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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2017
    [Marketing] The Top B2B Marketing Trends for 2018 – A Meta-Analysis
    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. Content marketing itself first started emerging a hot trend five years, at the end of 2012.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
    [Marketing] Weekly Roundup: Marketing
    Since so much of what we do entails marketing, this week’s roundup focuses on just that topic; from tools (the ones to use , not to be ) to best practices: 1. Slideshare Is The Biggest Opportunity In B2B Content Marketing. Why: Michael Brenner shares why Slideshare is a must-have for marketers, especially those in the B2B field. Content Marketing Tactics: Business Blogging Pros, Cons, Best Practices & Brands Doing It Right. What Digital Marketers Get Wrong.
  • 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.
  • 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?
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2011
    [Marketing] Inbound Marketing Is Rising [Infographic]
    Tweet Marketing has come a long way. marketing has been given a totally revamped identity. Marketing today is more of an interactive and a two way dialogue, between brands and customers, which can be termed as “inbound marketing”. Why is inbound marketing better? Inbound marketing focuses on earning, not buying, a person’s attention, which can be done through social media and engaging content, such as blogs, podcasts and white papers.
  • 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. •
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2012
    [Marketing] More B2B Marketing on Mad Marketing TV — The After Party
    After last weeks show, guest host Jeff Ogden and B2B marketing expert, Paul Dunay discuss: - Marketing at a small company versus a larger company. MadMarketingTV is sponsored by Act-On Software: Marketing Automation for the Fortune 5 Million. Related posts: Changes in B2B Marketing — Mad Marketing TV Ep 13 Join guest host Jeff Ogden and special guest Paul.
  • 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.
  • CODY WARD  |  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
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012
    [Marketing] Gushcloud: Mobilizing Social Media Marketing
    During the inspiring days in Austin, I also had the chance to meet the co-founder and CEO of Gushcloud, Vincent Ha, for a chat about their new social media marketing platform. Gushcloud is more than a social media marketing tool. Understanding Viral Content Marketing [Infographic]. Marketing & Communication Social Media Social Network Crowdsourcing Facebook Gushcloud Mobilizing Rewards Sharing social media marketing SXSWTweet.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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?
  • 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.
  • DAVE FLEET  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014
    [Marketing] Marketing, community, support or all of the above?
    Over the last few years, social media has evolved away from this – away from personal interaction, and towards what is increasingly push marketing. While public relations practitioners were early out of the blocks on social, the last few years have seen a shift of budgets towards marketing organizations, and money talks – their role has become increasingly prevalent in social for many companies. Marketing, community or both? Tweet.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2015
    [Marketing] When Content Marketing Lets You Down
    Ah… content marketing. “Let’s do some content marketing!” When content marketing lets you down. This is a classic case of being let down by content marketing. When Content Marketing Lets You Down is a post from: Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn When Content Marketing Lets You Down. Content Marketing Shonali Burke content marketing enewsletter permission marketing
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2011
    [Marketing] Understanding Viral Content Marketing [Infographic]
    Through a guest blog post called “ Tips for Viral Marketing Success: Channels, Stories and People ”, our posts “ Viral Campaigns: Do’s & Dont’s ” and How to Create Viral Success: Top 10 Viral Campaigns. Why should you opt for viral content marketing? Want to find out more about viral content marketing. Companies’ Use of Content Marketing Is On the Rise [infographic]. 64 Inspiring Facebook Marketing Techniques [infographic].
