The Benefits of a One-Page B2B Marketing Plan

B2B Marketing Traction

This is the time when many organizations and businesses are thinking about planning and budgeting for the next year. A one-page plan for managing and executing planned marketing is something I’ve used successfully for my business and for my clients.

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What Does A Content Marketing Plan Look Like?

Marketing Insider Group

Whether you are new to content marketing or not, developing a successful content marketing strategy can be very challenging and time-consuming. This simple guide can help you overcome the most common problems in content marketing plans and get to a successful and continuous process to deliver successful and rewarding content marketing plans. What Does An Effective Content Marketing Plan Look Like? Step # 1 : Get Buy-in For Your Plan.

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7 Must-Read Tips To Simplify Content Marketing Planning

Marketing Insider Group

Well, if that is the case then we should stop being stupid with our content marketing planning. Too many brands have an enthusiastic, scattershot and complex approach to their digital and content go-to-market strategy. Sales, marketing and content creation have converged. If we are Modern Marketers (and sellers and publishers), then we should think how to connect better with our Modern Buyers in today’s digital, social, and customer-centric time.

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How to Craft an Event Marketing Plan

TrustRadius Marketing

It’s a big question and if you find yourself in league with many marketers, one that is important to understand. In this blog post we’ll walk you the various stages of event marketing and what it means for your brand. What is Event Marketing? How to Craft an Event Marketing Plan.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

1How B2B Marketing. from SMB Marketing Leaders Brought to you by 2Introduction This study examined priorities, challenges, and trends for B2B marketers. The top priorities for B2B marketers this year are generating more high-quality leads and. content marketing efforts.

22 Free Content Marketing Tools To Drive Your Content Marketing Plans

Marketing Insider Group

One of the content marketing questions I get asked most often is how a small business or even a large business can get started with content marketing with very little or no funding. And finally, I have listed out the free content marketing tools I use for sharing content.

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5 Marketing Plan Examples to Help You Write Your Own


You’ve been spearheading your organization’s content marketing efforts for a while now, and your team’s performance has convinced your boss to fully adopt content marketing. Read on to get inspired by some of marketing’s top content strategies. Set SMART content marketing goals.

SaaS Marketing Essentials – 3 Reasons Why You Need HubSpot


Nevertheless, baseball did teach me a lot of valuable lessons that apply to any marketing plan SaaS company executives might come up with. Learn About the Top Marketing Strategies in 2017. The same is true when it comes to inbound marketing for software companies. The first is that many startups mistakenly believe that content marketing for SaaS can be done without the aid of tools designed to organize, streamline, and effectively execute it.

A SaaS Marketing Plan for High Growth Companies


The same might be said for for the transition from product-market fit to the growth stage of a SaaS company. The Four Core Tenets of a SaaS Marketing Plan. Marketing and sales alignment. Photo Credit: State of Inbound Marketing. Marketing budget.

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How to Build an Unbeatable Content Marketing Plan


Whether you''re just starting out with content marketing or you''ve been using the same content marketing strategies for a while, your content marketing plan needs to be better than ever for 2015. The Content Marketing Plan Basics.

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Super Tools for Your Content Marketing Plan: Video and Webinars

Hinge Marketing

If you are like most firms, your 2016 content marketing plan looks a lot like your 2015 content marketing plan. Maybe it is time to consider a few new tools that, while not required, could supercharge your marketing efforts.

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How Everybody Wins with HubSpot's Funding « The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking How Everybody Wins with HubSpot’s Funding As everyone in the marketing industry surely knows by now, HubSpot raised $32 million in additional funding.

What Marketing Org Charts Tell You About The Business

The Effective Marketer

Look at how people are structured and what the reporting structure looks like and it will tell how the company is run, what is important to them, and how they think about their product and services and the market in general. Sending a Message Through the Marketing Org Chart.

19 Noteworthy Stats About Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter Marketing


Social media marketing is sometimes viewed as Facebook —and then there’s the other guys. Any successful B2B social media marketing strategy will necessarily involve multiple social networks, taking advantage of the unique characteristics and ambiance of each. HubSpot ).

