How to Market an Analyst Report

The Point

Technology marketers love analyst reports. By which I mean that most analyst reports – Gartner Magic Quadrants, Forrester Wave Reports, and the like – are marketed as press announcements vs. information of value that might attract prospects actively evaluating your type of solution.

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Just Released: AdWords Industry Benchmark Report 2017

bizible

In collaboration with DWA, we’re excited to share tons of great data and insights on how B2B marketers are using AdWords to drive business in the third annual AdWords Industry Benchmark Report. The report also covers year-over-year trends, and industry-specific breakdowns.

10 Press Release Best Practices That Will Skyrocket Your PR

B2B PR Sense

Press releases are a valuable tool in the hands of PR professionals -- as long as you use them correctly. Learn what press release best practices can make your news and announcements more effective in today’s busy world. Why are press releases still important in today’s world?

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BrightEdge Research Release: 2017 Holiday Shopping Report

Brightedge

The 2017 BrightEdge Holiday Shopping Report shows that ecommerce conversions spike on Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, and desktop still drives the majority of final ecommerce transactions over the holidays.

7 tips for effective press releases

Biznology

Press releases can be very effective for helping to create a buzz and getting the word out about something new with your business. However, since many other businesses also know this, there are often too many press releases floating around. Keep your release simple.

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Content Marketing Strategy? Think Like A Reporter

Webbiquity

Just as thinking like a reporter can help when developing your social media strategy , two key concepts in journalism can be useful in content marketing: the five-w’s-plus-h reporter’s questions , and the inverted pyramid. The Reporter’s Questions.

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2016 High Growth Research Report Released

Hinge Marketing

Our latest research report marks the first of Hinge’s new annual High Growth Study. As the research report documents, these High-Growth firms are also twice as likely to favor differentiators that are easier to prove and are more relevant to potential new clients.

AEC Marketing Research Released

Hinge Marketing

We’re pleased to announce the release of our 2017 AEC Research: Marketing & Growth Insights. The post AEC Marketing Research Released appeared first on Hinge Marketing. This study is part of our commitment to the ongoing study the architecture, engineering and construction industry.

Government Services Research Released

Hinge Marketing

Hi, I’m Liz Harr and for those of you who know Hinge even just a little, you probably know that we regularly conduct research on the professional services marketplace and then release the results of that research. Video Transcription.

How to Improve Your Press Release Best Practices with Storytelling

B2B PR Sense

Press releases have been teetering on the edge of death for years now. Should the press release go to its eternal resting place, six feet under, and be forgotten -- replaced with communications channels like Twitter? Why Storytelling Enhances Press Release Best Practices.

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Consulting Firm Research Released

Hinge Marketing

In this video blog, Liz Harr shares insights from the 2017 research on marketing and growth strategies for the consulting industry – a special edition research report from the annual High Growth Study. The post Consulting Firm Research Released appeared first on Hinge Marketing.

Death by Content: How Press Release Abuse Killed Public Relations

Marketing Craftmanship

Self-serving Press Release Content Has Killed PR. The origins of the press release are unclear, but in the not too distant past, this communication tool was called a “News Release.” For non-daily news sources such as magazines, news releases were often sent through the US Mail.

Technology Services Research Released

Hinge Marketing

This report looks at a variety of different aspects to uncover the most effective marketing techniques for tech services firms. Well today, I’m pleased to announce the release of a new report for Hinge’s 2017 Research: Marketing & Growth Insights for Tech Services Firms.

ActiveDEMAND Releases Free Chrome Extension

ActiveDEMAND

ActiveDEMAND Integrated Marketing Platform Expands Tracking Capability with Release of Chrome Extension. ActiveDEMAND , the integrated marketing automation platform, adds functionality to its already robust full-stack system with the release of their Chrome Extension.

