Sat.Jun 17, 2017 - Fri.Jun 23, 2017

How to Make Your Blog Posts Generate Serious Leads

Marketing Insider Group

Your blog either has that all important ‘it’ factor, or it doesn’t. You’re either generating significant leads from your posts or not. If you’re not, you’re also missing out on an exponentially beneficial competitive advantage that other businesses are enjoying. B2B marketers garner 67 percent more leads when they use a blog than when they […]. The post How to Make Your Blog Posts Generate Serious Leads appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

The Four Temperaments of Organizational Alignment

Oracle

It seems to be an unwritten rule. Or maybe it’s our collective failure to think of history as anything more than a collection of dusty tales from long dead, tech-deprived societies. Or maybe it’s simply ignorance. Whatever it is, it seems rare for anyone in the business world to look to the ancient Greeks for insight on organizational behavior.

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8 Innovative Ways to Think Big in Your B2B PR

B2B PR Sense

No matter your size, thinking big is pivotal to success in B2B PR. That is how you achieve thought leadership and brand recognition. It’s easy to think small -- to stay in your comfort zone, where you knock off a press release every once in awhile, and call it good. Successful PR, however, is all about pushing boundaries, embracing new techniques, and staying ahead of the curve. Learn how you can take your B2B public relations to the next level, and think bigger for your company.

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How to Use Website Personalisation as Part of Your Lead Generation Strategy

Tomorrow People

Use website personalisation to attract the right leads and increase engagement with a unique user journey. Lead Generation

Your New Schematic for Next-Level Sales Coaching & Enablement

Speaker: Matthew Hawk, President of B2bTrainers

The term “sales enablement” applies to a dizzying array of best practices and technologies. In addition, there is tremendous competitive pressure not to fall behind. No matter where you are in your current sales enablement strategy, one thing is key: success ultimately rides on the habits of your sales managers & marketers. In this webinar, Matthew Hawk will lay out an in-depth schematic for your next-level sales coaching, demonstrate the key activities that comprise success, and walk you through several examples of sales coaching cadences that apply to all salesforce sizes.

8 Ways to Get Media Mentions for Your Small Business

Marketing Insider Group

Growing a small business is tough. Once you’ve reached out to your immediate family and friends and encouraged them to share your new business with their networks, it’s common for new businesses to hit a wall. Especially when you’re just starting out, you don’t have a ton of extra cash to put towards marketing. So […]. The post 8 Ways to Get Media Mentions for Your Small Business appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

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Facebook ads vs Google adwords: 7 key criteria to decide

Biznology

Consider these facts: Digital ad revenue in the U.S. grew by more than 20% last year to a record $72.5 billion. ( IAB ). Google and Facebook accounted for almost 100% of all the growth in U.S. digital ad revenue last year. ( IAB ). Google and Facebook are predicted to make $106 billion from advertising this year—almost half the world’s digital ad spend. eMarketer ). These facts state that if you do any digital advertising, you likely to be using Facebook ads or Google AdWords.

The simplicity of Marketing Automation & Big Data?

Tomorrow People

How modern marketers can achieve greater success today with the help of marketing automation. Marketing Automation

Why Customer Experience Matters to Your Business

Marketing Insider Group

Recent developments in technology are empowering consumers like never before. This digital revolution is expanding consumer choice and giving users access to information around the world, anytime, anywhere. Customers can now make educated choices between competing brands, as information is literally at the tips of their fingers. As a result, customers have higher expectations of […]. The post Why Customer Experience Matters to Your Business appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

Are CMOs The New Owner Of The Data And Technology Around Which Companies Should Organize?

Oracle

Let's cut right to the chase here, kids. The answer to the question posed in the title is "largely yes" according to Alicia Hatch, CMO of Deloitte Digital. She cites the 2016 Gartner Spend Surve y which found that CMOs had one of the highest technology spends of any C-suite member and is on track to overtake CIOs in 2017.

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!

Facebook for Lead Generation: An Overview of Lead Ads

NuSpark

Facebook’s foray into Lead Ads has been around for 18 months now, but new developments occur frequently. The concept was introduced initially to resolve the problem of serving Facebook’s ads to mobile users and the resulting issues experienced while trying to get them to complete long contact forms on their tiny screens. Now, companies using the platform’s lead ads option can create promos that automatically populate their contact forms with users’ Facebook profile information.

Here Are The Key ABM Metrics You Should Be Measuring

bizible

When it comes to account-based marketing (ABM), a lot of marketers get hung up with implementation. How do I create personalized content? How do I get ahold of the right people at all my target accounts? Why is it taking so long to show results? While these are certainly important, it’s useful to step back and start with a strong understanding of your objectives and goals. Which metrics are you trying to move? How will you know if you’re succeeding?

The 6 Basic Nurture Campaigns and When to Use Them

Marketing Insider Group

Lead nurturing is no different than building long-term relationships. It’s simply a strategy marketers use to stay in front of prospects, providing relevant, worthwhile content to warm them up until they are ready for sales. According to MarketingSherpa, 79% of marketing leads never convert to sales. Lack of lead nurturing is the #1 cause for […]. The post The 6 Basic Nurture Campaigns and When to Use Them appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

5 helpful hacks to go above & beyond your sales goals

Biznology

Work smarter, not harder. You’ve heard it a million times, and it’s never been truer than it is today. Distractions are a fact of life. Here are five smart ways to cut through the noise, focus on what’s important, and exceed your sales goals—without raising your stress. Eliminate distractions. Salespeople and marketers face a sticky predicament. Social media is a necessary part of your job. Your customers appreciate a personal touch and accessibility is crucial.

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The Revenue Leader's Guide to Prospecting

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

Sales & Marketing departments that work together guarantee higher acquisition, better nurturing, and more effective sales. Join Christopher Ryan for this insightful webinar, presenting the wide funnel lead nurturing model. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get your teams working together and your revenue performance optimized.

