Artificial intelligence and related forms of advanced analytics hold enormous potential for marketers to expand and deepen customer intelligence, improve business processes, and deliver engaging customer experiences. But many marketing organizations are just getting their feet wet in leveraging these technologies. To learn about the opportunities and challenges, IIA spoke with Analise Polsky, Business Solutions Manager, SAS Best Practices and Jonathan Moran, Principal Product Marketing Manager, SAS Customer Intelligence Solutions.
The Internet of Things (IoT) – devices and sensors connected to computing systems and networks – has received enormous attention in the last few years. The attention is due, in part, to the proliferation of connected devices, from about a million in the early 1990s to more than five billion today. In addition, the technology for connecting the devices has become more affordable and easier to integrate.
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: May 06, 2014
Curious about how B2B enterprise content marketing has changed in the last year, or how enterprise marketers differ from their peers overall? This report from Content Marketing Institute, MarketingProfs, and Marketo covers tactics, strategies, challenges, budgets, and tools of enterprise B2B marketers in North America.
Learn about the priorities and challenges that over 200 CMOs from Fortune 500 companies around the United States are facing and see their thoughts on content marketing and the best ways to engage your customers.
Marketers need an attribution model that offers accuracy, transparency, and flexibility in attributing credit to the many online and offline marketing channels and campaign they fund.
This paper describes the specific challenges that marketing organizations face and the approach they need to take to improve results going forward. Identify the "buying journeys" of your customers and collect the insight needed to maximize your marketing budget.
Storytelling has long been a staple of good brand marketing. But the concept has taken on more urgency in the digital space, where brands now have the power to engage directly with their customers through web and mobile channels.
The mandate for more sophisticated brand content has introduced a new set of challenges for online retailers—namely, how to integrate traditionally separate marketing and commerce operations to deliver a unified experience to shoppers.
Attend this webcast to learn ways you can:
1. Educate the acquisition team about your audience. What are their preferences and motivations?
2. Utilize marketing tactics to reach the talent you want. Are your recruiters storytellers?
3. Measure success. Are you evaluating your efforts along the way?
4. Engage in continuous improvement. What challenges are you tackling every day to make yourself a better recruiter?
Published By: Mintigo
Published Date: Sep 05, 2018
Creating a data-driven, intelligent sales and marketing system is both today’s challenge and tomorrow’s imperative. Marketers can no longer live by “I think, I feel” and sales can no longer manage by “gut instinct.”
Data is the new power currency in sales and marketing, and this is especially true if you want to succeed in an account-based marketing approach. Begin with the end in mind, use data and predictive intelligence to discover and target accounts and decision makers, create targeted content, select channels, deliver an omni-channel experience and measure results.
This ebook will cover seven steps that every account-based marketer and seller should follow to create a successful process for ABM.
Digital transformation is a reality for marketers that is wrapped in both opportunities
and headaches. Marketers understand the choices and expectations that their
customers now have, and they are up for the challenge. But marketers also have many
obstacles to overcome to deliver the consistently good, timely and engaging customer
experience, across devices, that customers demand.
The good news is that the marketing technology industry is rapidly evolving to address
these challenges. And in the same way that consumers have an abundance of choices,
marketers also have many options when it comes to choosing partners to help. But
where to start, and how to choose the right partners?
CMOs and their marketing teams are squarely in the spotlight as organizations look to them to chart a course across today’s turbulent landscape. The pressure is intense, the scope of the challenge unprecedented.
What happens when Marketing and IT unite to tackle the escalating challenges brought by today’s rapidly moving digital, social and mobile world? What kind of impact does that collaboration have on customer experience and the business as a whole?
Download a new report from Adobe and the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) to learn how you can free yourself from traditional email constraints to create more effective campaigns. Based on survey results from nearly 300 email marketers, the report explores today’s greatest challenges and winning strategies for email marketing — so you can drive true customer engagement, boost business revenue, and add more value to your organization.
