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Think Strategically About Creative

Getting it right! When marketers and business owners want to create a marketing campaign that will help build a stronger, more competitive position for their brand, they can borrow some lessons from those in the ad agency world. This piece from AdAge is geared to agencies on how to be more strategic when developing creative […]

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 […]

5 Reasons to Keep Using Email for B2B Marketing [Infographic]

For B2B companies, email is considered the number one B2B Marketing platform. Why? Email was designed for business, unlike social media platforms like Facebook and Pinterest. That being said, savvy businesses are integrating email into their social marketing strategy, using social tools to boost visibility, SEO ranking, and customer engagement, and using email to nurture […]

Does your opinion influence your marketing activity?

Eric Wittlake (@wittlake) over at asks a poignant question in a recent post on the dangers of opinions in marketing: How does your opinion influence your marketing activity? It’s a great question for both client and agency. Shooting from the hip is dangerous When we are engaged in marketing activities, why do we gravitate to […]

Strike a balance between traditional and digital marketing

This may surprise you, but according to eMarketer and BtoB Magazine, North Americans rely equally on traditional and digital media when researching information and making purchasing decisions. Canadians prefer print, Americans prefer online… but only slightly. According to a February eMarketer article, Traditional Trumps Social Media Influence in Canada, a study conducted by the Canadian Council […]

Social Media Demographics (INFOGRAPHIC)

We haven’t posted an infographic in awhile, so I thought it was a great time to share one with you. I came across this one on Mashable  and found it very interesting. We often hear about the numbers in terms of overall users on each platform, but it’s not so often that we get a bit […]

Vital Statistics for B2B Social Media

There’s no doubt about the fact that B2B marketing is changing, especially with the increased use of social media. Would you be surprised to learn that B2B companies are actually leading the charge when it comes to social media? 81% of B2B companies have accounts on social media sites, compared to only 67% of B2C […]

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