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Rise Above Corporate Fear and Face AI Head-On

Modern Marketing

“The man in constant fear is every day condemned.” ” - Publilius Syrus, c. 50 BC. Addressing change and encouraging change are what our Transformation Services team pitches. We don’t create change; we simply help people understand how to deal with it.

Putting Purpose Over Profit: Marketing Lessons from Purpose-Driven Brands

Marketing Insider Group

Purpose-driven brands such as Google, 3M and Chobani are all in on a little marketing secret. The best way to make money is to not prioritize profits. This is because the only way to become successful – and to sustain that success – is to have something that is unaffected by external forces as the foundation of […]. The post Putting Purpose Over Profit: Marketing Lessons from Purpose-Driven Brands appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

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Leveraging Predictive Analytics Begins with Deciphering the Data

Reachforce

Sometimes all that marketing data can be a bit too much. Reviewing, extrapolating, and enriching data can quickly become a cumbersome, confusing, and time-consuming affair.

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

Biznology

Lesson for leaders. Today’s devices limit their users to what the designers and their apps enable. Every vendor has a roadmap that maintains control over its users. Customers are taken to a corporate-first future where vendors run the world and capture its wealth.

See the PureCloud call center in action

All cloud contact centers are not created equal. Register now for an upcoming live demo covering supervisor, admin, and agent experience in PureCloud!

How To Use Customer Visits To Increase Engagement And Advocacy

Influitive b2b

There are so many ways to identify and nurture advocates that sometimes you might miss the easy wins right under your nose. When your customers are in town for a vacation, conference, or business meeting, why not invite them to visit your office? Customer visits are a great way to deepen relationships with your advocates, as well.

Should You Be Using Augmented Reality in Your Marketing?

Marketing Insider Group

Augmented reality is making huge waves in the world. Thanks to Pokémon Go, millions of people got to experience a basic version of augmented reality software. The fact that smartphones can provide an AR experience to everybody opens up a ton of possibilities across tons of industries, not just games. So, the obvious questions become: […]. The post Should You Be Using Augmented Reality in Your Marketing? appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social Media

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How to Use Social Selling to Connect With Barricaded Buyers

The Forward Observer

With buyers avoiding your salespeople and interruptive marketing messages, social selling can help you breakthrough to the modern, informed buyer. The way your customers buy has changed in recent years, and sadly, many in sales are still in denial about it.

B2B Buyers Invest in Solutions To Generate a Competitive Advantage

KoMarketing Associates

B2B marketers use a wide array of tactics to reach out to their target audience, but what are buyers specifically looking for in products and services? To learn more about B2B buyer preferences, Aberdeen Group recently conducted the “What Do B2B Buyers Want?” report with PJA Advertising and Marketing. They surveyed 250 B2B buyers to assess what they look for from marketers. The majority of respondents (42.3

How to Create Content That Actually Performs, According to the GM of Vox Creative

Contently

Over the last few years, Vox Creative—the native ad arm of Vox Media—has shot to the A-list of native advertising options, earning perhaps the best reputation of any shop not named T Brand Studio.

How Mobile Marketing + Email Pack a Punch for Marketers

Modern B2B Marketing

It’s getting far too easy for consumers to ignore marketing messages that they’re not interested in. Even if they are interested, they often miss important communications simply because there is so much noise out there.

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7 Cold Calling Tactics You Aren't Using but Should Be

Cold calling isn‘t dead; neither is it on its deathbed. In fact, it’s one of the most effective ways to increase sales and drive revenue. Learn 7 preperation strategies to lessen your stress, and to become a better closer!

The Smart (and Not-So-Smart) Ways to Use Vanity Metrics

Content Marketing Institute

Using vanity metrics to measure the performance of content campaigns on social media is perhaps one of the simplest things to do in marketing, but also one of the most difficult.

How to adapt to the increasing role of social in B2B tech buying

Champion Communications

B2B buyers are increasingly making use of social networks for research ahead of final buying decisions. Marketing Think says 74% of B2B decision makers use LinkedIn to help make purchasing decisions while in the US 64% of B2B marketers use Google+ to distribute content, according to InfinitDatum.

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How to Increase the Impact of Your Accounting Marketing Budget [VIDEO]

Hinge Marketing

This video explores where high growth firms spend their marketing budgets compared to firms that aren’t growing at all. Transcription. Hi, I’m Lee Frederiksen and today, I wanna talk to you about how to increase the impact of your accounting marketing budget.

7 Key Ingredients to Build the Perfect Creative Brief

Kapost

The never-ending quest to improve productivity can have a fairytale ending when teams maximize a simple and powerful tool: the creative brief outline. One of the biggest challenges for collaborators.

Best Practices for Selling to Government Agencies

The US government spends over $235 billion on goods and services each year. Because of this, selling your product or service to a government agency can be a great way to increase profits. A government buyer also offers consistency, at least for the duration of your contract. However, there are key differences between selling to a customer or business and selling to the government. MarketJoy VP of Customer Success, Curtis Bendt, has used his vast experience in sales industry to craft a list of best practices for selling to government agencies to give you a more specific idea of what the process involves. MarketJoy also provides you with several tips on how to increase your chances of success.

Content Pros: How Concord is Turning Heads with Content

Vidyard

Teaming up with the team at Convince & Convert, Vidyard’s VP of Marketing Tyler Lessard hosts the Content Pros Podcast.

How to Buy ABM: Part 3 – Evaluating ABM Vendors

Engagio

In part 1 of How to Buy ABM, we covered how to sell ABM to your executive team and board of advisors. We walked through the essential elements of a good internal selling presentation; then we gave you a presentation you can use to help convince your team of the power of ABM.

Understanding Google vs. Bing: Using Them To Grow

Brightedge

Google vs. Bing — should you put all of your resources into optimizing for one search engine instead of the other. This post makes the case for investing in both. Google and Bing dominate Search both domestically and on an international scale.

Why NOT to be a Data-Driven Marketer

Leadspace

This article was originally posted on the Marketo Blog , and is republished here with permission. Marketers: it’s time to stop thinking about data. Hear me out.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

Gain exclusive insights on priorities, tactics, and challenges from SMB Marketing Leaders.

Vidyard Extends Leadership in Powering the Video-Enabled Business

Vidyard

Boston University, Box, DTS, Graydon Holding NV, Mimecast, New Scientist, RBI, Silk Road, Software AG, Talentsoft, Tungsten Network, Wandera and others join Vidyard’s growing roster of top global brands embracing video to transform marketing, sales and customer service.

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Ad Reviews: Infiniti

Adacado

About Adacado's Ad Reviews Ads should be things that people see as a benefit…not cringe at with the feeling of being followed. In the spirit of our motto “making ads matter”, our goal is to elevate the quality of display advertising online.

Blend reaches HubSpot’s elite Diamond tier

Blend Marketing

We are pleased to announce that Blend has achieved Diamond Partner status - the highest tier in HubSpot’s partner programme. HubSpot

Why Should Marketers Be Investing in Brand Experience?

Experience Marketing Insights

Weighing in on the value of the medium

Paradigm of Strategic Value-Based Discounting for the B2B Industry

Competition has increased to new levels of intensity and organizations have begun to look for new ways to acquire customers. Discounted pricing is a strategic tool, which when used correctly can drive a variety of business goals, from marketing through to sales strategy

Meet Voula V, Head of Talent Acquisition at ScribbleLive

ScribbleLive

Culture is what makes an organization unique – the character, personality, and sum of its values, traditions, beliefs, interactions, behaviors, and attitudes. In our Culture Corner series, we’ll be raising the curtain on the company culture here at ScribbleLive and sharing our journey.