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How to Start a Sales Coaching Program for Your Business HOW TO START A SALES COACHING PROGRAM FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Nov 19, 2018

Coaching your sales team takes up your time and money but, investing in a sales coaching program can work wonders for your business and especially help you improve your sales. And sure, it can also seem like a very complicated task creating a sales coaching program and implementing it successfully b...

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Using Facebook Messenger As Part of Your Marketing Strategy USING FACEBOOK MESSENGER AS PART OF YOUR MARKETING STRATEGY

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Nov 19, 2018

As marketing becomes more and more personalized, direct one-on-one communication channels are a prime real estate. Facebook Messenger offers your business just that: a way to cut through the clutter and distraction on a messaging platform that over 1.3 billion people use every month. Justuno recentl...

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How To Create a Content Offer To Drive Lead Generation HOW TO CREATE A CONTENT OFFER TO DRIVE LEAD GENERATION

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Nov 19, 2018

Building inbound marketing on your otherwise static website isn’t hard to do. You start off with creating a content offering that lives behind a form and goes from there, adding blogging and email marketing to the mix, and maybe even working in a bit of social media. Over the next few weeks, I...

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When ABM Isn’t Working WHEN ABM ISN’T WORKING

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Nov 17, 2018

Not all ABM programs are successful right off the bat. It can take adjusting and fine-tuning to turn your program into a well-oiled machine. In part 1 of “When ABM Isn’t Working” we heard expert advice from Kathi Macchi, Jon Miller, Peter Herbert, Justin Gray, and Joe Andrews. In p...

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4 Tactics Every B2B Marketer Needs to Embrace 4 TACTICS EVERY B2B MARKETER NEEDS TO EMBRACE

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Nov 12, 2018

Over the past decade, many B2B marketers have struggled to adapt to digital transformation, changes in consumer expectations, and mobile-first mind-sets. These factors have also significantly impacted the sales cycle. Whereas B2C brands focus on engaging individual consumers, B2B companies must enga...

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5 Reasons to Use ABM (Account-Based Marketing) to Boost Your Sales 5 REASONS TO USE ABM (ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING) TO BOOST YOUR SALES

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Nov 11, 2018

Account-based marketing (ABM in the rest of the text) is a B2B strategy that focuses not on the attempt to reach a wide audience but to cultivate high-value relationships with specific businesses. It means you’re targeting your prospects with your content and offers only if they are highly rel...

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HOW TO BOOST YOUR EMAIL MARKETING METRICS WITH AI HOW TO BOOST YOUR EMAIL MARKETING METRICS WITH AI

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Nov 07, 2018

Email marketing is all about creating effective, accessible emails, and email marketers are always looking for innovative ways to boost their email marketing metrics. Marketers have tried to personalize their emails through tactics like using the receiver's first name in the subject line, but ul...

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11 SALES TECHNIQUES FOR YOUR NEXT INBOUND SALES CALL 11 SALES TECHNIQUES FOR YOUR NEXT INBOUND SALES CALL

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Nov 06, 2018

The sales world is ever-evolving. Over the past few years, we have seen a number of companies drift away from the traditional outbound, cold calling sales techniques. The shift has moved us toward an inbound sales approach, where sales teams are working warm leads who have shown interest in their pr...

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Increased Email Clicks Might Not Be Due to Your Marketing Prowess INCREASED EMAIL CLICKS MIGHT NOT BE DUE TO YOUR MARKETING PROWESS

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Nov 06, 2018

Email marketers are reporting an increase in click volumes. Is this because marketers are just that good now? Unfortunately, not so much. The most common were instances of user behavior where all the links within an email have been clicked. Often, these were narrowed down to specific business target...

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How to Avoid the Most Common B2B Marketing Mistake HOW TO AVOID THE MOST COMMON B2B MARKETING MISTAKE

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Nov 05, 2018

B2B marketing has evolved and continues to do so at such a rapid pace. Brands are getting extraordinary opportunities to interact with customers faster than ever and in ways, they couldn’t have dreamed of even a few years ago. With new technologies and engagement tools, they have more options ...

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WHAT IS PIPELINE MARKETING? WHAT IS PIPELINE MARKETING?

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Nov 04, 2018

If you're like most marketers, you probably think the marketing funnel is where your core responsibilities lie. In fact, most companies have their marketing team own the top and middle of the funnel (visitors, leads and MQLs) and have their sales team own the bottom of the funnel (MQLs, SQLs, op...

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The Power of Emotion in B2B Marketing THE POWER OF EMOTION IN B2B MARKETING

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Oct 30, 2018

Imagine the best marketing campaigns you’ve ever seen. Chances are, they all shared a common element they evoked some sort of emotion within you. Whether it was nostalgia, laughter, jealousy, or even rage, those campaigns struck a nerve. Now, were these marketing campaigns produced by a major ...

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5 Email Marketing Tactics to Increase Sales by 90% This Black Friday 5 EMAIL MARKETING TACTICS TO INCREASE SALES BY 90% THIS BLACK FRIDAY

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Oct 30, 2018

Email is one of the biggest drivers of sales around Black Friday. Do you have your strategy in place?
This article will focus on five major email marketing tactics, specifically for Black Friday. The tactics in this post have increased purchase-rates by 90%, on average, so pay attention. The ...

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What Is Inbound Marketing & Why It Matters For B2C? WHAT IS INBOUND MARKETING & WHY IT MATTERS FOR B2C?

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Oct 29, 2018

What if I told you that there was a method to attract customers ready to purchase your services or products, and at a lower cost than your traditional marketing techniques? Sounds too good to be true, right? It’s a methodology that brings prospective customers directly to you, rather than you ...

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The Top 5 Benefits of Combining Email Marketing with SMS THE TOP 5 BENEFITS OF COMBINING EMAIL MARKETING WITH SMS

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Oct 29, 2018

Every company needs to keep up with the times if they’re going to effectively engage their audience and get the results they need. In the past few years, SMS (Short Message Service, better known as text messaging) has burst onto the scene as a top communication platform. Given the popularity o...

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Facebook Messenger Marketing Tips for Influencers FACEBOOK MESSENGER MARKETING TIPS FOR INFLUENCERS

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Oct 26, 2018

Matcha personality and message to an audience, and you’ve got an influencer who can sway purchase power and societal tastes. Oh, and don’t forget, make a mint. But Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have been around long enough that they’re saturated and nearly impossible for buildin...

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What Is a Good Open Rate for Email Marketing? WHAT IS A GOOD OPEN RATE FOR EMAIL MARKETING?

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Oct 26, 2018

One of the best features of email marketing is being able to know exactly how many people have opened an email, also known as the open rate. Most other marketing mediums fail to offer this level of insight into the success of a campaign. Understanding the importance of the open rate and what makes a...

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Forrester Makes 5 Bold Predictions That Will Impact B2B Marketers Next Year FORRESTER MAKES 5 BOLD PREDICTIONS THAT WILL IMPACT B2B MARKETERS NEXT YEAR

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Oct 25, 2018

If Forrester Research’s latest predictions for next year come true, B2B marketers will be facing continued technology disruption that will impact their roles. In its latest list of prognostications, Forrester identifies five areas of B2B marketing that will likely be impacted by match. More th...

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5 Things to Know Before Outsourcing Your Lead Generation 5 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE OUTSOURCING YOUR LEAD GENERATION

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Oct 25, 2018

Despite incurring losses two years ago, the outsourcing industry is currently on the uptick and this is due to several developments within and outside the country. For a fact, the cost of doing business in the United States is steadily increasing, which has resulted in companies much of their operat...

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B2B MARKETING TRENDS TO ANTICIPATE IN 2019 B2B MARKETING TRENDS TO ANTICIPATE IN 2019

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Oct 25, 2018

As marketers, we’ve chosen a career that is constantly changing and evolving to cater to every need and want of the customer. To stay relevant and useful for those customers, it’s more important than ever to keep an eye out for current and upcoming marketing trends. The old saying &ldquo...

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How to Read Digital Body Language for Email Marketers HOW TO READ DIGITAL BODY LANGUAGE FOR EMAIL MARKETERS

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Oct 24, 2018

The best salespeople pay attention to buying cues from their customers. If there are no buying signals, they move on to a better lead. They are persistent when they sense a deal can be closed quickly but recognize that sometimes timing issues are at play. By giving their prospect space and following...

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How B2B Businesses Can Learn From the Rise of Amazon Business HOW B2B BUSINESSES CAN LEARN FROM THE RISE OF AMAZON BUSINESS

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Oct 24, 2018

Amazon, a longtime disruptor of traditional business models, has doubled-down on its lucrative B2B sales division, Amazon Business. The division, which debuted as AmazonSupply in 2012, now has more than 1 million global customers in dozens of sectors and is now on track to generate $10 billion in an...

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The B2B Lead Gen Stumbling Blocks and How to Overcome Them THE B2B LEAD GEN STUMBLING BLOCKS AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

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Oct 24, 2018

When it comes to generating revenue for an organization, marketers and salespeople alike understand how difficult it can be to find the right leads that convert. In fact, B2B organizations consistently list quality leads as their top challenge. Even still, lead generation efforts are the foundation ...

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How to Use Email Marketing Metrics to Build Your Strategy HOW TO USE EMAIL MARKETING METRICS TO BUILD YOUR STRATEGY

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Oct 24, 2018

It’s human nature to use past experiences to drive future decisions. This is how we grow and thrive in our lives. The same tactic can be used to develop a strong email marketing strategy. A good email strategy is the perfect blend of effective subject lines, engaging content, and images, no ov...

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10 Ideas to Kick Your A/B Testing Program Up a Notch 10 IDEAS TO KICK YOUR A/B TESTING PROGRAM UP A NOTCH

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Oct 23, 2018

Want to optimize your optimization efforts? Most marketers do. And if you’ve been focusing on A/B split-testing as the way to get there, you’ve already done something smart: A/B split-testing is widely named as the most effective way to improve conversion rates. That’s according to...

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Does PPC Work for B2B? DOES PPC WORK FOR B2B?

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Oct 20, 2018

PPC for B2B. It doesn’t just sound catchy (or terribly obtuse, depending on your perception of acronyms). It also works very well, if done correctly. Pay-per-click advertising can be a business-builder for any firm, regardless of who you’re selling to. There’s a common and unfortun...

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A Simple Process for Email Marketing A SIMPLE PROCESS FOR EMAIL MARKETING

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Oct 19, 2018

Email has died a thousand deaths. And each time, it comes back stronger and better than ever. Email isn’t going away. Social media needs it, businesses need it, and we all still need it. Email is still one of the best channels for reaching your customers. WordStream has a great rundown of emai...

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3 Forces Shaping The Future Of B2B Marketing 3 FORCES SHAPING THE FUTURE OF B2B MARKETING

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Oct 18, 2018

Many executives, particularly Chief Marketing Officers, are in constant pursuit of understanding changing buyer behaviors and markets.  Which, for the most part, remains an elusive and challenging endeavor.  In the past ten plus years, we have seen a tumultuous upheaval in both the world o...

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THE VALUE OF RELATIONSHIP MARKETING THE VALUE OF RELATIONSHIP MARKETING

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Oct 18, 2018

A few weeks ago, I noticed a coaster on my co-worker’s desk. It said "MQL, SQL, WTF," and as a lifecycle marketer myself, I thought it was pretty clever. I asked him where he got it, and he said that he'd received it from a revenue operations software company called FunnelCake du...

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Paid Search for B2B: Five Costly Mistakes to Avoid PAID SEARCH FOR B2B: FIVE COSTLY MISTAKES TO AVOID

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Oct 17, 2018

Paid search or pay-per-click (PPC) advertising can be a very effective means of generating quality leads and raising brand awareness for B2B organizations. However, it’s easy for B2B marketers to unknowingly make costly mistakes if they don’t set up and manage paid search campaigns with ...

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Why B2B Marketers Should Shift to a Conversational Voice and How To Do It WHY B2B MARKETERS SHOULD SHIFT TO A CONVERSATIONAL VOICE AND HOW TO DO IT

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Oct 15, 2018

One of the biggest mistakes that B2B marketers make is thinking they sell to an entity rather than a person. B2B is certainly a different audience than B2C, but in the end, it’s people who make the decisions to buy your product or service. And people want to know that your brand is human and a...

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Four great B2B company Instagram accounts & why they work so well FOUR GREAT B2B COMPANY INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS & WHY THEY WORK SO WELL

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Oct 15, 2018

According to Instagram, there are 25 million business accounts on the platform and 80% of users follow a business on Instagram. Since Instagram hit the 1 billion active monthly users mark back in June that means that there are as many as 800 million pairs of eyes scrolling through pictures posted by...

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Building a better B2B content marketing strategy BUILDING A BETTER B2B CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGY

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Oct 15, 2018

MARKETING to business buyers online might seem like one of the most difficult things in the world. There’s a tonne of competition and a whole lot of information out there, and it could be quite confusing for the target audience. Which is why B2B marketers must aim to engage buyers in a way tha...

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18 Video Marketing Insights for Social Success 18 VIDEO MARKETING INSIGHTS FOR SOCIAL SUCCESS

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Oct 11, 2018

Lights, camera, video. If there is one thing all brands and marketers should be doing regardless of size, budget, audience, industry, country or social network it’s video marketing. For one, Facebook’s Nicola Mendelsohn predicts that their content will “probably” be “al...

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Marketing Goals Vs. Marketing Strategy MARKETING GOALS VS. MARKETING STRATEGY

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Oct 11, 2018

Getting digital marketing right isn’t always easy especially if that marketing is aimed at the manufacturing and industrial sector, which often involves high-volume, high-cost transactions and very long purchase cycles. The decision-making process in this field is inherently slow, and oftentim...

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7 Ways to Reboot Your Brand’s Content Marketing Strategy 7 WAYS TO REBOOT YOUR BRAND’S CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGY

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Oct 10, 2018

Content is a great way for a brand to demonstrate their relevance, personality, and value. Your content marketing strategy will often need some tweaking, or all out revamping, to remain effective. Here are seven ways to reboot your brand’s content marketing strategy. our value proposition is b...

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The 4 Essentials of an Email Remarketing Campaign THE 4 ESSENTIALS OF AN EMAIL REMARKETING CAMPAIGN

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Oct 10, 2018

Online shopping is rarely a linear process. A customer may visit multiple sites, compare prices, and take days to complete a purchase, even if they’ve already added an item to their cart. This happens more often than you think; some research suggests that abandonment rates surpass 90%. When a ...

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Cold Calling vs. Warm Leads: No Contest COLD CALLING VS. WARM LEADS: NO CONTEST

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Oct 09, 2018

Cold calling used to be the most effective way to attract and engage prospects. Now, however, sales efforts driven by cold calling are simply not as effective in the digital age when compared to warm leads driven by targeted, strategic marketing initiatives. According to HubSpot, 54% more leads are ...

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New to B2B Social Media Marketing? Here NEW TO B2B SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING? HERE'S WHERE TO START

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Oct 09, 2018

It’s the first day of your new job and you’re excited. You open up the laptop and you’re raring to go. You want to make a good early impression, so you arrive at work full of ideas for social posts to publish that day. Timeout! The worst thing you can do is jump right into publishi...

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How To Solve Content Marketing HOW TO SOLVE CONTENT MARKETING'S BIGGEST PROBLEM

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Oct 09, 2018

It all made perfect, rational sense: If you publish lots of relevant content, more people will find you. They’ll consume your content, become interested in your offerings and will do loads of business with you. This philosophy behind content marketing resonated especially well in business-to-b...

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3 Account-Based Tactics for Enterprise Sales 3 ACCOUNT-BASED TACTICS FOR ENTERPRISE SALES

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Oct 09, 2018

There are many reasons B2B revenue teams choose to shift their strategy upmarket. Focusing on larger accounts can produce increased average customer value (ACV), reduce dependency on individual evangelists (which can cause churn when those evangelists change roles), extend your referral network, and...

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4 Strategies to Improve the Quality of B2B Marketing Leads 4 STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF B2B MARKETING LEADS

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Oct 09, 2018

The marketing department is often tasked with more than just maintaining a quality brand reputation. For many organizations, the B2B marketing team is responsible for providing quality inbound leads to the sales team. The key term here is quality. Provide quality leads and the sales team is quiet, p...

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6 Key Factors to Consider Before Deciding Your Digital Marketing Strategy 6 KEY FACTORS TO CONSIDER BEFORE DECIDING YOUR DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGY

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Oct 08, 2018

The entire brand marketing game has changed drastically over the years, so that the media consumption, which works as a major factor to establish the presence of any brand, product or individual. A major shift in the audience’s preference and taste has been witnessed in the recent time as trad...

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From Outbound Marketing To Inbound Marketing: Why This Shift In Marketing? FROM OUTBOUND MARKETING TO INBOUND MARKETING: WHY THIS SHIFT IN MARKETING?

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Oct 08, 2018

In layman’s terms, inbound marketing is simply focusing on creating customer interest naturally into your services through valuable information aka content. While outbound marketing aims at talking about their particular brand’s product or service, inbound tries to generate the customer&...

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3 Ways To Push Your B2B Business To The Next Level 3 WAYS TO PUSH YOUR B2B BUSINESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

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Oct 08, 2018

In today’s fast-paced and highly competitive market, innovation is essential for B2B companies if they want to stay relevant. But what qualities make a B2B brand innovative? First of all, a drive for change is necessary for innovation and growth. Sticking to the same strategies is a surefire w...

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5 Steps to Creating a Content Marketing Campaign 5 STEPS TO CREATING A CONTENT MARKETING CAMPAIGN

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Oct 08, 2018

When you begin to create a content marketing campaign, it’s a little like putting together a puzzle piece by piece. You need to start with a solid framework, much like the edge pieces of the puzzle. What gets filled in the middle is all the dynamic data and creative outputs. But you have to st...

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How To Generate More Leads With Your Website HOW TO GENERATE MORE LEADS WITH YOUR WEBSITE

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Oct 08, 2018

There are some simple ways by which sales lead can be generated. Some companies are already using some of them. You can also engage your web development company on the strategies. So, without further ado, here are some of the ways to generate sales lead with your website. It is very important that y...

