Marketing Motives: The Challenges & Priorities of Marketers

I asked my LinkedIn audience If the Sales and Marketing function merged and run by Sales, What would be your main focus? Why? As you can see, 68% of those surveyed said that increased lead generation and demand generation was a top priority. What this means is that people see Marketing as a vehicle toContinue reading “Marketing Motives: The Challenges & Priorities of Marketers”

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Strategies For Creating Engaging Customer-Centered Sales & Marketing Presentations & Content-Based on Buyer Learning Styles

Creating content that engages customers is key. Survey Results I surveyed my LinkedIn Audience to ask which types of content help them to learn best and what type of content they value most. As you can see, people learn best from a mix of written, video, audio, and content formats. Of the types of content,Continue reading “Strategies For Creating Engaging Customer-Centered Sales & Marketing Presentations & Content-Based on Buyer Learning Styles”

Why People Do Marketing & Their Challenges

People do Marketing for different reasons and they have different sets of challenges concerning the Marketing they do. I conducted two surveys of my LinkedIn audience. I asked the following:  1.What do you hope to gain from your marketing efforts? 2. What is your biggest marketing challenge? Why? Based on survey findings, 56 percent ofContinue reading “Why People Do Marketing & Their Challenges”

Ways to Deliver Value to Customers with Content

Creating content that engages customers is key. Another key element to creating customer-centered presentations and digital content is knowledge of buyer learning styles. In other words, how do buyers learn best? There are three learning styles, Visual, Auditory, and kinesthetic. 65 percent of learners are Visual but this is not everyone. Survey Results I surveyedContinue reading “Ways to Deliver Value to Customers with Content”

Social Networks use Online Shopping for New Revenue

Social Networks are places where people congregate; making them great sources of Market Research and Revenue. As a result, Social networks are looking for new revenue streams. The latest revenue channel for them is E-commerce. Facebook is partnering with Shopify to launch Facebook shops. The social network is the latest to get in on theContinue reading “Social Networks use Online Shopping for New Revenue”

Key Insights from The AI Summit on The Future of AI

I covered The AI Summit in New York last week because I wanted to learn more about AI and Machine Learning.   According to Tractica, AI is being implemented globally. AI and Machine Learning used in many verticals and processes. For example, when I compose an email using GMAIL, I received suggestions on how toContinue reading “Key Insights from The AI Summit on The Future of AI”

SEM Trends from SMX East

Last week, I covered the Search Marketing Expo in New York City. Search Marketing Expo has is a great event for SEO, SEM, and Digital Marketing professionals. SMX provides attendees with an opportunity to learn actionable techniques in conference sessions and training workshops. Google and Microsoft provided seminars on various SEM topics. Here is aContinue reading “SEM Trends from SMX East”

10 Key Takeaways from Advertising Week 2019

  I covered Advertising Week in New York. Advertising Week is where the best minds of Marketing and Advertising meet to share and learn best practices. Matt Scheckner Global CEO of Advertising Week shares his thoughts at the opening breakfast. View this post on Instagram Matt Scheckner of #AdvertisingWeek shares his thoughts at the opening breakfast. #AWNewYorkContinue reading “10 Key Takeaways from Advertising Week 2019”

Key Insights from Digital Agency Expo

I covered the Digital Agency Expo in New York. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this event, Digital Agency Expo is a conference focused on how to build, grow and scale a Digital Agency in 2019. Ryan Deiss, the co-founder, and CEO of Digital Marketer opened up Digital Agency Expo. In his opening talk how to recession-proofContinue reading “Key Insights from Digital Agency Expo”

5 Key Strategies from Digital Marketing World Forum 2019

I covered the Digital Marketing World Forum in New York this past week. There were great discussions on Digital and Social Marketing. The topics ranged from the customer journey, customer experience, customer retention, personalization, using data, and privacy legislation. My key insights were: 1. To improve customer retention, brands need to understand their customers toContinue reading “5 Key Strategies from Digital Marketing World Forum 2019”