Social media for a B2B marketer can be a tricky thing. It’s easy to share content that is funny or entertaining, or to promote a brand. But most B2B marketers are challenged with using social media to attract new buyers, so sharing rich educational content that establishes you as the quality, go-to source is often the best choice…. Read more »
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Digital Marketing Mostly Started with B2C Digital advertising has been a longtime favorite tactic of B2C marketers, with its ability to draw on your browsing behaviors to serve up ads that always seem to display just what you’ve been looking for. While B2B Businesses Spent $$$ on Traditional Ads with Diminishing Returns This has… Read more »
A corporate messaging platform is the backbone of a company’s external image, so it must be clear, powerful, compelling and differentiating. Consistent messaging ensures everyone in an organization is on the same page in terms of company identify, purpose, and communication throughout the entire customer experience.
There are certain brands that appear to be ‘blessed’ as they continuously hit the right note with consumers while either maintaining their high profile or exhibiting further growth. The fact is, blessing or luck have nothing to do with it. Every brand had to start somewhere – those that experience success are simply aware of… Read more »
Increasingly, big brands are looking to smaller agencies for many or all of their marketing needs. Assuming this strategy is simply an attempt to gain ‘cool points’ with the public would be very misguided. The larger brands have simply discovered what mid-sized and smaller organizations have know for quite a while – small agencies offer… Read more »
Successfully attracting buyers to your brand and keeping them engaged has become increasingly challenging. This is largely due to the power held by consumers themselves. Able to research items, compare prices and view testimonials with a few clicks at any time, they will often have drawn conclusions about a brand before their first interaction… Read more »
Summer isn’t quite over yet, but as a B2B marketer this is usually about the time I start working on next year’s marketing plan. Truth be told, I’m totally type-A and a planner by nature! I like to start early so I have enough time to research new trends, analyze past results and understand goals being set… Read more »
Effective marketing is simple, consistent, compelling, and persuasive. The easiest way to make that happen is by developing a great messaging strategy. Effective messaging outlines what your company does and how it differs from the competition. A messaging platform should serve as the foundation of everything you write from elevator pitches, web site copy as… Read more »
Integrated marketing is a very powerful strategy, but simply integrating your marketing, social media, demand generation, web site, etc. is no longer enough. If you want to succeed in today’s fast-paced, digital environment, you not only need to build on the success of your integrated marketing approach but also enhance it with “synchronized” marketing.
The world of B2B marketing is powerful and complex.. Businesses everywhere need products and services, and they turn to other businesses to provide them. Companies that are able to create an integrated B2B marketing program can profit, while the firms that fail to take advantage of the integrated opportunities could be missing out on… Read more »