Social PPC: 17 Tips for Successful Ads on Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook
OCTOBER 7, 2014
It seems only yesterday that “PPC advertising” was synonymous with Google AdWords. Foremost amongst the competition are the big three social networks: Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook, all of which, to varying degrees, rely on advertising to monetize their huge user bases.
Expand your Offer Strategy to Increase SEM Performance
JANUARY 13, 2017
However, by limiting paid search (SEM) campaigns (and social ads like LinkedIn also) to prospects who are ready to look at a product, marketers do themselves and their companies a disservice. If you expand your SEM offer strategy to include early-stage content, yes – you’ll generate a mix of leads and not just highly qualified demo-ready prospects – but, if you have the right nurture strategy in place, you’ll end up with many more qualified leads, and a greater ROI, in the long run.
102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)
JANUARY 2, 2013
Today’s most effective marketers are optimizing content across channels, coordinating search and social marketing activities with traditional PR, and measuring their web presence and performance with sophistication. and 23% share content on SlideShare. More content = more leads.
What is Social Media Marketing?
DECEMBER 2, 2014
Inbound Marketing — according to Wikipedia , “ Inbound marketing is promoting a company through blogs, podcasts, video, eBooks , Newsletters, whitepapers, SEO, social media marketing, and other forms of content marketing which serve to attract customers.”
10 Online Lead Generation Techniques for Professional Services
MAY 23, 2016
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) gives you the tools to match qualified clients with your online content. Many times, Pay Per Click (PPC) leads are of higher quality because the potential client is often searching for a specific solution. 8) White Papers or e-Books.
6 Tactics For Overcoming The High Cost Of Clicks In B2B PPC
DECEMBER 23, 2010
Home Members Only News Features Columns SEM SEO PPC Social Media How To Google & Search First Time Here? MEMBER LOGIN > | BECOME A MEMBER > Column: Strictly Business 6 Tactics For Overcoming The High Cost Of Clicks In B2B PPC Jun 8, 2010 at 9:05am ET by Andy Komack For anyone involved in marketing their B2B companies via paid search, it’s painfully obvious that the cost of clicks can be prohibitively high.
Retargeting; A Internet Marketing Tactic to Increase Conversions Rates & Leads
JUNE 9, 2012
For lead generation, conversion optimization, and lead nurturing strategies, retargeting may be the overlooked child, but there’s no question it can be very effective and an efficient tactic to bring prospects back to your website or content. Let’s talk retargeting.
How (and Why) to Integrate Social and Content Marketing Efforts
MAY 8, 2013
If we liken successful marketing to a flexible textile, we might say that content marketing and social marketing are the warp and woof of the final whole cloth. We’ll also show you how we at Act-On align overall marketing initiatives with content strategy and social execution.
57 Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Website
MARCH 21, 2011
Take a pad of paper and create a list of keywords, as well as two and three and four-word keyword phrases, that you believe are related to your business, products and services. Does the order of the content reflect the importance you intended things to have? Content.
Layered Approach to Digital Marketing Helps Deliver 33% More Leads for RM Hoffman
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
We added the Zoho CRM, Act-On marketing automation, LinkedIn marketing, web real-time chat, and a content marketing and social media plan which includes a blog and curated news site. Previously that had been done on pieces of paper. We’re doing content marketing.
Herding cats? The Hidden Costs of Multiple Marketing Tools
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
If you’re wondering how you stack up against your peers, here’s the research: A Winterberry white paper, Marketing Data Technology: Cutting through the Complexity notes that almost 52% of marketers typically use 5–10 marketing toolsets; 27.3% Does your brand look like one company on LinkedIn and quite another company on Facebook and yet something still different on your website?
New eBook: Pay-Per-Click for B2B Lead Generation; The Ultimate Guide to Paid Search
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
Are these B2B companies e-commerce or online catalogs, where a lead can be classified as a “request-a-quote” or are they complex products, meaning that multiple touch points via media and content have to occur before the prospect becomes a lead? Other PPC books focus more on ecommerce firms but not lead generation. Among the contents: Developing a search strategy via the buying funnel.
