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  • YMARKETINGMATTERS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2013
    [Marketing] Top Marketing Trends for 2013
    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. SoLoMo Marketing Takes Center Stage. Marketing Must be Integrated. Marketing efforts should be consistent and complimentary on both mobile devices and desktops, online and offline.
  • PUZZLE MARKETER  |  THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012
    [Marketing] SMS Marketing Trumps Social Media Marketing [Infographic]
    What does this mean for marketers? SMS and MMS are powerful marketing tactics that can get your message directly to your audience and more importantly, they’ll see it. Content Marketing Mobile Marketing broadcasting facebook google mms mobile narrowcasting pinterest sms twitter
  • YMARKETINGMATTERS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2012
    [Marketing] 8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan
    What a year was 2011 for social media and marketing! I watched and experienced first-hand the marketing and social media landscape change, consolidate, focus, develop and evolve all at the same time. As I’ve said before, social media needs to be INTEGRATED into your overarching marketing plan. But social media is a powerful marketing medium that MUST be used in your marketing tactics today. And other important marketing tactics must not be ignored either.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2016
    [Marketing] 20 Tremendous Digital Marketing Stats and Facts
    Digital marketing budgets continue to rise, often at the expense of offline advertising spend. But digital marketers must continue to evolve practices as they strive to make their content an asset, rather than an annoyance, to prospective buyers. As a consequence, digital marketing budgets are predicted to increase by double-digit percentages this year, with the Internet becoming the largest medium for advertising in 2016—ahead of TV. 5 General Digital Marketing Stats.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2012
    [Marketing] Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011
    In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. Many loyal readers have checked in on the newsletter throughout 2011 to get both evergreen content , the content that typically embraces these monthly updates, in addition to something completely new, monthly digital trends – the stuff you use for presentations and proposals, for arguing that social media and online marketing does have a firm place in today’s landscape.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2011
    [Marketing] Making Marketing Agility Cool
    Chief Marketing Officers take pride in being the trendsetters around the corporate corral – the arbiters of hip, the sharpest dressers, the consummate gadgeteers. Each year the Marketing team works hard to distill consumer insights into planning documents that will guide its programs in the months ahead. Good creative will always be important in marketing. Related posts: Marketing needs to be more Adaptive!
  • PAMORAMA  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2012
    [Marketing] Inbound Marketing vs. Outbound Marketing [Infographic]
    Marketing communication as a two-way dialogue emerged in response to these changes in behavior. People no longer rely solely on TV/newspaper/magazine ads, billboards, direct mail, email, banner ads, and other traditional outbound marketing channels to learn about new products. [.]. Advertising Marketing Social Media Social Media Marketing Inbound Marketing Infographics Social media marketing
  • PUZZLE MARKETER  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2012
    [Marketing] Interesting Marketing Trends of Small Businesses [Infographic]
    What are the most used marketing tactics used by small businesses? Website Marketing Email Marketing Print Advertising Social Media Online Advertising Event Marketing What are the most used social media sites used by small businesses? View the Small Business, Big Impact marketing infographic below: Via: Bolt Insurance.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2014
    [Marketing] 14 Brilliant B2B Marketing Strategy Guides
    Much has been written about how the internet in general, and the explosion of content marketing in particular, has changed the nature of b2b marketing. How should b2b marketers adjust their strategies to keep up with this evolution? Which long-held beliefs of b2b marketers need to be discarded? What do elite marketers do well that their more average counterparts don’t? How To Market For the Top Four B2B Business Growth Strategies by g2m Solutions.
  • PUZZLE MARKETER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014
    [Marketing] The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem
    For maybe the first time in history, there is a surplus of technology and strategy to help advance both sales and marketing of a business, while at the same time a lack of resources and understanding to utilize it to its fullest capacity. That’s not to say that marketers are less educated or qualified, it’s just that they have become over specialized and often don’t pull back to see the larger picture. Does the CRM or Marketing Automation tool host landing pages?
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2016
    [Marketing] 33 Thought-Provoking B2B Social Media and Marketing Stats
    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. Direct Marketing ).
  • PAMORAMA  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2013
    [Marketing] 120 Marketing Tactics for Blogs
    Part of a good content marketing strategy, blogging helps you position yourself as an expert in your area. . Content marketing consists of producing and publishing information that builds trust and authority among your ideal customers. The steps below will help you create a content marketing strategy for your blog that ensures that you will reach your goals. Are you trying to attract a particular target market? Use marketing tactics to create visibility .
