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In Western economies, B2B companies have already recognised the value of social media as a marketing tool. However, though many of these companies are keen to benefit from commercial growth in the Far East, they have so far failed to apply the same principals as they do within their more familiar local markets.
Pinnacle Marketing, the leading supplier of integrated marketing communications services for technology companies. The way people source information for B2B purchasing is changing – alongside traditional routes, such as trade shows and print magazines, there are now a variety of online platforms and social media channels.
Research has shown conclusively that companies who regularly blog and post on social media can get as much as three times greater volumes of traffic to their website. This is something that companies overlook at their peril. Anyone not willing to invest time and effort into the content creation and logistical support required for undertaking [...]
When I started in the industry almost 20 years ago, buying cycles were generally pretty simple. The electronics component vendor I worked for (like any other B2B manufacturer or service provider) placed print editorial and advertising in trade magazines to inform prospective customers about the new products it offered. Interested readers would then send enquiry [...]