B2B Recession Proof Marketing Tools

35 Recession Proof B2B Marketing Tools for Your Small Business

Today B2B marketers benefit from an abundance of great and easy-to-use marketing tools like WordPress, MailChimp, Pipedrive and LinkedIn. Chiefmartec.com now counts a staggering 8,000 tools marketers can use. And many of them are very accessible and cost next to nothing. So, how do you choose which technology to use as a small business? B2B Marketing Technology in 10 Building Blocks First, let us organize the most important aspectsRead more

Impact of coronavirus on B2B content marketing

7 Ways to Adapt Your B2B Content Marketing During the Coronavirus

There is no doubt that the coronavirus has a major impact on how you do business, calling for adjustments in your B2B content marketing approach. HubSpot measured a collapse in total ‘deals created’ over the last weeks in their CRM data. This implies a big impact on the commercial process, expected revenues for this year and the role of marketing to bend the curve. So how should B2B contentRead more

Marketing Agency Pricing

Agency Pricing Models for B2B Marketing

In just a few years the role of marketing has changed for B2B’s and as a consequence, what B2Bs expect from their marketing agency and agency pricing. Today investments in marketing must help a business sell more stuff. Anything else that it achieves is nice, but it’s complementary to that main goal. At the same time there is an increasing number of challenges and trends B2B’s need to address,Read more

B2B Marketing Strategy for Small Business

B2B Marketing Strategy For Small Business

How to get started with your B2B marketing strategy Finding it difficult to get started with defining a B2B marketing strategy for your small business? Just start with a simple starting point: ‘do what you say, say what you do’. When it comes to B2B content marketing, the urge can be to present things better and more beautiful than they in fact are. But when you tell tall tales,Read more

Owned, Earned, Paid Media

Owned, Earned & Paid Media Model For B2B Content Marketing

How can you set up an owned, earned & paid media model for B2B content marketing? It’s an essential question, as high-quality content that is mapped to the buyer journey of potential customer is worthless if it is invisible to the DMU. In order to bring across content effectively to the target audience, you need to think long and hard about the owned, earned and paid media model youRead more

Marketing Automation Alternatives for SMB

7 Marketing Automation Alternatives for SMBs

What Marketing Automation alternatives are there for SMBs? Wikipedia refers to Marketing Automation as software platforms and technologies designed for marketing departments and organizations to more effectively market on multiple channels online (such as email, social media, websites, etc.) and automate repetitive tasks. According to Marketo, Marketing Automation helps marketers; streamline their lead generation, segmentation, lead nurturing and lead scoring, customer lifecycle marketing, cross-sell and up-sell, customer retention, andRead 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