Wed.Feb 28, 2024

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What Happens if my IP is Blacklisted?

SendX

From time to time, online business owners and email marketers may find that traffic to their pages or the deliverability of their emails begins to fall for no discernible reason. Of course, several factors could be contributing to these issues, from search engine indexing problems to server-based complications. But sometimes marketers may wonder, is my IP blacklisted?

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Why B2B marketing needs brand building more than lead gen

Martech

B2B marketing has become overly focused on measurement and attribution, appearing and claiming to be more science than art. Everyone wants to believe it’s a science. Investors, boards and leadership expect marketing growth to be measurable, predictable and projectable. But the truth is that marketing is not a hard science. Experiments are not repeatable and playbooks are not fully transferable between companies.

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Toxic Backlinks: SEO Woe or a Load of Baloney?

Ahrefs

But there’s some disagreement and confusion among SEOs as to whether “toxic” links are actually a thing and what, if anything, you should do about them.

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How To Achieve Business Podcasting Success (and Pitfalls To Avoid)

Content Marketing Institute

Business podcasts differ from entertainment podcasts — and it’s about more than audience size. Discover the key elements to crafting a podcast strategy that works for your content marketing and business goals.

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WorkCast's Ultimate Webinar Handbook 2024

Elevate your webinar game with WorkCast's Ultimate Webinar Handbook! Packed with insights from our seasoned webinar experts, this comprehensive guide is your go-to resource for mastering the art of B2B webinars. Learn the fundamentals, from defining webinars to exploring their benefits and diverse use cases. Discover the key elements of running a successful webinar, avoiding common mistakes, and making your sessions more engaging.

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How to build trust and loyalty in retail with reception marketing

Martech

The consumer experience has fully evolved from anonymously transactional to personally helpful. Retail brands must seamlessly mesh into and be present throughout the customer journey to remain useful to consumers. They must provide real value in the right place at the right time. Consumers make purchase decisions largely based on their online research, not necessarily on product packaging, benefits or customer service.

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TransUnion announces data clean room partnership with Snowflake

Martech

TransUnion has announced a partnership between its TruAudience identity-based marketing solution and Samooha, by Snowflake, a native data clean room on Snowflake’s data cloud. Users will be able to access TruAudience’s marketing identity graph within Samooha allowing them to collaborate and to match and share customer data without exposing private information.

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Inside an award-winning diversity campaign

B2BMarketing.net

Want to know the secret behind a brand-driven award-winning campaign? In this week’s episode of the B2B Marketing Podcast, Kavita Singh, Senior Content Editor, B2B Marketing sat down with Aniela Unguresan, Founder, EDGE and Andy Greaves, Global GTM Lead, Gravity Global to discuss their Gold win for ‘Best Brand Initiative’ at the 2023 B2B Marketing Awards.

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Scott Gillum: Spotlight on the expert

Martech

Our “Spotlight on the expert” series digs deeper into the stories of our expert contributors. This interview has been edited for clarity and length. MarTech columnist Scott Gillum runs his business Carbon Design from his home in Raleigh, N.C. He knew from a very young age that running a business was what he wanted to do. He just wasn’t sure what that meant.

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Branding for Accountants: Elevate Your Firm

Go Beyond SEO

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on branding for accountants ! In today’s competitive business landscape, establishing a strong and distinct brand identity is crucial for success. This is especially true for accountants , who often operate in a crowded industry. By investing in your firm’s branding , you can elevate your reputation, attract new clients, and differentiate yourself from competitors.

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The Top 3 Tips for Writing Successful White Papers

In the B2B marketing toolkit, white papers can be a powerful option for reaching decision-makers and experts, presenting them with interesting information that improves their perception of your organization's competence and thought leadership. That said, a poorly executed whitepaper will not only be unable to influence your desired audience but will also come with significant costs that other assets won't incur.

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Building Better Interfaces: Tips From RebelMouse’s Design Team

RebelMouse

The team at RebelMouse that works on user interface (UI) design often faces challenges that can make or break a user's experience (UX). The following list breaks down some of the typical issues that we might run into, from how things look to how easy they are to use. General Design Inconsistent Design Elements Mismatched design elements, such as different button styles, varying fonts, or inconsistent color schemes, can lead to a confusing and disjointed user experience.

