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Why Industrial Marketing Plans and Strategy Must Go Together

Industrial Marketing Today

I’ve had many conversations about creating industrial marketing plans that start something like this, “Can you create an industrial marketing plan for us?” Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.].

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How to Create a Content Marketing Plan in 2023

DivvyHQ

The ever-shifting content landscape calls for revisiting your content marketing plan regularly. Is your 2023 plan considering all the latest trends and tech? It can be challenging to determine what to consider when creating new strategies, or tweaking your existing game plan.

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Email Marketing Planning: Strategies to Make it Easy

SendX

So you want to try out email marketing

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What Are You Forgetting in Your Marketing Plans?

Hive9

If your marketing plans contain, well, just marketing plans, you might want to consider casting a wider net. Marketing Planning Effective Planning Integrated Marketing Marketing Personalization marketing strategy

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How COVID-19 is Impacting B2B Marketing Plans

Speaker: Tom Pick, Chief Digital Marketing Consultant, Webbiquity

B2B Marketing Zone and Tom Pick, a well-known B2B Marketing expert, recently conducted a survey of over 450 senior B2B marketing professionals about the impact of COVID-19 on their B2B marketing plans. The results were not surprising in some areas, but were very surprising in others. Don’t miss this webinar, where Tom will share findings from the survey, from additional market input, and from the audience. By registering, you will get access to the full survey report.

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How to Create a Marketing Plan

Sharpspring

The phrase “marketing plan” can mean many things, from your social media/ad campaign schedule to your lead nurture pipeline to your overall strategic goals. Ideally, you’ll bring all these tactics together in a cohesive strategy. No two marketing plans are alike.

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2022 Learnings to Inform Your 2023 Content Marketing Plan

Contently

Once you understand what worked and what didn’t, apply these findings to your 2023 strategy. Content Marketing Institute (CMI) predicts that companies will spend less on paid content and focus more on organic ways to gain audience share in the new year. Trending strategy

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Is Marketing Strategy Different from a Marketing Plan?

DivvyHQ

Isn't a marketing strategy the same thing as a marketing plan? It's easy to get hung up on theory and semantics, but instead, let’s set out a working definition of each term and put both strategy and planning to work to boost your corporate bottom line!

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How to Create a Marketing Plan for Your Small Business

Marketing Insider Group

If you think your small business doesn’t need a marketing plan, think again. A marketing plan for small business owners and teams keeps your strategy on track and focused on the right goals. Despite this, only 50% of small businesses have an actual marketing plan.

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7 Tips for Strategic B2B Marketing Planning

Marketing Insider Group

Every marketer needs to align their marketing plans to the strategic goals of their business – it’s a critical component of Marketing Performance Management. In fact, our research at Allocadia found that companies with strong growth are 2X more likely to align marketing KPIs directly to their contribution to the business, underscoring the need for all marketing […].

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An Actionable Guide to Building Out an Account-Based Marketing Strategy in a Single Quarter

Speaker: Justin Keller, VP of Marketing, and Brad Beutler, Director of Content at Terminus

ABM is one of those words you've heard but maybe you haven't explored fully yet. Are you searching for a new creative go-to-market plan in our new digital-first, work-from-home environment? Or maybe you’ve done your research on ABM, understand the benefits, and now you want to see some tactical ways on how to get started? Either way, you're on the right track and we have just the thought-leaders to help you! Join Justin Keller, VP of Marketing, and Brad Beutler, Director of Content at Terminus for their discussion about how to create your future timeline to Go-to-Market success with ABM.

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4 key characteristics of an effective go-to-market plan

Tomorrow People

Consider these points when developing your next GTM strategy. I don’t mean to alarm you with this statistic—but it is a reminder that in today’s volatile markets, having a quality go-to-market (GTM) plan is key if you want to ensure product launch success.

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Create the Perfect Marketing Plan for a B2B Product Launch

Launch Marketing

Every new B2B product needs a sound marketing plan to foster awareness and ultimately revenue growth, but before you can walk, you must learn to crawl. Read on, to learn about the four essential elements of a product launch marketing plan.

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Why You Need a Content Marketing Plan [+ Free Templates]

Litmus

A 2020 Content Marketing Institute study found that a third of B2B teams don’t have a dedicated content team at all and 52% of B2C companies have a content department of one. In other words, having a thorough plan of action helps you work smarter (and not harder).

