Chances are your partners are requesting more short-form assets from your marketing team. According to insights shared in the 2017 Content Preferences Survey Report from CMR’s sister publication, Demand Gen Report, a growing number of B2B buyers are doing their product shopping homework by skimming what might be considered the CliffsNotes of marketing materials. Complaining […]
The Problem: Content marketing has become a must-have for all B2B organizations and channel players. But with rising content marketing budgets comes a series of challenges related to content planning and execution. As research from the Content Marketing Institute notes, the top challenges for modern marketers include creating engaging (50%), consistent (44%) or a variety of content […]
Social networks such as Twitter and LinkedIn have become key hubs for B2B buyers to consume content and seek out relevant information. Vendors and their partners, as a result, are striving to leverage these channels to connect with them — and each other. According to the Demand Gen Report 2015 B2B Buyer’s Survey Report, executives […]
The Problem: Today’s buyers are looking for more personal and relevant engagements with solution providers. As a result, traditional tactics such as cold calling no longer hold much weight. Instead, buyers are looking to be introduced to industry experts and thought leaders through their personal connections and social circles. The Solution: QuotaDeck is a B2B sales […]
While many B2B companies are beginning to implement social selling, vendors are just starting to educate and empower their partners to engage with end-users across Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other key networks. With buyers going through up to 60% of their researching and consideration journey before even interacting with sales teams, it is imperative that vendors […]
Creating collateral is a top priority for B2B marketers, and the majority of them are investing in product marketing. But what channels and content formats are key to a successful product launch? While product sheets and FAQs still are ingredients in the content mix, marketers are stepping into their buyers’ shoes by creating trend-based thought leadership via email, webinars, […]
New communication touch points and tactics are emerging on a daily basis, but one hard fact remains: It is becoming increasingly challenging for vendors to stand out and effectively engage with partners. Although capturing partner attention and engendering long-term loyalty is a consistent dilemma, why hasn’t more movement been made? More importantly, what best practices […]
Social monitoring company Synthesio has developed a strategic partnership with Conversocial, a cloud-based social customer service solution. The partnership is designed to provide businesses with a deeper understanding of social data and in turn, help them turn social interactions into sales opportunities.
Using social media, B2B organizations note that they receive increased exposure (92%), increased traffic (80%) and build a loyal fan base (72%). But which social networks will dominate in 2015 and beyond? What challenges and/or obstacles are preventing B2B organizations from investing more in social media advertising and marketing? This infographic, courtesy of Real Business […]
In today’s digitally connected world, it’s sometimes easy to get lost in the sea of email nurtures, social posts and other tech touch points. But personal touches such as events, in-person meetings and phone conversations still hold significant weight — especially in the channel world.