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
    [Marketing] The Social Marketing Roadmap [Infographic]
    For a ready reference, you can take a look at this infographic where marketing experts tell you what to keep in mind while designing your social media strategy, whether you are just starting with it or you are already present there! The infographic called The Social Marketing Roadmap is compiled by Awareness Inc , one of the fastest growing tools to help companies organise, manage, engage and measure their social media activities.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2010
    [Marketing] The 4 C’s of B2B Marketing
    We’ve all heard about the four P’s of marketing. The four P’s were created mainly to describe the ideal “marketing mix&#. The term “marketing mix&# became popularized after Neil H. Borden published his 1964 article, Concept of the Marketing Mix. I would argue this killer combo of marketing is mainly for B2C marketing and thus it is best applied to the marketing of products, especially mass retail products.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013
    [Marketing] Nine Expert Marketing Strategy Guides
    How has the way buyers in your market make procurement decisions changed? Find the answers to those Big Questions and more here in nine expert marketing strategy guides from the past year. Why Social Is So Disruptive to Traditional Marketing by Social Media Today. In the spring of 2009, the notion that digital would account for the majority of marketing budgets within just a few years seemed like a laughable proposition.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, MAY 24, 2010
    [Marketing] 11 Myths of Social Media Marketing
    Though social media marketing is rapidly advancing in terms of adoption and sophistication, many marketers and business executives still struggle with it. This confusion is partly due to some still-common misconceptions about social media marketing. As the goal of Social Media is Simpler Than You Think was to demystify social media marketing, this post will attempt to de-myth-ify it. Social media marketing is really hard. Social media marketing has no rules.
  • DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
    [Marketing] Is Social Media Marketing Effective?
    Social Media marketing roi social mediaThanks to the folks at MDG.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013
    [Marketing] STOP YOUR ONLINE MARKETING.
    Stop your online marketing right now. The problem with marketing today versus marketing in 2006 is volume. There are more social media marketing experts in the world than there may be doctors these days. Get a Twitter account, amass 50,000 followers by buying them through cheap online marketplaces, RSS port a bunch of popular marketing blogs to give off the appearance of knowledge, and you look like a guru. Customer service marketing is absolutely paramount.
  • 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.
  • DAVE FLEET  |  SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2011
    [Marketing] Smart Location-Based Marketing By Home Depot
    location marketing FoursquareJust saw this photo on my friend Ben Lucier’s Posterous site – hardware retailer Home Depot reserved a parking spot for him at his local store in the “Pro&# parking section. Because he was the mayor.
  • 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.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2011
    [Marketing] Microsoft’s Future in Digital Marketing
    Over the weekend I got to meet with Romi Mahajan the World Wide Director of the Digital Marketing Platform Group at Microsoft. His role is to create the vision for Digital Marketing as it relates to Microsoft SharePoint 2010 for Internet Sites, Microsoft FAST Search Server technology, and Microsoft Silverlight browser plug-ins to create great digital experiences for its customers and leverage its extensive partner network. 1) What is your vision for Microsoft and Digital Marketing?
  • 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.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
    [Marketing] 64 Inspiring Facebook Marketing Techniques [infographic]
    Some time ago, I found an infographic called “Facebook Marketing Strategies” on AllFacebook , which, as the name suggests, functions as a great inspiration for how to create interesting marketing activities. The infographic has eight different categories with 64 marketing techniques in total. However, you probably don’t need that many, but you have to remember that it’s crucial for you to choose something that relates to your brand and overall marketing strategy.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2012
    [Marketing] Changes in B2B Marketing — Mad Marketing TV Ep 13
    Join guest host Jeff Ogden and special guest Paul Dunay, CMO of Networked Insights and author of Facebook Marketing for Dummies, as they discuss: Recent changes in B2B marketing. Facebook’s IPO and what it means for marketers. New social media tools for B2B marketers. Social data and what it means to B2B marketers. Jeff and Paul also address the Facebook IPO and the opportunities Facebook provides for marketers. Marketing needs to be more Adaptive!
  • 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.
  • HARP INTERACTIVE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015
    [Marketing] 8 Downright Awesome Reasons to Create a Video Marketing Strategy
    Categories: Video Marketing Tags: video marketing , visual marketing Marketers have clearly acknowledged that visual marketing is all the rage! But what happens when you add even more dimensions to your marketing materials? Video Marketing video marketing visual marketingVisuals are key to capturing attention online. Just take a quick scroll through your social media sites and judge the balance of images to text.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2010
    [Marketing] Association Social Media Marketing
    Social Media Marketing for the National Bicycle Tour Directors Association (NBTDA). Tags: Implementation Presentations associations social media 101 social media marketing Found a really nice 101 slide deck created for the National Bicycle Tour Directors Association. Take a look and see what you think. We expect you to be ticking off at least some of the boxes on this one (it’s ok if you’re not quite doing some of the end stuff yet). Otherwise, go get on it.
