How A Best Answer Content Strategy Drives B2B Marketing Results

For many B2B marketers content is a numbers game, especially as the number of channels for discovery and engagement grow right along with competition for attention. We all know how the information overload story ends: buyers disconnect, they start to ignore marketing content and they lose trust in the brands trying so desperately to reach […]

Two Key Marketing Opportunities Amid Stories of Fake Traffic and Fraudulent Metrics

“What you know you can’t explain, but you feel it. You’ve felt it your entire life, that there’s something wrong with the world. You don’t know what it is, but it’s there, like a splinter in your mind, driving you mad.” — Morpheus, The Matrix ~~~~~ “How much of the internet is fake?” pondered the […]

Rock Your Content Marketing With The Collective Wisdom Codex

Our popular Collective Wisdom series has explored the entire B2B content marketing life-cycle. The eight-part series featured information-packed posts covering everything from creative conception to postmortem analytics. As we settle in to the new year, we wanted to bring it all together here, in one handy B2B content marketing codex, to help jump-start your digital […]

Take 2019 By Storm: Get Inspired By These 11 Content Marketing Quotes

Another year. Another strategy. Another budget. Another long to-do list. Ushering in the new year is both an exciting and grueling time for content marketers everywhere. We’re celebrating accomplishments from the previous year. We’re taking stock of misses and opportunities. We’re working to weave in emerging content trends into next year’s plan. And we’re setting […]

The Content Marketer’s Toolbox: 3 ‘Real-Life’ Tools for Gaining Insight, Inspiration, & Amplification

In the modern content marketing age, leveraging a diverse set of tools is par for a successful marketing course. Tools help unlock insight. Tools help capture attention and reach. Tools help drive efficiency. Tools help you measure, analyze, and optimize for better success. The simple truth is: Every content marketer needs a robust toolkit that’s […]

B2B Content Marketers, Here Are Your New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

If you break down the word “resolution” phonically, you get “resolute” and “shun.” Kind of ironic, since we all seem more likely to shun (persistently avoid, ignore, or reject through antipathy or caution) these self-assigned goals than be resolute (admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering) in achieving them. Too often with New Year’s resolutions, we set […]

7 Efficiency-Boosting Martech Tools & Platform Features B2B Marketers Need to Consider

Back in 2011, roughly 150 marketing technology solutions were on the market. Today, the growth of this sector and it’s options are staggering. In fact, according to Scott Brinker, the mastermind behind the Chief Marketing Technologist Blog, the martech landscape has grown an impressive 27% in 2018 to include nearly 7,000 solutions. Of course, B2B  […]

The Key to SEO & Content Marketing Success: Understanding Search Intent

From changes in how people search thanks to technological innovations such as voice assistants, to changes in how search engine algorithms identify searcher needs, smart SEO is now rooted in understanding and matching the intent behind search queries. When we marketers understand search intent, we can create new content and/or optimize existing content to be […]

Spicy Twists and Tactics For Unique Content Promotion

Previously in our “Collective Wisdom” series, we’ve covered pre-planning for content marketing success, the art of crafting powerful content, enduring and often-overlooked content creation best practices, and how to use a number of tried and true content promotion tactics. Now let’s dig into several spicy ways to take existing content promotion tactics and make them […]