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How to Develop Your Own Content Marketing Roadmap

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Think of content marketing as a journey. Like any journey, you need to know the destination. When you have a content marketing roadmap in hand, though, you can focus on where you want to go and the best way to get there.

How Branding Can Determine the Success of Your Marketing

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If you’ve just begun working with a marketing agency , you’re probably excited…and a bit nervous. You’re eagerly anticipating the return on this new investment.

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Stop Investing in Content and Start Investing in Consistency

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You already know how important it is to publish content that’s both high in quality and sufficient in quantity. A few blog posts here and there isn’t enough – you need to create a significant amount of content for it to have an effect. But quantity isn’t everything.

6 Ways to Win the Marketing Game with Psychology

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What do you think is the key to successful marketing? Many would say it comes down to understanding your audience. This is certainly true, but once you’ve gathered intelligence on your audience, what do you do with that information?

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

Why Pay Influencers When You Can Activate Employees

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Influencer marketing is a hot topic these days. Businesses around the world, some of them huge, are turning to people on social platforms like Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook to tout their products and get their sometimes millions of friends to buy their product or service. .

Why Documenting Your Content Marketing Strategy Is So Important

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Do you have a content strategy? If you’re reading this, you probably have a working interest in content marketing, and so your answer is probably “yes”: you have some kind of method for producing and publicizing content. But do you have a documented content strategy?

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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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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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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The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

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

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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How to Build an Ad That Grabs Attention in 2 Seconds or Less

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There’s a war brewing on our televisions. It’s not a climactic battle from “Game of Thrones,” but one between the companies providing the content. Streaming platforms from Disney, Apple, NBC, CBS, and HBO, among others, strive to plant a flag on the mountain that Netflix once peaked.

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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.

The 6 Best Sales Tools for Boosting Your Revenue

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Sales teams are all about efficiency. The faster they can get from contact to contract, the better. Sometimes, increasing sales velocity means investing in training. Other times, it requires reconfiguring team roles.

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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!

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.

Brand Activation: Why Blending Marketing, HR, and Empathy Is a Winning Combination

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20 years ago, the responsibility of building a company’s brand fell solely on the shoulders of the marketing department. The role of the marketing team is to build a strong brand, increase awareness of that brand, and to manage its reputation.

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.

5 Mistakes to Avoid with Your Employee Activation Program

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An employee activation program can be a fantastic way to build brand awareness, reach a wider audience, and attract new talent. However, it’s critical that such a program is planned and managed carefully so you can make the most out of your efforts.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Exploring Manufacturing Audiences: Real-Time, Custom Content Consumption Insights

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Gaining actionable insights into what your buyers are doing and how you can create a strategy that engages them doesn’t have to break your budget. In fact, these insights are free if you know where to look.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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?

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.

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.