Book Review: The B2B Social Media Book

Webbiquity

With The B2B Social Media Book: Become a Marketing Superstar by Generating Leads with Blogging, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Email, and More , authors Kipp Bodnar of HubSpot and Jeffrey L. ” eBooks and white papers are complementary. The book has its minor flaws.

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Book Review: Content Rules

Webbiquity

The book works well on several levels, and though it’s most valuable to practitioners—those who actually envision, specify, create, repurpose, and promote business content— it’s also helpful for senior executives charged with developing content strategy and coordinating creative efforts.

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White Papers: Refresh or Write Fresh?

WriteSpark

Your marketing team may produce dozens of new white papers each year, but how often do you refresh an existing one? For many technology marketers, once a white paper is written and posted it's instantly forgotten. Yet many older white papers can deliver renewed value to your promotional efforts with less expense, time, and effort than producing a new one. These papers offer proven performance that you'll want to sustain. Content Marketing Sales Materials White Papers

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White Papers: Refresh or Write Fresh?

WriteSpark

Your marketing team may produce dozens of new white papers each year, but how often do you refresh an existing one? For many technology marketers, once a white paper is written and posted it's instantly forgotten. Yet many older white papers can deliver renewed value to your promotional efforts with less expense, time, and effort than producing a new one. These papers offer proven performance that you'll want to sustain. Content Marketing Sales Materials White Papers

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How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

Which types of content assets (white papers, ebooks, video, etc.) assets: • Ebooks • White papers • Webinars • Case studies • Videos The remaining responses were spread across 22 different types of content assets. White papers, ebooks, and webinars appear. 1How B2B Marketing.

Content Tips for E-Books

WriteSpark

E-books have become a popular form of collateral for technology marketing because they can present complex, dry technical topics in an appealing format. If you haven't considered adding e-books to your sales materials, then learn more about e-book advantages and drawbacks.

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White Papers: Refresh or Write Fresh?

WriteSpark

Your marketing department may produce dozens of new white papers each year, but how often do you refresh an existing one? For many technology marketers, once a white paper is written and posted it''s instantly forgotten. Content Marketing Sales Materials White Papers

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Content Tips for E-Books

WriteSpark

E-books have become a popular form of collateral for technology marketing because they can present complex, dry technical topics in an appealing format. If you haven't considered adding e-books to your sales materials, then learn more about e-book advantages and drawbacks. But if you're ready to develop an e-book, the following tips will help you create more engaging and effective content. Create a "real" book.

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WriteSpark: Best Blog Posts about White Papers

WriteSpark

This month's list focuses on my best posts and recommended resources for white papers. If you are a white paper writer or you manage white paper writing projects, you'll want to read these posts: Is your topic worthy of a white paper? Guidance for choosing which topics are really worth the expense and effort of a white paper. Tips to pass along to your engineers and product managers for providing helpful input for a white paper project.

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How to use influencer marketing to promote your book

Biznology

For context, I am using six books I have promoted over the last couple years on behalf of their authors: Glock and Law of the Jungle by Paul M. They all took responsibility for the success of their books online with online influencers.

10 Great Writing Books & Tools For B2B Content Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

Content marketing is more than just a knack for putting words on paper or coming up with the right budget and platform. Below are some great classes, books, and other resources for B2B content marketers who want to hone their writing skills. Content Marketing Books.

Book Review: SNAP Selling

Webbiquity

Don’t you love it when you pick up a book and realize in just the first pages that the author really gets it ? Well, SNAP Selling: Speed Up Sales and Win More Business with Today’s Frazzled Customers by Jill Konrath is that kind of book.

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E-books: More Than a New Marcom Fashion

WriteSpark

So it is with e-books, the latest incarnation of short-book projects such as technology primers and guides that I wrote for clients in the 1990s. . Yet an e-book isn't just a new facade that simply presents a book's worth of text in a format suitable for online reading.

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WriteSpark: Best Blog Posts about White Papers

WriteSpark

This month's list focuses on my best posts and recommended resources for white papers. If you are a white paper writer or you manage white paper writing projects, you'll want to read these posts: Is your topic worthy of a white paper? Guidance for choosing which topics are really worth the expense and effort of a white paper. Tips to pass along to your engineers and product managers for providing helpful input for a white paper project.

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Google demands your papers with the Hummingbird algorithm update

Biznology

Show me your papers ( Papiere, bitte ). It’s blue skies for me because I am an open book. You want to make sure that when — not if — your site is pulled over and Google asks for your papers, you have current, stamped, and legal papers on your person to profer.

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How to write lead generating white papers?

Ambal's Amusings

White papers are powerful sources of lead generation. We asked our panel of white paper experts "What are the top 2 components of a white paper that is most effective to generate leads?" He is also the author of the White Paper Pundit blog. Books.

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17 Ways to Promote Your White Paper for Lead Generation

NuSpark

You’ve written, designed and produced a white paper. If you subscribe to the theory of “if you build it they will come,” your white paper is dead in the water. There is a myriad of methods to promote your white paper, generate interest, and help it climb Google’s search engine rankings.

