Content marketing personalization: know your audience

Biznology

Last month, we talked about personalizing your content marketing by presenting your content with a consistent – and human – voice. Knowing what interests your audience means knowing your audience, so let’s take a look at painting a more personal picture of them.

What is Content Marketing?

Marketing Insider Group

Content marketing is a strategic marketing and business process focused on creating and distributing valuable, relevant and consistent content to attract and retain a clearly defined audience, and ultimately, to drive profitable customer action. Content Marketing

3 Content Marketing Research Tactics to Grow Your Audience Understanding

Content Standard

Every marketer understands it’s important to know your audience, and there are excellent marketing analytics tools that can offer you deep strategic insights into your content marketing performance across your brand’s digital channels.

5 Content Marketing Hacks To Attract A Property Investor Audience

Marketing Insider Group

Content marketing is a modern marketing technique enabled by the web which everyone is talking about. If you’ve never heard the phrase, content marketing is the act of creating valuable free content with the aim of drawing in new customers. Content Marketin

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

1How B2B Marketing. from SMB Marketing Leaders Brought to you by 2Introduction This study examined priorities, challenges, and trends for B2B marketers. The top priorities for B2B marketers this year are generating more high-quality leads and. Because content.

Industrial Content Marketing Fails to Engage with Target Audience

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial content marketing used by manufacturers, distributors and engineering companies is failing to engage the target audience – engineers, technical professionals and industrial buyers. This is only a content summary.

How Can Media Companies Use Content Marketing Strategies To Build Their Audience?

ScribbleLive

Most of my writing and speaking around content marketing and journalism is kind of one-way and focuses around: How journalists can make the jump to content marketing. How corporate content marketing teams can use journalistic tactics to improve their storytelling.

What Is Content Marketing Development?

KoMarketing Associates

As a content marketer, I look forward to this time of year. This past year, I’ve had the opportunity to work on a number of content advisory programs, where our team is making recommendations for our clients’ content marketing teams – and then they execute.

The real value of engaging your audience in content marketing

Biznology

This has been the case to some extent for as long as there has been marketing. Today, that idea has spread to just about every market, B2B as well as B2C. Which is why engaging your audience is critical to you marketing success. Consumers crave authenticity.

The Wikipedia test for content marketing

Biznology

Good content marketing educates the customer. To see the difference between “marketing fluff” and clear expository copywriting, compare a marketing web page to Wikipedia. The target audience, apparently, was people who already understood the product.

7 Key Insights from the "How B2B Marketing is Changing" Report

Speaker: Tom Pick, Independent B2B Digital Marketing Consultant

What are the top priorities, challenges, and trends in B2B marketing as we head into the final stretch of 2018? We conducted in-depth interviews with senior B2B technology marketers to find out. But doing it effectively to optimize results is also the top challenge marketers face.

Unique Challenges of Manufacturing Content Marketing in 2019

Industrial Marketing Today

I just finished reading the Manufacturing Content Marketing 2019—Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends report published by the Content Marketing Institute (CMI) and sponsored by IEEE GlobalSpec. This is only a content summary.

8 Content Marketing Trends That Will Fire Up Your Strategy

B2B PR Sense

Has your content marketing strategy been on the decline, figuratively dwindling to embers? We've collected content marketing trends designed to blow new life into your strategy and rekindle it into the roaring blaze it once was. Email Effectively Nurtures Audiences.

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How to Speak the Same Language as Your Marketing Audience

Act-On

Do you know anything about your marketing audience – such as the big issues in their industry, trends that might affect them, or the role they play in their own companies? You can also use it in your marketing efforts. This isn’t a task for just digital marketers, however.

Creating Content Marketing Personas

EMagine B2B Blog

Content marketing personas are not new, however, tightly integrating these personas with SEO strategy and tactics is relatively new to most companies and organizations. What is a Content Marketing Persona? Others may prefer a newsletter or another marketing channel.

Dealing With Multiple Voices in Your Content Marketing Team

Marketing Insider Group

Here’s a conundrum that businesses face when they dive into content marketing. Whose voice or voices should be the ones engaging with the audience? The post Dealing With Multiple Voices in Your Content Marketing Team appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

Industrial Content Marketing that Engages Engineers

Industrial Marketing Today

When it comes to effective industrial content marketing, you’ve probably heard the phrase, “One-size-fits-all content” just doesn’t cut it. This is only a content summary. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.].

How Content Marketing Can Fuel Your Thought Leadership Program

Marketing Insider Group

Explore why thought leadership is vital and how it’s supported by a content marketing program When brands practice thought leadership, the natural result is trust. When an audience trusts a brand or its representatives, they are more likely to convert. Content Marketing

5 Practical Content Marketing Tactics to Educate & Inform Your B2B Audience

KoMarketing Associates

Now comes the part where I’ll draw a parallel between Cinco de Mayo and content marketing…. Content Marketing Institute defines content marketing as “non-interruption” marketing. And isn’t that the business every content marketer is in?

Influencers: the key to content marketing

Biznology

I recently had the pleasure of participating in a B2B digital marketing forum hosted by The Conference Board and led by Mike Moran and Tim Peter. The lively discussion covered a lot of ground, reflecting the needs of marketing executives striving to do digital well.

The limits of content marketing

Biznology

As you’ve no doubt guessed, I’m a huge fan of content marketing. But unless you’re a content marketing “fanboy” who’s blind to reality, you have to recognize the practice’s limitations. Content Marketing Limitations to Overcome. Content Overload.

