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5 Different Ways to End a Marketing Email

SendX

Try these 5 ways to end a marketing email and grab attention, boost engagement, influence your audience’s response by making them take action.

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Welcome Emails: Inspiring Ideas New Customers Will Love

Act-On

Did I make the right decision? Should I have purchased XYZ products instead? Maybe I acted too soon…. Post-purchase evaluation, the process a customer goes through after making a purchase, is real. Research says that 90% of consumers report their post-purchase experience is just as important as the quality of the products. And that process starts with your welcome email.

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Why does everyone seem to be re-thinking B2B marketing?

Martech

For years, B2B marketing largely revolved around a performance marketing strategy focused on collecting MQLs and using marketing automation to nurture leads until they were ready to buy. At its best, this strategy was measurable. Using martech applications, marketers and their leadership could easily track leads, monitor conversions and predict pipeline.

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What is Technical SEO and How Does It Impact Content Performance?

Contently

Most of us content marketers consider the content side of SEO at the very beginning of any project; we’ve become adept at marrying ideas with the right keywords, information, and heading structures so that the message and SEO go together harmoniously—like peanut butter and jelly. Technical SEO, on the other hand, might not be as fully understood. We know it’s important, but it’s often left up to SEO or IT teams, who may (or may not) have a comprehensive understanding of the broader marketing str

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The Top 3 Tips for Writing Successful White Papers

In the B2B marketing toolkit, white papers can be a powerful option for reaching decision-makers and experts, presenting them with interesting information that improves their perception of your organization's competence and thought leadership. That said, a poorly executed whitepaper will not only be unable to influence your desired audience but will also come with significant costs that other assets won't incur.

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Why Even Crushing Content Failures Aren’t Mistakes

Content Marketing Institute

Laughing at content failures feels cathartic at times (there but for the grace of the audience …). But extreme reactions can have a chilling effect on creativity. Here’s the real lesson to take from Apple’s failed iPad Pro ad.

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30 Amazing Graphic Design Tips Professional Designers Want You to Know

Bannersnack

11 minutes read Being a graphic designer is so much more than meets the eye. It’s hearing about an idea and turning it into a story through creating graphics. Something that will get the main idea across and that people will resonate with. As a designer, you get to tell this story creatively with colors, fonts, elements, textures, and all graphic elements.

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Marketing Trends: 3 Things to Know for 2024

Salesforce Marketing Cloud

We surveyed thousands of marketing leaders about today’s marketing trends. What did we find? Marketers ranked artificial intelligence (AI) implementation as both their number one priority and number one headache — highlighting its pivotal role as both a beacon of promise and a daunting challenge. What’s top of mind for marketers? We asked more than 4,800 marketers about how they’re using new data and AI tools.

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Marketers: What's Your AI-Powered Search Strategy?

CMSWire

Google’s announcements at Google I/O have always generated developer buzz, but this year’s I/O has been on a tear. Continue reading.

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What are the most impactful social media KPIs?

Oktopost

Marketing professionals are always deep in discussion about the most effective strategies, measurements, and tactics for success. Each campaign prompts important questions: Are we aiming to create demand, or is it about gathering leads? And specifically in social media marketing, the question has always been which measurement matters more, creating engagement with our audience or bringing new visitors to the company website?

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21 Advanced ChatGPT Prompts To Take Your Social Media to the Next Level

Upgrade your social media game with our in-depth playbook: "21 advanced ChatGPT prompts for social media managers". These powerful prompts are tailored to supercharge your content creation, strategy development, and results analysis. Say goodbye to writer's block and hello to endless creativity as you effortlessly generate engaging posts, come up with original strategies, and optimize your social media performance - all in a fraction of the time.

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5 Tips to Send the Perfect Announcement Email (With Examples)

SendX

Awareness is crucial for the success of your marketing campaigns. A revolutionary new product will have little to no impact if your target audience is unaware of its existence.

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The Marketing Book Podcast: “The Content Entrepreneur” by Joe Pulizzi & Friends

The Forward Observer

The Content Entrepreneur: Critical Strategies to Accelerate Your Success As a Content Creator by Joe Pulizzi and Friends About the Book From “The Godfather of Content Marketing” comes business-changing insights from 33 experts on how to build a content business. In this comprehensive guide for serious content creators, you’ll find critical strategies to accelerate your success as you move from content creator to content entrepreneur.

