The Essential Business Survival Guide

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We’ve put together some resources and tips you can easily apply to help your business assess, plan and adapt through COVID-19

Industrial Marketing Budgeting and Planning

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial marketing budgeting and planning activities pick up at this time of the year. Read more The post Industrial Marketing Budgeting and Planning by Achinta Mitra appeared first on Industrial Marketing Today. Industrial Marketing Budgets and PlanningAs they say, “?Tis Tis the Season.” Things begin to get very hectic as we go deeper into Q4 and it becomes harder to get people together as they start to take time off for the Holidays. Are you in the midst.

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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. To maximize the impact of and business results from your online or real-world event at a time when some people might be hesitant to travel, it’s vital to start with a comprehensive event marketing plan. 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.

Tracking the Impact of Your COVID-19 Plans

Hive9

Marketing Planning Marketing Budgeting Marketing performance management Marketing Performance marketingFiguring out your optimal marketing strategy during a global pandemic is unprecedented. There’s a lot of helpful advice out there, but because we’ve simply never experienced a crisis like this in the age of digital marketing, it’s safe to say nobody knows exactly what the secret recipe is for marketing your brand, reallocating your spend and, in the end, maintaining strong ROI.

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Why Start With Marketing & Sales Alignment

Speaker: Molly Rigatti, Marketing Strategist at SmartBug Media

Before you plan your next sales kickoff or bottom of the funnel marketing campaign or any effort where sales and marketing are both on the hook for performance, you need to check in on your teams. Sales and marketing both oversee a very important part of the pipeline and revenue process for your organization. But that doesn’t mean they should function in silos. When building up your sales enablement program, think about the three “P”s—practicality, productivity, and profit—when defining responsibilities and facilitating communication between your teams.

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. The post 7 Tips for Strategic B2B Marketing Planning appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Marketing Strategy Allocadia B2B Marketing Marketing Performance Management Marketing Plans Marketing Research ROI Strategic Planning Strategy

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The Power of “What If?” in Strategy Planning

Measure Up Marketing

Organizations invest in strategic planning initiatives as a way to peer into and be prepared for the future – to decide on an outcome or set of outcomes to pursue and the corresponding course(s) of action. Determine what it will take to execute the strategy and develop a plan.

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6 Things to Consider When Creating Your 2017 Marketing Plan

Act-On

While the holidays are are in full swing, it’s time to start making some concrete plans for your 2017 marketing team. It may seem late in the game, but it’s definitely not too late to create a solid marketing plan for the new year. Here are some guidelines to help you check all the boxes on your marketing plan and knock 2017 out of the park. The best place to start planning for the future is to look at the past. Planning for 2017 requires a top-down approach.

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Crisis Management Planning

Nuvi

Fail to plan, plan to fail. “We’ve Many midsize and large companies do not have a detailed crisis management plan in place. The importance of having a crisis response plan in place can not be overstated. The post Crisis Management Planning appeared first on Brickfish.

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How to Plan Your Content Marketing Calendar

Marketing Insider Group

As the year 2016 winds to a close, it is yet again time to fine-tune or create a unique content marketing plan for your business in the year 2017. The post How to Plan Your Content Marketing Calendar appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing content marketing strategy marketing planRunning a small or medium sized enterprise can be a really tough affair. Your marketing needs are as real and urgent as those of any multinational, […].

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How You Can Triple Your Results With a More Personalized, Empathetic Approach

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO and Founder of markempa

Marketing and sales feel pretty tricky right now. What worked before now feels out of touch, but have you made plans for how you'll continue to move forward? You've likely tried everything: expert recommendations, best practices, the latest tools, and automation. But your results are falling short. Here's the thing: All the automation tools, best practices, data analytics won't help get better results now until you master empathizing with your customers. In this webinar, you'll learn how to go beyond rational-logic based sales/marketing and adjust your sales enablement strategy to better understand how buyers feel so that you can connect and help them on their journey.

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%. My answer: “Of course I can.” However, I find there is a disconnect in many of these conversations with manufacturers and engineering companies.

The Budgeting and Planning Maturity Model For B2B Marketers Explained

bizible

This is especially true when it comes to marketing planning and budgeting processes. In this blog post we review a SiriusDecisions maturity model for planning and budgeting. Senior marketing leaders plan and budget year around, they are always in some stage of planning or budgeting. This maturity model helps leaders prioritize improvements around planning and budgeting. Overview of Budget and Planning Maturity Model. Technology For Planning and Budgeting.

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4 Dimensions of Effective B2B Marketing Plans

Modern Marketing

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. Image a planning process so streamlined marketers could model and predict their impact on revenue before they spent a dime. However, amidst these developments, one critical practice remains in the proverbial stoneage: planning. Another roadblock is lack of visibility into marketing plans.

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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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2018 B2B Marketing Mix Report

B2B marketers like you contributed their insights to Sagefrog’s annual B2B Marketing Mix Report, a valuable asset in planning your marketing strategy for the year ahead

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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Post-COVID-19 Workforce Planning & Management Strategies

Biznology

The impact of COVID-19 on workforce planning. Developing new, long-term strategies, plans and policies for remote work and distributed workforce s. Don’t put this category into crisis management, or disaster recovery plans only–bake it into the fabric of people’s practices.

