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Humans are hardwired for communicating with visuals. Learn some eye-opening statistics on engagement with video and images, as well as some best practices for improving your marketing and social media videos. Learn how you can use video and visuals to better engage your customers.
Join Val Swisher, sitting in for Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and Ryan Knott, Public Relations Specialist at TechSmith, for this free, one-hour webinar. Attendees will learn why visuals and video are so important to your marketing content, why perfection is killing your marketing videos, and three easy ways to improve your video process.
Are you thinking about incorporating tone into your content strategy? If so, you've probably seen how confusing this topic can be.
We know, because we are human beings, that language can misfire. Tone is where understanding and emotion come together – and sometimes that’s messy.
Join Paul Perrotta, sitting in for Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guest, Pierre Gagnier, Content Strategist at ADP Innovation Lab, for this free, one-hour webinar. Pierre will show you how a team of researchers at ADP were able to tame some of the trickiness of tone and measure its impact. What they learned will help you to make sense of tone and change it from a source of risk into a tool for creating effective content.
Attendees will learn about 1) a simple, workable set of definitions that you can use to promote shared understanding among stakeholders of what tone is; 2) A framework for identifying and applying tone attributes so that you can create a foundation for consistent practice, and 3) Some typical factors that will help you to see how tone can go awry and will help you create your own risk factors.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Pierre Gagnier is a content strategist at ADP's Innovation Lab in New York. He works extensively with user experience researchers to help ADP web and mobile product teams align their content strategies consistently with users' realities.
In 2013, GOV UK, the government services website for the United Kingdom, won the prestigious D&AD Black Pencil for its contribution to moving content forward as a design discipline. Since then GOV UK has been name-checked and modeled around the world as *the* way to do public sector content. And yet, aside from those who are really “in the know,” the practice of content design is still little known outside of government content circles. And inside of government, many people talk about it, but not many know how to do it well.
Join Paul Perrotta, sitting in for Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guest, Padma Gillen, of Scroll UK, for this free, one-hour webinar. Formerly Head of Content Design for the UK's Government Digital Service, Padma has been at the heart of this emerging discipline since its earliest days. He now teaches others how to do it, and helps organizations rebuild their entire content function around the principles of user needs, designing with data and agile content production.
In this webinar, Padma will introduce you to these principles and explain how to incorporate them into your approach. Attendees will learn how to place the needs of users at the heart of your content strategy, apply agile methods to content production, and learn to understand the governance models needed to improve your content significantly.
We’ve all heard about the benefits of content modeling and structured content for technical information. We’ve implemented DITA or other topic-based strategies to break content into smaller blocks to manage and publish, but topics are not small enough.
But the addition of Bots, voice-enabled interfaces, and AI means we must change the way we structure content. We are moving from a broadcast style of communication – publish and hope for the best – to a more conversational style of communication. More question and answer. This imposes requirements on the content models you need to create if you want to talk to the Bots. We must be more granular in our models. We need to implement Microcontent.
Join Val Swisher, sitting in for Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and her special guest, Steve Manning of Precision Content, for this webinar. Steve will discuss how new technology will change the way we approach content and the topic-based approach to deliver what you need for the new technology challenges. Steve will work through a different approach to the content that focuses you more on reader outcomes how that affects your content models. Attendees will learn how deep into their content then need to model to get the most from chatbots, voice-enabled systems, and ultimately AI.
Attendees will also learn 1) Why traditional topic-based DITA is not granular enough for the future; 2) How microcontent is a better approach to future-proof your content, and 3) How to use user outcomes to drive models and granularity.
Engaging with users on social media is critical, but so is listening. Just like in real life relationships, you will learn a lot more about your target audience if you pay close attention to what they are “saying”—to you, or to (and about) someone else (yes, even your competition).
This session will highlight the key trends in enterprise social, and explain how to leverage these new media to better understand and connect with your audience—and use the resulting data to strengthen your products and services.
Your Customers are your top marketing asset. In today's webinar, we'll be focusing on building your reputation and increasing your social reach—and revenue—via your customers.
Companies have always had to keep up with consumer trends, but today’s digitally connected customers pose a new predicament: they not only want the best products and services, they have access to more information than ever to help them determine the best.
