Article by Johanna Rivard

  • 30 (or So) Terms Every Sales and Marketing Professional Should Know

    The marketing field is always evolving and to succeed, every marketing professional needs to keep up with the latest in industry trends, including its ever-expanding glossary. Marketers are naturally good at talking the talk; it’s kind of in our job description. Fortunately, these terms are pretty straightforward, you just need a little context to get

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  • Why Content Syndication Is Part of an Effective Content Marketing Strategy

    If you’re a content marketer, you know how important it is for you to have a variety of B2B marketing tactics up your sleeves. They can help you generate awareness around your brand, expand your reach, drive more sales leads, and so much more. Syndicating content does a little bit of all that. When you

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    The Importance of B2B Storytelling

    Telling and listening to stories comes naturally to people across the globe. From ancient to modern times, storytelling has remained a constant throughout the evolution of the human race. Stories in different forms get passed from one generation to another and exist across various channels in multiple iterations. There are simple, linear ones and stories

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  • 10 Creative Ways to Generate More B2B Leads

    Many businesses spend a great deal of time and resources on lead generation. This is completely understandable since, without a consistent influx of new leads, a business simply can’t grow. So marketers go out and invest in proven tactics that drive prospects towards your brand’s sales funnel: Email Marketing – It’s got the best ROI

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  • Why Your Marketing Needs to be Data-Driven

    In this day and age, there’s no excuse for not knowing what your customers want. There are now a wide variety of tools that enable marketers to capture a range of data at particular stages in their marketing campaigns. Gone are the days of mass, untargeted broadcasting. The digital age has brought about widened reach,

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  • How Mobile is Dominating the Customer Journey (and Why You Should Care)

    It’s now common to see people deeply focused on the screens of their mobile phones everywhere we go. You can imagine a scene from The Crocodile Hunter, where the late Steve Irwin narrates the behavior of a small gathering of individuals who are seen with their noses buried in screens. In his thick Australian accent,

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  • How to Use Trust Signals to Boost Online Conversions

    Trust is an essential component in building customer relationships. You’ll want people to regard your brand with confidence because of the way you operate your business, interact with clients, protect their data, and promote your products and services. Ultimately, this trust will help boost online conversions. Trust signals serve as validations from customers and online

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  • 8 Effective Ways to Drive Ecommerce Lead Generation

    The internet has revolutionized the way people acquire goods and services, thus giving birth to the thriving ecommerce industry. Online sales have been growing over 20% annually, with projected revenue of $4 trillion in 2020. Naturally, online retail has opened up an entirely new avenue in sales and marketing. In the past, traditional marketing methods

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  • How Well is Your Content Performing? (Industry Benchmark)

    If you want to beef up your content marketing strategy, it’s not enough to rely on the same techniques over and over again. You want to make sure that you are continually improving, reaching the right people, and hitting (maybe even surpassing) industry benchmarks. Industry benchmarking is a powerful way to help you distinguish which

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  • Should You Buy B2B Leads in 2018?

    Not all contact lists are created equal, but if you’re working to grow your B2B lead database, your two options are to buy one or build one. However, with the market changing as quickly as it is combined with the need for startups to hit the ground running, bought lists are becoming more and more

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