Sat.Jun 04, 2016 - Fri.Jun 10, 2016

The B2B Small Business Marketing Guide to Crushing it on Social Media

B2B PR Sense

Can a boring, unsexy B2B company rock social media? You bet! Marketing guru, Jay Baer , says it best: "Social media can be MORE transformative for a B2B company than a B2C company. because B2B has a smaller potential customer base, a higher average price point.".

Four Key Principles Of Cross Channel Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Today the term “cross channel marketing” is old news for marketers. At least it better be.

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Does Your Sales Team Know How to Follow-Up on a Lead?

ViewPoint

Nurture leads until they’re ready to turn over to sales is the sixth of 7 Truths about Sales and Marketing that CEOs need to know. This post is part of a series about the CEO’s role in eliminating wasted marketing spend and increasing sales results.

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Your Employees May Be Your Best Untapped Brand Advocates

Webbiquity

Guest post by Liz Greene. If you were asked to rattle off your top marketing strategies, would employee advocacy make the list?

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The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

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

How Has Content Marketing Valuation Matured?

KoMarketing Associates

I recently spoke with author and senior content marketing manager Liz Bedor about her views on the discipline of content marketing.

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The Whole Truth - Why CEOs Need to Know What Makes Sales and Marketing Click

ViewPoint

Understanding the CEO’s role in eliminating wasted marketing spend and increasing sales results—the final of a multi-part blog series. Many challenges facing Sales and Marketing have been around since the beginning of time.

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Getting Started With Email Marketing Segmentation

Webbiquity

Guest post by Alphonso Sanchez. Email segmenting is one of the most powerful techniques for boosting open rates, CTRs, and total revenue per email. It’s also surprisingly neglected. With the high cost for sophisticated email platforms and the technology segmentation requires, it makes sense.

What is good content?

Sales Engine

By now, you have no doubt heard that content marketing is the future of demand generation. All the cool kids are doing it, and all those other marketing methods are useless and old-fashioned in comparison.

A Complete Guide to Social Media-Based Lead Generation

Marketing Insider Group

For better or for worse, social media isn’t a fad. It’s not going away and it is completely changing the way the human race communicates on a daily basis.

Win Sales Calls with Webinar Production

Speaker: Dawn Baron, President, Passion Profits Consulting, and Shelley Trout, Webinar Producer, Aggregage

As a B2B marketer in 2020, you are being asked to do a lot: brand building, create content, build position as thought leader, generate leads, create ongoing touchpoints with prospects, and ideally generate sales calls. And do all of this with limited resources and time in a crowded world that is fighting you for attention. That’s a big challenge, and we believe a key part of the answer to that challenge is the smart application of webinars for B2B audiences. If you have held back on doing webinars because of the level of effort, or if you want to up your webinar effectiveness, then you won’t want to miss this unique presentation with expert webinar producers Dawn Baron and Shelley Trout.

5 Ways to Expand Lead Nurturing Beyond the Inbox

The Point

Email may still be the workhorse in how B2B companies build relationships, maintain awareness, qualify leads and nudge prospects along the sales cycle, but these days, it pays to think about “lead nurturing” as more just an email campaign. That’s not because email is going away any time soon.

The Slow Adoption of MarTech for Digital Marketing Execution [Interview]

KoMarketing Associates

The “2016 Digital Technology Survey” from Real Story Group recently discovered that, although 59 percent of enterprises have digital marketing strategies in place, not all of them are utilizing the proper resources for execution. Approximately 47 percent of digital marketers say that they do not have the right tools for the job. For more insight into the findings of the report, we spoke to Kashyap Kompella, the research director at Real Story Group.

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Optimizing Marketing Channel Mix For Revenue And ROI

bizible

Finding the ideal marketing channel mix is a continuous challenge for demand generation directors. Where should you invest? And how often should you reassess where you are investing? What metrics should you be using to determine which channels get more investment?

10 SEO Tips To Boost Your Search Rankings Today

Marketing Insider Group

Have you tried googling a keyword or phrase related to your name, brand, product or industry, but your website didn’t show up in the search results? Of course you have. SEO is a long term play.

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Key Trends in Marketing: Thought Leadership

Thought leadership is a highly effective marketing strategy that highlights an organization’s talent, experience and passion while answering the most pressing questions faced by its target audience.

Surefire Social introduces SurePulse “webmaster tools”

Biznology

Surefire Social is about to offer an all-in-one social media, search, reputation, review, analytics tool in the form of SurePulse , now in beta. I get to play with a lot of cool tools in my work doing social media and SEO audits and reporting.