  • DAVE FLEET  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
    [Marketing] Book Review – UnMarketing: Stop Marketing. Start Engaging.
    I’ve known him for a while and, while I always enjoy sparring with him , I consider him a friend so readily agreed to take a look at his new book – UnMarketing: Stop Marketing. The blunt approach might put a few people off, but frankly it’s refreshing to see someone finally put in print the responses that people *should* hear to bone-headed push-driven marketing ideas. Tweet If you’re a regular Twitter user, Scott Stratten can be hard to miss at times (ok, always).
  • 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  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2015
    [Marketing] 19 More Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides
    While social media marketing has become commonplace, questions about how to optimize the use of social channels and networks, and how to stand out from the crowd, remain. The post 23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides , published here a few weeks ago, answered questions about social media trends, the evolution of social media marketing best practices, and how to optimize use of visual content. ” The Top 8 Social Networks For Business by B2B Marketing Insider.
  • 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.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2013
    [Marketing] Boosting your Seasonal Marketing with Pinterest
    By now your seasonal marketing campaign should be well under way. And even though you’ve placed your media buy and have your media relations program in gear, are you still looking for that extra edge to your marketing efforts? Especially if women are your target market, Pinterest is an invaluable tool to add to your marketing toolkit. Below you’ll find three ways to boost your seasonal marketing with Pinterest. Guest Post by Alicia Lawrence.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2013
    [Marketing] The Oscars: content marketing success
    And, while the awards show and its host, Seth McFarlane , were both widely criticized even as the broadcast was just going out for being boring, badly written and not funny, it was a clear, out-of-the-ballpark content marketing success for the global entertainment industry. Headline Marketing public relations Social Media Academy Award Ben Affleck Content marketing Facebook Oscar TwitterThe Academy Awards 2013 have come and gone.
  • DAVE FLEET  |  TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2010
    [Marketing] Four Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Campaign Sucks
    That’s the three-step approach we recommend companies take when it comes to approaching social media marketing activities for their organization. However, we’re still seeing social media marketing campaigns built with this implicit process. If you think back to our social media marketing ecosystem and Forrester’s breakdown of media types , marketers are often most used to paid media – immediately scaleable and controllable. Listen; engage; develop.
  • DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014
    [Marketing] The State of Digital Marketing 2014
    Thanks to the folks over at Web Marketing 123 for this Infographic. digital marketing digital
  • 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 ).
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017
    [Marketing] The 11 Best Content Marketing, SMO, and Marketing Performance Management Tools
    Web analytics tools are often all small to midsized firms will need to track their digital marketing performance—particularly when combined with marketing analytics dashboards that pull in data from social media accounts and other sources. The marketing performance management tools below go beyond standard web analytics apps, incorporating features like multi-channel tracking, revenue and ROI forecasting, and marketing campaign analytics.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2012
    [Marketing] Editorial Planning for Facebook Marketing
    We have all heard that “Content is King” According to a 2011 study by the Content Marketing Institute , content marketing is one of the top growing fields with an increasing number of marketers relying on content strategy for overall success. Tweet.
  • 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, 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.
  • 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.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2012
    [Marketing] Why You Need to Market Your Marketing
    Location3.com made this after my Content Marketing World presentation. Click to read more » Content Marketing brian berg content marketing marketing integration mediakube mobile apps phoenix childrens hospital Social Media Marketing youtilityYou know what happens when the vast majority of mobile applications or any sort of useful content gets launched by a company? Nothing happens. Nothing.
  • ADAM COHEN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2010
    [Marketing] Micromarketing: Relationship Marketing Through Advocacy
    Since I have been a social media enthusiast for some time, I knew about many examples, but I would imaging most marketers would learn even more. Some key thoughts that struck me while reading the book: - Greg is very adept at taking social media examples and talking about them in terms that “traditional&# marketers will understand. - Marketers need to keep those concepts in mind, since micromarketing doesn’t exists in a bubble. The Marketing Hot Seat (18).
