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Scale Your Content Marketing Effectively with These Tips

Marketing Insider Group

Content marketing professionals understand the amount of time and effort that can go into planning, creating, and promoting content. A single article can take weeks or even months to move from ideation to publication—and the complexity of moving processes can often cause frustrating delays.

Using Top-of-Funnel Content to Drive SEO Results

KoMarketing Associates

When thinking about the conversion funnel in relation to SEO, B2B marketers should aim to provide content that meets the needs of searchers no matter what phase of the buying process they are in.

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The Perils & Pleasures of Rebranding: The Puppet Story

Act-On

In this episode of the Rethink Podcast, Paige Musto, Act-On’s senior director of corporate marketing, interviews Suzame Tong, the director of marketing communications at Puppet. In April of 2016 Puppet Labs repositioned as Puppet, in a rebranding that went far beyond just a name and logo change.

Account-Based Everything: Is it Time for a New Territory Analyst Manager Role?

DiscoverOrg

As a newly hired sales rep, I began the way I did at every new company, spending the first several weeks typing furiously into a growing Excel spreadsheet. It wasn’t until after my own special brand of analysis, that I would begin full-on selling.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Using Interactive Content to Capture Attention Early in the Buyer’s Journey

Marketing Insider Group

If you’ve been in marketing for more than a hot second, you’ve no doubt heard of the Buyer’s Journey. What you might not know is that this journey has dramatically changed in the last decade. 67% of the buyer’s journey is now digital.

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The Long-form Storytelling Originators: Journalism Examples for Content Marketing Inspiration

RockContent

Previously on this blog, I’ve identified three brands that are excelling at long-form storytelling : Red Bull, Casper and American Express. Now, it’s time to identify the originators – the inspiration for this type of content. Journalists.

5 Tips to Infuse More Personality into Your Content

Act-On

Marketers are churning out more content than ever, but statistics show that most of this content is not being consumed. That’s right! Up to 70 percent of content created by B2B marketers is collecting dust and not making an impact. But why? The answer is simple: lack of engagement.

How To Create A Successful B2B Marketing Campaign Budget

Marketing Insider Group

Launching a B2B marketing campaign for the very first time or for a new market can be hard. You likely don’t have any past data to refer to, which makes it difficult to determine the right budget to allocate to a specific marketing activity or channel. So what can you do to get started?

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Making Industrial Content Marketing Engaging for Engineers and Industrial Buyers

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial content marketing is facing a big challenge because manufacturers are struggling to make it more engaging for their target audience.

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.

Fast Track Your Sales with New Tools

DiscoverOrg

The idea of supercharging your sales is nothing new. We are all racing toward our quotas, wanting to find a better way to get a rolling start at the beginning of the quarter. Our payout depends on it.

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The Crash Course in Mobile Content Every Marketer Needs Now

Act-On

You know how real estate people like to say, “location, location, location?” It’s time digital marketers started saying “mobile, mobile, mobile”. Here’s why: There’s more traffic on the internet from mobile devices than from desktops. And that’s been true since 2014.

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6 Steps To Building An Effective Content Marketing Strategy

Marketing Insider Group

If you’re completely new to content marketing, developing your content marketing strategy can seem like a rather daunting and impossible task.

How To Use RLSA To Help Increase High Quality Leads

KoMarketing Associates

While Remarketing Lists in Search Ads (RLSA) have been out for a while, it’s still a very powerful – yet underutilized – function in Google AdWords.

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

3 Problems You Need to Solve Before You Buy New Marketing Technology

The Point

We marketers may be many things, but few of us can be described as patient. We want results, and we want them now. And so when martech companies come along promising instant answers to all our marketing challenges, we’re all ears. We all want the quick fix, right? Wish it were that easy.

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How, And Why, You Should Calculate Customer Lifetime Value (CLV)

Act-On

The true value of a customer is not just the size of the deal. Instead, it should be calculated with other (more important) factors such as how long they are likely to remain your customer.

Lead Quantity vs Lead Quality: Achieving a Balance

Marketing Insider Group

Traditional sales and marketing strategies have long focused on lead quantity by casting a wide net to capture as many leads as possible. The ability to attract a high volume of contacts during a lead generation campaign is usually prioritized over lead quality.

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How To Create Buyer Personas In Your CRM And Gain Deep Insights Into Marketing Performance

bizible

The development of buyer personas is a vital part of any marketing strategy. It informs marketers on how to find the right audience and develop the right message. Often times buyer personas are just characters on a poster hanging on office wall. But can marketers get more use out of buyer personas?

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

What Is a B2B Marketing Experience?

Tomorrow People

We are in the age of the customer. Consumers are now far more in control of their relationships with businesses than ever before as digital has revolutionised how we interact with the world and each other

The Crash Course in Mobile Content Every Marketer Needs Now

Act-On

You know how real estate people like to say, “location, location, location?” It’s time digital marketers started saying “mobile, mobile, mobile”. Here’s why: There’s more traffic on the internet from mobile devices than from desktops. And that’s been true since 2014.

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How to Work in Marketing When You’re Bothered by Suck

Marketing Insider Group

It always starts with a logo. Typically, for me, that means something designed in PowerPoint. Also typically for me, that means losing many designer friends who, upon hearing of my preferred tool, promptly put a hex on my family for all eternity and stop talking to me.

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Measure ROI on "Hardest to Track" B2B Marketing Channels [Using Attribution]

bizible

In a recent 2016 article , MarketingProfs highlighted an interesting fact about senior marketers’ positions regarding which marketing channels are easiest to track. The information was garnered from a Millward Brown report and surveyed over 300 senior-level marketers.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Selling into the “hidden opportunity market”

Avitage

We used to say, “sell ahead of the RFP.” ” Then, for more than a decade we’ve been telling clients, “sell ahead of your competitive herd.” ” Now we’re telling them, “sell into the ‘hidden opportunity market’ ” As a result of recent client work, I’ve re-examined CEB’s Challenger Customer for clues on how to improve B2B sales practices, especially for sales content.

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How, And Why, You Should Calculate Customer Lifetime Value (CLV)

Act-On

The true value of a customer is not just the size of the deal. Instead, it should be calculated with other (more important) factors such as how long they are likely to remain your customer.

Introducing SnapClasses: Nutritious and Delicious Mini-Talks on Creativity, Content & Tech via Snapchat

Marketing Insider Group

“Listen to your audience.” ” Few sayings have become more rote in the tech world than that. Unfortunately, it’s the saying — not the practice — that’s gone mainstream.

Interactive video for sales just got a big boost from Apple

Biznology

In a wide-ranging report, The Future of Video , Feng Li of London’s Cass Business School writes that “video is not simply an important part of the online experience. Increasingly, video is the internet.”

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!