Marketing taglines mean nothing to them. When selecting a business, customers trust the word of their peers above all else: 92% of people are more likely to trust a recommendation from another person over branded content. The Voice of the Customer is what sells.
We look forward to having you join us as we provide tips and tricks on how to:
-Engage your customers
-Best utilize that engagement to acquire more customers
While there’s often disparity among marketers around their favorite content marketing tactics, there’s one tactic that virtually all marketing teams use: social media. In fact, 92% of marketers say that social media is important to their business, according to the Social Media Examiner.
Whether it’s paid or organic, B2B or B2C, having a strategic social plan is key to seeing results from your social media efforts. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to:
- Build a complete social media plan for promoting your content (including downloadable templates)
- Craft trackable messages to generate leads through social media
- Enable and inspire your sales team to share your content
Referral marketing has quickly become one of the top marketing channels used by businesses in virtually every industry and market niche. To ensure that your referral program stands out from your competitors, there are several key strategies that you must follow to insure success.
Join us at the BrightTALK Social Media Marketing Summit to discuss some of the best referral marketing strategies to maximize your conversions. We will not only be defining the current referral marketing space, but will be detailing the following strategies for success:
- How to create viral loop
- Creating symmetrical rewards
- How to effectively target influencers
- Optimizing your referral landing page
- Leveraging guest blog posts
- Being transparent to your partners
50% of B2B organizations say they are in the “experimenting phase” of influencer marketing, while more than half of B2C companies say they have established programs in place. What are B2B marketers waiting for? The time to establish an influencer marketing program is now, before your competition does!
In this webinar, Alison will explain how she led the creation of the first influencer marketing program at a software company. She will share tips for selecting influencers, creating content, measuring results, and lessons learned from running a B2B influencer program.
It has never been easier reach new audiences thanks to Facebook, but it's harder than ever to drive social engagement. With organic Facebook Page reach at historic lows, it’s increasingly difficult to capture your audience's attention, assuming you're able to reach them in the first place.
Better targeting and engaging creative can overcome these challenges, and testing your content packaging is the best way to learn what resonates most with your target audience in real time. Break through the noise, and get your message right every time you post.
In this webinar, Patrick Costello will share Facebook A/B testing insights, common pitfalls, and strategies for translating test results into meaningful business ROI.
Patrick is the co-founder of Naytev, a social media management and A/B testing platform, and he works with teams of all sizes, including ambitious startups like ClarityMoney, publicly traded incumbents like Travelzoo, and content powerhouses Refinery29, HuffPost, and VICE Media.
Want to leverage multiple Big Data sources to find a precise target audience and convert them into leads and sales?
Facebook may have the answer for you. With a collection of multiple data sources in addition to the incredible amount of data Facebook owns and collects, we have more power than ever before to get the right message to the right people at the right time.
Why then is there not an explosion of advertising success through Facebook? While dedicated to supporting its advertisers, Facebook cares most about providing an excellent user experience to its 2 billion monthly active users. Therefore, they have a high level of expectations that advertisers are going to provide the best experience to the people they reach out to.
If you understand how to advertise on Facebook effectively, you can tap into a source of unbelievable potential. If, however, you don't invest serious attention into how to successfully run campaigns on this unique platform, your results will mirror this with lackluster performance and unnecessarily high costs.
Watch this webinar to discover a process to create a high-performing, data-backed advertising campaign in one month's time that surpasses what over 95% of marketing agencies can accomplish.
You’re working hard to engage with people online and build your brand reputation. But all your hard work can be destroyed by people posting negative, inappropriate or even illegal content on your social media channels or about you on the wider web.
This webinar will outline the risks that brands face online – from everyday hate speech, profanity and abuse, to complaining customers and trending PR crises, right through to the more serious risks such as threats to cause harm and the sharing of illegal content on your channels.
We’ll share the biggest threats we’ve seen brands face from a range of sectors and give you top tips on how to protect your brand online.
What would you know about a person from his email ID or location? How would you understand the person on the other end of the conversation or meeting?
