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What Do Marketers Need to Know About AI?

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Until the robots take all the jobs for themselves, marketers need to understand how to make the most of their AI partners. Unfortunately, steep barriers to entry — and confusion about the definition of “true AI” — make that easier said than done.

What Would Shakespeare Say About Modern Marketing? 7 Quotes from the Bard Content Creators Can.

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What would William Shakespeare , the Immortal Bard, say about modern-day marketing and content creation? Short of discovering how to time travel, we’ll never know. However, his works might give us some idea or at least a little inspiration.

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How to Leverage Display Ad Optimization

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Consumer Expectations for Relevant Advertising.

B2B Audience Building & Segmentation Blog Series, Part 1: Bringing More of Your Data Together

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Digital marketing success requires constant improvement, but it’s not always easy to determine best next step toward achieving that improvement.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

Is Mobile-Only Email Design Appropriate for My Brand?

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The growth of mobile email reading upended email design a decade ago and gave rise to responsive email design, which is now the dominant approach to crafting emails. However, some brands now see so many mobile opens that they’re considering adopting mobile-only email design.

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Modern Marketing Blog Influencer Series: How Marketing Teams Can Use Customer Journey Maps

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Annette helps her clients map customer journeys as part of their CX improvement efforts. In this blog, Annette explains how marketing teams can use those maps to align with CX activities and/or improve their own CX-related efforts.

How to Get Off an Email Blacklist, and Stay Off

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Having your email IP address or domain added to an email blacklist can seriously affect your deliverability, and therefore the profitability of your email program. This is doubly true if you’re blacklisted during one of your key selling seasons.

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5 Content Marketing Goals Every Brand Should Have

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This is a reposted article. View the original post at: [link]. According to Content Marketing Institute’s (CMI) 2018 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America report , 31% of respondents rated their organization as doing a fair or poor job of aligning metrics with content goals.

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How to Deal with a Troll on Social Media

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One of the best reasons to use social media and other online platforms as a business is to engage with your audience. You get immediate feedback and love for your products and services. However, there’s always bad with the good.

The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

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

IoT Can't Come Soon Enough

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The gym I go to is inexpensive. It has the right equipment and classes I feel I need in order to stay fit. It’s also only a seven-minute walk from my home. So why do I hate it so much? Because they don’t really care about their customers.

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How to Tell Good Data from Bad

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Marketers waste too much time chasing and interpreting bad data. When you base your strategies and campaigns on faulty information, you not only waste your time and money, but risk sending mixed messages to your audience.

Why Videos Are Important for Your Content Marketing Strategy

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Visual content is taking over the web. First it was photos and GIFs, and now it’s video. According to some estimates, video will account for as much as 80% of all web traffic by 2019.

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Now Is the Time for Video Content

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In partnership with Convince and Convert , we bring you On the Fly —a new video series with small bites (two mins or less) of marketing advice and training from marketing experts, delivered while they are on the road, at the airport, or traveling somewhere.

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5 B2B Marketing Trends that You Can't Ignore in 2020

Speaker: Pam Didner, Marketing Consultant, Author and Speaker

Pam Didner, B2B tech marketing consultant, speaker, and author of Effective Sales Enablement and Global Content Marketing, will present the essential marketing trends you need to know in 2020. She'll discuss digital challenges that marketers commonly face and share actionable solutions and templates you can apply to your job in real-time.

Magic in Marketing: 5 Lessons Marketers Can Learn from Harry Houdini

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“No prison can hold me; no hand or leg irons or steel locks can shackle me. No ropes or chains can keep me from my freedom.” ” - Harry Houdini. Marketers can learn a lot from a master self-marketer, such as Harry Houdini was.

What Digital Marketers Need to Realize About Demand Generation

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In the ever-evolving world of B2B marketing , demand generation is the latest concept that's being touted as a way to fuel what’s in the sales funnel — and keep it topped up over the long term.