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The Future of Go-to-Market AI: Introducing ZoomInfo Copilot

Zoominfo

Since I founded ZoomInfo 17 years ago, I’ve had a clear vision of how data and technology could help sales professionals everywhere realize their true potential. A world where every seller has the tools, tactics and connections that were once held hostage by old-school gatekeeping. Where every sales team could compete on an even playing field, and a successful sales career could change your life.

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50 Thought Leading Companies on Artificial Intelligence 2024

Thinkers360

Here’s the Thinkers360 annual leaderboard for our top 50 thought leading companies on artificial intelligence for 2024. Congratulations to all our artificial intelligence thought leaders, analysts and influencers who participated! 50 Thought Leading Companies on Artificial Intelligence 2024 2024 Annual Ranking Find and work with the World’s Premier B2B Thought Leaders, Advisors, Analysts, Authors, Influencers & Speakers (100M+ followers combined).

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What Questions Are Brands Asking About Their ESG Initiatives Ahead of 2024?

Temperatures are rising (and not just metaphorically) as key stakeholders anxiously anticipate the outcomes of COP28. While companies reconsider their 2024 environmental sustainability strategies, there is another aspect of ESG that deserves exploring, the social sector. In the latest edition of "Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Sagittarius Edition", 3BL hones in on this sign’s bold quality of asking questions others are burning to know the answers to.

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Dynamic Email Content is What Customers Crave: Here’s How To Deliver

Salesforce Marketing Cloud

What you’ll learn What is dynamic email content? First- and zero-party data is more important than ever Popular types of dynamic email content Dynamic email content can be done simply How to give email subscribers what they want Customers don’t want to feel like just another number to your brand. Going with a generic “ batch and blast ” email marketing strategy is sure to land you in the customer’s filters — or worse, having them unsubscribe.

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Frontline Empowerment: A Customer Experience Revolution

CMSWire

Frontline workers shape customer experiences but often lack support. Centralized data and smooth transitions empower them to enhance satisfaction and loyalty. Continue reading.

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Sales Made Smarter: How ZoomInfo Copilot Helps Reps Win Faster With AI

Zoominfo

Derion McGriff used to spend hours on the drudgery of email outreach. From pinpointing the right prospects to crafting a standout message, it was tedious, time-consuming — and absolutely essential. McGriff is a business development manager at Apricorn , a manufacturer of hardware-encrypted external data storage. Like countless companies, Apricorn uses email as a cornerstone of its sales playbook.

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AI Optimization: How to Appear in AI Search Results

RebelMouse

AI is opening an entirely new world of search for digital marketers So far, traditional SEO as we know it remains the best way to optimize for AI Social media communities like Reddit are commonly a part of AI search results The New SEO One thing is clear about AI: It’s not going away. Generative AI will continue to have a dramatic impact on the future of digital media and those who adapt to this reality and prepare for what’s to come will be best positioned down the line.

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What's Working Now: ABM + Demand Gen

Speaker: Paul Slack, Vende Digital CEO

Are you struggling with a stagnant pipeline? Discover how combining ABM and demand generation can help you get more qualified opportunities and grow your pipeline. Learn the latest trends and tactics for 2023 and gain the confidence to implement a successful strategy that aligns with sales to drive revenue growth. Join this interactive live session with Paul Slack and learn how to: Identify the best accounts for ABM Personalize at scale Run paid campaigns that actually work Tackle and optimize r

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How To Use Content Curation To Deliver Fresh Ideas Without Added Resources

Content Marketing Institute

Let other publishers create the new content. Then, your brand can curate it into valuable, relevant, and helpful content for your audience. It’s a good strategy to grow your content collection without any additional investment.

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Stop! Or go directly to email jail

Martech

I live in Texas, where the highway speed limits are more like minimums than maximums. Our interstates could pass for the Indianapolis 500 (AKA the “Idiot 500” here in Dallas). I contribute to this fast-moving culture because if you obey the law, you’ll get run over. The other day, I was cruising down the highway at traffic speed (at least 20 MPH over the posted limit), and I got pulled over.

