Content Marketing Strategy: Are You Winging It?

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Creating B2B marketing content is a significant investment of time and money. That’s where your content marketing strategy comes in. What Is a Content Marketing Strategy? Think of it as the roadmap for your marketing campaigns. How to Develop a Content Marketing Strategy.

Big Data and Your Email Marketing Campaign

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Improving the way you harness and use big data will benefit your marketing strategy by helping you reach the right people at the best time with relevant content. E-mail remains at the center of the marketing mix for most businesses. Big Data and Email Marketing.

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How a Revenue Marketing Strategy Makes the Case for Marketing’s Budget

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In a survey of nearly 200 CMOs taken last year, the following question was asked – in what area of business leadership would you most like your influence to grow? Overwhelmingly, the most common answer was in the area of.

40 Marketing KPIs Your Team Needs to Track

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Key performance indicators (KPIs) serve as metrics that measure team-wide performance — and are great for digital marketing teams. In fact, 65% of B2B marketers use KPIs to measure their content performance. How Do I Track Digital Marketing KPIs?

Why Start With Marketing & Sales Alignment

Speaker: Molly Rigatti, Marketing Strategist at SmartBug Media

Before you plan your next sales kickoff or bottom of the funnel marketing campaign or any effort where sales and marketing are both on the hook for performance, you need to check in on your teams. Sales and marketing both oversee a very important part of the pipeline and revenue process for your organization. But that doesn’t mean they should function in silos. When building up your sales enablement program, think about the three “P”s—practicality, productivity, and profit—when defining responsibilities and facilitating communication between your teams.

A Guide To Identifying Your Target Market

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There’s a saying in marketing that goes, “if you’re targeting everyone, you’re targeting no one,” and for the most part, I agree with it. Before you can personalize any content or messaging, you need to identify your target market. How To Identify Your Target Market.

How To Use Personas For Better Marketing

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There’s little we do in the world of B2B marketing that doesn’t involve thorough planning. And How Can They Help Marketers? Now that we’ve established why you need buyer personas as a marketer, let’s get into the how. Understand Your Target Market.

How a Marketing Leader Relentlessly Drives Alignment With Sales

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Marketing leaders have faced numerous difficulties over the past year, but one challenge is not exclusive to just 2020—sales and marketing alignment.

How to Make Marketing Scientific

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How to Improve Communication Between Marketing and Sales

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In theory, your sales and marketing departments should be the best of friends. What if I told you that misalignment between sales and marketing technologies costs B2B companies 10% of revenue or more per year? Why is Sales and Marketing Communication Important?

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

What Is The Right Structure For Your B2B Marketing Team?

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Putting together a B2B marketing team kind of feels like assembling a superhero group. An essential step towards building this powerful pack is recognizing which areas in your marketing structure currently come up short. to marketing team structure. In-house marketing services.

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A Proven Planning Framework From Market-Leading CEOs

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Over the past several months, SBI’s latest research has unpacked how market-leading CEOs have responded to market disruption and how they approach planning for 2021.

How Swim Lanes Get Marketing, Sales Development, and Sales More Wins

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Hey, Marketing. B2B marketing and sales can use swim lanes to map and track their responsibilities — from qualifying marketing leads to closing deals. In other words, swim lanes are a way to align your sales and marketing teams. Marketing Swim Lane = One-to-Many.

“Land” Your Best Prospects with Landing Page Marketing

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Digital marketers invest in creating landing pages because of their higher conversion rates. Landing pages serve as a litmus test to digital marketing campaign success — you get to see who is interested in your content and how many. B2B Marketing Digital Marketing Lead Generation

Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers. In particular, the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role has created a new standard in marketing and has become a vital component of an organization’s success.

5 Marketing Attribution Trends for B2B Marketers

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It’s no surprise to see more and more marketers explore and invest in attribution modeling in 2019 and beyond. It’s imperative for marketers to understand their customers’ journey and the role that each touchpoint plays in an eventual purchase — and marketing attribution is the one tactic that helps them do so. In today’s blog post we take a look at the current state of marketing attribution, and the latest marketing attribution trends you should be aware of.

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NAICS Code Directory for Sales and Marketing Teams

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For B2B sales and marketing teams, having a 360-degree view of customers and prospects is key. Industry classification remains a foundational component to achieving ABM (account-based marketing) success. 4251 Wholesale Electronic Markets & Agents & Brokers.

The Winning Strategies of UC&C Market Leaders

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However, how are market leaders positioning themselves to be set. With the global shift to working from home, UC&C companies have witnessed a record amount of demand for their tools and services to carry on productivity away from the office.

Let’s Get Personal: B2B Marketing Personalization

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It’s one of the most talked-about trends in the marketing world. . Marketers—us included—continue to preach the importance of understanding your customers and delivering targeted, personalized campaigns based on what you know about them. What Is Personalization In Marketing?

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How to Drive Revenue Through Retention Marketing & Sales Enablement

Speaker: Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy

In a pandemic, it’s more important than ever to focus on retaining and expanding current customers. So, how can sales and marketing support the retention effort? Join Ruth Stevens as she dives into this fast-paced session and reviews the 7 key strategies for current customer marketing, to enable sales and expand customer value.

How much does email marketing software cost?

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Email marketing is still one of the best ways to reach potential buyers, build relationships with existing customers, and boost sales. According to Litmus , email marketing has an average ROI of 42X. Obviously, email marketing can make you a lot of money. Email Marketing.

