Sat.Oct 15, 2016 - Fri.Oct 21, 2016

12 Lessons I’ve Learned from Writing 1,000 Blog Posts

Webbiquity

In Taekwondo, students are taught they must perform each kick at least 1,000 times before they can safely say they have learned the kick perfectly. I’m not sure I craft “perfect” blog posts even after writing 1,000 of them—but I’ve certainly learned a few things.

The 60 Best Marketing Speakers To Rock Your Event

Marketing Insider Group

When it comes to developing our skills as marketers, content providers and world-class communicators, it helps to learn from the best marketing speakers the world has to offer. Speaking at Marketing Events and Business Conferences is one of the great honors and passions of my career!

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20 Content Marketing Tools to Rely on From Start to Finish

KoMarketing Associates

When used effectively, content marketing can help build your brand, attract new business, support SEO initiatives, and improve your reputation across the industry. However, truly impactful content strategies require some very hard work and dedication.

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Why (and How) Your Team Should Personalize the Customer Experience

Act-On

We all have good intentions when it comes to customer experience and treating our customers well, but sometimes there are disconnects. The classic example of this is when you get put on hold by a company. They tell you at the beginning of your wait, “Your call is important to us.”

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!

Six Ways CMOs Can Capture Audience Attention in the Online Community

Tomorrow People

Stand our in the digital landscape and with the right content to attract attention and create an online community.

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So You Want to Create Content That Actually Converts?

KoMarketing Associates

What a novel idea, right? Creating content that leads people to a desired action on your website (filling out a form submission, downloading a piece of content, subscribing to a newsletter, etc.)

An SEO’s Guide to Bottom-of-Funnel Keywords

Act-On

If I had a penny for every time a client asked our agency to focus only on the most searched, highest volume keywords in their industry I’d be a very rich woman by now. It’s a common myth that the most searched terms, those with the largest volume, are the best ones to rank for.

The 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Making a Product Video (Learned the Hard Way)

RockContent

Some people like to learn by making mistakes. And by “some people” I mean me, and by “like” I mean it just happens. I guess that’s the price you pay when you’re not afraid to try new things.

What Successful B2B Content Marketers Are Doing Differently [Research]

Marketing Insider Group

62% of B2B marketers say their organization’s content marketing efforts are much more or somewhat more successful compared to a year ago.

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.

How to Publish Your B2B Content on LinkedIn

B2B PR Sense

Want to use your B2B content to establish yourself as a thought leader in your industry? LinkedIn has made this easier than ever. LinkedIn Publishing puts you in the driver’s seat of your content, and allows entrepreneurs of every shape and size to access a larger audience.

Neuromarketing: Using Neuroscience to Supercharge Results

Act-On

Advertising legends such as David Ogilvy, Claud C. Hopkins and Leo Burnett understood the power of neuromarketing. Back then, they just didn’t call it that. They vigorously tested strategies for appealing to their target audience , driving more sales and generating greater results.

What Working at an Apple Store Taught Me About Good Event Marketing

RockContent

I’m going to start with a controversial statement: I’m a firm believer in the power of event marketing. Trade shows, owned events, you name it, I love it. The statement is controversial because you either wholly agree or disagree – especially in B2B environments. Events are a huge investment in time and money – but when done right, they help generate quality leads, develop existing relationships and do wonders for brand awareness.

Content Costumes: How to Pick a Theme for Your Content (Plus Examples)

Marketing Insider Group

One of the most enjoyable parts of Halloween is getting to dress up. Right? Sure – the candy is great. The old scary movies on TV are a kick. But donning a costume is a special kind of fun. You get to show the world a little something about you that they might not know […].

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 Things About Win Rates and Persona Engagement

bizible

Win rates are a focus of every organization. If you increase your win rate, far less of your marketing and sales investment goes to waste and you can achieve your revenue goals faster. Let’s illustrate this with a quick example.

Ready to Migrate ESPs? Here’s Your Email Deliverability Checklist

Act-On

Marketers switch email service providers (ESPs) for various reasons. Your current sender may have a poor sending reputation, lack scalability, cost too much for what you get, and/or be missing features you’d like to have.

Landing Page Design: The Secret Sauce, Reducing the Anxiety Factor

NuSpark

When you’re preparing to build a landing page for a campaign, one of the first considerations is the content.

How to succeed with LinkedIn marketing

Marketing Insider Group

By Chris Zook, content marketer at WebpageFX LinkedIn is one of the least-used social networks for marketing. It may be a social network like Facebook, but it has a substantially different userbase — professionals.

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.

Marketing Performance Management & Reporting Cookbook — Chapter 1: Foundational Reporting

bizible

Reporting is a critical step in the marketing process. It’s when you step back and account for your performance. Are you achieving or on the path to achieving the goals that you set out for? If you are, what are you doing right?

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Do you mind the clock? Or does time mind you?

Act-On

Working from home has its definite perks, like being able to throw in a load of laundry or do a quick yoga class via YouTube. But when I tell people I WFH, I think they imagine those activities are what I do most of the day. A lady of leisure.

The most under-served content requirements

Avitage

I received a call from a colleague who started a new sales job with a software company. “We have no good content to serve as door openers, or to nurture target accounts who aren’t ready to meet. All we have is product collateral.”

How Well Do You Know Your Customers? 4 Tips to Help You Boost Your Marketing Effectiveness

Marketing Insider Group

Businesses spend a great deal of money and effort reaching out to potential customers. They post status updates on social media, set up YouTube channels, and pay for local advertising, all with the hope that their message will convince people to buy what they’re offering.

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.

Stack & Flow: The Inspiration Behind Our New Sales & Marketing Technology Podcast

Ignite Tech

Today, we are excited to announce that we are launching our very own podcast series called Stack & Flow.

An SEO?s Guide to Bottom-of-Funnel Keywords

Act-On

If I had a penny for every time a client asked our agency to focus only on the most searched, highest volume keywords in their industry I’d be a very rich woman by now. It’s a common myth that the most searched terms, those with the largest volume, are the best ones to rank for.

Bubble in the Funnel

ViewPoint

Per Healthline Media, an air embolism, also called a gas embolism­, occurs when one or more air bubbles enter a vein or artery and block it. These air bubbles can travel to your brain, heart, or lungs and cause a heart attack, stroke, or respiratory failure.

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The Future Of Customer Relationships

Marketing Insider Group

Relationships make the world go round. From that first flicker of attraction in high school or college to walking down the aisle on your wedding day. From landing your first customer to striking the business deal which takes your start-up to the next level.

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!