PathFactory aims to remove friction for the B2B buyer by enabling them to easily connect with the right information at every step of the buyer’s journey. Path Analytics and PathFactory for Sales are designed to provide insight about content consumption to both marketers and salespeople, so they can quickly identify the most engaged buyers, best performing content and top channels.
Sixty-one percent of marketers say their enterprise organization is extremely or very committed to content marketing. Yet, only 24% rate their proficiency in content marketing technology as “advanced” or “expert,” according to new research from the Content Marketing Institute.
You’ve likely heard the analogy about how using all of the parts of your leftover Thanksgiving turkey can be applied to your content marketing strategy. NewsCred just published a timely blog on the topic, properly crediting Rebecca Lieb for demonstrating how creative uses of long-form content can be easily spun into shorter, derivative assets.
Ninety percent of best-in-class marketers put their audience’s informational needs above their company’s sales/promotional messages, according to new research from the Content Marketing Institute, MarketingProfs and Conductor.
The report, titled B2B Content Marketing 2019: Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends — North America, surveyed responses from 771 B2B marketers and analyzed strategies for improving content marketing efforts and driving success. Additional findings include:
“It’s terrific to see how many content marketers are putting the audience first,” said Lisa Murton Beets, Research Director at the Content Marketing Institute, in a statement. “This was a novel concept to many traditional marketers 10 years ago … [but] now it’s a common practice among the most successful content marketers surveyed [and] we can see how much marketers have adjusted their thinking.”
Content strategies must continuously adapt to meet buyer expectations in order to generate success. However, there are still some common mistakes that can easily be addressed to maximize content effectiveness. This infographic from Curata spotlights seven of the biggest content marketing mistakes B2B companies fall victim to, along with reasons why these mistakes can limit success.