There are many forms of marketing available, but having great content is one of the best marketing tools that businesses should use to increase sales. Content creation is the main digital marketing form that propels inbound marketing. With increasing content traffic, lead generation can change into revenue.
According to the Content Marketing Institute, 70 percent of
business-to-business (B2B) marketers produce more content than the previous year.
However, content creation continues to be more challenging for B2B companies.
The Content Marketing Institute reported that just over half of those content creations were actually effective. That may not seem to be a low amount to some B2B marketers, due to their use of marketing tools, but the end result of this outcome has shown otherwise.
Here are three reasons why good content is critical for marketing and increasing sales:
To make your brand stand out from competitors, you must engage with the potential client. This could be done by discussing industry issues with your potential client and offering your expert opinion. Such proactive actions will show that you have authority knowledge of the problem and show how you can solve it.
Answering questions about your product goes hand-in-hand with reaching out to your clients and potential clients about their needs and showing how you can solve it. Businesses already know how marketers will possibly hype up their product/services to make a sale. However, when you show how your brand can deliver top-notch results for them, then you will gain their trust.
In addition to showing what you can offer potential clients, show that them you have competitive pricing, warranties/guarantees, other incentives, and show what all your products/services will cover. Taking these steps will get you further to closing the deals.
There are different examples of content marketing. One type
of marketing includes social media, branded media, influencer marketing blogs,
on-site blogs, newsletters, landing pages, videos, podcasts, webinars,
infographics, apps, quizzes, assessments, generators and calculators. You can
use any one of these tools to reach out to your audience.
If your previous content marketing has been mostly ineffective, you can fix your content marketing by creating a content library, plan a social media/public relations calendar, hire good writers or choose appropriate distribution channels.
To effectively increase your bottom line with a strong content marketing program, contact Demand Works Media LLC for all your sales and marketing needs.
Demand Works has an integrated system that delivers your content with advanced customization at the right time and to the right buy – on any device. We combine powerful analytics that monitors content consumption, and offer deep, prospective profiles that assist with offers, content and interactions for every channel. Additionally, we can provide your business with prospective and complex journeys that encourage multi-stage content that positions you for instant identification of hot prospects.