2020

7 Key Stats That Point to the Future of Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

I just read that in the year 2100, Nigeria will be the 2nd most populous country. And that by 2100, populations will plunge a lot across what we call the “developed world” (hate that term – it’s so condescending isn’t it?). Statistics can help us see into (and plan) for the future. This is true for life and one of my favorite things to do for marketing. Recently, we looked at quotes from CMOs and influencers on the future of marketing.

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One Click That Mattered

SendX

Our domain ‘sendx.io’ was set up 4 years ago and we have been using GSuite to communicate within the team. We would never expect our emails to land in the spam box… We have been in the email deliverability space for over 2 years now.

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The 22 Best Virtual Event Platforms

Webbiquity

As virtual meetings have become the norm, innovative software developers are pushing the technology forward in some amazing ways. Online gatherings are no longer limited to team meetings and webinars using same old video calling tools.

How to Quickly and Easily Connect Oracle Eloqua with Zoom

Modern Marketing

If you’re familiar with The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy , you’ll know that ‘42’ is the answer to life, the universe, and everything.

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How to Drive Revenue Through Retention Marketing & Sales Enablement

Speaker: Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy

In a pandemic, it’s more important than ever to focus on retaining and expanding current customers. So, how can sales and marketing support the retention effort? Join Ruth Stevens as she dives into this fast-paced session and reviews the 7 key strategies for current customer marketing, to enable sales and expand customer value.

How to Use Google Optimize to Find B2B Paid Advertising Success

KoMarketing Associates

When it comes to creating an optimized B2B paid advertising campaign, whether it’s for LinkedIn, Google or Facebook, a unique paid landing page is essential. It’s where users get the most information and determine if the product or service is right for them.

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AI and Content Writing: How to Adapt to the Future

B2B PR Sense

Content has ruled digital strategies for the past couple decades now -- and with that reign, we've seen some great content writing, as well as some misfires. But that's all human error -- unavoidable, right? Well, the recent evolution of AI has given us reason to think again.

Industrial Blogs are Essential in Lead Generation

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial blogs are not often talked about by manufacturers when it comes to lead generation. They tend to brush it off as too time consuming and/or not very effective. They are not completely wrong about their complaints, but don’t be too quick to discard industrial blogging.

Building and Optimizing a Stellar Customer Journey

Influitive

We kicked off this year’s Influitive Live 2020 conference with a hot topic: the customer journey. In his Opening Keynote, Influitive CEO Dan McCall presented this important finding: 84% of customers say that the experience a company provides is as important as its products and services. “A

Happy New Year? A Marketing Strategy for 2020.5

Hive9

If you’re ready to leave the trials and tribulations of 2020 marketing in the dust, you might be excited to learn about a new concept that’s been floating around: 2020.5. With the end of the first half of 2020 now at our doorstep, why not commemorate the milestone by rethinking your strategy for the second half? Unless, of course, your year has been a breeze, marketing-wise – in that case, carry on as usual.).

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

5 Ways to Boost Your Social Media Engagement

Act-On

Check out these tips to learn how to develop a social media marketing strategy that improves engagement and drives ROI. Social Media Marketing

Why and How You Should Measure Content Marketing ROI

Marketing Insider Group

As data analytics grow in sophistication, measuring the results of your marketing efforts becomes even more critical to your company’s success. So why, then, do 44% of all B2B companies not even bother to measure their content marketing ROI?

How to Build Your Email List with Instagram Giveaways

SendX

Giveaways have always been popular with big brands and marketers. Giveaways are massive campaigns that allow brands to acquire new customers and boost sales. Now, brands are using Instagram giveaways to successfully grow their social media following, website traffic, and email lists.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on B2B Marketing Plans: Tech vs. Non-Tech

Webbiquity

The abrupt shutdown of vast swaths of economy and the entire live events industry, to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, has dramatically impacted plans for B2B marketers. But, as in all economic slowdowns, not every business sector is affected in the same degree or way.

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The Revenue Leader's Guide to Prospecting

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Sales & Marketing departments that work together guarantee higher acquisition, better nurturing, and more effective sales. Join Christopher Ryan for this insightful webinar, presenting the wide funnel lead nurturing model. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get your teams working together and your revenue performance optimized.

