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B2B Marketing Zone launched

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A new B2B marketing community that I am participating in was just launched. The B2B Marketing Zone is a marketing community site that was launched as collaborative effort between Tom Pick and Tony Karrer. The community features content from other B2B marketing bloggers I enjoy such as Ardath Albee ( Marketing Interactions ), Paul Dunay ( Buzz Marketing for Technology ) and Jon Miller ( Modern B2B Marketing ) as well many others.

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Top Automated Marketing Personalization Tactics

Anything Goes Marketing

There is a lot of talk these days that personalization is back in marketing but what does that really mean and what are some of the tactics you can use? This is important : Besides all of the technology out there that can make this process easier, it’s important to keep in mind that the goal is to create engaging experiences for your customers and potential customers so that they will respond and ultimately purchase your products and services. A personalized approach facilitates this process.

Participating in B2B Marketing Zone

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

There are several ways that you can participate in this content community. Subscribe. There are two main feeds for the site: Best Of - this feed will consist of posts that are limited in number and point to the content that is the best stuff based on social signals. It will also contain a few posts that are updates on this topic hub. We highly recommend subscribing to this feed even if you subscribe to the Full Feed. Full - this is a feed of all of the content coming into this topic hub.

The Marketing Landscape: Where Data and Content Merge

Understand the importance of good data and good content and how they work together to help your marketing efforts.

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Social Search could it be a Google Killer?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This morning I typed into Google the search term: VoIP (which stands for Voice over Internet Protocol) and I got 64 Million responses. 64 Million!! How archaic is that? Does Google have any idea how long would it take me to go through 64 Million responses?

Truth #6—Best-in-class Prospect Development

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Inbound & Outbound Marketing - What is Your Mix?

Smashmouth Marketing

There have been a number of studies published about what marketing departments are spending budget on. We are looking at more of a granular study. What do people spend on Inbound Marketing and what do they spend on Outbound Marketing. We'll followup with a blog article discussing the results.

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Lead Gen: Don’t Go for the Quick Sale

The Point

Here’s an interesting post by Mike Damphousse of Green Leads that I found through Funnelholic (thanks Craig) on how lead nurturing impacts the effectiveness of calling campaigns designed to secure qualified sales appointments. The conclusion, not surprisingly: that prospects who have been nurtured over time are much more likely (by a factor of 15 [.].

Make No Mistake: How Worst-Practices Derail Successful ABM Efforts

This Quick Study Slide Show from Node identifies the common mistakes of ABM executions and offers practical advice to help teams avoid them.

Capture the data. Release the goodwill.

BaseOne

There are many things in life that can ruin the mood. Caterpillars in the salad. Wasps in the bedroom. Spotify ads in the middle of my Sounds of Nature playlist. But nothing dampens my enthusiasm while I’m browsing the web quite as drastically as the dreaded data capture form.

On Lead generation: Insist on lead quality over quantity

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Under increased pressure to help drive revenue in this challenging market, many of us are tempted throw as many leads as we can to our sales team. I'm still my the cost-per-lead focus only approach to lead generation. We can tell ourselves that more leads is better because it lowers the cost-per-lead. Don’t be one of those lulled by this false sense of security. If you really want to make a difference in your company’s sales, dig deeper.

Social Media is no Punk - Know Your Rights!

Smashmouth Marketing

One of the blogs I read is Web Ink Now by David Meerman Scott ( @ dmscott ). Love the insight and tone, and the fact that he rarely lets me down.

Creative Briefs: Who Needs ‘Em?

B2B Marketing Savvy

Other Popular Posts: Navigating the Messaging Minefield Agency and Marcom Behavior Social Media Statistics ScoopDog’s Blog Home Page. Welcome!

Developing a Conversational Approach

Speaker: Carlos Hidalgo, CEO & Founder of VisumCx

B2B buyers are self-guiding their purchase journey, consuming more content along their purchase path and involving more stakeholders in the final decision. Therefore, it is necessary for B2B marketing teams to align to this purchase path and to the buying committees. This is not accomplished by creating more content or sending more communication, the key to success is establishing a conversation with your buyers that engages them in a meaningful dialogue and ultimately converts them to a customer.

The silver lining of the B2B media buying cloud

BaseOne

Right now, B2B media owners have got it tough. No point pretending otherwise. Ad revenue is down, publications are suffering, and many ad sales people are fearing for their jobs. Luckily for you, you are probably not a media owner.

7 Tips on how B2B marketers can leverage social media

B2B Lead Generation Blog

In B2B sometimes we need to remind ourselves that people don’t buy from companies, they buy from people. That’s why why I think social media has a lot of potential for B2B marketers and sellers. Social media tactics are wonderful for building and supporting business relationships and making yourself more available to connect with your current and future customers. 

