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Eloqua Experience 2010

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Eloqua recognizes this and has launched their Eloqua University (including Twitter handle @EloquaU ). This week I attended the Eloqua Experience, Eloqua’s user conference in San Francisco. The big news of this event is the launch of Eloqua 10.

Marketing Automation Trends for 2010

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Erik Bower, Co-founder, Marketbright (No Twitter). Twitter splinter: People who “get” twitter will continue to laugh at those who don’t and those who don’t will continue to not care, and to not twitter. New social media channels are appearing weekly and while they may not have hard costs, targeting a channel like Twitter effectively takes time and effort. 2009 was the year in which Marketing Automation really took off.

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B2B Marketing Automation Twitter Contest

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I used two: Twitter Grader and the number of Tweets containing “Marketing Automation&#. It is clear most of the nominees belong to the Twitter elite, with Twitter Grades in the upper nineties. Tags: Demand Generation marketing automation twitter Genius.com has launched the Marketing Automation Tweeter contest to identify the most popular Tweep who tweets about Marketing Automation. 25 people are nominated, including myself.

Social Media & Marketing Automation

LeadSloth

Many vendors make it easy to add “share to Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn/etc.&# It will find a prospect’s Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook profile, and it will pull relevant information into the Marketing Automation system.

Hubspot Review

LeadSloth

Social Media is also covered: you are notified of relevant online discussions on Twitter, LinkedIn and other locations, so you can join the discussion; there are ‘follow-me’ buttons in email and on your website; and you can find prospect’s social media profiles.

Freelance Marketing Automation Consultant

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Around that time I will also pick up blogging and Twittering again. Tags: Demand Generation DemandTools drupal hubspot market2lead marketo pardot salesforce.com twitter wordpress This week I’m finishing up my day job as Sr Marketing Manager at Backbase, and will be available full-time for Marketing Automation Consulting. If you have Marketing Automation challenges, I’d love to hear from you ( or toll-free 1-888-4A-SLOTH).

MarketingSherpa B2B Marketing Summit Boston

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Twitter & Questions. I will try to tweet as many sessions as possible at the LeadSloth Twitter page. Let me know if you have any questions via Twitter or email (jep leadsloth com). Twitter & Questions. I will try to tweet as many sessions as possible at the LeadSloth Twitter page. Let me know if you have any questions via Twitter or email (jep leadsloth com). Monday and Tuesday I’m attending the Boston MarketingSherpa B2B Marketing Summit.

Measure Your ROI on Social Media Leads

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The Google tracking is from before Twitter, so the URLs were long and ugly. Twitter made the URL shorteners popular, like tinyURL and bit.ly. On Tuesday Genius.com announced the Genius URL Shortener (GURL), which makes it easier to measure the results of social media campaigns. At first I thought: “what’s new about that?&# , and Marketo wrote a post on an alternative way to create tracking links.

Demand Generation Blogs Continued

LeadSloth

In the spirit of Twitter’s Follow Friday I’d like to finally publish the remaining Demand Generation blogs that I enjoy reading. Earlier I published the Top 10 Demand Generation vendor blogs and the Top 10 Marketing Automation Blogs. Of course, there were many great blogs that I forgot to include, so here are the remaining ones! B2B Marketing Zone. This is more of a meta-blog, aggregating a large number of B2B blogs, including this blog.

SEO Optimization - 3 Steps to Success

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Consider creating “link bait&# : popular topic formats are “top 10 rules for…&# or a list of blogs or Twitter accounts that cover your space. In the last years I’ve done a lot of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) projects. What keeps surprising me is that most people think it’s some kind of black art. Basic SEO is actually quite straightforward: hence my 3 steps to SEO Success. Agreed: I had to simplify some things, so please don’t bash me on that.

Inbound Marketing & Marketing Automation

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It also includes Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.), The Marketing Automation industry is evolving continuously. Many digital marketers are using marketing automation tools to automate lead nurturing. But if you want to expand your business, you also need to continuously add new leads to your database. Traditional lead sources are tradeshows or lead programs with magazines. Those are definitely useful, but the number of leads is low and the cost per lead is high.

