Sat.May 25, 2019 - Fri.May 31, 2019

6 types of targeting every marketer needs to know

Choozle

Whether you’re a B2B or B2C marketer, one thing remains constant through every campaign, message, and creative: your digital marketing targeting.

The 10 Building Blocks of Account Based Marketing

Inbox Insight

Drive repeatable success, whatever your account based marketing approach with this step-by-step process guide…. Reading time: 4 minutes.

4 Tips For Filling Your Agency Sales Pipeline Before Summer

Hatchbuck

It’s almost that magical time of year. It’s time for surf, sand, and fun all day. It’s time for the kids to run free and parents to cash in that hard-earned PTO. It’s time to spend three months slacking off, not thinking at all about business. Wait a second.

Growth Driven Design Is The Perfect Approach For Designing Inbound Websites

The Brit Agency

Without a doubt, your website is your #1 sales person - whatever your company size, new business start-up, SME or Fortune 500 global corporation, size doesn’t matter.

A Crash Course in B2B Email Creative

Speaker: Howard Sewell, President, Spear Marketing Group

Too often, email campaigns are seen as something that "just anyone" on your team can put together. But in today's attention economy, strong creative can be the defining factor that gets your email to stand out in the inbox. Join Howard Sewell of Spear Marketing Group, a leading B2B agency, as he uses real-world examples to highlight tips, techniques and key principles that can make or break your campaigns.

Is it Time to Add Chatbots to Your Demand Generation Engine?

The Point

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Do’s and Don’ts For Personalized Marketing

Webbiquity

Guest post by Stefan Debois. Marketing is evolving rapidly, and the use of big data is increasingly important. Customers and prospects have higher expectations than ever before for relevance and personalization, and marketers need to be prepared to meet those needs.

7 Sales Demo Tips for Selling Software

DiscoverOrg

Your SaaS product is new! Exciting! It will save future customers time and money! So why doesn’t anyone want a demo? “It’s It’s like trying to schedule a meeting for buying a time-share!” says Director of Sales Michael Veschio.

PR Strategy: How to Make Journalists Happy

B2B PR Sense

What the heck do journalists want? That's a question many a harried PR professional has asked. Unfortunately, the relationship between PR pros and journalists can be fraught with each side wondering what's wrong with the other. How can public relations pros and journalists work better together?

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8 Tips to Set Up a Content Marketing Budget

Marketing Insider Group

You know content marketing is important. When you go to sell it to your partners, your lenders, or your C-suite, though, you need to have a solid content marketing budget in hand.

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5 Imperatives of a Rockstar ABM Program

Speaker: Danny Nail, Sr. Director, Head of Global Account Based Marketing, SAP

Want to get started with ABM, but not sure where to begin? It's all about understanding: understanding your customers, understanding on an organizational level what your definitions, approaches, and ideal outcomes are, and having the understanding - and support - of your stakeholders. Join Danny Nail, Head of Global Account Based Marketing at SAP and SAP Marketer of the Year, as he explains five concrete steps your organization can take to achieve ABM excellence.

Build a Better Foundation with the Right Marketing Data Platform

Reachforce

How much data is your company collecting from its customers and prospects? If you're like most, you're gathering intel from any and everywhere you can. This includes emails from opt-in popups, messages on social media, customer purchases, website visitor behaviors, and the list goes on.

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Seven Tactics to Delete From Your Email Marketing NOW

Webbiquity

By Kipp Bodnar. A major culprit of the inbound marketing time-suck is email marketing. When doing email marketing , it’s easy to lift your head up from your computer and discover that you’ve reached the end of the day, but not the end of your work. Image credit: ijmaki on Pixabay.

Instagram Advertising Continues to Increase for Social Media Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers continue to look to social media to resonate with their target audience, new research shows that Instagram is leading the way as a top channel.

HubSpot and Salesforce: Rivals or Partners?

Marketing Insider Group

Marketers agencies typically identify with a single customer relationship management (CRM) platform. They consider themselves a “HubSpot Agency” or a “Salesforce Agency” and tout their mastery of their preferred CRM to prospects, clients and partners.

Customer-Centric Websites: Successful Strategies to Engage B2B Buyers

Speaker: Kellie de Leon, Vice President of Marketing & Strategy, The Mx Group

Chances are, you’re under the gun to convert more leads from your website. To increase conversion, your site needs high-quality content, user-friendly navigation paths, and calls to action that appeal to your target customers. But how do you go about this? And wouldn’t it be great to see some real-world examples from B2B companies that are doing it successfully? Kellie de Leon, VP of marketing and strategy at B2B agency The Mx Group, works with marketers every day to help them create and execute customer-centric strategies and content that increase web engagement and conversion. In this webinar, she'll discuss how to make your website more customer-centric.

