Sales Impact Academy and Outreach: More Peer-to-Peer Learning and Sales Expertise

Outreach

We’re thrilled to continue our longstanding relationship with Sales Impact Academy (SIA) to bring you more inspirational content to your screens. It hosts an extensive roster of live events to bring together experts in industry and encourage peer-to-peer learning.

Jonah Berger’s 3 Social Influence Secrets That All Sales And Marketing Teams Should Know

Influitive

No one likes to think they’re being influenced by others when they buy something or make a career choice. The truth is that you are swayed by your environment (the things you see and hear), and the people in your life (friends, family, peers—even strangers on the subway). We’re all individuals with independent thoughts, right?

The 3 Golden Rules of Peer-to-Peer Social Sharing

Marketo

by Dayna Rothman One of the best ways to engage your audience is by providing them with a compelling reason to share your message across social networks in a way that is natural and seamless. Word-of-mouth marketing and peer recommendations are an extremely powerful way to increase brand visibility, as people will believe their network of peers vs. a brand driven campaign. So how do you get your audience to engage and share?

The Power of Peer-to-Peer Amplification for Marketers [Video Motion Graphic]

Marketo

I happened to be looking for a solid mic to take with me on the road for interviewing marketing thought leaders for the Marketo blog and rock n roll bands for the music blog I write in my spare time (shameless plug), so this seemed like the perfect solution. Enter the power of peer to peer amplification on social media channels— a powerful strategy for marketers. Based on this, I bought the exact mic which turns out to be quite awesome.

New Report: Improve The B2B Buying Process With Social Proof Marketing

Influitive

With the wide array of technology options available, and the ability to easily get opinions from peers online, buyers have a lot of choice and information at their disposal. And they’re using this power to independently narrow down vendors long before they reach out to salespeople. Also, prospects can use these social proof points to make their final decision quicker and easier. Links are more likely to be clicked if they’re shared by a real person.

How To Balance The Risks And Returns Of Your B2B Marketing Investments

Influitive

If you’re a B2B marketing executive, you have to fill a number of roles: Leader. You have a million and one ways to spend your budget in attempts to move the needle, one lead at a time. Some marketing investments – such as CRM systems – are low risk and key to doing business today. For example, sophisticated lead scoring and big data tools are more difficult to get up and running, but they can give you a huge competitive advantage.

How to Accelerate Growth with B2B Client Endorsements.

OnMessage

Just look at the rapid growth of B2B peer-to-peer review sites like G2 Crowd, Capterra and TrustRadius. The post How to Accelerate Growth with B2B Client Endorsements. In the B2B world, customer testimonials are growing in power and influence.

How Much More Money Could You Earn With a Referral Program?

Ontraport

Do you have something in place to turn their chatter into business referrals? There are lots of ways that you can get referrals, including partner, peer-to-peer, and influencer referrals. Chances are your satisfied customers are talking about your brand right now. Here, we’re focusing on customer referral programs. Customer referral marketing (also known as word-of-mouth […]. The post How Much More Money Could You Earn With a Referral Program?

How Much More Money Could You Earn With a Referral Program?

Ontraport

Do you have something in place to turn their chatter into business referrals? There are lots of ways that you can get referrals, including partner, peer-to-peer, and influencer referrals. Chances are your satisfied customers are talking about your brand right now. Here, we’re focusing on customer referral programs. Customer referral marketing (also known as word-of-mouth […]. The post How Much More Money Could You Earn With a Referral Program?

It Takes a Village: Why Self-Service Learning is So Effective

Oracle

Have you ever wondered if there was a better place to grab a burger or a quicker way to get somewhere you frequent? Ten years ago, information like that wasn’t nearly as easy to come by as it is today. Now, we can post our question in a forum or on social media and have instant access to a network of thousands of our peers. It’s not hard to imagine: Your company invests in a new technology.

Share19 Instant Evolution: From Search Marketers of Today to CMOs of Tomorrow

Brightedge

Following the outstanding success of the Share Global Insights tour in 2018, and a record-breaking year of innovation at BrightEdge, we are delighted to announce that Share19 registration is now open. Recognized by Forbes and Inc.com as a must-attend conference – this year, the industry’s leading, brand-driven, peer-to-peer learning event takes place on the September 18th – 19th at […].

Seven Non-Traditional Ways to Finance Your Small Business

Webbiquity

Challenges associated with down payments and collateral can limit their access to seller financing and traditional funding mechanisms. Here’s a look at seven non-traditional ways to finance your small business. Reasons to Choose Alternative Small Business Funding.

