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Survey: 42% of B2B Marketers Admit Marketing Efforts Not Fully Personalized

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Despite the benefits associated with delivering a personalized customer experience, new research shows that not all B2B marketers have developed plans to do so.

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How to Build Trust with B2B Buyers in Today’s Digital Marketing Environment

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It’s an understatement to say things have changed for B2B marketers in recent weeks. The uncertainty in the world has a profound effect on how B2B organizations will do business now and in the foreseeable future.

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Instagram Usage on the Rise Among Social Media Marketers at Inc. 500 Companies

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Social media marketing remains popular tactic among marketers looking to grow their customer base, and new research shows it is on the rise among Inc. 500 companies, in particular.

Report: Marketers Remain Focused on Personalizing the Customer Experience in 2020

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Marketers are still focused on developing a personalized customer experience, according to new research, and statistics show that they are measuring the effectiveness of their communication efforts by engagement.

Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

Data Shows Tuesdays, Thursdays Best for Marketers Launching Email Campaigns

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Marketers can launch their marketing campaigns on any day of the week, but as new research shows, sending emails on certain days – particularly Tuesdays and Thursdays – may be more efficient.

61% of B2B Marketers with a Content Marketing Strategy Have Seen Improved Performance

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More B2B marketers are finding opportunities via content marketing , but new research suggests that they still face challenges when it comes to achieving their top objectives.

5 Effective Paid Strategies for B2B eCommerce Companies

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A change is coming for the world of B2B ecommerce. The days of buying specific parts over the phone are being overtaken by simply shopping online. Meticulous Research study reports that B2B sales will see the fastest growth of all ecommerce categories over the next 7 years.

62% of Marketers are Now Making Customer Retention a Top Priority for 2020

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Customer retention hasn’t always been a top priority for marketers, but new research shows that they are now leaning more toward this goal over customer acquisition.

What Are Experts Prioritizing in 2018 B2B Marketing Budgets?

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As we wrap up 2017, it’s time to think about top priorities for the new year. Instead of planning for 2018 when you’re already starting it in January, the most prepared B2B marketers already have priorities identified and plans for execution come January 1. We reached out to B2B marketers across different industries and asked them the following question: What are B2B marketers prioritizing in their 2018 budget?

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2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

39% of Marketers Still Working on a Strategy to Leverage Martech Stack

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Many marketers now have stacks of marketing technology at their fingertips, but new research suggests that much of it is not optimized for use across the organization.

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Report: Digital Video, Mobile Remain Priorities for Marketers in 2020

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As marketers look ahead to the coming months, digital video and mobile appear to be leading the way in terms of areas of investment, according to new research.

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5 B2B Marketing Best Practices Proven to Drive Results

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There are many elements that influence a successful B2B marketing strategy – your unique industry, target audiences, brand strength, budget and more. Additionally, the landscape is constantly changing due to technological advances, new generations of buyers, and other market forces.

Report: Email Remains the Top Source of ROI for 60% of All Marketers

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Marketers now have a wide array of options when it comes to reaching out to customers and prospects, but a new report suggests that email is still preferred, and it may be because of its ROI.

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Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

Survey: Marketers May Benefit from Building More Trusting Customer Relationships

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As marketers look for new ways to resonate with customers and prospects, new research indicates that they may want to focus on establishing more trusting relationships. The February 2020 edition of “The CMO Survey” recently suggested that 27.2%

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10 Examples of B2B Companies Using Social Media Successfully

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B2B companies are doubling down on social media and it’s paying off. Many social media marketers feel like social media is an important part of their overall marketing strategy, and they’re employing the latest trends and available options.

6 B2B Digital Marketing Strategies Marketers Need to Try in 2019

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When something is working, it’s so easy to get into a rut. As marketing professionals, we tend to stick with what works because our attention is always split between multiple projects and responsibilities.

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Report: Marketing Budgets are Slim, But CMOs Remain Optimistic

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Marketers often need a healthy budget to achieve their top objectives, but new research suggests that 2020 may come with less resources than in previous years.

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Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

In recent years, cold calling has become synonymous with rejection and failure. But the numbers aren't that clear; while less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call. What’s the verdict?

Report: B2B Marketers are Now Focused on Communicating their Purpose to Buyers

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B2B businesses have not always been clear about their purpose with prospects and customers. However, new research shows that their marketing and sales teams are now trying to communicate this more effectively. The ANA, the Harris Poll, and Carol Cone ON PURPOSE recently published “The B2B Purpose Paradox” report, and statistics show that 57% of B2B companies are now more focused on purpose than they were three years ago, while 93% are somewhere on the purpose journey.

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Report: Fewer Marketers are Confident in Ability to Measure Mobile Ad Efforts

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Although marketers are now deploying mobile advertising campaigns, new research suggests that they are having trouble measuring the metrics associated with these types of efforts. Forrester and Yieldmo recently published the “Attention 2.0:

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SEO Best Practices for Landing Page Optimization

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There’s been a competition going on between PPC and SEO for quite some time. And while there are pros and cons to both traffic-generation strategies , one of the best pro-PPC arguments has always been that PPC drives more targeted traffic.

Report: Marketers Strive But Struggle to Deliver a Consistent Customer Experience

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Marketers are constantly striving to provide a consistent customer experience across all of their channels, but new research suggests that many are still struggling to achieve this goal.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Report: CMOs Share Marketing Goals with C-suite Executives, But Prioritize Differently

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Although CMOs and their C-suite, non-marketing counterparts often have similar objectives, new research suggests that they aren’t always on the same page when it comes to the order in which they want to achieve these goals.

67% of Marketers are ‘Very Confident’ in their Ability to Measure the ROI of Email

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Despite the challenges that can be associated with email marketing, new research suggests that marketers are still willing to invest in this area, primarily because of their confidence in ROI measurement.

Report: Lead Generation from Social Media Continues to Fall Short for Marketers

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Marketers continue to turn to social media for lead generation, but new research shows that they could be more satisfied with the quality of leads they garner from this channel.

Report: Leading B2B Marketers More Likely to Set CX Accountability Practices

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As it turns out, leaders in B2B marketing are more likely to execute a wide array of customer experience (CX) accountability practices than their counterparts, according to new research.

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The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

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

Report: Customer Success Teams Remain Small and Overwhelmed with Obstacles

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Although many marketing teams have developed smaller divisions that are now focused on customer success, new research shows that they are still small in size and face a number of challenges.

Report: 45% of Marketers Now Say More than Half of Campaigns are Content-Driven

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Many marketers have already seen the benefits of utilizing content as a part of their strategies, and new research shows that they will continue to integrate it into their work in the near future.

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30% of Marketers Still Not Measuring Brand Perception After Launching Social Media Initiatives

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Many marketers are now using social media to promote their company and build their brand, but new research suggests that a large portion of them are still not measuring the impact of their efforts.

Expert Insight: Exploring the Disconnect Between Marketers and Customer Experience [Interview]

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Marketers have shifted their focus toward providing a more personalized experience, but as new research shows, many are still missing the mark.

3 Mistakes Organizations Make While Developing ABM Programs

While B2B research suggests organizations are thriving through successful ABM programs, getting just one campaign off the ground is more difficult than it seems. From building an account universe to understanding to orchestrating sales and marketing alignment around touchpoint and messaging, there are a number of variables to consider before launching a program.

4 Tips for Your B2B Social Media Strategy in 2020

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As we move into 2020, B2B digital marketers are beginning to execute their social media strategies for the new year. In addition to basing your new strategies on past performance and competitors, it is important to incorporate new industry and platform trends.