Sat.Nov 10, 2012 - Fri.Nov 16, 2012

Social Media Marketing: 6 tips for running a valuable LinkedIn group that attracts prospects

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet How easy it is for the mighty to fall. Especially on social media. In early October, the B2B Lead Roundtable Group , this blog’s LinkedIn group, was recognized as one of the top LinkedIn groups for content marketing.

Corporate Marketing Meets The Real World

Tomorrow People

Can traditional corporate marketing survive an apocalypse? Alistair Norman, Marketing Director at Tomorrow People, says the corporate marketing dinosaur needs to evolve, or face extinction. Old dog-breath.

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Webinar: 2013 SEO Trends and Predictions

KoMarketing Associates

KoMarketing’s Director of Online Marketing Casie Gillette will be participating in a free webinar Thursday, November 29th at 2pm EST. The webinar, featuring five industry thought leaders, will discuss SEO predictions for 2013. Webinar Summary.

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The 2013 Social Business Marketing Manifesto

Marketing Insider Group

Planning season is well underway and I think it is never to early to look at the B2B Marketing 2012 year in review and start to make some predictions for Marketing and Social Businesses in 2013.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

Anyone with a New Idea is a Crank Until the Idea Succeeds

Webbiquity

I was reminded of that famous quote from Mark Twain recently in a Twitter exchange about the web presence optimization framework.

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Tennyson Delivers Skyfall’s British Bulldog Moment

Marketing Craftmanship

To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.

Inbound Marketing 101: Get Your Customers To Listen And Buy [Infographic]

Marketing Insider Group

The web and social media have forever changed the tactics of marketing. Sending more promotional messages through traditional push-based tactics doesn’t work any more. So leading businesses are using inbound marketing (or “Pull Marketing”) to more effectively attract new customers.

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Good To Great – Marketing Nation #mktgnation- Team ReachForce!

Reachforce

We’re so excited to have our booth at the Good to Great Marketing Nation event going on now. Come chat with Team ReachForce!! We’re slammed but having a blast answering your questions. We have a giveaway every hour – just take our survey!

Corporate Marketing Meets The Real World

Tomorrow People

Can traditional corporate marketing survive an apocalypse? Alistair Norman , Marketing Director at Tomorrow People, says the corporate marketing dinosaur needs to evolve, or face extinction. Old dog-breath.

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The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

Account-Based Marketing is a strategy, not a solution.

How Blog Readers Find You – A Diagram

Writing on the Web

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: a business blog is the best way to get found online, the best way to connect with potential clients, and the pathway to turning readers into clients. So, what’s your favorite excuse for not blogging for your business?

Has Content Marketing Made Branding Obsolete?

The Point

Confession: as a died-in-the-wool direct marketer, I am a branding cynic. My general attitude towards branding is summed up in the old maxim: “Branding is what your agency calls your campaign when they can’t measure it.”. Now that’s not to say that a brand isn’t real, for some.

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If it exists, there is porn of it, no exceptions

Biznology

Tweet Are you or your clients convinced that your product or service is too niche for anyone to care about? That your appeal is so limited that investing in social media engagement or blogger outreach would be a shot in the dark? Well, that’s not only a pity but patently wrong.

News Releases in Industrial Content Marketing — Part II

Industrial Marketing Today

Think of this post as an extension of my previous article “Why Industrial News Releases Make Good Blog Posts.” Let me start with some findings and statistics from different B2B [.]. This is only a content summary. Please click on the headline to read the full article. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.]. Content Marketing Inbound Marketing Industrial Marketing News Releases PR Press Rleases

7 Marketing and Sales Strategies to Grow Your Revenue Fast

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Many companies have the core marketing and sales elements to take their revenue to the next level, but are still missing out on some key opportunities. Join Christopher Ryan, CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners and writer of the recent book "The Expert’s B2B Revenue Growth Playbook," to discover seven steps that you can immediately take to grow your company’s revenue quickly and consistently!

Here Are 40 Charts Marketers Can’t Live Without

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Did you know that dynamic content can improve conversions by 50%? Or that emails sent on a Saturday get the highest number of click-throughs? Were you aware that when influencers share your content on social it can result in a dramatic increase in traffic and conversions?

