If you’re marketing for B2B today, you know that one tactic alone won’t be the silver bullet. It’s the collection of all campaigns and tactics working together. Successful integrated marketing strategy starts with a committed brand focus, including a differentiated position, a compelling messaging platform with unique messages to critical audiences, and a savvy integrated… Read more »
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If you’re in marketing, you probably share a common impression that new marketing tools are being introduced at a rate akin to the U.S. birth rate – about one every eight seconds. Even if you love what you’re already using, the fact that so many new features and products are being introduced so often… Read more »
Email practices have changed a lot in recent years. Want to make sure your email campaigns are optimized for success? Here’s a rundown of 12 things you need to know about email best practices for 2017.
In the old frontier days of marketing automation software – say, around 2007-2010 – it was an exciting time as marketers learned they didn’t have to keep spreadsheet notes, calendar reminders, or manually push “send” each time they wanted to communicate with target prospects. More than 70 different vendors eventually rose to fill this new… Read more »
There is nothing worse for a marketing professional than when random acts of marketing are committed that don’t relate to the larger strategy of the business. It’s a waste of money, time and resources. To have the best impact for your business, marketing should be connected to your business growth plans and thought about… Read more »
Often times, a PPC campaign runs like clockwork. They are so fully automated that we tend to just check the standard metrics for our periodic reports, but don’t look too deeply into what’s really going on in the user experience. Many marketers aren’t paying attention to the small details that can actually have a… Read more »
There’s a classic conflict between Sales and Marketing teams at many companies, where each tends to undervalue the other’s contributions to revenue growth. If allowed to fester unchecked, this mutual antipathy works against the best interests of customers, the company, and the individual adversaries themselves. It doesn’t have to be this way. Here are… Read more »
As someone whose job and professional interests draw me to follow the cutting-edge trends in digital marketing, it helps me to gather my observations on this fast-evolving industry into a bigger picture. I like to understand why we do things differently now this year than we did last year- or three years ago. But… Read more »
Did you know that the average email database degrades by nearly 23%* every year? Such a high attrition rate amps up the pressure on marketers to keep their email lists growing organically at a steady pace. Here are 10 different ways you can promote new signups that have proven their worth time and again.
Have you noticed how videos and video marketing seem to be taking over the Internet these days? You’d be right. Most current research on trends in video marketing estimates that by next year, 74 percent of all Internet traffic will be video.