The deep understanding of consumers or customers beyond the superficial layer is soon going to be not just a ‘good to have’ but also a basic hygiene for a successful and long-lasting relationship. Be it striking up a conversation with a prospect, merely handling customer queries, or finding the right candidate to hire for the available marketing role, the use of profile enrichment is finding paramount importance in sustaining healthy engagements with those who matter.
Explore the world of AI and its endless possibilities to know people around you better.
- What are AI-built individual deep insights?
- Latest trends in marketing using AI
- How to improve segmentation and personalize communication
- How to take better marketing decisions using a 360-degree individual profile
About the Presenters
Amisha Sethi, Vice President of Global Marketing, Frrole Inc.
Amisha has worked in leadership roles with global giants like Airtel, BlackBerry and Air Asia amongst many others. In addition, a bestselling author of the book "It doesn't hurt to be nice", she is an executive scholar from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago.
Amarpreet Kalkat, CEO & Co-Founder, Frrole Inc
Amar has worked closely with products in reputed firms like Nokia, Trilogy and Hewlett Packard until he found his true passion and co-founded Ciafo. This was the beginning of his entrepreneurial journey and later on, he went to establish Frrole. A Machine Learning aficionado and limit-pusher, he is an MBA graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode.
1.3 billion people use Facebook Messenger, and every business needs to communicate with their customers on this critical channel. In this webinar, Ben Parr -- Co-founder of Octane AI, Author of Captivology, former Mashable Editor, and Forbes 30 Under 30 -- will dive into specific strategies for generating leads and profits with Messenger marketing and bots.
Businesses will likely need to make a lot of modifications in the way they reach and engage their audiences in 2018 on social media in order to achieve their goals for success.
Social media is set to cause even more disruption as it incorporates new technologies, more governance and new policies. Changes, like worldwide access and use of mobile devices, have empowered social media platforms so that the platforms are even more associated with a business’ overall strategy. As a result, the approach the company takes regarding its social media platforms has the potential to have a ripple effect throughout the organization.
Since the size of social media platforms has grown as well as the diversity of the audience, social media planning will involve more work, more foresight and more input from key staff as well as the social media team. It will mean taking a deeper dive into what has been done in order to know what will need to occur to help propel the company forward.
Social media teams will need to understand what has and what has not worked not only within their business but also with competitors. This will require an understanding of the trends and an awareness of the latest technologies. They may also either want or need to test some technologies as well as different platforms.
In this webinar, participants will learn how to:
- Identify the core platforms that will be useful at their business
- Examine what the business has done on those social media platforms
- Examine what competitors have done over the past year
- Integrate new technologies trends and demographics
- Hold brainstorming sessions with social media team members and other key staff members.
- Compile their activities into their overall social media plan
- Write a strong summary/pitch that demonstrates how the plan will be put into action
Questions will be answered during the webinar, but feel free to send questions prior to event to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Get a free Heat Mapping and ROI Analysis from Elite SEM to help you make a business case for CRO! elitesem.com/cro-roi
It's hard to argue the effects that CRO (Conversion Rate Optimization) can have on the bottom line for a business. So why is it so hard to get the budget and resources you need to run a CRO program for your brand?
In this live webinar with Elite SEM Director of CRO, Kendall Giglio, and Optimizely Senior Strategy Consultant Hudson Arnold, learn how to make a rock-solid business case that will turn actively adamant colleagues into excited evangelists for CRO. Kendall and Hudson will explain:
- how to identify the right businesses, brands, and websites that could benefit from CRO
- fool proof plug-and-play formula for proving ROI through CRO
- proven approaches to secure budget, resources, and buy-in from your organization
Are you ready for how AI, machine learning, and other future technology will affect content development?
The database revolution changed our relationship to data, making it reusable for different target audiences, contexts and situations. It also made it ready for flexible delivery to different apps and across many different platforms and media. But somehow these outcomes never fully transferred over to content. How can we bring this same revolution to content and win the same kind of enormous improvements that would prepare us for the future?
Structured content management enables organizations to store, organize and build their content so that pieces are easily discoverable, reusable, reconfigurable and adaptable. It provides the perfect solution for constructing large, complex documents, but also for delivering modular content to chatbots, portal sites, and mobile apps. But, more importantly, it is also key to future-proofing your content for emerging technological trends.
