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How to Measure and Track Your SaaS Marketing Success

Aspiration Marketing

Are you getting the most out of your SaaS marketing budget? It's a question that keeps many SaaS companies up at night. Without clear data on what's working and what's not, it's easy to waste valuable resources on marketing campaigns that aren't delivering results. The good news? By tracking the right SaaS marketing metrics, you can gain valuable insights that will help you optimize your campaigns, improve lead generation, and ultimately drive sales.

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Why relying on AI won’t improve the customer experience

Martech

What will customers remember after they have experienced your website, product, service or people? What will they tell their friends or colleagues about their experience — will they even mention it? A tremendous amount of investment and resources are being focused on integrating AI into the customer experience , from automating responses to comments on social media to improving the call center experience.

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Writing people-first content: A process and template

Search Engine Land

Want to rank highly in 2024 and beyond? Then, you must create what Google calls “ helpful, reliable, people-first content.” In this article, I will outline a process that shows you exactly how to do that and provide a simple template you can fill out to take your content to the next level. Spambusters At the time of writing, Google is doing some major spring cleaning to tackle some of the spammy, low-quality content littering the search results.

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15 Years On, Five Ways Blogging Changed My Life Forever

Businesses Grow

This week marks the fifteenth anniversary of my blog. Crazy, right? I realize that nobody cares about an anniversary like this … I don’t even care, honestly … but I thought I would use the milestone as a teachable moment because blogging changed my life. And here is the main lesson of the milestone: To stand out in this world, you have to be known.

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Scan to Success: How to Leverage QR Codes for Offline and Online Marketing Power

Speaker: Corey Daugherty, Head of Business Development at Flowcode

Let's explore the transformative power of QR codes in bridging offline and online marketing worlds. 📲 This new webinar featuring Corey Daugherty of Flowcode will dive into how innovative QR technology not only enhances traditional marketing strategies, but also drives meaningful customer engagement and analytics. Register today to gain practical knowledge on using QR codes to increase conversion rates, optimize customer journeys, and ultimately unlock a new realm of marketing potential!

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How to harness the power of brand mentions across the search universe

Search Engine Land

Brand mentions are crucial in shaping brand presence and perception across the search universe. This article explores the growing relationship between brand mentions and their significance in developing share of search and boosting brand search. We will also: Dive into the nuances of brand mentions. Examine how brand mentions impact search marketing, both on traditional and social search platforms.

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Ana Mourão: Spotlight on the expert

Martech

Our “Spotlight on the expert” series digs deeper into the stories of our expert contributors. This interview has been edited for clarity and length. Stanley Black & Decker is a truly iconic brand, around for more than 180 years, with a global market and its name practically synonymous with power tools. For more than six years, MarTech contributor Ana Mourão has been a leader in digital engagement, data architecture, CRM and CDP at the brand.

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Brand Marketing vs Sales-Focused Marketing: Where Should You Invest?

The LeadG2 Blog

Unfortunately, there's no such thing as an unlimited marketing budget. For success, you need to develop a strategy that maximizes your resources for the best ROI, but determining where you should invest your marketing dollars can be confusing. Should you focus on branding or sales? Sales marketing centers on promoting products and services to generate immediate revenue.

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Who Are B2B Creators and Why Do They Matter?

Marketing Insider Group

The creator economy has really changed everything. It’s affected what we watch, how we shop, and the paths we choose in our careers. We’ve all seen the impact of YouTube stars and TikTok influencers. But now, there’s something new on the scene: B2B creators. We’re not just talking about any influencers. These are B2B creators, and they’re changing the rules of how businesses talk to their audiences and make choices.

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How to Track ROI from Content Marketing

Practical eCommerce - Marketing

Content drives visitors which drive email subscriptions which drive sales. All are measurable. The post How to Track ROI from Content Marketing appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.

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Deep links for push notifications: Best of the MarTechBot

Martech

Best of the MarTechBot showcases the MarTechBot’s responses to prompts submitted by readers. See more about how marketers are using MarTechBot here. The language model is based on content from MarTech embedded on top of ChatGPT. The editors of MarTech selected this response for its usefulness and have supplemented it with additional relevant content.

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Sales & Marketing Alignment: How to Synergize for Success

Speaker: Carlos Hidalgo, Co-Founder & CEO of Digital Exhaust, Author, International Keynote & TEDx Speaker

Recent research shows that only 50% of B2B organizations state that they have good alignment between their marketing and sales teams. This lack of alignment tremendously impacts the ability to meet business goals, and is a limiting factor for building and maintaining customer relationships. While many B2B organizations continue to struggle with aligning their marketing and sales teams, they can take practical steps to unify both teams and simplify their overall approach.

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GOODBIDS Reimagines Charity Auctions

David Meerman Scott

Charity auctions are a way for people to support a cause that speaks to them, gain status, and have some fun too. My friend Seth Godin and a team of ruckus-makers just introduced GOODBIDS - a new way to create charity auctions.