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
Locally placed search advertising in the U.S. is projected to grow 30 percent over the next five years, from $4.1 billion in 2008 to $5.3 billion in 2013. According to new research by Borrell Associates, this growth will be led primarily by advertising service providers that adopt scalable technology infrastructure and recalibrate their economics to allocate more customer investment to search media spend.
In this Deep Dive we will explore what sales leaders should actually be demanding from marketing automation tools. In fact, survey data paints a very compelling picture about how sales should be evaluating the impact of marketing automation on sales performance. We'll explore why sales might be resistant in the first place, and how Top Performing organizations overcome these challenges to help support the collaborative pursuit of top line revenue growth between marketing and sales.
Published By: Workfront
Published Date: Nov 17, 2015
How will ensure your marketing initiatives’ success in 2016? Join us for a TED-style webinar on Wednesday, December 16, at 1:00 p.m. ET, with marketing thought leaders Ann Handley, Jay Baer, Joe Staples, and Mark Schaefer as they provide forward-looking recommendations on how marketing managers and executives can confront and overcome the challenges of the coming year.
How your marketing team works is as important as what they’re working on. The winners in 2016 will be those teams who optimize their team’s work processes and tools for maximum creativity, efficiency, and reactivity. This webinar promises tips and tricks on how to build this kind of high-performing marketing team, including:
• How to better plan, prioritize, and manage your work for a successful 2016
• Trends that impact the way marketers work and their ability to succeed
• How to manage your teams to understand the full scope of work and make data-driven decisions
Until now, marketers have been limited to two relatively uninspired options for sending direct communications to consumers on their mobile phones: SMS (a.k.a., text messaging), and text-only, imageless email on devices like the BlackBerry and Palm Treo. But with the introduction of Apple’s iPhone and competitor operating systems like Google’s Android and Palm’s Pre/Pixi now offering similarly rich user experiences, email marketers have a huge opportunity to reach consumers anywhere, any time, on their mobile devices.
Oracle, Leader Networks, and Social Media Today recently conducted an online survey of over 900 marketing and technology leaders at more than 500 organizations from around the world to explore what it means to be a socially enabled enterprise.
Technology and Marketing executives from Chubb & Son, Shell and Whole Foods Market participated in in-depth interviews as part of the study and share lessons learned and provide practical insights from their perspective. Paul Gillin, veteran technology journalist and co-author of the bookAttack of the Customers, adds perspective based on his experience with applying social media to marketing, customer service and internal communications
Download this exclusive White Paper, The Socially Enabled Enterprise to learn more about the opportunities and challenges global organizations are facing in the transition to becoming socially enabled enterprises.
The deduplication is one of the fastest growing segments in storage. Accordingly, every vendor is telling their version of the deduplication story. With emerging technologies, it is difficult for IT managers to determine what the true IT benefits vs. marketing spin are. This brief document discusses several key areas of deduplication and uncovers six NetApp “challenges” customers should understand when evaluating HP StoreOnce Backup Systems and NetApp as their deduplication solution of choice.
Published By: Scripted
Published Date: Jun 03, 2014
Many businesses outsource content because they’re stretched for time. In fact, according to the Content Marketing Institute’s 2014 benchmark report, 69 percent of B2B marketers said a “lack of time” was the biggest challenge they face to date. But time isn’t the only reason why nearly 47 percent of marketers have turned to outsourcing. Here’s why the savvy ones in the business are outsourcing their content right now (and why you should be, too).
Published By: SmartFocus
Published Date: Aug 25, 2015
Combining, streamlining and analyzing data is still the biggest single struggle for marketers. Most marketers can’t use data for simple offer based marketing, let alone sophisticated contextual marketing. Part 1 of our ‘Overcoming Marketing Challenges’ White Paper series discusses how data has become a barrier for many marketers and four data steps you can take to engage more successfully with your customers.
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