Automate Personalization with Oracle Marketing Recommendations

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“Marketers are looking for new ways to drive conversion, revenue, and engagement—and to do so in increasingly automated ways using tools that can really ‘do it for me.’ ’ Recommendations help make that a reality."

6 Ways that Subject Line Writing Has Changed

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Have your subject line writing strategies and tactics kept up with the times? Check and see if you’re accounting for these six changes in subject line writing, going from the oldest to the newest trend: 1. Subject Lines Need to Work with Preview Text.

Key Trends in Marketing: Thought Leadership

Thought leadership is a highly effective marketing strategy that highlights an organization’s talent, experience and passion while answering the most pressing questions faced by its target audience.

How to Become a Lead Scoring Superhero

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Marketers spend a great deal of time focused on getting new leads into their pipelines.

5 Instagram Marketing Strategies Every CMO Should Use

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Instagram is known as the best social network for organic engagement with an interaction rate of 2.2 percent. Users respond well to the image-driven framework of the platform, and they come back every day for more.

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10 Mega-Trends Transforming the Future of Digital Marketing in 2020

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Happy New Year and Happy 2020! While on winter break, I took some time to reflect on the journey ahead for marketers in this new decade. When focusing on the key trends and upcoming innovations, I see 10 mega-trends that are sure to influence digital marketing into 2020 and beyond.

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When segmenting customers, don’t forget your silent majority

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Richard Nixon popularized the expression, the silent majority , when he used it to label the broad swath of Middle Americans who are reticent to publicly declare their opinions.

Maximize Results Of Attending A Trade Show

Attending trade shows helps your business find new prospects and make connections. By downloading this white paper, you will learn how setting goals and adding pre-planning to every trade show and industry event you attend makes a considerable difference.

Why Customer Personas Need to Die: Moving Beyond Segmentation to Personalize at the Individual Level

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Anyone who’s worked on a marketing pitch deck has dealt with customer personas — those artificial audience ideals like “Maggie the Millennial” and “Craig the CTO.”

A/B Testing Pitfalls: How Marketers Can Avoid Costly Mistakes

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Because it gives you a way to determine whether your marketing audience prefers version A of something or version B, A/B testing is powerful. And increasingly it’s easy to do.

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11 Red Flashing Warning Signs of Email Deliverability Problems Ahead

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Nothing can destroy your email marketing performance quite like email deliverability problems. Whether it’s the slow slip of inbox placement due to diminishing engagement or the sudden collapse due to a block or blacklisting, it’s always devastating and usually a shock.

5 Lead Management Best Practices That Build Account-Based Marketing Success

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Originally published at: [link]. Lead generation and lead management both play an equally important role in fueling the revenue engine for your business.

A Guide to B2B Marketing Essentials

As modern B2B marketing expands and audiences evolve, new best practices for B2B marketing emerge. To stay on top of their game, marketers need to regularly add new methods to their playbook.

How Marketing Can Prime a Prospect for Sales

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Nothing irritates salespeople like unqualified leads. Marketers never intend to waste their sales team’s time, but without a conscious effort to source, qualify, and nurture potential buyers, marketers can’t know whether a prospect will buy or flake.

The Risks and Rewards of Data

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Who distrusts data ? Lots of people, apparently. Or that’s what you could conclude if you’ve been paying even the scantest of attention to the regulatory threats tech companies like Facebook and Google have been facing lately.

It's all About Customer Success

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As you’ve probably heard by now, there was an announcement made at Oracle OpenWorld , and not just any announcement. On the contrary, this was a biggie. Dubbed “Redwood,” it is the name for Oracle’s next-generation user experience across product and marketing.

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.

Why and How to Dominate Google's Featured Snippets

Speaker: Kathleen Booth, VP of Marketing at Prevailion

Until recently, getting to position #1 on the search engine results pages (SERPs) was the holy grail of digital marketing. Now, Google has introduced featured snippets - effectively creating a “position zero.” Through real-world examples and case studies, learn why owning the featured snippet is so important, how to dominate position zero, and what impact it will have on your traffic and leads as the future of search continues to evolve.

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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