From Facebook and Twitter to blogs and videos, social media has become part and parcel of modern marketing efforts. However, convincing the C-suite to spend resources on social media can be a tough task for marketing trailblazers. Some executives have yet to be convinced that social media is a worthy marketing strategy; some wonder if it’s not just the latest black hole for marketing dollars. A marketer’s best course of action is managing social efforts to generate demonstrable return on investment. In this whitepaper, we’ll cover five best practices to help you do just that.
Over the last 12 years, a massive amount of material has been written about Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Much of this material remains applicable today; However, there are a growing amount of out-dated tactics still being touted as best practices (exact match domain names, keyword density targets, exact anchor text, and so on). In this eBook, you’ll learn the current best practices in SEO that companies of all sizes can use to increase site visibility, increase traffic, and most importantly, improve conversion rates.
Content drives business, and at any given moment buyers are searching for information that will inform them, educate them, or help them solve a problem. Marketing content needs to speak to the needs of your prospects and customers while being geared to targeted points in your sales process. This guide gives you the top seven characteristics - and also gives you the seven best practices for developing content that resonates with your target audience, no matter where they are in the buying cycle.
Ad Age, BtoB, and Act-On deliver the results of research into the factors of successful lead-generation strategies and tactics, with findings and recommendations most pertinent to the SMB marketer and sales director.
New customer acquisition is the lifeblood of many businesses, but it can be costly. Comprehensive lead management strategies have been developed to maximize lead value and bring order and efficiency to the top of the marketing funnel. Such strategies emphasize quality, precision, and the increased probability of conversion. When well-executed, lead management strategies can produce significant savings, reduce time spent in the funnel, and bring sales and marketing into closer concert.
Learn Facebook’s Rules of Engagement so you can make your content more sharable and searchable – and avoid violating the terms of service. This eBook will give you a thorough understanding of Facebook principles, and the general rules that apply to content and behavior.
Your website can be your best source for more, and better, leads. Learn 7 proven lead generation tactics you can use to make the most of your website’s potential. See also the surprising results of a real-world landing page testing scenario.
It’s all about the leads. It’s true. B2B marketers spend their day focused on generating enough of them to fill their sales funnel. But that’s not always an easy task. So how do today’s marketers fill the funnel? They use content marketing. Learn essential ways to use content to generate top-of-funnel leads.
Ready to move past the basics of email marketing and learn new techniques to optimize your email results? This guide will give you five tips for more successful - and more profitable - email campaigns, including: How to increase engagement with responsive design, tips for better email personalization, ideas for effective trigger emails, effective ways to integrate with social media, and so much more!
Marketing automation delivers a multitude of advantages and opportunities, including improved operational efficiencies, reduced costs, marketing and sales alignment, more (and more qualified) leads, and increased revenues.
Read our ebook, “8 Ways Marketing Automation Can Expand Your Search Marketing Practice,” to learn how to take advantage of the many similarities between search marketing and marketing automation to grow your agency.
42% of marketers cite the lack of a content marketing strategy as their main challenge to achieving content marketing success (Ascend2 research). Our eBook will give you six best practices to develop and deploy a content marketing strategy that drives results.