Content Marketing Strategy: Five Essential Elements Based on 24 Stats

Webbiquity

Though content marketing is now a near-universal practice, success is uneven, as many organizations are still finding their footing. According to the Twitter for Business blog , 91% percent of B2B marketers are doing content marketing. Why do content marketing?

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How to Use Data in B2B Content Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Data and content: often these two seem to butt heads, mostly because at their core, they are very different. Data without content makes the data not actionable and storytelling in content marketing without data makes it directionless.

Your content marketing must sell solutions, not stuff

Biznology

Said in another way, to be successful today, marketing has to be bigger than your products and services. It has to focus on solving the problems your target audience is facing. Their problem, their position, their market.

27 Actionable Content Marketing Tips [Infographic]

Webbiquity

Marketers are now spending, on average, 25% of their overall budgets on content marketing. But only 21% of B2B content marketers are successful at tracking ROI. So, as a content marketer, you need ensure that your content is producing results—and that you can provide the data to prove it. To help you achieve those objectives, here’s an engaging infographic showcasing top actionable content marketing tips for today’s marketers.

How to Transform your Content Marketing with Artificial Intelligence

Marketing Insider Group

Do you feel like your content marketing strategy has become stale, and you’re not seeing the results you’re used to? The post How to Transform your Content Marketing with Artificial Intelligence appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

Video: How to Create Content Your Audience Actually Cares About

Contently

Whenever I’m sitting on content marketing panels—usually perched on a tall stool, terrified that I’ll get too excited and fall—I almost always get the same question: What’s the biggest content strategy mistake brands make?

Content Marketing Trends and Stats for 2018 [Infographic]

Webbiquity

Content is, always has been, and will continue to be the basis of any kind of marketing. But content marketing is constantly evolving, and today isn’t what it was back in 2010 when we were deluged with content pollution on the Internet.

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Are You Missing The Most Important Audience For Your Content Marketing?

Marketing Insider Group

William Shakespeare A few years ago I worked with a telecom company that struggled to get traction with its audience. “We The post Are You Missing The Most Important Audience For Your Content Marketing? appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content MarketingAll the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players; they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.

8 content marketing trends manufacturing marketers need to know

Tomorrow People

The extent to which manufacturing companies succeed is dependent on how those technologies are applied ”, says George Houtappel, Vice President of Marketing at Solvay. Don’t ignore your marketing automation. If it’s predictable and repeatable, marketing automation can handle it.

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The Content Marketing Personalization Imperative

Marketing Insider Group

With the proliferation of content marketing and branded content platforms, the challenge for marketers has shifted from how to create the content their audience actually wants to read and share, to how to break through the digital and social noise. […].

Report: CX Marketers Getting Audience Data from Wide Range of Resources

KoMarketing Associates

As customer experience-oriented marketers look for new ways to resonate with their target audience, research suggests that they are harvesting data and analytics from a wide range of resources. Most CX oriented marketers (66.4 Marketing to Resonate with Your Target Audience.

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10 Infographics to Inform Your 2018 B2B Content Marketing Strategy

KoMarketing Associates

It can be argued that content marketing is the most important digital marketing strategy available today. Without new and fresh content, it’s almost impossible to achieve the results you’re striving for. Recent data from the Content Marketing Institute backs up this claim, as 91 percent of respondents to the “2018 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends” report say they use content marketing. The History of Content Marketing.

2019 B2B Content Marketing Research: It Pays to Put Audience First

Content Marketing Institute

You’ve come a long way, content marketers. Today, nearly all top-performing B2B content marketers – 90% – put their audience’s informational needs ahead of their company’s sales/promotional message. Content marketers are successfully building trust.

Your Audience Called. They Say You’re Fired.

Act-On

Here’s how Joe Pulizzi frames this idea for content marketers, specifically “ content marketing non-believers ”: “Your customers don’t care about you, your products, your services…they care about themselves, their wants and their needs. Our audiences aren’t captive.

The Marketing Strategy for Building Your Audience First

Act-On

In this Rethink Podcast interview, CMI’s Chief Strategist Robert Rose discusses why your marketing strategy should focus on building audiences. Content Marketing Digital Marketing Strategies Marketing Strategy content marketing marketing strategy

Demand Generation’s Problem with Content Marketing Evangelism

ANNUITAS

I had my heart broken at Content Marketing World in Ohio this week. But then he went and said something that made my Content Marketing kool-aid turn a little bit sour. In one of the opening day keynote sessions, Robert Rose spoke to the “trust” factor in your content and how your audience needs to trust you and trust that you know what you are talking about. When you regularly post quality content to the blog, people will link to it.

What Is Content Marketing Development?

KoMarketing Associates

As a content marketer, I look forward to this time of year. This past year, I’ve had the opportunity to work on a number of content advisory programs, where our team is making recommendations for our clients’ content marketing teams – and then they execute. Among other things, what it’s taught me is that content marketing development looks different for every organization and there’s no set blueprint for getting the job done right.

How to Understand Your B2B Audience Better

KoMarketing Associates

In content marketing, there’s a similar mantra: “audience, audience, audience.”. If you can create content that both fits the needs of your audience, and meets your business goals at the same time, you will have hit the sweet spot of content marketing. But if you don’t understand your audience and don’t target your content for them, you might as well do broadcast advertising. Benefits of understanding your audience.

Content Marketing That Converts

Marketing Insider Group

How Do You Create Content Marketing That Converts? There’s been a fundamental shift in the way marketers and customers create, consume, and share content. Every day, billions of photos are uploaded, tweets are posted, snapchats are sent, and pieces of content are shared.