Paid Media Ad Strategies for the 4 Most Common Marketing Priorities

SmartBug Media

Paid media and inbound marketing are often considered at odds or even opposite approaches to marketing. In fact, no intelligent inbound marketing plan is truly complete without the right paid media ad strategy. What Is Paid Media Advertising? Paid Media versus Free Media.

How to Choose a Good Social Media Agency

Biznology

There are thousands of agencies that claim they “do social media.” The truth is that there are tons of agencies that offer social media services, but it is exceedingly difficult to find an agency that really does social media well. So how do you find a good social media agency?

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How to Create Shareable Social Media Content

Marketing Insider Group

Writing optimized social media posts that are highly engaging isn’t as easy as it looks. To get the most out of social media, you need a plan. Every social media platform involves a different strategy to help you reach a unique audience. Social Media

How to Determine Your Paid Media Budget

SmartBug Media

Paid media is a great way to supplement your inbound marketing efforts. Whether you’re in the beginning phases of your strategy or you’ve been executing a plan for some time, paid media can help you generate qualified leads quickly for your organization. Lead Generation Paid Media

6 Steps to Optimize Your Media Buys

When making media decisions, marketers need to get — and show — results for everything they do. See the 6 steps you can take right now to start optimizing media planning and pacing with a data-driven approach. Get the guide now!

How Can Paid Media Boost Your Inbound Marketing Efforts?

SmartBug Media

There are three distinct types of media that make up any digital marketing mix: earned, owned, and paid media. Use paid media to drive inbound efforts. Our entire business revolves around using paid media to help drive inbound marketing.

Increased Lead Generation: Best Practices for Paid Media Landing Pages

SmartBug Media

One of the core functions of the marketing department is not only to ensure the website is visible, but also to work toward getting more quality traffic to landing pages.There are several ways to increase visibility of the website—through paid, owned, and earned media. Why Choose Paid Media?

22 Key Statistics For Successful B2B Social Media Marketing Programs

KoMarketing Associates

Social media has changed the way we live, interact with each other, and, yes, even market our businesses. billion people use social media worldwide, making it one of the most popular online activities. Designing an effective B2B social media marketing strategy, however, is no easy feat.

Paid Media and Inbound Marketing Success Stories

SmartBug Media

The best campaigns are put together with a balanced mix of earned, owned, and paid media. Combining your inbound efforts with paid media strategy can skyrocket desired results—for example, these companies are a testimony to how using paid media can accelerate inbound marketing tactics.

44% of Marketers Now Cite Social Media As Their Top Marketing Channel

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers look for new ways to connect with their customers and prospects, new research indicates that social media marketing has grown in importance as a marketing channel. Specifically, 80% of content marketers claimed that their most effective type of social media content was “funny.”.

7 Trends in ESG: What PR Pros Need to Know in 2023

What does the evolution of ESG programs mean for communicators? As it turns out - a lot. New challenges are coming into focus, driven by the increasing attention to corporate sustainability and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) programs, and the evolving state of ESG reporting regulations. This new ebook from 3BL Media explores seven trends in detail and unpacks what they mean for communicators. Access your copy for free today.

Bionic Unveils DEI Scorecard for Media Supplier Diversity

Bionic

Advertisers struggle to track progress on their media supplier diversity initiatives. Lack of Media Supplier Diversity Tracking Tools. Unfortunately, media planners lack media planning tools that enable them to track and make progress against DEI these goals.

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Social Media Recruitment: Optimizing Your Hiring Leads

Marketing Insider Group

Enter social media recruitment strategies—today’s most savvy way to showcase your company culture via social media and network with prospective job candidates. 3 These numbers overwhelmingly support that social media recruitment is a necessary tool in today’s market.

Keeping up with Media Trends

Biznology

One of the many challenges facing any media outlet is keeping up with the constantly changing media landscape in the United States. Broadcasters, or as they’re called now, legacy media, have had a tough time, in general, trying to stay ahead of the trends.

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Why Is Social Media an Important Part of Inbound Marketing?

SmartBug Media

Often, social media and inbound marketing are seen as mutually exclusive, but that certainly isn’t the case. In fact, social media allows you to connect with your audience in a place they are already engaging—which is the very foundation of inbound marketing.

Intent Data: No Tricks, all Treats

Speaker: Michael Ballard, Senior Manager of Digital Marketing, Lenovo

Using social media, machine learning, lead scoring, and so much more, we can learn so much about our prospects. The modern era of MarTech is great, isn't it? and then proceed to annoy the heck out of them with endless emails, ads, and other marketing messages.

48% of Marketers Cite Social Media as Top Area of Desired Growth

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers continue to explore new tools and resources available to them, research suggests that social media remains a key area of interest and investment. At the time, 28% of respondents admitted that social media marketing is their department’s weakest skill.

Which social media channels should your brand be present?

RockContent

But with so many social media platforms out there, how can your company make such a big decision? In this guide, you will understand why it is so important to have social media profiles for your business. How to build a social media strategy? Social media is the place for that.

Busting the Top 5 Social Media Myths

Biznology

Leading social media practice at a major company is never boring. And yet, I do find myself sometimes sounding like a broken record – especially when it comes to helping people understand some very basic principles of social media for business. Social media is for fun.

4 Media Relations Lessons…Learned the Hard Way

Marketing Craftmanship

Media relations (or press relations) involves risks and consequences that can quickly derail any career, either as a corporate executive or PR agency rep. Some of those media scars have been self-inflicted; others were caused by journalists who often play by their own set of rules.

