Bidding Fond Farewell to BtoB Magazine

Paul Gillin

I was sad to learn this week that BtoB magazine , which has existed under various brands for nearly 100 years, will be swallowed by Advertising Age at the end of the year. I have worked with BtoB for nearly seven years, publishing about 120 columns and articles during that time.

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10 BtoB Marketers Predictions for 2010

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for BtoB for marketers next year? Here are 10 concrete ways I think the environment in which BtoB Marketers operate will evolve in 2010.

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10 BtoB Marketers Predictions for 2010

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So that begs the question - what’s on the horizon specifically for BtoB for marketers next year? Here are 10 concrete ways I think the environment in which BtoB Marketers operate will evolve in 2010.

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BtoB 2010 Lead Generation Guide

B2B Lead Generation Blog

BtoB Magazine just published their 2010 Lead Generation Guide. BtoB: 2010 Lead Generation Guide The guide contains information about trends, expert columns, market statistics and vendor lists. I recommend you check it out.

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BtoB 2008 Lead Generation Guide

B2B Lead Generation Blog

B2B Marketers are increasingly emphasizing lead generation and as a result, BtoB Magazine just published their inaugural BtoB 2008 Lead Generation Guide today. I highly recommend you check it out. It has a lot of studies, expert columns, market statistics and vendor lists that are worthwhile. Also, I wrote a guest column on Putting the human touch back into lead generation for the guide

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Alinean recognized by BtoB Magazine’s as one of Top Agencies for 2011

The ROI Guy

With the economic recovery in 2010, top advertising firms and interactive agencies were finally able to report the return of healthy growth, according to BtoB Magazine's 2011 Top Agency Report.

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Brilliant Marketers at BtoB Magazine's NetMarketing Breakfast

MLT Creative

BtoB Magazine’s NetMarketing Breakfast in Atlanta. For the tenth year, BtoB Magazine hosted the NetMarketing Breakfast, this time, at Atlanta’s Four Seasons hotel.

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9 Key Points & Action Items from BtoB Magazine’s Social Media Report

KoMarketing Associates

BtoB Magazine ‘s latest report on B2B social media marketing provides further support and insight into the strategies, applications, and challenges marketers face. As B2B marketers work on refining 2012 strategic marketing initiatives, social media has become a central focus.

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Near Boston or New York City? Get up to speed on BtoB marketing automation on your way to work

Sales Lead Insights

To quickly get up to speed on BtoB marketing automation and the benefits it may bring your company—and to learn about some fast, easy and affordable ways to put it to work—please join us for this Executive Breakfast Briefing: What BtoB marketing Automation is all about, and why you should care.

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Word-of-mouth marketing gets BtoB people buzzing

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Main | Research confirms that B2B Companies Continue to Struggle with Lead Generation and Follow-up » Word-of-mouth marketing gets BtoB people buzzing I just heard that I was quoted in BtoB Magazine on word-of-mouth marketing (WOM).

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Lead Generation for the Complex Sale Listed Among BtoB Magazine’s Best Marketing Books

B2B Lead Generation Blog

B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book. FREE E-Book 8 Critical success factors for lead generation Just tell us where to send your FREE updates Subscribe in a reader Podcast Feed Subscribe via iTunes Recognition Thanks for Reading!

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BtoB Leading Edge Virtual Event: 3 Key Marketing Takeaways

Modern B2B Marketing

The bi-annual BtoB Leading Edge Virtual Event is one of the best thought leadership events for marketers focused on driving leads and accerlerating deals for their company. BtoB Leading Edge Virtual Event: 3 Key Marketing Takeaways was posted at Modern B2B Marketing - Marketo Best Practices Blog. | [link]. I learned alot at the event, but also had some fun. In our booth we had lots of people play our online marketing game modelled after You Don’t Know Jack.

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Report: Trade Shows Generate Highest Quantity & Quality of Leads

The Point

Based on responses from more than 200 BtoB marketing professionals, it provides useful insight on the types of demand gen programs and content that are trending in the marketplace.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: White Papers and Lead Generation, Key for BtoB Marketers

B2B Lead Generation Blog

« Webinar: A Multimodal approach to Lead Nurturing for Complex Sales | Main | How to Become a Thought Leader and Attract Customers » White Papers and Lead Generation, Key for BtoB Marketers Complex sales cycles make the development of multi-modal marketing strategies critical.