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How to Create a Winning Digital Marketing Plan

The Marketing Blender

How to Create a Winning Digital Marketing Plan Creating a winning digital marketing plan is crucial for any business looking to succeed in today’s digital landscape. What is a marketing strategy? Blog marketing

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Key Elements to a Successful Building-Products Marketing Plan

Navigate the Channel

As a building products manufacturer or marketer, you’ll benefit from understanding the foundations of how to create an effective marketing plan. After all, for many, their expertise is in the building industry, not in marketing strategy.

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Successful Marketing Plans Depend on Visibility

Hive9

A marketing plan with visibility (from multiple points of view) is one that’s designed to meet often complex corporate goals tied to specific strategies for growth. And while this might sound fairly obvious, a lot of companies aren’t hitting the mark when it comes to visibility in their marketing plans. Marketing Planning visibility reverse waterfall

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How to Create a Marketing Plan: 7 Steps

Visitor Queue

A marketing plan will provide a roadmap of your company’s marketing strategies. Whether you are starting a new company, or looking to re-vamp your existing marketing strategies, a well-thought-out marketing plan can be the difference between success and failure.

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Industrial Marketing Plan: A 3-Phase Approach

Industrial Marketing Today

As we go deeper into Q4 with the holidays right around the corner, most industrial companies start to think about their industrial marketing plan for next year. As an industrial marketing consultant, I’m often asked by clients the best way to approach this important planning task. My preferred way is what I call the 3-phase […] The post Industrial Marketing Plan: A 3-Phase Approach by Achinta Mitra appeared first on Industrial Marketing Today.

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The One-Person Marketing Plan for Startups

Marketing Insider Group

Struggling to devise a marketing strategy as a one-person startup? We’ve compiled the best advice to help you stop making excuses and create that perfect marketing plan for your startup today. The post The One-Person Marketing Plan for Startups appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Marketing Strategy

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The Ultimate Guide to an Effective B2B Marketing Plan

Launch Marketing

Marketers have a love-hate relationship with the end of the year. While it is exciting to wrap up a year and review performance, it is also a bit chaotic when planning for a new year. Have you thought about your B2B marketing plan for next year?

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How to Organize a Stand-out Marketing Planning Session

Vision Edge Marketing

If you’re like many of our customers, right now you are somewhere in the midst of your planning cycle, working with your partners in Sales, Finance, Product, and IT as you crystallize your Marketing plan. Here’s a bit of advice: Our experience has proven that a collaborative Marketing planning session is an essential step in this process. Focus on 5 Areas for Your Planning Session. Organize a Stand-out Marketing Planning Session.

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How to Create a Senior Living Marketing Plan

Stevens & Tate

You must invest in a robust senior living marketing plan if you want your senior living facility to stand out from the competition. A well-defined marketing plan can be the answer you need to beat the competition. Articles blog digital marketing Senior Living

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Six Key Components of a High Performance Marketing Plan

Act-On

A marketing plan that produces the best results is one revolving around one thing: your customers. Find out six key components of a high performance plan. Content Marketing Marketing Strategy marketing plan marketing strategy

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Three customer insights for your marketing plan

Savanta

As birds migrate north to secure nesting ground, gaggles of marketers flock to secure budget for their marketing plans. The most fruitful of these plans are built on customer insights. We all know that successful marketing propositions perfectly align with customer needs and wants. That’s why a regular customer satisfaction survey should be a staple in any marketing plan. What marketing channels work? . Spring.

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Deploying Dynamic Marketing Planning

Hive9

At Hive9, we believe planning to be the cornerstone of a data-driven marketing approach. Unfortunately, planning is a term that’s often used and seldom explained. It’s entirely possible to hear the term “marketing planning” and conflate it with simply having a budget or a general penned strategy, but the two aren’t the same thing. Marketing Planning Hive9

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How to Start a Content Marketing Plan in 7 Easy Steps

Marketing Insider Group

That same logic applies to content marketing. But how do you start a content marketing plan? Not exactly, but there are certain steps you should follow that will give you the best chance at succeeding with content marketing. Consequences of Not Having a Plan.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on B2B Marketing Plans: Tech vs. Non-Tech

Webbiquity

The abrupt shutdown of vast swaths of economy and the entire live events industry, to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, has dramatically impacted plans for B2B marketers. More than 450 B2B marketing professionals gave their input to this study. Online Event Plans.