What CMOs Really Think About Account-Based Marketing

Oracle

But what are modern CMOs considering as they attempt to implement effective ABM programs at scale? Argyle Executive Forum, a leading peer-to-peer C-suite networking group, developed a survey in partnership with Oracle Marketing Cloud to gain insights into how CMOs and marketing executives are incorporating ABM into their overall marketing strategies. The second to be named was the ever-elusive goal of driving sales and marketing alignment.

Share19 New York: From Search Marketers of Today to CMOs of Tomorrow

Brightedge

Following the outstanding success of the Share Global Insights tour in 2018, and a record-breaking year of innovation at BrightEdge, we are delighted to announce that Share19 registration is now open. Recognized by Forbes and Inc.com as a must-attend conference – this year, the industry’s leading, brand-driven, peer-to-peer learning event takes place on the September 18th – 19th at […].

An Essential Guide to B2B Marketing Metrics That Matter

Marketing Insider Group

They are now looking for quantifiable answers to these questions: What, or when, is the return of investment (ROI)? How much is marketing contributing to revenue? As a CMO or director of digital marketing, you can use a handful of B2B marketing metrics to answer them.

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PathFactory is a Market Leader (Again) on G2

PathFactory

PathFactory kicked off July with eight new awards from G2, the peer-to-peer user review site focused exclusively on business software. This summer, we’re excited to be recognized in the following categories: PathFactory is the easiest to use and easiest to do business with.

How Data-Driven Are Today’s Modern CMOs?

Oracle

CMOs must challenge their teams to interpret and then take actionable steps toward using data to drive marketing strategies. Argyle Executive Forum, a leading peer-to-peer C-suite networking group, recently commissioned a survey in partnership with Oracle Marketing Cloud to gain insights into how marketing leaders are leveraging data in their marketing strategies. I t’s time to get personal.

Is Peer Engagement Part of Your Customer-Centric Approach?

Measure Up Marketing

This episode of One Good Idea explores the value of being connected with your peers, especially the connections between members of the C suite to support growth. That’s why peer groups are so successful. Tap the Power of Peer Engagement to Grow. Peer Engagement.

Introducing the New Biznology

Biznology

We are very pleased, honored, and excited to announce the launch of the new Biznology. Biznology is home to more than 3,000 articles, podcasts, newsletters and webinars focused on the latest developments in digital. This award-winning, online publication has grown to be highly respected over the past decade-and-a-half, and JEM is honored to be the new publisher and steward of the Biznology brand.

#CoolerChat - Twitter Chats

GreenRope

Digital Marketing guru and Twitter chat connoisseur, Bernie Fussenegger, led us through a wonderfully engaging discussion on how brands can leverage Twitter chats to drive digital marketing success. Here's what the experts had to say. 19, 2020. CoolerChat - Twitter Chats.

Listen. Ask. Share. It’s Time For Agile Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

According to Sandra Zoratti, the VP of Marketing at Ricoh, agile marketing is all speed, collaboration and taking an iterative approach to marketing. I love to create. In college, I switched my major from Marketing to Chemical Engineering so that I could solve problems. After graduating, I realized that creating business opportunities is all about problem-solving on a large scale, and with that new perspective, I returned to marketing while pursuing my MBA.

Intro to Customer Communities: 3 Ways a Branded Online Destination Builds Your Business

Higher Logic

Is a community a nice-to-have or a must-have? They joined us to share why they began their communities, and the benefits they believe community will create for their customers and their organization. Hear what else he had to say: 2.

Content Hit List

Content4Demand

Join more than 2,000 of your B2B marketing peers at our favorite event of the year, the B2B Marketing Exchange. This year, they’ve gone digital with six tracks and more than 50 sessions , plus peer-to-peer roundtables and B2B mentorship sessions.

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The Impact of Peer Engagement on The Customer Buying Journey

Measure Up Marketing

Most business leaders and Marketing and Sales professionals today understand the impact that peer reviews and stories make on the customer bying journey, including the B2B purchase journey. This trend has certainly added more twists and turns to the buying process.

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What is a Reputation Management System & Do You Need One?

Oracle

Most Marketers today are looking at new ways to improve brand advocacy through online crowd sourcing platforms. Prospects are expected to buy on platforms with a larger volume of reliable reviews. The credibility of the most successful ecommerce platforms today can be attributed to the availability of reliable and impartial volumes of reviews on their sites. Idea Contribution Communities: Such communities crowd source new ideas related to products/services of the company.