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Writing a White Paper? Read The Following Book

Anything Goes Marketing

Whichever the case, creating a white paper will help your organization generate new leads and help close out sales. The next question is - How do I create a white paper? Writing a White Paper - Where do I Start? Why "Writing White Papers" Why did I like this book?

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ClickLaunch: Jonathan Kantor's Crafting White Paper 2.0

Ambal's Amusings

What impact does this have on the readers of our white papers? How do we ensure that our white paper is not only read but also acted upon? Jonathan Kantor addresses this question and more in his new book Crafting White Paper 2.0: Crafting White Paper 2.0

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Social business and knowledge as an accident of paper

Biznology

If that’s the way your social business platform is being rolled out, you may have unknowingly become a hostage of deeply ingrained mental models, shaped by the use of paper, email and shared files, or just became the last victim of the faster horse syndrome. Photo credit: ayalan.

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ClickPredictions: The Short-Attention White Paper

Ambal's Amusings

" Jonathan Kantor is a 26-year veteran of the technology industry, the author of the new book Crafting White Paper 2.0 , and the primary contributor to the WhitePaperPundit.com blog. "Use Visual Enhancements to Engage New Media, Short Attention White Paper Readers.”

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What Are the Top-10 Marketing Books?

Everything Technology Marketing

There are literally thousands of marketing books available today. But which books should be in the top-10 list of "must read" marketing books? I am sure there are many of your favorite marketing books missing here (there are simply too many good ones out there).

Book Review: Marketing in the Age of Google

Webbiquity

There’s no question that search has dramatically altered the marketing landscape; the traditional yellow pages are now viewed as a colossal waste of paper as 70% (and climbing) of consumers go online to find local businesses and more than 90% of B2B purchase cycles start on the web.

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One Way the Web Will Change the Book

B2B Memes

In a similar way, I think, books will be liberated by digital media. That will happen in part because technology frees print from its reliance on paper and traditional, expensive production methods. Our very idea of what constitutes a book will be redefined.

Book Review: eMarketing Strategies for the Complex Sale

Webbiquity

The brilliant Ardath Albee provides the missing piece, a reliable recipe marketing automation, demand generation and content marketing success in her new book, eMarketing Strategies for the Complex Sale.

The Biggest Challenge in Creating and Marketing White Papers

Ambal's Amusings

Business decision makers don't read white papers just because a product or service is "cool" They have real business problems they are trying to solve. We asked white paper experts: " What is the biggest challenge in creating and marketing a white paper? Books.

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Killer Questions to Ask Before Starting a White Paper Project

Ambal's Amusings

How can you create a white paper that serves it purpose - create high quality leads, provide useful information to potential customers etc. Jonathan Kantor is 14-year white paper marketing veteran. Question #2: What are the primary ‘take away’ points in your white paper?

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How to enhance information absorption for your white paper?

Ambal's Amusings

Many companies are producing video white papers as online presentations based on information that would normally go into a printed white paper. We asked our panel of white paper experts "In what scenarios should video white papers be used? IBM video white paper.

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3 Tips for Choosing a Magnetic White Paper Topic

KEO Marketing

If you’ve ever published a white paper, you’ve probably experienced one of the most challenging aspects of white paper creation: choosing the right topic. To optimize the impact of your next white paper, you need to address a topic that engages your audience.

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ClickInsights: What is the ideal length of a white paper?

Ambal's Amusings

How do you concisely convey the information you want to present in your white paper? How long should a white paper be to convey information and yet hold readers interest from start to end? There's a lot of slop out there masquerading as a white papers. Books.

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The White Paper Question: To Gate or Not To Gate?

Ambal's Amusings

We asked white paper experts: " How should marketers balance the need for free content (helpful for prospects decision making) Vs. the need to have content that produces a steady flow of good leads (that can directed to sales team)? He is also the author of the White Paper Pundit blog.

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5 Important Changes to the B2B PR Rule Book, and Why It Matters

B2B PR Sense

Promote your content (blog posts, case studies, white papers) with strong calls to action that motivate your audience to go further. It's an exciting time to be involved in PR. Yet, the methods for B2B PR have recently changed. Have you been changing with them?

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Know Thy Audience: Business and Technical White Papers

Ambal's Amusings

Do you know your white paper audience? Are those concerns being addressed in your white papers? We asked white paper experts " How should a white paper that is addressed to a Technical Decision Maker be different from a white paper that is addressed to a Business Decision Maker?

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Write a Book—Yes, an Actual Book—to Take Your Marketing to the Next Level: Part 1

SmartBug Media

The permanence of something printed remains appealing; you don’t need to be plugged in or worry about how many bars your phone is getting to read a book or magazine. Enter an inbound marketing strategy that combines print with providing thought leadership and valuable information to prospects: writing a book. Although many people have the personal dream of writing a book, the process for businesses is a different animal.

ClickInsights: How to choose a white paper syndication partner?

Ambal's Amusings

How do you market your white papers? Can syndication partners take your white paper to your prospects? Stephanie Tilton has published a timely 14-page report on White Paper Syndication Options for Technology Marketers. Costs to syndicate your white papers. Books.

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