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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.

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.

Report: B2B Marketers Expect Content to Help Them Boost Sales and Convert Customers

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As B2B marketers focus on creating more content, new research shows that they expect to drive business with the assets they are developing, ultimately improving their bottom line.

15 Actionable Takeaways from #MozCon 2019

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Marketers of all stripes gathered at The Conference Center at Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington this week to discuss the emerging search landscape, exchange successes and challenges, strategize how to invest for the future and more.

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

10 Tips To Successfully Manage Your Company Page On LinkedIn

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LinkedIn relaunched their Company Pages as LinkedIn Pages last November. The relaunch included a number of new features and upgraded features that let B2B marketers manage a company page on LinkedIn more effectively than before.

Report: 46% of B2B Buyers Turn to Colleagues/Peers to Research Purchases

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B2B buyers continue to do their own research before making a purchase decision, and new research shows that colleagues and peers are playing a more important role in the process.

Making Memories: Creating Content People Remember (MozCon 2019)

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Last year at MozCon, I talked about how as content marketers, we need to grow up and we need to be more accountable. And while we haven’t exactly solved all of our problems, we are seeing some positive results.

5 SEO Tactics to Get the Right Leads in the Door

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Stop me if you’ve heard this before – “I’m getting a lot of traffic from SEO but it’s not the right traffic.”. It’s fairly common and honestly, it’s not all that surprising. After all, the traffic you get from organic search can be much less targeted than the traffic you get from paid campaigns.

Report: Marketing Content Often Fails to Resonate with B2B Buyers

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Although B2B marketers are focused on creating marketing collateral, such as white papers and ebooks, new research suggests that these forms of content are not the most trusted among B2B buyers.

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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.

Driving Engagement Remains a Top Priority and Struggle for Email Marketers

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Increasing engagement remains a top priority for email marketers, but new research suggests that it is also still a primary challenge when it comes to utilizing this tactic.

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Survey: Marketing Budgets on the Rise as Demand Gen Becomes a Top Priority

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As marketers’ budgets fluctuate with changing demands, new research suggests that they are focused more on lead generation, as well as sales and marketing alignment to achieve their primary goals.

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Report: 40% of Marketers Using AI are Seeing Heightened Sales and Marketing Performance

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Marketers still face several barriers when it comes to adopting artificial intelligence (AI), but those who have implemented this tool are seeing a large amount of success, according to new research.

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5 Types of Social Media Content that Drives B2B Results

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A common challenge in the B2B space is figuring out how to use social media to drive results. When it comes to the organic side of social media, a question that often comes up from clients is what type of social media content will reach, and more importantly, resonate with their target audiences.

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.

Report: Marketers Continue to Struggle to Measure Social Media ROI

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New research suggests that marketers are continuing to utilize social media as a tactic, but they remain unsure of how to measure its overall effectiveness. Buffer recently published its “State of Social” report, which found that the overwhelming majority of marketers (58.8

21 PPC Lead Generation Tools for More High-Quality Leads

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Want more leads? Maybe… but probably what you really want is better leads. It’s 2019, after all – B2B marketers have evolved past “lead gen 101” They need leads that contribute to pipeline. Leads that become closed deals and real revenue. Plenty of research backs this up.

41% of Marketers Now Believe Events are the Most Critical Marketing Channel

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As marketers look for new ways to connect with customers and prospects, events appear to be growing in prominence, according to new research.

Survey: Increasing Leads Remains a Top Priority for Marketers’ Overall Strategies

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Marketers remain focused on increasing leads and sales prospects, but new research suggests that they still face a number of barriers to achieving these top objectives.

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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.

10 Questions You Need to Answer with a B2B Social Media Audit

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A B2B social media audit is an overall view into the analytics, performance, behavior, and schedule of your organization’s social media activities. By doing an audit, you can find if your existing activities are accomplishing your intended goals.

Survey: Event Marketers Find that MarTech Helps Them Achieve Top Objectives

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As MarTech grows in importance, event marketers, in particular, are finding a new use for these assets out in the field, according to new research. EXHIBITOR recently published an infographic based on a survey determining how event marketers are budgeting according to their needs.

Report: Marketers Struggle to Improve their Access to Useful Data

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Although marketers are becoming more interested in integrating data and analytics into their strategies, new research suggests that a “utility gap” still persists.

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Survey: Hyper-Personalization is Becoming a Top Priority for More Marketers

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Marketers already know that content personalization can yield better results when it comes to connecting to their target audience. However, more of them are now turning to hyper- personalization to see even more ROI in terms of resonating with their customers and prospects.

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!

Survey: Documented Strategies Increase Marketers’ Odds of Finding Success

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For the most part, marketers are relatively lackluster when it comes to ranking the success of their existing strategies, according to new research. However, those who document their strategies are far more likely to achieve their top objectives.

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Report: Only 16% of Marketers to Actively Work on AI Products This Year

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Although artificial intelligence (AI) is growing as a prominent tactic among marketers, new research suggests that many marketers are still hesitant to turn to it to achieve their top objectives.

Statistics Show Digital Marketing Continues to Outpace Traditional Marketing Tactics

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As marketers continue to shy away from traditional means of marketing, new research shows that digital marketing continues to grow. Statistics from eMarketer recently discovered that total digital ad spend in the U.S. is set to grow 19 percent to $129.34 billion in 2019, and account for 54.2

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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How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

Survey: Customers and Marketers Disagree on the Success Rate of Personalized CX

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Although marketers have shifted their focus to providing a personalized customer experience, new research shows that many are still missing the mark. RedPoint Global and The Harris Poll recently surveyed more than 3,000 customers and 450 senior marketers in the US, UK and Canada.

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Report: Marketers Seeing an Improvement in Revenue, Thanks to Personalization

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As marketers shift their focus to content personalization as a way to resonate with their target audience, new research suggests that companies that already have done so are seeing an improvement to their bottom line.

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Better Together: How to Improve B2B Lead Quality with SEO and PPC

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Pop quiz: Which is better for B2B lead generation? A) Pay per click search advertising. B) Search engine optimization. C) Both. And the answer is…. C) Both. PPC and SEO both have their strengths and weaknesses, and you can use them independently.

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Report: Video Marketing and ABM Remain Popular Among B2B Marketers

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As 2019 continues to roll on, new research suggests that video marketing and account-based marketing (ABM) strategies will grow in prominence, specifically among B2B marketers.

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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.

Survey: B2B Marketers Expect Budgets to Rise within the Next 12 Months

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As B2B marketers look into new tactics to reel in prospects and customers, new research suggests that they are expanding their marketing budgets accordingly. The CMO Survey conducted in February 2019 recently discovered that the budgets of B2B product marketers are expected to increase 8.5

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