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5 Reasons Why Account-Based Marketing is Here to Stay 5 REASONS WHY ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING IS HERE TO STAY

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Jan 04, 2017

For as long as I’ve been a Marketer, Marketing Automation has been my trusty sidekick. Now, Account-based Marketing (ABM) is the new kid on the block and everyone in the neighborhood is taking notice.Jon Miller, the co-founder of Marketo, grew the Marketing Automation community from glorified ...

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Content Marketing Meet Content Selling CONTENT MARKETING MEET CONTENT SELLING

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Dec 31, 2016

Earlier this week we published a byline called “Content Marketing, Meet Content Selling”. The piece looked at an interesting trend: increasingly sales teams are relying on content as a powerful tool to advance the sales process. And they are learning the lessons gained from Content Marke...

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5 Demand Gen Resolutions to Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet 5 DEMAND GEN RESOLUTIONS TO MAKE 2017 YOUR BEST YEAR YET

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Dec 29, 2016

As the clock ticks towards the New Year, countless holiday and year-end demand generation campaigns wind down. Maybe last year went well and you converted lots of prospects to clients. Or maybe it didn’t go that well and management is asking you where their marketing dollars are going.Either w...

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7 Account-Based Marketing Strategies Every Marketer Must Master 7 ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGIES EVERY MARKETER MUST MASTER

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Dec 29, 2016

Get your account-based marketing program up and running quickly using the Terminus ABM strategies framework.The number one concern I hear from B2B marketers considering an account-based marketing program is that it will be too difficult to implement. Will they have to restructure their team? Revamp ...

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Consolidation, convergence and the collective: Three Cs will drive B2B marketing in 2017 CONSOLIDATION, CONVERGENCE AND THE COLLECTIVE: THREE CS WILL DRIVE B2B MARKETING IN 2017

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Dec 28, 2016

The lull between Christmas and New Year’s is traditionally a time for looking back at the best practices (and missteps) of the year gone by, in the hopes of getting a jump on the trends that will dominate the coming year. For B2B marketers, 2017 will be about three Cs: Consolidation, Convergen...

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Here’s Why ABM is the New Outbound (and Why it Matters) HERE’S WHY ABM IS THE NEW OUTBOUND (AND WHY IT MATTERS)

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Dec 27, 2016

2016 was undoubtedly the year of Account Based talk. Whether you call it Account Based Marketing, Account Based Sales, or – as we believe it should be called – Account Based Everything, the bottom line is this: it’s time for a strategic, personalized, integrated, and account-focuse...

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The Top Account Based Marketing, Sales and Everything Blog Posts of 2016 THE TOP ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING, SALES AND EVERYTHING BLOG POSTS OF 2016

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Dec 27, 2016

2016 was undoubtedly the year of Account Based talk. Whether you call it Account Based Marketing, Account Based Sales, or – as we believe it should be called – Account Based Everything, the bottom line is this: it’s time for a strategic, personalized, integrated, and account-focuse...

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Re:Inbound Marketing’s Second Act: 4 Things Every Inbound Marketer Should Do in 2017 RE:INBOUND MARKETING’S SECOND ACT: 4 THINGS EVERY INBOUND MARKETER SHOULD DO IN 2017

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Dec 21, 2016

If you find some great content, it's worth sharing! Having read Brian Halligans inspirational blog on things inbound marketers should be considering in 2017, I wanted to share it in its entirety, adding some of my own thoughts.I was particually struck by Brian's thoughts on supply and demand...

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Direct Mail, ABM, Interactivity & More: The Top Trending Articles From 2016 DIRECT MAIL, ABM, INTERACTIVITY & MORE: THE TOP TRENDING ARTICLES FROM 2016

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Dec 21, 2016

December 21, 2016Written by Brian AndersonPublished in Industry Insights Direct Mail, ABM, Interactivity & More: The Top Trending Articles From 2016 B2B marketers in 2016 sought a healthy balance between inbound and outbound initiatives, and a resurgence in direct mail was one result. ABM ad...

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4 Account Based Marketing Content Hacks To Personalize the Buying Experience 4 ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING CONTENT HACKS TO PERSONALIZE THE BUYING EXPERIENCE

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Dec 20, 2016

B2B has existed for ages – it’s a space that constantly evolves by the influence of people and technology. When we look back, we can see certain patterns emerge. Every few years, we see a new tide that lifts all boats in the B2B market. When taken advantage of, organizations can ride the...

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LEAD GENERATION: THE TOP GOAL FOR B2B MARKETERS LEAD GENERATION: THE TOP GOAL FOR B2B MARKETERS

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Dec 20, 2016

As B2B marketers, we’re always thinking about lead generation. Whether we’re speedily scanning badges at a tradeshow or painstakingly crafting the perfect call-to-action button, generating more and better leads is constantly top of mind.In fact, lead gen is such a key priority that it wa...

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How does account based marketing work? HOW DOES ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING WORK?

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Dec 19, 2016

Less than 1 minute to understand how account based marketing works and a short example.

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“Unleash Possible” with Account-Based Marketing “UNLEASH POSSIBLE” WITH ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Dec 16, 2016

Unleash Possible is a how-to guide for high-growth marketing in complex selling environments. Author Samantha Stone doesn’t just tell you what to do; she shows you how to do it and how to partner with sales to get the right results.In the chapter “Account Based Marketing (It’s Not ...

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5 Terminus Customers Recognized for Account-Based Marketing Excellence at ABMies 5 TERMINUS CUSTOMERS RECOGNIZED FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING EXCELLENCE AT ABMIES

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Dec 15, 2016

More and more B2B marketers are realizing the impact account-based marketing can have on their organization, and as a result, many are shifting their focus to ABM strategies. To put the spotlight on these account-based marketing leaders and innovators, #FlipMyFunnel hosted the inaugural ABMies award...

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How to Measure Account-Based Marketing Success with Terminus HOW TO MEASURE ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING SUCCESS WITH TERMINUS

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Dec 15, 2016

In order to measure success with Terminus, B2B marketers must take a different approach than they do with other forms of digital advertising. Instead of focusing on traditional lead-based metrics such as net new leads and form fills, success with Terminus is defined by taking an account-based market...

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4 Traits of Future-Proof Lead Generation Content 4 TRAITS OF FUTURE-PROOF LEAD GENERATION CONTENT

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Dec 13, 2016

There’s a definite standard in today’s lead generation content. Campaigns promote a web-hosted pdf. It’s typically a white paper about six to eight pages in length, or maybe a slightly longer ebook. The documents are well-written and informative, but also somewhat plain. They&rsquo...

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How to Prepare Your CRM for Account-Based Marketing HOW TO PREPARE YOUR CRM FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Dec 13, 2016

As we end 2016, it’s strange to consider how far industry thinking in B2B marketing has come in just a few short years.Not that long ago we were being told it was all about “Big Data.” Just lots and lots of Big Data. The more the merrier. It’s an approach every savvy marketer...

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Account Based Everything + Prescriptive Insights: A Match Made in Sales Heaven ACCOUNT BASED EVERYTHING + PRESCRIPTIVE INSIGHTS: A MATCH MADE IN SALES HEAVEN

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Dec 12, 2016

If you’re in sales or marketing, chances are you’ve at least heard the term “account based.” In fact, with 86% of sales and marketing professionals claiming to utilize targeted account strategies, you may even be using account based selling or marketing on a regular basis. No...

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Creating A/B Tests in Adobe Target CREATING A/B TESTS IN ADOBE TARGET

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Dec 10, 2016

This Adobe Target training video will help you create an A/B activity and allocate traffic using either a manual or automatic traffic allocation. After watching this Adobe Target training video, you'll be able to: - Create an A/B activity in Adobe Target - Allocate traffic using a manual split o...

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Publish and Share Documents Online | edocr PUBLISH AND SHARE DOCUMENTS ONLINE | EDOCR

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Dec 08, 2016

Publishing documents on edocr is a proven way to start demand generation for your products and services. Brochures, case studies, white papers, and testimonials help prospective customers get to know your business. Fact sheets, product manuals, and FAQs help your current customers find solutions qui...

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Why ABM Is An Irreversible Change For B2B Marketers WHY ABM IS AN IRREVERSIBLE CHANGE FOR B2B MARKETERS

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Dec 07, 2016

I’ve had more than a few conversations with B2B marketers lately who are starting to question the amount of hype that account-based marketing (ABM) has generated over the past year. That is not surprising when you consider that nearly every MarTech vendor is now spinning a story around ABM.Wha...

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How to Ditch the “Hype” and Achieve ABM Success in 2017 HOW TO DITCH THE “HYPE” AND ACHIEVE ABM SUCCESS IN 2017

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Dec 05, 2016

Account-based marketing. ABM. Account-based everything. It’s been blogged, tweeted, studied and generally written to death in 2016.And as anyone familiar with the Gartner Hype Cycle knows, that means 2017 will likely be the year in which (at least some) marketers hit the “Trough of Disil...

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Why both Inbound Marketing and Account Based Marketing require close sales and marketing alignment to be successful. WHY BOTH INBOUND MARKETING AND ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING REQUIRE CLOSE SALES AND MARKETING ALIGNMENT TO BE SUCCESSFUL.

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Dec 03, 2016

The term Inbound Marketing was invented by HubSpot, and is now part of the marketing landscape. In a nutshell its about attracting potential customers to you, as opposed to outbound interruptive marketing techniques.Once engaged, through educational and thought leadership content, a key part of the ...

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Tools for Driving Demand Generation and Pipeline TOOLS FOR DRIVING DEMAND GENERATION AND PIPELINE

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Dec 02, 2016

This video highlights how customers can succeed in using TechTarget’s purchase intent insight solutions – like Qualified Sales Opportunities and Deal Data – to fuel their pipeline and demand generation initiatives.

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5 Lead Nurturing Mistakes to Avoid 5 LEAD NURTURING MISTAKES TO AVOID

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Dec 01, 2016

Lead Nurturing is a fundamental must-have for successful inbound marketing. Statistics show that only 56% of B2B organizations verify valid business leads before they are passed to Sales. (MarketingSherpa)In the sales and marketing world, there are few issues that get more attention than at what poi...

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Your Sales Funnel Ain YOUR SALES FUNNEL AIN'T WHAT IT USED TO BE

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Nov 30, 2016

Discover how to overcome the limitations of traditional demand generation funnels with an integrated approach that incorporates elements of purchase intent insights, like TechTarget’s Priority Engine and Qualified Sales Opportunities, in conjunction with your ongoing lead generation strategies...

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Understanding Account-Based Marketing for B2B Industry UNDERSTANDING ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING FOR B2B INDUSTRY

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Nov 29, 2016

As a B2B marketer, you would be aware of Account-Based Marketing and if not implemented already, chances are that you have unknowingly imbibed it into your business.From what the experts have to say, “Account-Based Marketing (ABM) is a strategy that targets high-value accounts than targeting l...

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I’m an ABMer: ITSMA Member Voices I’M AN ABMER: ITSMA MEMBER VOICES

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Nov 29, 2016

Account-based marketers are a proud bunch, and the ABMers gathered at ITSMA’s ABM Forum in London in June 2016 share their reasons why – with ABMers from Avanada, Fujitsu, CSC, Juniper Networks, LeasePlan International, and Oracle.

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Why ABM and Predictive are B2B Marketing WHY ABM AND PREDICTIVE ARE B2B MARKETING'S 2017 POWER COUPLE

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Nov 28, 2016

Learn from Lattice and Hootsuite why using predictive in your ABM programs can help accelerate your targeted account processes.

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Data is Key to Your ABM Campaign – But Not Just Any Data… DATA IS KEY TO YOUR ABM CAMPAIGN – BUT NOT JUST ANY DATA…

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Nov 28, 2016

Running an ABM campaign is more straightforward than you might think. But if there’s one thing to bear in mind while pursuing account-based marketing, it’s that guesswork simply won’t work.That may be stating the obvious, but if your company doesn’t have an accurate, detailed...

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Inbound Marketing Agency INBOUND MARKETING AGENCY

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Nov 28, 2016

We can help you to achieve your digital marketing goals. - Traffic Generation: Do you want to Attract More Prospects to your website? - Leads & Demand Generation: Do you want to Convert More Visitors into Leads? - Marketing & Sales Alignment: Do you want to Close More Sales and Get More Paid...

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DataFox for Marketo DATAFOX FOR MARKETO

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Nov 28, 2016

Learn how to accelerate your account-based marketing by enriching Marketo with account intelligence provided by DataFox.

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Target the right accounts with Leadspace for Account-Based Marketing TARGET THE RIGHT ACCOUNTS WITH LEADSPACE FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Nov 27, 2016

Use human-centric data to get the most out of your ABM campaign. Identify decision makers by job function, not just title. Match leads to accounts for automated scoring and routing. Boost pipeline with net-new leads and find leads trapped in your CRM.

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5 Lead Generation Initiatives for 2017 5 LEAD GENERATION INITIATIVES FOR 2017

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Nov 23, 2016

Quality over quantity’ – cliché, yes; but it’s solid advice. According to LinkedIn’s Technology Marketing Group, 59% of professionals confirmed that generating high-quality leads was their top priority for 2016 and moving forward. A large number of ‘leads’ ...

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What A Real ABM Campaign Looks Like WHAT A REAL ABM CAMPAIGN LOOKS LIKE

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Nov 21, 2016

We’ve reached peak ABM hype. You’ve seen countless variations of the same presentation about how to get started with ABM, how to sell ABM internally, the ideal ABM tech stack, and on and on. And I agree that it’s time to start getting down to business and actually design ABM plays ...

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How Account-Based Marketing Can Help You Stop ‘Churning’ Leads HOW ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING CAN HELP YOU STOP ‘CHURNING’ LEADS

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Nov 18, 2016

We’ve talked a lot about lead generation and lead conversion in this blog – which makes sense, seeing as lead gen is what we do. But there’s another important aspect of the marketing and sales cycle I’d like to touch on in this post: retention.Successfully pulling leads throu...

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Step-by-Step Guide to Aligning Content Marketing and ABM Strategies STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO ALIGNING CONTENT MARKETING AND ABM STRATEGIES

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Nov 18, 2016

Historically, content marketers have had one clear goal in mind: develop content that will convert visitors to leads that fuel their businesses. There are, of course, other benefits to content that marketers always have in mind, such as building brand awareness, establishing expertise, enabling sale...

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3 WAYS YOU CAN MAKE THE ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING PHENOMENON WORK FOR YOU 3 WAYS YOU CAN MAKE THE ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING PHENOMENON WORK FOR YOU

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Nov 17, 2016

So here goes a stat that none of was in B2B sales and marketing want to fathom On average, less than 5 percent of your leads will become customers according to Convince and Convert.It’s a tough pill to swallow for marketers and salespeople alike, as it represents the interplay between the two ...

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What Is Account Based Marketing? WHAT IS ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING?

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Nov 17, 2016

Account-based marketing (ABM) is widely recognized as an effective strategy for business-to-business marketers. With all of PureB2B's ABM services at your disposal, there is less waste and less risk, as marketing budgets are spent specifically on the accounts that have been identified as having ...

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Account Based Marketing with Kwanzoo ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING WITH KWANZOO

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Nov 17, 2016

An overview of Kwanzoo's Account-Based Marketing for Display Solutions

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Account-Based Marketing and Predictive – Hot or Not? ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND PREDICTIVE – HOT OR NOT?

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Nov 16, 2016

I constantly hear about Account-Based Marketing and Predictive being the hottest two things on the B2B marketing block. One visual that appears in 99% of analyst and webinar presentations is a Google trends graph of ABM and predictive search interest over time:abm-predictive-google-trends Support fo...

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‘Human Data’: The Key to Effective Lead Generation ‘HUMAN DATA’: THE KEY TO EFFECTIVE LEAD GENERATION

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Nov 15, 2016

Imagine the following conversation between a sales or marketing rep from your company, and a potential buyer:“Hi there ____. This is some guy whose name you instantly forgot, from a company you’ve never heard of before.”“Hi…”“You’re the  Director...

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Oracle Content Marketing - Content Portal Sneak Peek ORACLE CONTENT MARKETING - CONTENT PORTAL SNEAK PEEK

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Nov 15, 2016

Enjoy a quick sneak peek into a brand new capability coming to Oracle Content Marketing early next year. introducing Content Portal, Marketing teams have the ability to enable sales to accelerate their sales cycles by having easy access to marketing approved, customer centric content. For more infor...

