Many areas of digital media can overlap and create synergies between each other, such as content marketing and social media. Two seemingly disparate areas, these efforts both involve using stories and personality to engage consumers and get them invested in a brand. Using them in tandem — and building one off the other — can result in big wins in terms of both cost savings and audience impact.
Content marketing is all about providing the audience with the most relevant, valuable content for them. It enhances your brand, builds creditability, educates your audience, generates interest, and drive your new SEO strategy.
The ultimate goal of demand generation is building trust by continuing to drive your target buyers through the funnel, with content as a driving force. The question is, how do we deliver a content experience that propels prospects to self-nurture? It involves a series of moves to convert and nurture prospects, then continue to support them through the buyer journey.
Marketing persona allows you to create content that is both relevant and useful to that segment. What, however, goes into crafting a marketing persona? As with almost everything that is marketing related, it comes down to data.
While some trends may be a holdover from the previous year or are taking on a bigger role, there are also new B2B marketing trends that need your attention in order to attract and maintain your customer base in 2019.
Soft selling comes to the fore with inbound marketing, whereas hard selling was more something you would do with outbound marketing. Learn how to nurture, educate, and guide our leads down the sales funnel.