14 Brilliant B2B Marketing Strategy Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Much has been written about how the internet in general, and the explosion of content marketing in particular, has changed the nature of b2b marketing. Today’s b2b buyers are typically 70% of the way through their purchase process before they contact a vendor’s sales team.

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20 Brilliant B2B Marketing and Digital Business Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

B2B marketers today certainly live in “interesting times” (in the sense of the not-actually-Chinese curse ). Image Credit: B2B Marketing Insider. 55% of B2B buyers say they search for product/vendor information on social media. 12 B2B Marketing Facts and Statistics.

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2013 B2B Marketing Priorities [Study]

Puzzle Marketer

Compiled by Software Advice CRM Analyst Ashley Verrill, the survey results show all the most popular marketing channels, as well as a breakdown of that information such as the channels that bring in the highest quality leads, the highest quantity leads, and the costs involved with these channels.

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B2B Marketing is Becoming More Like B2C Marketing – Or is it?

Webbiquity SMM

B2B marketing has traditionally been viewed (correctly) as much different from the promotion of consumer products. Much of the study focused on online commerce, where changes in b2b offerings indeed make sense. So, are B2B marketers really adopting B2C practices?

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The Basics of B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

Although more than three-quarters of B2B technology marketers use social media to market their products, less than half say they can tie social channels to revenue generation for their businesses. But it may also be a problem with basic B2B social media marketing strategy.

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Six Surprising B2B Content Marketing Ideas

PWB Marketing Blog

One of the biggest challenges B2B marketers have is coming up with new content. Try these six surprising B2B content marketing ideas. Photo Sharing – Let customers share how they’re using your B2B product with photos.

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Are You Making These Costly Holiday Mobile Mistakes?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

5 Ways B2B Can Learn from B2C Marketers Business and consumer brands have traditionally approached marketing from two. Posted in Customer Experience eCommerce Mobile. The thick of the 2012 holiday season is here.

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Generating B2B Leads on Facebook

Koka Sexton

I am always amused when people talk about the value of Facebook in B2B and that it can’t generate leads. Does Facebook generate B2B sales leads? cost per lead.

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How to Turn B2B Prospects into Customers

Convince & Convert

You’ve successfully converted your B2B leads into prospects. Though he writes about software startups, his advice applies to any B2B business. Adding a personal touch and making the potential customer feel like you’re there for them is what will separate you from other B2B businesses.

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11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way. So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for B2B Marketers next year?

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Facebook Advertising Tricks for B2B Marketers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If I could offer you a billboard in the middle of Times Square for little to no cost for you to advertise your company would you do it? So let’s go through 3 Tricks to Maximize a Facebook Advertising purchase for B2B Marketers.

How Does Digital Marketing Differ From B2B to B2C?

agora pulse

However, in this newer age of digital marketing, many companies are neglecting to design their marketing strategy with the differentiation between B2B and B2C marketplaces. Imagine that B2B is like LinkedIn and B2C is like Facebook. The following is a guest post by Eleonora Israele.

Useful B2B Digital Marketing Benchmarks [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

If you launch a paid search ad, you need to know your average click-thru-rate (CTR) and cost-per-click (CPC). Insight Venture Partners , a leading global private equity and venture capital firm, created this Periodic Table of B2B Digital Marketing Metrics.

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The Must-Follow Principles of B2B Social Media Success

Convince & Convert

Please read it, Jonathan has some amazing tips for marketers everywhere, especially in the B2B sector. How letting down your competitive guard leads to a successful B2B social presence. Why B2B social exists in more than just the Marketing/Communications Department.

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B2B Testimonials: Seven Things to Do When Clients Won’t (or Can’t) Talk

Webbiquity SMM

But obtaining and publishing client ratings and reviews is much more difficult in the b2b world. They helped us identify some online vulnerabilities that could have cost our customers millions of dollars!”

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A Quick Guide to Creating a Great B2B Website in 2015

SocialFish

But as the target markets of B2C and B2B are considered to be worlds apart, designers often place them at odds with one another. While B2B websites need to be detail oriented, informative and professional, they still cater to businesses that rely on consumers.

Destroying the 7 Myths of B2B Social Media

Convince & Convert

Tweet B2B social media is one of the most nettlesome of all social media marketing topics. There are plenty of half-truths and misunderstandings about what, where, why, and how B2B social media works (or doesn’t). Destroying the 7 Myths of B2B Social Media.

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21 Things to Know When Pricing a B2B Website

PWB Marketing Blog

At PWB, we like to say the cost of a website is like the cost of a bag of groceries. Pricing a website – whether B2B or B2C – really comes down to outlining a clear scope of work for the project. Websites can cost anywhere from a few thousand dollars to a few hundred thousand.

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Nine B2B Marketing Lessons from College Visits

Webbiquity SMM

One advantage that university marketers have over their most of their b2b counterparts in optimizing their programs is scale; colleges can learn from and fine-tune their messages and marketing processes based on thousands of interactions each year.

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B2B Marketing Stats from HubSpot’s Marketing Data Box

Webbiquity SMM

Here are some of the most interesting observations for B2B marketers: Slide 10: B2B magazines continue to struggle. The corporate website is the focus of marketing efforts (as Vanessa Fox suggests ) according to 88% of marketers overall, but 93% of B2B marketers (see chart below).