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How to develop your marketing budget for 2019 HOW TO DEVELOP YOUR MARKETING BUDGET FOR 2019

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Oct 05, 2018

2018 has been a time of constant change and evolution in marketing tactics. New tools and new tech have brought new approaches and opportunities. There are ever changing algorithms and conflicting information about what works and what doesn’t. While the implementation may change, developing a ...

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Content Marketing Trends Shaping 2018 CONTENT MARKETING TRENDS SHAPING 2018

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Oct 05, 2018

While it may seem like 2018 is flying by, it’s not without first making a mark in the digital world and through offering powerful trends surrounding content marketing and delivery. Whether you are looking to take on a new content strategy for the rest of the year, want to tweak your current pr...

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Why You Should Keep an Eye on Marketing Reporting Platforms in 2019 WHY YOU SHOULD KEEP AN EYE ON MARKETING REPORTING PLATFORMS IN 2019

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Oct 04, 2018

Data visualization and marketing reporting tools go hand-in-hand. Every marketer wants to look at data and toll up every campaign information in a single dashboard. Customized marketing reporting powered by data science and AI/ML helps create impactful reports and save a huge amount of time, money a...

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LinkedIn Is Changing How Sponsored Content Appears on Its Platform LINKEDIN IS CHANGING HOW SPONSORED CONTENT APPEARS ON ITS PLATFORM

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Oct 04, 2018

LinkedIn is making changes on how business users will read/view sponsored content on this highly popular B2B platform. The company states that through the new content design, it intends to help marketers generate highly actionable clicks. LinkedIn is confident that their initiative will help marketi...

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3 Ways to Achieve ABM Success Based on Research 3 WAYS TO ACHIEVE ABM SUCCESS BASED ON RESEARCH

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Oct 03, 2018

In reviewing the latest research on account-based marketing (ABM) best practices, it struck me that they mirror what sales and marketing leaders have tried to follow for decades. There is, of course, a modern twist to them. It reflects today’s technological capabilities as well as marketing&rs...

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The Essential Marketing-for-Leads Formula THE ESSENTIAL MARKETING-FOR-LEADS FORMULA

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Oct 02, 2018

Not every business can or will buy from your company. Gather all the miscellaneous lists of suspects, prospects, and customers at your company and have a third-party list service to help you merge them, purge duplicates, update email and postal addresses and append information such as industry and c...

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WHY FIELD MARKETING IS ON SIRIUSDECISIONS’ RADAR WHY FIELD MARKETING IS ON SIRIUSDECISIONS’ RADAR

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Oct 02, 2018

SiriusDecisions recently published the “Top Five Things CMOs Must Have on Their Radar for 2019 Planning”. Self-described as a “Doppler radar” list for CMOS, the blog includes five areas that marketing leaders should have top of mind going into 2019. Despite being one of the o...

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B2B marketers don B2B MARKETERS DON'T HAVE TIME FOR QUALITY CONTENT

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Oct 01, 2018

The biggest problem that a lot of marketers have in business-to-business (B2B) companies is not necessarily trying to figure out how to harness digital channels to boost the effectiveness of their strategies. It's not having enough time to create the expert content that drives quality interactio...

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Should You Buy B2B Leads in 2018? SHOULD YOU BUY B2B LEADS IN 2018?

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Oct 01, 2018

Not all contact lists are created equal, but if you’re working to grow your B2B lead database, your two options are to buy one or build one. However, with the market changing as quickly as it is combined with the need for startups to hit the ground running, bought lists are becoming more and m...

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5 Ways For Your Sales Team To Get The Exact Content It Needs 5 WAYS FOR YOUR SALES TEAM TO GET THE EXACT CONTENT IT NEEDS

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Sep 30, 2018

Marketing is evolving, and the future of content is outside the marketing department. Right now, your marketing team is key to owning that initiative, but just about every other department in your company can benefit from the content it creates sales in particular. Your sales cycle is bound to be lo...

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Why I Need Your Sales Team for Content Creation WHY I NEED YOUR SALES TEAM FOR CONTENT CREATION

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Sep 28, 2018

Writers are NOT on the front line, working directly with your prospects or customers. That’s a position and perspective reserved for those sweet-talkin’ kings and queens of the prospect pipeline, your sales team. So your sales people are busy trying to make sales. We know. That doesn&rsq...

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Why Customer Reviews are the Frontier of Inbound Marketing WHY CUSTOMER REVIEWS ARE THE FRONTIER OF INBOUND MARKETING

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Sep 28, 2018

The internet is a powerful way to connect with people across the globe. With the world wide web in your back pocket, you have access to the answers to all your questions. The internet also allows your customers to educate themselves before making a purchase. Now, online reviews can answer any questi...

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Building a B2B Social Media Strategy That Supports SEO Objectives BUILDING A B2B SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY THAT SUPPORTS SEO OBJECTIVES

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Sep 27, 2018

Social media isn’t just essential for brand awareness and customer support; it can also be an extremely effective channel to support SEO strategies, including link building, content marketing, and more. In my experience, some of the most successful B2B digital marketing campaigns can be traced...

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4 key metrics every B2B marketer needs to know to track their LinkedIn success 4 KEY METRICS EVERY B2B MARKETER NEEDS TO KNOW TO TRACK THEIR LINKEDIN SUCCESS

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Sep 27, 2018

As the world’s largest professional network, with more than 560 million users in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide, there’s no doubt you need to have a presence on this platform. LinkedIn is the place to showcase your experience, skills, career achievements and knowledge....

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What B2C marketers can learn from B2B WHAT B2C MARKETERS CAN LEARN FROM B2B

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Sep 27, 2018

There’s a lot of talk in the B2B world about what we can learn from consumer marketers.  We need to treat business buyers as individuals, with their own personas, analyze their digital buyer journeys, and use social media to communicate with them.  And how to speak to buyers like hum...

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Defining the Marketing Qualified Lead in the B2B Context DEFINING THE MARKETING QUALIFIED LEAD IN THE B2B CONTEXT

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Sep 27, 2018

Today, we know that across the B2B sales cycle, the key to driving home a sale is the quality of the leads in your pipeline. Yet, lead qualification seems to be a particularly troublesome pain point for marketers and salespeople alike. As we’ve recently discussed, in order to drive ROI for a b...

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Why Instagram is the New Social Media “Home Base” For Brands WHY INSTAGRAM IS THE NEW SOCIAL MEDIA “HOME BASE” FOR BRANDS

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Sep 27, 2018

For as long as “social media marketing” has been around, Facebook has held the title of most brands’ social media home base. That is, Facebook is the place where they spend the most time, resources and money. Facebook saw a 5.6 percent decline in users between 12 and 17 years old. ...

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4 Key Factors Influencing B2B Buying Behavior 4 KEY FACTORS INFLUENCING B2B BUYING BEHAVIOR

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Sep 26, 2018

In any high-value complex B2B sales environment involving new projects with multiple stakeholders, the buying behaviors and motivations that drive your customer’s decision-making journey are inherently complicated and may be impossible for the average salesperson to ever completely understand....

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The 5 Essential Toolsets for Effective B2B Marketing Lead Generation THE 5 ESSENTIAL TOOLSETS FOR EFFECTIVE B2B MARKETING LEAD GENERATION

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Sep 26, 2018

When 160 multi-industry marketing executives were surveyed on how they intended to invest marketing resources, many cited new marketing technology (MarTech) purchases. The most common technologies demand generation marketers will test and deploy this year include account-based marketing technology (...

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How To Connect Digital Marketing Efforts With Sales Effectiveness? HOW TO CONNECT DIGITAL MARKETING EFFORTS WITH SALES EFFECTIVENESS?

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Sep 26, 2018

The realm of digital marketing is continuously evolving, equipping marketers for reaching out to their target audience in a hyper-targeted and cost-effective manner. One of the major factors that have made digital marketing the sweet spot for marketers is that it allows them to reach out to their ta...

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Planning a B2B Webinar that Gets Results PLANNING A B2B WEBINAR THAT GETS RESULTS

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Sep 26, 2018

If you put a crossbow to my head, I couldn’t tell you what year I participated in my first webinar and that’s good news for you. That means I’ve been doing this for so long that I have lots of experience to share with you on the subject of planning webinars that get results. Before...

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8 B2B DEMAND GENERATION STRATEGIES THAT DRIVE RESULTS 8 B2B DEMAND GENERATION STRATEGIES THAT DRIVE RESULTS

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Sep 25, 2018

In many B2B companies, the marketing and sales teams work in silos. Marketers work tirelessly to attract leads and hand them off to salespeople, who do their best to close the sale but if their goals, lifecycle definitions, processes and technology stacks are misaligned, it could cost the company 10...

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Inbound Marketing Now: 12 Things You Need to Know INBOUND MARKETING NOW: 12 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Sep 24, 2018

There’s one thing for sure in the online marketing world: change. It’s constantly reinventing, recycling and regenerating into the next phase. Right when marketing starts to show its wrinkles, in comes a splash from the fountain of youth or some secret anti-aging potion. And a new cycle ...

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7 Email Marketing Trends for 2019 7 EMAIL MARKETING TRENDS FOR 2019

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Sep 24, 2018

If you’re a marketer today, you know that everything digital is in a constant state of flux always updating and changing. As we gather more data, technology, and insights into how different nuances impact our strategies concerning everything from the tools we use to conduct business to the way...

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Marketing and Sales Tips From Inbound18 MARKETING AND SALES TIPS FROM INBOUND18

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Sep 24, 2018

I took my annual pilgrimage to the Inbound Conference during the week of September 4th. The week began with the Hubspot Partner Day event on Tuesday. This day provided me with the opportunity to meet with other partners and gain a preview of the new Hubspot’s marketing plans and their newly re...

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6 Criteria to Look for in an Account-Based Marketing Platform 6 CRITERIA TO LOOK FOR IN AN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING PLATFORM

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Sep 22, 2018

Perhaps the most universal challenge facing marketing and sales teams today is the disconnect between strategy and technology. Adopting a target account strategy is a no-brainer for most organizations. It only makes sense to dedicate a subset of your resources to the companies that are most likely t...

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Why are good B2B copywriters so damned hard to find? WHY ARE GOOD B2B COPYWRITERS SO DAMNED HARD TO FIND?

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Sep 21, 2018

There’s no doubt about it; B2B writing is a sought-after skill right now. Like, desperately sought-after.
Alongside all the brands looking to strengthen their in-house teams, most of the top B2B agencies are on a constant hunt for writers and editors to develop their clients’ next...

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B2B marketing rules of engagement B2B MARKETING RULES OF ENGAGEMENT

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Sep 20, 2018

In B2B marketing, there are marketing strategies which should be followed for success. Robert Green outlines his go-to rules  Words are weird. In a bizarre turn of phrase, one of the marketing trades recently likened the chasm between B2B and B2C practices to a new Cold War with talk of ‘...

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Seven Examples of Outstanding B2B Marketing Campaigns SEVEN EXAMPLES OF OUTSTANDING B2B MARKETING CAMPAIGNS

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Sep 20, 2018

MarTech Series is doing a unique feature on B2B marketing campaigns that really stood out. Our intent is to help the marketing community propel their campaigns in the right direction with content that resonates. Beerud Sheth, Co-Founder, and CEO, Gupshup, spoke exclusively to MarTech Series sharing ...

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B2B marketers lack the skills necessary for the future B2B MARKETERS LACK THE SKILLS NECESSARY FOR THE FUTURE

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Sep 19, 2018

The majority of B2B marketing teams do not have the skills they need to support the face-paced change ahead of them, a report by B2B Marketing and Clarasys has revealed. According to the industry survey, 70% of B2B marketers consider transformation a top priority, with the same amount of increasing ...

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4 B2B marketing trends you can’t afford to miss in 2018 4 B2B MARKETING TRENDS YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO MISS IN 2018

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Sep 19, 2018

Whether you do your own marketing, or you work with a b2b marketing agency, trends are always important. You might not follow them all, but it is good to be aware of them and to help them inspire your decisions.  And you also might find a firm direction for the future of your business in one of...

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Importance of Having Influencers Involved in Your Content IMPORTANCE OF HAVING INFLUENCERS INVOLVED IN YOUR CONTENT

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Sep 19, 2018

What did you want to be when you grew up? A doctor? A teacher? A lawyer? If you asked a child this question today, odds are you wouldn’t hear any of those responses. In a recent survey, 75% of children said that they want to grow up to be a vlogger or in other words, an influencer. Of course, ...

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8 Inbound Marketing Hacks Your B2B Company Should Be Using 8 INBOUND MARKETING HACKS YOUR B2B COMPANY SHOULD BE USING

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Sep 18, 2018

The B2B marketing landscape has changed dramatically over the past few years. Digitalization has taken the B2B journey online and empowered buyers to self-educate and collaborate with their peers before ever speaking to a sales or marketing person. This shift has put increased pressure on B2B market...

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Why Many B2B Marketers Struggle With CRM Integrations WHY MANY B2B MARKETERS STRUGGLE WITH CRM INTEGRATIONS

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Sep 18, 2018

Marketers experience all kinds of data-driven pains. According to a new study, many business-to-business marketers (B2B) are having issues with leveraging their customer relationship data. In a survey of 250 US B2B sales and marketing professionals conducted by Dun & Bradstreet, about four in 10...

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ARE YOU UP TO SPEED WITH GOOGLE ARE YOU UP TO SPEED WITH GOOGLE'S LATEST MARKETING OPTIONS?

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Sep 17, 2018

Dr Dave Chaffey delves into the latest updates to Google's marketing tools, including Ads, Shopping and Amazon Advertising. Read more. It used to be that changes Google's organic search algorithms were in-constant flux, but in 2018, the main visible changes have been in the paid media world ...

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In-House Marketing vs. Hiring a Marketing Agency IN-HOUSE MARKETING VS. HIRING A MARKETING AGENCY

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Sep 16, 2018

You’ve had a world-shaking business idea. You created a unique product or service that solves an unaddressed customer pain point, and now your organization is ready to take the company live and start making a difference for your target audience. Now it’s all about bridging the gap betwee...

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How B2B ad campaigns can arm your sales team with more opportunities HOW B2B AD CAMPAIGNS CAN ARM YOUR SALES TEAM WITH MORE OPPORTUNITIES

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Sep 14, 2018

Some B2B companies spend a lot of money on advertising that does not lead to a specific business outcome. Here are three ways to focus budgets where they can make the most impact and reach key buyers. In B2B marketing the difference between winning and losing deals comes down to the ability to targe...

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Account-Based Marketing: Don’t Start Until You Do These Five Things ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING: DON’T START UNTIL YOU DO THESE FIVE THINGS

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Sep 14, 2018

To complete a purchase, businesses require an estimated 6.8 stakeholders to approve an increase from an average of  5.4 stakeholders in 2014, according to the Harvard Business Review. That is why many companies must learn as much as possible about prospects in high-potential accounts and use th...

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How to Build a Modern Career in Marketing HOW TO BUILD A MODERN CAREER IN MARKETING

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Sep 14, 2018

Among the plethora of reasons to study marketing and ways to channel your creativity and discipline, marketing offers you one key thing: flexibility. Every company, every brand, and every name out there hoping to make it, needs marketing experts. You can be one of them. With a degree in marketing, y...

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15 Tactics for Successful B2B Social Media Marketing 15 TACTICS FOR SUCCESSFUL B2B SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

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Sep 13, 2018

For 20% of B2B marketers, social media is one of the top three sources for qualified leads, according to the Chief Marketer B2B Lead Gen Outlook report. The role of social media in demand generation has evolved to encompass targeted lead generation, influencer outreach, lead nurturing, social listen...

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It’s Time to Expand Social Media as a Business Value Beyond Marketing IT’S TIME TO EXPAND SOCIAL MEDIA AS A BUSINESS VALUE BEYOND MARKETING

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Sep 13, 2018

Many B2B companies are raising their brand value with social media marketing. Ignoring the most dynamic aspect of online marketing could actually result in diminishing brand-value and lost opportunities in sales. According to Hootsuite, social is mission critical for now and the months to come. In t...

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WHY YOU SHOULD SCALE YOUR BUSINESS WITH THE HUBSPOT GROWTH SUITE WHY YOU SHOULD SCALE YOUR BUSINESS WITH THE HUBSPOT GROWTH SUITE

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Sep 13, 2018

At INBOUND 2018, HubSpot officially announced the expansion of their Marketing, Sales and Service Hubs into enterprise-tier offerings. With this expansion, HubSpot's product offerings and capabilities can now grow with a small- to medium-sized business and transition them into a large-scale oper...

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How Exclusive B2B Content Can Increase Your Leads and Email List HOW EXCLUSIVE B2B CONTENT CAN INCREASE YOUR LEADS AND EMAIL LIST

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Sep 13, 2018

You are regularly creating content to get traffic and conversions, but is it really turning into the lead and email list numbers that you or your executives are expecting? If you know content can help you reach more of your target audience, there are some ways you can increase the value of your cont...

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WHY ABM IS A MUST HAVE FOR B2B MARKETERS WHY ABM IS A MUST HAVE FOR B2B MARKETERS

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Sep 13, 2018

A couple of weeks ago, I was a guest on the Renegade Thinkers Unite podcast series that has hosted prominent marketing leaders such as Salesforce CMO, Simon Mulcahy, and Janine Pelosi, CMO at Zoom. I talked with marketing influencer and host, Drew Neisser, about the world of Account-Based Marketing ...

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The 4 Values of an Effective B2B Marketer THE 4 VALUES OF AN EFFECTIVE B2B MARKETER

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Sep 12, 2018

There has been a lot of chatter on the topic of purpose-driven brands lately. Rightfully so. Every brand should endeavor to document their purpose and revisit it regularly. A clear purpose can galvanize disparate teams and customers around a common cause. But in a service-based business, success is ...

