Sat.Oct 18, 2014 - Fri.Oct 24, 2014

Where’s the Passion in B2B Marketing?

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet I’m writing this post at Dreamforce 2014. It’s been an amazing experience, and I’ve loved meeting leaders in sales and marketing from all over the world and being part of this community.

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Top B2B Marketing Blogs: Key Ingredients

ViewPoint

What makes up the perfect B2B marketing blog? First let’s establish that there are marketing blogs—and then there are B2B marketing blogs. Why make the distinction? Consider the all American apple pie.

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3 Google Analytics Custom Reports to Measure the Impact of Your SEO Efforts

KoMarketing Associates

The typical B2B organization has many unique web pages and content assets.

4 Reasons Why Social Media Is The WD-40 Of Inbound Marketing Success

The Forward Observer

Would you like more website traffic, leads, sales and happy customers? Social media can grease the wheels of your inbound marketing. Here''s how. You often hear it said, “You only need two things in life: Duct Tape and WD-40.

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!

The ole one two three four five six seven punch

Biznology

If you reach out to someone with a great idea or fantastic offer via email and you don’t hear back, never assume you’ve been rejected. People are so busy. You need to be both patient and persistent.

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Content Marketing and Halloween: 5 Eerie Similarities

KoMarketing Associates

With Halloween fast approaching, I find myself taking a walk down memory lane, back to the days of trick-or-treating with friends from my neighborhood, lugging around pillow cases filled with candy that would usually last until early spring.

Jeff Spicer, VP of Digital Marketing at VMware: How to Crack the Code for B2B Product Marketing in a Digital World [Podcast]

Crimson Marketing

Personalization, a holy grail in B2C technology marketing for some years now, is satisfying because of the benefits of monitoring, understanding and predicting an individual’s behavior.

SalesPredict Offers Highly Automated, Highly Flexible Predictive Modeling

Customer Experience Matrix

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote that “predictive everywhere” is one of major trends in data-driven marketing. I meant both that predictive models guide decisions at every stage in many marketing programs, and that models are used throughout the organization by marketing, sales, and service.

Top 5 Content Marketing Blog Aggregators

Writing on the Web

Have you created a list of your top 10 blogs? If not, you’re missing out on opportunity to improve your search rankings. It’s easy, smart and can help your business blog get inbound links.

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.

26 reasons digital marketing matters to the C-Suite

Biznology

Digital is the only media channel predicted to grow in the next 3 years according to Zenith Optimedia. It is now #2 behind TV. By the end of the decade, many expect is to be ahead of TV. A decade ago, it was just beginning to make an appearance.

Why Is No One Paying Attention to My Content on Social Media?

Crimson Marketing

Once upon a time producing a lot of amazing content was all brands needed to get noticed on the internet. Today, every company employs content marketing solutions and the web is inundated with articles, posts, photos and videos daily.

Matching Webinar Content to the Buying Cycle

Modern Marketing

Editor's Note: Today's post comes courtesy of Tom Masotto, VP Product Marketing & Business Development at ON24 , a cloud-based webinar platform. This post is Part 1 of a 2-part series. Webinars are one of the most important tools for marketers to drive demand and nurture new leads.

Small business SEO: What finally turned me on to SEO

Direct Response Coach

You may have thought SEO was only achievable by the most sophisticated online marketers. But in fact, small business SEO is very much a possibility. ————– Like many small business owners, I never took search engine optimization (SEO) very seriously.

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 Don’ts of small business content marketing

Biznology

Small businesses have the potential to tap into special strengths, but they also have a special set of pitfalls to avoid. Marketing a small business can sap time and attention from actually doing the work of serving customers, but it has to be done.

How To Build An Army Of Volunteer Contributors For Your Blog

Marketing Insider Group

Every content marketer faces the challenge at some point of trying to figure out how to publish enough content to make a difference to your audience and your business. But you only have a tiny budget. And you want to maintain a high level of quality.

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What Sales & Marketing Can Learn From "Tommy Boy"

Modern Marketing

Those who are familiar with me and my journalistic background on sites such as Forbes know full well that I am a major proponent of infusing pop culture into pretty much everything.

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4 Surprising Ways B2B Marketing Campaigns Benefit Business

B2B Marketing Traction

When a business invests (or re-invests) in great B2B marketing campaigns, it gets invigorated. That has big benefits. Here are four surprising ways marketing campaigns benefit your business.

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.

4 AdWeek marketing lessons for small businesses

Biznology

Earlier this month, Advertising Week was held in New York City, and it featured some of the biggest brand names in the industry. Representatives from Facebook, Yahoo, and major-media publisher Condé Nast were all on hand to talk about upcoming initiatives and success stories at their companies.

Manufacturing Team Solders for Kids!

Fathom

. Earlier this week the manufacturing team at Fathom spent several hours working with the RePlay for Kids organization, learning how to solder. Our goal was to repurpose toys for children with disabilities, who need custom controls to play with their battery-powered toys.

Tips to Amplify Your Lead Gen with Next Gen Social Data

Modern Marketing

Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes courtesy of Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes courtesy of Rosalyn Lemieux , CEO of Attentive.ly , a next generation social media listening tool which enables modern marketing teams to leverage rich social behavior data to personalize marketing content to their customers. Are you still having trouble nailing down an ROI from social media? You aren’t alone.

Does the digital age = less love and care?

BaseOne

I wonder if the more digital communications dominate the way we do things, the less care is taken

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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.

Are you tired of playing Google’s game?

Biznology

Have you ever been in a crazy-making relationship where you can’t do anything right? One minute, everything is cool. The next, you’re being penalized for some “rule” you knew nothing about. Working with Google is exactly like that.

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11 Remarkable Guides to Marketing, Search, and Life

Webbiquity

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Building Relationships & Trust for B2Bs – Q&A with Steve Woods

ANNUITAS

Next week in Boston, LeadLove kicks off with our first east coast city! I was lucky enough to interview our keynote speaker, Steve Woods , Founder and CTO of Nudge Software (former Co-Founder of Eloqua and author of Digital Body Language) to talk about B2B marketing, being a serial entrepreneur and what makes B2B so difficult to master today. Take a look at our Q&A and don’t forget to register for LeadLove Boston next week! Q: What is Nudge Software all about? How do you help your customers?

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Just in Time for Halloween: Are Google’s Recent Panda & Penguin Algorithm Updates As Scary As They Seem?

EMagine B2B Blog

So far, fall is shaping up to be a busy season for the folks at Google. It’s not even Halloween yet, and our favorite search engine has been busy refining its algorithm in order to provide searchers with more appropriate results for their queries.

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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!