August, 2017

7 Tips for Building Trust with Your Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Trust is the glue that binds together any relationship. This includes the all-important brand-customer bond. When consumers trust your brand, they will feel more confident in your products and services. Your odds of lead conversion and customer retention go from the toss of a die to the flip of a coin. A study done by […]. The post 7 Tips for Building Trust with Your Content Marketing appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

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Are Companies Ignoring Their Best Source for Buyer Insights?

Type A Communications

August 17, 2017 by Tony Zambito In the past few years, the data analytics revolution has continued unabated in the worlds of B2B and B2C. The rise of data analytics. read more.

How to Set Up a Killer Google Analytics Dashboard

Act-On

Once you know how to create a custom Analytics dashboard, your reporting can be automated, shared, and customized for any individual's favorite metrics. AdWords Reports & Analytics SEO analytics data and analytics google analytics google analytics dashboard

Influencer Marketing: What is it and Why Should You be Doing it?

Onalytica B2B

Last week we published our white paper called The Definitive Practical Guide to Influencer Relationship Management. First thing’s first- what does the white paper cover? This guide is both definitive and practical (yes you guessed it- hence the name).

How a CMS Enables B2B Marketing Success

A CMS lies at the heart of a B2B marketing framework

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How customer-hero stories help you connect better

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Do you focus on capturing product stories or customer-hero stories? The answer can make a huge difference in your sales and marketing results. Let me explain.

Email Deliverability: This is Why It Matters

Act-On

If email deliverability is a focus for your email marketing efforts, tune into this blog to how your marketing strategy may be influencing your deliverability. Deliverability Email Marketing deliverability email deliverability email marketing

Stop Asking Your Marketing Agency for Client References

The Point

First, a confession: I hate providing references. As one of the principals at a B2B marketing agency , I get asked for them frequently (though not always) by prospective new clients and, quite aside from the hassle of selecting (who have we not asked recently?),

6 Inspiring Content Marketing Examples from an Uninspiring Industry

Marketing Insider Group

Content marketing at its best will draw you in without you even realizing what hit you. Nowhere is the power of good content more apparent than in the unsexiest of industries – finance. It’s not overly challenging to make fashion brands or vacation destinations appealing. But tax accounting? Now that takes skill. When marketers can […]. The post 6 Inspiring Content Marketing Examples from an Uninspiring Industry appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

2018 B2B Marketing Mix Report

B2B marketers like you contributed their insights to Sagefrog’s annual B2B Marketing Mix Report, a valuable asset in planning your marketing strategy for the year ahead.

5 Examples of Brands Using Cross-Channel Tactics to Drive Real Results

Modern Marketing

The goal of your cross-marketing strategy should be to tell all your audience and customers a similar brand story across multiple channels. However, you need do so in a slightly different way for each one while holding user engagement.

Top 10 Reasons Why Video Should Take a Leading Role in Your Content Marketing Plan

Vidyard

It’s no secret that the use of video in content marketing is on the rise. And, it’s certainly not a tactic to be taken lightly.

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2017 State of Pipeline Marketing Report: New Data On How B2B Marketers Drive Growth

bizible

Down-funnel metrics are more important than ever before. In the third annual State of Pipeline Marketing Report, we surveyed about 350 B2B and B2C marketers with sales teams to learn how they drive growth at their organizations. What are they prioritizing?

Six Keys to Make It With Influencer Marketing

Webbiquity

Influencer marketing is becoming an increasingly popular, and powerful, tool for marketers. As recently noted on the V3*Broadsuite blog: “The beginning of the year brought the usual deluge of posts about trends and predictions for marketing in 2017.

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The Marketing Landscape: Where Data and Content Merge

Understand the importance of good data and good content and how they work together to help your marketing efforts.

22 Potential Touchpoints for Your Next ABM Sales Play

The Point

When designing sales plays as part of your Account-Based Marketing (ABM) strategy, it pays to start with a few key questions: 1. What is the primary objective? For example: secure an appointment, gain an introduction …).

Content Marketing Without a Blog – Is It Possible?

Marketing Insider Group

There is an entire world of content out there beyond blogs. It’s true, they are one of the most widely used forms of content. 4 out of 5 brands use blogs as part of their marketing strategy. They’re cited as the most effective type of content for lead generation – the number one concern of B2B marketers […]. The post Content Marketing Without a Blog – Is It Possible? appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

5 Things B2B Marketers Should Learn from B2C

Modern Marketing

The world of B2B marketing is changing rapidly. Over the past few years, we’ve seen trends emerge that challenge many of the traditional ways we think about demand generation.

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25 Killer Marketing Automation Stats (Pssst! They’re New Ones!)

