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Market Validation: The One Step You Can’t Afford to Skip

Vision Edge Marketing

You’ve identified a new segment for growth. It meets all of your opportunity and accessibility criteria. You’re ready to start selling, right? Identify a few potential customers, contact, connect, qualify, and rock on. To that we say, “Whoa, Nelly, market validation comes first.”

9 Tips for a More Effective Email Newsletter

Howard J. Sewell

The humble email newsletter is still a key marketing channel for many B2B companies. Discover 9 tips for newsletter success

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Protecting Marketing Data and Audience Trust

Biznology

It’s been about two months since Apple announced changes meant to better protect children who use their products from online predators and other threats.

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Report: Most Marketers Seeing SEO Efforts Become ‘More Successful’

KoMarketing Associates

Search engine optimization (SEO) continues to be a critical part of marketers’ overall strategies, but new research suggests that they still face numerous challenges in this area.

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Virtual Event Strategy: Building a High-ROI Annual Plan for 2022

Speaker: David Edwards, Senior Manager, Virtual Events, BrightTALK

While B2B marketers have used events as an effective marketing tool for decades, virtual events have more recently evolved into an essential part of the marketing mix. But the myriad of options can make it confusing to put together a virtual event strategy that positively impacts your marketing goals - not just your budget.

8 B2B Marketing Books To Add To Your Reading List

Marketing Insider Group

Operating in the business-to-business marketing world can sometimes feel a bit like getting left behind. Many educational materials for marketers such as courses, masterclasses, and certificates focus on the business-to-consumer side of the equations.

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Consultants Collective Profile: Rod Thorn

Biznology

We’re pleased to present our latest featured profile, designed to introduce you to our member consultants, advisors, executive coaches, clients, partners, and other extraordinary people.

52% of Marketers Have Seen a ‘Large Increase’ in Demand for Content

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers face a rising demand for more content, new research suggests that they are personalizing it to meet the needs of their customers.

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How to Effectively Market Your Sustainability Efforts

Webbiquity

Guest post by Dylan Berger. The eco-consumer movement has increased the demand for sustainable products. Businesses are responding to this trend, transitioning away from environmentally degrading manufacturing and distributing procedures.

Tips to Boost Your Marketing Effectiveness | Marketing Pro Series

Christa Tuttle

Building a strong marketing foundation is essential for small business success. Use these five tips to boost your marketing game

The Definitive Guide to Account-Based Experience

ABX is the next evolution of ABM & it’s here to stay. Gifting & direct mail can carry you straight to the hearts of your prospects & customers. Find out how easy it is to create data-driven, personalized experiences at scale with gifting and direct mail.

Our New Digital Selling Reality Needs More Empathy

Biznology

In September 2019, “ A Brief History of Digital Transformation ” published by ContentStack looked forward to a near future (2020) where “50% of The Global 2000 will see most of their business depend on their ability to created digitally transformed products, services, and experiences.”.

The End of Third-Party Cookies - What It Means for B2B Marketers

Nick Heys

Third-party cookies will be blocked all all major browsers including Firefox, Safari & Google Chrome. What options are left for B2B Marketing

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How to Create an Effective Sales Plan: Components and Tips

Webbiquity

Guest post by Tamara Zhostka. A sales plan is a document that helps you better organize your sales process and reach specific goals step by step. Sales plans vary in form depending on the number of sales objections, budget, deadlines, and the number of resources needed. Image credit: Unsplash.

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Top 6 Reasons to Choose React Web Development in 2021

ATAK Interactive

Programming is a field that is always evolving and changing , which is why there's no shortage of available libraries for front-end development. However, variety doesn't always mean high-quality.

Bigger, Faster, Better: Considerations for Scaling Up Your Own Engagement Engine

Speaker: David Pitta, CMO, BrightTALK and John Steinert, CMO, TechTarget

Customer acquisition and growth requires intentional strategy. Join David Pitta, CMO, BrightTALK and John Steinert, CMO, TechTarget as they share their 20+ years of experience in crafting engagement engines at scale.

The Top 100 Content Marketers To Follow Right Now

BuzzSumo

Why B2B Marketers are Critical to Revenue Operations

Marketing Interactions

Due to my interest in breaking down the silos that separate customer-facing teams, I’ve attended a few webinars focused on Revenue Operations (RevOps).

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5 Ways to Use Social Listening to Enhance Your Digital Marketing Strategy

Sharpspring

Social listening matters! More and more, it’s important to be aware of where your business is being discussed, and in what context. Maybe a news article picked up on some charitable actions your company has done, or a blogger had a bad experience and decided to write about it.

