Not All Industrial White Papers Merit Registration

Industrial Marketing Today

White papers are used most frequently for lead generation and nurturing in industrial marketing. Many of these white papers are very technical and require engineers and other domain experts to [.]. Content Marketing Industrial Lead Generation White Paper Marketing Gated industrial lead generation Industrial Marketing lead nurturing Regsitration Ungated White papers

Paper 210

People Don’t Read Your White Papers. Who Cares?

The Point

This functionality not only generates additional insights for marketers as to just how much of their content prospects are actually reading, but also enables more sophisticated lead qualification methods, for example: granting higher lead scores when an individual prospect reads more than say, 80 percent of a white paper. So, does it matter if your white papers or ebooks or case studies are downloaded but not actually consumed?

Paper 161
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White Paper Syndication: Fool-Proof Formula for B2B Lead Generation

TrueInfluence

White papers rank among the most effective content types for b2b lead generation. Developing a white paper or other long-format content alone won’t spur leads, however. Herein lies the value of white paper syndication.

Paper 56

Sample Outline for a Lead Generation White Paper

The Point

Dollar for dollar, white papers continue to be some of the most effective offers for most high-technology marketers. Prospects are usually more likely to download or otherwise register for a white paper vs. a Webinar, free trial, etc. because 1) the time commitment is minimal, and 2) white papers are perceived (not always justifiably) as information of value rather than sales collateral.

Sample 159

Why Salespeople Hate Most White Paper Leads

The Point

How is it that a quality white paper on a hot topic can still generate bad leads? Even a well-written white paper, by a respected author, on a hot topic of vital interest to your target audience, can still generate leads your salespeople will consider “junk.” In my experience, the problem in these situations is invariably that the content on offer did not align with the types of leads the company was trying to generate.

Paper 175

What Content Is Important to Include in a White Paper? The DNA of an Influential and Shareable White Paper

DivvyHQ

Producing a white paper takes more effort and planning vs. shorter-form content, but they can be a highly effective marketing tool for building authority and generating leads. Let's take a quick look at the anatomy of a great white paper.

Paper 62

White Papers are Not Dead. They’re on Life Support.

Marketing Craftmanship

The original purpose of white papers as a B2B marketing tactic was to produce objective information, packaged as quasi-academic research, that might validate a company’s or product’s value proposition. White paper sponsors sought to educate, inform, raise comfort levels and eventually initiate sales conversations with prospective customers. White papers jumped the shark when they became paid content. Blue Paper?

Paper 145

18 Ways to Promote Your White Paper for Lead Generation

NuSpark

Well, your firm has written and produced a white paper. A quality white paper can one of the most important content marketing vehicles to generate leads within your internet marketing plan. Your ultimate goals with white papers are typically the following: . . Generate new leads. Nurture existing leads. There are a myriad of methods to promote your white paper, generate interest, and get Google to index them for SEO.

Paper 176

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?" Jonathan Kantor is the principal and founder of The Appum Group, " The White Paper Company ", and has been producing commercial white papers for the past 11 years. White Paper FAQs.

Paper 144

17 Ways to Promote Your White Paper for Lead Generation

NuSpark

You’ve written, designed and produced a white paper. Your objective was likely to establish thought leadership, generate leads and perhaps use it to nurture existing leads until they’re ready to buy. 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.

Paper 100

How to Write a White Paper That Generates Quality Leads

NuSpark

The first time you heard the term “white paper,” it was likely in relation to a government or company policy document. In the context of B2B digital marketing, however, a white paper is long-form content aimed at promoting products or services, using selected facts and logical arguments to build the case. Often, white papers require users to register contact details before downloading, which makes them a valuable lead generation tool.

Paper 109

What Is a White Paper?

ClearVoice

What is a white paper? A white paper is an in-depth piece of content (similar to an ebook) or well-researched report that allows a business to serve as an authority on a topic, often by presenting a problem alongside a solution. Research papers.

Paper 52

Is Your White Paper a Sales Pitch in Disguise?

Writing on the Web

It doesn’t matter what you call your information (white paper/eBook, microsite/landing page), what matters is using information wisely to get found, get known and get clients. Is Your White Paper a Sales Pitch in Disguise? When was the last time you read a white paper that added real value to your research process? With all of these advancements for content marketing, it’s about time we shred the white paper.

Paper 148

Are Your White Papers Accomplishing Your Lead Generating Goals?

