Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

They’ve adapted to using online social networks (namely LinkedIn) to identify passive candidates in the last few years and it’s serving them well. ” Leave a comment (or subscribe) to a blog about IT recruiting. Inbound Leads. Inbound Leads.”

16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity

As winter comes to an end, so too does the Winter Wonderland of Marketing Stats series that’s been running here over the past few months. This final installment covers some fascinating though sometimes contradictory and confusing stats about business blogging and the value of marketing.

[Infographic] 10 Ways to Generate More Leads from Your Business Blog

The Point

The social media landscape is littered with business blogs that, on the surface, do everything right. Most of those same blogs, however, do little to generate leads, subscribers, or any other kind of measurable engagement or ROI.

Optimizing Your WordPress Business Blog

Industrial Marketing Today

However, none of that can happen until you drive lots of interested traffic to your business blog. Optimizing (SEO) your business blog is critical because it allows your target audience to find you in search engines and attract traffic.

3 Business Blogs with Proven ROI from Industrial Companies

Industrial Marketing Today

A business blog is an important and integral component of inbound marketing. As a result, many of them either ignore blogging as a marketing strategy or wait until their competition launches one. Exhibit #2: Indium Corporation Blogs.

33 Business Blogging Statistics

Zoominfo

If content is king, consider your blog its throne. In the B2B space, consistent blogging can have a huge impact on the success of your business—i.e. If your company isn’t blogging—it’s time to start. Check out these numbers: 33 Business Blogging Statistics.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity

Sure, teenagers spend a lot of time on YouTube, but did you know that three-quarters of business executives watch work-related online videos weekly? companies now use social media for marketing (though the figure varies widely based on size of company)?

B2B Lead Generation Using a Business Blog

Industrial Marketing Today

In order to satisfy the demands of the C-suite, the marketing department usually provides easy-to-measure metrics like traffic, page views, time spent and number of leads captured. And the tug-of-war between sales and marketing continues. Good luck in getting your blog project approved.

How Social Media, Content Transform Marketing from Expense to Investment

Webbiquity

Sales leads generated through inbound marketing–the combination of content marketing, blogging, social media, website chat and SEM–cost 61% less than those produced through traditional demand generation techniques (e.g.,

Inbound Marketing Analytics 101

The Effective Marketer

With “ An Introduction to Inbound Marketing Analytics “, you get an overview of what to measure and why. Especially useful for small companies and those who are just starting out with their marketing programs and need some help identifying key metrics, the eBook is packed with good advice. Inbound Marketing Analytics Overview. In the eBook you will see metrics for the following marketing tactics: Social Media. Email Marketing.

Industrial Companies Underuse the One Social Media Tactic with Proven ROI

Industrial Marketing Today

Social media usage by industrial companies has received some coverage lately. I’ve read two different survey studies about how companies within the industrial sector use or plan to use social media. The study done by GlobalSpec reported “Only 22 percent of industrial companies use Twitter, which reflects its low value among engineers as a social media resource.”. The Semplice study reports “44% of companies surveyed had blogs.

Why Business Blogging Works

Hubspot

Every month, I run a new hire training class on blogging. While many of the people in that class know why blogging is important for business growth, I''m supposed to teach it as if that''s not the case. First, let''s get on the same page about what a blog is. Blogging

Business Blogging: Boosting Your Financial Institution's Organic Traffic

SmartBug Media

Is business blogging a part of your financial institution’s marketing strategy? If the answer is no, keep reading to learn how blogging can help drive traffic to your website. The History of Blogging. The concept of blogging was introduced in 1994, when a college student wanted to publish his writing online. Justin Hall created a simple site that shared links and photos, and there we had it—the first “blog.” What Is Business Blogging?

New Features Added to B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer

Webbiquity

Several great new features were recently added to the B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer by co-founder Tony Karrer. Topics on B2B Marketing Zone include social media , inbound marketing and business blogging.

Industrial Blogs for Lead Generation Using Inbound Marketing

Industrial Marketing Today

If you are an industrial or a manufacturing marketer, you know all about the constant pressure of generating high-quality sales leads. There are three key ideas in the headline of my post – 1) Industrial blogs, 2) Lead generation and 3) Inbound marketing.

What Exactly Do You Do?

Webbiquity

” the delightful Shelly Kramer asked me when I met her recently face-to-face for the first time, at a Minneapolis internet marketing event. And thanks as always for reading the Webbiquity blog. “So—what exactly do you do?”

What Is Business Blogging? [FAQs]

Hubspot

We recently published a blog post answering a common but nuanced question -- " What Is a Landing Page? ". to someone just getting started with inbound marketing. For instance, business blogging. What''s the difference between regular blogging and business blogging?

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Social Media with Email Marketing – is it the Super Combo?

Industrial Marketing Today

Home Marketing Matters About Contact B2B Marketing Store Company Website Social Media with Email Marketing – is it the Super Combo? This long time staple has become the Rodney “No Respect&# Dangerfield of B2B and industrial marketing.

How to Make Your Business Blog Be All It Can Be

Industrial Marketing Today

Home Marketing Matters About Contact B2B Marketing Store Company Website How to Make Your Business Blog Be All It Can Be by Achinta Mitra on May 3, 2010 in Industrial Marketing & Web 2.0 , Industrial Marketing Blog Remember the U.S.

Inbound Marketing Lessons From Social Media Examiner

Hubspot

How can you use content marketing to grow your business? Social Media Examiner founder Mike Stelzner joins HubSpot CMO Mike Volpe in a discussion on building a loyal following leading to business growth. Nothing remains still in the world of business.".

