B2B Email Marketing: Batch and blast, mobile and other challenges

B2B Lead Generation

I asked Matt Bailey, President, SiteLogic ; Christopher Donald, CEO and Lead Strategist, Inbox Group ; and Loren McDonald, VP Industry Relations, Silverpop , about comparing “batch and blast” email strategies against some of the more targeted and personalized email approaches. At the same time, they are being told to get away from the traditional “batch and blast” or “spray and pray” efforts. So they still live in the batch and blast world, and it can be very effective.

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What is an Email Blast?


For many email marketers, one email strategy manages to prove itself both effective, but also cringe-worthy at the same time–the email blast. The tips below help internalize your email marketing intentions from the start and ensure that your next email blast will a) get delivered b) convince your recipients to take action. The post What is an Email Blast?

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Why Email Blasts Should Be a Relic of the Past


They’re called email blasts. Why Brands Shouldn’t Send Email Blasts Anymore. Your audience and ISPs will consider your email blast spam, which will dismantle your deliverability. Sending email blasts back to the past.

Blast Off of the Sales Tech Stack: An Interview with Holger Schulze


Holger Schulze is an experienced B2B tech marketer and advisor for SaaS, marketing / sales automation and cybersecurity vendors.

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Seven Things Marketers Need to Know About Lead Generation

Speaker: Douglas Burdett, Host of The Marketing Book Podcast, Founder/Principal of ARTILLERY

Instead of finding customers with mass advertising and email blasts, marketers must now focus on being found and learn to build continuous relationships with buyers.

Business Blogging: Blast Past the Blunders

Writing on the Web

Here’s how to bust out of blog oblivion: Blogging 101: 6 weeks to Confident Blogging with the Queen of WordPress, Suzanne Bird-Harris. The latest survey of small biz professionals revealed most people struggle with “ Time :&# 72% say they don’t have enough time to update their blog.

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“Blast” and 4 Other Words That Don’t Belong with Email

Modern Marketing

by Christina Pappas | Tweet this A recent post on Topliners sparked a lively discussion on the term “email blast.” In the modern email marketing world, blasting has no place in our vocabulary. No buyer wants to get “blasted.” So we have hit them, blasted them, pushed them and now we are going to e-shoot them? ” In short, it’s old, stodgy and ineffective.

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The B2B Guide to Email Marketing (Live Email Blast Examples)

Directive Agency

From initial outreach emails to promoting content and limited time offers with email blasts, you have options. The next section covers 3 email blast examples that we really love here at Directive. 3 Email Blast Examples to Blow You Away. Email Blast Example #1: Uber.

Blast Off: The Internet of Things Is Headed to Mars

Content Standard

The post Blast Off: The Internet of Things Is Headed to Mars appeared first on The Content Standard by Skyword. Today, Mars is the next frontier for space exploration, and NASA plans to send astronauts to the Red Planet sometime in the mid-2030s.

Listen to Your Customers! Mobile Is Not a Medium for Blast Marketing


So, how do you see the difference between personal engagement and blast marketing on a mobile device? Mobile Is Not a Medium for Blast Marketing was posted at Marketo Marketing Blog - Best Practices and Thought Leadership. | [link] The post Listen to Your Customers!

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Nobody Wants to Get [Email] Blasted: The Story Behind the Song


The song I wrote, “ Nobody Wants to Get Blasted ,” was sparked by some of these ideas: Batch and Blast: It ’ s Old School. Gone are the days of batch and blast! ” Bottom line: nobody wants to get blasted. Less blasting — more engaging!

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Blast From the Past: 7 Websites That Were One Thing, But Now They're Another


Once upon a time, back in 2005, there lived on the internet a website called YouTube. It's a name that, today, many people recognize as a video-sharing website -- and much more -- that's owned by Google. But over a decade ago, YouTube wasn't what it is today. In 2005, YouTube was a dating site.

Bridging the Gap Between Onsite Content and Social Media Engagement


Step 2: Blast Your Facebook Messenger Contacts with Your Content. The term I use is “chat blasting,” and if you can get over the unfortunate violent connotations, you’ll see the power behind the concept. Remember what an email blast is? The term “chat blast” almost does the same.

Don’t Let the Arctic Blast Freeze Your eCommerce Site in 2014


The post Don’t Let the Arctic Blast Freeze Your eCommerce Site in 2014 appeared first on Fathom. You might have on two pairs of pants right now, but that’s just because you’re smart. You’ve watched the weather forecast. You put on your long johns and got ready to face the subzero temperatures waiting outside your door. You should approach your 2014 marketing plan in the same way. We’ve got your online retail forecast right here. Read our list of the top seven forecasted trends for 2014.

Blast from the Past #4: 100 Best Free HTML/CSS Themes of 2014


Here we are again with part 4 of our series “Blast from the Past” By now, we have equipped you with a vast collection of 90 free carefully executed GUI sets, 100 icon packs and more than 100 free PSD website templates. With them, building up almost any kind of website, starting from sty.

6 Reasons Lead Nurturing Wins Over Email Blasts


Since then, I've learned how amazing lead nurturing is and how superior it is to outbound email blasts or even outbound email marketing's inbound sister, targeted mass email marketing. I wasn't always a lead nurturing fan.

The state of B2B marketing in Asia—moving toward digital


There is also a conservatism about changing to the new processes the new platforms require–it’s amazing how many companies still batch-and-blast their company newsletter sent from Outlook! While teaching in Hong Kong for the semester, I’ve had the chance to meet some very interesting people.

