How to Improve Your B2B Content Marketing

B2B PR Sense

B2B content marketing has become a mainstay in many businesses. The same can be said of content marketing. With that in mind, let's examine content marketing as a whole and see what common mistakes people make and how to address them. B2B Content Marketing

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3 Studies with Benchmarks for Content Marketing, Blogging and Webinars [UML]

Sword and the Script

Fortunately, there are several new studies that have been published about content marketing, blogging and webinars that provide solid benchmarks. 1) Content marketing benchmarks. Here are a few benchmarks that stood out for me: Content marketing teams remain small.

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Content Marketing Tips: How to Attract Your Audience

B2B PR Sense

B2B content marketing has become the white bread of content marketing. It's on every B2B marketer's menu and unfortunately a lot of it is as exciting as white bread. Simply content without a strategy it isn't a solid part of B2B marketing strategies.

What to expect from your content marketing campaign

PR Daily

Content creation is a long game, requires heavy investment and dedication, and might not provide immediate results. When it comes to content marketing, patience is a must-have. Content marketing is a long-term strategy. This means offering gated content (e.g.,

9 New Year’s resolutions for content marketers

PR Daily

Repurposing content, livestreaming, and embracing SEO and metrics should be key elements of your efforts in 2019. The new year brings new opportunities to create content that shines. As you launch into 2019, consider turning over a new leaf with your content marketing efforts.

15 crucial content marketing resources and tools

PR Daily

Today, when it comes to content marketing, there really is an app for that—no matter what sort of communication task lies before you. Here are 15 invaluable tools for content marketers: 1. It’s a great source for articles to include in a curated content newsletter.

How to Grow Your Content Marketing Program

Contently - Strategy

Aesop wasn’t a marketer. Most of his lessons concern life in general, but some apply neatly to business and marketing. Marketers care about growth. They want bigger budgets, more content, another hire, better results. Most marketing tasks start with “how” questions.

B2C Content Marketing Trends: Key Findings from the 2015 Study

Polaris

The Content Marketing Institute (CMI) and MarketingProfs recently released their latest joint study on the use of content in the marketing mix: B2C Content Marketing, 2015 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends—North America. Best-in-class content marketers (i.e.,

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Datelines, Bylines and Credible Citations: 3 Elements of Trust You Should Include in Company Blog Posts

Sword and the Script

That’s the approach some companies are taking with their blog posts and content. The study looked interesting, so I clicked the link for a closer look: the ‘source’ document was another blog post, which in turn cited several other studies. Somebody said something sometime.

Content Marketing Consistency: How Often Should You Publish?

Sword and the Script

How often should a business publish content in order to achieve a level of effectiveness in content marketing ? More than anything else, consistency is the single most valuable attribute in content marketing. But We Produce a lot of Content.

4 trends that prove content marketing is on the rise

PR Daily

You’ve probably come across the same marketing trends, posts and research studies that everyone else has. You’ve seen that video content continues to dominate social media. RELATED: Create powerful corporate content that engages both internal and external audiences ].

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4 content marketing lessons from Caterpillar

PR Daily

When you think of cutting-edge marketing companies—brands such as Coca-Cola that consistently dominate the advertising world—there’s a good chance your mind doesn’t immediately jump to Caterpillar. Marketing isn’t always about money (at least immediately).

Data-fueled research to guide blogging, marketing and webinar efforts

PR Daily

RELATED: Enter PR Daily's Video & Visual Awards to earn recognition for your captivating visual content ]. Let’s pluck pertinent takeaways from recent studies about content marketing, blogging and webinar trends. Content marketing benchmarks.

Can you Profit Directly from Content Marketing? Proceed with Caution

Sword and the Script

Regular readers know I bought into the concept of “ content marketing ” many years ago. It was in effect the coining of a term that characterized a strategy my team and I was already working on across traditional PR, digital marketing and social media.

How many blog posts should you publish?

PR Daily

Your content strategy can deliver big returns, but only with the proper investment. There’s no universal magic number of blog posts that every organization should create per month in order to see results. Here’s what you need in place: Blog guidelines.

What Does It Take to Implement Content Marketing Effectively in B2B?

Sword and the Script

What does it take to implement content marketing effectively in a B2B organization? c) every vertical market has its own unique characteristics. Documented strategy. 1) Hands on marketing leadership. PR, Social Media and the Imperative of Content Marketing [UML].

B2B Content Marketing: 12 Master Tips That You Need to Know

B2B PR Sense

Only 37% of B2B marketers have a documented B2B content marketing strategy ! Do you see why it's important to have a documented strategy, but just don't know where to begin? So why should you have a documented strategy? Handpicked Related Content.

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The 7 Worst Mistakes You Can Make in B2B Content Marketing

B2B PR Sense

In B2B content marketing, we’ve almost seen it all: The success when people get it right. The mistakes that cause content to crash and burn. Some of these mistakes are old timers -- others are newbies as the B2B marketing industry has evolved. Handpicked Related Content.

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How Long Should a Blog Post Be? [A Data-Driven Answer for B2B]

Sword and the Script

If you’re looking for a short and easy answer to blogging questions, here you go: How long should a blog post be? How long should it take to write a blog post? How often should I publish blog posts? Two Comprehensive Studies about Blogging.

Content Marketing and the Future of Sales Enablement

Contently - Strategy

At Contently, we talk about the audience a lot. Audience, in this case, usually refers to the outside world—the group of people who read, watch, and listen to your content. If your content resonates, you’ll be able to build a relationship with the right people who can buy your product. Brands create content for investors, analysts, job candidates, the press, etc. Some marketers create a lot of great content but don’t always communicate that to sellers.

