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10 Ways Marketing Automation Can Save You Time (and Money)

Outbound Engine

We’re all busy. Honestly, we seem to be busier than ever. Ask someone, “how are you?” ” and it’s pretty likely some form of “I’m busy/work is busy/the kids are keeping me busy” will be in their answer.

Are the patterns in your data leading you in the wrong direction?

Measure Up Marketing

For this article to be valuable let’s start with two assumptions about your data: First, that you have quality data, and second that you are capable – or have access to capabilities – to effectively analyze your data.

When Did Programmatic Advertising Start: A History Lesson

LeadCrunch

Remember those banner ads that you used to see when scrolling through MySpace or talking to your best friend via the antiquated AOL Instant Messenger? Your mom would tell you not to click on them because it would give the computer a virus, or wait, maybe that was just my mom.

Why Do We Write So Much About Employee Engagement?

Marketing Insider Group

Most employees feel desperately disengaged from their work. How can your company enjoy marketing success with such low levels of employee engagement? Corporate wellness consultant Naz Beheshti put it best.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

Gain exclusive insights on priorities, tactics, and challenges from SMB Marketing Leaders.

Study: Marketers Still Face Challenges with Strategic Social Media Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Many marketers are turning to social media to appeal to their target audience, but new research shows they still face a number of challenges when it comes to strategizing and implementing this tactic.

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Five Actionable Tips for Growing a Successful Startup Business on a Budget

Webbiquity

Guest post by Bill Acholla. Thanks to the proliferation of inexpensive, simple-to-use online software for accounting , human resources , customer service , and other common business functions, it’s never been easier for smart, ambitious individuals to start their own companies.

How to Save Your Digital Marketing Strategy

Marketing Insider Group

You shouldn’t develop your digital marketing strategy with a “set it and forget it” mentality. Your business must evolve over time to keep up with advances in technology and changing consumer habits, and the same is true for your digital marketing strategy.

5 Ways B2B Technology Companies Can Build PPC Negative Keyword Lists

KoMarketing Associates

Running a successful PPC campaign for a B2B technology company goes beyond coming up with a robust set of keywords to bid on.

The Business Case for Marketing Automation

Act-On

Learn how marketing automation can improve your marketing team’s efficiency and performance and drive ROI across your organization. Marketing Automation Sales and Marketing Alignment

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The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

Account-Based Marketing is a strategy, not a solution.

Now Is the Time for Video Content

Modern Marketing

In partnership with Convince and Convert , we bring you On the Fly —a new video series with small bites (two mins or less) of marketing advice and training from marketing experts, delivered while they are on the road, at the airport, or traveling somewhere.

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How to Avoid 4 Common Outbound Campaign Mistakes

Marketing Insider Group

Outbound marketing remains one of the most effective prospecting channels, but potential customers are developing even less patience for outdated communications tactics. To make the most of your outbound strategy, avoid common mistakes that send emails into the trash.

Report: B2B Marketers May Want to Focus on Developing More Innovative Content

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers look to reach out to C-level prospects and customers, new research suggests that they may want to make their content more innovative to capture the attention of these individuals.

Innovation Security in the Age of Hacking

Biznology

In September 2016, Verizon was in talks with Yahoo! about their anticipated acquisition when Yahoo! was obliged to announce that it had been the victim of the biggest data breach in history (that we know of) in 2014.

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7 Marketing and Sales Strategies to Grow Your Revenue Fast

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Many companies have the core marketing and sales elements to take their revenue to the next level, but are still missing out on some key opportunities. Join Christopher Ryan, CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners and writer of the recent book "The Expert’s B2B Revenue Growth Playbook," to discover seven steps that you can immediately take to grow your company’s revenue quickly and consistently!

What Not to Do with Lead Scoring

Modern Marketing

When I used to hear terms like “ lead scoring ,” I assumed it was something our sales team should be doing. What I didn’t realize was that lead scoring is something a digital marketer like myself should understand.

In Order to Grow Your Business, You Have to Know This One Secret To Effective Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

For your business to grow and succeed, you must market your business. However, before this can happen, you have to know what marketing really is. Marketing ain’t what most people think it is (ads) and it has changed dramatically in the digital era.

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Report: 63% of Marketers Still Struggle to Assemble Unified Customer Data

KoMarketing Associates

Many marketers are now turning to customer data platforms (CDPs) in order to reap the full benefits of their analytics. However, new research suggests that not all marketers have been successful when it comes to assembling CDPs and implementing them in their strategies.

You Have More Employee Advocates Than You Think

Biznology

The following is a sponsored article from our partner, GaggleAMP. A common excuse to pursue an employee advocacy strategy is that people don’t think their employees want to be part of an employee advocacy program, but that’s just not the case. In fact, you have more employee advocates than you think.

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.

When Good Enough Shouldn’t Be: The Best Time to Send Emails

Modern Marketing

When is the best time to send email? This question has been one of the most asked in the email marketing industry for well over a decade. And the urgency to answer this question correctly has only grown.

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Marketing’s Role as a Revenue Engine: Lessons from the Front Line

Marketing Insider Group

By John Nash, Chief Marketing Officer, RedPoint Global No business function is spared the impact from digital transformation’s widening use of data and analytics. Marketing, however, stands alone in terms of the breadth and depth of those impacts, both strategically and operationally.

Why I’m Placing the Biggest Bet of My Life on Content

Contently

I’m an operator. By that, I don’t mean you can talk to me by dialing zero on a landline, or that I operate heavy machinery. Rather, I love bringing order to things. I love helping people and businesses reach their peak performance and be their absolute best.

Voice Engine Optimization’s Growing Importance

Biznology

While VEO — voice engine optimization — isn’t critical yet for most B2B businesses, it’s importance is clearly growing, even for those firms that aren’t currently feeling its impact. To date, VEO is directly mostly on location-based or time-dependent products and services.

4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

The quality of a customer care strategy can make or break a company, but simply resolving a customer service issue or complaint is no longer enough. Learn the 4 steps that address the major points you need to consider when building a customer care roadmap.

Unlock the Benefits of Leveraging Oracle Responsys with Oracle Maxymiser

Modern Marketing

When considering approaches you can take to elevate your Oracle Responsys campaigns to the next level, integrating with Oracle Maxymiser stands out as an essential value add.

Marketing’s Role as a Revenue Engine: Lessons from the Front Line

Marketing Insider Group

By John Nash, Chief Marketing Officer, RedPoint Global. No business function is spared the impact from digital transformation’s widening use of data and analytics. Marketing, however, stands alone in terms of the breadth and depth of those impacts, both strategically and operationally.

Since Consumers Still Hate Digital Ads, Brands Should Invest in Better Content

Contently

My favorite YouTube video shows a baby panda sneezing. It’s 19 seconds long, so it’s easy to watch if I need a little cheer during the day. However, over time that cheer has been dampened by pre-roll ads that play automatically.

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How are you managing the changing nature of B2B customers?

Biznology

What do customers want, and are you delivering? Ask a business executive and they’ll tell you that everything they do is for their customers. Which is all well and good, but how many B2B companies are really paying attention to the changes in what customers want?

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.