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The State of Marketing in Transportation and Logistics Tech

The transportation and logistics industries are heavily investing in technology to deliver the freight visibility and business intelligence increasingly required by shippers.

These fast-paced innovations, combined with a variety of environmental factors, create a new landscape for marketers in the transportation and logistics space.

After spending many years as a logistics tech marketer, I’m excited to share some of the biggest factors affecting the state of marketing, especially as it relates to trucking, fleets, and logistics tech.

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Key Takeaways: The 2018 Business Technology Forecast

This week, Kiwi team members attended the first Business Technology Forecast event put on by our friends at AtNetPlus, a local IT leader. Not only did we learn what’s ahead for the tech industry, we also got to meet some great local companies that we’re excited to keep in contact with!

So, what did we take away from the event?

Looking at real-life examples, we learned what technology is needed for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to stay relevant and safe in today’s fast-paced, consumer-driven environment.

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How to Convince Your Tech Company to Invest in Inbound Marketing Software

Inbound marketing has been all the rage for the past several years. And while many software and technology companies have come to accept the power of blogging and social media, a surprising number have yet to officially “take the leap” and sign up for a marketing automation platform.

Why the resistance? Because creating an automated inbound marketing machine can be an expensive, long-term investment and busy tech marketers are constantly pressured to guarantee ROI for every line item in their budget.

(Pssst…learn how to make your inbound marketing more successful and prove ROI in our B2B Tech Marketer's Guide to Inbound!) 

Need help convincing your boss that paying for marketing automation software is a good long-term investment? Here are some compelling stats from HubSpot customers—specifically in the software/tech industry—showing how they’ve increased web traffic and qualified leads as a result of fully embracing the inbound marketing methodology.

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