B2B Marketing Lessons from Stove Top’s Thanksgiving Dinner Pants

Type A Communications

November 23, 2017 by Carla Johnson To allow people to “enjoy more of Thanksgiving in comfort and style,” Stove Top designed a pair of unisex maroon pants with an elastic.

Alfresco on AWS – Achieving High Availability

Technology Services Group

One of the most significant benefits with AWS in regards to high availability can be found by leveraging database high availability with AWS’ Relational Database Service (RDS) and file system high availability with AWS S3 or EFS (Elastic File […].

A Structured Approach to Demand Generation Analytics

ANNUITAS

And this allows us to assess two new KPI categories — elasticity and velocity. Elasticity looks at the probability that interacting with a given content offer or engagement channel will lead to a given outcome (e.g., Big Data propaganda is rampant these days.

Lexer Grows Its Customer Data Platform from Social Listening Roots

Customer Experience Matrix

External systems can also use an API to read the Lexer data, which is stored in Amazon Elastic Search. Customer Data Platform vendors come from many places, geographically and functionally. Lexer is unusual in both ways, having started in Australia as a social media listening platform.

Key Performance Indicators – Not Clicks

ANNUITAS

– Lead stage elasticity per content offer. When presented with a Demand Generation Transformation initiative, at least one person will ask, “So this is all about email, right?”

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Does Your Pricing Leave Money on the Table?

B2B Marketing Traction

Pricing must take into consideration customer demand, price sensitivity and elasticity, the competition, and market conditions. Tweet. Blog entry excerpted from Jennifer Beever's Marketing chapter in The Book on Business from A to Z.

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Four Great Ways to Use Personalization in Digital Marketing

Webbiquity

Image credit: Elastic Email. Guest post by Stefan Debois. Today, personalization is more important than ever, as consumers and business decision makers alike are overloaded with content. While a lot of information gets ignored, personalized content tends to hit home. Image credit: Autopilot.

6 Inspiring Marketing Operations Process Innovators

Integrate

Yuko Takagi | Director, Marketing Operations at Elastic. Building a MarTech stack which can accommodate 100% year-over-year (YoY) growth has been an integral part of Takagi’s role at Elastic. She also relies on Zapier to create data integrations across Elastic’s ecosystem of MarTech.

Does Live Video Make Sense for Your Content Marketing Strategy?

ScribbleLive

I personally spent more time than I’m willing to admit watching BuzzFeed find out how many elastic bands can be wrapped around a watermelon before it explodes (I wasn’t the only one hypnotized by the fruit hijinks – at its peak, 800,000 people were tuned into the 45-minute live event, and the video has since surpassed 10 million views). You can find a ton of stats about the rise of live video. They’re all impressive.

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CrossEngage Orchestrates Customer Journeys Using Events

Customer Experience Matrix

CrossEngage treats most data as either a customer attribute or event, using Cassandra and Elastic Search to store inputs and to allow data access with minimal schema design. It feels like forever since I first wrote about Journey Orchestration Engines (JOEs) , although it is just one year.

Ops-Stars at Dreamforce Shines on Day Two

LeanData

Kristina Frost will explain how Elastic, with the help of Groove, uses data-driven insights to craft smart strategies to engage with customers. SAN FRANCISCO — Trish Bertuzzi. Marketo’s Renaud Bizet. Box’s Doug Landis. Business leaders from Greenhouse, Gigamon and so much more.

HG Data Invites UCSB Data Science Club to Test Their Skills at Fun Hackathon Event

HG Data

While developing their projects, students also had the opportunity to use cutting edge technology such as Amazon Web Services (including Elastic MapReduce), Hadoop, Apache Zeppelin, and Apache Spark.

Should Your Brand Voice Stay the Same Across Social Channels?

Contently

Like the personality of a human, your brand has to retain some elasticity to appeal to different people in different places. If you’re curious about brand voice, the first thing you should do is think about Tom Hanks. Yes, Tom Hanks—and not just because of his calming presence.

Forecast: Self-Assembling Application Bundles Will Manage Customer Experience

Customer Experience Matrix

Machine intelligence will also create an underlying infrastructure that’s elastic and powerful enough to deliver services reliably regardless of user location or aggregate demand.

Taking Your Team to the SEO Super Bowl

KoMarketing Associates

With Super Bowl weekend upon us, and my elastic-waist jeans* ready for all the delicious food I’m going to eat, I took a moment to reflect on the football season. I also feel it’s important for you to know I don’t really own elastic-waist jeans.

