Data Rules the World

Modern Marketing

It has become second nature. You probably don’t even realize that you’re doing it. However, you are always offering up some information about yourself in exchange for goods and services. Need a few examples? Whenever you download a movie. Whenever you buy an ebook.

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Three Golden Rules for Optimizing Customer Experience


Beyond the tactical basics, here are three golden rules for optimizing the customer support end of your brand’s customer experience. Keeping these best practices and golden rules of customer service in mind can help you attract and retain both talented CSRs and good customers.

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Top 10 Visual Content Rules You Probably Still Neglect

Marketing Insider Group

In order for visual content marketing to be successful, it must obey a certain amount of rules. Unfortunately, these rules are often neglected. Here are the top 10 content marketing rules you should abide by.

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Content Marketing Trends That Will Rule 2017

Marketing Insider Group

The post Content Marketing Trends That Will Rule 2017 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Making predictions for an industry as fluid as content marketing is rarely a good idea. Chances are that you will have more misses than hits and that those misses will be far more eye-catching.

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Salesforce Formulas for the Everyday Admin

Speaker: Steve Molis, Salesforce MVP

Steve Molis has put together a collection of universal formula tips and tricks, along with several of his personal favorites, so that you can get the benefit of a wealth of information without having to trawl through everybody else’s Salesforce problems.

Book Review: Content Rules


And so it is that Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Ebooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business has arrived at at opportune time. The phrase “content marketing” may well disappear at some point in the not-too-distant future.

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When to Use Marketo's Transition Rules

SmartBug Media

Engagement programs are loaded with incredibly flexible features like streams and transition rules. Streams keep your audience organized and send your emails; transition rules allow you to move people between streams. When Should You Use Transition Rules?

36 Rules for Social Media: Optimize your Digital Market Performance

Marketing Insider Group

Are there really rules for social media? In a world that appears to be a “free for all”, do companies have to follow rules to optimize their market performance? In this post from @thekraushalsoni, 36 rules for social media are presented (see image below).

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9 Grammar Rules Content Creators Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Break


How important are following strict grammar rules anyway? Content Management Content Marketing Content Marketing Toolbox Tips & How-Tos blogging content copywriting grammar how to marketing production rules tips writingIt’s happened to all of us. You’ve been in the zone, cranking out paragraph after paragraph of magical content. But then you pause and focus in on those annoying green underlines, the ones that are pointing out your grammar mistakes. Fooey!

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The New Rules of Engagement with Social Media Influencers

Modern Marketing

Here are the new rules of engagement with social media influencers. #1: If your company or brand is trying to build relationships online with social media influencers , there are several things to keep in mind. 1: Understand the Needs and Interests of These Influencers.

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The Change in B2B – 4 Rules To Live By


Blog buyer journey change content marketing Convert Demand Gen Report Engage Nurture relevance RulesAccording to the latest B2B Buyer research published by DemandGen Report, the world of B2B marketing is continuing the get more complex and our buyers more sophisticated.

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A Content Rules Cheat Sheet

The Effective Marketer

I’ve got to admit, I am a big fan of the “Content Rules” book , by Ann Handley and C.C. The book is based on 11 content rules : Embrace being a publisher. As you might imagine, each rule alone is not much and anyone can do it.

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MarTech Stack Jenga: Official Rules

Customer Experience Matrix

We're still debating the details – Sangram favors simplicity and my style is more complex* – but here are the official rules for MarTech Jenga** at the moment. Players who have not acquired all the required blocks lose (if this rule is adopted).

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The New Rules Of Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

These changes have re-written the rules of content marketing. In a recent whitepaper, Brendan Dell explores The New Rules of Content Marketing where he defines the content needs of today’s buyer and provides best-practice advice to B2B Marketers on creating content their buyers want.

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6 Rules for Successful Event Promotion on Twitter

Marketing Insider Group

The post 6 Rules for Successful Event Promotion on Twitter appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Successful event promoting isn’t just about informing – it’s about engaging. Get people excited, curious, and feeling like they can’t miss out on your event.

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3 Rules To Drive Change


The post 3 Rules To Drive Change appeared first on Annuitas. At times, organizations enact change because they want to take advantage of a competitive situation. Other times change occurs out of necessity, it may forced for one reason or another or conversely, it happens organically.

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Email Bounce Rules


We won’t worry too much about those auto-replies, but this is a great time to check in on your rules for handling both hard and soft bounces. One of the first questions we ask new consulting clients is “What are your bounce rules?” It’s officially summer!

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B2B Social Media’s Two Evergreen Rules

Hinge Marketing

In this article, we’re going to look beyond the unpredictable updates that each platform releases and focus on two evergreen rules that are here to stay. Rule #1 – Be Human. Rule #2 – Be Helpful.

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3 Outdated Grammar Rules That No Longer Apply


Do grammar rules ever become outdated? Don’t get me wrong: Dear Megan likes proper grammar and the rules that support it. But some grammar rules aren’t even rules; they’re someone’s attempt to assert linguistic superiority or the pet peeve of some former grade school teacher.

