Instagram Marketing for B2B Companies: Eight Best Examples to Follow

Webbiquity SMM

The best part is that Instagram isn’t only a perfect place for consumer brands—it can work really well for B2B companies, too. Why Should B2B Companies Use Instagram Marketing? 75% of B2B buyers use social media to discover new products and services.

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B2B Employee Advocacy Best Practices

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Why Employee Advocacy Matters for B2B. It can take months for a B2B marketing team to build up a company’s presence and credibility online. Why Employee Advocacy Matters for B2B. Usually, B2B marketers choose to focus on these goals and metrics: Brand Awareness.

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The Top 10 B2B Marketing Software Solutions

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With multiple diverse platforms to target, intense competition, and jaded audiences, it’s not getting any easier out there for B2B marketers. Customer-centered content delivered in the most-relevant formats — like video, which more than 70% of B2B customers use for purchasing research.

4 Fresh Trends in B2B Social Campaigns

Convince & Convert

Consumer brands spent the early years of the social boom using campaigns to collect likes, create conversation, and distribute coupons. Meanwhile, B2B marketers sat on the sidelines waiting for social campaign technology to deliver against their more sophisticated needs. In the B2B space, having people follow you is not enough. For B2B marketers, the promise of social is user data, and first generation social campaign technologies just weren’t delivering.

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3 Inspiring B2B Social Media Campaigns

Meltwater

B2B companies often feel handicapped in their efforts to market on social media. Typically, they… Read More.

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B2B Social Media Strategy for a Post-COVID World

Oktopost

B2B marketing has felt these shifts as much as any other field. For B2B marketers, the big news about the pandemic-inspired social media renaissance isn’t about vibing on TikTok, but about what’s been happening on LinkedIn. Some paused their campaigns.

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10 Best B2B Webinar Platforms for 2021

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So many B2B deals closed, and so many connections made. Back in the B2B world, companies are increasingly shining a spotlight to online lead generation and engagement. So what exactly is a webinar, and why are they so crucial to your B2B strategy in 2021?

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3 Ways B2B Brands Can Be More Human

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The world is a very connected place and B2B brands have long been expected to intertwine more humanity into their marketing efforts. But in today’s environment, how can B2B brands be more human when interactions have gone digital? B2B Marketing B2B Marketing Tips

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Measuring Customer Experience for B2B Marketers

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B2B organizations often are remiss in remembering B2B buyers are just B2C consumers wearing a different hat. For B2B, this means buyers expect a personalized, well-developed, enticing customer experience (CX) from first learning of your brand until closing a sale. B2B Marketing

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8 Tips by B2B Marketers for LinkedIn Lead Generation

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For B2B marketers, the importance of LinkedIn cannot be overstated. A remarkable 80% of B2B leads that come from social media originate from just one platform, and that’s LinkedIn. It’s not like LinkedIn’s efficacy is a secret— 94% of B2B companies use LinkedIn for marketing.

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B2B Marketing Automation Strategy for 2021

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This is especially true for knowledgeable B2B marketers streamlining their workflow by relying heavily on the latest marketing automation strategies. . As a result, B2B marketers have adapted by implementing solid marketing automation practices to meet growing online demands. .

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Top Tactics for B2B Growth Hacking

Socialmedia.biz

To apply B2B growth hacking tactics, a business needs a growth mindset and a predetermined process to follow. Before launching a B2B growth hacking strategy, you need management buy-in. This may involve a presentation explaining B2B growth hacking and how you intend to proceed. .

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How to Create An Effective B2B Social Media Strategy

Social Media Strategies Summit

But the way you design your social media strategy might vary depending on the type of business you have, e.g. business to consumer (B2C) or business to business (B2B). Social media and B2B marketing are a better pair than many business people think. LinkedIn for B2B Social.

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B2B Messaging: Why it Matters More in Times of Crisis

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Businesses are being forced to rethink B2B messaging. What lessons can be learned from the global economy to help marketers deploy new B2B messaging in this current climate? Ask them what they want to hear from your brand and if your current B2B messaging is on point.

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LinkedIn vs Facebook: Which Will be Better for B2B in 2021?

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When it’s time to launch a B2B marketing campaign on social media, LinkedIn seems like the obvious platform of choice. There’s no mystery why B2B marketers keep flocking to it – it simply works. Content relevant to B2B decision makers and said decision makers?