Emotion and Empathy: The Storytelling Keys to Content Marketing

Modern Marketing

People, of course, love storytelling. It holds them their interest and makes learning easier and more intuitive. How does this relate to marketing. Well, storytelling is the very essence of content marketing. You are telling the story of your brand and what it can do for customers.

Data Management in the Age of AI

Reachforce

Smartphones answer questions. Ovens turn on themselves. Even thermostats adjust on their own. marketing

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Report: 78% of Customers Want Marketers to Use Social Media to Forge Connections

KoMarketing Associates

Despite some of the challenges associated with social media, new research shows that people still believe in its power to connect customers with brands.

5 Reasons Your Startup Needs Agile Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

In the startup world of “move fast and break things,” deliberately adopting Agile process practices may rank low on leadership’s list of priorities.

Building Your Demand Gen Team for ABM

Speaker: Jessica Cross, Manager of Demand Generation, Rollworks

The benefits of using account-based marketing in your Demand Generation team are considerable: by getting as many engaged, qualified accounts as possible, your conversion rate will be higher and you'll find that Marketing and Sales are (gasp!) more aligned. Sounds great, doesn't it? But how do you even find the resources to make it happen? Join Jessica Cross, Manager of Demand Generation at Rollworks, as she explains how to build your Demand Generation team to best carry out ABM - even if your team is small. In fact, her own team only has 3 people!

Act-On’s Adaptive Sending Vs. HubSpot’s Smart Sending

Act-On

The question of when to send an email has haunted marketers since the inception of the internet, but Act-On's Adaptive Sending finally puts those nightmares to rest. Customer Journey Email Marketing Automation

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The Diversity and Inclusion Conundrum: An Endless Journey?

Biznology

In today’s Wednesday Wisdom feature, Consultants Collective member consultant, John Clemons discusses diversity and inclusion with fellow Consultants Collective member consultant Rich Goldberg and Ben Hasan, SVP and chief culture, diversity and inclusion officer at Walmart. Part I.

B2B Social Media Strategies for 2019

KoMarketing Associates

Considering the second quarter of 2019 is about to come to an end, I thought it would be great to cover a few B2B social media strategies to help you boost your performance and give you some ideas to test through the end of the year. Let’s dig in: 1. Paid Social Media for B2B.

Do You Need to Work with a Lead Generation Company?

Marketing Insider Group

Marketing teams spend all their time and effort to find the best sales leads for their company. While staying within budget, companies strategize to stay ahead of competitors and generate ROI. Without leads, there wouldn’t be any sales, and without sales, companies would not achieve revenue goals.

How to Grab Attention with Audience Intelligence

Speaker: Michael Brito, EVP, Zeno Group

As a B2B marketer, you already know - attention spans are short, and the competition to win attention is fierce. So how do you break through the noise to deliver the right message, at the right time, using the right channel - and reach the right audience? Michael Brito, EVP at Zeno Group has an effective and repeatable answer: use audience intelligence! By understanding not just the readers of your content, but also the "vocal minority" and the influencers at play, you can develop a strategy to sustainably create attention-getting - and more effective - marketing campaigns.

Why It’s Important to Start Podcasting for Your Business or Personal Brand

Modern Marketing

Podcasting has emerged as one of the most popular ways for brands to engage with their customers on a regular basis.

How to Create Email Campaigns That Generate Word of Mouth

SendX

Let’s be clear. You don’t need existing email lists to launch blockbuster email campaigns that generate word of mouth. Harry’s — as you’ll see shortly — is a ready example you want to emulate. They started with 12 people on their mailing list. And all 12 were their employees.

Elevator Pitch Strategies to Help You Stand Out from the Crowd

Act-On

These tips will help you craft an elevator pitch that helps you stand out from the crowd and wins the hearts of your customers. Content Public Relations

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Deadlines are the Greatest Source of Content Marketing Inspiration

Marketing Insider Group

“I’ll need that article in my inbox before you leave for the day.” “Are we still on track for getting those photos captioned and queued for the morning?” “Hey—you Hey—you were supposed to have submitted that blog two hours ago. Where is it? What’s the delay?” Deadlines rule our lives.

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

Using AI Subject Line and Copywriting Tools Successfully

Modern Marketing

Brands are turning to AI and machine learning to answer extremely complex questions, including, “What words should I use to communicate most effectively?”

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Getting marketing done

Sales Lead Insights

I think most business-to-business marketers should aim for “good enough” and “get it done” rather than aim for perfection when it comes to marketing to drive leads and sales.

Manufacturing Industry Slow to Adopt Emerging Digital Marketing Software

Act-On

Our research suggests manufacturers should be doing more to improve their digital marketing efforts, which presents a great opportunity to implement marketing automation software. Corporate Marketing Automation