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Social Media Does Not Influence B2B Buyers

Digital B2B Marketing

That was the headline on the first page article when BtoB Magazine landed in my inbox last week. Research Social Media B2B social media BtoB Magazine IDC valueAccording to new research from IDC, only 18.6%

B2B marketing insights overheard at the ANA/BtoB conference

EMagine B2B Blog

“We are cutting anything that is not measurable and doesn’t demonstrate immediate return.” – Phil Clement, Global CMO, Aon Corp. insurance brokerage) “We have had some significant cuts, but instead of cutting across the board, we are focusing on our customers and are optimizing dollars toward what is most effective.” – Linda McGovern, Director of Marketing, USG Corp. [.].

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79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity

BtoB Magazine ). BtoB Magazine ). BtoB Magazine ). Marketing Research Social Media Marketing BtoB Magazine Facebook inbound marketing Jeff Bullas Mack Collier MarketingProfs Pinterest Social Media B2B social media facts social media statistics 2012 social networking

B2B Marketers Are Turning Away Prospects

Digital B2B Marketing

Content Demand Generation BtoB Magazine content marketing IDC inbound marketing lead generation SiriusDecisions webcast white paper

BtoB Leading Edge: 10 Sharp Tips taken from the Cutting Edge Demand Generation Virtual Conference

Modern B2B Marketing

Yesterday’s BtoB Leading Edge, Demand Generation in the Digital Age was a great way to make sure your organization’s demand generation programs are best-in-class.   I think this may have been because BtoB’s Twitter account is newer and has less of a following, and because they did not promote the event hashtag very much before the event.

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2013 B2B Content Marketing Awards

The Effective Marketer

In the October edition of the BtoB Online Magazine, a series of companies were showcased in what they call the 2013 Content Marketing Awards. For the list of all winners and original article from BtoB Online, go to [link]. Content Marketing awards b2b btob online content marketing

2013 B2B Content Marketing Awards

The Effective Marketer

In the October edition of the BtoB Online Magazine, a series of companies were showcased in what they call the 2013 Content Marketing Awards. For the list of all winners and original article from BtoB Online, go to [link]. Content Marketing awards b2b btob online content marketing

5 Stories About EU Privacy Rules: A Daily Roundup

Modern Marketing

BtoB Magazine kept it short and sweet with a quick review of what the law entails, and mentions less stringent laws are being batted around by US politicians. Digital Marketing AllThingsD BtoB Magazine cookies data Dennis Dayman Eloqua EU EU privacy directive EU privacy law EU privacy rules European Union explicit opt-in Media Week online advertising online tracking opt-in opt-out PCWorld privacy ZDNet

The Danger of Email Marketing Benchmarks « The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Inquiry management and search marketing strategy

B2B Lead Generation Blog

to Generate and Follow Leads » Inquiry management and search marketing strategy BtoB Magazines Carol Krol interviewed Kevin Lee, executive chairman of Did-it Search Marketing on "Effective Search Strategies."

B2B Lead Generation Blog: E-mail and the phone have high response rates, DMA report finds

B2B Lead Generation Blog

B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book. FREE E-Book 8 Critical success factors for lead generation Just tell us where to send your FREE updates Subscribe in a reader Podcast Feed Subscribe via iTunes Recognition Thanks for Reading!

Deconstructing a Quota

Modern B2B Marketing

B2B Sales btob sales Demand Generation sales leads sales quoteby Fergus Gloster The best time to start discussing quota and pipeline with a salesperson is at the interview stage, not after the salesperson has started in the company.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Telemarketing big with Xerox

B2B Lead Generation Blog

A recent BtoB Magazine article by Carol Krol, " Copy this: Telemarketing big with Xerox " shows that, although the phone may not be as buzz worthy as other lead generation tools, it remains the backbone to successful lead generation.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: 10 things marketers will focus on in 2005

B2B Lead Generation Blog

B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book. FREE E-Book 8 Critical success factors for lead generation Just tell us where to send your FREE updates Subscribe in a reader Podcast Feed Subscribe via iTunes Recognition Thanks for Reading!

