Amy Franko modern sales
Mario Martinez Jr.

To Achieve Modern Sales Success You Have To Become A Modern Seller, with Amy Franko, Episode #90

My guest on this episode of #SellingWithSocial is Amy Franko, champion of modern sales. As a sales leader, Amy built a successful and lucrative B2B sales career with global tech giants IBM and Lenovo. She then pivoted 180° into entrepreneurship, launching a training firm – Impact Instruction Group. She has successfully built and scaled a book of business that includes some of the world’s most recognizable brands.

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4 Social Selling Myths
Stan Robinson

4 Social Selling Myths

There are many social selling myths. Understanding the meaning of social selling in the context of the sales process can clarify some misconceptions.

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A Marketer's Plea for Content for Sales
Bernie Borges

A Marketer’s Plea for Content for Sales

In this episode Bernie explains why companies should be thinking not just about content marketing but also about content for sales. He shares convincing statistics that demonstrate how a more intentional focus on content for sales could make a tremendous difference in helping salespeople create more conversations with their desired audience. You won’t want to miss this one!

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Alanna Jackson

Your Content Marketing Should Evoke Emotion

Emotions are part of our everyday lives. You can’t make it through a single day without experiencing some type of emotion. Therefore, it only seems natural that your content marketing strategy should aim to target emotions to make a connection with the audience.

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Group of curious professionals looking at new website on laptop
Mario Martinez Jr.

8 Reasons to Ignore our New Website

After many months of planning our new website (more than we anticipated), we’ve launched it. But, why should you care? Seriously, you’re super busy. So, rather than attempt to get YOU excited about OUR new website, I’m offering you these eight reasons to ignore our new website.

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Mario Martinez Jr.

Your Marketing Department is Not Big Enough

Whether a business has 5 or 50,000 employees it can not staff a big enough marketing department. To reach its marketing potential each business must achieve passion among its domain experts and become a social business. When they achieve this mindset, reaching its marketing potentials are possible.

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Content Marketing on LinkedIn
Bernie Borges

LinkedIn 8 Content Marketing Tips

If you’re not signing into LinkedIn several times a week, you’re missing out on networking. If you’re a job seeker you should sign in every day to network and check the job listings. If you are invisible digitally, you don’t exist. LinkedIn gives you a powerful digital presence. You can create meaningful content to tell your story 24/7 on LinkedIn.

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Back view of businessman looking at buildings - b2b content marketing
Mario Martinez Jr.

B2B Content Marketing for SMB Business

B2B marketers must ask themselves, how do their websites perform in searches pertaining to their niche? Many B2B websites are just a “blow-horn” for their products and services with no meaningful calls to action, or limited opportunity to engage (if any). The reality is most B2B prospects want to get to know a business before they call them or fill out a form.

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Measuring Results in Social Media Marketing

Tracking the reach of your content in social media is just a part of the measuring results secret sauce. You also need to gain insights so you can measure your progress and take action. A metaphor comes to mind. Social media marketing is like flying an airplane. The sophisticated cockpit constantly calculates the extent to which the plan has shifted from its course route and makes the necessary adjustment to get the plane back on its course. In social media marketing, you must similarly be tracking and interpreting in order to know when and how much you must adjust your content strategy and your tactics to stay on course.

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Developing a Social Media Marketing Strategy

One of the most common mistakes marketers make is thinking they need a Twitter or Facebook or LinkedIn strategy. They don’t! They need a social media marketing strategy. These web platforms become part of the execution strategy. This blog post is excerpted from Bernie Borges’ book Marketing 2.0, to offer marketers advice on how to develop a social media marketing strategy.

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Content Marketing, Need I Say More?

Content marketing is one of the pillars of a Marketing 2.0 strategy. Businesses that produce great content build an asset. Buyers want to engage with people and companies by their content, not by their marketing. Great content builds relationships and trust among buyers. Content marketing is a must for long term marketing survival.

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