Wed.Apr 06, 2011

The End of Traditional Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Paid, owned and earned media. Those three words, often shortened to “POE,” have bounced around for years. And, like the contemplations of communication theorist Marshall McLuhan, they have taken on new meaning with the collision of traditional and digital marketing strategies.

Four Easy Ideas to Humanize Your Brand on the Social Web

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

By Sidneyeve Matrix , Contributing {grow} Columnist. We know that people prefer to connect with other people, not brands. Not too long ago, Mark wrote about how one of the biggest mistakes you can make in online branding is using a logo instead of a headshot photo in your Twitter profile.

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Why B2B Marketing Is Not Social: An Unexpected Insight from.

Digital B2B Marketing

The most important thing I learned at this week's SiriusDecisions Roundtable in Portland was not something Jonathon Block or Jay Gaines shared, and it wasn't from a conversation with another attendee. It was the silence of Twitter

Goldilocks and the 3 Lead Nurturing Programs

Modern Marketing

by Heather Foeh | Tweet this. If Goldilocks left the forest and went into the wonderful world of marketing automation , she might experience a sense of déjà-vu. When it comes to lead nurturing some programs start out too hard and some start out too soft, but don’t worry, some are just right. This Lead Nurturing Program is Too Hard. The Papa Bear mistake of lead nurturing is starting out too complex.

The AdRoll Guide to Account-Based Marketing

Personalize your marketing to convert your highest-value accounts.

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A Revenue Cycle Analytics Overview for B2B Success

Modern B2B Marketing

by Maria Pergolino In B2B marketing , numbers drive everything. They define lead generation success, they give marketing relevancy within the organization and they drive strategies and campaigns.

SugarCRM #SugarCon Presentations on Sales Intelligence and Social Selling.

Sales Intelligence View

So far SugarCRM’s Customer and Developer conference SugarCon has been awesome. Starting off with an announcement of InsideView being preloaded with future installations of SugarCRM and then some great conversations with customers and others on the latest release of InsideView , best practices and conversations on social selling.

Scaling Social Intelligence Across the Enterprise

Biznology

Image via CrunchBase. I had a great session yesterday with Zach Hofer-Shall at the Forrester Marketing Forum in San Francisco, substituting for Converseon CEO Rob Key. I ran into numerous companies at this conference who are at various stages of social media adoption, but most have moved beyond the experimentation stage to a place where they are asking bigger questions about social media. They want to know how to use it for more than one use case.

When it comes to B2B marketing, think things through carefully before you act.

Sales Lead Insights

I recommend that B2B marketers pay special attention to what I call the Domino Effect, where one thing leads to another. For example, if you make an offer on your website, do you have the requested information or materials ready to go?

Effective B2B Marketing Content That Will Lead to Sales Growth

Effective marketing content leads to increased sales productivity, more revenue, greater marketing effectiveness and stronger alignment between marketing and sales.

Making Your Social Media and Your Garden Deliver « Digital B2B.

Digital B2B Marketing

IMGP0854 - vege garden You slave over getting it started. You carefully tend to it as it grows and matures. Then you realize it isn't big enough to feed you. What you harvest is great, but is isn't enough to make a difference in your

Selecting the Right Email Marketing Provider « The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer

You either have or will have to evaluate and select an email marketing software provider at some point in your marketing career. And there's a good reason most people dread this project, after all with so many ESP (email service

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Inbound Marketing Vs. Outbound Marketing

Hubspot

This blog post is one of several Marketing Transformation Success Stories we'll be featuring in celebration of Marketing Transformation Week , April 4-8, 2011. On Demand Webinar & Report: 2011 State of Inbound Marketing. Learn the latest findings from the 2011 State of Inbound Marketing Report.

Localize Your Content Strategy

Fathom

Pizza places in Cleveland, Manhattan hotels, Nail salons near Atlanta. Local searches are growing in popularity. Search engines recognized this growing interest in localized searches and have made it even easier for searchers. People no longer have to specify their … Continue reading → The post Localize Your Content Strategy appeared first on Fathom. Content Creation & Strategy Local Search SEO

Stop Killing Your Content: 3 Reasons Your Content Falls Flat

Each year B2B organizations spend more than $5.2 billion on content creation.

Excuses, Excuses. Top Marketing Transformation Myths Debunked!

Hubspot

If you've been reading the blog lately, you're probably starting to notice the theme we've got going on this Marketing Transformation Week -- that the internet has fundamentally changed the way businesses must market to their prospects.

5 Reasons Why You Should Transform Your Marketing Agency—NOW!

Hubspot

This blog post is part of HubSpot's Marketing Transformation Week , April 4-8, 2011.