June, 2017

You Need to Understand These 6 Things About What B2B Buyers Want

Act-On

The more we know, the better we can sell – especially when it comes to knowing what B2B buyers want. That seems to be the underlying premise of marketing right now. It’s not a bad premise. It leverages one of the all-time great marketing principles: relevancy.

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How to Build a B2B Marketing Team

Webbiquity

One of the most critical aspects of creating a roadmap for business growth is staff planning. Other than cash flow analysis, it may be the most crucial element. Without cash, you don’t have a business. Without people, nothing gets done.

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Modern Marketing Transformation – Why It Won’t Work Without the Right Culture

Marketing Insider Group

The digital experience, the power of Big Data, agile marketing, compelling content strategies, marketing automation, a customer-centric approach – the core tenets of modern marketing weren’t born yesterday. So, why are some marketing teams struggling to keep up?

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How Video is Reviving Culture for Remote Employees

Vidyard

Workers around the country are packing up, purloining potted desk succulents, and trading their work desks for the ones at home. Today, 63% of workers are remote (for at least one day per week) according to The New York Times , up from 34% in 2005. There are a number of reasons behind this shift.

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How a CMS Enables B2B Marketing Success

A CMS lies at the heart of a B2B marketing framework

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Your online reputation on Google is the direct result of the content you write on your website, your blogs, and on social media, over time

Biznology

How (and, to be honest, if) you, your brand, your business, and services, your products, and your colleagues are portrayed in a simple Google search is the most important personal and professional reputation there is. Your Google SERP is who you are, and you need to take control of it.

33 Of The Greatest Marketing Quotes To Inspire Your Strategy

Marketing Insider Group

When I first started in marketing, I used to write down what I thought were the best marketing quotes to inspire me to dream big and to do big things. A few years ago I gathered all these bits of paper and sticky notes and wrote down on one piece of paper my favorite marketing […].

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How to Choose the Best Music for Your Video Marketing Projects

Vidyard

Music is one of the most powerful catalysts for creating an emotional connection with your audience. If your viewer has a connection to your company or message, then they will be naturally drawn in to discover the details and deepen their relationship with your project or brand.

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“Fine” is the F-Bomb of Customer Experience

Type A Communications

June 2, 2017 by Shep Hyken Not long ago I was interviewing Kevin Berk, founder and CEO of ServiceGuru, on Amazing Business Radio. We were talking about the word fine. read more. Customer Experience Marketing Customer Service CX Shep Hyken

2018 B2B Marketing Mix Report

B2B marketers like you contributed their insights to Sagefrog’s annual B2B Marketing Mix Report, a valuable asset in planning your marketing strategy for the year ahead.

How to Use Website Personalisation as Part of Your Lead Generation Strategy

Tomorrow People

Use website personalisation to attract the right leads and increase engagement with a unique user journey. Lead Generation

Want More Profits? Focus on Your Best and Worst Customers

Act-On

Does your customer management strategy need an upgrade? Super customers can 16x your profits - and so can firing your "super awful" customers. Customer Marketing customer lifetime value customer management customer marketing

How to Make Your Content Stand Out in 2017: Three Expert Tips

Webbiquity

Ever get the feeling that many of the digital marketing tactics effective in the past—even a year ago—no longer work as well as they used to? You’re not alone. Keyword research, solid on-page SEO, and sharing content across the most popular social networks is still essential.

6 Content Marketing Research Tools You’ll Fall in Love With

Marketing Insider Group

If you want to know how to create content that people are actually searching for, you need to become a content marketing research expert. But it doesn’t have to be that hard or expensive! To uncover the top trends and topics of interest within your industry, you just have to roll up your sleeves and […]. The post 6 Content Marketing Research Tools You’ll Fall in Love With appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

The Marketing Landscape: Where Data and Content Merge

Understand the importance of good data and good content and how they work together to help your marketing efforts.

3 Things You Need to Know to Dominate Video On YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram

Vidyard

Would you write the same birthday card to your Grandma May on her 80th birthday as to your nephew Sal on his 8th birthday? I would bet not. Because they have different tastes and are looking for different things.

6 types of content your readers hate

Biznology

When creating content for your blog, social media profiles, email subscribers, and other purposes, you don’t want to irritate your readers. Unfortunately, some types of content can send readers running in the other direction, especially if you haven’t yet earned their loyalty.