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Ops-Stars at Dreamforce Shines on Day Two

LeanData

Kristina Frost will explain how Elastic, with the help of Groove, uses data-driven insights to craft smart strategies to engage with customers. SAN FRANCISCO — Trish Bertuzzi. Marketo’s Renaud Bizet. Box’s Doug Landis. Business leaders from Greenhouse, Gigamon and so much more.

How does a bank improve customer relationships?

Biznology

Elastic. The Elastic Card is a Visa Prepaid Debit Card that can be used to pay bills and make purchases anywhere Visa debit is accepted (which is just about everywhere). For a millions of people, the Elastic Card is better than a traditional bank account. The second product, the Elastic Line of Credit, gives customers even more flexibility with access of up to $500 in emergency cash to cover unexpected bills, car repair, and other urgent financial needs.

Enterprise marketers spending 22% of their budget on martech

chiefmartech

” Marketing is still seen a relatively elastic expense. Gartner recently released their CMO Spend Survey 2017-2018. The headline of their report: Budgets Recede Amid Demand For Results. Let’s hear it for results!

Gartner: Get your ROI / TCO Calculators Right, or Not at All

The ROI Guy

Software and subscriptions, but adding comparisons of administration and management costs, as well as cost and value comparisons on security and compliance risks, availability, elasticity, and agility. Customers care about financials.

Building a Demand Gen Tribe: The Seth Godin Lead Gen Program

Smashmouth Marketing

I was bouncing the topic around with my friend and colleague, Tim Dempsy ( @tdempsey ) of Elastic Brands , and he shared, "First and foremost, you have to define and articulate your tribe’s essence or mission.

Modules for Magento Ecommerce Conversion Optimization

ATAK Interactive

Elastic Search provides a faster and more a valuable search experience than Magento’s default search function. We’ve covered effective SEO practices for driving up the number of potential customers to your site ( Article 1 , Article 2 , Article 3 ). However, getting them there is only step 1.

The CMO's Guide to Marketing Org Structures [SlideShare]

Hubspot

We invite you to take a look at the various structures -- from the "Elastic Org" and the "Inbound Org" to the "Funnel-Focused Org" and the "Customer Org" -- and share with others who may benefit from the insights: The CMO''s Guide to Marketing Org Structure from HubSpot All-in-one Marketing Software.

Avoiding The Predictive Analytics #Fail In Demand Generation

ANNUITAS

These correlations speak to two critical concepts — elasticity and velocity — which underlie structured demand generation KPIs that tell us something about how likely a buyer is to buy, and in what time frame. *This post first ran in Demand Gen Report , April 19, 2016.

How do you migrate to a new site search engine?

Biznology

Make a change to your search application so that every Google Site Search request has a new URL parameter (&engine=google), but route a small, random sample of searches through your new search engine (&engine=elastic).

Millennials Are Taking Over, And It’s All Right

Modern Marketing

” Especially in the SaaS world, where choice and lower commitment thresholds are built into the model, services elasticity makes sense. "Millennials have replaced baby boomers as the major consumer segment, so we are seeing a change in what is being demanded. Millennials want more than price and availability; they want speed, convenience and they want to be involved in the co-creation of the product.” ” Steve Melnyk, Michigan State University.

Ops-Stars at Dreamforce Shines on Day Two

LeanData

Kristina Frost will explain how Elastic, with the help of Groove, uses data-driven insights to craft smart strategies to engage with customers. SAN FRANCISCO — Trish Bertuzzi. Marketo’s Renaud Bizet. Box’s Doug Landis. Business leaders from Greenhouse, Gigamon and so much more. Yes, it’s a full agenda on Day Two of Ops-Stars at Dreamforce.

Ops-Stars at Dreamforce Shines on Day Two

LeanData

Kristina Frost will explain how Elastic, with the help of Groove, uses data-driven insights to craft smart strategies to engage with customers. SAN FRANCISCO — Trish Bertuzzi. Marketo’s Renaud Bizet. Box’s Doug Landis. Business leaders from Greenhouse, Gigamon and so much more. Yes, it’s a full agenda on Day Two of Ops-Stars at Dreamforce.

