Tue.Apr 16, 2019

5 Types of Social Media Content that Drives B2B Results

KoMarketing Associates

A common challenge in the B2B space is figuring out how to use social media to drive results. When it comes to the organic side of social media, a question that often comes up from clients is what type of social media content will reach, and more importantly, resonate with their target audiences.

Test Your Emails Consistently for Continued Improvement

Act-On

Digital marketing works best when you frequently and consistently test your efforts — and email campaigns are no exception. Email

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Content Writing is the New Copy Writing

Marketing Insider Group

At some point in time, the terms advertising agencies and copywriters became content agencies and content creators, respectively.

41% of Marketers Now Believe Events are the Most Critical Marketing Channel

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers look for new ways to connect with customers and prospects, events appear to be growing in prominence, according to new research.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

5 Most Common Fails in B2B Search Campaigns

The Point

Thanks to Spear Digital Media Director Tim DiSabatino for authoring this week’s post. Because costs per click in B2B search campaigns can often be extremely high when companies compete the for same keywords, Search Engine Marketing (SEM) for B2B advertisers offers its own very unique challenges.

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The Entrepreneur Interview Series #11: Michael McCarthy, Inkit

Webbiquity

When you think of hot software startups, it’s probably technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain, and virtual reality that come to mind. You probably don’t think about…direct mail.

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7 Ways You Should Be Promoting Your Content

Kapost

You’ve spent a lot of time coming up with content, researching it, and of course, writing it. Then you publish, and the work continues. It’s important to create content, yes. The post 7 Ways You Should Be Promoting Your Content appeared first on Kapost Blog. Digital Marketing

SearchChat Podcast: Making Data-Driven Marketing More Human

Biznology

It’s time for marketers to put humanity back in their marketing practices. Today for SearchChat, Steve Zakur and I discuss first whether you should be worried about government regulation.

3 Ways Corporate Hierarchy Data Can Accelerate B2B Enterprise Sales

DiscoverOrg

What is corporate hierarchy? It’s the business landscape upon which epic battles are fought. And there’s no question that B2B sales is a battlefield: Reputations, sales, and profits are lost and won. As with any battle, the key to winning is knowing the terrain on which the battle is taking place. Nowhere is this more critical than in enterprise sales, where understanding an organization’s corporate hierarchy can illuminate the battlefield.

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The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

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

Make Your Blog More Attractive With These 12 Visuals

Content Marketing Institute

Images attract more people to your content. People also are likely to retain content with visuals longer. But marketers, particularly text-focused marketers, struggle to create or find the best visuals. Here’s some help.

Why You Need a Content Hub

Content4Demand

Marketers publish content through a variety of channels on a regular basis. But what do you do with that content once it’s been distributed? Collect those webinars, blog posts and e-books in a content hub to extend the life of your best assets.

8 Top-Quality Tools for Retargeting Ads

Hatchbuck

Retargeting, or remarketing, is super powerful. It can convert a lost-forever prospect to a repeat customer. If you want to up your agency’s retargeting game, you don’t have to go it alone.

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Content Intelligence: How Content Insights Power Up Your Market Intelligence

Scoop.it

Here’s a scary fact: 50% of businesses fail in the first five years of business, and 66% in the first 10 years. In other words, if you’re in business for less than five years, you stand a 50-50 chance of surviving.

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!

Announcing Outreach’s $114M Series E Funding Round

Outreach

Today, I am very excited to share that Outreach, the leading sales engagement platform, has secured $114 million in Series E financing at a $1.1 billion valuation. That’s right: Outreach is officially a “ unicorn ” and the only one in the rapidly growing sales engagement space.

Stats to Inform Your Sales Enablement Strategy

SnapApp

This is a guest blog post from Aubrey Harper, manager of partner and content strategy at Kapost. Fellow marketers, sanity check: How many times in the last week have the words “data-driven” come out of your mouth?

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7 Steps to Improve Email Deliverability

Zoominfo

Take a look at your inbox – how many unread or deleted messages do you have? And how many of them are from companies trying to catch your attention? This is the reality of email marketing today.

4-step lead generation analysis to optimize sales conversion

B2B Lead Blog

When you think of the word optimization, you might think of writing keyword-optimized posts for search engine optimization or running AB split tests for landing page optimization.

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.

Accessibility in Email Marketing: 7 Simple Tricks to Make Your Code More Accessible

Litmus

Accessibility is quickly becoming as much a pillar of email marketing as it is in user experience and design.

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Building An ABM All-Star Team, From Strategy to Execution with Kathy Macchi

Engagio

Just like in sports, your goal as a business leader is to put together an all-star roster. In the age of Moneyball where deep analysis of skills, traits, and talents are assessed, hiring key players and building an unstoppable team has become a science.

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Intent Data: For Sales? For Marketing? For Both?

TrueInfluence

In the not-so-distant past, the term “intent data” was strictly held under the auspices of Marketing. This was also before the era of “marketing and sales alignment.” There was a time when the sales team grudgingly accepted a lead from marketing.

Why Guest Blogging Should Be Part of Your Content Marketing Strategy

Brandpoint

Writing a perfect blog post is not always the easiest task. After deciding on a topic that fits into your overarching content strategy, choosing the most effective keywords and researching the subject matter itself, you have to sit down and WRITE the thing.

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.

How To Improve SEO: 21 Tips To Improve Your Site's Ranking

Pearl Digital Marketing

Designing and developing a website is the easy part. the hard part (and the most neglected part) is getting your website to rank highly in search engines so that it can attract organic traffic to your business.

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The 10 Best Free Email Marketing Tools in 2019

Hubspot

In case you didn’t know, email usage is at an all-time high. More than 3.7 billion people use email worldwide. With email usage so high, it's no wonder you likely constantly receive marketing emails from businesses. Email marketing works -- even in the B2B space.

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6 Simple Ways You Can Use Neuroscience to Increase Marketing Productivity

Buffer

Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary science that is concerned with the study of the structure and function of the nervous system. When applied to our professional lives, neuroscience can help us to unlock our greatest potential.

Weekly Wisdom with Andrea D'Ottavio: Instagram Marketing Practical Tips

SEMrush

Welcome to Weekly Wisdom by SEMrush. In this episode, we will see how to optimize your Instagram profile and also how to create a nice feed, even if you don‘t have a lot of resources. See tips for optimizing your Instagram bio and your feed to grab customers. Social Media Weekly Wisdom

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.