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9 Digital Marketing Lies You Should Stop Believing

Marketing Insider Group

We all lie to ourselves in one way or another. And this is equally true in Digital Marketing. Fortunately, we are facing the truth that consumers don’t want our banners or need our ads. We know those aren’t helping anyone. We are also facing the truth that marketing has value.

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5 Most Common Reasons why Influencer Marketing Fails

Onalytica B2B

Let’s get straight to the point; brands recognize the huge opportunity within Influencer Marketing but not many brands feel that they are being successful at it.

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Five steps to high-performing B2B promotional campaigns

Tomorrow People

Find out how to plan, manage and optimise B2B marketing campaigns for success with our new content series: The CMO's definitive guide to high-performing promotional campaigns. CMO's definitive guide b2b promotional campaigns

The 4 Stages of B2B Marketing Performance Management Maturity

bizible

Systematic improvements are the best way for a marketing organization to make consistent gains in performance. To have an impact over the long-run, changes should be made at the fundamental level to how the budget gets allocated, how content is created, how performance is measured, etc.

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!

What Is The Best Time To Publish Thought Leadership?

Marketing Insider Group

We wanted to understand when senior executives preferred to read thought leadership content. With the help of our first Value of B2B Thought Leadership Survey this is what we discovered. The post What Is The Best Time To Publish Thought Leadership? appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

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MarTech: Top 100 Influencers and Brands

Onalytica B2B

Martech is the blending of marketing and technology, with the aim of streamlining processes to achieve marketing goals and objectives. In this digital age, there is a huge demand for marketing technology to provide marketers with the tools they need to succeed.

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What Is Algorithmic Attribution? And Why Should B2B Marketers Care?

bizible

B2B marketers use attribution to understand how their marketing impacts down-funnel sales. It enables them to see which marketing efforts successfully engaged and moved prospects through the funnel. Attribution data -- the number of leads, opportunities, revenue, etc.

4 SEO Tricks You Must Try in 2017

Marketing Insider Group

Every second, Google handles more than 63,000 searches, which, according to Search Engine Land, accounts for over 2 trillion searches per year. Seeing how so many people across the globe use the search engine, it’s no wonder why SEO is more important than ever.

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How to Empower Your Small Business PR with Thought Leadership

B2B PR Sense

In small business PR, it’s easy to suffer from product or service egomania. OK… so I made up that diagnosis. But the point is to succeed as a small B2B business, you need to believe in the greatness of your product or service.

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.

How To Maximize Your ABM Investment With Better Data

Modern Marketing

What has account-based marketing done for me lately? B2B marketers aren’t asking this question too often, partially because many are new to adopting ABM and are waiting patiently for the results to appear.

The 26 Best All-in-One SEO Tool Suites

Webbiquity

SEO has a lot of moving parts.

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5 Efficient Content Marketing Ideas for SMBs

Marketing Insider Group

When small-to-medium sized businesses actualize highly-creative content marketing strategies, many great things can happen.

Rethinking the Role of Marketing in B2B Customer Engagement

Act-On

Customer engagement is a cycle that starts the instant a prospect first finds out about your brand and continues on through the acquisition, conversion, retention, and expansion stages of the customer lifecycle. Optimizing this cycle helps you to maximize the revenue you’ll receive from each individual customer. But if no part of your company is stepping up to take ownership of the cycle, then many growth opportunities are likely slipping through the cracks.

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.

Does Your Martech Stack Add Up to a Good Customer Experience?

Modern Marketing

The customer journey is an increasingly complex beast. Your prospects and customers are interacting and engaging with you over a whole series of different channels and touchpoints. Up to 76% of B2B buyers now use three or more channels before making a purchase.

How to simultaneously attract new prospects and retain loyal customers

Biznology

One of the challenges business owners face is attracting new customers while trying to retain current customers. Choosing where to spend your energy and how to divvy up your time between the two can be challenging.

Google’s Biggest Search Algorithm Updates Of 2016

Marketing Insider Group

Our annual visual rendition of the most significant changes to Google’s search algo is out!

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Bizible Introduces Facebook Ads Integration Making Media Optimization Easy for B2B Marketers

bizible

At Bizible, we believe in helping marketing teams make the best decisions and our leading automated multi-touch attribution solution is already being leveraged by over 250 brands such as Optimizely, Avalara, and OpenColleges to do just that.

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.

The Time is Now for the Future of Modern Marketing

Modern Marketing

We often think that the future is just over the next hill, but when we asked global marketing experts to predict 2017 , it seems like the future is already here. We all know how important it is to collect and analyze the data—now being generated at a rate of 2.5

Is your marketing focus internal or external?

Biznology

If your marketing focus is on your products, your sales prices, your funnel, and your outcomes, you’ve got a problem. All the “yours” in that last sentence should be a pretty obvious clue. Your (ahem) primary focus as a marketer has to be on the needs and attitudes of your target market.

Running Low on Inspiration? Read These Tips on How to Generate Content Ideas For Your Blog

Marketing Insider Group

From time to time, every site owner or blogger appears in a situation when it is nothing to write about. Yes, everyone knows this can be avoided if planning a content strategy. However, everybody still falls in this position. So, what to write about, if you forget to update the editorial plan?

What Tom Hanks Taught Me About Customer Intimacy and Keeping our Brand Promise

Act-On

You’re not expecting to learn about customer intimacy or marketing while watching a Tom Hanks movie released nearly 30 years ago. But that is exactly what happened the other evening when I watched the 1988 film Big. For those who haven’t seen it, the protagonist is a 13-year-old computer-crazy, love-struck boy who is disappointed and embarrassed by: His parents; Not being tall enough to go on the roller coaster; and.

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.

Behold the Ongoing B2B Mobile Marketing Disconnect

Modern Marketing

I don't know about you but I've heard the phrase "B2B marketers want to be more like B2C marketers" quite a few times in my career. Now, it may not have been those exact words per se but you get the point.

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The fake news lesson for marketers: You will be a victim

Biznology

Fake news made headlines during the election, but the phenomenon is nothing new to marketers. Just ask Procter & Gamble (P&G).

8 Ways to Increase Traffic to Your Business Blog

Marketing Insider Group

Lots of bloggers get discouraged when they first start out, because no matter how much they tweet, they just can’t seem to increase their traffic. If you’re in this situation, it’s time to start thinking outside the box.

Success of Digital Marketing Tactics Dependent on Generational Differences

KoMarketing Associates

Companies use a wide range of tactics to reach out to their target audiences, but the “AdReaction: Engaging Gen X, Y and Z” report from Kantar and Millward Brown suggests that digital marketing techniques resonate according to generation. For example, the report revealed that the majority of Gen Z (74 percent), Gen Y (66 percent), and Gen X (55 percent) used mobile devices for at least one hour per day, highlighting a key channel for digital marketers.

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!