Act-On’s a Leader in the Forrester Wave™ and What That Means to You

Act-On

So, with that said, we were pretty excited to see Act-On Software named a Leader among lead-to-revenue management (L2RM) platform vendors in the Forrester Research, Inc., report: The Forrester Wave™: Lead-to-Revenue Management Platform Vendors, Q4 2016. “… What Act-On might miss in depth, it reaches in breadth,” writes author Lori Wizdo, Principal Analyst for Forrester Research in the report. The Forrester Wave™ research process is rigorous, objective, and transparent.

Adding fuel to the fire: How important is Facebook?

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

The research does not necessarily say teens are moving away from Facebook. Only 15 percent of teens in the survey said Facebook topped the list. How important is Facebook? Before declaring Facebook dead, consider that other reports offer a dramatically different view.

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Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity

You know the statistics : Facebook is the most popular method for sharing online content. 85% of B2B journalists are on Facebook. 61 of the world’s 100 largest companies maintain Facebook brand pages, as do 71% of B2B firms. Facebook Marketing Tips and Tactics.

Facebook Me

Salesfusion

Gartner Group and Forrester Research Group predict record levels in Marketing Automation (MA) spending and exponential growth in the field. The post Facebook Me appeared first on Marketing Automation | Lead Generation | Email Marketing | Salesfusion. [one_half valign="middle"].

Facebook Integration a Win-Win for Consumers and Marketers

Modern Marketing

We’re happy to announce we’re addressing that challenge through an integration between Facebook and the Oracle Marketing Cloud. Facebook announced its new lead ads product that makes it simple for users on Facebook to share their information with an advertiser in two clicks.

Social Media is a life sentence

Biznology

So, every morning, you need to line up your day: your daily dose of azathioprine, your daily blog post, your daily tweets, your daily pins, your daily Facebook posts, and your daily dose of comments, responses, retweets, reports, favorites, and the like.

3 Secrets To Having A Two-Way Conversation With Your Brand’s Customers Online

Buzz Marketing for Technology

What Google, Amazon and Facebook all have in common is that they’ve built their entire customer experience across all devices and all channels around customers’ trust and respect. Posted in Branding Communities eCommerce Interactive Marketing Mobile Optimization.

Facebook Updates Cover Photo Guidelines to Allow Calls-to-Action

Hubspot

I've always considered myself quite the sneak when it comes to marketing on Facebook. But today, I learned that Facebook has been keeping secrets from me, too. So now, Facebook is making it even easier for businesses to take advantage of this growing visual platform to generate some.

Facebook Can Work for B2B Marketers, But You Gotta Know the Rules

Paul Gillin

In my work with B2B organizations, the question of how to use Facebook is invariably front and center. This Is despite the fact that numerous surveys have shown that Facebook is one of the least effective social networks for B2B marketing. Contests and giveaways work well on Facebook.

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Five Facebook Tips for Small Businesses

Paul Gillin

But with Facebook becoming the place you just have to be for businesses of all sizes, a little marketing know-how comes in handy. When we look at what platforms our small business customers are using for social media marketing, 94% of them are on Facebook,” Schmulen said.

The 411 On Facebook Q&As For Marketers

Modern Marketing

Does your brand have more than 10,000 Facebook fans? If so, you have access to a unique feature that marketers are just beginning to explore: Facebook Q&A. One question that immediately jumps to mind: Is there any advantage to using Facebook over Twitter for a chat session?

Why research firms are screwing up content marketing

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Companies like Forrester and Gartner — who used to make their money providing expensive and exclusive research reports — are finding it impossible to “contain” the data. Facebook called the claims “irresponsible.” An early Google Pants sighting.

39 More (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity

Facebook is the largest social network and is unlikely to fall to any “Facebook killer” application anytime soon; Google is going to keep trying to build its own social network until it manages to create one that attracts more users than lawsuits), many practices are still evolving.

