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How to Start a Blog and Why it’s Great for B2B Marketing Strategy

B2B is when business begins to converse business with another business, that’s some real business going on right there. Marketing to other businesses or B2B marketing is one level higher than marketing to consumers or B2C marketing which most probably you witnessed the last time you turned on the television.

(‘Netflix generation’ translation: This is what you get to experience when you are using the YouTube network but without the Premium option attached to it.

In B2C marketing, your target audience will probably not be very sensitive to some of the following very basic strategies. Of course, when it comes to business-to-business marketing, it is different because people face each other on the same level – they are professionals. They understand how it is done, so you have to outsmart them more with strategy.

 Business-to-business (B2B) marketing strategy

Despite the above-mentioned drawbacks, the correct amount of visitors can turn a business blog into the most valuable addition to a B2B marketer’s arsenal. It is sort of like your business boasting board where you are free to flaunt all your business accomplishments.

Do you have any campaign or new product/service that is close to your heart? Just write a post about it in the blog and within no time their leads would have increased. Customers like that and with quality content on the regular you are building interest and transparency. This, in essence, is how you can build trust from other businesses with a terrific business blog.

What is involved in B2B marketing technique and how will blogging be incorporated into the scheme of things?

B2B marketing strategy is one of those concepts that is very difficult to define briefly, because it is bound to differ from one business to another! It is a sequence of activities caused by business processes, which, in their turn, are initiated in compliance with business strategies accompanied by digital intelligence. B2B marketing strategy can take different forms, including:B2B marketing strategy can take different forms, including:

  • Brand communication, means developing the content that fits the business’s tone and reflects its priorities while at the same time being relevant to the customers.
  • Competitive analysis, which is analogous to the business strategy of keeping one’s friends close and one’s enemies even closer. This way, you get to understand what your competitors are doing, and copy when necessary, and preferable only when it is wise to do so. More importantly, what is your point of difference going to be and what you are going to do to stand out from the rest.
  • By collection and analysis, which is an important process for a successful marketing strategy. Thus, when you take note of your analytics, you get a sense of your current marketing performance; therefore, you can make adjustments of your choice to try and get enhanced performance. Ideally, you should perform these reviews with a rhythm; this avoids a situation where it is done haphazardly.

Well, let’s tie this in with blogging: First, the presence of a B2B marketing blog alone will generate 55 percenet more visitors. And if that blog is especially active, for example if it produces 15 posts per month, then it will bring in 1,200 average new leads within that one month.

It gets better. Blogging will see you gain a corresponding rise in inbound links by the staggering figure of 97 per cent. This, in its own right, boosts your SEO, which in turn; offers you massive online rankings. Blogging is one of the most inexpensive and fairly easy promotion methods to attract attention. Statistics like these make you wonder why you have not tried it out.

They are as follows How can I work my blog to my advantage?

Well, now that you have embarked on it, you have to come up with contents that you feel will help lure the leads and your target readers. Consider some of the following tactics:

  • Displaying thought leadership: You need to fulfill your ego drive by being able to flaunt your expertise as you spread yourself as a receptionist by positioning yourself as a professional that people can trust. To support this, flaunt your association with your industry at large. As it is rather informal type of project, you also can raise questions and answer them in the frameworks of a blog.
    Writing with the audience in mind: Here, Google Analytics can help you a lot. Bear in mind what readers appear chiefly interested in and this helps to in determining what else to blog about. Do not forget other things such as how much time people spent on it, number of click throughs, and what people shared to their friends on the social networks. All of the above mentioned are good and valuable.
  • Getting people onside: Sometimes you just have to claw people down off the fence and have them come over to your side and become a real customer and part with their money. Blogs are the outlet for this opportunity. Resolve people’s pressing concern and educate the viewer why it should purchase the product instead of convincing the customer.
    Keeping ahead of the competition: You’ll have no option than to research having a blog. What will you research? Your industry, of course. This allow you to have your eyes wide open for the next latest development or, news on the industry. This shall in turn help in the formulation of the marketing plan and strategy and provide competition to the competitors.

In what other ways does a blog help enhance my B2B marketing plan?

Do you mean aside from all of the above? Oh, blogs have that strength in that they are cheaper than starting a newspaper or a magazine. Every time you write a new post, you generate a new wordpress page that is readable on social media–or googleable.

With the appropriate B2B marketing technique and given sufficient SEO elements, this might just be among the least costly to produce leads. Just how sustainable the strategy is, this can prove more effective than just ‘blowing the budget’ on an advertizing campaign.

B2B marketing plan

A blog also serves as a source for content for your accounts on social networks. With your blog giving it its all, you will have no reason to engage in the idea generation for social media content.

Your audience will share your blog posts on social media and – that is the ideal situation – people from social networks will visit your blog. Take advantage of the website and the social pages responsibly and in a way that will support your presence all round.

Any final tips?

Thus, when writing down the blog posts, you should ensure that every post you create is one that will not easily be forgotten. Do not churn out any old nonsense that would make the word or target appear to have been met when in reality it was not.

As a rule, attempt to deliver the information from another point of view or in a different format if this is possible. Ensure that the points given lead from one another in a logical sequence while creating an urge in the reader to get to the last word.

To make your blog as concrete as possible, illustrate your points with specific examples. You can source these examples from personal experience, or do some research to fill in any gaps. Linking to external studies or other sources can help solidify your claims. If you’re putting forward your opinion, justify it in full.

Make sure your explanation follows that sensical flow discussed above. And once you’ve reeled in the reader, throw in a cheeky call to action—even if it’s a small request like subscribing to a mailing list or checking out a product.

Finally—and this is a big one—be mindful of quality control. Every single word will represent your business, so the least you can do it turn over high-quality content. Make sure your tone is consistent across blog posts, and make sure you do a final proofread.

All it can take is one misplaced apostrophe or glaring misspelling to discredit your entire article. Read and re-read your copy until you think it sounds just right. Being critical of your own work is the best way to improve.