2020

How to Use Instagram Stories for B2B Lead Generation 

KoMarketing Associates

Ah, Instagram. The place your company posts…. Photos of your company’s events and community service events. Inspiring quotes laid out in a visually compelling way. Visually-appealing excerpts from any pieces of content you’ve published lately.

10 Top AI-Based Tools for Marketing and Sales

Webbiquity

There’s a lot of excitement and new technology developing around artificial intelligence (AI) and marketing. There is also a bit of nervousness and some dangerous myths. Here’s what you need to know, along with several tools that can help you enhance your marketing efforts with AI today.

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7 Reasons To Update Your Buyer Insights And Buyer Personas

Tony Zambito

We have all encountered an experience where we happenstance upon a picture. Seeing an old picture in a new light. Perhaps it is a picture of your children. Or a photo of a relative in their later years and no longer with us.

7 Key Stats That Point to the Future of Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

I just read that in the year 2100, Nigeria will be the 2nd most populous country. And that by 2100, populations will plunge a lot across what we call the “developed world” (hate that term – it’s so condescending isn’t it?).

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6 Proven B2B Marketing Strategies and How to Use Them

Bold tactics. Innovative ideas. Thriving revenue growth. Behind every great B2B marketing campaign is an amazing story. Learn the strategies behind six winning B2B marketing campaigns — directly from the marketers that made them. Read the stories now!

Driving Strategic Value Creation through Access Creation & Integrated Marketing

Chaitra Vedullapalli

I have been in the marketing industry for over two decades now. After working at Oracle, Microsoft, Meylah, and Women in Cloud I have personally experienced consistent changes in how marketing programs and campaigns shape the society

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100 Email Marketing Statistics: Ready Reference to Why Email is the King

SendX

Statistics that help you make the best-informed decision on why to go for email marketing The Case for Email Marketing As marketers, we often have to make complex choices, and are always faced with the challenge of backing our decisions with tonnes of research, facts and figures.

How to Plan Your Marketing Budget for 2021

RockContent

Is your marketing department ready for 2021? The development and execution of successful campaigns depend, among other things, on the planning of a solid marketing budget.

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Resilience: The New 2020 Marketing Theme?

Hive9

The year 2020 has demonstrated why clear visibility into plans more than just once a year, half or even quarter is essential for marketing leaders. If you can’t see what’s happening in the first place, you’re not going to be able to adjust accordingly for sudden market changes.

How to Create A Content Strategy

Benchmark Email

A content strategy is valuable. It helps you map out your plans and the type of content you're creating. Here's how to put one together

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Content Creation & Curation: The Missing Link Between Sales & Marketing

Speaker: Pam Didner - B2B and Tech Marketing Consultant

Content plays a vital role in creating a symbiotic –– and successful –– relationship and alignment between your sales and marketing teams. Join Pam Didner to learn how to create and curate great content to support your sales and revenue goals!

Embrace the Zero When You Don’t Have the Data

Vision Edge Marketing

We hear a number of reasons for why performance target-setting efforts grind to halt. Among the most frequent is the lack of data or lack of confidence in the data. While it is always better to have data or better data, our suggestion is to embrace the zero!

How to Map Content Marketing to Revenue, in 3 Steps

Contently

When I was making the transition from journalism to marketing, my first big epiphany came from a caveman cartoon.

Is It Time to Reconsider and Reprioritize Your Marketing Metrics in the Time of Coronavirus?

Tomorrow People

A closer look at what marketing tactics seem to be working – and what to watch out for.

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The Hidden Costs of Using the Wrong A/B Testing Tool

Convert

Using the wrong A/B testing tool can cost you money and time. Here’s why you can’t reduce churn, increase revenue, improve user experience with the wrong testing tool

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B2B Distribution Roundtable: The Challenges & Solutions of Buying and Selling

Speaker: Jonathan Meyer, Kyle Mitzner & Jacobi Zakrzewski

Join Hawksearch’s Jonathan Meyer as he moderates a roundtable discussion with Bridgeline’s Kyle Mitzner and Luminos Labs’ Jacobi Zakrzewski, where they highlight the challenges and solutions surrounding B2B distribution.

