October, 2021

Industrial Blogging Requires Commitment and Perseverance

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial blogging is an important and integral part of manufacturing content marketing. Yet, I’ve found that many manufacturers and engineering companies are not willing to invest the time and resources for industrial blogging.

B2B Web Design Trends You Should Expect to See More of in 2022

Webbiquity

Guest post by Eleanor Hecks. Business to business (B2B) brands sometimes adopt new trends a bit more slowly than business to consumer (B2C) companies. However, they also aren’t as fast to embrace fads that go out of style in a month or two.

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9 Tips for a More Effective Email Newsletter

Howard J. Sewell

The humble email newsletter is still a key marketing channel for many B2B companies. Discover 9 tips for newsletter success

37+ Best Mailchimp Newsletter Examples & Newsletter Templates [2021]

SendX

We all have this sensation… you need to launch an email campaign. You want something well designed, well crafted in order to impress the people that will open your message. Besides the message content, you think that looking professional is a must as well

Virtual Event Strategy: Building a High-ROI Annual Plan for 2022

Speaker: David Edwards, Senior Manager, Virtual Events, BrightTALK

While B2B marketers have used events as an effective marketing tool for decades, virtual events have more recently evolved into an essential part of the marketing mix. But the myriad of options can make it confusing to put together a virtual event strategy that positively impacts your marketing goals - not just your budget.

The Future of Digital Marketing: Predictions for 2022 and Beyond

Marketing Insider Group

The digital marketing landscape changes so much and so frequently that it’s almost impossible to imagine what the future of digital marketing may offer in terms of opportunities.

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Report: Most Marketers Seeing SEO Efforts Become ‘More Successful’

KoMarketing Associates

Search engine optimization (SEO) continues to be a critical part of marketers’ overall strategies, but new research suggests that they still face numerous challenges in this area.

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Market Validation: The One Step You Can’t Afford to Skip

Vision Edge Marketing

You’ve identified a new segment for growth. It meets all of your opportunity and accessibility criteria. You’re ready to start selling, right? Identify a few potential customers, contact, connect, qualify, and rock on. To that we say, “Whoa, Nelly, market validation comes first.”

10 Uncomfortable ABM Realities

Howard J. Sewell

ABM may be revolutionizing B2B marketing but it won't solve every challenge. Learn the ABM realities marketers face when planning their first initiative

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ActiveCampaign Pricing - Know their Pricing Plans, Discounts, and Refund Policy [2020]

SendX

If you haven’t heard it yet, let me tell you that there are 450+ email marketing software in the world. Some are free and do the same work my pigeon can do. Some are so expensive that the bills can look like your phone number. Here's a bit more on how email marketing pricing is done. Stay hopeful.

Buyer Intent Data Guide: How to Find Prospects Already Looking to Buy

Collecting and understanding buyer intent is a must for any marketer or salesperson looking for a higher success rate in reaching active buyers. Throughout this eBook, we’ll explore how to monetize intent data, where it's sourced from (and which sources you should be wary of), as well as how to best utilize it within your outbound campaigns in order to drive more pipeline each month.

How to Build a Modern Conversational Growth Strategy

Marketing Insider Group

At the core of humanity is dialogue. We’re taught communication at an early age, learning how to exchange feelings and ideas while listening to others equally. Conversations are key to relationship development—and in the B2B world, they fuel business and the exchange of crucial information.

Our New Digital Selling Reality Needs More Empathy

Biznology

In September 2019, “ A Brief History of Digital Transformation ” published by ContentStack looked forward to a near future (2020) where “50% of The Global 2000 will see most of their business depend on their ability to created digitally transformed products, services, and experiences.”.

How Creative Posters Can Grow Your Business

Webbiquity

Guest post by Kerry Harrison. With all the emphasis on digital marketing today, it’s easy to overlook the promotional potential for old-school, printed offline marketing materials. But that would be unwise. Image credit: Helloprint.co.uk.

63% of Marketers to Use Email Newsletters to Enhance First-Party Data

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers look for new ways to collect data amidst the decline of third-party cookies, new research suggests that more of them are looking toward email newsletters. LiveIntent and Advertiser Perceptions recently conducted a joint survey to determine how marketers are shifting their strategies.

The Definitive Guide to Account-Based Experience

ABX is the next evolution of ABM & it’s here to stay. Gifting & direct mail can carry you straight to the hearts of your prospects & customers. Find out how easy it is to create data-driven, personalized experiences at scale with gifting and direct mail.