NuSpark

Many companies have noticed that their white papers aren’t attracting the attention they once did. With all the shiny new toys available in marketing today, some are even asking the question, “Is the traditional white paper dead?”. A better question to ask might be, “Am I using white papers correctly?” Sadly, often the answer is “No.”.

Paper 158

White Paper Success Summit 2010

Ambal's Amusings

White paper marketing works! White papers yield powerful influence: 84% of businesses find white papers either moderately or extremely influential in their purchasing decisions. White papers are the most viral form of marketing collateral: White papers are the most commonly shared form of marketing collateral, with 89% of readers passing them along to others. How do you leverage the power of white papers in your marketing?

Paper 130

White Paper Do’s and Don’ts

SWZD

These do’s and don’ts for white papers will make your content shine. With the market inundated with white papers, you want yours to stand out. Follow these simple rules for successful white paper writing. Lead Generation White Papers Writing Blog Blog Post Content Marketing Editing Homepage Resources

Paper 48

Six Best Practices for Marketing with White Papers

Webbiquity

documents are called white papers when they are really just extended marketing brochures), properly produced and promoted white papers remain an effective and vital marketing tool—particularly for b2b technology companies. At their best, white papers accomplish two mutually beneficial goals: • They provide readers with valuable, actionable, vendor-agnostic (or at least mostly agnostic) information about a trend, concept or topic.

Paper 164

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Using White Papers for Lead Generation

B2B Lead Generation

B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book. FREE E-Book 8 Critical success factors for lead generation Just tell us where to send your FREE updates Subscribe in a reader Podcast Feed Subscribe via iTunes Recognition Thanks for Reading! Critical Success Factor #9 Effectiveness 8 Critical Success Factors for Lead Generation 2.0 Do you qualify leads before sending them to your sales team?

Paper 131

Is The White Paper Dead for B2B Marketing?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In a recent conversation I was having with the Bloom Group they believe “the practice of publishing white papers must come to a close because of the utter proliferation of white papers, and the poor content contained within so many of them.” Kill the white paper!” We think white papers – even those in PDF form that are emailed or posted on a website – are a relic of the print days” said Bob Buday , President of the Bloom Group.

Paper 201

New White Paper: Top 10 Tips for Lead Nurturing Success

The Point

Just getting started with lead nurturing? Concerned that your lead nurturing program isn’t everything it should be? Great lead nurturing starts with more than just software. Learn more in Spear’s newest white paper : “Top 10 Tips For Lead Nurturing Success: How to Get the Most From Your Lead Nurturing Program, and How to Plan for Success if You’re Just Getting Started.”. Download your copy of the white paper here.

How to Craft White Papers that Generate Quality Business Leads?

Ambal's Amusings

Today white papers have become HOT marketing vehicles, and countless numbers of companies are using them to generate leads and grow their business. In fact, research conducted from leading industry analysts such as Marketing Sherpa, Eccolo Media, Tech Target, and Information Week all show that the vast majority of today’s business decision makers use white papers to make critical purchase decisions and learn about vendor solutions.

Paper 122

Lead Generation Marketing 101: How to Find Leads Your Sales Team Wants to Close

Zoominfo

All eyes are on you, Marketing Manager, to feed the sales team ready-to-close leads. But how do you find leads and prime them for buying? Welcome to lead generation marketing. What is Lead Generation Marketing? However, not all marketing leads are equal.

Lead generation using white papers

Anything Goes Marketing

How are B2B companies generating leads these days? I found a great blog on of these lead generation methods that focuses on white papers. If you're looking at creating a white paper or trying to spice up an existing one, check out Michael Stezlner's Writing White Papers blog. Do you think that adding white papers to your business blog is a good idea? It's a great example of how blogs can use white papers.

Paper 100

Ways to Generate Leads through White Paper Syndication

Valasys

Writing the white papers is both an art & science. Marketers who are experts at creating white papers understand that whitepapers don’t occur overnight. What is White Paper Syndication? All the images of the white paper can be used.