Act-On

Forget what you heard about marketing automation of the past, check out these brand-spanking-new marketing automation stats.

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Make No Mistake: How Worst-Practices Derail Successful ABM Efforts

This Quick Study Slide Show from Node identifies the common mistakes of ABM executions and offers practical advice to help teams avoid them.

15 Ways Real Marketing Pros Create High-Performing Advocacy Programs

Influitive b2b

Still relying on email campaigns to engage and communicate with your customers and prospects? These innovative B2B marketers are doing things differently. They aren’t wasting time crafting clever messaging or chasing the latest marketing fads. They’re driving retention and acquisition by harnessing the power of their customer advocates. By building engaging advocacy programs, these marketers.

B2B marketing lessons from Michael Brenner

Biznology

I listened to Michael Brenner recently give a keynote talk to B2B marketers at the MeritDirect Coop client conference, and picked up scads of great insights, tips, and strategic wisdom I’d like to share.

Hit Your Registration Targets and Drive Greater Event ROI with Video

Vidyard

Running live events for your customers or prospects can have a big impact on your business, but it can also be very costly and resource intensive.

Lessons We Can All Learn from Small Businesses Struggling With Marketing ROI

Marketing Insider Group

Technology has leveled the playing field for startups and small businesses. Competing with big business marketing budgets has traditionally relegated fledgling and local businesses to eternally small market shares. Today, however, with digital tools and marketing automation, even a one-man band can put itself in front of thousands of potential customers – every day – and […].

Developing a Conversational Approach

Speaker: Carlos Hidalgo, CEO & Founder of VisumCx

B2B buyers are self-guiding their purchase journey, consuming more content along their purchase path and involving more stakeholders in the final decision. Therefore, it is necessary for B2B marketing teams to align to this purchase path and to the buying committees. This is not accomplished by creating more content or sending more communication, the key to success is establishing a conversation with your buyers that engages them in a meaningful dialogue and ultimately converts them to a customer.

How Purpose Drives Profit & Performance in Uncertain Times

Type A Communications

August 3, 2017 by Carla Johnson Ancient mariners learned how to navigate by the stars for one important reason – when there was nothing else to guide their path, the. read more.

Marketing Automation Still a Work-in-Progress for Most B2B Firms

Act-On

Act-On and Econsultancy have just completed a joint study on the state of B2B marketing automation, and the conclusions that the study drew need to be understood by all B2B marketers, whether or not they are using marketing automation.

5 Hacks From Sujan Patel That Will Help You Rise Above The Sea Of Content Mediocrity

Influitive b2b

Here’s the major problem with today’s content marketing landscape: most of the time, people who write content are totally out of touch with the people who actually read the content. That is why Sujan Patel is a total breath of fresh air. He’s not afraid to get his hands dirty and find clever ways to.

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Five Brand Building Tips for B2B Businesses

Webbiquity

Guest post by Sreeram Sreenivasan. Building a great brand is the holy grail of marketing. It enables your business to occupy a sizeable amount of public mindspace and consistently drive more customers. A memorable brand is self-propelling and can grow a business to dizzying heights.

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7 Common Marketing Mistakes and strategies to avoid them

This white paper addresses the 7 most common challenges marketers hit when marketing products, solutions, or services and offers proven advice on how to avoid these missteps and improve the success of your marketing efforts.

What’s the Secret Formula for Creating a Great Video?

Vidyard

The secret formula in creating a great video? It all starts with your story. Maury Rogow, CEO and executive producer at leading video production company Rip Media Group , shares with us the key formula they use to create great video. Data strays and story stays in people’s memory.

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Marketing metrics: symptoms of poor b2b marketing campaign performance

Tomorrow People

Discover what your marketing metrics are saying about the performance of your B2B marketing campaigns, and why high numbers don’t necessarily equate to good news. b2b promotional campaigns

Self-Driving Marketing Campaigns: Possible But Not Easy

Customer Experience Matrix

A recent Forrester study found that most marketers expect artificial intelligence to take over the more routine parts of their jobs, allowing them to focus on creative and strategic work. That’s been my attitude as well.

3 Ways Personalized Marketing Improves the Consumer Experience

Act-On

Find out three killer ways to improve your customer experience with personalized marketing in this blog. Marketing Automation Marketing Strategy marketing personalization personalization personalized marketing

Seven Things Marketers Need to Know About Lead Generation

Speaker: Douglas Burdett, Host of The Marketing Book Podcast, Founder/Principal of ARTILLERY

If you are a marketer who needs to generate more high-quality leads that will turn into sales opportunities and revenue, register now for this special event that will show you how to get started and moving in a profitable direction.