What B2C marketers can learn from B2B

Biznology

There’s a lot of talk in the B2B world about what we can learn from consumer marketers. But did you ever think about what the B2C world of consumer marketers can learn from us? Much of B2C prospecting is about deals and discounts. B2B marketers are really good at this.

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What’s the Difference Between B2B vs. B2C Marketing?

Act-On

Read this blog to learn the differences and similarities of B2C vs. B2B marketing. B2B Marketing Corporate Marketing Strategy B2B marketing B2B vs B2C B2C Marketing

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B2B SEO vs B2C: What’s the Difference?

KoMarketing Associates

The most significant difference between B2B SEO and B2C is the core goals and objectives of campaigns. By nature, the B2B buying process is more complex because of larger and more costly purchases, and a longer sales cycle. While B2B SEO campaigns aim to increase brand exposure and generate quality leads that will eventually turn into sales through actions like demo requests, whitepaper download, newsletter sign ups, etc., 5 Key Challenges of B2B SEO.

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Why B2B marketers should care about B2C marketing

Biznology

I know that many people specialize in either B2B or B2C marketing, but I have done both in my career, with more emphasis on B2B. Come to think of it, many B2C companies haven’t learned this lesson, either.

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Paradigm of Strategic Value-Based Discounting for the B2B Industry

Discounting for the B2B Industry WWW.MARKETJOY.COM Contact: +1 484-302-0110. companies within B2B industries offer discounts, but are they discounting for the right reasons? within B2B sales have become so common. business-to-business (B2B) industry. in the B2B Industry?

How Does B2B Marketing Compare to B2C?

KoMarketing Associates

This is a question that I get asked frequently and often wonder at times myself : How does B2B marketing compare with B2C marketing? Here are a few areas where B2B marketing can shine. B2B Online Marketing Blog Brand Management B2B Marketing marketing strategy

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What B2C Strategies Can You Use in B2B Marketing?

KoMarketing Associates

Some marketers think there is a big difference between B2C (business to consumer) and B2B (business to business) marketing, but the fact is, there are facets of both that have similar qualities. Because of this, B2B marketers can employ many “traditional” B2C strategies of marketing into their own campaigns. However, some of the challenges specific to B2B can be tackled with some of the most successful ways that B2C companies reach their audience.

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5 Ways B2B Can Learn from B2C Marketers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

But the reality is that B2B buyers are very similar to B2C consumers— whether it’s buying a new car or new enterprise software, consumers want to be educated and informed. I can’t help but think we are leaving leads—and money—on the table as B2B marketers.

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B2B And B2C Marketing: Is There Really Any Difference?

Marketing Insider Group

What’s the difference between B2B and B2C marketing? While both B2B and B2C marketers may use the same terminologies, the methods and tactics they use can vary greatly given their different needs. The post B2B And B2C Marketing: Is There Really Any Difference?

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The State Of B2C Content Marketing In 2017 [Research]

Marketing Insider Group

Earlier last month the Content Marketing Institute (CMI) and MarketingProfs released their highly anticipated annual B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends report, which painted a much more positive picture of content marketing compared to last year’s findings.

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B2B Marketing is Becoming More Like B2C Marketing – Or is it?

Webbiquity

B2B marketing has traditionally been viewed (correctly) as much different from the promotion of consumer products. Much of the study focused on online commerce, where changes in b2b offerings indeed make sense. So, are B2B marketers really adopting B2C practices?

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The Difference Between B2C and B2B Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

What I don’t often touch on, is the distinction between content marketing in B2C industries and content marketing in B2B industries. The post The Difference Between B2C and B2B Content Marketing appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

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How Do B2B and B2C Marketers Use Social Media? [CHART]

Modern Marketing

This week we analyzed the referred traffic to Eloqua B2B and B2C customers from 36 of the top social sites and pulled benchmark data that comprises the top 95% of traffic for each segment. How Do B2B and B2C Marketers Use Social Media?

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B2B vs. B2C Copywriting: An Emotional Journey

Fathom

As a copywriter who is dedicated to working primarily on B2B websites, I’ve often fallen into the trap of thinking that B2B copywriting vastly differs from B2C writing. … Read the rest The post B2B vs. B2C Copywriting: An Emotional Journey appeared first on Fathom.

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B2B vs. B2C Marketing

Webbiquity

Business to business (B2B) is the marketing exchange between two businesses. Business to consumer (B2C) is the marketing from a business directed at consumers. The lead time in B2C marketing is generally very small. In B2B marketing, however, there is a chain of command required. B2C marketing can be much vaguer, sometimes with just a word or slogan and a captivating image. Guest post by Megan Totka.

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How B2C and B2B Email Deliverability Differ

Marketing Action

The boundaries between B2C and B2B email delivery often overlap. But the boundaries between B2C and B2B deliverability are a bit more complicated. It’s harder to get your B2B email into the inbox, and here’s why. The B2B mailbox. The B2C mailbox.