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Q&A WITH JON MILLER ON MAPPING YOUR ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING STRATEGY: IT STARTS WITH ACCOUNT SELECTION Q&A WITH JON MILLER ON MAPPING YOUR ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING STRATEGY: IT STARTS WITH ACCOUNT SELECTION

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Nov 14, 2016

Account Based Marketing strategies are all the hype these days, but many marketers are struggling with how to get started. With so many people talking about implementing ABM with so many different strategies, who can blame marketers for not knowing where to start?We teamed up with our friends at Eng...

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Account Based Marketing Needs Data-Driven Insights for Success ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING NEEDS DATA-DRIVEN INSIGHTS FOR SUCCESS

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Nov 14, 2016

Account-based marketing is helping companies build record pipelines, land net new customers, and crush sales goals. Sales and Marketing leaders know ABM can help them grow their businesses, but what they don’t always know is where to start…or how to increase results from their existing ...

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How Account-Based Marketing Works HOW ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING WORKS

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Nov 11, 2016

Account-Based Marketing (ABM) is a hot topic right now. But what is it and how can it be used to optimise B2B companies’ sales results?Is Account-Based Marketing for everyone?Every now and then a trend comes that influences and affects more than you think. Is ABM such a trend? I think so, and ...

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[REPORT] 2016 ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING SURVEY REPORT RESULTS [REPORT] 2016 ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING SURVEY REPORT RESULTS

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Nov 10, 2016

Okay, we are approaching 2017 and if there is one clear takeaway that has dominated conferences and conversations this year it’s Account-Based Marketing (ABM). It’s everywhere. It’s hot, but not so hot that it’s a fad. It’s here to stay. So if you haven’t started ...

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6 Reasons Account-Based Marketing and Artificial Intelligence are the Perfect Match 6 REASONS ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ARE THE PERFECT MATCH

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Nov 10, 2016

If you’re in B2B sales or marketing, you have no doubt been pummeled with content about account-based marketing (ABM) and artificial intelligence (AI) over the past several months.But beyond the insatiable, irrational love B2B marketers have for catchphrases, there are some very good reasons w...

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TIME FOR LESS TALK AND MORE ACTION: HOW TO GET STARTED WITH AN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY WITH CONTENT TIME FOR LESS TALK AND MORE ACTION: HOW TO GET STARTED WITH AN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY WITH CONTENT

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Nov 07, 2016

Inboxes are jam packed with prospecting and marketing emails. Social media is crowded with all kinds of messaging, from your competitor’s content to news of Lindsay Lohan’s new accent. It is hard to break through the noise.Account-Based Marketing presents a solution to this over-crowding...

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How to Target ‘Named Accounts’ for Account-Based Marketing HOW TO TARGET ‘NAMED ACCOUNTS’ FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Nov 06, 2016

One of the key tenets of account-based marketing (ABM) is the importance of identifying and pursuing “named accounts.” You’ve probably heard this term before, and perhaps you already use them for your lead generation. But like so many marketing buzzwords, the phrase “named ac...

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A Deep Dive: 5 Answers to the Most Common Lead nurturing questions A DEEP DIVE: 5 ANSWERS TO THE MOST COMMON LEAD NURTURING QUESTIONS

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Nov 04, 2016

As marketers, we work hard to create leads. We write and design hoards of engaging content, we optimize our delivery channels down to the smallest of details, and we target everything for just a small segment of perspective buyers.It’s surprising, then, that so many marketing qualified leads (...

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Optimize Account-Based Marketing with Celsius OPTIMIZE ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING WITH CELSIUS

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Nov 04, 2016

Optimize Account-Based Marketing with Celsius

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4 Traits of a Top-Notch Demand Gen Campaign 4 TRAITS OF A TOP-NOTCH DEMAND GEN CAMPAIGN

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Nov 03, 2016

Marketers are walking a razor’s edge when it comes to demand generation. For any given campaign, success requires effective execution on several fronts, while failure is only a key mistake away. It explains why demand gen is an area where many companies struggle. In fact, according to a study ...

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Read All about It with Salesforce Report Subscriptions READ ALL ABOUT IT WITH SALESFORCE REPORT SUBSCRIPTIONS

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Nov 03, 2016

Every morning, I receive an email with a roundup of stories about Account-Based Marketing. I like to keep up on the latest news and developments because my company, LeanData, empowers ABM.So, I set up a Google alert that aggregates headlines about ABM. That way, I don’t miss any interesting ar...

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BOSS MARKETER BOOTCAMP VIRTUAL EVENT RECAP: WHY DEMAND GENERATION IS NOT AT ODDS WITH ABM BOSS MARKETER BOOTCAMP VIRTUAL EVENT RECAP: WHY DEMAND GENERATION IS NOT AT ODDS WITH ABM

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Nov 01, 2016

That’s a wrap! EverString wrapped up its first ever Boss Marketer Bootcamp virtual event with great success! We designed this virtual event for the marketers out there who love their thought leadership, but really need a deep dive into actionable how-to lessons from the industry’s top ma...

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How to Prepare B2B Marketing and Sales for ABM: Data, Content, and Engagement HOW TO PREPARE B2B MARKETING AND SALES FOR ABM: DATA, CONTENT, AND ENGAGEMENT

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Nov 01, 2016

Account-based marketing is a strategic approach that focuses B2B marketing and sales efforts on a defined set of companies (or accounts), allowing for a more personalized and targeted approach—not just to individuals, but to multiple decision makers, influencers, and champions within each comp...

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Account-Based Marketing with Kwanzoo ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING WITH KWANZOO

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Nov 01, 2016

Welcome to Account-Based Marketing (ABM) with Kwanzoo. In this video we will be going over the ABM for display solutions that we offer.

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B2B Web Personalization for Demand Generation and ABM B2B WEB PERSONALIZATION FOR DEMAND GENERATION AND ABM

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Oct 31, 2016

B2B web visitors are often frustrated when content and messages aren't relevant to them. To meet demand generation goals and ensure success with ABM initiatives, leading B2B marketers turn to real-time personalization.

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How to Customize Your Content for Account-Based Marketing HOW TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR CONTENT FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Oct 27, 2016

There was a time when content marketing seemed like the best inbound marketing tactic around. When it first came on the scene, it was the ultimate in meeting your prospects with the right message at the right time. But now that everybody’s doing it, gone are the days when you could own a parti...

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Make Lead Generation Quicker And More Efficient With This Simple Tool MAKE LEAD GENERATION QUICKER AND MORE EFFICIENT WITH THIS SIMPLE TOOL

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Oct 26, 2016

Few things can be more frustrating in B2B lead generation than the experience many in sales sometimes encounter – particularly SDRs.You just want to do your thing: sell your product to as many of the right people as possible. You’re confident in what you’re selling, you have the ri...

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Sales Play Design for Account-Based Everything with Craig Rosenberg SALES PLAY DESIGN FOR ACCOUNT-BASED EVERYTHING WITH CRAIG ROSENBERG

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Oct 26, 2016

Sales Play Design for Account- Based Everything These materials have been prepared by TOPO for the exclusive and individual use of our clients. Unauthorized reproduction is strictly prohibited. These materials contain valuable confidential and proprietary information belonging to TOPO and they may n...

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MongoDB Creates Frictionless Customer Experience with Oracle Marketing Cloud MONGODB CREATES FRICTIONLESS CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE WITH ORACLE MARKETING CLOUD

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Oct 26, 2016

MongoDB uses Oracle Marketing Cloud marketing automation to create a frictionless customer experience where prospects and customers get what they want when they want it using account-based marketing (ABM) strategy at this high technology company.

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ABM: How to Fix Your Data Before It Kills Your Campaigns ABM: HOW TO FIX YOUR DATA BEFORE IT KILLS YOUR CAMPAIGNS

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Oct 25, 2016

The Gartner Hype Cycle states that when a new technology comes on the scene, it follows a pretty consistent pattern in its popularity or hype (hence the name). To begin, people start talking about it, companies start changing their websites and taglines to include it, and all of the sudden, this new...

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5 must-haves to achieve account-based marketing success 5 MUST-HAVES TO ACHIEVE ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING SUCCESS

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Oct 21, 2016

Admittedly, it’s been a while since I did my first blog on account-based marketing (ABM).In my defense, great sequels take time to perfect. After all, no one wants to end up with a Transformers 2 on their hands!During this time a lot has happened, most notably, Marketo has officially launched ...

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HOW TO CREATE A WINNING ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING PLAN HOW TO CREATE A WINNING ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING PLAN

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Oct 17, 2016

As B2B buyers continue to evolve, companies are becoming more focused on account based marketing. Account based marketing is essentially a more targeted type of demand generation. Account based marketing covers all the activities B2B marketing teams do to support sales. On the surface it might seem ...

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From side show to main event: How ABM is taking over marketing FROM SIDE SHOW TO MAIN EVENT: HOW ABM IS TAKING OVER MARKETING

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Oct 17, 2016

Account-Based Marketing, or ABM, is the come-back kid of B2B. As a general principle, it’s been kicking around for years, and was codified by Bev Burgess and the people at ITSMA a few years ago, but not a vast amount of notice was paid, outside the core group of ITSMA members. It was a particu...

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Why Account-Based Marketing Won’t Work Without Site-Level Matching WHY ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING WON’T WORK WITHOUT SITE-LEVEL MATCHING

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Oct 13, 2016

A friend of mine recently shared a telling story with me – one many B2B lead generation professionals will relate to.This friend works for a shipping company that owns and operates a number of freight vessels. Another company has been contacting them to offer their products via multiple channe...

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Accelerating Sales with Account-Based Marketing ACCELERATING SALES WITH ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Oct 13, 2016

Earlier this week we hosted a webinar with Forrester as our guest on the topic of turning account-based marketing (ABM) “buzz” into business results. We’ve talked a lot recently about helping companies get started in their ABM programs and about some of the roadblocks they face whe...

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5 FUN HACKS TO LEVERAGE YOUR EVENT LEAD GENERATION: FINAL EPISODE 5 FUN HACKS TO LEVERAGE YOUR EVENT LEAD GENERATION: FINAL EPISODE

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Oct 11, 2016

In our earlier episodes, we had a look at how not to repeat the Pokemon GO mistake, had a Game of Thrones breakdown of 2017’s content marketing trends, and saved the digital kind from a robot army invasion.READ S01E01 | Avoiding the Pokemon GO Disaster READ S01E02 | 2017 Content Marketing - th...

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How You Can Use Content to Completely Slay the ABM Game with Rachel Lefkowitz and Hana Abaza HOW YOU CAN USE CONTENT TO COMPLETELY SLAY THE ABM GAME WITH RACHEL LEFKOWITZ AND HANA ABAZA

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Oct 10, 2016

Account-based marketing and content go hand-in-hand, but what exactly do you need to do to effectively use content for ABM?The secret: Considering the content experience.In this presentation, Uberflip and Everstring share their strategy for aligning content and optimizing the content experience to k...

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6 Simple Steps to Help Build Your ABM Campaign 6 SIMPLE STEPS TO HELP BUILD YOUR ABM CAMPAIGN

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Oct 10, 2016

ABM is not a marketing strategy. Let that sink in.Account-based marketing is certainly a highly effective way to inform your overall B2B marketing strategy. But it isn’t a ready-made strategy itself. In fact, one of the great things about ABM is that it doesn’t require any major overhaul...

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CSC Cracks the Code on Account Based Marketing CSC CRACKS THE CODE ON ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Oct 05, 2016

After embarking on an account based approach to marketing and sales, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services, transformed how its organization leads the B2B digital transformation marketplace through planning and implementi...

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Why Your Account-Based Everything Strategy Needs Predictive Analytics – Guest Post WHY YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED EVERYTHING STRATEGY NEEDS PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS – GUEST POST

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Sep 29, 2016

There are a few things robots are starting to do better than humans:Move items around a stockroom (Amazon has a fleet of robots that have increased operations from 100 items per hour to 300 items per hour for workers)Accomplish missions in dangerous scenarios such as dismantling land minds or bombs ...

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How to Profit from Account Based Marketing (ABM) HOW TO PROFIT FROM ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING (ABM)

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Sep 28, 2016

During this webinar, you'll learn steps to kick start your first ABM program, principles to make your ABM program focused, practical, and profitable and how to avoid account-based marketing pitfalls

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Account-Based Marketing is Here to Stay: 3 Tips for Success ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING IS HERE TO STAY: 3 TIPS FOR SUCCESS

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Sep 27, 2016

Having managed both sales and marketing teams in my career, I realize the importance of an account-based approach on both sides of the house.   And while both teams have probably been taking account-based approaches for years now, this is the first time in my career I’m actually seei...

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Marketo Customers Love Marketo Account-Based Marketing MARKETO CUSTOMERS LOVE MARKETO ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Sep 27, 2016

Customers are excited about the new Marketo Account-Based Marketing application!. Marketo has taken a leadership stance in the industry by offering a single platform across marketing automation and ABM. Now, customers can stay within one single platform, using few systems to get data to more places....

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Account-Based Marketing: Don’t Believe the Hype ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING: DON’T BELIEVE THE HYPE

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Sep 26, 2016

And the phrase of the year is… Account-Based Marketing (ABM)! Seems you can’t browse the web any more without finding something about Account-Based Marketing popping up in your feed. Companies of all shapes and sizes have technology available to help build your ABM stack and promise to ...

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Extole Uses Demandbase for Account Based Marketing EXTOLE USES DEMANDBASE FOR ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Sep 26, 2016

Extole uses Demandbase to execute account-based marketing. Focusing on target accounts, Extole's VP of Marketing Chris Duskin measures the success of their marketing programs and empowers sales with target account insights.

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The Challenge of Scaling ABM Programs THE CHALLENGE OF SCALING ABM PROGRAMS

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Sep 24, 2016

If you read just about anything we publish here at ITSMA, chances are you’re well aware of how strongly we feel about the importance of account based marketing (ABM), an approach that treats key accounts as markets of one. Why? Simple: it is one of the most effective tools in the B2B marketing...

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3 WAYS TO BREAK YOUR CONTENT CREATION ADDICTION 3 WAYS TO BREAK YOUR CONTENT CREATION ADDICTION

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Sep 23, 2016

There has been a lot of talk recently about marketing teams overproducing content. At Content Marketing World, we heard keynotes about slowing down and creating valuable content. At Trackmaven’s Spark roadshow stop in San Francisco, Allen Gannett, CEO of Trackmaven kicked off the morning talki...

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ABM Infographic ABM INFOGRAPHIC

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Sep 22, 2016

We have broken down the benefits and technicalities of Account Based Marketing for you. Check out our latest infographic to learn how ABM can benefit your company.

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Is Account Based Marketing the Next Pet Rock? IS ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING THE NEXT PET ROCK?

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Sep 21, 2016

The world has seen many crazy fads. When I was growing up it was pet rocks, streakers, and disco music (ok, I admit that I am still secretly an ABBA fan). When my daughter was growing up, Beanie Babies and Chia Pets were all the rage. Today, it’s Pokémon GO.Which brings us to Account Ba...

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Grainger Uses Demandbase for Account-Based Marketing GRAINGER USES DEMANDBASE FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Sep 20, 2016

Mike Coleman, Marketing Automation Manager at Grainger, discusses how Account-Based Marketing is being used at Grainger with the help of Demandbase.

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One Voice, One Conversation: Bridging the Personalized Email and Website Divide ONE VOICE, ONE CONVERSATION: BRIDGING THE PERSONALIZED EMAIL AND WEBSITE DIVIDE

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Sep 20, 2016

You have a variety of digital channels at your disposal to reach prospects and customers — website, mobile app, email, social media, digital advertising — just to name a few. If you provide generic, unpersonalized messages across channels, it’s relatively easy to ensure consistency...

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3 Easy Ways for Sales to Play a Role in Account Based Marketing 3 EASY WAYS FOR SALES TO PLAY A ROLE IN ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Sep 19, 2016

Have you picked up on all of the ways that sales and marketing have been blending together? Think social marketing and social selling, account-based marketing and account-based selling, and video marketing and video sales. As sales become more complex, it’s crucial that this blending continues...

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3 WAYS TO INTEGRATE PERSONALIZED WEB EVENTS INTO YOUR ABM STRATEGY 3 WAYS TO INTEGRATE PERSONALIZED WEB EVENTS INTO YOUR ABM STRATEGY

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Sep 19, 2016

As a demand gen marketer, I sure do love me some webinars. They are great for getting your content out to the masses in a super engaging way that drives leads through the funnel. With Account-Based Marketing on the rise, I’ve been thinking about how webinars can play a role in a targeted perso...