  • SAYING IT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2015
    [Marketing] Snapchat Marketing & Advertising Demystified
    What you need to know about making the plunge as a business into the waters of Snapchat and the advertising and marketing options that the mobile app features to propel your company to success. The post Snapchat Marketing & Advertising Demystified appeared first on. Digital Marketing Snapchat Social Media Social Media Training Advertising marketing SnapChat social media
  • 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.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2014
    [Marketing] Marketers Everywhere: Stop Marketing Your Brand
    The key takeaway from this example of great outreach marketing is that no matter who you’re marketing to, it’s crucial to always remind yourself that you are simply a human marketing to another human. The most effective way to do this is to market an authentic experience—not your brand. Self-serving content, billboard style tweets and “hey look at how cool my brand is” Facebook posts do not market an experience that can connect with consumers.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2010
    [Marketing] 11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011
    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. Then we can really change the dynamic from marketing as a cost center to marketing as a profit center!
  • SAYING IT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2015
    [Marketing] Influencer Marketing – Part 1
    Influencer Marketing is an emerging method of advertising that is proving itself an effective and, for some brands, integral component of digital marketing strategy. Here is some background on why influencer marketing is now considered a highly effective form of advertising. The post Influencer Marketing – Part 1 appeared first on.
  • 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?
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012
    [Marketing] CMOs: Shedding light on marketing performance
    But when it comes to marketing, there has always been a bit of the “black box” effect. Marketing is the one major budget item that traditionally has been the hardest to understand and measure from a traditional business performance standpoint. Quarterly and annual reviews provide some idea of how the money is being spent, and frequency, reach, target rating points, media impressions and clip counting are among the longstanding measures of marketing effectiveness.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2011
    [Marketing] The Marketing Technologist: Time has Come!
    Said differently, I think they are looking for Marketing Technologists! This got me thinking about an idea I’ve had for the past year about the need for a new role in the marketing organization: Marketing Technologist. In researching the concept further, I came across the Chief Marketing Technologist blog by Scott Brinker. To fully reap the benefits of this Golden Age, marketing must officially take ownership of its technology platforms and strategies.
  • THE SOCIAL MEDIA INCUBATOR  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2012
    [Marketing] Is Your Marketing Plan Integrated?
    It is used to be that companies that invested in a marketing plan at all only had to craft their marketing plan for a brick and mortar world. Even after the advent of the Internet, many companies didn’t integrate an online marketing plan. The first wave of Internet marketing was largely new startups and gutsy entrepreneurs experimenting with how to position their businesses online. Today, however, all marketing wisdom gathered through the ages has changed.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2017
    [Marketing] The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools
    Looking at the most significant social networks for the coming year, Upfluence contends that “Twitter remains a must-use for content distribution to boost visibility and drive follower growth in niche or specific communities,” and that while both B2C and B2B marketers extensively use the platform, its performance is slightly stronger on the B2B side. ” — Marketing Insider Group (Arsenal). Marketing Insider Group (Arsenal). Marketing Insider Group (Startup).
  • 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.
  • IDACONCPTS  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2014
    [Marketing] What is Market Research?
    There is no greater input for any marketing strategy than listening to customers in their own words express the impact of a product or service. Market research supports marketing in creating a deeper understanding of the marketplace, competitive environment, organization’s image and competencies, and customer needs and wants. There are two main types of market research: quantitative and qualitative. Qualitative Market Research. Quantitative Market Research.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015
    [Marketing] Give Your Content Marketing a Human Face
    Content marketing does much more for your brand than just aid your marketing. Effective content marketing shapes your brand by giving it a face to know, like, and trust. Yes, effective content marketing will aid your company in search engine optimization, support inbound marketing, and generate more sales leads, but marketing support is just the tip of the iceberg. Content marketing and becoming human. It’s not just marketing.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2018
    [Marketing] 25 Free Digital Marketing Tools for Nonprofits
    This list is of free digital marketing tools for non-profits is a great place to start. Solutions: These free digital marketing tools are like an in-house design team. Free Digital Marketing Tools for Content Marketing Support. Problem: You know you need to write content, send emails and develop an integrated content marketing program to tell your organization’s story and drive donations and support, but it all feels overwhelming. Guest Post by Laura Petrolino.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2013
    [Marketing] The FT: content marketing lessons
    The lessons for content marketers, and struggling news organizations in particular, are clear. Featured Headline Media Content marketing Financial Times Newspaper Press Gazette Newspapers struggling to find an online model that pays the bills might find a little light at the end of the tunnel, if they look towards The Financial Times (The FT).
