Marketing tactics are constantly on the minds of digital marketers across the globe, especially considering how often things change. New marketing trends seem to appear out of nowhere and can happen yearly, quarterly and sometimes even monthly. These trends affect a brand’s marketing tactics or techniques in terms of how to attract, connect and market to a target audience.
There’s no denying that we are moving toward a world where technology will form an integral part in every aspect of our daily lives. It’s not enough to only keep updated as real success comes from staying ahead of the changing marketing trends. With the New Year just around the corner, what are the best marketing tactics for 2020?
Many businesses find that lead generation is one of the most challenging activities when trying to promote their brand. In many cases, companies lack the resources and marketing team to generate the type of quality B2B leads they require. Essentially, your marketing budget and the quality of your sales pipeline will directly affect your lead generation capabilities.
When it comes to finding new business, you need to understand and implement certain lead generation strategies and using your website effectively is paramount. Generating leads and converting them into loyal customers is the name of the game and this article will help get the most out of your B2B lead generation strategy. But first, here’s a quick recap on what lead generation entails and the different types of leads.
Marketing automation tools have come on in leaps and bounds over the last few years. For anyone in doubt, just look at all the different software now available for small, medium and large businesses. Besides having so many options, brands also get to enjoy all the benefits that marketing automation platforms have to offer.
Before we delve any deeper, we’d like to remind you that the word ‘automation’ doesn’t mean you no longer have to input anything yourself. You still need to set up your digital marketing campaigns with quality content, a sound lead generation and marketing strategy. It is that very collaboration between human and machine collaboration that makes marketing automation so incredibly powerful.
Most business people will acknowledge that Social Media is a necessity at a personal and brand level. Many will also agree that quality content and good reputation management are essential regardless of business type. Considering that a B2B audience consume content differently than the average consumer, how do you market your brand properly and to the right audience?
If you only follow the habits and trends of the average consumer, your B2B content marketing strategy will fail. For businesses operating as B2B and B2C, market segmentation becomes even more important. In this article we’ll take a look at content marketing and engagement strategies for a B2B audience. Continue reading →