Join Paul Perrotta, sitting in for Scott Abel, and his special guest, Steffen Frederiksen, Founder and CSO of DitaExchange, for this free one-hour webinar. Attendees will learn what structured content management is and how it works. They will understand what benefits structured content can have for writers, project managers, business owners, IT departments and content consumers. They will also learn how to prepare their content to be fed into new technologies with practical examples from the field.
You've seen the stats everywhere you look:
- 72% of people used Amazon when finding products and information before making a purchase in 2017
- 43% of all retail sales in the US were made through Amazon
- Amazon has the second-fastest-growing digital ad business of any publisher in the US.
It's time to start getting serious about the retail behemoth if you haven't yet. Join SEM and Shopping & Feed experts from Elite SEM, Matt Devinney and Joe Minz, and Brian Roizen from listings and integration platform Feedonomics, to learn:
- what and how to sell on Amazon (hint: it's not "ALL THE PRODUCTS!")
- fulfillment options, challenges, and recommendations
- how to get and optimize listings
- advertising options: sponsored product ads, headline search ads, and product display ads
- context for all the jargon you've probably heard like FBM, ASIN, ACoS, AMS, and more
Ad fraud isn’t becoming more prevalent -- the fraudsters are just getting slicker. From bot nets to device ID spoofing, the tricks are getting more sophisticated, and raking in more and more cash for the swindlers.
Staying ahead of the fraudster’s learning curve is the key — and collaboration is the crucial element. While vendors and advertisers are directly impacted by fraud, tracking partners provide the technology to help fight fraud – all three players have to work together to circle the wagons.
Making a game plan can be complex, when there are no clear benchmarks for defining or measuring fraud, as each player defines it differently and different benchmarks are needed for each app type, geo, traffic source, and so on.
Join this VB Live event to learn how to tackle that complexity, how to define benchmarks, detect and manage fraud, and work with your partners to circle the wagons against the fraudsters.
Register for free!
* Who the stakeholders are, plus why and how is each is affected
* The MMPs’ role in this ecosystem
* What fraud is and what benchmarks should be used for defining it
* How to collaborate to detect and manage fraud on an ongoing basis
* What tools are out there to fight fraud
* Emily Storino, Network Strategy Lead, Electronic Arts (EA)
* Grant Simmons, Head of Client Analytics, Kochava
* Tal Nissenson VP Client Success US, Taptica
* Stewart Rogers, Analyst-at-Large, VentureBeat
* Rachael Brownell, Moderator, VentureBeat
Boohma’s Recommendation Engine: Bringing AI-based Machine Learning to Out-of-Home for the First Time.
Machine learning and AI are part of our modern life, used in everything from mobile banking to driving directions to Amazing product recommendations. The technology offers an unprecedented level of prediction and accuracy with wide applications across our modern world. And with the launch of the Boohma software platform, that now includes out-of-home advertising.
In this webinar, Muneer Mubashir will take you through Boohma’s journey in bringing machine learning to out-of-home. You’ll get to see a live demo of their recommendation engine and see first-hand what the powerful prediction algorithms can do. You’ll also get a taste of what the industry’s first recommendation engine can do to help brands make stronger connections with their consumers and get better, more reliable ROI for out-of-home campaigns.
In today’s online driven world, a website is often one of the most important marketing tools for a business. Yet, many websites even lack the most basic search engine optimization (SEO) best practices.
Being able to research, identify and optimize your website for the keywords your potential customers type into Google is crucial to succeeding with SEO. In fact, it’s essential to outrank your competition in the search engines.
Any professional SEO agency will perform in-depth keyword research before starting a project, and so should you. In this 45-minute long online session, Chris Raulf, Founder & President of Boulder SEO Marketing, will present:
• Why you NEED to perform keyword research
• Tools, tools, tools: Keyword research is a (free and paid) tools driven process
• How to research and select the initial list of target SEO keywords and phrases
• How to identify the “low-hanging fruit” keywords that will immediately increase search traffic to your site
• How to put the keywords to work for you
• How to measure the performance and effectiveness of your target SEO keywords
Webinar attendees will learn the concept of keyword research for SEO and be able to measure and monitor the effectiveness of their target SEO keywords.
