Despite the rise of digital marketing and engagement tactics, events still play a pivotal role in the channel ecosystem. After all, there is still tremendous value in face-to-face conversations with partners and prospects. “In-person events are still where it’s at because there’s nothing that replaces the face- to-face meeting and the warm handshake,” said Peter […]
Local Spectrum, the location-based marketing unit of global media agency network Starcom MediaVest Group, has established a partnership with Balihoo to extend location marketing automation solutions to its customers. The partnership combines Local Spectrum’s knowledge of local digital and directory marketing with Balihoo’s technology to allow national brands to extend location and relevant campaigns through […]
Nearly half (48%) of distributed marketers cite “lack of marketing expertise” as a top challenge, while 56% point to “maintaining brand consistency” as a channel-wide issue. Regardless of their industry, national brands struggle to streamline and automate marketing, so partners can put a more tailored, personalized spin on their content and campaigns. This infographic, courtesy of […]
Up to 79% of marketing leads never convert to sales due to insufficient lead nurturing efforts, according to research from Marketing Sherpa. Nearly two thirds (65%) of B2B marketers don’t have lead nurturing processes in place. Mountain West Financial, a mortgage brokerage with more than 400 employees, half of which are field-based agents, has improved […]
Creating quality content requires more than a few stats. After all, with so much content available with a tap of a finger or click of a mouse, it takes much more to stand out. This infographic, courtesy of WhoIsHostingThis.com, outlines a series of sources marketers can refer to while creating their content.