B2B2C: The Marketing Model Takes Hold

Posted by Larry Kenigsberg on Oct 15, 2020 9:15:00 AM

Have you ever booked a hotel on Kayak or ordered a food processor from Amazon? These are all classic examples of business to business to customer (B2B2C), in which the manufacturer sells a product or service to the channel or route to the customer, making the latter’s end-product more valuable to the consumer.

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Topics: content, marketing, inbound marketing, customer communications, messaging, PR, sales, b2c, influencer, B2B2C, B2B

B2B: Eight Ways to Successfully Market to Influencers

Posted by Larry Kenigsberg on Oct 14, 2020 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

10 Keys to B2P Marketing Success

Posted by Amy Kenigsberg on Oct 8, 2020 2:06:00 PM

At the end of the day, businesses market to people, not to faceless decision-making committees or a bunch of same-demographic consumers. Whether you’re selling to CEOs or stay-at-home dads, your marketing should speak to individual customers - think “human” instead of “the client” or “the client company” - each with his or her own tastes, interests, expectations, preferences, life, and work situations.

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Topics: content marketing, content, marketing, brand, customer communications, audience, messaging, corporate communications, ABM, PESO

B2C Lead Generation: How to Successfully Hook and Hold Your Consumers

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Oct 6, 2020 12:46:00 PM

Consumers are overwhelmed with offers – WhatsApp ads, retargeting, Facebook and LinkedIn ads, text messages, and some even still watch TV and listen to the radio. In today’s super-competitive climate, if you want to get prospects’ attention and money, you’ll need to hook them with highly targeted messages wrapped in something:

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Topics: news value, content marketing, marketing, customer communications, messaging, personas, sales, client relations, video, b2c

Creating the Perfect Combination of Account-based & Inbound Marketing

Posted by Larry Kenigsberg on Sep 7, 2020 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 Account-based Marketing Relieves Five Marketing Headaches

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Sep 3, 2020 5:23:00 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

Your ABM Needs and Our Marketing Communications Resources

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Sep 1, 2020 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

Mindshare Makes a Difference

Posted by Judith Segaloff on Aug 24, 2020 12:18:00 PM

 

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Topics: Public relations, journalist, press release, media coverage, media, messaging, USP

How to Overcome the Five Barriers to Sales & Marketing Alignment

Posted by Larry Kenigsberg on Aug 12, 2020 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

Keep Top Influencers on Your Side

Posted by Consuelo Reinberg on Jul 30, 2020 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