Category: Digital Marketing

More ways to use white papers for lead generation

If you are using white papers for lead generation, you will want to get the best value from each one.  This article outlines the different ways people use white papers in content marketing. The aim is to reach out to a wider audience and generate as many sales leads...

IT services marketing update for 2021

IT services marketing should have an interesting year ahead. Analysts agree that the global Pandemic has accelerated the adaption of cloud computing, and that this will continue into 2021. No one will be surprised, the Cloud enables remote and mobile working, and shifts spending from capital to revenue. Although...

Secret search ranking factors: EU tackles big search providers

The EU has published their “Guidelines on Ranking Transparency”, which seek to make search engines and online intermediation services fairer. They’ve also published a list of factors that might be important in ranking search results. This is an interesting development which I will follow, as I write a lot...

Low-cost leads generation

Some of the smaller businesses I work with count their marketing budgets in hundreds of pounds not thousands. This article outlines three approaches my clients are using to generate sales leads with smaller budgets. Leads generation is always a high priority, especially at the moment during this difficult Covid...

Case studies – ten ways to use them

Case studies for marketing. Here’s a quick article to suggest ways to use those valuable customer stories. The first customer in a new market sector is an ideal candidate for a case study. Ideally your case study library will contain examples from every sector of your customer base. They can be anywhere from 200...

Covid19 marketing where next?

After COVID19 marketing may look different. Since the Pandemic began, my inbox has been full of webinar invites and notices about virtual events that are replacing the real-life ones.  Without doubt, the pandemic has changed marketing. I sense that some of this change is here to stay. B2B Marketing...

Ten Marketing Trends for 2020

What will be the new marketing trends for 2020? This is my suggestion. I wold love to know if you agree? 1. Content creation – I have made this number one on my list of marketing trends for 2020 because so many businesses are professionalising the creation of their...

PR and Digital Marketing

PR and digital marketing work well together. I call myself a PR consultant working with technology businesses. However PR and Digital Marketing often overlap. You will probably know that PR stands for Public Relations. That name is quite strange. Most companies who care about PR simply see it as...

B2B Marketing Post GDPR

With the GDPR research and compliance just about complete for my own business, I have been thinking how B2B marketing will progress in the post GDPR world. GDPR forces us to think more like sales people who focus closely on the best business opportunities, and less like the now...

No retainer for PR services?

Why is a project fee replacing the traditional retainer for PR services? PR companies traditionally charged a retainer fee where clients paid to secure PR services as required.  The PR agency would be available to assist the client with work as it arose. If the PR work related to...