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2016
    [Marketing] Agile Marketing in B2B
    Agile marketing increasingly is being recognized as a powerful key to content effectiveness. Breaking news creates windows of opportunities, but only if marketers are quick and smart enough to take advantage of them. On topic of agile marketing is what some have called newsjacking, which means responding quickly to news items of the day. But professional service firms often impose inherent drags on marketing response. Market trigger : We knew that the U.S.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2012
    [Marketing] How to Select an Interactive Marketing Agency
    Check out his earlier posts on How to Hire Your Social Media Marketing Partner and How to Hire Your SEO Partner. It’s very difficult for small and mid-size firms to select the right interactive marketing agency — as evidenced by how often agencies get fired, and how frequently client-agency relationships subsist at a low level of productivity and mutual satisfaction. 25 Key Criteria for Choosing a Marketing Agency. Marketers know how to talk the talk.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014
    [Marketing] 7 Skills New Marketers Need to Succeed
    Checkout Formstack ’s new infographic on the “7 Skills Marketers Need to Succeed.” They studied the trends and crunched the numbers to help digital marketers prioritize their goals. You might be surprised by which marketing skills are worth developing. Innovation Marketing Personal Branding The industry is constantly changing and it can be a challenge to keep up. How can you tell the difference between the skills that are necessary and those that are just hype?
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013
    [Marketing] How to Measure Content Marketing Success
    With more than 90% of companies now doing some form of content marketing , the logical question is: how do you know if you’re doing it well? In terms of “how” to measure success, CMOs utilizing a sophisticated web presence optimization framework for maximizing content marketing results will likely embrace tools for measuring competitive multi-channel marketing metrics —not just “are we making progress?”
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2014
    [Marketing] 23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides
    Though the use of social media and social networks for marketing is now nearly ubiquitous, and 78% of companies have dedicated social media teams, many marketers sill struggle with certain aspects of social marketing, such as formalizing strategies and measuring results. What trends and changes in social media do marketers need to stay on top of? How are social media marketing best practices evolving? How can marketers make the best use of visual content?
  • SAYING IT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
    [Marketing] Marketing Automation: Is Your Business Ready?
    So it’s that time of year where businesses go about trying to account for their 2015 marketing budgets. Ad Age’s “Fact Pack” revealed that many businesses are spending a significant amount of their marketing dollars on marketing automation (see chart)- no doubt a direct response to increased pressure to connect content marketing efforts with ROI. The post Marketing Automation: Is Your Business Ready?
  • PUZZLE MARKETER  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2013
    [Marketing] 2013 B2B Marketing Priorities [Study]
    Towards the end of 2012, Software Advice , CMO.com , and Eloqua teamed up to ask marketing professionals their priorities in 2013.The study titled B2B Demand Generation Benchmark Surve y, gives marketers a complete view of the current status of the marketing sphere as well as a look at what’s to come. Other results include the effectiveness of using marketing automation technology and how much companies plan to spend on marketing in 2013.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2014
    [Marketing] 104 Fascinating Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 (and 2015)
    Looking at marketing surveys and studies from the past year, a few trends are clear, among them that buyers are firmly (and increasingly) in control of the purchase cycle. In response, marketers are producing an increasing amount and variety of content to support all stages of the decision process. And although digital is taking an increasing share of marketing budgets, the move to online is paradoxically making some old-school tactics even more valuable. Target Marketing ).
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014
    [Marketing] Pinterest Marketing for B2Bs
    Traditionally viewed as a hot spot for product retailers for most of its history, Pinterest has been virtually ignored by B2B companies looking to reach their target market. Follow the tips below to increase the potential of your Pinterest B2B marketing strategy. The more visual appeal, the better, especially in the world of B2B marketing. Last month, Tailwind, a Pinterest analytics and marketing suite announce the release of a new product – Discover.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2015
    [Marketing] 14 Dazzling Digital Marketing Stats and Facts
    Digital marketing activities and budgets are growing, because they have an impact: more than half of all employed adults say that “digital media has changed the way they work.” ” The ability to analyze the vast amounts of data generated by digital marketing activities, and translate that analysis into digital marketing strategies and tactics, will be key skills for marketers in the next decade. Marketers in the U.S. B2B Marketing Insider ).
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2011
    [Marketing] Is SMS Marketing Still a Viable Strategy?
    Experienced marketers will tell you that customers are much more likely to respond to campaigns that engage them on a personal level. The marketing strategy must be relevant and timely while meeting the customer’s individual needs. In terms of rate of response, the simple SMS dominates the market. It can add real value to a marketing strategy and continues to grow with the decline in consumer spending. Calls to Action’ are essential within marketing texts.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
    [Marketing] 52% of B2C Marketers Plan To Increase Social Marketing Budgets in 2013
    The vast majority – 70% – of B2C marketers are moderately to highly engaged in social media, followed closely by 63% of B2B marketers, according to Webmarketing123′s new “ State of Digital Marketing 2012 Report.” The report examines lead generation, marketing budgets, and measurement of ROI for both B2B and B2C marketers using social media in the US. B2B and B2C marketers are spending their social media budgets in different ways.
