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 »
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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.
The problem with traditional digital marketing and sales strategies is that in most cases, only 1% of leads turn into customers. In today’s B2B world, dominating your space requires creative, aggressive approaches to capturing greater market share. Account Based Marketing (ABM) is one trending solution that’s bringing real results for many B2B marketers.
What’s all this buzz about Account Based Marketing (ABM)? A glance at some of these statistics from Demandbase makes a compelling case for adopting ABM into your marketing strategy: 96 percent of B2B marketers are saying it’s been a key factor in their success 60 percent of those who’ve used it for at… Read more »
With digital marketing constantly evolving and changing, no company should be content and just sit back and continue status-quo marketing. Customers tastes, preferences, and ways of consuming information are constantly changing, therefore the technology and implementation of a marketing strategy should be a constantly evolving craft. Top marketers are agile and actively adapting in order to stay… Read more »