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.

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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Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

The Importance of a Strong Brand Identity

Webbiquity

By David Foster. Having a strong brand identity is incredibly helpful to success. Most of the world’s highly successful companies have got where they are due to their branding efforts, which have helped them to flourish and build company value. Image credit: rawpixel.com from Pexels.

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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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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.

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.

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.

6 Steps to Building Predictable Lead Flow and Revenue

Achieving predictable lead flow and revenue depends on monitoring sales history and developing a robust, flexible lead development process. Download this eBook for 6 clear steps you can take to build that process today.

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.

Subject Lines That Will Make Your Open Rates Sing

Act-On

These subject line best practices will improve your open rates and deliverability — and get you on the right path toward email marketing success. Email

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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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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Lead Generation Companies: How to Pick a Right One

Have you ever had a bad experience using a lead generation company? If the answer is yes, you are certainly not alone; fortunately, MarketJoy has put together 4 simple questions that you can use to judge your next potential lead gen partner.

Statistics Show Digital Marketing Continues to Outpace Traditional Marketing Tactics

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers continue to shy away from traditional means of marketing, new research shows that digital marketing continues to grow. Statistics from eMarketer recently discovered that total digital ad spend in the U.S. is set to grow 19 percent to $129.34 billion in 2019, and account for 54.2

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.

10 Things Every Email Marketer Can Relate To

Webbiquity

By Niti Shah. Sometimes, it can be rough to be an email marketer. Designing email templates, segmenting lists, drafting copy, planning your campaigns — a lot goes into executing a successful email marketing program. Image credit: Sebastian Herrmann on Unsplash.

The Benefits of Marketing Automation for Wealth Management

Act-On

Learn how wealth management marketers can leverage diverse audience segments through personalized messaging to generate, nurture, and convert leads in a multi-channel marketing ecosystem.

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.

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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7 Key Principles of B2B Email Creative

The Point

What, Why, How. There are three things your email recipient should see almost immediately, and those are: WHAT the offer is, WHY it’s of value, and HOW to get it. Don’t make the reader hunt or scroll to learn what exactly you want him or her to do, and why. Sell the Offer, Not the Product.

1-in-2 B2B Leaders Believes Marketing Content Does Not Target Their Pain Points

KoMarketing Associates

While marketing content remains critical to the buyer journey, new research suggests that it does not always address important pain points, specifically those of B2B customers.

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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 Cold Calling Tactics You Aren't Using but Should Be

Cold calling isn‘t dead; neither is it on its deathbed. In fact, it’s one of the most effective ways to increase sales and drive revenue. Learn 7 preperation strategies to lessen your stress, and to become a better closer!

How to Convert Employees into Brand Ambassadors on LinkedIn

Webbiquity

Guest post by Anastasia Masters. There are still a few old-school managers out there who are hesitant to encourage their employees to stay active on LinkedIn. After all, it is a platform that connects talent with recruiters.

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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It's CDP Time for Marketing Cloud Vendors

Customer Experience Matrix

Adobe, Salesforce and Oracle all made announcements regarding Customer Data Platform products this week. None are world-changing: Salesforce described a planned extension of Customer 360 ; Abobe announced triggered journey campaigns that draw on its “real time CDP”, and Oracle described CDP services from systems integrators. But the fact that all three vendors are addressing the topic raises some interesting questions. Why does this matter to technology and marketing professionals?

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ScribbleLive and MarketMuse: Announcing Our Partnership

ScribbleLive

On the heels of our latest press release , we’re excited to announce our partnership with MarketMuse, a content intelligence and strategy company. Creating content is tough—and in an age of content chaos, it seems to only be getting tougher to be found; let alone, establish topical authority.

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How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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