New exponential publishing drives business growth and revenues

Biznology

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

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.

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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.

Why Publishers Need A DMP

Modern Marketing

Publishers are recognizing that while content is king, the real power of content is realized through their first party audience data. And, smart publishers are getting more sophisticated in their data management, and using data to better understand, grow, and monetize their audiences.

6 Social Media Publishing Best Practices

Modern Marketing

Believe it or not, there are still companies that have not embraced social media as a means to improve marketing, customer service, lead generation and product development. One of the biggest mistakes brands make is not establishing a consistent cadence of publishing.

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.

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.

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.” What happens if publishers and media add a powerful “people-first” paradigm that “corporate-first” Google and Facebook find difficult to follow? Publishers win. Customers in connected consumption with their preferred vendors. Lesson for leaders.

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 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. Who do we envision our best customers to be?

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

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.

Pulling Case Studies Out of Customers

What Works - What Doesn't

One of the more predictable, and sadder, moments in my work with clients comes when I ask for a customer case study to help illustrate all the good things their hardware, software or services can do. There are many reasons customers don’t want to help you create a case study.

Flip yourself into leadership with exponential growth publishing

Biznology

Lead this with an exponential growth publishing platform that people and companies need if they are going to rise again, to reach the top. Here’s how: use exponential growth publishing and start your disruption in a small, smart team. Grow it until you lead the publishing industry.

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. ” “The line between publishers and agencies is eroding.

Avitage Master Content Publishing Briefing

Avitage

Through our consulting projects and content workshops, many people have asked us for copies of our content publishing briefing to share with colleagues and executives. This is how we’ve been making and maintaining custom video versions for well over a decade.

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.

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.

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

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.&#. Publishers?

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.

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.

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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.

Lead your customers to your best online content: here’s how

Biznology

That’s why having a smart content strategy is absolutely essential when it comes to using your online content to attract new customers. Here’s how you can lead your customers to your best content and keep them on your website longer.

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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.

6 Tips for Turning Big Data into Great Customer Experiences

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Behavioral Targeting Business Intelligence Conversion Optimization Customer Experience Enterprise 2.0 After all, having terabytes of data on customer history and behavior is certainly better than trying to extrapolate from just a few data points.

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. As a result, the extended use of marketing automation for customer retention will grow. “We

The Social Media Publishing Schedule Every Marketer Needs [Template]

Hubspot

How to Use Your Social Media Publishing Schedule. Alright, if you open up the social media publishing template , you'll notice the bottom of the Excel spreadsheet has several different tabs, most of which are dedicated to a specific social network. We have a 9 a.m. meeting?

For Better Push Notifications, Take a Cue from Publishers

Content Standard

It’s a question brands and publishers have been struggling to answer. Publishers and brands need a rethink on how to use push to deliver content and tell their brand story. There’s a reason why publishers love push notifications: they work.

10 Outstanding Twitter Feeds By B2b Publishers

Hubspot

This global conversation among people, companies, brands, and industries is reshaping how B2B publishers communicate. We've waded through the Twitter accounts of countless B2B publishers to find out who's doing it right. Which B2B Publishers are Doing it Right on Twitter?

Why Companies Are Failing to Grasp the Digital Customer Experience

Contently

In a 2016 report, the Economist Intelligence Unit 1 makes a bold assertion: “Customer experience” will overtake “mass advertising as a preferred channel to the customer.” Nailing the digital customer experience is a big deal.

Customer Facing Content as a Conversation

Avitage

Start with the Conversation Thinking about customer facing content as a conversation is a helpful starting point. It will help you determine what content to build (topics and […] The post Customer Facing Content as a Conversation appeared first on Avitage.

How Can Publishers Reach and Engage Millennials?

Hubspot

Publishers have no choice but to reach these young adults, but often struggle to implement a successful strategy. Not to mention, publishers need to keep bringing in fresh eyes. As a publishing house, your business’s health depends upon viewership and engagement in your subscriber-base.

Publishers: Are You Exhausting Your Email List?

Hubspot

The emphasis that publishers are placing on their email lists is stronger than ever. HubSpot’s Publishing Benchmarks Report shows that 64.6% The media leader is sending tailored, targeted messages to each of its customer segments. Conduct customer development.

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.

The Marketing Stack for Publishers: What Tools Do You Need?

Hubspot

In the world of sponsored content, an advertiser approaches a publisher and expects the publisher to deliver on their dollar. BOFU tools can help you manage and measure which of those sales qualified leads actually becomes a customer.

Create More Personalized Publishing Newsletters

Hubspot

Instead of sending one blanket newsletter, publishers should try to segment their audience and send newsletters containing different content to different audience segments.