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 to Create a COVID-era Event Marketing Plan

Webbiquity

As event professionals know, even the best-planned gathering can fall flat without the right marketing. Here’s an effective eight-step approach to creating a marketing plan for your event. Plan for a Strong Web Presence. Plan for Last-Minute Promotion.

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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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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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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.

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?” Read more The post, %Why Industrial Marketing Plans and Strategy Must Go Together% by %Achinta Mitra% was originally published on %Industrial Marketing Today%. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.]. Industrial Marketing Industrial Marketing Strategies

Agility in Marketing Planning

Hive9

Think back on particular plans you’ve made in your life – both in business and in your personal life. Marketing Planning Hive9 B2BHow often do they play out exactly as you intended?

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4 Dimensions of Effective B2B Marketing Plans

Oracle

by contributor | Tweet this Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes courtesy of Liz Pate , the marketing communications manager at Bulldog Solutions , a marketing technology company that provides software and agency services to BtoB enterprises. Imagine a scenario where marketers could maximize the ROI of every dollar spent — where planning cycles were accelerated and time to marketing pipeline was weeks, not quarters long. Collaborative Planning.

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Simple Steps to a B2B Marketing Plan

Sales Lead Insights

Developing a B2B marketing plan designed to drive leads and sales is really quite simple: Identify your destination. Your marketing strategy) Get started. Your marketing tactics) Measure your progress. Your marketing results) Make course corrections. Modify your marketing plan based on results) So why […]. The post Simple Steps to a B2B Marketing Plan appeared first on Sales Lead Insights. B2B marketing B2B marketing plan

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10 Simple Steps to Create a Great Event Marketing Plan

Marketing Insider Group

But, if you break down the process into simple steps, you can have an event marketing plan that will not only ease your own worries but will rock the socks off your attendees. The post 10 Simple Steps to Create a Great Event Marketing Plan appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Event MarketingWe’ll admit—it’s a challenge to put together an event.

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 StrategyThere are well over 22 million one-person businesses in the U.S., and this figure is only expected to grow.

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 Organize a Stand-out Marketing Planning Session

Measure Up 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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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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Marketing Planning Software: The Best Options on The Market

RockContent

If you aim to optimize your campaigns and marketing tactics, you may be aware that you need software. On the other hand, you can look for robust marketing planning software , which offers assistance with automation and integration. Toggl Plan. Content Marketing

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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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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Survey: Most Marketers Planning to Use Customer Journey Maps in the Future

KoMarketing Associates

Predicting the actions that a prospect may take is essential for marketers looking to optimize the customer experience. Overall, most marketers (59%) have been at least “somewhat successful” at achieving the goals they set for their customer journey mapping strategy.

The Anatomy of a Strategic Demand Marketing Plan – Part 2: The Insight Phase

ANNUITAS

Last week, we discussed what we really mean when we talk about demand marketing. This week, as we dive deeper into the anatomy of a Strategic Demand Marketing Plan , we introduce you to the first step in our process: the insight phase.

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

Measure Up 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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How to write a Marketing Plan (with some tips)

Sales Lead Insights

The “Marketing-for-leads” approach Let me show you how I walk through developing a marketing plan. The primary goal of a “marketing for leads” marketing plan is to stimulate prospects or customers to declare themselves interested in your company’s products or services; to generate sales leads that are opportunities for new sales and/or additional sales to […]. B2B marketing tools marketing plan

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Benefits of Marketing Planning Across the Organization

Hive9

Your marketing organization sits down and really does the work of outlining their goals and creating a marketing plan. Then, as the organization’s different departments get mired in the day to day of doing their jobs, the plan is deviated from and ultimately forgotten. Marketing Planning Hive9You’ve seen it happen over and over again.

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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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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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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. Those differences are one area explored in How COVID-19 is Impacting B2B Marketing , a research report just published by B2B Marketing Zone and Webbiquity LLC. More than 450 B2B marketing professionals gave their input to this study. Online Event Plans.

