Top Marketing Trends for 2013

yMarketingMatters

As we reach the half way mark for 2013, I wanted to bring you updates on the top marketing trends this year, and what you should be incorporating into your marketing mix to give your marketing a boost. Mobile Marketing should be an integrated part of your marketing mix.

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Free white paper: key trends of 2013

Sherrilynne Starkie

Our whitepaper: Key trends of 2013 is our gift to you for the holidays. Click here to download your copy now to get the hard numbers behind the eight key trends of 2013: Powering events through social media. Marketing integration.

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5 Top Online Marketing Trends for the Rest of 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Whether you work in the b2b world, in non-profit marketing or with a brick-and-mortar retailer, you know that having the right online presence can bring even more customers to your organization. Mobile marketing will continue to grow. Guest post by Alice Jenkins of How2become.

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10 Digital Unpredictions for 2013

Direct Marketing Observations

With that said, I wanted to go with things that can truly occur in 2013. Look for that to be a growing option in 2013. marketers. Marketers will jump on this and snap a gamification piece onto data deletion. They become useless too in 2013.

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30 Remarkable Content Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing has become ubiquitous, with 93% of B2B marketers now using it. And it continues to expand: 82% of marketers plan to increase their budgets for content marketing in 2014. Which content marketing tactics are most popular? B2B Marketing Insider ).

18 of the Best Content Marketing Strategy Guides of 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing is a hot topic, primarily in the B2B world but increasingly in consumer marketing as well. And as noted here yesterday , 93% of B2B marketers are now using content marketing, with more than half calling it their biggest priority this year.

10 Ecommerce Predictions for 2013

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Thanks to smarter marketing, better technology and consumers speaking out, 2013 just might be the year we see a real shift in how close customers and companies can really get. It’s no longer an option for marketers—it’s a must-have.

12 (of the) Best Content Marketing Infographics of 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing is more than just text of course, and infographics have become one of the most popular non-text formats. How do infographics fit with other content marketing tactics? What are some of the best tools and resources to help marketers create compelling infographics?

Top Marketing Trends for 2013

yMarketingMatters

As we reach the half way mark for 2013, I wanted to bring you updates on the top marketing trends this year, and what you should be incorporating into your marketing mix to give your marketing a boost. Mobile Marketing should be an integrated part of your marketing mix.

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Successful Libya Build 2013 Highlights Potential For a Bright Future

Waxing UnLyrical

The recent Libya Build 2013 saw hundreds of foreign companies participating. So with Libya Build 2013 wrapped up, I decided to head off on a little desert safari. Successful Libya Build 2013 Highlights Potential For a Bright Future is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

Read the 2013 Speaker Report

SocialFish

On the Avectra blog , Deirdre Reid gives us an interesting summary of the new 2013 Speaker Report by Tagoras and Velvet Chainsaw. Speakers – both wannabes and professionals – should first check page 28 where you’ll find “Marketing Advice from Conference Professionals to Speakers.”

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14 of the Best Content Marketing Tips, Tactics and Techniques of 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing success starts with developing a strategy and roadmap, but the rubber hits the road with the execution of tactics (and measurement of marketing results to support continual improvement). So it is with Content Marketing Week. by Industry Market Trends.

103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

As the use of social media in marketing has become ubiquitous, marketers have turned their attention to making the use of business social media more sophisticated and strategic. Which content marketing tactics and formats are gaining or losing favor? B2B Marketing Insider ).

101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

As marketing becomes more data-driven, it’s vital to use data to keep up with trends, competitor strategies, and developments in your market. of all marketers love blog posts about marketing statistics. For example, 93% of marketers use social media for business.

2013: The Year For Women Business Owners

Firebelly

The Web.com and National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) of national survey of women business owners (WBOs) found a pervasive sense of economic optimism including a prediction by most WBO’s (85 percent) that more women will become entrepreneurs in 2013 than in past years.

