The value and importance of personalized content marketing and tips to doing it right

People’s needs are constantly changing. New communication channels pop up all the time. Most importantly, your business is ever-changing. So how do you stay relevant and provide a flawless experience that speaks directly to your potential buyers? Don’t treat everyone the same. Content marketing is powerful because it has a unique opportunity to tailor messaging directly to and engage with, the perfect buyer. Not only can it be tailored to the right person, but knowing the ins-and-outs of your target buyer means you can also target their behaviours at a time that’s most convenient for them. Read More

It’s time to level up—Your complete 10 step guide to becoming a strategic, data-driven content marketing team

57% —that’s how far the average B2B buyer is through the purchase decision cycle before engaging a team member in sales. Statistic courtesy of CEB Global. With nearly 60% of your customers engaging first with your content, then with your team, there’s still only 88% of B2B marketers that consider themselves to use content marketing as … Continued Read More

The key to successful content marketing strategies: Telling the right stories with target audience segmentation and targeted personas

Your ideal customer should be able to make a connection with your company or products. A connection that helps them make informed decisions. Content should be tailored to why they came searching in the first place. Any stellar content marketing strategy has a steady flow of quality content—content that tells a story to a particular … Continued Read More

Your content isn’t lackluster, it’s just missing a reason to exist: Show ROI on your content by defining a content mission

Every killer content plan is backed by a tactical execution and strategic plan to keep your content aligned… but is it aligned to the right mission? Your content core aims to tell a strategic story that either makes an impact on your revenue/business growth and or thought-leadership/community awareness. But chances are your content is cluttered. But not because your … Continued Read More

Set an appointment with your audience—Marketing.AI’s takeaways from Content Marketing World 2016

There’s no shortage of content marketing advice in the industry right now, especially not at Content Marketing World 2016. With over 3,500 attendees and two 10 hour days of sessions and expo hall conversations, it was an amazing opportunity to find answers to questions you might have. Here’s my take on the top 4 themes that emerged, plus … Continued Read More