6 B2B Online Marketing Predictions for 2017

KoMarketing Associates

This year, there are so many great things to look forward to when it comes to what’s next in B2B online marketing. In addition to social media, you can also utilize a virtual reality viewer like Google cardboard or Samsung Gear VR to give a fully 3D immersible experience to your customers.

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Online Marketing: the Musical!

Tomorrow People

With plenty of great tips about online marketing, you simply must read about this spectacle. Tomorrow People copywriting intern and keen amateur showperson, Naomi Pelkiewicz , presents an all-singing, all-dancing duo: show business and the business of online marketing. It’s here!

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Paid online influencer marketing is fully mainstream

Biznology

In the Renaissance Weekend panel I was on, Social Savvy—Mastering Social-Media Platforms, we discussed some things that worked and some things that didn’t. The post Paid online influencer marketing is fully mainstream appeared first on Biznology.

50 Facts about online consumer behavior not to ignore

Biznology

81% of consumers research online before buying. ( If the goal of marketing is to reach the consumer at moments that most influence their buying decision, then understanding online consumer behavior is key for any business. Here are 50 facts about online consumer behavior not to ignore.

Online Communities are Not Virtual

Biznology

If so, then you need to leave online advocacy, new media marketing, online brand promotion, online word of mouth marketing, online outreach, blogger relations, and brand ambassadorship to someone who has lived, loved, and connected to people in real ways online.

31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO

Webbiquity

It needs to be part of a larger, coordinated strategy encompassing owned, earned and paid media: web presence optimization (WPO). How can social, PR, SEO, and online advertising efforts be coordinated to maximize brand visibility? The PR Strategies SEOs Haven’t Learned by Siege Media.

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Everyone Hates Your Most Effective Online Ads

Digital B2B Marketing

However, as online publishers develop new “higher impact” online ads, recently published results should serve as a warning to both publishers and advertisers:: Don’t allow ads to come between your audience and the content they are looking for. Banner ads work.

The Eight Best Online Tools for Sales Professionals

Webbiquity

A sales enablement tool that lets you create an online content repository for sales assets (presentations, PDFs, videos, photos, diagrams, etc.) ” — Social Media Explorer. Showcase reviews: Social Media Explorer. Social Media Explorer.

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102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity

With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. What do buyers really want from social media marketers? 25 Social Media Facts and Statistics.

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18 Ways To Build Trust Within Your Online Network

KoMarketing Associates

But beyond the website, it seems like the most successful vendors establish trust and credibility across all areas of the online marketing experience, right down to the individual level when possible. One way is to help other colleagues and site owners in their endeavors online as well.

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How to Find Influencers for B2B Online Marketing Campaigns

KoMarketing Associates

From an online marketing perspective, influencer marketing helps expand reach, increase brand awareness, improve SEO, gain credibility and much more. Followerwonk is a great tool for exploring yours and competitors social media presence.

5 Ways to Modernize Your B2B Branding and Marketing Online

KoMarketing Associates

The fastest-spreading way to get a new persona out there is to update your brand’s colors, specifically in all media and collateral, like your logo, website, letterhead, and invoicing. Have you used the same email templates, newsletter themes, or media kit for decades?

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Earned-media micro-influencer marketing primer

Biznology

It used to be thousands of dollars-per-post, but now brands and agencies are signing partner contracts with digital, social media , and online influencers. And then there’s earned media marketing. ” Online influencers at all levels are smart, savvy, and clever.

Search + Social = Online Reputation Management

Biznology

I have been doing online reputation management (ORM) for clients since 2003. There’s one thing that everyone who comes to my door has in common, whether it was for NMS, Abraham Harrison, Reputation, Gerris , or now for Status Labs : too little content online!

Your online reputation on Google is the direct result of the content you write on your website, your blogs, and on social media, over time

Biznology

Google relies on global online content to come up with its search results. The more quality content that you generate across all of your online platforms, the more in control you are of your online reputation. Search + Social = Online Reputation Management.

Creative strategies to improve your brand’s online reputation

Biznology

Online reputation management is an area of marketing that often flies under the radar, but its impact on your business is much larger than you may think. In fact, 92% of consumers read online reviews to learn more about a business before making a purchase.

Social Media is Complicated [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

As introduced to us by Business Insider , Buddy Media’s Social Enterprise Software is a suite of products is “designed to help brands build and maintain relationships with consumers to accelerate their business.”

Online Display & Social Media, Branding & Attribution- Affects on Conversions

NuSpark

Marketers have for years been struggling to determine how online display campaigns contribute to sales, conversions, and branding. 3 months ago Google introduced Brand Activate , a new online measurement approach for online display advertisers, and a shift away from clicks and impressions.

Online Display & Social Media, Branding & Attribution- Affects on Conversions

NuSpark

Marketers have for years been struggling to determine how online display campaigns contribute to sales, conversions, and branding. 3 months ago Google introduced Brand Activate , a new online measurement approach for online display advertisers, and a shift away from clicks and impressions.