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Why Organizations Benefit by Embracing CX and EX Synergy

CMSWire

CX and EX are inherently connected, and organizations that want to deliver the best possible CX will also make a point to intentionally address gaps in EX. Continue reading.

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Unleashing Sales Velocity: How Leveraging Intent Data Can Lead to 3X Faster Deal Closures

Only B2B

Intent is the lifeblood of sales. Intent data paints a panoramic picture of the B2B arena -revealing current interests, challenges, and needs of target audiences, resulting in increased conversions and accelerated pipeline. In the fiercely competitive B2B sales landscape, where businesses are vying to paint in lime green, standing out can be daunting.

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Google Revises Image Recognition for Gemini as It Sets a Relaunch

CMSWire

Google's AI roller coaster hits a snag as it pauses Gemini's image recognition, impacting its stock and race for AI dominance. Continue reading.

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21 Advanced ChatGPT Prompts To Take Your Social Media to the Next Level

Upgrade your social media game with our in-depth playbook: "21 advanced ChatGPT prompts for social media managers". These powerful prompts are tailored to supercharge your content creation, strategy development, and results analysis. Say goodbye to writer's block and hello to endless creativity as you effortlessly generate engaging posts, come up with original strategies, and optimize your social media performance - all in a fraction of the time.

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Tim Ohai Wants You to Forget About Changing Your Business Culture — Focus on Driving Clarity

Mereo

Business culture is the beating heart of your operations. Yet, this subjective concept is often hard to define, assess and, most important, influence to help lead your teams to sustainable revenue performance. We at Mereo spoke with expert Tim Ohai , a leading growth consultant and founder of Kupu Solutions who formerly served in leadership roles at Workday, Shell Oil and Pennzoil, about what leaders like yourself can do to foster a healthier business culture in 2024.

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Consumer Trends: Jumping Into the New Tech Waves

CMSWire

AI, VR and other new technologies enable brands to deliver a seamless and intuitive buying experience. Continue reading.

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Up Your Social Game with Oktopost’s AI Tools for Content Creation

Oktopost

With various marketing initiatives and product updates happening simultaneously, B2B social media managers have a lot of content to produce at once. Webinars, podcasts, events, blogs, you name it, your team most likely has them. This is where AI tools for content creation can come into play. Social media managers need to keep up with giving every initiative the spotlight on social media, as well as within your employee advocacy program, that it deserves.

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Digital Marketing for Manufacturers: Four Ways to Generate Leads in a Competitive Market

Launch Marketing

In a competitive manufacturing market, marketers are presented with many challenges and opportunities. With constantly changing trends, marketers must navigate buyer expectations, what is effective and much more. A digital marketing strategy is more important than ever before to keep up with these trends and to ensure marketing efforts are aligned and moving forward with business goals.

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The Resurgence of Direct Mail as a Growth Marketing Strategy

Speaker: Jeff Tarran, COO, Gunderson Direct & Margaret Pepe, Executive Director of Product Management, U.S. Postal Service

Learn the secrets to direct mail success for growth marketers! Industry veterans Jeff Tarran and Margaret Pepe are here to delve into how direct mail has completely evolved in recent years, and has rightfully earned a seat at the table alongside the email and digital marketing plans of SMBs, enterprise companies, and agencies as they look into strategy for 2024 and beyond.

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10 B2B Email Marketing Best Practices to Dominate 2024

sagefrog

In B2B digital marketing, staying ahead of the curve is not just a competitive advantage—it’s a necessity. In 2024, B2B email marketing is poised for transformative changes and innovative strategies for success in a saturated market. To stay ahead of the competition, it’s vital to be aware of the trends and changes redefining email marketing and how to leverage these tactics for your own sustained success. 10 B2B Email Marketing Tips to Dominate 2024 Skip to a Section Address Privacy

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Why Omnichannel Customer Service Will Matter in 2024

CMSWire

Building bridges to the consumer through multi-channel support. Continue reading.

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Boosting Sales and Marketing Teamwork: Strategies for Effective Collaboration

Markempa

Just returned from a industry summit, and it was a blast. Yet, it highlighted a persistent challenge: the critical need for teamwork in sales and marketing teamwork. The familiar narrative of misaligned marketing and sales teams swapping complaints is all too common, and frankly, it’s a narrative we need to change.