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5 ways B2B marketing leaders can overcome the talent shortage 5 WAYS B2B MARKETING LEADERS CAN OVERCOME THE TALENT SHORTAGE

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Sep 12, 2018

Building a competitive, top-notch marketing organization requires having a consistent and talented staff in place. Here's how and why you need to be continually scouting for the best and brightest marketing talent. Like many B2B organizations prospering from this strong business cycle, my team a...

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3 Psychology Principles for B2B Marketers 3 PSYCHOLOGY PRINCIPLES FOR B2B MARKETERS

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Sep 11, 2018

We only buy products and services from people and companies we trust. However, in today’s marketing-flooded and sales-saturated society, people have an inherent fear of being sold. We’ve all been sold products and services that didn’t live up to the hype. So, as marketers, what are...

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3 Ways to Improve ROI for Your B2B SEO Strategy 3 WAYS TO IMPROVE ROI FOR YOUR B2B SEO STRATEGY

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Sep 11, 2018

It’s no secret measuring the success of a B2B SEO program can be tricky. B2B buying cycles can take up to 18 months, multiple touch points can occur, and on top of all of that, many businesses don’t have the right tools in place to measure marketing efforts. While SEO isn’t alone i...

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Beware the curse of B2B marketing BEWARE THE CURSE OF B2B MARKETING

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Sep 10, 2018

There's a curse plaguing B2B marketing. Brian Macreadie divulges the remedies to cure the problem. In a few minutes, I'll share a nasty little curse that can harm us, B2B marketers, if we're not careful. I’ll show you some of the tell-tale signs that you’ve been afflicted by ...

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Fall Is Coming: A Seasonal Marketing Strategy for Small Business Owners FALL IS COMING: A SEASONAL MARKETING STRATEGY FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

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Sep 09, 2018

Fall gives us cooler weather, pumpkin-spice lattes, and perhaps the greatest gift of them all: the holiday shopping season. From local festivals to online-shopping events dedicated to supporting small-business owners, now is your time to shine. (And rake in the revenue like fall leaves.) But if you ...

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How to Create the Perfect Landing Page for your Email Marketing Campaign HOW TO CREATE THE PERFECT LANDING PAGE FOR YOUR EMAIL MARKETING CAMPAIGN

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Sep 09, 2018

With 50% of customers preferring to hear from brands through emails and 85% of promotional emails reaching the customer’s inbox now, it has become imperative for businesses to design an email campaign that not only resonates with the subscribers but has the capability to drive traffic and conv...

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7 Facebook Retargeting Tactics You Must Try 7 FACEBOOK RETARGETING TACTICS YOU MUST TRY

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Sep 09, 2018

Retargeting on Facebook is a super-powerful way to turn your site visitors into converted users who sign up, subscribe, download an ebook, make a purchase, or whatever it is you are trying to achieve with your website and marketing efforts. Retargeting, in general, is so useful because returning vis...

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How to Improve Your Launch with a Strong Influencer Marketing Strategy HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR LAUNCH WITH A STRONG INFLUENCER MARKETING STRATEGY

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Sep 09, 2018

Does your B2B product launch strategy need a little pizzazz? If you're looking for ways to improve your product launch, then your influencer marketing strategy might just hold the key.  We've seen impressive results when we incorporate influencer marketing tactics into product launches....

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How to Get the Most from Your B2B Marketing Partner HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM YOUR B2B MARKETING PARTNER

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Sep 06, 2018

Your company has recently hired a B2B marketing agency to help build brand awareness, redesign your website, generate leads or produce thought leadership content. This can be an exciting time since this marketing agency can help your company identify new business development opportunities, close new...

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B2B influencer marketing B2B INFLUENCER MARKETING

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Sep 06, 2018

How do you go about creating an effective influencer-marketing campaign for a B2B brand? The first step is to fully appreciate the significant differences between business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) marketing. Here’s a great analogy that will set these two disciplines apa...

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How to generate B2B leads? 4 tips to follow HOW TO GENERATE B2B LEADS? 4 TIPS TO FOLLOW

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Sep 06, 2018

With changing times, the purchasing behavior of B2B buyers has also evolved. Nowadays, CEOs and VPs make purchase decisions online and more often their decisions are influenced by social media. Here are four tips that will help you to quickly generate B2B leads: Remain omnipresent in the minds of cu...

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Should You Outsource Your Content Writing? SHOULD YOU OUTSOURCE YOUR CONTENT WRITING?

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Sep 06, 2018

A successful industrial marketing program depends on fresh content that engages your audience and sells your business. For many manufacturers, however, developing that content without detracting from operations and draining financial resources can be a challenge. As a result, manufacturers inevitabl...

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9 Places B2B Marketers Might Miss Link Building Opportunities 9 PLACES B2B MARKETERS MIGHT MISS LINK BUILDING OPPORTUNITIES

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Sep 04, 2018

Link building is not something B2B marketers think about regularly. While most marketers realize the importance of links for search engine optimization, experience has shown that link building does not often stay top of mind with everything else that commands attention in a B2B marketing program. He...

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9 B2B Sales Closing Techniques You Can Use Today 9 B2B SALES CLOSING TECHNIQUES YOU CAN USE TODAY

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Sep 04, 2018

First things first: People buy from people first, product second, according to Director of Sales Steve Wernke. They want to feel good about who they’re buying from, and they want to walk away feeling good. As they negotiate, they want to feel like they won. So how can you make sure your custom...

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How to Breathe New Life Into Old Content HOW TO BREATHE NEW LIFE INTO OLD CONTENT

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Sep 04, 2018

How many pieces of content has your company published? I’m talking about every format blog posts, social media posts, white papers, case studies, eBooks, interviews, podcasts, videos, infographics the works. Is it 1,000 pieces of content? 3,000? More? It’s probably a pretty hefty pile of...

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Five B2B Marketing Trends That Will Drive Ecommerce FIVE B2B MARKETING TRENDS THAT WILL DRIVE ECOMMERCE

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Sep 04, 2018

Recent years have seen an explosion of direct online sales in the global B2B sector. The shift from brick-and-mortar to e-commerce that’s been playing out over the past two decades in the B2C world is increasingly impacting B2b vendors. Giants like Amazon have also launched Amazon Business to ...

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Epicor looks to technology as lines blur between B2B and B2C marketing EPICOR LOOKS TO TECHNOLOGY AS LINES BLUR BETWEEN B2B AND B2C MARKETING

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Sep 04, 2018

Business software provider, Epicor, has its eyes trained firmly on the future and the future is AI-powered technology. Following a successful 60-day trial of an artificial intelligence-powered chatbot in a single location, which returned eight times the investment in 60 days, Epicor is setting its s...

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How Long Does Inbound Marketing Take? HOW LONG DOES INBOUND MARKETING TAKE?

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Sep 02, 2018

If you work with clients who are curious about inbound marketing you’ve probably heard them ask how long it takes. You might tell them that it takes a number of months before you actually start seeing a return. And, you might feel a little uneasy about giving them an exact date when they&rsquo...

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8 INBOUND TACTICS FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING 8 INBOUND TACTICS FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Aug 30, 2018

Remember, account-based marketing is an approach to marketing in which you send highly tailored messages to a select group of targeted accounts who are a good fit for your company. Rather than waiting for those leads to come to you, ABM meets them where they are in order to demonstrate how well your...

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How using intent signals can improve your B2B sales process HOW USING INTENT SIGNALS CAN IMPROVE YOUR B2B SALES PROCESS

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Aug 30, 2018

B2B or business-to-business sales is complex. There are too many variables that need to be controlled in order to make a successful sale. Most salespeople undertake random cold calling, emailing with the hope that people will reply and jump on to what they have to offer. The missing piece these sale...

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8 Effective B2B Lead-Generation Strategies for Your Blog 8 EFFECTIVE B2B LEAD-GENERATION STRATEGIES FOR YOUR BLOG

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Aug 30, 2018

In the modern digital marketing landscape, it takes as many as 13 touch points to turn a targeted visitor into a qualified lead. An estimated 57% of the buyer’s journey happens before the business buyer reaches out. Numbers like these, along with the real people behind them, emphasize a very i...

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CMO Insights: How to Use Emotional Marketing in Every Step of the Customer Journey CMO INSIGHTS: HOW TO USE EMOTIONAL MARKETING IN EVERY STEP OF THE CUSTOMER JOURNEY

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Aug 28, 2018

Marketers have been working to appeal directly to their customers’ emotional states, needs and aspirations since realizing doing so would have a direct impact on the customer journey. Research conducted by Forrester and moment stated that the number one driver of a great customer experience is...

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What is Demand Generation Marketing and How Can Interactive Content Support It? WHAT IS DEMAND GENERATION MARKETING AND HOW CAN INTERACTIVE CONTENT SUPPORT IT?

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Aug 28, 2018

When your non-marketing friends are asked to describe what they think of when they hear marketing, most of them will describe flashy billboards, the direct mail campaigns that overflow their mailboxes, and the promotional emails that pack their personal email inbox. But what they don’t know is...

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How to Keep B2B Marketing Simple and Focused HOW TO KEEP B2B MARKETING SIMPLE AND FOCUSED

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Aug 27, 2018

Since I started in media over 20 years ago, I’ve been hearing the same thing from my B2B clients: “I can’t prove our efforts are having any impact on the business.” Or to quote the overused Wanamaker quote, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble i...

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Does Demand Generation Really Generate Demand? DOES DEMAND GENERATION REALLY GENERATE DEMAND?

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Aug 25, 2018

“In B2B, demand generation is typically a misnomer. Marketers capture demand vs. generate it.” What does that mean exactly? I haven’t asked Joe directly, but I believe he means that, in the absence of a genuine need for a product or solution, marketing rarely creates that need. Mor...

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How to Use B2B Marketing Automation to Personalize the Customer Experience HOW TO USE B2B MARKETING AUTOMATION TO PERSONALIZE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Aug 23, 2018

Deliver the right message to the right customer at the right time.” If you’ve been hanging around marketing particularly B2B marketing for any length of time, you’ve probably heard one version or another of that statement. We are so close to achieving it. Through a blend of marketi...

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Revenue Growth is Best Pursued Indirectly REVENUE GROWTH IS BEST PURSUED INDIRECTLY

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Aug 23, 2018

Most marketers will say that the “prime directive” of marketing is to drive revenue growth. But in reality, revenue growth is a by-product of creating value for customers and providing great customer experiences. Paradoxically, the best way to grow revenue is by not making revenue growth...

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The Best Kept Content Marketing Secrets Exposed THE BEST KEPT CONTENT MARKETING SECRETS EXPOSED

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Aug 23, 2018

As we come to the end of summer, consumers are looking ahead to the holiday season, but the upcoming months are more than just pumpkins and holiday decorations. For brands, it’s a time to reflect on what has worked for their business’ content marketing strategy and determine what they ne...

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The 5 Influencer Marketing Strategy Mistakes You Need to Avoid THE 5 INFLUENCER MARKETING STRATEGY MISTAKES YOU NEED TO AVOID

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Aug 23, 2018

In relation to other marketing strategies, influencer marketing is still in its infancy in many ways. That is why there are still many questions, like what is influencer marketing, why is it so effective, and what influencer marketing strategy mistakes should you avoid in order to get the best resul...

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4 SAAS MARKETING PROS REVEAL WHY SOFTWARE IS ESSENTIAL TO DEMAND GENERATION 4 SAAS MARKETING PROS REVEAL WHY SOFTWARE IS ESSENTIAL TO DEMAND GENERATION

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Aug 23, 2018

If you've fully optimized your marketing and sales funnel, it might be time to start implementing a demand generation program. Once your funnel is operating efficiently, demand generation is a great way to start accelerating your pipeline and building on top of your current success. This can ent...

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14 Lead Generation Tips To Drive Growth In 2018 14 LEAD GENERATION TIPS TO DRIVE GROWTH IN 2018

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Aug 22, 2018

Ahh, lead generation. It’s where it all starts. To grow your business, you need customers. To find customers, you first have to generate leads who have the potential to become them. So, what is lead generation? Simply put, the tactics that you engage in to find and bring new leads into your le...

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4 ROCKSTAR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING TACTICS 4 ROCKSTAR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING TACTICS

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Aug 22, 2018

The growth of Account-Based Marketing (ABM) is undeniable; legions of marketing and sales teams are getting on board. And they all want their ABM programs to stand out and take center stage with fans clamoring for their company’s products or services. But there’s one universal question: ...

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How to Survive the Transition to Account-Based Sales Development HOW TO SURVIVE THE TRANSITION TO ACCOUNT-BASED SALES DEVELOPMENT

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Aug 21, 2018

Has hitting reset ever been easy? In sales, you can have the most productive month of your career, creating pipeline and accruing revenue so far beyond your goals that you think you’ve peaked. And then your numbers reset to zero when the next month comes. You’re back to square one, and s...

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How to Effectively Set Up Your Website to Collect New Leads HOW TO EFFECTIVELY SET UP YOUR WEBSITE TO COLLECT NEW LEADS

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Aug 21, 2018

Content has always been a very important component of inbound marketing, and now more so with Google’s algorithm that reward fresh, relevant content. Without good content, it is hard to drive visitors to your website or convert them into leads. When we speak about quality content, we are actua...

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USA B2B Publishing Market 2018 – Adobe, Aquafadas, Yudu, Magplus, Quark, Pagesuite, Xerox USA B2B PUBLISHING MARKET 2018 – ADOBE, AQUAFADAS, YUDU, MAGPLUS, QUARK, PAGESUITE, XEROX

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Aug 20, 2018

An extensive analysis of USA B2B Publishing  Market has been encapsulated on the basis of estimation of key market segments in the forecast horizon. In addition, the technological developments that took place in the market and those predicted to take place in coming years have also been outline...

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5 Ways B2B Marketing is Changing 5 WAYS B2B MARKETING IS CHANGING

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Aug 20, 2018

Traditional business-to-business (B2B) marketing relies on the use of blogs, white papers, webinars, trade shows, and email campaigns to drive success in providing your products to other businesses. But as the face of B2B continues to change, it's more important than ever that your company stays...

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How To Get The Most Out Of LinkedIn For Middle-Market B2B Marketers HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF LINKEDIN FOR MIDDLE-MARKET B2B MARKETERS

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Aug 20, 2018

My team at ParadigmNEXT is always looking for new ways to engage customers and has always enjoyed the spoils of targeted outreach via LinkedIn. It’s no surprise that mainstream businesses are taking notice. With the new user interface and added functionality to filter results, the professional...

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Shortcut Guide to Creating SEO Content SHORTCUT GUIDE TO CREATING SEO CONTENT

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Aug 19, 2018

It’s important for SEO and content marketers to understand that content and SEO go hand-in-hand, Oftentimes, each is only concerned with their respective area of focus. Without coupling the two, marketers are missing out on the opportunity to achieve maximum effectiveness. Understanding the pr...

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How to Define Your Brand Voice HOW TO DEFINE YOUR BRAND VOICE

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Aug 18, 2018

Creating your brand identity involves many different facets including the logo, taglines, website colors and brand voice. Every brand has a voice. Your brand is unique, so your brand voice should be too. Your brand voice is the constant personality you use when communicating your message to the worl...

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The Drum and Gyro launch survey to explore the world of account-based marketing THE DRUM AND GYRO LAUNCH SURVEY TO EXPLORE THE WORLD OF ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Aug 16, 2018

In the B2B world, there is more to account-based marketing (ABM) than just focusing on the right accounts to target. The Drum, in partnership with Gyro, is launching a research survey on ABM in the UK and the US to explore how ABM has evolved since its early days. According to Adryanna Sutherland, G...

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Why You Should Send Your Next Promotional Email at Midnight WHY YOU SHOULD SEND YOUR NEXT PROMOTIONAL EMAIL AT MIDNIGHT

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Aug 16, 2018

When a politician changes their position on a policy question, we call them a flip-flopper. And we don’t trust them. But changing your position on an issue based on new evidence is a sign of progress and wisdom. And not just for politicians, for all the rest of us. For a long time, when it cam...

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Google Research: User Satisfaction and Trust GOOGLE RESEARCH: USER SATISFACTION AND TRUST

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Aug 16, 2018

The quality raters guidelines focus on technical activities that a typical site visitor wouldn’t engage in. Who clicks on a video to test if it works? Yet one of the goals of these tests is to identify sites with the good user experience. In section 4.1, titled Characteristics of High-Quality ...

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What makes a great B2B marketer? WHAT MAKES A GREAT B2B MARKETER?

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Aug 16, 2018

Strong Business-2-Business (B2B) marketers are a rare breed. I've met many of them globally and over the years I've noticed a few characteristics that set the strong, talented and effective ones apart from the rest. In order to analyze what makes them outstanding B2B marketers though, we nee...

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Where Storytelling Fits in Account-Based Marketing WHERE STORYTELLING FITS IN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Aug 16, 2018

It seems that wherever you look, you will run into the latest business buzzword storytelling. But is storytelling just a fad or does it have a practical role when your demand-gen model shifts from lead-based content marketing to ABM? I am here to tell you that storytelling is not a fad. In fact, hum...

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3 Daily Activities This B2B Marketer Can’t Do Without 3 DAILY ACTIVITIES THIS B2B MARKETER CAN’T DO WITHOUT

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Aug 16, 2018

I’m a creature of habit. In my first job out of college, I had a routine: wake up, drink coffee, go to work, exercise, work some more, then head home. I dutifully followed this routine without thinking about it. Recently, I took a more intentional approach to my routine. I identified activitie...

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How to Measure the ROI of Your B2B Content Marketing Campaigns HOW TO MEASURE THE ROI OF YOUR B2B CONTENT MARKETING CAMPAIGNS

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Aug 16, 2018

Many companies these days see the benefits of content marketing. But, although content marketing's popularity (and necessity) continue to increase in the eyes of B2B marketers, 47% of them say they do not measure their content marketing ROI. Of those who don't measure the returns of their co...