Marketing Misconception

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Agile Marketing. When it comes to marketing, there is a common misconception that it’s just an art form or something that involves leisurely fun. Agile marketing is a tactical and strategic approach to marketing that is done within a strict time frame. Marketing

The B2B Marketer’s Holy Grail for Customer Marketing

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Joining us for today’s show is Jennifer Arnold, a marketing executive who knows a thing or two about generating revenue. Today’s topic is customer marketing and how to grow revenues from existing customers. Marketing Strategy Sales Strategy Video ABM Account Based Marketing b2b marketer b2b marketing b2b sales leaders customer marketing definitive guide holy grail of customer marketing jennifer arnold vice president of marketing vp of marketing

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Are Your Marketing Campaigns Agile Enough?

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Many CEOs often ask us while planning for 2020, “what’s the secret marketing sauce? What’s worked for your other clients when it comes to the marketing mix? What isn’t working?” ” And as most CMOs can agree, there’s no such thing.

Building Your Customer Education Brand: Using Customer Champions to Drive Widespread Program Adoption

Speaker: Natasha Husein, Product Marketing Manager, Clever

When you’re building a Customer Education program, your efforts will largely focus on content creation and strategy. In the midst of that development, it’s easy to overlook another core component of your program: marketing. In this webinar, Natasha Husein, Product Marketing Manager at classroom learning technology company, Clever, will present her strategy for branding Clever Academy, and creating customer champions that drive widespread program adoption across its broad user base.

6 Benefits Of A Social Media Strategy For Your Go-To-Market Strategy

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Social media has quickly become an integral part of any B2B marketing strategy, and when it comes to your go-to-market (GTM) plan, you’re missing a crucial part of the puzzle without it. What Is A B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy?

How a Marketing Leader Normalizes Outbound

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As a marketing leader, if you have ever thought about where your next new form of revenue is coming from, the answer is Outbound Marketing. Eric Quanstrom, CMO of Cience, joins us to discuss how Outbound is the new normal.

Leading a Legacy Company to Accelerate in Any Market Condition

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Legacy companies have been able to withstand nearly every possible economic condition over several decades, and yet even they have had to persevere through new challenges seen this year. However, companies like Hexagon PPM have not been around for over 50.

How a Marketing Leader Leverages Omnichannel

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As marketing leaders, it makes sense to explore multiple channels to reach your target audience. With so many options, it quickly becomes not only expensive but also difficult to manage. How do you decide which channels will be worth the.

Best Practices for Marketing Database Cleanse

Finding a vendor to cleanse and optimize your marketing database can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. Download the eBook to get the most out of your database cleanse and find an appropriate vendor for your B2B marketing objectives.

Announcing Nutshell Marketing: Design and send beautiful marketing emails directly out of Nutshell!

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Our team is proud to announce the release of Nutshell Marketing , an email marketing tool that lets you design beautiful marketing emails, send them to thousands of contacts at a time, and immediately track their impact—all out of Nutshell. Why Nutshell Marketing?

The 4 Pillars of Flawless Marketing and Sales Alignment

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As a native marketer, I’ve only been on the same wavelength with the sales team at one company and was always surprised (not so much anymore) about how marketing and sales teams do not get along well.

The CMO’s Guide to International Marketing

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The Top 5 Things to Consider When Marketing Overseas.

Lead Generation Marketing 101: How to Find Leads Your Sales Team Wants to Close

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All eyes are on you, Marketing Manager, to feed the sales team ready-to-close leads. Welcome to lead generation marketing. What is Lead Generation Marketing? Lead gen marketing is what businesses do to attract ideal customers. However, not all marketing leads are equal.

The Revenue Leader's Guide to Prospecting

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Sales & Marketing departments that work together guarantee higher acquisition, better nurturing, and more effective sales. Join Christopher Ryan for this insightful webinar, presenting the wide funnel lead nurturing model. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get your teams working together and your revenue performance optimized.

How to Optimize ROI From Revenue Marketing in 5 Steps

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Let’s face it – Don Draper and the Mad Men era didn’t do marketing many favors. Don Draper was a terrible boss and would have made a horrendous CMO. Even if you could get past his heavy drinking, the long.

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Marketing Productivity: Where Are You Wasting Time?

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But what does it mean to actually be productive when it comes to marketing? Obstacles to Marketing Productivity. Either way, there are a host of obstacles to marketing time management that can impede productivity. So, You Want to Improve Marketing Productivity?

SBI Advisory Board Learnings From Market-Leading CEOs

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As part of our advisory program, SBI recently held a virtual meeting comprised of an intimate group of market-leading B2B CEOs (public and private with market caps from $1B to 10B) to discuss current market challenges and opportunities for achieving.

Should Your Field Marketing Team Own a Number?

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Pick five non-marketing employees at random, and ask them what value your field marketing team brings to your organization. If you’re reluctant to do this exercise, it’s likely because you want to avoid blank stares and wild guesses that humble you.

How You Can Triple Your Results With a More Personalized, Empathetic Approach

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO and Founder of markempa

Marketing and sales feel pretty tricky right now. What worked before now feels out of touch, but have you made plans for how you'll continue to move forward? You've likely tried everything: expert recommendations, best practices, the latest tools, and automation. But your results are falling short. Here's the thing: All the automation tools, best practices, data analytics won't help get better results now until you master empathizing with your customers. In this webinar, you'll learn how to go beyond rational-logic based sales/marketing and adjust your sales enablement strategy to better understand how buyers feel so that you can connect and help them on their journey.