It’s Time For CMOs To Tap Into The Power Of Personalization

Buzz Marketing for Technology

According to Forrester Research , U.S. A study by Forrester Research found that 45 percent of people on social networks have interacted with a brand through social media over the previous three months. Posted in eCommerce Optimization Personalization.

What is the Social Enterprise?

Modern Marketing

“The ‘social enterprise’ to me refers to a business that connects employees to each other and to customers, through the power of social technologies,” says Zach Hofer-Shall , an analyst at Forrester Research.

Innovators Wanted: Marketing to Generation Live

Biznology

According to the Forrester Research report, “ How to Build Your Brand with Generation Z ,” they are the first generation to consume more online than offline. Who could have predicted the impact of Facebook 10 years ago? Photo credit: MikeMonello.

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3 Top Metrics for B2B Marketers to Track on Social Media

Oktopost

So, you’ve been publishing content to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and maybe a few other social networks, building up some followers and engagement. In its 2016 Report Metrics That Matter for B2B Marketers, Forrester surveyed a large number … Social Media Marketing B2B Marketing Lead Generation Social AnalyticsWhat’s next? How can you measure and demonstrate the true impact of your B2B social media marketing efforts?

Three reasons social media marketing favors small businesses

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For example, I sat through a Forrester presentation on new social web marketing analytics and their ideas on measurement took resources that were way out of reach of the small business owner, meaning … most of us.

What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity

It may not catch everything, but it finds a lot (via blogs, Twitter, social news sites and Facebook public pages) and presents the information through useful charts and graphs. Forrester Research has named Nielsen a leader in brand monitoring solutions, saying “the vendor has the strongest strategic vision and currently competes at a scale unmatched by any other competitor.&#. Share this on Facebook.

Why You Should Question Most Video Marketing Stats You See

Contently

That claim, attributed to Dr. James McQuivey of Forrester Research, gets cited by marketers all over the globe. Nevertheless, given the nature of the study and caliber of Forrester, it’s safe to assume that the 1.8 Brands Voices data eMarketer facebook video

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DemandCon: Why Storytelling Drives Demand Generation [Video]

Modern Marketing

Ernst, a Principal Analyst at Forrester Research , who spends the majority of his time talking to CMOs, dedicated his entire presentation at DemandCon today dispelling what he considers common myths of marketing. Facebook. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this.

The Customer Service Arms Race

Contently

At the same time, the meteoric rise of Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and other instant messaging services promises a whole new environment and approach to customer service. com” listing on Facebook Messenger has the line “Typically replies in minutes.”

Social Business Q&A: 10 Questions with Augie Ray

Modern Marketing

When my career began to take a new shape, it was his reports (when he was an analyst at Forrester Research) and writing on “ Experience: The Blog ” that, unbeknownst to him, helped me clarify what I wanted to do, why I wanted to do it, and how I wanted to do it. In 2009, the challenge was to get companies to start listening and responding on Facebook and Twitter. Ask for an education in the practical aspects of Facebook and Twitter.

Content Marketing Must Focus On Customer Value

B2B Marketing Insider

That is according to a March 2014 report by Forrester Research, Inc., Forrester conducted in-depth interviews with marketers, agencies and publishers in order to gain insights into the importance of content marketing, and the top strategies for how brands can become more effective with it.

7 Awesome B2B Facebook Pages

Hubspot

A little while ago I wrote a post about 20 great Facebook Fan Pages. Like the general idea of Inbound Marketing can be applied to both B2C and B2B companies, so too can the Facebook marketing techniques portrayed in the previous examples. Forrester.

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12 B2B Facebook Cover Photos to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Hubspot

Too boring for Facebook, right? So whether you're looking to get started on Facebook, convince your boss Facebook isn't reserved for B2C companies, or just give your presence there a little extra love, take a look at these Facebook page cover photos from other B2B marketers.

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity

Facebook is the world’s most visited social media brand with 54% of the worlds internet population visiting the brand. More than 700,000 local businesses have active Pages on Facebook. Facebook, Twitter Growing As Video Referral Sources by MediaPost Online Media Daily.

