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4 Content Distribution Strategies That Make Web Traffic Soar

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According to Hubspot, Content Marketing costs 62% less than traditional marketing. But it still takes time to produce. And, as they say, time is money. Make every piece of content that you write, photograph, or film count.

8 Steps to Create a Great Marketing Plan for Your Event

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Event planning is hard work, but that doesn’t mean you can kick back and relax once you’ve booked your venue and organized your guest speakers. Unless you’re planning a unique event in a very popular industry, your event is not going to market itself.

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My Top 3 Content Marketing Case Studies

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While innovation and thinking outside the box are important for success in marketing, there’s no need to reinvent the wheel every time. By studying the best content marketing examples, we can learn the most effective techniques and take inspiration to use in our own content marketing strategy.

8 Ways to Generate Pre-Event Hype with Content Marketing

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Pre-event marketing is a critical part of the event planning process. You not only need to make sure people are aware of your event, but you must also build anticipation so your attendees get excited about what’s coming up.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

Why CMOs Should Care About Agile Marketing

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This article is based on my forthcoming book, Mastering Marketing Agility (Berrett-Koehler, June 2020). . When a CMO is hired, somewhere an hourglass flips over.

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5 Ways to Turn Dry Topics Into a Content Marketing Win

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If you work in a fun and exciting industry like travel or entertainment, it’s easy to create engaging content. However, if your industry content covers less exciting topics – let’s say “mining equipment” or “truck parts”, it can be quite a challenge creating content that people actually want to read.

4 Business Strategies You May Be Overlooking

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Innovation is the name of the game for businesses in 2019. If companies want to maintain a solid edge over the competition, they need to employ unique strategies and technologies that outpace traditional methods.

How to Save Your Digital Marketing Strategy

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You shouldn’t develop your digital marketing strategy with a “set it and forget it” mentality. Your business must evolve over time to keep up with advances in technology and changing consumer habits, and the same is true for your digital marketing strategy.

Are Your Lead Conversion Rates Above Average?

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It is every company’s goal to get a good conversion on their leads, which is why companies employ metrics to monitor the effectiveness of their lead generation strategies. But is your companies numbers standing up to industry standards?

The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

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

7 Types of Content That’ll Make Your Event Marketing Even Better

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While digital marketing is becoming increasingly important, there’s no doubt that live events still offer some of the best engagement and conversion opportunities you could hope for. However, you need proper planning, management, and effective event marketing to maximize your ROI.

Why Do We Write So Much About Employee Engagement?

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Most employees feel desperately disengaged from their work. How can your company enjoy marketing success with such low levels of employee engagement? Corporate wellness consultant Naz Beheshti put it best.

4 Simple but Strong Ways Agencies Boost Brand Trust

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Marketing agencies want you to trust them to enhance your brand the same way that you want customers to trust you to provide the information and products or services they need. Your company must create trust with prospects and customers to maintain strong long-term relationships with customers.

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Building Brand Trust in B2B vs. B2C: What’s the Difference?

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Building a trusted brand is everything when it comes to the long-term success of a company. Wise B2B and B2C marketers alike work hard to build brands that not only win attention from prospects and customers, but also win the kind of trust that results in strong customer relationships and retention.

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7 Marketing and Sales Strategies to Grow Your Revenue Fast

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

Many companies have the core marketing and sales elements to take their revenue to the next level, but are still missing out on some key opportunities. Join Christopher Ryan, CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners and writer of the recent book "The Expert’s B2B Revenue Growth Playbook," to discover seven steps that you can immediately take to grow your company’s revenue quickly and consistently!

How to Avoid 4 Common Outbound Campaign Mistakes

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Outbound marketing remains one of the most effective prospecting channels, but potential customers are developing even less patience for outdated communications tactics. To make the most of your outbound strategy, avoid common mistakes that send emails into the trash.

The Role of Data and Storytelling in Marketing Transformation

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Today’s decision makers don’t want a sales pitch. They want to hear your story and how it aligns with their own. When you tell that story well it gets audiences deeply invested, increasing the value of a product or service substantially.

In Order to Grow Your Business, You Have to Know This One Secret To Effective Marketing

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For your business to grow and succeed, you must market your business. However, before this can happen, you have to know what marketing really is. Marketing ain’t what most people think it is (ads) and it has changed dramatically in the digital era.

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The Future of Marketing and the Changing Role of the CMO

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According to a recent report by Forrester, 88% of organizations agree that the role of the CMO has changed in the last couple of years, and will continue to change over the next two years.

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A Crash Course in B2B Email Creative

Speaker: Howard Sewell, President, Spear Marketing Group

Too often, email campaigns are seen as something that "just anyone" on your team can put together. But in today's attention economy, strong creative can be the defining factor that gets your email to stand out in the inbox. Join Howard Sewell of Spear Marketing Group, a leading B2B agency, as he uses real-world examples to highlight tips, techniques and key principles that can make or break your campaigns.

