January, 2021

How To Make Marketing An Invaluable Function

Marketing Craftmanship

In its landmark 2018 Pulse Survey of 220 Chief Marketing Officers, the executive recruiting firm Korn Ferry reported that, although financial results were the most important factor in their performance-based compensation, “52% of CMOs say they cannot make a direct and obvious correlation between marketing efforts and company performance.”

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3 B2B Website Must-Haves for 2021

BOP Design

As we embark on our 2021 marketing adventures and happily bid adieu to 2020, we wanted to share our top B2B website must-haves for the upcoming year. Now, more than ever, your B2B website is the vital core of your brand communications.

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6 Proven Content Marketing Services for Rapid Organic Growth

Roketto

Content marketing can be a tough beast to tame. On one hand, the massive toolbox at every marketer’s disposal can be attractive and intriguing. So many different options to choose from. It’s almost like being a kid at a candy store. Featured Content Marketing

Content Marketing for Manufacturers is filling the Trade Show Void

Industrial Marketing Today

Trade shows have always been a big part of manufacturing marketing for generating new leads that convert into sales opportunities. Of course, the COVID-19 pandemic has made in-person trade shows almost non-existent. It is not.

11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.

How Content Marketing Builds Trust

Marketing Insider Group

Data shows that audience trust is becoming increasingly important for brands. Over a third of American consumers now say that it’s vital to trust the brands they choose to buy from because they can’t afford to waste money on a bad purchase.

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What is E-A-T And How it Impacts SEO Strategies

RockContent

Although there are still controversies about this ranking factor, optimizing your site based on the E-A-T concept can be regarded as good SEO practice. This is because, in the worst-case scenario, you will be increasing your chances of getting more traffic.

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Customer Experience Email Marketing Tips

SendX

Business leaders everywhere recognize that consumer experience is such an essential metric. Customer experience affects not only initial interactions but also contributes vitally to the retention of customers.

B2B marketing trends for 2021: 5 important developments to get ahead of

Tomorrow People

From the crumbling of the cookie to the rise of product marketing, this year will bring both challenge and opportunity for marketers. As 2021 dawns, one thing is certain: the world looks very different to how it did one year ago.

Five Intangible Buyer Behavior Trends To Monitor In 2021

Tony Zambito

Despite turning the calendar from 2020 to 2021, we find ourselves starting the new year in more turmoil. A catastrophic COVID-19 pandemic that continues to increase in scope. The hope of the vaccines tempered as the rollout encounters delays.

Developing Your Training Content So That It Actually Moves the Needle

Speaker: Bryan Naas, VP of Sales Productivity at Braze

Getting reps & marketers to engage in your content is half the battle of providing value that can ultimately impact the bottom line. How do we break through the noise? In this session, Bryan Naas will detail what it takes to build training and content resources that reps will actually take the time to engage with so you can help them reach their goals.

How to Manage Your Online Reputation with Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

The image of your brand matters in every channel and iteration. Your online reputation is one of the most important channels because that’s where the world finds you.

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How To Pinpoint B2B Customer Pain Points

Zoominfo

It goes without saying that B2B consumers look for new products in order to make their lives a bit easier. In other words, they have pain points they need fixing. Whether it be something isn’t working as efficiently as it should, or you’re spending too much money on a simple solution.

The importance of digitalization for local businesses

RockContent

Are you looking for the best way to propel business innovation? You don’t need the big-budget of large companies, as technology is able to level that field. A great example of this is the positive effect of bringing digitalization for local businesses.

How Nidhi Razdan Could’ve Saved Herself from the Phishing Attacks

SendX

My first reaction was 'oh man, it takes guts to tell a story of you getting scammed.' People make you feel shame and foolish. The recent case of a phishing attack on Nidhi Razdan is an eye-opener! For you, me, and everyone who thinks they are 'too smart' to be conned.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

How Lego Bocks Explain Why Bloomreach Bought Exponea

Customer Experience Matrix

Yesterday brought news that CDP Exponea had been purchased by ecommerce recommendation engine Bloomreach. The deal almost exactly parallels last year’s merger between RichRelevance and Manthan, as well the smaller-scale combination of CrossEngage with Gpredictive.

