online marketing


Tips for Transitioning from Outbound Marketing to Inbound Marketing

More and more companies are realizing the benefits of inbound marketing over outbound marketing and are therefore transitioning campaigns. Outbound marketing tactics include trade shows, direct mail, email blasts, cold prospecting, and other efforts that push the company message out …

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Inbound Marketing Tips for Building Donor Retention

Acquiring donors and driving new donations may be the top mission of non-profit organizations. But a close second should be donor retention. Over the last 10 years, donor and gift or dollar retention rates have been consistently weak — averaging below …

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Agile LinkedIn Best Practices for B2B

LinkedIn sponsored content is one of the best ways for B2B companies to generate targeted, qualified leads. An agile strategy — that is, one that involves testing, iteration, and scalability — is ideal to get the most return on your …

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B2B Sales Middle of the Funnel Content Checklist

B2B companies use terms such as “sales funnel,” “buyer’s journey,” or “buyer’s lifecycle” to discuss how a potential client goes from a prospect (or someone who knows nothing about the B2B company) to purchasing the product or service. No matter …

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How to Optimize a Blog: The Blog Optimization Checklist

Blog optimization is key to maintaining consistent traffic and engaging readers. Instead of simply posting and moving on, businesses should take time to optimize each post to ensure user satisfaction. It’s not just new posts that need optimization; older blog …

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How to Build Better B2B Buyer Engagement

The B2B buyer today has an unprecedented amount of control of their buying journey. They have the option to peruse Google, white papers, Linkedin, referrals, research organizations, provider websites, forums, specialized directories, trade publications, Twitter, and the like before reaching …

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What are Buyers Saying about B2B Company Content

B2B company content can be very hit or miss. Sometimes executives like to discuss topics simply not interesting to the reader. At other times, companies make big announcements via content channels that might not be appropriate for outside readers. So …

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5 B2B Content Marketing Stats that Tell What Buyers Really Think

Based on a Statista report, “Content marketing in the U.S.,” B2B and B2C marketers may not know exactly what their buyers are thinking. The company interviewed both marketers and consumers to put together this report dissecting content marketing trends in …

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How to Solve the Top 3 B2B Content Marketing Challenges

B2B marketers strive to reach a select target of business buyers using high-quality content disseminated effectively. Since B2B marketing wants to reach other businesses, some consider it a more difficult task than B2C marketing, which needs to get in front …

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Top 5 Most Common B2B Marketing Mistakes

Learning from both success as well as failure is essential for modern day marketers. To this purpose, we share our perspective on the top 5 most common B2B marketing mistakes. These lessons we learned from working with B2B organizations of …

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Top Strategies to Manage Marketing Data Overload And Increase Success Rates

Marketing executives can no longer complain that that data derived from marketing technology lacks actionable insight. Instead, with the majority of CMOs embracing new and fast-evolving marketing tech, the outsized concern is feeling overwhelmed due to the amount of data …

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How to Generate Leads for Software Development Projects

To generate leads for software development projects, you must go all-in on a lead generation and conversion strategy. Your ideal customers are searching for solutions online, so you need to be ready with a digital strategy that compels them. It is …

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Essential Advice for Your Manufacturing Marketing Strategy

For industrial companies trying to break into a digital market, there are plenty of opportunities for your manufacturing marketing strategy: lead generation, customer conversion, and brand awareness. However: According to the CMI, only 1% of manufacturing marketing teams rate their marketing …

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7 Crucial Metrics to Measure in a Digital Marketing Audit

Is your website measurably driving B2B lead generation, increasing sales opportunities, and deepening engagement with your target prospects? If not, when was the last time you conducted a digital marketing audit? It’s critical to assess web performance and identify your strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities. …

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4 Major Business Goals You Can Achieve With a Website Redesign

In the early days of business websites, it was enough to present a static “brochure” online: A quick overview of your business with contact information. But with today’s tools and technologies — like marketing automation, analytics platforms, and digital advertising — your …

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15 Important Manufacturing Marketing Trends and Statistics