When Should I Stop Nurturing a Lead?

The Point

A client asks: “I know the answer is probably “it depends” but curious if you think there’s a best practice for how many follow-up nurture emails to send TOFU content syndication leads before you stop due to non-engagement?”.

Bend but Don’t Break: Creating Resilient Teams for Uncertain Times

Full Circle Insights

It’s important now, more than ever, to make sure you are creating resilient teams within your organization. Here are a few tips to make sure your marketing team thrives during this time

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Key Brainstorming Techniques to Unlock Your B2B Marketing Creativity

Launch Marketing

Brainstorming is a critical part of any creative process, whether you are writing copy or creating your next big product. Once defined as simply a collaboration of ideas, the term has since transformed into any visionary or inventive planning done independently and in groups.

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Lead Generation

Marketing Insider Group

When it comes to lead generation, most marketers prefer to be doers , meaning that they enjoy coming up with ideas and then executing them.

New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

Industrial Marketing—You Want Coaching With That?

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial marketing coaching is something I’m asked about often, especially in the past 6 to 8 months. The headline of this post is my tongue in cheek attempt at the famous McDonald’s® age-old question, “You Want Fries With That?”

The Future of Email Marketing in 2021 & Beyond (Trends that Matter)

SendX

A lot of folks believe that email is dead. With the increased use of chatbots, social media platforms, etc., the assumption is that email's place has been overtaken. However, this assertion, and the assumption it is based on, is wrong.

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A/B testing: how to optimize your conversions and generate more results

RockContent

Whenever we discuss the benefits of Digital Marketing , we constantly reiterate that your strategy’s approach is particularly crucial to achieving genuine results.

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Will Pre-Pandemic Buyer Assumptions Prevent Recovery And Rebound In 2021?

Tony Zambito

Over time, we can build assumptions about how things work. How things are supposed to be. Or we cement assumptions about what people think. Or how we expect people to behave.

Your Ultimate Guide to the Trends Shaping Marketing Data

In Salesforce’s latest Marketing Intelligence Report, hear from 2,500+ global marketers on how they are leading with their data, from business growth to customer satisfaction, data privacy, and more. Get the report now!

What is Spam? The Truth About Unsolicited and Cold Email

Zoominfo

What is spam? What is a cold email? And when is your email against the law? There is a lot of confusion surrounding these questions. Many people seem to carry the misconception that any cold or unsolicited email is spam, and that spam is illegal.

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21 books every senior marketer should read or listen to

Tomorrow People

We’ve scoured our shelves, e-readers, and audiobook apps to recommend these essential titles, full of insight and inspiration. These reads are sure to spark new ideas and reveal useful techniques and ways of thinking that you can apply to the pursuit of your marketing goals.

5 Signs Your Pipeline Reviews Are Failing

InsightSquared

Ugh, not another pipeline review! We all have those meetings we dread but are forced to sit through every week because it’s part of the process.

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The Impact of Peer Engagement on The Customer Buying Journey

Vision Edge Marketing

Most business leaders and Marketing and Sales professionals today understand the impact that peer reviews and stories make on the customer bying journey, including the B2B purchase journey. This trend has certainly added more twists and turns to the buying process.

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The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future

The ultimate value proposition is an impactful buying experience that guides people to the best possible decision. But how do you prepare your sales teams to do that? Read "The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future" to find out how to empower your customer-facing teams and thrive in modern selling environments.

4 Ways to Measure ABM Success

The Point

Given the business case on which most Account-Based Marketing (ABM) strategies are founded – namely, that ABM increases opportunities and revenue from high-value accounts – the temptation for marketers is to measure the success of those programs on similar, high-value criteria: namely, opportunities, revenue, and average deal size.

LinkedIn for Business: 4 Ways B2B Marketers Can Reach Their Target Audience

KoMarketing Associates

I recently wrote about 5 ways B2B marketers can optimize their LinkedIn advertising, including tips around ad copy, creative, targeting, and utilizing specific types of campaigns.

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Your Marketing Campaign Shouldn’t Take Ages to Launch: A Story of Denise and Christine

Hive9

To justify their marketing spend, marketing leaders are under constant pressure from their organization to deliver ROI.

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