Wed.Aug 15, 2018

How to Get Ready for Prescriptive Analytics and Boost Your Lead Gen Success

Marketo

As marketers, we talk about analytics and lead generation all the time. But what does the term “lead generation” actually mean? And how will prescriptive analytics guide lead generation in the coming years?

Should a brand take a stand on social issues?

Biznology

Every CEO today is feeling the growing pressure to take a position on some social or cultural issue that has become mainstream in our digital, partisan world. It is a quandary for many companies.

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5 Ways to Help B2B Marketers Come Up With New Content Ideas

Act-On

Coming up with fresh content can be a challenge when you're dealing with writer's black or lacking inspiration. Here are five things B2B marketers can do to find their next great content idea and start building their content calendar.

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10 Ways to Differentiate Your Brand Through a Better Customer Experience

Marketing Insider Group

Customer Experience (CX) is a widely discussed business topic. Companies across the world are starting to shift their marketing focus towards building a better, more intuitive experience for their users.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Survey: Marketers’ Integration of Analytics Can Lead to Creative Success

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers look to integrate analytics into their strategies, new research shows that those who do so are more likely to see creative success. McKinsey recently conducted a survey to determine how the integration of analytics plays a role in successful marketing strategies.

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Kaon Adds 11 Major Accounts to Its Enterprise Client Roster, Proving AR & VR Are Ready for B2B Marketing

Kaon

Originally p ublished on LinkedIn, July 31, 2018. VR and AR Are Ready for The Enterprise. We are on the cusp of an immersive experience revolution.

Your Customers Can’t Wait Any Longer: They Need You to be Data Literate, Too

Modern Marketing

We in the vendor world like to talk about ourselves. A lot. We like to talk about how our products are so smart, so user-friendly, so useful, so valuable, and so mission-critical. So many pats on our own backs.

The Top Four Reasons We Can’t Wait to Attend Content Marketing World 2018

RockContent

A stroll through the West Side Market, a picnic in one of the Metroparks, a morning coffee on Lake Erie. It’s nearly fall in Cleveland—a time for Indians games, weekend trips to the zoo, and… content? That’s right—content. Our friends at Content Marketing Institute have hosted Content Marketing World in Cleveland for eight years running, bringing together some of the best and brightest in the content marketing scene to share ideas and industry expertise.

Get in your prospect’s comfort zone: The right offer at the right time

Sales Lead Insights

“Will you marry me?” ” This offer will get you a chilly reception from someone you’ve just met. You’d sound half-crazy popping the question unless you nurture the relationship at the right pace and offer what the other person is looking for. Same thing goes for B2B marketing. Sure, a salesperson can get lucky with an […]. The post Get in your prospect’s comfort zone: The right offer at the right time appeared first on Sales Lead Insights.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

The Four Ds of Personalization at Scale

Lattice

Learn the four 'Ds' to have a successful personalization program, based on McKinsey's recommendation

Listen Up! How Improv Can Help You Hear Your Prospects Better and Close More Deals

Outreach

This is the second post in our series on how learning improv can improve your sales skills. The first post can be found here. When you’re in sales, it can be easy to think the most important quality is being a good talker.

What Teachers Need to Consider When Designing a Paperless Classroom

JotForm

It’s the age-old struggle for educators: “How do I reach my students?” And for every generation of students, there have been different answers. It is no different for today’s teachers. They are locked in a constant battle with themselves and their students as to how to maximize their teaching time. Backstage

When Is the Best Time to Post on Instagram in 2018? [Cheat Sheet]

Hubspot

In high school, one of my friends was determined to find the perfect time to post her Instagram photos to maximize the amount of likes she got. She was surprisingly scientific about it, posting at different times of the day and jotting down each of her posts’ “likes per minute”.

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Lead Generation Checklist to Get Better Results Now

You spend time, energy, and money to generate demand and get leads. It's how you manage them that makes the difference between success and failure. This checklist gives you an easy way to focus on the most critical tasks to get better results now.

The Definitive Guide to B2B Employee Engagement and Brand Awareness

Zoominfo

Brand awareness is a critical, but often neglected component of B2B company growth. In fact, strong brand awareness is often linked to increased financial performance, higher sales volume, higher quality employees, valuable partnership opportunities and more.

Overhead or Overdue? Creating a Marketing System to Empower Creators

Kapost

What product do you build? No, I’m not asking about the software your engineers code or the services your company offers—I’m asking what product your team, the marketing department, serves. The post Overhead or Overdue?

Michelle Kim: Awaken

Ontraport

Michelle Kim is the co-founder and CEO of Awaken, a leading provider of modern and interactive diversity, inclusion, and leadership workshops.

Why Voice Shopping Is Just Getting Started [New Data]

Hubspot

When it comes to product and feature diversification, Amazon isn't exactly a novice. But at the core of its business, one might argue, is ecommerce: The business of buying and selling goods and services online.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

6 Inspiring Talks to Binge Watch, as Recommended by Expert Marketers

Unbounce

You know how word of mouth is like the Holy Grail of marketing? There’s nothing quite as powerful as someone whose opinion you trust simply saying, “hey, check this out.”.

Major Milestones for Walker Sands – Reaching 100 Employees and Ranking on the Inc. 5000 for 6th Consecutive Year

Walker Sands

Walker Sands

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[Webinar Recap] Performance Marketing 101: Your Data Tells a Story

QuanticMind

Insights-driven companies will grow 8-10 times faster than the GDP and have a forecasted revenue of 1.8 trillion by 2021. Tina Moffett. There is power in your data. having a unified framework to drive optimization, is the holy grail of performance marketing. Charles Studt.

Why Your Brain Loves Storytelling

Magisto

Hello and welcome to #TuesdayTips! A weekly video + blog series showcasing the best digital marketing tips + tricks to growing your business with video. This week’s topic: Why Your Brain Loves Storytelling .

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Directive Answers Quora: “Should I spend on SEO and link building to get high traffic for my site that caters to B2B?”

Directive Agency

Quora Asks: “Should I spend on SEO and link building to get high traffic for my site that caters to B2B?” ” We get this question all the time.

Sprocket Talk episode highlights Conversica, which is integrated with HubSpot CRM.

Conversica

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Facts Every Advertiser Should Know About PPC Advertising

Advertise.com

Pay-per-click (PPC) is a form of digital advertising that focuses on driving traffic to web pages through advertisement. PPC advertisers are charged a fee that is calculated based on the number of clicks on their ads.

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What Makes ABM so Compelling?

Televerde

Mich Stutz, Televerde’s Head of APAC Operations, was invited to write a guest blog for CXFocus, an Australian magazine aimed towards providing insights on customer experience and digital disruption.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.