5 Steps for Crafting an Effective B2B SEO Blogging Strategy
APRIL 4, 2011
I am going to set up PPC for three senior living communities, all. Besides Google Adwords and Bing, what other major PPC sevices are. I am doing PPC for a franchised company with several locations. Encourage social sharing (Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1
NOVEMBER 28, 2011
” Nearly a quarter prefer video content to text. Content Sharing Trends in 2010 [Infographic] by Pamorama Pam Dyer reports on data from AddThis showing the top methods for sharing information from more than 300 options. just 4% contains links to non-blog corporate website content.
Finding The Right Calls-To-Action For Your B2B Website
DECEMBER 23, 2010
Home Members Only News Features Columns SEM SEO PPC Social Media How To Google & Search First Time Here? Top Content/Pages These reports show the most visited pages on your website, which gives insight into the topics your visitors and prospects find important. To access this within your own account, click on Content > Navigation Summary). If the white paper isn’t working, try hosting a webinar on the topic, or even offering a short video.
MAY 18, 2010
The content used to educate buyers of B2B products and services can be a very valuable asset when it comes to content optimization and acquiring leads via organic search. Some content types deserve focused keyword optimization and link building attention.
B2B Hubs Or PPC? Are All Leads Created Equal?
DECEMBER 23, 2010
Home Members Only News Features Columns SEM SEO PPC Social Media How To Google & Search First Time Here? MEMBER LOGIN > | BECOME A MEMBER > Column: Strictly Business B2B Hubs Or PPC? Both Pay Per Click Advertising (PPC) and Buyer Hubs/Lead Generation sites offer opportunities to cap the Cost Per Lead and gain some control (which is not as easy in other media, save Direct Response.) There is no ability to do that with PPC! ONE COMMENT ON B2B Hubs Or PPC?
Management Consulting: Preparing for Life After Referrals with an Integrated Marketing Strategy
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
Topping the list is SEO, web analytics, blogging, usability testing, white papers, social media (LinkedIn and Twitter) and email marketing. Advertising, either through banner ads or pay-per-click (PPC), trended toward the bottom of the list.
Focus on Content in B2B Marketing
Industrial Marketing Today
APRIL 26, 2010
However, to be successful with social media, you have to provide real value and that usually comes from great content. The old ways of pushing out content is no longer effective. Now, B2B content marketing’s agenda is to educate and inform customers and prospects.
The 4 Cs of Social Media
B2B Marketing Insider
SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
Content: in building strong customer relationships, you have to provide valuable information that meets your customer needs. In social media content is not necessarily about creating white papers or videos. Many college kids do not use Twitter or LinkedIn.
Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers
JUNE 30, 2009
Website Grader Badge Connect with Us HubSpot on Facebook HubSpot on Twitter InboundMarketers LinkedIn Group ProMarketers Facebook Group Subscribe to Blog RSS Want to share your Inbound Marketing advice with the community? ANY way that you put content onto the internet is a good thing.
Top 111 B2B Marketing Posts and 34 Hottest Topics for 2010
B2B Marketing Zone Posts
JANUARY 4, 2011
Do I Really Need a Content Strategy? Lead Gen Tips: Find LinkedIn Names That Aren’t In Your Network - Smashmouth Marketing , April 29, 2010. Top 10 Takeaways from the 2010 Content Strategy Forum - Content Marketing Today , April 30, 2010. Five Reasons You May Not Be Spending Enough on Content Marketing - Tom Pisello , November 29, 2010. How Do You Make Time For All This Content? What Goal is Your Marketing Content Achieving? Linkedin (1158).
5 Proven Steps to Creating a Lead Magnet That Attracts and Converts Prospects
MAY 15, 2015
Check industry and social media forums like LinkedIn Groups to see what prospects are talking about. Do you need to interview someone for a white paper or eBook? Continue to stay visible and engage your growing audience with educational and entertaining content.
