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Practitioner Marketing Playbook: Content That Drives Customer Decisions

December 14, 2017 - Practitioner Marketing

What is the best way to create content that drives customer decisions so they select your product? There are many tools available, but if you’ve successfully employed practitioner marketing for creating thought leadership, then invest in market education, you can easily segue into decision-making content….

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Practitioner Marketing Playbook: Creating Market Education Content

December 7, 2017 - Practitioner Marketing

Practitioner marketing is a powerful tool for creating market education content that is authentic and persuasive. Often employed to help a company achieve thought leadership in a highly skeptical audience of experts, practitioner marketing, also called practitioner content marketing, is more than influencer marketing. Influencer…

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What is Practitioner Marketing?

December 5, 2017 - influencer content marketing, Marketing, Practitioner Marketing

What is practitioner marketing? While Influencer content marketing is gaining traction as a strategy for business-to-business (B2B) marketing, for technical markets, its origins in business-to-consumer (B2C) influencer marketing may result in misguided efforts to identify influencers. This is particularly true in very specific technical markets…

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Practitioner Marketing Playbook: Thought Leadership Content Marketing Best Practices

November 16, 2017 - Content Marketing, Practitioner Marketing

Do thought leadership content marketing best practices differ for practitioner marketing? You may not think so. After all, thought leadership pieces are best generated by practitioners, as the topics that interest practitioners are those issues that your customers face, and are often unaddressed. However, not…

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Practitioner Marketing Playbook: Thought Leadership

November 9, 2017 - Content Marketing, influencer content marketing, Influencer marketing, Practitioner Marketing

What is practitioner marketing? It’s a little bit like influencer marketing, but requires more than a social media account and followers. It requires expertise in a particular area. Practitioner marketing is a form of content marketing where the content is generated by someone who actually…

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Shake Your Assets: Content Marketing Assets, That Is.

November 2, 2017 - Content Marketing, influencer content marketing, influencer management, Influencer marketing, Marketing

At Fixate, we believe content marketing assets are the best type of content to create, particularly in Q4. Why? Timing, timing and timing.  By creating assets in Q4, you allow enough time for the content creation cycle, written and graphic, approval, and then you are…

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Practitioner Marketing Builds Killer Apptitude

October 12, 2017 - Influencer marketing

What does it take to find a killer app? Killer Apptitude—that is, knowing how to suss out the most compelling problems to solve. Does it have to be the best technology? No. Does it have to be the smartest approach? No. So how can you…

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Practitioner Marketing Ethics

October 3, 2017 - influencer content marketing

As Fixate continues to innovate in the area of influencer marketing by recruiting technical practitioners who create persuasive, authentic content marketing for technical markets, we find there are many aspects of this approach that are still undefined. Among them is the all-important question: What is…

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Injecting a Marketing Gene into Developers, Engineers, and Scientists

September 28, 2017 - Marketing

I have both a technical background and a marketing background, so I get that marketing for developers can seem like a  chore. When I was working primarily in a scientific and engineering research environment, I did a lot of liberalarts-splaining where Drama majors told me…

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What the Photon! The Power of Nerd Cursing in Practitioner Marketing

September 19, 2017 - Content Marketing, influencer content marketing

Who would advocate something as silly as nerd cursing in practitioner marketing? I humbly take that bow. Content marketing is not just messaging. Content marketing is a tool used to create a relationship with your customer. Practitioner marketing deploys content created by a practitioner, using…

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