How Content Marketing Helps Sales Close the Deal: 3 True Stories

many hats of marketing strategy

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Members of a good sales team wear many different hats.

One day, your sales reps are building relationships and rubbing elbows with clients. The next they’re acting as expert teachers and educating prospects about what your company offers. Other days, they’ll need to be a savvy negotiator, a brand evangelist, fill the role of customer service, or crunch numbers like an accountant.

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How to Create Content that Cuts Through Clutter and Crushes the Competition

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Ten years ago, Bridget opened a yoga studio in her small, Midwestern hometown. Back then, yoga’s popularity was on the rise and she was among the first to introduce it to her community. Before long, she had a waiting list of students.

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The Hero’s Journey: Using Storytelling Elements for Better Case Studies

fork in the road with storytelling

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Storytelling – it’s one of those things that separates us from the animals. Sure, honeybees do dances that tell their buddies where to find flowers, and dolphins seem to have complex ways of communicating, but no creature can craft a story like the homo sapiens.

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5 Things Manufacturers Need to Know About Content Marketing

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In a previous article for the Element blog, we made the case for whycontent marketing is important and looked at what manufacturing marketers are using and what’s working for them. Now it’s time to take some action. This follow up will focus on how manufacturers can take advantage of content marketing and how you should begin a strategic approach.

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8 Important Elements of a Successful Content Marketing Strategy

man playing chess with strategy

Client: Element
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Leading a marketing team is a complicated job in the digital age. Add content creation to the mix of things you’re trying to accomplish, and it gets messy awfully fast. There are so many moving pieces in content marketing. Like a master chess player, you always need to think several steps ahead.

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