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Intent Makes B2B Content Syndication a Powerful Strategic Prospecting Tool

TrueInfluence

Content Syndication is a great way to expand your audience and reach new, highly qualified B2B prospects with your best content. B2B content syndication connects you with potential customers you may not even know are shopping for what you are selling. But to see meaningful ROI on your B2B content syndication investment, you need to know exactly where to find these qualified buyers with active purchase intent, and you have to be confident that they match your well-defined B2B buyer personas.

The Often-overlooked Coolness of B2B Creative

The Mx Group

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The Power of Vulnerability in Event Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

A couple of weeks ago I was watching a famous quarterback getting interviewed on stage at a technology conference. And I noticed that everyone around me was on their phones. Then he said, “You know this year I turned 40 years old. And I realize I won’t be doing this forever.” ” Everyone looked up. Trying […]. The post The Power of Vulnerability in Event Marketing appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

The Importance of Data to Social Media Marketing

Modern Marketing

More than ever before, data is driving marketing strategy , tactics, and messaging, and that includes social media marketing. The proliferation of data is only set to rise as more people and businesses continue to share information about themselves on channels like social media. It’s in this information that a business can learn more about their audience, especially on sites like Twitter, Facebook , and Instagram where there is more sharing than on other channels.

The Complete Guide to SaaS Revenue Modeling

In today’s climate, it’s more important than ever for SaaS companies to build rock-solid financial models on which they can operate and make key business decisions. The teams at SaaSOptics and Burkland have teamed up to create a comprehensive guide to the most difficult aspect of financial modeling: revenue forecasting.

PR Strategy Not Working? Here's How to Fix It

B2B PR Sense

"Get me some PR". Unfortunately, PR doesn't work like that. You can't just order it and have it delivered or pick it up at the store. It requires a well thought out PR strategy and flawless execution to be effective. Let's talk strategy. Recently, a client hired my firm because another agency hadn't thought through its strategy. Its approach was strictly tactical and was missing the mark. You can't rush through strategy. It requires research and creativity.

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Go Back to the Basics: How to Write Great Headlines

Marketing Insider Group

Imagine that you conduct a search on Google—perhaps for information on traveling to Iceland, a beginner’s tutorial for learning how to knit, or a healthier version of chicken alfredo. The query returns hundreds of thousands of results. Even though the search engine lists the most relevant results first, you will still need to look through […]. The post Go Back to the Basics: How to Write Great Headlines appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

Why Modern Marketers Must Embrace Marketing Automation

Modern Marketing

Marketing technology continues to evolve, with a new tool or platform debuting seemingly each week. While marketers seek to provide benefits or value for your digital transformation or marketing strategy, it can hard to pinpoint what you need — and how exactly to go about it, due to having so many options to choose from.

Are There Magic Marketing Metrics in the Engagement Economy?

Measure Up Marketing

10 Questions You Need to Answer with a B2B Social Media Audit

KoMarketing Associates

A B2B social media audit is an overall view into the analytics, performance, behavior, and schedule of your organization’s social media activities. By doing an audit, you can find if your existing activities are accomplishing your intended goals. It also helps provide a roadmap for the future so you can grow your audience on whatever platforms your organization is active on. It’s important for B2B organizations to stay active and engaged on social media.

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.

The Top B2B Content Marketing Strategy Ideas To Consider Using Today

Marketing Insider Group

Do you feel like your B2B content marketing strategy has become stale and your methods don’t seem to be getting the results they used to? In the fast-paced world of digital marketing, it’s vital to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and tactics if you want to stay relevant to your audience and avoid falling […]. The post The Top B2B Content Marketing Strategy Ideas To Consider Using Today appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

AMP for Email: The Pros and Cons for Marketers

Modern Marketing

Subscribers expect email content to cater to their individual needs and circumstances. They have the same expectations of email design, which is why we’ve spent the better part of the past decade making our emails mobile-friendly. Email interactivity and now AMP for Email are the next waves in this tidal trend of creating individually compelling email experiences based on each subscriber’s behavior and email reading environment. What Is AMP for Email?

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The Importance of Industrial Email Marketing for Targeting Engineers

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial email marketing is and should be an important component of your content marketing strategy when targeting engineers and technical professionals. I’m sure you’ve heard or read about email marketing being replaced by social media. Industrial email marketing continues to be very effective in promoting content, nurturing leads and building thought leadership.

Report: Marketers Struggle to Improve their Access to Useful Data

KoMarketing Associates

Although marketers are becoming more interested in integrating data and analytics into their strategies, new research suggests that a “utility gap” still persists. MIT SMR and SAS recently conducted the “2019 Data Analytics Report” and statistics showed that in 2017, nearly 78 percent of marketers “somewhat” or “significantly” improved their access to useful data over the past 12 months. In 2018, this percentage fell to 76 percent.