Botnet: what is it and how does it work?

RockContent

While making sure that your digital infrastructure is well protected, you must take some time to learn about various kinds of threats that roam the web. This means having your computer become part of an army dedicated to illegal activities on the internet without your consent.

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Are you maximizing the value of your virtual events?

MeetingOne on Webinars

If you’re a corporate trainer or webinar manager, then you know just how powerful it is to have engagement tools available to your virtual attendees. Great engagement empowers attendees to get the most out of an online meeting, training, or webinar.

How to Get the Most Out of the New LinkedIn Product Pages

Oktopost

We marketers have to be agile and constantly evaluate how different strategies, tools and platforms are performing. LinkedIn just introduced Product Pages, a part of its ecosystem dedicated to building a trusted community of information around B2B products.

Keep It Simple and 4 More Things I Learned at the 2016 CMO Club Europe Summit

Oracle

The objectives for the day were set out early on: To help CMOs solve their biggest problems. To enable CMOs to build real peer to peer relationships. To have fun. Here are a few of the CMO-worthy tidbits I picked up: Keep things simple – we often feel compelled to create grand, elaborate plans that don’t always make it off the drawing board. Don’t forget to keep things simple and focused on the business.

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Are You Ready For The Sharing Economy? Interview With Jeremiah Owyang

Marketing Insider Group

And it is forcing all businesses to re-think how we manage resources and take advantage of new business and social networks. In the latest installment of our Future of Networks interview series, we spoke to Jeremiah Owyang ( @ jowyang ). Jeremiah recently formed Crowd Companies , a brand council for large companies to tap the collaborative economy, the sharing economy, the maker movement, and co-innovation.

Why P2P Marketing Might Be a Good Alternative to Influencer Marketing

Hubspot

To understand what peer-to-peer (P2P) marketing is, let's start with an example. This isn't to say influencer marketing is ineffective. Plus, influencer marketing inhibits your brand from reaching those consumers who still trust their peers above all else.

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Sales Productivity Survey 2018 (Where Does The Time Go?)

Varicent

In partnership with Kiite and LevelJump, that's what we're determined to find out. Many sales organizations aim for active selling time to be 50% of a rep’s daily duties but are falling well short due to increasing administrative tasks such as data entry, CRM management, peer-to-peer interruptions, enablement training, software learning, and more. Be the first to gain access to data that will answer: Where does your team stack up?

The Voice of the Customer: Customers Speak Out on Lead-to-Account Matching & Routing

LeanData

Last year, eight years after LeanData pioneered the Lead-to-Account (L2A) Matching and Routing software solution space, the technology was officially recognized as a software category by analysts like TOPO (now part of Gartner) and others, notably the peer-to-peer review site, G2.

Social Business Q&A: 10 Questions with Augie Ray

Oracle

When my career began to take a new shape, it was his reports (when he was an analyst at Forrester Research) and writing on “ Experience: The Blog ” that, unbeknownst to him, helped me clarify what I wanted to do, why I wanted to do it, and how I wanted to do it. We are always thrilled to interview smart, insightful people on our blog. I see Social Commerce relating to Social Business in the same way E-Commerce related to E-Business.

Matt’s App of the Week: Voray

Heinz Marketing

Most have to do with sales, marketing and productivity. Field events can be a critical component of your B2B marketing channel mix, especially if you’re trying to gain attention and engagement with high-demand senior decision makers. One of the best event formats we’ve seen work for the past 1-2 years is a highly-curated set of peers at a classy dinner. A lightly moderated topical discussion over dinner, drinks and peer-to-peer networking.

Best Practices for a Strong Employee Communications Program

Eric Mower + Associates

Conduct frequent pulse surveys, track performance of e-communications, distribute an online survey following employee meetings, and provide opportunities for employee-to-supervisor feedback. However you do it, be sure to ask for and then act on employee input, feedback and data to constantly improve employee communications. Emphasize peer-to-peer and employee-generated content.

7 Top Crowdfunding Sites for Nonprofits and Higher-Ed Institutions

Hubspot

Now that you’re excited to get on the crowdfunding bandwagon , you need the tools that best fit your organization or school to execute a successful online campaign. There are several hundred crowdfunding platforms currently available to choose from with a variety of different features, focus, and pricing. Before evaluating these or any other platforms, remember these three things to look for: Who uses the platform? Be sure to review these in your evaluation process.

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