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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 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.

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 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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How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

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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Build Your Conversational Case to Better Serve Your Customers

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On the Fly is our 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. We are thrilled to have Tamsen Webster as our expert On the Fly this week!

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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.

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.

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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The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

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

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.

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.

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.

Great Content Answers Questions

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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.

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!

What’s the DNA of Great Shareable Content?

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While it’s nearly impossible to predict which content will go “viral,” it is possible to predict which content will become highly sharable. As a result, marketers are theoretically able to reverse-engineer the process of creating engaging, high-quality content.

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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.

Email Deliverability Quarterly: 1st GDPR Fine, Google Supports BIMI, and More

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Email deliverability is constantly changing, as inbox providers adjust their filtering algorithms, blacklists tweak their listing criteria, and consumers evolve their definition of spam. That’s why even the best email marketing programs suffer deliverability problems sometimes.

How to Create a Content Calendar in as Painless a Way as Possible

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Content may be king, but the king could always use some help. It’s hard to be on top if you’re not organized behind the scenes. To produce content in a timely manner, you need a content calendar. It’s what tells the king where to go and when — as well as what to say.

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.

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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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.

Mezcal and SaaS: Building Sustainable Approaches

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When someone knocks back a shot of mezcal, how its essence is harvested might be the furthest thing from that person’s mind.

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Markies Spotlight: Bharath Ram Srinivasan of HPE

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Meet the Markies is a series that shines a spot light on the individuals behind Markie -winning teams. This week's Meet the Markies features B harath Ram Srinivasan , Head of Demand Platforms at HPE.

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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 Future of Martech: Looking at AI

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Human nature may never change, but marketers can’t rely on old techniques to appeal to evolving audiences.

The Best Kept Secret On Digital Marketing

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Our new video series, On the Fly brings you 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 Vital Considerations for Prioritizing A/B Campaigns

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As your A/B testing, optimization, and personalization program begins to grow and gain traction within your organization, marketers often find themselves faced with this challenge: Narrowing down lists of 100+ campaign ideas. Prioritizing them, and. Ultimately creating a roadmap out of them.

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Modern Marketing Blog Influencer Series: Building Your Dream Martech Stack - Success Over the.

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In the first blog of this two-part series, Shane answered questions that can help you define parameters for your martech stack. In this blog, he provides guidance on choosing the right tools for your current marketing strategies and future ones.

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 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.

8 Unconventional Marketing Tactics Every CMO Should Take Advantage Of

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It’s great if you’ve been using the traditional, popular marketing tactics that every other business in your industry trusts. However, these strategies tend to plateau after a while. They can also become expensive for a typical marketing budget.

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Content Marketing in a Mobile World

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As a content creator in my organization, my goals are like those of other B2B companies: Create engaging content. Understand what content is effective (and less so). Increase our volume of visual content. Identify ways to repurpose content. Optimize all our content.

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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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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.

What Marketers Can Learn from Netflix’s Bandersnatch

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Two warnings on this post. First, if you haven’t seen Bandersnatch and you’re a marketer, do it (I’ll do my best to avoid any real spoilers in this post). Second, as a marketer, I tend to search for the marketing lesson in just about everything.

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Social Selling: The Right Way and The Wrong Way of Doing It

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The field of “social selling” continues to change and evolve, according to the needs of those doing the selling. In the early days, “ social selling ” simply meant hanging out on social platforms like LinkedIn and offering solutions to people’s problems.

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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.

Email Marketing Isn’t Owned Media—It’s Granted Media

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Email marketing has an unfortunate reputation as being owned media. It’s unfortunate because it doesn’t align marketers with their subscribers and inbox providers, who are the true owners of email.

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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!