Sat.Apr 27, 2013 - Fri.May 03, 2013

PowerViews with Jamie Turner: Mobile Marketing Leads the Way

ViewPoint

I''m pleased to have as my guest today Jamie Turner, CEO and Founder of The 60 Second Marketer, an organization that provides tools, tips and tutorials on the newest techniques in marketing.

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5 Mindset Shifts Marketing Leaders Must Make

Marketing Insider Group

We all know that real change starts with a shift in thinking. And so we are winding down the Future of Marketing series (for now) with this post on the 5 mindset shifts marketing leaders need to make.

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Referral Marketing: 8 tips for building a powerful referral channel

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet Prospects that come to your organization because of peer recommendations are two and a half times more responsive than any other marketing channel, according to a study by the American Marketing Association.

The 5 Things Your Website Really Needs To Get Found Online

The Forward Observer

Artillery B2B Marketing Blog > The Forward Observer “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?" That age-old philosophical question also could apply to website development, because a website is invisible if no one visits it.

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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!

Branding is Not Demand Generation. Stop Pretending That It Is.

The Point

Hey, I get it. Demand generation is hot. It’s the marketing movement of the moment. It’s why demand generation managers are suddenly as common as, well, marcom directors. It’s why systems consultants are reinventing themselves as “demand generation agencies.” No problem. I understand.

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Good Reads for B2B Sales - Busy People Don't Mean to be Rude

ViewPoint

Keeping up to date on the latest innovations and opinions in sales can be time-consuming, especially in the the digital space. Sales Sphere features relevant blog articles from PointClear''s online B2B sales circles. Motivate Your Sales Team with These 13 Ideas That Work.

How to Set Up a Promoted Tweet Campaign Targeting Keywords

NuSpark

Twitter recently launched a keyword targeting option for Twitter Ads. It’s like Google AdWords-like targeting for Twitter. I always thought it would make sense for Twitter to implement a keyword sponsorship options for advertisers.

B2B Content Marketing Trends in the Software Industry: CMI Survey Recap

KoMarketing Associates

Last month, Content Marketing Institute (CMI) released its report , “B2B Software Content Marketing: 2013 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends – North America,” sponsored by the International Data Group (IDG).

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B2B Marketers Should Take Another Look at E-Commerce

Biznology

Photo credit: Wikipedia. E-commerce opportunity is evolving fast, but only 25% of B2B marketers are taking advantage of it, according to a 2012 Oracle study. Time for another look.

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.

Lessons from HubSpot’s State of Inbound Marketing Report

Webbiquity

HubSpot last week released its 2013 State of Inbound Marketing report, this year weighing in at a massive 175 pages. But as always, the report is crammed with useful facts, interesting stats, and vital tips, tools and techniques for inbound marketing success.

Make Marketing More Efficient by Embedding Analytics on Top KPIs

ViewPoint

Frank Donny is founder and CEO of Marseli , a marketing and sales analytics and performance software company. Frank is responsible for the firm’s capabilities, software vision and services. Frank''s remarkable 25-year career of driving marketing and sales operations divisions within Fortune 500 and start-up organizations is highlighted by his passion for business development and empowering others to succeed.

Define and Conquer: Tips to Improve Sales and Marketing Alignment

Modern Marketing

by contributor | Tweet this Editor’s Note: Today’s blog post comes courtesy of Sam Boush, the President of Lead Lizard , a marketing automation agency based in Portland, Oregon that delivers world-class demand generation strategy, lead nurturing and lead scoring programs, lead management processes, and sales enablement programs.

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Social media tip: People don’t like being collected

Biznology

You know how much I am obsessed with “ long-tail blogger outreach ,” right? I am a man possessed! That said, I really don’t collect people. People don’t like being collected.

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.

Three Myths and Realities of Client Newsletters

Marketing Craftmanship

Client newsletters are the most widely used, often abused and hotly debated marketing tactic for professional services firms of any size. Here are three highly subjective myths and realities to help your firm determine whether it’s a worthwhile tool, or how to improve your current newsletter.

Scribd: Just Another Document Sharing Site?

Writing on the Web

I may be a late bloomer, but I just discovered Scribd. I found it when I was doing research for my webinar series, Social Media KISS (Keep it Simple and Serene) for Authors. It is the most popular document sharing site available, with over 50,000 uploads each day. Yes, that number is correct.

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Credit and Measure: More Tips to Improve Sales and Marketing Alignment

Modern Marketing

by contributor | Tweet this Editor’s Note: Today’s blog post comes courtesy of Sam Boush, the President of Lead Lizard , a marketing automation agency based in Portland, OR.

Are You Ready for Social + Mobile + Big Data + Cloud?

Biznology

Photo credits: www.roadtrafficsigns.com. Those who had the opportunity to attend the 2013 IDC Directions conference saw IDC Senior Vice President & Chief Analyst, Frank Gens, talk about how business technology is migrating to the 3 rd Platform.

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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.

6 Things to Keep in Mind When Replatforming

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Business Intelligence Testing. As the shelf life of ecommerce sites gets shorter, it becomes harder for marketers to balance the latest trends while maintaining a seamless customer experience.

What’s Your Appetite for Vertical Marketing? Five Strategic Steps to Going Vertical

Crimson Marketing

How’s Your Appetite for Vertical Marketing? Your product might become one ingredient of a full course solution meal.

Which is the Most Secure, Fully Featured Web Browser for Modern Marketers? [CHART]

Modern Marketing

by Egan Cheung | Tweet this A hot topic of discussions lately is web browsers.

Tuning Your Investment in the Digital Marketing Funnel

Biznology

Most of you are aware of the marketing funnel, which describes the different phases in the buyer’s journey. A typical way to slice up the funnel is in terms of Awareness, Consideration, Conversion, Loyalty, and Advocacy as shown in the diagram from Adam Cohen’s blog at right.

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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.

The New Rules of Lead Generation: Book Review

The Effective Marketer

I was fortunate to receive a copy of “ The New Rules of Lead Generation “, by David T. Scott, for review.

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4 Tips for Finding Great LinkedIn Groups that Will Help Generate Leads

Crimson Marketing

Sometimes its hard to know where the best conversations and interactions are happening. Sometimes we’re not 100% sure ourselves where we need to be to start the right engagements.

A Practical Checklist for LinkedIn Implementation

B2B Marketing Traction

Do you want a practical approach to using LinkedIn? LinkedIn has a lot of features, and it’s not easy to understand how to use them and what to do to get results. Here is a checklist for making sure your LinkedIn implementation is successful. Make sure your profile is 100% complete.

Beyond the Google Privacy Policy to Free Market Privacy

Biznology

Photo credit: Sean MacEntee. Last year I took a look at Google’s new privacy policy and wasn’t that happy with the way it was presented. Too many links to click, hard to backtrack to make sure you read everything, not sure which parts were boilerplate web safety advice vs. Google’s specific policy, and more. But it got me to thinking, which those who know me rightly find dangerous, about what the future of privacy policies really are.

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!