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MarketingSherpa’s Email Summit 2009

LeadSloth

Unfortunately I can’t be there, but there is live coverage via Twitter. Today MarketingSherpa’s Email Summit started in Miami. It is focused on advanced email strategies, which is an important part of the demand generation process. Most of the case studies seem to be B2C rather than B2B. The focus is on list- and trigger-based emails and on landing pages, rather than on the full Lead Management Automation functionality.

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity

While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. Twitter’s key strength is in driving traffic to informative online content including news and blogs. (It’s

B2B Marketing: Top 100 Twitter Influencers

Onalytica B2B

We match the proportional usage of nouns in your content against an aggregate of what an influencer has posted on Twitter over the past 12 months to return the most relevant influencers. Top 100 B2B Marketing Twitter Influencers. Twitter Handle.

The 10 Don’ts of Twitter for B2B Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Twitter has transformed the way that B2B marketers communicate with their target audiences by providing another place to engage, address questions, and emphasize what they stand for. Why is it so important to avoid Twitter bad practices?

The Ultimate Twitter Profile [Infographic]

Vertical Response

Whether you’re the cream of engagement crop on Twitter , or just getting started, knowing how to put your best tweets forward is essential for social media growth. But crafting retweet-worthy content isn’t the only key to unlocking the kingdom of Twitter engagement.

Why You Should Consider Using Twitter for B2B Leads

Act-On

Every day there are new B2B opportunities waiting for you on Twitter, LinkedIn and the other social media channels. Many marketers recognize Twitter’s usefulness for engagement and brand awareness. B2B marketers who use Twitter generate twice as many leads as those who don’t.

Make your tweets beautiful with the help of the Twitter Cards Validator Tool

Biznology

I cross-posted the article onto LinkedIn and the lovely Beth Farris chimed in with some Twitter Cards Validator Tool school : So, yes, there is a Twitter validator , the Twitter Cards Validator Tool. Yes, that’s on me, but it should actually be on Twitter, too.

The Top #Nifty50 Women Writers on Twitter for 2013

Webbiquity

Each year, the #Nifty50 awards honor 50 men and 50 women who actively engage on Twitter. In 2012, the #Nifty50 recognized the top men and women on Twitter in the technology realm. and who actively engage on Twitter.

10 People You Should Follow on Twitter if You’re in Marketing

Act-On

Twitter’s official company mission is “to give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers.” However, with over 320 million active users, Twitter can sometimes feel a bit … overwhelming. Twitter Followers: 84.3k.

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time.

Mute Represents Everything Wrong with Twitter Today

Digital B2B Marketing

Finally, you can mute on Twitter. Everything that’s wrong with Twitter has been fixed confirmed. The only reason Twitter needs a mute button is the platform’s addiction to reciprocity. How Mute Works on Twitter. Here is the announcement from Twitter.

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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Marketers Are Dramatically Underreporting Results from Twitter

Digital B2B Marketing

B2B marketers are undervaluing Twitter’s contribution to their business. That’s hard to believe at a time when many B2B marketers are glomming on to Twitter like it’s the last shiny object opportunity they will ever have (even turning to spamming ), but it’s true.

Social Sleuthing: Who is Sharing Your Content: Twitter & LinkedIn Edition

Digital B2B Marketing

Here are ways you can find out who is sharing your content, and in some cases how much traffic each share is driving, on Twitter and LinkedIn. Who is Sharing Your Content on Twitter Because almost all tweets are public, Twitter is the easiest platform to discover who is sharing your content.

Has your Twitter engagement recently dropped?

Biznology

In the last couple weeks, the notifications I have been receiving via my @chrisabraham Twitter handle have plummeted. So, I did some searching and it looks like either Twitter or I had changed some settings on the account. The post Has your Twitter engagement recently dropped?

