September, 2019

How to Audit your Email Campaigns for Better Results

Webbiquity

Guest post by Emily Johnson. Are your your email campaigns effective? Do they meet the goals you set? Are you sure your messages are reaching the intended recipients? Perhaps it’s time to put your email marketing through an audit.

Our Data Shows Deadlines Will Improve Your Content Marketing ROI By Nearly 2.5x

Contently

If you want action, add a ticking clock to the mix. Hollywood has been using that formula for years. Think of the bomb about to detonate ( Speed ), the person about to wake up ( Inception ), and the game about to end (every sports movie ever).

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B2B Ecommerce Marketing Benchmarks and Best Practices

KoMarketing Associates

When most people think of ecommerce, they tend to think of retail or “B2C” ecommerce. Marketing for B2B ecommerce gets almost no attention. This shows up clearly in search query data, like in the chart from Google Trends below.

How to Develop Your Own Content Marketing Roadmap

Marketing Insider Group

Think of content marketing as a journey. Like any journey, you need to know the destination. When you have a content marketing roadmap in hand, though, you can focus on where you want to go and the best way to get there.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

How to Deal with a Troll on Social Media

Modern Marketing

One of the best reasons to use social media and other online platforms as a business is to engage with your audience. You get immediate feedback and love for your products and services. However, there’s always bad with the good.

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How are you managing the changing nature of B2B customers?

Biznology

What do customers want, and are you delivering? Ask a business executive and they’ll tell you that everything they do is for their customers. Which is all well and good, but how many B2B companies are really paying attention to the changes in what customers want?

The Business Case for Marketing Automation

Act-On

Learn how marketing automation can improve your marketing team’s efficiency and performance and drive ROI across your organization. Marketing Automation Sales and Marketing Alignment

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Industrial Website Redesign and Content Marketing Strategy are Connected

Industrial Marketing Today

An industrial website redesign is a major undertaking. It is not something that you should do on a whim or expect to launch a new site in a few weeks.

There’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to deploying martech

ClickZ

According to a November 2018 Gartner report , marketing technology currently accounts for nearly one-third of a CMO’s marketing budget, making it the single largest area of investment when it comes to marketing resources and programs.

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The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

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

How Branding Can Determine the Success of Your Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

If you’ve just begun working with a marketing agency , you’re probably excited…and a bit nervous. You’re eagerly anticipating the return on this new investment.

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How to Market a Startup, Part 1: Branding, Customer, and Messaging

Webbiquity

Most startup founders aren’t marketing professionals. But there are a few things about marketing that are vital to understand in order to be successful. Entrepreneurs emerge from a wide variety of backgrounds. In the technology sector, they are most often software developers or engineers.

PR Strategy: What You Need to Know About Earned and Owned Media

B2B PR Sense

For years, certain assumptions have dominated PR strategy and tactics. It's handed-down wisdom, for instance, that top tier media pack more wallop than trade media. But is that really true? What are common misconceptions that people have about their PR tactics?

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CCPA: What B2B Marketers Need to Know

The Point

Another new year approaches and, with it, another major data privacy regulation takes effect. This time, it’s the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which becomes law on January 1, 2020. Don’t be fooled into thinking that only California companies need pay attention.

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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!

Industrial Marketing Budgeting and Planning

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial marketing budgeting and planning activities pick up at this time of the year. As they say, “?Tis Tis the Season.” Things begin to get very hectic as we go deeper into Q4 and it becomes harder to get people together as they start to take time off for the Holidays. Are you in the midst.

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Study: Marketers Still Face Challenges with Strategic Social Media Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Many marketers are turning to social media to appeal to their target audience, but new research shows they still face a number of challenges when it comes to strategizing and implementing this tactic.

What Marketers Can Learn From Digitally Native Brands

Marketing Insider Group

Brick-and-mortar retail is dead, right? The proof is in the rise of dozens of digitally native brands like mattress seller Casper and shoe designer Allbirds — except that these brands are now opening retail stores to augment their digital presence.

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Six Ways to Make Your Meetings More Effective

Webbiquity

Guest post by Amanda Mcphail. For better or worse, meetings are a fact of life in business. Properly run, meetings are vital for communication, coordination, planning, and accountability. Improperly run, they are perceived as a waste of time and an interruption of “real work.”

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 Leverage AI in PR for Amazing Results

B2B PR Sense

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is nothing new. If you've been working around PR and marketing, you no doubt already use it to some degree. But what is on the horizon for this technology -- and how should brands use AI in PR to drive results?

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How to Get Off an Email Blacklist, and Stay Off

Modern Marketing

Having your email IP address or domain added to an email blacklist can seriously affect your deliverability, and therefore the profitability of your email program. This is doubly true if you’re blacklisted during one of your key selling seasons.

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How to Create CTAs That Convert

Act-On

These best practices will help you craft calls to action that will attract your audience and keep them moving from one stage of the sales funnel to the next. Content Marketing Corporate Customer Journey Demand and Lead Generation Personalization

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Survey: More Marketers Turning to Instagram Stories to Resonate with Target Audiences

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers turn to social media to reach out to their customers and prospects, a new survey shows that they are now finding more success on Instagram.

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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.

What Marketers Can Learn From Digitally Native Brands

Marketing Insider Group

Brick-and-mortar retail is dead, right? The proof is in the rise of dozens of digitally native brands like mattress seller Casper and shoe designer Allbirds — except that these brands are now opening retail stores to augment their digital presence.

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Five Actionable Tips for Growing a Successful Startup Business on a Budget

Webbiquity

Guest post by Bill Acholla. Thanks to the proliferation of inexpensive, simple-to-use online software for accounting , human resources , customer service , and other common business functions, it’s never been easier for smart, ambitious individuals to start their own companies.

5 Thought Leadership Trends That Will Impact Your Strategy

B2B PR Sense

Thought leadership is a tested concept that works. But the tactics behind this strategy have changed. So what should you know about thought leadership as it is today? Let's look at the top thought leadership trends that impact strategy and how you need to respond to these trends.

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Now Is the Time for Video Content

Modern Marketing

In partnership with Convince and Convert , we bring you On the Fly —a new video series with small bites (two mins or less) of marketing advice and training from marketing experts, delivered while they are on the road, at the airport, or traveling somewhere.

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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).

How to Grow Your Email Marketing List

Act-On

In this blog, we discuss three proven methods for growing an email marketing list organically — as well as the most costly mistake you can make. Demand and Lead Generation Email Marketing

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Marketers Still Have Progress to Make When it Comes to Implementing Personalization Efforts

KoMarketing Associates

Although some marketers are already seeing positive results from focusing on personalization efforts, new research suggests that many of them are still in the developmental stages of making personalization a top priority within their company.

Why CMOs Should Care About Agile Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

This article is based on my forthcoming book, Mastering Marketing Agility (Berrett-Koehler, June 2020). . When a CMO is hired, somewhere an hourglass flips over.

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