Our Top 10 Influencer Marketing Posts of 2018

2018 saw a continuous rise of influencer marketing’s power and scope in both B2C and B2B industries. This was a continuation of last year’s explosion of interest in the practice and with more practitioners than ever going all-in, influencer marketing has been a primary focus of what we have explored on our blog throughout the […]

TopRank Marketing’s Top 6 B2B Influencer Marketing Predictions & Trends to Watch in 2019

How many of you can count the number of times you’ve purchased a product or made a decision based on a recommendation from a friend, acquaintance, review on the web or a celebrity endorsement? I’d venture to guess that most of you would say: “Too many to count.” That’s because we all rely on advice […]

B2B Marketers: Is Your Influencer Marketing Mechanical or Meaningful?

If they don’t care, they won’t share. With the need to scale and drive efficient performance, many B2B marketers work hard to operationalize their efforts. While process brings efficiency, a transactional approach to a relationship-centric discipline can reduce effectiveness significantly. The effect of a mechanical vs. meaningful relationship is particularly impactful when it comes to […]

A Taste of Social and Influencer Marketing: What B2B Can Learn from B2C #SMBMSP

B2C brands pioneered the use of influential voices to boost their brand appeal, sales, and campaigns. And as more and more B2B brands and marketers dive into the world of influencer marketing, the question is: How can we leverage the knowledge, insights and tips B2C marketers have to share for our marketing efforts? Last week, […]

Step Right Up! 8 Content Promotion Showstoppers For 2019

Welcome to the fifth installment in our “Collective Wisdom” series of content marketing strategy articles. In this issue, we’ll dig into the multifaceted and sometimes daunting world of promoting content, featuring wisdom and examples from some of the world’s top digital marketers. Previously we’ve covered pre-planning for content marketing success, the art of crafting powerful […]

What B2B CMOs Need to Know About Successful Influencer Marketing

65% of multinational brands will increase Influencer Marketing spending in the next 12 months reaching $10 billion over the next 5 years. With so much at stake for marketing in our fast paced industry, senior marketers must be able to see both the forest and the trees when it comes to influencer marketing in the […]

Learning Changes Lives: Top Insights from #MPB2B & 5 Tips for Rocking Marketing Events

The MarketingProfs B2B Forum is hands-down one of the BEST conferences you can attend as a marketer. The keynotes are inspiring, the sessions are high-quality and the vibe makes you feel at home. Ann Handley and the MarketingProfs team work incredibly hard to orchestrate this great event each year and it shows. The team at […]

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 […]

7 Must-See #MPB2B Sessions Plus Exclusive Insights From Top B2B Marketing Speakers

The air is crisp and the leaves have fallen which means it’s time for one of my favorite Fall events: MarketingProfs B2B Forum. Each year, B2B marketers from around the globe gather for this epic event. And this year, the forum is moving to San Francisco (we’ll miss you Boston) for the very first time. […]