  • PAMORAMA  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2013
    [Marketing] 8 Free Content Marketing eBooks
    Become a better content marketer with these free resources. Content marketing — the creation and sharing of content to promote a product or service — should be a primary focus of your marketing activities. If you’re planning to implement a new content marketing initiative or refine your current program, it can be challenging to gather ideas to meet your goals. 100 Content Marketing Examples (Content Marketing Institute).
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014
    [Marketing] The Missing Link Between Media and Marketing
    It’s apparent that there’s a missing vital component in the quest to modernize marketing. Today’s marketing organizations are aggressively modernizing, automating and adding more digitally centered marketing tactics as they focus on their mandate to discover prospects and create new customers. We are not connecting that media investment, the prospects generated, nor their data, with our marketing systems and processes.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2013
    [Marketing] 18 of the Best Content Marketing Strategy Guides of 2013
    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. The first step toward content marketing success begins with (or at least should begin with) creation of a content marketing strategy. Content Marketing Strategy Guides. by GO Marketing.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2013
    [Marketing] 12 (of the) Best Content Marketing Infographics of 2013
    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? Infographics About Content Marketing. Infographic: How to make your online content more interesting by leaderswest Digital Marketing Journal. Pam is a content marketing rockstar.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Marketing] 88% of Digital Marketers Consider Realtime Marketing Critical To Their Efforts
    Three-quarters of marketers are using realtime marketing, and 41% have included realtime marketing in their 2014 budgets, according to a new survey from realtime web personalization platform Evergage. The vast majority – 88% – of respondents consider realtime marketing important to their 2014 plans. The top benefits of realtime marketing [Evergage survey] So what does realtime marketing really mean to marketers?
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2015
    [Marketing] Five Intriguing Inbound Marketing Stats [Infographic]
    Inbound marketing is fundamentally about making your company’s website an active component of the sales process rather than static “brochureware.” The most successful marketers though are likely combine both approaches in a coordinated manner. It explains inbound tactics and benefits, and provides several intriguing facts and statistics about inbound marketing, such as: • 85% of marketers now state they are using inbound marketing practices. •
  • PAMORAMA  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2013
    [Marketing] 7 Steps to Successful Content Marketing [Infographic]
    Content marketing is a way of communicating with your customers and prospects without pitching your products or services. . Also known as inbound marketing , content marketing is non-interruptive. It is the opposite of interruption marketing, also known as outbound marketing , a traditional method of product promotion which interrupts a person’s flow of activity to grab their attention and tell them about what they should buy.
  • PAMORAMA  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2013
    [Marketing] The Role of Color in Marketing [Infographics]
    Marketers in general understand the need for consistency in color and design. Branding Marketing Social Media Marketing Social media marketing Use the right colors to increase brand recognition and drive purchasing. It’s more important than ever for brands to project their value. But it’s also vital to move beyond the standard logo and tagline and take a holistic approach to evoking emotions among [.].
  • PAMORAMA  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012
    [Marketing] Timing Your Social Media Marketing
    Social media marketers always wonder when the best time is to post on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and the myriad of other social platforms for optimum customer engagement. It offers valuable insights for marketers who are trying to fine-tune their social outreach efforts. Argyle Social produced this great infographic which distills the content from the webinar into a visual representation everyone can understand: Facebook Infographic Marketing Slides Social Media Twitter
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2015
    [Marketing] 20 Brilliant B2B Marketing and Digital Business Stats and Facts
    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. Get more inspiration from these 20 B2B marketing and digital business stats and facts.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013
    [Marketing] B2B Marketing is Becoming More Like B2C Marketing – Or is it?
    B2B marketing has traditionally been viewed (correctly) as much different from the promotion of consumer products. Image Credit: Lydia’s Marketing Blog. The study suggested however that the emulation of B2C marketing practices by their B2B counterparts may go beyond ecommerce, however. So, are B2B marketers really adopting B2C practices? 4 Areas Where the Consumerization of B2B Marketing Applies… Entertaining content.
  • UNSPOKEN  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2012
    [Marketing] Strategic Marketing of Managing Expectations
    ” Let’s try to apply this wisdom to Product Marketing and Marketing Strategy. For example, your company expects a product to generate specific and positive cash flow over a period of its life, and your customers expect the product to reliably perform functions you have promised them in your marketing communications. Taking Multi-Dimensional Marketing to Next Level. Fitting The Social Media Cube into a Round Marketing Strategy.
  • YMARKETINGMATTERS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2014
    [Marketing] Best Tips for Successful Social Media and Digital Marketing in 2014
    Social media and digital marketing are going to grow even stronger in 2014. With my first hand experience working with so many businesses, I am giving you my most important social media and digital marketing tips that will help you increase your online footprint, exposure and bottom line in 2014 for your business. And to make things even harder, social media and online marketing are becoming more complex and are overlapping more than ever – as you will see below.