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How to use LinkedIn outreach in your account-based marketing strategy HOW TO USE LINKEDIN OUTREACH IN YOUR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING STRATEGY

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Aug 15, 2018

Account-based marketing (ABM) has become common practice in recent years. Indeed, there are now entire teams and job roles dedicated to the practice. According to ITSMA, 87% of marketers say the ROI from ABM outperforms other marketing channels. This alone shows the power of this 'long-play'...

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9 Tools To Use For Your Video Marketing 9 TOOLS TO USE FOR YOUR VIDEO MARKETING

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Aug 15, 2018

With a 17% increase in video usage since last year and a total of 500 million hours’ worth of videos watched on YouTube every day, the video is an essential part of a modern content marketing strategy. For many industrial marketers, however, getting started with video marketing can be a bit da...

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5 Reasons Video is the Best Choice for Account-Based Marketing 5 REASONS VIDEO IS THE BEST CHOICE FOR ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Aug 15, 2018

It seems that wherever you look, you will run into the latest business buzzword storytelling. But is storytelling just a fad or does it have a practical role when your demand-gen model shifts from lead-based content marketing to ABM? I am here to tell you that storytelling is not a fad. In fact, hum...

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How To Tap Into Your Creative Brain and Improve Your Marketing HOW TO TAP INTO YOUR CREATIVE BRAIN AND IMPROVE YOUR MARKETING

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Aug 15, 2018

One of the most common complaints we hear about blogs here at CEM is “I’m just not creative enough to keep up with it.” This is one of the most oft-cited reasons that people don’t tend to their business blogs. It’s true that coming up with content ideas each week can be...

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The brave new world of account-based marketing THE BRAVE NEW WORLD OF ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Aug 15, 2018

Account-based marketing (ABM) has blown up in the last two years, promising to recalibrate business communications to be more personable and contextually relevant, leading to better ROIs. But as with any shiny new toy, defining exactly what ABM is can be fraught with problems. The Drum, in associati...

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Account-based marketing – time for some honest re-evaluation? ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING – TIME FOR SOME HONEST RE-EVALUATION?

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Aug 14, 2018

ABM is on the rise, but how can we address its emerging concerns? Clive Armitage provides insight and actionable suggestions The last two years have seen a meteoric rise in interest in and adoption of account-based marketing.   Why? Well, just google ABM and ROI and you will be inundated w...

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Written Content Still Matters in B2B Marketing WRITTEN CONTENT STILL MATTERS IN B2B MARKETING

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Aug 14, 2018

Unless you’ve been completely off the grid for the past several years, you’re well aware that the popularity of video content has exploded. eMarketer recently estimated that U.S. adults now spend over an hour per day watching videos on digital devices. Omnicore has reported that in early...

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How Product Bundling Can Boost Your E-Commerce Sales HOW PRODUCT BUNDLING CAN BOOST YOUR E-COMMERCE SALES

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Aug 13, 2018

Have you ever upgraded to a large popcorn or drink at the movies, merely because the helpful clerk pointed out that it’s “only 25 cents more?” Have you ever grabbed the shampoo and conditioner combo that was cellophane-wrapped together, because it was simpler than sorting through a...

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How to Create and Utilize Evergreen Content HOW TO CREATE AND UTILIZE EVERGREEN CONTENT

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Aug 13, 2018

Content marketing is one of the best long-term marketing strategies that you and your marketing team can employ. However, not all types of content will have the desired effect or be as valuable to your audience as the next. Learning to create strong, valuable, content that stands the testament of ti...

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5 LinkedIn Marketing Tools to Productively Build a Brand Presence 5 LINKEDIN MARKETING TOOLS TO PRODUCTIVELY BUILD A BRAND PRESENCE

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Aug 13, 2018

It doesn’t matter if your product and brand are world-class if no one knows who you are and how to connect with you. That’s why PR is critical to any company’s existence. But PR in today’s landscape requires a different approach. Simply pouring money into PR initiatives don&r...

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Tips and Technologies That Will Help Improve the Customer Experience TIPS AND TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL HELP IMPROVE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Aug 13, 2018

The notion of customer experience has always been hugely important, but it does feel that lately, its importance is bigger than ever. Perhaps it’s the changing customer expectations expecting speedier deliveries, more personalized experiences, and so on. Or maybe it’s because of the bigg...

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Why One-Logo Brands Can’t Survive in the Digital Age WHY ONE-LOGO BRANDS CAN’T SURVIVE IN THE DIGITAL AGE

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Aug 13, 2018

Brands across the globe know that being active on social media is a must. Most give it a high priority from the start, and why wouldn’t they it’s the most accessible way to reach customers in the place they’re already hanging out. But in today’s digitally-driven world, first ...

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How Artificial Intelligence Can Create a Compelling Customer Experience HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CAN CREATE A COMPELLING CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Aug 13, 2018

The concept of artificial intelligence was the stuff of science fiction in the early days and became popular when anthropomorphic robots were featured on literature and eventually the silver screen. With technology making amazing things happen over the years, science fiction has now become reality. ...

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What Instagram’s New Update Means For B2B Marketers WHAT INSTAGRAM’S NEW UPDATE MEANS FOR B2B MARKETERS

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Aug 13, 2018

Instagram is an increasingly popular channel amongst social media users. Whilst it is traditionally seen as a B2C social platform, it also has big potential for B2B marketers. And like any app, it’s constantly changing and updating its algorithm and features. Big updates have recently opened u...

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The B2B marketing AI revolution: Hype 1, Reality 0 THE B2B MARKETING AI REVOLUTION: HYPE 1, REALITY 0

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Aug 12, 2018

We’ve all read the headlines and listened to the hype: the fourth industrial revolution is upon us AI is here, the world is changing before our eyes, many jobs will disappear and new ones will emerge. In short, the world will never be the same again. But in B2B, where’s the evidence of t...

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5 Ways That Facebook Groups Can Help Marketers Thrive 5 WAYS THAT FACEBOOK GROUPS CAN HELP MARKETERS THRIVE

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Aug 10, 2018

With changes to Facebook's News Feed shrinking organic reach to minuscule levels, it's clear that marketers need to diversify their approach in order to offset traffic losses and better protect against future updates. And while paying for Facebook ads is always an option (one that you should...

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People Now Decide How They Want to Receive a Company’s Marketing Messages PEOPLE NOW DECIDE HOW THEY WANT TO RECEIVE A COMPANY’S MARKETING MESSAGES

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Aug 10, 2018

Just 20 years ago there were few options for marketing. There was no such thing as social media and there were no smartphones. Even then, most businesses did not even have a website. So, all that was really available was traditional advertising, faxes, direct mail and telesales. Nowadays, of course....

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4 Strategies to Create a Truly Connected Customer Community for Your Brand 4 STRATEGIES TO CREATE A TRULY CONNECTED CUSTOMER COMMUNITY FOR YOUR BRAND

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Aug 09, 2018

Have you ever asked yourself how your brand makes your customers feel? Sure, your customer service department may make them feel satisfied, or your sales team could make them feel confident in their purchase. But what does your actual brand itself make your customer feel? According to research, when...

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Tips for Setting Your Inbound SDR Team Up for Success TIPS FOR SETTING YOUR INBOUND SDR TEAM UP FOR SUCCESS

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Aug 08, 2018

According to InsideSales.com’s “The State of Sales Development” report, the sales development (SDR) role lends itself to more automation than any other role within the sales team due to the very nature of the position. In fact, as part of the report, companies shared that their ave...

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How Demand Gen is Evolving in 2018 HOW DEMAND GEN IS EVOLVING IN 2018

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Aug 07, 2018

2018 has been a big year for demand gen: From the increasing importance of influencer marketing, content marketing, and email automation, to new laws that change the way businesses are allowed to interact with leads (a ‘little’ thing called GDPR), this year has brought major changes that...

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5 Skills Marketers Need to Take Creative Thinking to the Next Level 5 SKILLS MARKETERS NEED TO TAKE CREATIVE THINKING TO THE NEXT LEVEL

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Aug 07, 2018

The single most important trend in the marketing landscape right now is the push to make everything more analytical and data-driven. Although the rise of technology has raised the need for advanced analytical and technical skills in marketing, creative marketers are always in demand. As a matter of ...

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6 Signs B2B Lead Management Could Boost Your Sales Results 6 SIGNS B2B LEAD MANAGEMENT COULD BOOST YOUR SALES RESULTS

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Aug 06, 2018

A lead management system lays out your standard practices for working with leads efficiently and effectively. It outlines how to create leads and transform them into sales. So how do you know whether you need lead management? If you see any of these six signs in your company, you have an opportunity...

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3 attribution considerations for B2B lead generation 3 ATTRIBUTION CONSIDERATIONS FOR B2B LEAD GENERATION

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Aug 06, 2018

Contributor Manny Rivas breaks down three attribution modeling concepts and discusses the paid credit metric to help marketers better understand their marketing campaigns. Customer life cycles and marketing campaigns alike are becoming increasingly complex and difficult to measure. Marketing attribu...

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BREAK DOWN THE WALL BETWEEN B2B SALES AND MARKETING BREAK DOWN THE WALL BETWEEN B2B SALES AND MARKETING

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Aug 03, 2018

Are you stuck in a silo? B2B companies need to break down the wall between sales and marketing if they want to communicate effectively. Often, both groups spend negative time and energy working towards their own internal goals, rather than working together to meet the customers’ needs, notes J...

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Affiliate Marketing in 2018: What It Is and How You Can Get Started AFFILIATE MARKETING IN 2018: WHAT IT IS AND HOW YOU CAN GET STARTED

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Aug 03, 2018

Wake up at an ungodly hour. Drive to the office through total gridlock, streets jammed with other half-asleep commuters. Slog through email after mind-numbing email until the sweet release at five o’clock.
Sound terrible? What if, instead of dealing with the monotony and stupor of the r...

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High Bar Offers: Why Your Campaign May Be Asking Too Much HIGH BAR OFFERS: WHY YOUR CAMPAIGN MAY BE ASKING TOO MUCH

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Aug 03, 2018

In the demand generation business, we often talk about “low bar” and “high bar” offers. The bar, in either case, is the level of time, effort, and commitment required of the prospector person registering for said offer. So, for example, on a spectrum from low to high. it'...

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Reasons Why Putting a Human Face in Your Marketing Campaign Is an Essential Strategy REASONS WHY PUTTING A HUMAN FACE IN YOUR MARKETING CAMPAIGN IS AN ESSENTIAL STRATEGY

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Aug 03, 2018

There’s a good chance you already know that you need to find the best ways to connect with your customers to see success from your marketing campaigns. You’ve probably even been told that your marketing campaigns should include a human face or character a strategy we’ve all seen ad...

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Is Your Brand Marketing Reaching Generation Z? IS YOUR BRAND MARKETING REACHING GENERATION Z?

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Aug 02, 2018

According to Adweek, Millennials as teen consumers were virtually ignored by marketers, who were waiting for them to acquire discretionary income rather than engaging them early. Only later did brand marketers realize that with early access to technology and social media, Millennials became the firs...

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3 Steps to Generating More Leads 3 STEPS TO GENERATING MORE LEADS

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Aug 02, 2018

If your ideal customers are already visiting your website: Bravo! Now it’s time to turn them into leads and get them on your email list. We have a three-step strategy which will help you generate the leads your sales team needs for some quick wins. Combine these tips with our inbound marketing...

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HOW TO INCORPORATE PPC INTO YOUR INBOUND MARKETING STRATEGY HOW TO INCORPORATE PPC INTO YOUR INBOUND MARKETING STRATEGY

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Aug 02, 2018

Many inbound marketers shy away from pay-per-click advertising (PPC). That’s because paying for the placement of your message is, by nature, an outbound marketing approach. But that doesn’t mean there’s no place for it in your inbound marketing strategy. By positioning your message...

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How to Become a Business Intelligence Analyst and Land a Hot New Career HOW TO BECOME A BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE ANALYST AND LAND A HOT NEW CAREER

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Jul 31, 2018

For businesses seeking to survive and thrive, data-driven decision-making has become an essential part of driving growth and remaining competitive. As data becomes more available to growing businesses, the pressure mounts to use that data effectively to steer the company through the rough waters of ...

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How to Kick-Start an Account Based Marketing Strategy HOW TO KICK-START AN ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING STRATEGY

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Jul 30, 2018

Deciding an Account Based Marketing approach is right for your organization is one thing; putting it into play is another. Purchasing account-based technology is not the same as deploying an ABM strategy. In fact, if you purchase this technology before developing your strategy, you’re off to a...

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How to Use Sales Enablement to Boost Sales Performance HOW TO USE SALES ENABLEMENT TO BOOST SALES PERFORMANCE

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Jul 30, 2018

Are you looking for new ways to boost your teams’ sales performance? If the answer is yes, then here’s another question for you: how much are you helping your salespeople be the best that they can be? Without the knowledge and the tools they need, even the best sales people can only get ...

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The 80/20 Rule for Email Marketers THE 80/20 RULE FOR EMAIL MARKETERS

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Jul 29, 2018

There are many different ways to apply the 80/20 rule. The law states that roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. For email marketers, the rule applies quite obviously in some areas, and more subtly in others. Let’s take a look at some examples, and see what it means for those...

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Inbound Marketing for Non-Marketing Business Leaders INBOUND MARKETING FOR NON-MARKETING BUSINESS LEADERS

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Jul 28, 2018

If you’re a C-level business executive tasked with business development and growing revenue in a rapidly-evolving, highly-competitive environment your head probably hurts from the constant barrage of information and advice about how to promote your business. Everyone has an opinion about how t...

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Why Every Nonprofit Need Closed-Loop Marketing WHY EVERY NONPROFIT NEED CLOSED-LOOP MARKETING

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Jul 27, 2018

When it comes to nonprofit inbound marketing efforts, many organizations are just playing a game of darts. You know the game. You throw one dart in the direction of social media, another in the direction of guest blog posts, and perhaps a third and fourth at a couple of marketing campaigns. The only...

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An Overview of the State of Account Based Marketing AN OVERVIEW OF THE STATE OF ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Jul 26, 2018

In January 2018, Engagio conducted a comprehensive survey of more than 1,260 companies to assess trends in B2B marketing. We recently released the results in our ABM Outlook Survey 2018 report. This is an inside look at the state of Account-Based Marketing. More specifically, our research examined: ...

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How to Boost B2B Lead Generation with Instagram Stories HOW TO BOOST B2B LEAD GENERATION WITH INSTAGRAM STORIES

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Jul 26, 2018

At first glance, the two seem like natural bedfellows. On one side, we have the cool, sexy social network that is all about visual experiences. On the other side, we have B2B executives and industries traditionally focused on expertise and professionalism. Historically, there have been three go-to n...

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8 Small Business Marketing Trends for 2018 8 SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING TRENDS FOR 2018

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Jul 26, 2018

How do you know where to focus your marketing attention? For a small business marketer, it can be especially difficult you likely have responsibilities beyond marketing, and almost certainly don’t have a marketing team to back you up. So where will you get the best returns on your marketing ti...

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The Importance of Service Level Agreements in the B2B Industry THE IMPORTANCE OF SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENTS IN THE B2B INDUSTRY

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Jul 26, 2018

If you’re a B2B (business-to-business) company and you don’t have Service Level Agreements (SLAs) in place with your customers, you’re missing out on an important opportunity to improve customer retention and satisfaction. SLAs are contractually agreed upon terms between a company ...

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How to Send Branded Emails That Increase Open Rate and Click-Rate HOW TO SEND BRANDED EMAILS THAT INCREASE OPEN RATE AND CLICK-RATE

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Jul 25, 2018

Marketing automation is a powerful way to keep in touch with your prospects and customers, especially via email. But the question is, how do you go about it without pushing the wrong button that would lead to unsubscribes? How many emails do you think your prospects and customers receive daily? 10? ...

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5 Guaranteed Ways to Move Up in Your Marketing Career 5 GUARANTEED WAYS TO MOVE UP IN YOUR MARKETING CAREER

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Jul 25, 2018

As a marketer, your goal should always be to move forward and up if you want a long-lasting and fulfilling career. However, getting there is much easier said than done. Marketing is an incredibly competitive landscape, making it increasingly difficult to stand out and easy to feel stuck. Nevertheles...

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The #1 Secret to Owning the B2B Customer Relationship After a Sale Closes THE #1 SECRET TO OWNING THE B2B CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP AFTER A SALE CLOSES

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Jul 25, 2018

Working in the customer success industry can be stressful and full of pressure. Sales just landed a big deal, and champagne bottles were popped, but the next day it’s up to the successful team to deliver on all the promises that were made to the customer. The key contact at your newest piece o...

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How Many Marketing Emails is Too Many? HOW MANY MARKETING EMAILS IS TOO MANY?

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Jul 25, 2018

In our estimation, the twenty year history of email marketing can be charted into three distinct time periods. Each time period is marked by a unique theory about best email marketing practices. In the very early days, the wild west of email marketing, companies could send as many emails as they wan...

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B2B Marketers: What Netflix Can Teach You About Engagement B2B MARKETERS: WHAT NETFLIX CAN TEACH YOU ABOUT ENGAGEMENT

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Jul 24, 2018

There’s a reason Netflix, YouTube, and Hulu all have autoplay enabled on their platforms it encourages engagement. Whether it’s the next episode in a series or a recommended piece of content, their goal is simple: keep you watching. They show you something they think will be relevant to ...

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Digital B2B Demand Generation Campaigns: How to Generate Qualified Leads DIGITAL B2B DEMAND GENERATION CAMPAIGNS: HOW TO GENERATE QUALIFIED LEADS

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Jul 23, 2018

The top priority of B2B marketing executives in 2018 is to improve lead quality over quantity. According to DemandGen Report’s 2018 Benchmark Survey Report, improving the percentage of leads considered ‘qualified’ ranked as the top organizational focus, followed by improving conver...

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How to Create Content That Will Grab Your Audience’s Attention HOW TO CREATE CONTENT THAT WILL GRAB YOUR AUDIENCE’S ATTENTION

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Jul 23, 2018

With over 1.8 billion websites on the internet, it’s safe to say the competition is REAL. And while not all of those 1.8 billion websites are your direct competitors, you’re gonna have to put some effort into content to compete with those who are. Read on to discover seven ways to create...

