7 Ways to Create More Interesting Content for Your Blog


Talk to any person serving on the front line and you’ll find that not only do your customers have questions relating to your products – they have lots of them. Creating engaging, interesting content is a top priority for marketers, yet only 30 percent say they are effective at it.

Top Instagram Influencers


10 People Who Built (or Strengthened) Their Personal Brand Using the Small Screen. Forrester found that engagement rates on Instagram are almost 58 times higher than engagement on Facebook and 120 times higher than Twitter’s.

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Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: Forrester announces Sales Enablement.

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Thursday, September 09, 2010 Forrester announces Sales Enablement Conference focused on Selling into the New Economy We were excited to hear that Forresters first Sales Enablement Conference will be focused on Selling into the New Economy. according to Forrester.

Marketers Have Gained Their “Seat at the Table,” Now it’s Time to Prove Why They Deserve it

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They will explore these challenges and leave with insights into how to simplify marketing and deliver personalized customer journeys that result in the creation of ideal customers. by Kevin Akeroyd | Tweet this The onus is on us.

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The Challenges in Adoption of Marketing Technology « The Effective.

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The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking The Challenges in Adoption of Marketing Technology A recent webinar hosted by Neolane, “ Crack the Code – Getting C-Suite Buy-In for Your Marketing Tech Purchases &# had a very interesting presentation by Suresh Vital from Forrester Research.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011


Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers. Dave offers “25 ideas for ways you can get value out of Twitter, with a mix of business and personal focus,” such as meeting new people, staying on top of the news, influencing the influencers, and re-purposing content.

Insights Drive Better Customer Experience

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During this time, Forrester found that those companies who performed poorest in the Customer Experience Index also performed poorest in terms of stock performance. Do you see a greater need for personalization? Jamie is an active blogger and tweets under the handle @ collsdad.

Advocates and Influencers: Differences, Uses, and Red Flags

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As an notes, “An Influencer is someone who, either through their professional or personal brand, has a large following or audience on their blog and/or social media accounts, such as Facebook and Twitter.

The State of the Blogosphere 2010

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Personally, I believe the answer lies in the nature of circumstances. This year, the team dove deeper into the blogs with a focus on female bloggers and mobile blogging. To begin, let’s take a look at the residence of bloggers worldwide.

30 Books to Help Make You a Better Marketer

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It is the marketer’s answer to the challenge they face in the Engagement Economy and it’s the ability to deliver personalized and connected messaging at scale and creating authentic relationships with your customers to drive the idea of wantedness. It’s that time of year!

73 Experts Reveal B2B Marketing Trends to Leverage in 2017


While account based marketing, interactive content , personalization, native advertising, and automation are just some of the hot trends that look set to continue into the new year, there are some new kids on the block. Personalization. Freelance Content Creator / Blogger / Copywriter.

40 Awesome Marketing Tweets From 2011

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from one of my favorite bloggers, @ leeodden [link] | Great post! RT @ billrobbSAP @ forrester Study of Social Network Use by Age Group [link] | some kids still read newspapers? Here is Forrester B2B Technographic link [link] from @ bengrossman #smplus.

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Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

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54 Content Marketing Stats to Guide Your 2018 Strategy


Only 55% of bloggers update old posts. Takeaway : SEO, email marketing and influencer outreach remain the three most common ways for bloggers to get traffic to their site, but paid promotion has skyrocketed almost 400% since 2014. . .

13 Famous (and Must-See) Marketers at Dreamforce

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They are book authors, analysts, top bloggers, world-renowened speakers, and more. Lori Wizdo, Forrester Research, Inc. About: Principal Analyst at Forrester Research focusing on Technology Marketing. by Maria Pergolino Dreamforce is packed with big names.

How to Write Your First Blog Post

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I’m no seasoned blogger by any stretch of the term, but I thought I would share what I learned during my experience and how I got over my fears and published my first blog post. Forming a post around your opinion and personal perspective on a matter makes for a perfect first blog post.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010


70% of bloggers are organically talking about brands on their blog, and 38% of them post brand or product reviews. 35% of bloggers are professional journalists. Frequent best-of contributor Brian Solis shares stats from Technorati showing that nearly half of all bloggers are U.S.-based,

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3 Business Blogs with Proven ROI from Industrial Companies

Industrial Marketing Today

Rick Short , Indium’s Marketing Communications Director and the chief corporate blogging strategist, manages 73 blogs written by 14 in-house bloggers, all engineers. A business blog is an important and integral component of inbound marketing.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise


Senior Analyst at Forrester ( @TomGrantForr ) “You don’t build a community. Blogger for Huffington Post and @op_editorial , Marketer, Do-Gooder, Master Surfer! His blog also includes a beautifully written personal account of the night the Berlin Wall fell.

Understanding the New Roles in Marketing


In 2011, Forrester released a report called " The Rise of the Chief Customer Officer." And research shows that personalized marketing leads to more customer conversions than generalized communications. "Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes."

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The Contently Interview: Scott Brinker on the Pitfalls and Promise of Martech


There is a big portion of martech today premised on the idea that increasingly targeted analytics and greater personalization is really the best way for marketing to improve its effectiveness. There’s a space between those two models that bloggers can jump in the middle of.

The Rise of the Content Marketer « The Effective Marketer

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So while adding another person to your marketing budget may seem tricky at first, maybe you don’t have to hire an additional person (although for larger organizations that should definitely be the case).

