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Reviving the Power of B2B Sales Presentations: Strategies for 2024

Iannarino

Elevate your B2B sales strategy by mastering the art of the impactful presentation.

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Google CEO is ’empathetic’ to content creators Search has wiped out

Search Engine Land

We’re in a disruptive moment, according to Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Although he is optimistic that Google AI Overviews and Search will drive more traffic and engagement, that is zero comfort for the many content creators who have seen their websites obliterated by Google in recent months. In a new interview, Pichai discussed concerns about Google hurting websites and businesses, as well as the future of Search, content and the web. ‘These are disruptive moments.’

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Marketing Trends: 3 Things to Know for 2024

Salesforce

We surveyed thousands of marketing leaders about today’s marketing trends. What did we find? Marketers ranked artificial intelligence (AI) implementation as both their number one priority and number one headache — highlighting its pivotal role as both a beacon of promise and a daunting challenge. What’s top of mind for marketers? We asked more than 4,800 marketers about how they’re using new data and AI tools.

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The Power of Cohesion: Building the Ideal B2B Customer Experience

Heinz Marketing

By Maria Geokezas , Chief Operating Officer at Heinz Marketing Do you ever feel like your sales, marketing, and customer success teams work from different playbooks? Imagine how your customer feels if they encounter inconsistent messaging, a clunky onboarding process, or a lack of post-purchase support. It’s certainly not an ideal B2B customer experience.

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How to Improve Email Deliverability and Optimize Each Send

Learn how to optimize email deliverability and drive greater email ROI. What lands your email in the customer’s inbox? Understanding those factors, otherwise known as email deliverability, is critical to getting the most return on your campaign investments. But the “rules” around which factors land you in the spam folder aren’t always easy to keep up with.

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Niche blogging in the new Google reality: 5 strategies to thrive or die

Search Engine Land

If you are a niche blogger focused on building a site on which the majority source of your income is display ads from Google, 2024 has not been kind to you. From Facebook to Reddit to X, the talk of the Internet in blogging has been the utter wasteland of decimated traffic patterns caused by Google updates. Thousands of blogs from every possible niche are down as much as 90% in traffic, with no recovery in sight.

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Every Top Founder Ever: “I Should Have Acted on Bad Trends Earlier”

SaaStr

So there are times in startup life when it seems like a wave is just overpowering you, that there is only so much you can do. And so many times, you may quietly feel limited by the team you have. There’s only so much you can do, just so quickly. So many times you’ll default, partially, to Doing Nothing. For now. This works better at Bigger Companies, where real change is often measured in 5+ year chunks.

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3 Ways the Indiana Fever Shape Their Game-Changing Fan Experience

Salesforce

When the WNBA’s Indiana Fever selected a college basketball phenom with the first pick in this year’s player draft, fan interest surged. With that increased popularity comes a need to grow operations quickly — but delivering a personalized fan experience at scale has always been a top priority for the Fever. To do this with such a rapidly increasing fan base, the Fever use trusted artificial intelligence (AI) in their customer relationship management (CRM) platform to connect with fans and keep

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How to generate SEO content ideas with the Value Proposition Canvas

Search Engine Land

The Value Proposition Canvas is a tool designed to help businesses create value for their customers. Typically, this relates to products or services. However, I have found the framework incredibly useful for content ideation, with customer fit and value at the heart of the process (as it should be). To help you put this into practice, take a copy of this templated worksheet and use it each time you need to generate some more ideas.

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Escaping the marketing circus: How empathy can realign brands, audiences and results

Martech

Marketers today face a perfect marketing storm, battered by conflicting forces. They’re bombarded with data, pressured for immediate results and expected to navigate an increasingly cynical consumer landscape. But here’s the kicker: the disconnect isn’t just with the audience — it’s a three-ring circus with a front-row seat for the marketing team.

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Has ChatGPT launched its Search product in stealth?

Search Engine Land

OpenAI didn’t launch its much-rumored ChatGPT Search product last week. Or did it? Has OpenAI quietly launched an early version of ChatGPT Search, as part of the GPT-4o rollout? ChatGPT (the free 4o version) now tells you the sites it is searching to provide its AI-generated answers and crawls and summarizes webpages. And the websites it lists aren’t hallucinations.

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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Being position-less secures a marketer’s position for a lifetime by Optimove

Martech

On March 20, 2024, the Position-less Marketer was introduced on MarTech.org and my keynote address at Optimove’s user conference. Since that initial announcement, we have introduced the term “Position-less Marketer” to hundreds of leading marketing executives and learned that readers and the audience interpreted it in several ways.

