Today we’re going to dive into the world of B2B content marketing and chat specifically about gated content. It’s been a pretty common lead generation technique in the past, but we’re starting to question if it’s as effective as it used to be, especially when it comes to getting contact information from those important decision-makers.
When it comes to business, Facebook can be exceptionally effective in several ways. Outside of offering insightful statistics, solid ROI on digital ads, a direct connection to customers, and a user base in the billions, it also has one particularly alluring feature: it’s free to set up. Unfortunately, many businesses also confuse that effectiveness (cost or otherwise) with a reason
For many businesses, social media seems like it should be easy. Put up a Facebook post here, a LinkedIn post there, Tweet and hashtag, and you’re all set to grow your audience and make a bunch of that Internet money, right? Ehh… Not so much.
So, you’ve come up with a topic, done your research, and created a fantastic piece of content, perfectly aligned with your inbound strategy and sure to give readers what they’re looking for. You click that faithful “Publish” button. And now… you wait for magic to happen, right? Wrong.
Over the last few years, B2B companies’ relationship with social media had been curious at best and dismissive at worst.