digital marketing

15 Types of Content Marketing (Including Some You Haven’t Thought of Yet)

Content marketing is not just the written word (although “crawlable” text content is excellent for SEO.) Content can be static or dynamic, audio or visual, sent via email, downloaded on a landing page or shared in a more personalized way. …

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5 Demand Generation Best Practices for IT Service Companies

The IT services industry must grapple with growing competition. From other providers to the evolving self-help SaaS industry, competitors come in all shapes and sizes. There is also enormous opportunity in the IT services industry. Gartner predicts that worldwide IT …

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7 Landing Page Mistakes that Hurt Lead Generation

By Artemus Bryant, Content Strategist Landing pages are by design, websites created to convert visitors into leads. You utilize landing pages to capture leads by offering premium branded content in exchange for a visitor’s contact information. The copy you write …

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Top of Funnel Marketing: Strategies for Acquiring More B2B Leads

The marketing funnel describes the stages of the customer journey: from when an individual first discovers a product to when they make a purchasing decision. Top of funnel marketing targets potential customers at the beginning of the customer journey in …

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Creating a Great Landing Page for Sales Leads

By Nicole Cappella, Content Specialist Digital marketing has transformed the way that businesses reach new audiences, and identify which contacts are ready for sales outreach. This process requires that sales and marketing work together closely, to ensure the right qualifiers are …

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4 Common B2B Lead Generation Mistakes

Common B2B Lead Generation Mistakes. B2B marketing mistakes to avoid. Some lead generation tactics that simply work better than others.

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Blogging for B2B lead generation marketing

How to use blogging for B2B lead generation. Example blog article types for B2B marketing.

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Where Does Content Fit into My B2B Marketing Funnel?

Using content in your B2B marketing funnel. Defining the purpose and approach for using content in B2B marketing. Tips to audit your funnel.

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5 Ways Content Can Aid the B2B Sales Process

Content is a powerful tool for B2B sales nurturing. Use content to make the sales process more relevant for buyers. Sales lead nurturing tips.

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Video Marketing Strategies for B2B Companies

There is a misconception that video content needs to be a flashy production filled with impressive b-roll footage, custom graphics, and shot on an expensive studio camera. That’s why you might be surprised to know that videos are something you …

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How B2B Marketers Can Overcome ABM Challenges

Account-based marketing (ABM) is an increasingly popular strategy in the B2B industry. Known for closing more qualified leads, ABM yields a higher ROI; 71% of ABM marketers cited a higher return compared to traditional marketing initiatives. ABM budgets have increased …

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How to Do Content Marketing Effectively (and Earn More Results & Outcomes)

Content marketing is effective for any business that wants to be seen as an industry thought leader, make their website a business-growth driver, improve sales nurturing, and gain visibility with prospective buyers. In fact, content done right can serve many …

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Targeted Advertising Examples for IoT Companies

Selling and marketing your IoT solution? For your prospects, implementing the Internet of Things is a company-wide decision. But individual stakeholders need to get on board, and they have specific pain points and challenges unique to their role. To win …

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Inbound Marketing and Agile are the Perfect Fit. Here’s Why.

According to Forbes and CMG partners, 93% of CMOs who employ Agile practices say their speed to market for ideas, campaigns, and products has improved.   Agile process management, and by extension agile marketing, are used by enterprise teams who …

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Nurturing Sales Leads 101

Sales leads are often expensive to generate, so when you have a lead ready for outreach, you need to nail down the nurture strategy. It’s often not as simple as sending a single generic email asking for time on someone’s …

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Why ABM is the Best Marketing Strategy for IoT Companies

By its nature, IoT is a decentralized investment. It crosses traditional organizational barriers and breaks down silos. As a result, IoT often impacts several different departments, ranging from executives to IT and operations. Each stakeholder needs to understand their individual …

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Keyword Strategy Mistakes to Stop Doing Now

A keyword strategy is definitely a must-have for businesses that want to generate leads online. In this article, we are going to address some common keyword strategy mistakes that businesses should curb.   Google receives over 63,000 searches per second …

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How to Excel at Targeted Marketing for B2B Tech Companies

Targeted marketing is the practice of aiming at an audience target with your campaigns like a bow and arrow, rather than casting a wide net to a general audience. It’s a highly effective way to get the right people to …

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Account-Based Marketing on LinkedIn: Does it Work for B2B?

LinkedIn is one of the most successful channels for account-based marketing that we’ve seen for our clients at Ironpaper. When it’s paired with other ABM channels and strategies, LinkedIn can be used to create demand generation and engagement among your …

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What is Content Marketing?

In order to define what is content marketing, we also want to define the most effective types and define its purpose. Content marketing is a marketing strategy in which you create and publish various educational and sales materials to generate …

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Key Stages + Stats for the B2B Customer Journey

The “old way of sales” for B2B on its way out—prospect, cold call, email repeatedly, hiding pricing info, and pressure to close. If you don’t believe me, consider this statistic:   The vast majority of B2B buyers do research online …

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How to Drive B2B Sales Leads with Problem-Focused Content Marketing

Article by the Ironpaper team. Content marketers, beware: The people who buy technology products and services don’t care how many awards your company has won or how long you’ve been in business. Buyers crave valuable, educational content that helps them …

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Shorter Isn’t Always Better — How to Boost Conversions Without Cutting Content

By Arielle Hurst We hate to break it to you, but there are aren’t any universal silver bullets that will instantly improve your conversion rates. Although some marketers may strike gold during an A/B test and announce, “Orange buttons tripled …

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6 Ways to Automate Your Marketing and Sales Alignment With HubSpot

Marketing and sales teams are understanding that they need to align their KPIs and goals to be successful.   In fact, when sales and marketing teams work together, companies see 36% higher customer retention and 38% higher sales win rates, …

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Tips for More Digital Marketing Conversions

If you’re thinking about digital marketing conversions, your head is already in the right place. More than just a static brochure for your business, a business website can convert new leads and bring in business to your sales funnel. And …

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How to Build Your Own Business Email List

Over 700 people per month search “business email list” into Google, with many others searching variations on the term. Clearly, marketers and salespeople are still trying to purchase their way into building a contact database.   But purchasing a business …

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How to Iterate and Test an Account-Based Marketing Campaign

Iteration and optimization are the two words that should define your account-based marketing campaign. If you want to lower your cost-per-acquisition and scale up reliably, you need to be lean with your campaign launch and test from a few different …

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How Remarketing Works to Nurture B2B Leads

What is remarketing? A broad definition of remarketing refers to activities, including retargeting, that seek to recapture attention and information from known leads or previous website visitors. Some remarketing strategies include launching paid advertisements to existing leads or to visitors …

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Targeted Advertising and ABM: A High-Converting Strategy for B2B

It’s no mystery that marketing campaigns are becoming more and more targeted. People expect relevancy online. And fewer people have the patience for emails, ads, and other interruptions that aren’t relevant to them.   40.5 percent of survey respondents prefer …

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Optimizing a Website Homepage for B2B Technology Companies

Your homepage is often the first impression many prospects will see of your company. Sure, they may click an advertisement or find you through a social media post — but your website homepage is your major chance to own the …

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