Strategic Content Marketing 

Content marketing for complex, negotiated sales cycles

CONTENT IS AT THE CENTER OF EVERYTHING WE DO

Connecting people through the written word

Leveraging our years of experience in journalism, direct response copywriting, sales enablement, and B2B marketing, we provide writing and editing capabilities in order to produce both digital and print publications including websites, direct marketing collateral, white papers, newsletters, presentations, and speeches. 

 

maconRaine specializes in Content marketing and development for complex, negotiated sales cycles

Why Choose Macon Raine for B2B Content Development?

  • RESULTS: Our experience with complex B2B marketing campaigns means we have the in-house expertise to create content for virtually any industry
  • BROAD REACH: In addition to creating content, we also consistently publish, distribute, and measure content. Our goal is to expand your digital footprint, increase website traffic, and drive online leads and conversions.
  • DOMAIN EXPERTISE: We have thought leaders in the industry who regularly present on a variety of topics.
  • METHODOLOGY: Our Six Step process drives all our content marketing services – starting from the health of your CRM all the way through to strategy to closed sales

We connect people

At its core, it’s really about connection.

When you know your audience, good content leaves your audience feeling all warm and fuzzy. It strikes a nerve. It provokes deeper thought. Strategic storytelling brings big ideas to life and helps your audiences understand, learn and engage as they move toward conversion and action.

Whether it’s clicking, completing a form, or calling – engagement happens by understanding the emotional buying triggers of your audience. With our broad domain expertise, our creative content development team strategically crafts specific types of engagement motivators and calls to action that align with your unique purchasing process.

Are you ready to develop a powerful content marketing plan that meets your business objectives and aligns with your SEO objectives? We’re ready to become your content partner and help you grow your business and boost your profits at the same time.

 

Work, thoughts, and musings

A few samples of recent work for clients, some testimonials, as well as our thoughts on marketing. 

Divi and Atomic Design Accelerates Website Redesign Projects

Divi and Atomic Design Accelerates Website Redesign Projects

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Notes About Generative AI Search & the Cookieless Present

Notes About Generative AI Search & the Cookieless Present

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Avoiding the Most Common Quality System Challenges

All too commonly, pharmaceutical manufacturers face quality systems challenges that cost time, money, and regulatory scrutiny. Learn more about the issues we most frequently see as we work with pharmaceutical innovators, generics manufacturers, and CDMOs worldwide....

ADA Compliance in eLearning – States Face Accessibility Fines

Local governments are increasingly adopting eLearning platforms to provide training and education to employees and the public. However, many are facing challenges in ensuring these platforms comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), leading to potential...

How the USDA is Creating Accessible eLearning at Scale

How the USDA is Creating Accessible eLearning at Scale

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Digital Operations Growth Strategy

Digital Operations Growth Strategy

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Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

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How is generative AI being used in manufacturing?

How is generative AI being used in manufacturing?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a driving force of manufacturing innovation. Generative AI, a type of AI that focuses on content creation and enhancement, is particularly important in shaping the future of manufacturing. By analyzing diverse data streams,...

What is the data cloud in manufacturing?

What is the data cloud in manufacturing?

The Challenge Traditional manufacturing data management can be a challenging endeavor for technical decision-makers. With the increasing volume and complexity of data generated by machines, sensors, and other systems, it can be difficult to collect, store, and analyze...

Section 508 Compliance News – August 2023

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Section 508 Compliance News - August 2023 Ensuring accessibility and usability for all individuals, including those with disabilities, is a fundamental commitment. The Revised 508 Standards set clear guidelines and requirements for information and communication...

The Use of CDPs in D2C Manufacturing

The Use of CDPs in D2C Manufacturing

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Our “no stupid deals” policy

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The Role of Technology in Differentiating Private Equity Firms

The Role of Technology in Differentiating Private Equity Firms

In today's competitive private capital markets, it's crucial for firms to differentiate themselves by providing value and a superior client experience in five key areas: Investment strategy: Private equity firms can differentiate themselves by developing unique...

Overcoming a Culture of “No” with Smart Data Governance

Overcoming a Culture of “No” with Smart Data Governance

A culture of "no" refers to an organizational mindset prioritizing strict controls and governance over speed and innovation. This approach can be resource-intensive, cumbersome, and slow, hindering agility and innovation. It may result in a reluctance to take risks or...

