2022

Marketing to Engineers—Why Digital is the Dominant Strategy

Industrial Marketing Today

Digital marketing to engineers works for several reasons. And you can’t argue against the results. I’ve been a big believer and a practitioner of digital marketing strategies and tactics for my industrial marketing and consultancy clients for several years now.

Top 10 Email List Management Software for a More Engaged List

SendX

Email list management is how you handle the contacts in your list. Just having a list of email addresses is under-utilizing the power of tools available to segment your list, send targeted messages, improve deliverability, and grow your list. email list management

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5 essential tips to clearly define your ideal target market

Tomorrow People

Why targeting is a strategy in its own right. Segmentation and targeting often go hand in hand. However, as key components of all marketing strategies, these practices are usually lumped together and treated as one process. Unfortunately, this can lead to unpromising results.

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Respect the Funnel: Why B2B Marketers Can’t Shortcut the Buyer Journey

The Point

It’s a truism in B2B marketing that every buyer journey is unique and different, but, even then, and especially in the B2B tech space, almost every buyer progresses through 3 basic stages: 1. awareness – becomes aware of the category, solution, or the problem it solves 2.

The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future

The ultimate value proposition is an impactful buying experience that guides people to the best possible decision. But how do you prepare your sales teams to do that? Read "The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future" to find out how to empower your customer-facing teams and thrive in modern selling environments.

The Value of Buyer Personas in Times of Uncertainty

Tony Zambito

Buyer insights and buyer personas act as a compass for business leaders in uncertain times. We are living in times of tumultuous upheaval. A world turned upside down and rife with uncertainty.

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Marketing IS Business: The Wisdom of Peter Drucker

Marketing Insider Group

The timeless wisdom of Peter Drucker is sprinkled throughout the world of management and business. His insightful definitions of marketing and business are quoted quite often – and for good reason! He had a knack for articulating his complex ideas in a way that was elegant and simply put.

How the Metaverse Will Change the Face of B2B Marketing

Webbiquity

Guest post by Andrea Vargas. Slowly but surely, the Metaverse is moving out of the realm of niche games and into the realm of everyday online engagement. Image credit: Tumisu on Pixabay.

Integrated Marketing Agency vs Tactic Specific: Pick the Right Approach

Rebecca Peterson

Integrated marketing agencies use multi-channel targeting strategies with the same or similar messaging for improved strategy & execution

How to Choose a Good Social Media Agency

Biznology

There are thousands of agencies that claim they “do social media.” This is a flat-out lie. The truth is that there are tons of agencies that offer social media services, but it is exceedingly difficult to find an agency that really does social media well.

7 Winning Lead Generation Strategies to Drive Growth

As B2B companies pivot to keep pace with a quickly changing marketplace, a data-centric approach to lead generation can be the difference between remaining competitive or being left behind. Get real-world examples and inspiration from leading B2B businesses in this whitepaper.

66% of B2B Marketers Now Seeing an ROI from Paid Social Media Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers assess which types of strategies are helping them achieve key objectives, new research indicates that social media marketing is rising above the rest.

Email Marketing for Manufacturers—Engage With Engineers and Industrial Professionals

Industrial Marketing Today

Think email marketing for manufacturers is passé and is no longer effective? Think again! Granted, open and click-through rates have declined over the years. However, it is still one of the top-performing industrial marketing tactics. You don’t have to take my word for it.

Tips from Experts on Writing a Newsletter in 2022

SendX

Newsletters are blowing up again

How to choose brand elements for your product

Tomorrow People

What your organisation should consider when developing a brand identity—examples included. Brand elements are the building blocks of strong brand identities. Without them, competing against other brands becomes a more challenging task. Yet, most B2B brands today are lost in the ‘sea of sameness’.

New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

10 Uncomfortable B2B Marketing Realities

The Point

Those of us responsible for designing and executing marketing campaigns for a living know that the pristine, glossy world of marketing as portrayed in analyst reports and vendor case studies doesn’t always align with the authentic (sometimes ugly) day-to-day challenges.

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The Great Buyer Resignation

Tony Zambito

One of the big stories of the year 2021 and the Covid-19 pandemic has been the “Great Resignation” of workers in many consumer and business sectors. There are a variety of reasons cited.

