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CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Content
In today's digital marketing landscape, many marketers still downplay the importance of images. Yet decades' worth of scientific research consistently demonstrates that people are much better at remembering pictures than words. Visuals just might be the most important marketing tool we have.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Marketing Strategy
The Dutch word "averechts" refers to when someone does something to avoid a problem, but that action backfires—causing the very problem they were trying to avoid. That is precisely what is happening to most companies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Avoid your "averechts" moment.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Account-Based Marketing
These are some of the most common and costly mistakes that marketers make when adopting, implementing, and executing ABM. But you can avoid making these 7 mistakes. Here's how.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Branding
Visual design is having a moment of prominence—and perhaps reckoning. Many companies no longer treat design like frosting for their messaging; often, the design is the message. But can marketers stand up for artistic design while still getting the ROI the C-suite execs expect?
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Social Media
LinkedIn has been testing a new conversational format—LinkedIn Stories—to be released "soon." So, what does the introduction of LinkedIn's own version of Stories mean? Will it "kickstart conversations" and "nurture relationships," as LinkedIn hopes?
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Management
You're interested in Agile Marketing, and you have questions... Here are some answers to some major queries about Agile teams, leaders, measurement, and many other FAQs. Let's dig in.
Supply chains throughout our economy will undergo volatile supply and demand shock waves over the next year or more. Most companies' automated supply chain systems will be incapable of handling that volatility, resulting in chaos—unless managers adopt a different way of managing their supply chains.
If this pandemic has blindsided your business, you've been asking questions like these: How should we talk to our prospects and customers? Should we ditch our editorial plans, or stay the course? Is content promotion still acceptable, or is it a definite no-no? You need a content strategy for this crisis.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Customer Loyalty
The needs and wants of customers have shifted dramatically in the past two months, and companies that continue to move forward without adjusting will struggle for some time to come. Here are four ways B2B companies can provide helpful, impactful, and timely customer experiences during this crisis.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Demand Generation
How do you generate more leads in what is the digital marketing jungle of today? It helps to understand current trends that on-the-ground practitioners are seeing in digital marketing. Here are some do's and dont's based on their advice.
To turn your first encounter with potential clients into an effective account-based marketing (ABM) relationship, you must engage your audience, establish credibility, and ask them for an easy "yes." Here's what you need to know.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Email
Email marketing experts will urge you to follow the latest and greatest best-practices—from personalizing your content to segmenting to cleaning up your database. All that's well and good if you want to create optimized email campaigns. And who doesn't? But what if your metrics are off?
Today, more than ever before, your customers are online and spending more time on social media platforms. If you need to expand or improve your social media team (internally or externally), you have options. To hire? And whom to hire? Those are the questions.
With the Coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc on businesses around the world, companies may be unsure of what role their customer advisory board (CAB) might play during the crisis. But now is an ideal time for your CAB to take a proactive, leadership role during the current crisis.
We are living in a time of great disruption. Disruption in the market breaks paradigms. It creates as much opportunity as loss. It is easier for our minds to envision the downside of our losses than to see new opportunities. Though harder to spot, the opportunities are there.
Trying to predict our post-COVID B2B marketing future may be a fool's errand. Still, there are enough breadcrumbs left by previous crises and recessions to help us make some educated guesses. So here are five realities that B2B marketers will likely face in the next 2-3 years.
Of course content marketing and SEO have a symbiotic relationship, but many content marketers are making seemingly small mistakes that can add up—and end up sabotaging their SEO. Here are 8 ways you unfortunately might be doing exactly that.
CONTENT TYPE: Sponsored Article | TOPIC: Marketing Technology
AI-powered automation has begun taking over some of the most grueling elements of contemporary marketing and content authoring at scale. Still, AI isn't a marketing silver bullet—but marketers can't afford to ignore its already evident potential.
The concept of "brand elasticity" refers to how sensitive customer preference is for a certain brand when it stretches beyond its positioning or expands into new categories. It's important to understand so you don't stretch a brand to its breaking point.
The idea of account-based marketing (ABM) isn't new. But recently we've moved beyond basics, shifting into full-on strategies and mindsets around how B2B marketing needs to get done. And when you think about that, it's a lot like dating.
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