The Divide Between Sales and Marketing: Is it just a Stereotype?

Posted by Lauren Farrell on January 21

Expectations drive the stereotypes that often divide sales and marketing departments. Sales expects marketing to create a simple message and deliver qualified leads, and marketing thinks sales wants them to do the work while they travel and entertain.

These assumptions complicate things. But is the divide overhyped?

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Topics: B2B Marketing, B2B Digital Marketing, Marketing and Sales, Maverick of Marketing, Sales Enablement

Experience, Innovation and Disruption In Retail: the 2020 Vision at NRF

Posted by Taylor Raglin on January 7

As a new decade dawns, it’s time to look at how identifying a vision for your business can set you up for continued success in 2020 and beyond.

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Topics: Thought Leadership, B2B Marketing, B2B Industry News, B2B Market, Retail

How to Launch Online Learning for your Company

Posted by Lauren Farrell on December 10

 

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.

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Topics: B2B Marketing, B2B Content, Continuing Education, Online Learning, eLearning

Why Employee Advocacy Should be the Cornerstone of your Marketing Strategy

Posted by Lauren Farrell on November 25

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.

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Topics: Business Communication, Thought Leadership, B2B Marketing, B2B Content, Content Strategy, Social Media Marketing, Employee Advocacy, B2B Social Selling, Social Selling, Maverick of Marketing

Adapting Strategies to Differing Markets

Posted by Lauren Farrell on November 19

Oftentimes in business we complain about too much data. But for marketers in newer companies, often there is no data to inform decisions.  So how do marketing strategies change between established brands and startups? 

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Topics: B2B Marketing, B2B Content Strategy, Maverick of Marketing

MarketScale Recognized Among Conversational Marketing Top 50 Worldwide

Posted by Lauren Farrell on November 19

We know that websites are our most powerful sales tool, and conversational marketing has made sure that continues to ring true. We are proud to be named a Drift Top 50 Conversational Marketer for 2019.

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Topics: B2B Marketing, Digital Marketing, Conversational Marketing

Why Content Should Drive Your Marketing Strategy

Posted by Lauren Farrell on November 14

Content is undoubtedly still king when it comes to marketing. Yet, sometimes marketers still question, why?

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Topics: B2B Marketing, Content Marketing, B2B Content Strategy

Content Marketing vs. Product Marketing

Posted by Lauren Farrell on September 18

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.

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Topics: B2B Marketing, B2B Content, Content Strategy, Content Marketing, Here's What I Know, Product Marketing

Driving Market Relevance with Content

Posted by Lauren Farrell on September 12

 

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?

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Topics: B2B Marketing, B2B Content, Content Strategy, B2B Content Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Market Makers

Elevating Production: Searching for a  Video Leader

Posted by Lauren Farrell on July 23
Providing a creative solution and executing it is what makes marketing campaigns stand out. The ability to connect with a target audience through captivating and detailed storytelling makes video an incredibly valuable asset to brands.
 
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Topics: Video, B2B Marketing, Hiring

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