Capitalising on the fact that readers tend to respond better to genuinely helpful information than to advertising, content marketers often turn to the whitepaper or eBook, as a vehicle for engaging with their audience, while solving a perceived problem or fulfilling a particular need.
This kind of document is one among several content
One of the main tools that try to capture the state of the technology market and industry is the annual Gartner Hype Cycle. As you probably know, the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies is a leading authority in technology trends. The first publication was in 1995 and Gartner has issued an annual repor
In August this year, the Wall Street Journal reported on an unusual case of AI being used in hacking. Using AI, the attackers were able to impersonate a CEO’s voice convincingly enough to compel a colleague to t
Event planning is a unique industry in that it requires a broader knowledge of various markets than many others do. A planner must be able to adapt to whichever industry they are hired to put on an event for and must have a solid understanding of the landscape of that sector in order to be able to effectively promote it.
When it comes to doing any kind of content marketing for your business, it should always be with the sales funnel in mind.
For the uninitiated, the sales funnel is a handy illustrative device which elegantly demonstrates how a prospect first becomes aware of your brand, then becomes interested in the product or service you’
Hello and welcome to the final chapter of our three-part guide for using content to guide your prospects through the sales funnel.
We have already taken you through generating leads with awareness-building top-of-the-funnel (ToFu) content, and we’ve laid out the best way to nurture those leads w
Writing content isn’t easy. Lots of aspiring writers – this author included – began their careers under the illusion transcribing their thoughts into the written word was a relatively simple thing to achieve.
However, ask any writer who has been practicing their craft for any length of time and they’ll likely tell you they look back on the pieces they wrote whe
Inbound marketing and outbound marketing are very different schools of thought when it comes to promoting your brand. This is not to say they can’t both be employed alongside one another, but the philosophies and methods behind them are not interchangeable.
While the techniques used in a marketing strategy may
Gated content is one of the most effective lead generation tools in the content marketer’s arsenal. It can, however, be a little tricky to decide which of your content assets should be “locked” behind a gate, what information you should solicit from your prospects in exchange for access, and where exactly in the sales and marketing funnel gated content should be deployed.
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