Fri.Apr 19, 2019

22 Things You Wish Marketers Would Stop Doing on Social Media

Content Marketing Institute

Scrolling through social media platforms can be an irritating experience. Too many brands and individuals don’t use their digital megaphones effectively. What are they doing wrong? Read on for 22 of the biggest social media pet peeves.

How to Create a Winning Marketing Automation Proposal in Under 30 Minutes

Hatchbuck

Depending on who you speak to, marketing automation is either the greatest thing since sliced bread or a really scary concept. But there’s a reason so many people are jumping on the bandwagon: automation can save businesses hours and even days when building out a sales and marketing process.

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How AI and Machine Learning Can Supercharge Your Social Media Marketing

Modern Marketing

When most digital marketers hear the terms “ artificial intelligence ” or “ machine learning ,” they naturally think of Hollywood films about super-intelligent robots or computers powered by AI.

7 Ways to Prevent a Data Leak in Remote Teams

Biznology

The latest Gallup State of the American Workplace report reveals that the number of employees who spend upwards of 80% of their time working remotely is approaching 50%.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Event Marketers Are Ignoring the Power of Video—Here’s How to Catch Up

Marketo

Video ads are one of the most potent tools in a marketing arsenal. So why do so many event marketers ignore it? According to a 2018 Animoto report on social video trends, 93% of business score new customers from video marketing on social media.

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The Future of Business Proposals

readwrite

Love them or loathe them, business proposals are one of the integral parts of winning new clients. No matter how advanced our sales tools get, it is still necessary to pitch your idea in the shape of a proposal before the client gives you the green light.

Are You Losing Followers Due to Bad Photo Content?

Cortex

Whether you are using Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Snapchat or Twitter, the way you communicate with people on each platform is totally different. Most people are more attracted to visual content , and others prefer text. Content Intelligence Tech Visual Content Intelligence

15 Facebook stats every marketer should know for 2019

Sprout Social

Despite efforts to unseat it, Facebook is still the reigning social media network. As of the end of 2018, it boasted over 2.32 billion monthly active users. The use of Facebook has evolved through the years so it’s important for marketers to be up to date on the newest statistics.

The Plain-English Guide to Progressive Web Apps

Hubspot

Whether it’s in sports, music, or business, rivalries always seem to make things more interesting. By allowing people to pick a side, rivalries make them feel like they truly belong to a tribe, which is a primal human need.

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.

3 Reasons for a Multi-channel Advertising Approach

Leading Results Rambings

Have others been preaching to you about adopting new marketing and advertising channels? Everyone says they know which is best for you and to focus all your attention on one channel. Such “advice” can be overwhelming and, frankly, just plain wrong – putting all your eggs in one basket is a big risk.

What Are Email Whitelists, & How Do You Get On Them

Hubspot

A few weeks ago, I planned a trip to Charlotte. I booked my flights, and the day before I was supposed to leave, I tried to find my confirmation email. I couldn't find it anywhere. Panicking, I called the airline. Ma'am, your payment was denied. We emailed you about this.".

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Delivering Episode 1: Welcome to a New Podcast from Litmus

Litmus

What’s this? A new podcast from Litmus? That’s right. After an extended hiatus from The Email Design Podcast , we’re back with a new podcast called Delivering. What is Delivering? Delivering is a podcast that moves beyond just industry news for designers and developers and looks at the email industry as a whole, from strategy and copywriting to design, development, tooling, trends, culture, and more.

6 Tips and Examples for Personalized Email Marketing

SendGrid

In this post you'll find actionable tips for personalizing your email campaigns and boosting engagement, as well as examples from top brands. The post 6 Tips and Examples for Personalized Email Marketing appeared first on SendGrid. Best Practices Email Marketing

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

How to Scrub an Email List and Increase Engagement

Delivra

When you’re in the business of email marketing, maintaining your list is everything. If you’re like most marketers, links to your mailing list are everywhere. Users can sign up from the call to action on your blogs, the banner on your homepage, and even pinned posts on your social media profiles. But while a lot of people may sign up for your mailing list, not all those subscribers will stay active forever.

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Creating Your Pharma Social Media Marketing Strategy

EMagine B2B Blog

Did you know the average person has seven social media accounts? Social media has become embedded in the daily routines and lives of people worldwide. It’s clear that social media is now a primary way for companies to engage, educate, and interact with their audiences.

Marketer Showcase: Jason Hinojosa of Icertis

NetLine

While the purpose of most marketing events is to make new connections, our favorite part is when we run into existing (and awesome) connections.

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Programmatic: A Great Fit for Retail Brands

Digilant

Retail brands are beginning to outfit themselves head-to-toe in programmatic. The fashion industry is evolving quickly for small boutiques, large wholesale chains, and everything in between, and consumer shopping habits are changing.

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The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

Marketing Minds Connect: Rethinking Your ABM Strategy by Leveraging Content

NetLine

With Account-based Marketing on the rise, it’s crucial to revisit the fact that as an idea and practice, ABM is not new. However, the deployment practices have greatly evolved to mirror the need for highly-targeted, quality lead generation. It’s not enough to merely target a list anymore.

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Digilant Announces #DigiLeader

Digilant

Digilant is excited to announce its BRAND NEW highlight feature, #DigiLeader. A #DigiLeader is a team player who motivates, achieves and exceeds expectations. They are passionate, savvy and always willing to go the extra mile.

FileNet to AWS – An 80 Million Document Case Study

Technology Services Group

As part of TSG’s ongoing efforts to assist clients move from legacy ECM systems like FileNet to modern cloud alternatives, TSG has recently published a case study highlighting how one FileNet customer was able to successfully move to Amazon Web Services.

[VIDEO] How to Come Up with Hypotheses That Solve (Real) Conversion Roadblocks

Convert

Let data lead the way! Easier said than done, right? Just getting “winning” tests is not enough. The journey starts when you identify the right conversion roadblocks, the true points of friction that keep your visitors from becoming customers and advocates.

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Use Zapier to Automatically Enhance New Lead Contact Information

MakesBridge

Although we’d love to imagine that Makesbridge is the only app you’ll ever need, the reality is most of us use a lot of different apps each day, and juggling them is a drain. That’s why we love Zapier.

5 Ways to Turn Your B2B Website Into a Lead-Generation Machine

Walker Sands

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Key Considerations for GDPR Compliance and PII Protection

Aberdeen

Enterprise and consumer data sources are proliferating, and so are the regulations governing the proper uses for data and required levels of security, access, and privacy. When the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was announced in 2016, organizations were given until May 25, 2018 to comply with the requirements for handling and protecting personally identifiable information (PII) of individuals within the EU, and respecting individuals’ rights to data privacy and use.

New eBook: Embrace AI to efficiently attract, engage, and enroll the right students for your institution

Conversica

Imagine having a virtual assistant to help manage applicant flow, follow-up with students throughout their decision process, answer simple FAQs, and drive prospective students to campus visits.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!