B2B integrated marketing communications can complement the Challenger Selling method. With more prospects in a complex B2B selling journey conducting their own fact finding prior to the sales reps involvement, B2B marcom teams must focus content on cultivating the initial relationship. Then, after the sales rep becomes involved, create content that supports the unique and often contrarian perspective of Challenger Selling. Learn more…

B2B integrated marketing communications… there’s never been a more critical time for the practice of B2B integrated marcom than now. With social media becoming a more prevalent in the B2B marcom mix, a lack of integration of messaging can reduce the effectiveness of your marcom programs. This post takes a look at a few techniques that can improve integration and the effectiveness of your B2B marketing communications. Learn more…

B2B mobile and B2B mobile marketing… what exactly do B2B marketers mean? From a B2B marketing communications perspective, B2B mobile is more than a tactic. It’s a strategy that represents a shift in perspective for B2B marcom professionals from the desktop to the mobile device. Read how mobile will change the way B2B marketers reach their target markets and how B2B marketers are leveraging mobile to generate and nurture leads. Learn more…

B2B social media is infiltrating the enterprise. Learn how B2B marketing communications can lead enterprise social media adoption and help establish a company-wide social media center of excellence. Learn more…

Most B2B copywriters are familiar with the 4 Ps of marketing—product, price, promotion and placement. But what many B2B copywriters may not be aware of are the 5th and 6th Ps—person and purpose, discussed in a Brian Solis post, “Exploring the Fifth and Sixth Ps of Marketing.” Integrated Marcom Minute explains why the 5th and 6th Ps are important to B2B copywriters and how considering them can lead to more effective copywriting. Learn more…

Effective B2B copywriters are adapting their writing styles, trimming excess content and making every word count for mobile buyers. Does your B2B copywriting make every word count and click when it comes to mobile marketing content? Learn 3 ways B2B copywriters get results from mobile copy. Learn more…

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

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…