Tue.Apr 10, 2012

New research shows Facebook impacting behaviors in formative years

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Guest post by {grow} community member Tom Webster. My friend Mark Schaefer wrote a provocative piece in this very space yesterday about why Facebook will become the most dangerous company on earth. Perhaps he underestimated the problem.

15 Things People Absolutely Hate About Your Website

Hubspot

One of the tenets of inbound marketing is not to annoy. So why is it that many websites are still chock full of the elements that so many visitors have bemoaned over and over?

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Content Marketing: 6 Steps To Sell It In [Slides]

B2B Marketing Insider

Content Marketing is all about the battle for customer attention. As most marketers try harder and harder to interrupt their audience, smart marketers are using valuable and helpful content to attract the audience of future buyers. Because all marketing is content.

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Four questions you should always ask a branding agency

Tomorrow People

Are you thinking about, or are you working with a branding company to update your business brand? Here are four questions every business-owner should ask their branding agency before going ahead with a business rebrand: 1. How well do you understand my business?

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Marketing Automation System Software Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Marketing Automation Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best Marketing Automation software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

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Blog Comments: Chaos or Currency?

B2B Memes

Are comments more trouble than they are literally worth? According to Animal’s Joel Johnson, the answer is a resounding Yes. I believe I’m right, and I think it’s important to start the discussion. And my theory is very easy to disprove: just run your own analysis on your traffic and determine exactly how many people are scrolling down the page to read comments.

PowerViews with Jonathan Farrington: Stay Focused

ViewPoint

I’m really pleased to introduce you to PowerViews, a new series of Q&A video interviews that are all about providing solutions to the marketing and sales challenges we face today.

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5 Offers to Drive Lead Generation

Puzzle Marketer

If you’re executing a digital marketing campaign, there is a good chance you’re ROI (return on investment) is based on how many emails, prospects, or customers you can get inside of your database. If you’re using a CRM (customer relationship management system) such as SalesForce.com or Oracle, those contacts have some real measurable value. Even more so when you can match them up with your sales data and discover little nuggets like customer lifetime value or simple conversions.

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How to Track, Analyze, and Improve Your SEO Strategy

Hubspot

This is an adapted excerpt from our new ebook, How to Unlock the ROI of Your Marketing Analytics. Download your free copy if you want to learn more about using data to make actionable improvements to your marketing.

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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.

All Content is Not Created Equal – A Conversation with CMI Founder Joe Pulizzi

Modern B2B Marketing

by Jason Miller When it comes to content marketing and social media experts, Joe Pulizzi is always at the top of the list.

Deconstructing an Email Marketing Campaign

The Effective Marketer

What does it take to put together a successful email campaign? It all sounds pretty simple when you think of it. Segment your list, create the email, send it out, evaluate results, repeat. Right? Well, not so fast.

Content Marketing Tools Series #5 visual.ly

Ambal's Amusings

About visual. Normal. 2012-04-10T09:32:00Z. 2012-04-10T09:33:00Z. personal. 10.2625. Clean. MicrosoftInternetExplorer4. classid="clsid:38481807-CA0E-42D2-BF39-B33AF135CC4D" id=ieooui>. About visual.ly. Visual.ly is The world's largest community for sharing infographics and data visualizations.

Do You Need a Specialty Copywriter?

WriteSpark

It's easy to understand that not every freelance writer is a good match for every marketing project. Yet, how can you recognize when you need a specialty writer and identify what kind of writer to seek? These ideas can help your search. You need a writer with specific technical or subject knowledge. Teaching a generalist writer about your products, customers, and applications probably isn't a good use of time--for yourself or your subject experts.

Stop Killing Your Content: 3 Reasons Your Content Falls Flat

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

Interactive Video Player INGAGE Gives Users Active Choices While Viewing

Fathom

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Facebook Stuns and Acquires Instagram. What Does it Mean?

SnapApp

The Internet was abuzz yesterday with Facebook?s s acquisition of Instagram for a staggering $1 Billion. Instagramers took to the web broadcasting their thoughts, with some announcing plans to delete the app now that Facebook was involved. Not all the talk was negative.

Webinar: Turning Website Data Into Business Intelligence

Fathom

Want to know how to derive meaningful business information about your customers, clients and prospects? Join our webinar on Wednesday, April 18 at 2:00. Bill Balderaz, President of Fathom Columbus, and Alison Circle, Director of Marketing and Strategic Planning for The Columbus Metropolitan Library, will help you go beyond numbers and graphs to pure business intelligence that can shape product-development and customer-service decisions.

Fathom Blog Wins Competition in Field of 64 Search-Marketing Blogs

Fathom

Search-marketing blog PPC Hero pronounced Fathom’s blog the winner of its Search Marketing Madness vote-off. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet. Media Coverage

7 Inspiring B2B Marketing Campaigns

Must-See Examples of Marketing Success That You Can Replicate.