With this increased attention on building a brand as a strategic differentiator, how are marketers approaching it? A recent eMarketer global survey revealed that nearly 56 percent of marketers would increase spending on brand-building activities over the next year compared to 42 percent who said they would be focusing on demand generation. Brand awareness was a higher priority for marketers than demand generation, global business expansion efforts or event spending.
In May 2016, Offerpop commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate how marketers view the importance of UGC in building brand awareness and improving marketing and advertising campaigns. Forrester tested the hypothesis that marketers who inspire the creation and sharing of UGC and leverage it at each point of the customer life cycle see significant benefits.
Once considered experimental merchandising for adventurous retailers and cash-strapped entrepreneurs, pop-up stores have become an established national phenomenon and a legitimate means of testing product, generating buzz, building brand awareness, and driving sales for big-name retailers and ambitious upstarts alike. Growth in mobile broadband technology is expanding the possibilities for a diverse array of applications in mobile pop-up. Furthermore, the “fly-by-night” qualities that might have characterized early pop-ups have now been supplanted by dependable, secure infrastructure solutions that put temporary retail locations on par with their more permanent counterparts. Download the whitepaper to learn more!
Industrial customers use content to research and make purchasing decisions. Are you giving them the info they need? Developed by IHS GlobalSpec, this white paper explains the growing importance of using content to attract, acquire and engage engineers and technical professionals.
Content marketing positions your company as an expert, builds trust and introduces new products and services to a wider audience via webinars, technical articles, social media and more. Find out which content appeals most to technical professionals. Learn how to provide information that fulfills their needs at specific points in the buying cycle. And see examples of how and where industrial suppliers effectively use content marketing to deliver information that can help turn shoppers into buyers.
Content Marketing for Industrial Marketers also explores the challenges of producing enough of the right content, repurposing it across multiple channels and budgeting for it. Plus, it provides the steps to start dev
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