April, 2020

What to Send When? Top of Funnel Strategies for Tactile Marketing

PFL

Want to use automated direct mail but not sure where to start? Follow these strategies and ideas for what to send a prospect at the top of the funnel. The post What to Send When? Top of Funnel Strategies for Tactile Marketing appeared first on PFL. Account-Based Marketing Marketing Ideas Tactile Marketing Automation

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PR and Marketing: How to Communicate During COVID-19

B2B PR Sense

There is no denying that these are stressful times -- COVID-19 is changing the face of many businesses. But how should this affect your PR and marketing strategies ? That's the all-important question at the moment for many brands. A recent study from Kantar gives some insight into how consumers expect businesses to act during the coronavirus pandemic. According to the study, 75% of respondents felt that companies should not exploit the health crisis to promote their brand.

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10 Things to Do When Marketing Spend is On Hold

The Point

There’s plenty of debate online about the merits of marketing spend in a recession, but the reality is that many B2B firms are currently cutting back on large-scale investment. If your company is one of those scaling back or even hitting “pause” on external spend, there are still plenty of ways to invest in marketing content, infrastructure, data, creative and other areas that will pay big dividends when things get back to normal. Here are 10 ideas to consider. Map your content.

Coronavirus Will Change Buying Behaviors Forever. Will We Know How?

Tony Zambito

Many of us will remember a moment when the world shifted like an earthquake in mid-March of 2020. Maybe it was the NBA canceling its season abruptly that made us go – “what just happened!?” Or, it was the announcement that Tom Hanks and his wife had contracted the coronavirus labeled COVID-19. Schools closed. Offices closed. There will be a memory at some point when for you personally – it became a reality.

How to Drive Revenue Through Retention Marketing & Sales Enablement

Speaker: Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy

In a pandemic, it’s more important than ever to focus on retaining and expanding current customers. So, how can sales and marketing support the retention effort? Join Ruth Stevens as she dives into this fast-paced session and reviews the 7 key strategies for current customer marketing, to enable sales and expand customer value.

B2B Marketing Options – When to DIY and When to Outsource

Fusion Marketing Partners

As the CEO of a B2B marketing and revenue growth outsource provider, you would think that I would always suggest […]. B2B Marketing B2B marketing option Outsourced Marketing

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7 Tips for Executing Your Marketing Campaigns From Start to Finish

Ontraport

Like snowflakes, no two marketing campaigns ever look exactly alike, but successful ones do have one thing in common: all the pieces are tied together by goals, a clear strategy, and a plan for execution. As a small business owner, or the founder of a new startup, it can be tempting to view marketing as just another task to check off the list.

Lessons From a Crisis: 6 Essential Actions for Business Leaders

Heinz Marketing

By Maria Geokezas , VP of Client Services at Heinz Marketing. For most business leaders, navigating through a global health crisis which then turns into a global economic crisis is a skill that is rarely, if ever, used. I was lucky enough to have a front row seat of the train wreck that was WAMU during the Great Recession of 2007-2009. That crisis caused much anxiety for me and many of my coworkers. It was an awful, scary time.

How To Quickly Build Email Marketing Lists

Only B2B

Building email marketing lists is important because as per a survey conducted in various companies, attributed 23% of total sales to this channel. No matter which industry you work in, you will notice that email marketing is still more profitable as compared to other marketing strategies. Therefore, instead of your question is if you can build an email list, you should rather think about how you can build email marketing lists as soon as possible.

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Email Marketing Data Permission and Acquisition

Act-On

Email marketing data permission and acquisition can catapult your outbound communications, resulting in better engagement rates and a major spike in ROI. Email Marketing

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

5-Step B2B Marketing Plan for Covid-19

LeadCrunch

Five new realities redefine marketing starting now: The most obvious first: Events disappear in 2020 and then return slowly; forcing marketers to find new ways to generate leads. We are seeing a mass movement away from events towards content marketing as businesses scramble to fill pipelines. If you don’t have a way to replace event marketing… immediately skip to the next section and do a virtual event or webinar now. Need an audience? Pay for registrations.

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How to Use IGTV: The Complete Guide for Marketers

Hootsuite

IGTV (Instagram TV) lets brands create their own long-form video series on Instagram. It’s a great opportunity to: Build engagement. Collaborate with influencers. Improve your Instagram marketing strategy. among many other things! But how do you create an IGTV channel? And what are the best ways you can use it for your business? Let’s dive into the answers, and find out how you can make IGTV work for your brand. Table of contents. What is IGTV? How to use IGTV. IGTV video specs.

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4 Tips for Finding New Content Ideas By Auditing Your Past Work

BuzzSumo

Content creators usually know a good idea when it hits. It’s often something relatable, authoritative , educational, evergreen, and emotionally provoking. It’s this kind of excitement that sustains an idea through its development and drives people to respond positively to your work. . But what happens when your team’s idea stream is running dry? How can you continue to develop brilliant content in a creative lull ? Good news!

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COVID-19 and B2B Marketing: How Plans Have Changed in 30 Days

Webbiquity

The team at B2B Marketing Zone recently published a report, How COVID-19 is Impacting B2B Marketing. The final day of data collection for that report was March 24. On April 23, while presenting the findings on a webinar , the BMZ team ran four quick polls with the webinar audience to find out how the B2B marketing outlook and plans had changed over 30 days of lockdowns, slowdowns, and shutdowns. Image credit: Erik Mclean on Unsplash.

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The Revenue Leader's Guide to Prospecting

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Sales & Marketing departments that work together guarantee higher acquisition, better nurturing, and more effective sales. Join Christopher Ryan for this insightful webinar, presenting the wide funnel lead nurturing model. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get your teams working together and your revenue performance optimized.