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Seven Things Marketers Need to Know About Lead Generation

Speaker: Douglas Burdett, Host of The Marketing Book Podcast, Founder/Principal of ARTILLERY

How email and social media can supercharge your lead generation strategies. Lead generation is the process of attracting and converting strangers and prospects into someone who has indicated interest in your company's product or service.

How to Improve your e-Commerce Performance using Social Media

Biznology

If you’re struggling to improve your website’s traffic, consider reaching out to your customers through some of the currently popular social media platforms. These are the 5 most effective ways you can use social media to your advance. Each social media has a dominant audience.

Choosing the Right Social Media Platforms for Your Buyer Personas

Marketing Insider Group

But when you’re dealing with large social media audiences, you need to not only think about who you’re talking to but where they spend their time and what you want to achieve by engaging with them. Start by compiling data about those who already engage with you on social media.

The Future of Social Media: Predictions from INBOUND 2022

SmartBug Media

Today, we want to talk about a topic at the core of many marketers’ day-to-day lives: social media. This article highlights key takeaways from the top sessions about social media and its future trends. Utilize email, SMS, and social media posts promoting the video during those 24 hours.

Faster Media Planning with Intelligent Caching

Bionic

Your media planning experience just got a lot faster. Bionic Media Planning Tool. The Bionic media planning interface is our crown jewel. The first version of Bionic introduced the media planning interface almost 10 years ago. 16 API Calls to Render a Media Plan.

3 Steps for Mastering B2B Demand Generation on Social Media

Speaker: Paul Slack, Vende Digital CEO

Today, we all need to have a robust social presence, but most companies struggle to do it correctly. Discover how leading B2B companies are driving opportunities and revenue with social media by engaging buyers in the places they go to learn.

Media Kit 2022

SWZD

Media Kit ResourcesWe help you strategically plan, develop, and execute integrated campaigns, drawing from our deep understanding of tech buyers and the buyer’s journey.

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The Most Popular Social Media Newsletters in 2022

SendX

In 2022, the email address is the #1 chased a piece of data about us. It's hard to imagine an online presence without it, as over 4.26 billion email users send almost 13.2 billion every second. Newsletters

October 2022 Media Impact Report

Rain The Growth Agency

In the October 2022 edition of the Media Impact Report… Opportunities for brands in a challenging economy What you need to know about Netflix’s ad-supported tier A recap of Advertising Week New York To download the full report, click here.

How to Learn Social Media Without Getting Scammed

Contently

This February Austin McBroom, former college basketball star and patriarch of YouTube ‘s ACE Family, launched an online social media course. McBroom’s is a particularly egregious example of social media courses that are accused of being flops, or outright scams.

Organic Growth Strategy: How to Leverage Market Collateral Around Social Media

Speaker: Akilah Murrell, Sr. Director of Channel Marketing at Channel Maven

Join Akilah Murrell, Senior Director of Channel Marketing at Channel Maven, for this how-to session on engaging your buyer base through social media.

8 Steps To An Effective Social Media Strategy

Marketing Insider Group

Have you ever stumbled upon a social media account and been amazed by how creative human beings can be? The accounts that rise to the top have figured out the secret sauce to an effective social media strategy. So what does a successful social media strategy look like?

How to Align Inbound and Paid Media Strategies to Hit Your MQL Goals

SmartBug Media

Paid media’s reputation as an effective channel to generate quality leads has ebbed and flowed over time and per industry. However, like inbound marketing, paid media certainly has a place in your overall marketing strategy. Inbound Marketing Media. Let's be honest.

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Report: Organizations Continue to Undervalue Social Media Marketing Data

KoMarketing Associates

However, new research suggests that many are under utilizing social media. However, 46% still claim that their organization only views social media marketing data strictly as a marketing resource. B2B Marketers and Social Media Channels.

Optimal Results With A Limited Social Media Budget

Heinz Marketing

With budgets in mind and a recession looming over our heads, how can marketers keep social media efforts afloat and make the most of what they have? What is Social Media Management Software? Social Media ROI. By Carly Bauer , Marketing Consultant at Heinz Marketing.

The #1 Reason Why Sales Coaching is Critical to Your 2022 Sales Success

Speaker: Tim Hughes, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Leadership Associates

Join Tim Hughes, Author of Social Selling – Influencing Buyers and Changemakers and Co-Founder/CEO of Digital Leadership Associates, as he details how investing in sales coaching will teach your team how to navigate social media and therefore create greater sales success.

Report: Majority of Marketers to Increase Social Media Marketing Budgets

KoMarketing Associates

Digital marketers have already discovered that leveraging social media can have a positive impact on their overall bottom line. In terms of gaining a competitive advantage, most marketers (60%) said that it is imperative to invest more resources into social media.

The Importance Of Earned Media In Your Digital Marketing Strategy

DivvyHQ

So as a company, wouldn't it make sense for you to put a heavy emphasis on earned media? It is, after all, the most trusted form of media you can leverage. Consumer trust in organizations (or lack thereof) is a hot-button topic these days.

How to Hire The Perfect Person To Run Your Social Media

Act-On

Are you thinking about hiring a social media expert to help with (or run) your social marketing? Social Media Marketing hiring recruiting recruitment social marketing social media social media experts social media for business social media marketingPro tips for knowing when, why, who - and how - to hire.

The Upcoming Brand’s Guide to Social Media Policy

Marketing Insider Group

Social media is an undeniable part of the B2B digital environment. With 74% of global marketers investing in social media marketing, the channel allows you to connect with your audience, increase brand awareness, handle customer service, and even increase conversions. Social Media

Thinkers360 2022 B2B Thought Leadership Outlook Research

Key findings include further gains by specialist communities over social media as primary destination for thought leadership consumers, and importance of customer trust and “any time” cadence for thought leadership producers.