Overcoming The Content Personalization Challenge With Buyer Persona Research

Tony Zambito

Buyer Persona Research. For example, use of marketing and content technology requires us to bring a design methodology to buyer persona research. Critical to buyer persona research is the use of qualitative research. by icon 54.

5 Ways B2B CMOs Can improve Audience Development With Buyer Persona Research

Tony Zambito

Research has proven that goals can vary immensely. Utilize The Right Buyer Persona Research Approach. To achieve such understanding, it is important for B2B CMOs to be able to distinguish between authentic goal-directed buyer persona research from that of faux buyer personas.

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Use Buyer Persona Research To Improve B2B Customer Experience

Tony Zambito

Recent research by SiriusDecisions found that for 80% of B2B buyers surveyed, customer experience counted as the top significant reason why they chose to work with a specific provider over another. Understanding How Customers Desire and Perceive Experience Through Buyer Persona Research.

Study Confirms Importance Of Qualitative Research To Success With Buyer Personas

Tony Zambito

A recent survey conducted by Cintell*, entitled 2016 Benchmark Study On Understanding B2B Buyers , indicates that high performing organizations utilized qualitative research for their buyer personas. While 82% of those who exceeded their revenue goals conducted qualitative research.

The 17 Best Keyword Research Tools for SEO and SEM

Webbiquity

That’s where keyword research comes in. So once you or your team have developed topic ideas, planned content , and researched those subjects, it’s time to use keyword research tools to find the best phrases to match up searcher intent with your approach to each topic.

Is Twitter Using Research to Mislead Marketers?

Digital B2B Marketing

Like so much of the research in social media today, Twitter and Deloitte are jumping to the conclusion that correlation means causation. What does the research actually find? Game quality and media coverage are not directly included in the research.

What Successful B2B Content Marketers Are Doing Differently [Research]

Marketing Insider Group

This was just one of the key findings from the seventh annual B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends research from Content Marketing Institute (CMI) and MarketingProfs released last month.

New B2B Persona Research From Salesforce and LinkedIn Study

B2B Lead Generation Blog

What motivated you or inspired you to do this research? What surprised you most as you analyzed the data from this research, and why? What can marketers do based on this research for their email? Brian: So what’s the best way for people to stay in touch with you, or to keep up with your research? The post New B2B Persona Research From Salesforce and LinkedIn Study appeared first on B2B Lead Blog.

B2B market research – 10 unique features

The B2B Research Blog

Is B2B market research really that different from B2C? In this blog post Circle’s Andrew Dalglish explores the 10 key differences that make B2B research unique. These unique features of B2B markets have important implications when conducting B2B market research.

New Research: B2B Content is a Dead End

Digital B2B Marketing

According to research from the Content Marketing Institute , B2B marketers are now spending 26% of their budget on content marketing. Best Practice: Enable Self-Directed Research Many B2B websites enable prospects to find the information they need, and they should.

ScribbleLive Spark: Automate Content Research with Watchlists

ScribbleLive

This week we dive inside ScribbleLive Insights and discuss how to use influencer research to fuel your content ideation. In ScribbleLive Insights, our content ideation and research engine, there is a section called ‘watchlists.’ One solution is extensive research.

Making the Case for Content Marketing: Research & Statistics

ScribbleLive

In this same light, research by PageFair and Adobe shows that of those not currently using ad blocking, 41% say they would consider using the tool if the quantity of ads increased from what they typically see — 57% for those aged 18-34.

How to Research Your B2B Audience

Marketing Insider Group

The post How to Research Your B2B Audience appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. You might be surprised by how much your B2B marketing strategy relies on changes in your audience. Even if you’ve already identified your ideal buyer persona, you might be leaving multiple audience segments on the table depending on the objectives of your marketing strategy. We live in an age where customer data is easily accessible, […].

What can Donald Trump teach us about market research?

Biznology

So what does this have to do with market research? Electoral polls are actually one of the purest forms of market research. Businesses conduct market research all the time, but have no election day results to prove that it works.

6 Content Marketing Research Tools You’ll Fall in Love With

Marketing Insider Group

If you want to know how to create content that people are actually searching for, you need to become a content marketing research expert. The post 6 Content Marketing Research Tools You’ll Fall in Love With appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. But it doesn’t have to be that hard or expensive! To uncover the top trends and topics of interest within your industry, you just have to roll up your sleeves and […].

Why don’t more marketers use keyword research?

Biznology

Any individual can do keyword research with readily available tools such as Google’s Keyword Planner or Trends. So the first step in any keyword research program is to build a central database of keywords and develop governance around them.

4 Mistakes Marketers Make With Audience Research

Digital B2B Marketing

Marketers, encouraged by self-proclaimed gurus, experts and thought leaders, are increasingly misusing and abusing research and statistics when developing their marketing approach. Yes, market and audience research can be incredibly valuable. Research Strategy benchmarks Stats survey

3 Forces Shaping The Future Of B2B Marketing

Tony Zambito

Illustration by Gregor Cresnar. Many executives, particularly Chief Marketing Officers, are in constant pursuit of understanding changing buyer behaviors and markets. Which, for the most part, remains an elusive and challenging endeavor.

Research Report: Lead Gen Not as Easy as Marketers Think

The Point

This sentiment was borne out in a recent survey on lead generation strategy conducted by Ascend2 Research. You can download a summary of the report, and gain access to all Ascend2 research, here (registration required).

Can Facebook’s Research on 2-Second Videos Be Trusted?

Content Standard

According to research Facebook produced in collaboration with Oracle, these short-view videos have plenty to offer in terms of viewership and sales lift. The more immediate question is whether the hype generated by Facebook’s research is backed up by the evidence.