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How to Devise a Strategic Email Marketing Plan for 2011


2011 is quickly approaching and you need to gain a clear understanding of what your new email marketing plan will look like. The conference, which takes place in January, will offer advanced training workshops and tons of networking opportunities with marketing thought leaders.

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Making Cents of Inbound Marketing: An Interview With HubSpot's CFO


What do they really think about marketing? What’s the best way to get buy-in on a new marketing program? How do they decide how much budget marketing gets? An Interview with HubSpot CFO John Kinzer. That''s just a small example of how inbound marketing has worked on me.

Social Media Messages – How Many are Enough?

B2B Marketing Traction

As a B2B Marketing Consultant, I am often asked how many messages a business should post on their social media accounts. Yesterday I was reviewing Hubspot information and saw that they recommend no more than two or three updates on Facebook each week. Tweet.

Free eBook: Building the Marketing Plan: A Blueprint for Start-ups


Ilya has spent the past decade running marketing for software vendors including SolidWorks, Interactive Supercomputing (acquired by Microsoft) and Cilk Arts (acquired by Intel). Download his free eBook: Building a Marketing Plan: A Blueprint for Start-ups. I talk to a lot of start-ups about their marketing and sales operations. So I’ve put together an e-Book that would hopefully help construct a start-up’s marketing plan. Connect with HubSpot

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33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far


Given the widespread adoption of social media marketing practices, the “if” and “when” questions seemed to have now been resolved by most midsized and larger companies (and a lot of small companies as well). Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics & Techniques.

Elements of Modern Web Design, the Best LinkedIn Groups for Marketers, and More in HubSpot Content This Week


Have you ever felt like you can''t keep up with all of the new marketing tips, tricks, and trends that keep popping up on the interwebs? As modern marketers, we''re constantly on a quest for more knowledge. 20 LinkedIn Groups Every Marketer Should Join. Inbound Marketing

A Practical Social Media Strategy for B2B Marketers

B2B Marketing Traction

Social media is still a relatively new tactic in town for B2B marketers. Have a strategic vision of how social media fits into marketing as a whole. The concept is that your website is a hub of online marketing, and social media drives traffic and activity to the site.

Webinar: How to Get Executive Buy-In for Content Marketing


Seventy percent of marketers plan on creating more content in 2017 than 2016. Yet roughly two-thirds of them do so without any documented strategy, and over half don’t know what a successful content marketing program looks like. In this webinar, HubSpot corporate marketing manager Sam Balter and I outline the three keys that will help you show the benefits of content to your bosses. Demonstrate continuous improvement with a content plan.

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5 Content Planning Tools that Will Make You a Smarter Marketer

Launch Marketing

The number of content planning and marketing tools available to B2B marketers today is larger than ever. Creating high-quality content to help you accomplish your marketing objectives begins with planning and research. Hubspot Blog Topic Generator.

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Topic Clustering: The Future of Content Planning


Planning a content calendar for several weeks or months in advance can be stressful, especially when you consider the rate at which trends change. But what exactly is topic clustering and how can you adapt your own content planning process to this new SEO technology?

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Measure what matters in B2B marketing – 4 tips for creating meaningful metrics

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Demonstrating marketing value in B2B has never been easy. Yet the past few years have placed a microscope on our B2B marketing activities and we have been under increasing pressure to ‘prove’ our marketing return-on-investment (ROI).

5 Things You Need to Run Effective Marketing Meetings

B2B Marketing Traction

I’m surprised by the number of organizations that do not run marketing meetings well, if at all. Marketing has long been considered a creative task, as opposed to a mission-critical operation in businesses. Run your marketing like your business.

Marketing Charts and Trends « The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking Marketing Charts and Trends With an impressive collection of charts, HubSpot released The Marketing Data Box.

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Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2010 (So Far)


Data junkies, stats addicts, web trivia buffs rejoice — here are a deluge of social media, search and other marketing research facts and figures from 50 articles and blog posts published so far in 2010. How are marketers planning to allocate budgets this year?

because you can't beat free marketing training

The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking Because You Can’t Beat Free Marketing Training This is the second post finalizing the review of the Inbound Marketing University program from HubSpot.

