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Making Mobile Part of Your Lead Gen Strategy

The need to make mobile media part of your lead generation strategy today is obvious. What isn’t so obvious is how to integrate mobile in a way that will effectively engage consumers and

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Feb. 14 2012




 

Feb. 06 2012




5 Tips to Find High Performance Segmented B-to-B Prospect Lists

Here are 5 tips to help you find or build segmented prospect B-to-B lists that produce the best ROI and lowest cost to acquire a buyer of your own

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Jan. 25 2012




IBM’s Social Selling: The Computer Giant Finds B2B Leads in Social Media 4

In B2B marketing, how do you make social media an efficient, cost-effective channel for finding new customers and selling to business clients?

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Jan. 13 2012




Tips for Creating a B2B Social Media Plan 1

Does social media really work in business-to-business marketing? It’s a valid question, especially with the mass media mindset prevailing over much of social media. What B2B marketers and the firms that represent them should really be concerned with is the quality of the social media connections they make rather than the quantity.

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Jan. 12 2012




Marketing Automation Helps Nxtbook Identify Prospects

Marketing automation is helping Nxtbook Media connect with publishers and catalogers looking to take their print editions digital.

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Jan. 09 2012




Marketers Must Focus On Outcome, Not Output, Metrics 1

Not all metrics are good metrics. Merely because a brand is well “liked” on Facebook, or has many followers on Twitter, does not mean it is successfully being marketed. And collecting a fishbowl full of leads at a conference, or sending out a set quota of email blasts, is not the most productive way of measuring marketing’s effectiveness.

The trap many marketers fall into is focusing on output-based metrics, as opposed to outcome metrics, says Laura Patterson, president and co-founder of VisionEdge Marketing.

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Dec. 12 2011




Tips for Using Your Database to Drive Revenue

Direct marketers usually aren’t very creative about how they take advantage of their marketing databases. Sure, modern marketing databases are used to make general decisions about whom to promote. Typically this is done with rules-based logic such as recency, frequency, monetary value (RFM) cells or—even better—with statistics-based predictive models. However, this is just scratching the surface of what a modern marketing database can do.

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Nov. 11 2011




Five Things B2B Marketers Need to do Before Going Social 1

Here’s a reality check for business-to-business firms engaging in social media: Content isn’t king, at least as far as tweets and posts to other forums are concerned. Greg Ott of Demandbase offers five prerequisites B-to-B marketers must have in place to maximize the return of their social media endeavors.

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Nov. 11 2011




New Database Helps Las Vegas Sands Focus on Profitability 1

The Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s new data system places a stronger focus on the full spectrum of visitors’ activity, and therefore their total profitability.

Traditionally, casino patrons are ranked and marketed to based on what they spend, either during a single trip or in aggregate. But this doesn’t allow for subtleties such as their rate of play, how the value of comped rooms mitigates their worth to the property, or other activities which might change how they are valued.

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