Sign up for FREE Daily Emails!
Get FREE Actionable Marketing Tips delivered right to your inbox
- 72 Marketing Definitions
- 30 Social Media Definitions
- 25 Tactics to Promote Your Blog via Facebook and Twitter
- 2013 Social Media Trends and Your Business
- Social Media: 23 Ways To Promote Your Blog
- 31 Public Relations Definitions
- 30 Branding Definitions
- How to Create Marketing Personas
- Blogging: What I Wish I Knew When I Started
- Marketing Versus PR: What’s the Difference
Three out of five B2B respondents believe their online marketing mix doesn’t deliver and nurture the leads their sales pipeline needs according to a BtoB Magazine and Bizo survey. Further exacerbating this problem is the slowdown of the sales process increasing the need for more effective marketing support to power lead generation. To solve this challenge, B2B companies must develop three distinct strategies to deal with each of the three business levers for increasing sales. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
Fueling social media growth and search optimization, content marketing is on a growth trajectory. Many marketers think content marketing is either B2B or B2C but as Heather Meza of Cisco pointed out, “Content marketing isn’t B2C or B2B, it’s P2P.”Take a look at five of the significant elements of content marketing strategy as used by B2B and B2C marketers, you’ll find their approaches are strikingly similar. That’s why it makes sense to think of content marketing as people-to-people. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
Content marketing is on the rise for more than four out five B2B marketers, according to a recent 2012 B2B content marketing survey of LinkedIn members. Here are the highlights of the research including the secret to B2B content marketing and 7 tips to help your content marketing. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog.
Many businesses are reticent to give their content away for free. Their dilemma is that strong, useful information doesn’t just happen. Despite relatively low-cost social media and internal media distribution, the combination of deep knowledge and great content development require both human and financial resources.
Is your B2B content marketing effective? If you’re like four out of five B2B marketers, the answer is no. Recent Corporate Visions research found that only 20% of B2B marketers thought their lead generation programs were effective. Here are fifteen tips to make your B2B content marketing more effective broken into three different categories. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog
In today’s information filled social media world, your content marketing must standout to be noticed. Let’s face it while white papers and research have been B2B marketing mainstays, they don’t necessarily attract sufficient attention to get prospects to take a desired action. While the information conveyed is useful, these content offerings they need a marketing facelift to transform them into social media darlings. Here’s a comparison of two content marketing offerings. And, to get your content marketing on track, here are twelve steps that every marketer can use.
About one out of two of the business-to-business marketers surveyed for Bizo’s “Strategic Marketing Priorities” research expected to use content marketing in their marketing plans next year. Since content marketing fuels social media, these content marketing forecasts are probably understated.
So what’s the biggest challenge for B2B marketers using content marketing?
It used to be easy to tell a website from a blog. Websites were online business brochures while blogs were personal online journals. Since then, content has become king and businesses have discovered how easy it is to use blogging tools for branding, marketing communications and audience development. Today, blogs are used for all the major types of web-based communications: B2C, B2B,NFP as well as individual writing. Here’s how marketing elements compare across the major blog types: