How Marketers Can Benefit From More Than Technology: Modern Marketing

C3Centricity

Some say California is the centre of internet marketing; the San Francisco area for technology and San Diego for marketing. How we marketers can relinquish our well-established thoughts and actions to make our businesses grow more profitably.

Are You Still Using The Marketing 5Ps? Move To The Improved 7Qs.

C3Centricity

Marketing is a great profession and the marketing 5Ps is the code by which we live. I’ve worked in or with marketing teams for almost my whole career and I am passionate about brand building. Because marketers simply don’t always ask the right questions!

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How to Update Your Marketing with a Customer First Strategy

C3Centricity

All marketers know their marketing 5Ps, but how do you update your marketing when you adopt a customer first strategy? This is the easiest of the marketing 5Ps for a customer centric organisation to adapt because a customer first strategy is all about your customers.

How To Write A Winning Marketing Plan: 8 Questions Every Marketer Should Be Prepared To Answer

C3Centricity

How hard is it to write a marketing plan? After all, every marketer writes one every year, so how difficult can it be, right? Well, writing a marketing plan isn’t hard at all, but writing a winning plan is very difficult. WHAT RETURN ON OUR MARKETING BUDGET ARE WE GETTING?

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

How the Best Marketers are getting More Actionable Insights

C3Centricity

The topic was “Insight into Action with Impact” One of the things that I loved about the workshop was that marketing was invited too. Insight development is too important to be left to the market research team alone. MRX #Marketing #Insight Click To Tweet.

How to Use Marketing Quotes to Inspire and Catalyse Action

C3Centricity

C³Centricity is no exception; our marketing quote posts are always the most popular, year after year. [.]. The post How to Use Marketing Quotes to Inspire and Catalyse Action appeared first on C3Centricity. Posts which include quotes are amongst the most shared on social media.

10 Essential Market Research Methods

Brandwatch CX

Marketing

Is it Time to Do Away with Market Research Departments?

C3Centricity

What’s your gut response to the title question about eliminating Market Research Departments? Yes, if it is the traditional market research department. Who better than market research to help in its analysis? 10 Steps to Reinventing Your Market Research Department.

Ten Reasons Why You Should NOT Conduct Market Research

C3Centricity

If you commission or conduct market research, then this post is a must-read. One of the biggest frustrations I remember having when I worked in market research, was a delay in the delivery of materials to be tested. WHEN MARKET RESEARCH IS POLITICALLY MOTIVATED.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

WRAPped up in marketing with EVC Marketing

Customercount

Emily Collins from EVC Marketing is WRAP's digital marketing expert with over 25 years' experience working in the timeshare and hospitality market. Continue reading → The post WRAPped up in marketing with EVC Marketing appeared first on CustomerCount.

Marketing Through Valuable Experiences

Kerry Bodine

I first read Gilmore & Pine’s The Experience Is the Marketing on a cross-country flight sometime around the year 2007. It’s not about experience marketing, but rather marketing experiences.”. So what’s your marketing plan?

5 Ways to Boost Marketing and Sales with Live Chat

Kayako

The past few years have seen live chat completely change the way online businesses carry out marketing and sales. In this piece we will talk about five ways live chat can be instrumental in improving your marketing and sales efforts.

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How Do You Measure Marketing Attribution?

DemandJump

Marketing Attribution

Building Your Customer Education Brand: Using Customer Champions to Drive Widespread Program Adoption

Speaker: Natasha Husein, Product Marketing Manager, Clever

When you’re building a Customer Education program, your efforts will largely focus on content creation and strategy. In the midst of that development, it’s easy to overlook another core component of your program: marketing. In this webinar, Natasha Husein, Product Marketing Manager at classroom learning technology company, Clever, will present her strategy for branding Clever Academy, and creating customer champions that drive widespread program adoption across its broad user base.

Enhancing Marketing Automation with Customer Feedback

GetFeedback

They’re inundated by marketing messages through digital ads, social media, and email, so only the most relevant campaigns capture their attention. To cut through the noise, marketers need to know more about the people they’re marketing to. How customer feedback empowers marketers. Prospect feedback can play a huge role in lead generation and nurturing, helping marketers better understand their audiences.

3 Marketing Best Practices That Improve Customer Experience

Vision Critical

Marketing has a critical role to play in the development and execution of differentiated customer experiences that build customer trust and loyalty. Customer Experience Marketing

6 Marketing Trends That Will Affect Your Business in 2019

Brandwatch CX

Marketing

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Designing The Customer Experience for Marketers

CloudCherry

Gartner reports from 2018 that 52% of marketers with CX responsibility expect their budgets to remain the same or decrease. So how do Marketers that assume CX responsibility address this with less budget without giving up important technology needed for other aspects of Marketing? So how do business leaders start developing a customer experience strategy that keeps the engine of marketing running with the least amount of friction? Customer Experience Marketing

Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers. In particular, the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role has created a new standard in marketing and has become a vital component of an organization’s success.

What are marketing analytics tools?

