Marketing plans aren’t static documents. The best ones are dynamic and responsive. It’s a best practice to be updating a marketing plan every year if not more often, or at least reviewing the plan with respect to significant changes in product, strategy, competition or customer trends. In this article, I focus on that last… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Buyer Personas
Leveraging buyer insights to create buyer personas and buyer’s journey maps improves campaign performance, increases sales productivity and gets you to market faster. Here’s the lowdown on the smartest ways to develop and use buyer insights that will help you crush your company’s sales goals.
Guest Blogger Contribution by Rob Howard, founder of the DailyStory. When it comes to content marketing, what’s the difference between the good B2B content marketers and great B2B content marketers? Is it the choice of channel? LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter. Or is it the writing style or the colors of your call to action? You… Read more »
If your team has adopted processes for Account Based Marketing, you already know what it’s supposed to be doing, which is to help you align marketing and sales to build richer revenue streams for your company. But are you sure it’s really doing all that it could or should? Truly effective ABM execution takes… Read more »
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 »
While the old mantra “if you fail to prepare, prepare to fail” may hold true for all aspects of marketing, it is particularly applicable in creating online content. Perhaps more specifically, “preparing logically for your audience” (although that just doesn’t have the same ring, does it?). That subtle definition is extremely important, and unfortunately,… Read more »
Account based marketing, also called smarketing, or sales marketing, is one of the biggest trends in B2B marketing in 2016. Essentially, it is a marketing strategy designed to target specific accounts (or companies), that are essentially prime business targets. Through personalized marketing campaigns, marketing and sales teams are able to reach, influence and convert target accounts.
In marketing, it’s imperative that you understand your prospective buyers’ goals and motivations. Buyer personas – also known as marketing personas – are distinct, fictional representations of potential customer groups. These personas define typical behavior patterns, goals, skills and attitudes along with fictional details that bring each customer group to life.
Lead generation is one of the most important and one of the most difficult aspects of marketing. Many companies and marketers using the same tired tactics are receiving very little return for the effort and/or investment. By studying the current digital landscape and the campaigns that have experienced real success, however, we’ve been able to… Read more »
Marketing in today’s world involves more than just writing a catchy slogan and having a memorable logo. Content is king in the digital realm, and sharing helpful knowledge and assets that have real value to your target audience across so many different channels can be an overwhelming. Which begs the question: How can I keep… Read more »