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7 Key Stats That Point to the Future of Marketing

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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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11 Digital Marketing Trends for Growing Your Business in 2021

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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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How Marketing From Home Will Help Align Marketing and Sales

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Misalignment between your marketing and sales departments can cost your business money, waste valuable B2B content, and cause lead-to-sale conversions to fail. Conversely, aligning your sales and marketing can lead to increased marketing revenue, better close rates, and higher customer retention.

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Content Marketing Personalization Strategies to Make Customers Love You

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Don’t you love it when brands seem to be talking directly to you? Feeling that they “get” you makes a difference. While content personalization isn’t easy, there are lots of opportunities to delight your customers with it.

75% of World Trade Flows Through Indirect Channels - Are You 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 – and ecosystems are the main reason why. With the vast majority of business conducted through indirect channels around the world and given structural changes in our economy (before and after COVID-19), new buying journeys, subscription/consumption models, marketplace growth, and emerging technologies, most firms are now considering partner enablement as the key ingredient to survival (and success). The future of partnership ecosystems will be focused on driving intra-firm value creation, network effects, and partner co-innovation – a huge opportunity for firms to grow the right partners and enable them effectively.

How to Manage Your Online Reputation with Content Marketing

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The image of your brand matters in every channel and iteration. Your online reputation is one of the most important channels because that’s where the world finds you.

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Website Accessibility: Is Your Website ADA Compliant?

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The internet is a necessary part of everyone’s daily lives – even more so today than ever before. So it needs to be accessible to everyone, including those that are differently-abled.

How Content Marketing Builds Trust

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Data shows that audience trust is becoming increasingly important for brands. Over a third of American consumers now say that it’s vital to trust the brands they choose to buy from because they can’t afford to waste money on a bad purchase.

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7 Tips for Creating Sponsorship Packages for Virtual Events

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Event sponsorship is one of the most effective ways of monetizing events and delivering marketing ROI. However, when it comes to virtual event sponsorship, additional considerations are needed to create packages that can be used to attract the best sponsors.

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How Exactly Does Content Marketing Help in Building Brand Awareness?

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Brand awareness is more than people simply recognizing your business name or your logo. True brand awareness entails your audience getting to know the personality behind your brand and what makes you different from your competitors.

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The Complete Guide to SaaS Revenue Modeling

In today’s climate, it’s more important than ever for SaaS companies to build rock-solid financial models on which they can operate and make key business decisions. The teams at SaaSOptics and Burkland have teamed up to create a comprehensive guide to the most difficult aspect of financial modeling: revenue forecasting.

What Is MarTech? Explore How Your Business Can Use It to Streamline Marketing Efforts

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What are we without technology? It’s a fair question considering the digital world we live in and our celebration of technology. The reality is, we could certainly live without it on a personal level, but as a business, it’s a necessity.

The Geeks Won Part Two: New Perspectives on Data Science

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Nearly three years ago, while working in SAP Global Marketing, I wrote a BLOG that has stood the test of time – “T he Geeks Won: The Rise of Marketing Analytics, Performance Management and Data Science ”.

Your B2B Marketing Budget Playbook for 2021 Success [Research]

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Enough with the negativity and cliches. What have you learned in the last year? Most companies have learned that B2B marketing budgets are much more important than they thought – and that their existing marketing strategies, well, kind of sucked.

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4 Lean and Mean Growth Marketing Strategies for Small SaaS Businesses

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Hitting that next level of growth is challenging for any business. SaaS (software as a service) businesses may find it even more overwhelming. Being creative and cost-effective is essential. When it comes to developing growth marketing strategies, you don’t have every resource at your disposal.

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!

How to Quickly Improve Your SEO in 7 Days

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You don’t always need to hire a specialist agency or invest a large part of your budget to improve your SEO. You don’t necessarily need a lot of time either.

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How to Make Your Team Believe in Content Marketing

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‘Tis the season to believe in the holiday spirit AND the power of content marketing. If you’re new here, content marketing is a business opportunity to reach and convert new customers. It drives measurable results through powerful story-telling that’ll hit home with your customers.

