May, 2020

Experts Share Their Best Tips on How to Be a Better Virtual Event Speaker

Bannersnack

In the light of COVID-19, public speakers need to adapt to the global context. Offline events have been canceled all over the world, and some of them are now taking place online.

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The Dark Side of Marketing Attribution

ANNUITAS

Throughout my career at ANNUITAS, I have probably spent more time thinking about and enabling Marketing Attribution models than any other activity.

Rules 196

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Social Distancing: Marketing’s New Strategic Mandate

Marketing Craftmanship

Long before the fear of contracting COVID-19 entered our collective consciousness, and thanks to modern society’s reliance on electronic devices, many people were already practicing a form of social distancing. Without leaving our own homes, we text or play video games with friends.

Social 130

How B2B Marketers Should Think About Uncertainty

Biznology

It wasn’t long ago when everything seemed manageable. We B2B marketers had our plans all worked out. We knew exactly what tactics we were going to use and even had an idea of how many leads they would bring in. That was less than two months ago, although it seemed a world away.

Amazon 158

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 platform dynamics explain The Second Golden Age of Martech

chiefmartech

About a year and a half ago, I wrote about 3 Trends Driving the Second Golden Age of Martech: Ecosystems, Experts, and (Citizen) Engineers.

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The Ultimate Guide to Interactive Forms in Email

Litmus

“Forms in email don’t work.”. Forms are powered by JavaScript—and that’s not supported in email.”. Have you heard these words before? Us too. Many marketers think that using interactive forms in email simply isn’t possible, but we’re here to bust that myth.

Beyond the Existing Customer: Important Potential Audiences for Your Content

ClearVoice

As a marketer or a writer, you’ve probably spent a certain amount of time thinking about who your audience is. Perhaps you’ve done exercises to better identify and understand them.

How to Write a Sales Page That Actually Converts

Optinmonster

Are you struggling to get enough conversions on your sales pages? Or, like a lot of new marketers, are you scratching your head right now wondering, “Wait… what is a sales page?”

Why Use Handwritten Letters at Scale for B2B

Webbiquity

Guest post by Kas Andz. Business professionals tend to get worn down by the incessant flood of emails, automated messages, targeted ads, and the coldness of digital communication. Sending handwritten letters instead breaks the robotic monotony and makes business communication more personable.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How to Employ the Power of the Debrief Process

Measure Up Marketing

You’re probably familiar with the concept of the post-game analysis. A post-game analysis is part of the debrief process that serves as an opportunity to evaluate performance, identify opportunities for improvement, optimize strategies, and revise processes if necessary.

12 Items on Your On-Page SEO Checklist to Do Now

Conductor

Companies today are working around the clock to create content that delivers answers to customers. Creating content is one thing, but getting it in front of your customers when they need it most is another. That’s where on-page SEO comes in. .

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Outsourced Vs. In-house Telemarketing – Which is better?

Only B2B

As your business or its verticals expand, it becomes imperative to assemble a team of dedicated telemarketers to manage your sales and solutions. The question is if you are going to employ telemarketing – should you do it in-house? Or simply outsource it?

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs for Producing Better Virtual Events

Contently

For almost a decade, webinars have been the go-to choice for digital events. Marketers slap together a deck and say their piece in front of a small audience. Over the last few months, however, the bar has been raised.

Lead Generation Checklist to Get Better Results Now

You spend time, energy, and money to generate demand and get leads. It's how you manage them that makes the difference between success and failure. This checklist gives you an easy way to focus on the most critical tasks to get better results now.

COVID-19’s Immediate and Future Impact on Marketing

Act-On

COVID-19 is forcing marketers to increase efficiencies, deliver better digital experiences, and inspire consumer confidence. Customer Marketing Events Marketing Marketing Strategy

The Outbound Marketing guide for 2020

RockContent

Nowadays, customers have access to a lot of information about what they want to buy. Because of that, it’s essential to create a structured sales process, especially when we talk about complex sales.

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Marketers and Developers Can Now Collaborate on Server-Side Campaigns

Modern Marketing

Check out our on-demand webinar to learn more about server-side user interface (UI) and testing capabilities in Oracle Maxymiser.

What is the best font for your Email? [3 Things to consider before choosing]

SendX

Before we start I want to clarify that I know that the right name is Typeface and that Font is used when we give certain Typeface characteristics as size, weight, kerning, and so on. But this is not a graphic design article, so I will call it as everyone else calls it, a font.

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

How Great Leaders Use Storytelling to Activate Empathy in Their Teams

Marketing Insider Group

With a long career in sales and marketing, I’ve had direct experience of how persuasive storytelling can be. But storytelling is a useful tool not just for selling things. It can be an effective tool for learning, too. This won’t be a surprise to anyone with a background in teaching.

112 Google Ads Callout Extensions Examples for B2B Advertisers

KoMarketing Associates

Google Ads extensions are a no brainer when it comes to adding extra information and benefits to ad copy in search engine marketing campaigns. They don’t increase your existing cost-per-click and in many cases, it can actually help decrease it.

B2B Marketing in Pandemic Times: Here’s What to Do NOW (Research)

Webbiquity

As the COVID-19 pandemic grinds on, B2B technology buyers are adjusting to a new (hopefully temporary) type of “normal.”

How Content Experience Will Evolve After Coronavirus

RockContent

One year ago, it was early spring 2019, I was invited to prepare a speech for a client summit, in NYC. Specifically, the goal was to collect major content strategy trends and dynamics — no tactical stuff, no Tik Tok, no VR and 5G, no “spectacular Snapchat marketing strategies”.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Adapting Your Industrial Content Marketing Strategy for COVID-19

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial content marketing strategy needs adjusting and fine-tuning to adapt to changes during this unprecedented time of COVID-19. Life and business as we know them have changed significantly.

The 10 Definitive Email Newsletter Best Practices For Exponential Growth

SendX

Looking for email newsletter best practices to improve your campaigns? Email marketing is one of the best and most cost-effective marketing channels at your disposal. It’s a great way to guide your audience across the marketing funnel and get more sales at a low price.

How the Right Blog Writing Service Can Boost Tech Company Traffic

Marketing Insider Group

Content marketing and the technology industry are a natural fit for each other. Tech is a world that’s constantly changing and evolving, with news and new developments happening every day.

5 Ways to Promote Virtual Events on Social Media in 2020

KoMarketing Associates

2020 has seen many shifts in marketing strategies, most notably the move to virtual events. For many companies, this has shifted digital marketing efforts from promotion of physical event attendance to online webinars, participation in online industry events, and other virtual seminars or meetups.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.