How to Dominate the First 100 Days in a Foreign Market  Jan 28, 2013 4:27 PM By MCM staff

Expanding into new regions is an essential growth strategy for many B2B companies, but it’s not easy to get it right. There are many factors to consider, from finding the right skills to getting your marketing activities aligned to local cultures and customer needs. This infographic from Marketo will help guide you through your priorities in the first 100 days of your international market expansion.

Search and Deploy: The B2B Marketing Trends of 2012  Jan 23, 2013 4:29 PM By MCM staff

The digital marketing landscape has drastically shifted in the last year, and therefore so have online marketing strategies. Optfiy’s infographic on B2B online marketing trends in 2012 includes findings from its research around Google’s search market share, Google’s “Not Provided” update, trends in paid search, traffic and leads from social media, and more.

Why USPS is a Viable Alternative to FedEx and UPS  Jan 23, 2013 9:17 AM By Tim Parry

According to MCM Outlook 2012-13, 56% of respondents said they felt the United States Postal Service is a viable alternative to UPS and FedEx. Here’s what industry experts from Shipware, Endicia and LJM Consultants have to say about the pros – and cons – of USPS vs. FedEx and UPS.

Retail Partners See NRF Show as Golden Opportunity  Jan 21, 2013 7:21 AM By Tim Parry

Vendors and suppliers to bricks and mortar retailers saw the NRF Annual Convention & EXPO in New York, which was attended by more than 27,000 people last week, as a golden opportunity to get 2013 off on the right foot.

Top 4 B2B Digital Content Strategies for 2013  Jan 17, 2013 9:00 AM By Erin Lynch

Just like their B2C counterparts, B2B businesses are looking for more ways to boost revenue while still giving their customers an interactive experience. Here are four strategies from a recent Chief Marketer article that marketers can do to convert leads into buyers.

Don’t Forget the Personal Touch with B2B Networking  Jan 15, 2013 11:39 AM By Erin Lynch

When it comes to networking, social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are great, but in most cases, a handwritten follow-up note should also be part of your B2B marketing repertoire.

Is Social Media a Corporate Reputation Blind Spot?  Jan 10, 2013 11:05 AM By MCM staff

When it analyzed its Digital Readiness Survey in December, Zeno Group found stark differences between B2C and B2B companies, as well as large and small firms, in both CEO attitudes toward social media and in the company’s ability to respond to an online challenge. This infographic breaks down what Zeno found.

The State of B2B Marketing  Dec 31, 2012 11:15 PM By MCM staff

Many marketers in the B2B retail world have struggled with social media when compared to their B2B counterparts. In this infographic, based on the 2012 B2B Content Marketing Report by the Content Marketing Institute, it is suggested that some B2B marketers might be falling short because they are not embracing new social media channels.

10 Tips to Build a Multichannel B2B Ecosystem  Dec 28, 2012 2:07 AM By Michael Chuma

Building a multichannel ecosystem without upsetting existing channel relationships is a real challenge that requires balancing the concerns of referral and resale partners with the needs of end-customers. Aside from channel conflict, internal resistance can also make the transition difficult.

How is B2B Marketing Changing?  Dec 17, 2012 8:19 PM By MCM staff

Are you looking to make cuts in your B2B marketing budget? Lisa Shepard, CEO of the Mezzanine Group, shares several ideas in this video including using social media, taking spending away from print materials, look at trade show budgets, and making paid search adjustments. But most important to keep in mind, she said, is that

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