DemandJump

Marketing Analytics Marketing Operations

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Halloween Scares & Solutions for Marketing

C3Centricity

So what does that have to do with marketing? Apart from the obvious effort of many companies to include the pumpkin shape, flavour or aroma in almost every product they make, at least in the US, marketing too has its scary moments doesn’t it? What scares you marketers the most, or to put it another way, what keeps you up at night? Big data and analytics, with how they will impact predictive modelling and the marketing mix. Global marketing. Marketing ROI.

5 ways customer feedback can improve your content marketing strategy

Vision Critical

Did you know that 90 percent of all companies market with content ? Content marketing has become more than a strategy: it’s today’s marketing. Content marketing is more effective and efficient than other marketing strategies, and costs less for a greater return.

Introducing Brandwatch Reviews: 5 Insights Every Marketer Needs

Brandwatch CX

Marketing Product

Best Practices for Marketing Database Cleanse

Finding a vendor to cleanse and optimize your marketing database can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. Download the eBook to get the most out of your database cleanse and find an appropriate vendor for your B2B marketing objectives.

AskNicely NPS for Marketing Cloud

AskNicely

Marketing and Customer Success: Do you know how to activate your Wonder Twin powers? . I think most marketers would agree that this approach — joining forces with your counterparts in Customer Success — is the best way to do consistently super things across the full customer lifecycle.

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Marketing Solutions to More Actionable Insights

C3Centricity

Marketing depends upon actionable insights to satisfy and delight their customers. The post Marketing Solutions to More Actionable Insights appeared first on C3Centricity. How comfortable are you with your own process and the actionability of the results?

Attention Marketers: Your Campaign Workflow Is NOT A Customer Journey

Kerry Bodine

But then the post shifts from a focus on customers’ needs and behaviors to marketers’ needs and behaviors: “When you reach people with the right information at the right time, you can help them make quicker purchasing decisions. Customer Journeys Marketing The Customer Journey

Guest Blog: How Does AI Marketing Help Drive Customer Engagement?

ShepHyken

This week we feature an article by Lindsay Tjepkema who writes about how artificial intelligence marketing (AIM) is becoming more important to our success in engaging with customers. Additional research shows that AI marketing will, in fact, be a dominant marketing trend this very year.

Data-Driven Marketing 101

This eBook highlights how data-driven strategies empower marketing campaigns through personalization tactics.

What is marketing research?

DemandJump

Marketing research refers to the process by which an organization gathers information about its ideal customer and larger market in order to inform the organization’s go-to-market strategy. Consumer Insights Market Intelligence

15 Best Marketing Campaigns of 2018, Ranked by Data

Brandwatch CX

Marketing 15 best marketing campaigns best marketing campaigns of 2018 marketing campaigns

Content Marketing Ideas For Incredible Customer Experiences

Kayako

Content Marketing Ideas for Incredible Customer Experiences. Customer voice: Creating content through dynamic customer feedback and their perspective is the fastest way to successful content marketing. So, how do you talk to customers if you are a content marketer? .

How to Improve Customer Experience with Content Marketing

GetFeedback

Content marketing is a great strategy to help attract more people to your brand and improve your overall sales. Articles

How to Create Strong Community Personas

Speaker: Carrie Melissa Jones, Community Consultant

Ever wonder how to build effective community personas? Join Vanilla Forums on Tuesday, June 16th at 12 PM ET as Carrie Melissa Jones, Co-Author of Building Brand Communities, clears away the noise around community personas and gives you a method for doing member research to refine your personas.

Head of Marketing, How Can You Keep Your Job When Most CMOs Are Losing Theirs?

C3Centricity

What does a Head of Marketing (CMO) do in their average four-year tenure to ensure that they keep their job for longer? A 2012 global survey by the Fournaise Marketing Group provides one possible explanation. CMO #Marketing Click To Tweet. Forbes #CMO #Marketing Click To Tweet.

eCommerce Marketing

Optimove

What is eCommerce Marketing? eCommerce marketing includes the marketing activities done before, during and after a customer’s visit to an online store. Before customers visit online stores, eCommerce marketing focuses on driving traffic to the eCommerce store or site. However, marketers can drive traffic to eCommerce sites via offline channels such as direct mail, brick and mortar in-store promotions and outdoor advertising.

Gracious Giving: Publix Super Markets Offers Rent Relief to Tenants

Customer Bliss

Today’s “Daily Dose” comes from Publix Super Markets , the beloved chain in the Southeast of the United States. The post Gracious Giving: Publix Super Markets Offers Rent Relief to Tenants appeared first on Customer Bliss.

Today’s Toughest Marketing Challenge is Not Customer Satisfaction!

C3Centricity

It was therefore his philosophy to do limited market research and never to ask the advice of consumers on his innovations. The post Today’s Toughest Marketing Challenge is Not Customer Satisfaction! We all know how extremely demanding consumers have become in recent years.

The Better Way to Onboard Customers

Speaker: Skilljar Experts

The best onboarding programs have a super power: they’re constantly improving. Here at Skilljar, we’ve learned a thing or two about onboarding, both by crafting our own experience, and by collaborating with the best Customer Education professionals in the world. In our upcoming webinar, we’re going to share these learnings with you.