Make Your Marketing More Efficient with Repeatable Processes

Act-On

Taking the time to set up templates and repeatable processes ahead of time actually makes me speedier. Let’s look behind the curtain to see how I use these processes to save time. What is a repeatable process? Why not formalize a process? Why you need a repeatable process.

Guiding Customers Through the Buying Process With Sales Acceleration

Marketing Insider Group

To get your customers from problem recognition to purchase, and even better, post-purchase loyalty, you need to be able to guide them through the buying process masterfully. The post Guiding Customers Through the Buying Process With Sales Acceleration appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

Why Process Transformation Fails

ANNUITAS

As we walked through the Demand Process approach we needed to take, one attendee from our client made mention of past attempts to “do things differently” and the resulting failure. If true process change is going to occur in organizations, it has to be supported and driven by leadership.

My unbeatable process for building links

Biznology

Yeah, I have gotten several emails lately trying to sell their unbeatable link-building process or asking me to reveal mine. Because my link-building process is not terribly exciting. Even calling it a process seems overblown. Er, my process. A process.

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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

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.

5 Brands Share Their Content Marketing Process

Content Marketing Institute

Read on to get some tips and insight that you can incorporate into your content marketing process. This process takes less than an hour and guarantees nothing has been overlooked. My process is straightforward (but not necessarily easy).

Enough is Enough in the Approval Process: When to Sign Your Name and Ship It

Act-On

Digital’s influence on the approval process. What is the approval process and who’s in charge? For example, let’s say your Chief Marketing Officer has final signoff in the approval process. Creating an approval process. The old Abbott and Costello routine Who’s on First?

In Search of the Perfect Writing Process [Podcast]

Marketing Insider Group

What is your writing process? We positively obsess over each others’ writing processes, and the more known the marketer, the more we swoon and purr. The post In Search of the Perfect Writing Process appeared first on Unthinkable.

Aligning industrial marketing with the industrial professional’s buying process

Marketing Insider Group

The post Aligning industrial marketing with the industrial professional’s buying process appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. By Jon Franko, Thinker & Partner at Gorilla 76.

Content marketing: how process powers success

Biznology

Which brings us to the topic of process. Process – that larger plan – gives you a framework within which the preparation becomes a step toward your goal. That X, Y, and Z now becomes your process. That’s the beauty of processes and systems. Everybody wants to win.

Analyze your target’s buying process, for greater marketing efficiency

Biznology

B2B selling is a complicated affair, but you can simplify your marketing strategies dramatically with buying process analysis. This means that you lay out your prospect’s buying process, stage by stage, and then develop a selling process that maps to it.

Graphic Design Process: Creating an Impressive Logo

Marketing Insider Group

The post Graphic Design Process: Creating an Impressive Logo appeared first on Marketing Insider Group As everyone knows, a logo is the original image of the full or abbreviated name of a brand or a special non-alphabetic figure.

Drupal 8 Batch Processing

Bluetext

As one of the top Drupal firms in the market, we get a lot of questions around Drupal 8 and its broad range of functionality, including Drupal 8 Batch Processing. We thought to start out the new year, we would offer our primer on Drupal 8 Batch Processing. A batch job or batch processing is the execution of a series of jobs in a program on a computer without manual intervention (non-interactive). Creating a batch process in Drupal 8 is relatively straightforward.

The Hiring Process’s Impact on Business Growth

DiscoverOrg

Quickly, he transitioned the hiring process. Adding both of these straightforward activities to our hiring process has greatly improved overall team retention and the company’s culture. “If you get the wrong people, they have the ability to put growth at a standstill.”

Three Ways To Bring Your Customers Into The Content Creation Process

Marketing Insider Group

The post Three Ways To Bring Your Customers Into The Content Creation Process appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Forward-thinking B2B firms are using interviews, surveys and editorial advisory panels to improve their content marketing programmes.

Step-by-Step Process for Creating Captivating Visuals for Social Media

Marketing Insider Group

The post Step-by-Step Process for Creating Captivating Visuals for Social Media appeared first on Digital Current. The post Step-by-Step Process for Creating Captivating Visuals for Social Media appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

Business process outsourcing in the transformation age

i-Scoop

Despite the variety of business processes and functions that get outsourced, outsourcing in general is changing and several of these changes are not limited to a type or area of business process outsourcing.

The Trade Show Follow Up Process

Salesfusion

The post The Trade Show Follow Up Process appeared first on Salesfusion. Events Sales CRM

Looking to enhance sales lead performance? Put process before technology.

ViewPoint

So start by engineering your processes to focus on lead quality not quantity. We had a conversation about the importance of process surrounding Market, Media, Message and Metrics. Before buying new technology, define the processes your organization needs to make the most impact. Lead Generation Marketing & Sales Alignment Sales Process Lead Nurturing Outbound Marketing

3 Ways Marketing Ops Can Improve Your Planning Process

Modern Marketing

So, what can you do to improve your marketing planning process? They live and breathe strategy, data, and process, making them the perfect steward of the marketing plan. Rather than inventing your own process or terminology, work with an external source.

Criteria of Efficient B2B Lead Generation Processes

Great B2B Marketing

The post Criteria of Efficient B2B Lead Generation Processes appeared first on Great B2B Marketing. My team and I are always preaching the doctrine of the consistent and predictable lead generation engine as a key […].

