7 Ways Your B2B Marketing Offers Can Break Through to the C-Suite

For many B2B marketers, the “Holy Grail of Marketing” is found in the C-Suite, that often-elusive place where doors are opened, decisions are made, and checks are written. It’s a place that’s hard to penetrate, with its proverbial gatekeepers and harried, over-marketed-to executives—and breaking through with an offer they can’t refuse is a feat worthy of crying, “Eureka!”

Clichés and metaphors aside, successfully reaching and eliciting response from a C-Suite audience is no simple task. Even with a solid contact list and compelling offer, how can you be sure they’ll take notice? How do you know they’ll take action on it (even if that means passing it along to someone else)? And are they even listening? They’re already bombarded with marketing messages, especially if they spendRead more

Is Your Website A Lead-Generation Powerhouse? Our 5-Point Checklist

Your website is an essential part of your lead generation strategy. Not only is it often the first stop along the customer journey, it’s also where conversions happen. And leads get generated everywhere in between! How can you be sure you’re website is working as hard as it can to deliver as many new leads as possible?

When our strategic and creative teams work with customers on website development—at the crossroads of lead generation, naturally—we come to the table with the following 5-point checklist. Consider these your guideposts for creating an up-to-date, lead-generating website:Read more

How to Generate Leads With Facebook Ad Campaigns

With over 2 billion monthly active users, Facebook has become an essential place for businesses to connect with existing and prospective customers—and the Facebook family of apps and services enable marketers to take audience engagement beyond company pages, shared posts, and groups. Marketers can tap into advertising opportunities to help them meet a wide range of business goals, including generating high-quality leads.

Let’s take a look at how Facebook advertising campaigns can be deeply customized—and optimized—to generate more leads for direct response marketers.Read more

What to Expect from Your Direct Response Marketing Agency Team

You might wonder, what sets a direct response marketing agency team apart? Apart from digital marketing agencies, apart from solo marketing consultants, or even apart from the marketing professionals working at your company. Here, we’ll share some insights into what differentiates a dedicated direct response marketing team and what to expect while working with them.

Direct Response Marketing Agencies 101
Direct response marketing agencies specialize in helping companies generate immediate action from customers and prospects. That might mean calling or returningRead more

No Crisis Here: 5 Best Practices for Brand Reputation Marketing

Managing your brand’s reputation takes more than crisis management—it takes reputation marketing. While there’s no doubt an adroit response to a defamatory review or snarky Tweet can work to your advantage, why not let your marketing strategy proactively influence customers’ perception of your brand? Here, we take a closer look at how you can put the power of reputation marketing to work for your company.

Reputation: Customers Make It or Break It, but You Can Shape It
What impacts your brand’s reputation in the marketplace? Maybe the better question is, “what doesn’t?” At a high level, it’s what your customers say. And in today’s digital world, they are most certainly talking. Your prospective customers, employees, and business partners (and let’s face it, everybody else) are listening—and responding accordingly. That’s why you need to help shape the conversation.Read more