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How To Make ABM A Part Of Your Broader Marketing Mix HOW TO MAKE ABM A PART OF YOUR BROADER MARKETING MIX

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Sep 19, 2016

In an interview with Demand Gen Report, Maria Pergolino, Senior VP of Marketing at Apttus, shares her company’s ABM journey and highlighted how her advocacy, brand and product programs come together with ABM to formulate a solid B2B marketing strategy. She also highlighted the different techno...

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The Art And Science Of Account-Based Marketing THE ART AND SCIENCE OF ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Sep 19, 2016

In an interview with Demand Gen Report’s Andrew Gaffney, Vidyard CMO Tyler Lessard talks about how his company began targeting its top accounts to create account-based relationships using engaging video, personalization and a variety of other tactics and channels. Lessard also highlights the success...

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How To Leverage The Other ABM: Attention-Based Marketing HOW TO LEVERAGE THE OTHER ABM: ATTENTION-BASED MARKETING

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Sep 19, 2016

In an interview with Demand Gen Report, Elle Woulfe, VP of Marketing at LookBookHQ, shared takeaways from her session where she discussed how marketers must focus on retaining buyer attention and staying relevant to the finite list of accounts you are targeting at a time. She also explained content ...

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The Evolution Of ABM With #FlipMyFunnel THE EVOLUTION OF ABM WITH #FLIPMYFUNNEL

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Sep 19, 2016

At the #FlipMyFunnel event in Boston on August 11, Demand Gen Report’s Andrew Gaffney and Terminus’ Co-founder & CMO Sangram Vajre met up to discuss how the event has grown over the past year. Vajre also discusses the growth of ABM University, the announcement of Terminus ABM Cloud for Salesforce an...

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Oh no! ABM is resurfacing bad habits for B2B marketers OH NO! ABM IS RESURFACING BAD HABITS FOR B2B MARKETERS

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Sep 16, 2016

One of my favorite stops when I come to our company’s headquarters is a restaurant in Scottsdale, Arizona, called “Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers.” In my world, this is a winning combination. (Don’t judge!)In the marketing world, “B2B & ABM” are quickly showin...

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The Account-Based Approach: Not Just for Marketing by Leah Bell THE ACCOUNT-BASED APPROACH: NOT JUST FOR MARKETING BY LEAH BELL

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Sep 16, 2016

Account-Based Marketing is everywhere, and it’s a really popular trend. But it can be an intimidating process to get started — not to mention, expensive. That’s why, when it comes to the account-based approach trend, we’re seeing a more grassroots effort at the sales developm...

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Demandbase Powers B2B ABM on Oracle Marketing Cloud DEMANDBASE POWERS B2B ABM ON ORACLE MARKETING CLOUD

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Sep 16, 2016

Demandbase works with Oracle Marketing Cloud to power B2B account-based marketing (ABM) by identifying accounts with the biggest business impact and then organizing contacts at an account level to advertise and personalize marketing experiences.

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Marketo ABM Launch Raises the Bar for Predictive Analytics and ABM MARKETO ABM LAUNCH RAISES THE BAR FOR PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS AND ABM

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Sep 15, 2016

Exciting news this week from Marketo for all you account-based marketing buffs out there. The marketing automation giant officially launched Marketo ABM on Tuesday, four months after it was first announced.Marketo ABM brings sales and marketing together to strategically target key accounts, providin...

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WHAT IS ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND WHY HAS IT BECOME SO POPULAR? WHAT IS ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND WHY HAS IT BECOME SO POPULAR?

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Sep 14, 2016

Account-Based Marketing (ABM) is gaining traction as the viable compliment to traditional sales and marketing efforts. ABM allows sales and marketing teams to be more personalized and targeted for the accounts that matter most to their business.  But what is ABM and why is there so much hype? I...

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Three Keys to Account-Based Revenue Success by Matt Heinz THREE KEYS TO ACCOUNT-BASED REVENUE SUCCESS BY MATT HEINZ

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Sep 13, 2016

No matter what you call it (account-based marketing, account-based everything, account-based revenue, account-based selling, etc.), there are three foundational elements of great account-based sales & marketing work we find critical to both immediate and long-term success.Start with objectives (...

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Customer Testimonial with Nick Ezzo CUSTOMER TESTIMONIAL WITH NICK EZZO

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Sep 13, 2016

Nick Ezzo, VP of Demand Generation, Explains LeadGnome's Impact On ABM Success & Lead Quality

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6 Personalization Challenges and How to Overcome Them 6 PERSONALIZATION CHALLENGES AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

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Sep 13, 2016

This summer I hosted a group discussion of 20 VPs and Directors of Marketing from e-commerce, finance, travel, B2B, and non-profit backgrounds. All of these marketing leaders were interested in personalization. They understood the value and didn’t need to be convinced that it would move the ne...

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Twitter Advertising – Social Media Advertising TWITTER ADVERTISING – SOCIAL MEDIA ADVERTISING

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Sep 13, 2016

Immediacy, affordability and relevancy are only a few of the reasons Twitter advertising offers wide potential for advertisers. Its active user base is huge (300 million). It offers diverse targeting options. And, most important, tweeting is conversational. Users interact immediately, re-tweet what ...

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Five Tips for Boosting ABM with Content Marketing FIVE TIPS FOR BOOSTING ABM WITH CONTENT MARKETING

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Sep 12, 2016

Account-based marketing (ABM) is all the rage in the B2B world, and you don’t have to look far to find out why.Apart from supercharging businesses’ lead generation capabilities, one of the great things about ABM is that it doesn’t require any major overhauls of your marketing ops o...

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How to Get Started with An Account-Based Marketing Strategy: It Begins with Account-Based Content! HOW TO GET STARTED WITH AN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY: IT BEGINS WITH ACCOUNT-BASED CONTENT!

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Sep 12, 2016

Account-Based Marketing is such a hot topic right now, but how many people are actually doing ABM? Let’s stop talking about it and start doing it! Account-Based Marketing helps marketers make the transition from a traditional lead-based methodology to an account-based methodology. Going accoun...

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3 Keys to Unlocking ABM- by Craig Elias 3 KEYS TO UNLOCKING ABM- BY CRAIG ELIAS

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Sep 09, 2016

To unlock the power of Account-Based Marketing, all you need to do is say the right things, to the right people, at exactly the right time.“Easier said than done,” you might say. But it’s actually not that hard.Say the Right Things The key here is to tell a prospect what they want ...

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Lessons from the Front Line: Best Practice Tips for Account-Based Marketing Success LESSONS FROM THE FRONT LINE: BEST PRACTICE TIPS FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING SUCCESS

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Sep 07, 2016

Here in the U.S. we just celebrated Labor Day weekend, marking the unofficial end of summer. At schools across the country, class is now in session and students are cracking open their textbooks. With education in mind, today’s blog provides a lesson on everyone’s new favorite topic: Acc...

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The Last Go-Round for the Homepage Carousel THE LAST GO-ROUND FOR THE HOMEPAGE CAROUSEL

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Sep 07, 2016

It’s time to say goodbye to an old friend — the rotating carousel of hero or banner images at the top of your homepage or other areas on your website. You can recognize it immediately when you land on a website that has one. The content on the homepage changes every few seconds as you&rs...

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Top 3 Tips for ABM Success- by Steve Woods TOP 3 TIPS FOR ABM SUCCESS- BY STEVE WOODS

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Sep 06, 2016

Selling to accounts with complicated buying processes and multiple stakeholders with different agendas is a complicated and tricky challenge. This is not new, but recently it has come into clearer focus as new technologies and approaches have been developed and popularized. Regardless of technology,...

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THE EVERSTRING 6FOR6 SERIES FEATURING KEVIN O’MALLEY ON SALESLOFT’S ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING APPROACH THE EVERSTRING 6FOR6 SERIES FEATURING KEVIN O’MALLEY ON SALESLOFT’S ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING APPROACH

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Sep 06, 2016

Welcome to the fifth installment of our 6 For 6 Blog Series! This is a series of 6 answers to 6 buzz-worthy questions from leading marketing influencers around the country. This blog features Kevin O’ Malley, VP of Marketing at SalesLoft, an all-in-one sales development platform that enables y...

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Focus on Lead Generation...Not Your Job! FOCUS ON LEAD GENERATION...NOT YOUR JOB!

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Sep 02, 2016

Most people focus on the job and don't run the business. Learn why you should focus on lead generation, not your job!

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3 Tips for Account- Based Marketing Success by David Raab, Principal, Raab Associates Inc. 3 TIPS FOR ACCOUNT- BASED MARKETING SUCCESS BY DAVID RAAB, PRINCIPAL, RAAB ASSOCIATES INC.

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Sep 01, 2016

The just-released Raab Guide to ABM Vendors contains detailed profiles of 40 products that provide data, scoring, content, execution, and analytics for Account Based Marketing.   But the finest technology available won’t guarantee a successful ABM program.  Here are some tips to...

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How Predictive Analytics Impacts Your Account-Based Marketing Strategy HOW PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IMPACTS YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY

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Sep 01, 2016

Sean Zinsmeister recently joined James Carbary from the B2B Growth Show, which is a podcast series dedicated to helping B2B sales executives achieve explosive growth. In this episode, Sean and James discuss how to get over your fear of data, and why predictive analytics can benefit your account-base...

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#WinWithABM- A Series of Account-Based Marketing Tips for Success #WINWITHABM- A SERIES OF ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING TIPS FOR SUCCESS

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Aug 31, 2016

Account-Based Marketing. ABM. It’s all the rage right now and every vendor out there is standing at your door with the modern day Encyclopedia Britannica in hand, telling you why you MUST have this new 50 volume gold ABM edition.But what does it take to really pull off a successful account-bas...

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Sean Zinsmeister and Microsoft Talk Account-Based Marketing SEAN ZINSMEISTER AND MICROSOFT TALK ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Aug 31, 2016

At this year’s Marketo Summit, we had the pleasure of connecting with Alex Sessoms from Microsoft, who hosts an interview series aimed at teaching marketers how to get the most out of their ABM resources. In this interview, Sean Zinsmeister covers all the ABM basics, including: what types of c...

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The Pros and Cons of 6 Top Lead Gen Channels THE PROS AND CONS OF 6 TOP LEAD GEN CHANNELS

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Aug 30, 2016

How do you know when you’ve invested enough in a lead generation channel? How about when you’ve invested too much? When is it time to shift budget and look for supplemental channels?The answer is deceptively simple: Let the results tell you.Heidi Bullock, the VP of Demand Generation at M...

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Demand Gen is to Fishing With Nets as ABM is to DEMAND GEN IS TO FISHING WITH NETS AS ABM IS TO

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Aug 26, 2016

Account Based Marketing (ABM) is quickly moving up the hype cycle and becoming a best practice at many B2B organizations.  While ABM has been around for decades, it is only in the past two years that the wisdom of B2B targeting combined with focused sales and marketing activities around ideal c...

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The Reason ABM Is Taking Off THE REASON ABM IS TAKING OFF

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Aug 26, 2016

Why is ABM so hot right now? In this interview at the #FlipMyFunnel event in Boston on August 11, Demand Gen Report’s Andrew Gaffney and Adam New-Waterson, CMO of LeadData, talk about the reason ABM is taking off, as well as the importance of day-to-day tactics in an account-based approach and how t...

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LEVERAGING ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND ACCOUNT-BAS LEVERAGING ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND ACCOUNT-BAS

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Aug 25, 2016

High-performing sales development professionals know they can’t rely solely on marketing to cast a wide net and find the perfect buyer. If they want to be successful, sales development professionals must master a more targeted approach and go after the big fish themselves.In this webinar, you&...

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Top 5 Account-Based Marketing Questions You Want Answered TOP 5 ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING QUESTIONS YOU WANT ANSWERED

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Aug 24, 2016

On the eve of our webinar on how not to make Account-Based Marketing a big mess, I was reflecting on what questions I hope we really answer for people tomorrow.  I went back to notes on various conversations I’ve had over the last several months with fellow marketers and sales people alik...

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Rethinking Personas & Account Based Marketing in Digital Times RETHINKING PERSONAS & ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING IN DIGITAL TIMES

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Aug 23, 2016

While in the past account based marketing (ABM) has usually been considered the work of large companies, disruptions in technology mean that small and medium-sized B2B players can take the same approach. You no longer have to have a giant budget at a huge firm to integrate ABM into your marketing st...

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Account Based Marketing & HubSpot [LIVE Q&A] ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING & HUBSPOT [LIVE Q&A]

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Aug 23, 2016

Tuesday August 23, from 1:00 - 2:00pm we will have three HubSpotters go over how HubSpot’s products handles Account Based Marketing with Ari Plaut, product marketing manager, an example of ABM Selling with Ryan Spillane head of corporate sales for the west coast, and things to watch out for wh...

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THE EVERSTRING 6FOR6 SERIES FEATURING JON MILLER ON ACCOUNT-BASED EVERYTHING THE EVERSTRING 6FOR6 SERIES FEATURING JON MILLER ON ACCOUNT-BASED EVERYTHING

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Aug 19, 2016

Welcome to the third installment of our 6 For 6 Blog Series! This is a series of 6 answers to 6 buzz-worthy questions from leading marketing influencers around the country. This blog features Jon Miller, Co-Founder of Marketo and the CEO and Co-Founder of Engagio—an account-based platform that...

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Orchestrating Your Marketing Channels With Account Based Marketing ORCHESTRATING YOUR MARKETING CHANNELS WITH ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Aug 17, 2016

One of the biggest benefits of account based marketing is alignment between sales and marketing. An oft-overlooked fact is that account based marketing also helps align all your marketing tactics. With that your marketing efforts deliver the most ROI through effectively investing your time and money...

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10 REASONS TO LOVE TACO-BASED MARKETING 10 REASONS TO LOVE TACO-BASED MARKETING

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Aug 16, 2016

By now, you’ve probably heard of Account-Based Marketing (ABM) – a strategy that enables sales reps and marketers to send targeted, personalized messages to a group of  accounts that are a good fit for your business. Many Account-Based Marketing practitioners use direct mail in thei...

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Personalization Across the B2B tech customer journey PERSONALIZATION ACROSS THE B2B TECH CUSTOMER JOURNEY

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Aug 16, 2016

While it’s been argued that the traditional marketing funnel is dead and that buyers do not flow linearly through discrete stages, the stages of the funnel do help us think about the unique needs that buyers face at different points in their journeys. When we look at the buyer’s journey ...

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Personalization Across the Buyer’s Journey PERSONALIZATION ACROSS THE BUYER’S JOURNEY

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Aug 16, 2016

Assume that I am an executive looking into the type of product or solution your company provides. When I first land on your site, I need to determine whether your business serves my needs. Using an account-based marketing approach, you can personalize this first page to my industry or company so tha...

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Account-Based Marketing Shouldn’t be Messy ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING SHOULDN’T BE MESSY

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Aug 11, 2016

A few months ago I attended the #FlipMyFunnel conference here in Austin.  I was curious why there were so many CMOs and CROs attending the event, so I spent some time talking with different people to understand their motivation.  By and large, most people there knew they needed to start an...

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Three Hacks For Account-Based Social Success THREE HACKS FOR ACCOUNT-BASED SOCIAL SUCCESS

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Aug 09, 2016

Marketers are under a lot of pressure to engage with high-quality sales whales while becoming more efficient and targeted in all of their efforts – spending time curating the right message for the right prospects and the right companies.It’s no wonder the industry is flocking to Account-...

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Get the Inside Scoop on Account-Based Everything GET THE INSIDE SCOOP ON ACCOUNT-BASED EVERYTHING

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Aug 09, 2016

Account-Based Marketing (ABM) has been the hot topic in the marketing technology community for the past 12 months, but in reality, companies should be talking about Account-Based Everything (ABE). Because true account-focused programs are bigger than just marketing, they are integrated efforts betwe...

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Facebook bypasses web adblockers, but offers ad targeting opt-outs FACEBOOK BYPASSES WEB ADBLOCKERS, BUT OFFERS AD TARGETING OPT-OUTS

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Aug 09, 2016

Facebook will now let you choose ad targeting categories and customer lists you want to opt-out of, but will show ads to people on the web even if they're using adblockers

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Single-Page Web Apps: Implications for Personalization SINGLE-PAGE WEB APPS: IMPLICATIONS FOR PERSONALIZATION

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Aug 09, 2016

In recent years, we’ve seen single-page web applications — applications that operate within the same web page — grow in popularity. These apps provide a fluid user experience, allowing the user to take many actions at once without the need to load multiple pages. Instead, specific ...