8 Surprising B2B Use Cases for Chatbots

The Point

If you ask most B2B marketers how they use chat platforms like Drift , the immediate answer would most likely be: converting Web visitors. And indeed, increasing Web engagement and Web conversion rates is still a primary use case for chatbots in a B2B context.

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Tips to Boost Your Marketing Effectiveness | Marketing Pro Series

Christa Tuttle

Building a strong marketing foundation is essential for small business success. Use these five tips to boost your marketing game

How to Ace Customer Acquisition with Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Customer acquisition is the lifeblood of any business. It’s the driving force behind revenue and overall business growth. It’s also extremely competitive and more expensive than ever — customer acquisition cost (CAC) has increased more than 60% in just the past six years. Sounds daunting, right?

B2B CMOs: Shift Your Priorities Beyond Leads

Biznology

It seems like every week I see a new research report naming leads as the top priority of B2B marketing departments. It’s no wonder CMOs focus an estimated 85% of their efforts on acquisition. Ask any sales person, “What do you want from marketing?’ They’ll say, “Leads! Give me leads!”

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

How to Effectively Market Your Sustainability Efforts

Webbiquity

Guest post by Dylan Berger. The eco-consumer movement has increased the demand for sustainable products. Businesses are responding to this trend, transitioning away from environmentally degrading manufacturing and distributing procedures.

52% of Marketers Have Seen a ‘Large Increase’ in Demand for Content

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers face a rising demand for more content, new research suggests that they are personalizing it to meet the needs of their customers.

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The Case for Allowing Personal Emails on Lead Gen Forms

The Point

Should you allow prospects to enter a personal email address when they fill out lead gen forms? B2B marketers seem divided on the question.

The Six Demand Marketing KPIs That Are Critical to Achieving Growth

ANNUITAS

There has been a major shift in the status quo in the past few years as companies try to hold marketing accountable to firm metrics. But while many have tried, Harvard Business Review estimates that only a quarter of marketing leaders are successfully showing impact.

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How to Increase ABM Performance with Empathy

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO & Founder of markempa

The highest priority for B2B marketers is effective demand generation (increasing lead quality and quantity). However, we can get so caught up in our ABM strategies, systems, tools, and investments that we lose sight of building deep empathy for the people in the accounts. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to go beyond rational-logic-based sales/marketing and adjust your strategy to understand better how buyers feel so that you can connect and help more customers buy.

8 B2B Marketing Books To Add To Your Reading List

Marketing Insider Group

Operating in the business-to-business marketing world can sometimes feel a bit like getting left behind. Many educational materials for marketers such as courses, masterclasses, and certificates focus on the business-to-consumer side of the equations.

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18 SaaS Best Practices: Contracts, Customer Success, Web Design & More

Roketto

Managing a SaaS company is a bit like being a racecar driver. No one cares that you’re hitting speeds of 200 mph if there are 20 cars ahead of you. Featured SaaS Marketing

2022 Outlook is Upbeat for B2B Tech Marketers

Webbiquity

The 2022 IT spending forecast is bright for B2B technology marketers. 61% of companies expect higher revenue in the coming year. More than half (53%) expect their IT budgets to increase, while just 7% anticipate budget cuts.

Report: Data Capabilities Encouraging More Marketers to Switch Tools

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers adapt to the changing demands of their customers and feel the impact of the pandemic, new research indicates that many are replacing their existing marketing tools.

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Bigger, Faster, Better: Considerations for Scaling Up Your Own Engagement Engine

Speaker: David Pitta, CMO, BrightTALK and John Steinert, CMO, TechTarget

Customer acquisition and growth requires intentional strategy. Join David Pitta, CMO, BrightTALK and John Steinert, CMO, TechTarget as they share their 20+ years of experience in crafting engagement engines at scale.

How to Make Sure Your Dashboard Passes the Test | One Good Idea

Vision Edge Marketing

Several times every week we have conversations with customers about measurement, metrics, dashboards and scorecards. Given that today, almost everyone is able to click on some kind of Martech or CRM tool and produce a data report, you might wonder why this topic keeps surfacing?

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The End of Third-Party Cookies - What It Means for B2B Marketers

Nick Heys

Third-party cookies will be blocked all all major browsers including Firefox, Safari & Google Chrome. What options are left for B2B Marketing

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The ROI-Driven Guide to Content for Email Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Think email is an outdated way to communicate with customers? Think again! In 2021, email remains a top-three distribution channel for both B2B and B2C brands. Nearly 90% of B2B brands and 80% of B2C brands are using email as a primary distribution channel.

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