The Impact of COVID-19 on B2B Marketing Plans: Tech vs. Non-Tech

Webbiquity

The abrupt shutdown of vast swaths of economy and the entire live events industry, to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, has dramatically impacted plans for B2B marketers. More than 450 B2B marketing professionals gave their input to this study.

A B2B Email Pre-Flight Checklist

The Point

Earlier this month I presented a standing-room only session at the B2BMX Conference in Scottsdale on key principles of B2B email creative. A #B2B Email Pre-Flight Checklist Click To Tweet. The post A B2B Email Pre-Flight Checklist appeared first on The Point.

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27 Amazing Facts about B2B Content Marketing

Act-On

Check out these 27 amazing facts about content marketing and how they impact your marketing and your B2B business this year. Content Marketing

COVID-19 and B2B Marketing: How Plans Have Changed in 30 Days

Webbiquity

The team at B2B Marketing Zone recently published a report, How COVID-19 is Impacting B2B Marketing. The biggest change in responses from B2B marketers between March 24 and April 23, unfortunately, was the expected decline in marketing budgets.

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Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

112 Google Ads Callout Extensions Examples for B2B Advertisers

KoMarketing Associates

Google Ads extensions are a no brainer when it comes to adding extra information and benefits to ad copy in search engine marketing campaigns. 26 Examples of B2B Callouts for Products. 27 Examples of B2B Callouts for Software. Up-To-Date Market Data.

CCPA: What B2B Marketers Need to Know

The Point

and other recent regulations (CAN-SPAM, CASL), CCPA is something that every B2B marketer needs to understand and prepare for. Any company that does business in California, markets to California residents, or has annual gross revenues in excess of $25 million, is subject to CCPA.

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Survey: B2B Marketers Juggling Multiple Top Objectives

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers look to reach out to both prospects and existing customers on a regular basis, new research shows that they in fact have a wide range of priorities to juggle. Display advertising, direct marketing, and paid search are becoming less of a priority for B2B marketers.

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B2B Marketing in Pandemic Times: Here’s What to Do NOW (Research)

Webbiquity

As the COVID-19 pandemic grinds on, B2B technology buyers are adjusting to a new (hopefully temporary) type of “normal.” That’s where opportunity lies for B2B marketers today. Conditions are changing quickly, and marketers need to keep up.

Survey: 42% of B2B Marketers Admit Marketing Efforts Not Fully Personalized

KoMarketing Associates

Despite the benefits associated with delivering a personalized customer experience, new research shows that not all B2B marketers have developed plans to do so. About 55% believe that marketing personalization leads to higher rates of sales conversions and future growth.

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Best Practices for Marketing Database Cleanse

Finding a vendor to cleanse and optimize your marketing database can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. Download the eBook to get the most out of your database cleanse and find an appropriate vendor for your B2B marketing objectives.

B2B Ecommerce Marketing Benchmarks and Best Practices

KoMarketing Associates

Marketing for B2B ecommerce gets almost no attention. B2B ecommerce” barely registers compared to the volume of searches for “ecommerce.”. B2B ecommerce marketing dwarfs B2C ecommerce. B2B ecommerce marketers know what a powerhouse B2B ecommerce is, of course.

What Are Experts Prioritizing in 2018 B2B Marketing Budgets?

KoMarketing Associates

Instead of planning for 2018 when you’re already starting it in January, the most prepared B2B marketers already have priorities identified and plans for execution come January 1. We reached out to B2B marketers across different industries and asked them the following question: What are B2B marketers prioritizing in their 2018 budget? This includes account-based marketing and expanding their pipelines. Elena Britton , Head of US Marketing, Indusa.

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How to Improve Your B2B Content Marketing

B2B PR Sense

B2B content marketing has become a mainstay in many businesses. The same can be said of content marketing. With that in mind, let's examine content marketing as a whole and see what common mistakes people make and how to address them. Create an Email Marketing Strategy.

How To Appear in Google Featured Snippets: 5 Tips for B2B Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

As a content marketer, I see these as empty plots of prime real estate calling my name. If you’re unfamiliar with what I’m referring to, let’s take a look at what appears when we search “what is B2B content marketing?” “Google it.”

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

How B2B Tech Marketing on Twitter is Changing (Research)

Webbiquity

Twitter and LinkedIn remain the top two social networks for B2B marketers. Twitter offers some specific capabilities (such as lists ) that make it uniquely valuable for B2B companies. ” For the most part, B2B marketers aren’t abandoning Twitter, nor should they.

Three Top Challenges for B2B Tech Marketers

Webbiquity

If your team is like most B2B marketing groups, you’ve likely faced one or even all of the challenges below. While offline channels (print, radio, direct mail) are still used, marketing dollars are increasingly moving online. Marketing and sales not working together.

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5 B2B Marketing Best Practices Proven to Drive Results

KoMarketing Associates

There are many elements that influence a successful B2B marketing strategy – your unique industry, target audiences, brand strength, budget and more. Additionally, the landscape is constantly changing due to technological advances, new generations of buyers, and other market forces.

