Don’t forget the importance of B2B brand strategy

During my monitoring and my participation in B2B marketing / sales virtual events lately, I have gathered rich and abundant information, especially on the importance of B2B brand strategy. Many industries have been experiencing content saturation  for several years. The current crisis is pushing us to create more (somewhat ironic)…. Read More...

Set Your Employer Brand Apart – A Digital Campaign Example

Creating and strengthening an employer brand is an ongoing challenge for every business, especially in industries where employers fight for a limited source of qualified workforce. In such a situation, defending the company's interests turns into a strategic MarCom mission. So how do you achieve that? I'll share some insights…. Read More...

Strategic Positioning in the Era of Digital Transformation

Strategic positioning is the DNA of a brand. To get to know it, it’s necessary to study it so that it does not become the only result of a communication exercise. Strategic positioning is the foundation for the success of brands (companies and products) and, should precede the reflection and creation…. Read More...

B2B Martech: take your time, but hurry up!

AI, predicitive, sales enablement, DMP, Big data, digital transformation, machine learning, IoT… The Martech sector (marketing technology) offering amounts to an incredible alphabet soup. Interest in solutions that can handle large data sources is high for large corporations, in both the B2B and B2C sectors. But what about Quebec B2B…. Read More...

Blistering, blundering brand of birdbrains! (Apologies to Captain Haddock)

Have you ever run into a high-technology company with a dated image? Does it affect your perception of the value of the innovation behind the technology? It certainly can. Take ABC company for example: It has been around for 35 years, has never done marketing, and has “never needed to”.…. Read More...

Keep your major accounts and increase their value!

...With Account Based Marketing Ever notice how well Amazon knows you? How well they recommend the right product, the right album, the right book? Ever notice how advertisement directly related to the product you were just shopping for, is waiting for you in your Facebook feed? Highly personalized marketing isn’t…. Read More...

Subcontractors, pimp your web site!

70% of our exports go towards our southern neighbors and the majority is with companies in the state of New York. Our American friends would do well to take advantage of our services, given how low the Canadian dollar is these days. Like any outsourcer, they are looking for suppliers who…. Read More...

Head south young man!

Did you know: Over 70% of Quebec's exports go to the United States and the majority, to NY State? 4500 Quebec companies do business in the US? New York is only a 1 hour flight from Montreal? This is exactly what Jean-Claude Lauzon, the Delegate General of Quebec in New York, said…. Read More...

4 B2B marketing notions you don’t learn in school

I practically still had my graduating cap and gown on, when I joined Exo B2B as an Analyst. Having spent hundreds of hours in school and having had student jobs in sales to improve my knowledge in marketing, I was very surprised to see that many B2B marketing concepts are…. Read More...

Love/Hate B2B communication

I’ve had a love/ hate relationship with communication for almost 30 years now. Why? The story is actually quite simple... follow me. I started my career by co-founding Egzakt, an advertising and communication agency that was established in Trois-Rivières, Québec in 1987. So, my preoccupation with communication is not new.…. Read More...