5 Actionable Ways to Apply B2B Content Marketing Trends in 2019

PR 20/20

According to Content Marketing Institute Research Director Lisa Beets ( @LisaBeets ), “Nearly all top-performing B2B content marketers—90%—put their audience’s informational needs ahead of their company’s sales/promotional message.”.

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3 ways to overcome content marketing obstacles

PR Daily

Content marketing has generated enough consistent success to become a mainstream marketing activity. A recent study of 1,000+ marketers shows that 74 percent have seen an increase in lead quality and quantity as a result of their content marketing efforts.

Six Content Marketing Mistakes to Avoid in 2018

Beyond PR

According to research from Content Marketing Institute, 65 percent of businesses using content marketing have experienced an increase in ROI compared to a year ago. Download Our Free Content Marketing Calendar Template To Start Planning For 2018.

5 Powerful Ways to Craft the Best Content for Your Personal Brand

B2B PR Sense

As content marketing progresses, we learn more and more about how audiences interact with our content. And as we understand more, we're able to create the best content possible, whether for our business or personal brand. Why Your Personal Brand Needs Content Marketing.

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Infographic: What trends signal a bright future for content marketing?

PR Daily

The sea of content that floods the internet is not subsiding—and lackadaisical marketers risk missing the tide. Casting out scores of mediocre blog posts, videos and social media posts, hoping for audiences to bite, is a poor substitute for a robust strategy.

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B2B Blog Metrics: 4 Effective Categories to Measure Success

Sword and the Script

Businesses that engage corporate blogging with professionalism and process can boost visibility, grow a community, and ultimately, have a meaningful influence on sales. For example, I once worked for a company that found visitors that engaged the blog were 50% more likely to make a purchase.

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How To Get Started with Content Marketing [SlideShare]

MaccaPR

It may go without saying that content marketing is one of the most discussed topics among public relations professional and marketers this year, a practice which centers on really great, high-quality content. Step 2: Document Your Content Marketing Strategy.

5 Key Takeaways from Content Marketing World

prTini

In the PR world, a trip to Content Marketing World is kind of like being a kid in a candy store: So many good speakers and sessions, it’s hard to decide which ones to choose! Why are you doing content marketing? They create the content, and then go find a place to use it.

Blogging vs. Press Releases vs. Coverage; Unscripted Marketing Links

Sword and the Script

Earlier this month, the Content Marketing Institute (CMI) was acquired by events company UBM for a reported $17.6 This is because content marketing is about publishing and building an audience you own, rather than rent. The Blogging Gutenberg .

How to Self-Publish Your Content Cheap and Quick

Cision

Many people have written books of aggregated blog posts (most notably Steve Levitt and Steven Dubner of the Freakonomics blog), many communications and marketing professionals simply have some higher concept ideas that work better in long form and that people would read better as a book.

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How to tap into the power of social reporting for your business

PR Warrior

Social reporting is where a brand engages someone to create content in real-time, that tells their brand story in different and interesting ways. Viewers can watch as Mike inspires and mobilises his marketing team to take action.

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Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve been a web marketer for a long, long time. Having built my first web site ( DVD Verdict ) in April 1999 and managed one of the larger SEO teams in the country from 2006 to 2009, it’s safe to say I’ve seen many changes in web marketing over time. That’s a blog post for another day.

6 apps for bolstering your daily productivity

PR Daily

You can create collaborative documents similar to Google Docs, and you can build wikis. They try to present the most exciting and attractive content for us, so users will spend more time on the Facebook platform. A version of this post first appeared on the Calendar blog.

Writing Inspiration Roundup: Our Top Writing Posts of 2015

Marketwired

Whether you’re writing last-minute seasonal blog content or already gearing up for a new year of media pitching (and if you are, we applaud you), a little inspiration can go a long way around now. Top PR Blogs You Should Be Reading .

5 ways in-house video can boost your PR efforts

PR Daily

Here are some tips on how to make your own video content. In just the past few years, multiple major brands like Marriott and United Airlines have folded their video-based marketing and PR work in-house. These kinds of benefits aren’t easily achieved when you outsource content.

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Viral snark over a Peloton ad, McDonald’s enters ‘chicken sandwich wars,’ and Twitter launches data-privacy hub

PR Daily

Also: An eye on leery marketers as YouTube allows more violent content, PR pros struggle to connect strategies to revenue, thrifty video tactics, and more. What is the biggest obstacle you face in creating high-quality video content for 2020?

The Importance of “Being Human” in Marketing

Critical Mention

With the rise of AI in marketing in recent years, data-driven decision making has become an integral part of marketing’s fabric. This rule of thumb applies to all of your platforms–from your website and direct email campaigns to your blogs and social media channels.

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10 techniques for using IGTV in marketing and PR

PR Daily

FREE DOWNLOAD: How to create content that converts leads into sales ]. Since the brand launched, Fenty Beauty PR and marketing pros have made customers feel confident in purchasing the company’s products by providing detailed videos on how to use its makeup. Repurpose content.

How to Build Brand Awareness & Thought Leadership

Contently - Strategy

How Dubin pulled it off is the stuff of marketing legend. He created a single piece of content, and suddenly, millions of people knew about his business. Content marketers in all industries can learn from these examples. In 2010, Michael Dubin used to work at Time Inc.,

Google slammed for axing pro-union workers, McDonald’s to pay $26M in labor-law settlement, and key lessons from HIMSS’ rebranding

PR Daily

Also: An infernal typo in a ‘pictures with Santa’ ad, how chatbots make the greatest impact, Facebook’s new marketing research app, and more. RELATED: Discover how to craft content that earns—and keeps—audience attention ].

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