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The New Rules of Lead Generation: Book Review

The Effective Marketer

I was fortunate to receive a copy of “ The New Rules of Lead Generation “, by David T. New and Old Rules. Scott (or his publisher) was trying to jump on the well known “new rules” title created by another author and take advantage of it.

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How Social Collaboration Can Change the 80/20 Rule [CHART]

Modern Marketing

by Egan Cheung | Tweet this If you are not already familiar with the 80/20 rule, or the Pareto Principle, it is a common rule of thumb applied in business to prioritize what 20% of causes can deliver 80% of the desired outcome.

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Great Content: 5 Rules for Delighting (and Engaging) Your Audience


Here are five rules to make sure people stay glued to the content your marketing team makes such great efforts to develop: 1. The post Great Content: 5 Rules for Delighting (and Engaging) Your Audience appeared first on Visually Blog.

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The 2 Rules of Sponsored Content

Marketing Insider Group

The Two Rules of Sponsored Content. While the standards and rules of exactly how to do this are still being debated, every attempt should be made to fully disclose the publisher / brand relationship. The post The 2 Rules of Sponsored Content appeared first on B2B Marketing Insider.

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Making Money with Social Media – 6 Rules for Marketers

Marketing Insider Group

The post Making Money with Social Media – 6 Rules for Marketers appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Everyone loves cats. On Facebook, they also love dogs, babies, horses, elephants, dolphins, and videos of different species loving one another.

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Should You Have Rules for Content Collaboration?


In content collaboration, there are often many challenges, but just like sports, should the practice have rules? Would content collaboration rules empower or hinder your team? Is Content Collaboration Possible Without Rules? Do No Rules Equal Chaos?

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11 Rules for Writing Website Copy


The post 11 Rules for Writing Website Copy appeared first on SendGrid. Learn how to create website content that your audience will love. Best Practices

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Rules of Maintenance: The Writer-Editor Relationship


Rules for writers. Rules for editors. The post Rules of Maintenance: The Writer-Editor Relationship appeared first on ClearVoice.

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7 Digital Marketing “Rules” for Small Business Owners

Marketing Insider Group

The post 7 Digital Marketing “Rules” for Small Business Owners appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. One of the things that are so cool about digital marketing is that the little guys can compete with the big guys on a more equal footing.

6 New Rules Changing the B2B PR Game

B2B PR Sense

Overtime B2B PR has solidified around six new rules that define and give heft to the practice. My goal with this post is to give you a crash course in the imost important new rules in B2B public relations. 6 New B2B PR Rules You Can't Ignore. Rule #4: Write Your Own Press.

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Weekend Reading: “Email Marketing Rules” by Chad White

Marketing Insider Group

White, author of the new, 3rd edition of Email Marketing Rules: Checklists, Frameworks, and 150 Best Practices for Business Success. The post Weekend Reading: “Email Marketing Rules” by Chad White appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. For the 130th episode of The Marketing Book Podcast, I interviewed Chad S. Email marketing’s power is matched only by how incredibly misunderstood it is. It’s misunderstood, which is also why it’s so often misused. […].

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The New Rules of Marketing Technology & Operations


My opening keynote at the most recent MarTech conference was titled, “The New, New Rules of Marketing (Operations).” ” And second, labeling the rules of these five forces as “The New Rules of Marketing Technology & Operations.”

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Follow 4 New Rules for Pipeline Growth

Fusion Marketing Partners

Demand Gen Report hosted its “Business Insight sand Intelligence” webinar series this week. Triblio’s CEO Andre Yee, former SVP of Product at […]. Guest Expert Contributor ABM Account Based Marketing MQL Pipeline Growth Sales Pipeline SQL

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10 Very Serious Rules for Writing End of Year Lists


Since we’re meta here at Contently, we made our own end-of-year list covering the 10 rules for making end of year lists. The post 10 Very Serious Rules for Writing End of Year Lists appeared first on Contently.

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21 Rules for Being a Better Thought Leader


The post 21 Rules for Being a Better Thought Leader appeared first on The Content Strategist. Don’t refer to yourself as a thought leader. Write complete paragraphs (looking at you, LinkedIn poets). Ease up on the allegories.

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Win a Signed Copy of “Content Rules”!

Modern Marketing

We love Content Rules. Our four favorite suggestions will earn a signed copy of Content Rules by Ann Handley and CC Chapman. That’s the rule. Revenue Performance Management #conentrulesbook #contentchallenge #contentrules Content Marketing Content Rules Eloqua future of revenue RPM The Future of Revenue videoby Joe Chernov | Tweet this. You know that by now. But what we also love is this new category we pioneered: Revenue Performance Management (RPM).

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Ruling Online: Henry VIII Maximises His Inbound Marketing Potential

Tomorrow People

He has saved himself time as well as money and has extended his rule into new areas. To kickstart YOUR reign in online marketing, download the right-royal How to Rule Online Henry VIII understands the importance of good marketing.

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New Duplicate Rule Warning


The post New Duplicate Rule Warning appeared first on The ONTRAPORT Blog. Weekly Update from ONTRAPORT Engineering: This week we solved 34 tickets, 20 of which were customer requests or reports. This resulted in two updates to the system.

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