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It shall not affect the validity of any delegated acts already in force. The power to adopt delegated acts is conferred on the Commission subject to the conditions laid down in this Article. The power to adopt delegated acts referred to in Article 8(4) shall be conferred on the Commission for an indeterminate period of time from [the data of entering into force of this Regulation].

The Entrepreneur Interview Series #20: Lewis Werner, Quill Security Technology


Chief security officers (CSOs), operations executives, and facility managers use Quill to back their security proposals with quantitative evidence. I don’t think you can go wrong in doing that: in validating your ideas and plans with the people in your market.

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12 Essential Elements of Guest Blogging Proposals That Get Accepted


And we know that we need to pitch guest blogging proposals in order to secure a guest post. How do we create a guest blogging proposal that gets accepted? If only we could create a proposal that would score us a writing spot in top blogs ….

How to Validate Your Blog Post Topics: A 3-Step Process


To help you avoid wasting time on topics and keyword plays that won't generate a meaningful return for your business, we've put together a simple process for validating your ideas before you start writing. How to Validate Your Blog Post Topics: A 3-Step Process.

A Modest Proposal for Demand Generation Usability Measurement

Customer Experience Matrix

Still, they should provide a reasonably valid ranking of the competitors. As Tuesday’s post suggested, my thoughts on usability measurement have now crystallized. To provide a meaningful and consistent comparison of usability across demand generation vendors, you could: 1. Define a set of business scenarios that must be supported by the system. Each scenario would describe a type of marketing campaign and the system tasks required to run it.

This Psychological Trick Can Make You a More Empathetic Marketer


Emotional Validation. The process of reflecting back someone’s feelings has an official name in psychology textbooks: “emotional validation.” ” But it’s important to note that validation does not mean flatly agreeing with everything someone says.

Getting Prospects to Engage: Its all about the Metrics

The ROI Guy

If you are able to show how organizations like your prospects have achieved tangible business value benefits and ROI from the proposed solutions, your calculations will be perceived as more believable and achievable. 3rd party validation Adoption Alinean Benchmarking business value selling Discovery Pisello ROI Selling Success Stories

Practical Hypothesis Building: The Way the Experts Do It


A proposed solution to a problem, whose validity requires evaluation. What is a Hypothesis? Why is a Hypothesis Critical to Your Optimization Program?

Accountability: Ensuring Positive Business Outcomes

Modern Marketing

Validating the goals, objectives, and KPIs tied to the technology. A Success Plan serves as a joint-execution proposal that defines an action path for all prioritized recommendations and establishes accountability for all stakeholders. Validating priorities.

Email Deliverability Quarterly: Return Path Acquired, CCPA Update, Yahoo-AOL Merged, and More

Modern Marketing

Here’s what’s going on at key inbox providers and what it means for email marketers: Validity Acquires Return Path. At the beginning of May, Validity announced that it was acquiring Return Path, a pioneer and leader in the email deliverability space.

Why Marketing Analytics Are Needed For Growth

Crimson Marketing

” Your marketing solutions needs to ground and measure proposals based on marketing analytics. It’s not about the sexiest proposal or most prominent department; it’s about measuring “proposals based on their strategic return, economic value, and payback window.

Share your best solutions for marketing operations and technology challenges at MarTech in Boston


If you would like to share your experience and insight with the community around a martech challenge you’ve faced and the way you addressed it — and we hope you are — we’d love for you to send in a proposal to speak on a solution to a martech challenge that you’ve tackled.

The Savvy Sales Pro’s 5-Point Guide to Overcoming Objections


You are working with a decision-maker who has some skin in the game, and they’re taking your proposal seriously. Validate your prospect’s concern. Their concern might be a valid one, or it might be a smokescreen for a different concern.

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How to Eliminate Breakpoints to Improve Customer Experience

Measure Up Marketing

It takes work, and you will want to validate the map with customers; the good news is that this provides you with a great opportunity to interact with your customer advisory board. Deliver the proposed experience by focusing the entire team across various functions.

B2B Marketing: 6 essentials for testing your teleprospecting

B2B Lead Generation

Validity starts with confidence. Here are some of examples of validity threats that can negatively affect a test’s level of confidence. The lower your existing success rate is, the more people you will have to call to achieve a valid test.

What Is the B2B Sales Process? Plus Tips and Tricks for the Modern Sales Pro


The outbound sales process generally adheres to the following sequence: Prospecting Research Connecting Needs Assessment Presentation/Proposal Follow Up Negotiation/Objection Handling Closing In outbound sales, sellers initiate the relationship and drive interactions with target B2B buyers.

Cryptocurrency: How to establish trust?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In a public blockchain (more on this later), you have an incentive mechanism in that users commit computing resources to validate transactions, and then are rewarded for reaching consensus on what is ‘true’ by receiving bitcoin or an Ethereum ether.”.

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The Entrepreneur, The Compass, And The Fog

Marketing Insider Group

We made unsolicited proposals to various government agencies, seeking to perform international research services,” Arthur said. And although these proposals were targeted at helping businesses understand international cultures, the federal government asked AIRINC for help with another problem.

Oops! 5 Common Interactive Content Mistakes to Avoid


We didn’t validate that the audience wanted interactive content. When interactive content first came on the scene, we had cases where we proposed interactive content merely because we believed it was the best way to tell the story.

Are Your Content Downloads Getting the Attention They Deserve?

BOP Design

If a website visitor provides you with a valid email address – they should be treated as a valuable “real” lead. Additionally, a website or content strategy will include more bottom-of-funnel CTAs like request a demo/consultation, contact form, phone call, proposal request, etc.

