New exponential publishing drives business growth and revenues

Biznology

How can publishers switch from being disrupted to exponential growth that disrupts others? Linear growth companies fall behind. As publishing turns fully digital, its companies face this existential threat: if you’re not an exponential competitor, you lose.

How to turn your business blog into a publisher

Biznology

Regardless of the products or services you sell, your goal likely boils down to one objective: solving customers’ problems. Since this single goal unites nearly all businesses, many companies have turned their business blogs into publishing powerhouses.

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Take leadership through exponential growth publishing

Biznology

How can publishers take back leadership from the tech giants, Google and Facebook ? Exponential growth publishing switches the paradigm from “corporate-first” to “people-first.” New on-demand capabilities like AI, voice interfaces, chatbots, and more make some companies leaders and others fade. What happens if publishers and media add a powerful “people-first” paradigm that “corporate-first” Google and Facebook find difficult to follow? Publishers win.

B2B Lead Generation: Publisher Programs

Digital B2B Marketing

Between $35 and $65 per registration according to statistics recently published by Madison Logic. Here are three alternative publisher lead generation programs you should consider: 1. Direct Publisher Buys. Need leads? It will cost you.

Lead exponential digital growth through publishing and advertising

Biznology

But publishers have declined because they lost advertising to the exponential growth platforms of Google and Facebook. A new 21st century digital growth paradigm is needed if publishing and media are to remain prosperous leaders. Lesson for Leaders.

9 Keys To Brand Publishing Success

Marketing Insider Group

And yet we continue to expect brands and publishers to engage with us directly. In order to save marketing, brands need to begin to think and act like publishers, putting promotional messages and interruption techniques aside and seek to connect with their audience through stories they love.

What the slow death of B2B publishing means for marketers

Chris Koch

It’s not that the journalists have gotten lazy; it’s a problem with the business model for B2B publishing. Today, publishers must substitute traffic quantity for quality of subscribers to get advertisers to buy. Existing customers are also looking for new ideas.

Flip yourself into leadership with exponential growth publishing

Biznology

Both people and companies need new disruptive options. . Lead this with an exponential growth publishing platform that people and companies need if they are going to rise again, to reach the top. Grow it until you lead the publishing industry. Lesson for leaders.

The Battle for Customer Attention Starts With Company Culture

Marketing Insider Group

But, in reality, marketing is actually a conversation that you the entrepreneur start by meeting your customers’ needs. It’s this forgetfulness that makes marketing look less like it’s about serving customers and more like it’s about (only) sales and advertising.

Singing the Customer Data Platform Blues: Who's to Blame for Disjointed Customer Data?

Customer Experience Matrix

I’m in the midst of collating data from 150 published surveys about marketing technology, a project that is fascinating and stupefying at the same time. Many surveys present a familiar tune: most marketers want unified customer data but few have it.

Medium for Publishers: What Media Companies Should Know

Hubspot

And now, the company is opening its doors to publishers who are seeking new opportunities to reach new audiences. The new platform gives media companies new tools to express their own identities on the platform. So why should media companies take note of this new opportunity?

How 3 U.K. Companies Became High-Class Publishers

Contently

brands may not see eye to eye on the proper use of the term “football,” whether one puts jam or jelly on toast, or the true definition of the word “pants,” companies from both countries can agree on the benefits of content marketing. While U.K. and U.S.

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

Hubspot

I analyzed HubSpot customer data for one week during the month of June -- comprised of a total of roughly 10K different accounts on each different platform, as well as 15K posts to Linkedin company pages, 25K posts to Facebook business Pages, and nearly 60K posts on Twitter.

How, And Why, You Should Calculate Customer Lifetime Value (CLV)

Act-On

The true value of a customer is not just the size of the deal. Instead, it should be calculated with other (more important) factors such as how long they are likely to remain your customer. What is Customer Lifetime Value? Are you finding your most valuable customers?

B2B Blogging Gets Publishing Discipline

Paul Gillin

It’s clear to me that the best B2B companies are taking their blogging to the next level. Another defined the blog’s mission as being “to provide actionable and thought-leadership content for customers and prospects on…topics the company’s product helps optimize.&#.

How customer-hero stories help you connect better

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Do you focus on capturing product stories or customer-hero stories? In this interview, we talk about the power of customer-hero stories to connect emotionally with buyers to facilitate their buying journey. Do the math on that for most companies: it’s a lot of money.

Three Requirements as Marketers, Agencies and Publishers Converge

Digital B2B Marketing

In April Crain Communications, the publisher of BtoB Magazine, announced the creation of CrainsSocial , a new marketing services group offering social media solutions to marketers. Business Strategy agency content marketing convergence marketing automation publisher

Connected consumption is the new customer experience (CX)

Biznology

When countless products and services become connected, personal customer-vendor relationships will be added. Each task and step will include new people-first automated conversations that replace searching, customer support, shopping, and e-commerce services like Amazon.

3 Insights to Help Build Your Unified Customer Database

Customer Experience Matrix

The Customer Data Platform Institute (which is run by Raab Associates) on Monday published results of a survey we conducted in cooperation with MarTech Advisor. All central customer databases are not equal. The most common answers are personalization and customer insights.

6 types of content your readers hate

Biznology

If you want to create the best content for your brand and to prevent alienating potential customers, avoid creating these six types of content. Before you publish a blog post or send a tweet, run the content by several people at your company.

Families of devices multiply publisher’s powers to control the world

Biznology

Customers are taken to a corporate-first future where vendors run the world and capture its wealth. Publishers have lost advertising revenues, content displays, and leadership. People do the thinking and decide their futures, with publishers assisting them every step along the way.

