Lead generation is at the core of B2B marketing. Getting a potential customer’s contact information is the main goal. Gathering and nurturing those leads is why marketing agencies exist. It’s our job to offer just enough information to potential consumers that they are interested and want more. Whether you offer resources, services, or demos – […]
Every morning when I check my email, I’m always surprised by how many companies seem to think I want to read their company newsletter. Most people (usually 80-90%) don’t read their own company’s newsletter. Why on earth would I want to read someone else’s? Your own employees don’t want to read your “newsletter” If employees […]
Content marketing and pools are not typically topics that coincide in my mind. Personally, I associate content marketing with writing and my job, while pools go with summer and sunburns (yes, it happens even in the SF fog). However, someone recommended that I read Inbound and Content Marketing Made Easy by Marcus Sheridan. They informed […]
If you had talked to someone about social media 20 years ago, they would have had no idea what you were talking about. Social media was barely a blip on most people’s radars back then. Now, even with a generational gap between social media users, you would have to live under a rock to not […]
Content marketing continues to be a popular topic, with the term “content marketing” generating 64 million results on Google. It has become a staple of many B2B marketing departments as companies realize the impact it can have on sales and revenue, but what exactly is it? Content Marketing Definition “Content marketing is the marketing technique […]
We’ve all been there. The marketing team is proudly delivering inbound inquiries in what they think are both admirable quantities and quality. The sales follow-up process is just one aspect of moving from lead to sale. Before the sales follow up happens there is usually a lead handoff of between the marketing and sales teams. […]
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. […]
We define and discuss ABM (Account Based Marketing) with additional resources for further reading. No presentation or sales pitch at a marketing conference is complete these days without a zillion references to ABM. But what the hell IS Account Based Marketing ?
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.