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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. 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 planYour company’s sales revenue goal) Determine how best to get there. Your marketing strategy) Get started. Your marketing tactics) Measure your progress.

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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. But roughly the same share plan to reallocate those funds to other marketing tactics.

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Maximize Results Of Attending A Trade Show

Attending trade shows helps your business find new prospects and make connections. By downloading this white paper, you will learn how setting goals and adding pre-planning to every trade show and industry event you attend makes a considerable difference.

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. We’ll admit—it’s a challenge to put together an event.

Service Marketing – Planning And Strategy Guide

Unbound B2B

You can however plan service marketing strategies to make the customer aware that you exist. You are likely to suffer from economic losses if your services aren’t utilized as per your planned schedule. Introduction: What is Service Marketing.

Editorial Planning Tips for 2020

DivvyHQ

How’s your editorial planning for next year going? We’ve compiled some editorial planning tips for content marketers to get you prepped and ready for 2020. Content Analytics Content Planning Content Strategy Tips & How-Tos buyer personas calendar collaboration content creation editorial ideation inspiration marketing planning production strategy tipsIt’s probably underlined on your to-do list, but maybe you’re a little behind. Take a deep breath. This will help.

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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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Intent Data: No Tricks, all Treats

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

Wait a second - that wasn't part of the plan. The modern era of MarTech is great, isn't it? Using social media, machine learning, lead scoring, and so much more, we can learn so much about our prospects.

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.” For that reason, we’ve listed five features every marketer needs to look for when selecting an effective marketing-planning software solution. Marketing Planning Marketing Analytics Financial Planning Revenue Attribution Marketing Budgeting Marketing Insights marketing measurement alignment

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How to Market a Startup, Part 2: Planning, Staffing, and Measuring

Webbiquity

Planning. Just as you probably wouldn’t try to drive to an unfamiliar location without using GPS, it’s best not to jump into marketing without a plan. Google startup marketing plan template and you’ll get dozens of ideas. Your marketing plan should ideally be fairly detailed in the short term—commonly 90 days out—but more fluid and flexible after that, to enable you to take advantage of new opportunities and changing conditions.

The One-Person Marketing Plan for Startups

Marketing Insider Group

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. Struggling to devise a marketing strategy as a one-person startup? There are well over 22 million one-person businesses in the U.S., and this figure is only expected to grow. Not all startups will get off the […].

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 post How to write a Marketing Plan (with some tips) appeared first on Sales Lead Insights. B2B marketing tools marketing plan

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Win Sales Calls with Webinar Production

Speaker: Dawn Baron, President, Passion Profits Consulting, and Shelley Trout, Webinar Producer, Aggregage

As a B2B marketer in 2020, you are being asked to do a lot: brand building, create content, build position as thought leader, generate leads, create ongoing touchpoints with prospects, and ideally generate sales calls. And do all of this with limited resources and time in a crowded world that is fighting you for attention. That’s a big challenge, and we believe a key part of the answer to that challenge is the smart application of webinars for B2B audiences. If you have held back on doing webinars because of the level of effort, or if you want to up your webinar effectiveness, then you won’t want to miss this unique presentation with expert webinar producers Dawn Baron and Shelley Trout.

Planning for ABM? Avoid These Common Challenges

Marketing Insider Group

The post Planning for ABM? Account-based marketing (ABM) has gained a firm foothold in the B2B marketing world. According to Information Technology Services Marketing Association, ABM is defined as “treating individual accounts as markets in their own right.” Basically, you as a marketer are taking personalization to an elevated level. Making the leap into ABM marketing is highly recommended to improve your marketing ROI, but without […].

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Five Ways to Keep Your Marketing Plan on Track

Webbiquity

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. Marketing Strategy Dean Kaplan marketing plans project management

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Content Planning Hacks to Streamline Your Process

DivvyHQ

Does content planning bring about anxiety and dread? But without a solid content plan, it’s almost impossible to be successful in your content efforts. Let’s simplify with eight content planning hacks to streamline your process. You're not alone. It’s a challenging exercise that requires structure, brainpower, time and effort. So, perhaps it’s time we remove some of that trepidation.

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12 Essential Media Planning Tools

Hubspot

Companies that invest effort in choosing the right platforms for the sake of customer acquisition and retention -- and the right messages to promote on them -- are engaging in media planning , which has become a requirement for organizations hoping to reach their audiences across multiple channels.

5 B2B Marketing Trends that You Can't Ignore in 2020

Speaker: Pam Didner, Marketing Consultant, Author and Speaker

Pam Didner, B2B tech marketing consultant, speaker, and author of Effective Sales Enablement and Global Content Marketing, will present the essential marketing trends you need to know in 2020. She'll discuss digital challenges that marketers commonly face and share actionable solutions and templates you can apply to your job in real-time.

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.

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