Author Archives: Andrew Silcox

Does Social Media Have a Place in B2B Marketing?

Social Media

Social media marketing, the 3 words which have completely changed the landscape of B2C marketing forever, but where does this leave us B2B marketers and is it worthwhile including a social media campaign into the marketing mix? Social media marketing budgets almost doubled, worldwide, between 2014 and 2016 (increasing from $16 Billion USD to $31 […]

5 B2B Social Media Strategies & Best Practices

power of influencer marketing

Understanding B2B social media can be challenging. Research brands that are flourishing on social media and the chances are the first ten companies you stumble across are B2C companies. You’ll rarely hear about an HR consultancy going viral on Instagram or a rubber manufacturer crushing it on Facebook. That’s not to say that B2B companies […]

6 B2B Email Marketing Strategies to Boost Engagement

email marketing

Email marketing remains one of the most effective B2B marketing methods. According to WordStream, email is the ‘third most influential source of information for B2B audiences, behind only colleague recommendations and industry-specific thought leaders.’ However, there are many strategies that are often overlooked; strategies that could help to optimise your open and click-through rates. Whether […]

How to Choose the Right Marketing Strategy for Your SaaS Business

saas

Software as a service (SaaS) businesses have their work cut out for them. SaaS marketing is unlike any other type of marketing. After all, how do you market something that has no physical presence and is constantly changing? Or, reach an audience which might only consist of two dozen B2B companies? Or, explain your brilliant […]

11 Social Hacks To Improve Your B2B Networking Skills

B2B Networking

In B2B marketing, building and maintaining relationships with your customers is key to nurturing leads. Whether you are at a local business networking event, or attending a conference as a representative of your organisation, being able to ‘work the room’ is a very useful skill to acquire. Unfortunately, networking does not come easily to everyone. […]

The Myth of ‘Going Viral’

The Myth of Going Viral

Since the rise of social media, the concept of ‘going viral’ has captured the imaginations of digital marketers across the globe. Over the past decade, advertisers have developed theories of ‘viral’ marketing, that, to quote Time Magazine, “assumes that a great idea is self-distributing, and word of mouth can take a little thing and turn […]

How Will The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Affect MarTech Companies in 2018?

GDPR

There is only one week left before the GDPR becomes enforceable within the European Union (EU). MarTech companies across the globe are scrambling to make sure they are compliant with the new regulation requirements before May 25th. The question now is how this new regulation will affect MarTech companies and the marketing industry at large? […]

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