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Is Your Social Media Strategy Dynamic?

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According to Forrester’s newest B2B Social Technographics ® numbers, fully 100% of business decision-makers use social media for work purposes. Even though 62% of marketers blog or plan to blog in 2013, only 9% of US marketing companies employ a full-time blogger.

Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: Diametrically Opposed Forces: Selling.

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Frugalnomics in Full Effect: Forrester and Gartner. Forrester: Understand and Drive Outcomes for Sales. Powered by Blogger

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

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So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. Also, some bloggers (including Ari Herzog and Valeria Maltoni ) don’t favor including tweets as comments, since they are not true “comments.&#

Top 25 Articles and 8 Topics in B2B Marketing for March 2010

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It pays to provide Support with Social Media - Buzz Marketing for Technology , March 23, 2010 In a recent Forrester Report on “ Customer Experience Pays Off as Social Media reduces Obstacles for Real Change ” they have really nailed down the argument I have been making over the last year about why Support is the single best place to build your business case for Social Media. Relevant blogs can drive targeted direct traffic from the blogger’s social media sphere of influence.

17 Compelling and Highly Usable B2B Marketing Statistics

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Corrected now :) 4 days 10 hours ago More tweets » This blog reflects the personal opinions of individual contributors and does not represent the views of Futurelab, Futurelabs clients, or the contributors respective employers or clients.

Integrate Social Networks with your Corporate Website with ‘Social Sign On’

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Plus, building in some checks to the login process should further help keep personal information in sync. "We briankissel OpenID is currently being used by Google, Yahoo, AOL, MySpace, Flickr, Blogger, France Telecom, Telecom Italia, NTT Docomo, Yahoo Japan, Mixi, Hyves, and others.

Top 32 B2B Marketing Posts and Hot Topics of Social Media Forecast

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In the end, you knew if you had briefings with Yankee Group, Gartner, Forrester, Jupiter and Meta Group, you had your bases covered. But it’s not enough just to support bloggers. Unfortunately, we all don’t have the time and money to spend traveling to conferences to see them in-person. Best of B2B Marketing. April 2010. Great stuff this month in the world of B2B Marketing. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

Grow Your Wiki

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Forrester. guest blogger. I’m the first-ever guest blogger for the Wikinomics Blog , and will be writing a four-part series over the next several weeks. About. Services. Contact. Archives. 21 days of wiki adoption. 9rules. adsense. advertising. analysis. Apple. Atlassian.

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Email Design Review Gallery « The Effective Marketer

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Picture of speaker gives it a personal tone. The picture of the speaker gives it a personal feel. What I Don’t Like: The ‘download’ button with the Forrester logo on top and right next to the image looks a bit out-of-place, maybe it’s just me?

Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: Social Media ROI a Requirement for 2011

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Frugalnomics in Full Effect: Forrester and Gartner. Forrester: Understand and Drive Outcomes for Sales. Powered by Blogger

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Best of 2009: Social Media Marketing, Part 1


Another noteworthy post from this publication is Facebook is a Personal CRM for Baby Boomers , in which Daniel Flamberg reports on an Accenture study showing that in early 2009, “boomers posted a 59 percent increase in use of social networks; a rate of adoption 30 times faster than any other age group.&# Forrester: B2B Marketers Need To Keep Up With Business Technology Buyers On Social Media by Forrester Research.

Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: Do White Papers Still Engage? They do if.

The ROI Guy

How do you connect with buyers and make sure your message resonates to them personally? One way to overcome these issues is via Interactive White Papers - by creating content that is dynamic, adaptive and personalized in real time , fundamentally changing the way white papers engage buyers.

Need to Know Where to Go for Marketing and Sales Insight? Come to The Blog Tree

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Every blogger has some kind of blog roll, but without guessing from the names or clicking through each and every one listed, it’s challenging to know what you can learn from them and what value they provide.

Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: Net Present Value (NPV) Savings Defined

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Frugalnomics in Full Effect: Forrester and Gartner. Forrester: Understand and Drive Outcomes for Sales. Forrester and IDC think Sales Enablement is a Big. Lack of ROI Measures Threatens Marketing Budgets Strong IT Spending Growth Predictions from Forrest.

Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: Tech Marketers May Need to Rethink.

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Frugalnomics in Full Effect: Forrester and Gartner. Forrester: Understand and Drive Outcomes for Sales. Powered by Blogger

Crunchy, salty, nutritious news & views on B2B marketing for technology companies | Velocity - the B2B marketing acceleration agency for technology companies

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Being… Read more… Doug Kessler | November 25th, 2008 | no comments Spamalot to the Holy Grail: a personal email journey Are you a spammer? Here’s a snippet: If your goal is to generate… Read more… Roger Warner | April 4th, 2008 | one comment The power of “You&# : the 2nd person singular in B2B copywriting Most B2B technology copywriting is so boring because its so neutral.

3 Steps to Improve Lead Nurturing With Content Mapping


Pam is a marketing communications/social media manager and freelance blogger who loves Boston, photography, charity events, sushi, wine, and the Red Sox. This is a guest post written by Pam Sahota.

Best of 2009 (So Far): SEO Guidance, Part 2


Blog SEO Tips: Top SEO Mistakes to Avoid by Blogsessive Alex Cristache details five common SEO mistakes bloggers make that cause their sites to fare more poorly than necessary in search engine rankings. He also quotes a finding from Nate Elliot of Forrester that there are "an average of 4.7