Five social media courses make one social media strategy meal

Biznology

Online Brand Management is a Formal Italian Meal. Most social media marketing strategies are like my mum and me in Genova : we were supremely blissed-out happy with our experience of the authentic, delicious, “to the tooth” spaghetti al pesto.

5 Top Online Marketing Trends for the Rest of 2013

Webbiquity

Whether you work in the b2b world, in non-profit marketing or with a brick-and-mortar retailer, you know that having the right online presence can bring even more customers to your organization. Social media will remain important. Guest post by Alice Jenkins of How2become.

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10 Marketing Reports Everyone Working Online Should Read

ScribbleLive

2015 Social Media Marketing Industry Report. There are a number of social media channels that can connect you with your audience. In this study Social Media Examiner surveyed over 3700 marketers to dive into the who, what, when, where, and why of social media marketing.

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The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools

Webbiquity

Monitoring and managing even a moderately active business social media presence can be time-consuming. The number of people using social media continues to grow, usage is increasing, and more networks require attention. Online Marketing Institute.

7 Things About Online Reviews Every B2B Business Needs to Know

Act-On

Online reviews are read by anywhere from 67-97% of consumers, depending on which study you cite. There is less data available about how B2B companies are affected by online reviews than there is for B2C companies. Some of that “pre-purchase research” will be reading online reviews.

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Social Media is Going Corporate [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

The following infographic was compiled by MBAPrograms.com and it showcases some recent and interesting findings on how corporations are tackling social media. Below are some of the more interesting highlights from the infographic: 94% of corporates use social media in some capacity.

20 Online Marketing Tools That Boost Campaign Results

KoMarketing Associates

As online marketers, we are required to understand all corners of the internet and continually expand our knowledge of the industry. With this is mind, we recently hosted an internal team training event where each member of our team shared some of their favorite online marketing tools.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. However—96% of the people who discuss brands online do not follow those brands’ owned profiles. Showcase reviews: BuzzBlogger, Social Media Today.

How long should your online business video production be?

Biznology

In the office, commuting to work, and during off hours; on our desktops, laptops, tablets and mobile devices…we are all watching more online videos for business than ever before. But what is the optimal length of an online business video production ?

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Online Shopping’s – Zero Moment of Truth

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in behavioral targeting Customer Experience Online Shopping. With consistently greater demand for online shopping, comes greater opportunity. Your online shopping cart is the moment of truth: is it ready?

Visitors hate online ghost towns more than spammy auto posts

Biznology

No, that’s only the second most-hated thing in corporate social media branding. The number-one thing visitors to your online properties, including your website, hate the most is a ghost town. As long as the (social media) roots are not severed, all is well.

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Maximize Your Online Visibility: The Web Presence Optimization (WPO) Framework

Webbiquity

Recent research makes clear that, for high-value consumer purchases as well as b2b procurement, being as “findable” as possible online is critical to winning the business. What online publications do they read?

Digital and Online Reputation Management

Biznology

Digital and Online Reputation Management from Chris Abraham. The presentation is an overview of online reputation management (ORM), something I often refer to as defensive SEO. Creating online content and dominating search is not.

Online Marketers are Creepy

Digital B2B Marketing

Retargeting ads are inexpensive and for online direct marketers, they usually perform very well on click rate, conversion rate and cost per conversion metrics. I asked the same question in a simple online poll, sent out via Twitter and LinkedIn. A creepy alligator has been stalking me.

Online Marketers are Creepy

Digital B2B Marketing

Retargeting ads are inexpensive and for online direct marketers, they usually perform very well on click rate, conversion rate and cost per conversion metrics. I asked the same question in a simple online poll, sent out via Twitter and LinkedIn. A creepy alligator has been stalking me.

Today’s online influencers are wicked tough

Biznology

Back in 2006 when I started doing online public relations, blogger outreach was a minefield. The field may be way more crowded, with are entire industries (and some big agencies) devoted single-mindedly towards influencing online influencers.

Spring-Cleaning: Social Media Tips & Tricks to Organize Your Accounts

KoMarketing Associates

For social media marketers, spring-cleaning takes on an entirely new meaning. By doing a thorough spring-cleaning across accounts, social media marketers will have their affairs in order for the months to come. Reevaluate Your Social Media Goals.

Fluency of Culture, Not Language, Is Key to Winning Big in Global Online Markets

Webbiquity

By communicating with online customers in their languages of choice—on their devices of choice—businesses can sell to more markets than ever before. Indeed, to best engage global consumers, brands need more than online linguistic fluency. On Social Media.

What Online Marketers Know About You

Digital B2B Marketing

But have you looked recently at the data online advertisers have about you? Others glean data from millions of sites in order to learn about you through your online activity. Media Research advertising big data BlueKai data IRI Oracle webbula

The Missing Link Between Media and Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We are not connecting that media investment, the prospects generated, nor their data, with our marketing systems and processes. Validate prospect information in order to inject quality, actionable data, and thereby increase lead velocity and lower media costs.

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Social media employee advocacy is the heartbeat of your company

Biznology

On social media. I look at social media for business from a holistic viewpoint. Crafting an effective social media strategy starts with your employees. Too many companies work backward, trying to fit employee advocacy into a pre-existing social media program.