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iGaming Industry - Latest Trends, Technology, and Insights

SendX

The iGaming industry is one of the fastest-growing and rapidly evolving landscapes in the digital entertainment sector. With a record for cultivating some incredibly rapid technological advancements, causing seismic shifts in regulatory frameworks, and evolving player preferences, this is an industry that is fueled by unending innovation and adaptation.

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The Marketing Book Podcast: “Chaotic Change” by Nicholas Webb

The Forward Observer

Chaotic Change: Embracing Chaos to Drive Innovation and Growth by Nicholas Webb About the Book Chaotic Change is designed to be a comprehensive guide for leaders, innovators, and change-makers navigating the complexities of the modern business landscape. Through personal anecdotes, case studies, and practical strategies, this book provides a roadmap for managing chaotic change—a process that drives and sustains innovation.

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Nine Strategies to Build Customer Trust for Long-Term Relationships

Webbiquity

Contributed post. Trust is the foundation of any successful business relationship. So, establishing and maintaining it with your customers is crucial. Trust influences consumer behavior, enhances brand reputation, and drives customer loyalty. Image credit: Mikhail Nilov on Pexels This comprehensive post explores nine ways to build trust with your customers, including a dedicated focus on data security. 1.

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Why Quality Content Is Essential When Growing Your Business Online

Marketing Insider Group

It’s safe to say that if you want your business found online, you’re going to have to satisfy the Google gods. During its infancy, the search engine giant made only a handful of minor changes to its algorithm. That meant that everyone knew how to craft websites that would catch SEO attention. Marketers, however, could game the system too easily, using keyword stuffing and irrelevant links to attract bots.

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Maximize Your B2B Lead Generation Results!

Need higher-quality leads for your target market? If so, we can help! Aggregage is the publisher of B2B Marketing Zone and 100+ other B2B publications across many industries. Our proven marketing programs deliver top-notch leads from senior buyers! Why choose Aggregage? Comprehensive Reach: Quickly target buyers across a range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, pro services, supply chain, technology and more.

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The Power of B2B Influencers: How to Leverage Influencer Marketing to Drive Success

Trade Press Services Newsletter

Influencer marketing is the practice of collaborating with recognized experts or popular social-media users to drive brand awareness, engagement, and revenue. From viral tooth whitening products to the latest fitness gadgets, influencer marketing is a staple in the B2C marketplace. By partnering with industry influencers, brands can reach new audiences while deepening trust with existing ones.

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LLC vs. Corporation: Which Business Structure is Right for Your B2B Enterprise?

Webbiquity

Contributed post. When launching a business-to-business (B2B) enterprise, one of the crucial decisions you’ll face is choosing the right legal structure. For many entrepreneurs, the choice often boils down to two main options: forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC) or incorporating a Corporation. Image credit: LinkedIn Sales Solutions on Unsplash Both structures offer distinct advantages and disadvantages, making it essential to understand their differences and implications before makin

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Your Guide to Maximizing B2B Event Marketing Success

Marketing Insider Group

As the world embraces the return to in-person events and conferences, B2B companies have a prime opportunity to leverage these gatherings for increasing brand awareness and business growth. Effective event marketing can be the difference between a memorable brand experience and a missed opportunity. We’ve curated this concise yet comprehensive guide to ensure your B2B event marketing efforts are successful, drawing from process-proven resources and expert insights.

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The Marketing Book Podcast: “Brand Naming” by Rob Meyerson

The Forward Observer

Brand Naming: The Complete Guide to Creating a Name for Your Company, Product, or Service by Rob Meyerson About the Book You don’t have a brand—whether it’s for a company or a product—until you have a name. The name is one of the first, longest-lasting, and most important decisions in defining the identity of a company, product, or service.

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Engage Prospects Faster with ZoomInfo Copilot Dialer

Zoominfo

We built ZoomInfo Copilot to solve one of the biggest challenges facing go-to-market (GTM) teams today: connecting with prospects who are actively looking to buy, at the moment they’re ready to act. A majority of good-fit prospects simply aren’t in-market at any given moment. This means that a significant amount of a salesperson’s time, effort, and prep work aren’t going to result in a closed deal, no matter how skilled or knowledgeable they may be.

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How to Leverage Behavioral Science Insights for Direct Mail Success

Speaker: Neal Boornazian, President and Nancy Harhut, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer - HBT Marketing

Direct mail has consistently remained a powerful tool in the marketer's arsenal, but in an age of digital dominance, its effectiveness hinges on the strategic integration of behavioral science. 💡 When you incorporate powerful behavioral science principles into your direct mail marketing strategies, you can prompt the hardwired decision-making shortcuts your audience relies on — and that automatically unlocks new avenues for engagement, conversion, and brand loyalty.

