Thought Leadership Marketing

Once you have a compelling idea, you need to get it to the executives who are potential buyers of your products or services. This used to be done by publishing hard copy white papers and journals, and more recently by publishing them on line. But the world of thought leadership marketing is changing very rapidly today. First the volume of published material is growing fast, so that it is increasingly difficult to cut through the noise. Second, new tools and channels such as e-readers and social networks are continually throwing up new challenges and opportunities.

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Content Marketing Tactic Effectiveness Ratings: High & Low

Source: B2B Content Marketing: 2010 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends | MarketingProfs/Junta42 

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Articles about Marketing Thought Leadership

Consulting firms are no doubt much more “social” than they used to be on the Web. But what is social media getting them? According to the latest survey that we conducted with the Association of Management Consulting Firms and ResearchNow, by itself, apparently not much.
This 2013 survey of 50 consulting firms by the Bloom Group and the Association of Management Consulting Firms (AMCF) explains what the consulting firms that generate the most leads from their online content do differently than the others.   
Our latest study shows that the consulting world has now embraced social media as a way to market its expertise, build rapport with existing clients and draw new ones into the fold.  But many of social media’s most potent tools remain untouched.
Management journals long have been a staple of the B2B marketing mix. Yet readership of their online editions varies greatly. Those with the largest audiences have an “open dialogue” through which readers can become much more interested in the firm’s services.
Seminars, publications, market research, and customer care centers are important tools in every B2B firm’s toolbox for understanding, attracting, serving and keeping customers loyal.  But they're not enough today. (First of a series.)

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Recent Blog Posts on Marketing Thought Leadership

The reasons why becoming a thought leader will be much harder this year. 
Delve into the thought leadership advice that our readers valued most in 2016. 
You worked hard on that article: Don't let it slip into quiet oblivion. 
There's a good reason why thought leadership marketing has become elemental to many B2B companies: Customers demand it.
Keeping your nose to the grindstone may not be the key to success after all.

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