This year at the Modern Marketing Experience event in Las Vegas, the awards featured 17 categories reflecting the evolving marketing landscape, including Account-Based Marketing Team of the Year, Best Digital Marketing Ecosystem, Best Integrated Mobile Experience, Best Use of Data, Most Creative Marketing Campaign and Modern Marketing Leader of the Year.
No matter what industry they’re in, B2B small business owners have a few things in common: limited time and resources, relatively small budgets and a desire to self-educate on the fly.
When it comes to marketing to small businesses, it’s important for companies to understand these pain points to help SMB owners solve their challenges.
Bloomberg Media is launching a B2B marketing services group in an effort to diversify beyond media such as TV, radio, magazine publishing and digital properties, according to The Wall Street Journal. The group will work closely with Kinection, the company’s recently launched custom content studio, to help B2B advertisers establish marketing strategies and content for Bloomberg outlets and media properties using intelligence and data.
When it comes to measuring marketing performance, multiple layers come into play. Some actions are deemed easy to measure, such as click-through rates on email campaigns or the number of followers on social media, but these metrics don’t dive into the impact marketing activities have on a business’ bottom line. Companies such as Mongo DB are not only measuring marketing performance on a larger scale, but also on a content engagement level, to help determine this impact and enhance future performance.
Oracle unveiled new account-based marketing (ABM) capabilities, available through the Oracle Marketing Cloud. The new ABM features are designed to optimize users’ paid media targeting, enabling them to engage target accounts while simplifying the data management and integration processes involved.