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Social Media is no Punk - Know Your Rights!

Smashmouth Marketing

One of the blogs I read is Web Ink Now by David Meerman Scott ( @dmscott ). Love the insight and tone, and the fact that he rarely lets me down.

Consulting Pulse: 13 powerful reasons why LinkedIn is THE site for B2B marketing, job hunting and searching for resources

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7 Common Marketing Mistakes and strategies to avoid them

This white paper addresses the 7 most common challenges marketers hit when marketing products, solutions, or services and offers proven advice on how to avoid these missteps and improve the success of your marketing efforts.

New Hub Site Focuses on B2B Marketing Intelligence

WebMarketCentral

A new B2B marketing community site , B2B Marketing Zone officially launched today. Conceptually the site is a bit like Social Media Today and other targeted content portals, though it's the first (that I'm aware of at least) focused specifically on providing information for B2B marketers.

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Participating in B2B Marketing Zone

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

There are several ways that you can participate in this content community. Subscribe. There are two main feeds for the site: Best Of - this feed will consist of posts that are limited in number and point to the content that is the best stuff based on social signals. It will also contain a few posts that are updates on this topic hub. We highly recommend subscribing to this feed even if you subscribe to the Full Feed. Full - this is a feed of all of the content coming into this topic hub.

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b2b Demand Gen Marketers & Barack - Simplicity, Consistency & Relevance

Smashmouth Marketing

What can Obama teach us b2b marketers? I was recently in a debate with a friend about Obama's marketing efforts. He had read an article about how the campaign was based on three simple tenants: Simplicity, Consistency and Relevance. I started exploring how the same three guidelines can be applied to marketing, especially as it pertains to demand generation. The examples I used were Cold Calling and Blog Marketing.

B2B Marketing ROI

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B2B Marketing ROI The A to Z of B2B Let Your Website Do the Selling in B2B leave a comment » As a marketer, I have the opportunity to look at a wide variety of company websites when assessing our inbound leads.

Seven Things Marketers Need to Know About Lead Generation

Speaker: Douglas Burdett, Host of The Marketing Book Podcast, Founder/Principal of ARTILLERY

If you are a marketer who needs to generate more high-quality leads that will turn into sales opportunities and revenue, register now for this special event that will show you how to get started and moving in a profitable direction.

Best of 2008: Random but Interesting, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

Looking for the best career search websites? Online tools to help you check out that prospective employee, new next-door neighbor or potentially significant other? Specialty search engines? The story behind LOLcats? Resources to improve your Internet marketing skills? Find music online?

B2B Marketing Zone - Official Launch July 1

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

We are officially launching the site today. If you want to find out more about the site, please visit: Introduction to the B2B Marketing Zone. Participating in B2B Marketing Zone. We are particularly excited about our ability to generate ongoing lists like: Hot B2B Marketing Content May 2009. I want to especially thank. Buzz Marketing for Technology. Content Marketing Today. Marketing Interactions. PR Meets Marketing. WebMarketCentral. For helping to make this happen.

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Email and Social Media- 7 tips for getting the most out of your campaigns

Modern B2B Marketing

Recent news stories about Social Media being bigger than email as well as the recent beta release of Google Wave have made marketers rethink their email strategies, but should we really be moving our email efforts to social media? And if not, should they be kept apart, or can they truly work in unison?

Connect Direct - Demand Generation That Works

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Generating sales leads - the right kind of leads, at the right price -means more than one-off tactics. Getting the most from your demandgeneration budget requires planning, testing, and a strategic approachto creative, offer and media. Plus the knowledge and experience toknow whats working for other companies like yours. At CDI, weve specialized in turnkey, integrated demand generationstrategies for high-tech companies since 1990.

30 Ways to Get Inside the Mind of Your Target Buyer

Trust, support, and transparency: that's what your target buyer really wants. These 30 findings show the path from respect, to relationship, to business win.

Gord Hotchkiss, Neuroplasticity and Kids These Days

WebMarketCentral

Search marketing guru Gord Hotchkiss wrote an intriguing post last Thursday on neuroplasticity —the ability of the human brain to constantly adapt to its environment.

B2B Marketing Zone - Official Launch July 1

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

We are officially launching the site today. If you want to find out more about the site, please visit: Introduction to the B2B Marketing Zone. Participating in B2B Marketing Zone. We are particularly excited about our ability to generate ongoing lists like: Hot B2B Marketing Content May 2009. I want to especially thank. Buzz Marketing for Technology. Content Marketing Today. Marketing Interactions. PR Meets Marketing. WebMarketCentral. For helping to make this happen.

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How To Make B2B Search Engine Marketing Better? Have Some Popular Tips | Sanjay Dhingra

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