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5 Types of Talk Triggers to Get People Talking About You

Vidyard

Every marketer’s dream is to turn their customers into brand ambassadors—or, at least, it should be! Brand ambassadors, or customer advocates, are walking, talking advertisements, who are free of charge. They provide the highest quality leads for one simple reason: authenticity. Think about it. Are you more likely to make a purchase based on an advertisement or a product review? What about a recommendation from a peer?

5 Tips for More Effective Email Preview Text

The Point

Email preview text is that line of copy that appears below the subject line in the recipient’s inbox. Preview text renders in different ways depending on the email client (the small screenshot below is from Outlook 2016 on the desktop) but, in many cases – particularly on mobile devices – the preview text can be as prominent as the subject line. Which makes it a vital and necessary component in any B2B marketer’s copy deck.

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Could this be a new marketing term?

Heinz Marketing

By Sheena McKinney, Executive Assistant at Heinz Marketing. Have you ever looked at or typed a word and for a minute it just doesn’t seem like it could possibly be spelled right? Recently I was writing an email and could not for the life of me figure out why spell check didn’t like it. I was incensed. I checked and double checked and added and removed a letter and still…. that blasted, red squiggly underline. Then I realized my error….

5 Ways to Turn Dry Topics Into a Content Marketing Win

Marketing Insider Group

If you work in a fun and exciting industry like travel or entertainment, it’s easy to create engaging content. However, if your industry content covers less exciting topics – let’s say “mining equipment” or “truck parts”, it can be quite a challenge creating content that people actually want to read. This doesn’t mean that content […]. The post 5 Ways to Turn Dry Topics Into a Content Marketing Win appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

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.

Strategic Implementation of Martech Roadmaps

Oracle

What do we need to successfully implement a martech roadmap in the Experience Economy ? Helping organizations better understand who their customers are and how they interact with their brands will enable a more intuitive customer experience as businesses shift rapidly towards the omni-channel space. One key area of focus has been to develop brand and campaign strategies that were both customer-centric and insight-led by using a variety of planning tools such as. UX Modelling. Touchpoint Audits.

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How to Leverage Usage Intelligence Data for an Effective Content Strategy

Webbiquity

Guest post by Keith Fenech. Top-performing B2B content marketers put the information needs of their audiences ahead of the company’s sales and promotional message. That’s one of the key findings from the ninth annual report from the Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs: B2B Content Marketing 2019: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America report. Click to enlarge.

4 Business Strategies You May Be Overlooking

Marketing Insider Group

Innovation is the name of the game for businesses in 2019. If companies want to maintain a solid edge over the competition, they need to employ unique strategies and technologies that outpace traditional methods. Eighty-nine percent of C-level executives find that developing a strategy that can dynamically respond to market conditions is very important to […]. The post 4 Business Strategies You May Be Overlooking appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

Report: Marketers Now Seeing Increased Exposure, Traffic and Leads from Social Media Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers look for new ways to help their businesses stand out from the competition, new research continues to suggest that social media marketing is helping them lead the charge. Social Media Examiner recently published the “2019 Social Media Marketing Industry Report,” and statistics showed that increased exposure (93 percent), increased traffic (87 percent) and generated leads (74 percent) are the top benefits of utilizing social media.

How to Avoid Failing at Customer-Centric Marketing: It’s All in the Journey

Measure Up Marketing

Being customer-centric as a company and in your Marketing is not optional. Forrester claims we’re in the age of the customer. Others, such as Bob Evans who was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP and the Chief Communications Officer at Oracle, say we’re in the throes of the engagement economy. Peter Drucker posited that “because the purpose of business is to create a customer, the business enterprise has two – and only two – basic functions: Marketing and Innovation.

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!

The Journey Through the Journey: Using Personalized Email to Streamline Each Customer’s Experience

Oracle

Retailers are facing a challenge that is also an opportunity. The once tried-and-true approaches to email marketing are costing retailers sales and even customers. Maybe not in ways that they can immediately spot—it may not be as obvious as something like customer churn—but it’s happening, nonetheless. Sometimes, that means customers who might have found a retailer’s product are missing it.

WTF Does Mindy Kaling Know About Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Content Marketing World, the premier event for content marketers, always has many sought after guests. This year, the keynote will be given by actress and writer Mindy Kaling. Mindy has built a super successful career and is obviously a funny and smart woman. But wtf does she know about content marketing? I’ve asked this question […]. The post WTF Does Mindy Kaling Know About Content Marketing appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

B2B Account Based Marketing: Best Practices for 2019 and Beyond

KoMarketing Associates

Everyone loves a big idea. A game-changer. And while a lot of things in marketing can lean towards hype, B2B account based marketing is not one of those things. It reinvents B2B marketing so comprehensively that the effect spills over into other departments. But account based marketing (or “ABM”) may also be an idea that had the good fortune of coming along at exactly the right time. It synthesizes so many of the best practices and big trends in B2B marketing right now.