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Are LinkedIn Groups experiencing a crisis?


Avoid mass-blasting the same blog article, discussion title, and description to ALL of your groups. After all of the changes LinkedIn has made to groups, it’s no wonder LinkedIn users and social selling experts are questioning the value of LinkedIn groups for sales and marketing programs.

Blast from the Past #7: 100 Free Photorealistic MockUps to Win the Pitch


In a global marketplace with gazillions of website themes, app interfaces and print designs created by gifted artists, it is quite difficult to fight off the competition. Winning customers is becoming harder and harder. Impressing the online audience with a visually stimulating presentation that dem.

Lead Nurturing Generates Nearly 3X More Clicks Than Email Blasts [Data]


Lead nurturing emails get 4-10 times the response rate compared to standalone email blasts. Effective implementation of lead nurturing works, and it's a far superior way to move your leads through the sales funnel than general email blasts.

Using Webinar Metrics to Blast CRM Data to the Next Level


The post Using Webinar Metrics to Blast CRM Data to the Next Level appeared first on emedia. Webinars are a highly popular component of the digital marketing toolbox, but harnessing the rich customer data they yield is still a missed opportunity.

Should PRSA Sanction Public Relations Practitioners?

Marketing Craftmanship

Over the past decade, three developments have upset the already rocky relationship between PR and the press: Email, and “blast email” in particular, has become PR’s most frequently used communication device.

Are you nurturing just by blasting out email? Perhaps…

EMagine B2B Blog

In a word-association test, most of us would probably respond “email” to the prompt, “nurturing” (and vice-versa). It’s simply become kind of ingrained from years of B2B Web marketing practice. So it’s useful that Ardath Albee – posting on her Marketing Interactions blog – reminds us that just sending out emails is not necessarily nurturing: [.].

Quality Above Quantity: Debunking Data Myths: The Big List

Sales Intelligence View

Just who are you reaching with these blasts from data lists? All kinds of contact lists and databases are available online, promising to do the work for you by providing you a huge list of data to prospect.

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How to Prepare for Social Media Screw Ups

Sales Intelligence View

No matter your company’s level of participation on social media, you should have best practices in place to maintain your company profile and sustain sales strategies in the face of a social blast. Social media screw ups are inevitable, so what do you when one hits your brand?

Sales productivity through Intelligence: Making it Real

Sales Intelligence View

Your biggest advocates are the people you have already helped- and their impact may be greater than glossy new brochures or email blasts. Prospecting Sales Intelligence Advocates Brochures Email Blasts Golf Tournament intelligence Personal Connection Postcard quotes Real People Referral Relevance sales productivity Smiths Testimonial Truth Word Of Mouth

3 Ways to Make the Most of “The Year of Personalization in B2B Marketing”

Marketing Insider Group

Technology platforms are shifting their focus from mass email blasts to personalized communications that acknowledge the declared data given to […]. The marketing gurus have spoken, and 2019 is deemed “the year of personalization.”

That’s a Wrap! A Recap of the 2019 Cascade CMS Regional Training Conferences Tour

Hannon Hill

The team had a blast traveling to your cities to bring together our users for specialized training events Thank you to all our attendees of the 2019 Cascade CMS Regional Training Conferences Tour!

Take your Network of Brand Advocates Global with Localized Marketing


While email blasts tend to go out to thousands of people, The post Take your Network of Brand Advocates Global with Localized Marketing appeared first on Influitive. The old Dale Carnegie adage is true: “Remember that a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” People thrive on personalization—the feeling that something is special and unique to them—and this is especially true in business.

B2B Business Blogging Tips: How to Generate More Leads and Sales Opportunities

Marketing Insider Group

It’s simple, cost-efficient, and a nicer way to drive traffic to your website than traditional interruptive marketing tactics like email blasting. In the age of content marketing, blogging has fast become one of the most effective ways to market your brand.

How to Spot a Tactical Marketer

Marketing Insider Group

Tactical marketers are everywhere – cloaked in their favorite colors from the branding guidelines, blasting the database while crouched behind a promising mission statement.

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Content Marketing Magic – Inspiration, Strategy and Customer Obsession


I think this is a challenge for many organizations who are subscribed to old school batch and blast principles of marketing, but understand the value in editorial content. Blog Amanda Batista content marketing content mission customer obsession Oracle Eloqua tentents of modern marketing

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Ideas to Increase Email Campaign Open Rates


Companies inundated their industry with endless email blasts in […]. There was a time when companies treated their email marketing and online newsletters as a numbers game. More email recipients presumably meant more online lead generation.

What motivates more: positive or negative feedback?


Often, a sustained blast of it is all we need to kickstart a. It keeps you up for 24hrs straight completing a passion project without checking the clock. Come Monday morning (when you need to nail down that boring PowerPoint), it’s floated into the stratosphere… Motivation. It’s a powerful beast. Backstage

Good To Great – Marketing Nation #mktgnation- Team ReachForce!


We’re slammed but having a blast answering your questions. We’re so excited to have our booth at the Good to Great Marketing Nation event going on now. Come chat with Team ReachForce!! We have a giveaway every hour – just take our survey!

How Personalized Emails Improve Customer Success and Loyalty


Cold emails copied and pasted from generic templates, email blasts from companies you never subscribed to, promotions from companies you bought from that one time seven [ ] Customer Success customer experience customer success best practices email marketing

Email Marketing: 3 simple steps for building customer personas

B2B Lead Generation

Byron explained how his organization transformed from batch and blast email sends to persona-driven campaigns.