Hype regarding the Internet of Things (IoT) is inescapable. It has been described as part of the fourth industrial revolution, altering the way we work, relate and live. This digital transformation is a major focus for B2B marketers as they wonder how it will unfold in industrial and manufacturing environments. Why? Because IoT transforms not only […]
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Brainstorm notes on hotel bar napkins. Conversations that take you so far down tangents you’ve forgotten what your company does. You need something that’s memorable but not too off-the-wall, specific but not excluding, and exciting but accurate… Your tagline. While it is a semantic branding piece that helps you in your overall messaging, tagline development […]
SiriusDecisions 2017 Summit concluded Friday after four days of discussion that revolved around digital transformation. The Summit’s presentations, which included a keynote from the folk singer Jewel, covered the trends that are rapidly changing the marketing world — from content and data-driven marketing to sales and marketing alignment and account-based marketing. At the Summit, SiriusDecisions […]
It was John Wannamaker, a marketer operating around 1900 who famously said, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half.” The sad truth is that, according to a recent report by the Aberdeen Group, 51% of modern marketers in the 21st century aren’t doing any better […]
At the initial meeting with a new client, I ask a simple question: What is the goal for your content marketing efforts? By far the most consistent answer I receive is “to generate leads and sales of our existing products.” While this is an important goal to have in any content marketing strategy, we often […]
This survey—the sixth in the Marketing to Engineers® series—was designed to target the average engineer in order learn about how they find, use, and engage with content that helps them better do their job. Specific topics for this installment include content usage during each phase of the buying/specifying process, engaging with suppliers, successful advertisement tactics, […]