11 Brutal Truths About Creativity That No One Wants to Talk About

Type A Communications

June 22, 2017 by Carla Johnson Creativity is a funny thing. People tell me they want more creativity in their life. They’re itchy to stretch themselves with new ideas at. read more. Creativity Carla Johnson Type A Communications

Your Customers Called. They Want You to Know These 6 Things

Act-On

Businesses are changing how they think. For years ― decades even ― companies have been focused on their products. The customer experience has always been top of mind, of course. But in a more passive role. If someone wasn’t happy with a product or service, usually they just stopped using it.

Make No Mistake: How Worst-Practices Derail Successful ABM Efforts

This Quick Study Slide Show from Node identifies the common mistakes of ABM executions and offers practical advice to help teams avoid them.

Website User Experience No-No's: 3 Errors that Could Kill Your Lead Generation

Tomorrow People

Generating quality leads is essential for any B2B marketer. A website is a great tool to help with this. It enables you to provide value to your visitors, develop their trust, and take them confidently through the buying cycle. Lead Generation

How to Make Your Blog Posts Generate Serious Leads

Marketing Insider Group

Your blog either has that all important ‘it’ factor, or it doesn’t. You’re either generating significant leads from your posts or not. If you’re not, you’re also missing out on an exponentially beneficial competitive advantage that other businesses are enjoying. B2B marketers garner 67 percent more leads when they use a blog than when they […]. The post How to Make Your Blog Posts Generate Serious Leads appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

The Value-Add of Video in the Content Journey

Vidyard

Marketers consistently look for new ways to Engage buyers. Today’s best marketers are analytical, creative and measure everything to ensure we achieve optimal results.

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Slow and steady content-creation wins the Google Search race

Biznology

Fully, generously, and even a little verbosely populating your website, your blog, your social media profiles, and your social media content is 100x more important to your success than “optimizing for search.” ” Morning Runs.

Developing a Conversational Approach

Speaker: Carlos Hidalgo, CEO & Founder of VisumCx

B2B buyers are self-guiding their purchase journey, consuming more content along their purchase path and involving more stakeholders in the final decision. Therefore, it is necessary for B2B marketing teams to align to this purchase path and to the buying committees. This is not accomplished by creating more content or sending more communication, the key to success is establishing a conversation with your buyers that engages them in a meaningful dialogue and ultimately converts them to a customer.

Good vs. Bad Content – What’s the Difference?

Type A Communications

June 8, 2017 by Chuck Frey We’re awash in a cesspool of bad content. Much of it is content that is so self-serving, it makes you cringe. Tired topics that. read more. Marketing Chuck Frey content marketing Cultivate Communications digital marketing

How to Create Content Unicorns and Ignore the Donkeys

Act-On

Are you producing content unicorns and, if you are, are you leveraging that content to make unicorn babies? Larry Kim doubts you’re doing either, but is willing to tell you how you can.

Marketing Leader’s Guide to Marketing Automation Personalisation

Tomorrow People

Unlock the power of the intelligent and personal. Marketing Automation

Why HR Is The New Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

In a world of infinite media choices, the best way to reach new buyers and new talent might be right under your nose. Your own employees represent the greatest opportunity to create meaningful marketing and to develop Human Resources programs that increase sales, while also finding and retaining top talent. Is HR the new Marketing? […]. The post Why HR Is The New Marketing appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Marketing Strategy

7 Common Marketing Mistakes and strategies to avoid them

This white paper addresses the 7 most common challenges marketers hit when marketing products, solutions, or services and offers proven advice on how to avoid these missteps and improve the success of your marketing efforts.

Chalk Talks: Using Video for Account-Based Marketing

Vidyard

B2B companies are embracing account-based marketing as a better way to identify, engage, and convert key accounts.

Ten tips for customer reactivation

Biznology

Are you looking for the best ways to reactivate dormant customers and reduce churn? Here’s a roundup of the ten most effective practices today, in both business and consumer markets. Consider which of these may be the most applicable to your business, your customers, and your objectives.

Strategic ROI vs Attribution: CMOs Must Know the Difference

Modern Marketing

For CMOs, and all marketers tasked with driving revenue, the constantly-looming question we try to answer is, “where should I spend my next marketing dollar to drive the most impact?”

Are Companies Ignoring Their Best Source For Buyer Insights?

Tony Zambito

Illustration by Aneeque Ahmed. In the past few years, the data analytics revolution has continued unabated in the worlds of B2B and B2C. The rise of data analytics is resulting in increased budgets and staff to account for the volume of data that can now be computed and accessed.

Seven Things Marketers Need to Know About Lead Generation

Speaker: Douglas Burdett, Host of The Marketing Book Podcast, Founder/Principal of ARTILLERY

If you are a marketer who needs to generate more high-quality leads that will turn into sales opportunities and revenue, register now for this special event that will show you how to get started and moving in a profitable direction.