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Future-Enabling Buyers Will Be Key In 2021 And Beyond

Tony Zambito

The new year is almost one-month-old. In less than three weeks, the country has experienced a time like no other. Where the degree of uncertainty about our future has intensified.

The B2B Marketer’s Guide to Landing Page Optimization

Marketing Insider Group

As every B2B marketer knows, getting traffic to your website is only half the battle. You also have to make sure that those visitors actually do something when they land on your site – this is where landing page optimization comes in.

How To Pinpoint B2B Customer Pain Points

Zoominfo

It goes without saying that B2B consumers look for new products in order to make their lives a bit easier. In other words, they have pain points they need fixing. Whether it be something isn’t working as efficiently as it should, or you’re spending too much money on a simple solution.

The Revenue Leader's Guide to Prospecting

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

Sales & Marketing departments that work together guarantee higher acquisition, better nurturing, and more effective sales. Join Christopher Ryan for this insightful webinar, presenting the wide funnel lead nurturing model. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get your teams working together and your revenue performance optimized.

How to Build Marketing Resiliency With Technology

RockContent

When times are good, businesses can emerge, grow, and thrive. There’s plenty for all, and it’s just a matter of claiming your piece of the pie. But when times are tough, we begin to see what those businesses are really made of.

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How to Create a Strategic Plan for Your Small Business: Easy 4-Step Process

Biznology

After a year like no other, now is the perfect time for a deep dive into the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats your small business will face in 2021. Using the 4 Steps of a SWOT Analysis makes strategic planning easy, even if you’ve never done it before.

How to pitch your GTM messaging to a full range of personas

Tomorrow People

Discovering the right channel, language, and messaging to convince all stakeholders in your target companies. In a world that’s driven by technology, it’s amazing how many people simply don’t care about it. That isn’t to say that technology’s not important, or appreciated. Of course it is.

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Report: Manufacturing Marketers Seeing Early Success with Content Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Although manufacturing marketers have not always turned to content marketing in the past, new research shows that their strategies for this tactic are beginning to mature.

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5 Key Elements for Building a Successful Data-Driven Product

When selecting data providers, companies must ensure they’re tapping into comprehensive, high-quality streams of fresh information which can be easily integrated into their products in a privacy-compliant manner.

Content Marketing Personalization Strategies to Make Customers Love You

Marketing Insider Group

Don’t you love it when brands seem to be talking directly to you? Feeling that they “get” you makes a difference. While content personalization isn’t easy, there are lots of opportunities to delight your customers with it.

7 Sales Prospecting Tips to Ignite Even the Coldest Pipes

Zoominfo

If your sales pipeline is colder than a Siberian spigot in January, it’s time to rethink your sales prospecting techniques. Here’s the thing though, reps need actionable techniques and tips to make their prospecting systematic, smooth, and, of course, profitable. Let’s jump in.

How to add a favicon to your WordPress website?

RockContent

The favicon is a small but significant part of your brand identity. To add it to your WordPress website, you need to follow three easy steps: create a graphic 16×16 pixels square, save it as favicon.ico in the root directory of your server, and upload it in your CMS.

How Technology Has Changed the Way Business Communicates

Webbiquity

Contributed post. 25 years is a short time in many ways. The typical 25-year-old human is just a few years out of school and starting his or her professional career. Most 25-year-old jetliners are still flying thousands of miles every day.

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Your New Schematic for Next-Level Sales Coaching & Enablement

Speaker: Matthew Hawk, President of B2bTrainers

The term “sales enablement” applies to a dizzying array of best practices and technologies. In addition, there is tremendous competitive pressure not to fall behind. No matter where you are in your current sales enablement strategy, one thing is key: success ultimately rides on the habits of your sales managers & marketers. In this webinar, Matthew Hawk will lay out an in-depth schematic for your next-level sales coaching, demonstrate the key activities that comprise success, and walk you through several examples of sales coaching cadences that apply to all salesforce sizes.