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How to Keep Account-Based Marketing from Becoming A Big Mess HOW TO KEEP ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING FROM BECOMING A BIG MESS

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Aug 04, 2016

As you’d probably expect, we here at Avention are running our own Account-Based Marketing program.   We are following the same journey as our customers as we work through the best ways to align sales & marketing, the best ways to select target accounts, craft tailored content and...

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Considering Account-Based Marketing? Stay Fresh — Stay Focused — Stay Ahead CONSIDERING ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING? STAY FRESH — STAY FOCUSED — STAY AHEAD

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Aug 02, 2016

So, you’re looking at implementing Account-Based Marketing (ABM). Let me ask a very important question: do you know where your data is and can you easily access it?The answer is crucial because, for many organisations, the reality is data that’s captured and housed in a bewildering array...

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Account Based Marketing Buying Centers 062316 ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING BUYING CENTERS 062316

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Jul 29, 2016

ZenIQ assembles account data from a company’s CRM, marketing automation, and Web systems; supplements this with account and contact information from external sources; assesses the current state of each account; and takes actions to improve that state. At present, the actions are chosen by rule...

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Account Based Marketing Interview 6: Sean Zinsmeister ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING INTERVIEW 6: SEAN ZINSMEISTER

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Jul 27, 2016

Sean Zinsmeister (of Infer) joins me, Alex Sessoms, to discuss Account Based Marketing (ABM). What is Account Based Marketing? Is ABM a good strategy for my business? How can I implement ABM in my company? How can I measure success in my ABM campaigns? What metrics should you track to measure? ABM i...

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Introducing Evergage Data Hub INTRODUCING EVERGAGE DATA HUB

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Jul 26, 2016

While Evergage is able to build and maintain robust profiles on each and every visitor, the scope of what the platform is able to collect is limited to digital properties where Evergage has been implemented (e.g., a customer’s website, web or mobile app). To help marketers utilize data that ex...

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Account Based Marketing Interview 4: Heidi Bullock ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING INTERVIEW 4: HEIDI BULLOCK

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Jul 25, 2016

Heidi Bullock (of Marketo) joins me, Alex Sessoms, to discuss Account Based Marketing (ABM). What is Account Based Marketing? Is ABM a good strategy for my business? How can I implement ABM in my company? How can I measure success in my ABM campaigns? What metrics should you track to measure? ABM is...

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Account Based Marketing & Company Research ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING & COMPANY RESEARCH

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Jul 22, 2016

Account Based Marketing (ABM) has been re-embraced as a strategy by sales and marketing teams as they have realized that traditional outreach methods (e.g. banner advertising, phone, and email) need to be better targeted towards a set of Ideal Customers.  Simply taking a “spray and pray&r...

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A Crash Course in Account-Based Marketing Website Metrics A CRASH COURSE IN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING WEBSITE METRICS

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Jul 20, 2016

Account-based marketing isn’t a new concept, but it’s being implemented in new ways – especially in the context of digital marketing. Measurement of these tactics can seem more complicated than other forms of marketing because you’re dealing with clusters of contacts for each...

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10 LEAD NURTURING EMAILS EVERY BUSINESS SHOULD SEND 10 LEAD NURTURING EMAILS EVERY BUSINESS SHOULD SEND

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Jul 14, 2016

As a marketer, the most important objective is not just attracting or capturing leads but nurturing them too. Your focus should always be on nurturing leads. It does not matter how many leads you have, what matters is how many can you retain, nurture and convert into customers. More than 79% of mark...

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Account Based Marketing Series Introduction ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING SERIES INTRODUCTION

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Jul 05, 2016

This is an introduction to upcoming Account Based Marketing ABM series. Thought leaders from the Marketo Conference 2016 gather together to give you first-hand insights into the benefits of Account Based Marketing, how to best implement ABM and how to track the success of your ABM campaigns. Stay tu...

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What’s Next for ABM: Tips and Predictions from NextGen Forum WHAT’S NEXT FOR ABM: TIPS AND PREDICTIONS FROM NEXTGEN FORUM

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Jul 05, 2016

ITSMA’s recent Next Generation ABM Forum dug deep into the evolution of Account Based Marketing with a sellout crowd in London. With speakers and workshop leaders from Avanade, CSC, Fujitsu, Oracle, Demandbase, agent3, and MomentumABM, the delegates from a wide range of B2B technology and serv...

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LinkedIn for B2B Lead Generation: Why, When, and How LINKEDIN FOR B2B LEAD GENERATION: WHY, WHEN, AND HOW

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Jul 01, 2016

In a B2B setting, social media isn’t exactly top of mind when it comes to lead generation activities. Companies are more likely looking to things like gated content, newsletter subscriptions, webinars, and other website-based content to produce leads. That being said, social media shouldn&rsqu...

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Account-Based Marketing and Personalization A Multi-Layered Approach ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND PERSONALIZATION A MULTI-LAYERED APPROACH

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Jun 30, 2016

Account-Based Marketing (ABM) has been a hot topic in B2B marketing strategy lately. Marketers are going crazy for the ability to collect information on their targeted accounts and use it to reach them more effectively. There are many different ABM approaches that marketers can take to do this (emai...

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Inbound (Marketing) Isn INBOUND (MARKETING) ISN'T ENOUGH

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Jun 13, 2016

In this video, Act-On Chief Marketing Officer Kevin Bobowski discusses how a balanced approach to marketing is key to success of your business.  This means finding a balance between inbound and outbound marketing tactics. It also means finding a balance between brand awareness, demand generatio...

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Getting the A to Z on ABM at #FlipMyFunnel in Austin GETTING THE A TO Z ON ABM AT #FLIPMYFUNNEL IN AUSTIN

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Jun 08, 2016

If you’ve been in the B2B marketing space for even a short while, chances are good that you’ve heard of Account-Based Marketing (ABM for short). It’s likely that you’ve even taken part in an ABM program. If you haven’t heard the term, at it’s simplest, ABM means l...

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KPMG and the UN: Award Winning Account Based Marketing KPMG AND THE UN: AWARD WINNING ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Jun 06, 2016

As marketing leaders pull together submissions for ITSMA’s 2016 Marketing Excellence Awards – due by June 10 – we’re looking back at some of last year’s award-winning programs.ITSMA Marketing Excellencec Awards The majority of Strategic Account Based Marketing (ABM) pro...

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SimplyDIRECT Guide Featured in “Top Account-Based Marketing Resources” SIMPLYDIRECT GUIDE FEATURED IN “TOP ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING RESOURCES”

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Jun 02, 2016

Docurated just released their list of “Top Account-Based Marketing Resources: The Best Articles, Webinars, Tutorials, and More on Account-Based Marketing,” and SimplyDIRECT made the list. Congratulations! You can see the full list here: http://www.docurated.com/all-things-productivity/to...

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Are Inside Sales Departments good at Lead Generation/Lead Qualification? ARE INSIDE SALES DEPARTMENTS GOOD AT LEAD GENERATION/LEAD QUALIFICATION?

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Jun 01, 2016

ETI clients often have Inside Sales (IS) departments.Typically Inside Sales are tasked with a range of responsibilities including (but not limited to) Supporting Field Sales, Customer Service, Account Management, Order handling and Processing as well as some Lead Generation, Lead Qualification and L...

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SAP’s Award Winning Account Based Marketing Program SAP’S AWARD WINNING ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING PROGRAM

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May 31, 2016

As marketing leaders pull together submissions for ITSMA’s 2016 Marketing Excellence Awards – due by June 10 – we’re looking back at some of last year’s award-winning programs.ITSMA Marketing Excellencec AwardsSAP’s account based marketing (ABM) program demonstrat...

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Understanding and Applying ABM, an Agency’s Perspective UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING ABM, AN AGENCY’S PERSPECTIVE

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May 31, 2016

In today’s B2B marketing environment, it’s difficult not to be aware of account-based marketing (ABM). Many tout the advantages of Marketing’s implementation of an account-based strategy. And, of course, there are clear advantages to such an approach, but why has this idea taken ho...

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Why Account-Based Marketing Needs Marketing and Sales Alignment WHY ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING NEEDS MARKETING AND SALES ALIGNMENT

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May 23, 2016

Account-Based Marketing has become a hot topic in many marketing circles, but with an adoption rate of 42% across marketing organizations, according to Aberdeen’s research, ABM still has some room to grow. For that growth to happen, however, the right conditions need to be achieved. One such conditi...

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Hello, Account Based Everything (and Goodbye, Account Based Marketing) HELLO, ACCOUNT BASED EVERYTHING (AND GOODBYE, ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING)

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May 03, 2016

Over the last two years, account-based thinking has taken over the hearts and minds of B2B marketing and sales professionals.  According to industry analyst TOPO, account based topics (marketing and sales development) are the most popular thing clients want to talk about, accounting for a whopp...

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Why Account Based Marketing Is Here to Stay for B2B Marketers WHY ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING IS HERE TO STAY FOR B2B MARKETERS

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Apr 27, 2016

Predictive analytics and big data are breathing new life into account-based marketing (ABM) experiences among B2B marketers. According to a recent study from SiriusDecisions, 92 percent of B2B companies called ABM “extremely important” to their overall marketing efforts, and 60 percent o...

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How to Expand Your Reach with Account-Based Marketing HOW TO EXPAND YOUR REACH WITH ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Apr 21, 2016

For years, B2B marketing teams struggled to cast a wide net to as many people as possible to pour leads into the top of the funnel. Now – it’s time to flip that funnel on its head with account-based marketing.The new B2B customer experience funnel - identify, expand, engage, and advocate...

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Scaling Strategic ABM at SAP: Eight Keys to Success SCALING STRATEGIC ABM AT SAP: EIGHT KEYS TO SUCCESS

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Apr 21, 2016

Like most technology firms, SAP is undergoing a fundamental transformation, moving from a traditional enterprise software model to a focus on cloud, software as a service, and digital transformation for its customers.Similarly, marketing at SAP has been undergoing a transformation over the past seve...

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Leading Account-Based Marketing Technology Companies Create the ABM Leadership Alliance LEADING ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES CREATE THE ABM LEADERSHIP ALLIANCE

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Apr 21, 2016

Demandbase, the leader in Account-Based Marketing (ABM), today announced the inception of the ABM Leadership Alliance. The Alliance brings together the leading ABM-focused technology and data vendors with the goal of educating B2B marketers about developing and deploying a successful ABM strategy, i...

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Radius Joins Account-Based Marketing Technology Companies to Create the ABM Leadership Alliance RADIUS JOINS ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES TO CREATE THE ABM LEADERSHIP ALLIANCE

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Apr 20, 2016

Account-Based Marketing (ABM): leading B2B companies are talking about it, but what resources are needed to implement successful ABM campaigns? Recognizing the increase in ABM adoption and need for general Best Practices, we are excited to announce our involvement as a founding member of the ABM Lea...

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Marketing Automation Tools - How They Can Make Your Inbound Marketing A Success MARKETING AUTOMATION TOOLS - HOW THEY CAN MAKE YOUR INBOUND MARKETING A SUCCESS

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Apr 18, 2016

Inbound marketing is more than just building a strategy and expecting leads to come. With creating content, optimizing for SEO, sharing on social, and capturing results, marketers have their hands full. By using marketing automation tools, you are able to maximize your efforts to help you with what ...

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Will the chatbots take over B2B Sales Lead Generation? WILL THE CHATBOTS TAKE OVER B2B SALES LEAD GENERATION?

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Apr 15, 2016

There’s been a whole lot of press lately about the next big thing in tech being the rise of the chatbots.First for the uninitiated a little definition about bots from Webopedia.Short for chat robot, a computer program that simulates human conversation, or chat, through artificial intelligence....

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Data-Driven Account-Based Marketing At Its Best DATA-DRIVEN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AT ITS BEST

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Apr 06, 2016

Account-based marketing (ABM) is nothing new — it’s what sales executives have been doing since the dawn of sales itself. Executives would identify the companies with whom they most wanted to do business and they’d start making phone calls and knocking on doors.Today, we’ve a...

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These Account-Based Marketing Metrics Will Get You a Seat at the Table THESE ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING METRICS WILL GET YOU A SEAT AT THE TABLE

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Mar 30, 2016

Your CEO is demanding that marketing prove its worth. He’s talking about click-through rates with a sort of skepticism. “Well, if that’s all you have to show me,” he seems to be saying. We know these numbers aren’t what matter to the CEO, but they’re the numbers w...

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Account Based Marketing Has Been Redefined in Era of Automation ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING HAS BEEN REDEFINED IN ERA OF AUTOMATION

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Mar 29, 2016

Account based marketing is capturing the attention of B2B marketers. According to Forrester, the rise of customer experience technology and the quality of personalized experiences that it affords is pushing this sector forward. Essentially, account based marketing (ABM) is helping marketers better u...

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The Rise and Rise of Account Based Marketing: Three Approaches to Scaling ABM THE RISE AND RISE OF ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING: THREE APPROACHES TO SCALING ABM

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Mar 16, 2016

Account Based Marketing (ABM) is hot. It’s everywhere in B2B marketing these days. Rarely have we seen this much hype since the early days of e-business around the turn of the millennium.This is a great thing. Developed in the early 2000s as a way to build in-depth marketing plans and programs...

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Marketers See Promise In Combination Of Predictive Intelligence And Account-Based Marketing MARKETERS SEE PROMISE IN COMBINATION OF PREDICTIVE INTELLIGENCE AND ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Mar 16, 2016

Marketers eager to capitalize on the strength of predictive marketing are driving their vendor partners for additional strategies and capabilities, and account-based marketing (ABM) tops their wish list. While many B2B marketers are still figuring out how best to deploy ABM, some early results combi...

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Why B2B Marketers Are Turning to Account-Based Marketing WHY B2B MARKETERS ARE TURNING TO ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Mar 11, 2016

Account-based marketing (ABM) is on the rise for B2B marketers who are looking for an alternative to traditional methods. This new approach allows B2B companies to take advantage of the same automation and personalization tools that have benefitted B2C marketers or so long. By using technology, B2B ...

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The Role of A/B Testing in Lead Nurturing THE ROLE OF A/B TESTING IN LEAD NURTURING

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Mar 08, 2016

Lead nurturing sounds simple, right? Set up an email drip campaign that gives new prospects more detail about what products you offer and what problems you solve. Done. And as you get more complex, scale it up:Set up dozens of drip campaigns, tailored to very specific prospect and customer segments....

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21 (More) Surprising and Tweetable Lead Generation Statistics 21 (MORE) SURPRISING AND TWEETABLE LEAD GENERATION STATISTICS

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Feb 18, 2016

Spurred by the statistic that six out of ten US-based B2B marketers reported lead generation as their biggest online marketing challenge, we put together a number of telling statistics for our initial “21 Surprising (and Tweetable) Lead Generation Statistics” post. We looked into lead ge...

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Collect Powerful ABM Insights with ITSMA’s Account Intelligence Checklist COLLECT POWERFUL ABM INSIGHTS WITH ITSMA’S ACCOUNT INTELLIGENCE CHECKLIST

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Feb 17, 2016

Account intelligence is a critical next step after you’ve selected the accounts in your ABM program. Having the right background information and insights positions you for success. Account intelligence allows you to identify new opportunities, build and enhance relationships with senior-level ...

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B2B Marketers Have an Opportunity With Account-Based Marketing B2B MARKETERS HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY WITH ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Feb 11, 2016

Account-based marketing is on the rise among B2B marketers due to its innovative ways to increase performance and turn leads into clients. While this strategy is not new to marketing, digital has made this approach more effective and offers a competitive advantage to the right companies. More effect...

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Is account-based marketing right for your company? IS ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING RIGHT FOR YOUR COMPANY?

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Jan 06, 2016

Its inbound marketing strategy was designed to drive user traffic back to the site via compelling content. Its outbound marketing strategy used more traditional communication tactics to reach consumers via email.For the growing company, inbound drove some demand, but it took too long to kick in and ...

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The Transformative Impact of the Cloud THE TRANSFORMATIVE IMPACT OF THE CLOUD

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Jan 01, 2016

Cloud computing is rapidly entering an entirely new phase – one destined to prove far more transformative and disruptive than the initial phase of cloud deployment. Cloud is driving a comprehensive transformation of digital assets in organizations of all stripes as IT decision-makers begin to ...

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So You Want to Do Account Based Marketing? Better Read This First SO YOU WANT TO DO ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING? BETTER READ THIS FIRST

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Dec 17, 2015

As a practice, Account Based Marketing (ABM) has mushroomed over the last 12 years, but we’ve only recently started seeing a lot of coverage in mainstream marketing media. With its popularity comes a lot of confusion on what exactly ABM is and what it takes to succeed. Bev Burgess, ITSMA&rsquo...

