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5 great programmatic campaigns that you need to embrace

Bannerflow

Programmatic advertising offers marketers diverse opportunities to produce outstanding advertising campaigns. Campaigns that are both creative and data-driven – at scale. We’ve put together a list of inspiring programmatic campaigns that show their potential.

Why Emails Are Like Stairs—and How to Take the Next Step

Litmus

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How to Ensure Your B2B Social Media Marketing Isn’t Boring

The Lead Agency

When most people think about social media marketing , they think about B2C companies selling their products to large groups of consumers. The channel has expanded significantly in the last decade and has become an effective way of influencing purchase behaviours.

A Guide to Content Marketing by Generation

Marketing Insider Group

For your marketing messages to be successful, it’s essential that you tailor them to your different audiences and markets. Generational” marketing is the term coined for segmenting and targeting your markets by age rather than other demographics such as gender, location, or income.

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!

Seven Reasons Your B2B Marketing Should Include Cats

Webbiquity

Guest post by Emma Williams. Cats rule the internet—so much so that the topic has its own Wikipedia page. Even with millions of cat photos and videos online, any content that features a cute or funny cat still has a good chance of going viral. And cats aren’t just superstars in pet-centric niches.

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Meet Your Prospects Where They’re at by Personalizing Your Website Content

Act-On

Website personalization solutions allow you to place relevant content directly in front of your target audience to improve engagement and generate better leads. Content Customer Journey Web

Tips To Increase Your Email Open Rates – Based on Data

Marketing Insider Group

Email marketing continues to be a channel for marketers to nurture and convert prospects. However, you have to get your contacts to open the email first. Email open rates can vary based on many different factors but there are things you can do to increase them.

Report: Marketers Seeing an Improvement in Revenue, Thanks to Personalization

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers shift their focus to content personalization as a way to resonate with their target audience, new research suggests that companies that already have done so are seeing an improvement to their bottom line.

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What Marketers Can Learn from Netflix’s Bandersnatch

Modern Marketing

Two warnings on this post. First, if you haven’t seen Bandersnatch and you’re a marketer, do it (I’ll do my best to avoid any real spoilers in this post). Second, as a marketer, I tend to search for the marketing lesson in just about everything.

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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.

How to Create a Marketing Automation Strategy for Your Business

Act-On

Follow these marketing automation strategy tips to maximize your resources, effectiveness, and return on investment. Marketing Automation

8 Resources to Improve Your Writing

Marketing Insider Group

There are many ingredients that go into a successful content marketing recipe. However, just as when you’re making a cake, you need to perfect the basics before worrying about fancy techniques. The key to creating great content is being a great writer.

4 Tactics to Measure B2B Advertising Effectiveness

KoMarketing Associates

Measuring ROI from paid marketing for B2B is a critical problem a lot of marketers are trying to tackle. B2B marketing is not transactional, and that’s easy to forget. ROI is measured along a cycle that could span weeks or months depending on your industry and business model.

4 Things CMOs Can Do to Prolong Their Tenure

Modern Marketing

A 2017 study showed that CMOs are facing the shortest lifespan in the C-suite. This is due, in large part, to the rapid transformation of marketing technologies and practices. As a result, many CMOs are turning to data to prove their worth and demonstrate marketing ROI.

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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.

Report: B2B Buyers Engaging Earlier with Sales

The Point

For the last decade or more, it’s been an accepted principle – almost a key tenet – of B2B demand generation that business buyers don’t want to talk to a sales rep until the last possible moment. It’s why, for example, we marketers have assumed control for more and more of the lead funnel.

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10 Motivational Speakers That Will Rock Your Next Event

Marketing Insider Group

I go to a lot of top conferences. And there are always smart marketing and leadership speakers that can talk tactics or strategy. But it’s a different skill set to truly motivate people to become better versions of themselves.

Report: Customers are Now Driving Marketers’ Data-Driven Initiatives

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers continue to invest in data and analytics to increase their overall effectiveness, new research suggests that customers are actually a driving force behind this area of investment. IAB recently published “The Outlook for Data 2019” report and statistics showed that this year, 69.4

Why Hardly Any Brands Ever Build Homegrown Email Platforms Anymore

Modern Marketing

Build or buy? When it comes to email marketing platforms , it’s a question that brands rarely bother to ask themselves anymore because nearly everyone buys.

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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.

7 Best Practices for Marketing Video Production

Biznology

For many, video production is not their main job. They’re not confident that they know what they’re getting into, so they avoid it altogether. However, video is a powerful marketing tool, and it should be a staple in product launches, trade shows, web pages and more.

10 Motivational Speakers That Will Rock Your Next Event

Marketing Insider Group

I go to a lot of top conferences. And there are always smart marketing and leadership speakers that can talk tactics or strategy. But it’s a different skill set to truly motivate people to become better versions of themselves.

Persona-Based Marketing: Getting Started

Sales Lead Insights

Persona-based marketing goes beyond simple demographic data Persona-based marketing describes who a prospect or customer is, by also answering questions about their behavior such as: what keeps this person awake at night? How does he spend his time? How does she like to be sold to?

Using Social Media for Marketing Professional Services

Hinge Marketing

As social media has surged in popularity it was probably inevitable that professional services firms would began to include it as a part of their marketing strategy. But is it effective? What are the key benefits? How do you develop a strategy?

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.

SearchChat Podcast: Your Customers are Begging for (Better) Personalization

Biznology

In today’s episode of SearchChat, Steve Zakur and I tackle the TopRank blog and what skills B2B content marketers need to have. How do you take those people coming in the front door, the first interaction on your site, and engage them so it’s not the last page they look at?

5 Ways To Reinvent The B2B Customer Experience To Boost Engagement

Engagio

Your customers are the heroes of your story! According to research , 75% of business buyers expect personalized offers from sellers. And 65% of business buyers will not hesitate to look for other vendors if a company didn’t make an effort to personalize communications with their organization.

10 Rich SERP Elements You Can Leverage to Make Your Brand SERP Sexy

SEMrush

Does your brand SERP contain 10 simple blue links or something more attractive and convincing to the user? Find out what SERP elements you should be aiming to get and what it takes to get them!

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The Top 6 Benefits of Content Automation

DivvyHQ

Content automation has revolutionized content marketing, empowering marketers to get content produced faster and, for those who take a strategic approach, execute targeted content campaigns with better results vs. other marketing tactics.

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!