Bredin Report: Making the Business Case for SMB Content

It’s planning and budgeting season for many marketers. Whether you are embarking on a first-time initiative or building on a long-standing program, justifying content spend typically requires numbers. Bredin’s SMB research can help. Use the following data to make your case. What content can help you achieve We surveyed 500 SMB principals in December, and

Bredin Report: What SMBs want in the content you create

The only way to develop a high-ROI SMB content marketing strategy in 2019 is to focus on the content preferences of your specific target – for example, by headcount, revenue, seats or other measure – and zero in on the point in the sales cycle you plan to deliver the content. These tips from Bredin’s

Bredin Report: Supercharge your SMB Sales Team with Content

Sales Meetings Plus Content Are Winning Combo Despite the rise of “self-service” product research by SMBs, your sales team still plays a critical role – from introducing new offerings to closing the deal. In recent Bredin research SMBs told us that sales reps are important at every stage of the sales cycle. SMBs rate peers

Bredin Report: How to use bylines in your SMB content

Use SMB Content Bylines to Build Your Brand Lots of content for the SMB audience includes a writer byline. While this is a great idea if the author is an expert from your company and a good idea if the author is an external industry expert, you really shouldn’t promote freelance writers in bylines. Why?

Bredin Report: How to Create Great SMB Content

Three Traits of Great SMB Content Lots of SMB marketers churn out content on interesting topics in of-the-moment formats. Very little of this content actually helps with marketing objectives. Why? Because it does not align with what SMBs want for topics, specificity and even product information.   Here’s how to hit the mark on each

Bredin Report: SMB Tech Purchase Plans: What, Why and When

Inside the Mind of the SMB Tech Buyer SMBs lean heavily on technology to succeed. Bredin’s latest research reveals why they buy, how they learn about technology, and who they want to buy from. Why SMBs buy tech To boost performance. Overall, 48% of SMBs buy tech to improve functionality and 47% buy to improve