10 Best Marketing Books of All Time - Small Business Trends

10 Best Marketing Books of All Time - Small Business Trends


10 Best Marketing Books of All Time - Small Business Trends

Posted: 03 Oct 2020 06:00 AM PDT

Marketing is an ever-evolving practice and more so now because of digital technology. The best books about marketing will give you a heads up, but you need to keep up with the latest developments and innovations. The Marketing page on Small Business Trends has sections on Sales, Social Media, Retail Trends, Local Marketing as well as Marketing Tips to keep you up to date. And each section has hundreds of articles you can use to take your marketing efforts to the next level.

Marketing Strategy

One key way to identifying your marketing strategy is through a lot of research. But beyond that, you have to know how to implement this information to deliver the biggest bang for your ad dollars. Whether it is social media or traditional advertising or improving your landing page, you can find the resources on SBT.

Marketing Tips

If you are doing your marketing on your own, you can use as many tips as you can to help you succeed. From real estate marketing to local digital or contractor marketing, the tips on SBT identify key industry insights to help you reach your audience more effectively.



In Conclusion

Years ago there were a few channels for marketing, TV, radio, print, billboards and a few others. However, today there are many ways in which you can reach potential customers. Choosing the right one to get your customers to say yes is easier said than done. Reading the best marketing books will help you, but the key is to identify all of the channels that are available to you in traditional and digital marketing.

CRM Playaz Executive Roundtable Conversation - Small Business Trends

Posted: 03 Oct 2020 12:00 PM PDT

crm playaz executive roundtable

The CRM Playaz Executive Roundtable Conversation will discuss the state of the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) industry On October 8, 2020. This as the pandemic continues to change how businesses are and will be operating for the foreseeable future.

The inaugural event will have panelists made up of senior executives from each of the five leading vendors in the CRM industry, according to market share. This includes:

  • Suresh Vittal, VP Experience Cloud Platform and Products, Adobe
  • Alysa Taylor, CVP Business Applications and Global Industry, Microsoft
  • Rob Tarkoff, EVP/GM of #CX, Oracle
  • Bill Patterson, EVP/GM #CRM Applications, Salesforce
  • Bob Stutz, President, CX, SAP

Although the value of CRM technology was clearly obvious before, the pandemic highlighted just how valuable it is. As more people work, play and shop online, how consumers interact with online commerce is going to drive relationships businesses have with their customers.

This event will point out where the industry is heading from the leading players in the segments. Moreover, after the event there will be a series of back-to-back-to-back lightning round panels with some of the leading industry thought leaders and analysts to share their thoughts on the panel discussion.

  • Mike Fauscette, Chief Research Officer, G2
  • Josh Greenbaum, Principal, Enterprise Applications Consulting
  • Jesus Hoyos, Principal Consultant at CX2Advisory
  • Marshall Lager, CRM Industry Analyst
  • Kate Leggett, VP and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research
  • Denis Pombriant, Managing Principal at Beagle Research
  • Jon Reed, Co-Founder of diginomica.com
  • Ray Wang, Principal Analyst, Founder & Chairman at Constellation Research
  • Rebecca Wettemann, Principal at Valoir
  • Thomas Wieberneit, Managing Consultant, valantic

Click on the red button and make sure to attend this very important CRM event.

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