September, 2020

Your 2020 Fall Content Guide

Magisto

With fall in full swing, folks are looking for trends, tips, and styles to elevate their content. Want to create your own seasonal video but have no idea where to start? That’s where we come in! Our team has put together a boatload of inspiration to get your creative juices flowing.

How to Get Started With Account-Based Marketing in 8 Steps

KoMarketing Associates

Account-based marketing has been around for several years now. It’s widely acknowledged as being an effective strategy, and there have been dozens of studies documenting its success.

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Predatory Thinking - Welcome a New Breed of Marketers

Tomorrow People

What is predatory thinking? And how can it help you produce killer strategy? Pete Winter, Managing Partner at Tomorrow People , says that there are two stages to producing a strategy. First: you need to understand the problem. Then, thinking like a predator can produce the solution.

5 Best Ways to Spice Up Your Email Marketing With Videos

SendX

No matter how much you want to deny it, one of the best marketing campaigns around is still your stale, old email marketing. Despite all the assumptions that email marketing is dead, this classic marketing type is still alive and kicking.

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75% of World Trade Flows Through Indirect Channels - Are You Enabling the Right People?

Speaker: Jay McBain, Principal Analyst – Channels, Partnerships & Ecosystems

We are in the middle of a major transformation of how companies go to market – in fact, 76% of global CEOs feel that their current business models will be unrecognizable in the next 3 years – and ecosystems are the main reason why. With the vast majority of business conducted through indirect channels around the world and given structural changes in our economy (before and after COVID-19), new buying journeys, subscription/consumption models, marketplace growth, and emerging technologies, most firms are now considering partner enablement as the key ingredient to survival (and success). The future of partnership ecosystems will be focused on driving intra-firm value creation, network effects, and partner co-innovation – a huge opportunity for firms to grow the right partners and enable them effectively.

How to optimize your content for voice search

RockContent

Few trends grew so fast and required so many adaptations in Digital Marketing strategies as voice search.

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The Essential Business Survival Guide

Vision6

We’ve put together some resources and tips you can easily apply to help your business assess, plan and adapt through COVID-19

B2B Digital Advertising Spend Growth Stays Steady in 2020 While Everything Else Changes

KoMarketing Associates

B2B digital advertising spend may end up being the one thing that hasn’t changed much for marketers this year. Despite all the challenges of 2020, B2B digital advertising is doing great. New research from eMarketer shows that it’s up 22.6% this year.

How to Create A Content Strategy

Benchmark Email

A content strategy is valuable. It helps you map out your plans and the type of content you're creating. Here's how to put one together

One Click That Mattered

SendX

Our domain ‘sendx.io’ was set up 4 years ago and we have been using GSuite to communicate within the team. We would never expect our emails to land in the spam box… We have been in the email deliverability space for over 2 years now.

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The Complete Guide to SaaS Revenue Modeling

In today’s climate, it’s more important than ever for SaaS companies to build rock-solid financial models on which they can operate and make key business decisions. The teams at SaaSOptics and Burkland have teamed up to create a comprehensive guide to the most difficult aspect of financial modeling: revenue forecasting.

User Experience: what is, its guidelines and how to apply it on your website

RockContent

User Experience, or UX, has been one of the most mentioned terms in the world of Marketing and the corporate sphere as a whole. It deals with how users interact with a company’s product or service, as well as with its channels during their buying journey.

How To Get Started with Retargeting

Marketing Insider Group

Are you getting started with retargeting ads? Perhaps you’ve heard of them, understand the basics, and want to learn more. Well, you’ve landed in the right place. In this guide, you’ll find out what retargeting ads are, how they work, and the goals they can help your business achieve.

Industrial Lead Generation – MQL vs SQL

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial lead generation is an important, if not the #1 goal of industrial marketers. Sure, there are other objectives of manufacturing content marketing as can been in this chart from the Manufacturing Content Marketing 2020 research report published by the Content Marketing Institute.

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10 B2B Marketing Automation Trends For Your 2021 B2B Marketing Strategy

KoMarketing Associates

B2B marketing automation is booming. It pervades every major area of B2B marketing and shows no signs of slowing down. And when we look back to the B2B marketing automation trends we outlined last year , it’s impressive how far we’ve come in just one year.

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!

4 Ways to Measure ABM Success

The Point

Given the business case on which most Account-Based Marketing (ABM) strategies are founded – namely, that ABM increases opportunities and revenue from high-value accounts – the temptation for marketers is to measure the success of those programs on similar, high-value criteria: namely, opportunities, revenue, and average deal size.

Targeted Email: Segmenting Customers by Average Order Value

SendX

While using email segmentation to play the “long game” (i.e., drip sequences to build a relationship with your audience) is vital to the ongoing success of your business, you also need to know how to target specific customers to spur immediate sales, as well.

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A step-by-step guide to CREATE YOUR OWN WordPress theme!

RockContent

Creating and developing a theme in WordPress can be very simple if you have some knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Despite this, some beginners can also complete this mission with the right instructions.

Retargeting Explained: What It Is And How Does It Work

Marketing Insider Group

Retargeting – sometimes referred to as re-marketing – is an effective form of online promotion that helps businesses reach people who have previously visited their website. Typically, most websites convert 3% of users on their first visit.

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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.

When CDPs Fail: Insights from the CDP Institute Survey

Customer Experience Matrix

We released a new member survey last week at the CDP Institute. You can (and should) download the full report , so I won’t go through all the details. You can also view a discussion of this on Scott Brinker's Chief Martech Show. But here are three major findings.

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Report: 69% of B2B Marketers to Increase Digital Advertising Spend Amidst Pandemic

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers look to strategize amidst the pandemic, new research suggests that they will be putting more of their budget toward digital advertising and email marketing to get by.

Why Jargon May Be Damaging Your Content

Contently

In late 2019, researchers at Ohio State conducted a study. They had one group of consumers read three paragraphs about technology that only included simple terms. Then they had another group read three paragraphs on the same topic, except this time, it was filled with specialized jargon.

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E-Commerce Email Marketing Guide for Seller

SendX

A lot of businesses often overlook email marketing because well, who uses email when you can go on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter?

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SaaSOptics SaaS Metrics Template

Download this template that includes calculations, formulas, definitions and a customizable dashboard. The template includes subscription momentum metrics (ARR, customer count, avg. ARR), churn and retention metrics, and customer lifetime value metrics.

See how to increase webinar attendance with 9 tips

RockContent

You defined the subject, invited the best professionals, prepared the camera and the set, and spread the word on your social networks. Now, the only thing missing on your webinar is the audience.

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The Importance of Customer Journey Mapping in Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

You’ve heard of it before, but why customer journey mapping? What is it? And what benefits does it deliver? Let’s find out. The great explorers of time’s past set sail without a map to guide them. Today, accurate GPS technology fits in our pockets, directing our journeys from A to B daily.

Diet, Exercise And Marketing: Self-Imposed Obstacles That Ensure Failure

Marketing Craftmanship

There are practical reasons diet companies and national gym chains spend most of their advertising budgets within two seasonal windows: in advance of the new year, when people make their annual resolutions, and in springtime, when beachgoers face the prospect of wearing a bathing suit in public.

Report: COVID-19 Has Advanced the Consumption of B2B Marketing Content

KoMarketing Associates

The COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for many marketers, but for those in the B2B industry, prospects and customers appear to be engaging more than ever before.

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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.