The 4 B2B Content Qualities That Influence Purchasing Behavior

By Stephanie AlexandreAug 11, 2017

According to a recent joint study conducted by the Content Marketing Institute and SmartBrief, content has more power in the B2B purchasing processes than ever. Over 1,200 executives and business professionals were interviewed and asked about the type of content that compels them to seal the deal. Creating remarkable content that contains these following 4 qualities will ensure that your B2B organization is set for success.

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3 Next–Gen Tools for B2B Sales & Marketing

By Stephanie AlexandreAug 09, 2017

The best businesses know they need to evolve and adapt in order to reach their sales goals, but finding the rights tools in an ever-changing landscape can prove challenging. That is why we have come up with a list cutting edge next-gen tools to help you find marketing success. As marketers, we understand what it takes to move the needle and how to help our B2B clients redefine their goals and priorities. These tools are meant to help your organization regain its agility all while developing a clearer understanding of your target audience. 

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The Risk and Reward of IoT

By Stephanie AlexandreJun 02, 2017

According to a study conducted by Cisco in 2016, global business executives believe IoT, or the Internet of Things, will positively impact their companies in multiple ways, such as operations efficiency, customer service improvement, and enhanced collaboration among others.

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3 Ways B2B Marketing Heavyweights Are Driving Customer Centricity

By Stephanie AlexandreMay 19, 2017

Learn how B2B marketers like Juniper Networks, Wells Fargo, and Blackrock are attempting to become more customer experience oriented. From creating new roles and cross-functional teams to developing customer narratives, organizations are ramping up their martech efforts like never before.

Recently these 3 heavyweights spoke at the Oracle Modern Customer Experience Summit, where they were united in transforming the face of digital change and connecting with customers.

Here are 3 examples of how data can transform the way marketers connect to their audience.

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How to Fix the Flaw in Funnel-Based Tech Marketing

By Stephanie AlexandreApr 20, 2017

While the purchase funnel has served B2B marketers well over the years, a recent study conducted by Latitude found 87% of buyers now travel a less linear, more complex pathway to final purchase. The four key pillars of the funnel­–attract, convert, close, and delight–are still relevant but, you may want to start thinking about the mental state and behaviors of your buyers during the purchase cycle.

Latitude’s study uncovered six behavioral and mental states buyers will experience:

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Let’s Get Social – B2B Style

By Stephanie AlexandreFeb 16, 2017

Let’s talk. The two words that everyone dreads to hear, but we promise what we’re up to won’t hurt you, it will help you. It’s about how you are using social media to leverage B2B marketing tactics. Now don’t panic! We’ve come up with five tactics that can help you get back on your social.

Social media can seem like somewhat of an enigma when it comes to the B2B world. But, we’re here to replace mystery with strategy. The following suggestions are some simple steps you can take to move in the right direction. 
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Hillary’s New App: A Presidential Marketing Tool

By Ryan TrabalkaJul 28, 2016

We are familiar with mobile apps, especially ones that involve people running around to catch virtual creatures, but Hillary Clinton is joining in on the fun. The democratic nominee has taken her brand to the next level by introducing her own campaigning app that is available for free download. Here at thinkDM2, we aren’t picking sides, but we recognize an intelligent marketing strategy when we see one. The Hillary 2016 app has 1,335 ratings while earning 4 ½ stars on the Apple App Store since it was introduced July 24th. Keeping an open mind, we have to give Hillary some credit for her mobile app.

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