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The State of Demand Generation

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A Primer on Sales Competitive Battle Cards

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Example <competitor name> filetype:pdf (as in ‘acmesoft filetype:pdf’) will show only PDF files with the competitor name. Some people like to do SWOT analysis that show for each competitor strength how you should respond, for each weakness how to exploit, etc.

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Some Good Trade Show Advice

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Despite the fact that trade show attendance is going down and there is less money in your marketing budget for attending physical events, if you do have to go to one you’d better make it worth it. I like how Vanessa Nornberg described in an Inc.com article a few tips to make your trade show profitable: Buy a booth you can afford. Marketing Budget Marketing Planning Trade Shows and Events event event management show planning trade show

12+ Tips for Trade Show Success

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Make Your Trade Shows Count. The old fashioned trade show may not be the hottest topic coming through your inbox these days but odds are that you may still be doing quite a few events and have trade shows as part of your marketing budget. Blog about the show.

The New Rules of Lead Generation: Book Review

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As I read the book I couldn’t help but notice that the author not only goes straight to the point (which is refreshing), he also shows a good deal of experience illustrating each lead generation tactic with clear examples. Trade Shows.

what's your marketing approach?

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The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking What’s Your Marketing Approach? An interesting post by Steve Johnson talks about marketing not being a list, but rather an approach to solving customers problems and helping buyers to buy. As marketers, we sometimes fall victims of the routine day-to-day tactical activities and forget why we are doing them.

Aberdeen Shows How to Do Email Marketing Right

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The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking Aberdeen Shows How to Do Email Marketing Right The new research report from Aberdeen Group “ Email Marketing: Customers Take it Personally ” has some very interesting insights.

Getting the most out of conferences and events « The Effective.

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Making the Conference Count If you really want to make the most out of your trade show, conference, or other learning event you attended, you have to be prepared to act when you get back to the office.

Upcoming Marketing Conferences « The Effective Marketer

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The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking Upcoming Marketing Conferences It’s February already and you keep thinking “what the heck happened to January&# ? You’re note alone. A few good events have come and gone, like the Digital Marketing Forum , MarketingSherpa’s Email Marketing Summit , and the Email Evolution Conference and I completely missed them.

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Email Design Review Gallery « The Effective Marketer

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After searching a bit on the web I couldn’t find any “email design gallery” or something like it that would show me different email designs. This is the first post of a series that will show you some marketing emails (webinar invitations, whitepaper downloads, product announcements, etc.)

How to Include Webinars in Your Content Plan

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Going to a trade show? Host a webinar the week prior to the show and give tips on how to make the most out of the show. Just came from a trade show? Host a webinar to share all the great stuff you learned during the show.

How Everybody Wins with HubSpot's Funding « The Effective Marketer

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We sometimes tend to bundle all of the vendors into one big basket, because a search for marketing software solutions will show more results than you would care to browse and the sales literature of most of them will make you think they all do very similar things.

WordPress Plugins for Marketers

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Making the Most of Your Webinars

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Sure, depending on your industry the numbers might be skewed but at least you have a benchmark and something to show (or not!)

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The Fun Theory: How to Change Behavior

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The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking The Fun Theory: How to Change Behavior How do you change people’s behavior?

Webinar Presentations That Suck « The Effective Marketer

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A good speaker with a great slide deck is something we don’t see every day, so show the audience that they are in for a treat!

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The Challenges in Adoption of Marketing Technology « The Effective.

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With markeeting budgets still being threatened due to economic uncertainty, marketers are pressed to justify their purchases and show ROI. New tools on the block (social media monitoring and others are the likely candidates) may have a tough time showing solid ROI, therefore their purchases being delayed.

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What Makes a Great Creative Brief? « The Effective Marketer

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It just goes to show that there is still a lot of controversy when it comes to creative briefs in marketing. The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking What Makes a Great Creative Brief? A similar question was posted on Quora and elicited a number of different but very interesting responses. If you come from the agency side, you are used to a certain format.

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Marketing Events You Can’t Miss

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Trade Shows and Events b2b marketing conferences infographic marketing events marketo trade showIt seems Marketo has a nicer way of presenting Marketing Conferences.

B2B Marketers Hold Off on Killing Traditional Media

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Also interesting to note that telemarketing as a budget item will also remain a key part of the budget, which shows outbound lead generation is still a strong component of most marketing plans.

More Free Marketing Training

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That’s why I’m eager to check out two resources: MarketingProfs Digital Marketing World The folks at MarketingProfs held an online trade show that had a great speaker lineup and relevant topics for those in the online world, being very focused on tactics for lead generation, social media, and email marketing among other topics.

The New Rules of Lead Generation: Book Review

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As I read the book I couldn’t help but notice that the author not only goes straight to the point (which is refreshing), he also shows a good deal of experience illustrating each lead generation tactic with clear examples. Trade Shows.

What’s Wrong with Marketing Education?

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More importantly, you’ll be ahead of other candidates if you show that you are aware of the following terms, topics, and technologies: Webinars : you should attend a webinar to understand what the experience is like, and if possible present a webinar as well.

Marketing Charts and Trends « The Effective Marketer

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The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking Marketing Charts and Trends With an impressive collection of charts, HubSpot released The Marketing Data Box. Get it for free either in PDF or PPT format.

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The Science of Email Marketing « The Effective Marketer

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The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking The Science of Email Marketing I just attended “The Science of Email Marketing&# online webinar, hosted by HubSpot and presented by social media scientist Dan Zarrella.

Marketing Automation Monday is Here!

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In it they show how automatically sending email based on triggers is more effective than allowing subscribers to specify email preferences.

The Importance of Content Continuity

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A good example might be that presentation one of your executives delivered at the trade show. If good content marketing equates to telling a good story, then content continuity is getting that story to become memorable. Let me explain. When you create a piece of content, why stop at the first distribution channel?

Marketing By Objectives « The Effective Marketer

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Profit and loss projection with a detailed marketing budget showing the allocation of resources.

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Marketing Content That Sells

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David Meerman Scott , in his book The New Rules of Marketing and PR points out that creating quality content is the new imperative: “The tools of the marketing and PR trade have changed. Go to a trade show and the situation gets really bad.

B2B Marketing Summit Shows Old Problems Persist

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Making Website Reviews Easy

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The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking Making Website Reviews Easy The website is a few years old, there are some inconsistencies in font and the colors don’t match all that well.

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The Ghost Blogging Debate Done Right

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The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking The Ghost Blogging Debate Done Right If there is a discussion that will never die is the Ghost Blogging debate.

How Success is Misunderstood

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The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking How Success is Misunderstood How do you define success? Number of leads generated? Amount of sales or deals closed?

The Opposite of Advertising « The Effective Marketer

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The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking The Opposite of Advertising How can a company embark on an branding campaign without prominently displaying its logo?

How to Fail at Social Media

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The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking How to Fail at Social Media The challenge of keeping up with the competition in the social media space is not new.

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Web Prototyping With PowerPoint « The Effective Marketer

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The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking Web Prototyping With PowerPoint Website re-designs are a common project on the hands of marketers at companies of all sizes.

Flip the Funnel Book Review « The Effective Marketer

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Mapping the Social Media Landscape

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The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking Mapping the Social Media Landscape Infographics, according to Wikipedia are “graphic visual representations of information, data, or knowledge&#.

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Best Companies Don't Need Marketing

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What Trigonometry Has to Do With Marketing?

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The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking What Trigonometry Has to Do With Marketing? A recent post by Chris Brogan talking about Typing Classes reminded me of my own experience.

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