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Agile Marketing in B2B

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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. Market trigger : We knew that the U.S.

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The State of Digital Marketing 2015

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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. You can’t have a high performing team with spotty skills especially in the area of digital marketing.

12 Secrets of the Human Brain to Use in Marketing

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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.

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7 Skills New Marketers Need to Succeed

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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.

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Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls

How to Market and Sell to the Modern Buyer

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This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of How to Market and Sell to the Modern Buyer. We discussed the changes marketing departments need to make or address in order to keep up with today’s buying habits.

The Missing Link Between Media and Marketing

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It’s apparent that there’s a missing vital component in the quest to modernize marketing. We are not connecting that media investment, the prospects generated, nor their data, with our marketing systems and processes.

Your Marketing Strategy Needs to Keep Pace with Digital Culture

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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. Posted in Innovation.

4 Stages of a Thought Leadership Maturity Model

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Here is a great piece on the maturity of a company’s Thought Leadership program by ITSMA. Last year I was asked by ITSMA to collaborate on this piece with them. They also tapped into companies like Deloitte, E&Y, IBM, Coginzant, SAP and more.

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Chatbots: The future of conversational commerce and marketing

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It’s no secret that the rise of computer apps is transforming both the marketing and customer experience. Brucculeri explained some of the background of how chatbots came to be, as well as their usefulness as a marketing tool. Here, you can really do one-to-one marketing at scale.”

The Return of the “Marketing Mix”

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Anyone who claims that business is all about logic and data needs to get a reality-check; Marketers are perhaps the worst offenders here, much to their detriment. This alienation – or departure from sanity in Marketing- stems from the over-indexing on Data and Measurement.

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations

5 Reasons Your Mobile Strategy Isn’t Working

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Advertising Behavioral Targeting Content Marketing Conversion Optimization Customer Experience Inbound Marketing Innovation Mobile Optimization Web Design Call to Action Mobile app Mobile marketing Mobile website Responsive Design

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Why Digital Marketers Need to Get More Personal

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As trendy catchwords go, “personalization” has become a go-to term for websites and online marketers, laden with all the possibilities of connecting with individual consumers and a departure from the limitations of a one-size-fits-all approach. But personalization isn’t just marketing hype.

Interview with Gregg Thaler from RingLead

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PD: How often is poor data the downfall of a marketing campaign? CRM and marketing automation are merely vessels, it is the data they contain that is the true treasure. PD: What would you say is one of the biggest mistakes you see B2B marketers making when it comes to data?

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The Social-Shake-Up: A New Breed of Marketer is Coming

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Posted in Innovation Interactive Marketing Strategy. Moreover, marketing has become so deeply entwined with technology. To fully reap the benefits marketing must officially take ownership of its technology platforms and strategies.

CMOs Win When High-Value Customers Are Treated Personally Online

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Marketers today need to adopt a more realistic and accurate definition of value that’s based on “the combination of opportunities to convert and increase potential order value, and maximizes both, while at the same time, yields your highest value customers.”

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them

5 Ways B2B Can Learn from B2C Marketers

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Business and consumer brands have traditionally approached marketing from two totally different vantage points. While there are always going to be distinct differences between b2b and b2c marketing practices, B2B websites must make some B2C-inspired adjustments to keep up with savvy consumers.

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Interview with Simon Sinek – Start With Why

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My goal was to go a bit more in-depth on how to get started for B2B marketers, hope you enjoy the interview. Those that are started from market opportunity, I read this article in a magazine and I realize that those tend to be very weak and they tend to not do well.

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2016 Marketing Predictions from 10 Top Influencers

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The year 2016 is gearing up to be a game-changer in the realm of marketing and across several categories, and if one wants to survive in this ever-evolving landscape, it’s vital to take a close look at what’s coming. Look Outside the Marketing Box.

Integrating Listening Into Your Platform for ROI

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This webinar was sponsored by Synthesio and featured Brian Melinat (@ brianmelinat ) Director of Marketing Analytics within Dell, Kristine Vick (@ kristinevick ) Principal in the Digital and Content team at SAS, and Ben Lapidus (@ benlapidus ) Senior Sales Engineer at Synthesio.

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6 Tips for Turning Big Data into Great Customer Experiences

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Interactive Marketing Online Testing Strategy. For sure, online marketers who make sense of big data are going to be better able to build customer experiences around hard data and evidence rather than on hunches and guesswork. Slow marketers wait for the next release.