  • PUZZLE MARKETER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2014
    [Marketing] 9 Steps to Digital Marketing Greatness [Infographic]
    The post 9 Steps to Digital Marketing Greatness [Infographic] appeared first on Puzzle Marketer. Content Marketing Email Marketing Lead Generation Mobile Marketing Online Advertising Paid Search Search Engine Optimization Social Media This guide exists to help you understand, build, and eventually maintain a powerful, integrated online presence.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
    [Marketing] 21 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Guides
    marketers have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. On the other, marketers don’t “own” their presence on Facebook, consumers continue to have privacy concerns about the site, and Facebook is constantly making changes to its interface and other functionality, including recent modifications that have drastically reduced organic reach for brands. What can SMB marketers learn from the biggest brands on Facebook? Best Facebook Marketing Guides.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013
    [Marketing] 33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips
    Content marketing represents the most fundamental and widespread rethinking of marketing practices in decades. Unlike other modifiers attached to the discipline (consumer marketing, b2b marketing, trade show marketing, digital marketing), the term “content marketing” doesn’t describe an audience, tactic, or channel, but rather a completely different approach to marketing. Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013
    [Marketing] Why Pull Marketing Works
    There are two ways that small businesses go about marketing online. Push Marketing is when you push yourself in front of your prospects and offer them a come-on or a sales pitch. Many companies have used this type of marketing for many years. Most marketing in the 20th century falls into the category of Push Marketing. Television advertising is Push Marketing. are all forms of Push Marketing. It’s not a good model for online marketing.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2015
    [Marketing] Marketing Predictions for 2015
    The Content Marketing Institute has for the seventh consecutive year compiled 60 content marketing predictions from thought leaders around the world. Here are some of our favorites: • Brands will recognize the role of editor as the missing link to true content marketing effectiveness. Peer-to-peer marketing has a natural home in local communities. Marketing Communications at LinguaLinx. Chief Strategy Officer at Content Marketing Institute.
  • YMARKETINGMATTERS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015
    [Marketing] Improve Your Marketing With Hashtags
    Yet even as most people have come to know what they are, many people still don’t understand how to use hashtags to improve marketing for their business. Start using hashtags to improve your marketing! The post Improve Your Marketing With Hashtags appeared first on yMarketingMatters. Blog Marketing Social Media for Business Social Media Marketing Facebook Facebook for business Facebook posting marketing for small business
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2015
    [Marketing] The State of Digital Marketing 2015
    With mid-year coming up and summertime upon us, many marketers are taking stock of the first half of the year and re-checking their Digital Marketing plans to finish out 2015 strong. So I’d like to offer you some statistics I found eye-opening from a recent report published by Smart Insights: One half (50%) of businesses surveyed do not have a defined digital plan or strategy, although they are active in digital marketing.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2011
    [Marketing] What Is Conversational Marketing?
    “Conversational marketing” is a term that has been around for about as long as the Internet. The idea is based on the concept that markets are conversations. The “markets are conversations” concept was discussed in a book published in 1999, “The Cluetrain Manifesto.” ” According to its authors, markets have always been conversations, except for that period in the 20th century dominated by mass media.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
    [Marketing] Using Video Marketing To Boost SEO
    Is video marketing a useful SEO tool? It’s also a great way to utilize an offline marketing event for online purposes. In the mean time, watch that video and consider its marketing potential. Video Marketing SEO Social Media Viral MarketingGiven the emphasis on social media in search algorithms, the answer has to be a big yes.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2012
    [Marketing] 79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012
    Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers. Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below). While prospective buyers are using search and social to research products and services before making purchase decisions, marketers and PR professionals can use those same tools to research buyer wants and needs.
  • SAYING IT SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2015
    [Marketing] Weather-Based Marketing
    How to successfully use “Weather-Based Marketing” in the #Blizzard(s)2015 through AdWords, promotion of relevant products, and real-time engagement. The post Weather-Based Marketing appeared first on. Marketing #blizzard2015 Advertising Google AdWords marketing Real Time Marketing Weather
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013
    [Marketing] Vine for Brand Marketing
    In this post we look at different ways your brand can benefit from Vine, by incorporating its unique qualities to create visual marketing-content. Similar Posts: Facebook Poke vs. Snapchat: New Marketing Channels? Integrated Marketing: Communicating One Big Idea. Since Twitter launched Vine , brands have been creative, in adapting the six seconds restriction, of communicating their brand.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013
    [Marketing] 5 Top Online Marketing Trends for the Rest of 2013
    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. While you may have a website and a Facebook page, there is much more to maintaining a successful online marketing presence. Here are a few of the top online marketing trends for the second half of 2013 that may help you grow your sales both online and off faster than you expected.
  • JANET FOUTS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2014
    [Marketing] Just get us the Millennials! #Marketing #Fail
    “Just get us the millennials” This mind set is short-sighted and mindless old-school marketing at best! Millennial’s are just one demographic in your potential market and you need to think carefully before you focus entire marketing campaigns on them. Simply basing marketing on demographics alone is simplistic and patronizing. Let’s take a more mindful approach to marketing, especially through social media. Are you ready to market online?
