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.
From CES and SXSW, to NAB, InfoComm, FabTech, OTC and thousands more – industry events provide a platform for people to meet, grow, converse and learn. But as we are all aware – unforeseen disruption from the coronavirus is eliminating a platform that so many depend on. Coronavirus is not the first virus outbreak that has international implications causing industry-wide disruption; nor will it be the last. But does the disruption need to be as extensive as it seems?
Marketing used to be simple, or so it seemed. Write a blog. Post a blog. Wait for Google to index the blog. And suddenly your company, your products, and you – were discovered. Anyone could do it, and everyone did. But then everything changed. And whether you know it or not, it's a marketer's dream.