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Team Trifecta: Why Align Customer Success with Sales & Marketing?


Learn why companies should include their Customer Success team in their Sales and Marketing alignment plans to achieve lower marketing costs and increased…
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CMO Interview: An Inside Look at Marketing Trends


Kevin Bobowski, Act-On’s CMO, speaks to how he sees today’s marketing trends shaping up, and what it takes to be a great CMO.
Why Data-Driven Storytelling is the Next Big Thing in Content Marketing

Why Data-Driven Storytelling is the Next Big Thing in Content Marketing


Humans are hardwired to pay attention to stories, and we remember visuals longer than words. Discover the secrets to using your internal data…
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Marketing Hacks: 10 New Ways to Use Your Marketing Automation Platform


Marketing automation has outgrown the demand generation box. Explore 10 use cases for new ways to use your marketing automation platform throughout all…
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An A to Z of Content Marketing Best Practices


A round-up of 25 time-tested content marketing best practices, and one silly bit of wordplay. Does anyone have a better Z?
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Why Formulas Work Better than Templates for Email


Ever been tempted to buy a “winning” email template for a sales pitch? Discover why it’s a bad idea, and what you can…
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Spring Sending: Time for a Fresh Start


‘Tis spring, and a marketer’s fancy turns to – spring cleaning! Email list cleansing and validation will make all your sends more effective,…
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How Major Brands Are Winning Through Episodic Content


What if…you told a story so well that your buyers were eager to hear every new development? Get episodic content right, and you’re…
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10 Very Smart People Weigh In on How to Rethink Marketing


How would you rethink marketing? We asked 10 thought leaders and here are their answers.
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Brexit and the Digital Landscape – What Can You Expect?


On June 23, 2016 the UK will vote to stay in – or leave – the European Union. What will this mean for…
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Happy #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay


There’s a whole calendar of hashtag holidays to spark your social editorial calendar. Some are silly, but #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay is the real thing.
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7 Things You May Not Know About Google’s RankBrain


Artificial intelligence is real, now. Google’s RankBrain improves how people find you – when they’re looking for precisely what you offer.
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10 Ways to Have More Efficient Meetings


Sick of long meaningless meetings? Time lost is an opportunity cost that can never be recovered. Learn 10 tactics for more efficient meetings.
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Act-On: Powering the Customer Experience


Today’s marketer must weave brand awareness, demand generation and customer marketing into a balanced, global marketing strategy. Learn how Act-On can help you…
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User-Generated Content: Why It’s Driving 28 Percent Higher Engagement


People trust their peers. Learn 5 tactics for getting users involved in creating content for you, plus 5 tips for getting started with…
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How to Write Headlines That Get Shared And Drive Traffic


The most important words in any of your content are the ones in the headline. Learn how to create great headlines that will…
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5 Email Metrics to Help Diagnose Your Mistakes


Learn the 5 basic email metrics, and what they might have to say about the health of your lists or your campaigns, plus…
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Agencies Under Pressure to be More Digital


As marketing continues to get more digital, agencies must develop genuine competencies to survive and thrive. Take a look at this new digital…
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10 People You Should Follow on Twitter if You’re in Marketing


Twitter is a great source of serendipitous learning – if you know where to look. Here are ten fonts of wisdom to follow…