Posts Tagged ‘white paper copywriter’
White papers and… the polar vortex?!
If you live in the Midwest, the Pacific Northwest or Canada, in 2018-19 you probably experienced a tough winter. Snow fell like crazy and the temperatures plummeted. Cars didn’t start, flights and trains were cancelled, meetings were postponed. Even mail wasn’t delivered in some places. Niagara Falls froze over, as shown above. That’s rare. And…Read More
White papers and… renovating a bathroom?!
Have you ever renovated a bathroom? I’m not talking about a new shower curtain. I’m talking about a rip-and-replace. That means tearing out everything down to the studs, hacking out the old plumbing, ripping up the old wiring; redoing the ceiling, walls, and floor; replacing the vanity, tub, toilet… And I’m in the middle of…Read More
Marketing Managers: 5 ways to boost content marketing results in the dog days of summer
If you’re like many B2B marketing people, not much happens during the dog days of summer. In North America and Europe, that’s from mid-July to early August… the most coveted weeks for summer vacations. In Australia, school holidays encompass Christmas and New Years, so many people take vacations in December and January. With so many…Read More
6 reasons why video will never replace white papers
Surveys show that about 2 out of 3 B2B vendors use white papers. This number has stayed at the same level for the last 10 years. Clearly, white papers work. But even though I write white papers, I don’t claim that every last B2B company in the world should use them. There are some companies that just…Read More
Must copywriters show our faces?
Do white paper copywriters have to do video interviews? Do we have to show our faces to the marketing managers who hire us? Or to the SMEs we interview? Even when we’re working remotely and will never meet in person? I got that question recently from a writer with a pressing reason to ask. Experienced copywriter…Read More
When NOT to use a white paper
I believe white papers are the most powerful form of content any B2B company can produce. But there are times when using a white paper may not be the best choice to reach an audience. Whether you’re a white paper copywriter or a B2B marketer, remember that a white paper may not work well in any of these situations:…Read More