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012
    [Marketing] The Content Marketing Explosion [infographic]
    Tweet Content marketing is on the rise and many people say that “content is king” It seems that more and more people are becoming aware of the importance of great content since ‘content marketing’ has expanded at an exponential rate in 2011 alone on Google. The people at Bluegrass made this infographic illustrating how content marketing is gaining a foothold and how it is used by brands.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2012
    [Marketing] How To Use Influencer Marketing To Launch A New Product
    This is a guest post by Evy Wilkins, VP of Marketing at Traackr. If 2012 was the year influencer marketing emerged on the social media marketing scene, 2013 will bring more structure, best practices and better frameworks for leveraging online influencers across marketing initiatives. Recently I spoke with 10 marketing and communications pioneers who have built strong influencer programs over the last year. Evy Wilkins is VP of Marketing at Traackr.
  • PAMORAMA  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2012
    [Marketing] Using Instagram for Marketing
    Advertising Branding Instagram Marketing Social Media Social media marketingInstagram is a free iOS and Android photo sharing app launched in October 2010. It allows users to take a photo, apply a digital filter to it, and then share it on a variety of social networking services, including Instagram’s own. Instagram’s distinctive feature is its photo filter, a digital layer that gives snapshots the appearance of [.].
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2016
    [Marketing] 47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts
    Most businesses now use social media for marketing and those efforts are expected to continue to increase, yet many marketers and top executives alike find the business value difficult to quantify. Here are four key takeaways (among the many possible) from the compilation of social media marketing facts and statistics below: Social is important today, but even more so tomorrow. 80% of marketers use these as primary success metric; 56% base social success on website traffic.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012
    [Marketing] Email marketing goes social
    Adding social sharing buttons to marketing emails significantly increases click-through rates according to a survey just released by GetResponse , an email marketing software company. The survey showed that fewer that one in five email marketers actually include social sharing buttons within their content. Here’s a handy info graphic from GetResponse: Related posts: Content marketing delivers sales leads.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2017
    [Marketing] 8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers
    8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers. It’s good to set up filters to prevent spammers from visiting your website (subsequently throwing off your marketing data). The filter verification feature of GA can help marketers test various filters before applying them. While most digital marketing advisors place high value on traffic, what really matters are conversions. With GTM: -Marketers need not involve a developer for tweaks to tags.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 2013
    [Marketing] Infographic: B2B content marketing trends
    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. Featured Headline Marketing Content marketing infographic Information graphics Source: Ambassador. Related posts: Infographic: colour and logo design. Twitter for companies. Does Facebook affect your brain?
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014
    [Marketing] The Complete Guide to Google+ for B2B Marketing [Infographic]
    This is particularly so in marketing. In fact, Google+ can be friendly and a resource with amazing results when a respective marketer learns how to utilize it in the right manner. This infographic below will have you on track to G+ B2B marketing success. About the author: Dave LJ is a financial expert who also studies and writes about social media’s use in business and marketing efforts. Google+ Social Media Marketing Dave Landry Google infographics
  • JANET FOUTS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2013
    [Marketing] Advertising Is Not Content Marketing
    And Content Marketing is not Advertising. It’s a hard thing to beat into a marketer’s head sometimes. Many brand marketers believe their goal in life is to write tasty copy that extolls the virtues of their products and nothing more. Most bloggers intimately know their market. And their market knows what to expect from them. In fact, they probably know more about their market than you do. Take the time to get to know your market.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
    [Marketing] 3 Marketing Metrics for Savvy Content Marketers
    Traffic is nice and all, but it’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to measuring your content marketing success. Metrics are what businesses and digital marketers around the world use to determine how effective their marketing strategy is. Breaking down that data and developing a better marketing strategy is one of the keys to consistent growth. Measuring metrics can actually become intimidatingly complex, especially for the inexperienced digital marketer.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2011
    [Marketing] How To Monitor Your Three Essential Internet Marketing Strategies
    Internet marketing strategies vary depending on the nature of the blog, brand, or business and alter with accordance to their physical and digital size and their particular niche. When it comes to marketing any organization, product, or service on the web, there tends to be three essential ways of doing so: Dominating social media platforms. This three-fold plan appears to be a timeless marketing approach on the net, but how do you know you’re succeeding in these areas?
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2013
    [Marketing] 102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)
    With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. Today’s most effective marketers are optimizing content across channels, coordinating search and social marketing activities with traditional PR, and measuring their web presence and performance with sophistication. What do buyers really want from social media marketers? Marketing Charts ).
