Tag: Chief Content Officer

Six Tips for Identifying Your Perfect B2B Content Partner

Content marketing

I’ve been in the content marketing game since 2003, when I launched IDC’s Marketing Services business into Asia. It wasn’t called ‘content marketing’ back then, and I didn’t actually identify myself as a content marketer until 2009, when I was running my own business. Of course, for the dynamic region of Asia, it’s only in…

What is Inbound Marketing?

Inbound Marketing

There’s a lot of talk about Inbound Marketing versus Outbound Marketing these days, and more and more people are asking me what the difference is between the two. As there seems to be a fair bit of confusion, I figured it was worth putting together a blog (an Inbound Marketing tool), as well as some…

Tablet Strategies for Content Marketing?

IDG iPad survey

IDG Connect recently launched a white paper entitled “iPad for Business Survey 2012” which highlights global trends for its 60 million users world-wide. Specifically focused on useage trends with business and IT professionals, 51% of IT decision-makers say they “always” use their iPad at work, with a further 40% saying they “sometimes” use it at…

IDG Connect Survey – Local Vs Global Content in Asia Pacific

Global IT content survey (infographic summary)

I’ve been meaning to make a few notes about IDG Connect’s recent survey on global content trends, specifically in relation to Asia Pacific. One thing I have noticed is that many global and local companies in this region are struggling to justify increased content spend, and when available, rely on global content. The good news – compared…

Eight Tips to Ensure You are Speaking Your Customers’ Language

What is customer service?

The key piece of advice continuing to raise its head when defining an effective social media strategy is to speak in the language of your customers. This is good advice, but I wonder how many companies are taking heed? As an example, I’ve worked with IT companies since the mid-90s and one thing that remains…

Content Marketing Research Highlights Challenges and Opportunities

Inbound Marketing

I gained early access to the “B2B Content Marketing Trends 2011” research report this week, because I partook in the research, and it makes for an interesting read. We all know that content is king as we move into the future of marketing right? Therefore if we believe that, content marketing is a key strategic…