Sat.Sep 26, 2015 - Fri.Oct 02, 2015

Documentation and Communication Lead To B2B Content Marketing Success

KoMarketing Associates

As more B2B marketers embrace content marketing, they are learning what makes it a successful component of their overall strategies. About 44 percent of B2B marketers claim that they are gaining a better understanding of what content marketing effectiveness looks like.

Is Account-Based Marketing the Holy Grail for Lead Generation Nirvana? [PowerOpinions Part 3]

ViewPoint

I recently asked fellow industry leaders to weigh in on the rising popularity of Account-Based Marketing among B2B companies.

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How Bizible Made a Splash at Dreamforce Without Being a Sponsor

bizible

Dreamforce 2015 was a year-end highlight for Salesforce users across the globe. As a SaaS company with a product on the Salesforce App Exchange , we felt it was important for us to make a splash at Dreamforce.

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5 Common Traits Of The Best Content Marketing Companies

Marketing Insider Group

Making the decision to outsource some of your content marketing needs could be the best decision you’ll make for your brand.

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!

3 Reasons Leadership Will Interfere With B2B Online Marketing Initiatives

KoMarketing Associates

One of the biggest struggles B2B marketers (and marketers in general) face is in making sure that leadership is on board with key initiatives and campaigns throughout the year.

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Great Content: 5 Rules for Delighting (and Engaging) Your Audience

RockContent

Humans now have an attention span of a mere eight seconds, according to study published earlier this year by Microsoft. That’s shorter than the attention span of a goldfish (nine seconds), and it looks like we have smartphones to thank for it, according to The Telegraph.

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Everyone Has A Story To Tell

Marketing Insider Group

Everyone has a story to tell. This was the idea that inspired Dave Isay to start StoryCorps , the largest single collection of human voices ever gathered in history. In his TED Talk , Dave shared the story of how his inspiration came about.

The B2B Content Marketing ROI You Should Care About.

Sales Engine

Measuring content marketing’s return on investment in B2B companies can be a complex calculation, especially if your solution is expensive, requires committee-based decisions, and has long and unpredictable sales cycles.

ROI 245

CDNs have what Google needs, speed

Biznology

Google has maintained its austere minimalism, mostly unchanged since 1997, because, as I have said before, speed is king. Google’s like Meb Keflezighi: built for speed. Like Meb, Google prefers to do his daily training runs with the like-paced.

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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.

Pipeline Marketing: A Conversation With Our Partners

bizible

Pipeline marketing is something we’ve implemented at Bizible since the beginning, but it’s still a new concept to a lot of people. Instead of standing on our podium and preaching about all the benefits of pipeline marketing , we thought you’d like to hear it from our choir.

How To Create A Content Brand

Marketing Insider Group

Thanks to the explosion and the proven value of content marketing, it seems like every brand these days has its own publishing house and an elaborate content marketing strategy to boot.

Brand 259

2016 Marketing Quota Starts Today

Sales Engine

Today the Sales team begins Q4 and the pressure is high as reps try to make club and hit accelerators while organizations try to hit revenue goals. For many companies, the pressure to hit Q4 numbers is so high they aren't even thinking about 2016 quotas yet. But what about the B2B marketer?

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Content marketing’s $40 billion miss

Biznology

Forrester Research has a new report that should serve as a wake-up call to B2B marketers, but probably won’t. Research Director Peter O’Neill is blunt about describing the current content marketing landscape.

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.

Why Marketing Technology and Advertising Technology Need to Sing the Same Tune

Modern Marketing

"That’s why combining data-driven advertising and marketing is a big deal. It’s also why ad technology and marketing technology departments shouldn’t be singing a different tune—but working closer together in harmony."

How Many Ads Per Day Do You See? Fewer Than It Seems (I Think)

Customer Experience Matrix

My cliché detector starts chirping as soon as anyone says today’s marketers face more competition than ever before.

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It’s Q4—do you know where your 2016 revenue will come from?

Sales Engine

On October 1, the sales team began Q4 and the pressure is high as reps try to make club and hit accelerators while organizations try to hit revenue goals. For many companies, the pressure to hit Q4 numbers is so high they aren't even thinking about 2016 quotas yet. But what about the B2B marketer?

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The five things most marketers get wrong about personas

Biznology

I’m tired of personas. It’s not that they aren’t valuable. It’s just that we’re doing them the wrong way–most of us, anyway–and we are overdoing them.

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.

7 Albert Einstein Quotes and What They Mean For CMOs

Modern Marketing

According to biography.com " Albert Einstein was a German-born physicist who developed the general theory of relativity, among other feats. He is considered the most influential physicist of the 20th century."

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Blogging Strategies for End-of-Year Business Blogs

Writing on the Web

How are you doing on your business blogging strategies for 2015 ? Have you been hitting the targets and benchmarks you set for yourself?

The Benefits of a One-Page B2B Marketing Plan

B2B Marketing Traction

This is the time when many organizations and businesses are thinking about planning and budgeting for the next year. A one-page plan for managing and executing planned marketing is something I’ve used successfully for my business and for my clients.

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4 reasons getting in shape is good for your career

Biznology

Though most people are aware that diet and exercise contribute to good health, this can often be the last thing on your mind when the stakes are high at the office. The countless items on your to-do list can even make it seem irresponsible to devote your time or effort to anything else.

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.

3 Ways To Use Video To Get Tactical On Facebook

Modern Marketing

Perhaps it's because I am less than a month away from hitting the big five-oh, but the first thing that came into my head after writing this title was the chorus to a certain song that was released way back in the year 1981.

Class Shaping [WEBINAR]

Fathom

Attract the Right Students with Class Shaping. Join Fathom and Google’s Geoffrey King on October 7 at 1:30 ET for a discussion of how to use what we call ‘class shaping’ to attract the right students. You will learn: What class shaping is and why it’s important.

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#BADMarketing at a Store

Crimson Marketing

This is anything but simple… #BADMarketing. Image: Courtesy of The Education Business Blog . The post #BADMarketing at a Store appeared first on. BADMarketing bad marketing marketing fail

Does digital marketing make you feel inadequate?

Biznology

I teach a lot of people about digital marketing. Some of them are veterans at digital, but many are new. They might not be new to marketing, but they are trying to learn digital marketing. They all have that same look in their eyes–that one of inadequacy.

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!