  • YMARKETINGMATTERS  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2016
    [Marketing] 5 Social Media & Digital Marketing “Must Haves” for 2016
    With so many social media and digital marketing options now available, it can be overwhelming to know what you should be doing first. At the same time, it’s also very exciting times for marketers and business owners, to have so many powerful marketing tools to escalate and grow their business, sales and exposure. Businesses have no choice but to seriously adopt and add social media as a strong marketing channel to gain exposure exponentially.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2014
    [Marketing] Where does Google+ fit into your B2B Marketing plans? [infographic]
    Have you made Google Plus a part of your marketing strategy yet? This handy guide will show you exactly why Google Plus is such a useful tool for businesses and B2B marketing. Advertising Facebook Innovation Search SEO Social Media Social Networking Strategy Web Analytics Audience Authorship B2B Marketing Google Google Plus Marketing Strategy Social Networks If not, you could be missing out on a great opportunity to grow your audience.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2012
    [Marketing] Content marketing is king
    Content is set to be one of the biggest trends in B2B marketing for 2012, but the concept is not all that new. Corporate blogging began circa 2004 and with the growing ubiquity of social networks many companies have been creating and sharing content as part of their marketing strategies. The excellent infographic below (knicked from Jeff Bullas ) shows that B2B marketers are now investing 26% of their TOTAL marketing budget into content creation!
  • UNSPOKEN  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2012
    [Marketing] Fitting The Social Media Cube into a Round Marketing Strategy
    What would happen if an anthropologist, an innovator, a neuroscientist, and a social media marketer got together and decided to create a brand marketing campaign? Would it be chaos or next level marketing at its finest? The idea of linking these concepts together was discussed in my recent post , “Taking Multi-Dimensional Marketing to the Next Level,” where I presented The Social Media Cube © as a visual representation of this approach.
  • IDACONCPTS  |  MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013
    [Marketing] The Importance of Healthy Internet Marketing Strategies
    As an online marketer I get contacted on a daily basis by potential clients from around the world. ” However, these are two perfect examples of what healthy Internet marketing strategies are NOT. Chris, Kilbourn, Founder and CEO of Utah-based Tofu Marketing , explains it well: “You’ll never hear us throw around the term ‘traffic’ as though it is the be-all and end-all of Internet marketing.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2015
    [Marketing] Small Business Marketing Optimization Tips for 2016
    Data is proving to be the driver of technology and marketing strategies as 86 percent of marketers plan to integrate big data in their digital game plan. Nearly 60 percent of marketers indicated that social media improved lead generation , which is great news for your small business since you will be able to dedicate even more time and attention to your social audience than your larger competitors. Guest post by John Oechsle.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
    [Marketing] What is Influencer Marketing?
    Here I am with a short video on influencer marketing, filmed as part of Encore Alert ‘s League of Extraordinary Marketers series (*blush*). Read more from the awesome Encore Alert Blog and sign up for their upcoming ebook on influencer marketing. The post What is Influencer Marketing? Short answer – human to human interaction.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2014
    [Marketing] Why Customer Service is the Future of Social Marketing
    With the rise of Facebook’s popularity, the launch of Twitter, and the surge of influence from social news sites like Digg, social media looked to be a great breeding ground for marketers to make their mark. Marketers and legitimate top users got banned. The hospitality company wanted to fire that brand and retain one that had some rhyme and reason to their social media marketing. Has anyone realized how tired people are of marketing messages in their FB feeds?
  • ADAM SHERK  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010
    [Marketing] The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases
    Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases by Adam Sherk on June 29, 2010 Unique, one-of-a-kind, best-of-breed…blah, blah, blah. We see this type of marketing speak over and over in press releases and promotional materials. A lot of what I have included is more marketing speak than technology or industry buzzwords, since I wanted to look at overused words across all industries.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012
    [Marketing] 87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012
    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. Marketing Charts ).
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2013
    [Marketing] Your Marketing Strategy Needs to Keep Pace with Digital Culture
    But as consumers quickly ditch in-store shopping in favor of the speed, ease of use, convenience and massive array of product options made possible by online and mobile devices, a brand’s digital marketing culture matters, a lot. We spend our marketing dollars and resources in search of ways to “one-up” our competitors. Because of these challenges, we often see brands looking to digital marketing to move the engagement and revenue needles in the right direction.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011
    [Marketing] Learn Email Marketing From Butchers
    Paul Cunningham is among those who agree with the email marketing mantra of always asking potential email newsletter subscribers for confirmation. Siding with him are Michael Martine (who shares a useful resource on email marketing ) and David Risley (who writes these tips to improve email marketing ), to name two respected bloggers. If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit Learn Email Marketing From Butchers in your browser.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2011
    [Marketing] Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010
    2010 by far was the biggest year yet in the Internet Marketing realm. Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations. Content Development/Marketing.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013
    [Marketing] How to use Traditional Marketing Styles in Online Marketing
    She has worked in marketing and advertising in Chicago for the last 5 years. Marketing has long since moved thoroughly into the digital age and become an entire industry unto itself within the context of the internet and worldwide web. Finally, with online marketing, costs can be managed much more effectively and overall marketing budgets can even be squeezed to shoestring quantities while still garnering nice results; especially in viral campaigns.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2015
    [Marketing] 12 Secrets of the Human Brain to Use in Marketing
    Knowing how the human mind processes information and images—and putting that knowledge to use—can help you become a more engaging and effective marketer. Here’s a look at some fascinating facts about the human mind, from a marketing perspective. Advertising Behavioral Targeting Buying Cycle Content Marketing Customer Experience Data Analytics Innovation Interactive Marketing Lead Generation Optimization Strategy Best Practices innovation
  • PAMORAMA  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2013
    [Marketing] Essential Content Marketing Editorial Calendar Template Every Marketer Can Use
    It is vital to plan, manage, and optimize your content marketing initiatives. . But despite the overwhelming trend toward content marketing and measuring its effectiveness , most brands haven’t addressed content on either a strategic or tactical level. Content marketing projects have lots of moving parts that come together at different times to form cohesive campaigns. Coordinate audience interaction processes that are necessary for quality content marketing.