AAV Viral Vector Production at Scale—Improving the Current State

AAV Viral Vector Production at Scale—Improving the Current State

The gene therapy sector is continuing to come into its own, and many developers are shifting their attention from nearly exclusively treating rare diseases to developing therapeutics for prevalent indications. An interesting dynamic of the gene therapy market is that...

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Content Marketing Specialists

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Content Marketing Specialists

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Collaborative Work Management Resources

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OVERCOMING A CULTURE OF “NO” WITH SMART DATA GOVERNANCE 

OVERCOMING A CULTURE OF “NO” WITH SMART DATA GOVERNANCE 

A culture of "no" refers to an organizational mindset prioritizing strict controls and governance over speed and innovation. This approach can be resource-intensive, cumbersome, and slow, hindering agility and innovation. It may result in a reluctance to take risks or...

Who are your Best Fit Accounts?

Who are your Best Fit Accounts?

Who are your Best Fit Accounts?In Account-Based Marketing, everything starts with developing a list of Best Fit Accounts (BFAs).When deciding who to target, you also determine who not to target. If you get your BFAs right, you save time and effort. Data is the fuel...

Content Marketing Playbook

Content Marketing Playbook

Request a copy of Macon Raine’s Six Step Process for Content Creation—the ultimate content marketing playbook. The playbook will help you prepare a content marketing plan that will align with and support your company’s goals and objectives.

Eliminate Critical Event Management Silos

Eliminate Critical Event Management Silos

Functional silos hinder effective crisis management. Risk and resilience programs fail when information is scattered and managed as independent systems that do not integrate with the collective whole.

The narcissist deception | TEDx

Ben Bradley was born naked, helpless, and incontinent. He eventually overcame two of those obstacles and is now managing director of Macon Raine.

TOP 3 MOST IMPORTANT CELL & GENE THERAPY REGULATORY UPDATES IN 2022

TOP 3 MOST IMPORTANT CELL & GENE THERAPY REGULATORY UPDATES IN 2022

Over the past three decades, cell and gene therapies (CGT) have proven their potential for finding new solutions for complicated diseases that cannot be treated with conventional therapeutics. However, the field is young still, requiring work by developers and...

Case Study: Higher Education Marketing Comms Analysis

Case Study: Higher Education Marketing Comms Analysis

Macon Raine provided us with a focused analysis of our current standing in the market and actionable insights that we could employ to gain better control over our ability to strengthen, maintain, and grow from that position.

29 Collaborative Work Management Vendors

29 Collaborative Work Management Vendors

Collaborative work management is a set of tools that provides employees a unified and central platform to share business data, documents, and discussions easily. It is the central hub for all conversations about work, and also a place where the work can exist.

Case Study – Property Preservation

Case Study – Property Preservation

We needed accountability and transparency without always worrying about how we spent each cent of the marketing budget. We wanted an agency partner that would lead – without us having to manage them.

Outsourcing and Covid: Impact and Response

Outsourcing and Covid: Impact and Response

Real Transformation Is Achievable—Especially Now The only certainty in life is continuous change. The COVID-19 pandemic required jarring, nearly instantaneous changes that rippled across the globe. Office buildings, factories, and offshore technology centers were...

What is Your Crisis Growth Plan?

What is Your Crisis Growth Plan?

Even in crazy times, there are new revenue opportunities everywhere. You just need to know where to look. Here’s our growth plan for the remainder of the year: Find hidden opportunities. This week we launched a Pay for Performance Lead Generation program to support...

Reframe webdesign projects

Reframe webdesign projects

It’s a common misconception that redesigning your business’s website is a finite project with a beginning, middle, and end. If you use your website for lead generation or e-commerce, a web redesign project never ends. Instead of a beginning, middle, and end, a website...

How Data-Driven Agile Website Redesign Improves Conversion Rates

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Learn how to improve conversion rates with an agile website redesign The process is simple and common. While browsing online, a visitor sees a post on LinkedIn by your business. Intrigued, they follow it to your blog. From your blog, they are guided to your Product...

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Why was your Google AdGrant canceled?

Was your Google Ad Grant canceled? If so, it may be your content. Your website must have high-quality content and be functional. What does this mean? If you are new to the Google Ad Grant, it requires a clear description of your non-profit mission. Your website must...

How Agile Website Redesign Improves Conversion Rates

How Agile Website Redesign Improves Conversion Rates

Learn how to improve conversion rates with an agile site redesign The process is simple and common. While browsing online, a visitor sees a post on LinkedIn by your business. Intrigued, they follow it through to your blog. From your blog, they are guided to your...

