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PowerOpinions: Making Lead Scoring a Success Part 2 [Expert Advice]

ViewPoint

We recently asked top industry experts the following question: As we enter the second half of 2015, have companies made the adjustments necessary to utilize lead scoring or is the status quo killing results? Why did we ask?

10 Team Training Ideas to Keep Your SEO Team Rockin

KoMarketing Associates

Every two weeks here at KoMarketing we hold team trainings. We gather the SEO, content, PPC & social media teams into the conference room and spend 45-60 minutes discussing a topic related to the online marketing industry.

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PR 2015: Top 100 Influencers & Brands

Onalytica B2B

Public relations is not what it used to be. The way technology evolved has forced this discipline to change like it has never changed before. We live in a connected, mobile first world which moves faster than ever.

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Stacey Epstein, Banjo CMO: Keeping it Real with Big Data and Data Analytics

Crimson Marketing

Big Data. Data Analytics. Predictive Data. MetaData. There’s no denying the buzzword status of data at the moment. Yet, the impressive volume and velocity of data marketers have access to is only as useful as what you do with 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!

PowerOpinions: Making Lead Scoring a Success Part 1 [Expert Advice]

ViewPoint

Marketing Automation makes it easier than ever to deliver more poor-quality leads to sales. A key to this trend is lead scoring.

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6 Elements Of Remarkable Storytelling

Marketing Insider Group

Whether he knew it or not, my grandfather was a master storyteller. He was born on a small farm outside idyllic Faaborg, Denmark and immigrated to America when he was a mere 14 years old. He traveled around the country as a young man, and finally joined the army during WWI so he could have U.S.

How Do Audiences Assess Your Marketing Content?

Avitage

What if you could assess your marketing content the same way your audiences do? How would that improve content quality, audience relevance, performance? Of course. Makes sense. But what exactly does this mean — in practice? I invite you to collaborate in this real-time case example.

How to Make Social Proof Work for You

Writing on the Web

When writing on the web about your services or products, I can’t emphasize enough the importance of testimonials and client reviews.

Work 227

IF you haven’t THEN you should use IFTTT for social

Biznology

While some of you have been doing amazing things once and then allowing IFTTT work for you forever since December 14, 2010, this article is for the rest of you who are asking, “what’s IFTTT?”

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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.

11 Key Questions to Ask When Creating a Content Marketing Strategy

Marketing Insider Group

According to the Content Marketing Institute’s 2015 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends report, only 35% of B2B marketers and 27% of B2C marketers have a documented content strategy.

Does Future Marketing Technology Require Perfect Data?

Customer Experience Matrix

I mentioned in my last post that I’ve started to think in terms of three realities: today (the next two years), tomorrow (two to five years out), and later (after five years).

Why CMOs Need To Remember They Are Consumers, Too

Modern Marketing

The time has come. The time to remind the leaders of marketing departments across the land that they are also consumers, too and as such they need to care about consumers and the business they bring to the bottom line; and that they need to care about things that go way beyond a marketing plan.

Tools that help monitor and measure social traffic

Biznology

All too often social media marketing departments rely on interactions and likes rather than utilizing tools that measure more than just engagement (such as statistics, demographic metrics, and conversion goals along with other online and offline media mentions).

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 Incredibly Easy Ideas To Get Customers To Pay For Content

Marketing Insider Group

Is your gated content worth the relationship currency you’re asking your customers to pay? What you think is valuable content may be considered worthless to the customer on their buying journey!

4 Ways B2B Marketers Can Create Raving Brand Advocates

Influitive

Creating raving brand advocates in the B2B tech space isn’t impossible—if you’re willing to get creative with your marketing. Rob Meinhardt , founder of Dell KACE and partner at Toba Capital , has proven that differentiating your brand can pay off big time in the B2B world.

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Only 55% of Marketers Using Insights from Social Data

Modern Marketing

It’s no secret that marketers have been inundated by data over the last few years, but having access to, collecting, and taking action from that data is a fairly new concept to social marketers.

Social 269

Is the web dis-integrating your value chain?

Biznology

Don’t look now, but the web might be ready to eat your lunch.

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 Tips for Brands Handling Haters on Social Media

Marketing Insider Group

The use and purpose of social media for brands has evolved dramatically over the years. In one aspect, its a great way for fans to engage and stay current with the brands they love.

Apples, oranges and other confusing content formats

BaseOne

The Content Marketing Report 2015 published by B2B Marketing is an excellent resource. But while it is informative, beautifully produced and useful, it is also confusing. Let me explain why, and clear up the confusion

The Mobile Data Management Platform (eBook)

Modern Marketing

As users spend more time engaging with media on mobile devices, brands are, not surprisingly, increasing ad spend on mobile platforms.

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How does a veteran marketer break into digital?

Biznology

Many traditional marketers approach me, asking how to break into digital marketing. It’s a legitimate question, because there are many employers who will not consider a marketer who doesn’t have experience in digital.

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.

5 Companies Using Technology To Improve The Developing World

Marketing Insider Group

Did you know that breast cancer is the leading cause of female cancer mortality worldwide? According to the World Cancer Research Fund International , there were 1.7 million new cases of breast cancer worldwide. Here in the United States, that number is at 220,000, with 40,000 deaths.

Leadership: What Are The Essential Traits?

ANNUITAS

Ask 15 different people what are the top leadership traits essential for any leader and you will get 15 different answers. Do a quick Google search on leadership traits or leadership essentials and you will find a wealth of information and relevant research on the subject.

How To Find Your Community of Advocates With Engaging Customer Events

Modern Marketing

As consumers, we are always more likely to recommend a product or service when we have bought into it. For example, if I have had a great journey with Aer Lingus , then I’m likely to advocate it to my friends. From a marketer’s perspective, advocacy is sharing a positive experience of an organisation. This can be both informally, and formally through content marketing activities such as case studies, references, community participation, speaking engagements, and peer referrals.

Digital Transformation: the new digital is not about ones and zeroes

Biznology

This is my third blog post covering the topic of Digital Transformation. Read the first and second ones too. At this point, almost every large organization has some kind of a Digital Transformation program in place.

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!