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5 Great Email Salutation Examples (And 3 Not-so-great Ones)

SendX

Learn the best practices of email salutations and get inspired by 5 great email salutation examples and 3 not-so-great ones to start your marketing emails.

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What is the Value of Written Content in Marketing?

Marketing Insider Group

Content marketing is still one of the most popular marketing strategies available, but with the rise of social media and visual forms of content, written content seems to have fallen out of fashion. In this era, it’s easy to underestimate the power of written content, but it’s still an incredibly valuable resource for certain applications.

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The Marketing Book Podcast: “The Content Entrepreneur” by Joe Pulizzi & Friends

The Forward Observer

The Content Entrepreneur: Critical Strategies to Accelerate Your Success As a Content Creator by Joe Pulizzi and Friends About the Book From “The Godfather of Content Marketing” comes business-changing insights from 33 experts on how to build a content business. In this comprehensive guide for serious content creators, you’ll find critical strategies to accelerate your success as you move from content creator to content entrepreneur.

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Frontline Empowerment: A Customer Experience Revolution

CMSWire

Frontline workers shape customer experiences but often lack support. Centralized data and smooth transitions empower them to enhance satisfaction and loyalty. Continue reading.

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How to Leverage Behavioral Science Insights for Direct Mail Success

Speaker: Neal Boornazian, President and Nancy Harhut, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer - HBT Marketing

Direct mail has consistently remained a powerful tool in the marketer's arsenal, but in an age of digital dominance, its effectiveness hinges on the strategic integration of behavioral science. 💡 When you incorporate powerful behavioral science principles into your direct mail marketing strategies, you can prompt the hardwired decision-making shortcuts your audience relies on — and that automatically unlocks new avenues for engagement, conversion, and brand loyalty.

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Dynamic Email Content is What Customers Crave: Here’s How To Deliver

Salesforce Marketing Cloud

What you’ll learn What is dynamic email content? First- and zero-party data is more important than ever Popular types of dynamic email content Dynamic email content can be done simply How to give email subscribers what they want Customers don’t want to feel like just another number to your brand. Going with a generic “ batch and blast ” email marketing strategy is sure to land you in the customer’s filters — or worse, having them unsubscribe.

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HubSpot’s Content Hub: How does it impact marketing’s future?

Martech

Having spent more than a decade working with tools like HubSpot, I’ve seen how powerful these platforms can be for marketing and sales growth. But the launch of HubSpot’s Content Hub in April 2024 brings some new things to the forefront. This new platform component packs a lot of opportunity into one area — in theory, it makes creating and managing content easier.

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Making the Business Case for Clear and Concise Writing

Acrolinx

Unlocking the power of clarity in writing: Discover the art of making a compelling business case for prioritizing clear content. The post Making the Business Case for Clear and Concise Writing appeared first on Acrolinx.

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HG Use Case: Tracking Tech Installs to Unlock Opportunities

HG Data

Tracking tech stacks, installation, and usage rates with the HG Platform In this step-by-step video, Henry Hedeen, Partnership Manager, shows how the HG Platform allows you to track technology usage across geographies down to the specific product level to reveal competitive and complementary opportunities! This video walks you through the capabilities of one specific aspect […] The post HG Use Case: Tracking Tech Installs to Unlock Opportunities appeared first on HG Insights.

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Design 101 – Creative Hacks from the King of Canva

Oktopost

Sam Tyrrell rose to the title King of Canva at AlixPartners, and he’s joined us Behind the Post to reveal his expert hacks and quick tips to help you create masterpiece designs on Canva. Listen to the Podcast: Or subscribe on Spotify , Apple Podcasts , or YouTube Watch the live recording: Episode Summary With no experience in design, Sam rose to the title of King of Canva at AlixPartners and went Behind the Post to tell you everything you need to know to master Canva yourself.

