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How To Increase Your Event Sponsorship's ROI With Post-Event Nurturing

From a marketing standpoint, it can be frustrating (and a waste of money!) to see new leads from an event aging on the shelf. But solving the problem is actually easy! Read on to learn how to build a marketing communications strategy that will make the ROI of your next event skyrocket.

Don't Get Caught Making These Common Grammar Mistakes

No one is perfect and we can't always afford (or spare the time) for a copywriter to check all of our writing. There are some grammar mistakes I'm frequently guilty of making or rules I just plain can't remember; then there are others that make me cringe or discredit a piece of content immediately. Here are my top five.

Modern Storytelling: Interactive Infographics

When you think about your content marketing strategy, you should be sure to make infographics a key part of the mix for educating prospects in a visually pleasing manner. Infographics are growing in popularity as marketers look to create content that is easy to consume and share.

How to Reach Audiences Beyond Your Owned Channels

Owned digital channels are invaluable, serving as a destination for people wanting to learn about your business. But to reach beyond your sphere of influence you have to leverage channels you don’t own and don’t have full control of.

Live Journalism - As Opposed To What?

The New York Times has dubbed a new term: live journalism. Live journalism is editors moderating panels at conferences, interviewing executives on stage and steering the conversation to provocative and relevant issues. What took them so long to discover this?

Refresh Your Marketing Strategy With Us At ITSMA

We believe that it’s never too late to refresh your marketing strategy. Meet with our experts at ITSMA's annual marketing conference on how you can address your marketing challenges and be more effective with your content marketing.

Content Connects: The Most Effective Ways to Deliver Your Marketing Messages

We’ve seen that the format you select to present your marketing messages can be almost as important as the content of the message itself, and each of the formats has different attributes when it comes to connecting with your audience. Choose wisely, and you’ll ensure that the IT pros who absorb your content will be more inclined to take the next step on the road to making a final purchasing decision.

Using Analogies in Your Content Marketing is Like…

Our understanding of analogies develops in early childhood. They help us build upon what we already know by offering a bridge to the next new idea. For marketers and other storytellers who may feel stuck on a particular piece of content, they are an incredibly useful tool.

7 Epic Content Formats to Reach and Engage Tech Pros

Sometimes the medium is the message. How you present information to potential customers matters. UBM Tech’s 2015 Content Connects research study looks at the content consumption preferences and habits of business technology professionals. Here we share a handful of the most popular formats and best practices for each + how to avoid epic fails.

4 Characteristics of Great Thought Leadership Content

Brands looking to publish thought leadership must invest time and significant effort into crafting sought-after content that will resonate with clients and industry peers alike. So how does one elevate content to that next level?

Why Smart Tech Marketers Are All Spending On Native Advertising

Native advertising helps bridge the gap between editorial coverage and advertising, and smart tech marketers are taking full advantage of this form of content marketing. According to our own 2015 Content Connects research, two-thirds engage with native advertising by clicking on the vendor’s link. Two-thirds!

Webinar Executive Summary: How Effective Is Your Content Marketing?

Tech marketers are constantly searching for data to improve their content marketing strategies and increase sales. As a result, we conducted a research survey to find out what types of content our audience of business technology professionals rely on to make purchasing decisions.

How Valuable is Your Content?

Avoid the pitfalls of IT pros turning their noses up at your content. Our new 2015 “Content Connects” research provides insight into the content consumption habits of technology decision makers, and provides best practices to help you enrich your content marketing strategy.

Best Practices: Digital Display Advertising

This guide serves to help tech marketers and advertisers better plan and measure the success of their display campaigns. The following insights are based on digital campaigns run on UBM Tech’s IT media sites, InformationWeek, Dark Reading and Network Computing.