Buyer Journey Content Mapping

Buyer Journey Content Mapping – How-to for B2Bs

Getting started with Buyer Journey Content Mapping Mapping content to the buyer journey is and essential success factor in B2B content marketing. Content should always be thought of in terms of the buyer perspective. Naturally many organizations are used to communicating from their own context, resulting in messages from themselves or regarding the products or services they offer. But in B2B content marketing we want to map content toRead more

B2B Content Creation for SMBs

Creating B2B Content for Your Small Business (SMB)

When your B2B marketing plan is in place, the actual content creation phase can start. Research has shown that the content creation is seen as one of the biggest challenges for small businesses in marketing. It’s not just authors who suffer from ‘writers block’, entrepreneurs, consultants, business owners and actually complete organizations face this challenge. Creating content in itself is challenging, however, due to the rapid growth of contentRead more

Thinking fast and slow

14 Ways to use emotions in B2B marketing

For a long time, B2B marketers assumed that business decisions were primarily based on rational motivations. Anticipation based on emotion was an exclusive territory for B2C marketers. However, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that emotion plays an important role in B2B as well. Emotion and rationale are two power fields that together — sometimes in agreement but sometimes in conflict — come to a decision. It’s not one or theRead more

Content promotion using paid, owned and earned media.

How to Plan Owned, Earned and Paid Media for B2B Content Marketing

Your content is useless when no one is engaging with it. So you’ll need a combination of media to draft your communication strategy. The dividing lines between earned, paid and owned media are not 100% definitive. An overlap exists in numerous areas, such as: Owned media is promoted via paid media. Owned media is optimized for earned media. Earned media is responded to via owned media. Positive earned mediaRead more

How to organize B2B Content Marketing and the role of the CCO (Chief Content Officer)

Roles and responsibilities to organize B2B content marketing

In B2B content marketing the production of sufficient, appealing high quality content has been one of the biggest challenges. Additionally, the best content is in the heads of different employees, and not everyone is keen to start writing blogs, participating in webinars and taking part on social media. Facilitating the organization is of great importance. And when the decision is made to outsource the creation of content, the messageRead more

B2B Content Marketing case

The History of B2B Content Marketing, way back in 1672

It’s often argued that content marketing has come to fruition in the past decade due to the rise of different technologies. The combination of the internet, mobile technology, cloud computing and social media has made it far easier for companies to communicate with their audience like publishers. But the success of content marketing is not due to the rise of internet technology. Its history goes way back, lets lookRead more