INBOUND ACCELERATOR

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How To Bridge The Content Marketing Divide

July 25,2018 | BY: Kristin Jones

As OneSpot points out in the infographic below, content marketing can seem to be a study in contrasts:

  • Less costly, yet budget remains a major challenge.

  • Heavily used, but difficult to prove effective.

  • And often, even when the content creation is being done right, there are stumbling blocks in distribution from archaic websites (not mobile optimized) to readers’ fleeting attention spans.

How do you find common ground or a way to bridge the gap between the good and challenging?

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Content

The Inbound Marketing Process in 6 Steps

February 14,2018 | BY: Kristin Jones

Are you still trying to wrap your mind around how inbound marketing works and how to put it into play for your business? Or to explain it to someone with entrenched ideas about marketing requiring lots of high-cost outbound advertising?

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Strategy

How to Blend Outbound Tactics With Inbound Marketing

January 30,2018 | BY: Kristin Jones

If you take time to read through the history of the Inbound Accelerator, you’ll see, if the name didn’t already give it away, that at JONES we are true proponents of inbound marketing. We believe in providing the information prospects are seeking, when and where they want to access it, not in blasting it at them through random mass email marketing or untested paid online marketing.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Strategy, Email, Campaign Planning

B2B Marketing Content Preferences You Need to Know [infographic]

January 05,2018 | BY: Kristin Jones

B2B software buyers, and presumably other B2B buyers, are shifting their preferences when it comes to where they get information for making purchase decisions.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Content, Infographics

20 Ways to Be Indispensable In Your Marketing Job

January 03,2018 | BY: Kristin Jones

Whether you have just landed a new marketing job, are seeking to advance within your current team, or are simply looking for ways to improve your job performance, there are a few common characteristics that will set you apart as a team member who is indispensable — someone your boss wouldn’t want to have to replace.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Marketing Job

What’s Changing Marketing Today? [Marketing Infographic]

December 15,2017 | BY: Kristin Jones

If we were to ask you what you see as disruptors for your marketing program in 2018, what would you say?

Are your best customers early adopters of technology, who will expect you to reach them on the newest platforms? Or do you have a little more time to see whether new social media channels have staying power before you jump on board?

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Statistics, Infographics

12 Days of an Inbound Marketing Christmas [Part 2]

December 07,2017 | BY: Kristin Jones

If you were to write a Christmas wish list for your marketing department, what would it include?

I envision mine as a “12 Days of Christmas” style countdown, that combines to create a fantastic inbound marketing campaign, all in one neat package and ready to go.

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Topics: Lead Generation, Inbound Marketing, Build a Content Strategy, Campaign Planning

12 Days of an Inbound Marketing Christmas [Part 1]

December 05,2017 | BY: Kristin Jones

It’s December 5 - how many times have you heard your favorite (or most-hated) holiday song?

While a partridge in a pear tree sounds romantic as a gift, and I don’t know of many people who would turn down five gold rings, some of other gifts bestowed in those infamous 12 days are more than little over-the-top.

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Topics: Lead Generation, Inbound Marketing, Build a Content Strategy, Campaign Planning

Marketing Infographic: Where Alignment & Effectiveness Intersect

December 01,2017 | BY: Kristin Jones

Sometimes, two seemingly connected circumstances truly are coincidence. Other times, as much as we’d love to think otherwise, the connection is clear as can be.

Sometimes, the connection is a case of causation. Sometimes it is correlation. But the connection is there.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Statistics, Infographics

5 Downloadable Assets to Kick Off Your Next Inbound Marketing Campaign

November 30,2017 | BY: Kristin Jones

A key component to a complete inbound marketing campaign is the downloadable asset or offer. It is this piece of valuable information, insight, or assistance that triggers conversion and online lead generation.

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Topics: Lead Generation, Inbound Marketing, Build a Content Strategy, Campaign Planning

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