Sat.Nov 10, 2018 - Fri.Nov 16, 2018

3 (more) stats that prove how newsletters create community engagement

Parse.ly

Often we think of social media as a form of community. But why not email? Interactions with newsletters aren’t visible in the form of likes and shares in a news feed, but that doesn’t mean they’re any less an indication of belonging.

Is the Buzz Around ABM Justified? A Look at Our State of Pipeline Marketing Data

bizible

As Head of ABM at Marketo, I’m always eager to learn how others are doing account-based marketing (ABM) and the success they are having.

Buzz 219

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The Future of Digital Marketing: Content Marketing Predictions for 2019 and Beyond

Marketing Insider Group

The digital marketing landscape changes so much and so frequently that it’s almost impossible to imagine what the future of digital marketing may offer in terms of opportunities.

How to Help Your Employees Become Influencers

Onalytica B2B

The concept of your employees being influencers may sound odd to some. When most hear the term ‘influencer’ they think of the social media influencers on platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and YouTube endorsing consumer products to their audience in return for a pay cheque.

Help 285

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!

Report: Only 17% of Marketers Measure the ROI of All their Marketing Activities

KoMarketing Associates

Although marketers have a slew of different ways to reach out to their target audiences, new research suggests that they are failing to measure the ROI of their initiatives.

More Trending

Want More Customers? Solve Their Problems

Marketing Insider Group

People go online or search through print magazines to solve problems. Even if they’re perusing Pinterest for recipes or Facebook for the latest gossip on the new neighbor, they have an “itch” to scratch. A want that they need to satisfy. In marketing, we call these “pain points.”

Is Employee Advocacy Just for B2B?

Onalytica B2B

There’s no denying that the attributes of a B2B buyer differ greatly from a B2C consumer’s. B2B buyer journeys are much longer and more complex with a higher average purchase price, compared to buyer journeys in B2C which tend to be much shorter, more impulsive and lower value purchases.

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Report: Marketers are Failing to Determine the ROI of Sponsorship Efforts

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers continue to invest in sponsorships to achieve their some of their top objectives, but research shows they are not adequately measuring and assessing the ROI of their efforts.

ROI 242

How to Create an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) to Target the Right Customers

DiscoverOrg

The Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) is used to identify, source, and prioritize your best prospects – but how do you create an accurate ICP in the first place? First, let’s level-set on why you should go through this exercise in the first place. Two words: finite resources.

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.

The Role of Marketing in Prototyping: Creating Prototypes with POP

Marketing Insider Group

Pictured: Students at JMU Prototyping using POP The role of marketing in prototyping and other technical aspects of new product development is often very small. There are many reasons underpinning this, but the biggest reason is that marketing students aren’t taught technical skills.

Class 232

Want to Connect with Millennials? Take a Page from Print Catalogs

Modern Marketing

In today’s tidal wave of new social media platforms, smartphones, and streaming services, it’s easy to write off forms of “traditional” advertising as obsolete and irrelevant.

Report: More Manufacturing Marketers are Now Turning to Content Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers in the manufacturing industry turn to content marketing to achieve their key objectives, new research suggests that they are finding more success with this tactic.

Report 236

Why Millennials Value Experiences, Not Stuff

Biznology

There is no question that Millennials or Generation Y consumers (born between 1980 and 2000) are an unusual breed, with very different values, buying habits and attitudes that confound older generations.

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.

The Impact Of Buyer Transformation On Marketing 2020

Marketing Insider Group

A hot buzzword during the past couple of years has been digital transformation. It has branched off a few more in the world of marketing and sales: Martech Transformation Sales Transformation CX Transformation Customer Engagement Transformation I am sure there are more.

Buzz 204

A Brave New World - Create Beautiful, Responsive Content in Eloqua

Modern Marketing

The days of non-responsive demand content are officially over. With high-resolution mobile screens, tablets, laptops, and desktops, creating consistently beautiful content across devices has never been more important. Easy, right?

Eloqua 225

Search is Evolving, So Should Your Approach to SEO Content

KoMarketing Associates

SEO and content work together – or, at least, they should. When SEO and content efforts operate in conjunction with one another, marketers are able to generate better results, ensure digital efforts are aligned, and even become more efficient.

Search 181

8 Ways to Use Chatbots to Boost Engagement on Your Website

Biznology

Chatbots are the newest thing in marketing and they are taking the industry by storm. They have been gaining popularity in social media channels for a couple of years now. However, using them on your website is an area that has been overlooked.

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.

Transform Your Customer Success Journey and Accelerate Growth

Marketing Insider Group

Growth for B2B is hard. It used to be that you could accelerate growth with huge customer acquisition. Ramping up your sales and marketing is not enough to sustain growth. Today, the best companies are growing through customer success. That’s why I interviewed Kia Puhm (@kiapuhm), CEO at K!A

How to Build Brand Awareness & Thought Leadership

Contently

In 2010, Michael Dubin used to work at Time Inc., doing improv comedy on the side. By 2017, he’d built a billion-dollar brand. How Dubin pulled it off is the stuff of marketing legend.

Brand 155

B2B Content Marketing 2018: A Year in Review

KoMarketing Associates

As each year passes, I find myself saying things like “How is the year over?” or “Time is really flying”. This year was no exception. Just like that, it’s November and just like that, it’s time for 2019 planning.

Review 170

Website Search and Filtering for Smaller Sites

Biznology

I may be sticking my neck out a bit given that our fearless leader here at Biznology, Mike Moran, is an expert when it comes to website search – he’s expert at a lot of things, actually – but a recent article Mike wrote brought the subject to mind.

Sites 159

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.

Battling Back Against Marketing Malpractice

Marketing Insider Group

Have you ever been sitting in the doctor’s office, waiting for her to come in and solve whatever ails you? Of course. We all have. So, how does that interaction go?

Paper 199

5 Ways Your Event Marketing Efforts Can Help You Attract More Leads

Act-On

Are you ready to make the most out of your event marketing efforts? These 5 tips will help improve engagement and increase your number of leads. Events Lead Generation Lead Nurturing

Embracing Trust: How Marketers Can Prepare for GDPR 2.0

The Point

If your marketing organization is 100 percent GDPR compliant (and if you are, you’re in the minority ) you may feel that your data compliance issues are behind you. Think again. The GDPR deadline may already be a waning memory, but global data privacy regulations are just getting started.

Trust 155

The 8 content marketing trends software marketers need to know for 2019

Tomorrow People

“ If you're serious about your content marketing strategy, you have to realize you're writing for an ever-changing audience , says Jaime Bailey, Vice President of Marketing at VHT. For a long time, the customer journey has been frustrating. As customers seek access to more kinds of information, brand marketers can no longer rely on mass media advertising campaigns to deliver brand awareness and service utility.

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!