Top 5 Social Media Trends For The B2B Marketer
B2B Marketing Insider
JULY 13, 2010
As user-generated content becomes a greater part of professional workflow, it is important for B2B marketers to understand not only where their customers are interacting, but also their motivations when they are consuming or participating in these communities.
Crunchy, salty, nutritious news & views on B2B marketing for technology companies | Velocity - the B2B marketing acceleration agency for technology companies
JUNE 22, 2009
Home > Our blog HOME | RSS FEEDS | SITEMAP | CLIENT ZONE | CONTACT US Our blog About Velocity Our clients What we do Who we are Recent posts The white paper is dead…or is it? I presented a webinar the other day where I stated that while white papers are still the staple of content marketing, they’re getting really stale as a communications vehicle for B2B. The book of the webinar of the movie: The Velocity B2B Content Marketing Workbook.
CrossFit Meets Inbound: Your Regimen for Rock Hard Marketing Metrics
APRIL 9, 2012
Reading industry content not only keeps you informed, but it also often yields content creation ideas. Look for newsjacking opportunities, too, so you can benefit from Google's algorithm update that rewards publishers for being the first to create content around recent events.
ClickInsights: How can B2B marketers use content effectively for demand generation?
AUGUST 27, 2009
B2B marketers are producing, managing, and distributing marketing content to reach prospects and turn them into customers. We have invited B2B Experts to shed light on the following question: How to use content effectively for demand generation? Get Content. Get Content.
35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far)
AUGUST 26, 2010
As Mari Smith explains, “There are two primary components to Facebook fan page engagement: 1) Sharing quality, relevant content and 2) inciting comments. In this article I’ll tell you how to best engage with Facebook fans. Tactics include tying your post frequency to number of fans, creating an editorial calendar and varying the types of content posted. 10 Tips for Advertising on Facebook by PPC Hero. Share this on LinkedIn.
B2B Search Marketing: 5 Must-Read Tips - Online Marketing Blog
DECEMBER 9, 2009
B ut B2B search marketing efforts take a slightly different form than the tactics used in consumer focused SEO and PPC programs. Therefore, B2B marketers must think a bit differently in terms of target keywords, online content and link building. Content is key for B2B websites.
Confessions Of A B2B Marketer
B2B Marketing Insider
DECEMBER 1, 2010
When we start with customer needs and pains and then craft solutions, offers, content and marketing programs towards the customers, our businesses will start to sustain growth. I especially was glad to see content programs listed under your insight-driven marketing comment.
Social Media Marketing Tips from the Experts: Rick Burnes
JANUARY 25, 2010
His formulas for these are: Helpful web content + blogging tools +SEO +social media = attraction. The cost of inbound marketing (PPC, SEO, email, blogs, social media) is significantly less than the cost of traditional outbound marketing.
19 New Featured Sources on the B2B Marketing Zone
JULY 26, 2010
the BMZ) was officially launched a year ago as the first content aggregation hub for leading business-to-business bloggers. Writing on the Web ( Ning Advertorial Business Blogging Online Marketing Linkedin Landing Page ). Content Marketing Results: Landing Pages Rule , July 12, 2010.
What is a Marketing Technology Stack? Definitions, Stats and Examples.
MARCH 16, 2017
A content management system (CMS) that hosts a company website and blog. Check out our post 47 Tools and Resources to Build a Ridiculously Powerful Content Tech Stack. 70% of marketers say that interactive content is effective at converting site visitors. Interactive content. .
B2B Lead Generation Blog: Going beyond the sales lead
B2B Lead Generation Blog
MARCH 2, 2007
Sales people need to spend their time selling, not building content and messaging. Heres 9 ideas to help you go beyond the lead: Build a library of selling and nurturing content specifically designed for you sales team. The content does not have to be flashy, just relevant.)
Understanding the Consumer Engagement Cycle With Jason Keath of @SocialFresh [@InboundNow #26]
JUNE 23, 2011
How Social Fresh leverages outside experts for content marketing. You are putting content out there. Maybe not today, maybe not next month, but if you keep that content cycle, you keep that fan loop going, they are going to be very primed to buy something when it is right for them.