How Marketing Automation Helps Achieve Business Objectives
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How Marketing Automation Helps Achieve Business Objectives

No matter how big or how small your business is, it can often seem like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. Inventory, sales, shipping, payroll, marketing, customer service… the wheel of time never stops turning. Time doesn’t have to be your enemy, however. It can be tamed and managed. You...

Posted by July 30, 2018July 31, 2018
The Big Three of Marketing in 2017: Data, Personalization and Content
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The Big Three of Marketing in 2017: Data, Personalization and Content

  In the past year, I’ve been researching and writing blogs that deal primarily with marketing trends and best practices. And through this analysis I’ve been able to distill the direction of marketing in 2017 and beyond into three words: data, personalization and content. Here’s 9 stats that speak to the importance of these three...

Posted by May 19, 2017December 23, 2020
You Need These 6 Parts for the Inbound Marketing Machine to Work
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You Need These 6 Parts for the Inbound Marketing Machine to Work

I like to think of inbound marketing as a lead generation machine. When it’s given proper maintenance and all the parts are working together, you can expect consistent web traffic growth and delivery of leads. But like any other machine, if you remove one part, it can’t deliver at a peak performance level and may quit working altogether. You must...

Posted by April 21, 2017December 23, 2020
5 Reasons Why Inbound Marketing is Worth The Effort
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5 Reasons Why Inbound Marketing is Worth The Effort

For those not familiar with inbound marketing, basically you are creating digital content, such as blogs, ebooks and social media, that speaks specifically to the audience or “personas” that you want to reach. This content answers questions, or provides solutions to problems via query results from a search engine. By giving solutions, these interested parties are...

Posted by March 20, 2017December 23, 2020
Don’t You Have Better Things To Do?
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Don’t You Have Better Things To Do?

Today’s marketers are pushed to the limit. Between social posting, keyword analysis, data mining, content writing and analytical reporting, there’s just not enough hours in the day. Fortunately, there’s also been many changes in the way that marketing can be done behind the scenes, automatically so that you can do what you do best, which...

Are You an Author Yet?
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Are You an Author Yet?

Did you ever dream of writing the next great american novel? OK maybe you haven’t set you sights quite that high but the opportunity to be an author is right in front of you. If you aren’t blogging about your business well…why not? Buyers search for information these days long before they engage a sales...

Report on Marketing Automation Buyer Trends
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Report on Marketing Automation Buyer Trends

As we have mentioned in this space, marketing automation software is at the forefront of the convergence of marketing and technology. At NextPage, we are excited to offer marketing automation services and feel like it will be a cornerstone of marketing in the near future. Since the technology is relatively new, we thought you might enjoy this...

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,...

Are You Shouting or Sharing?
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Are You Shouting or Sharing?

Marketing Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow The definition of marketing according to Merriam Webster: 1a) the act or process of selling in a market 1b) the process or technique of promoting, selling, and distributing a product or service. What comes to mind when you see the words promoting & selling? When I hear the word promoting...