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Tomorrow People opens NYC Office and appoints US Managing Partner

Tomorrow People

Tomorrow People is happy to announce the opening of a United States office in Manhattan, New York City following the acquisition of notable US clients amid a growing demand for global B2B content marketing programs. Press Release USA

Moving Beyond Vanilla CSR Stories: How Symrise and Investis Brought Sustainability to Life

Content Standard

Brands today are using CSR stories, details about responsible supply chain management, and socially friendly policies to differentiate their position in the marketing—and storytelling is helping them do so in unexpected ways.

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Why customer advocacy should be at the heart of your marketing

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Are you connecting with and empowering your customer advocates? If not, you should. Here’s why. Customer advocacy marketing programs help you increase revenue by improving customer acquisition and retention (and they’re your bes source of leads). Because you’re helping to encourage and motivate happy customers to speak about you positively to others. And delighted customers are your most powerful hidden sales force.

What’s the Twouble with Twitter Marketing?

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

By Mark Schaefer. My very wise friend Jay Baer wrote a thought-provoking post entitled Is Twitter in 2017 even worth the trouble? He points to research citing incredibly low brand engagement rates and suggests that perhaps Twitter has become a marketing afterthought.

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The AdRoll Guide to Account-Based Marketing

Personalize your marketing to convert your highest-value accounts.

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Give Your Content Marketing a Boost With Social Keywords

Modern Marketing

Keywords have long been the foundation of every content marketing strategy. Knowing the words and phrases that your audience is using to search for information helps guide your content creation efforts, and land a position at the top of search results.

What Marketers Can Learn from the Experiential Art Craze

Content Standard

For weeks, I tried to score tickets to the experiential art event of the year in Washington, DC. I failed miserably. Released in limited batches once a week, the free tickets to “ Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors ” at the Hirshhorn Museum disappeared in seconds.

Straight talk on being a social media consultant

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

By Mark Schaefer. Nearly every week I mentor some young person who wants to start a career as a social media marketing consultant. I’m happy to help but unfortunately find myself bursting a lot of bubbles of overly high expectations.

What Should Your B2B Blog Post Be About When You Have Nothing New to Say? What Would Mr. Ed Do?

MLT Creative

For anyone not old enough to remember the television show from the sixties, Mr. Ed would never speak unless he has something to say. He probably wouldn’t blog either. That would be a mistake, and I’ll explain why.

Effective B2B Marketing Content That Will Lead to Sales Growth

Effective marketing content leads to increased sales productivity, more revenue, greater marketing effectiveness and stronger alignment between marketing and sales.

How Frequently Should I Publish on Social Media? A HubSpot Experiment

Hubspot

Social media can be an overwhelming place -- even for the experts. Which networks should they use, what should they write, how frequently should they post, and does the time they post really matter?

The Real World: Marketing & Sales Alignment

Modern B2B Marketing

This is the true story…of two organizational functions…picked to share an office (work together)…and produce results…to find out what happens…when marketing and sales stop pointing fingers…and start getting aligned… The Real World: Marketing & Sales Alignment.

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The Case for Bylines: Why “Posted by Admin” Does You No Favors

Content Standard

Truth: Many early news sources didn’t include a contributor byline because the anonymity made the newsroom seem bigger than it really was. Presenting readers only a story title before diving in was a way to say, “We have tons of qualified journalists, you wouldn’t even understand.

Storytelling Will Never Work Without This One Thing

Type A Communications

September 14, 2017 by Carla Johnson Twenty years hasn’t faded Jayson Zoller’s memory much. At least when it came to one of his biggest learnings. When Jayson was in college, read more.

Stop Killing Your Content: 3 Reasons Your Content Falls Flat

Each year B2B organizations spend more than $5.2 billion on content creation.

Creativity vs. productivity: AI to the rescue

Biznology

Throughout my career, I have noticed a tension between creativity and productivity. In my more productive times, I’m checking off items in my to-do list one at a time. For each item, I have a clear understanding of what I need to do. I can simply do it.

5 Ways the Chatbot Has Surpassed The Enterprise Computer From Star Trek

Modern Marketing

If you grew up watching Star Trek, you know about the Enterprise's computer. With the simplest voice command: “Computer”, anyone on the ship could ask a question and get an immediate reply. The answer didn’t come in the form of a computer printout or on a screen.