Google Non-Profit Grant Canceled? Here’s Your Rescue Guide

Here’s how to prevent your Google Ad Grant from being suspended or canceled This article was written to help nonprofits prevent cancelation of their Ad Grant and accomplish four key goals: Ensure compliance with newly updated Google Ad Grant changes and...

Why was your Google AdGrant canceled?

Was your Google Ad Grant canceled? If so, it may be your content. Your website must have high-quality content and be functional.  What does this mean? If you are new to the Google Ad Grant, it requires a clear description of your non-profit mission.  Your website must...

Google Grant Suspended? Here’s how to fix it.

Google Grant Suspended? Fix it with Google Ad Grant Management and Compliance. One of the biggest issues facing nonprofit organizations is how to get the word out about their cause and raise money. With the Google Grant, you can check off both boxes. Google Ad Grants,...

Google Grant Services for Non-Profits

If your 501c3 is new to search advertising or if you know your way around, Google Ad Grants makes it easy and INEXPENSIVE to launch effective campaigns, with advertising solutions designed for nonprofits of all shapes and sizes. To qualify for a Google Ad Grant, your...

Google Grant Suspended? Here’s what you need to do…

  Surprise. Surprise. Surprise! At the end of last year, Google Ad Grant account holders received a nice holiday present - the $2 cap on the Maximize Conversions bidding strategy had been lifted. Woo hoo! Great news. But - that surprise present came with new...

Google Grants Compliance – Google Grant Canceled?

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Google Ad Grants Compliance and Management

For non-profits, Google Ad Grants are designed to help promote their missions, attract volunteers, and get donations, and build awareness. Qualified nonprofits can make a major impact with the Google Grant - after all - who can't use an extra...

It’s a Profit Deal

When it comes to making the best of your marketing, in the words of Steve Martin in the movie, The Jerk, "it's a profit deal."

Wash, Rinse, Repeat: Landing page optimization as product development

Wash, Rinse, Repeat: Landing page optimization as product development

Lean product development says the first step of any new product launch is “get out of the building and talk to your customers.” After all, why would you build something that customers won’t buy? Once you’ve gotten out of the building and are closer to understanding...

Align marketing messaging to the sales pipeline

As you think about the coming year and the task of cleaning up your CRM database, here are a couple of categories we recommend you consider as you think about customizing and executing your drip marketing campaign. Give some thought to how you will communicate with...

CRM support services

When utilized properly, Salesforce, SugarCRM, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and even ACT! or ZohoCRM are powerful tools. Yet, many companies do not recognize the full benefits of their CRM investment. This happens for many reasons. Most common is incomplete or improper...

Lead nurturing and content development services

We produce content that drives action.  Marketing automation helps marketers implement lead nurturing processes. With lead nurturing, the goal is to add value and develop relationships over time with prospective buyers.  So what is the single most important element of...

B2B Lead Generation Services

Allowing your sales people to focus on closing sales instead of trying to build a lead list is critical to successfully filling the sales pipeline and insuring sufficient future cash flow. Use our B2B Lead Generation service to gather information from a prospect (or...

Dirty CRM and marketing list hygiene

It's a fact that customer and prospect databases can quickly become out of date. Unfortunately, dirty CRM database updating is not as straightforward as it appears. The process must be carried out by callers who are meticulous and professional. You must have callers...

Channel strategy and partner program development

Macon Raine has extensive experience in the support of our clients' channel marketing strategies. Our services begin with VAR and partner recruitment -- helping you define, target and actually reach out to those organizations with "the right stuff." Macon Raine will...

Key account research

While lead generation as a telemarketing service has been around for years, traditional telemarketing firms are poorly equipped to unravel complex purchasing initiatives - especially with account-based marketing campaigns. Macon Raine's analysts are not trying to...

Marketing automation – monitor the behavior of prospects

Marketing automation brings sales and marketing together. The reports of sales and marketing dysfunction are greatly exaggerated. A survey by the CMO Council and its Coalition to Leverage and Optimize Sales Effectiveness (CLOSE) found that less than 20 percent of...

Simple marketing advice

B2B technology marketers have their work cut out for them. With complex sales cycles, buyer fragmentation and too many “me too” competitors, there is no doubt that marketing is becoming more difficult. Be findable: Findability is the degree to which an object can be...

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