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.

Channel Effectiveness

Content Marketing Tactic Effectiveness Ratings: High & Low

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

From this page you can access articles, interviews,research reports, presentations and white papers on how to most effectively market content. You can also find out about the services we can provide to help.

Recent Blog Posts on Marketing Thought Leadership

Excited about social media? Cool your jets.
What to look out for when the SEO salesmen come knocking. 
Anyone who invests in thought leadership wants a good return on their investment, whether in leads generated, engagements closed or reputation enhanced. But there are many ways companies can make sure they don’t get a good payback. Here are the 10 worst ones we commonly see.
The grand experiments that Harvard Business Review, Forbes, McKinsey Quarterly and other business publications have been staging with their online editions if anything are proving one point: Readers don’t want to be just readers anymore. They want to engage in online discussions about the articles they’ve read – discussions not only with the authors but with other readers as well.

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Articles about Marketing Thought Leadership

An interview with Steve Cokkinias, VP Sales and Marketing, FMG Leading, about the company's journey.
Consulting firms are certainly convinced of the value of social media engagement, but what exactly are their social media efforts getting them? According to a survey we conducted with the Association of Management Consulting Firms, and ResearchNow, that depends on how they conduct them.
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.   
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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