10 Tips for Better SEO

Modern Marketing

This article originally appeared on SmarterCX as 10 SEO Tips to Implement in 2020. The world of SEO, or Search Engine Optimization, is ever-changing — and can be somewhat mysterious.

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B2B Video Marketing on LinkedIn: How to Embrace Video in Your Content Strategy

KoMarketing Associates

Does your B2B marketing program include LinkedIn video marketing? If it doesn’t, it should. LinkedIn video content generates five times the engagement as image or text-based content and Live video on LinkedIn generates a whopping 24x more engagement.

User Experience: what is, its guidelines and how to apply it on your website

RockContent

User Experience, or UX, has been one of the most mentioned terms in the world of Marketing and the corporate sphere as a whole. It deals with how users interact with a company’s product or service, as well as with its channels during their buying journey.

PR and Marketing: How to Communicate During COVID-19

B2B PR Sense

There is no denying that these are stressful times -- COVID-19 is changing the face of many businesses. But how should this affect your PR and marketing strategies ? That's the all-important question at the moment for many brands.

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How You Can Triple Your Results With a More Personalized, Empathetic Approach

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO and Founder of markempa

Marketing and sales feel pretty tricky right now. What worked before now feels out of touch, but have you made plans for how you'll continue to move forward? You've likely tried everything: expert recommendations, best practices, the latest tools, and automation. But your results are falling short. Here's the thing: All the automation tools, best practices, data analytics won't help get better results now until you master empathizing with your customers. In this webinar, you'll learn how to go beyond rational-logic based sales/marketing and adjust your sales enablement strategy to better understand how buyers feel so that you can connect and help them on their journey.

Industrial Marketing—You Want Coaching With That?

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial marketing coaching is something I’m asked about often, especially in the past 6 to 8 months. The headline of this post is my tongue in cheek attempt at the famous McDonald’s® age-old question, “You Want Fries With That?”

6 Ways to Help Your B2B Salesforce Go Digital in the Age of Social Distancing

Schubert B2B

The coronavirus, and the social distancing that has accompanied it, has had a devastating impact on businesses all across the world. For B2B salesforces, it has robbed them of the strongest tool in their arsenal — the face-to-face meeting. . Even as states start to figure out how to reopen their economies, it may be many months (or longer!) before the “sales visit” makes a full comeback.

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Data Security is a Problem Marketers Must Help Fix

Customer Experience Matrix

Everything you need to know about 2020 is covered by the fact that “apocalypse bingo” is already an over-used cliché. So I doubt many marketers have found spare time to worry about data security – which most would consider someone else’s problem.

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Predatory Thinking - Welcome a New Breed of Marketers

Tomorrow People

What is predatory thinking? And how can it help you produce killer strategy? Pete Winter, Managing Partner at Tomorrow People , says that there are two stages to producing a strategy. First: you need to understand the problem. Then, thinking like a predator can produce the solution.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

4 SEO Tips to Increase Your Organic Traffic

Marketing Insider Group

You’ve been trying to bring more visitors to your website for months, to no avail. Well, you know what? You’re not alone. It used to be easier to increase your website’s organic traffic, back when search engine optimization (SEO) was simply a set of rules you had to follow.

How to Utilize B2B Email Marketing to Scale-up Your Business

SendX

Did you know that, on average, B2B email campaigns have a 47% higher CTR than B2C campaigns? So, if you’ve been waiting for a sign to help you decide whether or not you should use B2B email marketing to boost your business, this might be it.

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How Video Marketing Strategies Can Elevate Sales Efforts

Webbiquity

Guest post by Sean Gordon. Understanding sales means comprehending the roots of the profession as well as looking ahead to the future of sales strategies.

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How Coronavirus Has Changed Email Behavior

Modern Marketing

The coronavirus has disrupted most people’s lives, changing how they work, socialize, eat, and educate their children. It has also changed email behavior in profound and sometimes surprising ways.

Why Start With Marketing & Sales Alignment

Speaker: Molly Rigatti, Marketing Strategist at SmartBug Media

Before you plan your next sales kickoff or bottom of the funnel marketing campaign or any effort where sales and marketing are both on the hook for performance, you need to check in on your teams. Sales and marketing both oversee a very important part of the pipeline and revenue process for your organization. But that doesn’t mean they should function in silos. When building up your sales enablement program, think about the three “P”s—practicality, productivity, and profit—when defining responsibilities and facilitating communication between your teams.