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The Power of Cohesion: Building the Ideal B2B Customer Experience

Heinz Marketing

By Maria Geokezas , Chief Operating Officer at Heinz Marketing Do you ever feel like your sales, marketing, and customer success teams work from different playbooks? Imagine how your customer feels if they encounter inconsistent messaging, a clunky onboarding process, or a lack of post-purchase support. It’s certainly not an ideal B2B customer experience.

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How AI in Marketing Safeguards Your Influencer Campaigns

CMSWire

Balancing brand control with creative freedom is a delicate dance that, when executed correctly, can lead to highly successful influencer marketing campaigns. Continue reading.

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Sales Effectiveness: The B2B Sales Leader's Guide

This guide is designed to help today’s B2B sales leaders ramp up their effectiveness in any economic environment.

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5 Takeaways from the 2024 AEC High Growth Study

Hinge Marketing

Since the onset of the pandemic, the AEC marketplace has settled precariously on the sands of uncertainty. War, conflicting economic signals, a polarized political environment, and powerful but frightening AI technologies keep us guessing. At the same time, the labor pool isn’t getting any bigger, and compensation levels are rising. But even in today’s unpredictable world, there are signs of hope: AEC firms are growing again.

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HubSpot’s Content Hub: How does it impact marketing’s future?

Martech

Having spent more than a decade working with tools like HubSpot, I’ve seen how powerful these platforms can be for marketing and sales growth. But the launch of HubSpot’s Content Hub in April 2024 brings some new things to the forefront. This new platform component packs a lot of opportunity into one area — in theory, it makes creating and managing content easier.

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HG Use Case: Tracking Tech Installs to Unlock Opportunities

HG Data

Tracking tech stacks, installation, and usage rates with the HG Platform In this step-by-step video, Henry Hedeen, Partnership Manager, shows how the HG Platform allows you to track technology usage across geographies down to the specific product level to reveal competitive and complementary opportunities! This video walks you through the capabilities of one specific aspect […] The post HG Use Case: Tracking Tech Installs to Unlock Opportunities appeared first on HG Insights.

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The Future of Retail: AI’s role in predicting customer needs

SmartBrief - Marketing

In recent years, artificial intelligence has significantly enhanced the capabilities of various technologies in the retail sector, improving the way businesses interact with their customers. AI has become embedded into such key technologies as smart shelves, automated inventory management, and dynamic pricing algorithms. As part of these systems, AI allows businesses to anticipate and respond to customers’ needs before explicitly expressing them.

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Contact vs. Company Intent Signal Data

Contact and company intent data both have their advantages. Contact-level intent leads can be acted on immediately to reach active buyers, while company-level leads improve outcomes for account-based marketing and other programs. This infographic unpacks the advantages of both contact and company data and gives details about how B2B marketers can benefit from both.

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3 Ways the Indiana Fever Shape Their Game-Changing Fan Experience

Salesforce Marketing Cloud

When the WNBA’s Indiana Fever selected a college basketball phenom with the first pick in this year’s player draft, fan interest surged. With that increased popularity comes a need to grow operations quickly — but delivering a personalized fan experience at scale has always been a top priority for the Fever. To do this with such a rapidly increasing fan base, the Fever use trusted artificial intelligence (AI) in their customer relationship management (CRM) platform to connect with fans and keep

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Google unveils AI-powered advertising tools at Google Marketing Live

Martech

Today, Google introduced new creative tools and ad experiences at its annual Google Marketing Live event, held in New York. Here’s what marketers can expect to see at Google, either now or in the coming months. Search ad experience. Among the most inventive improvements to search is a new ad experience currently in testing and slated to become more widely available later in the year.

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Using Upcoming Cloud & IT Conferences to Fuel Your PR & Demand Gen Goals

Walker Sands

As you plan your event attendance for the summer and fall season, now is a great time to think about how you can make the most of your scheduled events. In-person conferences are back as pivotal hubs for not only networking and knowledge sharing, but also showcasing your company’s latest innovations. As a marketer, properly navigating and promoting your presence at these events can help solidify your position in your industry and maybe more importantly, help drive leads for your sales team