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Preparing Your 2019 Marketing Plan and Budget

Act-On

Do you have a documented marketing plan and budget? Here are six tips for preparing your 2019 marketing plan and budget. Marketing StrategyIt's not too late to create one.

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Transform Marketing Planning

Allocadia

Allocadia helps marketers align marketing plans and budgets to create visibility into strategy, execution, and results. Pivot to the next plan, transfer budget, and see the impact in one platform rather than multiple spreadsheets.

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Developing a Marketing Strategy for Social Commerce

DivvyHQ

As e-commerce continues to grow, it's more important than ever to have a solid marketing strategy. Check out our latest blog post from guest contributor Jori Hamilton to learn how to develop a social commerce strategy that works for your business.

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3 Steps to Finding the Right Alignment Between Budget and Strategy in Your Marketing Plan

Hive9

Getting the balance between your marketing budget and strategy in your marketing plan is no easy feat. Marketing Planning Marketing Budgeting marketing strategy alignmentYou’ve got a lot of things to consider and you’ve got a lot of things that can change at any moment.

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Your B2B marketing plan is NOT marketing strategy

TaylorMadeIn KEW

Before I went off on my August holidays I explored in greater depth the first of my 3 enduring fallacies of B2B marketing – that over the past few years marketing has fundamentally changed. In this post I delve deeper into the 2 nd of those 3 fallacies and focus on developing B2B marketing strategy, exploring the difference between marketing strategy and plans. We B2B marketers love words and phrases that sound important and weighty.

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Why You Need a Living Marketing Plan

Hive9

You worked hard on your marketing plan. You sat down with your team, analyzed last year’s data, clarified your goals, and turned it all into a clear strategy to guide your campaigns and actions for the coming year. But once you left that room, what happened to the plan? Marketing Planning Hive9 B2B marketing strategy

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The Right Way to Start Marketing Planning for 2022

B2B Marketing Directions

The fourth quarter is almost here, and that means many marketing leaders will soon begin planning for 2022. Fortunately, a proven technique from military planning can be adapted to help marketing leaders get their planning process started on the right foot.

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What to look for in your marketing planning solution.

Hive9

One of the best quotes about planning ahead comes from that iconic Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin: “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” This is particularly apt in the world digital marketing, where a lack of specific strategies to achieving clear goals will sink any business, big or small. For that reason, we’ve listed five features every marketer needs to look for when selecting an effective marketing-planning software solution.

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Why You Need to Start with Why as You Develop Your Marketing Plan

Vision Edge Marketing

Two challenges (alignment with the CEO and alignment with business priorities) remain constant for Marketing leaders. The recent Spencer Stuart CMO Tenure study suggests one of the primary reasons for the continued CMO shuffle is “poor alignment between the CEO and CMO on the mission (and the timeline) of the marketing organization’s output.” A tool exists within reach of every Marketing organization that addresses both of these challenges – the Marketing plan.

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Five Ways to Keep Your Marketing Plan on Track

Webbiquity

As a business owner, I really enjoy working with my marketing team. I find their creativity and flexibility to be inspiring and they work hard to develop great strategic plans with detailed timelines. So in order to implement the most successful marketing strategy and generate a good return for your investment, I’d like to suggest five things business owners should discuss with their marketing teams (as well as outside agencies and consultants ) to keep their plan on track.

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Is Your Marketing Plan SMART?

B2B Marketing Traction

One Page Marketing Plan. If there is one thing I’ve learned as a marketing consultant, strategic marketing plans must be SMART to be successful. Especially in tough economic times, they have limited resources to spend on marketing. So, what they do spend on marketing must produce results. Here are my descriptions for SMART B2B marketing plans: Specific. questions answered, your marketing won’t get done. Tweet.

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Skip the Marketing Plan. Try this “Easy-Bake” Recipe Instead.

Marketing Craftmanship

The first question we ask prospective clients is, “Do you have a Marketing Plan?”. Most prospects sheepishly acknowledge that they don’t have a formal Marketing Plan. Some less forthright prospects will claim they do have a Marketing Plan, but when asked to show it to us, this group responds with, “Our plan isn’t written down,” or “It’s being updated,” which really means that they don’t have a plan. Marketing requires money and people.

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