4 Principles for Effective Lead Management

Modern Marketing

Example: Marketing Definition: Lead — A person with a valid email address that has expressed an interest in a product / service. Lead management is part of any business that has leads — that is, any business that requires consideration before making a purchase decision.

Use These Steps to Clearly Site Your Next Facility

Eric Mower + Associates

Proposing a new facility often pits the locality where the power will be created against other localities where the power will be used. Stakeholders often have very valid concerns about the scope of a project and the intentions of the project sponsor.

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14 Key B2B Marketing Reports to Inform the Strategic Budgeting Process

KoMarketing Associates

From strategic objectives to tactical points of focus, the information below can help guide and support B2B marketing initiatives proposed in the new year and beyond. Third-party validation is an important element for B2B buyers evaluating vendor solutions.

3 Ways To Gain Executive Buy In


Speak the language of your boss, use numbers, statistics, revenues or savings percentage to help quantify the value of the proposed change. It has happened to all of us.

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The Founders Interview Series #17: Peter M. Vessenes, ProfitSee


Validate your business assumptions in small scales. The Entrepreneur Interview Series #15: Adam Hempenstall, Better Proposals. Business owners and entrepreneurs face a long list of challenges in creating and sustaining a successful company.

How to Form an Effective Hypothesis for Optimized Testing

Modern Marketing

If you type “hypothesis” into Google, you’ll likely receive a definition similar to the below: “Hypothesis: a supposition or proposed explanation made on the basis of limited evidence as a starting point for further investigation.”

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What You Can Do When Traditional Sales Advice Fails

Hinge Marketing

The story may sound familiar: The proposal was insightful, reflecting a true picture of the client’s situation, and the expected value of the project made the decision a no-brainer. Most proposals have some weaknesses, and your clients probably know what those are.

Email Marketing: What’s Really the Issue With Confirmed Opt-In?

Modern Marketing

I would propose that the real issue isn’t the actual COI, but a fear that you are going to lose subscribers. Just because you have an email address doesn’t mean it wasn’t faked, made-up, mistyped, or is a valid address at an account they will just never check.

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IDC Interview: Financial Justification a Requirement for Technology Buyers

The ROI Guy

One thing that hasn’t changed is the need for understanding and quantifying the business value outcomes of proposed solutions is a requirement for a whopping 95% of decisions. IDC indicates that 81% of buyers expect vendors to quantify business value of proposed solutions.

The Second Layer of Web Sales Success


I made the case for exploiting more valid and qualified keywords to capture more Web customers. Even on the Web, letting potential customers walking by on the sidewalk without noticing your store because it’s lacking a door or a showcase (or a valid keyword) still isn’t a good idea.

How To Project SEO Content Marketing Goals & Performance

KoMarketing Associates

In this blog post, I’ll outline how we established our proposed benchmarks and what B2B marketers should evaluate in order to determine applicable benchmarks for their own online marketing programs.

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10 Metrics Every Marketing Team Should Track

Hinge Marketing

Each time your thought leadership is shared through social channels, you are essentially receiving validation that someone thinks your content is good and your expertise is valid. 9) Proposals out. Is your program leading prospects to requests for proposals?

How To Improve Conversion From Suspect To Advocacy: Tips Along The Journey

Modern Marketing

Terms like “lead management”, “lead scoring”, and “lead nurturing” are hugely important and valid. For this guide to be of maximum value, we propose an expanded view of conversion that includes activities post sale.

Content Interviews: A Feather in the Content Marketer’s Cap

KoMarketing Associates

From there, put together a list of well-researched questions and/or proposed blog topics that you’d want to bring up with the client in an interview, so that you can make the most of everyone’s time. As features editor of my high school newspaper, I thought I was a pretty big deal.

Truth Is Better Than Fiction: Why Marketers Need to Lean into Authenticity


A former colleague once told me a story about a time he needed data for a proposal. More recently, in 2014 and 2016, the Truth in Advertising Act was proposed to Congress – specifically targeting excessive and deceptive image alteration (i.e., They often don’t rely on one source for their fact-checking, either, but corroborate it across multiple places to ensure its validity. Authenticity. It’s a big word with bigger implications. To be authentic means to be true.

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7 Tips for Getting Your First Speaking Engagement, and How I Got Mine Thanks to Lady Gaga


It’s validating. When I later worked at a PR firm, speaking proposals were a core deliverable of our agency, and I learned quickly how to improve their acceptance rate. It starts with hope: “Surely I can be elected to that pinnacle of professional validation!”. .

5 Legal Mistakes Your Agency is Making in the Pursuit of New Business (And How to Fix Them)


1) You don't protect your agency's intellectual property during a pitch or discovery session, or in your proposal. Absent that, at a minimum include IP ownership clauses in your proposal and pitch assets, and use copyright ownership notices on these materials and any spec creative produced.

Why Customer Stories Are Essential for Growth


Especially when we seek to add more content strategy clients to our roster, we have to put ourselves out there with proposals, concepts and decks. Even on social platforms where people are naturally skeptical, the second-party validation of case studies builds trust with users.

What’s Happening to EU Privacy Law? An FAQ

Modern Marketing

That’s due to proposed changes to EU privacy protections that were released by The European Commission. A lot of people were likely scratching their heads, wondering how the proposed changes to EU privacy law would impact them and their business. Dennis tackled some of the most frequently asked questions about the proposed changes to EU privacy laws. These are just proposals today. In the past, assumed consent in some cases were valid.

The Attention Web: What B2B Marketers Need to Know

Marketing Craftmanship

In their 2001 book, The Attention Economy , social scholars Thomas Davenport and John Beck proposed that in today’s information-flooded world, the most scarce resource does not involve ideas, money or talent.

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