Content Marketing

Always Remember, Your Audience Comes First

Recently, I came upon an article all about how BPA has created a new brand comparison tool. BPA Worldwide verifies audience and media knowledge. Founded in 1931 today the not-for-profit organization audits business and consumer publications throughout the world as well as websites and events. Their new brand report provides media buyers with a report […]

Lead Generation is Taking the B2B World By Storm

Last week we talked about how there may be a “social media boom and bust” coming our way. Companies, we hypothesized, are probably starting to look for more actionable advice, stronger leads, and better ways to convert leads into sales. A recent study by Business.com seems to validate these hypotheses. We learned about the study […]

New Content ROI Center is Great News for Companies Creating Content

The CMO Council, as announced in B2BOnline.com recently, has launched a new website called the Content ROI Center. If you are a company that has been investing a lot of time and effort into your white papers, blog posts, and emails but have not experienced a lift in sales or positive relationship building, you will […]

#FiveTipsFriday Those Pesky Grammar Rules

There was almost unanimous consent when we recently asked if good writing still matters. Everyone agreed that writing solid content – not just interesting but put together well – is still essential in today’s marketing world. That’s all well and good, but in order to build a beautiful house, the first step is to make […]

The Dark Side of the Content Revolution

A few years ago, an excellent article appeared in a major industry publication that one of our clients advertises in regularly. The article not only mentioned our client’s flagship product but it did so favorably, even comparing it positively to competitive products. Grateful for the positive coverage and the high quality of the article, we […]

Does Good Writing Still Matter?

For the last two years or so, all of the rage in the world of social media marketing has been “content marketing.” Grouped under this umbrella are marketing tactics including blog posts, webinars, white papers, and more. The idea is that if you create content that is really interesting and really useful, you won’t have […]

The line between an expert and a condescending jerk

In today’s business world, one of the hottest commodities a company can have is to be identified as an expert in their field. Indeed, this categorization is in such high demand that some brands self-identify as experts (or ninjas, or jedis, or wizards, or magicians). Information, content, new perspectives, and deep insights are the new […]