Your ABM Needs and Our Marketing Communications Resources

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Dec 13, 2021 12:31:00 PM

Amy Kenigsberg, COO & Co-founder, talks about how K2 can up your ABM game

Statistics prove that account-based marketing, which targets and engages specific accounts with personalized campaigns, is a powerful and profitable strategy.

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Topics: marketing, inbound marketing, messaging, PR, Account-based marketing, sales, ABM

Creating the Perfect Combination of Account-based & Inbound Marketing

Posted by Larry Kenigsberg on Dec 6, 2021 12:32:00 PM

At first glance, account-based marketing (ABM) and inbound seem like polar opposites: ABM focuses on decision makers within particular enterprises and engages them with personalized communication. Inbound marketing takes a more expansive approach, attracting customers to products and services by creating valuable content.

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Topics: marketing, inbound marketing, messaging, PR, Account-based marketing, sales, ABM

How to Overcome the Five Barriers to Sales & Marketing Alignment

Posted by Larry Kenigsberg on Dec 1, 2021 5:42:00 PM

Build up ABM success by bringing down the silos

Not all prospects give you the best fit or highest value for your solution - thus, the growing popularity of account-based marketing. Approximately 92 percent of B2B marketers consider ABM a critical component of their marketing efforts; and 87 percent of ROI-measuring marketers say that ABM tops all other marketing investments.

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Topics: marketing, inbound marketing, messaging, PR, Account-based marketing, sales, ABM

Strengthen Connections with ABM

Posted by Larry Kenigsberg on Nov 29, 2021 12:51:00 PM

Taking an account-based marketing (ABM) approach pinpoints your focus on a few high-opportunity, high-value accounts who are more likely to pay attention to your communications because they actually need your product and have the budget for it.

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Topics: marketing, inbound marketing, messaging, PR, Account-based marketing, sales, ABM

How Account-based Marketing Relieves Five Marketing Headaches

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Nov 23, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Taking an account-based marketing (ABM) approach pinpoints your focus on a few high-opportunity, high-value accounts who are more likely to pay attention to your communications because they actually need your product and have the budget for it.

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Topics: marketing, inbound marketing, messaging, PR, Account-based marketing, sales, ABM

The Real Need for Messaging as a Service (MaaS)

Posted by Larry Kenigsberg on Nov 7, 2021 2:40:05 PM

Hmmm…should this be a blog or rant?

We’re constantly amazed at the number of companies who’ve been around for years and don’t have a cohesive messaging document (MD).

While I understand the aversion – MDs are difficult to execute, with various stakeholders within the company trying to get their voices heard – a well-conceived MD creates a virtual paint-by-numbers scenario, where all of your USPs are well defined for audiences across the purchasing chain, smoothing the account-based marketing process.

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Topics: marketing, brand, customer communications, message, messaging, corporate communications, client relations, integrated marketing

B2B: Eight Ways to Successfully Market to Influencers

Posted by Larry Kenigsberg on Jun 2, 2021 2:16:00 PM

Recent research indicates that influencer marketing can generate 11 times greater ROI than more traditional strategies. Unlike conventional tactics that push a message in front of sometimes reluctant audiences, influencer marketing delivers your message via credible, authoritative experts to audiences who trust their content over that from brands. Moreover, influencer marketing is more critical for B2B than for B2C: With B2B purchase price overwhelming B2C’s, word of mouth and endorsement is critical to the former’s success.

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Topics: marketing, analyst relations, inbound marketing, messaging, PR, Account-based marketing, sales, ABM, influencer

Keep Top Influencers on Your Side

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on May 3, 2021 12:08:00 PM

Run Smooth-as-Silk Analyst Briefings

Analysts are undeniably one of today’s top enterprise influencer groups - providing value with their finger on the pulse on the market, understanding of customer needs and pain points, and ability to advise clients which vendor and solutions to consider.

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Topics: analyst, analyst relations, messaging

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