March, 2016

The Simplest Ways to Make the Best of Content Marketing Challenges

KoMarketing Associates

During a recent client meeting, we spent some time talking about the idea of content marketing as a solution to a problem.

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Matt Spangler of Compass Disrupts an Industry With Content Marketing

Sales Engine

Coming from a creative agency and media production background that includes Tribeca Enterprises (owners of Tribeca Films and the Tribeca Film Festival), Matt Spangler was looking for an opportunity to apply his skills to disrupt a larger industry.

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B2B Sales Content Strategy

Avitage

When it comes to content and strategy, few people share a clear and common meaning of each word. Put them together, and what you have is downright perplexing. This is a sales content strategy guide for the perplexed.

MWC 2016: Top 100 Influencers and Brands

Onalytica B2B

Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 took place in Barcelona from 27th Feb – 2nd March 2016. More than 2,200 companies attended, exhibiting their new products aimed at transforming our personal and working lives.

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Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

The Great Big List of Twitter Lists, Ideas, and Tools

Marketing Insider Group

I love lists. When I was a kid I hated them – mostly because I would make them and then lose them before I could actually cross anything off. But as an adult (and thanks to great tools like Asana), I’m very good at making lists of everything, and crossing them off. But there are […].

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5 Effective Options For B2B Advertising on Social Media

KoMarketing Associates

Social media isn’t most B2B marketers’ first choice for most effective platform, but highly targeted advertising campaigns are starting to change that line of thinking. If you don’t think your audience is on social media, you’re wrong.

4 Revenue Sources Most ROI Calculators Miss (Part 2 of 2)

ViewPoint

This is Part Two of a two-part blog (read part 1 here) about how to improve accuracy in lead/revenue projections in organizations with a complex sales process: To recap part one, simple lead generation calculators miss these four things: They don’t take critical metrics (like last year’s revenue) into account.

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How to Define Sales Use Case Requirements for Your Sales Content Strategy

Avitage

The design point for your B2B sales content strategy must be your buyer’s engagement model, mapped against your sales strategy. Fundamentally, it must be conversation centered. Without well-defined and documented sales use case requirements, effective sales content strategy is not possible.

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Sustainability: Top 100 Influencers and Brands

Onalytica B2B

There may be few other categories where the information shared and community built could be of more significance than around the topic of sustainability. The “stakeholders” for business include those in supply chains, investors, customers and employees (to name a few).

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2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

Why Aren’t You Co-Marketing?

Marketing Insider Group

It’s time to team up to produce greater results. Co-marketing is a highly underutilized marketing technique for most companies. Because teams don’t truly understand the value of working with one another. “Co-marketing

30 Brilliant Content Marketing Podcasts You Need to Hear

ScribbleLive

By 8 a.m. every morning, chances are pretty good your inbox is flooded with emails about content marketing.

How To Prioritize Your List of SEO Keyword Research

KoMarketing Associates

Last year Casie wrote a post on how to generate keyword lists and ideas. The objective was to provide resources and tactics for coming up with as many keyword phrases as possible around a particular topic. Developing a list of good keyword opportunities can be both time consuming and challenging.

16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity

As winter comes to an end, so too does the Winter Wonderland of Marketing Stats series that’s been running here over the past few months. This final installment covers some fascinating though sometimes contradictory and confusing stats about business blogging and the value of marketing.

Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

Why You Need a B2B Sales Content Strategy

Avitage

If you sell the way you did 10 years ago, you don’t need a sales content strategy. There’s little strategy required to tell people about your company, products, features — just don’t forget those benefit statements!

Beauty Bloggers: Top 100 Influencers and Brands

Onalytica B2B

No stranger are we to the conversation of ‘beauty'; a huge topic and industry that is discussed online day in, day out.

12 Biggest Content Marketing Challenges In 2016

Marketing Insider Group

Great content takes a lot of hard work and time to create. At the Digiday Content Marketing Summit in Austin last month, marketers got together to share some of the biggest content marketing challenges their companies or agencies are currently facing.

Scale Social Media Strategy Quickly and Overcome Any Obstacle

ScribbleLive

When you learn to ride a bike, you’re bound to encounter the cold, hard reality of gravity. But after hitting the pavement, chances are you’ll get back up and try again. And again. And again.

Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

In recent years, cold calling has become synonymous with rejection and failure. But the numbers aren't that clear; while less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call. What’s the verdict?

3 Important Google Analytics Data Quirks

KoMarketing Associates

According to BuiltWith’s Audience Measurement Technologies Usage Statistics , Google Analytics is used on 43% of the Top 10,000 websites and on 83% of all websites on the Internet.

Why Customer Experience Should be the Focal Point of a Content Strategy

Tomorrow People

4 reasons customer experience is key to content strategy. Customer Experience

22 Tantalizing Content Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity

With the near-universal embrace of content marketing— 93% of B2B marketers are using content marketing , and B2C marketers are close behind—the amount of brand content being produced has exploded.

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Ultimate List of 22 Account-Based Marketing Tactics

bizible

How do you do account-based marketing? Here’s a list of 22 tactics account-based marketers can use to reach and engage their target companies, expand the funnel, and create advocates for their product or service offering. If you’ve been looking for a long list of ABM strategies, you’ve found it.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

15 Killer Content Curation Tools to Keep Your Blog and Social Media Rich

Marketing Insider Group

Original content is great. You feel good creating it, and you believe you have something fresh, entertaining, and/or useful for your readers and followers.

30 Brilliant Content Marketing Podcasts You Need to Hear

ScribbleLive

By 8 a.m. every morning, chances are pretty good your inbox is flooded with emails about content marketing.

Help! What Do I Do Without My Analytics Data?

KoMarketing Associates

Last week I turned 34. No, I’m not telling you this because I’m looking for belated birthday wishes (although I will accept belated birthday presents). I’m telling you this because of what happened leading up to 34. For the month leading up to my birthday, I was convinced I was turning 33.

3 Notable Women CIOs Transforming their IT Departments

DiscoverOrg

With the last day of Women’s History Month upon us, we wanted to take a second to highlight a few of the most innovative Women CIOs in the United States today.

The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

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