Pump it Up: How to Maximize Your B2B Content Marketing Campaign Investments

Let’s talk shoes for a moment. Years ago, I purchased a stunning pair Jimmy Choo stiletto pumps; they were all the rage at that time. I’d been eyeing them for months and I convinced myself that this rather spendy investment would pay dividends in style and wearability. When my Choos made their public debut, I […]

B2B Content Not Making an Impact? Try These 7 Underutilized Promotion Channels

Creating great content requires considerable investment, in terms of time, effort, and money. Knowing this, it’s crazy how often I see marketers and brands fail to follow through by promoting their content to the fullest and maximizing its targeted exposure. It literally makes me sad. I’m tearing up as I write this. One moment… Talk […]

Side-Stepping the Summer Slump: 5 Tips for B2B Content Marketers

Summer is coming. For months we’ve been dreaming about barbecues, sun-filled vacations, long weekends at the lake, and the glorious start of summer office hours. It’s so close. via GIPHY But for B2B marketers, summertime often means distracted or out-of-office target audiences, prospects, and customers. We marketers may even sneak out of the office for […]

The Community Imperative: Engaging in Conversations Rather Than Disseminating Information

What does effective marketing engagement look like? In the common model we see today, it’s something like this: Brands push out relevant messaging, hoping to compel a response or interaction that leads to a conversation (and maybe ultimately a conversion). This can be anything from a comment on a social media post to a chat […]

Content Curation Inspiration: Types, Examples, & Use Cases for B2B Marketers

If you create and share content, curation is part of your B2B marketing strategy. From seasoning a blog post with key third-party statistics to sharing an interesting article from an industry publication or influencer across your social channels, you’re curating. But content curation has a place beyond adding an insight or two to your content. […]

Less Is More: Time to Cut Content Bloat & Create Content Connections

When it comes to the craft of writing, my favorite luminary is the late William Zinsser. His book, On Writing Well, is — in my opinion — the definitive work covering its stated subject. On Writing Well is an essential read for anyone who wants to elevate their prose. Zinsser’s primary focal area is word […]

How to Promote Your B2B Podcast

Over 1/4th of the entire population of the United States listens to podcasts at least monthly. That’s over 81 million people. What’s more, the most avid listeners log six and a half hours a week of listening time. Eighty percent finish every episode in its entirety. There’s enormous potential here for engaging an audience. Think […]

Content Marketing Fitness: Are You Ready to Integrate, Optimize and Activate?

I’ve always thought of content marketing as a fast paced, agile and high energy approach to engaging the modern buyer. So why does so much of the B2B content marketing that’s out there feel sluggish, low energy and bloated? eMarketer recently reported that B2B decision makers’ top issues with marketing content reveal that marketers are […]

Content Marketing Fitness: Are You Ready to Integrate, Optimize and Activate?

I’ve always thought of content marketing as a fast paced, agile and high energy approach to engaging the modern buyer. So why does so much of the B2B content marketing that’s out there feel sluggish, low energy and bloated? eMarketer recently reported that B2B decision makers’ top issues with marketing content reveal that marketers are […]

The B2B Content Marketing Derby: When & Where to Place Strategic Bets

The Kentucky Derby has long been referred to as the fastest and most exciting two minutes in sports. And when it comes to your B2B content marketing efforts, getting your audience to sit on the edge of their seats, glued to your content for two whole minutes can be a major feat. To generate Kentucky-Derby-like […]