July, 2016

The 14 Best Marketing Automation Tools

Webbiquity

Marketing automation software tools can be very helpful in making lead nurturing and sales acceleration efforts more effective—even if the category is badly misnamed. Marketing can’t be automated.)

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20 Online Marketing Tools That Boost Campaign Results

KoMarketing Associates

As online marketers, we are required to understand all corners of the internet and continually expand our knowledge of the industry. However, like any profession, we’d struggle to be successful without tools.

Online 248

A Practical Playbook for Account Based Marketing

DiscoverOrg

Looking to give a your sales a boost? There is a renewed interest in Account-Based Marketing (ABM) and it currently has two definitions: 1) a strategy for marketing to existing clients for the purpose of cross-selling or expanding presence within an account, and.

The Top 3 Trends in Content Marketing Right Now

Marketing Insider Group

Say the word “trends” to a group of marketers and you’ll reflexively hear the word “data” or even better: “big data!” which may or may not then be followed by eye rolls (and if you’re lucky, awkward laughs).

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How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

The Moneyball CEO: Navigating Your Whitespace to Grow Revenue

Ignite Tech

Every CEO wants to squeeze more out of their investments in customer acquisition. And that’s particularly true in today’s market. Stock multiples have come down, especially for many business-to-business SaaS companies that are not yet profitable.

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The 17 Best Keyword Research Tools for SEO and SEM

Webbiquity

Despite some misleading chatter to the contrary, SEO is not dead , and keywords still matter. What is true is that search engines have improved their semantic capabilities, meaning they look for the meaning in each block of text rather than just specific phrases.

Top 3 Chinese Search Engines: What B2B Marketers Need to Know

KoMarketing Associates

With 688 million Internet users and growing, China has become a compelling market for Western companies looking to expand globally.

The Human Element of Sales and Marketing

DiscoverOrg

“Knowledge is rarely enough to spark change; it takes emotion to bring knowledge to a boil.” Switch by Chip and Dan Heath.

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LinkedIn Marketer Shares Her Top Tips For Content Marketing Success

Marketing Insider Group

The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

Account-Based Marketing is a strategy, not a solution.

3 Growth Hacks to Boost Revenue Upwards of 10%

Ignite Tech

This byline by Infer’s Sean Zinsmeister was originally published on the Salesforce blog. Every sales leader, in every company, is searching for a killer growth angle. We all want to know how to squeeze more out of our pipeline.

The 9 Circles of B2B Marketing Hell

bizible

B2B marketing and sales is a drawn out process that takes months, or longer, to convert leads to customers. That extended timeframe means tons of touchpoints, multiple leads from single accounts, lots of nurturing, and too many opportunities to fall into marketing hell.

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The Seven Best File Sharing Tools

Webbiquity

Sharing large files like videos or graphic-intensive documents used to be painful. Depending on the size of the file, email was impractical if not downright impossible. FTP sites were the most common alternative, but these were often cumbersome to access and use.

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Debunking 10 Common SEO Misconceptions

KoMarketing Associates

Working in a search marketing agency, I often forget that basic SEO techniques are not second nature to the general public. This became crystal clear to me earlier this summer, in fact.

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7 Marketing and Sales Strategies to Grow Your Revenue Fast

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

Many companies have the core marketing and sales elements to take their revenue to the next level, but are still missing out on some key opportunities. Join Christopher Ryan, CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners and writer of the recent book "The Expert’s B2B Revenue Growth Playbook," to discover seven steps that you can immediately take to grow your company’s revenue quickly and consistently!

How To Get More Mileage Out Of Your Content

ScribbleLive

Content marketing is “always on” and it’s putting new pressures on marketers. Last year 88% of B2B marketers said they were using content marketing, but only 30% said that they were effective at it.

Why Most Outreach Emails Suck

Marketing Insider Group

For most people, email outreach isn’t just difficult—it’s embarrassing. Persuading a blogger, journalist, or influencer is not for the weak-hearted. You only have a few seconds to grab the person’s attention. That’s why crafting an effective outreach email is important.

5 Ways to Supercharge Sales with Predictive Lead Scoring

Ignite Tech

This byline by Infer’s Sean Zinsmeister was originally published on the HubSpot blog. Even if you’re not the “early adopter” type, you’ve probably heard about the rise of predictive analytics for sales.

No I Do Not Want To See Your Demo

ANNUITAS

A few weeks ago I had the privilege and opportunity to deliver the closing keynote for the B2B Summit in London.

4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

The quality of a customer care strategy can make or break a company, but simply resolving a customer service issue or complaint is no longer enough. Learn the 4 steps that address the major points you need to consider when building a customer care roadmap.

How to Be Creative in B2B PR

Webbiquity

Guest post by Heather Baker. Creativity isn’t the sole domain of consumer PR; if anything, it requires more creativity to craft the perfect angle for a complex B2B subject.

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13 Suggestions for Content Marketing Inspiration

KoMarketing Associates

One of the most rewarding parts of planning and writing content is landing on a new idea kernel. The undeveloped kernel is a type of node. Alone, it’s opportunity in waiting. When joined by a few other nodes, options and angles grow exponentially.

Ditch the Pitch: How Content Marketing Creates the Conversation that Drives Conversion

Sales Engine

Ah, the sales funnel. As a marketer, you’re no doubt familiar with this ubiquitous image: contacts fall into the top and by some kind of magic become leads, then qualified leads, then sales-ready leads, and eventually, (you hope) closed sales.

Here’s Why I Didn’t Engage With Your Content

Marketing Insider Group

Content creation can sometimes seem like throwing a penny into a wishing well; you get your hopes up, toss your penny, and then watch it float to the bottom, lost among hundreds of other pieces of change. And now there are more pennies in the content marketing wishing well than ever.

A Crash Course in B2B Email Creative

Speaker: Howard Sewell, President, Spear Marketing Group

Too often, email campaigns are seen as something that "just anyone" on your team can put together. But in today's attention economy, strong creative can be the defining factor that gets your email to stand out in the inbox. Join Howard Sewell of Spear Marketing Group, a leading B2B agency, as he uses real-world examples to highlight tips, techniques and key principles that can make or break your campaigns.

How to Create Sports Content for Big Events

ScribbleLive

Sports is one of the largest industries on the planet. There are millions of engaged sports fans who are the foundation of a lucrative global market. According to Statista , sports marketing revenue totalled $76 billion in 2013, and is projected to surpass $90 billion in 2017.

Aprimo Brand Re-emerges as Marketing Operations Specialist and Merges with Revenew Distributed Marketing System

Customer Experience Matrix

When we last left Teradata Marketing Applications , it had just been sold to Marlin Equity Partners , whose major previous investment in marketing technology was SaaS email provider BlueHornet. At the time, I expected Marlin would merge the Teradata applications (mostly the old Aprimo product line, plus eCircle email and some other bits) with BlueHornet and was puzzled by why Marlin thought this would result in a good business.

5 Ways Your Website Could Be Hurting Sales

Webbiquity

Guest post by Jessica Kane. Every marketing pro and modern business owner knows the importance of a solid online presence. In today’s digital world, the first impressions you make on potential clients will more often be through the internet rather than in person.

6 Tools for Automating B2B Social Media Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Social media can be overwhelming, especially if you’re a B2B marketer, because it can be a struggle to find things to share.

The Rise of the Customer Marketer

From marketing backwater to starring role, this eBook by Influitive explores the changes taking place in customer marketing from the perspective of customer marketers themselves (and explains just why it’s so crucial to customer engagement).