The Simons Group Logo

Our Insights

Get The Scoop

A pedestrian stop signal on a traffic light represents the B2B content killers that can prevent engagement.

Do You Know What’s Killing Your B2B Content?

When it comes to B2B content, we’ve all been there. You wrote what you thought was your best blog post or case study. Maybe you put the finishing touches on your new website. You were proud of your work. And then someone dumped all over it. The red sea of

Read More

Power Up Your B2B Content With Trustworthy Stats

Including statistics in your B2B content can help convince buyers that your brand is a trustworthy source for information. It shows that your business is committed to providing accurate and reliable content. But it’s only effective if you use statistics responsibly. By using statistics responsibly, you’ll: Build buyer trust Enhance

Read More
A fishing pole represents the challenge of fishing for strong headlines.

Hook Them In: How to Create Powerful B2B Headlines

Powerful B2B headlines entice readers to engage with your content. Whether you’re creating content for your website, customer advocacy programs, videos, case studies or social media channels, solid titles pull your audience in. The problem is they’re not easy to write. And with so much B2B marketing content available online,

Read More
An image of a smiling woman represents the good impression that B2B case studies can make on buyers.

Proven Approaches for B2B Case Studies (With Examples)

B2B case studies are among the most valuable forms of marketing for buyers. When researching prospective purchases, they want to know what problems your business solved for other customers and the positive results. Case studies show them that they can achieve similar outcomes. Trust is key in B2B buyers’ decision-making.

Read More
A handshake represents working with subject experts.

How to Work with Subject Experts and Boost Brand Trust

Buyers want and need to trust brands more than ever before. They’re educating themselves and researching online before they buy. Trust is among the top three reasons that drive purchasing decisions, according to the 2023 Edelman Trust Barometer. Fifty-nine percent of survey respondents said they’re more likely to buy from

Read More
Colored pencils represent sharpening up your grammar, punctuation and style prowess.

Sharpen Your Grammar, Style and Punctuation with These Resources

If you create business or marketing communications regularly, you’re probably a decent writer. But even great writers use grammar, style and punctuation guides. If your skills aren’t where they need to be, these references can help you improve your writing. If you’re thinking about leaning on GPT, Copy.ai, Grammarly or

Read More
A microphone represents amplifying your brand with customer testimonials in B2B marketing.

Customer Testimonials Are Rocket Fuel in B2B Marketing

In B2B marketing, customer testimonials are vital for winning business. Prospects need proof that real customers achieved results from your products and services. In other words, they want to make sure you’re worth it. But here’s the thing: Just because you have testimonials, doesn’t mean you should use them. The

Read More
Logos from the Content Authenticity Initiative (CAI) and The Simons Group represent The Simons Group's membership in the CAI to promote authentic storytelling.

The Simons Group Joins the Content Authenticity Initiative

The Simons Group is now a member of the Content Authenticity Initiative (CAI), an association that seeks to develop standards and technologies for ensuring the authenticity and integrity of digital media. The group includes media and tech companies, nongovernmental associations, academics, technologists and journalists, who want trust and transparency at

Read More
This soaring eagle represents how B2B marketing budgets are increasing and giving CMOs more spending power.

Research Alert: B2B Marketing Budgets Surge

B2B marketing budgets are on the rise worldwide. The trend is expected to increase in the coming years, new research reveals. Business-to-business (B2B) marketers are largely optimistic about the future, according to a recent LinkedIn/Ipsos report. “The B2B Marketing Benchmark” surveyed 1,954 B2B leaders in eight countries, including the United

Read More