9 Ideas (and 1 Big Lesson) from the Marketo Social Marketing Roadshow

The Point

Last week I attended (and was a presenter at) the Seattle edition of Marketo’s 2012 Social Marketing Rockstar Tour , a roving conference/seminar series being held this summer in cities nationwide. The hottest new form of graphical social media content is memes.

B2B Marketing: Top 100 Twitter Influencers

Onalytica B2B

70% of B2B marketers are creating more content than they did one year ago. This data comes from the 2015 B2B Content Marketing Trends report from the Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs. So B2B marketers are furiously creating more content. Twitter Handle.

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The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity

A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. We’re proud to acknowledge these 50 women from 41 different organizations as the top #Nifty50 women of technology on Twitter for 2012. She’s a rock star on Twitter and also speaks French.

12 Marketo Summit 2017 Sessions You Should Attend

bizible

Marketo categorizes their sessions based on topic and we can see that Marketing Trends is a major focus. Marketo Summit attendees can expect to learn about the latest technologies and strategies used in today’s B2B marketing departments. Who Marketo Summit Is For.

Top online marketers on Twitter

Biznology

We all love lists so I thought I would collect the top online marketers on Twitter. I included content marketing, social media marketing, influencer marketing, inbound marketing, email marketing, acquisition marketing, B2B marketing, network marketing, and search engine marketing.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity

A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. We’re proud to acknowledge these 50 women from 41 different organizations as the top #Nifty50 women of technology on Twitter for 2012. She’s a rock star on Twitter and also speaks French.

12 Surprising B2B Marketing Spammers on Twitter

Digital B2B Marketing

Mass following is frowned on by Twitter and if carefully managed, your follower ratio eventually makes you look like a spammer. Twitter Favorite Spam. The Dirty Dozen: Twitter’s B2B Marketing Spammers. Their website lists Marketo, Webtrends, Citrix and Rackspace as clients.

Vidyard Gains Momentum Among Marketo Users

Vidyard

More than 100 customers now using Vidyard’s integration into Marketo to track video engagement data and turn viewers into customers. KITCHENER, Ontario – December 2, 2015 – Vidyard, the leading video marketing and analytics platform, today announced it has surpassed the milestone of 100 businesses using Vidyard’s integration into the Marketo engagement marketing platform. Customer accomplishments as a result of the Vidyard-Marketo integration include: Altium. About Marketo.

Content Marketing 2015: Top 100 Influencers & Brands

Onalytica B2B

What’s next for content marketing? With a growing discussion and a solid increase in the use of content marketing across all disciplines we are asking ourselves what’s next for content marketing? Promote Your Content Among Key Influencers. Content.

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5 Ways to Respond to Twitter Killing Off Lead Generation Ads

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Scott Minor Many marketers, including our team at Marketo, use Twitter as an effective platform for reaching potential and existing customers. ” What’s a digital marketer to do without Twitter ads?

Become An Inbound Marketer Without Creating Content

Digital B2B Marketing

Inbound marketing is all about your content, right? If you use the components of inbound marketing I have shared or the common definition centered on content, social and search, content is at the core. Share your view in the comments below or with me on Twitter (@wittlake).

4 Steps to Running a Successful Twitter Chat

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Shanna Cook So you want to run a Twitter Chat—awesome! Before you jump in and get started, let’s dig into this question: what is a twitter chat, really? Twitter chats are a scheduled gathering of people online to discuss a topic—really it could be anything.

Do Lead Nurturing Campaigns Always Need an Offer?

The Point

In my last post , I talked about creative campaign ideas for when you have no content to offer. Or can you get away with a link to content, perhaps content that’s not even your own? As further context, the 4-1-1 Rule that Jon references is a principle intended for Twitter and credited to Tipping Point Labs and Joe Pulizzi of the Content Marketing Institute. If you want to share links, well: that’s what Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest et al are for.