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The Absolute Guide to B2B Advertising on Quora

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Nowhere is this more true than in B2B marketing, where buyers aren’t (as) swept up by trends and viral ads. B2B buyers are increasingly using social media and user generated content to research their major purchases. This presents B2B marketers with a new playground.

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How B2B Brands Can Drive More Leads This Year

Webbiquity SMM

In survey after survey, year after year, lead generation is a top priority for B2B brands. No matter how big or small, B2B businesses can’t survive without new leads. Before we jump into exploring the nuances of the lead generation game, let’s take a look at some of the proven methods of acquiring leads tried and tested by B2B marketers. According to CMI , 91% of B2B marketers are already using content marketing to generate leads. Guest post by Brandon Brown.

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Agile Marketing in B2B

Buzz Marketing for Technology

What we needed was a quick-response campaign platform tied to newsworthy events that we already knew were on the horizon, and that our customers also anticipated. Our keyword buy results were among the strongest ever recorded for any PwC paid-search campaign, with the highest ever click-through rates and the lowest bounce rates. And we booked business in the first week of the campaign.

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Top 10 Data Analysis Tools for B2B Marketing

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It’s safe to say that 2020 has become the year of data-driven marketing with 83% of B2B marketers focusing more on data analytics this year. 89% of B2B marketers agreed that data quality is becoming increasingly critical for marketing and sales success. Campaign & web analytics.

Top 10 B2B Influencers in 2020

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When it comes to B2B marketing thought leaders, the COVID-19 crisis has driven experts and influencers in the field further into the digital realm. But, before we deep dive into social profiles let’s take a step back and realize why is influencer marketing booming for B2B marketing?

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What Behavioral Marketing Is and How to Apply It to Your Social Media Campaigns

Webbiquity SMM

What Is A Social Media Marketing Campaign? Social media campaigns are like a boost of high-octane fuel into your marketing strategy. It’s vital to time your social media campaign right, to catch trends at the perfect time and place. Guest post by Willi Mays.

3 Ways B2B Marketers Can Stay Digitally Connected Through Content

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There’s no doubt that when B2B marketers do social media right, they can be a great facilitator in staying connected with prospects and customers through content. B2B marketers must shift their approaches to match the times. Content Marketing B2B Marketing Strategy

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6 Key B2B Marketing KPIs to Measure

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Every seasoned B2B marketer knows that launching a new campaign can be a venture into the unknown. That might be a big reason why nearly 70% of B2B content ends up unused , because it doesn’t align with what buyers are interested in. 6 B2B Marketing KPIs to Measure.

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Seven Reasons Your B2B Marketing Should Include Cats

Webbiquity SMM

Felines have made their way into marketing campaigns from companies like GoDaddy , Ikea , and many others. B2B marketing can be tough, especially when so many campaigns look the same. Even in B2B, buyers are actual humans with feelings. And in the event that your materials are fairly enticing on their own, including cats in your marketing campaign will stir up viewers’ emotions even more. Using Cats Gives Your B2B Marketing More Authenticity.

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Top B2B Brands on Social Media

Social Media Strategies Summit

For B2B brands, social media is growing in importance: 66% of B2B marketers report that LinkedIn is effective, 66% say they plan to boost their organic usage of Instagram, and 56% rate YouTube as important to overall brands success ( Articulate ).

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12 Ways to Leverage Holiday Email Greetings for B2B Sales [ w/Examples]

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But that doesn’t mean you should ignore the B2B email marketing opportunity and (properly) engage your clients and prospects with holiday greetings. . Why use B2B email marketing this holiday season? Top 12 Tips for driving B2B sales with holiday greeting emails. B2B Marketing

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The LinkedIn Analytics That Matter for B2B Marketing

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More concerned with business than cat videos or politics, it is the perfect B2B marketing platform. One reason for LinkedIn’s increasing popularity is that B2B marketers use it for lead generation. Here’s how to use it to improve your B2B marketing efforts.

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How to Create A Linkedin Strategy for B2B Brands

Social Media Strategies Summit

In the US alone, research from Statista shows that B2B marketing spend has already decreased by over 50% in early 2020. Social media is the most popular platform for B2B marketing, says Content Marketing Institute: 83% of marketers are going this route.

