Tag Archives: Social Media

LinkedIn Sponsored Updates

Why this LinkedIn Ad Works: 2 Key Tips for Success

For many B2B Marketers, advertising on LinkedIn is becoming a demand generation staple. At our agency, we’re seeing great results across a broad swath of clients from LinkedIn Sponsored Updates in particular, at a cost per lead similar to, or sometimes better than, traditional search marketing. In addition to the… Read More

generate more leads from your blog

10 Ways to Generate More Leads from Your Business Blog

If you’re not generating leads – as in: a lot of leads – from your company’s blog, you’re missing out on what is perhaps not only your best opportunity to convert organic Web traffic into actionable, measurable sales inquiries, but also the best way to actually show real ROI from… Read More

Maker’s Mark: PR Debacle or Social Media Genius?

By now you’ve probably read about a momentous recent decision, and the very public reversal of that decision, made by Maker’s Mark, a distiller of small batch bourbon based in Loretto, Kentucky. The basic story is this: in February, Maker’s Mark announced that they would be reducing the alcohol content… Read More

No Leads from Social Media? No Excuses.

In a recent post, the folks over at Silicon Angle applied their usual insightful analysis to the results of an industry survey by marketing automation company Pardot, a survey that reports fully 42 percent of respondents (all B2B Marketers) have failed to generate any leads from their social media campaigns…. Read More

Lead Generation Losing Out to Social Media? Not So Much.

A recent industry study on Lead Management Optimization, conducted by CSO Insights and conducted in partnership with SMEI and Marketo, sheds insight on the relative budget marketing organizations are investing in areas such as lead nurturing, social media, and lead generation. Amongst its findings: • Overwhelmingly, the #1 marketing objective… Read More

8 Things Your CEO Can Write About On His/Her Blog

Launching a CEO blog but the boss isn’t sure what to write about? Here are 8 ideas based on a list we created recently for a client: 1. Opinion/Thought Leadership – opinions/rants/views on the world of [insert your product category here] – the good, bad and ugly. A good place… Read More

Podcast (Part 4): Offer Strategy & Pipeline Acceleration

In the final part of my podcast with Steve Farnsworth of Jolt Social Media, we discuss offer strategy for social media, lead generation, and lead nurturing, and the role of marketing automation in converting raw inquiries to qualified prospects and opportunities. In just 9 minutes, you’ll learn: • how to… Read More