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7 takeaways from a study on B2B thought leadership; why it works or doesn’t

Sword and the Script | B2B

Thought leadership benefits B2B marketing in so many ways – awareness, consideration and even customer retention – but it can have adverse effects when it’s under-resourced and turns out to be light on substance The social media platform LinkedIn and the PR firm Edelman routinely team up to conduct surveys.

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[Research Round-Up] New Study Shows the Continuing Value of B2B Thought Leadership

B2B Marketing Directions

Source: Edelman and LinkedIn (This month's Research Round-Up discusses the sixth edition of the B2B thought leadership impact study by Edelman and LinkedIn. This research has consistently provided valuable insights about the impact of thought leadership content on the perceptions and behaviors of business decision-makers.)


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Confucius Say: Your Case Studies are Worthless

Marketing Craftmanship

The most noteworthy article on B2B selling was published in a 1966 Harvard Business Review article (#66213). Extrinsic selling is a “trust me” approach, employed by a great number of B2B product and service providers. In “How to Buy /Sell Professional Services,” author Warren J. No leap of faith required.

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10 Tips to Make the Most of Case Studies in B2B Content


Nearly half (47%) of the 200 senior-level B2B marketing professionals surveyed in the 2019 Content Preferences Survey Report cited case studies as the most valuable influencer content format—the top choice. Source: The B2B Millennial Buyer Survey Report. Why Case Studies? Use Case Studies to Seal the Deal.

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Who Are B2B Creators and Why Do They Matter?

Marketing Insider Group

But now, there’s something new on the scene: B2B creators. These are B2B creators, and they’re changing the rules of how businesses talk to their audiences and make choices. Today, we’re breaking down the rise of B2B creators and why they’re more than just the next big thing. Who Are B2B Creators?

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Mastering B2B Video Marketing: 10 Types of Videos that Drive Marketing Success

Trade Press Services

B2B video marketing is a staple for today’s businesses with more than 90 percent of companies leveraging the medium to reach target audiences. The dynamic and versatile medium helps B2B companies connect with decision-makers effectively. When developing your B2B marketing video strategy , here are some common types to consider: 1.

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B2B content marketing: Driving success through strategic content creation


B2B content marketing is an indispensable strategy for businesses looking to establish their brand, engage their target audience, and drive conversions. What is B2B content marketing? B2B content marketing is the creation and distribution of content, in all its forms, related to your business and relevant to customers.