Show – Don’t Tell – To Make Your Content Marketing Come to Life

Countless experts say that target audiences are looking for good storytelling in content marketing. Fortunately, most marketing professionals acknowledge this now by using creativity and craft to drive toward a unique and valuable connection to their intended customers. Yet, do they come up with stories with “show” details related to plot lines, pain points and […]

The Value of Guest Blogging

Blogging has become a content market staple for many businesses as it gives them an opportunity to share their direct expertise and perspective with an audience, while improving SEO. While writing for a company or personal site provides an obvious benefit, brand leaders should explore the idea of guest blogging. This is a type of […]

Content Marketing Best Practices: Capturing Our Clients’ Voices

In content marketing, it’s an important but little-discussed topic: When collaborating on an article with a client, how do we capture their voice? After all, when we work with a client, we usually work on more than just articles with them. We represent them across all public appearances, including interviews, podcasts, webinars and speaking engagements. […]

5 Ways to Make Your Content Come Alive

In an ever-expanding sea of content marketing, it’s challenging to command the attention of your target audience. Research shows that more than 60 percent of B2b decision-makers ignore the content they encounter. At W2 Communications, we recognize that our content marketing must stand out to convey our clients’ messaging successfully. Ultimately, this requires the immediate […]

How to Build Winning, Long-Term Relationships with Content Clients

“We’re breaking up” is a phrase no one wants to hear, whether in love or content marketing. Sadly, those words remain an unfortunate reality, especially in the agency-client relationship. In fact, many of these partnerships last less than two years. Since launching our Content Development services in December 2010, W2 Communications has bucked this trend […]

Best Practices for Developing Thought Leadership Content

We have a saying around W2 Communications that “thought leaders have to have thoughts.” That means relevant thoughts that speak strategically to a need or concern experienced by many people. In my years working in the tech industry, I’ve seen my share of those who think their product or service is so brilliant that just […]

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W2 Communications Wins 13 International MarCom Awards

Exciting news – W2 Communications won multiple 2018 International MarCom Awards! This is the second consecutive year the company received this recognition across multiple categories. These awards recognize our team’s excellence in marketing, design and communications — acknowledging the creativity, hard work and generosity of our employees. We are once again honored to be selected […]

Is Facebook Worth It for Businesses?

If I were to sit down in 2012 to write this post, it would read quite differently. We once thought of social media as a place where people connected with friends and family to stay in touch and share common interests. Not long after that, we saw the great awakening of brands flocking to the […]

W2 Communications Wins Nine MarCom Awards for Content Development and Media Relations

At W2 Communications, we take pride in our commitment to clients as a one-stop, full-service agency. We offer far more than traditional PR; we are a communications consultancy. Because of this, our IT industry clients benefit from a wide range of services – PR, content, go-to-market and social media – to elevate the presence of […]

How to Earn the “Trust Factor” in Content

(If you like this blog, please share it. Thanks!) In an article earlier this year for the Content Marketing Institute, digital marketing guru Sujan Patel makes a compelling case for earning the “trust factor” in content. I strongly agree that this is an overlooked value – if your target audience doesn’t consider your content as […]