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Mastering B2B Video Marketing: 10 Types of Videos that Drive Marketing Success

Trade Press Services

B2B video marketing is a staple for today’s businesses with more than 90 percent of companies leveraging the medium to reach target audiences. The dynamic and versatile medium helps B2B companies connect with decision-makers effectively. According to Wyzowl’s Video Marketing Report , individuals watch an average of 17 hours of video content each week.

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Artificial Intelligence 101 for Marketers and Sales: What To Know and What To Do

Square 2 Marketing

AI is everywhere, and everyone is talking about it, trying it out and having a wide range of experiences. Marketers are particularly interested in trying to figure out how to use it, what it’s good for, what it’s not good for and how it can save time while improving performance. It’s a challenging environment with tons of new products, services and applications.

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What’s The Key to Good Cookieless Targeting? It’s Good Measurement

33Across

Though Google pushed back its cookie deprecation deadline, the industry should continue to right itself on a path not built on third-party cookies. Since Google announced its plan, over 50 alternative identity solutions have become available in Prebid alone. While the industry is gaining strides with targeting users across Safari and other. The post What’s The Key to Good Cookieless Targeting?

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How to Create an Effective Nonprofit Event Marketing Plan

Marketing Insider Group

Effectively marketing a nonprofit event requires more than just hoping it becomes popular through word of mouth. At the same time, your nonprofit needs a way to publicize your event and build excitement without overspending on a limited event budget. If you have a nonprofit event coming up, whether small or large, explore the following key steps to create a plan for marketing your event.

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WorkCast's Ultimate Webinar Handbook 2024

Elevate your webinar game with WorkCast's Ultimate Webinar Handbook! Packed with insights from our seasoned webinar experts, this comprehensive guide is your go-to resource for mastering the art of B2B webinars. Learn the fundamentals, from defining webinars to exploring their benefits and diverse use cases. Discover the key elements of running a successful webinar, avoiding common mistakes, and making your sessions more engaging.

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The Four Pillars of Marketing Operations

Full Circle Insights

From POPs and COPs to MIOPs and DevMOPs, the Four Pillars of Marketing Operations are more than catchy acronyms.

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Meta’s New Generative AI Tool for Marketers

ClickZ

Explore how Meta's new generative AI tool will impact digital marketers' campaign creation process and the experience for customers

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How to Build a Winning YouTube SEO Strategy

Top Rank Marketing

What’s the second most-used search engine in the world? Nope, not Bing. Or DuckDuckGo. Certainly not Yahoo, AltaVista or AskJeeves. The second most-used search engine in the world is YouTube. Over 2.5 billion users visit the site per month, and people watch over a billion hours of video on the platform every day. It’s no surprise that brands are looking to connect with an audience on YouTube.

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Goodbye Third-Party Cookies, Hello Content Marketing

Contently

We get it: Articles about the death of third-party cookies feel a little like a Boy Who Cried Wolf situation. Google has reportedly been rolling out this shift for years. The company first announced the move in February 2020—only to postpone the implementation timeline every year since. According to Forrester, in 2023, more than half of global marketers thought the whole thing was a bluff.

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7 tips for using marketing automations to drive leads

Martech

You want to capture more leads. But your marketing team is already running on fumes, attempting to drive results with limited resources. How can you use software to build a lead-generation engine that delivers big results? Marketing automations can help you streamline processes, increase productivity, and yes, capture more leads. Are you ready to shift your team into high gear?

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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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The Marketing Book Podcast: “Social Media Explained 3.0” by Mark Schaefer

The Forward Observer

Social Media Explained 3.0: Marketing Success in the AI Era by Mark Schaefer About the Book In this third and completely revised edition of his classic book, bestselling author and college educator Mark Schaefer explains why many marketers are “sleepwalking” through the social media world because they haven’t kept up with new consumer trends.

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How GTM Leaders Can Hit Their Revenue Targets Using the Right SaaS Metrics

Webbiquity

Guest post by Aakanksha Gupta. As a go-to-market (GTM) leader or growth strategist, you know the never-ending pressure to hit revenue targets. In most SaaS categories, competition is intense, and you’ll need a solid plan in order to achieve your revenue goals. You need to know where to invest your marketing dollars and efforts and monitor them consistently.

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How to Craft an Effective Local SEO Content Strategy

Contently

My partner and I have a sacred weekend ritual: Pizza Fridays. A few weeks ago, we found ourselves in Minneapolis, a city neither of us know well, for the occasion. Naturally, we turned to our go-to expert on all things local and delicious: Google. A quick search for “best pizza near me” yielded several promising prospects, and we selected one for our weekly fix.

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[Research] Navigating the Storm: Small Businesses’ Struggle for Marketing Confidence in Turbulent Times

Convince & Convert

In a world where confidence in marketing strategies is scarce and economic uncertainties loom large, small businesses are on a quest for resilience, seeking to fortify their marketing efforts amidst the relentless pressures of running a business. The Current State of SMB Marketing , a new research study Ascend2 completed with Constant Contact , uncovered many insights into how SMBs think about marketing and where they need the most assistance.

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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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What social media tasks to automate and what to personalize

Sprout Social

When you think of a social media manager’s job, you probably picture them planning and posting content all day. But there’s much more to the job description. That clever LinkedIn or eye-catching Instagram post? Social media managers brainstormed those ideas, wrote captions, designed visuals, researched hashtags and scheduled posts for the best engagement.

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Cutting through the hype: Generative AI adoption in B2B

Martech

Ah, there it is again — the genAI buzz. It’s going to transform B2B sales and marketing, right? You’ve been on LinkedIn. Like me, you’ve come across a flood of posts waving hands in the air — AI is a magic pill promising to skyrocket productivity, slash costs and practically do your laundry. But here’s the wet blanket: If AI adoption was as straightforward as these posts suggest, why does nearly everyone find themselves with a case of the hives when they think about it?

