Channel Marketer Report

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The Madmen Of The Millennium

Channel marketing has made the shift from print to digital, meaning that tomorrow’s Mad Men have to evolve their marketing skills to be successful. This infographic from Marketo highlights the roles, skills and opportunities digital marketers have in today’s marketing landscape that yesterday’s Mad Men couldn’t imagine. [Click To Expand] Source: Marketo

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eMetrics Summit Boston: Data-Driven Marketers Are Becoming ‘Indispensable’

By Brian Anderson, Associate Editor  Editor’s note: As part of a special arrangement, this feature is being published on Channel Marketer Report. The article initially appeared on MarketingID.   Big Data and marketing analytics are becoming must-have currency for marketing success, and businesses across a wide variety of industries and verticals are looking to individuals who […]

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#C2C15 Recap: Storytelling, Influencers And Personas Guide Content Success

More than 400 B2B executives traveled to Scottsdale, Ariz. for the fourth annual B2B Content2Conversion Conference. During the three-day event, industry experts and thought leaders outlined best practices to create compelling engagement strategies and campaigns that guide buyers throughout the researching and consideration journey. Marketers rely on campaigns to move buyers through the funnel, but […]

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Why Personalized Marketing Will Dominate In 2015 [Infographic]

We’re only a few weeks into 2015, and the industry is buzzing about what trends will drive marketing forward over the next year. Although content marketing will continue to play a role, buyers will come to expect more relevant and personalized messages, resources and incentives. The below infographic, courtesy of Formstack, reveals why personalized marketing […]

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How Channel Partners Should Invest MDF To Accelerate Profitable Growth

By John DeSarbo, ZS, and Darren Yetzer, Semdrive   Not so long ago, “lunch-and-learns,” sporting events and trade shows were the keys to a channel partner’s marketing success. Marketing was about getting “butts in the seats” — i.e., assembling as many IT buyers in a room as possible in the hope that the sales team […]

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7 Signs Of Data Meltdown

By Dion Picco, Sr. Director, Product Marketing, Progress Tired, headache, can’t focus? These are all symptoms that plague channel marketers around the world every day. If you’re experiencing any of these, you might be in a losing battle with your organization’s data. Ignore the symptoms at your own peril, as they will only get worse! […]

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Harte-Hanks And GX Software Partner Up To Secure Customer Engagement

Harte-Hanks, a company that specializes in direct and targeted marketing, has announced a strategic partnership with GX Software, a web content management and online marketing software provider, to provide end-users with more relevant content and easier communication tactics across all channels. By integrating GX Software’s BlueConic online engagement solution with Harte-Hanks data solutions, the companies […]

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Channel Wide Triggered Marketing: A Precedent In Data Collaboration Between Brands And Channel Partners

By Jared Shusterman, Managing Partner and CEO, SproutLoud   Triggered marketing — the practice of basing a marketing communication’s content, timing, and delivery medium on measureable events relevant to the consumer — has been around for some time.  Despite that, “less than 20% of marketing organizations today,” are doing it correctly, according to Adam Sarner, […]

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MDF Or Co-op: The Wrong Choice Could Cost Your Channel

By Stacy Desrosiers, VP of Marketing and Business Development, Channeltivity One of the biggest challenges companies face when working with multiple partners is managing marketing development funds (MDF). What type of program do you go with? Will it benefit both the vendor and the partner? These are just a couple of the many questions that […]

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Visage Sees Extensive Channel Growth, Focuses On Thought Leadership

As smartphones and tablets become more commonplace for multitasking, on-the-go employees, enterprises across sizes and verticals are gravitating toward Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs. In fact, Gartner predicts that by 2017, half of employers will require employees to supply their own devices for work purposes, with 38% of organizations expected to stop providing devices […]

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