VEST Report: Competition in B2B Marketing Automation Isn't About Features

Customer Experience Matrix

Yesterday I released the mid-year edition of the VEST Report on B2B marketing automation vendors, thereby meeting my self-imposed deadline of July 31. Updating the report gives a nice overview of recent industry developments. marketing automation martech VEST report

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Optimize Account Based Marketing for Revenue with Latest Bizible Release

bizible

With this release, we are introducing capabilities that ABM marketers expect, such as lead to account mapping, but the one that we are most excited about unleashes the power of data science to help you optimally manage your targeted accounts. account based marketing account based reporting

2018 Government Contractor Research Released

Hinge Marketing

In our all professional services report, we discovered firms that derive a majority of their business from government contracts grew faster than all others in the study. These organizations reported median annual growth of 13.3% The post 2018 Government Contractor Research Released appeared first on Hinge Marketing.

Infer Releases Profile Management Platform to General Availability; Adds Net-New Profile Builder

Ignite Tech

Press Release: Proven Account-Based Marketing and Demand Generation Workflows Help Businesses Move Up-Market with Predictive. Account-Based Marketing News & Announcements Press Releases Profile Management

VEST Report: Analytics Tops List of Upgraded Marketing Automation Features

Customer Experience Matrix

I finished the latest release of the B2B Marketing Automation Vendor Selection Tool (VEST) yesterday, which is always a great relief. But the elation lasted about two minutes, since I then had to write a press release announcing it. But I can’t repeat that for the mid-year release.

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Add For Immediate Release to your podcast queue

Biznology

A couple Sundays ago I met up with Joseph Thornley , Lynette Young , and Shel Holtz on video Skype to record episode 15 of Shel’s industry-trusted and industry-respected PR podcast, For Immediate Release , AKA the FIR Podcast.

Report: Targeting & Predictive Analytics Driving Changes in B2B Email

The Point

The folks at Demand Generation Report just released a compelling new paper on the impact that new technologies are having on the use, and effectiveness, of email marketing. You can view and download a copy of the complete report here.

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How B2B Marketers Can Leverage Google’s Search Performance Reports

KoMarketing Associates

At the beginning of the year, Google announced the beta release of a new Search Console experience. For search marketers, the most significant part of this announcement was that 16 months of data would be available in Google Search Console’s Search Performance report. Now that marketers have access to an even larger set of keyword data, this post outlines four key areas of Google search performance report that B2B marketers should leverage.

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Mat Release Relevancy

Brandpoint

Mat releases are a valuable tool in your PR arsenal, helping you look like a media relations rock star. Mat releases are the ideal complement to your pitching efforts and you barely have to lift a finger. The post Mat Release Relevancy appeared first on Brandpoint.com.

9 Steps to Writing the Perfect Press Release

Sharpspring

How do you create an informative yet compelling press release that will cut through all the noise and get your message out there? Check out the example below to see what a poor press release headline looks like. Here’s an example of a great press release headline from Terminix.

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New Raab VEST Report: B2B Marketing Automation Will Reach $1.2 Billion in 2014

Customer Experience Matrix

Even more interesting, nearly everyone reported faster growth in revenue than in clients: to take one vendor that does provide statistics, HubSpot recently reported 50% revenue growth vs. 25% growth in number of clients.

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Demand Gen Report Uncovers Value of Marketing Automation in B2B Lead Scoring

Salesfusion

Demand Gen Report, a lead publication for B2B marketing professionals, recently released a special report on strategies for improving lead scoring. The report includes Salesfusion client, ePromos, experience in implementing marketing automation to help in lead scoring efforts.

Inside a Social Media News Release

Biznology

Today, I plan to go through, “line-by-line,” a site we create to support all of our blogger outreach campaigns, that we call a Social Media News Release (SMNR) but we also call a Microsite, a Resource Site, or a Fact Sheet. To those of you who are in Communications, you’ll recognize the structural similarity between it and a traditional News Release/Press Release. We never used to add this to our Social Media News Releases. Image via CrunchBase.

