As B2B marketers scramble to keep up with the changing expectations of their audiences, it’s not unusual for them to focus solely on technology trends. After all, it can be daunting to feel that omni-channel marketing, artificial intelligence and virtual reality are all suddenly required.
All of these seemingly new demands can distract you from your true role as a marketer: to capture the imagination and attention of those we target, and to relate our product to their lives by giving them a taste of the enjoyment, pride or relief they’ll feel when they purchase.
If you’re feeling overwhelmed with technology, know that it’s okay to take a step back and get back to your roots. Rediscovering the type of content creation that originally drew you to marketing as a career will only improve the quality of your content going forward.
The best way to find inspiration? Look to the best campaigns of the past few years, and draw from the entertainment and persuasive language they use as you design your own campaigns. As we embark on a new year, we’ve decided to revisit our favorites. Here are the most entertaining B2B marketing moves from 2015 and 2016: