Sat.Jan 02, 2016 - Fri.Jan 08, 2016

5 Smart Metrics To Measure B2B Content Marketing Success

bizible

According to a recent survey by CMI and MarketingProfs, only 21% of content marketers are able to successfully measure their content marketing in terms of ROI. Seeing that stat was a big wake up call. In what other profession would that be ok?

Content Marketing for Manufacturers: What’s real and what’s hype?

Industrial Marketing Today

If you are a manufacturing marketer, I’m sure you’ve heard all the buzz and the hype surrounding content marketing for manufacturers. It is a fact that today more manufacturers are using content marketing for increasing awareness (Branding), lead generation and sales.

8 Key Google Changes B2B Marketers Need To Know In The New Year

KoMarketing Associates

In early December, Google dropped the “followers on Google+” social annotation for AdWords advertisers, as uncovered in an article from The SEM Post.

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10 Ways To Turn Visitors Into Customers

Marketing Insider Group

Watching the number of visitors to your site grow is pretty awesome – who wouldn’t want to see results like this? But, visits alone do not equate to a successful business. To make money, you’ve got to convert at least some of those visitors and turn them into customers.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

[Infographic] The Periodic Table of Elements for B2B Marketing Attribution

bizible

As the scientific community recognizes four new elements on the scientific periodic table, it seemed fitting for revenue-focused B2B marketers to join the club with our own chart.

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If Your Leads Stink, Time to Update Your Buyer Personas

Sales Engine

You’ve seen the Internet decimate industries such as record labels, newspapers, and cable TV—and in case you haven’t noticed, it’s crushing the B2B sales rep’s ability to get in front of qualified prospects. (If If you still have your head in the sand about this, it’s time to face reality.)

How To Involve Employees In Your Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

When we invest in content marketing we’re making two equally important and interrelated promises. First, we’re promising our management team that we’ll garner a measurable return that aligns with one or more specific business objectives.

Why You Need to Create Buyer Personas (and How to Do It)

ScribbleLive

It may be hard to find the time to create and maintain buyer personas, but some powerful new research from Cintell proves it’s more than worth your while.

4 Sales Enablement Tactics B2B Marketers Need to Master

bizible

Sales enablement is not a new term, but it’s often used as an umbrella for a wealth of actions related to the sales team. Although any amount of enablement is helpful, having a set process for how marketing can enable sales is where the key to success lies.

The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

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

Features, Functions, and Benefits Are for Closers

Sales Engine

If you thought that coffee was for closers, I can tell you with absolute certainty that it’s for content marketers too. But features, functions, and benefits are only for closers. At the top of the funnel, when you’re trying to generate interest, no one cares about you or how you do what you do.

How To Create A Content Marketing Editorial Calendar

Marketing Insider Group

Surprisingly (or not), many content marketers aren’t the best planners. We scramble last minute to fulfill our publishing commitments or worse yet, lag behind and go radio silent on our readers.

Creating Awesome Buyer Personas

ScribbleLive

It may be hard to find the time to create and maintain buyer personas, but some powerful new research from Cintell suggests it’s more than worth your while.

How Email Marketers are Adjusting to Growing Mobile CTO Rates [Interview]

KoMarketing Associates

In December 2015, the “Year of the Smartphone” report from Yesmail revealed that the gap between desktop and mobile email open rates is continuing to close.

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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!

Google Analytics- Calculated Metrics for Lead Generation Websites

NuSpark

Google recently released a new update to Google Analytics, featuring a new Calculated Metrics feature. Calculated Metrics are user-defined metrics that are computed from existing metrics available on Google Analytics, and allow more customized and relevant analyses than ever before.

Top 16 Digital Trends of 2016

Marketing Insider Group

Marketing has undergone a major transformation in the last few years, responding to new technologies and changes in consumer behaviors and attitudes. Digital marketing and automation are just some of the new skills and technologies successful marketers need to learn today to better understand and help their consumers. So what do marketers must know to […]. The post Top 16 Digital Trends of 2016 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

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Marketing to Millennials [Infographic]

ScribbleLive

Marketing to the four different active generations in America can be tricky. This infographic is part of four-part series of cheat sheets to help marketers understand the basic characteristics of Millennials, Gen X, Baby Boomers, and Traditionalists.

Use Marketing Automation to Understand Your Customers

Reachforce

One of the greatest advantages of marketing automation software is the ability to gain a complete understanding of the customer. In order to achieve optimal effectiveness with a marketing campaign, having an accurate view of the customer is imperative.

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.

Rating the Crowd-Sourced Marketing Software Review Sites

Customer Experience Matrix

What began as a whimsical “ landscape of landscapes ” led me to realize crowd-sourced review sites are the most common type of vendor directory, accounting for 15 of the 23 sources listed in my original graphic.

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How To Hack Your Way Into The Press

Marketing Insider Group

Press coverage is an invaluable growth tool and, in most cases, a pretty cost-effective one too. That’s why I believe that a strategy for chasing coverage should always be part of your marketing plan. But the best part is, you don’t have to aim for the top, all the time.

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Add For Immediate Release to your podcast queue

Biznology

A couple Sundays ago I met up with Joseph Thornley , Lynette Young , and Shel Holtz on video Skype to record episode 15 of Shel’s industry-trusted and industry-respected PR podcast, For Immediate Release , AKA the FIR Podcast.

5 Companies Using Big Data Management to Fuel Their Marketing

Reachforce

Businesses are becoming increasingly metrics-focused, relying on big data to inform business decisions, redesign marketing strategies, and fuel the success of companies.

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.

A Glimpse into the Future of Modern Marketing

Modern Marketing

Welcome to the future. Now that it is 2016, we have arrived at the next stage of modern marketing. To make sure you are prepared for the future, we have asked global experts for their thoughts about what will have the most impact in 2016.

5 Key Mobile Marketing Trends for 2016

Marketing Insider Group

Ad games are the most effective way to engage your target customers on mobile, but creating an ad game alone isn’t enough – you also need to think about who your target customers are, where they spend their time and. The post 5 Key Mobile Marketing Trends for 2016 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Mobile

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Small But Mighty – Building a Power Team

ANNUITAS

I recently had the pleasure of re-certifying as a Marketo Certified Expert for the third consecutive year.

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What Is Big Data and How Can It Fuel Your Content Marketing?

Reachforce

Content marketing is a cost-efficient and highly effective form of marketing. However, while content marketing has the potential to reach a vast audience and generate countless leads, it needs to be approached strategically in order to be successful.

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.