Sat.Jun 20, 2015 - Fri.Jun 26, 2015

Why You Should Reshare Your Social Media Content

KoMarketing Associates

Even if you have your B2B company’s social media strategy pretty much down (or even if you don’t), there’s always room for optimization, from when you schedule your messages to the call-to-action in each post. One such area that can be optimized is your social media content resharing strategy.

Most Market Share Battles Are Lost, Not Won

ViewPoint

Casey Stengel said, “ Most ball games are lost not won ,” and his comment seems appropriate for most marketers’ efforts in B2B companies. Every day they are in the process of losing, and are grateful when they win one out of ten or one out of four deals. I met with a prospect yesterday.

Jackie Yeaney, Red Hat’s EVP Strategy & Marketing: Mad Men No More— How Marketing Has Changed

Crimson Marketing

Marketing tactics have evolved from a creativity-driven, “push” approach to a customer-driven “pull” paradigm. Buyers are not just passively consuming marketing messages—they are commenting, creating their own blogs and responding in ways that marketers cannot control.

21 Spectacular SEO and Search Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity

Social may be sexy, but search still pays the bills. As reported below, organic search drives 51% of all visitors to both B2B and and B2C Web sites, while paid-search drives 10% (and social 5%, on average). 89% of customers begin their buying process with a search engine.

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How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

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

Key Takeaways & Brand Storytelling Insights From The Skyword #ContentRising Summit

KoMarketing Associates

Think for a moment about the last time you consumed a memorable piece of content. What in particular stood out to you? What propelled you to share the article with colleagues or on social media? What has you still thinking about the piece weeks or even months later?

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Does Modern B2B Lead Generation Really Work?

The Forward Observer

Are you struggling to fill your sales pipeline with quality leads? You may need a lead generation mindset change. Here's how to think about it. Do you remember when prospective customers used to contact you as they were starting their buying research? Yeah, those days are over.

Content Marketing Gap: What to do, How to do it, How to operationalize

Avitage

When it comes to content marketing, there’s near universal agreement on “what to do,” what actions organizations must take. “How to do it” advice tends to focus on tactic-specific techniques. We see a significant execution gap between these two information categories.

Google has carnal knowledge of social

Biznology

Twitter and Google have made amends. In the past, this was not the case. Before then, Google built its real-time-web on the immediacy of Twitter, drinking deeply from the nowness of its river of news.

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7 Ways To Get Customers To Love Your Brand

Marketing Insider Group

How do customers describe your company to their family and friends? Does your product just meet a need, or are they really in love with your brand? Your brand should be bigger, and more tangible than your product alone.

The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

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

Campaign Management Is Dead. Here's What Next-Generation Marketing Automation Looks Like.

Customer Experience Matrix

Scientists tell us that the attention span of the average human is now shorter than the attention span of a goldfish.(1) 1) In such a world, the chances of anyone reading this 2,000 word blog post are pretty much nil.

What CMOs Need to Know That Will Keep CEOs and CFOs Happy

Webbiquity

This guest post from Kirsten Chapman was originally published on LinkedIn. Modern marketing and business are defined by one thing: The Web. It’s safe to say that CMOs, CEOs and CFOs are keenly aware of the huge hole when it comes to measuring the business value of web marketing.

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The Myth of Graduation – We Never Stop Learning

ANNUITAS

Graduation is just one of many steps. We graduate from one area and generally continue on to the next school, class, tier…but we never truly graduate from learning.

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7 Essential Roles for a Successful Content Marketing Strategy

Marketing Insider Group

All too often a brand’s content marketing “team” is a one-person show. In reality, this is the same as asking someone to perform a seven-person job. Understandably when an project is just starting out, its tough to get all the right players involved.

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!

Social Proof: Why It’s So Important

Writing on the Web

Why is social proof so important when writing on the web? This week I got a call from a person who wanted to buy a subscription to executive coach articles to use for her new newsletter. What sealed the deal? The testimonials from other subscribers.

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Five B2B marketing beliefs and trends debunked

Biznology

First a disclaimer – I’m an “old” salesperson! Old in the number of years on planet earth–and also old as in years ago, I began my career in the chemical and plastics industry selling and managing salespeople.

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How Data is Changing the Face of Television Advertising

Modern Marketing

Historically, TV advertising has been an industry dominated by negotiating inventory “up front”, months in advance of airtime, based on standard demographic (sex/age) information and gross media rating points (GRPs) associated with each show or program.

Content Marketing That Converts

Marketing Insider Group

How Do You Create Content Marketing That Converts? There’s been a fundamental shift in the way marketers and customers create, consume, and share content. Every day, billions of photos are uploaded, tweets are posted, snapchats are sent, and pieces of content are shared.

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.

The hidden benefit of coupons in print advertising

Direct Response Coach

Print advertising may be old school for some, but for others, it is still a vital media channel. This is especially true for local businesses which continue to rely on local newspapers to reach local audiences.

5 Low-cost tools that make content creation easier

Biznology

Once upon a time, web writers relied more on guesswork than data. We didn’t have access to keyphrase research until Wordtracker came along. There were no solid competitive intelligence tools. Plus, advanced testing capabilities were out of financial reach for most companies.

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An Overlooked Email Deliverability Metric

Modern Marketing

Deliverability, on occasion, is just like real life. "Read the fine print," "the Devil is in the details," and "DO sweat the small stuff" are sayings that are certainly applicable to the world of deliverability.

Stay The Course With Demand Generation  

Marketing Insider Group

When discussing Demand Generation Strategy you should always look at all options before making a decision. That being said too often we try to “outsmart” everyone else and choose a different path as it feels daring and exciting. Sadly this new adventurous path often leads to disaster.

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.

Why Remarketing is a MUST for every business

Direct Response Coach

We can always think of some reason not to do a particular marketing program. Not enough money” and “not enough time’ are the most common. With Remarketing, those excuses won’t fly. What is Remarketing?

Digital Relevance – An Interview with Ardath Albee

ANNUITAS

There is never a shortage of marketing books to read. However, when you find a book that shares essential bits of information to help improve your marketing, case studies that share valuable insights and practical solutions to maintain relevance, that is a rare gem. See what author, speaker and CEO of Marketing Interactions , Ardath Albee had to say about her newest book, Digital Relevance and why marketers need to constantly stay on their toes to remain relevant.

The CMO’s Guide To Mobile Marketing (eBook)

Modern Marketing

A few months ago we released a guide which we created along with The CMO Club entitled the CMO Solution Guide to Leveraging New Technology and Marketing Platforms.

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Content And The Future Of B2B Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

The commercial web is just 30 years old. Social just turned 12. And the mobile web is even younger. In a relatively short period of time, these technologies have drastically changed our world. As consumers, brands and marketers, we create, consume and share massive amounts of information.

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.