How To Succeed With Influencer Created Content Marketing

In November 2016, CNN plunked down a reported 20 millions dollars to purchase Beme, the video-sharing app started by YouTube star Casey Neistat. CNN hoped to fashion it into an independently operated daily online news program that would appeal to … [Read more...]

Social Selling: Why Salespeople Should Be Curating Content

Whenever you read about Social Selling, everyone spends a lot of time talking about creating content. It makes sense, because content is at the core of a successful social selling program. But you shouldn't be paying your salespeople to create … [Read more...]

How To Track Dark Social Sales Prospecting Opportunities

How do you track social selling and content marketing success in a world where 65% of all content sharing is invisible to your data analytics software? What does sales prospecting success look like? What social selling KPIs do you track and report? … [Read more...]

Content Marketing Strategy: The Importance of Ecosystem Thinking

Let me show you an example of how this might work, using Chapter 14, of my book, The Invisible Sale, “Creating Text-Based Content.” Chapter 14 easily deconstructs into multiple individual blog posts. One blog post idea is to repurpose the "Talking vs … [Read more...]

Why Conversations Are Essential in Successful Influencer Marketing Campaigns

Most influencer campaigns today are really thinly veiled awareness ad campaigns. Companies are simply renting access to an influencer's audience on the misguided belief that this access will generate sales by association. But this is a short-sighted … [Read more...]