Why Content Marketing Can Deliver Better ROI Than Paid Search

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There are so many directions in which you can take your marketing strategy these days, it can make you dizzy. SEO, PPC, email, social… the list goes on! Of course, most brands will choose a combination of several of these methods.

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The Ultimate Guide to Google Analytics for Content Marketing

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Content marketers shouldn’t fear Google Analytics. It’s true it provides a lot of data, which can be overwhelming. But it has some amazing nuggets of wisdom for content teams to leverage.

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.

Executive Insights: Leveraging the Power of Webinars for Virtual Learning

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We have certainly all had our fair share of virtual events during the current global COVID19 pandemic. Whether it is Zoom meetings or physical events pushed on-line via webinars and virtual events, this element of digital transformation has become ubiquitous.

A Roadmap for B2B SMBs to Achieve Digital Transformation

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Is digital transformation just a buzzword? Does it seem unattainable for your small business? SMB business owners are wrestling with these questions and seeking clarity. B2B SMBs can achieve digital transformation; it takes work, commitment, and the right strategy.

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What Does Your Content Say About Your Company Culture?

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It’s more important than ever before to build a positive and inspiring company culture. The culture of your organization affects the talent you attract, how engaged your employees are at work, and also the customers who choose your brand over others.

Do Keywords Still Matter? What B2B Marketers Need to Know in 2020

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Breaking a long-term habit is one of the most challenging things you’ll ever do. Have you ever seen someone try to change another person’s diehard opinion? Of course, we all have. It’s usually futile because it requires disrupting someone’s entire worldview they’ve held for decades.

SaaSOptics SaaS Metrics Template

Download this template that includes calculations, formulas, definitions and a customizable dashboard. The template includes subscription momentum metrics (ARR, customer count, avg. ARR), churn and retention metrics, and customer lifetime value metrics.

Why and How You Should Measure Content Marketing ROI

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As data analytics grow in sophistication, measuring the results of your marketing efforts becomes even more critical to your company’s success. So why, then, do 44% of all B2B companies not even bother to measure their content marketing ROI?

5 Reasons Automation is the New Reality in Digital Marketing

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When you hear the term “automation,” you typically associate it with the latest technology, AI, and computer data science. However, automation is actually not that new. Humans have always been searching for ways to make our daily lives easier by getting machines to take over various tasks.

How Marketers Can Differentiate Their Products Or Service

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In an ambitious marketing world, it is important for businesses to learn how to differentiate their products and services in order to effectively engage and retain customers. Companies are constantly adapting to changes in the market and as a result, they adjust what they sell and how they sell it.

20 B2B Marketing Strategies That Will Deliver Success In 2021

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“Strategy without tactics is a daydream; tactics without strategy is a nightmare.”. Influenced by Sun Tzu and coined by Sagefrog CEO and Co-founder Mark Schmukler, this quote implies that there’s a clear difference between marketing strategy and marketing tactics.

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.

How Using the Right MarTech Tools Can Help Drive Sales

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Marketers today all struggle with the challenge to show ROI. That’s why technology has become a given for the modern marketer. MarTech tools can automate, optimize, and analyze your marketing programs like never before.

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4 SEO Tips to Increase Your Organic Traffic

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You’ve been trying to bring more visitors to your website for months, to no avail. Well, you know what? You’re not alone. It used to be easier to increase your website’s organic traffic, back when search engine optimization (SEO) was simply a set of rules you had to follow.

The Ultimate Guide to Brand Building for Startups

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Making the decision to create your own startup is both exciting and daunting. You are about to bring your passions to life and make a living doing something you love.

How Content Marketing Directly Improves Sales

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Businesses have a wealth of options for promoting their solutions to boost sales. While some invest a tremendous amount of money in traditional advertising channels, many use the power of content instead.

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.

Content Marketing Strategy vs. Execution: Finding the Ideal Balance

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Content marketing is a contact sport. Just like any coach, you’re in charge of preparing for the game and carrying out those plans. Such is the life of a content marketer, where you must balance content marketing strategy vs. execution. You can’t “win” at content marketing without a solid strategy.