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Data-Driven Digital Marketing: How to Improve Your Marketing Strategies DATA-DRIVEN DIGITAL MARKETING: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR MARKETING STRATEGIES

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Jul 23, 2018

Big data has opened the door for businesses to market their products and services much more effectively. In fact, according to a new survey of senior executives, 64% of respondents said that data-driven marketing strategies produce better and faster results and are the key to success. Targeting your...

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3 Reasons to Personalize for Account Based Marketing 3 REASONS TO PERSONALIZE FOR ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Jul 23, 2018

Creating personalized content is one of the most effective things you can do to prove you understand your target account’s pressing challenges and needs. It can take time to do this right, but in the end, great personalization results in true ABM success. Read this blog to discover three reaso...

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Most B2C Marketers Lack Confidence In Their Budgets MOST B2C MARKETERS LACK CONFIDENCE IN THEIR BUDGETS

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Jul 23, 2018

Email marketers are usually responsible only for their own budgets. But they need to look at the bigger picture, and how they figure in.  How many know, for example, that 60% of all top B2C marketers lack confidence in their budget-making process? That statistic is provided in Solving the Marke...

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Why Emails End Up in the Junk Folder WHY EMAILS END UP IN THE JUNK FOLDER

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Jul 23, 2018

Don’t you hate it when you’re watching your favorite team and the refs keep bombing your favorite players with flags? It’s like they won’t even let them do their job. You might even think the refs are trying to prevent your team from winning. Imagine that. What if the refs we...

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Content is King and It Reins Supreme CONTENT IS KING AND IT REINS SUPREME

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Jul 20, 2018

You’ve heard it before, and you will definitely hear it again content is king. But what does it mean for those who don’t write or create content daily? From a digital perspective (because that’s all that really matters today), online content is material that aims to inform, enterta...

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Why Account-Based Strategies Aren WHY ACCOUNT-BASED STRATEGIES AREN'T JUST ABOUT MARKETING ANYMORE

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Jul 20, 2018

Account-based marketing, or ABM, has become a hot topic in the B2B world over the last few years. But ABM is too limited a concept to describe the change that’s taking place. The impact of ABM should extend well beyond marketing, which typically focuses on customer acquisition. Instead, B2B pl...

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How to Use Google Map as an Effective Marketing Tool to Target Local Audience HOW TO USE GOOGLE MAP AS AN EFFECTIVE MARKETING TOOL TO TARGET LOCAL AUDIENCE

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Jul 19, 2018

Imagine a situation like this. Since you were a child you always dreamed to start your own business. You’ve already figured all things up, you have your family supporting you in your idea of becoming an independent entrepreneur and it looks like that everything is all set up. But there’s...

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Does Your Content Have What It Takes To Win Big At #B2BMX 2019? DOES YOUR CONTENT HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO WIN BIG AT #B2BMX 2019?

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Jul 18, 2018

Last year during #B2BMX 2018, brands such as LinkedIn, SAP and Paycomwon the coveted Finny trophy at the Killer Content Awards ceremony. The awards set out to recognize B2B content that goes above and beyond, embracing new rules of engagement and transforming them into cutting-edge campaigns that ut...

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Account Based Marketing Examples That Took the World by Storm ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING EXAMPLES THAT TOOK THE WORLD BY STORM

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Jul 18, 2018

The notion of Account Based Marketing targeting specific accounts with tailored strategies is nothing new. Marketing companies have been engaged in this practice for decades. What’s changed is technology. The channels that have allowed inbound marketing to grow and thrive in recent years, like...

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Freemium 2 Premium: Lessons on How to Upsell Your B2B SaaS Product FREEMIUM 2 PREMIUM: LESSONS ON HOW TO UPSELL YOUR B2B SAAS PRODUCT

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Jul 18, 2018

You’re hovering over the ‘Enter’ button after filling out your email address for a SaaS free trial. “You know they’re probably gonna blast you with emails,” says Mindy Kaling’s Inside Out voice in the back of your mind. For the past two months, I’ve ma...

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The Revolutionary Future of B2B Telemarketing THE REVOLUTIONARY FUTURE OF B2B TELEMARKETING

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Jul 17, 2018

Recently, I received a call from a talented telemarketer. As a telemarketing professional, I love to challenge the agents who call me, asking tough questions and raising objections. At some point, the rep will usually hesitate or provide a less than perfect answer. However, in this case, every time ...

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11 Best Practices For Using CRM Telephony To Drive Sales 11 BEST PRACTICES FOR USING CRM TELEPHONY TO DRIVE SALES

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Jul 17, 2018

Telephony has gone digital. VoIP services essentially amounting to an internet telephone are typically more affordable than traditional landline calling, and the industry is growing rapidly. The industry is expected to almost double in size and users by 2020. Sales teams are using telephony in conju...

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5 Pinterest Hacks That Can Be Used For B2B Marketing 5 PINTEREST HACKS THAT CAN BE USED FOR B2B MARKETING

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Jul 16, 2018

Wait! Before you dismiss Pinterest as a place where young women go for their wedding gown inspiration, allow us to help you see the other side. Pinterest is much more than a social media platform that can be used as a B2C platform for women-centric consumer goods. Pinterest allows its users to visua...

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How to Find the Right B2B Technology Copywriter HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT B2B TECHNOLOGY COPYWRITER

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Jul 15, 2018

Good copy is an essential part of a B2B marketing plan. Research shows that 47% of B2B prospects read between three to five pieces of content before they speak with a sales rep. But many B2B marketing teams are small and don’t have the resources to produce tons of copy in-house. Working with a...

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Is Pinterest Worthwhile for B2B? IS PINTEREST WORTHWHILE FOR B2B?

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Jul 13, 2018

I get this question a lot, so I’m excited to shed some light on the subject. Pinterest presents an interesting opportunity for B2B companies to drive traffic to their websites and convert those visitors into leads. Users on this platform tend to be well-educated with above-average income, and ...

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4 Top Email Marketing Services for Entrepreneurs 4 TOP EMAIL MARKETING SERVICES FOR ENTREPRENEURS

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Jul 13, 2018

Your newsletters don’t have to be a chore. Writing about what you do should be an enjoyable experience and when it is, it will reflect in the content which then leads to a better read for your users! One thing that can be frustrating is getting that content out there. For some businesses, news...

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5 step plan to build personas for internal audiences 5 STEP PLAN TO BUILD PERSONAS FOR INTERNAL AUDIENCES

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Jul 13, 2018

It’s no surprise, the better you understand your audiences, the better you can connect, communicate and inspire action. For decades, marketers have used personas to do just this. By painting semi-fictional descriptions of an ideal audience group, marketers force themselves to articulate the mo...

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8 Lead Generation Strategies for B2B Technology in 2018 8 LEAD GENERATION STRATEGIES FOR B2B TECHNOLOGY IN 2018

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Jul 12, 2018

According to HubSpot, 63% of marketers see lead generation as their most pressing challenge, especially when it's in a highly competitive market like B2B technology where you need to stand out from the crowd. However, when done right, you can be reaping the rewards of B2B lead generation by impl...

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Account-Based Marketing: Don ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING: DON'T START UNTIL YOU DO THESE FIVE THINGS

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Jul 12, 2018

To complete a purchase, businesses require an estimated 6.8 stakeholders to approve -- an increase from an average of  5.4 stakeholders in 2014, according to the Harvard Business Review. That is why many companies must learn as much as possible about prospects in high-potential accounts and use...

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4 B2B Marketing Trends in 2018 4 B2B MARKETING TRENDS IN 2018

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Jul 10, 2018

2018 marks a culmination of change within the digital landscape. With the increased importance of social media and transforming trends in consumer engagement, business-to-business (B2B) marketers have had to adapt their outreach techniques as well. This year in B2B marketing shows an in increased fo...

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The Complete Guide to B2B Marketing THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO B2B MARKETING

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Jul 10, 2018

In early 2015, Salesforce conducted a survey of more than 2,100 global marketers to better understand the current state of B2B marketing. The results proved that B2B marketers are as time-strapped as ever, and consistently grapple with three main challenges: new business development, lead quality, a...

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What To Know Before Selling Stock? ABM Industries Incorporated (ABM) WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE SELLING STOCK? ABM INDUSTRIES INCORPORATED (ABM)

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Jul 09, 2018

ABM Industries Incorporated (ABM) has year to date performance of -20.28% and weekly performance of 2.59%. The stock has been moved at -21.55% over the last six months and -25.83% throughout last twelve months. The stock has performed 3.69% around last thirty days, and changed -7.85% over the last t...

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How can employee advocacy boost brand marketing? HOW CAN EMPLOYEE ADVOCACY BOOST BRAND MARKETING?

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Jul 07, 2018

When it comes to finding people to promote or champion a brand, companies typically look outwards in search of happy customers. However, this means many could be overlooking a far more valuable internal asset for their own employees. Employee advocates are those that actively promote the company the...

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ABM is a Strategy, Not a Campaign ABM IS A STRATEGY, NOT A CAMPAIGN

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Jul 05, 2018

In the headlong rush to Account-Based Marketing, many B2B companies are, quite naturally, looking to implement ABM in a manner that allows them to dip their toes in the proverbial water. In the agency business, such as ours, this has led in turn to a notable uptick of interest in what is often calle...

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Born in the USA: When Can Products Be Marketed as “Made in the USA”? BORN IN THE USA: WHEN CAN PRODUCTS BE MARKETED AS “MADE IN THE USA”?

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Jul 05, 2018

Marketing a product as “Made in the USA” or “Made in America” can provide a competitive advantage to companies using the designation. Some view the designation as signifying a safer or higher-quality product. Many consider the act of purchasing such products patriotic support...

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How account based advertising can help you avoid the HOW ACCOUNT BASED ADVERTISING CAN HELP YOU AVOID THE 'CONTENT SWAMP'

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Jul 04, 2018

Account based advertising can allow companies to win business from the companies they want to work with faster by increasing relevance and awareness. You’ll reach them on the likes of the LinkedIn newsfeed, The Guardian, Marketing Week, The Engineer or any other website that supports advertisi...

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Insights on Social Media Marketing: Scoop the Best for B2B Marketing INSIGHTS ON SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING: SCOOP THE BEST FOR B2B MARKETING

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Jul 03, 2018

Did you know that 71% of consumers who have had a good social media service experience with a brand are likely to recommend it to others? Not long ago, businesses would focus on newspapers and advertising through print. They still do, but clearly, digital media has taken over a major share of the br...

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Engagement in ABM: What Is It and How Do You Get It? ENGAGEMENT IN ABM: WHAT IS IT AND HOW DO YOU GET IT?

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Jul 02, 2018

There is a lot of discussion in marketing around engagement. But what is it really? Engagement is an early hallmark of success. It’s the new marketing currency. While there is quite a bit written about how desirable the outcome is (i.e., revenue), creating the right activities that result in e...

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B2B Marketing: How Quality Content Can Drive Sales And Build Credibility B2B MARKETING: HOW QUALITY CONTENT CAN DRIVE SALES AND BUILD CREDIBILITY

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Jul 02, 2018

Business-to-business (B2B) companies face unique challenges when it comes to sales and marketing, and it can be even more difficult for industries that have long lead times. For example, take the architecture, engineering and construction industry: The sales cycle can be anywhere from six months to ...

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Content Marketing ROI: 5 Ways To Measure Content Marketing Success CONTENT MARKETING ROI: 5 WAYS TO MEASURE CONTENT MARKETING SUCCESS

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Jul 02, 2018

Content marketing is everywhere. Indeed, you are reading a piece of content marketing right now. Whether it’s a blog, a podcast, or a video, you can’t move for content that someone is using to market their business. It is, of course, nothing new. Content marketing is as old as business i...

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The Secret Ingredient Behind A Successful Content Strategy THE SECRET INGREDIENT BEHIND A SUCCESSFUL CONTENT STRATEGY

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Jul 02, 2018

Building a successful content strategy requires a combination of market research, data collection, and intuition. While intuition is not exactly a science, the other two, thankfully, provides a predictable and methodic means of achieving results. Before jumping into the mechanics of building a succe...

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The B2B Marketer’s Dictionary: Terms and Definitions You Need to Know THE B2B MARKETER’S DICTIONARY: TERMS AND DEFINITIONS YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Jul 02, 2018

In the rapidly evolving marketing landscape, new terms, buzzwords, and acronyms are popping up constantly. Sometimes, it’s hard to keep pace. That’s why we’ve assembled a comprehensive list of terms and their definitions that B2B marketers should know. Bookmark this page and revisi...

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How to Find the Right SEO Partner for Your Business HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT SEO PARTNER FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Jul 01, 2018

Ok, you’ve decided to begin the hunt for an SEO partner to help you scale. Now you find yourself stuck with one massive question: how do I find the right SEO partner? Finding the right SEO partner can be a challenge if you lack a strong understanding of search engine optimization. We&rsqu...

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Marketing in the Relationship Economy: 7 New Rules MARKETING IN THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY: 7 NEW RULES

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Jul 01, 2018

Our economy has shifted and continues to shift from a focus on ownership to a new focus on access. The rise of the sharing economy (Airbnb), the subscription economy (Netflix) are disrupting the power balance on a global scale. Since 2012, revenues of subscription businesses ...

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Why Ticket Automation is a Game Changer for B2B Customer Service Strategies WHY TICKET AUTOMATION IS A GAME CHANGER FOR B2B CUSTOMER SERVICE STRATEGIES

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Jul 01, 2018

Change can be difficult for many companies. You’ve got systems in place, and although they may not be perfect, they’re good enough to keep your business up and running. However, this can be a short-sighted view that leads to a company being outmatched by emerging competition in the const...

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How to Supercharge Your Social Referral Program HOW TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR SOCIAL REFERRAL PROGRAM

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Jun 30, 2018

Social referral programs are end-to-end marketing programs that enable brands to reach out to highly-engaged, loyal customers and turn them into “social advocates” who, in turn, refer the brands and products or services they sell to their friends and social communities. If brands can pro...

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The Future Of B2B Marketing: A Much-Needed Human Touch THE FUTURE OF B2B MARKETING: A MUCH-NEEDED HUMAN TOUCH

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Jun 29, 2018

After last week’s Cannes Lions festival, you can bet that the next big thing is on every forward-thinking marketer’s mind. In the era of big data, artificial intelligence, and rapid innovation, change is the only constant. While marketing has without a doubt gone digital, we are simultan...

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What Is Affiliate Marketing? The Beginners Breakdown WHAT IS AFFILIATE MARKETING? THE BEGINNERS BREAKDOWN

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Jun 29, 2018

Affiliate marketing has become huge in this day of age. Between social sites, and the popularity of blogging. Affiliates have various platforms to work from. In fact, many professional bloggers use affiliate marketing as their way of generating revenue. Many affiliates have found that it is pretty e...

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Online Marketing 101: Matching Tone, Style, and Content ONLINE MARKETING 101: MATCHING TONE, STYLE, AND CONTENT

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Jun 29, 2018

Every digital marketer should strive to create campaigns with consistent and unique styles to set their company apart from the competition. What’s more, generating content with a unified style in mind is one of the best ways to establish to establish a strong brand identity in the digital worl...

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The State of Account Based Marketing THE STATE OF ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Jun 29, 2018

If it feels like we’ve been talking about account based marketing (ABM) forever at this point, well, it’s because WE HAVE. You have vague memories of your 4th grade teacher going over the concept in class. You and your fellow classmates had confused looks on your faces as you turned to e...

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The Microsoft-LinkedIn merger and what it means for B2B marketers THE MICROSOFT-LINKEDIN MERGER AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR B2B MARKETERS

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Jun 28, 2018

Shockwaves were sent around the B2B marketing community earlier this month when Microsoft announced it is acquiring LinkedIn. Many are wondering how Microsoft’s biggest acquisition in its history the company reportedly shelled out $26.2 billion to buy the professional network – will affe...

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Can You Shortcut ABM and Still Make it Work? CAN YOU SHORTCUT ABM AND STILL MAKE IT WORK?

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Jun 27, 2018

In marketing circles, there’s little argument these days that a well-planned, well-executed Account-Based Marketing (ABM) strategy can pay real dividends. It’s also true, however, to say that, as a full-blown strategic initiative, ABM can be a major undertaking and a significant investme...

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Struggling with ABM? 7 practical ways to create value now STRUGGLING WITH ABM? 7 PRACTICAL WAYS TO CREATE VALUE NOW

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Jun 27, 2018

When I look at a lot of the material that’s available on Account-Based Marketing (ABM), one of the things that strike me is how complicated it can seem, how hard to get started. And much of the research out there confirms that a significant percentage of companies say they are either unfamilia...

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Distributing B2B Content and Engaging on Social Media – This is How We Do It DISTRIBUTING B2B CONTENT AND ENGAGING ON SOCIAL MEDIA – THIS IS HOW WE DO IT

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Jun 27, 2018

As a B2B digital marketing agency, the content we produce is made for different position holders in businesses to read and gain value from. B2B content, if you will. This helps position our clients and gain relevant traction with a goal of turning strangers into leads and further on customers. The c...

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5 Basic B2B Marketing Tactics That Deliver Big Results 5 BASIC B2B MARKETING TACTICS THAT DELIVER BIG RESULTS

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Jun 27, 2018

I know far from everything about B2B marketing. However, over the past decade of yielding to the latest demand-gen “hacks,” content marketing trends and cutting-edge marketing tech, I’ve discovered a few rather basic activities will always deliver meaningful results in a big way if...

