Mon.Jan 30, 2012

Predictive Buyer Modeling Is Changing the Future of B2B

Tony Zambito

Image via Wikipedia. I would not be surprised today if a group of B2B executives said they were using fortune tellers to peer into a crystal ball to make predictions about the future. The fast pace of change makes the crystal ball of how buyers will behave in the future enveloped in a hazy fog.

LinkedIn 277% More Effective for Lead Generation Than Facebook & Twitter [New Data]

Hubspot

Social media can be a huge contributor to a company's lead generation efforts in both B2B and B2C. But how efficient are the various different social channels in directly driving leads?

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12 (of the) Best WordPress Guides and Plugin Reviews of 2011

Webbiquity

WordPress is not only the most popular blogging platform , but is increasingly becoming a leading website content management system (CMS) as well. Cost and ease of use are certainly factors, but one of the important reasons is its extensibility through plugins.

4 Steps for Making Demand Generation More Social

Modern Marketing

by Rob Bois | Tweet this Pick up any sales or marketing trade pub, and you’re likely to see that 2011 was the year of social. While B2B companies have jumped on the bandwagon, demand generation marketers often struggle to find its value.

25 Content Marketing Questions Answered

Featuring LinkedIn's Jason Miller & Curata's Pawan Deshpande

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The Rockstar You Need to Hire to Manage Your Blog

Hubspot

At this stage in the game, you know blogging is a crucial element to the success of your inbound marketing. But that doesn't mean you're doing it consistently like you know you should.

Why Inbound Marketing is Telemarketing’s Secret Ingredient

Tomorrow People

Telemarketing is a well known method of drumming up more business. Yet it is facing increasing challenges - consumers overwhelmed and desensitised to increasing volume of cold calls plus a growing shift towards the internet and social media for making choices around what we buy.

Google tells you where to place your content

Biznology

Image via Wikipedia. Everyone knows that you must place the most important content at the top of the page, right? Everyone knows that you should write like newspaper reporter. Put the most important stuff in the headline, don’t bury the lead, blah, blah, blah.

Are you part of the QR code craze in B2B marketing?

MLT Creative

QR codes are still somewhat on the fringe, but with smartphone numbers constantly on the rise, there are still some great opportunities to add them to your B2B marketing mix. There have been several articles over the past year with ideas for utilizing QR codes in B2B.

The Content Marketing Pyramid

The Ultimate Framework To Develop & Execute Your Content Marketing Strategy

Elements of a Successful Online Sweepstakes

SnapApp

For brands, online sweepstakes are powerful and cost-effective vehicles for building relationships with customers. Beyond engaging consumers and inspiring word-of-mouth buzz, contests can generate strong returns in the form of leads, feedback, PR, and social media growth. As one example, baby product retailer Magic Beans generated more than 100,000 leads in a month.