PLUS: Lead Generation in 2015
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Nielsen: What content do consumers trust most?
Content might be king, but it's definitely NOT equal when it comes to influencing consumer decisions. Download Nielsen's latest report to understand the impact 3rd-party expert, branded, and user-generated content have on every stage of the funnel across 9 product categories, including auto, tech, and finance. Read it now!
Marketing&Tech Update
HubSpot Launches CRM at Inbound 2014
The marketing automation company extends its capabilities to the sales team.
Lead Generation in 2015
Strategy, content, and customers. Marketing pundits say those will be the three prongs of a successful lead-gen strategy in the coming year.
Message Systems Networks for Better Deliverability
The Adaptive Email Network automatically adjusts users' emails to changes in bounce codes and traffic based on the real-time activity of other users in the system.
Sitecore 8 Aims to Add Context to Customer Connections
The platform update offers enhancements designed to help marketers improve the customer experience.
Video's Going Programmatic, New Study Contends
Some 60% of brands now buy online video programmatically, according to a study from AOL's Adap.TV.
Get Ready, New iPhones Change the Game for Marketers
Apple's new gadgets not only feed consumers' insatiable desire for video content, but also cast the spotlight on mobile marketers.
7 Ways Marketers Can Get the Most out of LinkedIn
By Michele Meyer
When you use the site to bolster your personal brand, you also strengthen your company's brand image.
Dollar Growth Rate of Video to Peak This Year
It will increase by 56% to $6 billion, then taper off due to growth in inexpensive mobile placements, says a new study.
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