4 Mistakes Marketers Make With Their Personal Brand on Twitter…and How to Correct Them

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Jamie Lewis Did you know that there are over 300 million active Twitter users? So it goes without saying that I am a (vocal) advocate of all companies (B2B and consumer-geared alike) using Twitter as a marketing channel.

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4 Content Promotion Strategies to Increase Engagement

Modern B2B Marketing

The strategy of attracting prospects through content, social media, search engine optimizatio n, and more has taken over the B2B world and for good reason: inbound marketing costs 61% less than traditional advertising and produces 54% more leads than outbound marketing.

Optimizing Twitter for Lead Generation

Modern B2B Marketing

by Jason Miller Think of Twitter as the water cooler for B2B marketing professionals: It’s a vibrant community where businesses can prospect leads and congregate as thought leaders to discuss relevant industry topics. Twitter happens to be one of our most effective prospecting channels.

Vidyard Wins 2016 Marketo Revvie Award

Vidyard

Video intelligence platform honored in the “Partner of the Year, Launchpoint Technology” category for the impact of its video platform for joint Marketo customers. KITCHENER, Ontario – May 11, 2016 – Vidyard , the video intelligence platform for business, today announced it was named the winner in the “ Partner of the Year, LaunchPoint Technology ” category in the 2016 Marketo Revvie Awards. About Marketo Revvie Awards.

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Marketo’s 1,000th Blog Post: Our Modern Marketing Definition Revisited

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Jon Miller (@jonmiller) This is the 1,000th post to Marketo’s blog. The rise of content marketing. Ideally, this content is not about the company or its products and services; it educates or entertains. Social matters because content that gets shared ranks better.

Less is More: 4 Reasons Why Twitter’s Character Limit is a Good Thing

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Elaine Ip Last week, a little bird told us that Twitter is considering increasing their 140 character limit count to 10,000 characters, and then the news spread like wildfire across (you guessed it) social media. And Twitter? Wouldn’t Twitter just be another Facebook?

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How We Built Our Content Marketing Stack to Drive 10x ROI

Contently

At Contently, people regularly ask us questions like: How do you build your stack? How does your content translate into actual business? Without a stack, you might as well use a tally system and just guess how effective your content is. Drake becomes a Contently lead.

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Content Strategy Before Technology Acquisition

Sales Engine

Content marketing gurus all seem to be talking about the need to create experiences for marketing to engage with buyers, but what does that mean to the average B2B company? Marketing automation should deliver content that speaks to your prospect like a person—rather than a machine.

33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity

Content marketing represents the most fundamental and widespread rethinking of marketing practices in decades. Content marketing turns the dominant paradigm of the last half-century—interruption-based mass marketing—on its head. Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics.

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The Top 200 Content Marketing Brands And Influencers

B2B Marketing Insider

Earlier this year, Influence Relationship Management firm Onalytica released the top influencers in content marketing. And just last week, they updated that with the Top 200 content marketing brands and influencers in what they call the “content marketing debate.”

What is Content Marketing? 10 Expert Video Responses

KoMarketing Associates

I was at a family cookout last summer talking to a group of my relatives, when someone asked me about my job as a content marketer. However, this conversation opened my eyes and told me that there are plenty of people out there that simply don’t know what content marketing is.

5 Content Marketing Lessons from Top Digital Marketing Blogs

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Ellen Gomes In the world of content marketing, it’s inescapable: Success comes down to engagement. How do successful content marketers engage in today’s information age? Outline a content strategy for your editorial calendar that focuses on your various personas.

Vidyard Named Finalist for 2016 Marketo Revvie Awards

Vidyard

Vidyard recognized in the “Partner of the Year, LaunchPoint Technology” category for the success and impact of its video platform with joint Marketo customers. KITCHENER – April 19, 2016 – Vidyard, the video intelligence platform for business, today announced it is a finalist in the “ Partner of the Year, LaunchPoint Technology ” category in the 2016 Marketo Revvie Awards. About Marketo Revvie Awards.