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Intent Driven Account-Based Marketing INTENT DRIVEN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Dec 11, 2015

In a perfect world, every b2b marketing campaign is successful; every lead generation campaign floods your funnel with high quality opportunities.But the world isn’t perfect.Most of what’s at a b2b marketer’s disposal usually falls short.Account-based marketing is a great start to ...

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Outsource or “do it yourself” B2B lead generation? OUTSOURCE OR “DO IT YOURSELF” B2B LEAD GENERATION?

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Dec 07, 2015

Certainly, the ability to develop in house resources to match the ability of a specialist company like ourselves appears to offer more potential.  Typically, the thinking is based upon the assumption that doing it in house offers …greater control greater expertise a methodology for train...

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What Is Nurture Marketing - Setting up marketing automation to help your leads WHAT IS NURTURE MARKETING - SETTING UP MARKETING AUTOMATION TO HELP YOUR LEADS

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Dec 04, 2015

Nurture marketing is a popular term these days but can be difficult to grasp if you’ve never used marketing automation. Help improve the quality of your campaign by setting up a nurture campaign that converts.

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Stack the ABM Deck in Your Favor STACK THE ABM DECK IN YOUR FAVOR

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Nov 24, 2015

If there is one thing you need to do well to ensure you meet your Account Based Marketing (ABM) objectives, it is account selection. Whether you are embarking on an ABM program for the first time with a small number of pilot accounts or are a mature ABM practitioner with sufficient resources to purs...

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Lead Generation is about building Sales and Revenues. Not about fairness! LEAD GENERATION IS ABOUT BUILDING SALES AND REVENUES. NOT ABOUT FAIRNESS!

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Nov 06, 2015

Companies often look at their sales force as if all reps were equal.  But of course this isn’t so.We appreciate the motivation of clients being fair insofar as the number and type of leads each rep should receive per week/month/year.  Sales and Marketing Managers frequently ask us ab...

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5 Brilliant Best Practices for Lead Nurturing 5 BRILLIANT BEST PRACTICES FOR LEAD NURTURING

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Nov 06, 2015

This post originally appeared on our blog in April 2013. We've updated the post to reflect more current information. Feel free to share this infographic with your networks!Marketers, the Internet might not be your friend after all. It’s changed the way that consumers shop for products, whi...

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What’s Old and New in Account-Based Marketing WHAT’S OLD AND NEW IN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Nov 02, 2015

If you’re involved in B2B marketing, you’re probably aware of the hype surrounding account-based marketing (ABM). Some industry thought leaders are touting ABM as the “next big thing” in B2B marketing, and research confirms that the enthusiasm for account-based marketing is g...

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Trick or Treating in the Land of Demand Gen TRICK OR TREATING IN THE LAND OF DEMAND GEN

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Oct 30, 2015

Once again, that joyous time of the year is upon us where goblins and ghouls wander the streets and the land is abundant in tasty treats. However, waiting behind an unsuspecting door could be a nasty trick – In my case that was being given a bag full of candy corn. Unfortunately, unlike the yo...

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Scaling ABM in the Real World: Fujitsu’s Example SCALING ABM IN THE REAL WORLD: FUJITSU’S EXAMPLE

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Oct 22, 2015

We talked last month about the challenges of effectively scaling an account based marketing (ABM) program after a successful pilot. There are many factors involved, not the least of which is adapting to the realities of an imperfect world. Whereas most ABM pilots have the benefit of handpicked staff...

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Using Intent Data To Enhance Account-Based Marketing USING INTENT DATA TO ENHANCE ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Oct 15, 2015

Madison Logic, a provider of B2B digital brand and demand solutions, has identified a pattern among “in-market” prospects that reveals some 70% of buyers will be hyperactive for around five days during their research and consideration process, and then go quiet before they have even reac...

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Account-Based Marketing In the Age of Big Data ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING IN THE AGE OF BIG DATA

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Oct 13, 2015

Account-based marketing (ABM), or the business practice of focusing the bulk of marketing resources on a short list of the most lucrative accounts, has grown in popularity over the last couple of decades. ABM is actually a decades-old practice that has enjoyed a recent resurgence, largely due to the...

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EXPERT WEBINAR SERIES: Intent is Everything EXPERT WEBINAR SERIES: INTENT IS EVERYTHING

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Oct 05, 2015

On September 30, we presented the second webinar in our series on ABM, “Intent is Everything: How Intent Topics Drive Engagement and Maximize Marketing Impact.” Presenters Lori Wizdo, VP & Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, and Tom Koletas, SVP Advertising Programs at Madison L...

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EXPERT WEBINAR SERIES: Making ABM Work For You EXPERT WEBINAR SERIES: MAKING ABM WORK FOR YOU

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Sep 18, 2015

Aug. 6, we hosted a 45-minute webinar to address, what else? Account-based marketing of course! We invited Ted Kohnen, managing director at global B2B digital and integrated marketing agency Stein IAS, to share his insights and experiences with ABM and how it helps drive higher marketing and sales p...

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50 B2B Lead Generation Ideas from the Experts 50 B2B LEAD GENERATION IDEAS FROM THE EXPERTS

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Sep 09, 2015

Leads are the lifeblood of any B2B company, but coming up with new ideas for how to increase leads can be a challenge.To help you generate new lead gen ideas, we went lout and interviewed some of the top experts in B2B lead generation from companies like Moz, Marketo, and DemandBase to get their bes...

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5 Tips for Better Outbound Lead Generation Results 5 TIPS FOR BETTER OUTBOUND LEAD GENERATION RESULTS

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Sep 08, 2015

As we’ve said here before, outbound lead generation and inbound lead generation are very different beasts. Though both have their place in a successful lead generation strategy, failing to recognize and accommodate the differences between inbound and outbound will lead to diminished returns an...

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What Every Marketer Should Know: Inbound vs. Outbound Marketing WHAT EVERY MARKETER SHOULD KNOW: INBOUND VS. OUTBOUND MARKETING

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Sep 03, 2015

Watch our vlog to learn the difference between inbound and outbound marketing and how you can incorporate both methods into your marketing strategy!

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Account-Based Marketing: The Pathway to Revenue Nirvana ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING: THE PATHWAY TO REVENUE NIRVANA

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Aug 30, 2015

Is Account-Based Marketing the Holy Grail to LeadGen Nirvana or just another black-box solution destined to cost a lot of money, distract marketing and just end up getting more bad leads to the sales department faster than ever before?As ABM has become a growing force in the B2B space, it’s so...

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Lead nurturing - How to get more sales-ready leads LEAD NURTURING - HOW TO GET MORE SALES-READY LEADS

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Aug 17, 2015

Lead nurturing is the process of developing relationships with buyers at every stage of the sales funnel, and through every step of the buyer’s journey. It focuses marketing and communication efforts on listening to the needs of prospects, and providing the information and answers they need.On...

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How To Create A “Lead-Generation Pipeline” With Your Blog (Part 1) HOW TO CREATE A “LEAD-GENERATION PIPELINE” WITH YOUR BLOG (PART 1)

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Aug 10, 2015

Today we’re going to talk about creating a “pipeline” that serves up leads and hungry prospects to you — every day, 24/7 — on autopilot.Now, for the sake of full transparency, the methods you’re going to learn here today aren’t really so much about 100% auto...

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4 STEPS TO GET YOUR ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING STRATEGY SORTED 4 STEPS TO GET YOUR ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING STRATEGY SORTED

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Aug 06, 2015

One of the big reasons why Marketing Automation has managed to make marketing more measurable and hence successful, is its ability to provide the “Digital Footprint” of contacts. This has allowed marketers to go beyond looking at just the profile of the prospects and use their behavior t...

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The Best (and Worst) Methods for B2B Lead Generation THE BEST (AND WORST) METHODS FOR B2B LEAD GENERATION

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Jul 29, 2015

Return on investment is the name of the game when it comes to lead generation. Whether it’s inbound or outbound, marketers have to identify the content types and channels that help them maximize outcomes.The chart below uses data from a MarketingProfs report on the effectiveness of various lea...

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The ABCs of ABM THE ABCS OF ABM

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Jun 16, 2015

If you’re a B2B marketer with a pulse, the second acronym in the title of this blog couldn’t have scared you or made you scratch your head. You already know about the power of account-based marketing and have likely blended an ABM approach into your strategy.(Editor’s Note: This is...

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Overcoming the Top 3 Obstacles to Lead Generation Success,Part 3 – Limited Content Creation Abilities OVERCOMING THE TOP 3 OBSTACLES TO LEAD GENERATION SUCCESS,PART 3 – LIMITED CONTENT CREATION ABILITIES

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Jun 05, 2015

About a month ago, we kicked off our “Overcoming the Top 3 Obstacles to Lead Generation Success” blog post series.  In this three-part series, we examined each of top lead gen challenges as named by more than 400 marketing professionals in an eMarketers/Ascend2 study.  In the f...

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Account Based Marketing Is Making Its Mark on B2B ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING IS MAKING ITS MARK ON B2B

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Jun 04, 2015

Account-based marketing is the most recent industry trend to catch on, and for good reason. Companies of all sizes—from mid-market to enterprise—and across all verticals, have tested and seen benefits from ABM and its ability to drive revenue and improve marketing programs, as Peter Isaa...

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6 Must-Read Blog Posts About Demand Generation 6 MUST-READ BLOG POSTS ABOUT DEMAND GENERATION

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May 19, 2015

s employees of a demand gen agency, we at HiP certainly like to think of ourselves as experts on the topic of demand generation.  After all, when you run as many campaigns as we do, it would be hard not to pick up a useful learning or two along the way.We enjoy sharing our expertise with our cl...

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Overcoming the Top 3 Obstacles to Lead Generation Success Part 2 – Effective Strategy OVERCOMING THE TOP 3 OBSTACLES TO LEAD GENERATION SUCCESS PART 2 – EFFECTIVE STRATEGY

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May 15, 2015

A couple of weeks back, we began a 3-part series where we took a detailed look at the top three obstacles to lead generation success as named by an eMarketer/Ascend2 study of 400 marketing leaders (results pictured below).  In that post, we covered the most common challenge, lack of quality dat...

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DISTRIBUTE CONTENT AND GENERATE LEADS DISTRIBUTE CONTENT AND GENERATE LEADS

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May 07, 2015

Lead generation. Those two simple words can cause a marketer's heart to skip a beat. It's the simplest sounding part of the marketer's life, but arguably one of the toughest job for a marketer to accomplish. Many people will tell you that when you want new leads, "go to the lead sto...

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Overcoming the Top 3 Obstacles to Lead Generation Success Part 1 – Data/List Quality OVERCOMING THE TOP 3 OBSTACLES TO LEAD GENERATION SUCCESS PART 1 – DATA/LIST QUALITY

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Apr 28, 2015

Back in October, we dove into a study published by eMarketer, wherein Ascend2 surveyed roughly 400 marketing leaders about the obstacles to their desired lead generation objectives.  In that post, we discussed the top four obstacles named by the study (pictured below) and briefly discussed some...

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Seven Thought-Provoking Ways That Account Based Marketing Turns Demand Generation Upside Down (plus some big news!) SEVEN THOUGHT-PROVOKING WAYS THAT ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING TURNS DEMAND GENERATION UPSIDE DOWN (PLUS SOME BIG NEWS!)

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Apr 08, 2015

I’ve been blogging and writing about trends in B2B marketing since 2006, and in that time I’ve written hundreds of posts on topics ranging from lead management to marketing automation to marketing metrics and ROI. But the one theme that all my posts have in common is the idea of demand g...

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6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Running a Demand Gen Campaign 6 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE RUNNING A DEMAND GEN CAMPAIGN

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Mar 25, 2015

Between seemingly insatiable sales teams and ever-increasing demands from corporate leadership, B2B marketers are often pressured to run more and more demand generation campaigns.  As a result, many campaigns are executed before they’re fully conceptualized, leading to subpar outcomes and...

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6 Essential Metrics for Measuring Outbound Lead Generation 6 ESSENTIAL METRICS FOR MEASURING OUTBOUND LEAD GENERATION

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Mar 19, 2015

Most companies use a combination of inbound and outbound lead generation. As far as processes go, the similarities between inbound and outbound pretty much end at the title; inbound lead generation is gradual, organic, and ongoing, while outbound lead generation is expedient, targeted, and finite. B...

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Lead Generation vs. Demand Generation: What’s the Difference? LEAD GENERATION VS. DEMAND GENERATION: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

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Mar 11, 2015

In the B2B marketing community, there’s a fair bit of confusion surrounding the terms “Lead Generation” and “Demand Generation”. On one hand, a large part of the industry uses the two terms essentially interchangeably. On the other hand, another portion of the industry contends that demand generat...

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Is Account-Based Marketing "The Next Big Thing" in B-to-B? IS ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING "THE NEXT BIG THING" IN B-TO-B?

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Mar 11, 2015

I just read a great quote: “It used to be said that a fad starts in California, a trend in Connecticut.” (thanks @geekpreneur and, as a Connecticut native, I can attest that this is exactly right). But how do we know when a fad becomes a trend, and what makes a trend into an everyday pra...

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4 Ways to Combine Inbound and Outbound for Better Lead Generation 4 WAYS TO COMBINE INBOUND AND OUTBOUND FOR BETTER LEAD GENERATION

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Feb 10, 2015

It’s a classic debate: inbound lead generation or outbound lead generation?  Inbound offers a steady trickle of self-educated leads, though, inevitably, some of these leads are a poor fit for the company.  Outbound, on the other hand, produces a predictable volume of target leads, th...

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The Definitive Guide To Lead Nurturing THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO LEAD NURTURING

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Feb 10, 2015

Today’s potential buyers don’t become customers overnight—they require marketing over time as they self-educate and build trust with a company. Lead nurturing helps marketers communicate consistently with buyers cross-channel and throughout the sales cycle—addressing the gap ...

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Infographic – Planting a Seed & Nurturing a Lead INFOGRAPHIC – PLANTING A SEED & NURTURING A LEAD

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Feb 06, 2015

As important as lead generation is, it’s just the beginning of a longer and more complicated sales process. A fresh lead is just being introduced to your company and its offering. In general, these leads need time to do their homework before they start talking numbers and deals.Issues arise wh...

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Integrated Marketing Agency Lead Generation Strategies INTEGRATED MARKETING AGENCY LEAD GENERATION STRATEGIES

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Jan 28, 2015

Integrated Marketing Agency Lead Generation Strategies The real magic ingredient of extreme marketing success is measuring. If you don't do it or understand it deeply you have no clue about what works or what doesn't work. That's how you recognize a true marketing expert. They talk about...

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What Do I Do Now? A 5-Step Guide to Onboarding and Converting Outbound Leads WHAT DO I DO NOW? A 5-STEP GUIDE TO ONBOARDING AND CONVERTING OUTBOUND LEADS

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Jan 27, 2015

So, you’ve just completed your first outbound lead generation campaign. You now have a couple hundred freshly generated leads and, like a lot of marketers, you’re wondering where to go from here. Obviously, you want to monetize these leads and realize ever-important ROI, but unfortunatel...

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7 Key Takeaways from 20 Years in the Demand Generation Industry 7 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM 20 YEARS IN THE DEMAND GENERATION INDUSTRY

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Jan 14, 2015

20 years! Has it really been that long?!In my recent post, “Back to the Future in Demand Gen“, I discussed the early days of B2B demand generation when lots of web research, list rental, cold calling, and even direct mail were the tools we had to connect with decision makers. As we&rsquo...

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CMWorld 2014 - Advanced Lead Nurturing Strategy CMWORLD 2014 - ADVANCED LEAD NURTURING STRATEGY

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Jan 09, 2015

This is a clip from Ardath Albee's session at Content Marketing World 2014. She explains how to use personas to craft a story "flow" for advanced lead nurturing.

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Back to the Future for Demand Gen BACK TO THE FUTURE FOR DEMAND GEN

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Dec 30, 2014

Counting back almost 20 years, I vividly recall the “block and tackle” email process that marketers and salespeople undertook each day to connect with decision makers.  Our approach involved lots of web research, detail management, and hard work to result in one-to-one communication...

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Our Funnel is Flipped: ABM Takes Over #FlipMyFunnel OUR FUNNEL IS FLIPPED: ABM TAKES OVER #FLIPMYFUNNEL

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Dec 15, 2014

How do you know two B2B marketers are talking about account-based marketing?Their lips are moving. – Joe Chernov of InsightSquared via the Engagio blog All jokes aside, get ready for account-based marketing to explode. More and more marketers are considering abandoning lead-based marketing tac...

