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

The Early Client (Gets the PR)

Posted by Judith Segaloff on Nov 10, 2020 11:54:00 AM

PR experts are attuned to the momentum of the media. We understand that in order to present a compelling package to any journalist - a story that gets them interested, it takes research and requires having all the tools, especially a messaging document and “quotes on demand” – ready to deploy at a moment’s notice.

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Topics: journalist, news story, news value, media, audience, messaging, PR, corporate communications

Mindshare Makes a Difference

Posted by Judith Segaloff on Oct 28, 2020 12:18:00 PM

Retaining a PR firm with the expectation that they’ll hit the ground running without knowing and understanding your business from start to finish isn’t realistic.

Even the savviest public relations professionals who have worked in your industry for many years require mindshare to get started and not just from the CEO. They may need to hear from your executives, sales force, current clients, and even prospective customers. Successful PR requires a highly collaborative approach.

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

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