20 of the Sharpest LinkedIn Tips for Irresistible B2B Marketing

Writtent Blog

It remains one of the best destinations for B2B marketers, due to the fact it’s niche appeal. The average income of a LinkedIn member is around $109,000 , which is consistent with its reputation as a hub for high-powered professionals and B2B decision makers.

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B2B Marketing With Social Media

Stay N' Alive

Because businesses and their marketers can not only find, but target their potential customers for very little cost! Thus, its obvious why B2C (Business 2 Community) marketers need social media, but what about B2B (Business 2 Business) Marketers?

The Human Side Of B2B Social Network For Business

Social Media Marketing

Yet many of the B2B companies have declined to accept its importance in the market as they think that it has nothing to offer. Furthermore, social marketing come up with some real time interest that always prove to be a game changer for the B2B business. Besides this, there are several, B2B brands who come up with forward thinking and accept the importance of B2B social network for business. We are the leader in offering B2B social network.

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : Facebook Status Updates Tell the Story of Romance Gone Awry [INFOGRAPHIC] October 28, 2010 Ben Parr View Comments What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing email share email share Do you like this story? What Tools Will B2B Marketers Use?

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101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

B2b vendors? B2B Infographics ). B2b companies that maintain blogs generate, on average, 67% more leads per month than non-blogging firms. ( War of Words: Myth-Busting Social Media, SEO & Content Marketing ). B2B Infographics ). B2B Infographics ).

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : 3G Mobile Internet Comes to Mount Everest October 28, 2010 Ben Parr View Comments What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing email share email share Do you like this story? The B2B Social Media Marketing Series is supported by IDG Enterprise.

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2011 B2B Marketing Trends

Webbiquity SMM

MarketingSherpa recently released its 2011 B2B Marketing Benchmark Report. As MarketingSherpa notes, “Year after year, the greatest challenge that B2B organizations face is generating high-quality leads.&#.

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : Skype Group Video Calling Comes to Mac November 4, 2010 Erica Swallow View Comments 5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing email share email share Do you like this story? The B2B Social Media Marketing Series is supported by IDG Enterprise.

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : 3 Tips for Maximizing Engagement With Facebook “Likes&# and Shares November 4, 2010 Erica Swallow View Comments 5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing email share email share Do you like this story?

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79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below). Wondering which social network is most effective at generating b2b leads? Social Media B2B ).

30 Remarkable Content Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing has become ubiquitous, with 93% of B2B marketers now using it. 93% of B2B marketers are using content marketing—but only 44% have a documented content strategy. ( B2B Marketing Insider ). B2B Marketing Insider ). B2B Marketing Insider ).

Social Pros 6 – Instagram Lessons from a Giant B2B Company

Convince & Convert

A lot of people have bought Facebook ads on a cost-per-click basis so now they’re saying, “You know what? This is Episode 6 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media.

8 Free Content Marketing eBooks

Pamorama

These excellent eBooks won’t cost you a dime: 1. The Grande Guide to B2B Content Marketing (Eloqua). It pays special attention to to the role content marketing can play in B2B initiatives. Become a better content marketer with these free resources.

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Interview with Gregg Thaler from RingLead

Buzz Marketing for Technology

PD: What would you say is one of the biggest mistakes you see B2B marketers making when it comes to data? Generally speaking, whatever the cost is in the enterprise to get the data right at the point of creation it’s going to cost you ten times that later to fix it.

Top Ten Reasons You Know You’re a Social Media Expert [Humor]

PWB Marketing Blog

you’re on social media (on a side note, that’s why there’s a lot of costly mistakes made). B2B Social Media Facebook Media TwitterHow do you know if you’re a social media expert? Unlike Google AdWords, there isn’t any certification for social media. There’s not a test to take that’ll tell you how good you are. There’s a low barrier to entry. Create a free account and voila!,

1:1 Social Advertising in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Imagine a world where B2B Marketers could target specific decision makers in specific companies using Social Media ads. Now he turned this idea on his B2B prospect list (which included me) and with a few clicks he was able to target me precisely.

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How Your Brand Should Tell A Beautiful Story

Twist Image

It is called, Worn Wear: a Film About the Stories We Wear, and I do believe that every brand (whether you are B2B or B2C) should watch it, take notes and think about it before they do any kind of digital marketing. Before you do anything, please watch this: It''s almost perfect, isn''t it?

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? Social Media Facts & Figures for B2B Sales by Inside View. B2B Marketing and Social Media. Nine out of ten B2B buyers say that when they’re ready to buy, they’ll find vendors.

Why Digital Marketers Need to Get More Personal

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Really, knowing about low-cost SaaS solutions—and how to use them to take advantage of opportunity—might just be the most significant indicator of marketing genius. Posted in behavioral targeting Personalization. What does personalization really mean?

Top Trends In Digital Marketing [Graphs]

PWB Marketing Blog

Paid search is cost effective, measurable, highly targeted, and drives immediate results. They’re now getting far more traffic to their website at a much cheaper cost. B2B Internet Marketing Integrated Marketing Facebook Media Mobile Marketing PWB QR Code SEO Social Media Video