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Do Trade Shows Improve Sales?

There is always another trade show to sponsor or attend, and the costs add up quickly. The question is “do trade shows improve sales?” In a survey of 100 business owners and marketing managers, 44% said they didn’t calculate their Return on Investment (ROI) for trade show activity. Yes, it’s...

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Nonprofit Sector Stats & Trends in the Nonprofit Industry

The nonprofit sector is experiencing several transformative shifts bringing new challenges and opportunities. The biggest among these are the changing demographics of givers, tumultuous economic and political dynamics, and technological innovations, according to The Philanthropy Outlook 2016 &...

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Gotcha! 5 Smart Marketing Insights from Pokémon GO

See what we’ve done here by linking our article to Pokémon GO? We’re tying our marketing insights to a relevant trend. Newsjacking such as this can work — when it’s done well. Learn more about this and four other marketing insights gained from the augmented reality game phenomenon. #1 Relevancy...

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SaaS Market Size Forecast

What is the size of the saas market? Forecasts vary in estimating software-as-a-service (SaaS) market size, but there is consensus the market is poised to expand. The growth is due to organizations of all sizes becoming comfortable with cloud software offerings to add to, or at the expense of,...

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Inbound Marketing Tips for IT Service Companies

IT service companies are increasingly focused on touting the solutions they offer in a myriad of industry segments. The CMOs at those same companies, though, are focused heavily on the marketing solution to generate more leads and customer conversions. As the IT service company seeks to stand out...

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VoIP Market Stats - A Growing Industry

Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) technology is allowing operators to provide cheaper communication services to an ever-expanding global consumer base. With VoIP systems, voice signals are converted into digital signals carried over the IP-based network. Businesses, regardless of size, can...

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B2B Social Media Marketing Statistics 2016

Social media is, first and foremost, a way to stay in touch with friends and family. Yet, social media also fills spare time and helps people stay current on the news. No wonder, then, that marketers continue to embrace B2B social media as the second most effective channel for distributing content....

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How a CRM Can Help Align Marketing and Sales

Thoughtful alignment of sales and marketing drives higher customer retention and increased sales. "Alignment between Marketing and Sales is potentially the largest opportunity for improving business performance today. When marketing and sales teams unite around a single revenue cycle, they...

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Six Steps to Better Buyer Personas

Here’s a pop quiz. Sitting around the marketing strategy table, a successful inbound marketing team will ask: A. “What do we want to say?” B. “How should we communicate our brand message?” C. “What do our buyers want?” D. “What are our buyers’ challenges?” E. A and B. F. C and D. G. All of the...

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Best Practices for Social Monitoring

Have a goal in mind. How are you going to filter out the relevant conversations from all of the online noise. In its social insight analysis, Mashwork focuses on a theory to either validate or discredit, the firm’s CEO, Jared Feldman, told TechRepublic. Related article: Using Social Media Data to...

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