How B2B Tech Marketing on Twitter is Changing (Research)

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter and LinkedIn remain the top two social networks for B2B marketers. Twitter offers some specific capabilities (such as lists ) that make it uniquely valuable for B2B companies. ” For the most part, B2B marketers aren’t abandoning Twitter, nor should they.

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B2B Employee Advocacy Best Practices

Oktopost

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. This is exactly why employee advocacy is so powerful: your team is the key to unlocking the true potential of social media marketing.

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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. According to CMI , 91% of B2B marketers are already using content marketing to generate leads.

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Three More Ways to Get the Attention of Today’s Busy B2B Buyers

Webbiquity SMM

If you’re in B2B sales or marketing, you know how challenging it is to get the attention of today’s buyers. Cutting through all this noise is making it extremely difficult for sales teams to connect with potential leads. Guest post by Marie Johnson.

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33 Thought-Provoking B2B Social Media and Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

As noted in the 2016 B2B Marketing Trends report , B2B marketing strategies and practices are in the midst of significant change, driven by new technologies and evolving buyer expectations for more “consumer-like” experiences. B2B messaging gets personal.

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How to Create Your B2B Dream Team

Convince & Convert

If you’re a B2B company, then you know just how important your people are to your company’s success. But in some cases for some B2B companies, especially those in the Services realm, your people are your product. Why not use this high powered channel to attract your dream team?

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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.

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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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7 Steps to Jump-Start Your B2B Instagram Presence

Oktopost

Just when B2B marketers feel they have finally proven ROI with a solid social strategy, along comes another social media platform to shake things up. Connect with other B2B companies in your industry with a similar audience profile.

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Agile Marketing in B2B

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Scrum prep : We threw together a five-member client services team with the sole task of tearing apart the anticipated 1,000-page DOL ruling to fully understand what was in it. Agile marketing increasingly is being recognized as a powerful key to content effectiveness.

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Cross-cultural Challenges in B2B Communication

Oktopost

Times are evolving for B2B communication. B2B companies have been struggling with it well before Covid-19. Often times, teams joined the call all from the same room. In the B2B space, internal or customer facing relationships matter.

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B2B Messaging: Why it Matters More in Times of Crisis

Oktopost

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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Three Things Twitter’s Marketing Team Needs to Do

Webbiquity SMM

Though it’s still one of the top three social networks for B2B marketers, Twitter is struggling. Given its utility, value, and reach, one might presume B2B event planners consider Twitter as essential as their mobile phones.

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Book Review: The B2B Social Media Book

Webbiquity SMM

With The B2B Social Media Book: Become a Marketing Superstar by Generating Leads with Blogging, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Email, and More , authors Kipp Bodnar of HubSpot and Jeffrey L. All of which should sound familiar to B2B marketers.

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3 Ways B2B Marketers Can Stay Digitally Connected Through Content

Oktopost

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. Tactics and ideas for empowering WFH teams.

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Easy B2B Tips for Google+ Users

SocialFish

One of the primary goals of using Google+ for B2B purposes is to demonstrate authority. In addition to using it to grow your leads list, it can also be helpful if your company is teaming up with other local businesses to jointly participate in community events like trade shows or conferences.

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Driving Long-Term B2B Growth with an Omni-Channel Presence

Webbiquity SMM

68% of B2B buyers now purchase goods online via their phone or tablet (and soon maybe their Apple watch). Social Media Marketing b2b marketing omnichannel customer support Robert C. Guest post by Robert C. Johnson.

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Cool B2B Marketing Tools for Marketo Users

Oktopost

As always, getting to spend time with the Marketo team was awesome. 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. This platform puts B2B marketers in an extremely informed position.

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Empathy and Marketing: How to Turn Your B2B Prospects Into People

Webbiquity SMM

Brands know they can’t ignore these platforms (which is why 95% of B2B marketers have created corporate social media accounts) and the successful companies have figured out a way to effectively engage and build strong relationships with their customers. Guest post by Brooke Cade.

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Social Media Crisis Management for B2B

SocialFish

Before any crisis can even happen, gather a team of people together to develop a social media strategy that fits your company and industry. The goal of your B2B social media risk strategy should be to build a relationship with suppliers, customers and even employees.

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Making Social Media An ROI Positive Channel For B2B Businesses

The Realtime Report

Making Social Media An ROI Positive Channel For B2B Businesses By Jingcong Zhao. alone last year , it’s clear that social media is being cemented as a marketing function in most B2B organizations. Most B2B marketers are still using a social media playbook developed by B2C companies.

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Creative Vs. Analytical: How B2B Marketers Can Become Invaluable

Oktopost

But in today’s digital era, B2B marketers are expected to be a “jack of all trades”, juggling multiple roles, understanding the functionalities of various teams, and possessing complementary skill sets. B2B Marketing Marketing Automation Marketing Director Marketing Tips Marketing Trends Thought Leadership10 years ago, being strong on one side was enough.