My shortcuts for writing a B2B Marketing Plan

Sales Lead Insights

Schedule appointments with yourself in your calendar in block out the time you need to work on your marketing plan. Start planning with an outline. The post My shortcuts for writing a B2B Marketing Plan appeared first on Sales Lead Insights. B2B marketing tools B2B marketing planGoals. Strategies for meeting those goals. Tactics for implementing those strategies. Costs. Timing. Owner. Due date. Write the executive summary last.

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Why You Need a Living Marketing Plan

Hive9

You worked hard on your marketing plan. But once you left that room, what happened to the plan? Marketing Planning Hive9 B2B marketing strategyYou 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.

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How to Write a Content Marketing Plan that Quadruples Your Leads

Marketing Insider Group

In fact, a carefully constructed content marketing plan could quadruple your leads or better. There are many different ways you can generate leads for your business online, but content marketing should certainly form a major part […]. The post How to Write a Content Marketing Plan that Quadruples Your Leads appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing

5 Tips for Building a High-Performance Marketing Plan

Act-On

As a modern marketer, you have a lot on your to-do list: build the brand, get leads into the funnel, and help keep those customers when it’s time to renew. In this episode of the Rethink Podcast, we interview Linda, our senior director of marketing services and operations, as she shares her tips for building a high-performance marketing plan. Moving forward, each piece of content its marketing team creates would be influenced by that theme.

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Six Key Components of a High Performance Marketing Plan

Act-On

So, we as marketers have a new challenge. Plan to keep customers front and center. The first step to creating a high performance marketing plan is to commit to using five distinct objectives to orient your marketing plan throughout the buyer’s journey. It keeps your customers at the center of your planning. But, once they’ve converted the marketing shouldn’t stop there. Next, consider the tactics included in your marketing plan.

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Making The Financial Case For Your Brand Marketing Plans

Marketing Insider Group

Brand marketing is never easy. That’s a big reason that you tend to see so many articles and strategies that revolve around marketing ROI – because marketing failures can […]. The post Making The Financial Case For Your Brand Marketing Plans appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content MarketingIt’s a field that is part science, part art form, and part luck.

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You’re Only as Strong as Your Annual Marketing Plan

Marketing Insider Group

Your annual marketing plan is the all-important, over-arching benchmark for your marketing goals for the next 12 months. The post You’re Only as Strong as Your Annual Marketing Plan appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content MarketingIt reveals where you are now and where you want to be in a year.

5 Reasons to Create an Integrated Marketing Plan

Hive9

Enterprise marketing organizations employ a lot of people for different types of work. But if the sophisticated pieces of your marketing plan don’t all fit together, you won’t see the results you need. Marketing Planning Hive9 Integrated MarketingScale allows you to hire highly specialized staff for grade-A outcomes.

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Service Marketing – Planning And Strategy Guide

Unbound B2B

Introduction: What is Service Marketing. Services have increased in prominence globally, prompting the need for more expertise in service selling and marketing. But marketing a service is not a walk in the park. Service marketing mix. Strategies for marketing your service.

Jumpstart your 2017 Marketing Plan with these 10 Tips

Marketing Insider Group

In January, many businesses sit down to review and renew their marketing plan. It takes time to build a good plan, so instead of waiting […]. The post Jumpstart your 2017 Marketing Plan with these 10 Tips appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content MarketingBut is January really the best time to begin your revisit? Probably not. In fact, now is the time to start reflecting on what worked for you and what didn’t.

How to Create a Killer Marketing Plan and Spare Yourself a Scare

Act-On

Creating a marketing plan doesn’t have to be scary. Learn the basic and not-so-basic elements to include in a successful plan. B2B Marketing Email Marketing Marketing Strategy B2B marketing marketing automation marketing plan

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Marketing Planning with Financial System Integration

Hive9

The relationship between marketing and finance is a complicated one. Marketing relies on finance for incremental budget approval and continuously works to report results that prove their value to the organization. Finance in turn looks to marketing to help break down and reconcile costs, as each group has their own set of budget processes. Marketing Planning Hive9 financial integration

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