Display advertising is big business. Programmatic platforms are growing. Why? TV viewing is changing, and media habits are evolving, especially with younger audiences. Marrying power creative with targeted media channels is advertising 101, and display advertising is an important channel to build awareness and contribute to conversion; it’s just not easy to connect the dots, but research has proven the lift display brings to sales and lead generation. Don’t avoid it; embrace it.
If you have ever faced the problem of low email open rates (haven’t we all?), you likely want to understand the elements of an email marketing subject line that compel someone to open an email. So I’ve rounded up some gems of wisdom from the email marketing experts — all based on research — that you can come back to again and again when writing those pesky subject lines that are oh-so important in spurring recipients to open your emails.
Demand generation is about more than just delivering sales-ready leads for products or services. It’s the achievement of long-term market awareness and interest in your offering through the use of market research, brand positioning, industry trends and sales data. A set of software tools used to achieve a specific goal is referred to as a technology stack, and an effective marketing technology stack is important for the success of demand generation efforts. A martech stack, according to AdAge, is a “number of different technologies from a number of different companies, intended to attract and retain customers and get them from A to B in the most efficient way possible.” Let’s learn how to build your stack.
If you’re doing content marketing right, you’re creating lots of relevant, quality content in the form of blog posts. And hopefully, a healthy percentage are evergreen, compounding posts that are building SEO traffic over time. While you’re doing everything you can to bring your posts greater visibility, it only makes sense to find as many ways as possible to capture leads from those visitors. Here are three often missed opportunities for forms and customer interaction to help you do just that.
The potential synergy between account-based marketing programs and content marketing offers enough potential to make any informed, savvy marketer excited, but many find the details of implementation a hurdle too high to overcome. One of the trickiest considerations when taking this opportunity in hand is content deployment; poorly handled, it can render the entire endeavor pointless, no matter how perfectly other aspects of execution are completed. To successfully and consistently deploy content within your account-based marketing program, we advise you to take the following steps.
Is your content marketing strategy plagued with glitches and slowdowns? Is there mutiny in the ranks that threatens to derail it altogether? Sometimes you have to re-think how your team works together to produce and distribute your content. This includes not just planning and production, but the way the entire process flows. Getting rid of communication bottlenecks and establishing a clearer workflow can increase the effectiveness (and shelf life) of your marketing pieces. Here are six tips for putting together a winning team that works cohesively to plan, create and share business content.