide are either value-driven or purpose-driven.

11 Digital Marketing Trends for Growing Your Business in 2021

Marketing Insider Group

Marketers have been forced into survival mode to keep their businesses afloat. While many of us are still reeling from the devastating effects of the pandemic, those less fortunate have shut their doors permanently.

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Email Deliverability Advanced

SendX

Webinar held on 11 th February , 2021 Join us as we tackle the next level in email deliverability: Using industry case studies to showcase common problems and give you the tools to solve them!

Email Deliverability Advanced

SendX

Webinar held on 11 th February , 2021 Join us as we tackle the next level in email deliverability: Using industry case studies to showcase common problems and give you the tools to solve them!

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Tips & Tricks to Optimize your Emails

SendX

Email marketing is one of the most stable and effective ways for business owners to drive conversions and raise brand awareness. When done right, it can generate impressive returns - 4200% return on investment.

How to Add Your Business to Google

Marketing Insider Group

If you want to boost your online presence, one of the best things you can do is claim your Google business listin g. Especially if you just started marketing your business , Google My Business is a great launching point. Today, most people and business buyers look for products and services online.

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99% of Marketers Who Already Use Video Will Continue to Do So in 2021

KoMarketing Associates

As the investment in video content continues to ramp up, new research suggests that marketers will keep using this form of collateral to resonate with their target audience.

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9 Things That Can Dramatically Improve Site Accessibility

Marketing Insider Group

Digital transformation progression means diverse pools of users will want to use your website to learn and shop. To ensure those with disabilities can do this, you need to improve site accessibility.

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How to Drive Revenue Through Retention Marketing & Sales Enablement

Speaker: Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy

In a pandemic, it’s more important than ever to focus on retaining and expanding current customers. So, how can sales and marketing support the retention effort? Join Ruth Stevens as she dives into this fast-paced session and reviews the 7 key strategies for current customer marketing, to enable sales and expand customer value.

10 Crucial Email Marketing Mistakes (With Tips to Avoid Them)

SendX

“Email marketing is dead!” That’s what some marketers would say. The pace of technology’s innovation as well as the number of resources that are available to marketers today is extraordinary.

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How to Capture Buyer Intent in B2B Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Individual users and businesses are becoming increasingly dependent on the internet as a research portal. In 2019, 90% of all U.S. adults (100% of adults under 30) were already using the internet. Compare that to twenty years ago – when only about 50% of adults used the internet.

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The Importance of Developing Trust Through Branding

Marketing Insider Group

If you’re a marketing professional, you’ve undoubtedly been taught that there are a few key elements of branding—trust and reputation. Today, brand trust is more important than ever before. Brands are up against a lot, namely, a global pandemic, economic recession, and societal turmoil.

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10 Sales Influencers You Should Be Following On Social Media

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Almost everyone thinks salespeople are all about beating their competition (well, there might be a little truth to that). But in reality, many people who work in sales are also motivated to help other salespeople succeed and advance their careers.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

5 Essentials of User Experience (UX) For eCommerce

Marketing Insider Group

Providing a great user experience in your eCommerce shop is the ultimate win-win. It delights your customers, making shopping enjoyable and easy. That creates more sales for you, helping to grow your shop. User experience matters. A smoother path to checkout means more sales for your shop.