Sat.Dec 22, 2018 - Fri.Dec 28, 2018

Translation and Localization are the New Frontiers of Content Planning

DivvyHQ

Are you speaking the language of your customers? This question is often posed to marketers in figurative terms — i.e., are you talking the way they talk, using their terminologies, understanding pains and challenges from their perspective. But today I’m asking it literally.

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What Marketers Can Learn from 2018’s Top Movies, Shows, Viral Videos and Songs

Marketing Insider Group

Blockbuster movie and TV producers and songwriters know what grabs their audiences by the heartstrings. So do great marketers. Just look at the best ads of all time, and you’ll see a lot of common themes along with memorable movies and songs.

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The Biggest Changes to Social Media in 2018 and What They Mean For Marketers

Content Standard

There are very few industries these days that change as quickly as social media. Every new discovery or algorithm update has the potential to shape the future of how we connect with each other and our clients.

4 Content Marketing Gems to Inspire You and Your Strategy

Content Marketing Institute

Every week, I have the privilege of editing a column from CMI Chief Strategy Advisor Robert Rose. Each one contains a gem of wisdom – sometimes more than one. Giving each a final polish is one of my favorite tasks.

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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!

Talent and a Team for Our Times

Modern Marketing

At this time of year, we all have a tendency to look back and assess the past 12 months. So, I’d like to take the opportunity to touch on something my thoughts have increasingly been returning to in the latter half of 2018.

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Resources to Help You Execute Your Marketing Strategy in 2019

Act-On

Marketing Strategy

Merry Christmas from Webbiquity!

Webbiquity

Light the lights. and deck the halls; To have a great Christmas. It really takes… Ornaments! Merry Christmas all. Best wishes for peace and happiness in the new year. The post Merry Christmas from Webbiquity! appeared first on B2B Marketing Blog | Webbiquity. Random Merry Christmas

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SearchChat: Ring in the Year by Putting Data to Work

Biznology

Big data has been hot this year. But if your analytics are falling short, you won’t know how to make improvements to keep up. Steve and I talk about the struggles we’ve seen in the site search world — that clicks are a measure of activity, but they don’t give you real answers.

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Paid Search Platforms: Are Bing and Yahoo (Oath Platform) Worth it?

NuSpark

The name of Google is practically synonymous with search, to the point that few people even realize alternatives exist for paid search in places other than Google.

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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.

Rethink Marketing podcast: Creating a Successful Reporting Process

Act-On

In this episode of the Rethink Marketing podcast, Phil Bosley explains how to create a successful reporting process for your marketing team. Marketing Automation Reports & Analytics

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6 SEO Tactics Attorneys Need to Be Using

SEMrush

The rise of digital marketing, online reviews, and smarter search engines have combined to create a highly competitive environment for all businesses and professions, and legal services are not an exception.

How Social Media Stories Fit into a Personalized Marketing Strategy

Kapost

You’ve definitely seen them: the short social media stories that last a few seconds on Instagram or Facebook that detail a unique moment in a person’s day. They are fun, The post How Social Media Stories Fit into a Personalized Marketing Strategy appeared first on Kapost Blog.

Why Social Media is Integral to Your Content Marketing Strategy

DrumUp

In today’s climate, your business can’t afford to be without social media. It’s the new town center. The fact is, people are more likely to interact via tweets and Facebook posts than they are at a restaurant, bar, or rec center.

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.

Happy Holidays from Act-On! Our Gift to You? 3 Tips for Engaging Customers in the New Year

Act-On

Want to amp up your customer marketing in 2019? Look no further! Our gift to you this holiday season is 3 trips for engaging customers in the new year? Customer Marketing

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[SPECIAL EDITION] Google News Digest: The Biggest Headlines of 2018

SEMrush

Throughout the year, we’ve been reviewing all the biggest Google news to bring you the latest and most impactful information on search, ads and some other Google-related tools and projects. And now it’s time to take stock. Industry News

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How to Write the Perfect B2B Case Study

Golden Spiral

Case studies are highly valuable bottom-of-the-funnel content pieces. Throughout the sales process, your prospective buyers are likely looking to online reviews to steer their way through the awareness and consideration phases of the marketing funnel.

Thank You For The First 10 Years With Bannersnack

Bannersnack

We can’t believe that 10 years have passed since Bannersnack was launched. 10 years ago, we started with one of the simplest ideas: “Let’s give people the chance to design their own online banners in just a few minutes and without effort.”

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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.

4 Niche Influencer Categories You Never Knew Existed (and That Are on the Rise)

ClearVoice

When you think about influencers for a campaign, you should be thinking: W ho is the best brand ambassador for me and my product? Who aligns with my target demographic? We all know that beauty influencers have changed the cosmetics industry — and the accepted eyebrow and lip standards of beauty.

Marketing-for-Leads Guide: Step 6 – Calculate how many qualified sales leads will you need

Sales Lead Insights

Determine how many qualified sales leads are needed to meet your sales revenue goals. The post Marketing-for-Leads Guide: Step 6 – Calculate how many qualified sales leads will you need appeared first on Sales Lead Insights. B2B marketing B2B marketing tools Add new tag marketing plans

Survey: 75% of People Say Paid Search Makes It Easier to Find Business Information

KoMarketing Associates

More people are becoming better at spotting paid search ads, but marketers are still benefiting, as customers are still clicking on them to learn more about business offerings. Clutch recently conducted a survey to gauge the benefits of paid search for marketers.

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Highly accurate predictions about MarTech in 2019 (well, at least the conference)

chiefmartech

Ready for a great New Year? While I may be a curmudgeon skeptic when it comes to most marketing industry predictions, I’m quite certain of three things for the year ahead: Marketing technology & operations management will be integral to marketing in 2019.

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.

Eleven Blogs-a-Blogging: ClearVoice’s Top Blog Posts of 2018

ClearVoice

Ah, 2018, we hardly knew ye — or perhaps for some of us, we knew ye a little too well. In either case, 2018 was nothing if not an exciting time to be involved in content marketing.

How to Avoid the Battle of Boring in Your Videos

Content Marketing Institute

Both B2B and B2C marketers continue to increase their use of audio/video content, including videos and livestreaming. It’s no surprise. The question is are you creating video content good enough to move the needle for your organization?

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Best Account Based Marketing (ABM) Blogs of 2018

Engagio

As we look back at our blogs from 2018, once again, there’s a lot of them. To make sure you didn’t miss the best ones, we’ve compiled a list of our most popular pieces. This should make for some good holiday reading and get you ready to rock ABM in the new year. Enjoy! – – –.

4 Reasons Why Social Media Marketing Should Be Prioritized

Altitude Branding

Social media is a valuable tool that should be taken advantage of by businesses. Social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube have provided a platform for thousands of individuals to promote their products and services.

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!