Are you building a marketing team? To create a capable B2B marketing team that can deliver what your company needs, you need to know the precise characteristics you should look for. Every sports team has a specific person in a particular position. Otherwise, your team loses the game. Marketing works just like this! But it’s not as easy to know what you’re looking for when you’re in a B2B marketing environment. Below, we have some outlines of specific people you should look for to build your brand.
Content marketing has been hugely transformative for the entire industry, resulting in companies trying to reach their audience through their content marketing pieces. It might be hard for a lot of marketing teams to see the value in content marketing now, especially with this oversaturation of content that audiences sift through every day. But the truth is that content marketing in the B2B space is still just as vital as ever; you just have to be more proactive with the content that your company produces. 2020 should be the year that your company revitalizes and repurposes your content marketing efforts. In this blog, we have some tactics to consider when you revitalize your B2B content marketing strategy.
With all of the social media platforms available to everyone in 2020, it can be hard for businesses (especially in the B2B sector) to find a way to break through the mold. Because there’s an oversaturation of businesses vying for the attention of their customers and new lead, B2B marketers have to know exactly where to invest their time and energy. B2B marketing involves three social platforms: Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. But are all of these platforms a great fit for your B2B marketing efforts? For B2B marketers, LinkedIn is by far the most trusted channel. Below, we have a few reasons why you should trust LinkedIn as your social media platform in 2020.
Are you building a marketing team? To build an effective B2B marketing team that can deliver what your company needs, you need to know exactly what you’re looking for. Every sports team has a specific person in a specific position. Otherwise, your team loses the game. Marketing works just like this! But it’s not as easy to know what you’re looking for when you’re in a B2B marketing environment. Below, we have some outlines of specific people you should look for to build your brand.
In just a short amount of time, podcasting has grown from being a small part of media to one of the most popular methods of consuming information today. Podcasts have become an essential part of our everyday lives that even some B2B marketers have look towards incorporating podcast into their marketing strategy.
Below are some tips on how to take the extra step as a marketer.
As I begin putting a presentation together, I am reminded of the hundred or so people who listened to my presentation on sales automation last year, and their lack of knowledge on the topic of marketing automation. Only four people put their hands up out of two sessions to the question of whether or not they had marketing automation implemented in their businesses.
This year, I expect it to be significantly more but doing a bit of a field study on the implementation of marketing automation in B2B businesses, I am fast realizing that there are still a lot of marketers who are completely ignorant to the role of marketing automation in the marketing strategy.
I am continually amazed by the number of professional services, technology, manufacturing and logistics companies that fail to see the value in communicating via social media.
The question I pose to you is "how did you find this blog?" and "how do you now know the Marketing Eye brand?"
I know the answer - do you?
At first, my design department sourced quotes. They ranged from $18,000 up to $33,000 for exactly the same product. I was fine with paying $18,000 but not so fine to find my normal printers quotation significantly higher at $33,000. It literally had me stopping in my tracks and evaluating what I was doing and whether it was worth it.
Then, as if someone was looking down on me, a company was referred to Marketing Eye to do some of their marketing. It was an online print automation company that specialises in reducing the cost of printing so that marketing departments can reinvest the savings back into their marketing campaigns. I personally worked on this account because I was interested in seeing what they did differently. In the end, I became as passionate about their business, as they became of ours. On top of that, they saved us 45% of our printing costs.
Today, I thought I would give the founder of this business, Mark Alioto a call to talk about what they do differently at ECM.