Three Ways Data Can Improve Your ABM Strategy

Webbiquity

Guest post by Krysta Williams. Since its emergence, account-based marketing (ABM) has become the go-to strategy among B2B marketers- and for good reason. ABM produces more qualified leads, which in turn improves internal alignment and increases revenue, making this approach a no-brainer. Although new tools and technologies have made ABM easier than ever, there is one major obstacle that prevents many companies from achieving ABM success—bad data.

How to Run a Weekly Growth Team in B2B

bizible

Many B2B companies have annual sales and marketing goals. and consistently miss these. For sales, annual targets can make sense due to the length of sales cycles (however many pros recommend quarterly targets). Marketing success on the other hand relies on frequent feedback and constant testing. In this post, we are going to dive into how you can manage your B2B marketing team on weekly sprints and increase your overall marketing qualified leads. The Problem.

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Snapchat Isn’t Going Away: How to Cope, and Enhance Your Marketing Campaigns

Marketing Insider Group

While Snapchat is wildly popular with individual users – it reached the 100 million daily active user mark at the end of 2016 and has ballooned to 161 million since then – businesses are only now catching on to the potential. Until last year, it was still Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn which got the most […]. The post Snapchat Isn’t Going Away: How to Cope, and Enhance Your Marketing Campaigns appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social Media

Data-Backed Insights On The Value Of Advocacy from SiriusDecisions

Influitive

On your never-ending to-do list, generating more customer stories may seem like a “nice-to-have” item, not a “need-to-have.” Maybe you need a reference or two at the end of the buying process, but your marketing and sales teams likely aren’t incorporating customers into earlier stages. However, according to Bob Peterson, Research Director at SiriusDecisions, advocacy.

How to Redirect Your Indirect Channels by Enabling the Right People

Speaker: Jay McBain, Principal Analyst – Channels, Partnerships & Ecosystems

We are in the middle of a major transformation of how companies go to market – in fact, 76% of global CEOs feel that their current business models will be unrecognizable in the next 3 years. Join Jay McBain from Forrester as he unpacks these future trends.

Amazon Buys Whole Foods: It's Not About Groceries

Customer Experience Matrix

Most of the comments I’ve seen about Amazon ’s acquisition of Whole Foods have described it as Amazon (a) expanding into a new industry (b) continuing to disrupt conventional retail and (c) moving more commerce from offline to online channels. Those are all true, I suppose, but I felt they missed the real story: this is another step in Amazon building a self-contained universe that its customers never have to leave. That sounds a bit more paranoid than it should.

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How Many Leads Does Your Sales Team Need?

Sales Engine

MARKETING AUTOMATION AND LEAD MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS have allowed for a near-scientific breakdown of the sales funnel. Leads in each stage of the buying process meet very specific criteria and behave in certain predictable ways. Technological tools allow marketers to score leads and move them through the buying journey with the help of nurturing content. It seems that this once-complex process can be distilled to an algorithm.

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How to Get 67% More Revenue Opportunities Using LinkedIn and Not Just Leads That Go Nowhere

Marketing Insider Group

In the “Ultimate Sales Machine”, Chet Holmes mentions that only 3% of your target market is ready to buy! 7% of your target market is open to buying but not looking, 30% of your market is comfortable with the status quo and 30% of your market believes they aren’t interested. When it comes to LinkedIn […]. The post How to Get 67% More Revenue Opportunities Using LinkedIn and Not Just Leads That Go Nowhere appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

A guide to getting started on using hashtags on LinkedIn

Biznology

LinkedIn wants you to start using hashtags and I think it’s about time. For platforms, like Twitter and Instagram , hashtags are an essential ingredient to the social posting recipe. Up until recently, hashtags were frowned upon when used on LinkedIn because they were a telltale sign of cross-posting content from Twitter (a big no-no). Not anymore.

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.

How to Conquer the 10 Hurdles to Successful B2B Marketing Strategies

B2B PR Sense

A lot has changed in the realm of B2B marketing strategies over the past year. New technologies have entered the market. Executives have new demands on marketers. How can you not only keep up, but pass these hurdles with flying colors? Let’s talk about that. Hubspot’s recently released State of Inbound report has provided us with key data that reveals what challenges are top of mind for marketers in 2017. Let’s examine the top 10 challenges, and the solutions that you need to know moving forward.

Launching An Advocacy Program Part 7: Reach vs. Relationship

Influitive

This is the seventh post in a series about launching a customer advocacy program. The latest post in the series described how to run effective customer user groups. In May, I presented at Gainsight Pulse 2017, which drew 4,000+ Customer Success professionals to Oakland. They asked me to speak about the first two years of.

Customer Segmentation Basics Explained

Marketing Insider Group

We all want to get to know our customers better. If we could wave magic wands and have customers walking directly into customized products and services tailored with them specifically in mind, we would. Unfortunately, business – and life – does not work that way. To understand our customers better, we need systems in place […]. The post Customer Segmentation Basics Explained appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

Kaon AR® / Kaon VR® Video Presented on the Main Stage at Google I/O

Kaon

Check out this short video highlighting Kaon AR® and Kaon VR® capabilities as part of our High Velocity Marketing Platform ®. Want to learn more about how Kaon AR® and Kaon VR® can accelerate your marketing and sales efforts? Visit our website and contact us for a demo today!

How to Drive Revenue Through Retention Marketing & Sales Enablement

Speaker: Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy

In a pandemic, it’s more important than ever to focus on retaining and expanding current customers. So, how can sales and marketing support the retention effort? Join Ruth Stevens as she dives into this fast-paced session and reviews the 7 key strategies for current customer marketing, to enable sales and expand customer value.