The How, When, and Why of Gating Your Content

RockContent

To gate or not to gate? It’s a question that every content marketing team has had to answer at least once—if not hundreds—of times. In a planning meeting for a new content piece, it’s often the first question that comes up: how are we driving traffic to this content? And how are we capturing that traffic? It might seem as easy as placing a form on the page, but gating, unfortunately, comes with some complexities—and most certainly a list of pros and cons.

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.

California Consumer Privacy Act and the Increasing Pressure for a New National Standard

Oracle

First there was the Canadian Anti-Spam Law (CASL) , which went into effect in 2014. Then there was the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) , which came into effect in 2018. Now, after years of major corporate data breaches and the Cambridge Analytica scandal , stronger privacy and data protection laws are taking hold in the US, with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) being the most impactful.

6 Ways Big Data Is Improving the Customer Experience

Biznology

In 2019 and beyond, the companies and organizations that knowledgeably, ethically and creatively use data will rise above the rest. Businesses have a valuable competitive advantage at their disposal when they know how to use big data. Let’s look at six ways big data helps businesses improve their customer experience and makes their brands, products and services more valuable. Data Informs Competitor Research. When customers want to buy something, the vast majority of them.

Report: Many Marketers Have Yet to Unlock the Full Potential of Artificial Intelligence

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers have adopted artificial intelligence (AI) and begun to integrate it into their overall strategies. However, new research suggests that they are not harnessing the full power of this form of martech. A new report from Albert and Forrester titled “Harnessing AI’s Potential” found that only 26 percent of marketers who have adopted an AI-driven marketing solution describe it as AI-autonomous, or collaborative in practice.

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The Key Benefits of Marketing Automation

Act-On

If you’re considering strengthening your MarTech stack, marketing automation is a powerful tool that can help you attract more prospects and win more deals. Demand and Lead Generation Marketing Automation

How to Redirect Your Indirect Channels by Enabling the Right People

Speaker: Jay McBain, Principal Analyst – Channels, Partnerships & Ecosystems

We are in the middle of a major transformation of how companies go to market – in fact, 76% of global CEOs feel that their current business models will be unrecognizable in the next 3 years. Join Jay McBain from Forrester as he unpacks these future trends.

Top 12 Podcasts for Professional Services Marketers

Hinge Marketing

The world is falling in love with spoken audio (all over again) — whether it’s listening to the radio, audiobooks or podcasts. In fact, over half of the US population has listened to a podcast (up from 44% a year ago), and one-third listen to one at least monthly (up from 26%). That’s a lot of growth, and the experts expect these trends to continue.

The Challenge of B2B Personalization

Biznology

Since the beginning of the year, I’ve had 147 conversations with B2B marketing leaders. These aren’t sales calls. I’m not pitching anything. They’re conversations about the issues that are top of mind for these professionals. I guide these discussions with questions around areas we’re interested in but the main goal is to get a sense of the market. It turns out that personalization is a top of mind issue. B2B Personalization isn’t easy. B2B Personalization is hard.

B2B Account Based Marketing: Best Practices for 2019 and Beyond

KoMarketing Associates

Everyone loves a big idea. A game-changer. And while a lot of things in marketing can lean towards hype, B2B account based marketing is not one of those things. It reinvents B2B marketing so comprehensively that the effect spills over into other departments. But account based marketing (or “ABM”) may also be an idea that had the good fortune of coming along at exactly the right time. It synthesizes so many of the best practices and big trends in B2B marketing right now.

3 Strategies to Drive Search Engine Marketing Success

Act-On

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.

The How, When, and Why of Gating Your Content

RockContent

To gate or not to gate? It’s a question that every content marketing team has had to answer at least once—if not hundreds—of times. In a planning meeting for a new content piece, it’s often the first question that comes up: how are we driving traffic to this content? And how are we capturing that traffic? It might seem as easy as placing a form on the page, but gating, unfortunately, comes with some complexities—and most certainly a list of pros and cons.

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B2B public relations overview

Sales Lead Insights

How to use PR in a B2B marketing-for-leads program. The post B2B public relations overview appeared first on Sales Lead Insights. B2B marketing Public relations B2B PR press releases

How Elvis Re-Branded Las Vegas

Biznology

A lot happened in 1969 – the moon landing, Woodstock, the grisly Manson murders, the Stonewall uprising, etc. Perhaps less noteworthy, yet highly significant for a city known for entertainment, was Elvis Presley’s comeback 50 years ago at the International Hotel in Las Vegas.

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What Is Demand Generation Marketing And Why Is It Important?

Only B2B

Trust me, this is not just another word that marketers can use to become a relevant marketer or a buzzword that is catchy and been tacked into inbound marketing. The post What Is Demand Generation Marketing And Why Is It Important? appeared first on ONLY B2B. blogs Demand Generation

How to Drive Revenue Through Retention Marketing & Sales Enablement

Speaker: Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy

In a pandemic, it’s more important than ever to focus on retaining and expanding current customers. So, how can sales and marketing support the retention effort? Join Ruth Stevens as she dives into this fast-paced session and reviews the 7 key strategies for current customer marketing, to enable sales and expand customer value.