Our Top Takeaways From This Year’s B2B Marketing Exchange

Influitive

Last week, Scottsdale, Arizona was abuzz with more than 1300 B2B marketers eager to get inspired by some of the industry’s best and brightest. This year’s B2B Marketing Exchange did not disappoint! The event featured some great keynotes and workshops spanning topics including, how B2B brands can harness the power of fandoms, how to connect. The post Our Top Takeaways From This Year’s B2B Marketing Exchange appeared first on Influitive.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Survey: Customers Still Consuming a Wide Array of B2B Marketers’ Content

KoMarketing Associates

B2B marketers now offer a wide array of content, and new research shows that this may be helping customers and prospects make decisions during the buying process. FocusVision recently surveyed 243 marketers to understand the role and types of content used within the buyer’s journey.

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Report: Video Marketing and ABM Remain Popular Among B2B Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

As 2019 continues to roll on, new research suggests that video marketing and account-based marketing (ABM) strategies will grow in prominence, specifically among B2B marketers. Marketers and Adopting New Trends in Strategy.

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How to Optimize Your B2B Marketing Program During COVID

KoMarketing Associates

The post looked at how digital marketing agencies were dealing with the current crisis and what tips they might have to help others weather the storm. What can our clients, and other businesses be doing to optimize their existing digital marketing programs during this time?

How B2B Marketers Should Think About Uncertainty

Biznology

We B2B marketers had our plans all worked out. All in-person events have been canceled, from B2B conferences to trade shows to you name it. Can you shift your B2B sales funnel to digital? MarketingIt wasn’t long ago when everything seemed manageable.

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Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. The primary takeaway? Forrester found only 1.2% of companies achieved a score indicating maturity in data management practices. However, organizations are fighting back - and winning.

Content Marketing And Local SEO For B2B Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Is there an intersection between content marketing and local SEO for B2B businesses? The post Content Marketing And Local SEO For B2B Marketing appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

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61% of B2B Marketers with a Content Marketing Strategy Have Seen Improved Performance

KoMarketing Associates

More B2B marketers are finding opportunities via content marketing , but new research suggests that they still face challenges when it comes to achieving their top objectives. That being said, B2B marketers still face a number of challenges when it comes to content.

How Important Is Automation in B2B Sales?

Webbiquity

Online sellers automate their marketing emails, pricing, restocking, even their PPC advertising. But automation is just as useful in the world of B2B sales. But this isn’t generally the case for B2B purchases: those take a lot longer to conclude , and there are two reasons for this.

Top Trends in B2B Marketing

Biznology

Our latest webinar interview is about B2B marketing with expert Ruth Stevens. So marketing behavior has to keep up! Mike Moran interviewed marketing consultant and author Ruth P. Stevens about the key B to B marketing trends you need to pay attention to right now.

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2018 B2B Marketing Mix Report

B2B marketers like you contributed their insights to Sagefrog’s annual B2B Marketing Mix Report, a valuable asset in planning your marketing strategy for the year ahead

Do B2B Marketers Really Lag Behind B2C Marketers?

KoMarketing Associates

B2B marketers get a bad rap. If you do a search for “B2B versus B2C marketing,” you’ll immediately see a bunch of articles about how B2B marketers “lag” behind B2C marketers. Then you’ll find more articles about how “B2B marketing is boring.”

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5 Necessary Skills For Writing B2B Content

KoMarketing Associates

Earning the attention of your audience or prospects in today’s digital age is an around-the-clock responsibility for businesses of all shapes and sizes, including B2B. B2B marketers are looking to partner with content creators to bring their businesses to new heights.

Full Potential B2B Marketing

Fusion Marketing Partners

B2B Marketing B2B Sales Business to Business Marketing Marketing StrategyThe beginning of a new year is always a great time to evaluate the results of the previous year and […].

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How to Utilize B2B Email Marketing to Scale-up Your Business

SendX

Did you know that, on average, B2B email campaigns have a 47% higher CTR than B2C campaigns? So, if you’ve been waiting for a sign to help you decide whether or not you should use B2B email marketing to boost your business, this might be it.

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How COVID-19 is Impacting B2B Marketing Plans

Speaker: Tom Pick, Chief Digital Marketing Consultant, Webbiquity

B2B Marketing Zone and Tom Pick, a well-known B2B Marketing expert, recently conducted a survey of over 450 senior B2B marketing professionals about the impact of COVID-19 on their B2B marketing plans. The results were not surprising in some areas, but were very surprising in others. Don’t miss this webinar, where Tom will share findings from the survey, from additional market input, and from the audience. By registering, you will get access to the full survey report.

Report: B2B Marketers Seeing Strong Business Value in Event Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

There are many avenues marketers can take to reach out to their target audiences, but new research suggests that event marketing may be one of the more efficient tactics. In addition, B2B marketers are finding more success with event marketing than their B2C counterparts.