Is a Market Niche Strategy the Advantage You Need for Faster Organic Growth?

Vision Edge Marketing

When you focus on a specific, targetable sub segment of a broader market, with its own unique demands and preferences, you are entering the realm of niches.

Stop Wasting Money on Ads and Start Attracting Audiences with Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Advertisements are pricey. While they are a “ necessary evil ” for any marketing strategy, ads can burn through your entire budget faster than you can say “help!” Enter: content marketing. Content marketing is a cost efficient way to get your name in front of prospects most likely to convert.

Roadblocks to Delivering a Competitive Buying Experience

Why are buyer-facing teams struggling and what can be done about it? Bigtincan teamed up with Heinz Marketing in a recent research study to discover the roadblocks revenue-generating teams encounter in preparing buyer-facing teams for today’s market. Click here to learn what you can do today to prepare!

Six Paths to Better Copywriting and Digital Content

Webbiquity

Not everyone is a great writer. But people, particularly prospective customers or clients, will make judgments about us based on the words we use online. If you want your online copy to sparkle, but the best you can muster is a dull shine, what can you do? Image credit: Suzy Hazelwood on Pexels.

4 Reasons Why Customers Should Be Your Brand Storyteller, Not You

Contently

Let’s play a game. I tell you a fact, and you act surprised. Ready? Fact : Consumers don’t fully trust corporations. I know, I know. Shocking. But somehow brands still create elaborate marketing campaigns that don’t involve customers at all.

Why Data is Vital for Business Digital Transformation

Biznology

Data is one of the most valuable assets that a business can have right now — and without it, digital transformation may be difficult or impossible. Big data in digital transformation helps to accelerate digitization and migration of key systems.

17% of Marketers Who Don’t Leverage Video Rely on Email Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Although video continues to grow in use across organizations, new research indicates that not all marketers have hopped on the bandwagon just yet — but what are they leveraging to resonate with customers instead?

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Omnichannel is Multichannel 2.0

Multichannel and omnichannel marketing are not the same. Many organizations are striving for omnichannel, but it can be a daunting journey—unless you have a map. Download your copy of the ultimate omnichannel guide today!

To Gate, or Not to Gate, That is the Question in Manufacturing Content Marketing

Industrial Marketing Today

Gated content is the most common way for manufacturers to generate leads from industrial websites. If you are not familiar with the term gated content, it refers to content that needs the reader to fill out a form and submit it before either downloading or reading the full version.

The Beginners' Guide To Email Tagging That Can Help Boost Engagement

SendX

Let's assume that you are the owner of a clothing store with branches in different cities. This month you are launching a new line of skirts & blouses but only in the city of New York. To generate awareness about this new line, you want to send an email to your subscribers.

What are the pillars of a successful post-product-launch strategy?

Tomorrow People

Launching a new product is just the beginning. Here are the next steps. So, you’re close to launching a new product. For months or years, you and your team have worked on the next big thing , and you’ve made many challenging strategic decisions along the way.

The Dangerous Allure of World-Class Marketing

The Point

Just as too much time on Instagram fawning after the photoshopped lives of internet influencers can create an unhealthy self-image, marketers too can fall victim to unrealistic standards and FOMO created by the marketing blogosphere and the breathy propaganda of martech vendors.

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Connecting the Consultative Experience

Many B2B businesses have come to believe that there is an asymmetric relationship between the company and its buyers. But what research has discovered is that many of today’s B2B buyers are NOT empowered and they have little interest in being so. Download the eBook to find out why.

The Problem With Not Knowing Your Buyers

Tony Zambito

Lack of insights about buyers creates an inability to solve problems. Over the last twenty years, since founding the concept of buyer personas, I have worked with many leaders. Leaders that are responsible for their overall business, marketing, or sales functions.

How to Ensure You Keep Your Dashboard Development on Track

Vision Edge Marketing

If your business is like many we serve, you strive to optimize your business processes, become more effective and efficient, and increase productivity. This is one of the primary reasons companies create dashboards.

The 5 Essential Marketing Lessons From The Sharing Economy

Marketing Insider Group

The sharing economy, simply put, is a new economic model based on a peer-to-peer network system. The concept itself is pretty simple: just strangers sharing everyday goods and services with each other on ye olde internet.