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10 secrets to research the best SEO keywords

Biznology

Researching the best SEO keywords is an essential part of your online strategy, that is, if you want to be seen. Before slapping content up on a website, be sure you’ve done your keyword research. The amazing thing about Google Adwords is that it practically does the research for you.

BrightEdge Research Release: 2017 Holiday Shopping Report

Brightedge

The post BrightEdge Research Release: 2017 Holiday Shopping Report appeared first on BrightEdge SEO Blog. By SEOs for SEOs ecommerce Integrated Marketing Mobile SEO Research

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How To Prioritize Your List of SEO Keyword Research

KoMarketing Associates

Successful application of SEO keyword research means matching content with the potential search intent of the user. The first bullet — type and/or objective of content — is critical for applying keyword research to existing content marketing assets.

New Research on How B2B Marketers Get More Leads

Act-On

Because lead generation is so important, there’s quite a bit of research that’s been done about it. This post will walk you through the highlights of that research. It will also offer suggestions on how to apply what the research shows to your day-to-day marketing efforts.

12 Questions to Ask When Performing SEO Keyword Research

KoMarketing Associates

The development of good keyword research also incorporates marketing prowess, data analysis, and experience working with SEO over time. Keyword research is the life-blood of a search engine optimization campaign.

Retail Systems Research: IoT in retail between belief and barriers

i-Scoop

Internet of Things Research Retail industryWhile many retailers are setting up flagship stores or testing technologies in a selected number of stores, others have already implemented a range of technological innovations to enhance in-store experiences and optimize processes.

Is Technology Actually Making Us Less Productive? [New Research]

Hubspot

If you feel the pain of switching between 1,000 apps per day like I do, read on for new data from HubSpot Research. The biggest finding from our research? Source: HubSpot Research. Source: HubSpot Research. Source: HubSpot Research. Source: HubSpot Research.

The Top Marketing Challenges in The Engagement Economy [Research]

Marketing Insider Group

A new global study released by Marketo and the independent research firm, Illuminas, reveals the biggest challenges marketers face on their quest for successful, brand-sustaining engagement. The post The Top Marketing Challenges in The Engagement Economy [Research] appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

How The Content Illusion Is Leading Marketing Astray In The Era Of Digital Transformation

Tony Zambito

Illustration by Hea Poh Lin. In the past five years, the often-unquestioned hymnal has been that to succeed in today’s digital world, businesses must produce content. Produce high-quality content, yes. But, produce massive amounts of it to get in front of customers.

B2B Budgeting for 2015: 10 Key Marketing Research Reports & Guides

KoMarketing Associates

research reports, trends, and important industry announcements in the B2B marketing space) for quite some time now. This year, Intershop commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct global research on B2B end-user buyers. Did we miss an important or mission-critical piece of research?

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Promoting World-Class Research

Fathom

Leveraging Research for Content Marketing. Promoting world-class research for content marketing purposes has the rare ability to attract both demographics with the same content. Promoting great research is appealing to both students and teachers.

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A wake up call for market research agencies

The B2B Research Blog

The study, now in its 11 th year and based on the opinions of 1,400+ practitioners, monitors trends in the market research industry. The report is a real wake-up call for market research agencies. the research team engage well with them). Not once has ‘research’ been mentioned.

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Using Regression Analysis in market research

The B2B Research Blog

Regression Analysis in market research – an example. The post Using Regression Analysis in market research appeared first on Circle Research - B2B market research company.

14 Tools & Resources for Conducting Market Research

Hubspot

In fact, research shows Americans buy the same 150 items, which accounts for 85% of household needs. In part, we can blame lack of research for why there are so many unsuccessful product launches and ill-conceived new feature additions. 14 Market Research Resources.

3 Biggest Insights For B2B Marketing 2017 [Research]

Marketing Insider Group

The post 3 Biggest Insights For B2B Marketing 2017 [Research] appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. In case you haven’t heard, Demand Gen Report just released the results of a brand new survey on the effectiveness of content-enabled campaigns.

3 Research-Based Insights to Prevent Lead Generation Failure

Marketing Insider Group

The post 3 Research-Based Insights to Prevent Lead Generation Failure appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. As a B2B marketer you’re constantly under fire. Between your executive team debating your budget to the sales team demanding BETTER leads and MORE opportunities, it’s like the hunger games out there. Now more than ever, demand generation and content marketers are worried about failing to meet lead-based goals. Lucky for you, I have three […].

Right vs. Wrong – B2B Sales People and Additional Thoughts About the SiriusDecisions B2B Buyer Research

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Sirius went on to show additional research that shows the importance of the sales rep at all stages of the buying cycle. Does one research study automatically nullify previous studies? If we do not, what if the newest Sirius research and that of CEB, Forrester and ITSMA are all correct?

Marketers: 4 Insights to Look for When Doing Competitive Research

Marketing Insider Group

The post Marketers: 4 Insights to Look for When Doing Competitive Research appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Guest Post written by Erika Jolly Brookes, chief marketing officer at Springbot The number one rule in marketing is “know your customer.” But what about your competitors? Online retailers invest a lot of time and money analyzing customer behavior trends, reconciling aggregated data to create customer personas for drip programs and ad retargeting. However, many […].

New Buyer Insights Needed To Unlock Growth In An Era Of B2B Digital Transformation

Tony Zambito

Illustration entitled Insight by Yu Luck. The digitization of the global business economy has been taking place at an unprecedented rate. Consider this. Approximately forty years ago, 83% of the market value of the S&P 500 were tied to tangible assets – physical products.

Forrester Research Names Oracle Marketing Cloud a Leader

Modern Marketing

According to research Forrester shared in the assessment, more than 40% of marketers say their technology environments are too complex, and that separate teams often purchase redundant capabilities.