June, 2019

Welcoming Pride: An Inclusive Approach to Travel Marketing

Eric Mower + Associates

With the historic arrival of WorldPride 2019 in New York City, its first time in the U.S., hospitality brands across the country are rolling out the welcome mat for LGBTQ+ visitors with sponsorships, Pride-themed offers and amenities, social media messaging and more.

What is Meaningful Marketing?

Engagio

Be honest, you didn’t become a marketer just to create something that buyers toss out, tune out, or opt out of, right? Unfortunately, when many people think of marketing, their perception is largely negative.

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Facebook B2B Ads: How to Get Better Results

KoMarketing Associates

What’s the most important social media platform? Even for B2B marketers, Facebook wins by a mile. A recent survey found that 48% of B2B marketers say Facebook is their most important platform. While Facebook may still be important, Facebook organic reach continues to fall off.

Owned Media: How to Create the Best Content

B2B PR Sense

Your B2B PR strategy is much like a clock -- when you take off the face, you come head to head with many moving parts that all work to give you that end result. Each gear has its own job, which is essential to the smooth function of the overall product.

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How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

How to Build Content Creation Into Your Company Workflow

Marketing Insider Group

A strong and consistent content creation workflow is essential to your content marketing success. Content creation should not only be the responsibility of the marketing department.

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8 Questions to Ask Before Investing in Marketing Attribution

The Point

[Thanks to Anne Angele, Spear’s esteemed Director of Marketing Technology, for this month’s guest post.]. Marketing attribution is a hot topic these days in B2B circles.

7 Components of Effective Marketing Campaigns

Reachforce

How is marketing effectiveness measured within individual marketing campaigns? A large number of companies never ask this question and an even larger number gloss over this issue entirely. Digital Marketing

6 B2B Digital Marketing Strategies Marketers Need to Try in 2019

KoMarketing Associates

When something is working, it’s so easy to get into a rut. As marketing professionals, we tend to stick with what works because our attention is always split between multiple projects and responsibilities.

PR Strategy: 5 Powerful Secrets to Awesome Media Attention

B2B PR Sense

Your B2B PR strategy is a complex machine, with earned, owned, shared, and paid media components all working together. Today, we're focusing on the earned media portion of your public relations strategy. What is earned media ?

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The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

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

Your Brand Is Your Culture – How That Impacts Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Your company culture forms the basis of everything you do. No matter how much time or how many resources you plow into marketing, if your audience and customers don’t align with your key values, your success will be limited.

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7 Steps to Create B2B Content That Your Audience Craves

Webbiquity

Guest post by Daniela McVicker. Consumer (B2C) content marketing is often viewed as “sexier” than B2B. After all, it’s easier to infuse content with personality, to tell stories, infuse emotion, and create engagement when promoting consumer brands—isn’t it?

Webinar: Prove ROI and Make the Business Case for Industrial Content Marketing

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial content marketing for engaging with engineers and technical professionals can be challenging. I’ve written about these problems in the past.

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6 Tips to Simplify Data Collection and Management

Reachforce

As businesses seek to implement an efficient strategy for leveraging big data, they often run into complications in the collection and management process. Collecting and managing big data can be incredibly time-consuming, and if not conducted efficiently, it can pose a tremendous burden to companies.

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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!

Subject Lines That Will Make Your Open Rates Sing

Act-On

How to Create the Best B2B Content in Your Industry

B2B PR Sense

B2B content creation is much like creating anything else. It takes hard work and time to create something of quality that people will admire and use for years to come. Think, for a moment, about carpentry. There are hacks who will sell you a product that will inevitably break within a year.

How to Make a Mid-Year Marketing Review Worth Your Time

Marketing Insider Group

We’re big advocates of setting SMART marketing goals at the beginning of the year. If you happen to work with HubSpot, or a HubSpot agency, setting goals can be even more lucrative due to the platform’s extensive set of tools for setting and tracking Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

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Three Golden Rules for Optimizing Customer Experience

Webbiquity

The most important element in your brand image isn’t your logo, tagline, color palette, or mission statement. It’s the customer experience (CX) people have when doing business with you.

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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 (Nicely) Push Back on Buyers Who Don't Tell You the Full Truth

The Forward Observer

People lie all the time. In fact, one study found most adults can’t last 10 minutes without lying.

Inbound Lead Best Practices: The Value of a Speedy Response

Reachforce

How much are leads worth to your business? The answer is obvious -- leads are the lifeforce of any successful company. inbound leads

The Beginner’s Guide to Tracking and Analyzing Google Ads Campaign Metrics

Act-On

An introductory guide to essential Google Ads KPIs, how to track them, and how to leverage past performance for future success. Corporate Demand & Lead Generation

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5 Instagram Marketing Strategies Every CMO Should Use

Modern Marketing

Instagram is known as the best social network for organic engagement with an interaction rate of 2.2 percent. Users respond well to the image-driven framework of the platform, and they come back every day for more.

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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.

How Employee Engagement Can Power Up Your Marketing Strategy

Marketing Insider Group

Employee engagement is traditionally a concern of the HR department rather than the marketing department. Employees who are fully engaged at work deliver benefits, including improved productivity, higher retention, and increased employee loyalty.

Four Benefits of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

Guest post by Brad Richardson. Social media marketing has come a long way over the past decade. It’s matured as a discipline been embraced by companies of all size, across industries, around the world. Image Credit: Photo Mix on Pixabay.

Your Customers Are Calling You. Are You Picking Up?

The Forward Observer

In today’s world, there are many easy ways to connect with others -- you can text, email, or video chat someone on your phone all with a click of a button. Even with all of these easy ways to communicate, old habits die hard when people want to reach a company.

How to Create Relevant Sales Responses

Reachforce

What do your sales responses have to do with conversion rates? Everything. If you're not responding to leads on time, then you risk making no contact and losing a potential sale.

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).