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Emotion and Empathy: The Storytelling Keys to Content Marketing

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People, of course, love storytelling. It holds them their interest and makes learning easier and more intuitive. How does this relate to marketing. Well, storytelling is the very essence of content marketing. You are telling the story of your brand and what it can do for customers.

4 Ways to Increase Customer Engagement

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Business is about bridging gaps. It’s the work of finding a market need and plugging it with a product, the search that happens to fill a talent hole on the team, or the sale that converts a lead into a customer.

What the Rise of the Robot Content Writer Means for Digital Marketers

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In an effort to stay competitive, many media companies and news organizations are employing teams of robot reporters to crank out stories using very basic templates created by human editors.

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Marketers Continue to Explore Use Cases for Big Data

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The use of data has always played a role in helping to map out new digital marketing campaigns. What has changed now, however, is the increasing robustness of the tools and technologies used to analyze that data.

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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 Automated Email Templates Help You Scale Up Your Personalization

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When you’re marketing to an audience who number in the millions, manual personalization becomes an impossible task.

Measuring Email Marketing Success

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Numbers tell the tale, especially when it comes to engagement. Metrics will indicate what is working and not working with your current email marketing strategy. They will tell you what areas to concentrate on, what to improve, and what you might consider eliminating altogether.

The New Rules of Engagement with Social Media Influencers

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If your company or brand is trying to build relationships online with social media influencers , there are several things to keep in mind. Here are the new rules of engagement with social media influencers. #1: 1: Understand the Needs and Interests of These Influencers.

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Why It’s Important to Start Podcasting for Your Business or Personal Brand

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Podcasting has emerged as one of the most popular ways for brands to engage with their customers on a regular basis.

How AI and Machine Learning Can Supercharge Your Social Media Marketing

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When most digital marketers hear the terms “ artificial intelligence ” or “ machine learning ,” they naturally think of Hollywood films about super-intelligent robots or computers powered by AI.

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.

The Importance of Content Marketing

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Each year, marketing trends lists tout the ongoing trend of content marketing. It can be written content, visual content, or video content. But, it’s all about providing the audience with the most relevant, valuable content for them.

Can Retailers Obtain New Leads with Visual Search?

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In the world of commerce, the use of visual and voice searches is increasing. Over the last several months, voice and visual queries have surged , particularly over the last holiday shopping season.

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How to Build a Digital Experience Capability

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It’s hard to imagine that any marketer today isn’t aware of the importance of “digital experience” (DX).

Smarter Email Marketing: Tips on How to Reach More Email Audiences

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In the last decade, email marketing in India has grown by leaps and bounds. In the past, it was just your inbox and spam folders to be checked. Now, we have categorized tabs, such as inbox , social, and promotions, to look through.

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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.

The Latest Trends in B2B Email Marketing

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At the same time that email marketing is becoming more complex, all of the issues surrounding it are becoming more interconnected.

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The Importance of Data to Social Media Marketing

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More than ever before, data is driving marketing strategy , tactics, and messaging, and that includes social media marketing. The proliferation of data is only set to rise as more people and businesses continue to share information about themselves on channels like social media.

What Customers Expect with Cross-Channel Marketing

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Cross-channel marketing may be a buzzword, but it’s always been a best practice. Even when a product clearly lends itself to a certain channel, customers are — and always have been — cross-channel. Take cars.

Poor Email Performance Visibility: You Can’t Fix What You Can’t See

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Email marketing programs are complex three-dimensional objects. If you don’t look at them from all angles and shine a light into the nooks, you simply can’t see it all.

Building Your Demand Gen Team for ABM

Speaker: Jessica Cross, Manager of Demand Generation, Rollworks

The benefits of using account-based marketing in your Demand Generation team are considerable: by getting as many engaged, qualified accounts as possible, your conversion rate will be higher and you'll find that Marketing and Sales are (gasp!) more aligned. Sounds great, doesn't it? But how do you even find the resources to make it happen? Join Jessica Cross, Manager of Demand Generation at Rollworks, as she explains how to build your Demand Generation team to best carry out ABM - even if your team is small. In fact, her own team only has 3 people!

