5 of our Best Marketing Blog Posts From 2014

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If you’re like me, it feels like just yesterday I was relaxing on the beach sometime in mid-June. Then I blinked, woke up one morning, scrolled through pictures of Christmas trees on my Instagram, and someone asked me what my New Year’s resolution is. New Years already? Maybe you’re also wondering, what the hell happened to 2014? Well, I’m here to help you out. While I can’t help you with remembering what you did last summer, when it comes to B2B marketing, I’ve got you covered. Here I’ve gathered 5 of my favorite content pieces from our blog this past year.

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New Year’s Resolutions from the PMG Team

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A new year is upon us, and we at Pravda Media Group are thinking about how we can improve professionally and personally in the new year. More

The Art of Behavioral Analytics and Marketing

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Following the Behavioral Analytics Meetup, Daphna Gal, Marketing Manager, CoolaData, shares her insights to how marketing efforts can be informed by behavioral analytics. Read her guest blog post below.

Online marketing efforts for eCommerce businesses are often dominated with the need to acquire new customers. While acquisition is an important goal in selling online, it is unfortunately also expensive. It’s true that shoppers can easily pass from one website to the next, but over the past few years a highly loyal segment of online shoppers has emerged, and tools such as internet bookmarks have led to usage patterns that are almost addictive. Therefore, marketing to first-time buyers should not come at the expense of returning purchasing users, a highly effective segment. More

How to Get the Innovative Best Out of Your Marketing Machine

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In this #B2BTalks video series, a lively and captivating panel discussed a topic many of us in the marketing world struggle with every single day – how to get your marketing machine performing at its innovative best.

Each panelist came up with some superb tips on how they fire-up innovation in their own marketing machine. Below are just a few words of wisdom garnered from the session – there’s plenty more in the video above! More

8 Expert Tips to Face Your Biggest Marketing Challenges

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We’re moving right along in our third series of #B2BTalks, this time bringing you three marketing experts from vastly different backgrounds. When talking about scaling, it’s important to recognize that every company, no matter big or small, faces similar challenges. Across the board, marketing budgets and people power always tend to be the hot topics. Instead of backing down, with some careful analysis and planning, you can use your challenges to your advantage, moving your business forward. More

Hunt or be Hunted: Content Marketing According to Kevin Spacey

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I’m sure I’m not the only one who was surprised to see Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey walk on stage at Content Marketing World 2014 in Cleveland this fall, one of the largest content marketing conferences out there today. Spacey plays the character of Frank Underwood, ruthless politician on “House of Cards” and is famous for his quotes like, “For those of us climbing to the top of the food chain, there is but one rule: Hunt or be hunted.” Is this good advice for a digital marketer? Sometimes it can feel this way. More

3 Tips to Successfully Run a B2B Branding Process

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Think you know your company? Think again.

It’s always interesting when a company asks itself who they are and where are they going. It’s even more interesting when it happens at the company where you actually work. More

No Company is Safe – Challenges in Scaling Your Marketing Organization

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We’re moving on up to the next series of our #B2BTalks video installments. We discussed How to Build Your Sales and Marketing Machine in the last series, and this time we’re talking scalability. Before we dive too deep, we’re going to start with the challenges us B2B marketers face. In today’s video, we’ll hear from 3 expert panelists, ranging from a company made up of a 1-woman show, to a 2-and-a-half person team, to a global organization with an 80-person marketing team. Believe it or not, we all have challenges and no organization is perfect. More

Quick and Easy Ways B2B Marketing Experts Create Content for Free

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You have an incredible product that blows your competition out of the water and a sales funnel that functions like a well-oiled machine, but if you aren’t getting as many leads from your marketing efforts as you’d like, it’s time to buckle down and focus on creating good content.  More

Growth Hacking in Tel Aviv

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This Sunday morning after a second cup of coffee, we joined about 150 digital marketers and entrepreneurs at Israel’s Growth Hacking Conference, featuring the growth hacking expert and Co-founder of Kissmetrics, Neil Patel. The room was filled with people with all kinds of business ideas, from online dating resources and project management platforms to customer loyalty app development. But each of us in the room had one thing in common. We need new, effective and low cost ideas for driving traffic to our websites and increasing the number of leads we see each month.

Here are just some of the key takeaways from Neil’s presentation that we want to share:

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