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  • Market Researchers: how many open-ended questions do you typically include on a survey?

    While quantitative research is critical in its own right, the qualitative is an important component in rounding out the depth of the data collection-- and hearing respondents in their own words... How many open-ended questions do you ask on your average survey?

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  • Marketing vs. Advertising

    What is the difference between Marketing and Advertising? And if I have an Advertising degree, can I get a Marketing job? In your opinion, what's a better field to get into?

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  • Marketing trends in 2011

    It seems that social media really blew up in 2009/2010. What do you think the key trends in B2B marketing will be in 2011? What is the future of marketing?

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  • Marketing to pre-existing clients

    We have very well establish software company and want to market to our pre-existing clients only to regain their business  What are some ways to grab their attention again?

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  • Marketing to businesses vs. consumers

    Is it better to work in B2B or B2C marketing? What are the pros and cons of both fields?

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  • Marketing spend for B2B company

    Seeking benchmark data and/or industry averages, for marketing spend of B2B companies as a percentage of revenue. For example, what percentage of revenues would an average B2B company which sells both products and services spend on marketing? Do these percentages include salaries.

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  • Marketing Performance Compensation

    What is your experience / ideas with a performance based compensation plan for the marketing department? Our CEO is placing the entire department (6 marketing folks, 1 administrative, 2 designers, 1 email coordinator, 1 manager and 1 director position) on a plan but would like for us to come up...

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  • Marketing mistakes and how to avoid them

    What do you think is the biggest mistake your company makes/has made in it's marketing (email frequency, no current content).

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  • Marketing message opt-in/opt-out best practices

    Is it better to allow subscribers to automatically "Opt-in" or "Opt-out" of our marketing messages? Are there any laws on opt-in/opt-out?

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  • Marketing content best practices

    How do you know when your marketing content needs updating? Do you wait from management to tell you? Do you have a timeline for how long you keep collateral alive? Do you make it evergreen so you can use it for longer? Can you share some of your marketing content best practices

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  • Marketing by video in the social media era…

    What are your thoughts on the role of video marketing in today's social media marketing age? Do you think video marketing works? Is it on the rise or is it becoming a thing of the past? What experiences have you had with video marketing that have worked? What are the pros and cons?

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  • Marketing Acronyms

    I'm new to marketing and I'm seeing a lot of acronyms that I don't know what they stand for in marketing, but know non-marketing terms with the same letters. Below are a few of the ones I see a lot: CPM CPC CTR CPA PPC CRM SEO/SEM (is this the same thing?) Can you help clarify what the acronym...

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  • Marketing

    How can you spot and choose the right market segments?

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  • Managing a multi-channel structure

    How can we establish multiple channels and yet manage channel conflict?

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  • Management bios on corporate websites

    I'm noticing a trend of companies including management bios on their company websites. Some companies offer up just the main info (name, job title and responsibilities). Meanwhile there are other companies that include baby pictures of the management team and information about their wives/husbands...

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  • Making the switch to email marketing

    Should I make the switch to e-mail marketing? I'm hearing rumblings that social media is a better way to spend my time. How do I prevent my e-mail messages from being perceived as "junk e-mail"?

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  • Making money with affiliate marketing

    Do I need to spend money (e.g., PPC, paid advertising, etc) to make money with affiliate marketing?

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  • Looking for website best practice tips

    I'm looking for some opinions on the customer behavior in relation to page scrolling, for both home page and product page. Stats show the longer the homepage the lower the click through but is this true of all site? Does it / could it make a difference on the product page, or does it even matter?

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  • Looking for tips to become a freelancer

    I would like to start doing some freelance marketing and design work, but I've never done it before and I have no idea where to begin. I'm thinking I'll offer up my services on LinkedIn but I'm wondering what kind of legal documentation do I need? And do I have to claim this work on my taxes? Is...

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  • Looking for a good social media monitoring platform

    Can anyone recommend a good social media monitoring platform? There seems to be a lot out there like Radian 6 and curious to see what others are using.

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