The future of Twitter is as a protected essential public utility

Biznology

Sally sent me a series of questions about what I think the the future of Twitter will be in light of a fourth quarter revenue miss based on analysts’ expectation. SF: What’s your take on the future of Twitter? CA: Twitter isn’t going anywhere.

Three Things Twitter Needs to Thrive

Webbiquity

Though Twitter is still the third-most popular social media platform according to eBizMBA , speculation about the company’s struggles abounds. News outlets from CNN to Wired to TechCrunch to The Verge have detailed Twitter’s struggles to grow its user base, increase advertising revenue, and innovate new products. Still, Twitter’s best days may be ahead of it. Here are Twitter’s options: Image credit: agency:2.

29 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Infographics of 2013

Webbiquity

Twitter became a publicly traded company on November 7 and saw the price of its shares climb 73% on the first day of trading. Does anyone still thing Twitter is for the birds? What are the best ways to drive website or blog traffic with Twitter? Utilize Twitter advertising?

15 People Every B2B Marketer Should Follow On Twitter

Digital B2B Marketing

As a B2B marketer, it is easy to find people to follow on Twitter, right? They will add the variety and perspective your Twitter stream just may be missing. New media entrepreneur, Duke fan, Mediocre Twitter-er. Social Media conversation twitter

Is Twitter Using Research to Mislead Marketers?

Digital B2B Marketing

” That is an impressive statistic, quoted directly from a Twitter infographic and attributed to a study by Deloitte. Twitter’s claim highlights why questioning is so important. Twitter, of course, does have a bias here.

The implications for PR if Twitter goes away

Biznology

The reports of Twitter’s death have been greatly exaggerated — but what if they’re not? Personally, I feel like PR people might be happy when Twitter finally gives up its ghost or falls into disuse. The truth is, everyone does advertising better than Twitter.

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15 Ways B2B Marketers Can Use Twitter to Drive Business Results

KoMarketing Associates

The wonderful world of Twitter has unlocked business opportunities for almost every type of user – from emerging artists, celebrities, big brands, news sources, and (most importantly for you) B2B marketers. Twitter offers B2B marketers the chance to attract prospects, interact and engage with clients, increase brand awareness, better understand their audience and much more. Twitter offers B2B marketers another avenue to participate in conversations with prospects.

Twitter Vine in Small Business Marketing

Biznology

With the growing popularity of Twitter Vine, small businesses should take advantage of this great marketing app. Twitter Vine is an application that allows Twitter users to create and post six-second looping videos. Setting up Twitter Vine. How do I use Twitter Vine?

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity

Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week. Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers. Twitter users are twice as likely to purchase from companies they follow than are Facebook users. How can Twitter to used to support SEO efforts?

Putting the Conversation Back into Twitter

Digital B2B Marketing

Some days it seems Twitter has moved from a social platform to a headline and link platform. I don’t know about you, but I miss the old days of Twitter where people shared insightful thoughts or strangers met through a conversation. Learn how here: Use Filters to Manage Twitter.

4 Ways to Find Marketing Qualified Leads on Twitter

KoMarketing Associates

You already know that social media platforms like Twitter have the potential to build your client base – and your bottom line. Let’s take a look at using Twitter for B2B marketing leads: 1. While Twitter has 313 million active users each month, not all of them are engaged.

The Great Big List of Twitter Lists, Ideas, and Tools

Marketing Insider Group

The post The Great Big List of Twitter Lists, Ideas, and Tools appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. I love lists. When I was a kid I hated them – mostly because I would make them and then lose them before I could actually cross anything off.

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Why The Analysts Are Wrong About Twitter’s Ad Platform

Digital B2B Marketing

60% said Facebook delivers the best ROI, 25% picked LinkedIn and just 5% chose Twitter. Sell Twitter. They expect Twitter’s stock price to fall to $32 (it closed at $62.53 And Twitter will be just fine. Why Media Buyers Don’t Like Twitter.

Top online marketers on Twitter

Biznology

We all love lists so I thought I would collect the top online marketers on Twitter. Here you go: Top 248 Online Marketers on Twitter. The post Top online marketers on Twitter appeared first on Biznology.