How your enterprise social platform enables the information marketplace

Biznology

You can see in those places all the principles one would learn during an MBA degree playing live in your face: price elasticity, the 3 Cs, the 4 Ps, negotiation techniques, present value, future value, brand equity, you name it. Photo credit: Wikipedia.

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Modules for Magento Ecommerce Conversion Optimization

ATAK Interactive

Elastic Search provides a faster and more a valuable search experience than Magento’s default search function. We’ve covered effective SEO practices for driving up the number of potential customers to your site ( Article 1 , Article 2 , Article 3 ). However, getting them there is only step 1.

The Future of Audience Selection: Where AI Can Take Your Campaigns

Modern B2B Marketing

The Google Cloud Platform, with its intelligent and elastic infrastructure, provides performance and trusted security our customers require for real-time engagement on a global scale. Where do you start when you’re building an audience for your campaigns? Job titles? Industries?

Ops-Stars at Dreamforce Shows the Rise of Operations

LeanData

Kristina Frost, manager of strategic sales operations, Elastic Title: “How Elastic Uses Customer Insights to Drive the Renewal Process”. Theme: Elastic uses data and technology like Groove to craft better strategies to engage with customers. It began as a modest idea.

How Competitive Is Your Channel Marketing?

Bulldog Solutions

Elastic Grid , a fully responsive, cloud-based, through-partner marketing platform, has collected anonymous data about the wants and needs of 11K+ channel partners and practitioners who utilize its platform.

Ops-Stars at Dreamforce Shows the Rise of Operations

LeanData

Kristina Frost, manager of strategic sales operations, Elastic Title: “How Elastic Uses Customer Insights to Drive the Renewal Process”. Theme: Elastic uses data and technology like Groove to craft better strategies to engage with customers. It began as a modest idea.

Ops-Stars at Dreamforce Shows the Rise of Operations

LeanData

Kristina Frost, manager of strategic sales operations, Elastic Title: “How Elastic Uses Customer Insights to Drive the Renewal Process”. Theme: Elastic uses data and technology like Groove to craft better strategies to engage with customers. It began as a modest idea.

Ops-Stars at Dreamforce Shows the Rise of Operations

LeanData

Kristina Frost, manager of strategic sales operations, Elastic Title: “How Elastic Uses Customer Insights to Drive the Renewal Process”. Theme: Elastic uses data and technology like Groove to craft better strategies to engage with customers. It began as a modest idea.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity

Get Elastic ). Get Elastic ). Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. Should you include Pinterest in your mix? Increase use of video marketing? Is blogging coming back or trailing off?

23 Terrific Email Marketing Guides

Webbiquity

24 Tips for Responsive Email Design by Get Elastic. Despite repeated pronouncements of its demise, email marketing is definitely not dead (just as SEO is not dead ). According to recent research : • For every $1 spent on email marketing, the average return is $44.25. •

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OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat Benefits Estimator (powered by Alinean)

The ROI Guy

OpenShift Enterprise is a platform as a service (PaaS) designed to provide an on-demand, elastic, scalable, and fully configured application development, testing, and hosting environment for application developers so they can focus on coding those new application services.

How to Segment Your Target Market on Social Networks

Sales Intelligence View

Welcome to the age of elastic market segmentation. Segmentation isn’t necessarily a new concept, but it is a crucial discipline to master in today’s sales climate.

Optimization Testing: Don't Obsess Over Conversion Rates

Hubspot

This is a guest article written by Linda Bustos, director of eCommerce research for Elastic Path Software. Linda is chief blogger at the Get Elastic Ecommerce Blog , the Internet's most read eCommerce blog.

How Channel Marketers Engage on Social Media

Funnelholic

My firm, Leadtail , in collaboration with the smart folks at Elastic Grid , decided to delve into these very questions by looking at the Twitter activity of 368 channel marketers over a four month period.

TCO is So 1990: TCS is the new TCO

The ROI Guy

Think back to the 90's: Bill Clinton and the Bull market, Flip phones and the Internet, Forrest Gump and Pulp Fiction, Boy Bands and Nirvana, Friends and Seinfeld. and if you were in IT, it was all about TCO – Total Cost of Ownership.

Buyerology Trend: Think Buyer Decision Model vs. Buyer Journey

Tony Zambito

Goals : buyer goals have become more elastic and buyers are considering more input and alternatives to overcoming obstacles to achieve goals.  This is the fifth in a series of articles looking at buyer trends that will influence marketing and sales in the near and foreseeable future.