Marketing is all about attracting attention and eliciting engagement. People are inundated with content — it’s everywhere. So how can a business stand out? It’s not enough to simply churn out weekly pieces of content. In order to cut through the noise, content has to be high quality, informative, innovative, and visually appealing. And mobile friendly. Shareable. Unique. And now, interactive. What is Interactive Content? Interactive content is content… Read More »How Interactive Content is Going to Change Your Marketing Strategy
The biggest mistake you can make when selling in a B2B tech space is to go around and try to “sell products.” You have to realize that if you’re selling high-ticket items to large businesses, you’re dealing with high-powered decision makers. Hence, you’ll do much better if you approach these high-level players and “offer them your services.” This is where services marketing comes in. What is services marketing though? Services… Read More »The Importance of Services Marketing in the B2B Sector
If there’s one thing you can count on in sales, it’s continuous change. Buyer personas evolve, new trends emerge and ever-more advanced technologies hit the market on a monthly basis. To navigate these changes and keep a competitive edge, companies have to adjust and adopt new sales approaches. Account based selling (ABS, for short) is one of the hottest trends in the B2B world today. It’s gaining momentum fast and… Read More »The Basics of Account Based Selling
Sales enablement is all about giving sales organizations the tools they need to succeed. For marketing teams, this means providing qualified leads, nurturing leads until they’re ready to buy, and in providing sales collateral such as data sheets, testimonials, or white papers. But there is another important piece of the puzzle that marketing teams can assist with when it comes to sales enablement. Enter: the sales cadence. What’s a sales… Read More »Sales Cadence: The Missing Link In Your Sales Enablement Strategy
As a B2B marketer, you’re probably trying to understand LinkedIn ads vs Facebook ads. You want to use the right platform for your lead generation campaigns. Even with all of the analytics available in digital marketing, it’s tough to know which is best. Without the data to support one over the other, we are shooting blindly in the dark hoping to hit our target. Facebook has over 2.2 billion… Read More »LinkedIn Ads vs Facebook Ads for B2B Marketing
You read emails over breakfast, check LinkedIn while you wait in line at the coffee shop, skim blog posts about marketing productivity in between meetings, and you still don’t have enough time in the day to tackle everything your job throws at you. B2B marketing is demanding. Today’s fast-paced workplace challenges B2B marketing teams to evolve and to exceed increasingly high expectations. Everyone talks about a work/life balance, but it’s… Read More »Growing Your B2B Marketing Efforts: In-House, Independent Contractor, or Marketing Agency?
Every marketing team knows that when it comes to strategy, the work done needs to support its company’s business goals. And we need to be able to prove it. Data is always important, but it is crucial when it comes to social media campaigns. And it’s more than just tracking and reporting on engagement. This blog talks about the importance of data for your social strategy and how to implement… Read More »The Importance of Data for Your Social Strategy and How It Can Drive Business Decisions
The last time we discussed digital marketing reporting, it was all about content. While content is often difficult to report on because you have to build the metrics yourself, email reporting is quite the opposite. Unless you’re doing email marketing in a way that’s never been done before (or at least since the mid ‘90s), you have metrics at your fingertips. You can see the traditional stats like open rate,… Read More »The Best Methods For Digital Marketing Reporting: Email Reporting (Part 2)
Knowing who your customers are is the first step in launching a successful Facebook Ads campaign. With more than 1.45 billion daily active Facebook users, it’s imperative that B2B companies target only those who are in their market segment. Otherwise, you’ll spend a lot of money advertising to a broad group of users. Thankfully, there is a wide range of Facebook ad targeting options that will help you! Does Size… Read More »Facebook Ad Targeting: Does size matter?
SiriusDecisions is a leading B2B research and advisory firm. Founded in 2001, they’ve become the go-to for B2B companies looking to adjust their business and marketing strategies to grow in their space. In 2006, they started hosting the SiriusDecisions Summit. The Summit is an annual event where B2B leaders from around the world gather to discuss market trends and ideas. This year, we at DemandZEN were able to attend. Here… Read More »Top 5 Takeaways from SiriusDecisions Summit