Tue.Oct 17, 2017

It’s time to introduce search engine optimisation topics into your content marketing strategy

Tomorrow People

Why your content marketing strategy should focus on search engine optimisation (SEO) topics — not just keywords — to differentiate your B2B marketing. A great shift is taking place in the world of search engine optimisation (SEO) results.

Top Data-Driven Marketing Trends We’re Keeping An Eye On

Act-On

Here are the top trends for B2B marketers to consider as they adopt a data-driven marketing strategy. Account-Based Marketing B2B Marketing Reports & Analytics b2b data B2B marketing data data driven marketing

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Six BIG Productivity Hacks to Get More Content Marketing Done

Webbiquity

The bar keeps getting raised for content marketing. As noted in the recent State of Marketing Strategy Report , producing high-quality content (much less average, run-of-the-mill content) isn’t enough anymore; for content to stand out, it “not only has to be good, it also has to solve a problem for readers—and serve the needs of your company.” ” But you’re busy. Probably busier than you’ve ever been.

Top 5 Content Marketing Trends for 2017

Navigate the Channel

Content marketing trends change often due to advances in technology, search engine preferences and changes in advertising. While the primary goals remain the same, strategies and techniques vary dependent on audience and industry.

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See the PureCloud call center in action

All cloud contact centers are not created equal. Register now for an upcoming live demo covering supervisor, admin, and agent experience in PureCloud!

Micro-Influencer Marketing is the new Influencer Marketing

Biznology

Every 365-days, Shashi Bellamkonda invites me to guest lecture to his Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies communications class, Social, Mobile and Search Marketing, XCPD-732. Fresh-faced students on a Saturday morning? Yes, please!

How B2B Marketers Create and Promote White Papers That Convert

KoMarketing Associates

Thanks to the internet, there are seemingly endless ways for B2B marketers to reach their audiences. However, choosing the right form of content can be a challenge as a result. According to the “B2B Content Marketing 2018: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America” report, 71 percent of today’s B2B marketers leverage ebooks/white papers for content marketing purposes.

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5 Steps to Help Employees Keep Pace with Digital Transformation

Type A Communications

October 17, 2017 By Carla Johnson Every industry teeters on the verge of disruption. If you work in technology, there’s always the threat of someone younger and more nimble who. read more.

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4 Tricky Inbound Marketing Mistakes to Watch Out For

Marketing Insider Group

Inbound gets results. 68 percent of inbound marketers believe their organization’s strategy is effective. On the other hand, more than half of outbound-heavy marketers feel their strategy isn’t working. Still, about one-third of those who use inbound are not getting the full impact they want. This could be because there are so many potential mistakes marketers can […]. The post 4 Tricky Inbound Marketing Mistakes to Watch Out For appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketin

Reach a New Audience with Paid Social Campaigns

BOP Design

Social media is a great way to promote and share your company’s content with your followers and their connections. The only problem is that the organic reach of your social posts is on the decline. Don’t worry, it’s not your fault and there is something you can do about it.

How to Write Well: 10 Timeless Rules From Legendary Ad Exec David Ogilvy

Hubspot

Writing is easy. Most people can do it. If you’re reading this, you can write. But can you write well ? Does your writing connect with people? Does it engage readers, compelling them down the page? Does your writing inspire action, selling things or services or ideas?

7 Cold Calling Tactics You Aren't Using but Should Be

Cold calling isn‘t dead; neither is it on its deathbed. In fact, it’s one of the most effective ways to increase sales and drive revenue. Learn 7 preperation strategies to lessen your stress, and to become a better closer!

How the Recommendation Engine Explosion is Changing Martech and Content Consumption

Content Standard

The recommendation engine is one of the biggest martech innovations of the last few years, and it’s shaping our entire digital experience. For example, let’s say I visit the Harvard Business Review website and read about manufacturing marketing tactics (as one does).