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Where Mobile Audiences Are Failing Marketers WHERE MOBILE AUDIENCES ARE FAILING MARKETERS

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Jun 27, 2018

Most mobile audiences today lack the depth needed for marketers to connect meaningfully with their consumers. Here are the new standards that advertisers need to be demanding says, Jonathan Collins, Director, Data Strategy, Kiip

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6 Types of Mobile Advertising Frauds You Should Know About 6 TYPES OF MOBILE ADVERTISING FRAUDS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

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Jun 27, 2018

The immeasurable scopes in mobile advertising have made it a favorite target of several unscrupulous elements to make a quick buck. As 2018 has witnessed an estimated loss of $19 billion due to ad fraud, advertisers are finding ways out to combat fraudulent activities.  Surprisingly, even today...

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5 Tips For Your Digital Marketing Strategy 5 TIPS FOR YOUR DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGY

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Jun 26, 2018

Social media is incredibly important for your online presence. A good social media strategy can help your business become more trusted, increase the number of customers, and boost your revenue. Sounds great, doesn’t it?

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The 16 Most Important Email Marketing Tips For Small Businesses THE 16 MOST IMPORTANT EMAIL MARKETING TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Jun 26, 2018

As a small business owner in a digital age, you understand the importance of generating new leads and keeping your prospects engaged at every opportunity online. One of the best ways to do this in terms of measurable results and ROI is by running a targeted email marketing campaign. Today, with the ...

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5 Marketing Trends B2B Brands Need To Follow 5 MARKETING TRENDS B2B BRANDS NEED TO FOLLOW

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Jun 26, 2018

When you think of headline-making marketing stories, what comes to mind? Perhaps Oreo’s Super Bowl blackout, Coca-Cola’s #ShareACokecampaign, or IHOP’s name swap.  But consumer brands aren’t the only businesses that need to spark a conversation. Peter Horst, author of Ma...

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HOW ACCOUNT-BASED ADVERTISING IMPACTS PIPELINE HOW ACCOUNT-BASED ADVERTISING IMPACTS PIPELINE

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Jun 26, 2018

At Demandbase, we strive to not only deliver top-notch ABM technology to help B2B marketers achieve more success, but we also aim to find diamonds in the rough to help our community grow from our own learnings. We know that B2B marketers have a plethora of options to choose from. We also know or at ...

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What Content Should You Create For Social Media WHAT CONTENT SHOULD YOU CREATE FOR SOCIAL MEDIA

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Jun 25, 2018

Are you creating content that’s relevant to your audience? Or content that you like to create for yourself? When creating content for your business social media it’s vital that you understand the wants and needs of your customer and potential customer.

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2 Questions Every Brand Should Answer 2 QUESTIONS EVERY BRAND SHOULD ANSWER

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Jun 24, 2018

There are two very basic and related questions that the founding team of any brand or product must be able to answer with absolute clarity. choose a product that looks cool or tastes good. Those are now baseline expectations, non-starters if you will. Today’s consumers want, demand more. The p...

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What Are the Most Effective B2B Social Media Channels? WHAT ARE THE MOST EFFECTIVE B2B SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS?

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Jun 21, 2018

The Cult Branding Company offered 52 types of marketing strategies in a 2013 look at exchange relationships, and although it did not assign them rankings, it placed “social media marketing” at No. 32. For many businesses, the form of communication might even find itself in last place, as...

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HOW TO CREATE CONTENT IN AN ABM WORLD HOW TO CREATE CONTENT IN AN ABM WORLD

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Jun 21, 2018

A lot goes into creating a really great piece of B2B content. Countless cups of coffee. Thousands of trips to the kitchen. Hours of writing (and rewriting). And that’s just on the production end. After all the I's have been dotted and t’s have been crossed, it’s time for the mo...

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3 Tactics to Increase Performance & Make More Sales 3 TACTICS TO INCREASE PERFORMANCE & MAKE MORE SALES

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Jun 21, 2018

Sales performance is defined as how efficiently and effectively your sales team generates sales revenue. The easiest way to measure this is by considering how much you invest versus what you get in return your sales return on investment (ROI). Once you have a good system in place and understand how ...

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3 New Ways To Reach Target Audiences Through Social Media 3 NEW WAYS TO REACH TARGET AUDIENCES THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA

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Jun 20, 2018

The B2B marketing landscape is looking more and more like its B2C counterpart with each passing month. As B2B marketers invest more in mobile optimization, personalization tools, podcasts and more, they shouldn’t forget about social media. According to the DMA, social media is one of the best ...

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Why Content Marketing Is a Fool-Proof SEO Strategy Today WHY CONTENT MARKETING IS A FOOL-PROOF SEO STRATEGY TODAY

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Jun 19, 2018

The search engine optimization (SEO) market changes all the time. As search engines implement smarter algorithms, it’s not enough to produce low-quality content in the hope that it sways crawlers to your favor. In fact, SEO now requires the human touch, as well as more financial and creative r...

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10 Tips to Get More Local Customers from AdWords & Facebook Ads 10 TIPS TO GET MORE LOCAL CUSTOMERS FROM ADWORDS & FACEBOOK ADS

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Jun 19, 2018

There are several ad optimization techniques that can help you make the most out of your PPC investment. When done right, they can produce great results on your AdWords and Facebook advertising campaigns. Whether your brand has one location or 1,000, optimizing your paid search and Facebook ads for ...

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How To Use Video In Your Email Marketing Campaigns HOW TO USE VIDEO IN YOUR EMAIL MARKETING CAMPAIGNS

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Jun 19, 2018

The world of email marketing is changing every day, and as more and more brands recognize the value of email marketing the more difficult it is to stand out in your customers’ inboxes. One way brands can differentiate themselves in email is through video. In fact, including video in your email...

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3 Misconceptions About Account-Based Marketing 3 MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Jun 18, 2018

In our digital landscape, awareness isn’t enough when it comes to marketing. Today’s brands must continuously engage their target customers, and traditional mediums just don’t deliver on that the way customers are expecting. A lack of engagement among customers often arises because...

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5 things B2B Marketers Need to Know About ‘Intent Data’ 5 THINGS B2B MARKETERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ‘INTENT DATA’

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Jun 18, 2018

Intent data tracks online behavior and activity; and has been widely used for consumer-facing brands to directly study the customer. However, in a B2B scenario, pulling the intent of businesses can be more difficult without understanding its full capabilities in a space that it hasn’t traditio...

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Making programmatic work for B2B MAKING PROGRAMMATIC WORK FOR B2B

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Jun 18, 2018

Programmatic advertising has seen explosive growth in recent years, now threatening to overthrow traditional buying models for TV and Radio. Though B2C brands have embraced this trend, the B2B vertical has seen slower adoption, largely down to the fact that planning B2B campaigns for programmatic is...

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How to Hack SEO in 2018 HOW TO HACK SEO IN 2018

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Jun 15, 2018

As marketers proceed with their digital strategies in 2018, it’s easy to be overconfident in their brand’s online searchability. Search engines have existed for nearly 30 years. Four out of five Americans report buying items online. And eMarketer estimates total 2017 online retail sales ...

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Modern Marketing HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS TRANSFORMING MODERN MARKETING

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Jun 14, 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the way the world does business, and marketers are at the forefront of this innovation and growth. Not only will AI help them work more efficiently, but it also will help them adapt to changes in the workplace, including the rise of remote workers and an incr...

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B2B Marketing Has Evolved Into Something Beautiful, And It B2B MARKETING HAS EVOLVED INTO SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL, AND IT'S TIME FOR MARKETERS TO ADAPT

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Jun 13, 2018

When I started out (around the time Duran Duran roamed the planet), business-to-business (B2B) marketing was confined to the domain of the literal. The customer was deemed rational and analytical, so the messaging was bland and unimaginative. B2B meant “boring-to-boring.” All the communi...

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5 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Sales Prospecting Results 5 WAYS TO INSTANTLY IMPROVE YOUR SALES PROSPECTING RESULTS

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Jun 12, 2018

Prospecting is difficult. There’s no denying it. In fact, one study revealed that 40% of salespeople said prospecting is the most challenging part of the sales process. Why is it so hard? There are a lot of reasons. It’s hard to capture buyer attention and to stimulate interest and desir...

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Paid Search Conquesting: How to Squash Competitors Without Starting a War PAID SEARCH CONQUESTING: HOW TO SQUASH COMPETITORS WITHOUT STARTING A WAR

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Jun 12, 2018

Paid search conquesting has always been a controversial topic in the pay-per-click world. This is because the tactic is notorious for starting bidding wars. During a bidding war, both parties can be negatively impacted by their brand name visibility is threatened and their CPCs increase.

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Your marketing sucks – A B2B poem YOUR MARKETING SUCKS – A B2B POEM

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Jun 08, 2018

Brian Macreadie has had enough of being blitzed with a shower of boring emails. Here, he addresses the issue with a carefully curated poem. In this post, I dedicate a poem to my fellow B2B marketers. It's a poem about avoiding publishing marketing content that totally sucks. I'll get to it i...

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15 Captivating Statistics That Prove You Need ABM Right Now 15 CAPTIVATING STATISTICS THAT PROVE YOU NEED ABM RIGHT NOW

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Jun 08, 2018

According to SiriusDecisions, 92% of B2B marketers worldwide consider ABM “extremely” or “very” important to their overall marketing efforts. Why is Account-Based Marketing so valuable? It binds together the forces of the sales and marketing teams to organize and align metric...

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8 Ways to Write Engaging Email Marketing Copy 8 WAYS TO WRITE ENGAGING EMAIL MARKETING COPY

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Jun 08, 2018

Let’s face it, your recipients have no tolerance for boring writing. You didn’t write the bestselling novel they’ve been looking forward to devouring. They haven’t settled into the sofa with your message in hand, looking forward to several hours of savoring your wit and wisdo...

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How to Unlock ABM Success via Revenue Marketing HOW TO UNLOCK ABM SUCCESS VIA REVENUE MARKETING

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Jun 07, 2018

Marketers are missing major opportunities in their application of ABM. Too often they are so thrilled to finally be working with sales in a way that validates what they do, that they fail to take a leadership position on the powerful possibilities of an ABM strategy.  Case in point: The overwhe...

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Inject Your Brand in Everything You Do INJECT YOUR BRAND IN EVERYTHING YOU DO

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Jun 06, 2018

‘Your brand should be in everything you do.’ If you’ve ever worked with a designer, you’ve heard this before. I know what you’re thinking Isn’t my brand just my logo? While this is a common misconception, your brand is so much more than a single image or icon. Sur...

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How to Measure ABM Without Drinking Too Much HOW TO MEASURE ABM WITHOUT DRINKING TOO MUCH

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Jun 05, 2018

This story starts a few years ago. I was head of product marketing at a big data company, and my senior director of inside sales and I realized we had a big problem: after years of trying to get a good lead flow going through inbound marketing, our sales team still felt like they were starving for v...

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3 KEY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN AFFILIATE AND REFERRAL MARKETING 3 KEY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN AFFILIATE AND REFERRAL MARKETING

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Jun 05, 2018

The lines tend to be blurry between affiliate and referral marketing, the confusion leads to inefficient campaigns that often never even get off the ground. Do a few Google searches, and there is plenty of solid content geared toward people who offer strategies to get rich quick and make money onlin...

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5 Emails to Send to Your Customers—and How to Send Them 5 EMAILS TO SEND TO YOUR CUSTOMERS—AND HOW TO SEND THEM

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Jun 05, 2018

Since the first email was sent in 1971, it has grown to be one of the strongest ways to reach your customers. Email is still one of the most underrated but valuable tools for any person who wants to grow their business while also nurturing potential customers. I say underrated because many people ha...

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Sales and Marketing Stand-ups: The Secret Weapon for Account Based Marketing SALES AND MARKETING STAND-UPS: THE SECRET WEAPON FOR ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Jun 04, 2018

In a recent post, I shared the unfortunate truth that many of us have unrealistic expectations about Account Based Marketing (ABM). In a nutshell, good marketers fall victim to unrealistic expectations for ABM because they don’t fully understand the level of sales and marketing collaboration r...

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How to use Econsultancy’s B2B Customer Journey Mapping Canvas HOW TO USE ECONSULTANCY’S B2B CUSTOMER JOURNEY MAPPING CANVAS

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May 31, 2018

Last year I put together Econsultancy’s practical guide to account-based marketing (ABM). With many B2B marketers frustrated and exhausted by generating lots of leads for sales, ABM has emerged as an alternative approach. While putting the guide together, one area I wanted to address is the ne...

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How to Create a Great E-mail Marketing Campaign in 2018 HOW TO CREATE A GREAT E-MAIL MARKETING CAMPAIGN IN 2018

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May 30, 2018

E-mail is a marketer’s greatest tool and greatest conundrum. E-mail gives marketers access to the potential attention of nearly 4 billion consumers across the world, but it also fills consumers’ inboxes with an avalanche of spam, malware, and mistargeted ads. And the avalanche of e-mail ...

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Instagram for B2B: Why and How? INSTAGRAM FOR B2B: WHY AND HOW?

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May 29, 2018

While Instagram may not seem like a useful tool for B2B at first glance, it is an increasingly popular and important tool to include in a well-rounded social media strategy. It allows you to share photos and videos about your company and what you offer while telling your story and putting a personal...

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The Digital Anatomy of the Best B2B Demand Generation Strategies THE DIGITAL ANATOMY OF THE BEST B2B DEMAND GENERATION STRATEGIES

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May 25, 2018

70% of demand generation marketers say their budgets will grow this year, according to DemandGen Report’s 2018 Benchmark Survey Report. Simultaneously, 63% of respondents to the same survey said their company’s revenue would grow by more than 20% in 2018. The idea of the “right&rdq...

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HOW TO GROW INFLUENCE AND CREDIBILITY WITH ABM HOW TO GROW INFLUENCE AND CREDIBILITY WITH ABM

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May 24, 2018

“My secret ABM fear is the great progression and success we’d had won’t be recognized and my executives will stop their ABM pursuit.” “My secret ABM fear is that it’s like a house of cards one piece falls apart and it falls apart, and I lose credibility.” Th...

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7 Ways B2Bers Can Rock Lead Gen Via Social Media 7 WAYS B2BERS CAN ROCK LEAD GEN VIA SOCIAL MEDIA

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May 23, 2018

B2B marketers continue to experiment with social media for lead generation mixed results. Some love their results. Some hate their results. Some don’t know their B2B social media marketing results, and so don’t know whether to be happy or disappointed. An eMarketer report from 2017 found...

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Account-Based Marketing Is No Longer A Buzzword ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING IS NO LONGER A BUZZWORD

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May 23, 2018

A few years ago, the debate began about whether or not account-based marketing (ABM) was a legitimate strategy or passing trend. And, the debate continues even after account-based marketing has delivered specific results for B2B companies. As more companies are looking to target specific groups of p...

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The Importance of Multi-Channel ABM THE IMPORTANCE OF MULTI-CHANNEL ABM

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May 22, 2018

In marketing circles, there’s little argument these days that a well-planned, well-executed Account-Based Marketing (ABM) strategy can pay real dividends. It’s also true, however, to say that, as a full-blown strategic initiative, ABM can be a major undertaking and a significant investme...

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B2B Marketing Campaign Ideas for the Bottom of the Funnel B2B MARKETING CAMPAIGN IDEAS FOR THE BOTTOM OF THE FUNNEL

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May 22, 2018

The perfect B2B marketing campaign looks different depending on where your prospects are in their buying journey. From helping them understand that they have a problem at the top of the funnel, to offering solutions in the middle of the funnel to convincing them that you are the right man for the jo...

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17 ABM Statistics that will make you rethink your 2018 strategy 17 ABM STATISTICS THAT WILL MAKE YOU RETHINK YOUR 2018 STRATEGY

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May 21, 2018

But just like with other marketing concepts, there’s a lot of hype around the topic that makes people doubt its effectiveness. To help you discover what account-based marketing (ABM) can do for your company, we’ve gathered 17 ABM statistics that will show you why you need to get started ...

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Account-Based Marketing Doesn ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING DOESN'T HAVE TO BE HARD

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May 21, 2018

There’s a great scene in the 2017 TV show Big Little Lies where a teenage girl, worried about her mother, asks her father, “You haven’t noticed she’s been a little agitated lately?” Her dad’s reply: “Honey, agitation is her preferred state.” I sometime...

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Three Ways B2B Marketers Can Respond To The Hyper-Personalization Trend THREE WAYS B2B MARKETERS CAN RESPOND TO THE HYPER-PERSONALIZATION TREND

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May 21, 2018

Call it micro-targeting, one-to-one marketing or hyper-personalization. Whatever you call it, one thing is clear: hyper-personalized marketing (my preferred phrase) is undeniably the defining reality of current and future marketing activities. And, what’s more, hyper-personalized marketing wil...

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Pagely Adds Iconic Brand NGINX to Managed WordPress Hosting Platform PAGELY ADDS ICONIC BRAND NGINX TO MANAGED WORDPRESS HOSTING PLATFORM

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May 17, 2018

NGINX is the force behind a wildly popular open source project that now powers more than 400 million websites around the world, including major brands such as American Express, Starbucks, Bank of America, Buzzfeed, and Comcast. Originally launching in 2004 on their own web server, NGINX made the exe...

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Account-Based Marketing: the Most Lucrative Market At Your Fingertips ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING: THE MOST LUCRATIVE MARKET AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

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May 17, 2018

As a B2B marketer, you have probably heard of account-based marketing (ABM), which is sometimes referred to as customer-based marketing. ABM is widely used in B2B marketing because it’s well suited to the long sales cycle, helps build customer relationships with multiple stakeholders, accelera...

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Three Ways to Increase Bottom-of-Funnel Leads Using Data-Driven Marketing THREE WAYS TO INCREASE BOTTOM-OF-FUNNEL LEADS USING DATA-DRIVEN MARKETING

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May 16, 2018

Data-driven marketing (DDM) is simply a broad strategy that places emphasis on audience analytics, consumer insights, and predictive intelligence. Data-driven marketing uses insight from customers and prospects to deliver targeted messages, offers, and content that increases response rates and ultim...

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5 Ways Account-Based Marketing will Change in 2018 5 WAYS ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING WILL CHANGE IN 2018

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May 16, 2018

Around this time every year, a rash of articles pops up predicting various upcoming business trends. And it makes sense. The end of the year is a natural time budget, planning, and pace wise to reflect on the year has gone by and plan for a more prosperous year ahead. This year, we’re jumping ...

