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The Future Is Short-Form: How to Attract Customers With Snack-Size Content

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3 Email Deliverability Best Practices to Help You Improve Inbox Placement

Act-On

If you’re still trying to understand what deliverability means, we’ve got you covered. Learn the basics of email deliverability and what you can do to improve inbox placement. Email

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How Marketers Can Bridge Innovation and Business

Kaon

This article was originally published by Chief Executive, “Kaon Interactive CEO on Bridging Innovation and Business,” January 18, 2019. Kaon Interactive CEO and President Gavin Finn is all about bridging the gap from technological innovation to the marketing and business side.

How to Develop a Content Marketing Strategy to Reach and Convert

Marketing Insider Group

Like every aspect of your overall marketing strategy, your content marketing strategy should have two goals: to reach and convert. Therein, however, lies the challenge.

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!

Four Best Practices for Customer Retention

Webbiquity

Guest post by Lewis Robinson. Customers are the reason your company either fails or thrives. According to Bain & Company , it costs a business seven times more to obtain a new customer than it does to retain an existing one.

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B2B Marketing Trends to Address in 2019

Modern Marketing

Spring is arriving, and 2019 is in full gear. It’s time to focus how you will address this year’s B2B marketing trends as part of your own strategy.

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How I Doubled My Email Open Rate Overnight

Marketing Insider Group

Towards the end of 2018, and as is true for many things in life, I felt like it was time for a refresh … of my email marketing strategy. Although I have a solid, growing list of subscribers, it’s inevitable that over time you’ll need to take a deep dive through your contacts.

The Entrepreneur Interview Series #9: Amanda LaGrange, Tech Dump/Tech Discounts

Webbiquity

While every business enterprise exists to fill a need, organizations differ in their secondary mission. Some focus on offering consumers bargain prices. Some strive to protect or improve the natural environment.

Report: Only 16% of Marketers to Actively Work on AI Products This Year

KoMarketing Associates

Although artificial intelligence (AI) is growing as a prominent tactic among marketers, new research suggests that many marketers are still hesitant to turn to it to achieve their top objectives.

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: Why Does Your Sales Team Hate Your CRM?

Act-On

Why does your sales team hate your CRM? On this episode of the Rethink Marketing podcast, Adam Honig how sales prefers selling than CRM data entry. Marketing Automation

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4 Ways to Make Your B2B Marketing Videos Social-Ready

Marketing Insider Group

B2B marketers are using video more and more. In fact, they reported 10% and 8% increases in their use of YouTube and Vimeo respectively in 2018 compared to 2017.

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What is Thought Leadership & Why It Matters

B2B PR Sense

Thought leadership is one of those buzzwords that gets bruited about without a lot of substance behind it. What exactly does it mean? We'll answer that question and determine whether or not a thought leadership strategy is worthwhile for your brand. We'll then touch on some key ways you can become a thought leader and share some thought leadership examples that you can emulate. First, though, here's a solid definition of thought leadership. What Is Thought Leadership?

3 Storytelling Techniques to Improve Your B2B Content Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Good storytelling is an art form. As a B2B content marketer, you may think that best practices for writing a fiction novel don’t exactly translate to your post about SaaS solutions.

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.

Empathy and the Customer Experience

Modern Marketing

I delivered a talk about empathy at Oracle’s recent Modern Customer Experience (ModernCX) conference. In the talk I described how we in North America SaaS Customer Success are building out an enablement program for Customer Success Managers (CSM) that will be fueled by empathetic inputs.

Why You Need a Content Marketing Workshop

Marketing Insider Group

“Why do I need a content marketing workshop?” you may ask. After all, you have a Facebook page, a website, and even a blog where you occasionally post information about your business and what it sells.

Three Ways Location-Based Marketing Supercharges Your Outreach

DiscoverOrg

Why is location-based marketing important in the era of the remote workforce? Being able to disregard location is great for growing companies that want to expand into new geographies and tap remote talent! It’s also great for employees who want more flexibility.

Why Marketers Can No Longer Ignore Audio Content

Contently

In a new study on content formats, Edison Research found that interest in Facebook content is still in steady decline. In fact, in their published report, “The Infinite Dial,” the researchers state that 15 million users have stopped using the social media platform since 2017.

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.

Data Rules the World

Modern Marketing

It has become second nature. You probably don’t even realize that you’re doing it. However, you are always offering up some information about yourself in exchange for goods and services. Need a few examples? Whenever you download a movie. Whenever you buy an ebook.

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Artificial Intelligence Vs. Content Intelligence – What’s the Difference?

Marketing Insider Group

If you keep up to date with new technologies in the content marketing industry, you’ve probably come across “artificial intelligence” and “content intelligence” before. But what exactly do these terms mean and how do they differ from each other? What is Artificial Intelligence?

What Every Non-Technical Marketer Needs To Know About SEO

Biznology

For many businesses, ranking on the first page of Google is a constant uphill battle. Digital marketers are constantly trying to get more exposure and drive traffic to their websites.

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How to Keep Your Insights Supply Chain Flowing

Measure Up Marketing

One thing certain in today’s environment is that there is a never-ending supply of data. The real challenge is converting raw data into insights. One way to tackle this challenge is with a well-honed insights supply chain. The concept of a supply chain is ideal for this work.

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.

Email Deliverability Quarterly: Gmail’s TensorFlow, VMG Supports List-Unsubscribe, and More

Modern Marketing

Email deliverability is constantly changing, as inbox providers adjust their filtering algorithms, blacklists tweak their listing criteria, and consumers evolve their definition of spam. That’s why even the best email marketing programs suffer deliverability problems sometimes.

What Is A Content Strategy Platform And Why You Need One

Marketing Insider Group

A content strategy is a must for any business investing in content marketing. Your strategy should set out the goals you plan to achieve by publishing content, and how you’re going to achieve them.

Wednesday Wisdom: Human Centered Marketing

Biznology

How to Write a White Paper That Generates Quality Leads

NuSpark

The first time you heard the term “white paper,” it was likely in relation to a government or company policy document.

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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!