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Corporate Guide to Pride—Companies Who’ve Gotten it Right (and Wrong)

Zoominfo

If you’ve spent any amount of time on social media during the month of June, you’ve likely seen some big name brands announcing their support for the LGBTQ+ community in honor of Pride Month.

Best banner ads: examples of remarkable display advertising

Bannerflow

The best banner ads are a combination of many different elements. They can feature impactful imagery, unique interactivity, brilliant copy, or highlight the very best in advertising technology. Yet, great online advertising not only needs to capture a viewer’s attention, it must also fulfil the purpose it is designed for. From brand awareness to retargeting. Here are examples of the best display advertising campaigns around: Hallon.

Examining the Impact of GDPR One Year In

Act-On

It’s been one year since GDPR took effect, but businesses continue to commit minor and major data breaches. Learn more about how to comply with the new regulations. Email Web

Tableau, Looker, and Origami Logic Acquisitions Show Analytics Is In Fashion

Customer Experience Matrix

One of the unwritten laws of punditry is that one event is random, two events are interesting, and three events make a trend.

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 white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

Why Employee Engagement Is The New Content Marketing Strategy

Marketing Insider Group

When developing a content marketing strategy for your business, you probably put a lot of thought into your goals, audience, content channels, and the types of content you will produce.

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Facebook B2B Ads: How to Get Better Results

KoMarketing Associates

What’s the most important social media platform? Even for B2B marketers, Facebook wins by a mile. A recent survey found that 48% of B2B marketers say Facebook is their most important platform. While Facebook may still be important, Facebook organic reach continues to fall off.

For Immediate Release: Increase Visibility with These Press Release Basics

Act-On

Follow these simple steps to write an informative and engaging press release that’s sure to gain traction with major publications. Public Relations PR best practices press releases

Content Marketing And Local SEO For B2B Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Is there an intersection between content marketing and local SEO for B2B businesses? That’s what we want to explore in this piece. Google and Bing have leaned a lot into local SEO on their search engine results pages.

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Six Creative Ideas for Your Next Corporate Event

Webbiquity

Guest post by Amanda McPhail. Planning and executing a corporate event is one of the most important components in corporate marketing.

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.

Report: B2B Marketers May Want to Focus on Developing More Innovative Content

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers look to reach out to C-level prospects and customers, new research suggests that they may want to make their content more innovative to capture the attention of these individuals.

Emails and Text Messages: How Many Is Too Many for Marketers to Send?

Modern Marketing

The marketing industry is full of tough questions, but few invite controversy quite like the question of how many emails and texts marketers should be sending to their customers. Some entrepreneurs swear that emailing customers every day is the key to building a six-figure business. On the other end of the spectrum, a quarter of companies send just a single email per month.

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The Best Ice Breaker Ideas to Drive Engagement at Your Next Event

Marketing Insider Group

Ice breakers have earned themselves a bit of a negative reputation in corporate events but they serve an important purpose.

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The Founders Interview Series #16: Tracy Fuller, InnovativEvents

Webbiquity

Every entrepreneur struggles with the timing of their business launch, pondering questions like: is the technology infrastructure in place to support my idea? Is there pent-up market demand? Is my target audience ready for my idea? Do I have time right now to devote to making this work?

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.

Report: More Traffic Now Coming from Mobile, Suggesting a New Direction for B2B Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers in B2B organizations look for new avenues to reach their target audience, new research suggests that mobile is growing in even greater prominence. Wpromote recently conducted the “2019 State of B2B Digital Marketing” report and discovered that for the majority of marketers (30.13

How Automated Email Templates Help You Scale Up Your Personalization

Modern Marketing

When you’re marketing to an audience who number in the millions, manual personalization becomes an impossible task.

Reflections on the 2019 B2B Thought Leadership Impact Study

Marketing Insider Group

Late in 2018, the powerhouse global communications firm Edelman teamed up with LinkedIn for an in-depth study on the impact thought leadership has on market demand. Here are some key takeaways from the study: Groundbreaking research starts with a thought-provoking question.

Your Customers Are Calling You. Are You Picking Up?

The Forward Observer

In today’s world, there are many easy ways to connect with others -- you can text, email, or video chat someone on your phone all with a click of a button. Even with all of these easy ways to communicate, old habits die hard when people want to reach a company.

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.

Report: Creative Personnel are Finding Difficulty Aligning with Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers and in-house creative management often have to work closely together, but new research suggests that there are still obstacles keeping them from optimizing their time together. Specifically, each team would like to see better leadership from one another.

What Goes Into A Predictive Lead Scoring Model?

Ignite Tech

What’s the most important attribute to consider when building a lead scoring model? Well, that depends on who you ask. Every demand gen leader has a different model for scoring their leads, with values and attributes often based on nothing more than gut instinct.

Workfront CMO: How to Get Sales and Marketing Operating as One

Marketing Insider Group

We’re all familiar with the divide between sales and marketing. They often feel like they live on separate islands. But it doesn’t have to be this way. That’s why I interviewed Heidi Melin (@heidimelin), CMO at Workfront on how to get sales and marketing operating as one team.

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How to (Nicely) Push Back on Buyers Who Don't Tell You the Full Truth

The Forward Observer

People lie all the time. In fact, one study found most adults can’t last 10 minutes without lying.

7 Cold Calling Tactics You Aren't Using but Should Be

Cold calling isn‘t dead; neither is it on its deathbed. In fact, it’s one of the most effective ways to increase sales and drive revenue. Learn 7 preperation strategies to lessen your stress, and to become a better closer!

Report: Poor Data is Stopping Marketers from Providing an Optimal Customer Experience

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers work hard to create a single customer view (SCV) that they can rely upon to cater to their customers’ wants and needs. However, they face many hurdles along the way that hinder their ability to create a comprehensive view of their target audience, one of them being data.

Targeting Your B2B Lead Generation

Sales Lead Insights

When searching for leads to buy your products or services, you want to find those companies who have a problem for which you have the solution. How do you go about finding those companies and how do you find the level of contacts you need from within the companies?

How to Scale Your Account Based Marketing Efforts Faster

Marketing Insider Group

There’s no double that Account Based Marketing (ABM) is hot amongst B2B marketers. Everyone is talking about it. After all, who doesn’t want larger deals, better close rates, and more loyal customers?

Inbound Lead Best Practices: The Value of a Speedy Response

Reachforce

How much are leads worth to your business? The answer is obvious -- leads are the lifeforce of any successful company. inbound leads

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

Gain exclusive insights on priorities, tactics, and challenges from SMB Marketing Leaders.