Published By: ReadyTalk
Published Date: Sep 19, 2014
59% of marketers are using webinars in their B2B content marketing strategy. While they require a significant level of effort to produce,
webinars can provide a great return on investment. Fill your content pipeline by repurposing webinar assets into other pieces of content and extending the topic into other formats. Here are 19 pieces of content that can be created from every webinar.
Published By: ReadyTalk
Published Date: Sep 19, 2014
Recently, ReadyTalk, a leading provider of conferencing and webinar services, answered 20 content marketing and webinar questions. The questions came directly from webinar participants; marketers just like you who wanted practical, actionable advice.
Multi-channel or cross-channel marketing: which is better? The differences seem subtle on the surface, but the results are vastly different. Neolane's new white paper, titled, Multi-channel Marketing Hits the Wall,describes the perils of over-reliance on simplistic multi-channel campaigns, explains how to build the foundation for true cross-channel marketing, and includes real-world examples of organizations that made the transition.
This study reveals astounding results about the strategic value of closed-loop marketing. Top performing organizations are improving message relevancy, conversion, and Return on Marketing Investments (ROMI) with closed-loop marketing practices and processes. Learn what the best-in-class steps are required in achieving closed-loop marketing success.
Packard Bell implements targeted customer loyalty program to strengthen its brand and inspire repeat purchases. With strong roots in the consumer PC industry, Packard Bell has expanded its focus to embrace a successful digital entertainment strategy, manufacturing a range of media products for television and wireless networking. Packard Bell and Neolane were recipients of the 2007 NCDM Database Excellence Award for Multichannel Marketing Achievements.
EMI Music is one of the top global recorded music companies and represents artists spanning all musical tastes and genres including Lily Allen, Coldplay, and Pink Floyd. No longer able to rely on mass marketing to drive in-store sales, EMI Music had to figure out who, exactly, was downloading its artists' music, and how to maximize communications with those consumers to strengthen relationships and drive more revenue. EMI Music opted for enterprise marketing software from Neolane that would help the company better capture consumer information from multiple sources and integrate its disparate CRM and customer analytics applications.
The Hager Group is a $1.5-billion electronics manufacturer. With a distributed global workforce of more than 10,000 employees, Hager has 40 sales subsidiaries and 25 industrial sites worldwide. Today, with a centralized marketing database and software, Hager can ensure data quality and deliver personalized, targeted communications according to customer and prospect profiles and behavior. This program allows Hager to capture 1,000 new prospects each month, and achieve a 10 percent conversion rate - resulting in an incremental revenue increase of $42 million per year.
Accor is one of the world's largest travel, tourism and corporate services companies. With over 4,000 hotels worldwide, Accor Hotels covers all segments from economy to upscale. Sofitel, Novotel and Motel 6 are just a few of Accor's hotel brands. Accor's online relationship marketing strategy aims to convert prospects into customers and build customer value through increasing the depth of relationships and growing revenues from repeat bookings, cross-sales, up-sales and referrals.
The late 1990s marked AXA Bank’s foray into email marketing. For the first phase of this project, AXA Bank management decided to use a bulk email tool to push Web content to customers. However, this tool rapidly showed its limitations in terms of scalability and functionality. No personalization, tracking or reporting functionality was available, and many operations (such as list management) had to be performed outside the tool, by hand. Marketing teams also required constant IT support, especially as email volumes increased. By 2002, ready for a more sophisticated approach, the bank sought to personalize and expand its online marketing to improve effectiveness.
Sephora is a leading retail beauty chain selling more than 8,000 unique products and 250 brands of perfume and premium cosmetics. A fully owned subsidiary of the world’s leading luxury products company, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Sephora operates 500+ stores in 14 countries worldwide, with an expanding base of more than 125 stores across North America where it is the largest retailer of perfume and cosmetics.
Social media, blogs and the proliferation of mobile devices have dramatically altered the corporate communications landscape. It's no longer a question of whether your PR team should get involved, but rather how to get involved and what digital media practices will best serve your goals.
Published By: Inkling
Published Date: Aug 08, 2014
Learn what five mission-critical questions your marketing team should be asking in order to better align your digital content creation and see how this will allow users to better interact with your content.
Employee-shared content increases reach 10x and engagement 8x. That’s why leading brands are launching Employee Advocate Marketing programs to drive the marketing metrics they care about most, including increased awareness, social engagement and new customers.
But what are the steps they took to launch and maintain a successful program? Download this guide and step-by-step checklist for everything you need to know to launch an employee Advocate Marketing program.
Download the guide and checklist to learn:
• The steps to launch an employee Advocate Marketing program
• Proven best practices to grow your program
• The recommended timeline and steps to ensure the program drives your goals
It’s not just another buzzword. Contextual marketing is paving the way forward because digital marketing today is broken. As we focus our marketing on utility and relevant content, we need to enhance the customer experience instead of interrupt it. Check out this eBook to learn all about contextual marketing and see real campaigns in action.
Connect the left and right brains of marketing to deliver the most compelling content to the right person at the right time. Read the Adobe Campaign Guide to Touchpoint Marketing to learn new marketing models that will help you reimagine personalization and get a holistic, 360-degree view of your customers.
Read the guide to learn how to:
• Blend art and science to create emotional experiences
• Move from the model of the marketing funnel to customer lifecycle
• Shift from personalized experiences to contextual interactions
Industrial customers use content to research and make purchasing decisions. Are you giving them the info they need? Developed by IHS GlobalSpec, this white paper explains the growing importance of using content to attract, acquire and engage engineers and technical professionals.
Content marketing positions your company as an expert, builds trust and introduces new products and services to a wider audience via webinars, technical articles, social media and more. Find out which content appeals most to technical professionals. Learn how to provide information that fulfills their needs at specific points in the buying cycle. And see examples of how and where industrial suppliers effectively use content marketing to deliver information that can help turn shoppers into buyers.
Content Marketing for Industrial Marketers also explores the challenges of producing enough of the right content, repurposing it across multiple channels and budgeting for it. Plus, it provides the steps to start dev
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Feb 25, 2015
Video is already being utilized in most enterprises to some extent. The era of pervasive video has arrived, and with it the need to manage video holistically across the enterprise and throughout its lifecycle. Developing a proper strategy for management and governance can yield a competitive advantage especially when it is focused on key business outcomes.
When the numbers get this big, we tend to think of them only in the abstract:
500 million photos were shared per day in 2013 and 1.8 billion photos are being shared per day in 2014. That’s 75 million per hour, 1.25 million per minute and 20,833 per second.
Olapic’s new visual commerce white paper places this content explosion in context. We filled it with data that matters, insights from our experience with over 150 brands and retailers, and strategic guidance for companies ready to plan their approach to the visual commerce opportunity.
Download From Ripple to Wave: The Ascent of Authentic Visual Content now.
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