Month: August 2019

Skills for the Coming Years

I was asked which skills would be important for business professionals in the coming years, a question I love because I definitely read every article that came out giving me this guidance when I was young and hungry in business. (By this, I mean I still love these articles – except I’m old and hungry.)

Is There Any Value in Blogging and Podcasting and All That Media?

The technology behind building a blog or a podcast or a newsletter is easier to operate than ever before. You can get started for very low money and it doesn’t require a boat load of technical skill either. But the two questions you should ask yourself are these: do I have something helpful to share

Digital Marketing News: Influencers Trusted More Than Friends, LinkedIn Expands Audience Data, New B2B Studies & More

95% of B2B marketers consider demand creation strategy to be successfulSome 95 percent of B2B marketers view their demand generation tactics as successful, and 60 percent see email marketing as the top-performing demand-gen strategy, according to newly-released study data of interest to digital marketers. ClickZ [embedded content] PubMatic Reports 26% Increase in Mobile In-App AdvertisingMobile

Refurbishing Top Content – Best of Whiteboard Friday

You’ve got top-performing content on your site that does really well. Maybe it’s highly converting, maybe it garners the most qualified traffic — but it’s just sitting there gathering dust. Isn’t there something else you can do with content that’s clearly proven its worth? As it turns out, there is! In this ever-popular episode of Whiteboard

5 B2B Brands Delivering Great Customer Experiences

Today’s B2B customers expect more B2C-like experiences, and here are five brands delivering great customer experiences that go far beyond the tired tradition of boring-to-boring. Research from Gartner has shown that 89 percent of firms compete primarily on customer experience. Not all companies may be taking this to heart, however, as according to additional research

5 B2B Brands Delivering Great Customer Experiences

Today’s B2B customers expect more B2C-like experiences, and here are five brands delivering great customer experiences that go far beyond the tired tradition of boring-to-boring. Research from Gartner has shown that 89 percent of firms compete primarily on customer experience. Not all companies may be taking this to heart, however, as according to additional research

How to Use Keywords in Your Blogging Strategy

Even though blogging has been around for a while, it looks a lot different today than it did in the early 2000s. In those days, people read your blog because they followed it (anyone else have a few old .blogspot blogs floating around out there?) or subscribed to your RSS feed. Online behavior has changed