Sat.Nov 17, 2018 - Fri.Nov 23, 2018

Top 7 Trends in Social Media for Marketing Agencies in 2019

DrumUp

Ten years ago, you could’ve successfully marketed your clients’ products without social media. Today, there’s no chance. Social media is the first place after Google where customers look for products, and, what’s even more important – brand image.

Unique Challenges of Manufacturing Content Marketing in 2019

Industrial Marketing Today

I just finished reading the Manufacturing Content Marketing 2019—Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends report published by the Content Marketing Institute (CMI) and sponsored by IEEE GlobalSpec.

What Does 2019 Hold for Digital Marketing? 9 Agency Owners Bare Their Hearts

Marketing Insider Group

As 2018 draws to an end and the holiday shopping season picks up steam, marketers find themselves standing at crossroads yet again.

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Survey: MarTech Now Accounts for 29% of Total Marketing Expenses

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers look ahead to the coming months, new research suggests that they are investing more money in MarTech than any other tactic. Gartner recently conducted “The CMO Spend Survey 2018-2019” and discovered that MarTech now accounts for 29 percent of total marketing expenses.

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Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica whitepaper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

12 Powerful PR Trends That Will Shape Your Strategy for 2019

B2B PR Sense

PR trends are like the oil that keeps your car lubricated. A regular check of current, fresh trends will help to keep your public relations strategy running smoothly and limit the chances of its breaking down on the side of the virtual road.

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5 Questions Answered on Small Business Marketing Strategy

Marketing Insider Group

Figuring out a marketing strategy when you’re the owner of a small business can seen daunting. Before you start worrying about marketing, though, it’s important to learn the most you can about your business and set goals that can help you succeed first.

Purpose-Driven Marketing Comes to Town

Customer Experience Matrix

“If you can fake sincerity, you’ve got it made” runs the old joke.

Persona to person: new research shows the payback of customer personas — but too few marketers are joining the dots

Tomorrow People

Content may be intended for millions, but it’s read by an individual. With statistics from recent research, this infographic shows how personas are keeping it real for content marketers. What creates the more vivid picture in your mind? Metropolitan Male 5-40, blue collar CD2”?

The Definitive List of Cyber Monday SaaS Deals

SendX

Ellen Davis, was the senior VP of research & strategic initiatives for the National Retail Federation (NRF) when he coined the term Cyber Monday in 2005. He had been noticing a recurring spike in online sales on the Monday following Thanksgiving.

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The Path to Journey Management

Speaker: Kerry Bodine and Lindsay Sykes

The practice of journey mapping has reached fever pitch. But your mapping efforts are only effective if the resulting maps help you drive organization change — and then measure the results of your efforts. Join Intouch Insight and Kerry Bodine, CX expert and co-author of Outside In: The Power of Putting Customers at the Center of Your Business, as she shares Bodine & Co.’s latest research on this topic.

When Does Outsourcing Social Media ROI Make Sense?

Marketing Insider Group

Outsourcing social media ROI may sound far-fetched, but it’s not. Many teams, organizations, and brands outsource certain social media tasks, including ROI. ROI is a business term meaning, “return on investment.”

8 Tactics & Tools PPC Marketers Should Be Thankful for in 2018

KoMarketing Associates

2018 has been a crazy year in the world of PPC Marketing. Advertisers have seen new tools, drastic interface changes, and a complete re-branding of Google’s paid program (RIP AdWords). Just like the holiday season, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the ever changing PPC world.

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How Long Should Your Lead Generation Form Be?

Reachforce

We've talked about how important it is to create your lead generation forms the right way before. Not many marketers realize that there's actually a wrong way to do email lead generation forms and that you need to optimize them in order to maximize conversions. lead generation

If you’re a tech marketer, you need these 8 content marketing trends for 2019

Tomorrow People

Tim Lozier, marketing director at ETQ, gives his insights into the future of content marketing, why webinars will become more critical, and how storytelling marketing has changed the software industry. The market of software technologies is one of the most rapidly changing industries nowadays, and we at ETQ recognize this. Clients are no longer passive consumers — they want active results and real answers to solve real problems.

