How to be a Superhero Using Multi-Channel Marketing
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How to be a Superhero Using Multi-Channel Marketing

There is considerable anticipation building for the release the movie Avengers: Infinity War. For the first time, the Avengers are teaming up with the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop Thanos from getting all six infinity stones, which would allow him to destroy half the universe with the snap of his fingers. The team has...

4 Best Practices of Email Lead Nurturing
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4 Best Practices of Email Lead Nurturing

When people download one of NextPage’s eBooks, part of our process is to follow up with them by personally contacting the visitor via email to suggest another eBook he might like and then briefly explained how NextPage works with his industry. Over the course of the next few months, he will receive additional personalized emails...

How to Create an Inbound Marketing Campaign for an E-Commerce Website
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How to Create an Inbound Marketing Campaign for an E-Commerce Website

Inbound marketing is an ideal channel to grow a low-margin business like eCommerce. Traditional user acquisition strategies like PPC can be expensive and make online retail enviable. Inbound marketing is sustainable and has the potential to bring in a steady stream of new customers at very low cost. This article touches upon a few pointers...

Why Lead Nurturing Is Mission Critical
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Why Lead Nurturing Is Mission Critical

As we have mentioned many times in previous posts, buyers today spend a great deal of time doing online research. This practice often brings them to the attention of a company’s sales and marketing teams long before they are ready to make a buying decision. B2B buyers often work on extended buying cycles; they may...

Marketing Automation is Marketing Intelligence
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Marketing Automation is Marketing Intelligence

Our last post mentioned Marketing Automation and what a great tool this emerging technology is for today’s marketers. Today’s post goes into more detail about the why and how behind the technology. These days, the buying process starts at a computer. The buyer searches for a product or service online. They quickly find web sites, landing pages,...

8 Ways to Improvise Your Way to Success
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8 Ways to Improvise Your Way to Success

Guest post by Michael J. Pallerino, taken from the April/May 2013 issue of our bi-monthly magazine, Connect. So, how do the worlds of improvisation and business compare? Tom Yorton, CEO of Second City Communications (SCC), shows you eight improvisation techniques that can help your business. No. 1: Seek Those “Yes, and …’ Moments Improvisation is about...

Creating Meaningful Relationships with Small Business
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Creating Meaningful Relationships with Small Business

This post, originally entitled B2-SmallB: APerspective, was written by Judy Rudolph Begehr, Senior Vice President of Account Planning for Gyro, and was featured in our June/July 2012 issue of Connect Magazine. B2-SmallB : A Perspective As a member of the Enterprise Council on Small Business(ECSB) for the last three years, Gyro has access to a wealth of proprietary research and has developed substantial...

Don’t Be a Drip, Nurture Your Leads
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Don’t Be a Drip, Nurture Your Leads

Marketers want to talk to prospects and salespeople want to talk to buyers. The courting process of moving a person from the prospect to buyer stage is called lead nurturing. Unfortunately most B2B marketers aren’t very good at it. In fact, among marketing automation adopters, only about 1 in 3 believe they have an effective lead nurturing process, according...

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