Wed.Apr 24, 2019

Segment of One: A Glimpse into the Future of Digital Marketing

Modern Marketing

At Modern Customer Experience in Las Vegas, Shashi Seth, SVP of Oracle Marketing Cloud, described how the future of marketing is basically looking at a segment of one (in a panel called "The Future of Digital Marketing).

The Power of Vulnerability in Event Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

A couple of weeks ago I was watching a famous quarterback getting interviewed on stage at a technology conference. And I noticed that everyone around me was on their phones. Then he said, “You know this year I turned 40 years old. And I realize I won’t be doing this forever.”

PR Strategy Not Working? Here's How to Fix It

B2B PR Sense

"Get me some PR". Unfortunately, PR doesn't work like that. You can't just order it and have it delivered or pick it up at the store. It requires a well thought out PR strategy and flawless execution to be effective. Let's talk strategy.

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How Are Your Marketing Qualified Leads Performing?

Marketing Insider Group

The sales and marketing landscapes are evolving, especially with regard to lead and demand generation. Surprisingly, a successful lead generation marketing campaign may not equate to strong sales conversion rates.

6 Steps to Building Predictable Lead Flow and Revenue

Achieving predictable lead flow and revenue depends on monitoring sales history and developing a robust, flexible lead development process. Download this eBook for 6 clear steps you can take to build that process today.

Content Scale & Alignment: 7 Steps for Building a Better Content Program

Contently

This is an excerpt from The Content Marketer’s Playbook: Grow Your Content Program. Click here to read the entire e-book. Brands are creating more content than ever before.

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Are You Wasting Time and Money on Content Marketing?

Fusion Marketing Partners

As an avid practitioner of content marketing, both for our clients and my own company, I’ve heard (and expressed) a […]. Content Content Marketing Content marketing

Modern Marketing Influencer Blog Series: 5 Key Q&As About Influencer Marketing Success

Modern Marketing

The Modern Marketing Influencer Blog Series asked top influencers from across the marketing spectrum what’s on their minds and what topics and pressing issues in their fields they feel are begging for more insight.

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The Struggle is Real for Content Management and Technology [New Research]

Content Marketing Institute

New Content Marketing Institute research highlights that the struggle with content management strategy lies in the unused junk drawer of once bright and shiny technology. Learn why marketers are awash and using brute force.

What Is Lead Generation in 2019

Albacross

Chapter 1. What is Lead Generation? In a nutshell, ?lead lead generation ? refers to the process of identifying potential customers for your business’s products or services. ?. If you’re a sales rep or a founder of a B2B company, you probably already have at least some experience generating leads.

Lead Generation Companies: How to Pick a Right One

Have you ever had a bad experience using a lead generation company? If the answer is yes, you are certainly not alone; fortunately, MarketJoy has put together 4 simple questions that you can use to judge your next potential lead gen partner.

Email Marketing Inspiration: How Brands Utilize Gmail’s Promotions Tab Annotations

Litmus

In December 2018, Gmail launched major updates to its Promotions tab , providing email marketers with more ways to make their emails visible and valuable to recipients.

When Clients Win, You Win: The Value in Building Relationships Over Client Lists

Modern B2B Marketing

Though agencies loudly tout the importance of transparency , ongoing federal probes show that clients—and the public—still struggle to trust advertising agencies.

4 Important Stats about the Best Times to Send Emails

Hatchbuck

There’s so much that goes into crafting a perfect marketing email. You’ve got to create that snappy subject line, quick and engaging copy, and wrap it all up with the perfect call-to-action. It’s tempting to get lost in the excitement of a new campaign, pat yourself on the back for a job well-done and push your new email campaign right out of the nest—but, wait! Have you considered the time you send your emails? Sure, they’re all going to your client inboxes, but we’re going for engagement here.

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Not all integrations are created equal: 4 layers of app integrations with SaaS platforms

chiefmartech

Disclosure: This is one of those rare articles on this blog that’s entangled with my work as VP Platform Ecosystem at HubSpot.

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!

HG Insights Featured in 2019 Best Places to Work List for Central Coast

HG Data

We are honored to be featured in The Pacific Coast Business Times’ (PCBT) 2019 Central Coast Best Places to Work list. The list is comprised of companies across Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties.

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How to Get More Results Out of Your Marketing Funnel

Unbound B2B

Introduction. The marketing funnel was developed in 1898 by Ad agency executive Elias St. Elmo Lewis. He broke down the marketing journey into four distinct stages including awareness, interest, desire, and action, commonly known by the acronym AIDA.

Develop Your Brand Positioning Statement With Steely Confidence (and Examples)

ClearVoice

The options are truly endless for brands today, aren’t they? Seems like we have more channels than we know what to do with, a massive bouquet of messaging tactics we lug around every day as we woo our audience. Marketers are creating content left and right to reach people.

Analyst Problems: Should I Learn to Code?

Brandwatch Marketing

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How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

Replacing Data.com Part Two: Clean Your Data

InsideView

Salesforce will stop renewing Data.com licenses in just a couple of months, so hopefully you’re well on your way to finding a replacement and building your migration plan. If not, keep reading. This blog series is all about helping you do that.

Best Practices for Better Sales Outreach

Heinz Marketing

By Brenna Lofquist , Marketing Consultant for Heinz Marketing. This blog post was inspired/updated from a previous Heinz Marketing blog post written by Matt Heinz “ 10 best practices for better cold calling ”. I am no sales expert but through my experience at Heinz Marketing, research I’ve done for clients, recommendations/project deliverables, and personal experience (being the receiver of sales outreach) I have developed quite a few best practices and tips for better sales outreach.

Inject rocket fuel into your marketing strategy… with personas

Really B2B

If you’re even a little bit unsure about persona documents, you’re not alone – nearly 80% of marketers indicated they were confused about what buyer personas were [i].

6 Outdated SEO Tactics to Avoid At All Costs

Zoominfo

The Internet has long been the dominant outlet used by businesses to reach their target audience. As a result, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) has stepped into the spotlight as a vital digital marketing tactic.

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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.

How To Optimise Your Meta Description

Pearl Digital Marketing

My agency conducts dozens of SEO audits on websites each week, and for small businesses, there is one common glaring issue - a missing meta description. This is problematic as the meta description describes the page's content and is used by search engines when displaying search results.

How to choose a programmatic vendor: five questions to ask

Choozle

Nowadays, digital advertising platforms are a dime a dozen which can, unfortunately, make choosing the right programmatic partner more of a headache than a breeze. Luckily, there are a few go-to questions you can ask when vetting them that will help make the process a bit easier.

Trendline Acquires Inbox Marketer

Valasys

Trendline Interactive, an email consulting firm, has acquired InboxMarketer, Canada’s largest email marketing agency.

SEM: What is it and Why Should it be part of your Digital Media Plan?

Digilant

Search engine marketing is not something to miss out on when it comes to advertising to today’s digitally-oriented consumers. These are people who find answers to their most pressing, personal questions through a search bar — and they aren’t interested in searching for very long.

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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