The Top 30 Cyber Security Experts You Need to Follow in 2021

Marketing Envy

Cyber security is changing and developing so rapidly that there’s no way any single person can keep track of it all.

Buyer Intent Data Guide: How to Find Prospects Already Looking to Buy

Collecting and understanding buyer intent is a must for any marketer or salesperson looking for a higher success rate in reaching active buyers. Throughout this eBook, we’ll explore how to monetize intent data, where it's sourced from (and which sources you should be wary of), as well as how to best utilize it within your outbound campaigns in order to drive more pipeline each month.

ABM Campaign Crash Course: Generate More Revenue with Sales Activation

Triblio

Welcome to the third installment of our ABM Crash Course series. In part one we covered launching successful display ad campaigns , and in part two we discussed delivering a personalized experience. In this post, we’re going to dive deeper into ABM campaign success and discuss sales activation.

In People We Trust: Here’s How to Make Your Content More Human

Content Marketing Institute

The overarching theme at Content Marketing World tapped into something powerful – the emotions, experiences, and need for personal connection all humans have. Here are some highlights to inspire, motivate, and implement.

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How Choozle is using machine learning for digital marketing with Callie Federer

Choozle

Marketing & communications specialist, Sarah Lilly, sat down with Choozle’s data scientist, Callie Federer, to learn more about the possibilities machine learning brings to the digital marketing landscape.

Tech Spending to Grow, Signals [Mostly] Good Times for B2B Tech Ahead

Sword and the Script

Technology is a priority business investment for 2022; 53% of IT buyers expect tech spending to grow – and budgets will grow on average by 26%. The next year or so is looking rosy in terms of tech spending. That’s according to The 2022 State of IT report by SpiceWorks ZiffDavis.

How to Increase ABM Performance with Empathy

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO & Founder of markempa

The highest priority for B2B marketers is effective demand generation (increasing lead quality and quantity). However, we can get so caught up in our ABM strategies, systems, tools, and investments that we lose sight of building deep empathy for the people in the accounts. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to go beyond rational-logic-based sales/marketing and adjust your strategy to understand better how buyers feel so that you can connect and help more customers buy.

Researching Personas? Ask Sales!

Content4Demand

Buyer-focused marketing requires us to develop content that speaks to buyers about what they want and need. There’s no way to speak directly to an audience you don’t know. That’s what makes personas so incredibly important. What are they concerned about?

To Keep Your SEO Page Title Tags Safe From Google Meddling, Try This

Content Marketing Institute

Google keeps changing SEO page title tags. It’s hard to predict what text the search giant will use if it modifies yours. Give your pages titles a better chance of appearing as you intended by following these suggestions.

Litmus Live 2021 Speaker: Meet April Mullen—With Insights on Email’s Future

Litmus

Two more weeks until THE conference for email marketers— Litmus Live —is here! This October 26th-27th, you’ll get how-tos, tips, and advice from marketing leaders and email marketing experts like April Mullen. April Mullen. Director of Brand and Content Marketing, SparkPost.

Larissa Gaston on Keeping Up With the Speed of B2B Business

Oktopost

Exabeam’s VP of Corporate Marketing takes the hot seat. Listen to the podcast: For more thought leadership on keeping up with the speed of B2B business, check out our Radically Transparent podcast on Apple Podcasts , Spotify, YouTube , or LinkedIn.

Deliver Magic Moments with Direct Mail and Corporate Gifting

Digital fatigue is a thing, no surprise there. The good news: you can break through the noise using a new channel! Find out how to get creative and build rapport with prospects & customers offline with strategic direct mail and corporate gifting.

Marketing Operations: How to Choose the Right Strategy for Your Business

SmartBug Media

Marketing is the backbone of any business—without marketing, there would be no sales and no revenue. Marketing is all about creating awareness for your brand, products, and services. It is about marketing your message in the right way, to the right audience, at the right time.

B2B Brands Better Appreciate Power of Content Marketing in 2022 [New Research]

Content Marketing Institute

Companies are waking up to the power of B2B content marketing. That’s the refrain that echoes through our survey of marketers in the newly released B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends: Insights for 2022.

How To Hello: These Are The Welcome Emails You Need

Litmus

Imagine you invite someone to your house, and when they walk through the front door, you say nothing. Awkward. Or, they immediately begin telling you about a picture you have to buy for your entryway—weird vibes.

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