Jim Siegel

25 BIggest Lead Generation Mistakes (& What You Do About Them!!)

Biggest lead generation mistakes

Lead generation is at the heart of B2B marketing and It’s a major driver of content marketing. But too many marketers have problems getting it right. Here, from 25 marketing experts are the biggest lead generation mistakes marketers make plus 5 Actionable Marketing
tips on how to get it right.

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The Best Lead Generation Tips Ever

Best Lead Generation Tip

Are you using the best lead generation tips to maximize your profitability? Here’s what 24 marketing experts say are the best way to develop sales leads.

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Content Marketing Lead Generation:  22 Expert Tips

Content Marketing Lead Generation-22 Expert Tips

Are you using content marketing for lead generation? Here’s what 22 experts say is the best way to do content marketing lead generation.

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Social Media Lead Generation: Best Tips From The Experts

Social Media Lead Generation-21 experts

Do you want to use social media lead generation? Here are actionable social media lead generation tips from 21 experts to help with B2B and B2C businesses.

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Marketing Versus PR: What’s the Difference

Marketing Versus PR -What's the Difference

There’s a love-hate relationship between marketing and PR. While both marketing and PR are at their best when used together, many professionals feel that they need to choose one or the other. To frame this conversation, marketing is defined by Dr. Phillip Kotler as “the science and art of exploring, creating, and delivering value to satisfy the needs of a target market at a profit.” By contrast, here’s how PRSA (Public Relations Society of America) defines PR: “[Public relations] helps an organization and its publics 
adapt mutually to each other. ” Here’s what 11 communications area experts said.

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27 Marketing Wishes for 2012

Inside Mind of  Marketer

Want insight into how marketers think? To find out, I asked twenty-seven marketing experts across a range of specialties what their wish was for 2012.  While it sounds like an easy question to answer, I was surprised by the responses. Read these twenty-seven marketing wishes for 2012 and you’ll discover marketers are eternal optimists as well as learn where their frustrations lie.

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2012 Extreme Marketing Predictions

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While many marketing experts, myself included, use the beginning of the year to give their predictions for the coming year, they often stay close to the mainstream currents. To get beyond the conventional forecasts, I asked a group of leading marketers across a range of expertise for their most extreme marketing prediction for 2012. Their responses are a quick roundup that could be conveyed on a smartphone. Here are 24 extreme marketing forecasts that take a look inside the minds of some marketing leaders.

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Content Marketing Definition: 21 Experts Weigh In

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How do you define content marketing? Here are 21 content marketing definitions from  marketing experts.

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What is Branding?

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Brands are short hand marketing messages with identifiable representation that create emotional bonds with consumers through a combination of tangible and intangible factors. In a world where every individual is also a media entity, your consumers and their perception of your brand own it (as it always was). Based on the thirty definitions of branding, here are the twelve main attributes of a brand.

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30 Branding Definitions

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Brands have a wide range of uses for businesses, products and individuals in today’s dynamic marketing landscape where publishing and message distribution are no longer limited to media entities. Through the use of social media platforms, every consumer is a publisher and has his own brand to promote. Each brand is competing for time and attention—today’s scarce resources—to break though the message clutter in order to build relationships with their target audience(s). By itself, a brand isn’t a marketing strategy. In their own words, here are thirty (30) branding definitions from marketers and visionary leaders (aka the original Mad Men) to help you understand what branding entails.

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