  • UNSPOKEN  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012
    [Marketing] Holiday Marketing Tips for Small Businesses
    It only makes sense that businesses should try to make the most of social media as well as other marketing tactics during the holidays. Let’s explore some types of internet marketing that retailers can use during the holidays: · Email. Email marketing is far and away one of the most common ways that retailers promote sales and specials during the holidays. An email marketing company can help guide you in the right direction. ·
  • FIREBELLY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015
    [Marketing] Top 9 LinkedIn Social Media Marketing Groups
    Here is a list of my nine favorite LinkedIn social media marketing groups that I think you’ll enjoy too. They’re great places to solicit and share social media marketing advice! Social Media Marketing. Description: This is the largest and most active social media marketing group on LinkedIn and it includes 20 subgroups for special interests. Social Media Marketing 2.1. Digital Marketing: Social Media, Search, Mobile & More.
  • PAMORAMA  |  SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013
    [Marketing] 7 Facebook Marketing Case Studies
    Learn some inventive ways to integrate Facebook into your social media marketing strategy. Every day, businesses are inspired to bring creative marketing ideas to life on Facebook in ways that have a real impact on their bottom line. As your company invests in the social network for marketing, advertising, and branding, it’s useful to have a few examples of what others have done with the platform. Facebook Marketing Social Media Social Media Marketing Case study
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012
    [Marketing] The 5 Elements Of Successful Influencer Marketing Programs
    Businesses have always understood that word-of-mouth marketing is one of the most powerful ways to shape opinions and drive awareness, preference and sales. “Influencer marketing” is simply the new, fancy way to describe word-of-mouth. The difference now: the spread of influence is directly measurable, and there are all kinds of tools designed to help you identify and manage influence marketing programs. Want to learn more about influencer marketing?
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2016
    [Marketing] Three Influencer Marketing Secrets to Drive Traffic
    But though the practice of influencer marketing —driving content by leveraging influencers—has been around for awhile, you may not have fully capitalized on this powerfully effective way to increase your website’s social media traffic, links, and search visibility. Social Media Marketing Social PR ecommerce SEO guest blogging how to find influencers influencer marketing tips Marketing Strategy Tim BrownGuest post by Tim Brown.
  • FIREBELLY  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2012
    [Marketing] The Anatomy Of Content Marketing [Infographic]
    The ContentPlus Infographic: The Anatomy of Content Marketing below depicts the importance of an integrated marketing approach. This approach includes content marketing through curating, creating and promoting the brand’s core ideas and values to its clients. Do you have an integrated marketing approach? Blog Content Marketing Curation Social Media Marketing content marketing infographic Kelly Rynard
  • DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015
    [Marketing] What’s the Sweet Spot for Content Marketing?
    As a digital marketer one of the great challenges is to figure out what your audience wants and then to package that into something that’s measurable and moves the needle. You’d think that with the advent of all the new data tools and analytics packages on the market, that we would know exactly what the customer wants. What I do know is that the content marketing game is drastically shifting. We choose to consume it and marketers “hope” you consume it.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017
    [Marketing] Nine Winning Digital Marketing Strategies From The B2B World
    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. Here are nine distinct digital marketing strategies by brands in the B2B space, and how they’re redefining the state of the art in B2B marketing. Guest post by Cheryl Joy.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016
    [Marketing] Influence your PR campaign with Influencer Marketing
    This is where influencer marketing comes to the rescue. Loosely defined as a marketing strategy involving influencers to impact buyer decisions and boost a brand’s visibility by using their online personality and popularity, influencer marketing has many takers. ” Often, marketers equate influencers with celebrities. It’s a no-brainer that businesses are gaining maximum ROIs from influencer marketing, which is slated for growth. Guest Post by Taral Patel.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015
    [Marketing] 10 Top Marketing Thought Leaders in Social Media
    If you were asked to name the top thought leaders in marketing today–the 10 marketers you’d definitely advise others to follow on social media–how would you proceed? Below is my list in response to the question: “Tell me the top ten marketing people you would follow on social media, those people that you think are the top ‘thought leaders’ in the marketing space today?”