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55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Facebook added more than 200 million users last year, and Twitter more than doubled in size, adding 115 million. Which Profile Aspects Should Be Emphasized on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn? 11 Practical Business Uses for LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter by GigaOM.

Social media ROI sucks! (Or, you can prove anything if you send out a survey)

ViewPoint

Social distribution of content and messages isn’t considered all that effective in providing business value to companies, according to a recent analysis by Forrester Research. This is hardly a rejection of social media or even Facebook.

Is It A Good Time To Be CMO?

B2B Marketing Insider

The main finding from a survey of senior marketing executives conducted by Forrester and the Business Marketing Association was that there has never been a better time to be a CMO at business-to-business organizations.

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Gamification of the Sales Process

Sales Intelligence View

According to Forrester, gamers span just about every demographic. facebook gamification jigsaw linkedin Microsoft Dynamics netsuite oracle rainmaker Sales Sales Data Sales Intelligence sales process sales productivity salesforce.com Social CRM social media SugarCRM twitter unlocked winner

Tom Pisello: The ROI Guy: Forrester announces Sales Enablement.

The ROI Guy

Thursday, September 09, 2010 Forrester announces Sales Enablement Conference focused on Selling into the New Economy We were excited to hear that Forresters first Sales Enablement Conference will be focused on Selling into the New Economy. according to Forrester.

B2B Gets Yelp’d

Modern Marketing

According to a survey of high-tech of marketing executives at B2B companies by Forrester Research, only 3% of respondents claimed marketing was the most influential business function at their company. Facebook. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this. This article originally appeared on SocialTimes on May 6. We wanted to share it with our readers, just in case you missed it. If you’re a restaurant or retailer, you ignore Yelp at your peril.

Is This The Year Of Big Data For Marketing?

B2B Marketing Insider

She covers Forrester’s latest marketing report “ Predictions 2014: Marketing Leaders Put Insights To Use. And please follow along on Twitter , LinkedIn , Facebook and Google+ or Subscribe to the B2B Marketing Insider Blog for regular updates.

50+ Video Marketing Stats that Prove You’re Doing it Right

Vidyard

Adding video to your site increases your chance of a front-page Google result by 50x – Forrester ( Tweet This ). 63% of marketers surveyed said that Facebook has the biggest impact for their social videos – Animoto ( Tweet This ). People spend 3x more time watching a Live video on Facebook than a video that is no longer live – Facebook ( Tweet This ).

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12 Examples of B2B Companies Managing Impactful Twitter Profiles

KoMarketing Associates

As a matter of fact, an estimated 310 million active users per month have propelled Twitter to number two on the list of most popular social networks, behind Facebook. Additional research shows us that Twitter outperforms LinkedIn and Facebook 9 to 1 for lead generation. Forrester.

Top Instagram Influencers

Act-On

Forrester found that engagement rates on Instagram are almost 58 times higher than engagement on Facebook and 120 times higher than Twitter’s. She is the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, which happens to own Instagram. (No

7 Ways to Create More Interesting Content for Your Blog

Act-On

During this post, they highlight 12 B2B brands including players such as Intel, Cisco, and Forrester that are rocking the Twitter space. For example, Post Planner published “ Here’s a Quick Way to Get More Likes on Your Facebook Page.”.

Social Media Audiences Are Great, But Email Audiences Are Better

Act-On

As you know, “Organic reach” on Facebook is in the low single digits. The exact stats vary widely, but here’s what Forrester reported early last year. According to Smart Insight’s recent post about Facebook marketing, “ Across all ad formats and placements, Ad CTR is 0.17%.”

Agencies Under Pressure to be More Digital

Act-On

Understand Facebook’s EdgeRank works, and how to explain it to clients? The economy continues to dig its way of the recession, and businesses that hunkered down for years are beginning to market themselves again.