Top 10 Blogs on B2B Marketing for 2014

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The holidays are fast approaching. As a special treat, we are counting down the top 10 B2B marketing blog posts of 2014. This look back might just be what your company needs for that extra boost this Yuletide season.

  1. A Simple Guide on the Best Time to Tweet
  2. With all the marketing noise your followers are bombarded with every day, it is difficult for your posts to be seen much less remembered on Twitter. But do you know that based on data culled by Hubspot, there is an optimum time to tweet? Check out these remarkable tools to boost your Twitter engagement.

  3. Marketing Automation & Lead Nurturing on a Budget with MailChimp
  4. While automation is all the rage in digital marketing, most services can be prohibitively expensive for small companies. At VA Partners, we tested out simple and cheap ways to get you started with marketing automation and lead nurturing using MailChimp.

  5. How to Create Your Own Infographics
  6. Visual representations of data allow information to be easily digested and quickly understood. Over the past year we have seen an explosion of interesting Infographics about almost anything under the sun. Learn how to create your own with these 7 easy steps.

  7. 35 B2B Email Newsletter Resources and Guides
  8. We have all heard the gloomy predictions of the impending death of the newsletter, but data suggests that newsletters are still an effective way to collect leads and reach existing customers. Here’s a collection of 35 free online resources to set up a company newsletter that people would actually want to read.

  9. 30 Resources to Start and Grow Your B2B Blog
  10. Blogging is a vital B2B marketing tool to increase brand awareness and improve traffic to your website. It also helps you maintain a high position on search engines through effective use of keywords. If you’re new to blogging, here’s a list of 30 resources to help you craft killer blog posts.

  11. What’s Your B2B Content Marketing Strategy?
  12. A clear content strategy is essential to reach your marketing objectives. It provides you with a strong focus and higher chance of success. Here are a few critical questions to guide you in creating the best strategies.

  13. How to Brainstorm Ideas for Blog Post Titles
  14. Running out of blog posts ideas? Unsure about what topics will keep your audience interested? We’ve rounded up some blog post title templates to get your creativity going.

  15. How to Set Up Your HootSuite Account
  16. Here at VA Partners, we cannot imagine efficiently managing our social media accounts without the help of HootSuite. It provides an easy to navigate dashboard that allows us to create, schedule and monitor our posts effortlessly. We highly recommend it to boost your B2B marketing efforts.

  17. Free WordPress Plugins to Increase Email Newsletter Subscribers
  18. Already using WordPress to power your blog or website? Plugins are powerful tools that can enhance the functionality of your site. But the sheer number of plugins available can be confusing. Here are our top picks.

  19. How to Write a White Paper
  20. Offering free white papers can help you showcase your industry knowledge and boost your influence. But creating unique and relevant content involves time and research. All that B2B marketing effort will be useless if no one knows about it. Follow these 5 steps to ensure that your white paper reaches your target audience.

You can also view our Top 10 B2B Sales Blog Posts of 2014!

If you’re looking for more some great and helpful reads this holiday, be sure to check out some of our free downloadable white papers!