Following complete strangers, publicly re-sharing things you’ve overheard them saying, telling everyone that passes on the street about a great new whitepaper your business has written … in real life, such behaviour would probably have you sectioned.
Sponsorship is a great way to advertise a business. Seeing your logo on sports shirts or charity event materials is going to generate a boat-load of leads. Isn’t it? Let’s not mince our words here; The answer is no, it won’t. Spending on sponsorship to drive sales is a mistake.
Marketing is a gamble. Possibly not what you’d expect to hear from a marketing company, but bear with us.
Mobile is the magic bullet of B2B marketing. Never before have marketers had a delivery mechanism so precise and so intimate. This isn’t the scattergun of a TV ad, or the impersonal blast of a billboard – this is a tailored strike delivered to a device that is always on, usually within arm’s reach and so often in the palm of a prospect’s hand.
Google AdWords celebrates its 16th birthday later this year, so it should come as no surprise that – like any teenager – it’s going through some changes.