Wed.Sep 19, 2018

How to Create a Social Media Content Strategy - Content Marketing 101

Roketto

Let’s kick off this next post in our content marketing 101 series with the definition of one of my most loathed words: Bandwagon - a particular activity or cause that has suddenly become fashionable or popular. Featured Social Media Content Marketing

Why Empathetic Marketing is the Future

LeadCrunch

Why Empathetic Marketing is the Future. When researching empathy for his upcoming new book, Brian Carroll discovered a counterintuitive fact about marketers. In a study of 480 marketing managers, “… the more empathetic the marketers felt they were towards the customer, the worse they did. Not only that, but they also ignored customer data that would have told them customer insights to create better messaging.”.

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How to Calculate Marketing ROI of Your Lead Generation Forms

Reachforce

One of the biggest pain points for marketers, especially those working with brick-and-mortar businesses, is that it can be incredibly difficult to determine ROI and find statistics and analytics on what's working, how many people your efforts are bringing in, and what the conversion rate is.

10 Digital Marketing Tricks Used By Famous Business Brands

Marketing Insider Group

There is no doubt that digital marketing or online marketing is crucial when it comes to the success of any business no matter what industry you are in.

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How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

Report: 70% of Marketing Executives Use Social Media for Business Purposes

KoMarketing Associates

Executives have a wide range of marketing channels to turn to in order to achieve their key objectives. However, new research suggests that marketers are most frequently turning to social media to meet their goals.

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Why do Marketers Switch Marketing Automation Solutions?

Modern Marketing

(It’s Because Their Needs Outgrow System Capabilities).

Career Advice for a Young Marketer

The Point

A few weeks ago I gave an informational interview to a local university student looking for advice on the best way to jump start his marketing career.

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How to Make Your Content Stand Out in a Crowded, Global Marketplace

Content Marketing Institute

English-speaking markets are attractive, but for most niches, they’re also the most competitive. It takes a lot to move the English-speaking needle. If you want results with less effort – and it makes sense for your audiences – think about localized markets.

The Top Three Reasons We Can’t Wait to Attend MarTech East 2018

ScribbleLive

Since the advent of digital marketing, technology has been a close friend of the industry; today, marketing rarely exists without it. Put marketing and technology together and you’ve cooked up an entire host of solutions that live beneath the colossal umbrella of “martech.”. Technology aids marketing through its vast capabilities, and has changed our entire marketing landscape—from the way we communicate and collaborate internally to the way we communicate with our audiences.

The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

Account-Based Marketing is a strategy, not a solution.

Only B2B - Untitled Article

Only B2B

5 Tips for Pop-Ups for more Effective Demand Generation Pop-ups are extremely effective demand generation tool. But, if you are in the business for some time, you will. The post appeared first on ONLY B2B. blogs

Growth Hacking Promotes Rapid Development—But Can You Sustain It?

Modern B2B Marketing

Growth hacking strategies can provide rapid results, but if your company can’t carry that momentum, all your efforts will be for naught. You can’t employ growth hacking techniques if you don’t know how they’ll work in the long run.

To Be a Good Marketer, Think Like a Good Parent

Kapost

It’s afternoon and rush hour traffic has arrived with a vengeance. The kiddos, strapped into their various safety seats, want ice cream. You want—oh, I don’t know—maybe two(??) full minutes. The post To Be a Good Marketer, Think Like a Good Parent appeared first on Kapost Content Marketing Blog.

The Top 9 Best CRMs For Agencies

Hatchbuck

When it comes to a CRM, every agency has its own unique needs. Whether you’re shopping for a new software solution or getting set up for the first time, the purchase of a CRM is not a decision to be taken lightly.

7 Marketing and Sales Strategies to Grow Your Revenue Fast

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Many companies have the core marketing and sales elements to take their revenue to the next level, but are still missing out on some key opportunities. Join Christopher Ryan, CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners and writer of the recent book "The Expert’s B2B Revenue Growth Playbook," to discover seven steps that you can immediately take to grow your company’s revenue quickly and consistently!

13 Sales Promotion Techniques To Boost Your Sales + Case Studies

Bannersnack

With Black Friday just around the corner, you may be looking for some amazing sales promotion techniques to create buzz and boost your sales.