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What You Need To Know About Recent ChatGPT and Gemini Features

Content Marketing Institute

OpenAI and Google’s AI ecosystems made headlines this week. They’re going all in on analyzing images, video, and speech features. But it’s what they didn’t say or do this week that marketers should pay attention to.

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Are Your Brand Marketing Strategies Outdated?

CMSWire

The biggest challenge facing today's marketers isn't a lack of creativity – it's a lack of resources and time to be curious. Continue reading.

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The Resurgence of Direct Mail as a Growth Marketing Strategy

Speaker: Jeff Tarran, COO, Gunderson Direct & Margaret Pepe, Executive Director of Product Management, U.S. Postal Service

Learn the secrets to direct mail success for growth marketers! Industry veterans Jeff Tarran and Margaret Pepe are here to delve into how direct mail has completely evolved in recent years, and has rightfully earned a seat at the table alongside the email and digital marketing plans of SMBs, enterprise companies, and agencies as they look into strategy for 2024 and beyond.

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What Is an Omnichannel Contact Center? Everything You Need to Know

Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Today’s customers are tired of repeating themselves. They want a connected experience across all customer service channels, from live chat to voice. That’s why an omnichannel contact center needs to be part of your customer service strategy. An omnichannel contact center uses cloud-based software to manage customer interactions across multiple channels.

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24 customer experience misconceptions debunked

Martech

It’s important that everyone is clear on the definition of customer experience. There are so many incorrect uses of the term and misconceptions about the concept itself that create confusion and dilutes the work that needs to be done. What is customer experience (CX)? Customer experience is the sum of all the interactions that a customer has with a brand over the life of the relationship with that brand.

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Time To Evolve Your Social Media Strategy for 2024

Content Marketing Institute

The TikTok “ban” grabs the headlines. But TikTok’s impact on other social media algorithms has a bigger impact for marketers. Is your content and marketing strategy ready?

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Top Marketing Trends You Should Watch in 2024

CMSWire

From AI tech to social media, explore 2024's top marketing trends shaping the strategies brands use to engage customers and drive ROI. Continue reading.

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What Regulations Will Impact Sustainability Comms in 2024?

Navigating the waters of sustainability reporting disclosures and regulations can be intimidating, to say the least. With various measures set in motion in 2023 to keep companies accountable, there is a lot in store for brands’ impact communication in the upcoming year. 3BL is kicking off this January with our Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Capricorn Edition by highlighting the impact of: The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Climate disclosure rules The European Commission

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Media Insights: Interview With Christopher Zara, News Editor at Fast Company

Walker Sands

Fast Company senior editor Christopher Zara is not your average New York City journalist. He grew up in a working-class Italian-American family in Trenton. He was kicked out of high school and never went to college. He was addicted to heroin for a while. But that’s exactly what makes him so interesting: He’s different. (photo: Jason Woodruff) The New York media world is dominated by people with Bachelor’s degrees from elite colleges and universities.

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Martech spending falls to lowest level in 10 years

Martech

Marketing technology spending fell this year, reaching its lowest level in a decade, according to a new Gartner report. Martech is now getting 23.8% of the marketing budget, down from about 25.4% in 2023, according to Gartner’s 2024 CMO Spend Survey. Spending also fell for staff and agencies, while paid media grew. It went from 25.6% last year to 27.9% in 2024.

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The best Mother’s Day ads of 2024

illumin

Mother’s Day is a fantastic opportunity to share our appreciation with the moms and mother figures in our lives, but it is also prime time to see some great ads. The annual maternal celebration took place on Sunday, May 12 this year. In addition to showering moms everywhere with flowers and cards, advertisers jumped at the chance to share their perspectives on the importance of motherhood.

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What You Need To Know About Salesforce Certifications

CMSWire

A look at the Salesforce Certifications that will help make you more marketable and better paid, as well as information on training and costs. Continue reading.

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The AI-Enabled CMO: Practical Tips for Today's B2B Marketers

Speaker: Paul Slack, Vende Digital CEO

On October 11th, understand how to navigate the AI landscape confidently, turning insights into groundbreaking strategies that set you apart. Why attend? You'll learn: Practical applications/Use cases How to find and assess the right AI technology Prioritizing quick wins Mastering prompt engineering Solving marketing challenges efficiently Strategies to launch pilot programs Case studies of B2Bs building smarter businesses with AI Exclusive bonus content: Actionable frameworks to get started qui

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B2B Branding Trends for Technology Firms 

BOP Design

We’ve worked with a variety of technology firms in the B2B space, including AI generative software firms, providers of engineering technologies, and security tech application companies. While their offerings vary widely, their robust technology solutions require equally robust digital marketing platforms to explain their products and services.

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3 reasons why digital video and CTV are booming in 2024

Martech

Video ad spend is expected to rise 16% year-over-year in 2024. Brands are interested because of the deep penetration that CTV and digital video have with U.S. households. Streaming services and other publishers are stepping up to bring more ad-supported options to consumers, along with better ad experiences. Dig deeper: IAB NewFronts rings in the age of digital video dominance Here are three key reasons behind this growth in digital video and the numbers behind them.

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Why so serious? Why many ads just aren’t that funny, and how humor can be a marketer’s greatest asset

illumin

Humor makes the advertising world go round, or at least it used to. A good laugh is known to drive sales and boost viewership. Many successful ads and commercials rely on comedy to build engagement and humor plays a central role in reducing ad fatigue. That being said, funny ads are less common than they used to be. Research conducted by Kantar shows that humor has declined in advertising since the early 2000s.

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