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How to Put the “Social” Back in B2B Social Media

Oktopost

Passionate about creating authentic and entertaining social-first content, Kaylin Balderrama joined us on Behind the Post to share how her innovative social strategy has grown Bazaarvoice’s followers by 16,000 since December. Listen to the Podcast: Or subscribe on Spotify , Apple Podcasts, or YouTube Watch the live recording: Episode Summary “In the last year, we have gained a little over 18,000 followers on social.

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How To Create Shopper Marketing Strategies For A CPG Brand

Webbiquity

Contributed post. Today’s consumers are spoiled by choice. For consumer packaged goods (CPG) marketers, it’s no longer sufficient to create a product that simply “does the job.” You need to really understand the desire and motivations of your customers. Image credit: cottonbro studio on Pexels You need a brand able to stand out among the ever-increasing levels of competition.

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4 inbox-altering changes to watch for

Martech

Email marketers are losing ground in the battle for the inbox, thanks to technology changes that give mailbox providers more control over everything from message design to longevity. Marketers have never had 100% control over how an email message appears in an email client. Right now, I’m tracking four changes that take away even more control over our messages and how our recipients can view and act on them.

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Top 13 Best SEO Consultants in 2024

seo.co

It’s not easy to build a successful SEO strategy. That’s true even if you have decent domain authority and some SEO experience to start with. That’s why SEO consultants exist. These talented professionals often have years, if not decades of SEO experience – and the business acumen and communication skills to use that experience to transform organizations like yours.

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Sales & Marketing Alignment: How to Synergize for Success

Speaker: Carlos Hidalgo, Co-Founder & CEO of Digital Exhaust, Author, International Keynote & TEDx Speaker

Recent research shows that only 50% of B2B organizations state that they have good alignment between their marketing and sales teams. This lack of alignment tremendously impacts the ability to meet business goals, and is a limiting factor for building and maintaining customer relationships. While many B2B organizations continue to struggle with aligning their marketing and sales teams, they can take practical steps to unify both teams and simplify their overall approach.

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Planning your next omnichannel campaign? Here’s why you should include out-of-home advertising

illumin

As digital out-of-home (DOOH) continues to grow and measurement capabilities become more robust, there’s never been a better time for advertisers to incorporate the medium into their omnichannel strategy. Leveraging DOOH-specific and omnichannel demand-side platforms (DSPs), marketers now have powerful tools at their disposal to seamlessly integrate OOH into their media mix, creating high-impact, cross-channel campaigns that resonate with consumers.

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Engage in Effective Customer Communication with Canned Responses

Oktopost

Social media has become the preferred channel for B2B brands and customers to communicate and engage with one another. After all, having meaningful conversations on social media is what connects people and brands. Whether it’s to feel more connected, access quick responses to questions, or feel part of a community, social media’s casual and convenient nature usually offers a more personalized and familiar experience for B2B buyers looking to connect.

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Don’t Start a Podcast: 10 Lessons From 10K Downloads of Ahrefs Podcast

Ahrefs

I mean, Ahrefs is a fairly mature brand in the SEO industry, and most of our channels are measured in millions: So when we reached that 10k milestone I felt both happy about it, and upset about the number being … Read more ›

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Avoid customer journeys becoming a bad trip – be position-less by Optimove

Martech

Imagine you were entrusted with ensuring a planeload of people lands smoothly and safely. Then on top of that, imagine you are also responsible for their comfort and responding to their every need to make their journey fantastic. As a marketer, you are. Today, you can microsegment based on customer preferences. Essentially, all those “like-minded people” are on the same buying journey.

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The Top 3 Tips for Writing Successful White Papers

In the B2B marketing toolkit, white papers can be a powerful option for reaching decision-makers and experts, presenting them with interesting information that improves their perception of your organization's competence and thought leadership. That said, a poorly executed whitepaper will not only be unable to influence your desired audience but will also come with significant costs that other assets won't incur.

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Data & Trust Alliance Releases New Data Provenance Standards. What Does It Mean for CX Leaders?

CMSWire

Discover how the Data & Trust Alliance's updated Data Provenance Standards enhance transparency and trust for CX leaders and marketers. Continue reading.

