Seven Powerful Opportunities that Impact B2B Marketing

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Sep 6, 2021 11:30:00 AM

In the “change is the only constant” department, we’re seeing B2B marketing evolve in approach, philosophy, and focus - with new opportunities and technologies promising to impact businesses for the long-run. Some of these come from the increasing sway of B2C marketing, others from emerging technology, and still others from the pandemic. Whatever their provenance, these will keep B2B marketers on their feet so they can stay ahead of the competition.

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Topics: content, marketing, brand, customer communications, B2B, marketing qualified leads, sales qualified leads, sales funnel, trends, customer journey

B2B Marketing: Don’t Confuse Strategy with Tactics

Posted by Larry Kenigsberg on Sep 2, 2021 3:43:00 PM

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Topics: marketing, persona, brand, customer communications, audience, sales, planning, marketing strategy, tactics

Why Integrated Marketing is Essential for B2Bs

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Sep 1, 2021 3:54:00 PM

Today’s B2B buyers and their buyer’s journeys have changed, and that’s why integrated marketing matters - a lot.

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Topics: marketing, brand, customer communications, Account-based marketing, influencer, B2B, customer journey, integrated marketing, influencer marketing

Industry Analysts: Five Important Ways They Influence Your Customers

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Apr 26, 2021 6:30:00 AM

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Why it’s time to create a winning analyst relations program

Open your marketing toolbox, and you’ll see a whole range of weaponry with which to conquer your market. From advertising and public relations to sales promotions and sponsorships, these tools are tried-and-proven elements of every selling effort.

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Topics: analyst, analyst relations, brand

“Whoops” - Three Common PR Mistakes Made by Well-Meaning Companies

Posted by Judith Segaloff on Mar 17, 2021 2:05:00 PM


I have worked on both sides of the desk. I was editor-in-chief of a publication in NY and a freelance editor and journalist. Most of my life, since age 16 to be exact, I have found my passion in providing public relations services to results-oriented clients.

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Topics: Public relations, journalist, news story, news value, timeliness, media resources, press coverage, press release, media coverage, media, brand

Five Ways PR Drives Corporate Reputation and Investor Confidence

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Mar 3, 2021 2:41:00 PM

No other tool drives reputation management more effectively than public relations.

What Is Reputation Management, and How Does It Drive Investment Decisions?

Corporate reputation refers to what people think of your brand, company, or product. Reputation management deals with the efforts to influence and burnish such public perceptions - critical to your business’ survival and success. It has become pivotal in its impact on investor relationships, confidence, and, ultimately, decisions. The same goes for rapid, open response when there’s a problem or a crisis – the response immediately effects your reputation.

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Topics: content marketing, social media, brand, customer communications, corporate communications, marketing qualified leads, sales qualified leads, corporate social responsibility, CSR, investor relations

Build a Passionate Community to Support Your Business

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Jan 5, 2021 7:52:00 PM

Nike’s online community built around its Run+ mobile app not only benefits members through personal training tips and challenges, but also helps the company gain an in-depth understanding of its users’ interests and behaviors.

Online fashion brand Asos’ social followers constantly share content and respond to comments.

Spin Sucks’ 80,000-strong community’s passion for content marketing has made the brand a leader in the PR and communications industry.

Social media plays a critical role in building a community of loyal customers who can positively impact your brand or business.

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Topics: content marketing, social media, brand, customer communications, audience, messaging, personas, client relations, Shared media, linkedin, marketing qualified leads, sales qualified leads, twitter, youtube, facebook, reputation

Use Social Media to Target and Draw Truly Qualified Leads

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Jan 4, 2021 9:42:00 AM

Implement almost any type of marketing campaign, and you’ll find that getting truly qualified leads is like trying to hit targets you can’t see.

Not so with social media campaigns.

By marketing to your followers on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, or anywhere else your customers may be, you’re reaching out to people who already love, support, or are interested in your company, or have had a prior relationship or encounter with you - in other words, a qualified lead.

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Topics: content marketing, social media, brand, customer communications, audience, messaging, personas, client relations, Shared media, linkedin, marketing qualified leads, sales qualified leads, twitter, youtube, facebook, reputation

Protect Brand Reputation from Social-media Fallout

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Dec 30, 2020 4:49:00 PM

Social media has major impact – delivering increased customer engagement, free publicity, cost-effective public relations, enhanced brand awareness, stronger credibility, thought leadership-building opportunities.

Social media gives you more control over your brand image and reputation – and less.

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Topics: content marketing, social media, brand, customer communications, linkedin, marketing qualified leads, sales qualified leads, twitter, youtube, facebook, reputation

Excess Trade Show Funds? Roll Them Over to Your PESO Campaign

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Nov 16, 2020 2:47:00 PM

 

 

Smartest way to reinvest COVID-impacted trade show budgets

COVID-19 and the resulting economic downturn has caused trade shows to disappear from the marketing horizon. Yes – many shows have gone online, but a virtual booth just doesn’t require the same investment.

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Topics: journalist, press coverage, content marketing, content, marketing, metrics, social media, brand, audience, corporate communications, client relations, PESO, Earned media, Shared media, owned media