Paper 56

B2B Lead Generation Blog: White Papers and Lead Generation, Key for BtoB Marketers

B2B Lead Generation

B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book. FREE E-Book 8 Critical success factors for lead generation Just tell us where to send your FREE updates Subscribe in a reader Podcast Feed Subscribe via iTunes Recognition Thanks for Reading! Critical Success Factor #9 Effectiveness 8 Critical Success Factors for Lead Generation 2.0

BtoB 120

A Follow-Up Strategy for Content Syndication Leads

The Point

It’s important to recognize that content syndication leads are not like most sales leads. When someone registers to download a white paper or podcast or case study about the business challenge that your product solves, he or she is expressing an interest in that topic, not necessarily in your product. If you hand off content syndication leads to your sales force without setting these expectations, your program may be doomed to fail.

Leads 185

Key characteristics of successful lead generation websites

Tomorrow People

Strategy for lead generation includes looking at what you want your website to do, rather than what it is. Often, you’ll find that a limited number of concrete changes make a big difference to your lead generation figures. How many leads are converting to sales?

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

Ambal's Amusings

Which content should be gated to genereate leads? 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)? Jonathan Kantor is the principal and founder of The Appum Group, " The White Paper Company ", and has been producing commercial white papers for the past 11 years.

Paper 138

3 Reasons to add pay-per-lead white paper syndication to your digital marketing plan

Sales Engine

3 Reasons to add pay-per-lead white paper syndication to your digital marketing plan There are three challenges every B2B marketer faces as they try to build a lead generating engine to feed their sales team: 1. By creating quality content like blog posts, white papers, eBooks, infographics, videos, podcasts, and case studies, you can connect with potential buyers in meaningful ways that help solve their most pressing problems.

Paper 146

Is B2B Lead Generation Really This Difficult?

The Point

Results are in from a recent survey on B2B Lead Generation by the B2B Technology Marketing Community on LinkedIn ( free report download here ), and the numbers tell a disheartening story. Key findings from the survey of more than 600 B2B marketing professionals include: * 80 percent of those surveyed report their existing lead generation programs are only slightly or somewhat effective. * 24 percent said they’re unable to gauge how well leads convert to revenue.

Are White Papers Dead?

The ROI Guy

Traditional white papers are likely the staple of your content marketing portfolio, and for good reason. According to several recent studies from IDG and DemandGen Report, buyers still leverage white papers to help make B2B purchase decisions. Across the buyer’s decision-making journey, white papers are leveraged during the: Early Discovery phase, for finding new ideas and potential solutions – helping answer “Why Change?”

Paper 62

How a great lead generation website will supercharge your content marketing strategy

Tomorrow People

Wanna know the secret sauce to a great lead generation website and how it feeds into your overall content marketing strategy to deliver leads and ROI? Strategy for lead generation — content marketing’s primary goal — involves looking at what you want your website to do, rather than what it is. Often, you’ll find that a limited number of concrete changes make a big difference to your lead generation figures. How many leads are converting to sales?

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Lead Generation via white papers and webinars

B2B Lead Generation

B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book. FREE E-Book 8 Critical success factors for lead generation Just tell us where to send your FREE updates Subscribe in a reader Podcast Feed Subscribe via iTunes Recognition Thanks for Reading! Critical Success Factor #9 Effectiveness 8 Critical Success Factors for Lead Generation 2.0

Paper 120

Lead Generation vs. Lead Nurturing

Launch Marketing

The line between lead generation and lead nurturing is often blurred. Before we delve into the differences and similarities between the two, let’s align on a common definition for what a lead is. Lead Generation. What Is Lead Generation?

12 Best Lead Generation Ideas to Implement in 2021

Outgrow

12 Best Lead Generation Ideas to Implement in 2021. Lead generation is the cornerstone of every marketing effort for both B2C and B2B businesses alike. But the hours spent on generating quality leads must be fruitful. – Highly qualified leads! .

8 Questions to Help You Decide if Your Content is Good Enough

The Point

The best demand generation campaigns start with content that your prospects want. No one question will help you create content that drives quality leadsleads that convert more readily to pipeline and revenue – more than this one. The best demand generation content does more than attract a crowd; it generates engagement from, and dialogue with, prospects who at the very least have the specific pain or problem that your product or solution can solve.

Lead Generation via Influencers and Experts in 4 Steps

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet Proactively building relationships with influencers and industry experts and is a powerful way to generate leads and positive word of mouth (WOM). Here are four steps to engage and develop leads via influencers: Step 1: Target — Map out the key players, experts and opinion molders in your industry. As you build your lead generation program, your experts may be interested in codeveloping white papers, special research reports, articles and even events with you.