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Three Random Thoughts on April 19, 2013

Waxing UnLyrical

I was out at the Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit (which was great), but it was also the day the week’s horrors in Boston came to a culmination … though none of us could have foreseen that. Boston_Police) April 20, 2013. Friday, April 19, was an interesting day.

21 of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides of 2013 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

The use of social media and social networks for marketing has rapidly advanced in the past few years from the “should I do it?” ” level to the current “how do I measure and optimize social media marketing efforts?”

102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity SMM

With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. The first step to improving digital marketing results is to understand the emerging trends and best practices.

2013 B2B Marketing Priorities [Study]

Cody Ward

Compiled by Software Advice CRM Analyst Ashley Verrill, the survey results show all the most popular marketing channels, as well as a breakdown of that information such as the channels that bring in the highest quality leads, the highest quantity leads, and the costs involved with these channels.

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Funny Business: The Best Digital Marketing Humor, 2013 Edition

Webbiquity SMM

One of the greatest aspects of being a marketer is that, in most professions, sitting around the office thinking up bad puns, penning snarky double entendres, or storyboarding cat videos would be considered goofing off. In marketing, that’s called “work.”

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Did You Miss? 22 MUST READS of 2013

SocialFish

Generally interesting stuff: Six Visual Solutions To Complex Digital Marketing/Analytics Challenges (Avinash Kaushik). The future of marketing isn’t just technology. “Google+ hangouts are the unsung heroes of digital marketing.

IMPORTANT: 2013 Nonprofit Engagement Data Management Study

SocialFish

We heard from 244 folks, primarily Marketing/Communications staff (42%), Fundraising/Development staff (15%), Executive Directors (13%), and IT Staff (10%). Check it out!!

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SEO in 2013: What to Expect

Idaconcpts

Here are a few SEO trends you can expect to see in 2013. Competition is good for the market – and your wallet. Every year Google increases its share of the search engine market, and every year Google adds more products to strengthen their grip. Expect this to continue in 2013.

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What every social media marketer should know about the 2013 FTC guidelines

SocialFish

Andy: Consumers should know when they look at something that it’s marketing. If your mom wouldn’t understand that a campaign is marketing, you have to ask yourself why you’re putting together something that would trick your own mother. Great video by Andy Sernovitz on the FTC Rules.

4 Technology Conferences to Create Your Traveling Schedule for 2013

Idaconcpts

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013. When and Where: Take a trip to glamorous Las Vegas, Nevada from January 8-11, 2013 in order to take in the more than 3,000 exhibitors showing off the future of technology at CES 2013. Technology Frontiers 2013.

The Top #Nifty50 Men Writers on Twitter for 2013

Webbiquity SMM

By Cheryl Burgess, originally published on the Blue Focus Marketing Blog. So without further ado, here are the 2013 #Nifty50 Men! Feel free to celebrate their achievement by dropping them a line on Twitter, and don’t forget to check out the Webbiquity blog for the 2013 #Nifty50 Women !

Top Social Media Campaigns in 2013

The Realtime Report

What were the best social media campaigns in 2013? 8 Brands That Played In The Realtime Marketing Superbowl: Which Was Your Favorite? : If the lights stay on this year, how will marketers make as much impact on social during the game? Oreo Cookie (@Oreo) February 4, 2013.

13 Nonprofit Marketing Changes to Make in 2013 [SLIDES]

SocialFish

13 Nonprofit Marketing Changes to Make in 2013 from Kivi Leroux Miller. A MUST READ slide deck from Kivi Leroux Miller. Enjoy. Implementation

Social Media Stats: The Best of 2013

The Realtime Report

Here’s a look at our top ten stats posts (ranked by traffic) from 2013, including Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram, Vine and plenty of influence marketing. Power Middle” Influencer Marketing Campaigns Drive 16x Engagement Of Paid Or Owned Media (March 20).

