When Connection No Longer Means Face-To-Face
When Connection No Longer Means Face-To-Face Before I start, let me recognize that face-to-face meetings with a customer remain critical in influencing their relationship with your company. Meeting in person with a prospect is an integral part of the buyer’s journey and will remain an indication of effectiveness in becoming their preferred vendor for decades to come.  But how do we get to that point?  It’s ironic that we live in a world that is more connected than...  Continue Reading...
3 Basic Benefits Of Marketing Analytics
3 Basic Benefits Of Marketing Analytics If you are a regular visitor to B2BrandWater.com, then you are no stranger to the importance of digital marketing built on a timely and relevant portfolio of reader-engaging content.  And while content creation and the promotion of it through digital channels are the most important steps in the process (because everything triggers off them), there is a third component to a successful strategy. That third “leg of the stool”...  Continue Reading...
4 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting Out On Your Content Marketing Journey
4 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting Out On Your Content Marketing Journey Three years ago, I started preaching the benefits of content marketing and brand publishing to the water and wastewater market.  Like the flywheel example mentioned in the Jim Collins book Good to Great, it took some time to build up momentum and gain buy-in from our tried-and-true market.   Continue Reading...
Social Media And Your Marketing: A 2019 Take
Social Media And Your Marketing: A 2019 Take From social media to e-mail to your website, there are so many vehicles to utilize when trying to create a BRAND that it can be difficult to know which will work best.  Continue Reading...
NETFLIX: A Case Study on How to Become a True Market Leader
NETFLIX: A Case Study on How to Become a True Market Leader When I first started speaking to the water and wastewater industry about the importance on brand publishing, I was armed with a few examples. Those examples highlighted how to do this thing and how to do it right.  Now when I say “this thing,” what I’m referring to is the application of content marketing using the traditional media products of a publisher. Most importantly, how to start the process of evolving your company ...  Continue Reading...
Brand Publishing Predictions For 2019
Brand Publishing Predictions For 2019 Recently the Content Marketing Institute came out with their E-Book 85+ Expert Predictions for Content Marketing in 2019 and it’s fascinating to see just how relevant some of the talking points are to our industry.  Here are some of the highlights.  Continue Reading...
Does Price Still Matter… I Ask As I Eat My $8 Chick-fil-A Sandwich?  Part II
Does Price Still Matter… I Ask As I Eat My $8 Chick-fil-A Sandwich? Part II “Yes, BUT what about the contractor?  All he cares about is price!”  Continue Reading...
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BRAND PUBLISHING FOR THE WATER INDUSTRY

Hi, I’m Travis Kennedy, Founder of B2Brand Water.  If you have been paying attention, you’ve noticed that marketing to the water and wastewater industry has evolved and changed dramatically. The time has come to make our marketing helpful.  

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BRAND PUBLISHING RELATED STORIES

A lot of writers and marketing experts are starting to promote the principles of brand publishing. Here are some recent stories I’ve found that relate to brand publishing in the water industry:

  • Getting Culture Right: Five Lessons For Merger Success In The Sales Department
    Getting Culture Right: Five Lessons For Merger Success In The Sales Department

    The water industry is not immune to the volatile world of mergers and acquisitions. Often times the effect of such activity causes significant disruption for independent sales reps who are now out in the field dealing with the repercussions of losing, gaining or merging principals. This post from David Sill suggests five tips to consider when merging companies, with many relating to a unified brand communication approach …

  • Do Social Stories Have a Place in B2B Marketing?
    Do Social Stories Have a Place in B2B Marketing?

    Anudit Vikram introduces the idea that personal stories can work just as well in the B2B world as they do in B2C, even if it’s harder to tie directly to a sale. What is true is that the cover-page photo of a WWTP operator has always helped readers identify themselves quickly with a publication. Sharing personal stories of shared service and challenge will bind a reader to you …

  • The Science Of Email Marketing: How Psychology Can Help Email Open Rates
    The Science Of Email Marketing: How Psychology Can Help Email Open Rates

    There’s been a lot of buzz about social media and its power to engage over the last few years but email continues to reign supreme in the business world. For those of us who turn on a computer in the morning, email continues to be the first thing that many of us check when we start our work days. In this interesting post, Emily Alford presents some psychology-based tips for capturing the attention of your audience…

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