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What Is a Reasoning Engine?

Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Imagine if AI could automate routine business tasks like drafting emails, generating campaign briefs, building web pages, researching competitors, analyzing data and summarizing calls. Automating such repetitive tasks can free up an immense amount of valuable human time and effort for more complex and creative activities like business strategy and relationship building.

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What Regulations Will Impact Sustainability Comms in 2024?

Navigating the waters of sustainability reporting disclosures and regulations can be intimidating, to say the least. With various measures set in motion in 2023 to keep companies accountable, there is a lot in store for brands’ impact communication in the upcoming year. 3BL is kicking off this January with our Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Capricorn Edition by highlighting the impact of: The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Climate disclosure rules The European Commission

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The Real AI Superpower: Moving from Look-Back Analytics to Look-Forward Predictive Marketing

Digilant

The marketing industry has spilled a tremendous amount of ink discussing the ways in which artificial intelligence and machine learning are and will continue to change how marketers work, from brand strategy and creative ideation to media execution and attribution and measurement. But that’s missing the forest for the trees. The real shift that’s underway is far more fundamental to not just what marketers do , but how they think.

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Speed Up Product Innovation: 6 Strategies for Success

Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Just how much impact can a new ice cream bar have? Ice cream brand Enlightened made the most of their relationship with rock band Metallica to speed up product innovation. Plus, Enlighten’s innovation efforts brought in Salesforce partners, making it a model for AppExchange product success. In 2024, product innovation is a necessity. Brands want to maintain relevance, meet customer needs, and gain and retain customers.

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If You Don’t Have a Buyer Journey Map, You’re Flying Blind in a Hurricane

Square 2 Marketing

After repeatedly listening to CEOs and marketing professionals across various industries express their frustrations about the underperformance of their marketing efforts, it’s evident that something is hindering even the most basic marketing executions. In the simplest of terms, most marketing professionals and business leaders are trying to do marketing without a map or a GPS, and it’s not surprising that they’re not getting to their intended destination.

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AI Statistics 2024: Your Cheat Sheet to Understanding the Future

Outgrow

AI Statistics 2024: Your Cheat Sheet to Understanding the Future Have you ever heard the phrase, “The only constant is change”? Well, if we are talking about AI statistics, this is as true as it gets! As we step into 2024, the world of AI is evolving at a pace that challenges our imagination. It’s not just about algorithms and lines of code; it’s about the transformation of industries and the reshaping of daily life.

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The AI-Enabled CMO: Practical Tips for Today's B2B Marketers

Speaker: Paul Slack, Vende Digital CEO

On October 11th, understand how to navigate the AI landscape confidently, turning insights into groundbreaking strategies that set you apart. Why attend? You'll learn: Practical applications/Use cases How to find and assess the right AI technology Prioritizing quick wins Mastering prompt engineering Solving marketing challenges efficiently Strategies to launch pilot programs Case studies of B2Bs building smarter businesses with AI Exclusive bonus content: Actionable frameworks to get started qui

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10 B2B Email Marketing Best Practices to Dominate 2024

sagefrog

In B2B digital marketing, staying ahead of the curve is not just a competitive advantage—it’s a necessity. In 2024, B2B email marketing is poised for transformative changes and innovative strategies for success in a saturated market. To stay ahead of the competition, it’s vital to be aware of the trends and changes redefining email marketing and how to leverage these tactics for your own sustained success. 10 B2B Email Marketing Tips to Dominate 2024 Skip to a Section Address Privacy

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Measuring the customer experience: a pillar of business success

Exo B2B

In today’s competitive business world, customer experience (Cx) can no longer be just a floating idea. It’s become a prerequisite for business success. But what’s all the fuss about measuring customer experience? Well, the figures don’t lie: one study shows that 75% of customers are willing to spend more if they are delighted with their experience.

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10 Best Practices for Managing Analyst Relations (AR) and B2B Influencer Relations Programs

Thinkers360

In the ever-evolving B2B landscape, cultivating strong relationships with industry analysts and thought leaders (B2B influencers) is crucial for establishing brand awareness, achieving thought leadership status, and ultimately driving sales growth. Analyst Relations (AR) and B2B Influencer Relations programs work hand-in-hand as strategic arms, elevating your brand within your target market.