Why Publishers Are a Huge Threat to Ad Agencies

Contently

Every brand wants to be a publisher. Meanwhile, legacy publishers have started creating in-house studios, born out of journalistic roots, to meet branded content needs. R/GA is the first company to go the opposite way.”

Switch the user interface to accelerate growth and leadership

Biznology

If you switch the interface to user control, people will decide the fate of advertising and consumption, and your publishing or media company can grow from both advertising revenues and connected consumption transactions. Smart companies will satisfy you quickly without annoying you.

Continuously Acquire Customer Stories, Insights, and Ideas

Avitage

If content is the fuel for inbound marketing then customer stories or insights are the active performance enhancing ingredients. Well-developed messages targeted to address key buyer questions are better understood when contextualized with customer stories.

How We Grew Our Organic Traffic by 43% Without Publishing a Single New Blog Post

Hubspot

The best part is, we did it without publishing any new content, spending any more money on marketing or adding any additional resources to our team. We needed a lower cost solution to bringing in new customers. Regardless of your role in our company, you can participate.

Use Marketing Automation to Keep Customers and Expand Retention

Act-On

Increasingly, forward-thinking CMOs are extending its use to orchestrate the entire customer lifecycle, with particular emphasis on customer retention and expansion. Traditionally, the marketing function within most B2B companies is focused on demand generation,” says Mr MacMillan.

Here's Why Airlines Treat Customers Poorly

Customer Experience Matrix

Last week’s passenger-dragging incident at United Airlines left many marketers (and other humans) aghast that any company could purposely assault its own customer. As it happens, airline technology vendor Sabre published a survey of airline executives just before the event.

Publish or Perish and What It Means For CMOs

Modern Marketing

A staggering 93% of CMOs believe they need to become publishers. They hold this belief because " well organized and high quality content has become the fuel that runs modern digital, mobile and social marketing systems" according to a Forbes research paper entitled Publish or Perish.

Power to the Publishers: Content Is Going Full Throttle

Modern B2B Marketing

Technology leaders, including the likes of Google, Facebook, and Apple, are empowering publishers to reach even more of their audience, faster, with new product capabilities for content delivery.

Pega Customer Decision Hub Offers High-End Customer Journey Orchestration

Customer Experience Matrix

The Customer Decision Hub from Pega (formerly PegaSystems) is certainly mature: the product can trace its roots back well over a decade, to a pioneering company called KiQ Limited, which was purchased in 2004 by Chordiant, which Pega purchased in 2010. Pega positions Customer Decision Hub as part of its core platform, which supports applications for marketing, sales automation, customer service, and operations.

Survey: Brands Aren’t Ready to Commit to Native Publishing

Contently

The Guardian, which used to turn every piece it published into an Instant Article, is now completely abandoning the format. According to Digiday, other publishers such as the BBC, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and National Geographic have also scaled back their efforts.

How 6 Companies Use Content For Other Departments Besides Marketing

Contently

That deck from the account managers may be riddled with errors or stray from the company’s signature voice. Customer success. Regardless of industry, it’s critical for companies to master search. The same mindset applies for some tech-focused B2C companies.

22 Companies With Really Catchy Slogans & Brand Taglines

Hubspot

So if you're looking to get a little slogan inspiration of your own, take a look at some of our favorite company slogans from both past and present. Companies have slogans for the same reason they have logos: advertising. 22 Companies With Really Catchy Slogans & Taglines.

Marketing Performance Benchmarks for Software/SaaS Companies

bizible

In the past two months, we’ve published two channel benchmark reports to better understand how marketers are generating business and creating value. The benchmark reports cover AdWords and LinkedIn Ads , and break down their impact on the customer funnel.

The LinkedIn Publishing Platform Puts Power in the Hands of the B2B Buyer

KoMarketing Associates

This past month LinkedIn announced they will be opening up the ability for every user to publish their own content on LinkedIn, through individual profiles. Platforms and publishers like Linkedin realize (or are realizing) the influence they have in buyer markets.

Why account-based marketing is a game changer for Japan

Biznology

His new book, Ultimate B2B Marketing: ABM , was published only last week, and has already leaped to #1 on the Amazon Japan business book list. With what level of sophistication are companies in Japan practicing B2B marketing today? Do you have any plans to publish it in English?

How, And Why, You Should Calculate Customer Lifetime Value (CLV)

Act-On

The true value of a customer is not just the size of the deal. Instead, it should be calculated with other (more important) factors such as how long they are likely to remain your customer. What is Customer Lifetime Value? Are you finding your most valuable customers?

What Does a Content Marketing Strategy Mean for Industrial Companies?

Industrial Marketing Today

That’s very good advice but what does it really mean if you are on the other side of the table and are responsible for marketing your industrial company? I don’t want to overgeneralize the process of developing a good content marketing strategy because it varies from company to company. You are probably very familiar with the phrase “To succeed with content marketing, you have to think like a publisher.” You have the best solutions for your customers’ problems!

First Video in Business Benchmark Report: How B2B Companies are REALLY Using Video

Vidyard

From creative video marketing campaigns to explainers, video ads, webinars, video blogs, customer stories and more, video is now a critical asset within the modern marketing toolkit. So how, exactly, are B2B companies investing in video and how does that differ from their B2C counterparts?

8 Data Points about the Importance of Customer Experience

Paul Gillin

I was asked to prepare some background information on the importance of delivering a positive customer experience, and I thought I would share some of the research with you. How much does the market reward companies that deliver excellent customer experience?