5 Things B2B Marketers Should Learn from B2C

Modern Marketing

The world of B2B marketing is changing rapidly. A great illustration of this movement was the latest SiriusDecisions “Demand Unit Waterfall” , released just a few months ago, which essentially redefines the definition of a B2B buyer.

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3 Holiday Marketing Tips B2B Marketers Can Learn From B2C Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

It’s no secret that B2C marketing tactics have a way of ascending to the B2B industry over time. The post 3 Holiday Marketing Tips B2B Marketers Can Learn From B2C Marketing appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Whether you’re targeting a consumer or another business, you’re still tasked with forming a human connection and creating a need for your offering, after all. Most recently and according to McKinsey1, the adoption of multi-channel marketing in […].

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Why B2B Marketers Could Learn Some Things From B2C Brands

Navigate the Channel

B2B and B2C are too often seen as completely separate and distinct modes of business. There are quite a few things that B2B marketers could learn from the consumer marketing pros. B2B Uncategorized B2B and B2C Marketing Seminaries B2B vs B2C Marketing

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Eight ways B2B market research differs from B2C

The B2B Research Blog

One of the most important tricks is to avoid shoehorning a B2C research approach into a B2B environment. B2B research is different from consumer research in eight important ways: The 80:20 rule applies. B2B buyers are experts. B2B decisions are more considered. B2B research can be a valuable relationship building tool. B2B market research B2B Marketing Magazine column B2C market researchWarning.

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Digital Marketing: B2B marketers can get fresh, new ideas from B2C

B2B Lead Generation

Consider the words of Shawn Burns , Global Vice President of Digital Marketing, SAP: “The B2B space has the same opportunities as the B2C space when it comes to digital marketing. Have you produced great results from testing a B2C marketing technique with your B2B marketplace?

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RedPoint Offers Broad, Deep B2C Marketing Automation

Customer Experience Matrix

That formula fell out of favor when the most prominent CRM system became B2B-oriented Salesforce.com , whose very name reflects its origins in B2B sales automation. Even some of the less prominent B2C products have been acquired recently: Conversen by Experian and Entiera by FICO , although neither of these are enterprise software vendors. The net result of all this harvesting by big buyers has been to clear the ground for the next crop of B2C marketing automation systems.

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5 B2C Tactics That Are Sure to Boost Your B2B Marketing Strategy

B2B PR Sense

In what seems like a blink of an eye, B2C and B2B marketing have become strange bedfellows. What Has Changed in B2B? Once upon a time you never would have seen B2B companies use a fun video about a product or industry. Yet, this has become the norm for many B2B companies -- with great success! Other traditionally B2C tools and methods have been implemented within B2B in recent years to good effect.

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Eight ways B2B market research differs from B2C

The B2B Research Blog

One of the most important tricks is to avoid shoehorning a B2C research approach into a B2B environment. B2B research is different from consumer research in eight important ways: The 80:20 rule applies. B2B buyers are experts. B2B decisions are more considered. B2B research can be a valuable relationship building tool. The post Eight ways B2B market research differs from B2C appeared first on Circle Research - B2B market research agency.

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Blueshift Offers a Simple B2C Customer Data Platform

Customer Experience Matrix

B2B CDPs have favored analytical applications like lead scores and churn predictions. B2C CDPs have often included campaign engines that manage triggers, query-based segmentations, and multi-step program flows in addition to predictive models. But even the B2C CDPs rely on external systems such as email agents and Web content managers to deliver the campaign messages. B2C marketers, especially in ecommerce, will find it worth a look.

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Iterable Offers Mid-Size B2C Marketers Powerful Campaigns in Outbound Channels

Customer Experience Matrix

Nearly all B2B marketing automation systems do have form and page builders, but Iterative is targeted primarily at mid-tier B2C marketers, who are less likely to expect them. b2c marketing automation campaign flows marketing software marketing stack martech message orchestration

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The Differences Between B2B and B2C Marketing That Still Matter

B2B Marketing Directions

According to Samuel, the divide is between "online B2B marketers" who "want to gain and convert website traffic into leads" and "offline B2C marketers" who "want to build brands among mass audiences." B2B Marketing Content Marketing Marketing Effectiveness Marketing Efficiency

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B2B Vs B2C Marketing Automation [Infographic]

distribion

Now, think of a B2B company as a country home with a badger problem, and a B2C company as a farm with hundreds of acres and droves of sheep. Marketing automation tactics should vary between B2B and B2C companies. I love dogs.

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Show, don’t tell: Applying B2C marketing techniques to B2B

Biznology

B2C marketers moved from a feature marketing approach to an emotional marketing approach a long, long, time ago. B2C marketers understand that they can sell more products if they package them inside an emotional appeal, rather than if they just list the features of the products.

