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7 takeaways from a study on B2B thought leadership; why it works or doesn’t

Sword and the Script

Thought leadership benefits B2B marketing in so many ways – awareness, consideration and even customer retention – but it can have adverse effects when it’s under-resourced and turns out to be light on substance The social media platform LinkedIn and the PR firm Edelman routinely team up to conduct surveys.

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Early stage B2B tech startups don’t invest enough in marketing [peer-reviewed study]

Sword and the Script

” The duo used “multi-method approach that involved interviews, secondary data, and a follow-up survey” to conduct the study. More specifically, they did the study twice to ensure its validity. I’m willing to be those that do have very little marketing experience ( studies demonstrate this is true ). >>>

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How does Leadership Communication Impact Employee Trust during Crisis?

Institute for Public Relations

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center based on the original study. An Integrated Framework for Exploring the Impact of Leadership Communication on Employee Trust During Disruptive Crisis Times Dr. Linjuan Rita Men and colleagues explored CEO leadership communication during crises.

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Takeaways From The Annual B2B Thought Leadership Impact Report

Lauri Pehar Borsh

The Annual B2B Thought Leadership Impact Report, Edelman and LinkedIn’s latest collaboration, reveals insights into B2B marketing. The study examines the impact of thought leadership on B2B decision-makers and C-suite executives, providing valuable guidance for organizations operating in this field.

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Study: most B2B tech companies lose sales deals they didn’t even know existed

Sword and the Script

The study had a range of B2B statistics that ought to resonate with anyone who’s spent time in B2B marketing or sales. Thought leadership influences the buying process Vendors have to influence the buying process sooner and further upstream. This is where good thought leadership can make a difference.

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6 ways millennials are reshaping B2B marketing as they move into leadership roles

Sword and the Script

Today, millennials are increasingly holding leadership positions and their influence has extended from the product to the process of how these products are marketed and sold. A study, published in March 2023, by the Winterberry Group supports this viewpoint. This shouldn’t be a surprise.

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The Powerful Sales Element of Social Proof in Thought Leadership Done Well

Sword and the Script

When a company illustrates in thought leadership that it understands an industry – its strengths, weaknesses, problems and opportunities – buyers stand to reason their products are probably pretty good too. Thought leadership is more important than ever in B2B. The C-Suite spend more time with thought leadership today.