Category Archives: Content Syndication

Marketo’s Ebook: A Lesson In Content Marketing

When marketing automation vendor Marketo released their “Definitive Guide to Lead Nurturing” last week they knew pretty quickly they had a hit on their hands. Within 6 hours, 1,000 people had registered and downloaded the guide. Think about it: that’s 1,000 sales leads (and make no mistake, that’s what they… Read More

Are Webinars a Waste of Time?

From LinkedIn: “Are webinars a waste of time? It would be interesting to hear from those of you who run regular B2B webinars about how this technique works for your business in terms of “lead generation” and/or “lead conversion”, and also whether you feel that there are other benefits to… Read More

2 Mistakes that Cause Content Syndication to Fail

Many times in this space I’ve talked about the virtues of content syndication as a low risk way for companies to generate a consistent stream of low cost, in-profile leads. However, when we introduce the topic to potential clients we very often hear comments such as: “We tried it, but… Read More

Should You Require Registration for Web Content?

Should you require registration in order for Website visitors to download white papers and other content? And if so, how much information should you require? Perform a random survey of high-tech company Websites, and you’ll discover very quickly that there are widely varying schools of thought on this topic. Some… Read More

July 16 Teleseminar on White Paper Syndication

Join me and Michael Stelzner, editor of Whitepapersource.com and author of the book “Writing White Papers,” as we host a one-hour teleseminar on “Growing Leads with White Paper Syndication: Expanding the Reach of Your White Paper” on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at 11 AM Pacific. Fee for the class is… Read More

Increasing Podcast Response with Veotag

Back in January, Sridhar Ramanathan of the Pacifica Group wrote an interesting post about the pros and cons of using podcasts for B2B marketing. His conclusion: that podcasts shouldn’t take precedence over demand gen priorities such as SEM, but are nonetheless “… a very low cost way for you to… Read More

NetLine Gives Prospects a Second Touch

Competition in the content syndication marketplace is becoming so fierce that, as a demand generation vehicle, white paper syndication is in danger of becoming a commodity, a program that advertisers evaluate on price alone. If I can buy a lead from this vendor for $40, the argument goes, why would… Read More