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7 Ways Email Marketing Can Help You Double Your SEO Results

SendX

Marketers often prioritize their website and link-building strategy to improve SEO results. However, email is an equally important channel for generating authentic traffic for SEO purposes, boosting engagement, and improving revenues.

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The Resurgence of AR and VR Content in a Post-Pandemic World

Marketing Insider Group

When people hear the terms augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) their minds tend to think futuristically. But the truth is, AR and VR content is here — and it’s not even new.

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B2B Marketers Still Prioritizing Customer Experience & Engagement

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers continue to target multiple key objectives, new research indicates that customer engagement and experience remain at the top of the list.

B2B advertising from the past

Sales Lead Insights

I always find it interesting to look at the work done by our predecessors in B2B marketing.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies. Technology will continue to play a part in fostering buyer allegiance and building brands in the “new normal.” In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

How to use APIs to update and enrich your data

Zoominfo

Data decays over time—phone numbers change, companies shift locations, or people move jobs. Data changes, and stale data is expensive. It is estimated that, on average, organizations lose $15 million each year due to bad data.

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10 Tough Questions to Evaluate Your Target Account List

The Point

In a far-gone era, when demand generation was “direct marketing,” it was often said that for any campaign to be successful, the list was paramount. Do everything else right (message, offer, creative, etc.), the experts told us, and, if you’re sending to the wrong people, it’s all for nought.

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B2B Marketers Now Use Facebook More Than Any Other Social Network

KoMarketing Associates

B2B marketers use a wide range of social media platforms these days to reach out to their prospects and customers. Now, new research indicates that the one they use most often also tops the list of most important platforms among social media marketers.

Culture Essentials: Clarity of Purpose, Collaborative Relationships and Life-long Learning

Biznology

This week’s collection reflects an eclectic range of reading and listening over the last couple of weeks. Thematically diverse in content and sourcing, these pieces all resonated with me and with work I am doing with clients and colleagues.

Introducing the New Chorus App for Zoom Meetings

Zoominfo

It’s well-known at this point that salespeople are busy. Research has even shown that they spend just over a third of their time actually selling.

11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.

8 Conference Session Ideas for Virtual & Hybrid Events

Marketing Insider Group

One of the main tasks of virtual and hybrid event planning is creating conference sessions that will effectively captivate and engage attendees. If you want to do something different from what attendees are already used to, be more creative and open to new ideas.

Primary Market Research: A Valuable Key to Unlocking Greater Professional Services Growth

Hinge Marketing

Let’s face it. Most professional services executives place little value on research. They firmly believe, “I know my clients well. So, what’s the point?”. What you don’t know—or what you assume you know—could be costing you some real revenue. Let me share an example.

How Does Your Email Sound?

Litmus

As email marketers, designers, and developers, we care a lot about how our emails look in our subscribers’ inboxes. But have you ever asked yourself how your email sounds ? It’s not something we think about a lot, but it’s a critical component of email accessibility. Can screen readers read emails?

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RIP, Fleets

Biznology

In a recent announcement that mattered to almost no one, Twitter let the world know that it’s shutting down Fleets – its full-screen tweets that expire after 24 hours a la Snapchat. The announcement was almost humorous and overly blunt in nature. To be 100 percent transparent, I never used Fleets.

The Definitive Guide to Remote Sales Coaching

Have you struggled to onboard, train, and provide continuous learning opportunities to your salespeople due to the abrupt shift to remote work? If so, you’re not alone. Sellers are relying on virtual selling more than ever. With in-person sessions no longer feasible, many organizations are looking for alternative methods to support their salespeople.

Hiring After COVID-19: Post-Pandemic Trends to Watch

Zoominfo

The US economy is finally coming up for air. States that imposed lockdowns for the COVID-19 pandemic started lifting restrictions on businesses and public spaces in May 2021, and many major cities have reopened. However, as the New York Times observes, “it’s a weird moment for the US economy.”.

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5 CX Speakers You Should Follow in 2021

Marketing Insider Group

You have a business, employees, a cool logo and an airtight marketing concept. But if you can’t foster and fuel customer loyalty , you’re toast. Without a fan group, even the most promising organization is bound to fail.

The 6 Important Metrics To Measure Your Email Marketing Campaign

Only B2B

You have performed all the required efforts to make your email marketing campaign successful. But how will you know whether your email marketing is as effective as it could be?

Rule of 3: Managing Your B2B Web Leads

BOP Design

A simple and effective rule of 3 to consider when leading prospects through your sales funnel to the finish line. What if I could give you a simple blueprint on how to effectively navigate a qualified lead through your sales funnel and across the finish line?

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The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

The Return of Co-working and Third Places

Biznology

In a clear signal that co-working is coming back post-pandemic, the high-end combo social club/co-working space Soho House went public last week under the name Membership Collective Group. Soho House is targeted mostly at creative professionals and has 30 current locations across the globe.

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Five Impacts of CMO Budget Cuts – Gartner 2021 CMO Spend Survey

Webbiquity

CMOs are reporting that marketing budgets are being slashed. Here’s what that means, and practical ideas that go beyond the bad news to how B2B marketers to adapt.

The Ultimate Guide to Preview Text

Litmus

They say, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” I’m not exactly sure who “they” are, but in this case, I agree with them. In email, your first impression is made up of three parts: the sender or from name, the subject line, and the preview text.

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Marketing for leads – are you asking the right questions?

Sales Lead Insights

Key questions to ask to track and measure activity and results to improve your marketing return on investment. Several recent surveys point toward the same conclusion: most senior marketers believe that the primary objectives of marketing are to drive B2B sales leads, influence sales, increase customer retention and boost revenue. The key is tracking and measuring results.

5 Key Elements for Building a Successful Data-Driven Product

When selecting data providers, companies must ensure they’re tapping into comprehensive, high-quality streams of fresh information which can be easily integrated into their products in a privacy-compliant manner.

The Quest for the Holy Grail: Martech Edition

chiefmartech

There’s a scene in Monty Python and the Holy Grail , where God appears in the clouds — in delightfully unsubtle Monty Python fashion — and commands Arthur and his knights to seek the Holy Grail. Arthur: “Good idea, O Lord!” ” God: “‘Course it’s a good idea!”).

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How to Create Effective, High-Impact Product Documentation

DivvyHQ

Many corporations have a dedicated team of technical writers to handle product documentation. However, a siloed team may not produce the type of copy that connects with your products’ users.

Perfecting Buyer Personas: 5 Tips to Stay On Target

Content4Demand

Buyer personas are critical tools that allow us to create B2B marketing content that speaks directly to the wants and needs of the right people at the right time. When you’re creating content, these basic questions have to be part of the initial discussion: Who is your target audience?

Low on cash? Here’s how you can create a music website on a budget

ConvertKit

A solid music website is one of the biggest self-promotion tools an artist can have in 2021.

The Ultimate Sales Coaching Guide

Sales coaching is a training format that allows the leaders in your organization to share their valuable experience with the rest of your sales teams. It’s an interactive approach to sales training where sellers get to practice what they’re taught and use information in real-life scenarios.