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Why Has the EV Market Stalled?

Harvard Business Review

Surprisingly, the EV market has stalled in recent years. Because the market has reached a difficult point in the technology-adoption lifecycle. Specifically, automakers and policymakers alike can no longer make plans based on what early adopters of EVs want.

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Technical, Market and Emotional Risks

Innovation Excellence

Market risk – Will they buy it? Market risk – Test it with the customer. GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski Technical risk – Will it work? Emotional risk – Will people laugh at your crazy idea? Technical risk – Test it in the lab. Emotional risk – Try it with a friend. Technical risk – […]

Marketing 103
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How One Marketing Team Made AI Part of Its Daily Work

Harvard Business Review

In today’s always-on environment, AI tools can help marketers optimize and personalize their campaigns quickly and efficiently. Impact-driving work requires both human ingenuity and machine speed — a combination marketers can’t fully embrace without daily practice. But AI alone won’t yield meaningful campaigns.

Marketing 115
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Put Marketing at the Core of Your Growth Strategy

Harvard Business Review

Companies that make the decision to put marketing at the core of their growth strategy outperform the competition, according to McKinsey research. Yet their research also showed that few CEOs recognize the potential for marketing as a growth accelerator. The first is to define what you need from marketing.

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Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers.

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Examples of Lateral Thinking in Marketing

Destination Innovation

Brand marketing offers tremendous scope for lateral thinking. Its whole branding, messaging and advertising is posited on one ridiculously obscure piece of lateral thinking – that customers might confuse the words market and meerkat and so search for comparethemeerkat.com. Bland marketing upsets no-one and no-one remembers it.

Marketing 260
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10 Game-Changing Strategic Marketing Innovations You Need to Implement Right Now

IdeaScale

Strategic marketing innovations are crucial for businesses looking to stay ahead of the curve and succeed in today's highly competitive market. Here are ten game-changing strategic marketing Here are ten game-changing strategic marketing

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The Ultimate Marketing Efficiency Checklist

When times are tough and marketers are asked to do more with the same (or less), we have to make tough choices. Here are 7 creative ways marketers can work smarter (not harder) - with the resources you already have! However, you might be able to squeeze more value from the tools and processes you’re already using.

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Best Practices for Marketing Database Cleanse

Finding a vendor to cleanse and optimize your marketing database can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. ZoomInfo has produced this eBook to help marketing leaders understand best practices around cost and value when it comes to choosing a B2B contact data provider. This buyer’s guide will cover: Buying Considerations.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. Well, marketers rely on this grouping to reach their goals.

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How Intent Data Helps Marketers Convert A-List Accounts

One of the biggest challenges for any B2B marketer is understanding your prospects’ next move — who is most likely to buy and when. Without these insights, marketing campaigns can feel more like guesswork, with high investment and little return. We’re here to tell you there’s a better way.

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Strategically aligning your systems and teams. Getting consensus on how to define “qualified leads”.

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Marketing-Led COVID-19 Growth Strategies: 2022 and Beyond

Businesses are tasked with beating pre-pandemic numbers, making marketing more essential than ever before. In this eBook, you’ll discover what it takes to develop and drive a successful marketing-led growth strategy. In this eBook, you’ll discover what it takes to develop and drive a successful marketing-led growth strategy.

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

Enter conversational marketing — the new paradigm to tackling your business deals and converting prospects in minutes. Studies show the return on investment (ROI) of conversational marketing helps your marketing team drive revenue.

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The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them.