Mon.Mar 04, 2019

Why Isn’t My ABM Working? 5 Easy B2B Marketing Mistakes

Inbox Insight

Reading time: 3 minutes. Account-Based Marketing (ABM) is here to stay, that much is clear. Its allure is evident; hand-pick the specific organizations you wish to sell to, ensure your marketing efforts are hyper-targeted, drive engagements that ultimately end in profit.

6 Creative Ways to Recycle Your Content

Marketing Insider Group

Let’s face it. Coming up with new ideas for content can be a struggle. We are so entrenched in our work and our specific industries that the topics that matter begin to fade from view and new concepts may start to feel like we’ve already been there, done that.

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Content Marketing Tips: How to Attract Your Audience

B2B PR Sense

B2B content marketing has become the white bread of content marketing. It's on every B2B marketer's menu and unfortunately a lot of it is as exciting as white bread. It lacks texture, and flavor and gusto. Beyond that, it's often missing a solid foundation.

Author Interview: Joe Contrera, Extraordinary Results

Webbiquity

What makes a leader truly effective? It’s question that’s been at the center of conferences, workshops, blogs, and MBA courses for decades, and a topic of books and debates for centuries. The most effective leaders guide others rather than command them.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

How Professional Service Firms Grow Through Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

As a business, you’re always looking for ways to sell your products or services. Content marketing is a great way to do so: When you generate informative, useful, and interesting content for your audience, you can also directly or indirectly sell your products or services to them.

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Pinterest Optimization in 2019

SEMrush

Unlike most social channels, Pinterest seems more intent on boosting organic exposure than it does on restricting it. This article will take you through some critical high-level factors to consider when optimizing your Pinterest content for increased exposure. Social Media

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Only B2B

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Instagram Marketing: Social Media Experts Share Top Tips

Content Marketing Institute

Instagram offers big bang for your social media buck and creative ways to build active, engaged communities. Learn how to get an edge on your competition with this new roundup of the best Instagram tips and tricks.

How to Analyze User Behavior Data on Your Website

Spiralytics

Consumer data is becoming more and more essential in many business processes, especially when it comes to marketing. And it’s not just about the basic details like demographics—nowadays, the more specific the data, the better. Web Analytics Behavioral Data

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.

How Product Videos Can Affect Conversion Rates

Convert

A study by Google found that almost 50% of internet users check out product videos before visiting a store to make a purchase. They also found that over 90% of people have discovered new products by watching videos on YouTube.

Digital Branding for Professional Services

Hinge Marketing

The digital transformation that has reshaped industry after industry has come to professional services — profoundly impacting how a firm’s brand is shaped and communicated. Digital branding is here to stay. Digital Branding Defined.

B2BMX: We Came, We Saw, We Didn’t Give Away Branded Water Bottles

PureB2B

All good things must come to an end, and B2BMX was no exception! PureB2B, armed with a new logo and new brand, took the floor for what turned out to be an amazing event!

Salesforce Field History Retention Policy: What It Means and Why You Should Care

InsightSquared

At InsightSquared, we talk a lot about using your historical Salesforce data to expose and identify patterns from years past to dramatically improve accuracy in the present and future.

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Lead Generation Checklist to Get Better Results Now

You spend time, energy, and money to generate demand and get leads. It's how you manage them that makes the difference between success and failure. This checklist gives you an easy way to focus on the most critical tasks to get better results now.

Social Causes That Gen Z Cares About—and Why You Should Care, Too

Marketo

The kids are growing up. Believe it or not, the oldest of Generation Z ( those born between 1996 and 2010 , according to MDR) are starting to graduate from college. They’re making many of their own decisions and influencing their parents and society as a whole.

7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Retargeting Ad Campaigns

Buffer

Retargeting, also known as remarketing, is a powerful form of digital advertising in which audiences (potential customers) are targeted with specific ads based on their behavior online.

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How Cybersecurity Marketers Can Be More Effective with AI-Driven Intelligence

Mintigo

This week, all eyes of the technology world are focused on the annual RSA security conference in San Francisco where attendees will learn from the best and the brightest in the cybersecurity field.

How RevOps Drives ABM Success

Engagio

A big thank you to Engagio for welcoming our words into their digital home. It’s true: we’ve been talking a lot lately about ABM and its relationship to RevOps. A couple of weeks back, our CEO, Jason Reichl, even sat down with Brandon Redlinger, Director of Growth at Engagio, for a chat about it.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

The 19 Best Content Marketing Tools in 2019

Hubspot

While no content marketing tool can replace a solid strategy and talented humans, having the right tech stack can certainly help you get the job done better, easier, and more efficiently. There are hundreds of content marketing tools available, some free or cheap and some very expensive.

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Pivotal iQ is Now HG Insights

HG Data

Today Pivotal iQ is officially rebranding as HG Insights, and we’re proud to announce the launch of the new HG Insights Platform. All Pivotal iQ customers have been upgraded to the HG Insights Platform, which now gives customers on-demand access to a broader set of the world’s best technographics.

2018 Deliverability Benchmarking Series: Q4 Retail

eDataSource

All email marketers rightly want to know how they’re doing in relation to their industry peers. To answer those questions, this piece begins a series of industry deep-dives made possible by the extensive data asset on the eDataSource platform.

Why You Need Keyword Benchmarking in Your SEO Strategy

Content Standard

The algorithms have been unleashed: They creep from their dark, mysterious chambers, and crawl through SERPs to administer their sentencing. They reward or punish accordingly. Sound like the opening scene of a horror movie?

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

18 Quotes About Networking That'll Help You Connect With People

Hubspot

Science has shown the most successful people are often also those who rely heavily on the power of networking. Ultimately, pursuing opportunities to connect with industry leaders or professionals with varying interests and perspectives is critical to your own career growth.

[Storytellers Interview | Gear Patrol Studios] The Branded Content Trifecta: “Process, Communication, and Empathy”

Keywee

The Storytellers , our series featuring candid interviews with leaders from the publishing world, is part of our efforts to showcase successful thought-leaders and share their insights with the rest of the storytelling community.

InsideView Earns AWS Competency Status

InsideView

If we seem to have our head in the Cloud today, it’s for good reason.

How to Earn Backlinks for Your Website

SmartBug Media

Backlinks to your website are one of the most valuable components of SEO and one of the best ways to increase your rankings in search engine results—when done properly. Earning backlinks the “white hat” way can help improve your visibility in search, help Google recognize your website as high-quality, and can even help you increase brand awareness. Here are the tactics I suggest implementing to earn backlinks for your website: Guest Blogging.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.