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How to Create Viral Content in 8 Steps

Acrolinx

Viral content is the Holy Grail of content marketing. It’s the one thing that just about every marketing team wants to create. And whether it’s a YouTube video … Continue reading "How to Create Viral Content in 8 Steps".

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Email Marketing

Only B2B

The first marketing email was sent in 1978, resulted in $13 million in sales, and kicked off what has become one of the most highly used marketing channels even to this day. Email today is revolutionizing business! Gone are the days when it was simply a medium of formal and informal correspondence.

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Best Practices for Digital Marketing Compliance

Act-On

Check out this blog to learn best practices that will help you maintain digital marketing compliance while improving results. Marketing Strategy

Position Zero Is Dead; Long Live Position Zero

Moz

Posted by Dr-Pete In 2014, Google introduced the featured snippet, a promoted organic ranking that we affectionately (some days were more affectionate than others) referred to as "position zero" or "ranking #0."

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Subdomain or Subdirectory? What They Are & How They Affect SEO

Hubspot

One of the most heated debates that I've been apart of is when I was arguing with my best friend that Taylor Swift is a good dancer. The first thing you should know about me is that Taylor Swift is my favorite artist, so you'd have a hard time convincing me she's bad at anything (because she isn't).

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Trending in Email Design: Dark Styles

Litmus

Each year, we see new design trends shaping digital marketing—from the use of color and imagery to typography trends, interactivity, and more. In our “Trending in Email Design” series, we look at the hottest digital design trends—and dive into how they translate into email marketing.

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The Trouble With Brainstorming (And How To Overcome It)

Contently

On May 25, 1787, a group of revolutionaries convened for a team writing project that would change the course of history. They dubbed their meeting the Constitutional Convention of the United States of America. And the way they conducted it still resonates for many of us working today.

Signs Your Digital Marketing Strategy Isn’t Working

BOP Design

Wondering whether all the hard work you are putting in for your B2B digital marketing strategy is getting results? Wonder no more! In this article, we share definitive signs that your strategy is NOT working. Let’s dive in. The Leads Are Few and Far Between.

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7 Steps to Jump-Start Your B2B Instagram Presence

Oktopost

Just when B2B marketers feel they have finally proven ROI with a solid social strategy, along comes another social media platform to shake things up.

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 Calculate Your SEO Share of Voice

SmartBug Media

What Is SEO Share of Voice? SEO share of voice is analysis that shows which websites rank most frequently for a given set of keywords or topics in organic search.

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Content Marketing – Quality vs. Quantity

Fusion Marketing Partners

Marketing content is an important component of effective B2B marketing. Quality and quantity are both important attributes of good online marketing content. This article discusses the miminum quality and quantity standards for content marketing.

How to Optimize Your Emails with A/B Testing

ATAK Interactive

Customers fuel the growth of any company. That’s why making sure your customers are receiving the most amount of value out of their relationship with you is important to your company’s marketing efforts.

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How to Make a Webinar Your Audience Will Love

Vidyard

Webinars are the easiest way to learn new skills, and a great way for businesses to offer value to their audience. You can use webinars for anything from walking prospects through a new product feature, to hosting a panel discussion with industry experts.

Lead Generation Checklist to Get Better Results Now

You spend time, energy, and money to generate demand and get leads. It's how you manage them that makes the difference between success and failure. This checklist gives you an easy way to focus on the most critical tasks to get better results now.

How to Handle a Social Media Crisis

Modern Marketing

The key to crisis management in the digital era is social media. Using social media , companies and brands can respond to crises in near real-time. And the focal point of this crisis response on social media needs to be the company’s CEO.

Employee Generated Content: The Big Daddy of All Content Creation Techniques

Marketing Insider Group

Have a seat. Prepare for a shock. It’s not your meticulously researched blog posts that get all the online love. It’s employee-generated content (EGC) – the secret sauce that can transform your content marketing strategy beyond your wildest dreams. I know.

The Entrepreneur Interview Series #20: Lewis Werner, Quill Security Technology

Webbiquity

The physical security industry is broken. Following major security incidents, we hear about the countless red flags that could’ve been used to anticipate the tragedy. But the pattern keeps repeating.

Technical Content Creation for Manufacturing Marketing

Industrial Marketing Today

The original post %Technical Content Creation for Manufacturing Marketing% by %Achinta Mitra% appeared first on %Industrial Marketing Today%. Technical content creation is a big challenge for manufacturing marketers of all sizes.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Why B2B Content Marketers Should be Excited About Headless eCommerce

KoMarketing Associates

Content marketers always need to keep up with trends by constantly revising and refreshing their content to reach the ideal audiences. But many times, traditional eCommerce platforms limit creativity with restrictive templates and formats.

5 Difficult Decisions No CMO Can Shy Away From

Marketing Insider Group

Although decisions about a company’s marketing strategy aren’t as critical to life and limb as are those of a warrior on the battlefield, they are critical to the lifeblood of the company.

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What Are the Benefits of an MBA Degree in 2020?

Webbiquity

Guest post by Mathew Jade. Since bottoming out in the 2008-9 financial crisis, the world economy has generated significant growth. Businesses that have focused on innovation and branding have done particularly well.

How Can Retail Marketers Better Meet Their Goals? Start With the Right Martech

Hive9

With inadequate data management practices, many retailers are having trouble meeting their marketing objectives, finds new research.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Report: Marketers Already Focusing on Delivering a Better Customer Experience in 2020

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers look ahead to the coming months, new research suggests that they will be focused on providing a personalized, unique customer experience to their prospects.

5 Ways B2C Companies Can Leverage Email for Better Results

Act-On

Click here to learn how B2C companies of all shapes and sizes can use email marketing to attract interested buyers who become repeat customers! Email Marketing

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My favorite B2B resources: Top blogs, research sites and thought leaders

Biznology

People ask me all the time what they should be reading to keep up on B2B marketing. Naturally, I have my favorites, since I need to keep up myself. So herewith are my top sources, whether how-to, research insights, prognostications, or opinions from knowledgeable experts. Sign up, follow, and enjoy.

Email Marketing Trends for 2020: Unproven Opportunities

Modern Marketing

In the ever-changing world of email marketing , it can be difficult to know where to invest your time and energy.

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.