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Monthly Reporting Is Not Enough

How many leads did you reach this month? If you’re a marketer, chances are you already have a report handy with the answer. Monthly reporting is crucial to the success of any business. It gives a glimpse into which marketing efforts are paying off and which you need to improve (or eliminate.) Without a data-driven […]

Don’t Start a Campaign without these 11 B2B Marketing Tools

High conversion rates aren’t an accident. There’s nothing fluky about them. Yet only 22% of companies feel that their conversion rates are adequate, according to HubSpot. So how can you avoid being the other 78%? Start by using tools that solve problems and provide shortcuts. There’s no reason to guess which campaigns will work. You […]

Brad Smithin
August 18, 2017

Why Your B2B Marketing Plan Stalls: How to Break Down the Silos in Your Organization

Digital marketing has been run in silos since the beginning of time. The SEO people “do SEO.” The PPC people “do PPC.” And there’s never a whole lot of overlap between the two, despite them being only a few pixels from each other on a Search Engine Result Page. That approach is continuing to fail […]

B2B vs B2C Marketing: The Differences Every Search Marketer Should Know

If you’ve spent any time reading up on digital marketing trends you’ve probably run into the terms B2B and B2C before. The general difference between B2B and B2C is clear enough in the acronyms themselves: Business to Business & Business to Customer. But the nuances between the two are a bit more complex than that. And […]

8 B2B Marketing Conferences to Remember in 2017 (+7 Tactics to Make the Most of Them)

Whether you’re looking to connect with customers, potential partners, or like minded thought leaders, B2B marketing conferences can be filled with gold mines of value – if you know how to make the most of your time there. B2B marketing conferences provide the perfect intersection point for brands and customers. If you know how to work them, […]

The Difference Between B2B Demand Gen & B2B Lead Gen (Don’t Put the Cart Before the Horse)

B2B marketers frequently use the terms “demand generation” and “lead generation” interchangeably. As vague and confusing as they may sound, they do not actually refer to the same thing. Two different terms, two different meanings! In this post, I will focus on the individual value of each tactic and how striking a balance between them can […]

Different Stages of the B2B Sales Cycle

B2B marketing timelines and sales cycles can be confusing. As opposed to classic B2C and eCommerce campaigns, individualizing your brand in the B2B space takes patience. The B2B buyer’s journey is a long and winding road. You need to know where to optimally place your brand in order to educate, nurture, and convert your different level leads.     […]

10 Necessities for Your B2B Marketing Strategy

In the B2B space, efficiently marketing your brand across your most profitable channels is a must. As a B2B marketers, the “digital” in digital marketer can no longer be left out. Of course, B2B digital marketing doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, sometimes it can be as simple as ten simple steps. The following […]

The Complete B2B Marketing Guide

B2B marketing is no easy task. There’s a constant battle between: do I target my exact buyer with account-based marketing or do I go after the larger audience in the hope that my end buyer finds me? The reality is that generating demand for your B2B service or product has become a juggling act of […]

25 Ways Data Science is Changing B2B Marketing

Data science is on every B2B marketer’s radar these days. It has enabled marketers to determine exactly whom their audiences are and how to sell potential customers on their products and services. Without data science, B2B marketers are just spinning their wheels trying to get customers through the sales funnel. With the help of some […]

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