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6 KPIs For Content Marketing

This post was originally published on this siteMarketing is all arts and crafts. Marketing is a cost center for my organization. If you haven’t heard these things at least once as a marketer, you’re in the minority. What’s more, until the digital age, arguing against these statements was near impossible. Now, marketers are lucky enough for the ability to fight …

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4 Ways a Knowledge Management System Helps Align Your Strategy

This post was originally published on this siteWhat is essential for running a business effectively? Is it the happiness of employees, its processes, proper investment, marketing, sales, or the profit generated? If we look from a bird’s eye view, each of these creates a chain reaction and carry equal weight. For all businesses, profit and revenue are key targets. But what are …

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5 Things We’ve Done to Increase Our Organic CTR by 300%

This post was originally published on this siteIf you follow the latest SEO trends, you are probably aware that RankBrain, Google’s AI-driven algorithm, is set to become even more powerful in 2018. Whether organic click-through rate (CTR) affects Google rankings is no longer a question. There is no doubt today—its influence is stronger than ever. CTR along with the dwell …

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What Cards Against Humanity Can Teach Marketers About Content Personalization

This post was originally published on this siteInspiration can strike at any moment. I never thought I’d have a revelation about marketing during a game of Cards Against Humanity, but we don’t get to choose when the lightbulb goes off. For people unfamiliar with Cards Against Humanity, it dubs itself the “party game for horrible people.” Players match cards containing …

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5 Time Management Tips From an Expert*

This post was originally published on this site*Full Disclosure: no one has really ever called me an expert. But I did manage to complete two full-time degree programs while working full time, worked 80-100 hour weeks for five years, and somehow have not completely lost my mind along the way (I think). Even now, believe it or not, we have …

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Ingenuity Rising: How to Boost UX and Sales Simultaneously

This post was originally published on this siteInteractions with a brand or organization are becoming more complicated, dynamic, and nuanced. Not only do today’s customers browse via multiple devices and platforms, they do it simultaneously. A customer may start out shopping via mobile, for instance, and then check out or pay via a home computer or desktop. Alternatively, customers also …

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3 Technologies to Watch (and Use) Today

This post was originally published on this siteMarketing is going through a technology revolution. Bold statement, right? For proof, just take a look at Marketo’s 2018 Predictions, and you’ll find a beefy technology section as well as numerous predictions that are fueled, if not dependent, on advancing technology. More than ever before, to evolve as marketers, we must embrace the …

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How to Generate Leads with Webinars

This post was originally published on this siteAny marketing and sales professional knows that most buyers don’t make a purchase decision right away. As WebAttract co-founder Mike Agron puts it: “77% or more of today’s B2B buyers will research you before they even want to speak with you. In B2B, most people are on a journey to get more educated.” …

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6 Ways You Could Be Dooming Your Case Studies Before You Even Start Writing

This post was originally published on this siteCase studies are loved by marketers and sales teams alike for their ability to educate prospects and turn sales pitches and marketing spiels into verified, credible claims. Sales teams need them to show proof to their prospects. Marketers add them to email campaigns to keep mid-funnel buyers engaged. And potential customers look for …

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What Marketers Can Learn From Their Sales Team

This post was originally published on this siteOver the years, history has given us pretty powerful dynamic duos. Think Batman and Robin, Mario and Luigi, or even Peanut Butter & Jelly—all perfect examples of how two is indeed, better than one. Yet, when it comes to creating dynamic duos within an organization, many companies fall short, siloing their departments under …

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