Report: Marketers Struggle to Leverage Tech to Better Understand Customers

KoMarketing Associates

The CMO Club and Conversant recently released the “5 Ways to Win Customers with Tech” report, which exhibited the opinions of 60 senior marketers. Part 3 of the “B-to-B Loyalty Report” from Merkle Loyalty Solution looked at how B2B marketers are aligning with their customers. Research now shows that although marketers are interested in providing a personalized customer experience, they still lack the tools and data to do so on a consistent basis.

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Identify More Revenue Opportunities with Our HG Data for Salesforce Summer Release

HG Data

We’re excited to introduce the Summer 2018 release of our award-winning, HG Data for Salesforce app, which includes two essential features designed to help you identify and close opportunities faster: Expand your target account potential with Discover Companies.

New Marketing Automation Options for Small Business in the VEST Report

Customer Experience Matrix

I’m revving up for the next edition of our B2B Marketing Automation Vendor Selection Tool (VEST) report, which will include six first-time entries. While GreenRope is new to the VEST report, the company itself was founded in 2008.

Accounting & Financial Services Research Released [VIDEO]

Hinge Marketing

Hinge is very excited about the release of the 2017 research on marketing and growth strategies for the accounting and financial services industry, a special edition of our annual High Growth Study.

10 Marketing Reports Everyone Working Online Should Read

ScribbleLive

In this post we’ll go over 10 reports you need to read before you start planning your marketing objectives for 2016. Make sure to read this report to get insight into what makes these marketers so successful and where others fall short. 2015 Social Media Marketing Industry Report.

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HubSpot Reports 82% Revenue Growth

Customer Experience Matrix

HubSpot released its 2012 Year in Review today, reporting 82% revenue growth, to $52.5 Here are figures and growth rates for the past three years, as listed in the report. million. Number of clients grew by 42%, to 8,440.

Video Benchmark Report Projects B2B Video Content to Double Within 12 Months

Vidyard

On average, businesses analyzed in the report now publish 33 new videos every month, up 83% from last year’s average of 18 per month. In this year’s report, 89% of all viewing sessions occurred on desktops with only 11% on mobile devices, fairly consistent year-over-year.

How to Get a Bigger Bang from Your Press Releases

Marketing Action

Once upon a time, press releases were events unto themselves, for the attention they commanded and masses they reached. and, of course, any number of releases in the entertainment industry to burnish the image of a band, or a movie star. Press releases drew eyes.

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VEST Report: Latest Trends in Marketing Automation, and Where's My Hoverboard?

Customer Experience Matrix

I just finished the latest release of the B2B Marketing Automation Vendor Selection Tool , a.k.a. VEST Report. Usually I do this by taking a close look at which features have become more common since the last report.

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Mat Release Relevancy

Brandpoint

Mat releases are a valuable tool in your PR arsenal, helping you look like a media relations rock star. Mat releases are the ideal complement to your pitching efforts and you barely have to lift a finger. The post Mat Release Relevancy appeared first on Brandpoint.com.

Just Released: ABM Vendor Guide Gives Detailed Comparison of 40 ABM Vendors

Customer Experience Matrix

Some of pause was due to vacation, but mostly it was because I’ve been working feverishly to finish the Raab Guide to Account Based Marketing Vendors , which I’ve released today and you can purchase here. But if nothing else, the report helped to clarify my own thinking about ABM technologies. Analyze Results Reporting This includes systems that analyze behaviors and program results at the account level.

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2017 AdWords Industry Benchmark Report: An Agency’s Perspective

bizible

In July, we released our third annual AdWords Industry Benchmark Report and had Lucia Rodas-Estrada, SEM Team Manager at DWA , a media agency with a predominant focus in B2B technology, join us for a webinar to discuss them.

Lessons from HubSpot’s State of Inbound Marketing Report

Webbiquity

HubSpot last week released its 2013 State of Inbound Marketing report, this year weighing in at a massive 175 pages. But as always, the report is crammed with useful facts, interesting stats, and vital tips, tools and techniques for inbound marketing success.