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 215

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.

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.

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica whitepaper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

Marketing Technology Buy The Book

Webbiquity

With more than 90% of B2B marketers now embracing content marketing success depends not on producing more content but better content. And marketing technology can help, from ideation and research through production, promotion, and analytics.

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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.”

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.

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The Seven Best Ways to Increase Social Media Engagement for Your Business

Webbiquity

Guest post by Elmira Assiyeva. Social media has transformed the way people interact with each other and how businesses market their offerings.

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.

The Path to Journey Management

Speaker: Kerry Bodine and Lindsay Sykes

The practice of journey mapping has reached fever pitch. But your mapping efforts are only effective if the resulting maps help you drive organization change — and then measure the results of your efforts. Join Intouch Insight and Kerry Bodine, CX expert and co-author of Outside In: The Power of Putting Customers at the Center of Your Business, as she shares Bodine & Co.’s latest research on this topic.

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.

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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.

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How Much of Your Marketing Budget Should Go Towards Martech?

Reachforce

When you're working on your company's marketing budget and determining where to spend it, which categories come to mind first? Surely there's your paid digital advertising. There's likely some asset creation like graphic design, videography, and photography, as well. marketing budget

Budget 181

Emotions, Arousal, and the Science Behind Why Stories Get Shared

Contently

Data visualization doesn’t work without emotion. Sure, data journalism involves data collection, statistical analysis, visualization, and explanation, but it takes an emotional narrative to contextualize your findings.

Viral 167

How to Level Up Your Marketing Strategy with Video

Building brand awareness and acquiring customers is never easy, but how can you improve your marketing strategy with limited resources? Vidyard has you covered with their 3-in-1 guide on how to use video across your marketing efforts without breaking the bank.

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.

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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 177

Essential Information to Include on Your Webinar Landing Page

Reachforce

One of the most powerful ways to enhance email lead generation is to host a webinar. Businesses tend to obtain more quality leads from webinar attendees.

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.

6 Steps to Building Predictable Lead Flow and Revenue

Achieving predictable lead flow and revenue depends on monitoring sales history and developing a robust, flexible lead development process. Download this eBook for 6 clear steps you can take to build that process today.

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

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.

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5 Takeaways from The Definitive Guide to Marketing Data

Reachforce

When I accepted my first job in marketing, I had no idea how big of a role data played in a marketing strategy. However, when I started working at ReachForce, it was a major newsflash to me how vital it is to have clean data as the foundation of your strategy.

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.

Lead Generation Companies: How to Pick a Right One

Have you ever had a bad experience using a lead generation company? If the answer is yes, you are certainly not alone; fortunately, MarketJoy has put together 4 simple questions that you can use to judge your next potential lead gen partner.

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 190

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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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.

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.

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4 Steps to Developing Your Customer Care Strategy

The quality of a customer care strategy can make or break a company, but simply resolving a customer service issue or complaint is no longer enough. Learn the 4 steps that address the major points you need to consider when building a customer care roadmap.

Emerging Opportunities for Digital Marketers to Work Smarter & More Efficiently in 2019 & Beyond

Marketing Insider Group

“There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: time.” – Napoleon Bonaparte If there’s one area where you can gain agreement across the entire c-suite, it’s in initiatives that save the organization time and money.

How to Tailor a Content Marketing Strategy By Company Size

Contently

In “Parks and Recreation,” Ron Swanson offers sage advice: “Never half-ass two things,” he says. “Whole-ass one thing.”

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.

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