Top 10 LinkedIn Hints and Tips

Our latest LinkedIn message and script ideas that will help you build connections on LinkedIn LinkedIn is the most effective channel to market in the B2B world.  Today it has more than 740 million people  (2021 figures) and, according to CRM provider Hubspot, LinkedIn...

Setting out your marketing strategy for 2022

2022 won’t be just another year for a great many people. COVID-19 in its various forms made sure of that. Marketing to businesses in 2022 will require marketers to pull out the stops to step out into the light, entertain audiences, and find new innovative ways to tap...

Why Your B2B Marketing Campaign Needs a Rush

In a congested global market for products and services, any company hoping to be successful in seducing prospective customers to its door needs to be excellent—if not world-class—at multichannel marketing campaigns.  Building a high-performing marketing machine is not...

Alternative names for webinar

In a remote working world exhausted by webinar fatigue, how can you make your next virtual event stand out by re-branding it? Another webinar? You’re kidding right? Working remotely means we’ve all been stuck at home and relying heavily on social platforms like...

Every customer we’ve won has come from word of mouth

Being good at what you do and delivering on your promises might just be your biggest marketing superpower Creating new customers is hard Thanks to a heady mix of technology, data privacy regulations and the ability of buyers to develop their own knowledge and serve...

The Four Phases of B2B Tech Sales

Are you concentrating your spend on the least probable marketing projects?  There are not one but four phases to the sales lifecycle. How many are you leveraging in your marketing plan?  One of my biggest frustrations as a B2B tech marketer is the way so many tech...

Learning from Your Mistakes

My Top 3 List of Infamous Personal Business Flops and Failures It’s not easy to turn an idea into a business that makes money. In my list of business flops and failures below, I share some of the ideas I’ve had over the years that never turned into...

What Is Your Why

Every business needs a purpose behind its brand to explain to its workforce, investors, customers, prospects and partners why it exists. Today, more than ever, buyers are influenced by the ‘WHY’ of your business—and how your business contributes to society. How...

Co-Creation Workshops: The future of service design

by Ian Tomlin | Jun 22, 2020 | B2B Marketing, B2B Technology Marketing, Co-Creation, Conversational Marketing, Service Delivery | 0 comments You produce services to deliver value to customers. Achieving an above and beyond customer experience requires services to work...

Running Webinars to Generate Sales Leads

UNTIL YOU CONVERT PARTICIPATION INTO SALES LEADS ALL YOU’VE DONE IS ADD COST TO YOUR BOTTOM LINE Okay, so you might see webinars as a way of ‘spreading your brand message’ but failing to create a buying interest means you’re doing something wrong in your webinar...

The Webinar from Hell

When webinars go horribly wrong We’ve all been there… Attending a webinar that’s nothing more than a sales pitch, presented by one presenter with a monotone voice and no personality!  You DON’T want your customers or prospects to ever experience a bad webinar, so...

Three of the Best Webinar Poll Questions

Webinar Poll Questions are the single most important feature of online webinar platforms to turn online conversations into sales opportunities and this is why… With platforms like GoToWebinar, Zoom Video Webinars and Cisco Webex Webinars you can run one or more online...

WHAT IS SONAR1?

SONAR1 is a methodology to formalize inbound marketing activities to turn ‘surfers into buyers’ through the application of conversational marketing methods and conversational path principles. Where SONAR1 Came From SONAR1 was developed through the customer...

Best Way to Cut B2B Marketing Spend?

What’s the best way to cut  B2B marketing spend? ANSWER:  The best way to cut marketing spend is to spend less on dysfunctional sales and marketing initiatives, and more on joined-up conversational marketing paths that you KNOW produce results! Speak to most B2B...