About Chris Raulf
Chris Raulf is the founder of Boulder SEO Marketing, a boutique digital marketing training and consulting agency located in beautiful Denver and Boulder, Colorado. Chris is an SEO training expert and he teaches students around the globe on how to improve their website’s rankings in Google search results. His international background makes him one of the few professionals in the industry who truly live and breath multilingual search engine optimization on a daily basis.
Learn more about Chris and Boulder SEO Marketing by connecting with him on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisraulf) and Twitter (@swisschris).
Content marketers struggle with creating engaging content. With social media automation tools, most of the hard-lifting on content distribution is solved. The hard thing about content marketing is not marketing, it's the creation. The age-old question still stands true: How to tell an engaging story that creates "know-like-trust" factor with your audience and results in engagement and sales.
In this webinar, we will cover:
1) How to identify which tone of voice is generating high engagement for your brand
2) How to identify the type of story that resonates with your audience?
3) How to identify the style of voice that generates high-engagement for your brand
You know your efforts on social media are valuable to the organization—and you’re ready to prove it. But attributing success directly to social activity can be complicated.
Join us for this webinar with industry experts and social media pros from real businesses as they share stories, insights, and advice about successful social media attribution.
- Three different ways to approach social media attribution—and the pros and cons of each
- How leading brands are tackling the attribution challenge of “dark social”
- About the tools and techniques that will help you attribute business outcomes to social media activity
Read our comprehensive blog post about how to prove social media ROI: http://ow.ly/iUvG30g1KiY
Get your free social ROI guide, "The ROI of Social Media: How to measure and prove the value of your investment": http://ow.ly/HBs930g1Kd1
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What makes Hootsuite Enterprise a market leader?
Hootsuite was named a leader in enterprise social media management solutions by Forrester. Their analysis showed that organizations need a solution that helps them with three key challenges.
Learn more here: http://ow.ly/3oFc30g1Gye
If you’re like most organizations today, you’ve invested in content for marketing, sales, support, product strategy, and a host of other reasons. You’ve developed ways to more efficiently and effectively create, manage, and deliver content. Despite these significant investments, you—and your stakeholders—are likely still asking the question, “Does our content work?”
While that sounds like a simple question, getting answers can be challenging, to say the least. But, it doesn’t have to be. Not if you start with a strategy and the right tools for the job.
Join me, Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and my special guest, content scientist Colleen Jones, for a presentation about measuring content performance. Jones (and her crew at Content Science) have spent the last few years working with large, global brands to identify what makes content effective—and how to measure it. The result is ContentWrx—a robust performance measurement tool designed to help your organization make content decisions that improve or accelerate return on investment.
Attend this free, one-hour webinar, and you'll learn how to track the six dimensions of content effectiveness and make informed business decisions based on data. You’ll discover the four elements of the ContentWrx system, and you’ll find out how easy it can be to collect, analyze and act upon behavioral and perception data. You’ll also learn how ContentWrx can help you close the gap between your data and user feedback.
As a bonus, Jones will share the top 3 insights from an analysis of data from more than 100,000 content users.
Technology is increasingly important to every enterprise's initiatives, but with dozens of alternatives, do you have the right solution? Thinking about divorcing your current vendor? Looking to adopt new technology from scratch? This session is for you.
Rather than selecting technology based on a ratings spreadsheet or who plays golf with your boss, we'll offer a more practical — and effective! — approach. This webinar deals the straight dope on pitfalls to avoid and reliable paths to follow.
You'll learn about the most important criteria when creating a shortlist, what should really be in that (brief) RFP, and how to plan a vendor demo that's meaningful and useful to you. So stop selecting the wrong technology. Here's a better way to ensure you make the right choice.
ABOUT JARROD GINGRAS
Jarrod Gingras is Real Story Group’s Managing Director and an analyst covering Digital Workplace and Marketing technologies. As a conference speaker and consultant, he regularly advises some of the world’s largest and most complicated enterprises on their enterprise information challenges.
Prior to joining Real Story Group, Jarrod worked as a web developer, information architect and user interface designer at a systems integration firm, where he developed user-focused content management strategies and solutions for clients in a multitude of industries.