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Microsoft’s Future in Digital Marketing

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Over the weekend I got to meet with Romi Mahajan the World Wide Director of the Digital Marketing Platform Group at Microsoft. I was really surprised and excited to learn that Microsoft is taking the Digital Marketing place very seriously since they are one of the largest players in the space!

Why Sustainable Competitive Advantage is so 1990

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What role can marketing play in helping to define a new opportunity? Is it the classic role that marketing plays, or is it something more? I think it’s something different, and I think the world of marketing is about to undergo the most ginormous upheaval.

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Why CMOs Should Stop Being Addicted to Pay-per-Click Ads

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Posted in Advertising Behavioral Targeting Conversion Optimization Customer Experience Interactive Marketing Lead Generation Online Advertising Online Testing Testing. As more and more marketers are discovering, it’s impossible to.

Storytelling Gone Wild: The Key to Creating Viral Content

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Behavioral Targeting Content Marketing Emotion Social Media Viral Connecting with Emotion Emotional Marketing Reach vs Impact Story telling StoryTelling Viral content

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

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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?

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4 Lessons from Responsive Design for CMOs

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Posted in Advertising Content Marketing Conversion Optimization Customer Experience Design Innovation Interactive Marketing Internet Optimization Web Design. As more and more marketers are discovering, it’s impossible to.

The Marketing Technologist: Time has Come!

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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. Enter the chief marketing technologist.&#.

There is NO Passive Marketing with Social!

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Traditionally, marketers think of outcomes like they think of the weather – you sit back and see what happens. Social media allows the marketer to jump into the fray and to CREATE outcomes instead of being a victim.

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The End of Traditional Marketing

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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.

CMOs: Shedding light on marketing performance

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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.

3 Ways Mobile Insights Are Informing Online and Offline Marketing

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Which means, as a sales channel, it will either supplement or replace other marketing platforms—namely, brick-and-mortar store locations, online stores like Amazon and eBay , and/or standalone ecommerce sites. So how can mobile consumer data improve sales and marketing efforts?

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Making Marketing Agility Cool

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Chief Marketing Officers take pride in being the trendsetters around the corporate corral – the arbiters of hip, the sharpest dressers, the consummate gadgeteers. Good creative will always be important in marketing. Related posts: Marketing needs to be more Adaptive!

Social Media Marketing and Darwin: Evolution or Irrelevance

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Have your marketing efforts evolved with them? Marketing at the peak of the television era was relatively simple. As a marketer, how do you possibly compete for attention within this constant stream of information? Remember: There was a time when no one was email-marketing.

Omni-Channel Marketing: Creating the Right Mix for Your Brand

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This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of Omni-Channel Marketing: Creating the Right Mix for Your Brand. We discussed ideas and tips for cracking the code on Omni-Channel marketing!

Don’t Blame Facebook: 10 Reasons Low Conversion Rates Are YOUR Fault

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Posted in Advertising Applications Branding Content Marketing Customer Experience Facebook Inbound Marketing Listening Personalization Social Media. It’s important for marketers to give fans new ways to connect and advance their relationship with the brand or product being promoted.

Interview with Tom Taylor of Blueprint Technologies

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Marketing Darwinism met up with Tom Taylor, Managing Director of Blueprint Technologies on his recent trip to NYC. We’ve been very agile in addressing market and customer needs – we move quickly and have established a solid track record of delivering superior customer value. You lead Client Development at Blueprint, tell us about your approach and where Marketing fits in. MD : Marketing?

3 Secrets To Having A Two-Way Conversation With Your Brand’s Customers Online

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Posted in Branding Communities eCommerce Interactive Marketing Mobile Optimization. Smart marketers realize that painting their entire web and mobile audience with the same brush is no longer a valid strategy.

What Moneyball Teaches Digital Marketers About Winning

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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.

From Community to Commerce: Making the ROI Connection

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This webinar featured Meagan Fish ( @ iRobot ) Global Social Media Manager, iRobot, Andrew Ashton (@ @AndrewLAshton ) Digital Marketing Specialist, Pizza Hut and Jordan Slabaugh (@ jordanv ) Vice President of Marketing, Wayin.

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Changes in B2B Marketing — Mad Marketing TV Ep 13

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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.

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