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Monday Roundup: Campaigns

Waxing UnLyrical

Successful campaigns come in all shapes and sizes. From building trust, to damage control, to sales, a well-executed campaign can win you more supporters, clients and bragging rights! This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on campaigns. Everything You Need to Know to Run a Successful SMS Marketing Campaign. Why: Has your business tried implementing an SMS campaign? Lee Odden showcases the best campaigns of 2014 thus far.

Hashtag Tracking: How to Get a Detailed Analysis of Your Social Media Campaign

Webbiquity SMM

While campaign design is the flashy front end of the process, it has be supported by strong back-end measurement of the impact in order to be optimized. It’s also possible to track them, and doing so can help you find out how well your campaign has performed. Guest post by Shane Barker.

The Complete Guide to B2B Social Media Management

Oktopost

Once upon a time, the streams of the freewheeling social media world and the seriousness of high-stakes B2B marketing didn’t cross. The B2B buyer’s journey can be long and convoluted, and now it often ventures into the social media landscape. What kind of content fits your campaign?

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Cool B2B Marketing Tools for Marketo Users

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As Marketo users ourselves, finding new b2b marketing tools to enhance our own experience is a win and we wanted to share that with our readers. Digital marketing and the technology that supports it is changing every day, and b2b marketing tools offer stronger support for lead generation efforts than ever before. B2B marketers are under constant pressure to create a predictable pipeline and know exactly which components in their marketing mix work – and which don’t.

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How to Improve the Performance of Your B2B Content Marketing Strategy

Social Media Today

Looking to improve the performance of your B2B marketing campaign? Here are some tips

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The Top B2B Marketing Trends for 2018 – A Meta-Analysis

Webbiquity SMM

Yet another post about 2018 B2B marketing trends? This piece compiles and analyzes the predictions of more than 100 B2B marketing professionals as published in 10 highly-ranked posts over the past month (best!). ” — 2018 Trends: B2B Marketing , Edelman. It’s popular, easy to consume, mobile friendly, and with Facebook and now even LinkedIn pushing it, video (five votes) will continue to play an expanding role in B2B content marketing.

How to Create a B2B Video Marketing Strategy

Oktopost

So, why are B2B marketers lagging behind? One obvious answer is that traditionally, B2B marketers are, well, traditional. This is not to say that B2B marketing doesn’t exist but that despite its massive potential it’s still being used mostly to illustrate the complexities of the product in an easy to digest way: the classic “product demo” video. For most traditionalists, video doesn’t work for for B2B marketing for two reasons.

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How to Use Instagram to Drive Traffic to Your B2B Website

Webbiquity SMM

A lot of B2B marketers make the mistake of thinking their brand has no place on Instagram. Not only are all those accounts feasible direct targets for your B2B marketing campaigns , they are also scores upon scores of possible traffic to drive to all your other online assets. So the obvious question now isn’t why Instagram, but how: how can you use Instagram, and Instagram marketing tools , to explode your B2B brand and drive traffic to your site?

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5 Essential Social Media Best Practices for B2B Marketers

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B2B social media marketing success doesn’t have to be difficult. Unless, you’re a B2B business.That’s a whole different ball game. Most social media networks, other than LinkedIn are not set up for B2B marketing. Create content B2B buyers like. “If

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How to Understand the Marketing Rule of 7 in B2B

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The so-called Rule of Seven comes up often in B2C contexts, but it’s just as important for B2B marketers to remember — as long as you don’t get hung up on taking it literally. This seems especially true for B2B businesses that sell mission-critical, high-value products.

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Instagram Hides Likes, What This Means for B2B

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The same holds true for B2B organizations, who use Instagram to effectively display the more human, cultural, and light-hearted side of their company. . Instead of fearing the potential hidden like update, there are ways B2B businesses can instead use it to their advantage. With post and campaign-level Instagram in-app reports, B2B businesses are able to see data that goes beyond simple like counts. B2B Marketing Content Marketing Social Media Marketing

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The Value of Social Listening in B2B Digital Marketing

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In recent years, B2B marketers have started to see the value of social listening and incorporate it into their marketing strategy. The importance of social listening for B2B marketing. Social media marketing is becoming increasingly important to the success of B2B sales efforts.

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