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Email Marketing Do’s And Don’ts EMAIL MARKETING DO’S AND DON’TS

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May 16, 2018

In today’s increasingly digital landscape, email marketing is one of the best ways to remain top-of-mind with existing customers while gaining traction with potential leads. Smart email marketing tactics not only allow you to grow brand awareness, but they also help spread the word about your ...

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TOP 7 SIGNS YOUR ABM STRATEGY MIGHT BE IN TROUBLE TOP 7 SIGNS YOUR ABM STRATEGY MIGHT BE IN TROUBLE

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May 15, 2018

When was the last time you checked in on your Account-Based Marketing (ABM) strategy? Specifically, when was the last time you took a great big bird’s-eye view of its performance? Or spent time understanding its impact on your business objectives? It isn’t enough to invest time, money an...

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Get Ready For The Amazon Ad Network? GET READY FOR THE AMAZON AD NETWORK?

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May 14, 2018

Two of the biggest names in business — Google and Amazon — may have just started down a collision course for your advertising dollars. Late last month, Amazon quietly stopped purchasing product listing advertisements from Google. These types of ads show up next to organic results when yo...

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LinkedIn Study: 75% of B2B Marketers Believe Video Is King LINKEDIN STUDY: 75% OF B2B MARKETERS BELIEVE VIDEO IS KING

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May 11, 2018

For B2B marketers, the process of creating and refining a message that can be used to efficiently communicate with clients is a never-ending, but rewarding one. In marketing, the message is key, and making sure that potential and existing clients trust in it is the most vital goal of any marketing p...

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INBOUND CALL-TO-ACTION (CTA) BEST PRACTICES INBOUND CALL-TO-ACTION (CTA) BEST PRACTICES

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May 10, 2018

Calls-to-Action (CTAs) are an essential element of any successful inbound marketing strategy. A Call-to-Action is a visualization meant to compel a user to take the desired action. A CTA can be effectively utilized across all marketing channels to drive conversion. Before creating your CTA, it is cr...

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Essential Marketing Tips For Small Businesses ESSENTIAL MARKETING TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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May 08, 2018

No matter what kind of company you are, you will rely on marketing to bring new customers, clients, and investors into the fold. For small businesses, this is even more important, especially if they hope to expand in the years to come. Yet there is a flurry of marketing tips out there, which can mak...

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Mega Trends Shaping The App Marketing in 2018 MEGA TRENDS SHAPING THE APP MARKETING IN 2018

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May 08, 2018

Advancements in the digital arena are coming so fast that it seems a hard nut to crack to keep pace with these offerings. In case, the scenario seems identical, let me console you, you are not alone. You are among hundreds and thousands of marketers feeling the same. If you are one of the residents ...

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17 Digital Marketing Metrics You Should Be Tracking In 2018 17 DIGITAL MARKETING METRICS YOU SHOULD BE TRACKING IN 2018

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May 08, 2018

Digital commerce is fast outpacing the traditional brick-and-mortar way of doing business. Even online sales seem to be catching up with in-store sales. According to Big Commerce, e-store sales grew by 23% in 2017. With this in mind, a lot of SMBs have been taking their businesses online – cre...

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The State of B2B Lead Generation THE STATE OF B2B LEAD GENERATION

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May 07, 2018

Lead generation strategies, methods, channels, and tools continue to be a major focus for B2B marketers in 2018 and for good reason it impacts the bottom line. Recently, we conducted a survey for B2B marketers on the state of lead generation to get insight into what’s working for lead generati...

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4 TYPES OF INBOUND CONTENT YOU SHOULD BE REPURPOSING 4 TYPES OF INBOUND CONTENT YOU SHOULD BE REPURPOSING

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May 03, 2018

We've said it before and we'll say it again: content is the fuel of inbound marketing. In order to be successful, your company must consistently push out fresh, educational content to pull in new visitors and convert them into leads. Without content, your marketing strategy will come to a ha...

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4 B2B Website Features to Emulate in Your Next Redesign 4 B2B WEBSITE FEATURES TO EMULATE IN YOUR NEXT REDESIGN

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May 03, 2018

A website redesign is no small undertaking, and (hopefully) it’s not the kind of thing that comes up every month. Redesigns are long-term strategic projects. They need to be done with very specific goals and timeframes in mind. Without due forethought and planning for an upcoming redesign, it&...

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Why Blogging is an Important Part of Your Content Marketing Strategy WHY BLOGGING IS AN IMPORTANT PART OF YOUR CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGY

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May 02, 2018

When I sat down to write a blog today, I’ll be honest… I was struggling for ideas. As is often the case when confronted by a blank page, I started down the spiral that I think most creative types know well. And where did I find myself, at the bottom of that spiral? I found myself asking...

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3 Easy Steps to Grow Your Email List 3 EASY STEPS TO GROW YOUR EMAIL LIST

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May 02, 2018

The following excerpt is from Susan Gunelius’ book Ultimate Guide to Email Marketing for Business. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound Email marketing doesn't work unless you build a list of people to send messages to who are interested in your products or ser...

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From Account Profiles to Account-Based Marketing and Sales Success FROM ACCOUNT PROFILES TO ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND SALES SUCCESS

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May 02, 2018

Without a strategic focus, your company runs the risk of trying to be all things to all people. In the process, sales and marketing associates waste time and resources pursuing sales with companies that don’t fit well with your business and its product offering. Account profiles identify the t...

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How to position your brand as a knowledge center through content HOW TO POSITION YOUR BRAND AS A KNOWLEDGE CENTER THROUGH CONTENT

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May 01, 2018

Positioning your brand as an educator with deep domain knowledge could be considered your online value proposition (OVP) and help your wider organisation pivot their approach by doing something your competition is not. This starts with your audience, understanding their needs and building your conte...

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How to Tap ABM Success via Customer Journey Mapping HOW TO TAP ABM SUCCESS VIA CUSTOMER JOURNEY MAPPING

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Apr 30, 2018

It’s marketing conference season and there are several recurring themes: ABM, the need for good data and the customer journey and ABM needs good data and the customer journey needs good data. The theme I have not seen much of is ABM and the customer journey.

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3 WAYS PARTNERSHIPS ARE CRITICAL TO B2B MARKETING SUCCESS 3 WAYS PARTNERSHIPS ARE CRITICAL TO B2B MARKETING SUCCESS

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Apr 30, 2018

We’re deep into the “I’ve got good news and bad news” phase of modern marketing. Unfortunately, the good news is the same as the bad news: “Yay! Marketing is being heavily relied on to drive business value finally! Oh, wait…This is going to be really difficult.&r...

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How To Build An Account-Based Marketing Program That Works HOW TO BUILD AN ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING PROGRAM THAT WORKS

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Apr 26, 2018

Advances in big data and machine-learning technology are bringing personalization into sharper focus for marketers everywhere. Today, buyers expect personalized experiences from the companies they choose to do business with, and B2B software vendors are no exception. It should come as no surprise th...

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How to Differentiate Yourself From the Competition HOW TO DIFFERENTIATE YOURSELF FROM THE COMPETITION

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Apr 26, 2018

The primary goal of an industrial content marketing strategy is to get your company noticed and grab the attention of potential customers. To do that, you have to differentiate yourself. But, of course, your competition is trying to accomplish the exact same thing. So with everyone striving to stand...

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GDPR AND ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING GDPR AND ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

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Apr 25, 2018

GDPR is the new EU-wide regulation rolling out on 25th May 2018 but so much of the content available online is vague and difficult to understand. You can only collect and use personal information if you have done so according to one of several different options. Some are not available to companies, ...

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Using Data to Steer Your Content Marketing Strategy USING DATA TO STEER YOUR CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGY

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Apr 24, 2018

Social media has become the go-to location for campaign planning, for sussing out new market opportunities, compiling data and reinforcing creative messaging. And why not? Social media scraping provides fantastic insight into the issues and motivations of a target audience. But it has one fundamenta...

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Put your GDPR and Account Based Marketing concerns to rest PUT YOUR GDPR AND ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING CONCERNS TO REST

blog article

Apr 24, 2018

As you all know, the new regulations for e-privacy will come into force on May 25. Understandably, there's been quite a lot of noise and discussions around what this means for marketers, and for us all as individuals. Since we work with B2B organizations across the globe, our biggest focus has, ...

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How to Create Your First Content Funnel in 6 Steps HOW TO CREATE YOUR FIRST CONTENT FUNNEL IN 6 STEPS

blog article

Apr 23, 2018

I work with SaaS companies who are in the midst of scaling up. That means a couple of things: they’ve nailed down product or market fit, they’ve been around for a few years, a handful of people in the company have done everything to get to this point, and they’ve (finally) got some...

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How Does ABM Fit With Inbound Marketing HOW DOES ABM FIT WITH INBOUND MARKETING

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Apr 23, 2018

What is Account-Based Marketing  (ABM) and how does it align with inbound marketing? We explore different ABM maturity levels and starting points to see how it can fit in tangent with inbound. Also known as key-account targeting, Account Based Marketing (ABM) is a strategic marketing approach t...

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B2B Marketing Insights: Account-Based Marketing and Programmatic Drive B2B Engagement and Relevance B2B MARKETING INSIGHTS: ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING AND PROGRAMMATIC DRIVE B2B ENGAGEMENT AND RELEVANCE

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Apr 23, 2018

With the first quarter of 2018 behind us, we asked IAB B2B Committee members what the key trends for the remainder of 2018 will be for B2B marketing. Two top B2B trends stood out from the insights that IAB members provided: Account-Based Marketing (ABM) ABM’s main principle is to value the qua...

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Best B2B Marketplaces to Expand your Business BEST B2B MARKETPLACES TO EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS

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Apr 23, 2018

There’s a purpose of business behind every website out there on the internet. Whatever the intention may be, a website is designed and created for a specific purpose. Presumably, the best instances to define the business objectives around the digital domains are the websites for B2B businesses...

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Prepare To Revitalise Your Go-To-Market Strategies With Account-Based Marketing PREPARE TO REVITALISE YOUR GO-TO-MARKET STRATEGIES WITH ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

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Apr 18, 2018

How customers buy and own technology is becoming more dynamic and less traditional. From demand generation to sales strategy and channel management, the next five years will bring significant changes to established technology service providers’ (TSP) go-to-market strategies. Disruption is occu...

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‘Accounts’ From TwentyThree is Built for Your Video ABM Strategy ‘ACCOUNTS’ FROM TWENTYTHREE IS BUILT FOR YOUR VIDEO ABM STRATEGY

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Apr 18, 2018

Account-based-marketing, or ABM, is an integral vertical of a marketing strategy, used to target strategic accounts for B2B businesses. Whether it’s advertising, outbound sales emails, or events, ABM has been evolving into a new and necessary strategy. According to Contently, ABM “seems ...

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Six brilliant examples of B2B video content (& why they SIX BRILLIANT EXAMPLES OF B2B VIDEO CONTENT (& WHY THEY'RE SO GOOD)

blog article

Apr 18, 2018

In fact, brands are now becoming more creative than ever before, leading to an increase in enthusiasm for the medium within B2B circles. According to a recent study by LinkedIn, the majority of B2B marketers now view video as the most important and creative content format around. 62% of survey respo...

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Simple Builds Marketing Ops Platform On Microsoft Technology SIMPLE BUILDS MARKETING OPS PLATFORM ON MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY

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Apr 18, 2018

Simple will use infrastructure and platform technologies from Microsoft to further develop its Marketing Resource Management software. The Australian company has announced it will build its marketing ops tools atop the Microsoft Business Applications Platform. Simple’s Intelligent Marketing Pl...

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Are You Making These 5 B2B Marketing Mistakes? ARE YOU MAKING THESE 5 B2B MARKETING MISTAKES?

blog article

Apr 17, 2018

In his 1711 poem “An Essay on Criticism,” Alexander Pope declared, “To err is human; to forgive, divine.” While those sentiments serve us well in an assortment of situations, in the business-to-business (B2B) world, gaffes can make forgiveness a tad tough, as enterprises can ...

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How to Use LinkedIn in Your B2B Content Marketing Strategy HOW TO USE LINKEDIN IN YOUR B2B CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGY

blog article

Apr 16, 2018

Social media marketing is a core part of B2B content marketing. Utilized by 83 percent of marketers, it’s the most widely used content marketing distribution tactic. And what’s the most powerful social channel? By far, it’s LinkedIn for B2B content marketing. LinkedIn has built up ...

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LinkedIn survey finds 62 per cent of B2B marketers prefer video as an advertising format LINKEDIN SURVEY FINDS 62 PER CENT OF B2B MARKETERS PREFER VIDEO AS AN ADVERTISING FORMAT

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Apr 16, 2018

It turns out that almost two thirds of B2B marketers prioritise video over other creative formats. According to The Drum, LinkedIn ran a poll across the UK and Ireland between February and March 2018, and 62 per cent of 202 participants said that that they think video is the most important communica...

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Using Content Marketing to Target Customer Interactions USING CONTENT MARKETING TO TARGET CUSTOMER INTERACTIONS

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Apr 12, 2018

Trio of three dealership marketing expert set to explore how data and analytics drive content creation during panel discussion, “Using Content Marketing to Target Customer Interactions.” Built around the theme, “Intelligence Driven Marketing,” the 2018 Dealership Minds Summit...

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HOW TO LEVERAGE YOUR TECH STACK TO PROVE B2B MARKETING ATTRIBUTION HOW TO LEVERAGE YOUR TECH STACK TO PROVE B2B MARKETING ATTRIBUTION

blog article

Apr 12, 2018

Evaluating web traffic and funnel metrics in relation to specific inbound marketing campaigns will give you insight into the effectiveness of your strategy but what if you could assign a dollar value to your marketing efforts? The ability to accurately attribute revenue to different marketing initia...

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ADVANCES IN EMAIL TECHNOLOGY ARE DELIVERING TANGIBLE BUSINESSES BENEFITS ADVANCES IN EMAIL TECHNOLOGY ARE DELIVERING TANGIBLE BUSINESSES BENEFITS

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Apr 11, 2018

Email continues to be the most frequently used communication medium for businesses of all sizes and in all sectors. From a marketing perspective, it’s been shown that email marketing easily outperforms social marketing when it comes to conversions, by as much as six times! No wonder email infr...

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Four B2B Marketing Trends That Will Define 2018 FOUR B2B MARKETING TRENDS THAT WILL DEFINE 2018

blog article

Apr 10, 2018

Eighteen is the age of adulthood, so perhaps it’s fitting that in 2018 some major emerging trends in B2B marketing will start to show signs of maturation. Like 18-year-olds (who are still teenagers, after all), some of these trends will still be developing—but will also get on track to s...

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Why You Should Be Planning for ABM in 2019 WHY YOU SHOULD BE PLANNING FOR ABM IN 2019

blog article

Apr 10, 2018

Now that Q4 has hit, I’m sure your starting to ask, what lies ahead in 2019? Is account-based marketing part of the plan? If not, consider penciling it into your agenda. In the past few years, analysts, practitioners, and vendors alike have seen ABM not only work but work well. We’ve sum...

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Content Marketing Network Taboola blocks Crypto Ads CONTENT MARKETING NETWORK TABOOLA BLOCKS CRYPTO ADS

blog article

Apr 09, 2018

Taboola is a decade old content marketing network based out of New York City. They provide solutions for marketers and advertisers by recommending content to users based on what they read. This includes “Recommended for you” and “Related Articles” boxes on many sites where th...

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3 Content Strategy Lessons From Iconic Brands 3 CONTENT STRATEGY LESSONS FROM ICONIC BRANDS

blog article

Apr 05, 2018

Had you grown up in the New York metropolitan area some forty-plus years ago, you would remember Sy Syms. The commercials for his eponymous chain of off-price clothing stores ran on TV and radio night and day. According to Wikipedia: “At its height, the chain had 48 locations in thirteen state...

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How to Grow B2B Leads 385% with Digital Marketing HOW TO GROW B2B LEADS 385% WITH DIGITAL MARKETING

blog article

Apr 05, 2018

Vertical Measures first started working in digital marketing in 2004 and published one of the earliest books on content marketing in 2011. We’ve grown countless B2B websites into traffic and revenue powerhouses. HubSpot reports that B2B marketers that use blogs receive 67% more leads than thos...

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How to Measure the Effectiveness of Account-Based Advertising HOW TO MEASURE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ACCOUNT-BASED ADVERTISING

blog article

Apr 04, 2018

Digital Marketers Are Looking at Advertising Through an Account-Based Lens. How do you measure the impact of your digital advertising campaigns? Traditionally, B2B marketers have focused on direct response metrics like click-through rate, cost per thousand impressions, and cost per lead. While these...

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New ABM Research: Real Practitioners’ Experiences with Account-Based Marketing NEW ABM RESEARCH: REAL PRACTITIONERS’ EXPERIENCES WITH ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETING

blog article

Apr 03, 2018

By now, most B2B organizations have been exposed to the promise of account-based marketing (ABM) and have either adopted it, piloted it, or put it on their strategic roadmap. That’s why now is a good time to step back and reevaluate the strategy. Is ABM really working? If so, for whom? What&rs...

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ABM and MAP Will Make a Good Pair At Marketo 2018 ABM AND MAP WILL MAKE A GOOD PAIR AT MARKETO 2018

blog article

Apr 03, 2018

We love Marketo, Eloqua, all your major marketing automation platforms. You name it. These platforms are integral to our clients’ match stacks, alongside ABM and CRM. Here’s why: 1. Your MAP and CRM systems hold highly valuable data. Integrating with your first party contact books will o...

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5 POWERFUL LEAD GENERATION TRENDS YOU’LL SEE IN 2018 5 POWERFUL LEAD GENERATION TRENDS YOU’LL SEE IN 2018

blog article

Apr 02, 2018

Lead generation trends change often due to changes in buyer behaviors, the evolution of technology, and other industry factors. Keeping up with these trends is necessary if you want to attract qualified leads that you can convert into profitable long-term customers. The following is an overview of s...