How Should Marketers Buy a Social Media Management Platform

Oktopost

In the B2B realm, social media marketing cannot function effectively and efficiently without technology. The right social media management platform can set your marketing team – and organization as whole – up for success. So where to begin when buying a platform? With a myriad of social media vendors out there, it can be an … Social Media Marketing Social Media Management

How to Speed Up the Process to Find and Hire Top Content Marketing Talent

Content Marketing Institute

Half the battle is won. You have approval to add a new content marketing position to your team. Now you just need to find and hire the right candidate – in a red-hot market for people with the right skills – before another company snaps them up. Not a simple problem.

10 Quick Fixes to Make Your Website Marketing More Effective

Fusion Marketing Partners

Most companies (including 90% plus of B2B companies, utilize website marketing as part of their lead-to-revenue (L2R) process. Whether you […]. Website Website Marketing

Best Practices for Selling to Government Agencies

The US government spends over $235 billion on goods and services each year. Because of this, selling your product or service to a government agency can be a great way to increase profits. A government buyer also offers consistency, at least for the duration of your contract. However, there are key differences between selling to a customer or business and selling to the government. MarketJoy VP of Customer Success, Curtis Bendt, has used his vast experience in sales industry to craft a list of best practices for selling to government agencies to give you a more specific idea of what the process involves. MarketJoy also provides you with several tips on how to increase your chances of success.

Creating a B2B Digital Marketing Plan

KEO Marketing

Business-to-business (B2B) companies use a variety of digital marketing tactics to achieve their goals.

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Finding Your Ideal Customer: A B2B Guide to the Right Audience

SnapApp

It seems like positioning your brand so that messaging and sales efforts speak directly to the target audience is kind of a no-brainer, right? . You want your ads and sales tools to, well, sell. .

[Video] 6 “Aha” Moments from Mark Schaefer about Influencer Marketing | Traackr

Traackr

Gain insight into the ever-evolving state of marketing from Mark Schaefer. Watch now and learn how to overcome your biggest marketing hurdle

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3 Key Challenges Marketers Face & How to Overcome Them

Modern B2B Marketing

Today’s marketer continues to face steep challenges when it comes to engaging with customers across multiple channels and touchpoints. It takes both smart marketing and the right technology to be able to listen, learn and respond to your customer at speed and with scale.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

Three Things B2B Marketers Need To Stop Doing In Order To Deliver Customer Experience

VisumCX

Customer experience continues to take center stage within a growing majority of B2B organizations. The change is so apparent in organizations that Gartner has reported that more than 50% of organizations will make significant business model changes in their efforts to deliver customer experience.

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You’re Doing It Wrong: Measuring Success of Paid Digital Advertising

EMagine B2B Blog

Whether your goal is conversion volume, cost efficiency, or targeting an action further down the sales funnel, setting expectations for your paid digital advertising in advance can benefit you in more ways than one.

Dig a Little Deeper: Why a deep dive planning retreat is a good fit

Ignite

Getting away from the office and taking a step back to think about your business can have huge benefits. Just look at one of our clients who we facilitated a planning retreat with: they had no digital presence or sales process model. After a planning session we launched a new focused plan to a specific market and cross-sold the primary product line through a solid content plan. They obtain 60-70 new leads a month now!

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Special Events Magazine — 16th Annual Top 50 Event Companies

Experience Marketing Insights

Freeman is featured as a leader in the brand experience industry

Paradigm of Strategic Value-Based Discounting for the B2B Industry

Competition has increased to new levels of intensity and organizations have begun to look for new ways to acquire customers. Discounted pricing is a strategic tool, which when used correctly can drive a variety of business goals, from marketing through to sales strategy

Common Pitfalls of ABM Pilots & How to Avoid Them (Part I)

Terminus

When done right, account-based marketing results in a significantly higher ROI than other marketing strategies, and B2B organizations are taking note. Despite the promise of ABM, however, organizations are struggling to find success on their first attempt.