3 Incredibly Creative B2B Marketing Initiatives

creative marketingCreativity is a difficult concept to put into words. So, in an effort to demystify the term, we recently took to our blog to discuss marketing creativity—what it is, what it isn’t, and how to achieve it.  But, we didn’t want to leave it at that.

We also thought it would be helpful to provide our readers with examples of truly creative marketing. So if you’re ready for some inspiration, keep reading. Continue reading “3 Incredibly Creative B2B Marketing Initiatives”

Marketing Landing Pages: A Beginner’s Guide

marketing landing pagesLanding pages are a crucial component of any digital marketing campaign. Yet, they’re a source of frustration for many marketers. Consider these statistics:

  • Only 22% of businesses are satisfied with their landing page conversion rates (source).
  • Most companies are employing a variety of conversion optimization best practices but are dissatisfied with their proficiency in them (source).
  • More than 20% of businesses have reported that they do not have an effective strategy for landing page testing (source).
  • Getting landing pages built and tested is among the top five challenges faced by B2B marketers (source).

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Content Mapping for Marketing Success

content mappingIf you’ve ever received an annoying mass email or seen an irrelevant Facebook promotion, you already know content isn’t one-size-fits-all. Sharing the wrong content at the wrong time is a marketer’s worst nightmare. Think about it, you spend significant time and resources to craft a piece of content only for it to fall flat—or worse, annoy your audience.

So, how can you reach the right audience? How can you convert that audience into paying customers? And how can you determine what type of content is going to resonate with your prospects? Continue reading “Content Mapping for Marketing Success”

Revive Your Creativity: A Guide for Content Marketers

content marketing creativityCreativity is a tricky concept. As marketers, we all strive to be more creative—but what exactly does that mean? How can we measure creativity or generate more of it when it is a seemingly intangible quality?

To prepare you for an upcoming webinar with Jay Acunzo, we provide you with a comprehensive guide to revive your creativity—not as a vague concept but as a tangible marketing skill. With a fresh take on creativity you’ll not only produce better marketing results but you’ll also breathe new life into your content. Keep reading. Continue reading “Revive Your Creativity: A Guide for Content Marketers”

4 Lessons We Learned from Holding An Industry Event

industry eventIn 2016, after years of deliberation, ZoomInfo finally decided to hold our own sales and marketing conference—The Growth Acceleration Summit. Now, if you’ve never been part of the event planning process, let us be the first to tell you… it’s not easy. Organizing a conference from scratch requires a tremendous amount of time, planning, and coordination. It’s not for the faint of heart.

Yet, now that we’re two years in and past the growing pains—we’ve learned a lot about hosting and planning an industry event. Today, we hope you can learn from our experience as we share the four biggest lessons we’ve learned along the way. Continue reading “4 Lessons We Learned from Holding An Industry Event”

B2B Databases are Full of Rotten Apples [Infographic]

b2b databases

Data decay happens naturally because of how often people change jobs or titles, companies go out of business, and mergers occur. Because of this, many organizations are working with a B2B database that is cluttered with outdated, invalid, or incomplete contacts. Dirty data impacts all areas of an organization, including marketing, lead generation, customer relationships, and finance.

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

blog postsIn the last week or so, we’ve published lists of our best business infographics and our most popular company profiles. Today, we give you a list of this year’s best blog posts. As previously mentioned, we published 186 blog posts this past year—and while we’re proud of that number, we’re always working to improve and grow our content library.

Stick with us in 2018 for more content to improve your sales, marketing, and recruiting initiatives. Here’s a little sample of the content you can expect to see. Continue reading “Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017”

4 New Year’s Resolutions for Your B2B Organization [Infographic]

new years marketing resolutionsThe holidays are over and 2018 has begun. If you’re anything like 41% of Americans, you’ve already set some New Year’s Resolutions (source). Maybe you want to be healthier, read more books, or spend more time with your family. Whatever your resolution may be, New Year’s always seems like the natural time to make big life changes.

Fortunately, this sentiment isn’t just reserved for your personal life. When the New Year rolls around, businesses and their employees should consider making some improvements of their own. Continue reading “4 New Year’s Resolutions for Your B2B Organization [Infographic]”

Optimize Web Forms to Maximize Conversions

web formsEveryone knows you need to include forms on your website to capture leads. But, it’s not enough to just slap a few form fields on your landing pages and call it a day. Forms that convert require serious strategy.

Believe it or not, only 52% of companies that use landing pages run tests on their forms to find ways to improve conversions (source). If you aren’t taking the right steps to optimize your web forms, you’re likely missing out on valuable leads. Continue reading “Optimize Web Forms to Maximize Conversions”