When should you curate content and why is explored from a B2B integrated marketing communications perspective. Learn how content curation works, and get additional content curation resources from thought leaders in B2B content marketing. Learn More

B2B marketers, being early adopters of social platforms and tools external to the corporate environment, are well conditioned to help drive enterprise social media. Good B2B marketers understand the 360 degree impact of social media in garnering attention, facilitating engagement and helping drive revenue. This post discusses how B2B marcom teams can contribute to a successful enterprise social media program behind the firewall. Learn more…

For many B2B marketers there’s little or no “experimental” marketing communications budget, leaving social media out of the mix—or at least underfunded. Here are a few B2B marcom mix suggestions for integrating social media into your marcom mix without breaking your budget.
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For B2B integrated marcom professionals, infographics can represent an opportunity to convey product benefits in an engaging and easy-to-read way, particularly when integrated within a content marketing plan or campaign. A key benefit of infographics is their viral nature, which can be a huge benefit to B2B high tech and industrial marketers often tasked with distilling complex information in an easy-to-interpret format. Infographics are ideal. Learn more…

Integrated Marcom Minute provides Twitter handle advice for B2B marcom professionals. Learn how to set up Twitter handles, what B2B companies need to consider to optimize their Twitter presence. Should B2B companies use a logo or an image of a person to accompany theirTwitter handles? See examples of how several B2B companies have set up their Twitter handles. Learn more…

For B2B technology and industrial marketers, social media has become an integral part of the B2B marcom mix. Presenters at a June 28 Business Development Institute panel on B2B Social Communications explained how they’ve integrated social media into their marcom mixes. Companies including AECOM, Affect, Cisco, Citi, and Deloitte shared that embarking on social media is less about the ROI of the specific social media endeavor and more about the integrated effect of social media on the business. Learn more…

Do B2B industrial companies really need social media? For many industrial companies, social media will be unavoidable. But given the resource-constrained B2B industrial marketing department, often consisting of a lone marcom professional who’s doing it all, integrating social media into the B2B marcom mix can be done more easily than you think.
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For many B2B industrial marketers having a website is “good enough” when it comes to their web presence. However, without applying online marketing techniques, your company could be invisible on the internet. This article helps B2B industrial marcom managers increase their company’s visibility on the internet with a good three-step foundation.
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For B2B marcom, channel partners can be a source of good content. Thanks to several new tools, it’s become easier for marcom pros to curate content from channel partners who are active on Twitter and other social networks. Learn how you can aggregate your channel partners’ Twitter tweets into a daily online newspaper. Learn more…

B2B marcom managers can leverage an abundance of PowerPoint presentations by integrating SlideShare into the marcom mix. For many B2B marketers PowerPoint presentations are easier and cheaper to produce than online video. So SlideShare can be a marcom manager’s best friend by enabling him or her to repurpose PowerPoint presentations with the added benefit of online lead generation. Learn how to successfully integrate SlideShare into the B2B marcom mix plus tips on optimizing your presentations for search and the social sphere. Learn more…