How to Send Bulk Emails Without Spamming (A Step by Step Guide)

SendX

Sending bulk emails and trying to get them into inboxes can feel like this: Trying to hit that inbox You go through the process of crafting a beautiful email, signing them off with ‘Love, Jason’ and then finding that your emails are crash landing into the recipient's spam box. It might have legit, valuable information but doesn’t get delivered to the inbox. Your email is marked spam and your emails are said to have a low delivery rate. sad music cue.

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How to Build Trust with B2B Buyers in Today’s Digital Marketing Environment

KoMarketing Associates

It’s an understatement to say things have changed for B2B marketers in recent weeks. The uncertainty in the world has a profound effect on how B2B organizations will do business now and in the foreseeable future. As we outlined a few years back , building trust is a key component to successful SEO programs. Now more than ever, trust has to be established across the board to distinguish the broader B2B marketing message across digital channels.

The 5 Best KPIs for Measuring B2B Brand Awareness

Marketing Insider Group

Brand awareness allows B2B companies and marketers to understand how well their target audience and potential customers know their brand and their specific products or services. While brand awareness is a critical part of the buyers’ journey , it’s sometimes undervalued because it can be difficult to fully grasp and measure.

10 Expert Tips for Marketing During a Crisis

Modern Marketing

A crisis can turn things upside down for everyone. It can put many people and businesses into tough spots where they have to prioritize and concentrate on what’s really important and what will help them pull through a period of anxiety and uncertainty. During such a time, marketers can keep marketing, but effective messaging tries to be human, helpful, and mindful.

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How You Can Triple Your Results With a More Personalized, Empathetic Approach

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO and Founder of markempa

Marketing and sales feel pretty tricky right now. What worked before now feels out of touch, but have you made plans for how you'll continue to move forward? You've likely tried everything: expert recommendations, best practices, the latest tools, and automation. But your results are falling short. Here's the thing: All the automation tools, best practices, data analytics won't help get better results now until you master empathizing with your customers. In this webinar, you'll learn how to go beyond rational-logic based sales/marketing and adjust your sales enablement strategy to better understand how buyers feel so that you can connect and help them on their journey.

Tracking the Impact of Your COVID-19 Plans

Hive9

Figuring out your optimal marketing strategy during a global pandemic is unprecedented. There’s a lot of helpful advice out there, but because we’ve simply never experienced a crisis like this in the age of digital marketing, it’s safe to say nobody knows exactly what the secret recipe is for marketing your brand, reallocating your spend and, in the end, maintaining strong ROI. Marketing Planning Marketing Budgeting Marketing performance management Marketing Performance marketing

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What is SEO (Search Engine Optimization): the complete guide to reach the top results on Google

RockContent

SEO is a key Digital Marketing strategy. After all, who wouldn’t want to show up within the top organic search results on Google? It’s where users find the most visible links, as well as those most frequently accessed by users — who generally don’t go past the first page of results to find what they’re looking for. And having a good SEO strategy can get you there!

The Impact of COVID-19 on B2B Marketing Plans: Tech vs. Non-Tech

Webbiquity

The abrupt shutdown of vast swaths of economy and the entire live events industry, to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, has dramatically impacted plans for B2B marketers. But, as in all economic slowdowns, not every business sector is affected in the same degree or way. Those differences are one area explored in How COVID-19 is Impacting B2B Marketing , a research report just published by B2B Marketing Zone and Webbiquity LLC.

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Bend but Don’t Break: Creating Resilient Teams for Uncertain Times

Full Circle Insights

It’s important now, more than ever, to make sure you are creating resilient teams within your organization. Here are a few tips to make sure your marketing team thrives during this time

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Marketing in Difficult Times: Focus on Content that Reaches and Converts New Customers

Marketing Insider Group

Businesses all over the world are currently facing unprecedented challenges. Being forced to shut down offices and premises and move to a remote working model is difficult enough, but the downturn in the economy also means that revenue has fallen sharply for many. So does marketing in these difficult times make any sense at all? Some businesses have responded to this threat by reducing expenditure wherever possible.

How to Quickly and Easily Connect Oracle Eloqua with Zoom

Modern Marketing

If you’re familiar with The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy , you’ll know that ‘42’ is the answer to life, the universe, and everything. It also happens to be the number of Zoom calls I have been on with co-workers, partners, and customers in the last week alone (yes, I counted them). The number of Zoom meetings I now attend aside, we’re all adjusting our personal and professional lives to the new realities confronting us.

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Industrial Blogs are Essential in Lead Generation

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial blogs are not often talked about by manufacturers when it comes to lead generation. They tend to brush it off as too time consuming and/or not very effective. They are not completely wrong about their complaints, but don’t be too quick to discard industrial blogging. Let’s face it, your audience of engineers and industrial. Read more The post, %Industrial Blogs are Essential in Lead Generation% by %Achinta Mitra% was originally published on %Industrial Marketing Today%.

6 online marketing strategies for small businesses

RockContent

There is no denying: Digital Marketing completely changed how companies fight for the audience’s attention in the last years. Investing in online marketing for small businesses is democratic and brings a lot of benefits. With the right tools, you can create a low-cost strategy that demands only a small team to work, and have a big return in reach and awareness. However, if promoting a brand on the internet is easy, it also means that there is a lot of competition.

Why Start With Marketing & Sales Alignment

Speaker: Molly Rigatti, Marketing Strategist at SmartBug Media

Before you plan your next sales kickoff or bottom of the funnel marketing campaign or any effort where sales and marketing are both on the hook for performance, you need to check in on your teams. Sales and marketing both oversee a very important part of the pipeline and revenue process for your organization. But that doesn’t mean they should function in silos. When building up your sales enablement program, think about the three “P”s—practicality, productivity, and profit—when defining responsibilities and facilitating communication between your teams.