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5 B2B Marketing Strategies Your Business Needs to Use

The Realtime Report

5 B2B Marketing Strategies. With business-to-business (B2B), it’s important to use the right strategies to generate leads. That said, it’s still crucial to come up with a B2B marketing plan that makes you stand apart from the competition and gets you noticed.

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Going Mobile with B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

As I mentioned in my Top 10 predictions for 2010 – I think the Mobile Marketing in 2010 will become more mainstream. As a marketer I always like to play the “odds not the lottery&# and to me when you have a market of 3.3 So then it becomes a question of where to start with Mobile and I have been working on this for a while now incorporating Mobile into some of our campaigns. Tags: Advertising Buzz Marketing Mobile

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Going Mobile with B2B Marketing – Part II

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So in my last blog post – Going Mobile with B2B Marketing we discussed the basics of the mobile market and where to focus our attention as a B2B Marketers. I would say that if “ Content is King &# on the internet “ Context is Queen &# on mobile. With only 160 characters for a mobile message you better be on target 100% of the time. Why is Google Scared and What it means for B2B Marketing!

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10 Tips for Success with B2B Marketing on Twitter

Oktopost

Marketing is a critical function for a B2B organization of any size. Social media marketing has seen rapid growth, with Twitter following close behind LinkedIn as one of the top two most-used social media platforms for B2B marketers.

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Customer Marketing: The True B2B Game Changer

Oktopost

Many B2B businesses have nailed the lead generation and conversion parts of the sales cycle. That’s where customer marketing comes in. Customer marketing is becoming a necessity in the B2B world. What is Customer Marketing? Types of Customer Marketing.

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B2B Employee Advocacy Best Practices

Oktopost

Why Employee Advocacy Matters for B2B. It can take months for a B2B marketing team to build up a company’s presence and credibility online. This is exactly why employee advocacy is so powerful: your team is the key to unlocking the true potential of social media marketing.

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8 Tips by B2B Marketers for LinkedIn Lead Generation

Oktopost

Not a bad zinger, but here we are four years later and LinkedIn is widely acknowledged as an invaluable resource not just for headhunters and job seekers, but for marketers and sales professionals too. For B2B marketers, the importance of LinkedIn cannot be overstated.

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The Top B2B Marketing Trends for 2018 – A Meta-Analysis

Webbiquity SMM

Yet another post about 2018 B2B marketing trends? This piece compiles and analyzes the predictions of more than 100 B2B marketing professionals as published in 10 highly-ranked posts over the past month (best!). The predictions ranged from honing content marketing strategy (popular) to sales-marketing alignment (a bit old?) Here we go… Content Marketing Trends. ” — 2018 Trends: B2B Marketing , Edelman.

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How To Grow Your B2B Social Media ROI In 2023?

Keyhole.co

Social media is quickly becoming the go-to method medium for B2B marketers looking to promote their business. In fact, a study by the International Data Corporation found that 75% of B2B buyers use social media to make purchasing decisions. Blog Social Media Marketing

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33 Thought-Provoking B2B Social Media and Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

As noted in the 2016 B2B Marketing Trends report , B2B marketing strategies and practices are in the midst of significant change, driven by new technologies and evolving buyer expectations for more “consumer-like” experiences. These changes are affecting tactics, budgets, messaging, and metrics as illustrated in the compilation of B2B marketing facts and statistics below. B2B marketing budgets are shifting to digital and social.

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Common B2B Marketing Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Oktopost

Over the years, B2B marketing has evolved significantly and continues to do so at such a rapid pace. Marketing automation for business has also become a thing, with experts providing customizable and powerful solutions, so marketing goals are easier to attain.

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The Essentials of B2B Search Marketing

Oktopost

If you’ve ever gone searching for information on the internet about a product you were interested in buying, you’ve replicated one of the critical parts of the B2B customer purchasing journey. As a result, having an effective Search Marketing strategy is more important than ever.

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How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Despite its uncertainty in the stock market, Facebook continues to be an excellent way to connect with your client base and potential customers. This struggle is even more difficult for business-to-business (B2B) marketers, who feel so lost trying effectively target business professionals on Facebook that they only put in half the effort or abandon the platform completely. You don’t have to rely on Facebook’s marketing tools to build a loyal following.

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11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way. So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for B2B Marketers next year? Here are 11 concrete ways I think the environment in which B2B Marketers operate will evolve in 2011. Mobile it totally optin and you need to start building your mobile optin list now.

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10 Best B2B Webinar Platforms for 2021

Oktopost

So many B2B deals closed, and so many connections made. Back in the B2B world, companies are increasingly shining a spotlight to online lead generation and engagement. So what exactly is a webinar, and why are they so crucial to your B2B strategy in 2021?

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Why Great B2B Marketing Comes Down to People and Math

Oktopost

Want to hear more from renowned B2B marketing leaders? How do you differentiate great marketing from BS? Gone are the days when Chief Marketing Officers oversee advertising, lead brand management and take charge of market research.