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Hasta La Vista, Twitter Share Counter: How to Measure Engagement Without Social Share Counters

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Elaine Ip It’s been a few weeks since we bid adieu to a good friend, the Twitter share counter, but life must go on. While this has caused quite a headache for some marketers, Twitter did explain their reasoning on their blog.

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The 6 Best Slideshare Decks on Content Marketing

B2B Marketing Insider

Maybe it’s just me, but sometimes I just sick of reading (and writing) articles but still have the desire to consume or share great content. So I sought the best slideshare presentations on Content Marketing and found a ton to chose from. Content Marketing

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6 Cringeworthy Marketing Technology Failures

Digital B2B Marketing

From marketing automation to demand side platforms to content management systems, technology puts the right message in front of the right person at the right time. Too Many Segments, Not Enough Content. Share it in the comments below or with me on Twitter ( @wittlake )!

Top B2B and Consumer Content Marketing Minds & Advice

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Ellen Gomes The fast-moving world of content marketing is filled with an abundance of opinions trends, and insights. To help you along, we’ve compiled a list of 20 of the top content marketers in both B2B and B2C. B2B Content Masterminds. Consumer Content Masterminds.

B2B Search Engine Marketing & Marketing Automation: An Interview with Marketo’s Jon Miller

KoMarketing Associates

Marketo is considered a leader in the lead management / marketing automation industry. How can search engine marketers leverage the functionality of Marketo specifically? Marketo is a powerful addition to any search engine marketing campaign. Where do people share new content?

6 Tips for Effective Marketing with Twitter Lead Generation Cards

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Dennis Bronnikov Looking for an easy way to capture lead information on Twitter? The Twitter Gods listened to marketers and added their “ Lead Generation Card ” to their suite of Twitter Cards. Twitter Username.

How Content Cultivation Can Reinvigorate Your Content Marketing Efforts

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Anne Janzer Where do you get the content for your content marketing efforts? Or perhaps you curate content from other sources. But don’t overlook a third content strategy: content cultivation. This is the power of content cultivation.

5 Surefire Ways to Drive B2B Brand Awareness via Content Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

There’s no denying that content is widely considered a critical ingredient to a successful B2B marketing recipe. In fact, we’ve learned that B2B tech buyers typically read between 2 to 5 pieces of a brand’s content before making a purchase. Marketo.

How to Build a Better Lead Form

Contently

Likewise, when brands and publishers gate their content, the success of an e-book or a video will likely come down to how much they ask for in return. “Then keep that person engaged with content and you progress your profiling, taking a little bit of information each time.”

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Are Machines the Future of Marketing?

Digital B2B Marketing

Marketing automation platforms like Marketo and Eloqua allow marketers to create complex business rules that are automatically executed, similar to the early bid management platforms. Identifying Content to Create.

Can Marketing Automation Save Your Content Strategy?

Content Standard

And don’t forget emerging forms of content: motion graphics, interactive content, even augmented and virtual reality. And if you’re a brand marketer, you’re in luck: all these content strategy campaigns are set squarely on your plate.

Marketo’s Greatest Hits of 2012 – A B2B Marketing Retrospective

Modern B2B Marketing

Social, content, and marketing automation have all intersected and are now working together to help B2B marketers execute targeted campaigns, better measure their results, and ultimately drive more revenue. 5 bonus cuts from the world of Infographics: Marketo’s Top Infographics for 2012.

4 Ways to Make Your Video Content More Measurable

Modern B2B Marketing

You can also understand what video content is getting watched and for how long (for example–did they just press play and leave or did they watch the entire video?). Restricted Content. Another way to measure conversions is to gate your video content with a form fill-out.

Will the Era of Knee-Jerk Content Marketing Ever End?

Content Standard

One of the Content Standard’s recently published stories was generating some good engagement on Twitter a week after it had been published. (As Who wouldn’t want to create thoughtful content through deliberate execution? Content Strategy Marketing