The Predicted Rise of Voice Search in Ecommerce

Spiralytics

It’s astounding how shopping has evolved over the last 20-30 years. Ecommerce Voice Search

How to Use Your CRM to Create Personalized Experiences

Ontraport

Show customers that you value them by providing tailored experiences based on their preferences. The post How to Use Your CRM to Create Personalized Experiences appeared first on The ONTRAPORT Blog.

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How to Use Google's Website Builder to Create a Free Site for Your Small Business

Hubspot

Even though the majority of consumers research, discover, and purchase products on the Internet, 60% of small businesses didn't have a website last year. A lot of small business owners just don't have the time or resources to develop their own websites.

A Crash Course in B2B Email Creative

Speaker: Howard Sewell, President, Spear Marketing Group

Too often, email campaigns are seen as something that "just anyone" on your team can put together. But in today's attention economy, strong creative can be the defining factor that gets your email to stand out in the inbox. Join Howard Sewell of Spear Marketing Group, a leading B2B agency, as he uses real-world examples to highlight tips, techniques and key principles that can make or break your campaigns.

Tapping in to the Power of User-Generated Content

Launch Marketing

Although a social media presence is imperative to maintaining brand presence, the pressure to constantly create new and invigorating content can be exhausting.

5 Ways Augmented Reality (AR) Is Transforming Retail

Hubspot

For the past few years, augmented reality (AR) has been discussed as a useful but far-fetched solution, particularly in retail. However, partially due to the launches of Apple's ARKit and Google's ARCore , augmented reality is no longer a future possibility for retail -- it's here.

Leveraging Organic and Paid Search Together: 6 Ways to Maximize Performance

Brightedge

With over 3.5 billion searches made per day, ranking well on the SERP has tremendous power to drive traffic towards your site. BrightEdge Research tracks channel share and finds that SEO traffic is still the largest trackable channel and in the majority at 50.1%

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Why Custom Attributes are Essential to Lead Scoring Your Videos

Vidyard

It’s 2018 and virtually all marketers understand the importance of adding video content to the buyer’s journey. It lets you ramp up engagement levels and build trust with your audience.

5 Imperatives of a Rockstar ABM Program

Speaker: Danny Nail, Sr. Director, Head of Global Account Based Marketing, SAP

Want to get started with ABM, but not sure where to begin? It's all about understanding: understanding your customers, understanding on an organizational level what your definitions, approaches, and ideal outcomes are, and having the understanding - and support - of your stakeholders. Join Danny Nail, Head of Global Account Based Marketing at SAP and SAP Marketer of the Year, as he explains five concrete steps your organization can take to achieve ABM excellence.

Stop reading what makes Elon Musk and Bill Gates successful

JotForm

I like socks. They are soft. They are practical. And their playful designs give my startup attire a much-needed lift of color. Put simply, I have never regretted time spent searching for the perfect pair of socks. Unfortunately, I can’t say the same for the hours I spent reading self-help books. Backstage

How to Drive Business Growth Using Net Promoter Score

Zoominfo

Successful B2B businesses all have something in common– a segment of loyal customers who regularly purchase and recommend their products and services. Consider these statistics: A 5% increase in customer retention can increase profits between 25% and 95% ( source ).

Unriddled: Facebook's Redemption, the 'Meaning' of Search Engines, and More Tech News You Need

Hubspot

The summer might be coming to an end, but the Big Tech community is still hot with news around Google's meaning-based algorithm update, social media leaders' upcoming Senate appearance, and more from just this past week. Oh, and Facebook might be making a real difference against misinformation.

The 5 Essential Toolsets for Effective B2B Marketing Lead Generation

Integrate

When 160 multi-industry marketing executives were surveyed on how they intended to invest marketing resources, many cited new marketing technology (MarTech) purchases.

Customer-Centric Websites: Successful Strategies to Engage B2B Buyers

Speaker: Kellie de Leon, Vice President of Marketing & Strategy, The Mx Group

Chances are, you’re under the gun to convert more leads from your website. To increase conversion, your site needs high-quality content, user-friendly navigation paths, and calls to action that appeal to your target customers. But how do you go about this? And wouldn’t it be great to see some real-world examples from B2B companies that are doing it successfully? Kellie de Leon, VP of marketing and strategy at B2B agency The Mx Group, works with marketers every day to help them create and execute customer-centric strategies and content that increase web engagement and conversion. In this webinar, she'll discuss how to make your website more customer-centric.