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Buying Triggers and Why They Matter

ANNUITAS

As consumers, if we are not in an active buying cycle, we are in a passive buying cycle.

Webinar Recap: The B2B Customer Journey

Hive9

For years now, marketers have been watching the customer journey shift. More and more, customers want to self-educate as much as possible before reaching out to a salesperson, even when it comes to B2B purchases. Hive9

6 Tips for Writing an Effective B2B Lead Generation Email

Marketing Insider Group

Believe it or not, email is still, by far, one of the most effective ways to generate sales leads. That being said, email is also one of the trickier content marketing channels to master. Send the wrong headline or forget to format correctly and – Bam! You’re hit with an opt-out request.

5 B2B Marketing Trends that You Can't Ignore in 2020

Speaker: Pam Didner, Marketing Consultant, Author and Speaker

Pam Didner, B2B tech marketing consultant, speaker, and author of Effective Sales Enablement and Global Content Marketing, will present the essential marketing trends you need to know in 2020. She'll discuss digital challenges that marketers commonly face and share actionable solutions and templates you can apply to your job in real-time.

6 studies show why Facebook organic reach is declining so quickly

Biznology

50,000,000+ businesses have a Facebook page. is the average number of times these brands post each day. 2% is their Facebook organic reach and it’s declining (source: DMR ). 50,000,000 businesses post 1.5 times a day to reach just 2%, a small and shrinking percentage of their audience.

Why Every Marketing Leader Should Develop A Marketing Technology Roadmap

bizible

Fifteen years ago marketers began investigating whether technology could help solve the problem of marketing teams working in silos with separate assets, data and reporting. Marketing leaders were looking for an operating system to run the whole of marketing.

7 Ways Data-Driven Decision Making Has Made Life Better

Hive9

Data has become one of the biggest game changers across industries as varied as education, financial security, and agriculture. Some days it seems like everywhere you turn someone’s talking about big data. Hive9

B2B And B2C Marketing: Is There Really Any Difference?

Marketing Insider Group

What’s the difference between B2B and B2C marketing? Is there any difference at all? While both B2B and B2C marketers may use the same terminologies, the methods and tactics they use can vary greatly given their different needs.

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Maximize Results Of Attending A Trade Show

Attending trade shows helps your business find new prospects and make connections. By downloading this white paper, you will learn how setting goals and adding pre-planning to every trade show and industry event you attend makes a considerable difference.

Skills CMOs Look For When Building a Modern Marketing Organization

Modern Marketing

Enhancing the skill set of the marketing organization has become a top priority for today’s CMOs. Research from The CMO Club and Oracle Marketing Cloud shows that CMOs pay a great deal of attention to specific skills to modernize their operations. Customer Insights.

How to Obtain Positive Marketing ROI with Revenue Analytics

bizible

Revenue analytics is the process of discovering where your revenue came from. It’s a granular analysis that tells you which marketing and sales channels, campaigns, and efforts are impacting the bottom line at your organization.

Marketers need to play a stronger sales enablement role on LinkedIn

Biznology

Earlier this year, LinkedIn set out to determine which departments wield the most influence over B2B buyers across a number of different sectors.

Using A Personal Brand To Sell

Marketing Insider Group

For me, building my personal brand is integral to everything I do. My brand is how I get traction for the tools I build and the projects I’m invested in. My personal brand is how I sell. As part of my efforts to build this brand, I’m always open to the opportunity to contribute to […].

Why and How to Dominate Google's Featured Snippets

Speaker: Kathleen Booth, VP of Marketing at Prevailion

Until recently, getting to position #1 on the search engine results pages (SERPs) was the holy grail of digital marketing. Now, Google has introduced featured snippets - effectively creating a “position zero.” Through real-world examples and case studies, learn why owning the featured snippet is so important, how to dominate position zero, and what impact it will have on your traffic and leads as the future of search continues to evolve.

Integrating Online Video with Your Marketing Tech Stack

Modern Marketing

Video by itself is an effective, engaging content f o r m that provides high ROI, and integrating your online video platform (OVP) with your existing tech stack ensures you can make the most of your video investment.

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Marketing Enablement – It’s Worth It

ANNUITAS

How many B2B marketers are self-taught? Most of us. In fact, the majority of marketers (85% according to SiriusDecisions ) are self-taught.

Email marketing still matters

Biznology

Email marketing absolutely must still be a part of your content marketing tool kit. It may not be as sexy as “social selling,” or even SEO, but it fills in the gaps those other approaches leave – and has strengths all its own.

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