Mon.Nov 12, 2018

Want to Connect with Millennials? Take a Page from Print Catalogs

Modern Marketing

In today’s tidal wave of new social media platforms, smartphones, and streaming services, it’s easy to write off forms of “traditional” advertising as obsolete and irrelevant.

The Future of Digital Marketing: Content Marketing Predictions for 2019 and Beyond

Marketing Insider Group

The digital marketing landscape changes so much and so frequently that it’s almost impossible to imagine what the future of digital marketing may offer in terms of opportunities.

Is Employee Advocacy Just for B2B?

Onalytica B2B

There’s no denying that the attributes of a B2B buyer differ greatly from a B2C consumer’s. B2B buyer journeys are much longer and more complex with a higher average purchase price, compared to buyer journeys in B2C which tend to be much shorter, more impulsive and lower value purchases.

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Report: Marketers are Failing to Determine the ROI of Sponsorship Efforts

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers continue to invest in sponsorships to achieve their some of their top objectives, but research shows they are not adequately measuring and assessing the ROI of their efforts.

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Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica whitepaper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

Marketing Technology Buy The Book

Webbiquity

With more than 90% of B2B marketers now embracing content marketing success depends not on producing more content but better content. And marketing technology can help, from ideation and research through production, promotion, and analytics.

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8 Ways to Use Chatbots to Boost Engagement on Your Website

Biznology

Chatbots are the newest thing in marketing and they are taking the industry by storm. They have been gaining popularity in social media channels for a couple of years now. However, using them on your website is an area that has been overlooked.

How to Tailor a Content Marketing Strategy By Company Size

Contently

In “Parks and Recreation,” Ron Swanson offers sage advice: “Never half-ass two things,” he says. “Whole-ass one thing.”

Martech jumps to 29% of the CMO’s budget in Gartner’s 2018-2019 survey

chiefmartech

When Gartner’s annual CMO Spend Survey for 2017-2018 came out last year, many people seized on the fact that the money CMOs allocated for marketing technology had dropped to 22% of their budget , on average, down from 27% the year before.

The Data Behind Viral Marketing Events

Crimson Hexagon

PACIFIC used Crimson Hexagon to analyze the social media response to 19 of the most memorable viral marketing moments in recent history. In doing so, they have created an invaluable resource for marketers: a data-backed, three-step framework for understanding those elusive, mysterious viral moments.

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The Path to Journey Management

Speaker: Kerry Bodine and Lindsay Sykes

The practice of journey mapping has reached fever pitch. But your mapping efforts are only effective if the resulting maps help you drive organization change — and then measure the results of your efforts. Join Intouch Insight and Kerry Bodine, CX expert and co-author of Outside In: The Power of Putting Customers at the Center of Your Business, as she shares Bodine & Co.’s latest research on this topic.

Your Go-To Small Business Marketing Guide for 2019 (New Tips and Ideas)

Buffer

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, an incredible two-thirds of small business owners and entrepreneurs (66%) are personally responsible for three or more areas of their business, including marketing.

When ABM Isn’t Working, Part 2

Engagio

Not all ABM programs are successful right off the bat. It can take adjusting and fine-tuning to turn your program into a well-oiled machine. In part 1 of “When ABM Isn’t Working” we heard expert advice from Kathi Macchi, Jon Miller, Peter Herbert, Justin Gray and Joe Andrews.

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Verint VP of EMEA marketing Marjie Gould on why the future of content marketing is about principles as much as your product

Tomorrow People

“Put customers at the heart of your marketing strategy. The future is not all about technology, it’s about people too,” says Verint’s VP of EMEA marketing, Marije Gould. Marije Gould, VP marketing, EMEA at Verint used a futurologist to map her customers’ growing concerns. Far from it being just about the product or price, her customers care deeply about the ethos of the business they buy from, including its privacy, personalization, and ethics. We all know the value of listening to the customer.

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3 Advanced Advocacy Tactics From A Two-Time BAMMIE Award Winner

Influitive

What could your team accomplish with an extra few hours in your week? You could finally get around to that project you’ve been wanting to start, or launch a new initiative to help hit your targets more efficiently. Now think about what your company could accomplish with an extra 9000 hours this year. Seems too.