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Join the ITSMA Europe Account Based Marketing Certification Programme JOIN THE ITSMA EUROPE ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING CERTIFICATION PROGRAMME

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Aug 07, 2014

It has been 10 years since ITSMA introduced the concept of Account Based Marketing (ABM), a collaborative win-win for the buyer and the seller. Our research at the time showed that neither B2B buyers nor B2B sellers were getting what they needed from each other. Buyers wanted solution providers to b...

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Not Doing ABM Yet? Your Competitors Are. Start this September and become an ITSMA Certified Practitioner NOT DOING ABM YET? YOUR COMPETITORS ARE. START THIS SEPTEMBER AND BECOME AN ITSMA CERTIFIED PRACTITIONER

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Jul 09, 2014

Marketing executives are increasing their spending on Account Based Marketing (ABM), which now accounts for an average of 15% of the total marketing budget, according to the ITSMA Online Survey Account Based Marketing and ROI: Building the Case for Investment*, conducted in October. That’s bec...

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HERE’S WHY YOU NEED LEAD NURTURING PROGRAMS HERE’S WHY YOU NEED LEAD NURTURING PROGRAMS

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Jul 03, 2014

According to Marketing Sherpa, only 34% of B2B organizations touch leads with lead nurturing on a monthly basis. If you are one of them, congratulations! If you belong to the other 66% or not among the 5% of marketers using the full features of marketing automation solution (Source: Forrester Resear...

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28 Must-Read Posts on Lead Generation 28 MUST-READ POSTS ON LEAD GENERATION

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Jun 15, 2014

28 Must-Read Posts on Lead Generation Generating leads is a constantly evolving art form.With so many factors to consider, implementing a consistent and effective lead generation campaign can seem impossible for most businesses. Selecting the right channels, breaking through the noise, capturing the...

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ITSMA Account Based Marketing Certification Comes to London This September ITSMA ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING CERTIFICATION COMES TO LONDON THIS SEPTEMBER

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Jun 11, 2014

ITSMA’s comprehensive three-month Account Based MarketingSM (ABM) Certificate Program helps members bring ABM into their organizations more effectively. ITSMA’s next ABM Certification Program kicks off with a two-day workshop in London.  For CPD programme credit, participants can cl...

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What Is Inbound Marketing? Whiteboard Animation by Toonvertising WHAT IS INBOUND MARKETING? WHITEBOARD ANIMATION BY TOONVERTISING

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May 03, 2014

Amen to that. I find this specific video very helpful thanks. Besides I want to mention that I utilize youtube to drive traffic to my website since I am a full-time youtuber. Do you want to learn exactly how? I have compiled all this knowledge into a course that is hands down the best youtube market...

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Preview: Content Marketing Strategy for Social Media PREVIEW: CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGY FOR SOCIAL MEDIA

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Mar 07, 2014

Social media is most often used for personal reasons to connect with friends and family, or to be part of conversations that align with your personal interests and passions. If you serve content to people with this mindset that isn’t appropriate, relevant or useful, it can have the effect of t...

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Lead Nurturing: A Multi-Touch Journey [Webinar] LEAD NURTURING: A MULTI-TOUCH JOURNEY [WEBINAR]

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Jan 27, 2014

Join B2B expert Ruth Stevens and Madison Logic CEO, Erik Matlick, as they discuss how nurturing can quadruple the productivity of lead generation.This webinar is essential for company leaders, account leaders and strategic sellers who are investigating how nurturing leads in order to drive consumers...

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Account Based Marketing (ABM) is something you learn best by doing. You can learn the concepts behind ABM online or in a classroom, take a test, and get a certificate. It’s more useful to build credibility with sales and other decision-makers by starting a pilot. The concepts are the easy part...

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In this infographic we examine the power of social media in the tourism industry. Social media is a powerful tool for consumers planning trips and can be an even more effective tool for destination marketers striving to drive new visitors. In this infographic we highlight the buying process for the ...

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Marketing automation: sounds complicated, right? Nope. The definition is all in the name: automating your marketing strategies online.Okay, so I might have lied. The definition of marketing automation is easy but the actual strategy to get your marketing automation campaign off the ground is more co...

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This timeless quote is the foundation upon which influencer marketing is built. While a business may enjoy a countless number of brand advocates, influencer marketing focuses on cherry-picking few ones who have measurable influence over significant segments of potential customers.

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Ah, the sales funnel. We are all obsessed with it. We read, write, and argue about the best ways to go from the initial marketing phase to the final conversion. Yet, we too often ignore what could be the most important step: getting people INTO the funnel to begin with.

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Has Google's recent announcement of encrypting all keyword data caused you to have sleepless nights? You are not alone. The latest breaking news (along with Hummingbird and Penguin 2.1) has caused quite a stir in the on-line marketing community. There have been talks of Google's high handedn...

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eBook marketing is a great way to create a strong linkable asset. Ebooks are fun to promote. An eBook is what your customers will take offline with them whenever they go traveling or on vacation. Ebooks are easy to get links and shares to. But how do you actually go through the process? What can you...

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The online marketing practices of successful companies are now entirely customer-centric and focus on presenting information and interesting content at a suitable time and place; that is, not pushing sales oriented material upon customers or bombarding them with self-promotional rubbish that makes y...

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This past year, Microsoft made a big splash by purchasing LinkedIn, and as a result, 2017 is shaping up to be an important year for the business-oriented social network. LinkedIn is making a lot of big adjustments that will have tremendous effects on your marketing decisions.

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Market Reports Center has released its latest research-based report entitled ‘Latex Foley Catheters market.’ This comprehensive report provides a holistic approach to the market growth with a detailed and precise analysis of the overall competitive scenario of the Latex Foley Catheters m...

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Content creation is a never-ending uphill battle. The wish list of content requests from thought leadership, top of funnel, educational, vertical targeted, sales enablement….it is never ending. How do you prioritize? Is it the loudest voice in the room? Do you focus on topics that are trendy ...

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A company realizes that they need to step-up their online marketing game. They dip their toes in paid search. They design banner ads. They dive headfirst into social media. They buy expensive marketing automation software, attracted to the promise of magnificent exposure and increased sales. These a...

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To recap, the first stage involves attracting the right kind of traffic to your website with relevant, remarkable content. The more visitors you can attract that fit into your target demographic, the better. The second phase, Capture, focuses on what to do with that traffic. Ideally, you want visito...

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There's nothing quite like a little inspirational story to start the new year and get your online marketing headed in the right direction. Joanna Pfahler, Content Marketing Specialist at MSI Data, has just such a story to share with you. One year after launching their new content-focused marketi...

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So you have created, or are planning on making, an awesome piece of content. You know, the kind that Matt Cutts will love; its informative, its funny, it looks brilliant and its going to make you niche famous.

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If your job has anything to do with digital marketing, whether its creating online content, doing SEO or running social media campaigns, by now you have heard of Inbound Marketing. Its a very popular marketing methodology that encapsulates various online tactics and strategies to attract visitors to...

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Purchase Funnel, Sales Funnel, Marketing Funnel, Customer Funnel and now in the new world of online marketing, we've got the Inbound Marketing Funnel.

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No matter how good the content on your website is, the simple fact of the Internet is most people only visit a few preferred sites, rarely casting a wider net to see what else may be out there. That is why every good content strategy requires an inbound marketing strategy paired with it. By focusing...

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In case you hadn't noticed, content is a big deal. Your visitors love it, and so does Google. But you cant just be creating random content with no target audience in mind. In order to attract the right visitors to your site, you need create the right content that speaks directly to your visitors...

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Inbound Marketing is an effective way to increase lead volume today and sales volume tomorrow. The concept is simple: Attract, Convert, Close and Delight. According to Gleastner Research only 0-18% of visitors are in the Decision (Bottom of Funnel) phase. That leaves 82-100% of visitors in the Aware...

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B2B marketers across the board are embracing Account-Based Marketing. In our latest webinar, we are deep-diving into the use of marketing automation for ABM.

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Now that you have proper lead tracking in place, you can work on attracting more visitors to your site. The goal is to attract quality traffic. We determine the quality of our traffic by monitoring our conversion rate. We can attract more visitors by working on these 5 core components.

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If this is your first attempt at Inbound Marketing you are probably not used to working with top and middle of the funnel leads. It is important to note that these leads take longer to close than bottom of the funnel leads. As a marketing professional it is your job to nurture them through the funne...

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Marketing automation technology has been a huge boon to marketers by reducing the cost of reaching customers and exploding the number of customers who may be reached with a message. Those factors also have their well-documented downsides as well, as any targeted buyer with an overwhelmed email in-bo...

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2016 was a tremendous year for MarTech. According to Forrester Tech Radar for B2B Marketing Technology and SD’16 (SiriusDecisions conference 2016), two of the hottest trends last year were ABM (Account-Based Marketing) and Predictive Marketing. I’m sure you all are now busy with deployin...

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The leader of a referral partnership company has shared key advice on how brokers can get the most out of thoughtful and meaningful professional relationships. Speaking to The Adviser, PartnerOne director David Hayward highlighted that placing an emphasis on building strategic professional relations...

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Successful lead generation isn’t just about getting a high volume of prospects into your sales pipeline; you also have to consider the efficiency with which you do so.

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An organic social media strategy can be great for brand awareness and thought leadership, but in order to level up and capture leads, you will need to start spending some coins.

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A referral is incredibly valuable. The best way to increase referrals is by delighting your current customers. The fringe benefit of delighting customers is that it will help with your retention rate. We can delight our customers via these 3 tools:

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The digital marketing space is evolving quickly; marketing tactics grow and die with every new internet fad. A good example is the recent focus on inbound marketing. The push toward creating more content to support the inbound methodology is causing the space to become flooded, making it increasingl...

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A degree in advertising, a beautifully polished LinkedIn profile, glowing recommendation, even years of experience in a traditional marketing role. Is it enough?

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Let's face it -- very few products actually sell themselves. The majority of products on the market just aren't as exciting as the new iPhone, Beats by Dre, or the 6th Game of Thrones book (which may or may not ever exist).

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It was the summer of 1999, and me and my best friend (12 and 13-years old respectively) were huddled around my PC eagerly downloading 30 second, 3 megabyte, grainy video clips of old huts in a wood somewhere in America. Oh, and they took about 20 minutes a piece on my 56k dial-up modem.

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How are you planning to align your 2015 content marketing strategy to your overall business objectives? How can you make the most out of your hits and misses in 2014 when crafting your content marketing plan for 2015? What are the key trends of content marketing in 2015 that you need to implement fo...

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Native advertising is used by some of the most powerful online social media platforms and websites today. USA Today, Facebook, Forbes, the New York Times, and Twitter all utilize this powerful form of content creation. However, 49 percent of people currently do not know what native advertising is or...

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I'm a huge online shopper. Hell, I'm a shopaholic in general, period. But there's something about online shopping that makes it extra special to me. Online shopping is a little like Christmas. Placing an order and waiting with bated breath for your goodies to show up at your doorstep wha...

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In 2014, Google's Sergeant of Webspam Matt Cutts delivered a death wish to guest posting as we once knew it. He declared that guest posting purely to gain links and increase ranking would be penalized. The important takeaway was that guest posting itself would not be penalized, but rather guest ...

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The recent pace of change in B2B marketing has been nothing short of breathtaking. Over the past 10-15 years, new marketing technologies, channels, and techniques have appeared in rapid succession, and many of these innovations are now in widespread use. B2B marketing automation, content marketing, ...

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Today’s customer journey has been disrupted by the vast number of content channels available. Modern Marketers must adapt their strategies in order to engage buyers with a message that is relevant and personalized.

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The content marketing scene is brimming with big players. Most of them get noticed soon enough because hungry audience are eager for outstanding content.

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Do you know people who talk and talk and you cannot get a word in edgewise? Of course, you do. When those people talk at you, do you drift away thinking about something else and then float back into the conversation only to realize that the person is still talking? Do you think, "Why am I still...

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If you're running a marketing campaign you need to start tracking your metrics.I know - it's annoying. The thing about tracking metrics is, at first glance, it doesn't seem like it's going to improve the campaign.

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As I compared the B2B Content Marketing 2016: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends North America report with the equivalent 2015 report, I was shocked to find unjustifiable regression in some no-brainer B2B content marketing best practices. It's no wonder that Einstein's timeless quote about insa...

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As more companies move to embrace content strategies as part of their SEO efforts, we hear over and over again from all sources that the key to getting those content pieces found is about creating good content that users find engaging. Don’t worry about old school SEO tactics – write goo...

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Here are seven actionable and smart ways to improve your content marketing process: 1. Refer Traffic To 3Rd Party Converting Sites Send non-converting traffic to a content recommendation site such as Outbrain. Outbrain show relevant, related links. They use behavioral targeting to recommended conten...

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As business owners we want our websites to be found by as many people as possible. We want to rank the highest for our chosen keywords, attract incremental organic traffic and build solid credibility within our respective industries.

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Demand generation is consistently ranked as one of the top challenges for B2B marketers year after year. This should come as no surprise as B2B buyers continue to become more sophisticated in their approach to buying. Multiple studies show that buying committees continue to increase in number and th...

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Thanks to increasingly sophisticated data analytics programs, today's companies have more customer information at their disposal than ever before. This is a good thing because as Forrester Research predicts, business-to-business (B2B) companies will need to focus more heavily on customer-focused...

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For too long sales has allowed marketing to dictate what a segment should be. But the simple reality is that sales segmentation and marketing segmentation are substantially different. In fact, it is these very differences that make sales strategy so different from marketing and even corporate strate...

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If you are not generating leads and business from your website, you do not have a sufficient marketing strategy. T&T Creative Group's Founder (Derrick Thompson) provides tips on how to generate more leads online as he dives into creating irresistible offers and eye catching call to actions (...

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In the previous article in the "Influencer Marketing 101" series, I detailed how to identify and track the right influencers that best fit your business objectives. That's a crucial step that can make (or break) your entire influencer marketing campaign. Make sure to check it out befor...

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Blogs are ubiquitous today. Back in 2008 when ShoutMeLoud was registered, the blogging peak had not hit India - yet. However one thing that never ceases to amaze me is the timeless lure of quality. What was working back then, still works today. Of course, the form and the specifics have changed and ...

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Fortunately, influencers are not created equal. You may decide that bloggers are the perfect influencers for your brand. For others, YouTubers may be the best fit and so forth. That's why; I made sure to present case studies and examples that cover a wide array of influencers. Still, all of them...

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The digital marketing world is constantly changing, and innovations alter the landscape of current trends every day. More and more, people crave a personal connection with web content, and are increasingly supporting companies who show a marked interest in the user’s lives, buying habits, and ...

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When you have thousands of keywords to target, focusing on 3 phrases to rank higher does not pay off as much. When you have thousands of pages on your website, optimizing a handful will have a low overall ROI. Inspecting specific queries and results in SERPs to understand authority, relevancy, fresh...

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There are countless ways to bring in leads. That being said, there are certain approaches to gathering information about your leads which can help you bring them in more efficiently. One of these ways is through implementing lead generation forms on your website. Lead generation forms are an easy wa...

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I have in recent weeks been poring over dozens of published sales performance optimisation studies and white papers.  The insights gathered from all these publications point to the importance of lead generation and prospecting, usually known as the top of the funnel activities in achieving sale...

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Anyone familiar with the start-up phase of a company knows that many roles are one-person jobs. The concept of teams doesn't take hold until later in the life of the business. For marketers, those early one-man-show days can be challenging, especially given the complex role that marketing plays ...

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It seems like there’s always something new going on in B2B marketing. First, it was social media. Then came content marketing and Account-Based Marketing (ABM). Now, the spotlight is on Artificial Intelligence (AI). With all of these new trends, you might be wondering, is AI just another buzzw...

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Content has long been hailed the king. With blogs being the first home to content, they are the vehicles that drive online marketing. The overall impact of a blog, in terms of the social value it generates, is long-standing. Blogs continue to live on and serve their readers for years to come. How of...

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Getting attention is one of the major challenges startups and small businesses face. You have a great business, solid products as well as long-term potential. However, you soon realize that you’re going nowhere without getting people to pay attention to you.

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It’s that time of a year again…The internet is showered with experts claiming that they have nailed 2017 content marketing trends, predictions, benchmarks …you name it.

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True, we still see them, and they actually still work in some niches, but by-and-large people are getting exhausted with them. Readers are becoming tired of them, industry influentials are slower to participate in them, and the overall sea of roundup noise is louder than it ever has been.

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These days, one doesn’t have to prove that guest posting is useful. However, today’s guest posting isn’t what it used to be – you cannot use the same strategies that were in vogue several years ago, unless you want problems with Google.

