In the beginning, the marketing landscape was easier to navigate, with just a few select channels to reach your customers through. However, as it constantly evolves, this landscape is quickly becoming a fragmented world. In the frantic scramble to become king of the hill, marketers grab hold of as many channels as they can, but often without an overall strategy to pull together one uniform message. The result? They spread themselves thinly across multiple channels, which results in shattered messaging.
B2B marketers, like their B2C colleagues, have diligently worked at perfecting the art of shaping customer and prospect perceptions. They have years of experience developing precisely targeted communications comprised of finely tuned content directed at the specific audiences they want to influence. Traditional brand marketing requires the engineering of messages that engender the right impressions about the company’s products in the marketplace. The traditional art of branding has grown and flourished for many years. But that’s all begun to change.