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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 to Combine Outbound & Inbound Marketing [Examples & Ideas]

Marketing Insider Group

All marketers do it differently. From in-house departments and big-box firms to HubSpot agencies and boutique operations, all marketers have the freedom to enact their own approach and execute their favorite tactics. New trends are constantly emerging in attempt to keep up with changing customer preferences, and as marketers, we have creative freedom to satisfy […]. The post How to Combine Outbound & Inbound Marketing [Examples & Ideas] appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

Segment of One: A Glimpse into the Future of Digital Marketing

Modern Marketing

At Modern Customer Experience in Las Vegas, Shashi Seth, SVP of Oracle Marketing Cloud, described how the future of marketing is basically looking at a segment of one (in a panel called "The Future of Digital Marketing). It all started with mobile , which has impacted digital marketing in a huge way. Seth pointed out that consumer behavior has changed with the times, too. Customers now expect more from their brands, and micromoments count. What is a micromoment?

The Entrepreneur Interview Series #12: Mark Granovsky, G2Planet

Webbiquity

When you launch a software company just as the tech industry is crashing…and your target market is about to have an existential crisis…and you’re here 20 years later to talk about your success…you’ve got a story worth sharing.

Report: More Leads Now Coming from Sales Teams than Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

Although it is assumed that marketers are responsible for generating the most leads within a company, new research shows that they still lag behind sales teams. CSO Insights recently published the “2019 Sales Performance Report” to measure the B2B sales cycle and hone in on lead generation within companies. Statistics showed that in 2018, approximately 52.6 percent of leads came from sales teams, while just 20.2 percent came from marketing teams. About 12.9 percent came from referrals.

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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.

How Are Your Marketing Qualified Leads Performing?

Marketing Insider Group

The sales and marketing landscapes are evolving, especially with regard to lead and demand generation. Surprisingly, a successful lead generation marketing campaign may not equate to strong sales conversion rates. Because not all leads are created equal – while some are simply digital window shoppers, there are Marketing Qualified Leads (MQLs) which should be […]. The post How Are Your Marketing Qualified Leads Performing? appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

Modern Marketing Influencer Blog Series: 5 Key Q&As About Influencer Marketing Success

Modern Marketing

The Modern Marketing Influencer Blog Series asked top influencers from across the marketing spectrum what’s on their minds and what topics and pressing issues in their fields they feel are begging for more insight. The Oracle Marketing Cloud (OMC) marketing team recently sat down with Michael Krigsman , founder and host of CXOTalk , to discuss influencer marketing. Michael is an influencer and industry analysts and also regularly interviews influencers for CXOTalk.

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What’s in An Email? Great Email Content Leads to Great Engagement

Act-On

Email

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Should I Prioritize ABM Tactics Ahead of Demand Generation?

The Point

SaaSOptics SaaS Metrics Template

Download this template that includes calculations, formulas, definitions and a customizable dashboard. The template includes subscription momentum metrics (ARR, customer count, avg. ARR), churn and retention metrics, and customer lifetime value metrics.

How the Halo Effect Drives Demand Generation and Leads

Marketing Insider Group

My dad taught me many lessons growing up, and one that stands out as relevant to demand generation is this: He said, “Choose your friends carefully because [like it or not] you are judged by the company we keep.” He didn’t know it the time, but he explained a cognitive bias called the halo effect. […]. The post How the Halo Effect Drives Demand Generation and Leads appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Demand Generation

Excerpt from The Great Pivot: Creating Meaningful Work to Build a Sustainable Future

Biznology

We are excited to launch Author’s Corner, a new offering from Biznology that will feature excerpts from our contributors’ latest books. In honor of Earth Day, we are very pleased to feature this excerpt from The Great Pivot: Creating Meaningful Work to Build a Sustainable Future from our new contributor, Justine Burt. Disruption is Coming.

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Best Practices for CRM and Marketing Automation Integration and Alignment

Act-On

How to Engage Your Audience Before, During and After Your Marketing Event

SnapApp

Whether you are hosting, speaking, exhibiting or just attending, events are a great way to generate demand, build useful connections, and get people excited about your product. But engaging an audience before, during, and after an event takes a lot of work. Fortunately, many marketers have used events to generate demand and buzz before you. We teamed up with the research team at Databox to ask marketers to share their knowledge with us. Some of the conclusions surprised us a bit.

How You Can Triple Your Results With a More Personalized, Empathetic Approach

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO and Founder of markempa

Marketing and sales feel pretty tricky right now. What worked before now feels out of touch, but have you made plans for how you'll continue to move forward? You've likely tried everything: expert recommendations, best practices, the latest tools, and automation. But your results are falling short. Here's the thing: All the automation tools, best practices, data analytics won't help get better results now until you master empathizing with your customers. In this webinar, you'll learn how to go beyond rational-logic based sales/marketing and adjust your sales enablement strategy to better understand how buyers feel so that you can connect and help them on their journey.