Archives for Engagement Marketing
If you’re a marketer with aspirations to one day become a CMO, what or where do you look for inspiration and motivation to continue on your growth path to leadership? For me, the best source of inspiration is getting to know top marketing performers that have blazed a trail that challenged the status quo of our […]
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Think about the last time you went to a concert. When you looked around, were you struck by the sight of concertgoers losing themselves in the musical experience? Or did you find yourself watching most of the show through other people’s smartphones as they captured videos they would later share to Facebook? If the latter […]
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The results of our 2017 State of Engagement Report are in, and there’s good news and bad news. I’ll lead with the positive: 98% of marketers have customer engagement strategies. 82% believe they have a deep understanding of their audience. What that says is that our customers want to be engaged by brands in meaningful […]
Customer engagement is the key to effective digital marketing in the Engagement Economy. The internet is saturated with content marketing, people’s inboxes are full of well-designed emails, and account-based strategies are quickly becoming a B2B standard. Improved customer engagement is the only answer to increasing customer expectations, but it can be a complicated strategy. Customer engagement […]
The holidays can be a stressful time for marketing teams tasked with running the company’s holiday gift programs. The holiday season is a can’t-miss opportunity to recognize and thank customers, partners, and employees with gifts and rewards. But managing holiday gifting programs is not for the faint of heart! There are recipient lists to be […]
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Being in a constant state of flux has been a reality for marketers for decades. Entering the digital age has merely quickened the pace. Fictional 1960s advertising executive Don Draper from the AMC series Mad Men, said, “People want to be told what to do so badly that they’ll listen to anyone.” Well, maybe not […]
For a long time, it was commonplace to hear people say, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” But that truism has given way to a new one in the B2B world: everything has changed. It has done so profoundly and quickly—and will only continue in that vein. At the Marketing Nation […]
As a modern marketer, you know all too well how challenging it is to satisfy today’s demanding buyers. You’re doing your best to meet their ever-growing expectations for personalized and relevant experiences in the moment. It’s clear that marketers who shift from volume-based, one-size-fits-most communication to engaging segments of one with high-value experiences will be […]
Today’s marketer continues to face steep challenges when it comes to engaging with customers across multiple channels and touchpoints. It takes both smart marketing and the right technology to be able to listen, learn and respond to your customer at speed and with scale. Yet according to Marketo’s recently released The State of Engagement report, […]
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Do you plan to send out more marketing messages next year than you did this year? If you’re like most marketers I talk to, you answered “yes.” We love to send out more marketing messages, create more content, print more brochures, and promote our products and services more now than we ever have before. And […]