  • 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?
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011
    [Marketing] Tradition or Fear: Which Drives Your Marketing?
    Both are pretty powerful motivators, but both are poor reasons for making marketing decisions. Last year I sat down with a small business client to take a look at their existing marketing plan, with an eye toward helping them jump into the world of social media. Their marketing budget was very lean, but one line item in particular gave me the jitters. Are fear and tradition crippling your business and marketing decisions? Guest post by Ken Mueller. Tradition and Fear.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
    [Marketing] Facebook Marketing Drive Sales | Mindjumpers
    They also express how the marketing efforts on Facebook will make their fan base grow. The video of course tells you all the glorified advantages of using Facebook as a marketing platform, but is worth taking a look at. Similar Posts: Social Media Marketing Policies and Education: The Employee Perspective Building Online Brands: The Influence Sphere of Brand Communities Facebook Changes Their Pages – What Does It Mean For Your Marketing Potentials?
  • 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.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011
    [Marketing] How To Use Facebook For Marketing
    Tweet Facebook has published a Best Practice Guide for how to use their platform for marketing. The guide provides a great overview of the marketing potential in having a presence on Facebook as well as suggestions for some strategic steps to go through when building a presence. Use some of Facebook’s targeting capabilities such as Ads or Sponsored Stories as a marketing tool.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2016
    [Marketing] 6 Steps to Creating a Successful Instagram Marketing Strategy
    Before launching any social media marketing campaign, it’s essential to first establish the goals you are trying to achieve. Understand Your Target Market. One of the biggest marketing mistakes you can make is to fail to define and understand your audience. When formulating your Instagram marketing strategy, you need to identify your target market so that you can begin to build a relationship with your audience. Guest post by Jill Phillips.
  • DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2013
    [Marketing] Social Media Marketing Wins…and Fails
    Here’s a great infographic surreptitiously attached to an MBA in marketing lead gen site. social media social media infographics Social Media marketingBe that as it may on the interwebz, this inforgraphic nonetheless, is not bad.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
    [Marketing] Marketing in the Round
    The ascendancy of social media and the marketing department’s failure to make it a measurable revenue producer has only accented this problem. Many marketers are still trying to figure out where social belongs and how to measure it, while still managing traditional disciplines. You will learn: Tips to break down silos and better integrate across marketing functions. Ideas for incentives for your marketing team.
  • DAVE FLEET  |  MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012
    [Marketing] Where does content fit in Facebook’s new marketing model?
    While marketers everywhere seem to be focused on Facebook Timelines for brands, the latest changes to Facebook’s advertising model represent just as significant a change for brands – if not even more so. A marketer’s journey on Facebook: from engagement to advertising. This, on its own, means that anything Facebook does that affects content is hugely significant for marketers. facebook marketing social media content
  • FREELANCE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2010
    [Marketing] Marketing Beyond Traditional Means
    Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Marketing Beyond Traditional Means by Justin on July 8, 2010 My post last week talked about Topeka Subways new Foursquare campaign. If you aren’t familiar with how to use Foursquare to market your business, we posted a quick tutorial here. Mr. Russell feels that they were “behind the times” in the marketing world and needed to advance beyond the “traditional means”.
  • 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 ).