Social Media and B2B Marketing Do Pair Well

Industrial Marketing Today

Just this week, I received two invaluable reports with charts and graphs to answer many of the questions that B2B marketers have about using social media. Don’t forget to check out Social Media Success Summit 2010. What Do You Make of Social Media?

Is Blogging Right for my Business? The Benefits of a Business Blog

NuSpark

The strategy of blogging, especially from a b2b perspective, can be somewhat misunderstood. So I thought I’d raise the question on the benefits of blogging to the NuSpark Marketing content alliance team, and get their reaction to the following question. “I’m I’m not convinced a blog is right for my business, plus I’m concerned over time and resources. Give me some reasons how a blog on my site can contribute to lead generation and business growth”.

Blogs and Social Marketing in the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry

Industrial Marketing Today

Even though the companies that operate in this sector are well-known global brands, they are not exactly forward thinking online marketers who use business blogs and social media regularly. Blog posts: Facts on the hydraulic fracturing process (ExxonMobil).

Have Digital Marketing and Social Media Killed the Industrial.

Industrial Marketing Today

Home Marketing Matters About Contact B2B Marketing Store Company Website Have Digital Marketing and Social Media Killed the Industrial Sales Job? And digital marketing and social media are as disruptive as they come. Bernard Martin´s last blog.

4 Tips for a Successful Inbound Marketing Strategy (+ Webinar)

Leadspace

Whereas outbound marketing focuses on cold calling and making outbound interactions to bring in potential customers, inbound marketing is quite the opposite. Instead of outreach to actively generate awareness of your business, you go about it more passively. Marketing

Social Media Marketing Terms – 45+ Terms Explained and Simplified

Magisto

If you’re working in marketing, chances are you are continuously dealing with either a team that works on social media, or you, yourself are working with social media sites and social media tools on the daily. As fun as it is, social media is also a very technical field, with codes and words of its own. For that reason, we have compiled the most used social media marketing terms in one glossary. Social Marketin

5 Family Law Marketing Ideas That Won’t Break the Budget

Go Beyond SEO

Marketing can divert resources and costs for a family law firm. These five ideas will be marketing a much easier process. You could be losing business when potential clients come to your website simply by misrepresenting yourselves or not having accessible information.

What the Future Holds for Business Blogging

Hubspot

Lately, the whole marketing community is abuzz about content. Content is a necessity for any successful inbound marketing strategy, and with more and more marketers creating it, it''s becoming increasingly difficult to stand out from the barrage of content out there -- a lot of which is, well.

How B2B Buyers Have Changed- and the Role of Content & Social Media

NuSpark

They resent and ignore interruptive marketing approaches such as advertising and cold calling. Marketing’s role is growing through the addition of what I call ‘sales enablement’ activities. These are primarily online pull tactics (including inbound marketing, content marketing, SEO and social media). With social media, buyers can reach out to colleagues, experts, peers, etc. That means social media. Content Social Medi

5 Family Law Marketing Ideas That Won’t Break the Budget

Go Beyond SEO

Marketing can divert resources and costs for a family law firm. These five ideas will be marketing a much easier process. You could be losing business when potential clients come to your website simply by misrepresenting yourselves or not having accessible information. 57 percent of users say they won’t recommend a business with a poorly designed mobile site. To learn more about SEO and why you need it, you can read our last blog. Lawyer Video Marketing.

How Blogs Help Manufacturers Enter New Markets

Industrial Marketing Today

The current economy and a global supply chain have forced many manufacturers to reevaluate how they do business these days. Traditional sources of new business – word-of-mouth referrals and repeat business from existing customers have slowed to a trickle for many of these industrial companies. They now find themselves in uncharted waters where they have to think of and appreciate marketing as something more than mere sales support.

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4 Business Blogging Best Practices

Hubspot

Great business blogs have to walk a fine line: they have to create value for current and prospective customers while at the same time supporting a strategy that provides business growth. The media business online is about impressions and clicks.

Law Firm Marketing 101: An Essential Guide for Family Lawyers

Go Beyond SEO

Check out this guide on law firm marketing. Why are your competitors getting more business than you are? One of the most effective ways to build your practice is to have the right digital marketing strategy. After all, 85% of people hit the internet when they’re looking for local businesses, so a strong online presence goes a long way. For a more effective and revenue-boosting strategy, check out these law firm marketing tips. Know How to Use Social Media.

An Open Letter to the Anonymous Unfulfilled Social Media Strategist

Hubspot

Yesterday, an anonymous social media manager wrote a piece for Digiday on their growing frustration with their role and the larger social media industry as a whole. Anonymous social media marketer, this letter is for you. Social Media

Megaposts vs. Themed Blog Series – Which Draw More Traffic?

Webbiquity

Or do busy professionals really prefer “content snacking” to a big sit-down meal of information? Let’s say you’re a Facebook marketing expert, for example. The megaposts: 103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014).

Before and After: The Transformation of One Business Blog

Hubspot

Our marketing agency Revenue River''s blog was boring. As an inbound marketing company that specializes in creating custom, beautiful websites for our clients in HubSpot’s COS, we were embarrassed when we looked at our blog compared to the designs we had implemented for others.

Retrofitting Blogs and Converting Industrial Websites into Blog Sites

Industrial Marketing Today

I am seeing more manufacturers and industrial companies willing to try inbound marketing with content. They all want to either add a blog to their static industrial websites or convert them into dynamic blog sites. Retrofitting a blog into an existing site is quicker and less expensive than recreating the site on a blogging platform. However, a blog site with a fully integrated blog has many advantages over the retrofit option.