Create More Content--With Less

The Content Factor

A new survey from Genius.com and BtoB Magazine is quoted in MarketingProfs (" B2B Marketers Struggle with Changing Roles "). The toughest part of a B2B marketer's job? 73% say: doing more with less.

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B2B Marketers Unsure of Twitter Effectiveness

NuSpark

BtoB Magazine, a national trade journal, recently conducted a survey of 400 B2B Marketers, and found that half of them were dissatisfied with the return on tweets. That’s despite the fact that 70% of them spend less than 30 minutes a day managing their tweet stream. To its enthusiasts, however, Twitter is a powerful channel. The [.].

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Take Industrial Lead Generation up a Notch with Marketing Automation

Industrial Marketing Today

Marketing automation technology is one of the areas where B2B marketers will increase spending in 2014 according to an article I read in the September 16 issue of BtoB Magazine. [.]. This is only a content summary. Please click on the headline to read the full article. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.]. Industrial Lead Generation Industrial Marketing Automation HubSpot marketing automation Measuring ROI Pardot Prospect Profiling

Trends and Predictions On The Future of Content Marketing [Slides]

Marketing Insider Group

This week I presented at the BtoB Magazine’s Digital Live conference in New York. The move to customer-centricity will put tremendous strain on the promotional cultures and campaign mindsets at many large BtoBs ( Click to Tweet ).

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Enough is Enough. Or Is it?

The Content Factor

BtoB Magazine's recent article "When Enough is Enough" describes how Cisco Systems straddles the fine line between spamming its existing customers, and keeping Cisco top-of-mind.The article quotes John Coe, president of the Sales & Marketing Institute, on the role of content:In fact, Coe said, if your messages bring value to your customers—beyond your company's latest product offerings—there.

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B-to-B Marketers Will Press the "Reset" Button on Thought Leadership in 2010

The Content Factor

This week, BtoB Magazine published these two stories, and it is up to me to connect the dots.Public companies shedding b-to-b mediaIncompatibility with volatile ad cycles has big publishers selling off propertiesThe global downturn has underscored advertising's cyclicality, with ad pages plunging an average 30% this year. Custom content is up, and trade publications are down.

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How to Create Your Marketing Dashboard in Five Easy Steps

Opentopic

Opentopic blog >> marketingprofs.com Earlier this year, BtoB ran a story on the top anticipated trends for 2010. Once again, marketing accountability was high on the priority list. According to the article, “while proving ROI on marketing performance is nothing new, the recession increased the emphasis on accountability and analytics, and this will continue even as a recovery gets under. Marketing ROI Cmo marketing roi

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Thrilled to be Mentioned in the Company of These Phenomenal B2B Bloggers

Paul Gillin

I’ve also written extensively for BtoB magazine , but with the folding of that magazine into Advertising Age , I probably won’t be contributing there in the future. DNN (formerly DotNetNuke) has posted a listing infographic of the Top 10 Blogs Every B2B Marketer Should Read. I was stunned and thrilled to be included with phenomenal bloggers like Jeremiah Owyang , Seth Godin , Ann Handley and Brian Solis.

Online Advertising Ready To Takeoff In 2012

Marketing Insider Group

Then this week, BtoB Magazine released their “2012 Outlook survey” showing how online advertising is poised to see significant growth in 2012 as well. Earlier this week, I wrote about the multiple reports coming out that identify massive growth in mobile marketing ad spend and impressions.

Good Reads for B2B Marketing - Staple Yourself to a Lead

ViewPoint

Adding relevant content and extracting data can revitalize the tried-and-true tactic of e-mail marketing campaigns, according to a BtoB email research report “Email Marketing: An Established Channel Evolves.” Via BtoB Magazine.

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Is Google+ the place to be?

Crimson Marketing

I was recently interviewed by BtoB Online for an article about the growth of Google+ : Not all of us are aware, but Google+ is the second largest social media platform (after Facebook).

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I’ve Been Writing A Lot Lately, Just Not Here

Paul Gillin

Marketing’s big miss (BtoB magazine). Repackage (BtoB magazine). I only update this blog occasionally because most of my writing these days appears on other people’s websites. But my blog is still my home base.