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Sales & Marketing Alignment: How to Synergize for Success

Speaker: Carlos Hidalgo, Co-Founder & CEO of Digital Exhaust, Author, International Keynote & TEDx Speaker

Recent research shows that only 50% of B2B organizations state that they have good alignment between their marketing and sales teams. This lack of alignment tremendously impacts the ability to meet business goals, and is a limiting factor for building and maintaining customer relationships. While many B2B organizations continue to struggle with aligning their marketing and sales teams, they can take practical steps to unify both teams and simplify their overall approach.

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5 Different Ways to End a Marketing Email

SendX

Try these 5 ways to end a marketing email and grab attention, boost engagement, influence your audience’s response by making them take action.

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Stop! Or go directly to email jail

Martech

I live in Texas, where the highway speed limits are more like minimums than maximums. Our interstates could pass for the Indianapolis 500 (AKA the “Idiot 500” here in Dallas). I contribute to this fast-moving culture because if you obey the law, you’ll get run over. The other day, I was cruising down the highway at traffic speed (at least 20 MPH over the posted limit), and I got pulled over.

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Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on Emerging Technology 2024

Thinkers360

Here’s the Thinkers360 annual leaderboard for our top 50 global thought leaders and influencers on Emerging Technology for 2024. Congratulations to all our Emerging Technology influencers who participated! Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on Emerging Technology 2024 2024 Annual Ranking Find and work with the World’s Premier B2B Thought Leaders, Advisors, Analysts, Authors, Influencers & Speakers (100M+ followers combined).

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The Right Way to Use Colons and Semicolons

Acrolinx

Everyone needs a punctuation refresher once in a while. This post will explain everything you need to know about the right way to use colons and semicolons. The post The Right Way to Use Colons and Semicolons appeared first on Acrolinx.

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WorkCast's Ultimate Webinar Handbook 2024

Elevate your webinar game with WorkCast's Ultimate Webinar Handbook! Packed with insights from our seasoned webinar experts, this comprehensive guide is your go-to resource for mastering the art of B2B webinars. Learn the fundamentals, from defining webinars to exploring their benefits and diverse use cases. Discover the key elements of running a successful webinar, avoiding common mistakes, and making your sessions more engaging.

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Why Holding Attention Isn’t a Worthwhile Content Strategy Anymore

Content Marketing Institute

OpenAI’s many recent missteps devalue the currency brands should prize over anything else — trust. Here’s how to seize the kind of opportunity OpenAI appears willing to squander.

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5 Reasons Why Your ABM Campaign Can Fail

Envy

We know Account Based Marketing (ABM) works, and studies back it up– companies are observing 84% pipeline growth and 77% revenue growth. But the harsh truth is, some ABM campaigns still fail and they do so spectacularly. Worry not, as we might know how to avoid it, and set you up for success.

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Salesforce Einstein: A deeper dive into data, personalization and Copilots

Martech

Salesforce launched a collection of new, generative AI-related products at Connections in Chicago this week. They included new Einstein Copilots for marketers and merchants and Einstein Personalization. To better understand, not only the potential impact of the new products, but the evolving Salesforce architecture, we sat down with Bobby Jania, CMO Marketing Cloud.

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How real brands use social intent data to drive business success

Oktopost

Understanding social intent data has become crucial for B2B brands looking to leverage their online presence for tangible business outcomes. With 75% of B2B buyers actively searching on social media for solutions, it’s clear that social media holds valuable insights into your audience – you just need to unlock them. Your key is social intent data, and it’s easier to collect than you think.

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The Top 3 Tips for Writing Successful White Papers

In the B2B marketing toolkit, white papers can be a powerful option for reaching decision-makers and experts, presenting them with interesting information that improves their perception of your organization's competence and thought leadership. That said, a poorly executed whitepaper will not only be unable to influence your desired audience but will also come with significant costs that other assets won't incur.

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Frontline B2B Marketing: Hype or Reality?

CMSWire

In B2B marketing, aren’t we all responsible for buyer audience engagement and pipeline and revenue? Continue reading.

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Coca-Cola Focuses Lens on Innovative, Lower-Budget B2B Content Play

Content Marketing Institute

Coca-Cola didn’t design its new content platform for beverage consumers. It launched Coca-Cola Lens for the restaurants and retailers who sell the products. Find out why this new initiative deserves attention from all B2B marketers.