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Nine Winning Digital Marketing Strategies From The B2B World

Webbiquity SMM

According to recent research from Forrester, digital marketing spend in the US will reach $120 billion by 2021. Spread over paid search, video marketing, social media and other online channels , digital is expected to account for more than 46% of all advertising in the next five years. But what does this mean for brands, especially B2B vendors, that have traditionally relied on more conservative means of attracting their audiences? Did anybody say B2B is boring?

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Lead Ads vs. Landing Pages: 7 Reasons Why B2B Marketers Should Make the Switch

Oktopost

Unlike landing pages, Lead Ads take a mobile-first approach to increasing conversions. Here are 8 reasons why B2B marketers should make the switch. B2B Marketing Facebook Lead Generation LinkedIn Social Media Strategy

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4 Fresh Trends in B2B Social Campaigns

Convince & Convert

Meanwhile, B2B marketers sat on the sidelines waiting for social campaign technology to deliver against their more sophisticated needs. In the B2B space, having people follow you is not enough. For B2B marketers, the promise of social is user data, and first generation social campaign technologies just weren’t delivering. To meet these new objectives, B2B marketers are applying new approaches to social campaigns.

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3 Ways Mobile Insights Are Informing Online and Offline Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Customer Experience Mobile. It’s predicted that shoppers around the world will have purchased about $119 billion worth of goods and services through their mobile phones by 2015. Which means, as a sales channel, it will either supplement or replace other marketing platforms—namely, brick-and-mortar store locations, online stores like Amazon and eBay , and/or standalone ecommerce sites. So how can mobile consumer data improve sales and marketing efforts?

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7 B2B Copywriting Strategies That Convert

Oktopost

For B2B marketers, the cornerstone of any successful campaign is having effective, engaging content. Content marketing in this way isn’t a new idea, nor is it revolutionary, but there’s one crucial element to doing it successfully – actually writing the words.

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Going Mobile – Vital Tips for B2B Digital Marketing Success

Buzzlogix

Achieving B2B mobile marketing success in today’s digital economy means marketing a mobile experience. This includes both mobile-friendly websites and mobile apps. Based on recent business trends , you might be thinking that mobile marketing is really something that will only benefit B2C companies, but this is incorrect. The reality is that you can’t let B2B mobile marketing opportunities pass you by.

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Top B2B Brands on Social Media

Social Media Strategies Summit

With its ability to get in front of a wide array of consumers, social media may be the darling of retail and B2C brands, but it is increasingly difficult for ANY business to ignore the power of social media marketing. 1 Hubspot is a Resource for Marketing Decision Makers.

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B2B Marketing Stats from HubSpot’s Marketing Data Box

Webbiquity SMM

HubSpot last week released the Marketing Data Box , a 3.4 megabyte, 65-slide data dump of marketing facts and statistics from a variety of sources. Here are some of the most interesting observations for B2B marketers: Slide 10: B2B magazines continue to struggle. While print in general has taken a beating over the past decade, B2B publications have been particularly hard hit, leading to speculation about the future of B2B trade magazines (content marketing?

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Book Review: The B2B Social Media Book

Webbiquity SMM

With The B2B Social Media Book: Become a Marketing Superstar by Generating Leads with Blogging, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Email, and More , authors Kipp Bodnar of HubSpot and Jeffrey L. Cohen of Salesforce Radian6 have literally written the book on social media best practices for B2B marketers. The opening chapter, “Why B2B is Better at Social Media than B2C,” helpfully lays the groundwork for the book with two key sections.

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The Absolute Guide to B2B Advertising on Quora

Oktopost

Nowhere is this more true than in B2B marketing, where buyers aren’t (as) swept up by trends and viral ads. B2B buyers are increasingly using social media and user generated content to research their major purchases. This presents B2B marketers with a new playground.

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2018 Content Marketing Trends, Predictions + Editorial Calendar Template

Pam Moore

Content marketing in 2018 is going to hit a new dimension of importance, organization and integration. Smart and savvy marketers know the days of throwing social spaghetti at the wall and hoping it sticks are over and done. If you are ready to once and for all see a real return on your investment in social media and digital marketing you need to look deeper than the follows, clicks and retweets. 2018 content marketing trends, statistics and predictions.

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20 Brilliant B2B Marketing and Digital Business Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

B2B marketers today certainly live in “interesting times” (in the sense of the not-actually-Chinese curse ). While search, social media, ecommerce and content marketing have dramatically altered the roles of buyers and sellers, a number of traditional channels (that is, pre-dating millennials) remain highly effective. Image Credit: B2B Marketing Insider. 55% of B2B buyers say they search for product/vendor information on social media.

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Why Social Media Matters for B2B Vendors

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing has clearly been embraced by consumer brands. B2B marketing executives, however, tend to be a bit more skeptical. Though adoption is increasing, many b2b marketers still question the true effectiveness of social media for reaching business buyers. B2B products and services don’t generally make the same kind of emotional connection with buyers that consumer brands do, and tactics that work for b2c marketers (e.g.

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How to Use Instagram to Drive Traffic to Your B2B Website

Webbiquity SMM

A lot of B2B marketers make the mistake of thinking their brand has no place on Instagram. They dismiss this photo-sharing platform as a tool to engage with their market simply because they believe their consumers, who all happen to be companies, corporations, and other businesses, aren’t on this particular social medium. One of these tools is Instagram ads, which ultimately boosts your content to ensure views among your target market of choice.