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013
    [Marketing] A Mobile Marketing Strategy That Helps First, Sells Second
    Apple, of course, started this trend with the introduction of the first iPhone, but distilling entire companies down to a collection of utilities is now pervasive, and that is where the vast majority of technology and marketing development is headed. The app-ification of brands is actually more persuasive to this generation than other forms of marketing. So how can today’s marketers respond to the drive towards mobile marketing? Youtility is marketing upside down.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013
    [Marketing] What are the Best Social Networks for B2B Marketing? (Research)
    There’s no question that B2B marketers have embraced social media. According to recent research , more than 80% of b2b marketers now use the “big 3″ social networks—LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook—to distribute content. This suggests that while few B2B marketers can afford to spread their efforts (effectively, at least) too broadly across social networks, some experimentation at the least is in order well beyond the big 3.
  • IDACONCPTS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2015
    [Marketing] Three Ways To Enhance Your Marketing Campaign
    As many business leaders know, experiencing profound conversion rates and attaining ongoing expansion and elevation necessitate the implementation of a sound marketing campaign. To ensure that your marketing campaign is optimized to achieve tangible results, be sure that you’re implementing these three simple strategies. One of the greatest things you can do to enhance your marketing campaign is to connect with leaders in your industry. Keep Offline Marketing In Mind.
  • UNSPOKEN  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2012
    [Marketing] Taking Multi-Dimensional Marketing to Next Level
    In my recent post , “Social Media is Much More Than Just Social and Media,” I introduced the concept of The Social Media Cube© as a visual representation of what is needed to utilize social media effectively in a marketing strategy. The concept of the cube garnered such a positive response that I would now like to take this a step further, and show that these elements apply not just to social media marketing strategies, but to marketing as a whole.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2012
    [Marketing] Marketing in the Round with Gini Dietrich
    But one of the reasons I was really excited to be going was that I’d be able to catch up with Gini Dietrich , who has become a dear friend of mine even though we only met IRL a year ago… and get a (free) copy of the book she’s co-authored with Geoff Livingston , Marketing in the Round. And it has smart, practical advice, and tons of charts and worksheets to get you started on “marketing in the round.” Marketing in the Round with Gini Dietrich.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2013
    [Marketing] 101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013
    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. Okay, that statistic was made up (though probably not far off the mark), but the social media and digital marketing facts and statistics below are real (or at least from generally reliable sources). 93% of marketers use social media for business.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2010
    [Marketing] Creating Engagement in B2B Marketing
    You can call it Inbound Marketing (like the folks at HubSpot do) or you could call it Content Marketing (like the folks at Junta42 do) but whatever you call it this is the basis for all your online activity. Years ago on this blog I remember saying “measuring engagement is hard since there is no one button you can push as a marketer to measure it&#. Related posts: B2B Marketing Content: Lure or Lasso? A recent Cone Inc.’s
  • PAMORAMA  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2014
    [Marketing] Measuring Your Content Marketing Success [Infographic]
    Content marketing one of the most reliable and effective tactics available to digital marketers. Brands are increasingly employing content marketing strategies to generate product awareness and drive demand. The team at Brandpoint , a leading provider of content-based marketing solutions, helps their clients get their brand message out, establish their thought leadership and credibility within their industries. How do you measure content marketing?
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2011
    [Marketing] The End of Traditional Marketing
    And, like the contemplations of communication theorist Marshall McLuhan, they have taken on new meaning with the collision of traditional and digital marketing strategies. In 2009 Forrester issued a report that outlined the world of interactive marketers in the digital space. It’s about the death of traditional marketing. Paid, owned and earned media. Those three words, often shortened to “POE,” have bounced around for years.
  • FIREBELLY  |  MONDAY, MAY 14, 2012
    [Marketing] Instagram Marketing: 5 Must-Reads
    Here are your 5 must-reads on Instagram marketing that we don’t want you to miss. The Rise of Instagram in Social Marketing: Tapping Into Consumer Creativity. 5 Awesome Examples of Instagram Marketing From Real Brands. 3 Marketing Lessons Learned From Facebook’s Acquisition of Instagram. Marketers should take a cue from Facebook’s move and apply the following tips. 5 Creative Ways to Use Instagram for Marketing.
  • PAMORAMA  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2014
    [Marketing] 12 Essential Elements of a Social Media Marketing Strategy
    Do you need some help to get started with your social media marketing plan? If you don’t, it will be obvious to your fans and target market that you are disorganized. You know that others have been successful at social media marketing, but there are so many moving parts that creating a plan of your own can be daunting. 12 Steps to Social Media Marketing Success Research and know your audience. Write a social media marketing playbook.
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