Content Marketing for B2B Enterprises
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Content Marketing for B2B Enterprises

A practical plan and process, end to end, to drive leads and sales with content marketing.
3.8 (551 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
12,511 students enrolled
Created by William Flanagan
Last updated 10/2015
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 37 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn the fundamentals of an end-to-end content marketing process for B2B businesses
  • Learn how to create interesting content and match content to offers that convert
  • Learn how to find industry influencers and identify promotional opportunities
  • Learn how to use various products to build the data you need to systematically improve
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Requirements
  • Moderate understanding of marketing concepts
  • Experience with social networks and search engines
  • User-based experience with analytics platforms like Google Analytics
Description

Interested in content marketing, particularly for B2B products?

In this course, we will go through the complete, 4-step content marketing process used by Audienti (formerly OMA) both with clients and in our own efforts to drive B2B lead generation efforts.

In this course, we'll answer questions like:

  • How to get inside the mind of your market, and build content that really interests them, even it you're in a boring industry
  • How to wire together blogs, offers, outreach, metrics and more to build a content marketing system that can systematically improve over time
  • What types of content to produce, and what channels to use to promote it
  • How to manage a content creation calendar, even if you're not a journalist
  • How to find promotional channels and influencers that are interested in your content
  • How to tool your process for measurement
  • What products and services we use today to get results

The course is structured in 19 video lessons. Each will take around 5 minutes. The entire course clocks in around 35 minutes. So, if you have an hour, you can knock this out over lunch!

Once you've completed the course, check out other resources we've developed at Audienti's content marketing resources area.

Who is the target audience?
  • Marketers interested in leveraging a content marketing strategy
  • SEO, social media, and PR professionals that are interested in leveraging content to drive their efforts
  • IT professionals interested in understanding the rationale of the content marketing process and that types of tools are needed
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
4 Lectures 05:49

In this lecture, we'll cover what we will be covering.

What we will cover
00:43

So, why do content marketing?

Buyer behaviors are changing, and you need to do content marketing to respond.

Why do content marketing?
03:04

So, we've had some success with content marketing for lead generation personally (as well as doing it for our clients). Of course, your mileage may vary.

Our success with content marketing
01:10

There are 4 stages to the content marketing process. After this lecture, you should know what they are.

The 4 step content marketing process
00:52
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Creating interesting, relevant content
4 Lectures 08:34

Creating interesting and relevant content can be done, even for boring products and services.

After this lecture, you should know:

  1. What are the 3 main things you need to understand to create great content.
  2. What is the ratio that you should use for building content of various types.
  3. In general, what type of content should you be delivering.
Creating interesting, relevant content
02:55

What kind of content should you produce?
01:37

Building stackable content
02:09

Managing content creation with Trello
01:53
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Publishing content for conversion
3 Lectures 03:46
Publishing content for conversions
01:04

Matching content to offers
01:04

These are the tools we use.

Publishing, CRM & landing page tools
01:38
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Getting content in front of your audience
4 Lectures 08:47
Why you need to promote
01:27

Getting your content in front of your audience
01:11

Minimizing friction and maximizing natural ability to rank
02:21

Discovering channels and influencers
03:48
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Learn and improving over time
3 Lectures 08:32
Learning and improving with metrics
00:46

Metrics for each stage of the funnel
05:46

Tooling for measurement
02:00
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Conclusions
1 Lecture 01:46
Conclusions
01:46
About the Instructor
William Flanagan
3.7 Average rating
559 Reviews
13,804 Students
2 Courses
Growth hacking entrepreneur with 3+ successful ventures

William Flanagan is the Founder and CEO of Audienti (formerly OMA-Organic Marketing Analytics), a software company that helps businesses drive traffic that converts with content. He is a nationally recognized marketing expert and leader, regularly speaking at industry events and writing articles and opinions in a number of different industries.

Formerly, William was the CEO of TEMPUS Group (US), a digital agency where he lead efforts with communications, Internet technology, non-profit, small business and governmental clients. Prior to founding The TEMPUS Group, William was VP of Marketing at Cognio, a wireless technology software company, where he was responsible for leading the company's product management and marketing efforts. At Cognio, his efforts, combined with a fantastic executive team, created the Enterprise Spectrum Assurance market,secured several OEMs of Cognio technology, scaled the business to an over-$10-million run rate from no revenues, and ultimately drove acquisition of Cognio by Cisco, Inc. in October 2007.

Prior to joining Cognio, William was a founder and the Chief Strategy Officer of sentitO Networks, a venture-backed startup building award-winning VoIP solutions. William has also held a number of positions at Tellabs/SALIX Technologies, Lucent/Ascend, and 3Com/Primary Access. In addition to efforts with TEMPUS Group, William actively works with the Taproot Foundation, a non-profit foundation focused on helping other non-profit organizations gain access to the marketing infrastructure they need to improve the human condition. In addition, William has worked with the National Science Foundation on market viability and strategy for prospective awards of Small Business Innovative Research program grants, a program that has awarded over $100 million in grants to small businesses.