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Straight from the source: 2024 Search Engine Land Awards judges reveal what makes an application award-worthy

Search Engine Land

Since its inception in 2015, the Search Engine Land Awards have recognized exceptional marketers on an annual basis — showcasing outstanding work, providing well-earned exposure in coverage and interviews, and bestowing upon them the highest honor in search. But the road between deciding to begin an application and winning the award can be a long one.

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How to archive your Universal Analytics historical data

Martech

Another Google Analytics 4 migration project deadline is fast approaching, and this deadline is hard set. On July 1, Google will delete all historical data from Universal Analytics properties. This deadline also affects Analytics 360 customers. With little more than one month until the deadline, if you have not done so by now, your organization needs to prioritize archiving your historical data.

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Being position-less secures a marketer’s position for a lifetime by Optimove

Search Engine Land

On March 20, 2024, the Position-less Marketer was introduced on MarTech.org and my keynote address at Optimove’s user conference. Since that initial announcement, we have introduced the term “Position-less Marketer” to hundreds of leading marketing executives and learned that readers and the audience interpreted it in several ways.

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5 Inspiring B2B Marketing Campaigns to Take Yours to the Next Level

Your next big B2B marketing idea starts here. Get inspired with these five successful B2B marketing campaigns. Ready to generate more leads, interest, and revenue with your B2B marketing? In this comprehensive eBook, you’ll get: In-depth studies of five successful B2B marketing campaigns spanning a wide range of industries Key takeaways and lessons from each story to implement in your own strategy Resources to help your own B2B marketing thrive By submitting this form, you agree to have your con

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Day 1 of ATD: “The Only HR Solution with Real AI”

The Advantexe Advisor

Advantexe is pleased to share with our Learning & Development colleagues our thoughts and insights from the floor of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Conference and Exposition. Each day we will share three megatrends and provide some insights and observations. Day One “We have the only real AI” The Advantexe team arrived on Saturday in New Orleans to set up for the Conference kickoff on Sunday.

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Using Baseball to Select and Hire Salespeople

Understanding the Sales Force

This article has a set of three distinct analogies comparing baseball to sales so if you don’t want to hear about the baseball side of the analogy, you’ll probably want to exit the article. If you stay, you’ll be asking yourself, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Analogy #1 – Filling Seats Let’s start with what a sales team would call a termination.

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Launching a loyalty program: 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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How G2 Connects Partners and Customers for Shared Success

G2

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of sitting down with experienced tech and marketing leaders from isolved and Google Cloud. Considering our G2 Kickoff event theme of “Amp it Up,” we discussed the power of our partner ecosystem and how we amp up ROI together.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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Regaining Control of Your Brand on Amazon: Strategies for Combating Unauthorized Resellers

TrackStreet

In today’s e-commerce landscape, Amazon reigns supreme as the leading marketplace. While this platform offers tremendous opportunities for brands to reach a vast customer base, it also presents unique challenges, particularly when it comes to maintaining control over your brand’s presence. One of the most pressing issues faced by manufacturers is the proliferation of unauthorized resellers on Amazon.

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20 Data Labeling Statistics Showing Future Possibilities

G2

Data labeling teaches machines how to understand different pieces of information. It is the process of annotating and categorizing information, which enables machines to interpret and comprehend various data formats.

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Are Your Salespeople Making These Two Email Prospecting Mistakes?

Topline Leadership

Sales managers are usually so focused on trying to help salespeople close already qualified sales opportunities that they overlook the prospecting messages that their salespeople are sending to new prospects every day. That’s too bad, because if you did examine the prospecting messages your salespeople are sending out I’d bet you’d become sick to your.

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Why Audience Engagement Should Be the Focus of Your Custom Campaigns

Sales Pop!

The thrill of that first email sign-up, Shopify notification, or app subscription is undeniable. However, the real excitement is the growth of your business. But if you want your business to grow, you need to keep your customers and clients interested in your products or services. The more your audience engages with your app or signs up for a monthly dog treat box, the more you build a community around your brand.

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2 Retail Sectors That Are Completely Changing the Game: FMCG & Q-Commerce

Speaker: Joe Heather, Deliverect GM (UK&I) & Noah Hayes, Deliverect GM (US&CA)

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Quick Commerce (Q-commerce) are two vibrant sectors that have undergone significant transformations with the advancements in digital technology. With growing internet penetration and the proliferation of smartphones, consumers' purchasing habits have unsurprisingly evolved. They now demand quick, convenient, and seamless shopping experiences, which both FMCG and Q-commerce sectors strive to provide.

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There are 10 types of CDP. Here’s why that matters

Martech

MarTech.org has defined a CDP as follows. “Customer data platforms ( CDP ) are marketer-managed systems designed to collect customer data from all sources, normalize it and build unique, unified profiles of each individual customer. The result is a persistent, unified customer database that shares data with other marketing technology systems.” That’s a good definition, but it leaves a lot unsaid.