Why now is the time to roll out your marketing campaigns to reach new markets and new geographies

After unprecedented global disruption, businesses are looking to revive plans to reach new markets and geographies. But how do they move their products and services into markets where they have little brand presence and face well-established competitors?

6 PR and comms lessons from 6 companies – great, large and small

It feels like we're now ‘past the peak’ of COVID-19 hospitalization rates - welcome news for us all - and past the peak of shock-factor COVID-19 news items. The conversation is now shifting toward the brave new post-COVID world as…

Three reasons to attend an IBA Digital B2B Communications Breakfast Briefing

In H2 2019 IBA has been ‘on tour’, running a series of breakfast briefings charting the changes we’ve seen in digital B2B communications. We brought together B2B marketers in Lincoln, Cambridge, Nottingham, Reading and Oxford – it has been a…

Will AI take away our content creation jobs?

Research by Deloitte shows almost half of U.S. business executives expect AI to be critical for their operations by the end of 2020. The latest Gartner Hype Cycle shows us that adoption of most technologies associated with AI – such…

The importance of storytelling – content leads the way

Storytelling is not just for kids and campfires. ‘Narrative’ is an integral part of how we consume and understand information and is no different for B2B organizations looking to get heard. ‘Proper’ thought leadership can paint a picture. It provides…

Give your blogs wings

Winning third-party endorsement from journalists and key influencers Research shows that content is having a significant impact on B2B buying decisions. The B2B buying cycle is changing, with decision makers taking more ownership of the top of the sales and…

Editorial calendars – turn possible PR coverage into a sure thing

Finding articles difficult to place? Unsure on what topics journalists are going to be writing about? Simon Woolley at the IBA PressOffice, explains how editorial calendars can uncover journalist secrets and help you gain valuable press coverage. With more content…

When is a press release not just a press release? Always

The power of the hidden agendas of press releases PR professionals, marketing managers and sales teams all agree press releases need to be part of any communications campaign, but all too often when a company is reporting and analyzing its…

7 Things learnt from 7 months in PR

As my first graduate role with no previous office experience I was pretty clueless about what I would be doing when I started at IBA – there’s only so much Google can tell you. Now I’m slightly less clueless I…

And the award goes to…

No matter how much the Hollywood rich and famous have tried to re-brand Tinseltown by telling us who to vote for and how we should live our lives, it was interesting to see the 89th Academy Awards fiasco only served…