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Category Archives: B2B

When Brand Redux makes sense.

What the heck is a brand redux? – It means freshen up In our previous blog post we addressed when and why a B2B company should rebrand. Here, let’s have a look at when a brand redux, or re-fresh is what you need. Like a haircut, or a shine on your shoes, a brand refresh […]

Rebrand or Redux

Rebrand or brand re-fresh? One is strategic, related to a new vision for your business and includes every aspect of your organization. The other, more tactical, is what people see from your company like a new look, colours, or messaging. In this blog post we will look at when and why a B2B company should […]

Top 5 reasons why integrated marketing remains relevant for B2B companies

Integrated marketing is key.  Deploying a mashup of the best old school and leading edge digital techniques — that are right for your business — leads to better results for your investment.  Reaching new customers requires synchronized tactics across relevant and targeted platforms. Here are 5 reasons to have an integrated marketing plan: Fragmentation of […]

Strategy and Tactics – The same right?

#171303562 / gettyimages.com Like tomato, ‘tomahto’, many business people think strategy and tactics are one in the same. Or, they say strategy and mean tactics. Strategy and tactics are distinctly different, both very important, and need to be aligned. Tactics can be easy, fun and creative to conceive. But, creating a tactical plan that will […]

#Getresults

Getting great results for your business is important. Seems obvious doesn’t it? When it comes to marketing your company, great results means that it needs to meet and exceed business goals. That doesn’t happen with just clever creative, eye-catching signage or slick sales collateral. Companies that get great results from their marketing first spend time […]

The Content Deluge and What it Means for B2B

According to Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, we generate as much information in a couple of days as all of mankind has since the dawn of recorded history up to 2003. Some mathematicians will argue that the true number of days is actually closer to a week, but the point is that our species generates more […]

B2B Case Study: Philips Aligns Marketing and Innovation

In 1954, Peter Drucker, the authority on business management and modern marketing, said that “business has only two functions: marketing and innovation.” Since then, innovation has become one of the most overused words in business-to-business marketing. From technology to manufacturing, many companies claim to have innovative solutions. If you’re a B2B buyer, how do you […]

How Multi-Channel Marketing Enables Dialogue With Sales

Business-to-business sales cycles are long, arduous journeys. Compared to marketing to consumers, the B2B buyer path is a marathon. Long before social media and digital marketing disrupted everything, B2B marketing was all push. The more that companies pushed their sales pitches outward, the bigger and better their sales pipelines became. Then came the Digital Tidal […]

Digital Maturity: Ignite New Revenues, Better Profits, and much more.

In the digital workplace, realizing Digital Maturity is an achievement. It is a quality others notice as a badge of authority. It not only has financial pay-back, it also honors those individuals and companies who have gained the experience to operate using this “Digital Advantage”. Digital Maturity is an emerging concept that originates from a 2012 […]

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