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B2B Blogging Tips to Create Articles Your Audience Can’t Resist B2B BLOGGING TIPS TO CREATE ARTICLES YOUR AUDIENCE CAN’T RESIST

blog article

Apr 02, 2018

We’ve all been there, staring at a blank screen willing great blog topics into existence. The writing isn’t usually the hard part. It’s the idea generation that’s tough. Don’t worry, we’ve got a few easy-to-follow tips on how to build a calendar of delectable topi...

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The Frontier Series: Digital marketing and water technology THE FRONTIER SERIES: DIGITAL MARKETING AND WATER TECHNOLOGY

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Apr 02, 2018

Ari Kaufman is a leading innovator in digital marketing and water technology innovation. Hank Torbert, a founder of The Frontier Conference, interviews him on the state of the industry. Ari, you successfully led digital media startups, turnarounds, and early-stage growth companies for 20 years and h...

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HOW TO WRITE SUCCESSFUL TRADE SHOW MARKETING COPY HOW TO WRITE SUCCESSFUL TRADE SHOW MARKETING COPY

blog article

Apr 02, 2018

Marketing your business at a trade show is one of the most effective ways to promote your business, but only if it’s done right. Throughout a trade show, you’ll meet a variety of potential customers and clients, but you’ll be surrounded by competition, so you’ll need to make ...

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A five-step planning process for content marketers (with eight useful tools) A FIVE-STEP PLANNING PROCESS FOR CONTENT MARKETERS (WITH EIGHT USEFUL TOOLS)

blog article

Apr 01, 2018

I don’t doubt this approach has worked for some companies and people out there, but I often find that a lot of content marketing falters in the long term because of a lack of planning. A lack of planning means a lack of structure, and more than likely a lack of objectives. Not having these mea...

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LinkedIn Goes All-In On Video Marketing LINKEDIN GOES ALL-IN ON VIDEO MARKETING

blog article

Mar 29, 2018

Video has a proven track record of being the most efficient way to capture an audience’s attention on social media. LinkedIn made its first move a few months back, allowing users to share organic, native or uploaded videos on its platform. Individual creators have found video to be a great way...

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7 Essential Ingredients You Need in your Marketing Strategy 7 ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS YOU NEED IN YOUR MARKETING STRATEGY

blog article

Mar 28, 2018

A good digital marketing strategy is a bit like a recipe for your favourite dish. Each requires a combination of subtle flavours. A dash of this, a dollop of that. The ingredients you use should complement each other, and they should collectively produce something tasty, nutritious, and filling. You...

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Inbound Marketing for ISVs: Which Direction is Your Marketing Headed? INBOUND MARKETING FOR ISVS: WHICH DIRECTION IS YOUR MARKETING HEADED?

blog article

Mar 27, 2018

Inbound marketing can help ISVs attract more traffic to their websites and convert more site visitors to leads. With limited time, resources, and—let’s face it—patience, for marketing, you want to get the most significant return you can for the effort you put in. Marketing, like an...

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3 Important Inbound Marketing and HubSpot Services for B2B Companies 3 IMPORTANT INBOUND MARKETING AND HUBSPOT SERVICES FOR B2B COMPANIES

blog article

Mar 27, 2018

One of the major things that any company needs to keep in mind – no matter in what capacity they might be working in – is to find the best strategy possible that will help maximise the investment they’ve put into their marketing efforts, and help them reap the results required to s...

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Digital Marketing For Small Businesses DIGITAL MARKETING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

blog article

Mar 26, 2018

In today’s digital economy, social media is an essential part of the marketing strategy of businesses who intend to engage their customers and solicit feedback on their products and services. Due to the immense competition for the limited attention of patrons of social media platforms, the big...

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Digital Marketing Software Market Shows Robust Growth In Future DIGITAL MARKETING SOFTWARE MARKET SHOWS ROBUST GROWTH IN FUTURE

blog article

Mar 24, 2018

Digital marketing involves promotion of services or products through electronic media with the help of digital technologies such as search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), content marketing, data-driven marketing and e-commerce marketing, social media marketing, social media...

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Snapchat Usage and Advertising: A Marketer’s Guide to Maximizing Returns from Snapchat SNAPCHAT USAGE AND ADVERTISING: A MARKETER’S GUIDE TO MAXIMIZING RETURNS FROM SNAPCHAT

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Mar 21, 2018

Ever since Snap went public in March 2017, the company’s stock prices had been witnessing a steady decline. Throughout this phase, there was a clear sense of lack of growth for Snapchat. The numbers did not really have marketers drooling. Emarketer’s Snapchat Usage report for 2017 captur...

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Account Based Marketing: A practical guide to getting started ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO GETTING STARTED

blog article

Mar 21, 2018

Account Based Marketing is one of the biggest topics in marketing this year - a trend set to continue according to the results of B2B Marketing’s census at the end of 2017, which found that an overwhelming 80% of businesses expected their ABM activity to increase over the next 12 months. And i...

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Top 10 Social Selling Tools TOP 10 SOCIAL SELLING TOOLS

blog article

Mar 20, 2018

Social selling is a sales technique that leverages social networking sites to identify prospects, build relationships, and ideally, close more deals. Social selling is more than just a hot trend, it’s an essential part of the modern sales process. Consider these statistics (source).

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Getting intimate: 10 tips for personalising your ABM content GETTING INTIMATE: 10 TIPS FOR PERSONALISING YOUR ABM CONTENT

blog article

Mar 20, 2018

Personalising your content and campaigns could help you outsell your nearest competitor by 20 per cent. This is according to numerous studies and probably isn’t new news to you. And yet many organisations considering an ABM strategy are hesitant to conduct personalised campaigns because of cos...

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Five Reasons B2B Companies Should Not Ignore Social Media FIVE REASONS B2B COMPANIES SHOULD NOT IGNORE SOCIAL MEDIA

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Mar 18, 2018

If you operate a business-to-business (B2B) company and you're reading this article, chances are you're semi-convinced that social media just "doesn't work" for you. At the same time, you feel like the only kid who didn't get invited to the party of the year. Heck, it could...

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All new! B2B Marketing Automation Platforms Marketer’s Guide updated for 2018 ALL NEW! B2B MARKETING AUTOMATION PLATFORMS MARKETER’S GUIDE UPDATED FOR 2018

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Mar 16, 2018

The latest edition of MarTech Today’s “B2B Marketing Automation Platforms: A Marketer’s Guide” examines the market for B2B marketing automation software platforms and the considerations involved in implementing this software in your business. This 48-page report is your sourc...

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The best digital marketing stats we’ve seen this week THE BEST DIGITAL MARKETING STATS WE’VE SEEN THIS WEEK

blog article

Mar 16, 2018

A new study by Rakuten - which is taken from a survey of over 1,000 marketers from the US, UK, France, Germany and Asia-Pacific (APAC) regions - has revealed that marketers will waste on average 26% of their budget in 2018 on the wrong channels or strategies. From its analysis, Rakuten has also iden...

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Data Is Enabling Smarter Marketing, Says Datorama CMO DATA IS ENABLING SMARTER MARKETING, SAYS DATORAMA CMO

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Mar 16, 2018

Marketing intelligence sofware will become more mainstream in the next six to 18 months, argues Leah Pope, global CMO of martech company Datorama. “Marketing intelligence is a fairly new, emerging market. Marketing analytics has been around for a very long time but marketing intelligence is ki...

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Crafting a B2B Marketing Strategy With Flow in Mind CRAFTING A B2B MARKETING STRATEGY WITH FLOW IN MIND

blog article

Mar 15, 2018

I was first introduced to the concept of flow as we reworked our brand story. The brainchild of psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, flow is the engaged focus in an activity that brings an elevated level of enjoyment and fulfillment. The concept of flow technically consists of eight elements, but w...

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Five quick content opportunities for time-poor B2B marketers FIVE QUICK CONTENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR TIME-POOR B2B MARKETERS

blog article

Mar 14, 2018

B2B marketers can find it difficult to make time for content creation. You’re just as likely to be supporting business development activities or the latest big bid-writing exercise as you are planning the content calendar. I’ve put together some simple tips for time-conscious B2B content...

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These B2B Marketing Trends Will Override Others in 2018 THESE B2B MARKETING TRENDS WILL OVERRIDE OTHERS IN 2018

blog article

Mar 13, 2018

The rise of the digital era and especially, digital natives have revolutionized the way we communicate with each other and also, the way we do business. Why would B2B marketing be any different? With digital, B2B marketing can be more targeted and savvy marketers are improving their ROI on their mar...

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Fujitsu Explains What Makes a Great Account-Based Marketer FUJITSU EXPLAINS WHAT MAKES A GREAT ACCOUNT-BASED MARKETER

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Mar 13, 2018

Account-based marketing (ABM) has accrued a certain level of popularity among big-name brands over the past couple of years; but now, with the passing of time, it is now becoming evident that the marketing tactic certainly isn’t for everyone. Writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, Natalie Field...

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Is Your Marketing Strategy Stuck In The Past? IS YOUR MARKETING STRATEGY STUCK IN THE PAST?

blog article

Mar 13, 2018

There are lots of things that get better with age — wine, cheese, how you look in a monocle, etc. Unfortunately, your marketing strategy is not one of these things. On the contrary, unless you are constantly refreshing your approach and pursuing new tactics, you risk losing out on potential re...

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5 Proven Social Media Engagement Strategies for 2018 5 PROVEN SOCIAL MEDIA ENGAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR 2018

blog article

Mar 13, 2018

In the world of social media marketing, the word "engagement" gets thrown around a lot, but few brands actually know how to achieve it. Brands might pursue the low-effort game of tweeting, ‘gramming, feeding Facebook, and Linkedin-ing updates about products, services, and educational...

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Why your headlines are worth almost all your content marketing efforts (and how to improve them) WHY YOUR HEADLINES ARE WORTH ALMOST ALL YOUR CONTENT MARKETING EFFORTS (AND HOW TO IMPROVE THEM)

blog article

Mar 13, 2018

There was a part of me that used to think that people cared deeply about how good a piece of content looked, how it was written and what it had to say. I’m sure some people still do care about these things, but let’s not kid ourselves that they are a majority. My experience at various pu...

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TRENDS IN INBOUND MARKETING TACTICS TRENDS IN INBOUND MARKETING TACTICS

blog article

Mar 12, 2018

It's now nearly ten years since the concept of Inbound Marketing was coined by Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah as defined in their 2009 book; Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media and Blogs. It was later updated to be less narrowly focused on visibility and lead generation, wh...

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10 Easy Subject Line Tester Tools to Boost Email Opens 10 EASY SUBJECT LINE TESTER TOOLS TO BOOST EMAIL OPENS

blog article

Mar 11, 2018

Do you struggle to get prospects to open your emails? Is writing witty subject lines a little outside your comfort zone? Wish you had a magic tool to help you write better, more eye-catching subject lines, faster? Well, the good news is that such a tool exists. The better news is there are about 10 ...

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The GDPR may be good for inbound marketers, but it THE GDPR MAY BE GOOD FOR INBOUND MARKETERS, BUT IT'S NO EXCUSE FOR CRAP CONTENT

blog article

Mar 09, 2018

A marketing friend recently pointed out an observation: all the GDPR best practice guides are recommending the same thing. Namely, to go all in on inbound, content-led campaigns (so potential customers are willing to offer up their personal data). This sent a bit of a shiver down my spine because, a...

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HOW CAN MARKETING CONNECT WITH CUSTOMERS BETTER? HOW CAN MARKETING CONNECT WITH CUSTOMERS BETTER?

blog article

Mar 09, 2018

How can marketers better connect with people we hope will become our customers? Over the past year, I’ve been researching why there’s such a disconnect between marketing and customers so I can understand how to bridge that gap. Why? Because right now, the trust gap between marketers and ...

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8 KPIs Every Sales Manager Should Measure in 2018 8 KPIS EVERY SALES MANAGER SHOULD MEASURE IN 2018

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Mar 08, 2018

Sales managers -- and particularly field sales managers -- can often feel like they are trapped in a fog. Without a regular physical presence in the field, it’s difficult to keep tabs on their team and business operations. Instead, they rely heavily on their field representatives to be their e...

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A Recipe for Successful ABM featuring Craig Rosenberg A RECIPE FOR SUCCESSFUL ABM FEATURING CRAIG ROSENBERG

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Mar 08, 2018

Welcome to this edition of Modern Marketing Point of View. Today we hear from the incomparable Craig Rosenberg, Chief Analyst and Co-Founder at TOPO. Craig joins us to discuss what’s changing in demand gen, what is and isn’t working in marketing, and his recipe for account-based marketin...

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How to Perform a Competitive Analysis of Your Brand HOW TO PERFORM A COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS OF YOUR BRAND

blog article

Mar 07, 2018

Let’s find out how to perform a competitive analysis – and how you can use that information to your advantage. Why do you need a competitive analysis? Building a successful marketing plan requires knowing your customers and their pain points intimately. That is step one. And step two is ...

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Where to Start With Digital Marketing WHERE TO START WITH DIGITAL MARKETING

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Mar 07, 2018

Higher education communications professionals need to understand and apply digital marketing as part of their toolkit in order to stay relevant in a highly competitive marketplace. Digital marketing refers to the many ways you can reach and market to your target audiences through digital channels an...

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6 Ways to Consistently Crush Your Sales Goals 6 WAYS TO CONSISTENTLY CRUSH YOUR SALES GOALS

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Mar 07, 2018

Sales have never been a preferable profession by the majority, primarily because of a stigma attached to it and because most of your earnings are tied to how many deals you close. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of sales and related occupation is expected to grow only 3 perce...

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10 Reasons Influencer Marketing Campaigns Fail 10 REASONS INFLUENCER MARKETING CAMPAIGNS FAIL

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Mar 06, 2018

Is your micro-influencer program not living up to its potential? Any of the following ten reasons could be the culprit. Fortunately, there are easy ways to change all of them and put your micro-influencer campaign back on track. Seems simple, right? But finding the right influencers also means putti...

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Step-by-Step Guide to Content Marketing STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO CONTENT MARKETING

blog article

Mar 06, 2018

What do this campaign and this article have in common? They’re both examples of great content marketing, a strategy that has gotten a lot of buzz in the marketing world over the past few years. So…what exactly is content marketing? Let’s dive in.

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Stop Wasting Your Digital Ad Budget: Why Brands Are Gifting Influencers at Scale STOP WASTING YOUR DIGITAL AD BUDGET: WHY BRANDS ARE GIFTING INFLUENCERS AT SCALE

blog article

Mar 05, 2018

When leading British retailer MARKS & SPENCER sought to gain traction among American shoppers during the holiday season, the brand did not place a single advertisement nor did they run a traditional paid social campaign. With a fixed investment of $3,250 and a new mindset toward influencer marke...

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5 Mobile Marketing Innovations that You Can Use in 2018 5 MOBILE MARKETING INNOVATIONS THAT YOU CAN USE IN 2018

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Mar 05, 2018

Mobile devices have transformed how we consume content, making it essential that businesses that want to reach their target audience optimize their websites to respond to this trend. People now prefer to access the Internet on the go, and companies that don’t adapt to the fact that their custo...

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How to Increase Insurance Sales – Ideas & Strategies for Agents HOW TO INCREASE INSURANCE SALES – IDEAS & STRATEGIES FOR AGENTS

blog article

Mar 05, 2018

As an insurance agent, learning how to increase insurance sales is a top priority for your business. In fact, there is more pressure to do so now than ever before. A rather sobering data point from McKinsey & Co. suggests that one in four insurance agents will lose their jobs by the end of this ...

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Good to Great ABM Programs | Summary of Matt Senatore’s Research, presented at B2BMX GOOD TO GREAT ABM PROGRAMS | SUMMARY OF MATT SENATORE’S RESEARCH, PRESENTED AT B2BMX

blog article

Mar 02, 2018

Modeled after James Collin’s Good to Great, B2B research firm SiriusDecisions did its own research on high growth vs. zero growth companies to uncover what high growth ABM programs look like. ABM Research Director Matt Senatore delivered the results on stage at B2BMX 2018. 1. There’s wid...

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3 Ways ABM will Evolve in 2018 3 WAYS ABM WILL EVOLVE IN 2018

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Mar 02, 2018

ABM is a targeted marketing strategy where your marketing message is based on specific attributes of an account with a clear focus on personalized content that is relevant to your buyer’s persona. With ABM, instead of concentrating on lots of leads, you focus your sales and marketing resources...

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3 THINGS TO WATCH WHEN COMBINING ABM AND INBOUND MARKETING 3 THINGS TO WATCH WHEN COMBINING ABM AND INBOUND MARKETING

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Mar 02, 2018

We have spent the last decade building out inbound marketing programs and are huge advocates of this marketing strategy. We have also spent longer building account-based marketing campaigns. What excites us is the potential to expand those account-based marketing campaigns across larger and lar...

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8 Simple Ways To Save Money Marketing Your Business 8 SIMPLE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS

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Feb 28, 2018

As a small business owner, some of your biggest concerns are all going to be to do with money - “How much are you going to make?” “How much are you going to need to spend?” “How are you going to budget your money so that you don’t spend more than you’re maki...

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11 LinkedIn Experts Share their Best Unusual Hack for LinkedIn Marketing 11 LINKEDIN EXPERTS SHARE THEIR BEST UNUSUAL HACK FOR LINKEDIN MARKETING

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Through the years, LinkedIn continues to grow as a platform to generate quality leads for businesses. In fact, 80% of B2B leads come from LinkedIn, and fully 79% of B2B marketers say that Linkedin has been an effective avenue for lead generation. Whatever your business goals are, whether to have wid...

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Feb 26, 2018

Establishing a truly effective B2B marketing plan can be challenging in today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape. One day the gurus insist you need a PPC- and SEO-focused strategy, and within a week the focus has shifted to social media. Things move quickly, and with so much information out ...

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