Brands undoubtedly experience ebbs and flows influenced by a variety of factors, many outside of the control of anyone. And right now, more than any other time in recent memory, many businesses are experiencing unexpected changes. So how does a brand adapt? While branding doesn’t have a singular strategy, and there is no set formula for new challenges - it’s important for brands and marketers to continually adapt and understand their audience.
Before 2020, B2B industry events spend was on pace to create a $20 billion annual market. Industry events and trade shows bring the perfect fusion of education, collaboration and sales. Leads, product demonstrations—business growth. Deals are closed, terms are discussed and innovation reigns.
We are seeing the biggest shift in B2B history toward remote work, and remote communications. What used to be an in-person meeting is now a videoconference. What used to be a speech at a conference is now a live video. And what used to be an interview is now a podcast.
Inc. released its inaugural list of fastest growing private companies in Texas, naming MarketScale 67th. With growth of 220% in just two years, we are incredibly proud to help lead our industry in our home state.
Why is creativity so vital for B2B companies today, when traditionally it has been ignored - leading to many companies being labeled as mundane or boring?
Online learning was once solely associated with higher education and cyber schools. But today, it is being thoroughly redefined as businesses develop their own courses as a cornerstone of training and growth for their employees. 80% of US companies today are using eLearning and corporate eLearning has grown by more than 900% since 2001.
Empowering employees to be champions of your brand is more important than ever before. 92% of people trust recommendations from their family and friends over any form of advertising. Employees who are advocates for their employers help to lead recruitment, increase brand awareness and even drive leads.
Traditionally businesses, especially in B2B, have focused on products and specs. Yet the classic advertising model has been upended in the era of social media and digital content. Buyers have rejected outdated campaigns in favor of engaging and informative material.
With these changes, B2B marketers often confuse product marketing with content marketing.
It's one of the most cliche phrases in marketing, yet undeniably true. Content is king. But as more mediums add to the vastness of content - how as a marketer do you create content to stay relevant and influence the buying cycle?