How to Make Your Content More Relevant with Original Research

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Gust post from by Denise Dubie . Data grabs your audience’s attention faster than opinions and it adds credibility to your story. Everyone loves data. You see it on billboards, hear it on the radio, and read it anywhere there is content to consume.

Content Marketing and Thought Leadership’s Role in Marketing Transformation

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Marketing transformation isn’t just a buzzword. It’s a way to evolve. Marketing has to evolve in order to keep pace with our changing world and shifting customer habits. In any industry, marketers are facing fierce competition and a much more educated buyer.

4 Ways Content Creators Can Pitch Themselves Successfully

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You know how valuable your products and services are. Your audience, however, still needs some convincing. Content bridges that gap between unfamiliarity and loyalty, but only when it’s well-crafted.

A Guide to Content Marketing by Generation

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For your marketing messages to be successful, it’s essential that you tailor them to your different audiences and markets. Generational” marketing is the term coined for segmenting and targeting your markets by age rather than other demographics such as gender, location, or income.

5 Imperatives of a Rockstar ABM Program

Speaker: Danny Nail, Sr. Director, Head of Global Account Based Marketing, SAP

Want to get started with ABM, but not sure where to begin? It's all about understanding: understanding your customers, understanding on an organizational level what your definitions, approaches, and ideal outcomes are, and having the understanding - and support - of your stakeholders. Join Danny Nail, Head of Global Account Based Marketing at SAP and SAP Marketer of the Year, as he explains five concrete steps your organization can take to achieve ABM excellence.

Event Marketing Strategy and Timelines For Busy Event Managers

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Let’s say you’ve planned an amazing event. It’s going to be absolutely incredible and it’s the first of its kind – there’s nothing else out there like the event you’re planning. You know it’s going to be a fantastic experience, but nobody else does – yet. This is where event marketing comes in.

Tips To Increase Your Email Open Rates – Based on Data

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Email marketing continues to be a channel for marketers to nurture and convert prospects. However, you have to get your contacts to open the email first. Email open rates can vary based on many different factors but there are things you can do to increase them.

How Employee Engagement Drives Marketing ROI

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“Wait a minute,” you say, “Did I read that right? I thought it was our marketing team’s job to sell potential buyers on our products and services, not selling our employees on how great it is to work here. Truth is, driving employee engagement is the marketing team’s most important job.

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8 Resources to Improve Your Writing

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There are many ingredients that go into a successful content marketing recipe. However, just as when you’re making a cake, you need to perfect the basics before worrying about fancy techniques. The key to creating great content is being a great writer.

Customer-Centric Websites: Successful Strategies to Engage B2B Buyers

Speaker: Kellie de Leon, Vice President of Marketing & Strategy, The Mx Group

Chances are, you’re under the gun to convert more leads from your website. To increase conversion, your site needs high-quality content, user-friendly navigation paths, and calls to action that appeal to your target customers. But how do you go about this? And wouldn’t it be great to see some real-world examples from B2B companies that are doing it successfully? Kellie de Leon, VP of marketing and strategy at B2B agency The Mx Group, works with marketers every day to help them create and execute customer-centric strategies and content that increase web engagement and conversion. In this webinar, she'll discuss how to make your website more customer-centric.

Marketing’s Role as a Revenue Engine: Lessons from the Front Line

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By John Nash, Chief Marketing Officer, RedPoint Global No business function is spared the impact from digital transformation’s widening use of data and analytics. Marketing, however, stands alone in terms of the breadth and depth of those impacts, both strategically and operationally.

Exploring HR Audiences: Real-time, Custom Content Consumption Insights

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B2B marketers are feeling the heat. With a focus on building campaign strategies around targeted personas and customized content, the pressure is on.

What Marketers Can Learn From Digitally Native Brands

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Brick-and-mortar retail is dead, right? The proof is in the rise of dozens of digitally native brands like mattress seller Casper and shoe designer Allbirds — except that these brands are now opening retail stores to augment their digital presence.

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Why Advocacy Marketing Must Include Employees

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With the shifting world of marketing and the ever-increasing use of social media by brands, marketing advocacy strategies are imperative. One of the most important parts of advocacy marketing, besides your loyal customers, is your employees. Let’s explore why they are the key to your success.

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.

5 Steps to Align Your Influencer and Content Marketing Strategies

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Imagine going grocery shopping not for you, but for each kitchen appliance. You might get ice cream for the freezer, a turkey for the oven, and ramen for the stovetop. Sure, you’ve made use of your resources — but is the meal one you’d truly want to serve?