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User Experience & SEO Checklist for Website Optimization

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SEO and user experience go hand-in-hand. By providing both new and recurring visitors with a seamless and pleasurable website experience, you can naturally improve your SEO, which will increase your visibility on SERPs (search engine results pages).

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Salesforce piles on the Einstein Copilots

Martech

In a flurry of announcements today, Salesforce announced AI-powered Einstein Copilots for marketing and merchants, building on the Copilots for retailers and shoppers announced earlier this year. The Copilots are built on the Einstein 1 platform, can communicate with each other (bringing marketing and commerce closer together) and have full access to Salesforce Data Cloud. “Welcome to the AI enterprise,” said Ariel Kelman, Salesforce President and CMO, in his keynote at Salesforce Co

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21 Advanced ChatGPT Prompts To Take Your Social Media to the Next Level

Upgrade your social media game with our in-depth playbook: "21 advanced ChatGPT prompts for social media managers". These powerful prompts are tailored to supercharge your content creation, strategy development, and results analysis. Say goodbye to writer's block and hello to endless creativity as you effortlessly generate engaging posts, come up with original strategies, and optimize your social media performance - all in a fraction of the time.

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The power of social intent data for revenue growth with Colin Day

Oktopost

Marketing leader Colin Day, Managing Director, EMEA, at Oktopost and recipient of LinkedIn’s Transformation Partner of the Year award at LinkedIn’s 2024 Marketing Partner Awards stops by the podcast in episode #145 to unravel how marketing leaders can effectively identify and capitalize on social intent signals to improve lead generation, customer engagement and ultimately impact revenue.

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18 Most Common Advertising Techniques That Work

Bannersnack

10 minutes read We live in a fast-paced world in which advertisers race to keep up with consumer behavior and trends. The collective attention span has drastically decreased in the last few years due to digital information overload. Consequently, more and more consumers are becoming immune to ads. Nowadays, crafty designs or short videos often prove to sell better than the traditional 30-second ads.

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How To Use Content Curation To Deliver Fresh Ideas Without Added Resources

Content Marketing Institute

Let other publishers create the new content. Then, your brand can curate it into valuable, relevant, and helpful content for your audience. It’s a good strategy to grow your content collection without any additional investment.

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Customer Experience Strategies: (Good) Friction Is Great for CX

CMSWire

Friction isn't always bad for CX. Learn how good friction can create memorable experiences and improve customer satisfaction. Continue reading.

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Are Your Impact Comms Resonating With Stakeholders?

Whether your organization is at the start of its sustainability and impact journey or years into it, many brands share a common concern: the uncertainty of whether they are sending stakeholders mixed messages. Creating content that speaks to your audience's “love language” can be a tricky dance. But, worry not! 3BL has put together tips to ensure that your content not only finds its rhythm but also resonates with your target audiences.

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B2C marketing automation: The tools, tactics and prerequisites for success

Martech

B2C marketing deals with consumer purchases, which means B2C marketers are targeting individuals or small groups of people who make purchase decisions. High-end consumer purchases, like automobiles and home improvement projects, will bear some resemblance to a B2B engagement because of their cost. But generally speaking, a couple considering a B2C purchase will have an easier time coming to a decision than a business buying group with varied wants and needs in a B2B setting.

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How Professional Services Firms Can Navigate Today’s Buyer Journey

Engagio

Learn how to guide prospects to clients with data-driven insights, personalized messaging, and omni-channel strategies. Transform your marketing today!

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Account-Based Marketing Benchmarks: Measure and Optimize ABM Success

Only B2B

Account Based Marketing (ABM) is the strategic approach used to identify and engage specific high-value accounts. It requires close collaboration between marketing and sales teams to deliver tailored, personalized experiences and ultimately convert targeted accounts. To sum it up: “Don’t count the people you reach, reach the people that count.” David Oglivy Although this quote isn’t directly about ABM, it perfectly captures its essence.