Digital and content marketing have taken manufacturing companies by storm. And content is a powerful tool to attract manufacturing leads — then convert them into customers. But without tracking the right metrics and testing a variety of channels, you may …

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Internet of Things Market Analysis: 20+ Statistics on the IoT Opportunity

The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing at a rapid pace; Intel predicts 200 billion devices will be connected by 2020. Furthermore, the opportunities that comes with IoT are vast. And companies across the globe are investing in this new technology …

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Statistics and Trends for Nonprofit Website Content

Whether your goal is to increase donations, find new volunteers, spread awareness or promote an upcoming campaign, your nonprofit website content is the place to start. Your online content can do more than tell your story and educate visitors about …

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4 Nonprofit Website Design Best Practices for More Donations

As a nonprofit, your website is critical to your organization’s long-term success. A strong online presence can help you: Raise money Engage new and existing donors Attract supporters Create media opportunities Spread the word about your mission Given that, your …

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Digital Advertising Trends and Forecasts to Watch in 2017

What are the major digital advertising trends today? We’ve assessed some brand new reports to bring you important trends, tactics, and industry statistics for 2017 and beyond. Digital Advertising Trends: Overall Spend Overall, digital advertising thrives as a popular marketing tactic. Digital …

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HubSpot Campaign Best Practices for Success

HubSpot is a powerful marketing automation software. So as you plan your next big marketing idea, you want to use HubSpot campaign best practices to truly take advantage of this tool: Marketing automation users report three times more leads passed to …

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6 Easy Ways to Convert B2B Leads With Your Blog Strategy

A blog strategy puts a ton of work on your marketing team. You need to write (and edit!) constant articles, find or create visualizations, research trends, and analyze results — not to mention promote your work. So it makes sense that …

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How to Make an Impact With Nonprofit Newsletter Content

Your nonprofit newsletter content is essential to spread news, bring in donations, and keep in touch with advocates. But while having a dedicated person to deploy email would be ideal, many nonprofits lack the time and resources to truly strategize their email …

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6 Myths About a Landing Page Strategy (That Will Actually Kill Conversions)

If you’re like 68% of B2B businesses, you use landing pages to strategically get more leads (Marketo). But just having these pages isn’t enough. Your landing page strategy is extremely important to the success of your website, to lead generation, …

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5 Reasons Your B2B Marketing Campaign is Failing (And How to Fix It)

Sometimes, your B2B marketing campaign won’t “work.” Your traffic or lead goals fall short, your team gets stressed, or you just don’t complete the pieces on time. While many factors can affect your campaign during execution, oftentimes you can pinpoint the …

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What is Microdata, and How Can it Help My SEO Ranking?

If you’re really savvy with SEO, you know that there are different techniques to get your website found in search engines. Many marketers are most comfortable with on-page SEO: creating content for keywords, then optimizing that content (like adding header tags, …

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How to See Results With a B2B Website Redesign (7 Step Checklist)

A website redesign shouldn’t just improve look and feel of your B2B company. Instead, a redesign must grow your lead database and increase conversions.  According to Kinesis Inc., once your page loads, users form an opinion in .05 seconds, so the pressure …

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Marketing Data is the Next Big Opportunity for IoT. Here’s Why.

IoT companies are no strangers to data. Because of this, they are the market leaders in data-driven technology. But what about using marketing data to drive growth? For many IoT companies, they ignore or underutilize marketing data entirely. However, the next big opportunity for IoT …

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5 Major Considerations for Your IoT Marketing Strategy

According to VisionMobile’s IoT Megatrends 2016 report, 4.5 million developers are working on IoT applications. Additionally, IDC estimates the IoT solutions market value will reach $7.1 trillion in 2020. Marketers in technology marketing face an exciting opportunity. We can help create …

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How to Use Marketing Data for B2B Company Growth

Data is quickly becoming the preferred decision-maker in B2B organizations. And companies realize the need for improved data collection, analysis, and reporting. In fact: 42% of B2B marketing professionals state that a lack of quality data is their biggest barrier …

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