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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 […]

Strategy and Tactics – The same right?

#171303562 / 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 […]

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 […]

5 Steps to Successful B2B Lead Conversion

Traditional business-to-business lead generation strategies like cold calling, unsolicited site visits, and email worked a few years ago but will not deliver great results today. Social media, mobile technology and content marketing has changed the B2B landscape forever. Inbound marketing strategies are now generating more demand for business products and services than traditional marketing ever […]

The Difference Between B2B and B2C Marketing

B2B Marketing is a marathon Although both business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing targets people, there is a fundamental difference between B2B and B2C marketing. At the core, businesses that market to other businesses are relationship driven, whereas businesses that market to consumers are product driven. Think of B2C as a sprint and B2B as a marathon. […]

B2B Catching Up to B2C [Infographic]

According to a recent 2012 State of Digital Marketing report published by WebMarketing 123, B2B Marketers are closing the gap on B2C Marketers when it comes to SEO, PPC and Social Media. The infographic below is a snapshot of the report and illustrates a few key nuggets that every B2B company should consider when planning […]