B2B Marketing Trends to Address in 2019

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Spring is arriving, and 2019 is in full gear. It’s time to focus how you will address this year’s B2B marketing trends as part of your own strategy.

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The Next Evolution in Email Click Bots: Exploitive Bots Pretending to Be Engaged Subscribers

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Bots are having a profound effect on how the internet functions and may even outnumber people on some platforms like Twitter.

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Why Modern Marketers Must Embrace Marketing Automation

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Marketing technology continues to evolve, with a new tool or platform debuting seemingly each week.

What Goes into an Engaging Email?

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How do you go about creating an engaging email ? What does it look like and how should you write it? All day, every day, people find themselves bombarded with a multitude of marketing messages from a variety of sources. They will be receiving more than a few emails each day.

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How to Grab Attention with Audience Intelligence

Speaker: Michael Brito, EVP, Zeno Group

As a B2B marketer, you already know - attention spans are short, and the competition to win attention is fierce. So how do you break through the noise to deliver the right message, at the right time, using the right channel - and reach the right audience? Michael Brito, EVP at Zeno Group has an effective and repeatable answer: use audience intelligence! By understanding not just the readers of your content, but also the "vocal minority" and the influencers at play, you can develop a strategy to sustainably create attention-getting - and more effective - marketing campaigns.

Content Masterclass: Create Experiences that Wow and Convert

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Think about your favorite cake. What makes it special? Maybe it’s the icing or tasty filling. Maybe it’s the chocolaty layers or extra moist texture. To you, this special cake tastes better than an average cake. It stands out because it has all the right elements. It’s different.

How to Best Work with Data

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Businesses love having access to so much more data about their audience, customers, competition and overall environment. However, the amount of data is growing exponentially to the point where many companies are struggling to manage this unwieldy amount of information.

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How to Craft a Winning Content Strategy

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A content strategy acts as your roadmap. It tells you where you are with your content, where you want to be, and how you intend to get there. To understand what your content needs to be, you have to understand your audience.

Why Email Is Still the King of Customer Engagement

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So many things were supposed to make email obsolete: Facebook, Slack, mobile push—even RSS was once talked about as an email-killer. It turns out that pronouncing email dead is simply a common marketing ploy rather than any kind of market reality.

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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.

Using AI Subject Line and Copywriting Tools Successfully

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Brands are turning to AI and machine learning to answer extremely complex questions, including, “What words should I use to communicate most effectively?”

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Top 5 Things Not to Miss at the Sirius Decisions 2019 Summit

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Starting Sunday May 5th and running through Wednesday May 8th will be the Sirius Decisions 2019 Summit in Austin, Texas. There are a whole host of things to do while inside the Austin Convention Center, where the Summit is being held as well as outside the friendly confines.

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Smarter Email Marketing: Proven Methods to Nurture and Grow Your Email Brand

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In the world of email marketing , maintaining a good sender reputation is as crucial as maintaining a good financial credit score for individuals.

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When to Use Retina Images in Emails and When to Avoid Them

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Because of the prevalence of high-DPI screens, marketers need to use retina images to ensure that their emails look crisp and not cheap. However, that doesn’t mean that every image in an email needs to be a retina image.

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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.

AMP for Email: The Pros and Cons for Marketers

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Subscribers expect email content to cater to their individual needs and circumstances. They have the same expectations of email design, which is why we’ve spent the better part of the past decade making our emails mobile-friendly.

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Here’s How CMOs Can Position SaaS for Maximum Profitability and Customer Retention

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Digital diversity is a powerful tool for converting a broader spectrum of consumers online. Once a CMO has mastered how to communicate value, the next question is how to price their products or services effectively.

Empathy and the Customer Experience

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I delivered a talk about empathy at Oracle’s recent Modern Customer Experience (ModernCX) conference. In the talk I described how we in North America SaaS Customer Success are building out an enablement program for Customer Success Managers (CSM) that will be fueled by empathetic inputs.

Accountability: Ensuring Positive Business Outcomes

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In the era of Modern Marketing, most marketers are equipped with the technology needed to act on customer insights and deliver tailored, multi-touch experiences.

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.