How Collaborating with Influencers Can Help You Save the Day and Change the World

Influencer marketing is a phrase on the tip of most marketer’s tongues, but many are still struggling to figure out exactly what it means in the context of their B2B business and how to implement. At last week’s MarketingProfs B2B Forum in San Francisco, TopRank Marketing’s Ashley Zeckman took the stage to help set the […]

How Dell, SAP and Dun & Bradstreet Collaborate with Influencers to Scale Successful B2B Content #MPB2B

This week at MarketingProfs B2B forum, some of my favorite influencer marketers took the stage for a lively discussion on how they’ve been able to scale content creation by collaborating with influencers. The panel was led by TopRank Marketing CEO Lee Odden and included the following rockstar marketers: Dr. Konstanze Alex – Head of Corporate […]

How B2B Marketers Can Drive Growth in the Age of Assistance #MPB2B

One of the key themes for this year’s MarketingProfs B2B Forum is the importance of ongoing learning. And part of learning is growing. And part of growing means stepping outside of your comfort zone. Gopi Kallayil, the Chief Evangelist for Brand Marketing at Google opened his morning keynote by encouraging the audience to do things […]

B2B Influencer Marketing Interview: Whitney Magnuson, IBM

Our journey into the world of B2B influencer marketing continues this week with an interview featuring Whitney Magnuson, Global head of social and influencers at IBM Systems. Overall, IBM has a long history working with influencers ranging from the Midsize Insider blogging program to the IBM Futurists. For her part at IBM Systems, Whitney has overseen the creation […]

How Data Insights Can Lead Your B2B Content Marketing Strategy

There’s little doubt among seasoned B2B content marketers that strategy is the key to success. In fact, according to the 2019 B2B Content Marketing Report produced by Content Marketing Institute (CMI) and MarketingProfs, the most successful content marketers (65%) are far more likely to have a documented strategy than their less successful peers (14%). The […]

5 Content Marketing Shortcuts That Cost You in the Long Run

You know what they call a shortcut that actually saves time? The route. That was the wisdom my dad gave me the first time we went hiking together. Sometimes when you look at the map, it looks like there’s a better path. But the route is the route for a reason. Chasing a shortcut feels […]

B2B Influencer Marketing Interview: Rani Mani, Adobe

For this week’s installment of B2B influencer marketing interviews, we get to meet Rani Mani, Head of Social Influencer Enablement at Adobe. Besides her accomplishments working with cross functional teams and developing strategies for cultivating and nurturing community engagement so that Adobe can be a community driven business, she has an amazing and inspiring personal story. […]

B2B Influencer Marketing Interview: Martin Jones, Cox Communications

I’ve known Martin Jones casually through marketing conferences for several years. Martin occupies that unique position of being someone who manages influencer marketing programs for his brand and is also an influencer himself. In fact, it is through an influencer engagement for IBM that both Martin and I were involved with that I had a […]

From Basic to Advanced, the B2B Influencer Marketing Software You Need to Succeed

A hot topic for every marketer today is working with influencers. But how do you find the right influencers? How do you manage those relationships and how do you scale programs? Basically, what tools do you need when it comes to B2B influencer marketing? Here is a collection of social media and influencer marketing tools […]