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The previous articles in the "Influencer Marketing 101" series covered the following areas: How to identify and track the right influencers (Part 1) Proven influencer pitching tactics (Part 2) Creative Ways to Compensate Influencers [Case Studies] (Part 3).

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The 2013 Lead Nurturing Best Practices Checklist THE 2013 LEAD NURTURING BEST PRACTICES CHECKLIST

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It’s easy to lose sight of the forest for the trees when embarking on lead nurturing initiatives. Research suggests that even Top Performing B2B marketers struggle to fully leverage nurture marketing tactics to capture revenue across the entire marketing and sales cycle. But, Top Performers do...

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How To Turn B2B Lead Nurturing Into Sales: Your Complete Guide [25+ Resources] HOW TO TURN B2B LEAD NURTURING INTO SALES: YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE [25+ RESOURCES]

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I've been reading extensively about B2B Lead Nurturing best practices. The more I read, the more I realized that the topic is so broad but every aspect of it is extremely significant. That's why I created this comprehensive guide to be an invaluable resource for B2B marketers who are beginne...

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Seven simple tips for improving your B2B lead nurturing SEVEN SIMPLE TIPS FOR IMPROVING YOUR B2B LEAD NURTURING

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If you attend any sales or B2B conference then it’s difficult to avoid hearing someone mention ‘the rules of engagement’. But, David Klanac of Pardot argues, it is actually a very relevant phrase. It’s the nature of the marketer’s job to follow the changes wrought by pr...

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5 Ways Successful B2B Lead Nurturing is a lot like Dating 5 WAYS SUCCESSFUL B2B LEAD NURTURING IS A LOT LIKE DATING

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Picture the scene – you’re perched at the side of the bar, armed with nothing but a drink and a barrage of chat-up lines. You’ve got your eyes on a potential significant other on the other side of the room – they seem to be showing you some serious interest, so here goes:&nbs...

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Four keys to a successful automated lead nurturing strategy for manufacturers FOUR KEYS TO A SUCCESSFUL AUTOMATED LEAD NURTURING STRATEGY FOR MANUFACTURERS

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Two of the main challenges for sales and marketing departments at manufacturing companies are long sales cycles and limited resources. Here I will provide an example and outline four areas of focus that, if managed correctly, will drive your leads through an automated qualification process. This pro...

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10 Tips to increase your leads from content marketing 10 TIPS TO INCREASE YOUR LEADS FROM CONTENT MARKETING

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Quality content helps you build your authority, expose your brand to a larger audience and, most importantly, fuel your lead generation and nurturing campaigns.

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4 lead generation tactics for real estate newbies 4 LEAD GENERATION TACTICS FOR REAL ESTATE NEWBIES

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Are you a new real estate agent looking for lead generation tactics proven to produce prospects and clients? To help get you off on the right foot, here are four you can put into action right away. Experiment with the following techniques to determine what works best for you.

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More leads from your website: Lead generation forms MORE LEADS FROM YOUR WEBSITE: LEAD GENERATION FORMS

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Earning leads to your real estate website isn’t magic – it’s science. The first part of that scientific formula is getting traffic (potential leads) to your website; the second part is converting that traffic – asking for the business!

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The Pros and Cons of Account-Based Marketing THE PROS AND CONS OF ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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ABM has been getting some serious attention lately, and I can see why. It sounds great up front: target your marketing to whole accounts, drive revenue. But upon closer inspection, ABM is not quite as straightforward as that. Account-based marketing is a strategy that laser focuses your marketing ef...

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If All Sales is Account Based, Why Isn IF ALL SALES IS ACCOUNT BASED, WHY ISN'T ALL OF MARKETING?

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"There's nothing new under the sun," wrote the sage nearly 25 centuries ago, and it still holds true for B2B marketers today. Despite the current hype, account-based marketing is nothing new. Whether it's called company targeting or ABM, account-based marketing has been part of the...

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YesWare - Infer Predictive Analytics & Account-Based Marketing Success Story YESWARE - INFER PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS & ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING SUCCESS STORY

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Hear from Matthew Bellows, CEO of YesWare - long time customer of Infer uses AI & predictive analytics to automatically qualify prospects, focus on the right accounts, and increase sales performance.

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LOOK BEHIND TO LOOK AHEAD: THE IMPORTANCE OF PAST CONTENT PERFORMANCE LOOK BEHIND TO LOOK AHEAD: THE IMPORTANCE OF PAST CONTENT PERFORMANCE

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The saying goes: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”You’d be forgiven for wondering if the person behind this quote was commenting on performance metrics and content marketing. At the end of the day, no matter how pleased you are with a piece of content...

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7 Content marketing tips to increase conversion rate 7 CONTENT MARKETING TIPS TO INCREASE CONVERSION RATE

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It can take a great deal of hard work, skill and usually money to drive significant amounts of traffic to your website. Converting those numbers from mere observers to actual customers involves an entirely different set of skills. But, getting potential customers to actually visit your page is half ...

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8 tips for your email marketing: the most successful content marketing channel 8 TIPS FOR YOUR EMAIL MARKETING: THE MOST SUCCESSFUL CONTENT MARKETING CHANNEL

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Email marketing, the potential of which is often overlooked, is actually rated as the most successful content marketing channel by Australian marketers. The 2017 Content Marketing Institute report revealed that 92% of Australian marketers use email to distribute content, with a whopping 95% saying i...

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Content Marketing Specialist CONTENT MARKETING SPECIALIST

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BrightGauge is the world’s leading business intelligence platform for the Managed Service Provider (MSP) community. Over 1,000 customers around the globe use BrightGauge’s software to understand their data and transform their business with custom dashboards, reporting, and scorecards. No...

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BRAFTON’S WEEKLY CONTENT MARKETING ROUNDUP: MARCH 6 – MARCH 10 BRAFTON’S WEEKLY CONTENT MARKETING ROUNDUP: MARCH 6 – MARCH 10

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Brafton’s Weekly Content Marketing Roundup features the latest news and trends in the world of content marketing. This week we’re exploring headlines about lead generation, the current state of digital marketing and much more.

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HOW TO EXCEL AT CONTENT MARKETING EVEN WHEN BUDGET IS TIGHT HOW TO EXCEL AT CONTENT MARKETING EVEN WHEN BUDGET IS TIGHT

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Content marketing allows you to educate your audience, introduce new pages to boost SEO, and bring more traffic to your website. The returns on great content include many different things, like more profit, better sales, and more leads.

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CLOSE THE LEAD GENERATION GAP WITH MID-FUNNEL CONTENT CLOSE THE LEAD GENERATION GAP WITH MID-FUNNEL CONTENT

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The Tech market is really, really tough. As a resident of the Bay Area, I don’t exaggerate when I tell you tech companies are popping up daily like weeds. And that’s not exclusive to our Tech Mecca, either.

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Create a More Reliable Lead Generation System with Leadsology CREATE A MORE RELIABLE LEAD GENERATION SYSTEM WITH LEADSOLOGY

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Leads are the lifeblood of any business. Without them, marketing is a confusing game of “create something and throw it out to the world and see what happens”. Getting those leads, however, is one of the biggest obstacles a business will ever face. All kinds of marketing and sales techniq...

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The Importance of Matching Demand Generation with Sales Capacity THE IMPORTANCE OF MATCHING DEMAND GENERATION WITH SALES CAPACITY

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When it comes to leads, most people assume more is better. That’s not always true. Sometimes you have more than your sales team can actually handle, in which case your leads go cold. The flip side—when you have more sales capacity than lead flow—is equally bad. This is why it&rsquo...

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Interview met SVP, Marketing EMEA bij DELL EMC INTERVIEW MET SVP, MARKETING EMEA BIJ DELL EMC

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I had a great conversation with Margaret Franco, SVP of Marketing EMEA at Dell EMC, at their offices in Brentford, United Kingdom. We discussed the relationship between marketing and culture, the CMO's evolving role and how Dell EMC uses account-based marketing to better understand the needs of ...

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ABM Success Requires “Unnatural” Teamwork ABM SUCCESS REQUIRES “UNNATURAL” TEAMWORK

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One of the most formidable challenges related to account-based marketing is the need to build and sustain a high level of teamwork among business functions that have historically operated more or less independently. ABM obviously requires a tight alignment between marketing and sales. And when ABM i...

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InsightSquared - Infer Predictive Analytics & Account-Based Marketing Success INSIGHTSQUARED - INFER PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS & ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING SUCCESS

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Hear how Joe Chernov, VP of Marketing and the InsightSquared team use the Infer predictive analytics and AI platform to identify and target the best accounts to drive their Account-Based Sales and Marketing strategy.

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Content Marketing Isn’t Marketing Content CONTENT MARKETING ISN’T MARKETING CONTENT

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In today’s SaaS market, one thing stands out, nothing. There is too much noise. Standing out and engaging customers is harder than ever. And there are too many spammy approaches that hurt the brand and drain lead quality. Your goal is to connect with the right customers, and content is the con...

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CONFUSED ABOUT USING MEMES IN CONTENT MARKETING? CONFUSED ABOUT USING MEMES IN CONTENT MARKETING?

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Yup, that’s me. You’re probably wondering how I ended up in this situation, writing a blog post about internet memes. Well, it all started with my general appreciation for memes. And like most things I enjoy, I try to squeeze them into every aspect of my life, so why not content marketin...

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Content Marketing For Online Marketplaces – How Content Drives Commerce CONTENT MARKETING FOR ONLINE MARKETPLACES – HOW CONTENT DRIVES COMMERCE

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With the unstoppable march of the Internet, ecommerce continues to grow by leaps and bounds. Similarly, the virtual marketplaces have gone into an ever-expanding mode with more and more sellers joining the fray. It is, however, seen that not everybody has enjoyed the same degree of success as some h...

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4 Emails to Include in Every PPC Lead Nurturing Campaign 4 EMAILS TO INCLUDE IN EVERY PPC LEAD NURTURING CAMPAIGN

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As you capture new leads from your PPC campaigns, a solid strategy to make the most of your PPC spend is to get the communication rolling with a lead nurturing campaign. While it’s easy to set up a lead nurture email series in your marketing automation platform, figuring out the content in you...

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“Call Me Maybe?” - AdWords Automated Call Extensions “CALL ME MAYBE?” - ADWORDS AUTOMATED CALL EXTENSIONS

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The latest announcement from Google is “Automated Call Extensions are being added”. AdWords will start rolling out Automatic Call Extensions to text ads. This seems to be an update on their recent rollout on their Mobile-First Strategy back in January/early February. The Call Extensions ...

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Sales Lead Nurturing For Digital Marketing – Getting The Basics Right SALES LEAD NURTURING FOR DIGITAL MARKETING – GETTING THE BASICS RIGHT

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Typically prospects don’t queue up waiting for the opportunity to hand you their cash. Instead marketers have to use all the tools at their disposal to nurture a sales lead towards a sale.

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Why boosting your organic content is so important WHY BOOSTING YOUR ORGANIC CONTENT IS SO IMPORTANT

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For brands, organic reach across social media channels is rapidly declining due to a range of factors. To ensure your social media content gains sufficient cut-through, putting some paid for budget behind your posts can pay dividends towards your digital marketing strategy.

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How to Generate More Leads from Your Webinar Recordings HOW TO GENERATE MORE LEADS FROM YOUR WEBINAR RECORDINGS

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Everyone loves attending webinars, right? They provide you with all the education from a conference session without having to leave your desk or change out of your pajamas. But for many marketers, webinars are a one-trick pony: running the webinar program, getting the leads, following up on question...

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How to Integrate Slack into your ABM MarTech Stack HOW TO INTEGRATE SLACK INTO YOUR ABM MARTECH STACK

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Nothing is more frustrating as a marketer than losing a hot lead! Working hard to shepherd our targets into the funnel, only to lose an inbound demo request because it was routed incorrectly and never made it to sales, can boil your blood.

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6 Ways Infusing Customers Into Our Account-Based Marketing Campaigns Drove $300K In Sales 6 WAYS INFUSING CUSTOMERS INTO OUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING CAMPAIGNS DROVE $300K IN SALES

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Account-based marketing (ABM) is one of the hottest marketing trends of 2017. According to SiriusDecisions, 58% of B2B companies planned to invest in ABM technology or services last year. However, many companies only use traditional tactics, like retargeted ads and email nurtures, to engage ideal pr...

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Account Based Marketing – Everything You Need to Know (And What You Don’t) ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING – EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW (AND WHAT YOU DON’T)

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We’ve determined the problem and are determined to share with you a better way to sell your stuff. It’s through this process Account Based Marketing (ABM). The traditional way of getting clients includes sending out thousands of emails or advertising to broad audiences. Whatever lead com...

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How to Create an Email Mini Course for Lead Generation HOW TO CREATE AN EMAIL MINI COURSE FOR LEAD GENERATION

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This is a great example an email mini course. At LifterLMS we see free email mini courses as a great way to build an audiance.

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Volvo CE website increases lead generation by 100% VOLVO CE WEBSITE INCREASES LEAD GENERATION BY 100%

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Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has been presented with a ‘Marketing Agility’ award by Sitecore, in the annual awards hosted by the online experience management company.

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The Next Debate: The Convergence Of Mar Tech And Sales Tech THE NEXT DEBATE: THE CONVERGENCE OF MAR TECH AND SALES TECH

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As I presented at the AdExchanger Industry Preview conference in January, I am firmly in the camp that ad tech and mar tech are converging. However, this convergence is really centered in business-to-consumer (B2C) marketing, where advertising is front and center of a company’s marketing activ...

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Women in MarTech: What Growing at the Pace of this Pulsating Space Means to Them WOMEN IN MARTECH: WHAT GROWING AT THE PACE OF THIS PULSATING SPACE MEANS TO THEM

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“Being a woman in marketing tech, coupled with being an introvert, has given me tremendous advantages. I’ve had the opportunity to grow two software companies in the space and be uniquely empathetic along the way. My introversion allows me to think critically about the pros and cons of a...

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Can your Marketing Automation Stack Propel your ABM Efforts? CAN YOUR MARKETING AUTOMATION STACK PROPEL YOUR ABM EFFORTS?

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Unless you have been living under a rock (or have nothing to do with the world of commerce) you have by now probably heard of ABM. Amongst the many contenders for the next big thing, is ABM. Account Based Marketing. A marketing strategy gaining traction amongst B2Bs across verticals. So, what is ABM...

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Why It’s Time for SMBs to Implement ABM WHY IT’S TIME FOR SMBS TO IMPLEMENT ABM

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ABM might be a new addition to the marketing buzzwords dictionary, but the concept is nothing new. Account-based marketing (ABM) has existed as a marketing strategy for decades. If you’re influencing more than one individual in an organization for a deal, then it’s likely that you’...

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Video for Account-Based Marketing VIDEO FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Account-based marketing is about extending and expanding your business with your best customers. It’s a hot topic in B2B marketing world, and getting hotter, according to Gartner’s Noah Elkin‘s Three Trends Driving Interest in Account-Based Marketing (ABM). One these trends “...

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Lead Generation Basics – What goes into figuring an acceptable cost per lead? LEAD GENERATION BASICS – WHAT GOES INTO FIGURING AN ACCEPTABLE COST PER LEAD?

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Most Sales and Marketing organizations take a quick and dirty approach to calculating a cost per lead figure. First, they look at the average value of a sale, and then they select an arbitrary percentage of that number to come to a cost per lead figure.  Often, this figure becomes a never chang...

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Lead Generation – What’s in a Lead Definition LEAD GENERATION – WHAT’S IN A LEAD DEFINITION

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Everyone knows what a closed sale is! It is real and measurable. But can anyone say with certainty that there is a universal understanding on what a “Lead” is?

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Measures of Success MEASURES OF SUCCESS

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At Good Leads, our Prospect Builder B2B lead generation premium brand, has been our mainstay offering for the last 11 years. Why is that? We think we know the answer to that but we specifically ask our customers and build the feedback process into our programs. In our outsourced business development...

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Measures of Success-Demand Generation MEASURES OF SUCCESS-DEMAND GENERATION

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At Good Leads®, our Prospect Builder® B2B lead generation premium brand, has been our mainstay offering for the last 11 years. Why is that? We think we know the answer to that but we specifically ask our customers and build the feedback process into our programs.

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New Buyer Insights Needed To Unlock Growth In An Era Of B2B Digital Transformation NEW BUYER INSIGHTS NEEDED TO UNLOCK GROWTH IN AN ERA OF B2B DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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The digitization of the global business economy has been taking place at an unprecedented rate.  Consider this.  Approximately forty years ago, 83% of the market value of the S&P 500 were tied to tangible assets – physical products.  Today, the complete reverse has happened....

