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Is Content Marketing a Scam?

“Is Content Marketing A Scam?”– It’s a deafening headline for those who make their living by providing content strategy, development, and distribution. It’s also a valid question that actually came to the forefront of my brain last week after meeting with my accountant. This guy is possibly one of the best small business owners I’ve[…]

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The Lies B2B Businesses Tell Themselves About Content Marketing Success

  Did you know 55% of B2B businesses don’t even know what content marketing success or effectiveness looks like? Without the ability to define success, even the best content marketing intentions are set up for failure. Content marketing continues to be a celebrated way to drive awareness, generate leads and expand the customer base. Many[…]

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Good Storytellers are the New Salespeople: Using Stories to Generate Sales

Why content matters: using stories to generate sales from Ashley Poynter Good content marketing uses stories to generate sales and is an integral part of any marketing mix for B2B businesses. The research shows that B2B buyers are less interested in talking to sales people and more interested in nosing around online to solve their problems.[…]

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From Stories to Sales: What Marketers Need to Know About B2B Storytelling

Stories are one of the most powerful drivers of emotion, perception and action on the planet. Great stories move humans in a visceral way and they have the power to compel a desired action by the teller. B2B storytelling has become a prominent part of the marketing mix, though the skill is embraced in a[…]

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How To Jump-Start a Winning B2B Content Marketing Strategy

Content marketing is all the rage right now. Many companies – from small businesses to brand mammoths – have dedicated significant resources to content marketing strategy and putting out some really compelling, informative content pieces. There are other companies who want to jump on the content marketing bandwagon but aren’t quite sure where to begin.[…]

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How to measure ROI from content marketing

  The top two questions I hear from people regarding content marketing are 1) What is content marketing, anyway? And 2) What does successful content marketing look like? In short, most people don’t know how to measure ROI from content marketing. The answer to #1 is easy and I’m going to steal a page from Content Marketing[…]