Google Rolls Out Demand Gen Campaigns
Google has unveiled a new “Demand Gen” campaign type, designed to engage potential customers in the early stages of the purchase journey by targeting high-level search queries and content-based audience segments. This addition broadens advertising opportunities by emphasizing brand awareness and consideration over immediate conversions. MediaPost
Adobe Max Unveils AI-Powered Editing Tools
Adobe Max 2023 has unveiled AI-powered tools that can create diverse content formats from text prompts, such as images and videos. These innovations represent a major step forward in creative technology, offering new possibilities for content creation within Adobe’s suite of software. Tech Radar
Google’s October Core Update Rollout Sees Website Rankings Fluctuate
Google’s October core update has caused significant fluctuations in website rankings, impacting a wide range of sites with notable increases or decreases in search visibility. Specific statistics are not provided, but the update has had a substantial effect on search results. Tech Business News
B2B Social Media Sweet Spots: MarTech Shares What’s Working Now
93% of B2B marketers use LinkedIn, while Facebook and Twitter see less success. Content marketing continues to lead as a B2B marketing tactic, with 87% of marketers using it to engage their audience and video content is thriving in B2B social media, with 81% of marketers finding success with video marketing. MarTech
An Alternative to the Funnel is Needed
B2B brands are reevaluating their traditional sales funnel and exploring alternative models. This customer-centric approach and new agile marketing strategies are gaining prominence as B2B brands adapt to changing customer behaviors and expectations, resulting in more effective marketing and sales efforts. Marketing Week
LinkedIn Expands the Display of Its Profile CTA Buttons to More Surfaces
The industry is seeing a rise of “relationship capital” in B2B go-to-market strategies, emphasizing the importance of strong client and partner relationships. Forbes
How B2B Marketers Can Embrace AI Tools
AI tools in B2B marketing play a role in content creation, data analysis, personalization, and automation. AI is reshaping B2B marketing practices by enhancing customer engagement and campaign efficiency. The Drum
30+ Top Generative AI Tools for B2BM Marketers
Earlier this week, we shared an infographic with more than 30 of the top AI tools B2B marketers should be aware of, broken out into categories for writing, SEO, productivity, influencer marketing and more. TopRank Marketing
Amid Twitter chaos, Mastodon grew donations 488% in 2022, reached 1.8M monthly active users
Open-source social media platform Mastodon has ridden on the wave of uncertainty surrounding Twitter — renamed X — to amass 5.8 million users and some 1.8 million active monthly users, with the non-profit having recorded a 488 percent rise in financial donations during 2022, according to newly-released Mastodon financial statement data. TechCrunch
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