My online influencer research and engagement process

Biznology

So, my process is: set up SDL SM2, add all the keywords I have collected through going down a Wikipedia rabbit hole, let it go to parse, search, and churn. The post My online influencer research and engagement process appeared first on Biznology.

NO OVERKILL: How creatives and content marketers need processes and systems

ScribbleLive

Processes give us a roadmap to complete a project and make it less stressful. From a content creation perspective, I loved her point that “processes mean less time reinventing the wheel.”. In the case of storytelling, a process could look like this: Here’s how we tell stories. Another thing Lauren reminded me of during my discussion with her was that one process doesn’t necessarily fit perfectly for all projects. Be process-driven but don’t be too rigid.

Stop Focusing On The Sales Process, Silly!

Marketing Insider Group

The buyer’s journey and the selling process terms are often confused. However, the sales process focuses on how to push the customer to get them to buy from you. So, are you creating your business strategy based on the selling process or the buyer’s journey?

5 Ways to Provide Better Feedback and Improve the Review & Approval Process

Marketing Insider Group

By Hassaan Bey, Content Marketing Manager, Slope You can have all of the structure and organization in the world when it comes to your own creative process. None of that matters if you’re stuck in a complicated approval process.

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3 Questions to ask around People, Process, and Technology

Modern Marketing

It’s when a misalignment of brand promise has occurred by either the people involved, the process, or the technology involved. Process: Do we have a process for success? Have we instilled accountability at all levels of the process? When I was a younger one of my most favorite memories were centered on going for drives with my father; and yes gas prices back then weren’t what they are today.

Successful Sales and Marketing Alignment, Part 5: The Lead Handoff Process

Act-On

Part three outlined the steps to designing a successful lead process. Once a qualified lead has been identified, the next step is to create a lead handoff process where marketing hands the qualified lead to sales so that sales can follow up on it. You can create an automated process to alert sales that they have a new qualified lead. A standard follow-up process for all qualified leads. Here’s an overview of the handoff process.

Marketing lessons from the college admissions process

Biznology

I’ve gone through the college process twice, and each time I’ve absorbed new lessons about marketing to Millennials in an era of rapid change. And I’m sure many parents are familiar with the process of “How to get the teen to read that email you just sent.”

Top 7 Reasons to Automate Business Processes

Reachforce

Robots have begun taking over the world, but it’s not as malicious as the science fiction writers made it out to be. Modern technology is rapidly replacing the need for human labor, and it’s enabling businesses to be more efficient and economically fruitful.

Business Process Automation and It’s Importance

Altitude Branding

One of the biggest talks in a past few years was about business process automation and whether it’s worth trying. Like in every automation process, the goal of BPA is to bring simplicity to the workflow.

Successful Sales and Marketing Alignment, Part 3: Designing the Lead Process

Act-On

With this post, you’ll find out how to design a successful lead process. The most basic version of the lead process tracks the flow of leads from the point at which they are generated, to the point at which they are passed to sales, to the feedback loop on lead quality. When the sales and marketing relationship breaks down, the two sides don’t provide enough (if any) visibility into each other’s processes. The moment a prospect becomes a lead is the first step in the process.

Change your content process to leverage accelerate and scale

Marketing Insider Group

But there is little thinking or discussion about content process change. By changing your content process for strategy and operations you can leverage resources and assets, accelerate production time to real-time, and scale outputs without compromise.

Aligning To Revenue: A Complete Marketing Planning Process

bizible

In this post we cover a marketing planning process to assist marketing leaders in navigating growth and align to revenue. Every Marketing Planning Process Depends On Accurate Measurement. Measurement encompasses the right technology and reporting processes.

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Digital transformation failure recipes: the content and process integration deficit

i-Scoop

As we know, digital transformation is happening everywhere and a large majority of organizations say they are in a digital transformation process.

How do you sell when your buyers can’t buy? Mounting dysfunction in the B2B buying process

Biznology

Your research found a lot of dysfunction in the B2B purchase process. Based on CEB’s latest observations, here is a summary highlighting the dysfunction in the B2B purchasing process: Bigger, increasingly diversified buying groups: It was only 2.5 Decision-making takes longer than expected: A full 84% of customers report their purchase process took longer than expected—by nearly double. Sales needs to help customers simplify the buying process.

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Feeding Sales Is a Process, Not a Project.

Sales Engine

They realize that engaging with prospects through the internet is a process and not a series of projects—and marketing’s job is to generate leads that create actionable sales intelligence. For sure, this process this is nonlinear, and there’s no way you could have predicted it.

Lunch + Learn: Website Optimization Process

EMagine B2B Blog

Sarah Weesner, VP of Web Maintenance and Support, is recapping emagine’s kickoff Lunch + Learn session where we heard from two members of our Digital Marketing team, Chad Gourd and Jen Camara on their comprehensive website optimization process. . Process for website optimization before launch.

DIY: Step-by-Step B2B Content Syndication Process

Only B2B

The post DIY: Step-by-Step B2B Content Syndication Process appeared first on ONLY B2B. whitepaper

Branding Process [VIDEO]

Hinge Marketing

The branding process is often misunderstood. Today I wanna talk to you about the branding process. Now the branding process is something that’s often misunderstood. We think that that’s the branding process. The full branding process has three components to it.

Change your content process to leverage accelerate and scale

Avitage

But there is little thinking or discussion about content process change. By changing your content process for strategy and operations you can leverage resources and assets, accelerate production time to real-time, and scale outputs without compromise.