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Top B2B Instagram Feeds You Should Follow Today

Visually SM

Here are five of the top B2B Instagram feeds and some tips on how big brands use the image-sharing service as part of their business to business marketing strategy. The post Top B2B Instagram Feeds You Should Follow Today appeared first on Visually Blog.

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How to Translate B2B Best Practices Into B2C Marketing Strategy

Convince & Convert

Ask marketers to compare B2B and B2C, and many will tell you they’re opposite sides of the same marketing coin. Generally speaking, B2C teams don’t use CRM or sync up with their marketing automation systems as much as a B2B team will. Image via Big Stock Photo.

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Why B2B Companies Need to Get Started with Facebook Live

Convince & Convert

When I speak with B2B companies about Facebook Live, they claim it’s only something for B2C companies and celebrities. In this article, I’ll reveal why B2B companies should go live on Facebook and share tips to get started. Live video is nothing new.

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The Most Valuable Lesson a B2B Marketer Will Ever Learn

Convince & Convert

Invariably, the client team comes up with. Click to read more » social business b2b b2b marketing barry feldman feldman creative value propositionImage via BigStockPhoto.com. As a journeyman marketing writer, my job is to simplify stuff.

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Measuring the Impact of Social Media in B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Forrester recently released a report by Laura Ramos and Augie Ray on How to Assess the Impact of Social Media in B2B Tech Marketing. While B2B marketers have been ramping up social media activities over the past 18 months, not all are seeing the outcomes they’d hoped for.

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2013 B2B Marketing Priorities [Study]

Cody Ward

The post 2013 B2B Marketing Priorities [Study] appeared first on Puzzle Marketer.

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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. You can do this by having members of your sales team send follow up emails to your potential customers.

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Why B2B Marketers Need to Educate Buyers With Content

Convince & Convert

We’ve all seen the stats that reveal B2B marketers are spending more time, budget, energy, happy hours, hackathons, and puppy time on content. And if you are being honest, you, your team, and your boss already know that. If it’s Friday, it must be my day to create some content.

Why You Should Encourage Social Advocacy among B2B Employees

SocialFish

80% of B2B buyers are spectators, reading blogs, watching videos and witnessing discussions without actually participating (Source – Top Rank ). Give them out-of-office experiences they can’t help but share such as team dinners, client lunches and retreats.

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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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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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Need More B2B Sales Leads? Ignore This Research

Webbiquity SMM

While the findings are interesting and no doubt reflect the experience of many b2b marketers, it’s crucial not to misinterpret the results. And given that more than 90% of b2b buyers use online sources in their buying decisions, it’s vital to maximize web presence.

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The 4 C’s of B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So let’s take a look at another more contemporary framework for B2B marketing – the Four C’s. The 4 C’s of B2B Marketing are: Content – the creation of a steady stream of engaging content. We’ve all heard about the four P’s of marketing.

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Creating Engagement in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Hopefully this will give you some insights into how my team creates and measures engagement at Avaya. So one of my team’s objectives this year is not only to create more social content but also to move the needle on engagement and sentiment. A recent Cone Inc.’s

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4 Unexpected B2B Sales Techniques That Close the Deal [Infographic]

Oktopost

This is especially true in B2B sales, where the cycle is longer, and there are more people you need to convince. Don’t Sell to the Buyer — Sell to Their Team. If you’re part of the sales team, don’t be afraid to sell! B2B Marketing

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Best B2B Marketing and Sales Strategy Guides and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Social media, content aggregation and curation , user-generated content and other developments have dramatically changed the B2B buying cycle over the past few years. How can B2B organizations, marketers and sales professionals adjust to, and thrive in, this new environment?

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25 Questions I Ask About B2B Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

Here are 25 of the questions I’ve been asking to B2B companies about content marketing. 25 Questions I Ask About B2B Content Marketing. Do you capture and analyze queries that come in to your customer service team?

What Does it Mean to Be a “Data-Driven” Content Team? How to Think Long-Term About the Impact of Your Content on Strategic Business Growth

Meltwater

57% —that’s how far the average B2B buyer is through the purchase decision cycle before… Read More.

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Top B2B Instagram Feeds You Should Follow Today

Visually SM

Here are five of the top B2B Instagram feeds and some tips on how big brands use the image-sharing service as part of their business to business marketing strategy. The post Top B2B Instagram Feeds You Should Follow Today appeared first on Visually Blog.

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How to build a better business with B2B social listening

Sprout Social

If you’re a B2B brand, chances are you already have plenty on your plate. Customers and competitors are sounding off like never before on social media, especially in the ever-so-opinionated B2B space. And so the rules of succeeding with B2B social media are changing. With the help of B2B social listening, those answers are just a few clicks away. What are the big-picture benefits of B2B social listening? How to come up with a B2B social listening strategy.

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How to Avoid a Social Media Crisis During COVID-19

Oktopost

For many B2B marketers, large amounts of social content have been created in advance for the 2020 year promoting conferences, events, business trips, summits and meet-ups. B2B Marketing B2B Marketing Strategy B2B Marketing Tips B2B Marketing Tools Social Media Management Social Media Strateg