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New Forrester Research: B2B Should Use B2C Customer Loyalty Principles

Influitive b2b

For years, B2B marketers have largely viewed B2C loyalty tactics as irrelevant in their space. After all, B2B buyers don’t respond to reward points and coupons. But B2B marketers are under growing pressure to interact—and deepen relationships—with customers at every stage of the lifecycle, since retaining a customer is more valuable than acquiring a new one. B2B Loyalty, The B2C Way. Use the nuances of B2B to guide your loyalty strategy.

B2C, B2B and What They Can Learn From Each Other

Modern Marketing

There is a growing sentiment among many that the tried and true marketing designations of B2C and B2B will essentially go by the wayside as we collectively move toward a more holistic marketing approach (AKA H2H or Human To Human.).

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Selligent Brings a New B2C Marketing Automation Option to the U.S.

Customer Experience Matrix

The late 1990’s were really the last time we saw major innovation in the B2C market, when vendors like Unica and Aprimo released their then-innovative systems to create lists for direct mail and, somewhat later, email campaigns.

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5 Things B2B Marketers Should Learn from B2C Marketing

Leadspace

The world of B2B marketing is changing rapidly. A great illustration of this movement was the latest SiriusDecisions “Demand Unit Waterfall” , released just a few months ago, which essentially redefines the definition of a B2B buyer.

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B2C vs B2B Marketing: Is It All the Same?

BOP Design

Everything that appears to be B2C marketing is just called “marketing.” At Bop Design , our issue with that is that marketing consumer products or services is not the same as B2B marketing. When people outside of B2B companies ask us, “Isn’t it all the same?”

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Is Modern B2C Marketing Overlapping with B2B Marketing?

Navigate the Channel

The successful methodologies that work in B2C sales funnels are not traditionally the ones that work in B2B. Now that virtually every company in the world has the ability to aggregate data at scale, the world of B2B is beginning to look more like B2C every day.

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Chart: Groupon, LinkedIn & The Blurring of B2C and B2B Marketing

Modern Marketing

Both companies cater simultaneously to consumers (B2C) and businesses (B2B). It occurred to me it would be interesting to see how online activity, or digital body language , differs between companies that are either B2B or B2C.

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Oh How the Tables Have Turned: What B2C Marketers Can Learn From B2B

Ignite Tech

Business-to-business (B2B) sales and marketing are entirely different from business-to-consumer (B2C) tactics — or that’s the general assumption. B2C relies on consumers, transaction events, impulse buys and coupons. 4 Ways B2C Can Benefit From a B2B Martech Stack.

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Manufacturer Successfully Uses a B2C Online Marketing Tactic

Industrial Marketing Today

I’m sure by now you’ve read or heard enough about how the lines are merging between Business-to-Business (B2B) and Business-to-Consumer (B2C) marketing. Some have even called B2B marketing obsolete in this day and age. IMO, the decision making process is more complex and there are many more stakeholders involved in industrial and B2B purchases but it still boils down to people doing business with people.

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4 Lessons B2B Marketers Can Learn from B2C Marketers

Zoominfo

The differences between B2B marketing and B2C marketing run deep. Today we’re putting our differences aside because we believe, there’s a lot B2B marketers can learn from their B2C counterparts. B2B Influencer Marketing 101. B2B Marketing

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B2B and B2C Marketing are Dead. Long Live B2H!

B2B Marketing Traction

This is true of both the business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) environments. I read with interest a recent B2B Magazine interview with Rick Segal, Chief Practice Officer at the B2B agency gyro. Marketing Soapbox b2b marketing

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B2B and B2C Marketing Automation: Understanding the Differences

Customer Experience Matrix

As you might have guessed from my recent list of B2C marketing automation systems , I’ve recently been spending some time helping consumer marketers to select vendors. This is more a return than a departure: although I’ve written mostly about B2B systems for the past few years, my earlier work was largely in consumer marketing. Here are some observations - consumer marketers have to build databases; B2B marketers don’t. But many B2C products leave them out.

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B2B Marketing is Becoming More Like B2C Marketing – Or is it?

Webbiquity

B2B marketing has traditionally been viewed (correctly) as much different from the promotion of consumer products. Much of the study focused on online commerce, where changes in b2b offerings indeed make sense. So, are B2B marketers really adopting B2C practices?

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IBM May Buy Silverpop: B2B Marketing Automation and B2C Email Would Be Great Fit

Customer Experience Matrix

The other enterprise-level B2C email vendors ( ExactTarget , Responsys ) have already been bought at wondrously high prices, and every B2B marketing automation vendor I talk to tells me that potential investors are approaching them constantly. Although they bought B2C marketing automation leader Unica several years ago, they lack enterprise-scale B2C email engine and B2B marketing automation.

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