The Science of Email Marketing « The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking The Science of Email Marketing I just attended “The Science of Email Marketing&# online webinar, hosted by HubSpot and presented by social media scientist Dan Zarrella.

inbound marketing training for free

The Effective Marketer

Free Marketing Training from IMU After watching the classes, my take on the University is: Positives: Online archives from each class including slides available on-demand helps a lot when you have busy schedules like mine, and also allows watching at your own pace (i.e.

From Awareness to Post-Sale: How to Use Video Throughout the Inbound Marketing Cycle


A great content marketing plan doesn’t have a set end date, and neither should your video marketing strategy. Your brand can use video throughout the inbound marketing funnel and this post outlines how to get started. Want More Video Marketing Content?

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10 Marketing Reports Everyone Working Online Should Read


It’s no surprise that digital marketing is constantly evolving and adapting to the trends that appeal to our target audiences. Through testing different approaches, marketers can get a sense of what works best for their demographics. Demand Generation Benchmarks | Hubspot.

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How to Adapt to the Future of B2B Inbound Marketing

B2B PR Sense

B2B inbound marketing started some 10 years ago in response to growing frustration with traditional, outbound marketing tactics. Meanwhile, the methods and priorities of b2b marketing strategies grow and evolve. Clearer Communication Between Executives and Marketers is a Must.

6 Reasons Inbound Marketing Campaign Plans Fail (And How To Fix Them!)


As today’s B2B consumers increasingly ignore traditional interruptive marketing, marketers must adapt their strategies to succeed. For Marketing Directors today, that means having the confidence to change strategy; earning visibility through helping buyers reach the solutions they need. 3 out of 4 marketers across the globe prioritise an Inbound approach to marketing - HubSpot State of Inbound 2015. HubSpot State of Inbound 2015. HubSpot.

How Account-Based Marketers Drive Revenue + More [2017 State of Pipeline Marketing Data]


Account-based marketing is here to stay. It’s no longer a new strategy and marketers realize it can supplement traditional demand generation, not just replace it. As Allison Snow said in a recent Forrester blog post , “ Smart marketers are using ABM to support the goals they already had, not to change the game and achieve different outcomes.”. In this post, we focus on marketers who responded that 50% or more of their marketing is account based.

How to Boost Your Thought Leadership Strategy with Facebook Live

B2B PR Sense

Hubspot’s latest State of Inbound report reveals that Facebook Live is poised to take off. 46% of those polled said that they plan to incorporate Facebook video into their marketing strategy in the coming year. Why is Facebook Live So Important to Your B2B Marketing Plan?

Only B2B - Untitled Article

Only B2B

Let’s analyze 15 demand generation statistics that every demand marketer should know. Marketers who document strategy are 538% more likely to report success than those who don’t and Marketers who document process are 466% more likely to report success than those who don’t.

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Top Tools for B2B Marketers

BOP Design

It can be a double-edged sword, but we live in a time when there are tools for everything marketing related. B2B marketers can literally use 10, 20, or 30+ tools on a daily basis to manage and execute their marketing strategy. At the heart of a strong B2B marketing plan is data.

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10 Reasons Why No One Is Reading Your B2B Blog

B2B PR Sense

Studies show that 69% of marketers plan to increase their use of blogging this year -- because it is so effective. Think like a marketer. In this case, you need to exchange your writing hat for a marketing one. b2b marketing b2b content marketing B2B Blogging

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Startup Marketing: The Trick to Maximizing Growth with Minimum Effort


As a startup marketer, you’re probably keen on one major thing: maximizing growth with minimum effort. Are you focusing on the target market that’s going to have the biggest impact? This simple question should become the new mantra for your startup marketing organization.

The Ultimate List of Marketing Conferences Through 2019


Consider this scenario: You are super stoked to attend an upcoming marketing conference. It happens… There are dozens of marketing conferences to choose from each year, but not all have the same caliber, audience or takeaways. Has your marketing team made plans yet?

The Pros and Cons of Social Media Contests


In fact, according to HubSpot , businesses that host social media contests receive an average of 34 percent new fans! Katie Alteri is the content marketing coordinator at Fora Financial , a company that provides working capital solutions to small businesses across the U.S.