How to Level Up Your Marketing Strategy with Video

Building brand awareness and acquiring customers is never easy, but how can you improve your marketing strategy with limited resources? Vidyard has you covered with their 3-in-1 guide on how to use video across your marketing efforts without breaking the bank.

3 Easy Ways Content Marketers Can Provide Instant Value to the Sales Teams

Content Marketing Institute

Editor’s note: Pam Didner recently authored the book Effective Sales Enablement for marketers. In this article, she shares that perspective with three ways content marketers can provide value to the sales team.

18 Quotes About Podcasting for Business Professionals

Zoominfo

Podcasts have captured the attention of millions and millions of listeners in recent years, more than earning their title as the modern-day radio. The success of podcasting is due, in part, to the convenience and pervasiveness of the modern smartphone.

Moonlighting or Full-Time Freelancing? Pros and Cons for Freelancers and Clients

ClearVoice

Full-time freelancing or moonlighting? It’s a question for both workers and clients. Individuals must determine if full-time freelancing is the right fit for their lifestyle.

How Google is slowing innovation

JotForm

It was 1995 and the universe was deep in battle… A fearsome empire was striving for world domination and crushing their competitors with an iron fist. Their strategy? Embrace, extend, extinguish. Meanwhile, an impertinent upstart was lurking in the wings?—?one one that would eventually bid to over. Backstage

6 Steps to Building Predictable Lead Flow and Revenue

Achieving predictable lead flow and revenue depends on monitoring sales history and developing a robust, flexible lead development process. Download this eBook for 6 clear steps you can take to build that process today.

8 Killer Tips for Better Social Media Community Management

SocialBakers

As a social media community manager, what can you do to help drive business success? One of the best ways is to help cultivate strong customer relationships, build brand loyalty, and help your business retain more customers in the long-term.A

Traackr Integrates Twitch Expanding Influencer Discovery & Analytics

Traackr

With the integration of Twitch, Traackr provides influencer discovery and influencer analytics for game developers seeking to build relatinoships with gamers

Esports: Reigniting the Gaming Industry

Crimson Hexagon

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How Much Should You Be Paying Your Marketing Agency?

Marketing Envy

If you’ve decided to hire a marketing agency, that’s great news on making a decision and getting ready to move forward.

Lead Generation Companies: How to Pick a Right One

Have you ever had a bad experience using a lead generation company? If the answer is yes, you are certainly not alone; fortunately, MarketJoy has put together 4 simple questions that you can use to judge your next potential lead gen partner.

Landing Page Considerations For High-Involvement Decisions

SEMrush

Why Personalized Marketing Makes a Great First Impression on Customers

TowerData

Consider how you make a great first impression: Firm handshakes. A kind smile. Thoughtful gifts. InstantData Consumer Data Email Personalization

A quick guide to conversion funnel optimization

Conversica

Marketers become more effective when they understand the path that customers take as they progress from interested website visitors to paying customers.

What Is Privacy Forward and Why Does it Matter for Marketers?

Modern B2B Marketing

When I worked as a webmaster at AOL in the early days, every employee had visibility into every member’s account. Then in 1999, a naval officer was outed by one of the employees after he logged into an alternate profile with a different screen name.

4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

The quality of a customer care strategy can make or break a company, but simply resolving a customer service issue or complaint is no longer enough. Learn the 4 steps that address the major points you need to consider when building a customer care roadmap.

10 Facts About B2B Blogging

The Brit Agency

One of the goals of Inbound Marketing is to generate a steady stream of qualified prospects using content.

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Where Can I Get New Content Ideas?

FMG Suite

We often hear from advisors that the biggest hurdle for content marketing is coming up with ideas for content – […]. Blogging Content General Marketing Marketing Tips content ideas content marketing marketing tip

How To: Realize Email Marketing ROI by Focusing on the Full Customer Journey

Opt Intelligence

Email marketing has come a long way since Gary Thuerk sent the first email marketing blast in 1978. Despite all the other means of communication and marketing channels that have arisen, email is still one of the most ubiquitous forms of communication and a key marketing channel for most businesses.