Sat.Sep 22, 2018 - Fri.Sep 28, 2018

How to Write Well: Tips from a Content Expert

BOP Design

When it comes to B2B content marketing , the act of writing such content can be harder than it seems. After all, most of us write something every day – e-mails, ideas, requests. So how hard could it be to write a blog post, or website, or white paper?

5 Must-Have Tips for Successful Account Based Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Account-based marketing, or ABM, is a strategic approach to marketing that is concentrated on a set of clearly define target accounts. These target accounts are pre-agreed upon internally across marketing, sales and senior leadership teams as the most crucial prospects for the business overall.

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The Value of SEO: Here’s What You Need to Know

KoMarketing Associates

What is the value of SEO to our business? B2B marketing executives all over the world are asking themselves this question. And many are having trouble coming up with an answer. They are not SEO experts. They’re trying to figure out the best way to generate leads for the business.

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Salesforce Customer 360 Solution to Share Data Without a Shared Database

Customer Experience Matrix

Salesforce has sipped the Kool-Aid: it led off the Dreamforce conference today with news of Customer 360 , which aims to “help companies move beyond an app- or department-specific view of each customer by making it easier to create a single, holistic customer profile to inform every interaction”.

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!

Why Marketing Automation Customers are Migrating Downstream

The Point

Over at the Modern Marketing Blog , Steve Earl offers his theory as to why enterprise marketers choose to switch to a different marketing platform. He says (in summary): “It’s because their needs outgrow system capabilities.”.

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8 Ways CMOs Should Engage Millennials on Social Media

Modern Marketing

As a marketer, you’ve likely noticed the shift across the industry when it comes to targeted audiences. Millennials are now the primary group that everybody talks about and extensively analyzes on social media. The reason for this is simple.

Adobe, Microsoft and SAP Announce Open Data Initiative: It's CDP Turf But No Immediate Threat

Customer Experience Matrix

One of the more jarring aspects in Adobe ’s briefing last week about its Marketo acquisition* were several statements that suggested Marketo and Adobe’s other products were going to access shared customer data.

Whiteboard Wednesday: 5 Steps to Overcome Sales Objections (Steve Bryerton)

DiscoverOrg

Remember that last sale that you made where you ran into an objection? It’s tough, right? Of course it is. We all know that selling doesn’t really start until we run into an objection. So that’s what we’re going to focus on in today’s Whiteboard Wednesday.

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Email Marketing Quick Tips to Increase Open Rates

Marketing Insider Group

Email marketing is still alive and kicking. In fact, email marketing still has one of the best ROIs of any marketing tactics. For every $1 spent, expect a $38 return. It also accounts for 40% more customer acquisition than social media.

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.

7 Ways to Build Lasting Customer Relationships

Modern Marketing

Answer this question with yes or no. Does content marketing, where you give your users and website visitors information and insights on how to achieve their goals more effectively, still work? And no.

[Data] B2B Marketing ROI Benchmarks for LinkedIn Paid Media

bizible

At Bizible we love looking at data to help us improve the profitability of our marketing. We're revenue focused and love sharing data in order to help you be performance-minded when it comes to managing B2B marketing teams.

Successful Podcasts' Share Seven Qualities

ViewPoint

You may not realize it, but B2B podcasts from you and your company create multi-use content, testimonials, thought leadership, and relationships with industry leaders. Plus, podcasts create a personal brand for the host.

How to Create a Digital Newsletter That Really Generates New Sales

Marketing Insider Group

Although we live in the world of social media, email isn’t going anywhere. It’s still one of the most popular forms of online communication, and there’s no reason to believe this will change. For marketers, this is exciting news.

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.

Marketing in the Age of the Connected Customer Experience - 3 Questions Marketers Must Answer

Modern Marketing

Every vendor claims to provide a data-driven marketing solution. What’s changed in the marketing landscape, and how can you stay competitive? Within the last decade, marketing has evolved to become one of the most data-driven professions anywhere.

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Report: 88% of B2B Buyers Prefer to Meet with Marketers During the Buying Process

KoMarketing Associates

Although B2B marketers have a wide range of ways to reach out to their target audiences, new research suggests that B2B buyers are still interested in phone calls and virtual appointments.

7 Ways to Generate Leads with Mobile Marketing

Act-On

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How To Avoid The Dysfunctional Customer Journey

Marketing Insider Group

In their sloppy attempts to attract and convert customers, firms are unintentionally creating a dysfunctional customer journey.

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.

Three Key Insights on How B2B Marketing is Changing

Webbiquity

What content marketing channel do B2B marketers pretty much all agree is highly effective? Which tactics do they disagree about? And what potentially powerful B2B marketing strategy is perhaps the most overlooked?

Only 15.3% of Marketers Consistently Recognize their Audiences Across Channels

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers often target a wide range of audiences with their content, and new research suggests that many of them struggle to identify their target audiences across various channels.

Attention Brands: Young Americans Are Breaking Up With Facebook

Contently

Any good relationship is built on trust. Whether it’s romance, friendship, or the personal leap you take when creating a social media profile, the expectation is the other party will respect the parts of yourself you chose to share with them.

Three Key Benefits of Customer Advocacy Programs for the B2B Tech Industry

Marketing Insider Group

Who can speak about your brand better than your customer? Customer advocacy provides organizations with the ideal platform to leverage the most loyal and passionate customers and turn them into vocal brand advocates.

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.

4 Reasons to Create a Comprehensive Content Marketing Strategy

Biznology

For years businesses have been dividing their marketing strategies based on a number of factors. After all, it’s wise to dedicate individual campaigns that promote specific products or cater to certain demographics –– and your business should continue to implement those practices.

Survey: Improving Lead Quality is Top Objective for Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

Although many marketers have already established lead generation strategies, new research suggests that there is still work to be done in terms of achieving top objectives.

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What is TrendHub? Getting to Know the New ScribbleLive Predictive Intelligence Solution

RockContent

At this year’s Content Marketing World we announced TrendHub —a ScribbleLive solution that provides sales and marketing with predictive trend, industry, market, and content intelligence.

5 Ways to Improve Your Next Lead Nurturing Campaign

Act-On

Not getting enough from your lead nurturing campaigns? Or do you see potential for even better results? These tips will take your efforts to the next level. Lead Scoring

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!