Generating content has become the key strategy in marketing over the past few years. All brands and organizations strive to create quality content that will be shared, discussed, and (ideally) lead to increased sales. How content marketing works: Create demand – Brands/organizations create and promote (what they believe is) memorable content to their target audiences. […]
Science says humans now have shorter attention spans than goldfish. And yet, B2B content marketing still delivers 54% more leads than traditional outbound marketing.
Best length for a B2B marketing asset, eBook, or whitepaper? Discussion on how long your assets, eBooks, and whiteoaoers should be.
When I moved to Chicago in 2002, I knew very few people and had time and energy to explore my new hometown. I felt ready to step outside of my comfort zone — so, I signed up for an acting class. Which was ironic, because I’d just vacated the city where everyone is an actor. […]
These days, you can follow a movie’s production schedule for months or even years before it’s released. Director and casting rumors, set photos, interviews with the right entertainment magazines and websites, social media campaigns — no rock is left unturned for a movie that wants to build incredible anticipation. However, there’s one movie-marketing tool in particular […]
Q: I’ve created an amazing new product, but no one understands how it works. What’s the best way to educate and excite potential users? A: We frequently work with large companies and start-up clients offering products and services that are relatively new to the world. But no matter how cool a product or service — […]
What do you mean by integrated marketing? A new client asked me this the other week. He’s a smart guy with a lot of experience, so I paused to try to give him a more thoughtful answer rather than just barfing out a definition gathered from Wikipedia (of which there are at least three). In […]
One of our clients had a bit of a surprise encounter with a Twitter follower a few weeks ago over an email they’d sent. Our client had referred to a user within their target demographic with a generic “he,” pronoun, and the Twitter follower was offended that our client assumed their target demographic was male. […]