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A Big Data Hype Filter for B2B Marketers

Jul 7, 2014 - As B2B marketers, we need to understand what Big Data can help us accomplish, and also what its shortcomings may be. Here are some questions to ask yourself in order to best put Big Data to use in your marketing strategies. Comments

8 Questions Your Retargeting Vendor Doesn't Want You to Ask

8questions Jun 25, 2014 - While there are many things you should ask a potential retargeting vendor, these eight fundamental questions are the right place to start. Comments

Using Customer Stories to Build Trust and Increase Conversions

testimonial Jun 24, 2014 - User reviews, or social proof, can help build trust in your business, but there's a right way and a wrong way to apply social proof to your website. Here are some best practices for making the most of case studies and testimonials. Comments

SnappyTV Acquisition and GIF Support Mean New Ad Opportunities on Twitter

snappytv Jun 20, 2014 - The SnappyTV deal also means brands will have new ways to target and interact with consumers on Twitter during live events. Comments

The Lost Art of Measuring an Impression

measurement-tape Jun 16, 2014 - As email marketing changes and matures, the old ways of measuring impressions don't always account for today's customers' actions. So how can we correctly measure the value of an email? Comments

Adobe: Analyzing, Testing, Optimizing & Personalizing Pays Off [Survey]

shutterstock-116666203 Jun 6, 2014 - While 75 percent of respondents in Adobe's 2014 Digital Marketing Optimization Survey say personalization is a way to convert visitors into customers, most are limited by budgets, time, or skill sets. Comments

Know More, Sell More - It's That Simple

sales-associate Jun 4, 2014 - According to a new study, sales associates who have completed several online trainings to become experts in their products sell more than those who don't take the trainings. Comments

Estimating the Importance of Google's Conversion Estimator

conversion-funnel-strategies May 23, 2014 - Google's Conversion Estimator for AdWords gives marketers a better way to understand the way conversions happen in the multi-device, multi-screen marketing environment. Comments

Are Digital Dead Ends Sabotaging Your Conversion Rates?

digital-dead-end Apr 24, 2014 - By conducting a site audit as if you were an outside user, you can identify the dead ends in your website, fix them, and improve your conversion rates. Comments

5 Things You Can Do Today for Higher Conversions Tomorrow

leads-shutterstock-154962107 Apr 15, 2014 - Here are five tips you can utilize to boost your conversion rate, including featuring better photos on your website, improving call-to-action buttons, and building trust among consumers. Comments

To Gate or Not to Gate: Examining Why Marketers Gate White Papers Behind Lead Forms

gated-white-paper Apr 4, 2014 - There are strengths and weaknesses to both models (gated or un-gated) but neither one is necessarily the perfect fit for all organizations. Comments

Give Me Mobile-First or Give Me Death

mobileads Apr 1, 2014 - Although it might seem obvious, as mobile ad spend continues to grow, marketers must quickly make the transition to mobile-first thinking, as it requires a new set of strategies and expertise. Comments

3 Ways (Plus 1 Key) to Succeed at Progressive Profiling

email-survey Apr 1, 2014 - In order to collect more information about your subscribers and send more relevant content, use progressive profiling to ask questions of your customers over time to gain a better picture of who they are. Comments

How Waze Can Help Drive More Actionable Reporting

actionable-analysis-sign Mar 31, 2014 - A look at how many of the traffic and navigation app's features can translate to digital analytics reporting, and how they can help in the marketing ecosystem. Comments

You’ve Bought the Technology, But Can You Use It?

technology44 Mar 31, 2014 - Marketing automation software may promise a technological utopia but, once you've invested, are you getting the best out of the increased functionality that is now at your disposal? Comments

How Trust Signals Can Double Your Conversions

Concept image of building trust Mar 28, 2014 - In addition to friends and review sites, other factors, such as bloggers, forums, and website information, all play an important role in influencing online conversion rates. Comments

Why the BlueKai Acquisition by Oracle Is a Big Deal for Programmatic Marketers

Oracle logo Mar 28, 2014 - With the acquisition of BlueKai and its data, Oracle's Eloqua is going to be a much more powerful platform - a bridge is being built over the prospecting-nurturing gap and that's a big deal for marketers. Comments

8 Steps to a Rock-Solid Inbound Marketing Plan

business-plan-1 Mar 27, 2014 - To build an effective inbound marketing plan, start by building a solid foundation with these eight helpful steps, which include laying out measurable goals and getting specific. Comments

What's the ROI of Analytics? (Part 3)

roi-shutterstock-180528335 Mar 20, 2014 - Part three in a series looking at how to measure the return on investment (ROI) of analytics. In some cases it will be possible to measure the outputs, but more often than not it's going to require some deep thinking about how to evaluate the outcomes... Comments

Me vs. You: How Pronouns Affect Click Conversion Rates

me-you-shutterstock-132404051 Mar 18, 2014 - The pronoun you choose to use in your call-to-action button can make a huge difference in whether people click on your button and buy or pass you up for the next guy's website. Comments

5 Questions to Ask Your Potential Programmatic Buying Partner

question mark Mar 18, 2014 - With programmatic buying quickly becoming mainstream, it will be important for marketers to understand this powerful tool, its potential, and its limitations. Comments

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