5 Steps to Creating a B2B Brand Voice that Resonates with Your Customers

Finding your brand voice isn’t something that you do once and then forget about. As new competitors and products come into the market, it’s crucial to stay aware of how your voice comes across to customers. For example, many B2B companies create new voices for new products. But they don’t update their overall corporate voice to […]

8 Steps to a Winning B2B Lead Generation Program

A targeted, tailored and relevant lead gen program is a vital part of any B2B marketing strategy. And although there is no one-size-fits-all solution, there are proven ways to ensure that prospects find your business, engage with you and turn into customers. This week I received an email from a student who, as part of […]

These 23 Questions Will Save You From Any B2B Content Creation Rut

Creating killer content takes a lot of time and hard work. If you’re part of the 76% of B2B marketers who are producing more content this year than last, you might be struggling to stay ahead. After all, you only have so many hours in the day. You may also wonder how to make the […]

The Top 5 Ways to Promote Your Premium Content

Getting your premium content in front of your target audience requires a solid strategy. Many B2B marketers create killer content and then let it waste away on their websites, where no one finds it. To get noticed by the right buyers, you need to spend even more time promoting your content than you do creating […]

How to Get Your Sales Team to Actually Use Your Content

Sometimes it can feel like a lost cause … You’ve created a strong library of content that you want to get in front of as many customers as possible. You hope your sales team will feel as excited about your content as you are. But then the momentum stops short at sales’ door. Building a […]

New Research: Case Studies Are The Most Effective B2B Content Marketing Tool

We’ve always known that case studies are one of the top dogs of B2B content marketing, but new research from the LinkedIn Technology Marketing Group now proves it. The LinkedIn Technology Marketing Group recently conducted a survey with more than 600 B2B marketing professionals about the current state of content marketing. The results show that […]

[Infographic] Do You Have Revenue-Leaking Gaps in Your B2B Customer Experience?

Today, 80% of customers base their buying decisions on their customer experience, rather than price. This eye-opening statistic speaks to how the customer experience should be at the forefront of B2B marketing strategies. This week, I wanted to share an inforgraphic put together by B2BMarketing.net: 5 worrying truths about the state of B2B customer experience. […]

The Top 10 Content Marketing Infographics for Summer 2016

Summer is officially here bringing with it longer days, warm breezes and those long anticipated vacations (or stay-cations). Yay! If you’ve got the hammock set up and are looking for some good summer reading, be sure to check out these 10 content marketing infographics curated by the folks over at BrightTalk. Infographics are the perfect […]

How to Make B2B Buyers Believe You (Even When You Don’t Have Any Case Studies)

While case studies are a B2B marketing powerhouse, they’re not always easy to get. Here’s how to engage prospects when you can’t share customer success stories … Case studies are one of the top dogs of B2B content marketing. B2B customers rely on them to make informed buying decisions, as case studies give customers social proof that your products […]

The New Content Marketing Benchmarks Are Here: How Do You Stack Up?

Do you ever wonder how your content is stacking up against your competitors? Is your content getting the same engagement as others in the industry? How do you know if you are leading or lagging?   Luckily, the folks over at Venngage have put together some benchmarks that we can use as a point of […]

4 Must-Do Steps to Maximize the Value of Your Content

This week, I’m sharing a post from my friends over at SingleGrain. They’ve put together four really powerful ways to squeeze the most out of your content – something that we all hope to achieve! We work hard at generating valuable content and want our content to be as effective as possible. If you’re struggling […]

10 B2B Content Marketing Planning Mistakes That Are Stifling Your Success

B2B content marketers who create and follow through with a plan are more successful than those who wing it. Here’s how to avoid common planning mistakes that can derail your content marketing success … We’ve all heard the saying, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”. With content marketing now mainstream (88% of […]

7 Questions to Ask When You Create a B2B Content Marketing Strategy

Content marketing has gone mainstream. Most B2B companies now use content to raise brand awareness and stand out from their competitors. However, new research from the Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs has some surprising statistics. According to the B2B Content Marketing 2016 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends report, only 30% of enterprise B2B marketers think their content […]

How to Use Content to Improve Your Customer Experience

B2B buyers are spending more time looking at content online and less time interacting with sales and customers service reps. Here’s how to use content to attract leads, turn them into customers, and keep them coming back … Here’s a sobering statistic from Gartner … By 2020, customers will manage 85% of their relationships with […]

The Top 10 B2B Marketing Posts in 2015

Here’s what B2B marketers were talking about in 2015 … along with a look ahead at 2016 content marketing trends. As you’re preparing your 2016 marketing, now is a good time to look back on what mattered the most in 2015. I rounded up my top posts of the year to find out what B2B […]

The Top Dogs Of B2B Content Marketing [Infographic]

B2B marketers use an average of 13 content marketing tactics – from blogging to webinars. But with so many choices, what types of content will help you attract the most leads and turn them into customers? Here are five winning B2B content marketing tactics …

5 Big B2B Website Mistakes That Are Driving Your Customers Crazy

Most B2B websites miss the mark when it comes to engaging visitors, boosting conversions and driving sales. Here are five major mistakes that cause many B2B websites to fail … If you think of your marketing as a solar system, your website is your sun. Most – if not all – of the content that […]

11 Things That You Must Include in Your Next Blog Post

Woo-hoo! You’re ready to publish your latest blog post and bring more readers back to your blog. But before you queue your post, take a moment to review this checklist to make sure that it contains all of the pieces you need to engage readers, increase your social shares and drive conversions. Here are 11 […]