7 reasons I’m thrilled about AllFacebook Expo 2013

Firebelly

When: June 5, 2013. Each year MediaBistro hosts AllFacebook Expo which provides the world a deep look into Facebook innovations and issues impacting both social media and digital marketing.

Firebelly Is A 2013 TechPoint Mira Awards Finalist

Firebelly

Hard work does pay off because Firebelly has been nominated and selected as a Mira Awards finalist for Marketing Technology Excellence and Innovation. As noted earlier, Firebelly has been selected as a finalist for the Marketing Technology Excellence and Innovation award.

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4 Social Media Halloween Costumes for 2013

Bill Hartzer

Okay, it’s October 2013, and there isn’t a huge amount of time left before Halloween will be here. There are tons of office Halloween parties coming, and then there’s the opportunity to go trick or treating with your kids for Halloween.

Firebelly Goes To The 2013 TechPoint Mira Awards Gala

Firebelly

Saturday, April 20 was the 2013 TechPoint Mira Awards – Firebelly was named a finalist in Marketing Technology Excellence & Innovation category . To see the complete list of the 2013 TechPoint Mira Awards winners, click here: www.techpoint.org/mira.

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Behind the Brands: Oxfam Holds Big F&B Accountable

Waxing UnLyrical

Marketing Philanthropy Public Relations Shonali Burke accountability in business behind the brands international women's day 2013 IWD 2013 oxfam americaDo you know how your favorite brands measure up on the issues that matter to you?

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Happy #CMAD – 10 Articles You Should Read

Mindjumpers

The Community Manager Report 2013 [Infographic]. 4th Annual Community Manager Appreciation Day: Jan 28, 2013. Community Management 2013. How to Reach Social Success with Contextual Marketing.

Responsive Design is 2013?s Web Design Trend

Idaconcpts

In a May 2013 webinar, Peter Goodman, VP of Salesforce Marketing Cloud, discussed the current state of advertising in the social media space. So, this is why responsive design is 2013′s design trend. This is why responsive design is 2013′s web design trend.

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Top 3 Employer Review Websites Of 2013

Idaconcpts

Here are the top 3 employer review websites for 2013. These are the top 3 employer review websites of 2013. Business & Marketing employment sites job search job search tips top employment sites Searching for a good employment position is no easy feat.

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2013 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Internet Marketers

Kikolani

The following are the best sales for products I highly recommend for Internet marketers and bloggers! If you’re not getting the most out of your online marketer efforts, then investing in the right course may make the difference. Black Friday has arrived!

2013: The Rise of Customer Service Marketing (and Techipedia’s New Direction)

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The social media marketing landscape has changed in the past 3 years. Social media marketing still is incredibly important, yet difficult, for businesses to embrace. But I realize that the problem may go beyond any social media marketing strategist. Markets are conversations.

Infographic: B2B content marketing trends

Sherrilynne Starkie

Despite continued economic uncertainty, nearly half of B2B marketers plan to increase their marketing spend this year. Why Visual Content and Marketing Go Hand in Hand [Infographic]. Content Marketing Tips: 10 Tips and Tricks for Creating Content.

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Lessons from HubSpot’s State of Inbound Marketing Report

Webbiquity SMM

HubSpot last week released its 2013 State of Inbound Marketing report, this year weighing in at a massive 175 pages. But as always, the report is crammed with useful facts, interesting stats, and vital tips, tools and techniques for inbound marketing success.

comScore April 2013 Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

Think of this more as the “market share” for the search engine industry. In April 2013, Google’s web sites were still on top of the search market in the United States. In April 2013, Google had 66.5 percent market share–which is up 0.4 In April 2013, 68.5

12 (of the) Best Guides to Marketing on Pinterest of 2013

Webbiquity SMM

grow 125% in 2013? Find the answers to those questions and many more here in a dozen of the best Pinterest marketing guides of the past year. Albert Costill presents more than four dozen points to “convince you of the power of Pinterest” for marketing.