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Why Podcasts Rule as Part of Your Content Marketing Strategies

In Marketing by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

As you work on updating your content marketing strategy as the year progresses, make sure it includes podcasts. Why? Well, about 48 million Americans listen to podcasts, and that number is likely to keep increasing in the near future. In fact, experts predict that revenue from podcasts will reach $659 million by 2020, up quite a bit from $314 million …

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B2B Buyers Are Bored to Death with Your Marketing Speak

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B2B buyers have spoken, by way of a recent survey conducted by WHM and Propeller Insights, and they are bored to death with your marketing speak. Sound harsh? It’s not intended to be. Here’s the deal, B2B buyers are surrounded every day with creative, innovative, interesting content by way of time spent on Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Snap, and even Facebook …

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Why a Data-Driven Marketing Culture Needs To Be at the Top of Your List

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The Western Digital “Growing Role of Object Storage in Solving Unstructured Data Challenges” study revealed that unstructured data is growing between 40-60 percent per year. Rich media – audio, video, images, and research data, all of which are non-text data types – are leading the pack of data sources. All of this data falls into the category of unstructured data, …

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How to Create Content Regularly and Never Burn Out

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Content creation is a tough process to scale. Your team always needs to come up with unique and searchable angles and it’s too easy to lose inspiration. So how do you create content regularly for your corporate blog? Here are my own tips: Update Existing Content Now Needing New Information What about old content that is based around a subject …

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9 Tools for Effective Marketing Collaboration

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Think with Google conducted a survey that found that 93 percent of marketers believe that it is critical to collaborate across all boards when it comes to marketing. This lines up with what we have always been told, doesn’t it? Working together saves the day, especially using effective marketing collaboration tools. So, why aren’t we making more of an effort …

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7 Reasons Why It’s the Best Time Ever to be a B2B Marketer

In Marketing by Tom PickLeave a Comment

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” wrote Charles Dickens in his oft-quoted opening lines of A Tale of Two Cities. While the story is set in late 18th century London and Paris, that description could refer to the state of B2B marketing today. B2B marketers face unprecedented challenges, obstacles, and expectations. Yet they also …

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5+ Reasons Your Email Marketing Strategy Isn’t Working

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Many businesses feel that email marketing has lost its edge as an efficient way to win over customers and generate new business—but they would be wrong. While deliverability and readability of marketing emails have fallen and automated spam filters and Gmail’s Promotions Folder, it’s true that marketers face big challenges in reaching customers. That doesn’t mean that email marketing isn’t …

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LinkedIn Video for B2B Brands is a No-Brainer

In Marketing by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

According to a study developed by LinkedIn, some 94 percent of B2B marketers report using LinkedIn as their number one social media channel for distributing content. Based on my personal experience working with many B2B brands, this is true. Sort of. If B2B brands are using social at all, sometimes they are using LinkedIn. Sometimes well, most times not so …

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How to Become a Webinar Master in Under an Hour

In Marketing by Eric VidalLeave a Comment

Are you utilizing webinars to promote your business’ products or services? If not, you should be. A webinar can be an important part of your marketing plan due to its conversational and engaging nature. It gives you the ability to speak directly to your audience, while answering questions, gaining feedback and building relationships between you and your viewers. Being a …