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How to Level Up Your Marketing Strategy with Video

Building brand awareness and acquiring customers is never easy, but how can you improve your marketing strategy with limited resources? Vidyard has you covered with their 3-in-1 guide on how to use video across your marketing efforts without breaking the bank.

How Insights Into The B2B Lifecycle Can Prevent A Marketing Blind Spot

Marketing Insider Group

The speed at which changes in buying behaviors and decision-making are occurring is a challenge faced by B2B organizations. With data and technology as drivers, the time at which insights can serve as relevant is shrinking also.

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Machine Learning Can Be A Game-Changer For Brands On Social Media

Modern Marketing

There are not many new technologies that are truly game-changers. Machine learning is one of those technologies.

5 Tips to Improve Your Social Media Engagement for Even Better Results

Act-On

Social media can help companies attract and convert more leads if used properly. These 5 tips will improve your social media engagement for even better results. Content Marketing Demand & Lead Generation Social Media Marketing

Announcing: Fast CMO Edition 6

bizible

We're excited to announce the publication of Fast CMO magazine edition 6. Our magazine shares stories, reflections, and descriptions of what's happening today in B2B marketing.

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6 Steps to Building Predictable Lead Flow and Revenue

Achieving predictable lead flow and revenue depends on monitoring sales history and developing a robust, flexible lead development process. Download this eBook for 6 clear steps you can take to build that process today.

The Role Subscription Marketing Will Play In Personalization

Marketing Insider Group

Marketers may not be familiar with the concept of the uncanny valley, but they should be: The personalization movement sits at its trough, and consumers are clamoring for them to pull it out.

Five 2018 Content Marketing Industry Trends to be Thankful For

ScribbleLive

End-of-year holiday meals are looming, with the promise of favorite family recipes, tryptophan-induced naps, and, depending on where you’re located, snow flurries in the air. It’s a time to be grateful for tradition—and to create new ones.

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Influencer Marketing Tips Going Into 2019

Onalytica B2B

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How to Build Brand Trust and Improve Your Lead Generation Efforts

Act-On

Gaining the trust of your leads and current customers can do wonders to improve your ROI. These tips will help you build credibility with your audience. Brand Marketing Lead Generation

Lead Generation Companies: How to Pick a Right One

Have you ever had a bad experience using a lead generation company? If the answer is yes, you are certainly not alone; fortunately, MarketJoy has put together 4 simple questions that you can use to judge your next potential lead gen partner.

Make Every AR Experience Magical with These Best Practices

Kaon

Kaon AR ® (augmented reality) is designed to be intuitive and easy to use on any mobile device compatible with Apple’s ARKit or Google’s ARCore (newer Apple or Android devices running the latest versions of the mobile operating systems).

Thomson Reuters’ head of content and campaign marketing on why emotional marketing is an unmined gem

Tomorrow People

“Customers will feel less likely to leave you if they are connected to you in a way that’s not transactional,” says Antonia Wade. Traditionally seen as a trick deployed only in consumer marketing, savvy B2B marketers are learning how to track, measure and market to the customers’ emotions. Antonia Wade, head of content and campaign marketing at Thomson Reuters tells us how she rebuilt the marketing function, putting customer emotions at the center.

Thanksgiving is every day for companies pursuing AI in marketing

Biznology

Thanksgiving in the US is almost upon us, and it puts me in a state of mind of being thankful for many things. But as an advisor to several AI companies, I have realized that they should be giving thanks every day.

Rethink Marketing podcast: Networking the Hidden Job Market

Act-On

Looking for your next marketing gig? Find your dream job via the hidden job market. Learn how in this Rethink Marketing podcast. Marketing Life

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.

The Consumer in Context: Understanding Mindsets in Any Setting

Modern Marketing

In the age of smartphones and tablets, home is where your device is. The average consumer spends upwards of three hours a day on their smartphone,so browsing, shopping and satisfying retail needs from wherever they may be is the new norm.

The Evolving Role of Marketing Operations

Fusion Marketing Partners

The time seems right to take a moment and reflect on the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role. Only […]. Guest Expert Contributor

How to win in B2B with Artificial Intelligence

LeadCrunch

Today I am going to talk about how to win in B2B with artificial intelligence. Few business assets are more valuable than data. Want proof?