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How to Hire and Partner with a Social Media Marketing Agency for Maximum Success and ROI

Pam Moore

Hiring a social media marketing agency is a big decision. Same goes for a digital marketing or branding agency. Unfortunately many business and marketing leaders think they can quickly hire a social media agency to generate some fast buzz and a viral video. They need to understand your target market, existing customers, competition, branding and messaging architectures and much more. Need some help with social media marketing?

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CheatSheet: 4 Mobile Ad Platforms That Work

Convince & Convert

Whether your brand is B2B or B2C, marketing to your consumer is becoming more and more difficult, fragmented, and sophisticated. Because of media fragmentation as well as the on-the-go nature of today’s consumers, it is important to leverage all mediums possible to reach your target audience, including mobile. As mobile devices become more widely adopted by the minute, brands are turning their sights to mobile media as a new delivery channel.

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The Human Side Of B2B Social Network For Business

Social Media Marketing

With the increasing competition in the market, successful social media campaigns have become a powerful tool as it gives companies quality leads and produce higher ROI. Yet many of the B2B companies have declined to accept its importance in the market as they think that it has nothing to offer. Furthermore, social marketing come up with some real time interest that always prove to be a game changer for the B2B business.

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Why it’s easier for B2B to measure content marketing

Convince & Convert

This is the seventh in a series of videos culled from an interview about content marketing I did with Terry Foster of Cision Canada. to read my ebook on the 4 types of content marketing metrics, go up to the top left of this page and click on the “+” for ebooks and select the “Field Guide to Content Marketing Metrics” ~ jay) Terry: How do you think companies who don’t have dedicated resources can create branded content?

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Are You Making These Costly Holiday Mobile Mistakes?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Customer Experience eCommerce Mobile. And if you’re a retailer, hopefully you haven’t just primed your in-store and online offers, but your mobile presence as well. population are avid mobile Internet users, according to 2011 U.S. If we put two and two together, it’s safe to say it’s going to be a busy holiday season for eTailers, and their mobile sites will be no exception. Are you planning the same for your mobile site?

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What Is KakaoTalk? The Mobile Messaging App on the Rise

Hootsuite

Not only is KakaoTalk safe, but it might be essential in your digital marketing plan. It’s a free mobile service that offers text messaging, voice and video calls, group chats and more. Your KakaoTalk marketing campaign might extend far beyond South Korea.

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A Strong Foundation For B2B Marketing

Twist Image

I do not believe that there is a huge difference anymore, when it comes to marketing. B2B and B2C used to be very different and complex beasts. While the complexity has not changed, both B2B and B2C really do have an entirely new way to think, communicate and connect with prospective clients (thank you, digital!). Because there are so many of them, it's no longer B2B or B2C, but rather how each business builds their own, unique, defendable, marketing empires.

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Why is Google Scared and What it means for B2B Marketing!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

At a recent dinner with a buddy of mine from Microsoft (who helped launch Bing) – I learned a lot more about the search market and a very important trend that can effect the future of B2B Marketing. If you look at the share of mobile search that the Google app has it is minuscule compared to their share of the browser based search market. OK so what does this mean to B2B Marketers?

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7 Strategies for Integrating SMS Marketing in Social Media Campaigns

Oktopost

Most brands run their marketing campaigns on different channels in silos. Delivering a seamless customer experience can be challenging if internal marketing teams are siloed and fail to communicate and align all their marketing content to a single goal. B2B Marketing

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Want More Content Marketing ROI? Stop These 8 Bad Content Marketing Habits Now!

Pam Moore

Content marketing ROI. Every marketer is talking about it. Most marketers know how to throw content marketing up on an Instagram or Facebook virtual wall. ” Or “what was the ROI on your last content marketing campaign?” Developing content that actually helps you achieve your business and marketing goals requires more planning, knowledge and effort. Maybe you are falling to some lazy content marketing tactics without even knowing it?

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87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. Increase use of video marketing? Marketing Pilgrim ). 90% of marketers now use social networks in their marketing efforts, but growth has plateaued; the figure was 89% in 2011. 91% of experienced social marketers see improved website traffic due to social media and 79% are generating more quality leads. Earnest B2B ).

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How to Uncover a B2B Brand Voice That Isn’t Boring

Convince & Convert

The B2B world can feel quite stiff sometimes. And while we all technically know that it doesn’t have to be that way, we find ourselves defaulting to that stiffness within our marketing, over and over again. They’re just as tired of the B2B business-sounding stiffness as you are. I’ve become really good at decoding B2B speak, but even I’m not sure what that means.). This kind of wording sounds more like something you’d look for if you wanted to get a mobile app created.

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Seven Essential Digital Marketing Tips for 2021 (And Beyond)

Webbiquity SMM

Nearly every business has a digital marketing strategy, whether documented or not. High-performance digital marketing campaigns are a mix of proven strategies that yield results and a deep understanding of the market landscape. Content is at the core of digital marketing.

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