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5 Easy SEO Tips Guaranteed to Boost Your B2B PR

B2B PR Sense

A website is not just a pretty face. The whole point of having a site is to capture leads, driving prospects to engage and buy from you, right? What if you have sunk thousands of dollars into designing it, yet your traffic is at a stand still -- or not where you want it to be?

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9 Content Marketing Gems Hidden Within Game of Thrones

KoMarketing Associates

I was more of a Tetris than a Dungeons & Dragons type of kid. I never really got into Lord of the Rings and found that goblin man more than a little creepy. But I’ll be the first to admit I’m fully entrenched in Game of Thrones. Because it’s badass.

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Getting Your Main Message to Your Target Audience

Marketing Insider Group

The whole point of any marketing campaign is to reach the right audience with the right message at the right time. In the realm of digital marketing, there is rarely such as a thing as a single, big marketing campaign except perhaps when you are new.

How Engaging Content Helps You Improve Your Search Rankings

ScribbleLive

There are hundreds of search engines available worldwide, but the most popular search engine is Google (unless you’re in China, Russia, or South Korea). Google earns between 65% and 89% of US and global search engine market share.

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Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

An Allbound Marketing Approach Closes Your Revenue Gaps

ViewPoint

How to drive revenue from all sources is the second of 7 Truths about Sales and Marketing that CEOs need to know. This post is part of a series about the CEO’s role in eliminating wasted marketing spend and increasing sales results.

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25 Content Marketing Tools To Jumpstart Your Content Marketing Strategy

Marketing Insider Group

Creating and finding good, relevant content to share with your target audience is hard work. But thankfully there are lots of great time-saving content marketing tools out there to make this process easier for you.

How to Use Live Blogging In Your Content Strategy (and increase engagement!)

ScribbleLive

When news is breaking, we don’t wait for the six o’clock news or a blog recap to get the scoop. We want to be part of the action as it happens (and maybe even give our own two cents too).

B2B Content Marketing Strategy Should Focus on Developing Lead Intelligence

Sales Engine

In the context of digital marketing and demand generation, lead intelligence is the sales rep’s ability to predict high probability pain points that a prospect may have before trying to establish contact so that they may have a more fruitful consultative conversation.

Paid Media: How to Capture Viable B2B Leads on the Cheap

B2B PR Sense

When Google recently changed its ad structure to eliminate right-side text ads, many small-to-medium-sized businesses figured this was the end of their Google advertising experience. After all, with only seven text-based ads showing at a time, aren't the little guys being priced out?

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2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

Your Must-Have Marketing Technology In 2016

Marketing Insider Group

The average marketer today is far different than the average marketer of ten, or even five, years ago. Take a minute to think about what you do each day and what you need to be effective in your role. Now consider how much of that was around as little as five years ago. The rise of […].

How To Integrate Influencer Marketing Into Your Marketing Mix

Onalytica B2B

A presentation by Tim Williams, CEO of Onalytica on how to integrate influencer marketing into your marketing mix, including the business case for influencer marketing, engagement models and how to measure success.

The 14 Best Content Planning and Research Tools

Webbiquity

With 93% of B2B marketers now using content marketing to build brand awareness and generate leads, success going forward will require producing higher-quality content —not just more of it.

Your team is the best content source for search

Biznology

If there’s anyone in your world who can pass the duck test , it’s your employees. There’s nobody else anywhere who looks more like a duck, swims more like a duck, and quacks more like a duck, then your staff. So, don’t duck your staff when your aim is to win at search.

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Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

25 Content Marketing Tips Every Marketer Needs To Know

Marketing Insider Group

Content marketing has become a big part of consumer engagement and attracting the attention of the right audience online. That means that a lot more companies are doing it, and it’s getting harder to stand out amid the sea of audio, video, images, documents, blogs, and more.

How To Become The Marketing Technology Expert, Core Competencies Of The Marketing Operations Leader [pt. 2 of 4]

bizible

Welcome back to our series on marketing operations leadership. In this lesson we'll show you how to become the marketing technology consultant at your organization. Marketing technology is the source of customer information and the lever that controls the sales/marketing funnel.

How to Win Your CEO’s Trust

Hive9

Marketers have always had an uphill battle to climb to prove our worth to skeptics. If you encounter someone out in the world that doesn’t really get the value of marketing, it’s not a big deal. But when the person doubting marketing’s worth has control over your budget, the stakes are high. Hive9

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The Risks of Blending Customer Signals from Disparate Sources

Ignite Tech

Originally Posted on Data Informed. One of the more perilous steps in building a data model is determining the right signals to include.

Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

In recent years, cold calling has become synonymous with rejection and failure. But the numbers aren't that clear; while less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call. What’s the verdict?

How to Create Minimalist Content

Marketing Insider Group

In a world where everyone is screaming at everyone to turn on notifications, and “like” each other to death, where is the love for less? We’re screaming “more” without truly knowing what’s at our core. As a society, we need to break identifications with power and status.

A CMO’s Guide to Conversion Metrics with Google Adwords

NuSpark

Google AdWords continues to expand and improve conversion tracking metrics, and without a full understanding of the data provided, your firm may not be optimized with regard to generating efficient quality leads and sales.

Why ABM Marketers Need A Predictive Account Engagement Score

bizible

When it comes to account-based marketing measurement , one of the most important metrics (after revenue) is account engagement.

10 secrets to research the best SEO keywords

Biznology

SEO is a puzzle to some. Researching the best SEO keywords is an essential part of your online strategy, that is, if you want to be seen. Before slapping content up on a website, be sure you’ve done your keyword research.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

6 Ways to Improve Your B2B Content Strategy

Marketing Insider Group

A B2B content strategy is the key to your lead generation system. Content is made to attract, acquire, engage a clearly defined customer audience – and then drive profitable customer action.

Marketing Needs to Put Skin in the Game

ViewPoint

Make marketing accountable for sourcing revenue is the third of 7 Truths about Sales and Marketing that CEOs need to know. This post is part of a series about the CEO’s role in eliminating wasted marketing spend and increasing sales results. In the last blog we discussed the importance of driving revenue from all sources (inbound, nurture, outbound). Today we will discuss what percent of revenue should be driven by marketing and what percent should be driven from sales.

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How To Forecast Revenue, Hit Revenue Goals, And Look Smart In B2B Marketing

bizible

Movies and novels are examples of where unpredictability is welcomed. But this doesn’t hold true in marketing. We like a little bit of predictability when it comes to the revenue we can expect from our campaigns.

Full time, internship, or freelance?

Biznology

Whenever I’ve needed to bring more hands on deck to support my business in the past, I’ve often found myself stuck in analysis paralysis. It’s never simply the choice of who to bring on—it’s what type of engagement, and what standards and boundaries are going to define that relationship.

The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

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