Does social media really work in business-to-business marketing? It's a valid question, especially with the mass media mindset prevailing over much of social media. What B2B marketers and the firms that represent them should really be concerned with is the quality of the social media connections they make rather than the quantity.
Is there synergy in your digital marketing budget plans for 2012? A survey by marketing research firm 6S Marketing suggests a continued misalignment between email marketing spend and consumer behavior.
McAdams, a family-owned web-printing firm, had a B-to-B database of 1,800 existing customers, but only 350 were active. In 2010, McAdams installed a high-quality inkjet inline printer that it wanted to advertise to its customers, but also to potential new acquisitions.
Franchise Services Inc. brands Sir Speedy and PIP Printing and Marketing Services are using custom printed direct mail pieces to promote their range of services. Simply put, says David Robidoux, vice president of marketing services: "We're using PURLs to sell PURLs."
The world's second-largest Irish whisky is Tullamore Dew, and yet comparatively few Americans have heard of it, favoring instead competitors Jameson's and Bushmills. Importer William Grant & Sons USA is using a mix of retail partner efforts and direct-to-consumer marketing to change that..
Hospital business office systems provider Connance is using content curation to gather online content to generate leads and hone its messaging. The sales cycle can be slow when dealing with a function of a healthcare institution that is not on the clinical side, so being a trusted source of information for prospects is crucial.
Here's a reality check for business-to-business firms engaging in social media: Content isn't king, at least as far as tweets and posts to other forums are concerned. Greg Ott of Demandbase offers five prerequisites B-to-B marketers must have in place to maximize the return of their social media endeavors.
Check out this replay of crowning the winners of the 2022 Chief Marketer PRO Awards, which began with a lively conversation between two PRO Awards judges, Visible CMO Cheryl Gresham and Disney Parks’ Senior Manager, Multicultural Marketing, Angela Burgin Logan.