Marketing

Why I Decided to Travel to Cork and Meet with the Team Behind Teamwork

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So, I found myself on an airplane to Cork, Ireland to meet the awesome team behind Teamwork. Teamwork, a leading online project management and chat messaging software is our tool of choice to run our projects, internally, with customers, and partners here at Pravda Media Group.

Why am I traveling all the way to the “foodie capital” of Ireland to meet them? Let’s find out…

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4 B2B Event Marketing Strategies to Focus on in 2019

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Remember those birthday parties you had as a child? Your guest list included everyone from your classmates, neighbors to close family members, you spent weeks deciding what to wear, and you could barely wait to tear open those presents! You could only hope your guests would actually show up.

Event marketing is all about letting people know you’re hosting an event and unless you really put in effort into making your event a success (whatever event it may be), creating one with a lack of strategy will lead you nowhere. So why is it important? Events can help you reach your goals, increase demand for your product or service, and ultimately gives you the best opportunity to engage with your audience.

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Bridging the Gap: 3 Ways Sales and Marketing Suffer from Misalignment

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According to The Payoffs of Improved Sales & Marketing Alignment, from December 2016, US businesses have lost almost $1 trillion a year due to sales and marketing misalignment.

Until recent years, the traditional selling process consisted of marketers handing leads off to the sales team and then the sales going ahead in attempting to close those leads. As of today, this still remains the process, however, sales teams are now more often depending heavily on marketing teams to qualify leads and produce content that helps them tell a story and ultimately move the lead down the funnel into a paying customer.

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Kaltura’s Newest Marketing Campaign Is Child’s Play

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Ever wonder if B2B marketing should focus more on analytics or creativity? Is there a lack of art in the way we market to our audience? B2B marketing is only boring if we allow it to be. A successful marketing practice is not necessarily always about the big numbers and the finances needed, it’s about actually thinking outside of the box…way outside the box.  More

Best Practices in Effectively Promoting Your Webinar

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Is your next webinar event on the horizon? Are you incorporating it into your marketing plan and budget? You’re thinking, well usually webinars can cost an arm and a leg, but that’s not always the case. 

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Calculating Marketing Automation’s Total Cost of Ownership

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Calculating Marketing Automation’s Total Cost of Ownership

When used effectively, there is no doubt that marketing technologies help companies to excel in their overall business. This is true for marketing automation, BI, CRM, and other core platforms. However, there seems to be a real challenge in realizing the total cost of ownership of such platforms. While this post will focus on marketing automation, the same is true for other technologies as mentioned above. The number one mistake companies make when evaluating the cost of marketing automation is the fact that they are focusing on technology costs as the main cost element. While technology is an important ingredient in overall costs, it is far from being the main one. Let’s take a look at the main cost elements of marketing automation and how to optimize them. More

What Makes Israel So Innovative?

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Despite its size, Israel manages to be one of the top leading countries in every industry around the world thanks to its unique culture. At our #B2BTalks event that focused on innovation in B2B marketing, we were joined by Inbal Arieli, VP strategic partnerships at Start-Up Nation Central. She discussed her experiences in the start-up ecosystem, and some of the interesting aspects of Israeli culture that make it so innovative. More

How to Find the Right Talent for Your Marketing Organization

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We’ve spoken with a lot of marketers over the years and we’ve found one common challenge among them: finding the right talent for their marketing organization.

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Marketing Without a Budget

Marketing Without a Budget
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Let’s talk for a second about “marketing without a budget.”

There are two types of people who usually promote this concept:

Growth hacking consultants and marketing agencies – smart folks who write posts about marketing without a budget to promote their growth hacking consulting services or related products. Did you see the words consulting and products? Yep, there’s a budget right there.

CEOs or marketing leaders of small startups – these smart folks are doing a lot of manual/tactical work on their own, and present it as if it’s not a budget. More