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Salesforce reportedly close to deal for Informatica

Martech

Salesforce is in advanced talks to buy Informatica, according to published reports. Informatica helps companies — including Toyota, Unilever and Deloitte — manage data across cloud and on-premise systems. It has a market cap of more than $11 billion and last year debuted Claire GPT, a generative AI tool to help companies handle data. Informatica, founded in 1993, offers subscription-based data management services and helps automate tasks for more than 5,000 active customers, according to its we

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Chartres 1194: Birth of Direct Mail Fundraising

DirectMail2.0

In the annals of marketing history, one might not expect to find the origins of modern direct mail campaigns nestled amidst the ashes of a medieval cathedral. Yet, the flames that engulfed Chartres Cathedral on June 15, 1194, sparked not only a fervent effort to rebuild a sacred monument but also an innovative approach to fundraising that laid the groundwork for centuries of marketing practices to come.

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Setup Pulse - 4.15.24

Set Up

Welcome to the Set up Pulse for Brands and Agency marketers alike! Every other week, we’ll provide three trending topics in the Marketing industry, as well as a new story that you will want to get your eyes on. Read about what’s being talked about this week! Trending Topics CMO’s New Friend, the CBO The recent rise of the Chief Brand Officer (CBO) has many questioning if that makes the CMO role obsolete.

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How to Leverage Behavioral Science Insights for Direct Mail Success

Speaker: Neal Boornazian, President and Nancy Harhut, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer - HBT Marketing

Direct mail has consistently remained a powerful tool in the marketer's arsenal, but in an age of digital dominance, its effectiveness hinges on the strategic integration of behavioral science. 💡 When you incorporate powerful behavioral science principles into your direct mail marketing strategies, you can prompt the hardwired decision-making shortcuts your audience relies on — and that automatically unlocks new avenues for engagement, conversion, and brand loyalty.

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Mastering the Art of High-Quality Content at Scale with a Robust Content Creation Strategy

Rock Content

Are you finding it increasingly challenging to create high-quality content at scale? You’re not alone. Many businesses, marketers, and agencies grapple with this question. This dilemma often stems from a lack of a well-defined content creation strategy. But, what exactly is a content creation strategy, and why is it so crucial? A content creation strategy is a critical roadmap guiding your content marketing efforts.

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The complete crisis management guide for marketing leaders

Sprout Social

It’s the scenario no business wants to face. A cybersecurity attack or reputational crisis that can turn a normal working day into a sink or swim scenario. A good number of companies aren’t prepared for a crisis like this. However, an effective crisis communication strategy can help your company plan for a worst case scenario and emerge with your reputation intact.

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5 Ways to Make Money on Pinterest in 2024: An In-depth Guide for Creators and Businesses

Buffer Marketing

I’m willing to bet that Pinterest isn’t the first platform that comes to mind when you think of monetizing your social media presence.  Sure, TikTok , Instagram , and YouTube all offer excellent ways to make money online, but few other platforms have users with the buying intent that Pinterest does.  The main reason people use Pinterest is to shop.

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SEO for Email: Yes, It’s a Thing! How to Make Emails Searchable in the Inbox

Litmus

There are two kinds of people: Those who chase after inbox zero and those who have 45,000 unread emails. Whether you’re always curating your incoming emails into carefully considered folders or letting it ride, chances are you have some kind of organizational system. As email geeks, we subscribe to all kinds of random emails in the hopes that an inspirational design will drop in one day (ask me about the hundreds of emails I get from Cadbury despite not living in England anymore!).

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Are Your Impact Comms Resonating With Stakeholders?

Whether your organization is at the start of its sustainability and impact journey or years into it, many brands share a common concern: the uncertainty of whether they are sending stakeholders mixed messages. Creating content that speaks to your audience's “love language” can be a tricky dance. But, worry not! 3BL has put together tips to ensure that your content not only finds its rhythm but also resonates with your target audiences.

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Boost Your Business and Maximize Content Marketing ROI

Rock Content

To maximize content marketing ROI is crucial for successful businesses looking to attract interest, drive conversations, build bonds, and instill brand loyalty. Successful businesses attract interest, drive conversations, build bonds, and instill brand loyalty. Powerful marketing strategies make this possible. The digital realm and present-day patterns of online consumer behavior have redefined how companies must generate leads to expand customer awareness, convert visitors into customers, and i

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Mastering SaaS Content Marketing: Strategies for Business Success

Rock Content

Although content marketing is a key part of any successful ongoing marketing strategy, making sure your content really hits the mark is especially important when it comes to SaaS marketing. SaaS products and related services are often complex, tech-heavy, and crucial for future customer productivity. Additionally, most SaaS customers make purchasing decisions for their entire company.