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How to Infuse Personality into Your AI-Generated Content

Benchmark Email

In today’s digital marketing landscape, the use of AI-generated content is becoming increasingly prevalent. AI tools can help marketers create content quickly and efficiently, helping marketers meet tight deadlines and maintain a steady flow of fresh material. However, one major challenge remains: infusing personality into AI-generated content to ensure it is engaging and resonates with… The post How to Infuse Personality into Your AI-Generated Content appeared first on Benchmark Email.

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Can a 1985 Marketing Playbook Fix Measurement Problems in 2024?

Content Marketing Institute

Attribution models don’t work anymore. Marketers should adopt this 1980s-era measurement model that will deliver better results for 2024 and beyond, according to SparkToro’s Rand Fishkin.

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Unlocking Growth Through Enterprise SaaS SEO

Ahrefs

It works like this: Let’s dive in. There are many reasons SaaS companies should focus on SEO. These include: Some common SEO challenges include: Here are a few examples of enterprise SaaS companies doing SEO well.

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21 Advanced ChatGPT Prompts To Take Your Social Media to the Next Level

Upgrade your social media game with our in-depth playbook: "21 advanced ChatGPT prompts for social media managers". These powerful prompts are tailored to supercharge your content creation, strategy development, and results analysis. Say goodbye to writer's block and hello to endless creativity as you effortlessly generate engaging posts, come up with original strategies, and optimize your social media performance - all in a fraction of the time.

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Alphabet’s acquisition of HubSpot isn’t happening

Martech

Sources have told Bloomberg that Alphabet’s potential deal to acquire HubSpot has been shelved. “Parties didn’t get to due-diligence stage in deal talks,” said the report. Early rumors about the talks seemed to solidify at the end of May, when CNBC’s David Faber reported the companies continued to have discussions and an all-stock deal was on the table.

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How to Find Guest Blogging Opportunities

seo.co

Guest blogging used to be the primary means of generating more organic website traffic. But gone are the days of the one-trick guest blogging pony. Paid guest posts, while unfortunately not a thing of the past, have been a massively overused tactic for establishing online brands. And search engines are getting better at determining a pattern from websites that accept guest posts and subsequently discounting their impact and relevance in passing authority.

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Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on Generative AI 2024

Thinkers360

Here’s the Thinkers360 annual leaderboard for our top 50 global thought leaders and influencers on Generative AI for 2024. Congratulations to all our Generative AI influencers who participated! Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on Generative AI 2024 2024 Annual Ranking Find and work with the World’s Premier B2B Thought Leaders, Advisors, Analysts, Authors, Influencers & Speakers (100M+ followers combined).

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It Now Takes 12 to 15 Touches Before Prospects Are Ready To Meet With Sales

Square 2 Marketing

A recent HubSpot webinar revealed that their research shows it’s taking 12 to 15 touches from a business development representative (BDR) to get a prospect ready to speak with sales. This number might seem high to you, and I’ve seen several research studies that support a slightly lower number. But regardless of the actual number, we can all agree it’s taking many more touches today than it did even a few years ago to get someone interested in what you do.

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Are Your Impact Comms Resonating With Stakeholders?

Whether your organization is at the start of its sustainability and impact journey or years into it, many brands share a common concern: the uncertainty of whether they are sending stakeholders mixed messages. Creating content that speaks to your audience's “love language” can be a tricky dance. But, worry not! 3BL has put together tips to ensure that your content not only finds its rhythm but also resonates with your target audiences.

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SEO OKRs: Driving Performance & Measuring Impact

Ahrefs

The objectives should be clearly defined. Some people prefer the SMART framework to make sure their goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. Key results are how you track your progress against your objective.

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TikTok tightens restrictions on teen ad targeting, boosts AI transparency

Martech

TikTok implemented new restrictions on ads targeting U.S. teens and introduced AI disclosure requirements for advertisers. Why we care. These changes aim to protect younger users and increase overall ad transparency, potentially impacting how advertisers reach and engage with TikTok’s audience. It’s also an example of a social platform choosing to build stronger guardrails for user privacy rather than having those guardrails imposed on them by legislators.

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Webinar in Review – Generative AI for Marketing: Beyond the Basics

Anyword

Watch the full webinar here. We recently sat down with Jason Levy, Marketing Manager for Blazeo, to talk about how his small team has incorporated AI at the core of their marketing strategy over the past year. Jason, like many B2B marketing leaders, was facing capacity problems when he discovered Anyword. He needed a way to consistently execute a well-rounded marketing strategy that included ads, email campaigns, social media, and blog content.