Top 8 Mistakes People Make with Marketing Automation

B2B Marketing Insider

There is no definitive ‘right’ way to achieve success through marketing automation, but there certainly are quite a few wrong ways. I’ve compiled a few of the top marketing automation mistakes people make. Make sure you aren’t making any of them! Being inorganic One of the primary dangers of marketing automation is also one […]. The post Top 8 Mistakes People Make with Marketing Automation appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

Is Snapchat Marketing in Trouble, or Did the Platform Just Grow Up?

Content Standard

It wasn’t long ago that Snap was being hailed as Facebook’s greatest challenger. After turning down its rival’s offer to acquire the company for $3 billion just a few years ago, the company behind Snapchat was valued at more than $40 billion earlier this year.

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Engagement Insights Easily Delivers Marketing Metrics You Care About

Act-On

Act-On Engagement Insights offers easy-to-use templates to better understand your marketing metrics. Reports & Analytics b2b marketing metrics data analysis data insights data reporting insights marketing analytics marketing insights marketing metrics metrics reporting

The Millennials Are Here: Your Move, B2B Marketers

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The Internet Had a Busy Week. Here's What You Missed.

Hubspot

The drama of this week’s Apple event is hardly over. Despite many of the announcements having been leaked in the days leading up to it, the tech world is still positively a-Twitter about what was unveiled, and what will come of it.

Televerde’s Michelle Cirocco Appointed to Advisory Board of Arizona State University’s Center for Services Leadership

Televerde

(September 14, 2017 – Phoenix, AZ) – Televerde , the global demand generation company, today announced its affiliation with the prestigious Arizona. State University Center for Services Leadership (CSL).

Flip My Funnel - Guide To B2B Account Based Marketing

As modern B2B marketers, we have been lucky enough to witness some of the most dramatic shifts in marketing strategies and technologies.

Considering a Change of Brand Story? Here’s What Geek Culture Can Teach You

Content Standard

Have you heard about this change of brand story? There’s a man who travels through time and space in a box—except when he’s not traveling through time or space, and except when he’s not a man. But he’s been doing it for 54 years—except when he wasn’t on air.

10 Customer Retention Influencers You Should Be Taking Notes On

B2B Marketing Insider

Here’s your virtual pat on the back for focusing on customer retention. You’re in the minority, my marketing friend. Most brands are still focusing more on acquisitions despite the fact that it costs 7 times more to acquire a new customer than it does to keep an old one. Have you yet determined, what are the most […]. The post 10 Customer Retention Influencers You Should Be Taking Notes On appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

Basic Attention Token looks to re-invent online advertising

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

By Kiki Schirr, {grow} Contributing Columnist. if you can’t see the video above, click here: Basic Attention Tokens Video. By Kiki Schirr, {grow} Contributing Columnist.

B2B content marketing sans budget or bandwidth – hmm!

Exo B2B

You’ve heard a lot about B2B content marketing. You’ve read that it has to be researched, strategized, developed, optimized and promoted. Oh, and why not do an overhaul of company culture while you’re at it, turning internal experts into regular content contributors.

Lead Generation Checklist

You spend a lot of time, energy, and money doing lead generation to capture leads but it's how you manage them that makes the difference between success and failure.

What You Can Learn From My 5 Job Search Mistakes

Modern B2B Marketing

Job searching is never easy. Many people would even say that it’s harder than working. While you’ll likely be on the hunt many times in your career, it doesn’t have to be so laborious.

Fast Talk and Funny Names: How Pharma Marketing Is Working to Repair Brand Trust

Content Standard

Before you continue to read ahead, please note that reading this article about pharma marketing is only a part of a whole therapeutic treatment for your brand, and should only be considered part of a whole treatment plan from your content marketer.

7 Baidu SEO Fundamentals B2B Marketers Need to Know

KoMarketing Associates

As of June 2017, there were 751 million internet users in China and 81.1 percent were search engine users. As one of the most important digital marketing practices, search engine optimization is essential to a B2B company’s success in China’s online marketplace. Baidu continues to dominate the search engine space in China and as such, companies need to know the best practices of Baidu SEO.

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Seven Ways Cohort Analysis Can Optimize Company Performance and Results

Webbiquity

Guest post by Dan Schoenbaum. Businesses are constantly in search of useful tactics that improve their brand’s performance and bottom line. Cohort analysis, often overlooked, is proven to yield insightful information and actionable advice to improve conversion rates, engagement and revenue. Kissmetrics says examining overall results lumps together information from new and old users masking valuable details needed for strategic decision making.

A Content Formula for Complex B2B Organizations

Content Marketing is essential for anyone who wants continued success and growth.