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Which Technological Development of Recent Decades Do You Think Has Changed Marketing the Most?

Tomorrow People

POLL: Which Technological Development of Recent Decades Do You Think Has Changed Marketing the Most

Selling From A Salesman’s Point of View

Biznology

Tweet Photo credit: s_falkow. For those of you who have never been in sales, I would like to take you through a sales process (or some aspects of one) from the sales representative’s point of view.

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Why Digital Marketers Need to Get More Personal

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in behavioral targeting Personalization. What does personalization really mean? You’ll be forgiven if you have absolutely no idea.

A Crash Course in B2B Email Creative

Speaker: Howard Sewell, President, Spear Marketing Group

Too often, email campaigns are seen as something that "just anyone" on your team can put together. But in today's attention economy, strong creative can be the defining factor that gets your email to stand out in the inbox. Join Howard Sewell of Spear Marketing Group, a leading B2B agency, as he uses real-world examples to highlight tips, techniques and key principles that can make or break your campaigns.

Is YouTube Replacing the Printed Manual? [CHART]

Modern Marketing

by Andrew Stivelman | Tweet this In June of 2010, the nielsenwire published statistics on how much time people spend using social networks and blogs on a monthly basis.

All Your B2B Lead Generation Questions Answered

Reachforce

Nearly 7,000 people are already registered for one of the largest marketing events ever – and we’re excited to be a leading sponsor, panel speaker and virtual booth host. There is still time to register for free and see all the fantastic presentations , visit the virtual trade show booths and participate in expert chats with ReachForce lead data experts and find out about customer implementations. We also have a very special guest joining us, Brian Massey, The Conversion ScientistTM.

Don’t Forget These Important SEO Elements When Launching a New Site

Biznology

Tweet Photo credit: Wikipedia. As an SEO provider , it’s always a bit nerve-wracking when a client mentions that they are planning to launch a new website. It’s understandable that things need to be refreshed from time to time, however a huge SEO ranking factor is the trust of your website.

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I Need A Plan for 200 Videos for the Channel, Chapter Five

Avitage

Collaborating with the Channel Max Wilson, Director of Marketing at WE-CAN Technologies, has been asked by his executive team, (Chapter One), to develop an execution plan for delivering 200 videos for use in the channel.

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.

20 Stats Every Modern Marketer Should See

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this If you were at Eloqua Experience last week, you probably heard a lot of stats cited. It’s inevitable. At every event we hear statistics rattled off as speakers and attendees attempt to quantify the world around them. It’s for good reason. Data is simply exploding as social, mobile and apps change the way we work, collaborate and deliver marketing campaigns. As marketers, we need to be able to represent these changes in an easily understandable way.

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B2B Marketers: How to Use LinkedIn Endorsements

B2B Marketing Traction

LinkedIn recently made recommending your connections a lot more easy – maybe too easy, in my opinion! This blog post is about how endorsements work and how to use this new feature in a practical and professional manner. I’ll write about my opinion that it’s too easy in another post.

Take Control of Your Reputation Online

Biznology

Tweet. Yesterday, Chris Abraham of Reputation.com presented our latest Biznology® Webinar about taking back your online reputation.

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WriteSpark: Best Blog Posts about White Papers

WriteSpark

This month's list focuses on my best posts and recommended resources for white papers. If you are a white paper writer or you manage white paper writing projects, you'll want to read these posts: Is your topic worthy of a white paper? Guidance for choosing which topics are really worth the expense and effort of a white paper. Top 10 ways to be a good SME. Tips to pass along to your engineers and product managers for providing helpful input for a white paper project.

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5 Imperatives of a Rockstar ABM Program

Speaker: Danny Nail, Sr. Director, Head of Global Account Based Marketing, SAP

Want to get started with ABM, but not sure where to begin? It's all about understanding: understanding your customers, understanding on an organizational level what your definitions, approaches, and ideal outcomes are, and having the understanding - and support - of your stakeholders. Join Danny Nail, Head of Global Account Based Marketing at SAP and SAP Marketer of the Year, as he explains five concrete steps your organization can take to achieve ABM excellence.