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What WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INBOUND MARKETING AND OUTBOUND MARKETING? | WAYPOST Q&A

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For years outbound marketing has been the standard for selling your products. You have to go out and find your customers. With inbound marketing the game has changed. Now your customers are finding you - through quality content.

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Geo 101: How To Improve Your Social Media Marketing GEO 101: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

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From geo-targeting to beacons, location-based technology is opening up a world of possibilities for marketers. But it’s also complicated, as new capabilities and use cases seem to emerge every day.

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Template for Developing a B2B Content Marketing Strategy TEMPLATE FOR DEVELOPING A B2B CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGY

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Content marketing can be tough, especially if you’re as organizationally incompetent as I am. (Seriously, it’s bad). If you’re like me, this gives you two options for achieving your content goals: Rely on tools to help organize and support your efforts.

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5 Content Marketing Ideas for April 2017 5 CONTENT MARKETING IDEAS FOR APRIL 2017

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Content marketing is the act of creating, publishing, and distributing content with the goal of attracting, engaging, and retaining customers. Shoppers may be more likely to buy from stores they trust and respect, and good content is a way to earn that trust.

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AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 TRADES: THE LEAD GENERATION COMPANY AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 TRADES: THE LEAD GENERATION COMPANY

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As a telemarketing and lead generation services provider, The Lead Generation Company export is the ability to help other companies export to the UK. Trust is a critical element in what they do, so we spoke to them about how they sell Scotland every day as a nation of trustworthy and honest people w...

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To Make Account-Based Marketing Work, We Need Artificial Intelligence TO MAKE ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING WORK, WE NEED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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It's hazy, like a dream that fades upon waking up. Still, marketers and salespeople see it coming. Personalization's pace has quickened. Soon, they realize, data intelligence will fill in the details. We'll know the right companies to target, when to do so, what messaging to use, and wit...

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Three must-read Account-Based Marketing trends for 2017 THREE MUST-READ ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING TRENDS FOR 2017

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Data-driven Account-Based Marketing (ABM) is creating a digital revolution and rewriting the rules of B2B marketing as we know them.

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Coconut Sugar Market Segmentation and Analysis by Recent Trends, Development and Growth by Regions by 2021 COCONUT SUGAR MARKET SEGMENTATION AND ANALYSIS BY RECENT TRENDS, DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH BY REGIONS BY 2021

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The report starts with a basic Coconut Sugar market overview. In this introductory section, the research report incorporates analysis of definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. Besides this, the report also consists of development trends, competitive landscape analys...

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Pertussis Vaccine Market Segmentation and Major Players Analysis and Forecast to 2024 PERTUSSIS VACCINE MARKET SEGMENTATION AND MAJOR PLAYERS ANALYSIS AND FORECAST TO 2024

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Factors such as high birth rate, increase in number of geriatric population, government initiatives, growth in adoption of pertussis vaccination, and government insurance and reimbursement scenario are projected to drive the pertussis vaccine market globally

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Cone Beam Imaging Market Segmentation and Major Players Analysis and Forecast to 2024 CONE BEAM IMAGING MARKET SEGMENTATION AND MAJOR PLAYERS ANALYSIS AND FORECAST TO 2024

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Cone beam imaging is a novel technology which has been revolutionizing diagnostic procedures and treatment monitoring in dentistry and maxillofacial surgeries. A cone beam imaging system is typically a digital X-ray scanner which is fixed on a 360-degree rotating arm. The cone-beam machine emits an ...

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LC-MS Market Segmentation,Parameters and Prospects 2017 to 2022 Market Research Report LC-MS MARKET SEGMENTATION,PARAMETERS AND PROSPECTS 2017 TO 2022 MARKET RESEARCH REPORT

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The Global LC-MS Market 2016 Industry Research is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the LC-MS market.

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Corticosteroids Market Segmentation and Major Players Analysis and Forecast to 2022 CORTICOSTEROIDS MARKET SEGMENTATION AND MAJOR PLAYERS ANALYSIS AND FORECAST TO 2022

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Market Reports Center announces the addition of new study based research report on Corticosteroids market to their suite of offerings.

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Maca Extract Sales Market Segmentation and Major Players Analysis and Forecast to 2022 MACA EXTRACT SALES MARKET SEGMENTATION AND MAJOR PLAYERS ANALYSIS AND FORECAST TO 2022

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In this report, the global Maca Extract market is valued at USD XX million in 2016 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2022, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2016 and 2022.

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Trending Report on Surgical Instrument Tracking System Market Segmentation, Overview, Growth, Demand and Analysis by Recent Trends to 2021 TRENDING REPORT ON SURGICAL INSTRUMENT TRACKING SYSTEM MARKET SEGMENTATION, OVERVIEW, GROWTH, DEMAND AND ANALYSIS BY RECENT TRENDS TO 2021

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Surgical Instrument Tracking System Market analysis is provided for global market including development trends by regions, competitive analysis of the Surgical Instrument Tracking System market. Surgical instrument tracking systems are efficient systems which help the healthcare professional. Surgic...

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Solid Beverage Powder Sales Market Segmentation and Major Players Analysis and Forecast to 2017 SOLID BEVERAGE POWDER SALES MARKET SEGMENTATION AND MAJOR PLAYERS ANALYSIS AND FORECAST TO 2017

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Market Reports Center announces the addition of new study based research report on Solid Beverage Powder Sales market to their suite of offerings.

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5 top hacks to step up your B2B content marketing strategy in 2017 5 TOP HACKS TO STEP UP YOUR B2B CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGY IN 2017

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While content marketing has turned into one of the most widely embraced B2B approaches in recent years, its effects can take a while to become evident. Building up a strategy and applying it consistently take time and effort.

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4 tips for creating epic nurture campaigns 4 TIPS FOR CREATING EPIC NURTURE CAMPAIGNS

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Marketers are cool people. We tend to be very aware of the world around us — what’s epic and what’s yesterday’s news. We are thought leaders focused on driving change for others. And we want to be involved in doing legendary work.

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6 Best Practices for Setting Up a Lead Nurturing Program 6 BEST PRACTICES FOR SETTING UP A LEAD NURTURING PROGRAM

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To paraphrase an old saying: You can lead a prospect to your website, but you can’t make them buy. On the other hand, you can improve your chances considerably with a lead nurturing program, helping your prospects every step of the way.

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What is Demand Generation Marketing? WHAT IS DEMAND GENERATION MARKETING?

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The role of demand generation marketing is evolving along with technology, enabling B2B marketers to get better at filling the pipeline with actual opportunities versus just a bunch of leads.

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Solving the “Dry Well” Challenge of Content Marketing SOLVING THE “DRY WELL” CHALLENGE OF CONTENT MARKETING

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Consistently producing content that connects with potential buyers remains one of the greatest challenges facing B2B marketers. The need to make content relevant for individual buyers at every stage of the buying process, to publish content in multiple formats across multiple channels, and to publis...

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How Domo HOW DOMO'S VP OF MARKETING SEES MARKETERS BRIDGING THE GAP WITH SALES

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CMO chats with VP of marketing for business intelligence vendor, Domo, about the rise of account-based marketing and how marketing automation is both helping and hindering marketers in their quest to align with sales

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New Buyer Insights Needed To Unlock Growth In An Era Of B2B Digital Transformation NEW BUYER INSIGHTS NEEDED TO UNLOCK GROWTH IN AN ERA OF B2B DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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The digitization of the global business economy has been taking place at an unprecedented rate. Consider this. Approximately forty years ago, 83% of the market value of the S&P 500 were tied to tangible assets – physical products. Today, the complete reverse has happened. Intangible assets...

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An Account Based Marketing Framework AN ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING FRAMEWORK

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Account Based Marketing as a strategy is not something that can be undertaken on a whim. It takes a serious level of commitment and strategizing to produce worthwhile results; there are no half-measures when it comes to ABM. But, this strategy is not restricted to particular types of organizations. ...

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Revealing Inbound Marketing Discoveries From the U.K. REVEALING INBOUND MARKETING DISCOVERIES FROM THE U.K.

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79% of UK companies implemented inbound marketing strategies in 2014. This is a year-over-year growth of 25%.

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The rapid growth of inbound marketing in the UK: infographic THE RAPID GROWTH OF INBOUND MARKETING IN THE UK: INFOGRAPHIC

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That one stat highlights how fast inbound marketing has grown in the U.K and is comparable to the U.S adoption rate of 85%

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Four finance brands that get inbound marketing FOUR FINANCE BRANDS THAT GET INBOUND MARKETING

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Sometimes when you are surrounded by endless numbers, statistics and complicated graphs, it can be difficult to allow your creative side to shine.

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The 8 Fundamentals for a Successful Inbound-Marketing Strategy THE 8 FUNDAMENTALS FOR A SUCCESSFUL INBOUND-MARKETING STRATEGY

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An entrepreneur’s responsibilities reach far and wide. You wear a number of hats on a day-to-day basis, none more important than marketing. To succeed, you must learn the strategies and practices that work best in 2014.

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The 5 Elements of a Strong Inbound Marketing Strategy THE 5 ELEMENTS OF A STRONG INBOUND MARKETING STRATEGY

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Are you a huge fan of cold calls? What about the marketing emails – that you never signed up for – invading your inbox? TV commercials in the middle of your favorite show? Unless it’s the Super Bowl, these marketing messages tend to be frowned upon or ignored rather than delightful...

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BUZZSUMO: THE PERFECT TOOL FOR CONTENT MARKETERS BUZZSUMO: THE PERFECT TOOL FOR CONTENT MARKETERS

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As someone who is still relatively new to the world of digital marketing, getting to grips with the various tools available has taken some time. However, Buzzsumo is one that I have had very little trouble getting my head around and I now use it on a near daily basis.

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USING QUORA FOR CONTENT MARKETING USING QUORA FOR CONTENT MARKETING

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Describing itself simply as “the best answer to any question”, Quora is a community in which people ask, answer, and organise questions about anything. This Q&A site relies on collaboration to formulate and reveal the “best answer” for any question on just about any topic...

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HOW ARE BRANDS USING LIVE STREAM AS PART OF THEIR CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGIES? HOW ARE BRANDS USING LIVE STREAM AS PART OF THEIR CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGIES?

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Last week, I blogged about the rising star of social media – live stream video. In this post, I’m going to show you how brands of all shapes and sizes are incorporating it into their content marketing strategies.

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LIVE STREAM VIDEO CONTENT MARKETING LIVE STREAM VIDEO CONTENT MARKETING

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As we move into 2017, industry experts have been predicting what the year ahead might have in store for inbound marketing. Live stream video, for example, has seen a huge spike throughout 2016, and this is a trend that’s set to continue growing, so much so, that it is even being touted as the ...

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7 Mantras Of Inbound Marketing 7 MANTRAS OF INBOUND MARKETING

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Marketers who are aware about the inbound marketing science might have come across the complex nature that is involved in creating a complete inbound strategy. You might be aware about all the components of inbound, however there are logical steps that create a successful campaign. In order to ensur...

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What budget to invest in inbound marketing? WHAT BUDGET TO INVEST IN INBOUND MARKETING?

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One of the many advantages of inbound marketing is that it allows you to benefit from a significant ROI with regard to the initial investment, often contained in the most reasonable proportions in comparison with other marketing disciplines.

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Why the Loss of LinkedIn SlideShare Lead Generation is a Good Thing WHY THE LOSS OF LINKEDIN SLIDESHARE LEAD GENERATION IS A GOOD THING

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Are you walking around aimlessly wondering what to do with your content and how you will produce leads this month? So many questions without answers.

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NEW! Custom Messages Audience Targeting from AddThis NEW! CUSTOM MESSAGES AUDIENCE TARGETING FROM ADDTHIS

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Here's a tutorial on how to set up Custom Messages on your website so you can start targeting your audience with messaging tailored to their interests. No more one-size-fits-all messaging!

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Website Personalization with AddThis Audience Targeting WEBSITE PERSONALIZATION WITH ADDTHIS AUDIENCE TARGETING

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See what it means to provide a personalized experience for each one of your website visitors – and how you can start driving better results for your business with AddThis Audience Targeting.

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BRIGHTEDGE LAUNCHES CONTENTIQ AND HYPERLOCAL TECH BRIGHTEDGE LAUNCHES CONTENTIQ AND HYPERLOCAL TECH

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Content marketing platform BrightEdge has launched new local search and site audit capabilities to empower brands to deliver engaging and compelling content that also offers a great end-user experience across a range of devices and multiple formats. It claims that its HyperLocal and ContentIQ tech c...

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BRAFTON’S WEEKLY CONTENT MARKETING ROUNDUP: FEB. 20-FEB. 24 BRAFTON’S WEEKLY CONTENT MARKETING ROUNDUP: FEB. 20-FEB. 24

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Brafton’s Weekly Content Marketing Roundup features the latest news and trends in the world of content marketing. This week we’re diving into stories about the importance of local SEO, making the most of mobile emails and much more.

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WHY CONTENT MARKETING IS BETTER THAN STATIC WEBSITES WHY CONTENT MARKETING IS BETTER THAN STATIC WEBSITES

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Back in the early days of the internet and search engines, looking up a business online was mainly done to find phone numbers, addresses and other contact information. And that’s how static websites were born.

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Content Marketing and the Power of Storytelling CONTENT MARKETING AND THE POWER OF STORYTELLING

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Content Marketing is one of the most talked about advertising and marketing methods of the last 12-18 months. But much of the hype seems to skim the top of what it can really offer a business. As an introduction to the topic, leading to other posts which delve more deeply into different aspects of c...

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Bing Ads releases remarketing exclusions to finely target audiences BING ADS RELEASES REMARKETING EXCLUSIONS TO FINELY TARGET AUDIENCES

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Bing Ads has updated its Remarketing feature to allow advertisers to more finely tune target their preferred audiences. Remarketing allows advertisers to target ads to people who have previously completed an action, such as view the advertisers’ website or made a purchase previously.

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Snap Worth $22, Says Aegis: Ad Targeting Poor Versus Facebook SNAP WORTH $22, SAYS AEGIS: AD TARGETING POOR VERSUS FACEBOOK

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As shares of Snap Inc. (SNAP), messaging app maker that consider themselves  a camera company, constinue to soar, the stock gets its second negative initiation of coverage today, this one from Aegis Capital‘s Victor Anthony, who assigns a Hold rating and a $22 price target, writing that t...

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INTERVIEWS Interview with Joe Quinn, Section Manager ABM – National Instruments INTERVIEWS INTERVIEW WITH JOE QUINN, SECTION MANAGER ABM – NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS

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I have been asked to speak as an expert managing an ABM program at a large enterprise company. National Instruments was founded in 1976, operates in over 60 countries with more than 7,000 employees with 2016 revenues exceeding $1.2 billion. NI provides powerful, flexible hardware and software techno...

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How do You Choose the Right Target Accounts for Your ABM? HOW DO YOU CHOOSE THE RIGHT TARGET ACCOUNTS FOR YOUR ABM?

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Whether your account-based marketing (ABM) program succeeds or fails largely depends on whether you are targeting the right accounts. If you are creating content, sales strategies and outreach for the wrong accounts, even your best efforts will fall flat.

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ABM and Cluster Marketing, Part II: Using a "Lite" Touch ABM AND CLUSTER MARKETING, PART II: USING A "LITE" TOUCH

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The overwhelming majority of marketing organizations that have turned to ABM have reported good results and improved ROI – but not all can afford the resource investments of ABM at its purest and most personalized.  Moreover, few accounts truly warrant that level of commitment for the ret...

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Act-On Product Demo for Account-Based Marketing ACT-ON PRODUCT DEMO FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Act-On understands that B2B Marketers face unique challenges. Marketing to businesses is a discipline with its own language, goals and tactics - and that’s why we’ve developed our Account-Based Marketing module to solve some of these challenges.

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10 Reasons Revenue Summit Makes a Great Team Offsite 10 REASONS REVENUE SUMMIT MAKES A GREAT TEAM OFFSITE

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There will be teams just like yours at the same stage you’re in with implementing account-based marketing. Account-based marketing is taking off like a rocket in 2017 after being one of the hottest trends in B2B marketing for 2016. Though the concept is rapidly gaining traction, a lot of marke...

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What Account-Based Marketing Will Look Like in 2017 WHAT ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING WILL LOOK LIKE IN 2017

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While account-based marketing (ABM) has been around for decades, it’s only been in the past year or so that it’s become one of the biggest buzzwords in the marketing industry. With this technology advancement and business strategy gaining popularity, you might be wondering what 2017 will...