Time and again I hear marketers and PR folks in the HR marketplace insist that hits to their website and media placements are the true fruits of their lead-generation labor.
Unless you’re generating ad revenue from millions of visitors, website traffic is only part of the answer, and in and of itself means little.
Are you capturing those leads visiting your site? Are you offering content downloads, Webinar signups, or free online demos? If not, then just getting the phantom buyers to the door is futile; you’ve got to invite them in and have a conversation with them.
Media placements also mean little if you’re looking to target your buyers directly and generate leads; your HR buyers are finding you online, not from reading The Wall Street Journal.
Of course, traditional marketing and PR activities are still valuable and should be part of your marketing plan.
But applying online viral marketing strategies is where you’ll generate more visibility, website traffic, sales leads and also improve your overall SEO.
And because of the overwhelming response to our first "New Rules" Webinar with David Meerman Scott, HRmarketer.com has invited the thought-leadership strategist back one more time next Tuesday, July 17, at 10:00 a.m. PST, to highlight the best ways to reach HR buyers directly including:
The Webinar will also include success stories from HR suppliers utilizing "the new rules" of marketing and PR.
- search-optimized news releases
- viral marketing
If you haven’t already signed up, we hope to see you there!
Don't forget to pick up David’s book The New Rules of Marketing & PR (which is the number one marketing and PR book on Amazon by the way).
Posted by Kevin Grossman
Labels: blogs, content downloads, lead generation, podcasts, PR, viral marketing