  • SOCIAL MEDIA CITIZENS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2010
    [Marketing] Whitepaper: Social media marketing strategy
    Home Content RSS Log in Social Media Citizens Home Case Studies Reports SMC List TOP Lists Video Consulting Portfolio Whitepaper: Social media marketing strategy April 1st, 2010 by Giedrius Ivanauskas Leave a reply » Share Note: Social Media Citizens collaborate with different blogs in Europe. The bloggers we collaborate with are also the co-founders and admins behind the Social Marketing Forum. I created a 14-page guide on how to develop a social media marketing strategy.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2010
    [Marketing] B2B Marketing: Trust + Community = ROI
    Trust is not a new thing when it comes to marketing and communications as evidenced by one of the most awaited studies in the communications world is always the annual Edelman Public Relations Trust Barometer. Trust is not a new thing in the world of sales either – its a fact that people enjoy buying from people that they trust and in B2B Marketing part of our job is to shorten the time spent building trust so sales can have an easier time and focus on selling.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2014
    [Marketing] Writing tricks for content marketers
    Now when it comes to content marketing , writers need to know about search engines and how digital formats are impacting reader habits and preferences. For content marketers the task becomes more complex with the need to attract search engines as well as humans to a story. Copy length continues to be a point of discussion among content marketers. Use an editorial calendar for content marketing. Featured Headline writing Content marketing Search engine optimization
  • FREELANCE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2010
    [Marketing] Foursquare Marketing
    Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Foursquare Marketing by cinta5 on July 1, 2010 Lately on Freelance Social Media we’ve been discussing businesses using Foursquare as a way to build loyalty with their customers. Marketing.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012
    [Marketing] Content Marketing: Hunting The Visual Gold [Infographic]
    This is a truth most marketers have already realised. The five pillars of visual marketing. In our daily work with content marketing, we focus on how to create content that fits the context. But it also conveys one overall truth about content marketing you need to understand to fully benefit from the potential of social networks: “All visual content falls short if it serves no purpose. Are you already turning your content marketing into visual gold?
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2013
    [Marketing] Content Marketing Week Starts Tomorrow!
    Is there any question content marketing has taken off? As noted in the last post here , nearly two-thirds of marketing executives plan to increase budget allocations for content marketing in 2014, while just 2% plan to cut spending in this area. With that in mind, we at the Webbiquity blog propose Content Marketing Week—a week dedicated to promulgating best practices, research, guidance and wisdom in general starting tomorrow. Want to be part of Content Marketing Week?
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2012
    [Marketing] 2012 Social Media Marketing Industry Report
    Tweet Recently, a report called “How Marketers Are Using Social Media To Grow Their Businesses” was released by Social Media Examiner. The report uncovers the “who, what, where, when and why” of social media marketing. This study is based on a survey conducted for more than 3,800 marketers, with the goal of understanding how they are using social media to grow and promote their businesses.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2014
    [Marketing] 22 Noteworthy Content Marketing Guides and Tips
    Content marketing is a hot topic. According to Google Trends , searches for “content marketing” have increased 150% in the past two years. 90% of companies now use content marketing , and collectively they will spent $135 million on digital marketing content this year. Yet marketers still have many questions about content marketing strategy and tactics. How do you create a content marketing strategy? by The Marketing Nut. ** 5 STARS.
  • YMARKETINGMATTERS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013
    [Marketing] Mobile Is Here – Are You Ready for Mobile Marketing?
    Smartphones and tablets are becoming a paramount marketing consideration, and skyrocketing mobile use has critical implications for business. Mobile marketing should definately be an integral part of your overall marketing strategy. Now is the time to get on board with mobile marketing and mobile business. Don’t neglect your email marketing. Email marketing must be optimized for proper mobile display.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
    [Marketing] What Moneyball Teaches Digital Marketers About Winning
    Hindered by a small market budget, Beane embraced alternative statistics, or what marketers might call “KPIs”, to find undervalued players. The parallels between the almost ten year old book and the experience of marketing in today’s digital world didn’t escape me. Now more than ever marketers are asked to achieve increased performance (usually this quarter), prove ROI, and demonstrate how a throng of marketing activities generate sales.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2015
    [Marketing] Make Your Digital Marketing Matter
    Content marketing costs 62% less than traditional marketing and generates about three times as many leads. 72% of marketers think that branded content is more effective than magazine advertisements. It’s not just about content marketing; it’s about meaningful engagement and relevant experiences throughout the customer journey. Similar Posts: Video is The New King of Content Marketing. Did You Know: 4.6 billion pieces of content are produced daily.
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