Chances are your partners are requesting more short-form assets from your marketing team. According to insights shared in the 2017 Content Preferences Survey Report from CMR’s sister publication, Demand Gen Report, a growing number of B2B buyers are doing their product shopping homework by skimming what might be considered the CliffsNotes of marketing materials. Complaining […]
The Problem: Content marketing has become a must-have for all B2B organizations and channel players. But with rising content marketing budgets comes a series of challenges related to content planning and execution. As research from the Content Marketing Institute notes, the top challenges for modern marketers include creating engaging (50%), consistent (44%) or a variety of content […]
Social networks such as Twitter and LinkedIn have become key hubs for B2B buyers to consume content and seek out relevant information. Vendors and their partners, as a result, are striving to leverage these channels to connect with them — and each other. According to the Demand Gen Report 2015 B2B Buyer’s Survey Report, executives […]
While many B2B companies are beginning to implement social selling, vendors are just starting to educate and empower their partners to engage with end-users across Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other key networks. With buyers going through up to 60% of their researching and consideration journey before even interacting with sales teams, it is imperative that vendors […]
Creating collateral is a top priority for B2B marketers, and the majority of them are investing in product marketing. But what channels and content formats are key to a successful product launch? While product sheets and FAQs still are ingredients in the content mix, marketers are stepping into their buyers’ shoes by creating trend-based thought leadership via email, webinars, […]
New communication touch points and tactics are emerging on a daily basis, but one hard fact remains: It is becoming increasingly challenging for vendors to stand out and effectively engage with partners. Although capturing partner attention and engendering long-term loyalty is a consistent dilemma, why hasn’t more movement been made? More importantly, what best practices […]
Social monitoring company Synthesio has developed a strategic partnership with Conversocial, a cloud-based social customer service solution. The partnership is designed to provide businesses with a deeper understanding of social data and in turn, help them turn social interactions into sales opportunities.
Using social media, B2B organizations note that they receive increased exposure (92%), increased traffic (80%) and build a loyal fan base (72%). But which social networks will dominate in 2015 and beyond? What challenges and/or obstacles are preventing B2B organizations from investing more in social media advertising and marketing? This infographic, courtesy of Real Business […]
In today’s digitally connected world, it’s sometimes easy to get lost in the sea of email nurtures, social posts and other tech touch points. But personal touches such as events, in-person meetings and phone conversations still hold significant weight — especially in the channel world.