Is it time to give your communications strategy a spring clean and a de-clutter?

As Q1 draws to a close, we've had enough time to reflect on 2019 and its successes. Here’s our checklist of four marketing and PR must-do’s that could help your business blossom this spring...

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…

Stop talking to yourself – how to talk to a net new audience

Kick start your B2B marketing Here is a common challenge we hear when talking to prospective clients. They’ve strategized, planned an approach to content marketing and lined up some fantastic customer case studies. They have worked hard to distil important…

Quality B2B content at the heart of the PESO Model for marketing communications

The PESO model for marketing communications was pioneered and popularized by Gini Dietrich in her book, Spin Sucks, and has been widely adopted by the marketing community ever since. At its most basic, it’s an integrated approach to managing communications…

The rationale behind the press release

The debate over whether PR and communications pros should bother with press releases is ongoing. It’s not that the tide has completely turned against the press release, it’s more of an ebb and flow, but in the transition to a…

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…

Get value from B2B blogging – things to get right

There can be many reasons why getting a company blog off the ground can be a bit of a chore for businesses: The investment of time and resources, the lack of skilled copywriters, the belief that their products and services…

Putting a spring in our clients’ step – the power of B2B PR

April marks the start of the second business quarter and, for a lot of countries, the start of the Easter holidays. Here at IBA, the team is looking forward to take some time to reflect on what has been an…